To meet the ever-growing desire of people to have more inclusive recreational and educational opportunities, Hope has focused efforts on expanding programs throughout its regions. Community members are invited to participate in the activities offered through our various community centers and programs. For more information, we invite you to contact the individual program you are interested in.


The Lesko Discovery Center

Located in Anchorage, the Lesko Discovery Center provides a variety of programs and activities for people of all ages. The center is home to Hope Studios and Gallery, Bridges Play Center, Camp Cara, summer camps, adult programming, kids and teens after school program, hip-hop, cooking, photography and technology classes, and adult exercise and nutrition classes. For more information, call 907-433-1700.


Kenai Community Center

The Kenai Community Center is home to all of Hope’s Kenai Peninsula recreation and educational activities. For more information, call 907-260-9469.


All Birds Center

In the heart of the Mat-Su Valley sits the All Birds Center (ABC). The ABC hosts an art studio, an evening program for young adults, a wellness program, and a variety of other classes. For more information, call 907-357-3750.


Kodiak Recreational and Afterschool Programs

The Adult Recreation Program runs year-round, Monday through Friday. It includes a wide array of community-based activities and overnight hunting and fishing trips.

The children’s program, Little Bears, operates after school and in the afternoons when school is not in session. It focuses on helping kids learn and practice appropriate social skills, assisting with homework, and specific family-directed goals. Field trips provide the children with opportunities for community involvement and a way to practice the skills they have learned. For more information, call 907-512-2500.


Outdoor Pursuits

This program focuses on outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, trapping, and other subsistence and cultural pursuits. Kodiak has a very strong program, offering culturally relevant activities. For more information, call 907-433-4704.