Welcome to UAF RecCamp!

 Summer 2018 Registration Opens March 1st

Camp attendance will be capped at 30 campers per week this summer. Space will only be guaranteed after payment is received.

Camp Dates: May 21st to August 14th

Times: 7:30am to 5:30pm

Ages: 5 -12yrs

Prices: $285 per week

            $260 per week for current SRC members

             Half days are $155 per week (7:30am to 12:30pm) or (12:30pm to 5:30pm)

Feel free to call us at 474-5886 or email UAF-Rec-Camp@alaska.edu with any questions.



We are here to give the kids in our community, a fun, action packed, and active summer! Join us for a day, half day, week, whatever you need!


Welcome new and returning campers!

Get ready for action packed days full of adventure! Water days, fire safety, Large Animal Research Station, and fort building all are on our list of activities this summer. Our vision is to Create lifelong friendships, experiences that get you through the long winters. Hope you can make RecCamp a memorable part of your summer!



Weekly themes!

Schedule of weekly camp activities
Click the picture for a better view.

Every week your kids get to determine their own schedule. Weekly postings will keep you in the loop with where they are and what great activity they are enjoying. This summer we're super excited to bring the camp experience a new feature, Weekly Themes! Check out the picture below to see these themes.

Each week is a different experience. Campers sit down every Monday morning, break into groups based on age, and give input into that week's schedule. Most weeks include a trip to the Wood Center for bowling and swimming at the Patty Center. When we play inside we take advantage of the SRC facilities! We rock climb, play basketball and tennis, and our campers have made an art out of creating new dodgeball games! We'll have a butterfly lab and cooking corners this summer as well.



Week 10 Schedule


Active, healthy, and always playing!

Picture of chalk drawings
Chalking at the Wood Center

We go outside and play ultimate frisbee, soccer, volleyball, take nature walks and build forts in the woods! Last year we walked to the Botanical Gardens and enjoyed their beauty while we had lunch. When the sun was at its brightest we had a water balloon fight and ran through the sprinklers. When the rain came we got to use the yurt for a pajama party and movie!

Important information before you come to camp!

We ask that each camper bring lunch and two snacks. We run and play all day and need to replenish our energy!All campers do need to complete the paperwork below and provide a copy of their up-to-date immunization records. The UAF Recreational camp is a state-licensed daycare facility, and we do accept daycare assistance.

Full Day: Drop off- 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Pick up- 4:00-5:30 p.m.

(we start programming at 9:30 a.m.)

Half Day: AM Drop off- 7:30-9:30 a.m. Pick up 12 PM

              PM Drop off 12:00-12:30 PM Pick up 4-5:30 PM

(We will have all campers back to the SRC and ready for pickup beginning at 4 p.m)

*Please note these times are firm unless you contact us beforehand to arrange a different drop off/ pick up time. As you can see by the schedule, we aren't always in the building after these times which could lead to confusion if you deviate from those times without notice. There is a penalty of $20/15 minutes you are late and this is per child.


How to Reserve a space and Register

If your child has attended camp within the last year, you do not need to re-do all of the paperwork. We will ask you to review the paperwork on file  one week prior to attendance of camp to ensure contact and health information has not changed. If your child is new to the SRC Recreational Camp, please complete all of the paperwork below. Please complete the Summer Reservation Form to help us plan for your childs attendance, Camp attendance will be capped at 30 campers per week this summer. *Space is only guaranteed after payment is made. Each day MUST be paid for before the child is permitted to attend. 

The forms can be faxed, emailed, mailed, or brought with you on your child's first day!

  • 907-474-1998 FAX
  • PO BOX 757450, Fairbanks, AK 99775

Please contact the Student Recreation Center at 474-5886, or email UAF-Rec-Camp@alaska.edu for more information!

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