2018 has been completed!
2019 Dates TBD
Optional opportunity for NEW teachers!
Need help getting ready to move to your new village?
BSSD's Welcome Wagon can help you with your moving needs while you travel through Anchorage by:
Helping with shopping and shipping
Assisting with logistics (DMV, Bank Accounts, Cell Phones, etc...)
With help from experienced BSSD staff members Sandra King and Brian Walston (Saint Michael)
If interested, let HR know when you are arriving in Anchorage during the window of time, and we can pick you up at the airport
UAA Dorms will be available for discounted lodging, Cost TBD
Important to know when passing through Anchorage
Many of our returning staff members schedule some time in Anchorage on the way back to the village to shop and mail food, paper products, and other supplies. If you are coming up in July or August, be aware, as this is when hotel rates are at their highest. Make reservations well in advance for Anchorage hotels and rental cars.
Things to Do for the Adventurous
Shopping in Anchorage and other options
Lodging in Anchorage
Tripadvisor, allows you to sort hotels based on rank, best value, lowest price, and distance from other locations, like the airport for example.
Air BnB, there are plenty of options in Anchorage.
Long House Bed & Breakfast - This Bed & Breakfast is run by one of our own BSSD staff members.
4504 E 6th Ave Anchorage, AK 99508
$50/night if you are with the BSSD
Information Phone Number: (800) 275-8777
There are several post offices throughout Anchorage. This one, located near the airport has convenient later hours:
Airport: 4141 Postmark Drive
Mon-Fri 8:00am - 11:00pm
Sat-Sun 9:00am - 11:00pm