Denver Summer Camps 2019

January 4, 2019

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I had people asking in December about a Summer Camps List.  While some are already open, others won’t open till February 1st but it’s a good idea to put them in your calendar so you don’t forget! This will be a growing list so feel free to save the link so you can check back!

Summer Camps in Denver 2019

Denver Zoo – Denver Zoo has a variety of camps and classes that run throughout the summer and through other breaks in the school year.

Boulder Summer Theater Camps – This one is for kids 8 and up that might be interested in getting on the stage.

Dance Camps – The Colorado Conservancy of Dance holds lessons throughout the summer for all levels of dancers.

Denver Botanic Gardens – If your kids love to be in the dirt or you would love them to be outside learning about science and gardening, the Denver Botanic Gardens offers a range of different summer camps.

Air & Space Camp – For students aged 8-12 Wings over the Rockies has aviation and space-based summer camps.

Avid 4 Adventure – Outdoor adventure camps for kids from Pre-K through to 7th grade for day Camps. Overnight camps from 1st grade up to 12th grade.

Dawson School – Dawson school summer camps cover a lot of bases including science, art, maths, exploration all on the Dawson school campus.

Thorne Summer Camps – Based on connecting kids to nature, Thorne Summer camps offer adventure with a mix of hands-on learning.

Mountain Kids – Kindergarten through 6th grade, Mountain kids based in Louisville offers your kids an abundance of opportunities to swim, explore, climb, ninja it out and just have fun.

Mad Science – If your kids like science, gross stuff and exploring different concepts, I have heard great things about the Mad Science summer camps. My son did Mad Science classes after school and enjoyed them.

Four Mile Camp at Cherry Creek – Kids discover the history and outdoor areas of Cherry Creek in this week-long camp.

Children’s Learning Adventure – If you need a consistent summer camp that covers the whole summer period this one may be worth looking into.

Osmond Equestrian Summer Camp – Do you have a kid that begs you for a horse or perhaps you had horses once and would love your kids to be able to ride, this summer camp is the perfect opportunity to get your kids back on a horse.

Bird Conservatory of the Rockies – Ages 4 – 18 – Camp content and activities are designed in a progression to introduce young children to the outdoors and build their skills over time.

I.D Tech – Based in Denver and Boulder on the university campuses, I.D Tech camps are for those kids that love all things techie.  From programming to learning how to monetize the happenings games these full day or overnight camps are great for your tech-loving kids.

Studio Arts Boulder and the Pottery Lab – Arts based camp for children aged 6-16.

Lego Camps – Play-Well TEKnologies will be holding a series of Lego camps throughout the north Denver area over the summer months. They have different camps ranging from Minecraft theme to STEM challenges.

The Climbing Collective Longmont – If your kids love to climb, would love to learn how to climb or are just looking for a new experience this is a great camp to try!

CU Science Discover Summer Camps – This is another summer camp I have heard amazing things about. These hands-on STEAM camps are for K-12 making it easy to have more than one child at the same summer camp in Denver.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science Summer Day Camps – The Denver Museum of Nature and Science offers a full-day camp for K-6 and half day camp for younger preschoolers.

The Little Gym, Westminster – Do you have very active kiddos, I do!  The little gym has some great options for kids up to 12.

Lifetree Day Camps – Various locations throughout the area are offered which is great. This is one of the more affordable full-day camps in the area and they do sibling discounts.

Lifetime Fitness Flatirons – Lifetime fitness has fun camps throughout the summer months. The great thing is you can work out or spend time in the cafe while kids are in camp.

Rec Centers – When I looked into the different rec centers across the area in early February most were already full, they did have a wait list which might be worth it if it is your only option. Check with local rec centers including Thornton Recreational Center, Westminster Recreational Center, Northglenn Recreational Center, and Paul Derda Rec Center, Broomfield.

If you know of a summer camp I have missed or you run a camp that you would love to see in this guide.  Contact me at