No Fees

Alaska Youth Fish & Wildlife Club (Virtual)

Alaska US Fish and Wildlife Service

www.fws.gov/alaska/pages/alaska-youth-fish-wildlife-club

 

NO FEE

AGES: Programming is tailored to middle school and younger, but all are welcome!

SCHEDULE: Year Round

Calling all inquisitive explorers, young anglers, brilliant biologists, future fish nerds, and generally nature-curious kiddos! Youth Fish & Wildlife Club aims to tap into youth curiosity and wonder, foster appreciation for nature and culture in Alaska, engage young people informally with science, and teach proficiency in outdoor skills.

 

Join us every Wednesday at 4PM (Alaska time) to learn about a new topic. Check out the website to connect.

Teen Center

City of Kodiak Parks and Rec

410 Cedar Street

www.city.kodiak.ak.us/parksrec

907-486-8669

CONTACT: Czarina Arbues, Teen Center Recreation Coordinator

carbues@city.kodiak.ak.us

 

No Fee (Racquetball and the gym do have daily entrance fees)

AGES: Teens

SCHEDULE: Year Round

The Teen Center offers various activities for teens to participate in such as billiards, ping-pong, basketball, racquetball, a small fitness area to workout, arts & crafts, and video games

Parks and Recreation Crab Festival Events
City of Kodiak Parks and Rec

Various Locations

https://www.city.kodiak.ak.us/parksrec

907-486-8670

CONTACT: Corey Gronn, Parks and Recreation Director

cgronn@city.kodiak.ak.us

 

Schedule: In May during Crabfest

Fees: Depends on activity

AGES: Elementary, Middle School, and High School aged kids are welcome to participate in these activities

The Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Crab Festival event in May. The City of Kodiak’s Parks and Recreation department organizes a few events during the annual celebration. The events hosted include: a chess tournament, Predit-A-Mile Run, Predict-A-Mile Swim, youth foot races, a tennis tournament, a ping-pong tournament, the Pasagshak Bike Race, the Pillar Mountain Race and the Ididarock. (Crab Festival Pasagshak Bike Race, Pillar Mountain Race, and Ididarock do have entry fees)

Parks and Recreation 4th of July Run
City of Kodiak Parks and Rec

Various Locations

https://www.city.kodiak.ak.us/parksrec

907-486-8670

CONTACT: Corey Gronn, Parks and Recreation Director

cgronn@city.kodiak.ak.us

 

Schedule: In May during Crabfest

Fees: Depends on activity

AGES: Elementary, Middle School, and High School aged kids are welcome to participate in these activities

The City of Kodiak hosts a 10k 4th of July run every year. In 2021, we hosted a 5k/10k event. This event is free of charge and open to all members of the community.

 

Location: see event registration for details on the course and its starting point. Last year the race started and finished at the Armory.

KIHA Youth Activities Program

Kodiak Island Housing Authority

2815 Woody Way

907-942-7681

CONTACT: Nancy Pruitt

nancyp@kiha.org

 

NO FEES

AGES: Elementary (Grades K-5)

SCHEDULE: Year Round Program

At the Family Investment Center School-Aged Program, activities for children address all modalities, encourage healthy choices and physical activity, and include a reading and writing component to reading skills. Charter bus service is provided to get children to school, recognizing the importance of daily attendance.  A big part of the program is taking the children out into the community and wilderness of Kodiak through field trips, hikes, and picnics. The program encourages the children to participate in life-long recreation activities like bowling, swimming, hiking, biking, foraging, fishing, and skating.

Kodiak Public Library's Summer Reading Program

2022- “Beyond the Beaten Path”

Kodiak Public Library

612 Egan Way

www.facebook.com/kodiakpubliclibrary

http://www.city.kodiak.ak.us/library

907- 486-8686

CONTACT: Ani Thomas, Youth Services Specialist

athomas@city.kodiak.ak.us

 

NO FEES

AGES: All Ages

SCHEDULE: Summer Program 

Kodiak.beanstack.org  

Kodiak Public Library's encourages all ages to join the Summer Reading Program. Keep track of your reading and library activities and collect incentives along the way! Additional Grand Prizes awarded to Kodiak's top finishers.

Community Beekeeping Program

Kodiak Public Library

612 Egan Way

http://www.city.kodiak.ak.us/library

www.facebook.com/kodiakpubliclibrary

907- 486-8686

CONTACT: Ani Thomas, Youth Services Specialist

athomas@city.kodiak.ak.us

 

NO FEES

AGES: All Ages

SCHEDULE: Weekly, May through September 

Join the Kodiak Public Library in its Community Beekeeping Program. There are many ways to BEE involved. Sign up to join a weekly one hour hive check and meet the bees up close, check out a Honey Bee STEAM kit to explore life cycles, beekeeping tools, and how to make honey, or browse our movies and books about bees. Coming soon is an opportunity to help out with our pollinator garden

Kodiak Public Library's Year Round Outdoor Activities

Kodiak Public Library

612 Egan Way

http://www.city.kodiak.ak.us/library

www.facebook.com/kodiakpubliclibrary

907- 486-8686

CONTACT: Ani Thomas, Youth Services Specialist

athomas@city.kodiak.ak.us

 

NO FEES

AGES: Elementary (Grades K-5)

SCHEDULE: Year Round 

Enjoy several activities outside the library. Young kids will enjoy getting the wiggles out on our painted sidewalk as they leap like a frog onto lily pads or stomp like a dinosaur. Next do our Story Stroll by reading pages of a picture book as you walk around the building. Don't forget to collect your take away craft that goes with the two stories you just read. Stories change monthly (or more frequently in summer). Top off your experience by bringing a snack to enjoy at our new picnic tables

Kodiak Refuge Salmon Camp Kits

Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center

402 Center Avenue.

www.facebook.com/kodiakrefuge

907-487-2626

CONTACT: Natalie Fath

Michelle_Lawson@fws.gov

 

NO FEES

AGES: Elementary (grades K-5th)

SCHEDULE: Monthly

Once a month we are offering a kit with lesson and art supplies for families to pick up at our front door at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center.  The kits target elementary school aged children

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