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2016 Auction Purchase

Thanks for supporting Discovery Southeast at the 2016 Banquet & Auction!

 

If you still need to check out, please enter your total below, along with any notes.  If you’d like us to mail or drop off your item, just let us know and provide an address.  Thanks!

2018 Award Banquet and Auction

***Online ticket sales are closed.  We have a few dozen tickets remaining, which will be available at the JACC shortly before 5PM doors opening.  We can’t wait to see you tonight!***

Join Discovery Southeast for our annual Award Banquet & Auction on Saturday, March 10th 2018 at the JACC. Doors open at 5:00, with dinner at 6 PM followed by a live and silent auction. The highlight, our 4th annual Discovery Award, recognizes Harborview teacher Jennifer Thompson for her support of outdoor education and hands-on science!

Our Taku Taco dinner features local salmon donated by Alaska Glacier Seafoods, and wine courtesy of K&L Distributing. (No-host bar).  Auction items include an (UnCruise) cruise for two to Baja, two tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies, and local favorites like nagoon berry liquor and rhubarb jam.

Taking a page from Jennifer’s book, we’ll accept gently used outdoor gear at the banquet, and use it in Discovery Southeast programs.  Specific needs include youth sizes of: rain jackets & pants, fleece tops and pants, gloves and mittens, sleeping pads, sleeping bags, youth packs (internal frame, 40-70L)

New this year: We’ll have a mix of cocktail tables and standard larger tables seating 10. Reserve  one of the larger tables via the “Super Supporter” ticket…We’ll have your table for 10 ready, along with two complimentary bottles of wine!

Thank you for supporting outstanding nature education for Southeast Alaskans!

2019 Award Banquet and Auction

Doors open at 5 pm at the JACC, tickets available at the door.

Join the Discovery Southeast community for our annual Award Banquet & Auction on Saturday, March 30th, 2019! We are proud to honor Dirk Miller as the recipient of the 2019 Discovery Award! Read more about Mr. Miller here.

After-care

For the weeks of July 22 and July 29, we’re offering a new “after care” program for Outdoor Explorers summer camp.  This provides care for kids from the time camp ends (3:30) to the time parents get off work (by 5:30). 

We’ll continue to explore outdoors, but will focus on options closer to home for this short time.  For example, we may garden, play games at Twin Lakes, or work on crafts.  This is open only to families enrolled in those weeks of regular camp, and the same general format, policies, and expectations of regular camp apply.  

Please review the details in the “Description” tab below.  Some highlights:

  • This is open to any child currently enrolled in these two weeks of camp: July 22nd-26th and July 29th-August 2nd.
  • Regular tuition is $50/week, but if that isn’t appropriate for your family, you can name your own price.
Banquet Tracks

Annual renewal to start later

This auto-renewing annual donation has a 10 month grace period before starting.  That means that if you enroll in January, the first donation will occur in November.  If you enroll in February, the first donation will occur in December.

Out Of Stock

Blue Glacier Bear T-shirt

$21.00

Blue Glacier Bear unisex Tshirt designed and printed by Alaska Robotics of Juneau.

Common Birds of Southeast Alaska

$9.00

Grab a pair of binoculars and head outside with this pocket Discovery Guide. With hand drawn illustrations, this guide clearly identifies most of the birds you’re apt to see in Southeast, from the belted kingfisher to the marbled murrelet.  And it’s laminated, in the off chance it rains.

Common Flowers of Southeast Alaska

$9.00

Our laminated tri-fold pocket guide on Flowers gives you information to identify common Southeast Alaskan flowers, and can handle a rainstorm…like July.

Common Tracks Guide

Tracking has been a core activity in Discovery programs for years.  This pocket guide provides tracking tips for common mammals and birds of Southeast, helping students, teachers, and budding naturalists read the signs of non-human inhabitants in the landscape.

 

Download here (2.3MB): PDF_Download
You can purchase a physical copy, or make a donation below.

Discovery Days

We’re excited to have you join us to explore outdoors! Discovery Days offer day-long outdoor programs exploring Juneau’s parks and natural areas.

The recommended/full tuition is $50 for a Discovery Day. However, we proudly offer sliding scale tuition; enter the amount that’s right for you.  

When enrolling multiple children, please list the price you’ll pay per child. The internet will do the math. You’ll receive a link to our online Participant Agreement, which you need to complete at least 5 days before the Discovery Day(s).  Please view the details and more info below in the “Description” tab.

If the day is full (or “Out of Stock”), you can join our waitlist here. We usually end up adding participants from the waitlist, so do sign up if interested.

Registration Deadlines:

January 16th is the deadline for the January Discovery Days.

February 9th is the deadline for the February Discovery Days.

Intertidal Animals of Southeast Alaska

$9.00

This laminated Discovery Guide helps you identify some commonly seen animals of Southeast Alaska’s rocky intertidal inside waters. It features an insightful layout, by tidepool depth.  And it’s laminated in case the tide rises too fast.  Go out and explore the tidepools!