- ABC Kids Climbing
1960 32nd St., Boulder
ABC Kids Climbing is a unique athletic facility focused on developing agility, balance and coordination in youth ages 4-18. We are the only climbing/athletic facility in the world that focuses only on youth! ABC kids are encouraged to learn new skills and independence through climbing, games, activities and an adventure course. ABC offers half-day camps, and our full-day camps offer an arts & crafts component. Email info@abckidsclimbing or check out our website at www. abckidsclimbing.com.
- Adventure Education Company Summer Sword Camp
Our camp experiences are designed to give kids the opportunity to think of themselves as heroes while building teamwork and problem-solving skills as well as physical, social and mental confidence. In our unique programs, the kids take on the roles of the heroes in custom made fantasy adventure stories involving a combination of problem solving, team building, cooperation, and swashbuckling fun. We use a game of soft sword tag, costumes, props, riddles, improvisational theater, humor and our own Realm of Shards rules to play out each adventure. Our 2012 Summer Day Camp Programs are located at Chautauqua park and begin Monday, June 4 and run weekly through Friday, Aug. 10. Normal camp hours are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. with an extended afternoon program that runs until 4:30 p.m.
- The Art Underground
901 Front St., Lower Level, Louisville
This summer, the Art Underground will be featuring many creative camps for kids, ages 2-14. We are offering several theater class/camp production options, art technique and craft camps, LEGO camps, and dance class opportunities for several age groupings (preschool, K-second grade, second-fifth grades, fifth-ninth grades and grades 10+). Please visit www.theartunderground.org for more details.
- Boulder Parks and Recreation Kids Camp
Offering a wide variety of classes for children of all ages from June through August. Includes sailing, art, dance, tennis, drama, swimming and more. Check the website or brochure for information.
- Bright Horizons
1818 Centennial Drive, Louisville
720-413-0794 http://child-care-preschool. brighthorizons.com/CO/Louisville/louisville
The Bright Horizons Family
Solutions mission is to provide innovative programs that help children,
families and employers work together to be their very best. We are
committed to providing the highest-quality child care, early education,
and work/life solutions in the world.
We strive to nurture each
child’s unique qualities and potential; support families through strong
partnerships; collaborate with employers to build family-friendly
workplaces; create a work environment that encourages professionalism,
growth and diversity; and grow a financially strong organization. We
aspire to do this so successfully that we make a difference in the lives
of children and families and in the communities where we live and work.
- Camp Comfort
Near Georgetown on I-70
Mt. Evans Hospice offers summer weekend camp for grieving children.
Registration is underway
for both the June 22-24 and July 27-29 sessions of Mt. Evans Hospice’s
annual Camp Comfort, located in the Rocky Mountains just west of Denver.
This unique bereavement camp is a way for children ages 6 to 12 to
explore their feelings of grief and share memories of their loved ones.
More than a thousand children have attended Camp Comfort since its
establishment in 1995.
this extraordinary weekend, children learn ways to cope with their
grief through workshops led by licensed social workers and trained
bereavement professionals. A volunteer “buddy” system (with no more than
two children to one adult) ensures that children receive plenty of
personal, one-on-one attention. And, while children are encouraged to
share memories and express their grief, Camp Comfort offers fun, too.
The daily itinerary includes plenty of opportunities for recreation,
including swimming, horseback riding, arts and crafts, fishing and
- Children’s Museum of Denver Summer Programs
2121 Children’s Museum Drive, Denver
Join the museum this summer for hands-on, interactive and often messy activities. Call for more information.
- Colorado Academy Summer Day Camp
3800 S. Pierce St., Denver
Colorado Academy offers
summer day camps that provide fun-filled activities for children ages
5-12, including instruction and participation in tennis, arts and
crafts, organized games, archery, swimming, performance arts and special
activities. For more information, download or request a complete
catalogue from the website.
- Connection Teen & Parent Camp
1637 28th St., Boulder
Friday, June 29, and
Saturday, June 30. Time: Friday 5:30-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Presented by: Boulder Center for Conscious Community.
you want a life together that is vibrant, trusting and positive? If so,
join us for a hybrid indoor/outdoor adventure designed to help teens
and their parent(s) discover new possibilities for their relationship.
You will build connections with each other as you explore and discover
your conscious and creative potential. Our goal is to foster healthy
family connections by creating a safe space for teens and parents to
explore issues and to have fun. Come prepared to build on your strengths
and face your challenges! Call Betty Quigley at 303-443-0780. Cost is
$100/person (second teen $75)
- The Cottage Excursion Day Camp
theme-based, activity-packed program with daily excursions to amusement
parks, horseback riding, swimming, skating, mini golf, laser tag,
bowling, museums and nature hikes, etc., in addition to the sports,
games, cooking, crafts, science and other activities at the base camp.
For ages 5-12, grouped by age. Regular (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and extended
(7 a.m. to 6 p.m.) camp hours available. Enroll by the week for two to
five days a week. Summer fun program available for children ages 3-5.
Infant and toddler care also available.
- Eldorado Yoga Camp
2875 County Road 67, Boulder
Kids will have a blast at fun-filled, five-day camps in Eldorado Springs. This camp integrates the
mind/body/spirit benefits of yoga with traditional camp activities.
Multiple sessions available at $250 per child per week, with a 50
percent discount for siblings. Sessions start June 4.
- Kiddie Academy of Broomfield
This summer camp offers
children life lessons the old-fashioned way. Kiddie Academy is a program
that combines the right balance of fun and learning that helps keep
kids stimulated and physically fit all summer. Children today are the
first generation to grow up in an interactive world with access to just
about anything they need or want through the Internet. With this new
wealth of knowledge and available tools, parents are challenged to keep
kids physically active and mentally stimulated during the summer months.
Resident and day camps are available to children 6-12. Camps begin June
- Rocky Mountain Day Camp
Boulder and Superior
The program at Rocky
Mountain Day Camp is built for fun! Campers build confidence and
self-esteem through a wide variety of activities. Every activity offered
is conducted by an expert staff in an age- and ability-appropriate
manner. Rocky Mountain Day Camp understands that all children have a
wide array of interests. This program is designed so that every camper
has a rewarding experience every day. All-day programs available. Boys
and girls ages 4-14 welcome. Sessions run from May 31 to Aug. 5.
- Sunflower Farm Summer Camps
11150 Prospect, Longmont
Farm life in the country.
Giant tree houses, pony rides, zipline, feed baby animals, groom horses,
collect eggs, gardening and building projects. Also join us Friday
night for farm fest. No reservations needed. Summer camps run May 28 to
- TEENS Inc. Summer Day Camp
151 East St., Nederland
TEENS, Inc. is offering
many exciting summer camp opportunities! We kick off our summer with a
week long Adventure Camp June 4-8. Our Multi-Sport Adventure week is for
children ages 8-11. Activities include: two days of outdoor rock
climbing, hiking/map and compass/orienteering, and culminates with a day
of canoeing and picnicking at the Boulder Reservoir. Adventure Camp is
led by our American Mountain Guides Association and Wilderness First
Responder-certified outdoor leadership director.
camp: A week-long, halfday songwriting camp for ages 8-11 with local
singer/songwriter Lara Ruggles. Participants will learn how to write a
song like their favorite recording artists. Campers will put their own
lyrics to music and everyone will have a chance to make a recording of
their song and perform for their family and friends. July 23-27.
- YMCA of Boulder Valley Tween and Teen Day Camps
Camps just for the Tween and Teen in mind!
Leaders in training
program — entering eighth-10th grade. Go the distance — entering
seventh-10th grade. Tween escape — entering sixth-seventh grade. Teen
escape — entering eighth- 10th grade. Girl power — girls entering
sixth-eighth grade. Awesome aquatics — entering seventh-10th grade.
General Overnight Camps
- YMCA of Boulder Valley Camp Santa Maria Overnight Camp
(Ages 6-17) There is
nothing better than spending the summer in the mountains kayaking,
hiking, mountain biking, skateboarding, filmmaking, creating art and
roasting marshmallows by the campfire. And don’t forget making amazing
friends, the awesome counselors, evenings spent playing all camp games,
and performing skits. Don’t miss your chance to live and play outdoors
in the Rocky Mountains this summer at YMCA Camp Santa Maria. YMCA Camp
Santa Maria is located 45 minutes west of Denver on U.S. Highway 285,
just past Bailey, on 1,000 acres. Our camp is surrounded