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 life time experience with other children just like them.
Learning about history can be fun believe it or not. Denver offers great history summer camp programs that will allow your children to have a historic adventure of a lifetime. Here is a guide to some of Denver’s Top Historic Summer Day Camps of 2006. Check this Out!!
Chronicles of Colorado: Everything Has A History
An awesome summer camp that allows your child to experience and record the historic adventures of people, plants and animals from the past up to the present. Your child will have the option of spending the day or overnighting with other children at this camp. This camp offers a wonderful and exciting historic adventure. Available for children ages 6 to 12. July 17th thru July 20th optional overnight 3p.m. to 9:00 a.m. July 20th-21st.
Plains Conservation Center
21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Cost: $95/nonmembers $85/members, optional overnight $25
Four-Mile Historic Park’s Summer Pioneer Day Camps
Want to learn how fun the historic west once was? Well if you do then this is the camp for you. These weeklong camps include: How the West Was Fun! Pioneer Camp and Homesteading Camp. Your child will have the opportunity to focus on learning all about the cultural and historical aspects of western living. For ages 6 to 11. Call for more details.
715 S. Forest St.
Cost: Please call for cost info
Hit the Road
If your child loves historical adventures then this is a great camp to consider. This camp allows children to ride the Georgetown Railroad, explore an old silver mine and discover some of Denver’s greatest kept secrets. The Colorado Historical Society sponsors this camp. Available for ages 9 to 11. Starting July 10th thru July 14th and July 24th thru July 28th. 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: $200 for five days
Wild West Ranch Summer Camp
If your child would love the experience of learning all about horses and horseback riding then this is the camp for them. Learn how the ranchers did it in this adventure. Definitely a fun and exciting adventure for any kid. Available for kids ages 8 and older. 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Starts June 12th-August 10th.
7969 Alkire St.
I hope that this guide will be helpful for finding your children the perfect summer camp. God willing, 2006 will be your kid’s best summer ever.