- Arvada Center Summer Camps
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Monday to Friday. These inspiring and creative camps offer experiences in ceramics, dance, drama, humanities, music, photography and visual arts. Programs are designed for kids ages 1 1/2 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.
- Ballet Nouveau Colorado’s Summer Programs
3001 Industrial Ln. #12
June 18 - July 28 (four- and six-week options available) The School of BNC offers summer programs for dancers of all ages, abilities and aspirations. The School of BNC has wonderful programs introducing our youngest dancers into the world of dance — including our ever-popular Fairytale Ballet Camp and Dance With Me for toddlers and their caregivers. The School of BNC also offers unique programs for older beginners, including adults. For intermediate and advanced dancers, we help them hone their skills and rise to their highest artistic ability. Come try a free class before enrolling, offer expires May 7.
- Boulder Dinner Theatre Academy
5501 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder
Drama Camp — Students entering grades six through 12 are invited to participate in an intensive training in the dramatic arts, with an emphasis on singing, dancing and acting. Academy students will learn the basics of producing their performance from beginning to end, including lighting, sound, set design and stage management. BDT Academy’s Summer Drama Camp sessions are held twice each summer for three weeks.
City Drama Camps — BDT Academy also has summer drama camps for children ages 5-12, in cooperation with the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department. We offer nine week-long drama camps, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The camps are held at Salberg Park at the corner of 19th Street and Elder Avenue. Each week is different and uses the technique of “playmaking,” which lets the children use their
imagination to adapt a familiar story or write their own script. Each
day consists of script writing or review, drama instruction, set and
costume making, rehearsal and outdoor playtime.
- Boulder Stars Show Choir
Mountain View United Methodist, Boulder
Join the Boulder Stars Show
Choir 2012 Summer Camp (ages 8-14) for a joyful adventure in singing,
dancing and performing Broadway, pop and more! Monday-Friday, June
25-29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a Friday performance at 5 p.m.
- Camp Oonie Koonie Cha Early Childhood Music Camp
Monday through Friday, 9
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Session I June 4-8, Session II June 11-15
Registration fee: $45 Tuition: $195 Camp Oonie Koonie Cha is an
action-packed, cross-curricular musical experience for young children
ages 4 to 8. Join us this year for “Jungle Jive,” a magical, musical
safari! Rumble through the jungle dancing like wild animals. Practice
African drumming and make your own masks and instruments. Jeff Kagan
joins us full-time this year to lead Science and Sound with his
interactive explorations and even a live critter or two. Music
integrated with art, science, dramatic play, storytelling and Orff
xylphone orchestra. Your kids will be singing and playing along with
their CD all year long! Low 8:1 student teacher ratio, and all teachers
and guides are experienced early childhood educators.
- CenterStage Theater Company
CenterStage Theatre Company
provides a rich atmosphere that leads young people into excellence in
the vast world of theatre arts, thus building confidence, self-esteem,
community awareness and friendships that last a lifetime. These
two-week, full-day camps are for kids entering fourth to ninth grade in
the fall and will end with a complete musical production. Please visit
www. centerstagetheatercompany.org for details.
- Colorado Music Festival
900 Baseline Rd., Boulder
Programs are designed to
introduce kids ages 4-18 to the excitement of live classical music. In
addition to the workshop, kids receive a free concert ticket and a 50
percent off voucher for an accompanying adult to attend a Colorado Music
Festival Orchestra concert.
- Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s Camp Shakespeare
University of Colorado, Boulder
303-492-1537 www.coloradoshakes.org/campshakespeare firstname.lastname@example.org
Ages 6-18. Unlock the magic
of Shakespeare’s language with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s
wildly popular summer acting programs. Camp Shakespeare is a three-week
intensive for ages 10-18, in which campers rehearse and perform
Shakespeare’s plays on the Mary Rippon stage! Camp Shakespeare runs July
16 to Aug. 3 from 1 to 5 pm. Shakespeare’s Sprites, now in its second
year, is a week-long mini camp for 6- to 9-year-olds, held from 9
a.m.-12 p.m. Call 303-492-1973 or email csfedout@ colorado.edu to sign up. Visit our website at www.coloradoshakes.org/educationoutreach/camps for more information.
- Curious Theatre Company
Curious New Voices is an
intensive summer playwriting workshop for ages 15-21. This three-week
program involves writing an original short play with the help of
experienced instructors and nationally recognized playwrights. The camp
culminates in a staged reading festival.
- Dance Camps at Reverence!
11th Annual Dance Camps at Reverence Academy of Dance 1370 Miners Dr., #103, Lafayette
Classes are specific to age range and class level so that you will have fun in all classes and be
challenged in the dance classes: Ballet, Character, Jazz, Lyrical,
Musical Theatre, and, of course, go to the pool and have a performance
at the end of the week. Help yourself improve in all your dance
technique, musicality and performance skills! Develop the triple threat
For juniors (3-4 years old and 5-6 years old), half-day camps are $100 week.
For those 7 and older, full-day camps are $200 week.
See our website to register online and for details! Camps are held weekly from June 11 to Aug. 3.
- Denver Center Theater Academy
1101 13th St., Denver
303-446-4892 www.denvercenter.org email@example.com
Co-ed daytime drama
programs. Ages 5-18. Learn to act, sing, dance and design sets. All
classes taught by professional actors and directors from the DCPA. 9
a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 11 through Aug. 10. $200-$450. Scholarships
- Dog House Music Rock & Roll Camp for teens & kids
For beginners, advanced
players and bands, our week-long teen camps focus on original
songwriting and lessons to improve your technique. Learn from seasoned
instructors and band coaches using professional gear, and prepare for
your final show — a real gig in a real venue! Half-day kids’ program
also available, focusing on basic technique and songwriting. Programs
available for ages 6-17. We are locally owned and operated since we
opened our doors in 2003. Referral bonus for new campers.
- Flying High & Acting Up!
Kids Summer Aerial Arts Camp
3022 E. Sterling Circle, #C, Boulder
Has your child ever dreamed
of flying — the amazing freedom, the weightlessness, the excitement?
Join professional teachers of aerial arts, dance and physical theater
for an exciting camp! Students ages 8-16 are invited to Frequent Flyers’
Aerial Dance Studio to have fun learning skills on trapeze, aerial
fabric, hoop, juggling, acrobatics and so much more. Students will work
to combine dance, theater and improvisation to cultivate the skills
necessary to become a performing artist. We will adapt a myth or legend
into a script that will become the basis of the culminating performance.
Help us transform the equipment into a magical world of flying bodies
and soaring spirits! Students will divide into groups based on age and
ability. Six weeks to choose from!
- Guitars Etc. “Rock” Camp
303-776-8388 firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Guitar Hero ... in real life! Have fun learning songs and performing them as a band and be coached by professional musicians. For ages 9-17.
- Imagination! Circus Arts Camp
4747 N. 26th St., Boulder
Imagination! Circus Arts
Camp is a chance for kids of any skill level to literally join the
circus! The camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for an
entire week. Kids not only learn various circus skills, they also learn
how to prepare a specialized act of their choice for presentation, as
well as how to rehearse a full show that includes an allcamp finale! It
is a jam-packed week with tons of fun and energy. Each child picks his
or her act of focus as a “major.” They then follow a schedule that
changes each day to fit the needs of that particular group of campers
and their skills. The schedule includes “major” rehearsal times, as well
as group finale rehearsals that include everything from acro-stunting
and mini-tramp to Chinese pole and teeterboard. In between, we work on
theatre and performance techniques through games and exercises that
progress each day. The last day of the session, the campers rehearse the
fulllength show, and then perform the onehour show for their friends
Sessions are July 16-20 and July 23-27. For ages 8-16, $300 per child, per session.
- Kamp Kutandara
5401 Western Ave., Boulder
Ages 4-14. June dates
Monday through Friday. 9 to 11:30 a.m. for 4-5 years old; and 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. for 6-14 years old. Summer camp with a crosscultural twist! Three
Give your child an
experience to remember this summer! African drumming and dance,
Zimbabwean marimba (ages 6-14), African crafts, new friends and great
fun! Nonperishable snack, lunch (if staying until 1 p.m.) and water
bottle needed. No prior musical experience necessary. Family discounts
and scholarships available. Call Kutandara Center at 303-443-2969, email
info@ kutandara.com or visit www.kutandara. com for more information or to register.
- A Midsummer Day’s Dream String Camp
7100 South Boulder Rd., Boulder
303-908-2493 www.fsamusic.org firstname.lastname@example.org
A Midsummer Day’s Dream
String Camp. Ages 5-105. Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20, with
July 21 student concert at 2 p.m. and a Thursday faculty concert at 7
p.m. Violin, viola, cello and string quartet. Featuring renowned,
award-winning teachers and guest artists from Boston's renowned A Far
Cry string ensemble, www.afarcry.org.
Come to AMSDD to expand your musicianship and have an awesome time
doing it! We offer composition, music appreciation, theory,
sight-reading, master classes, orchestral training, improvisation,
conducting, fiddle, a beginning program and more. Advanced string
quartet seminar for advanced quartet training.
- Mojo’s Music ROCK BAND CAMP
1350 Ken Pratt Blvd., Suite 1, Longmont
Live music day camp. New
sessions begin every Monday through Friday all summer long. 9:30 a.m. –
1:30 p.m. We choose music that is fun and intelligent. In the past,
we’ve done Stevie Wonder, The Eagles, James Brown, B.B. King and more.
Students learn a couple
songs per day with professional music instructors all week long. By the
end of the week we are ready to perform a concert for parents and
friends to watch. The performance takes place during the last hour of
camp on Friday afternoon, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Mojo’s Music. Students
receive a T-shirt and DVD recording of their concert at the end of the
- Parlando School for the Arts
Parlando School for the
Arts offers summer camps and programs for all instruments, ages and
abilities, including Summer Music Safari (for young children),
Kids-n-Keys, intro classes for most instruments, musical theater and
- Peanut Butter Players Sum Fun Musical Theater
990 Public Road, Lafayette
Four one-week workshops in
which students will study a modern American musical, learn songs and
dances and scenes, and perform them for parents on the last day. Ages
7-18. June 4-8 is Snoopy!!! June 11-15 is Jungle Book. July 23-27 is Wizard of Oz. July 30-Aug. 10 is Kiss Me, Kate (advanced).
- Pegasus Groups (Girls Only!)
Pegasus Programs are
Adventure Quests designed to specifically focus on the social, emotional
and developmental needs of girls. It is an adventure with more social
situations, fewer battles, more riddles and puzzles and, of course, more
animal encounters. Join an all-girl group with an all-female staff.
- Reel Kids
Lights! Camera! Action!
This fun, high-energy summer camp is packed with improv games, costumes,
crazy characters and the very popular "Friday Super Soaker" water gun
fight! Each student will rehearse a scene of their choice and discover
how to use their own unique personalities to bring their character alive
on film. They will also have the opportunity to work on a film crew and
learn the basics of movie-making as well. All students will receive a
professionally edited DVD of their film and are invited to an end of
summer "Red Carpet Premiere Night" for friends and family. (Ages 8-16)
New! Spring Break Camp! March 26-30, M-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. June 11-15,
M-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. June 18-22, M-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. June 25-29, M-F 11
a.m. - 4 p.m.
only camp! age 12-16) July 16-20, M-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. July 23-27, M-F
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. July 30- Aug. 3, M-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Rocky Mountain Center for Musical Arts
200 E Baseline Rd., Lafayette
Join us for our summer term
June 18 – July 28. Music camps, classes and workshops for all ages and
abilities during our six-week term include Music Together, a
nationally-certified program featuring songs, movement and instrument
play for kids up to 7; Jump Start to Middle School Band for rising sixth
graders to build on the skills learned in fifth grade; C’s Jazz in
Summer, jazz band and improv classes for all ages; Suzuki Guitar Camp
for ages 5-7; String Camp for ages 6-9; Young Strings for ages 3-6; Meet
the Instruments for ages 4-9 to explore woodwinds, brass, percussion,
strings and keyboard instruments; Classically Kids for ages 9-13;
Broadway Kids for ages 9-13; Princess Music Camp for ages 4-6 with
singing, dancing, games; World Music Workshops with the Brubeck
Brothers, Time for Three and La Clave Secreta and much more. We also
offer individual and small group lessons for all ages, all instruments,
voice, theory and composition.
- Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids — Summer Performing Arts Camp
Boulder and Denver
May 29 - Aug. 12. Younger Company (ages 5-8): Beauty & The Beast, Wizard of Oz, Charlotte's Web and more! Comprehensive three-week performing arts curriculum for young performers. Combine camps for a full day and save $200.
Older Company (ages 8-16): In our 17th summer! Narnia, Aladdin, Gleeful 2 and more! Curriculum includes dance technique, character study, voice training, and more.
Actors Academy for the Performing Arts (formerly
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens) (ages 14-22): Broadway Boot Camp is a
unique 10-day theater training intensive where dedicated student
performers choose a track in either musical theater or drama and study
daily with top theatre industry professionals. Our final Showcase will
include material from Rent, West Side Story, The Producers, Spring Awakening, Spamalot and more. Students will attend approximately 60 hours of master classes in acting, dance, voice, and auditioning.
- Rocky Ridge Music Center
465 Longs Peak Rd., Estes Park
970-586-4031 www.rockyridge.org email@example.com
Ages 10 and up. This summer
music camp, located at the foot of Long's Peak near Estes Park, offers a
variety of overnight camp sessions designed for music students who want
to advance their musical skills in an intense, creative and nurturing
environment. Now in its 71st year, Rocky Ridge seminars are designed to
improve and broaden musical skills in the areas of strings, woodwinds,
brass, piano and voice, through solo, chamber, orchestral and
composition studies, all under the guidance of a world-class faculty and
guest artists. Every Sunday afternoon features Music in the Mountains
Student Seminars (ages 10-15) June 12-24, July 31-Aug 12; Young Artist
Seminar (ages 15-24) June 26-July 29; Adult Piano Seminar (ages 18 and
up) June 6-10; Chamberre in the Rockies (ages 18 and up) Aug 15-19;
Early Music Festival & Workshop (ages 18 and up) Aug 22-27.
- School of Rock
3280 20th St., Boulder
Forget arts and crafts and
morning swimming lessons. This summer, kids 7-18 will get the ultimate
summer camp experience: a chance to be immersed in the fundamentals of
rock and roll with School of Rock Summer Camps! There are two types of
camps: Performance Camps and Recording/Engineering Camps. Students
enrolled in the Rock and Roll Performance Camps will spend a full week
working in a hands-on atmosphere learning performance techniques and the
art of being in a rock band. The Recording/Engineering Camp will enable
students to learn the basic skills and techniques associated with
recording and producing a song from the ground up.
- Wolf Theatre Academy
350 S. Dahlia St., Denver
Grades pre-K to 12. At the
Wolf Theatre Academy, our students work with seasoned theatrical
professionals who are also versed in the art of theatre education. Our
students grow through encouragement in an environment that supports
their development as individuals and as artists. Ageappropriate
programming allows younger children to focus on play, fun, creation and
fantasy, while older students learn the skills that will enable them to
approach demanding dramatic material. Our three-week mainstage
production classes are fully mounted productions produced by
professionals featuring students in grades 6-12.