- Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
6500 W. Dry Creek Pkwy., Niwot
For ages 3-12. A rural, 38-acre school site offers part- and full-day activities Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. They offer daily rhythm for younger children of outside/ inside games, crafts, water play, baking, storytelling, nature walks, picnics and song. Week-long theme camps for older children include woodworking, wild crafting, backyard naturalism and beekeeping. The camp is centrally located minutes from both Longmont and Boulder, east of Diagonal Highway. Camp Morning Glory is for children ages 3-7 and Camp Cotton Wood is for children ages 8-12. Camp Morning Glory offers two- and three-week sessions throughout the summer. Camp Cotton Wood offers week-long themed camps including making go-karts and circus camps. Please see our website for current classes and registration forms.
Art Students League of Denver
200 Grant St., Denver
303-778-6990 ext.100 www.ASLD.org
Visual art day camps. Explore the line between reality and fantasy this summer with your imagination as muse! Join our professional, friendly art instructors for a summer of art FUNdamentals. One- and two-week, morning and afternoon camps, with additional supervised care available. Grades K-11. Scholarships available.
- Arvada Center Summer Camps
6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada www.arvadacenter.org
Ages 1½-18. Mon.-Fri. These inspiring and creative camps offer experiences in ceramics, dance, drama, humanities, music, photography and visual arts. Programs are designed for kids ages 1½ to 18 to learn new skills, discover new interests, and most importantly, have fun! Camps start June 4 and fill fast. Registration begins March 7.
- Colorado Academy Summer Arts Academy
3800 S. Pierce St., Denver
303-914-2531 www.coloradoacademysummer.org This
program offers exciting, handson experience for young studio artists to
learn various art techniques in areas including photography, sculpture,
studio art, stained glass, woodworking, cooking, music and more.
- Crackpots Creativity Camp
505 Main St., Longmont
303-776-2211 www.ecrackpots.com Crackpots
is proud to announce its 12th season of summer creativity camps. Kids
will have fun in a cool environment while they learn and play. This
summer’s camps include the multimedia art camp, where kids experiment
with a different medium each day, including hand-building with clay,
mosaics, ceramic painting, glass fusing and more. Kids finish the week
with great pride and experience in an array of art media. Several
ceramic painting and themed courses are also available. Prices and dates
vary. Details and registration available at www.ecrackpots.com.
. MACC Art Academy
350 S. Dahlia St., Art Denver
MACC’s Summer Art Academy
offers an extensive range of arts program for kids grades one through
12. The visual arts are vital to the development of your child’s
imagination, self-esteem and interaction with the world. At MACC’s Art
Academy, skilled artists, who are also experienced educators, nurture
the creativity in every child. Students will have an intensive art
experience using quality materials in a studio environment. Whether
creating a life mask, drawing with quality materials, working in an
actual clay studio or creating an environmental artwork, students will
enjoy being immersed in art. Students can acquire essential skills in
traditional forms like drawing, painting, pottery and sculpture. They
are also free to explore everything from masks and mosaics to cartoons
and collage. Whether they’re creating useable objects or works of pure
imagination, young artists will enjoy expressing their inner visions.
1468 Pearl St. #120, Boulder
303-442-POSH (7674) www.poshsplat.com/kids
POSH art classes are
designed for children 5-14 years old. Your children will have fun and
learn something new about painting each day as they develop knowledge
about color, composition and brush techniques using acrylics on canvas.
All POSH classes are taught by professional artists dedicated to fun art
education. Our certified instructors teach through encouragement and
develop painting skills in a nurturing environment. Classes change
subject themes weekly and each picture will emphasize an artistic
concept. Classes include all painting materials: a 16-by-20-inch canvas,
a snack and one hour and 45 minutes of instruction. Your child will
leave with a completed painting after every class. Visit our website at
poshsplat.com/kids and sign up for just one class or a whole series by
calling POSH at 303-442-POSH (7674).
- Spring Break and Summer Camps at the Bob Burger Recreation Center
111 W. Baseline Road, Boulder
Keep your 3- to
12-year-olds busy and engaged with spring break camps at the Bob Burger
Recreation Center! Choose from a variety of options for all ages!
Register for one day or all five. Camps include Bloomin’ Into Spring
Break Camp (3-5 years) and Leap Into Spring Break Camp (5-11 years) run
from March 26-30. School's Out Full Days program available for
5-11-yearolds April 2-3.
camps activities include swimming, games, arts and crafts, sports,
cooking, weekly field trips, guest presentations and more! Fees include
camp T-shirt and all field trips. Sign up for a one-week session or all
10. This is a co-ed camp designed for children who have completed
kindergarten through fifth grade. Day camp runs daily from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
with extended camp hours (7 a.m.-9 a.m. and 4 p.m.-6 p.m. ) available.
Pay in full by April 23 and get 10 percent off! Must register for a minimum of six weeks in order to receive discount.
Summer Fun Camp for ages 3 to 5 years. 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., M-F.
Sign up for one session or all 10. Activities include arts and crafts,
storytelling, games and more!
- Young Artists at Work
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
1750 13th St., Boulder
Half and full-day
art-making workshops offered during the weeks of June 4 - Aug. 3. For
ages 5-8 and 9-12. 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Join the
Lunch Bunch from noon-1p.m. for a fun-filled break with art-making and
Get ready for
an exciting summer filled with art! Young Artists at Work is BMoCA’s
hands-on art-making camp featuring workshops designed by visiting
artists around inspired themes and the museum’s exhibitions. Here are
just a few of this summer’s workshops:
Passion: Discover your passion for paper. Make animals and clothing and
design a miniature tree house with artist Heather Cherry.
Sumi to Sharpie: Inspired by contemporary and traditional Japanese art,
make Kanjii characters, anime selfportraits, and more with artist
Art Adventurer: Join artist Julia Lunk and create a storybook world full of fairies, boats, castles, and moats.
Shareable: Join artist Sarah Kinn for a week of making upcycled,
wearable art for you and your friends! You will make hats, capes,
bracelets, and bags–all with re-purposed materials.
will guide children as they explore new methods and incorporate unique
materials. Workshops are intentionally kept small in order to provide
children with plenty of individualized attention. Each week culminates
in a student exhibition and reception for families in the museum.
and registration: $140 per workshop / $120 Members / $25 Lunch Bunch
Receive a 5 percent discount when you enroll more than one child in the
same family in camp together.
- YMCA of Boulder Valley Fine Arts Day Camp
(Entering third through
sixth grades) Each week will offer an art theme that will inspire and
challenge our campers. They will be exposed to a wide variety of
artists' work and be encouraged to create their own creative
impressions. New games will be implemented into this year’s program to
engage children in active play and “reset” their creative minds. In
addition to creative art experiences, campers will enjoy an afternoon at
a local pool and a field trip to explore the art that surrounds us.
Come to our art gallery show and admire our accomplishments every Friday
afternoon from 4-5:30 p.m.