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Day Camps

. Arapahoe YMCA Sports Camp

(entering first-sixth grade)

Enjoy a day camp with a sports focus. Every week campers will experience sport clinics, scrimmages, a themed field trip and end the week with a final game and swimming! Weeks are scheduled to take advantage of the wonderful array of sports options available in the Denver/ Boulder area. Field trips to Coors Field and the Denver Broncos practice facility are just some of the fun trips campers will get to participate in. May 31 to August 12. $220 for YMCA members/$245 non-member

- Art of Soccer

7750 Jade Ct., Boulder

303-494-0264

This camp is on skill development and team tactics, with an emphasis on flexibility, style and variations. The advanced student will participate in drills to improve ability to read the game and adjust quickly and effectively as it evolves. The camp is co-ed, for ages 7-16.

- Boulder County Force Soccer Camps

1510 28th St., Suite 100, Boulder

303-443-8877 www.bcforce.com

FC Boulder Soccer Camps provide an environment for soccer development for players of all abilities. Our camps maintain a focus on the FC Boulder club values of community, character, passion and achievement. Players will receive small-group training involving soccer fundamentals, techniques and tactics. Activities will be designed to accommodate players of all skill levels and abilities. FC Boulder camps welcome recreational and competitive-based players who are looking not only to improve themselves as soccer players, but also to have fun playing the beautiful game of soccer. For ages 4-14.

- Boulder Indoor Soccer Camp

2845 29th St., Boulder

www.boulderindoorsoccer.com 303-440-0809

Boulder Indoor Soccer is currently starting its 10th year of summer camps. The Indoor Summer Soccer Camps will be offered for mornings, afternoons or full-day camps. Players can register for individual half days, full days or the entire week. We offer discounts for multiple days registered within one week. Under the direction of Coach Peter Ambrose, the indoor camps offer a wide variety of individual skill training, small sided games and optional swimming in the afternoons!

The Boulder Rapids Outdoor Summer Soccer Camps are heading into their 14th year. The camps give players a full week of training. Under the direction of Peter Ambrose, BIS’s coaching staff will provide professional training sessions that are both educational and fun! Utilizing a 1:10 ratio of staff to campers at the Pleasant View Soccer Complex, each player will be taught the technical skills of soccer, match-related activities and small sided games.

- Boulder Quest Center

1501 Lee Hill Road, #18, Boulder

303-440-3647 www.boulderquest.com info@boulderquest.com

Boulder Quest transforms your life with the magic of real martial arts. The Ninja of ancient Japan were martial arts wizards who unlocked the secrets of nature to protect their family and friends. Nine families through time have passed down these lessons to our generation. Imagine the wonder of visionary secrets that would allow campers to deal with dangerous personal security issues decisively, powerfully and successfully, while feeling safe to be heroically kind, benevolent and helpful. Boulder Quest teaches ways to increase the likelihood of your peace, security and well-being, while not encouraging violence. Join on the path of the warrior wizards of Japan. The path of the protector awaits!

- Boulder Indoor Cycling

3550 Frontier Ave., Suite A, Boulder

303-292-5464 www.boulderindoorcycling.com

Boulder Indoor Cycling offers camps and clinics throughout the year whenever kids are off school. Our coaches follow a specialized daily itinerary that will take your child to the next level in their cycling. While campers spend the day riding around our various trails, they perfect their balance, confidence and technique while having fun.

All camps and clinics include both indoor and outdoor activities. For children ages 5 to 15 years old.

Campers can register for any of our camps and clinics on a daily or weekly basis and even break down the days into morning or afternoon sessions.

- Boulder Rapids Youth Soccer Camp

www.rapidsreserve.com 303-440-0809

Boulder and Longmont

The Boulder Rapids Reserve Soccer Camp, under the direction of Head Coach Peter Ambrose, provides players with a competitive and enjoyable experience. Our guest staff features past professional coaches, United States National Under-23 Team Players and current college All-Americans from across the country are scheduled to attend. Campers will receive specialized competitive training on soccer fundamentals, techniques and tactics. This camp is designed for recreational and competitive based soccer players who desire quality coaching while having fun. Daily activities include warm up, stretching, shooting and finishing on goal, striking a driven ball with proper technique, passing and receiving, technical ball control, skill work, feints and the art of deception with the ball, foot speed with the ball, defensive shape and movement training.

- Boulder Rock Club Climbing Camps

2829 Mapleton Ave., Boulder

303-447-2804 www.totalclimbing.com

Based out of Boulder, the Boulder Rock Club is offering week-long climbing camps that suit both beginners and expert climbers. Each day, students will climb at a different outdoor climbing location in and around Boulder, practicing climbing skills, focusing on outdoor leadership development and having fun! They’ll spend their afternoons riding bikes at Boulder Indoor Cycling

twice a week, and swimming on Fridays. Camps are broken up into three different age groups (6-8, 9-11, 12+). The camps run from Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 or 4 p.m. (depending on age group).

The Boulder Rock Club is also offering an indoor climbing camp option. Students ages 6-14 can take part in a half-day or full-day camp. They will be placed into smaller groups of similar-aged students. Our indoor camps focus on safety skills, climbing technique and having fun!

The Boulder Rock Club has been awarded the “Best of Boulder” seven years running!

Both camp options start in June and run weekly through August. Each day starts and ends at the Boulder Rock Club located at 2829 Mapleton Ave., Boulder. 303-447-2804, www.totalclimbing.com

- City of Boulder Sports Camps

303-441-3410 www.boulderparks-rec.org

Call or visit the website for schedules and locations. Ages vary by sport.

- Colorado Academy Mustang Sports Camps

3800 S. Pierce St., Denver

303-914-2531 www.coloradoacademysummer.org

Whether for a competitive player or an individual achiever, Mustang Sports Camps are a special experience for young people. Camps include team sports, adventure sports, taekwondo, horsemanship, fencing, yoga, bowling and more.

- Itsera Martial Arts & Family Fitness

7960 Niwot Road, B12, Niwot

303-652-0104 www.itserafitness.com

At Itsera’s Martial Arts camp, kids will learn and build on the values of respect, courtesy, listening to our parents, selfconfidence, self-discipline as well as a great physical fitness outlet. During the week, kids will participate in a number of martial arts-based skills and drills, plus other great activities to keep them engaged throughout their week. This is an all-day camp. Drop-off is at 8:45 a.m. and pick up is at 4 p.m. Our week ends with a camp graduation where we invite all parents to attend so that you can see all the fun things your children learned with a week-ending show.

- Junior Tennis Program at Millenium Harvest House

1345 28th St., Boulder

303-449-5033 www.harvesthousetennis.com

Staffed by some of the area’s top teaching professionals, this program is modeled after the best player development programs in the country. The program encompasses ages 4 to 18 and all levels of aspiring tennis players. The program is structured and fun and focuses on helping players get a feel for the game through stroke development, shot placement, strategy and match play. You can sign up by the week.

- N Zone Sports

Boulder Area

303-832-7043 www.NZoneSports.com

N Zone Sports provides what youth sports programs should: a fun, safe, and rewarding experience for all participants. N Zone offers the best elements and values sports teach, while eliminating typical downfalls associated with most leagues. Kids ages 3-14 may participate in sports programs and camps/clinics such as flag football, basketball, soccer, cheerleading and more. Emphasizing fun and healthy competition, there are no drafts or tryouts required. Teams practice one day a week learning the sport while focusing on the value of good sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork. Parents enjoy a trusted program with background checks for all coaches as well as the convenience of games scheduled one day a week on Saturday mornings. Get N the Zone with N Zone sports. More information on current sports offerings, camps and clinics can be found at www.NZoneSports.com or call us today at 303-832-7043.

- Northern Colorado Fencers

1949 33rd St., Boulder

303-443-6557 www.ncfencers.org

Exciting, fun and safe fencing camps for young beginners! For ages 7-13. Camps run half-days, either 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, most weeks throughout the summer. All fencing equipment provided for use. Participants should wear long, loose pants, T-shirts and non-marking athletic shoes. Please see our website (www.ncfencers.org) to register online and to find out more about our camps, our club and our sport! Camps cost $170/week (multiple weeks/ sibling discounts available). Call (303-443- 6557) or email (ncfboulder@gmail.com) us for more information.

- The Spot Climbing School

3240 Prairie Ave., Boulder

303-379-8806 www.thespotgym.com

This is a great outlet for kids this summer. The friendly, safe and experienced staff will guide your child through an incredible summer full of adventure in the Boulder foothills. Rock climbing outdoors provides a great engaging challenge in a cooperative team environment. Outdoor summer camps at the Spot are great for all abilities, from the first-time youth climber to the elite teen preparing for serious climbing competition.

- Swim School of Boulder and Scuba Rangers Program

3051 Bluff St., Boulder

303.444.7234 www.oceanfirstdivers.com

You're ready for your little ones to learn to swim, but how can you be sure the person that will teach them knows what they're doing? That's where The Swim School of Boulder steps in and shows the way using standards-based training systems that begin with ethical standards and move toward specifics of teaching. Our standardized lesson plan, known as the Gold Script, allows us to create an open enrollment program without impact to the progression of the swimmer. Classes are tailored to the individual swimmer based on ability, not on a timeframe for completion, allowing swimmers to move up on an individualized basis.

Do you have kids over 7 years old? Check out our Scuba Rangers for kids between 7 and 12 years old who are looking for action-packed fun in Boulder County’s only heated dive pool. Scuba missions offer a variety of exciting pool dives with a chance to meet new friends. This is an excellent way to introduce kids to scuba diving. The kids are taught the skills and knowledge they need to become safe and successful divers in a fun-yet-controlled environment. Contact us today to get your children swimming and exploring the magic of the underwater world!

- Teens, Inc. British Soccer Camp

151 East St., Nederland

303-258-3821 www.teensinc.org

Teens, Inc. hosts the popular weeklong British Soccer program where culture and sports meet. Talented young adults from England come to the U.S. to share their soccer skills with youth ages 3-16. Participants learn soccer skills, sportsmanship and have lots of fun. Also offering Athletic Adventures camp, a general summer camp with arts and crafts, gymnastics, music, field trips and more! British Soccer Camp is June 20-24. Athletic Adventure Camp is June 2 through Aug. 13.

- University of Colorado Sports Camps

CU campus, Boulder

www.cubuffs.com/camps

Day and overnight camps for all ages from May through July. This is the opportunity to learn your favorite sports from your team, the Colorado Buffaloes. CU Athletics offers summer sport camps for the following sports: football, basketball, tennis, golf, ski, volleyball and soccer. The camps provide a chance to work with CU coaches and athletes, experience life on campus, and play where the Buffaloes play.

- YMCA of Boulder Valley Skateboarding Camps

Boulder

303-664-5455 www.ymcabv.org

(entering fourth-12th grade)

The Y has been providing skateboarding programs for more than 10 years with a focus on balancing safety with skill development. Campers are introduced to a variety of challenging techniques such as long boarding, downhill, street and park skating. This provides plenty of opportunity for skaters to return year after year to explore the next level of skating. Safety is our highest priority, therefore, campers are required to have proper safety equipment. Classes and camps are very small due to individual attention given to skaters. Register early!

- YMCA of Boulder Valley Y Riders Cycle Camps

Boulder

303-664-5455 www.ymcabv.org

Y-Riders biking camps have been teaching kids and teens to ride successfully and safely for more than 25 years. The unique progression of the Y-Riders camps allows riders to come back year after year and gain new skills and experiences, which grow their riding ability to new heights throughout their lifetime! Starting in first grade, children can learn how to ride a two-wheeler in “Learn to Bike” and build their skills at “Y-Riders Basic Skills.” Jr-Y-Riders and Local Adventures offer skills in path riding and mountain biking, and for those teens that want the ultimate experience, join us for “Colorado Excursions” to explore the mountains of Colorado in a week-long camping and bike trek. Small groups with low ratios provide the perfect environment for campers to learn safe biking and build their skills. Our staff have extensive experience in biking and working with groups of campers.

- YMCA of Boulder Valley Sports Day Camp

Boulder

303-664-5455

(entering first-eighth grade)

This camp is designed for the sports fan, with different sports offered throughout the summer! From the beginner to sports enthusiast, there is always something to learn at sports camp. Campers will learn “The Y Way to Play” through healthy competition during mini scrimmages. In order to give our active bodies the rest and relaxation they need, team building and board games will be offered during a break in the day to allow our active bodies to re-fuel. “Splash days” in our outdoor pool will be included each week, along with a field trip — related to the theme on most weeks. Basketball weeks offered at both Arapahoe and Mapleton Y facilities. Optional Swim Lessons: We are offering a Monday- Thursday swim lesson session from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. at our outdoor Arapahoe Y facility pool for an additional fee. Shuttle drop-off and pick-up service from the Mapleton YMCA is available at no additional fee.

Check the website for descriptions for each camp: www.ymcabv.org.

Sports camps

Overnight Camps

- Woodward at Copper

888-350-1544

Copper Mountain

www.woodwardatcopper.com

Woodward at Copper is a year round ski and snowboard program offering half and full week summer camps. Woodward at Copper offers the Barn, the first indoor snowboard and ski training facility with trampolines, foam pits and Snowflex jumps dedicated to terrain park and pipe progression. Campers develop their tricks in the Woodward at Copper Barn and progress them in Copper Mountain’s summer terrain parks. New this year: We are offering Freeride Mountain Bike and Digital Media Camp!

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