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ASYMCA Seasonal Programs

Open to Service Members & Military Families

2023 Holiday Program Guide

Enjoy The Alaska Seasons

The ASYMCA of Alaska offers a variety of seasonal programs that bring cheer to and support resiliency of service members and military families stationed in Alaska.


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Arctic Warrior Wishes

Our annual holiday wish granting program for active duty military (E1–E5) stationed in Alaska. Registration happens annually in November. Volunteer wish granters make this program possible! Learn how to you can bring holiday cheer to Alaskan service members and military families.

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Kicksled Rentals (Fairbanks Only)

Experience Alaska winters on a kicksled! Visit our registration portal to reserve your kicksled rental and enjoy Alaska's winter trails and recreational destinations. Available at ASYMCA's Fairbanks location.

Reserve Your Kicksled
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Mother-Son Adventure

Enjoy a day of outdoor Alaskan adventure together! This annual summer program is offered in both the Fairbanks and Anchorage areas. Open to children of active duty, guard, or reserve service members and their female role models.

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Operation Ride Home

Reconnect with family during the holiday season! Operation Ride Home sponsors travel for service members and their dependents, allowing them to spend time with their loved ones.

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Merry Breakfast Bundles

Our annual holiday bundles include cinnamon rolls, eggs, hash browns, bacon or sausage, hot cocoa, and marshmallows. Registration opens annually in December.

Registration Opens December 4

Military Spouse Summer Camp

Summer camp is for grown-ups, too! Rest and recharge with fellow female military spouses at ASYMCA's annual Spouse Summer Camp overnight getaway.

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Winter Gear Up

This annual program prepares school-age military children for Alaskan winters by providing coats, boots, snow pants, hats, scarves, and gloves at no cost.

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Y on Rails

Explore Alaska with a scenic rail tour! Service members can enter for their chance to win this unique Alaska experience.

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Youth Summer Camp

Continue the fun throughout summer months! ASYMCA offers both day and overnight camp options for children of all ages.

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