Category Archives: Training

AK Experience Camp gives youth a chance to experience Alaska skills and adventure

The 2019 AK Experience Camp is fast approaching (July 22-28 at Rainbow Glacier Camp in Haines, near the Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds), so it’s time to sign up your Southeast Alaska youth ages 11-18 now. Registration is on a … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center to host Field Science School again this summer

Field Science School registration is now open for the second straight year at the Sitka Sound Science Center. High-school-aged students are welcome to sign up for the eight-week skills course. Sessions take place every Friday, starting on June 7 and … Continue reading

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Alaska Way of Life 4-H program to host youth archery series in September, October, and November

The Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club is hosting a five-session youth archery series in September, October, and November at the Sitka Sportsman’s Association (5211 Halibut Point Road). This program is for ages 9-18, and will take place from 9-11 … Continue reading

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Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club to host six-week Wild Edibles Series for youth

Want to learn more about the food growing around you? The Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club will host a six-week Wild Edibles Series for youth from Sept. 11 through Oct. 24 at a variety of locations around Sitka. Participants … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center to host Field Science School this summer

Field Science School registration is now open at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Community members and students alike are welcome to sign-up for either the entire eight-week skills course, or for just one day. Sessions take place from 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Alaska Avalanche Information Center to host avalanche training courses March 1-5 in Sitka (CORRECTED)

If you love to ski, board, sled, hike, ride snowmachines, dog mush, fish, climb or otherwise get out to explore the beautiful state of Alaska, you owe it to yourself and your loved ones to be prepared if something goes … Continue reading

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Hames Wellness Center to host five-week Backpacking 101 class in October

Want to learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure? Backcountry snowboarder and outdoor enthusiast Meridith Condon, a National Outdoor Leadership School Instructor, will teach a five-week Backpacking 101 class in October at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. The … Continue reading

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