Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
Backpacker Looks out onto Katmai's Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes: Snowcapped peaks and valleys filled with volcanic ash and sand.
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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

Plan a visit to the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center and you can participate in our Free activities!  

Alaska Greatland Junior Ranger badge
Junior Rangers receive a cool badge like those worn by National Park Rangers!
Become an Alaska Greatland Junior Ranger!

Complete the fun activities in our Alaska Greatland Junior Ranger Packet and earn a Jr. Ranger badge and certificate. You can stop by to pick up a Jr. Ranger packet, or you can e-mail or write to request one.


Write to :
Alaska Public Lands Information Center
605 W. 4TH Ave Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501


Junior Ranger Logo: Explore-Learn-Protect, Park Ranger Hat
Become a Web Jr. Ranger and earn this cool patch

Become a Web Junior Ranger!

Complete the fun online activities to earn your Junior Ranger Patch.

Click here for the Web Jr. Ranger website.

Wilderness Explorer Junior Ranger Cover, 50th Anniversary Edition. Mountains, trees, bears all done in shades of brown
Complete the Wilderness Explorer Book and earn a Wilderness Jr. Ranger patch

Become a Wilderness Explorer Junior Ranger

Complete the activities in the Wilderness Junior Ranger booklet.  To receive your patch, mail your completed book to:

Alaska Public Lands Information Center
605 W. 4TH Ave Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501

Click here to download your Wilderness Explorer Jr. Ranger book

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 ages and you will learn some cool facts about animals, and earn a prize!

Kids in grass field
Kids participating in summer program!

ParKids Summer Camp 2014 FULL, please check back March 2015

ParKids Summer Camp 2014!
Come and sign up for our week long summer camp. Each day we will bring kids to various places around Anchorage and participate in outdoor activities including hiking, visit nature centers and much more! Click on the image for our flyer!

For more information, contact Helen Fields


Click here for registration form


Teen Adventure 2014
Teen Adventure Week at Johnson Pass

Teen Adventure Week 2014 is FULL, please check back March 2015  

Teen Adventure Week 2014

Come join us in a week long camping trip! Camp is designed for teenagers going into 7th, 8th and 9th grade. They will learn about how to pack their own gear, Leave No Trace and many more! Great way to explore the wilderness of Alaska and make new friends!

For more information contact Helen Fields907-644-3670


Close up frontal view of a wooly mammoth scull and tusks. Blue and green museum displays can be seen in the background. Did You Know?
The Alaska state insect is the Four Spot Skimmer Dragonfly, the state fish is the Chinook Salmon, the state flower is the Forget-Me-Not, the state gem is Jade, and the state fossil is the Woolly Mammoth.