out, so now what are you going to do to entertain your child this summer? Around
Kodiak, there are plenty of fun and safe activities to keep kids busy and out
of trouble. Mary Donaldson has more.
summers find some kids looking to fill their days with activities. Businesses
and organizations around town offer many summer camps and activities for
children of all ages to participate in.
Wildlife Refuge has a Families Understanding Nature Program, or “FUN”, run by
Liz Appleby, the environmental educator there. She says that Wednesdays are
geared towards three-to-five-year-olds and Saturday activities are geared
(Appleby 1 :35s “…families can do at home.”)
groups start at 10:30 in the morning.
children grades K through 8, there are numerous art activities scheduled
throughout summer put on by the Kodiak Arts Council and the Kodiak Island
Borough. Natasha Pristas is the coordinator for the Sum’ Arts fine arts program
this summer and says many forms of arts will be taught.
(Pristas 1 :34s “…bit of something for everybody.”)
Ian Fulp, the
director of the City of Kodiak’s
Parks and Recreation, says they offer many athletic activities for kids of all
(Fulp 1 :41s “…out activities for the summer.”)
their circus camp is going on right now and will have a finale show at 6:30 Friday
evening at the North Star Gym.
Kelly Foreman, the summer camp
director for the Kodiak Baptist Mission says along with nature camps, they have
several fun and original activities for kids in grades one through 8.
(Foreman 1 :38s “…that we have this summer”)
All summer activities at the
Baptist Mission run through August 22nd.
also be vacation bible schools going on later this summer at various churches
around town. Camp Woody will be taking groups of kids over Woody Island
for week long camping and activities beginning in July. The Native Village of
Afognak offers “Dig Afognak” camps starting this month and going on through the
end of July that take place on Afognak Island.