Discovery Center Summer Camp

Anchorage Summer Camp
Hosted by Hope's Lesko Discovery Center
June 5 - August 11, 2023
Monday through Friday | 10:00am - 4:00pm
650 W International Airport Rd, Anchorage


Camp Summary

Come enjoy our 10-week summer camp at the Lesko Discovery Center, part of Hope Community Resources. This year, camp will be hosted throughout the Anchorage area, heading out to the community to explore, to be outside, and to learn and try new things. This camp focuses on social, motor and listening skills, and on creating a fun and educational experience. Everyone ages 8-21 are welcome to attend!


Camp Activity Fees

*Camp fee includes activity costs, camp supplies, and community field trips. Ceramics week is an extra fee of $329.00 for all five days.

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Summer Camp Themed Weeks 2023

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June 5 - June 9

Enjoy the joy of movement while improving balance and motor skills. Campers will be able to get out and move their bodies in different ways.

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June 12 - June 16

This week will be great for those who love animals. Campers will head to the Reindeer Farm, Conservation Center, and The Alaska Zoo to see and learn about animals.

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June 19 - June 23

A week of water activities gives our campers the chance to have fun in the water and learn valuable water safety information while having lots of fun with friends.

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June 26 - June 30

Creative Arts introduces campers to a variety of age-appropriate materials, techniques, and artistic concepts through imaginative projects designed to tap into each camper's innate creativity. In a social and nurturing environment, young artists explore drawing, painting, photography, and more.

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July 3 - July 7

(Closed Tuesday, July 4)

Enjoy a week of music where we will head to music in the park, be able to experience theater, make instruments, and more. We will explore different types of music; that might include jazz, blues, hip hop, pop, classical, and others.

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July 10 - July 14

This week we will learn about different cultures from around the world. We will learn about food, clothing, traditions, dances, and more from cultures around the world!

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July 17 - July 21

($329.00 additional fee)

This week we are going to be partnering with Turnagain Ceramics and heading there each day to learn the basics of ceramics. Each person will be able to create projects to take home!

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July 24 -July 28

Grab your lab coats, safety goggles, and potions! Campers are encouraged to bring their imagination and science skills each day to enjoy some wild and crazy experiments and cool science stuff throughout the week.

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July 31 - August 4

Time to celebrate the Olympics!! This week we will participate in our own Olympic activities! WE will try different types of sports, including team and individual activities.

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August 7 - August 11

During this week, we will be celebrating camp and all the fun we had over the course of the summer. This will be celebration and party week!!


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