Overnight Outdoor Camps

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OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Adventure Quest Overnight Quest with Renaissance Adventures

Jamestown 303-786-9216

Be
the hero of a mythic quest! Since 1995, Renaissance Adventures has
offered summer quests, birthday parties, after-school events, and
holiday programs in Adventure Quest. Solve mysteries and riddles,
explore mythic lands, brainstorm creative solutions to puzzling
dilemmas, meet interesting characters and monsters, swashbuckle with
foes using our safe, foam swords, and negotiate peace treaties.
Adventure Quest is an exciting, outdoor activity for kids age 6-16 in
Boulder County and throughout the Front Range. Our programs teach
team-building skills and fair play in an inspiring journey of creative
expression and responsible empowerment. July 12-15.

Altogether Outdoors Summer Camps

Boulder & Denver 720-249-2997

aocamps.com

For
boys and girls, ages 4 1/2-15. AO Camps is entering its ninth summer of
serving Boulder families, and focuses on authentic, nature-based
experiences for children. Campers hike, climb, sing camp songs, make
crafts, learn about the environment, fish and much more! AO’s Junior
Program (ages 4 1/2-6) is based in town and spends each day outside in
some of Boulder’s best natural spaces. The Eldorado Canyon program is
for ages 7-11, and the Intro to Backpacking program is a combination day
camp/backpack trip for ages 11-15. AO Sleep Away Camp is a one- or
two-week resident camp in the mountains. AO is accredited by the
American Camp Association and licensed by the State of Colorado. They
create opportunities for campers of all socioeconomic levels through
donations to their Campership fund.

Avid4 Adventure

Bailey 720-249-2412

www.Avid4.com

Colorado
Mountain Camp for ages 7-14 and Teen Leadership Program for ages 13-17.
Both in July. Enter code “bw” when registering for $15 Off!

Cal-Wood Summer Camps

Jamestown 303-449-0603

www.calwood.org

Cal-Wood
Leadership and Outdoor Camp: Ages 12- 15. Week-long camp for kids to
learn what it takes to be a great leader while exploring our 1,200-acre
backyard nestled in the foothills in Jamestown. With 30 years’
experience teaching kids outdoors, it’s an adventure you don’t want to
miss. Activities: horseback riding, high ropes, archery, fly-fishing,
teaching and group management skills and even an overnight backpack
trip, to name just a few. Campers stay in cabins. July 18-23. $490.
Cal-Wood Summer Camp: Ages 9-12. Week-long camp for kids to explore our
1,200 acres near Jamestown. Activities: horseback riding, high ropes,
outdoor skills, team games, arts and crafts, and even an overnight
campout, to name just a few. Campers stay in cabins. July 24-29. $490.
Cal-Wood’s Ultimate Nature Experience (T.U.N.E) Summer Camp: Ages 10-15.
Three-day overnight outdoor skills camp presented in partnership with
Pheasants Forever. Activities: shooting sports, falconry, dog training,
fly-fishing, archery, wetland and forest ecology, survival skills, low
ropes, careers in conservation and much more (all activities are taught
by professional staff and volunteers). Campers stay in cabins. July
15-17. $350 (scholarships available).

Camp Chief Ouray/YMCA of the Rockies

Granby 970-887-2648

www.campchiefouray.org

A
traditional overnight camp for kids ages 7-17. Campers live in cabins
with two counselors and six to nine other children of their own gender
and age. Each cabin is under the direct leadership of a college-aged
counselor. Counselors receive extensive training at camp prior to the
campers’ arrival. Staff-to-camper ratio is one-to-five or lower. For
nearly a century, Camp Chief Ouray (CCO) has been the adventurous
playground for boys and girls from around the world. Located on 5,100
acres of mountains, valleys, streams and meadows — boredom is simply not
an option.

Cheley Colorado Camps

Estes Park 303-377-3616

www.cheley.com

The
Cheley Mission: ”We build the lasting character and resiliency of young
people, creating unique life experiences in a challenging and nurturing
natural environment.”

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center – Middle School Archaeology Camp

Cortez 800-422-8975 ext. 146

www.crowcanyon.org

Think
you’re too young for archaeology? Think again! This week-long
introduction to archaeology is filled with fun activities, interesting
discussions and lots of opportunities to make new friends

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center – High School Archaeology Camp

Cortez 800-422-8975 ext. 146

www.crowcanyon.org

This
week-long camp is a great way to try your hand at archaeology, as you
excavate a real archaeological site and work with ancient Pueblo
artifacts in the lab.

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center – High School Field School

Cortez 800-422-8975 ext. 146

www.crowcanyon.org

Thinking
about archaeology as a career? This intensive, fun three-week program
will show you what it takes to be an archaeologist. You can add this
experience to your college application!

Deer Hill Expeditions Inc.

Mancos 970-533-7492

www.deerhillexpeditions.com

info@deerhillexpeditions.com

Deer
Hill leads inspiring journeys in the Southwest and Costa Rica that
include rafting, backpacking, climbing, mountain biking, canoeing and
service with Native tribes and U.S. Forest Service. No previous experience. Grades 7-12

Feet on the Earth Programs

Boulder 303-642-0562

www.FeetOnTheEarth.org

Every
day is a new adventure in nature! Children discover their strengths and
build confidence while learning ancient skills for living close to the
Earth. For children 7-16 years old.

The Girls’ Wilderness Program of The Women’s Wilderness Institute

Boulder 303-938-9191

www.womenswilderness.org

High-quality
wilderness day and multi-day adventures for girls ages 8-18. Fun,
creative, inspirational courses build courage, confidence and
leadership. Mature, professional staff, excellent safety record.
Generous financial aid available.

The Hero’s Academy

Boulder & Conifer 303-786-9216

www.RenaissanceAdventures.com

The
Hero’s Academy is a transformative, overnight quest for mature teens.
Within an active, outdoor game of foam sword battles and primitive
skills development, participants are challenged to work together, plan
together, and succeed together.

Laughing Coyote Project Summer Camps

Lafayette 303-325-5824

summercamp@laughingcoyoteproject. com

www.laughingcoyoteproject.org

Registration
Deadline: June 1 Overnight Camps Cost: $350-$550 sliding scale Ages:
8-17 depending on the camp. Gender: co-ed Overnight Description: The
dynamic overnight camps begin with learning camp craft and from there we
will dive into primitive skills. Topics will include: fire making,
primitive containers, cordage, basketry, primitive cooking, shelter
building, tracking, ancient scout skills and more.

Magic Sky Ranch

Fort Collins 1-877-404-5708

www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org

Girl
Scout camp is the leader in summer fun and adventure for girls at an
affordable cost. You don’t have to already be a Girl Scout — new campers
get a discount! Registration Is open for day and overnight camps
statewide.

Poulter Camps

Steamboat Springs 970-879-4816

www.poultercamps.com

Join
Poulter Camps for an extraordinary summer camp experience while
exploring the magnificent Rocky Mountains in Northwest Colorado. Poulter
Camps offer both residential and adventure travel programs for campers
ages 9 to 17 years old. Sessions run from mid-June through mid-August.
Ten-day, two-week, and four-week sessions available.

Sanborn Western Camps

Florissant 719-748-3341

www.sanbornwesterncamps.com

Since
1948, Sanborn Western Camps have been creating outdoor experiences of
exceptional quality and depth. Sanborn’s fun, relaxed atmosphere and
caring staff provide a supportive environment for individual growth in
self-confidence, independence and awareness of others. Each child’s
contributions are valued in a community based on mutual respect and
shared adventures. Big Spring Ranch for Boys and High Trails Ranch for
Girls lie at an elevation of 8,700 feet in the center of Colorado. The
camps own more than 6,000 acres of open pine forest, wildflower meadows
and rocky bluffs, an unparalleled setting for outdoor adventures.

Sky High Ranch

Colorado Springs 1-877-404-5708

www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org

Girl
Scout camp is the leader in summer fun and adventure for girls at an
affordable cost. You don’t have to already be a Girl Scout — new campers
get a discount! Registration is open for day and overnight camps
statewide.

Tomahawk Ranch

Near Bailey 1-877-404-5708

www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org

Girl
Scout camp is the leader in summer fun and adventure for girls at an
affordable cost. You don’t have to already be a Girl Scout — new campers
get a discount! Registration is open for day and overnight camps
statewide.

YMCA Camp Santa Maria (YMCA of Boulder Valley)

Bailey, Colorado 303-664-5455

www.ymcabv.org

(Ages
6-17) Focuses on youth development, crafting strong community, and
building friendships. Mini-Camp (6-8 years) and one to two weeks for
older campers. Teens will have fun in adventure trips.

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