Zach Camps

Camps offered by the Zach Gordon Youth Center

Spring Break Camp 2019

Spring Break Adventure Camp FlyerJoin us for a week of adventure exploring Juneau’s Parks & Recreation activities!

Hike, swim, and skate all over Juneau, play disc golf and explore mine ruins, end our week with a bonfire on the beach.

This camp is currently full. Contact the Zach Gordon Youth Center to get added to the waitlist.

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Summer Camps 2018

What’s better than exploring the most beautiful and scenic hiking trails that Juneau has to offer? Bringing your best riddles and painting skills along for the hike! Get ready to explore Juneau’s beaches and trails in this camp while searching for the best painting rocks and riddle puzzles! Hikes may include Mt. Roberts, Herbert Glacier, Eagle Crest, Perseverance, and Auke Lake. Please wear comfortable shoes and get ready for a week of adventure! This is an all-day 4 day camp; please provide your child with a lunch and plenty of water!
Date: May 28 –May 31(4 DAY CAMP)
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7-11
Fee: $150.00 per child including tax

Enjoy competing in a variety of individual/team events and bring home an Olympic medal. Activities will include water games, relay races, weird and wacky tests of athletic skill and other enjoyable contests.

  • Date: June 3-7 Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 8 – 12
  • Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

This camp is all about having fun in the water! Some of our destinations in this camp include; visiting harbors, lakes, creeks, beaches, and the pool. We plan to make a big splash this week in camp!

  • Date: June 17-21
  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 8 – 12
  • Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

We, Juneauites, are surrounded by water – why not have some fun with it? This camp will be drenched in fun, with activities including water balloon fights, swimming, kayaking, water games, and much more!

  • Date: June 18-22
  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 8 – 12
  • Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Come enjoy adventures with sand castles! Each day we will embark on different building tasks to make some of the most extreme sand castles ever. Enjoy challenging sand castle building with loads of fun and laughter.

  • Date: June 24-28
  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 8 -12
  • Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

We will explore various beaches and trails in Juneau. Trails may include Dupont Beach, Mt. Roberts (with a trip to the tram), Rainforest trail, Salmon Creek Dam and Herbert Glacier. Activities will include berry picking, and plant identification, Please dress for the weather and bring an adventuresome mind! This is an all-day 4 day camp; please provide your child with a lunch and plenty of water!

  • Date: July 1-5 (no camp 4th of July)
  • Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 7 – 11
  • Fee: $150.00 per child including tax
Our new summer camp this year is catering to 5 & 6 year old campers!! Join us for lots of art, loads of fun, and tons of play! This week we invite 5 & 6 year olds to come and explore fun with the arts! In this camp, campers will do lots of painting, drawing, coloring, craft projects, and play fun games. This camp is mostly ZGYC local taking place in our kid friendly classroom. Campers can also expect to spend a little bit of each day outside in our wonderful toddler area, garden, and covered outdoor basketball court! Campers may also explore in mini walking fieldtrips!

Date: July 15 – July 19
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages *5-6 NEW OFFERING!
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Camp Splash is a weeklong adventure with all things water! Join us this week for adventures at Dipac Pool, Augustus Brown, Sandy Beach, Boy Scout Beach, and more! We will have fun making a splash in Juneau. Activities may include but are not limited to; water balloons, swimming, sand castles, and water games.

  • Date: July 22-26
  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 7 – 11
  • Fee: $100.00 per child including tax
In this camp we will learn how to gather some of the beauty of Alaska through harvesting. Each day we will learn about the fundamentals of gathering and harvest, explore the outdoors, and have a blast getting to know the luxury of foraging in the southeast.

Date: Jul 29 – August 2
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7 – 11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

In this camp, we will closely examine Juneau’s natural wonders. Explore mountains, glaciers, wetlands, and ocean, while learning about Juneau’s unique plants and animals. Activities will include a trip to Mendenhall Glacier, a ride up the tram, fishing, and more!

  • Date: August 5th-9th
  • Time: 1:00pm-4:30pm
  • Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
  • Who: Youth ages 7 -11
  • Fee: $100.00 per child including tax
This camp is all about ART! Your painting and drawing skills will be put to good use this week. You will be busy with slime making, painting, woodwork crafts, finger painting, chalk art, food art and so much more. Come and enjoy amazing fun with art.

Date: August 12 – August 16
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7 – 11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax