Swimming, biking, hiking, and discovering are only a few of the fun activities associated with the summertime. Kids try to cram as much fun and adventure into this three-month period as possible, and what better way to do so than by attending a summer camp program.
Summer camp can be a wonderful experience. Learning, exploring, and participating in a summer camp program can help your child to gain memories that they will never forget. Not to mention share a wonderful lifetime experience with other children just like them.
Sports, recreation, hobbies, crafts and camping can all be very exciting, and what child wouldn’t want to spend their summer vacation indulging in fun? Here is a guide to some of Denver and Aurora’s Top Summer Camp Programs of 2006. Check them out!!
Aurora Summer Day Camps
Arapahoe County is gearing up for one exciting summer. The city of Aurora is offering loads of summer day camps for children of all ages. Some programs include Leisure Lifestyles camps for ages 6 to 12, Camp Cook-A-Munga for ages 6 to 12, and also cooking camps, dance camps, crafts camps, drama camps, Gymnastic Camp of Champs, history camps, Pioneer Camp and Kids Club. This will definitely be a summer to remember. If you would like more info, please call for a complete list of camp dates, camps, and costs.
City of Aurora
Carefree Early Learning Center
Fun! Fun! Fun! All summer long! This camp offers children field trips and tours. Kids will be involved in crafts, swimming, bowling, skating, and fun picnics all summer long. Check out this cool camp for 06′. Available for kids ages 6 to 12. 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
15151 E. Wesley Ave.
Denver Academy Summer Day Camps
Do you have a creative little person at home? If so then this is the camp for you. This camp is filled with an array of fun adventures including: College Visitation for grades 9-12; Playful Performances camp for elementary-school children; Summer Theatre for middle-school children. Creative Canvas camp for elementary-school children; Summer Day Camp for ages 8 to 12; International Welding, ages 14 to 18; the Art and Science of Rocketry, grades 2 to 5 and 6 to 8; Photography Camp, ages 12 to 18.
4400 E. Iliff Ave.
Phone: 303-777-5870, ext. 260
Denver Parks and Recreation Summer Camp 2006
Children have a variety of choices to pick from this summer. Denver Parks and Recreation is offering children ages 6-12 outdoor adventures, sports, fitness, arts and cultural enrichment programs. For more information please give them a call.
Denver Parks and Recreation
Denver Public Schools “Camp in the City”
What can be more awesome than having a camping experience in the city with other cool kids? This camp will have children involved in arts and crafts, walking field trips, physical games and playground activities. What a cool and exciting way to spend your summer vacation. Available for children ages 4 to 12. 7:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Crofton Elementary School
2409 Arapahoe St.
Girl Scout Day Camps
Cookies and badges, is a fun way for a girl to spend her summer. Get involved with other girls by participating in crafts, games, traditional Girl Scout skills, songs, science and nature. Have a fun and exciting summer Girl Scout style. Available for future scouts ages 6 to 18. Starting June thru August.
Locations throughout the Denver Metro area
KidCamps at the Gardens
There isn’t a better place to learn about plants this summer than at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Kids get to explore the amazing world of plants through different themes daily. This camp is a wonderful experience for any child. Available for children ages 6 to 12. Starting July 17th thru 21st and July 24th thru 28th.
Denver Botanic Gardens
1005 York St.
Cost: $199/week members and $219/week non-members
I hope that God willing this guide will be very helpful for finding your child the perfect summer camp experience.