Tag Archives: Outdoor programming

Southeast Alaska Independent Living ORCA annual program survey due by May 7

Each spring, the Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) ORCA  program sends out an annual survey to all program participants throughout Southeast Alaska. ORCA (Outdoor Recreation and Community Access) is the adaptive sports and recreation program of SAIL. Our purpose is to … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program hosts meeting March 6 to plan 5K fun run

Organizers and partners of Sitka’s Girls On The Run program will meet from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, at Homeport Eatery to plan this year’s end-of-season five-kilometer fun run. Girls On The Run is a life-changing empowerment program for girls … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program seeks adult coaches for this spring’s season

Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) is recruiting adult coaches and volunteers for the Spring 2014 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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Seventh annual Sitka Health Summit helps celebrate a culture of wellness in Sitka

The seventh annual Sitka Health Summit is coming up, and this year’s event features health fair, lunch-and-learn, community planning day and community wellness awards. This annual event got its start in 2007, when leaders from Sitka Community Hospital and the SouthEast … Continue reading

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Park Prescription Program: The Path to Wealth and Fitness

Longtime Sitka walker wins $100 at the first quarterly drawing of completed Park Prescription cards. Story and Photo By MICHAEL HESS, Park Ranger, Sitka National Historical Park SiITKA NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK (June 24, 2013) – While many visitors are enriched … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park seeks community partners to help host National Trails Day events on June 1

Come celebrate the outdoors and get healthy at the same time! The Sitka National Historical Park will host a day-long event in honor of the American Hiking Society’s annual National Trails Day®. The event will be held from 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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Sitka BioBlitz promises to be ‘biggest natural history event of the year’

The BioBlitz is coming to Sitka, and it promises to be the biggest natural history event of the year. On Aug. 17-19, Sitka residents, scientists, naturalists, photographers, kids and others will try to identify, record and celebrate every species of … Continue reading

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Sitka 4H club to offer four new programs this summer

The Sitka 4H club will host four new programs this summer that will allow kids to go hiking, harvest local food, garden, go fishing, learn about plants and more. The Sitka 4H club was launched earlier this school year by … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center offers six summer camps for kids

The Sitka Sound Science Center will be a busy place for kids this summer. The center will offer six different summer camps for kids in grades 1-8. These camps last one week each, and the sessions are three hours each … Continue reading

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International Year of Forests to host January film festival in Sitka

The Sitka Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest and the Sitka National Historical Park will host an International Year of Forests Film Festival during January, with free movies at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights and 2 p.m. on Saturday … Continue reading

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