General Camps


Arvada Center Summer Arts Camps

Arvada 720-898-7200

The camps offer excellent experiences in theater, visual arts, dance, music, creative writing, ceramics, photography and more for kids ages 5-18, and ArtStart camps for 3-5-year-olds. Camps start Monday, June 2 and sessions vary from one to eight weeks. Camps times are typically from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., and 1-4 p.m. through mid-August. Campers may also sign up for Lunch Bunch sessions from 12-1 p.m. and/or After Camp sessions from 4-5 p.m. All sessions are taught by highly trained, knowledgeable teachers in a safe and fun environment. Look for a complete list of camp sessions in our 2014 catalog. To download a copy, go to

Bixby Summer Camp

Boulder 303-494-7508

Art/crafts, indoor and outdoor activities, games, gardening, drama, free swim, cooking, themed activities and field trips. Bixby boasts three shady acres with a huge sandbox, unique play structures, a large swimming pool and a ropes course.

Boulder JCC Preschool Camp

Boulder 303-448-9939

Summer Camp at the JCC preschool is an enriching and playful experience for children ages 18 months to 5 years old (entering kindergarten).

Boulder JCC Summer Specialty Camps

Boulder 303-998-1900, ext. 106

offer a variety of fun and educational weekly specialty camps for ages 4
to 14. Camps include LEGO building and robotics, cooking, gardening,
sports, music, science, art, leadership and more.

Bright Horizons

Louisville 303-665-5511

Horizons at Louisville offers two summer camp programs to meet the
needs of children of all ages. Our Summer Adventures program for
preschoolers is designed specifically for children ages 3-5 with fun
learning themes such as The Great Outdoors, Around the World and Fun
& Fitness. School-agers will have a blast
in our X-Treme Summer Fun program with a focus on fitness and
technology, awesome field trips and special guest visits throughout the
summer. Our facility features age-appropriate playgrounds, an art studio
and a full-size gymnasium with a rock climbing wall. Our new infant
classroom is now open! Call to schedule a tour and learn more.

Broomfield Academy 2014 Summer Academic Preparation Classes and Summer Enrichment Camp

Broomfield 303-469-6449

educational and fun enrichment prep classes and day camp for children
ages 3-12: “Exploration Station.” June 2-Aug. 1. Days and weeks
flexible. Open to all area children. Sibling discounts. One- and
two-week camp sessions including brain games, technorobotics, sports
adventures, mythology, culinary arts, film arts and music. Splash and
swim every day in our on-site saltwater pool and enjoy weekly fun and
educational field trips. Academic
Preschool for children ages 3-4. Kindergarten Prep, Elementary Prep and
Intermediate Prep program for children ages 4-12 will focus on enriching
and sharpening academic skills for the fall. Summer camp for children
ages 5-12, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. To request registration
materials or for more information, please call 303-469- 6449 or email principal@

Camp Comfort

Near Georgetown on I-70 303-674-6400

Evans Hospice offers summer weekend camps for grieving children.
Registration is under way for both the June 27-29 and July 25-27
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. During 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 hiking. The total cost to attend Camp
Comfort, including all workshops, recreation, meals, snacks and
overnight accommodations, is $150. Scholarships are available based on
financial need. For more information or to receive a brochure, visit the
Camp Comfort website at or call Mt. Evans Hospice at 303-674-6400.

Children’s Museum of Denver Summer Programs

Denver 303-433-7444 www.mychildsmuseum. org

Keep learning all summer long with hands-on, interactive and daily activities. Call for more information.

City of Lafayette Summer Day Camp

Lafayette 303-665-0469 camps

activities, field trips, arts, swimming, outdoors and many other
adventures. Sign up for one week or all 10. Fee includes field trips.
Ten percent pay-in-full discount by April 30.

Color Wars — With Boulder Parks and Recreation

Boulder 303-413-7270

earn points by competing in challenges and events throughout this
action-packed week. Typical team challenges include tug-of-war,
dodgeball, soccer, basketball and other games. This is a great week for
building teamwork, meeting and making new friends. Ages 5-11.

Colorado Academy Summer Camps

Denver 303-914-2531

summer programs since 1951, Colorado Academy offers summer day camps
that provide fun-filled activities for children ages 5-12, including
offerings from computers to circus arts, lacrosse, rock climbing,
photography, ice skating. Students may combine these activities with
educational and other athletic pursuits for a customized camp experience. For more information, download or request a complete catalog from the website.

Colorado Mountain Ranch Summer Day Camp

Gold Hill, Boulder 303-442-4557

Boulder summer day camp established in 1947. Traditional camp spirit,
the best place, people and fun programs. Meaningful connections —
community, friendships, nature, happy horses. Intro and focus camps:
open-range riding, outdoor skills, archery, mountainboarding,
gymnastics, disc golf. Teens, too.

Dawson Summer Camps

Lafayette 303-381-0756

out Dawson Summer Camps for kids ages 5-18 starting June 2. We have
seven funfilled weeks full of arts, music, drama, sports, science,
technology, cooking and more.

Eldorado Mountain Yoga Camp

Eldorado Springs 303-249-1671

offer a fun, focused camp adventure on a meadow nestled at the foot of
Eldorado Mountain, fewer than ten minutes south of Boulder. Campers from
ages 5 to 15 experience a free-spirited camp that integrates the
body/mind/heart benefits of Hatha Yoga with traditional summer camp
activities, including music, theater, hiking, arts and crafts, swimming
and games. Yoga and centering techniques infuse all camp activities. As a
result, kids and teens come home feeling nourished and balanced. Eight
sessions to choose from (three-session max per family). $280 per week
with 50 percent discount for up to two siblings.

Friends’ School Summer Programs

Boulder 303-499-1999, ext. 223

preschool, elementary, middle school, ages 3-14, week long morning and
afternoon sessions. June 9 to July 31. Programs include backyard camp,
cooking lab, creative writing and song writing, comedy theater, circus
stunts, photography, kids´
technology and robotics and many more. Licensed and accredited.
Discounts available. Details and registration at www.

Fun in the Sun Day Camps (YMCA of Boulder Valley) Five locations (BVSD elementary schools and the YMCA) 303-664-5455

Fun in the Sun Day Camps focus on outdoor summer fun and games.
Children develop new skills and make friends while enjoying group
activities, themed projects, a variety of games and crafts, swimming,
outdoor adventure and exciting field trips. Camp is held in various BVSD
elementary schools. (For kindergarten to sixth-graders)

The Great Outdoors — With Boulder Parks and Recreation

Boulder 303-413-7270

summer favorites such as soccer, bocce ball, flag football, capture the
flag, kickball, canoeing and more. This week will also feature field
trips to both Scott Carpenter Pool and the Boulder Reservoir. Ages 5-11.

Imagination Circus Arts

Boulder 303-548-9340

skill levels get their feet off the ground learning circus and theatre.
Fabric, web, swings, Chinese pole, teeterboard, circus bike and more.
The week finishes with a show on the last day for an audience of family
and friends. Sessions: July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1

Kiddie Academy of Broomfield

Broomfield 303-466-3635

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
ages 6-12. “Camp Adventure” is a summer day camp that offers
developmentally appropriate programs that give children the freedom to
explore topics at their own pace.

Middle and High School Camps (YMCA of Boulder Valley)

Manhattan Middle School 303-664-5455

Y offers two teen camps: Outdoor Living Skills Camp and The Ultimate
Week Camp. Outdoor Living Skills helps campers enjoy the Colorado
outdoors. They’ll learn fire-making, outdoor cooking, shelter building,
weather safety, orienteering and basic equipment needs. During the
Ultimate Week Camp, we’ll head to Elitch Gardens, Water World,
Boondocks, YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park and a local pool. (For
teens sixth to ninth grade).

My First Camp — With Boulder Parks and Recreation

Boulder 303-413-7270

for a summer camp tailored to your little one’s learning and
developmental needs? My 1st Camp participants will be exposed to sports,
tumbling, some movin’ and groovin’ to music, arts and craft projects,
and swimming. Ages 4-6.

Ninja Camp

Boulder 303-440-3647

Running, playing and exploring the world ninja style.

Olympics — With Boulder Parks and Recreation

Boulder 303-413-7270

enjoy their favorite Olympic sports with a camp twist! Competition play
will focus on good sportsmanship and what it means to be an Olympian
with medal prizes. They will also get a chance to play some less known,
but equally fun, sports like bocce ball, horseshoes, ladder ball and
more. Ages 5-11.

Rocky Mountain Day Camp

Boulder and Superior locations 303-495-5204

We are Boulder County’s award-winning summer day camp for boys and girls. The only traditional day camp offered in the area.

Shepherd Valley Waldorf School Summer Camp; Camp Morning Glory and

Camp Cottonwood

Niwot 303-652-0130

Waldorf-inspired camp. Children enjoy the land through immersion in our
games and educational activities on our 38 acres while relaxing and
enjoying with friends on a summer day!

Sunflower Farm Summer Camps

Longmont 303-774-8001

camps are designed to give each child a sense of rural, farm lifestyle.
Each morning we break into groups based on age. Outdoor activities
include feeding and care of animals, horse rides, gardening, art, and
old-fashioned play, such as climbing hay bales, zip line, tree houses,
tire swings, and so much more. Camp counselor staff will range from
late-teens with an interest in child education, paired with experienced
women/teachers in the community. Visit our website to see a more
detailed curriculum for the camp for older kids. Multiple-session
discount. Sign up for several sessions — these camp
mornings are never the same. Location: 11150 Prospect Road, Longmont.
Different programs range from ages 3-10, 10-14. (June 9 – Aug. 1). To
view schedule and register online, go to www. sunflowerfarminfo. com or
call 303- 774-8001.

Sunset Academy Summer Day Camp

Longmont 303-651-6600

excursions feature swimming, skating, bowling, rollerblading, museums,
nature hikes and more. There are weekly trips to places such as the
Denver Zoo, Broomfield Aquatic Park, national parks and more. Ages 5-12.

Overnight Camps

Global Works Travel

Boulder 303-545-2202

more than 24 years, Global Works has been an industry leader in
community service-based adventure travel programs for high school
students and groups. Much more than a vacation, Global Works
international trips are the bridge for meaningful cultural exchange with
people around the world. In all of our locations, we partner with
communities and organizations to select and implement grassroots service projects
that make an impact. Our philosophy is to work with a village, not for a
village. In partnership with community members, we provide a grassroots
experience that makes an impact on both our students and our partner
organizations. Your unforgettable journey of community service, language
immersion, cultural exchange and adventure starts here!

YMCA Camp Shady Brook

Sedalia 719-329-7292

into the breathtaking background of Pike National Forest, Camp Shady
Brook has been making memories in the mountains for 65 years. We offer
week-long sessions for ages 6-17. Classic summer camp activities include
archery, swimming, boating and challenge course. Specialized sessions
include equestrian programs, art camp, drama camp, flyfishing camp and
much more.

friends, build self esteem, gain independence, learn responsible
decisionmaking and have an adventure! Campers enjoy camp in a safe
environment designed to foster growth through fun, safe and challenging

Easy online registration at CampShadyBrook. org.