Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Summer soccer registration open

The Boys and Girls Club is accepting registrations for outdoor soccer for ages 4 years through 12th grade. For grades 6 -- 12, the season runs from June 6 -- July 23, the cost is $70 and the registration deadline is Friday, April 15, at 4 p.m. For ages 4 years to 5th grade, the season runs from June 13 -- July 30. Cost is $60 and the registration deadline is Friday, April 22, at 4 p.m. The child must be 4 by April 22. All participants must be 2011 members. Membership cost is $10 for kindergarten and under, $75 for 1st -- 12th graders. Scholarships are available. Registrations are taken at the Kenai Recreation Center, or fax to 283-4675. For more information call 283-3318.

Come play dodgeball

North Peninsula Recreation is accepting team registrations for its Adult Coed Dodgeball League. Registration deadline is March 11. League night will be held on Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Season runs March 23 through April 27. For more information please call 776-8800.

Week-long aviation camp in March

The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska is hosting a spring-break aviation camp, Challengers ACE Academy, for students in grades 8-11. The camp will have an orientation flight for all attendees, and include hands-on experience with Medallion flight simulator, wing design, forces of flight, weather and other aviation topics. CLCA is an approved vendor for Connections and IDEA. This camp will also satisfy many of the requirements for aviation related badges for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. ACE runs Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and costs $275. Participants should bring their own lunch each day. The Challenger center is located at 9711 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. Additional off-site field trips will be announced. For more information or registration, contact Spring E. Larrow at spring.larrow@akchallenger.org. For questions about the program, contact Kathy East at kathy.east@akchallenger.

SoHi softball meeting coming

There will be a Soldotna High School Softball meeting on Thursday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m., in the teacher's lounge at Soldotna High School. All girls interested in playing softball this year for SoHi need to be at this meeting. Parents need to attend also. For more information call 262-5189.

Adult volleyball starting

North Peninsula Recreation is accepting team registrations for its Adult Coed Volleyball League. Registration deadline is March 11, so get your team together today! Games will be held on Mondays and Saturdays at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Season starts March 21 and runs through the end of April. For more information please call 776-8800.

Craft fair in Nikiski

North Peninsula Recreation hosts a Craft Fair Friday and Saturday, April 1 -- 2, from 10 a.m. -- 6 p.m. at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Admission is free. Booth spaces for vendors are $10. Register at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center by March 25. For more information contact Tammy or Jackie 776-8800.

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