Tag Archives: Outdoor programming

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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Sitka Maritime Heritage Society to host summer camp, harbor walk, and a treasure hunt

The Sitka Maritime Heritage Society is hosting a summer camp, waterfront/harbor walk and a treasure hunt during August. The Sails, Knots and What-Nots summer camp takes place on Monday, July 31, though Friday, Aug. 4, and is geared toward youth … Continue reading

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National Get Outdoors Day celebrates its 10th anniversary on Saturday, June 10

Participants from federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry are again teaming up to host the 10th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun at sites across the nation. On Saturday, June 10, … Continue reading

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Jerry Dzugan to give outdoors safety presentation May 11 at Sitka Public Library

Outdoor safety educator and author Jerry Dzugan will give a free presentation, “Enjoying Alaska’s Outdoors: Why Smart People Take Dumb Risks,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the Sitka Public Library. Everyone is welcome. Jerry Dzugan has been an educator … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park switches to summer hours on Sunday, April 30

Beginning Sunday, April 30, Sitka National Historical Park will transition to its summer hours of operation. The park’s visitor center will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ranger-led interpretive programs will be held daily, with topics focusing on … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club to offer outdoor survival skills series for youth

Registration is open for the Sitka Spruce Tips 4H Club‘s Intro to Outdoor Survival Series. The series is for kids ages 8 and older. It features six sessions, from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays starting on Jan. 17 and culminating with … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park’s annual photo contest seeks submissions for centennial

In the coming year, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday. The National Park Service is encouraging everyone to Find Your Park and to learn, remember or share why your park is special to you. This year’s National Public … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run closes out school year with One in a Million 5K run on May 2

The Sitka Girls On The Run program will host celebrate the end of the season with the 2015 One in a Million five-kilometer run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 2, with the start-finish line at the Sitka Sea … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program seeks adult coaches for the 2015 spring season

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is recruiting adult coaches and volunteers for the Spring 2015 season of Girls on the Run. Girls On The Run is a life-changing empowerment program for girls in third through fifth grade. We teach life … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run closes out school year with Tutu Trot 5K run

The Sitka Girls On The Run program will host celebrate the end of the season with the 2014 Tutu Trot five-kilometer run from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, with the start-finish line at Crescent Harbor Shelter. The fun run … Continue reading

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