Trailside Discovery Camp
Trailside Discovery Camp is a summer camp in Anchorage, with programs in Eagle River and the Mat-Su Valley that provides a broad range of outdoor environmental education experiences for students of all ages and from all economic, social, and cultural backgrounds. We also offer Winter Camps and special Outreach Programs for schools. Trailside is now in it’s 32nd year, to learn more about our history, please click here.
Trailside Raffle Tickets are Now on Sale!
It’s hard to believe, but summer is just around the corner! Each spring, Trailside Discovery Camp (TDC) holds a raffle to support our TDC scholarship program that provides more than 250 camp scholarships to help get kids outdoors. Prizes include gift certificates of $500 from REI, $400 from AMH, and $300 from Skinny Raven, or a free week of camp! Buy your ticket today by clicking here – 1 ticket for $25 or 5 for $100! Or get your tickets in person at the Trailside office downtown at 921 W 6th Ave, Suite 200, or over the phone by calling 274-KIDS. 100% of the money raised in this raffle goes to financial scholarships for fellow Trailside families in need.
Dates: Trailside Summer Camp runs from May 27 to August 15, 2014
Location: Campbell Creek Science Center in Anchorage, Eagle River Nature Center in Eagle River, and Spring Creek Farm in Palmer
Along with your registration, please download, review, and fill out the necessary forms for each camp location. Limited scholarships are available, download the scholarship application here.
- Health Record
- Day Program Letter
- Parent Policy
- Map to Campbell Creek Science Center
- Alaskan Quest Gear List
- Alaskan Quest I – Ages 8-9 Parent Letter
- Alaskan Quest II – Ages 10-11 Parent Letter
- Alaskan Quest III – Ages 12-14 Parent Letter
- Alaskan Quest IV – Ages 14-16 Parent Letter
- Alaskan Quest V – Ages 16-18 Parent Letter
Spring Creek Farm:
Eagle River Nature Center:
Apply for your PFD today and Pick.Click.Give. to ACE Trailside Discovery Camp
With PFD season upon us, we want to remind you to apply for yours! You can file online at http://www.pfd.alaska.gov/. When you do apply for your PFD, please consider making a contribution to ACE Trailside Discovery Camp through Pick.Click.Give. Every dollar you donate will help get a kid to camp in 2014. It’s so easy to Pick.Click.Give., and it can make such a tremendous difference in the lives of the kids we will get outdoors, with your help.
Do you use a Fred Meyer rewards card?
Trailside Discovery Camp can now receive donations YOU generate when you shop at Fred Meyer. When you shop, you’ll still get every Rewards Point, Fuel Point and Rebate you would normally get AND Trailside gets dollars kicked in, too. Every one of these dollars goes toward helping us provide Alaskan kids with the best early outdoor experiences possible through our award-winning Trailside Discovery Camp.
Sign up here! Type “Trailside” into the organization search box at the prompt, or enter our code: 87767 to link your Rewards account to Trailside Discovery Camp.
Dates: March 10-14, 2014
Download the flyer for 2014 Winter Break Up Camp here. Registration opens February 12, 2014 for Winter Break-Up Camp in Anchorage, contact (907) 274-KIDS or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Camp is now full, please call 274-KIDS to be added to the waiting list.
2013/14 Fall, Winter, and Spring Outreach Programs
Dates: Ongoing full-day programs
We bring our Outdoor Environmental Education and team-building programs directly to your school or organization! Contact our Trailside Outreach Education Specialist, Andrea Fountain at email@example.com or (907) 274- 3616, or click here for more information.
Title VI Compliance
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d, et seq. and its implementing regulations provide that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin under any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance. Trailside Discovery Camp takes reasonable steps to ensure that such persons have meaningful access to the programs, services, and information we provide.