Guide to Summer Camps in Colorado Springs

2

=

2020 Summer Camp Guide

Spring has nearly arrived in Southern Colorado, which means it is time to think ahead to summer camps. Early registration has begun for most programs, so we compiled this Guide to Summer Camps in and around Colorado Springs to help you plan. This list covers everything from outdoor adventures to dance, sports, and art. We recognize many moms spend extensive amounts of time piecing together week to week activities for the summer. We hope this guide is a helpful one-stop shop for all your summer camp wishes! Let’s make 2020 the best summer yet!

Guide to Summer Camps in Colorado Springs: A Resource of Day Camps, Sports & Dance Programs, Engineering Camps and so much more!

UCCS RecKids

UCCS RecKids Camp program offers children a variety of activities each day assuring you that your child(ren) will have fun while developing relationships with other campers as well as the Campus Recreation Monitors, as they experience and discover the world around them. Both small and large group activities will allow your child(ren) to learn the importance of valuing diversity, being a team player and leading by example. Each camp session includes a variety of activities which allows your child(ren) to grow in mind and body. Please visit our website https://www.uccs.edu/recwellness/campus-rec/rec-kids for details and registration for each Camp and check out all of our other RecKids offerings!

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Times: 8:00am-5:00pm // Drop-off: 7:30am-8:00am // Pick-up: 4:30pm-5:15pm

Mountain Lion Camp (ages 6-12):

The Mountain Lion Camp offers campers a wide variety of activities each day! Campers will have time to swim in our aquatic center. Rock climb on our 27-foot rock wall! Play group activity games in the gym and outdoor play on the UCCS Alpine Field. Campers will also have the opportunity to participate in creative crafts.

Monday, June 1, 2020 – Friday, June 5, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020 – Friday, June 19, 2020
$290*

Splish ‘N Splash Swim Camp (ages 6-12)

In the Splish ‘N Splash Swim Camp kiddos will be surrounded by trained, certified and friendly lifeguards and instructors as they dive into our beautiful aquatic center equipped with four (4) lap lanes, a vortex pool, in-water seating and toys! Each morning will be filled with a quality 45 minute swim lesson, structured safety drills and up to an hour of free swim time to allow the kiddos a chance to show off what they have learned! Kiddos will also receive a chance to flex their creative muscles as we partake in various arts and crafts activities!

Monday, July 20, 2020 – Friday, July 24, 2020
$320*

Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) (ages 8-14)

The Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) will offer campers the opportunity to dive into a variety of outdoor adventure and extreme sports. The OAC will venture off the UCCS Campus most days (weather pending) and explore all the unique outdoor recreation offerings in our area. Signature camp trips include outdoor rock climbing, paddle boarding, hiking, fishing, and more.
Monday, July 13, 2020 – Thursday, July 16, 2020
$320*

*Discounts available at registration

UCCS Campus Recreation is located on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Campus.
UCCS Gallogly Recreation & Wellness Center
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Pikes Peak Athletics

Pikes Peak Athletics offers swim camps geared toward achieving comfort and safety in and around the water. These camps take place during the work week Monday-Friday and are offered to all levels of swimmers, starting at age 4.

Each day, campers will engage in lessons focused on learning and repeating skills in the water as well as basic water safety. Campers will also enjoy interactive deck games and free swim with their new friends as we know social skills and comfort in and around the water are important too!

Locations: Pikes Peak Athletics Training Center (central), The Country Club of Colorado (south), The Club at Flying Horse (north)

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Dates: Each week from June 8 – July 31 (except June 29 – July 3) at PPATC, visit our website for off-site location camps.

Hours: Morning camps available 8:30am-12:30pm and afternoon camps 12:30pm-4:30pm with the option to enroll for morning and afternoon camp and receive a $75 discount for full day.

Price: $280 for camps at PPATC | $280 for country club members & $310 for non-members at off-site locations.

PPYMCA

YMCA Summer Day Camps offer enriching weekly camp theme activities where friends are made through group games, sports & fitness, hands-on science activities, arts & crafts, music and swimming! The Y’s Summer Day Camp program is one of the oldest and most trusted camping programs in the country. Our day camps provide fun, child-centered activities and opportunities for learning through discovery, and challenge children to grow in imagination, creativity, self-directed initiative and leadership. Summer Day Camp locations include the Briargate, Downtown, Garden Ranch, Southeast and Tri-Lakes YMCAs, as well as the Westside Community Center.

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Ages: 5-12
Time: 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
Day Camp hours 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (before and after care included!)
Dates: May 26-August 19
Weekly Fee: $210 for YMCA members, $240 for nonmembers ($50 per child registration fee)

NEW: Adventure Camps!

At our Adventure Specialty Camps, we believe in thrilling outdoor experiences in authentic local settings. Each day is an adventure with every challenge designed to fit our campers’ ages and abilities. Led by our friendly and fun outdoor instructors, campers develop lasting know-how and self-assuredness, propelling them toward a lifetime of exciting and fulfilling outdoor adventure. Most activities will be held at off-site locations. Transportation provided.
Ages: 8-14
Weekly Fee: $300 for YMCA members, $350 for nonmembers ($75 per child registration fee)

Haus Sports Academy

Become a multi-sport All-Star with Haus Sports Academy’s (HSA) multi-sport Camps, Clinics & Classes! Learn the basics in a number of team sports with the help of our experienced, passionate, and patient coaches. HSA serves as an introduction to some of the most popular sports in the world!!

The Haus Sports Academy Will Teach Children: Flag Football – T-Ball – Basketball – Soccer – Kickball – Dodgeball – Other Schoolyard Games

Address: 4845 List Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80919

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Summer Camp is offered weekly from June 1st – July 24th.
Hours: 9am-3pm

Before and After Playtime available Starting at 7am-9am/Ending at 5pm for an additional $20 per day if needed.

Cost: $185 Weekly, $650 Monthly, $1500 discounted rate for the full 8 weeks

Avid4 Adventure

Build your child’s confidence this summer! Avid4 Adventure summer day camps teach pre-K – 7th graders of all levels to climb, paddle, bike, hike and thrive in the outdoors. Using time-tested curriculum, our experienced instructors (all 21+ and certified in First Aid and CPR at minimum), give campers solid outdoor skills and character-shaping confidence they can use at camp and beyond, launching them into a lifetime of empowering adventure.

Camps run weekly from June – August. Overnight camps in Colorado are also available for 1st – 12th graders.

Spots are filling fast! Learn more and sign up at Avid4.com, call 720-249-2412, or email [email protected].

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Base Camp Location: Woodmen Roberts Elementary 8365 Orchard Path Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Hours: 9am – 3pm. Extended Care Available 8am – 5:30pm.

Weekly camp price: $419 with multi-session discounts available for up to $50 off / week.

iD Tech

iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with over 450,000 alumni and 20+ years of experience. Weeklong, day and overnight programs for ages 7-18 held at 150+ prestigious campuses including Colorado College, Caltech, and NYU. Kids and teens learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more! Students explore a top campus with new friends, learn from world-class instructors, and create impressive projects for their portfolios. Small class sizes are guaranteed (no more than 10 students per instructor) to ensure proper pacing for all skill levels.

Held at Colorado College June – August.

Camp Whiskers & Wags

Do all the stray cats follow your kid(s) home? Are you asked multiple times a day to get a puppy, a kitten, a rabbit, a snake? Do you have an aspiring veterinarian at home? Our summer camp sessions are jam-packed with educational lessons, engaging activities, and lots of critters – so you can get a breather knowing your kiddos are learning, having fun, and getting their pet playtime fix. Kids and pets – they’re #BetterTogether!

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Sessions start in June for kids ages 7-15.
All camps run 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$180 per session

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region 610 Abbot Lane Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Pride Soccer Club

Pride Soccer Club will offer 2 Recreational Soccer Skills Camps in 2020 for ages U4-U14 Boys and Girls. The camps, run by the club’s technical staff and competitive coaches and players, will focus on individual skills development and is suitable for all recreational levels including beginners. The camps will take place on artificial turf fields at the Pride Complex.

Pride Soccer Complex: 8700 E Woodmen Rd, Colorado Springs

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Camp #1 – June 8-12, 9-10am (U4-8) & 9-10.30am (U9-14)
Camp #2 – July 20-24, 9-10am (U4-8) & 9-10.30am (U9-14)

U4-U6
9-10:00am
$69

U7-8
9-10:00am
$99

U9-14
9-10:30am
$139

Also:  Fall Recreational League; Outdoor league U4-14, September 12-October 31

Dance Wonderland

Come join us for some of the most creative camps in town! Dance camps for kids ages 4-12 years old. All camps are held at Dance Wonderland 2103 N. Weber St. Colorado Springs, 80907

Princess Dance Camp

June 8th-12th Camp runs M-F 9 AM-12PM. Dancers will play games, make crafts, learn the basics of Ballet, and also enjoy a special visit from a different Princess guest each day. Great for kids ages 4-9. Cost is $250 for a half day.

Cheer and Tumble

June 22nd-26th This camp incorporates tumbling progressions, dance and cheer fundamentals. The camp will conclude with a performance for family and friends to attend. Great for kids ages 7-12. Camp runs M-F 9 AM-12 PM (half day) or M-F 9 AM – 3 PM (Full Day)
$149 (half day), $249 (full day).

Pirates, Princesses Super Heroes, Oh My!

July 13th-17th Students will learn the basics of ballet, make crafts, play games and create their very own unique Fairy Tale using any character of their choice. The camp will conclude with a performance for family and friends to attend. Great for kids ages 4-9 years old Camp runs M-F 9 AM-12 PM (half day) or M-F 9 AM – 3 PM (Full Day). $149 (half day), $249 (full day).

Descendants

July 27th-31st Calling all Villains! Come join us for a fun filled week where students will learn a variety of skills such as singing, dancing, and performance skills. The camp will conclude with a performance for family and friends to attend. Great for kids ages 7-12 years old. Camp runs M-F 9 AM-12 PM (half day) or M-F 9 AM – 3 PM (Full Day).
$149 (half day), $249 (full day).

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

A wild summer experience for kids in kindergarten through 12th grade. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers summer camp adventures that share the wonders of wildlife and wild places in fun and exciting ways. Campers meet animals up-close, explore the outdoors, interact with zookeepers, make treats for the animals, design cool crafts and more!

  • Full week camps – offered late May, June, July and August for K – 9th graders
  • Single day camps – offered May 21 or 22 for K – 6th graders
  • Kindergarten camps – offered as either half-day or full day options, as scheduled

Color Me Mine

Day camp for creative kids! We offer 8 different 5 day camps, each with a different theme. We have loads of amazing projects including: painting ceramics, hand building with clay, tie dye, canvas painting, mixed media and more!

  • Magical Fun – June 8-12, 9AM-Noon OR 1PM-4PM
  • Wizarding World – June 22-26, 9AM-Noon OR 1PM-4PM
  • Llama Love – July 20-24, 9AM-Noon OR 1PM-4PM
  • Jedi Artists – August 3-7, 9AM-Noon OR 1PM-4PM

CityROCK

CityROCK themed camps are a great adventure for kids of all ability levels ages 6 and up. Our daily program includes sport climbing, bouldering, fun games, and caving! Campers will make
new friends, boost their confidence, and create lasting memories.

We offer two 3-hour sessions per day, mornings from 9 am to 12 pm and afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 pm and a full-day, from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Full week option available for Summer Camps.

Take advantage of these great deals when you sign up for camps:

• 10% discount when you sign up for multiple days or for siblings.
• Kids in camps get a free trial for our youth climbing classes.
• Parents will receive a free Yoga or HIIT class!

Cost:

Half day: $61/daily, Full day: $84/daily
Full day full week: $385, Half day full week: $285

Academy of Children's Theatre

Join the Academy of Children’s theatre this summer for a fantastic theatre experience. Your student will learn new skills, enjoy fun improvisational games, as well as prepare and perform a one-act play or musical theatre selections on a real theatre stage at the end of the week. In order for students to enjoy camp with others their age, we have specific camps for each age group: Ages 4-Kindergarten, Grades 1-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12 (High School). Weekly camps run from June 1 – July 31. Don’t miss out! Each camp has only 12-14 spots, and camps fill up quickly, so register today!

CAMP DATES | HOURS | COST:

Weekly camps June 1st – July 31st
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $175 for half-day camps and $285 for full-day camps

Space Foundation Discovery Center

Give Your Kids Plenty of Space This Summer!

MISSION TO MARS: FROM LAUNCH TO SPLASHDOWN- Everything Cool About Space: Rockets, Robots, Coding, and More!

Sessions: June 22 – 16 and July 13 – 17
For Children Ages 7 – 11

AR Workshop Colorado Springs

Enroll your creative girls and boys, ages 7-14, in AR Workshop’s ARTS CAMP!

Kids will enjoy creating at least one custom art project each day while learning various painting and crafting techniques.

This youth camp is $185 per registrant with 4 weeks to choose from. Art projects vary by week!

USE THIS CODE TO SAVE $20: COSMOMS20 (Offer expires 4.30.20)

Other Camps In & Around Colorado Springs

This guide is brought to you by our sponsors, UCCS RecKids and Pikes Peak Athletics, as well as the many other businesses listed above.

2 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.