Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
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Anchorage, Kids | Youth

If you can't visit the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center, you can still do a LOT of fun activities on our website! Click HERE to play games, watch movies, request stickers, and more!

Watch the Aurora Podcast Watch the Sundog video Watch the Leave No Trace video Watch the Bear Safety Video
Scavenger hunt pages with animals found at AAPLIC
Kate Legner, NPS
Find all of these animals and more when you do a scavenger hunt!

Alaska Animal Scavenger Hunt.
Come to the Center and do an Alaska Animal Scavenger Hunt. Scavenger hunts are available for all preschoolers through adult. These scavenger hunts will lead you through our Visitor Center where you will learn some cool facts about animals. Once you have finished make sure and show a ranger and claim a prize!

students look over a wooden railing at the water and mountains in front of them
Kids participating in summer program!

ParKids Summer Camp registration is closed for this year. Registration will start again in 2016.

ParKids Summer Camp 2016!
Come and join us for our week long summer camp. Each day we will take kids to various places around Anchorage and they will participate in outdoor activities including: hiking, visiting nature centers, and much more! 

For registration forms or more information, contact Helen Fields: 




students sit by their packs as they wait at the bus stop
Teen Adventure Week at Denali National Park

Teen Adventure Week 2015 has ended. Registration for 2016 will begin next year.  

Teen Adventure Week 2016

Come join us in a week long camping trip! Camp is designed for teenagers going into 9th, 10th and 11th grade. They will learn about how to pack their own gear, practice Leave No Trace principles, and much more! The camp will include a train ride to Denali and three nights of camping. It's a great way to explore the wilderness of Alaska and make new friends!  

For registration forms or more information, contact Helen Fields: 



Extreme close up profile shot of a juvenile bald eagle. The bird's plumage is brown, his beak curved and black and his eyes yellow. bald eagles don't get their white feathers until they reach the age of five years old Did You Know?
Bald eagles with white heads and tails are at least five years old and considered adults. Until about five years old, the juvenile bald eagles have dark brown feathers on their head and tail.