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For Kids - Anchorage

If you can't visit the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center, you can still do a LOT of fun activities! 

Play games, watch movies, request stickers, and more on our website!

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 our summer camp program!

ParKids summer camp 2016 has finished for the summer!

Come and join us next summer 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! 

This past year, we did two separate ParKids camps


The Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center is partnering with the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Schools!

You must be from one of the following schools to apply for these camps: 

  • Begich Middle School
  • Alaska Native Cultural Charter School
  • Fairview School
  • Mountain View School
  • Muldoon School
  • North Star School
  • Nunaka Valley School
  • Ptarmigan School
  • Taku School
  • Willow Crest School
  • Wonder Park School

For registration forms or more information, contact your 21st Century School Coordinator. 


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

Teen Adventure Week 2016 has closed for the summer!


Come join us in a 4-day long adventure! Camp is designed for teenagers going into 10th, 11th and 12th grade. They will learn about how to pack their own gear, practice Leave No Trace principles, and much more! The camp will include exploring a public land and several 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 your school counselor (or homeschoolers can contact the King Career Center or your homeschool counselor).

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.