Denver Summer Camp Guide 2022: Denver’s Best Camps and Programming
posted by: Mile High Mamas
Denver Summer Camp Season is upon us! And thankfully, this is the first summer in two years where it looks like we will have a return to normalcy (mostly).
We’ve teamed up with Denver-area summer camps in our Denver Summer Camp Guide to include features of fabulous summer camps below (some are even offering discounts! ) From Denver STEM camps to Denver sports camps to investments camps for teens to Denver outdoor camps to a Denver theatre academy to even a Renaissance camp or pediatric camp for picky eaters, movement and school readiness.
In addition to this directory, we will be featuring a variety of Denver camps over the next few months that give a more in-depth glimpse of camp life so keep checking in. Also, don’t procrastinate–many spots are filling up quickly!
Check back often for additions to our directory; businesses are posting every day. And don’t delay. Many camps fill up by April. Are you a summer camp? Be sure to go here to add your listing.
Denver Summer Camp Guide 2022
Arts Camps (music, dance, etc.)
Denver’s Featured Summer Camps
KizToPros STEM, Arts and Sports Summer Camps
What’s better than summer vacation for the kiddos? Spending summer days at KidzToPros’ STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps in Denver! Register your kids ages 4-14 today, and they’ll have the opportunity to explore a variety of fun camp activities such as Minecraft Coding & Game Design, Soccer, Makerspace, Digital Arts, Tennis and many more! Top-tier instructors enthusiastic about child development lead KidzToPros’ Summer Camps. Watch those teachers ignite your child’s creativity and passions! And, for parents who prefer an at-home experience for their favorite student, KidzToPros offers weekly online summer camps live, from the comfort of home. We’ve got multiple camp locations to choose from in Denver, Adams County, Douglas County, Arapahoe County and Jefferson County, as well as in Boulder and Colorado Springs. So get your mojo on and sign those kids up now at www.kidztopros.com. BONUS: Save $50 by using the code MILEHM-50 until June 1st!
Keystone Science School
Keystone Science School is a traditional summer camp combining adventure and hands-on science. Campers can experience the Rocky Mountains of Colorado through traditional Overnight and Day Camps or the excitement of outdoor skill-building through traveling Adventuress. Keystone Science School offers a variety of adventure and traditional camp activities within a structured environment designed to allow each camper to understand their potential. No matter the program, campers will create lifelong friendships, explore and learn about the natural world, and gain leadership and wilderness skills. All Keystone Science School programs are licensed by the State of Colorado and accredited by the American Camp Association. keystonescienceschool.org
Teach Me Wall Street (exclusive discount!)
Teach Me Wall Street makes online learning fun with Summer Finance Boot-Camps for middle and high school students that focus on Trading, Investing, Business and Personal Finance! The boot camps (one – four weeks in length) give kids who want to learn about Wall Street and money a chance to connect, work on exciting hands-on projects and gain valuable skills while having fun! LIVE instruction is offered by seasoned professionals. Sessions can be accessed from home or any place where there’s a quiet space and a reliable internet connection. Boot camps are offered 2 hours a day M-F at 8-10 a.m. or 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Students select the time that best fits their schedule and can alternate times when necessary. There are several one-week boot camps and multiple-week packages to choose from. Enroll before March 31 for early bird savings! Learn more here https://bit.ly/3B8Xn6m and save an additional 5% with code DENVERMOM. Read featured blog post How to Raise Money-smart Kids from the Experts at ‘Teach Me Wall Street.’
Milestone Summer Day Camp
Led by Milestone Pediatric Therapy’s skilled, and licensed pediatric therapists, this day camp includes our School Readiness Group, Letter Construction: A Handwriting Group, School-Age Social Skills Group, and Lunch Bunch in the Park. Discounted bundle pricing available for full-day campers, or you can sign up for these groups individually. Our therapists will ensure they work with your child’s individual needs to develop a great foundation of school readiness skills, all while having fun with peers! June 13-29 and July 11-29; Mondays & Wednesdays 9 a.m.-1.p.m. Discounted Bundle Price of $1200! (Exclusive discount pricing available through our community partners, call us for more information!) Spots are limited, call today to register at (303) 360-0727. Is this camp not the right fit? Call about one of our other group options at our Denver and Centennial locations! Milestone Pediatric Therapy, 295 S Colorado Blvd #20, Denver, CO. www.milestonetherapydenver.com
Feeding Group: Calling All Chefs! And Food Explorers
Led by Milestone Pediatric Therapy’s skilled, and licensed pediatric therapists, these groups are for children who are picky eaters and have limited food interactions. We aim to all explore food in a positive environment, learn about healthy eating and what food does for our bodies with friends that have similar areas for growth! Is this camp not the right fit? Call about one of our other group options at our Denver and Centennial locations! (Exclusive discount pricing available through our community partners, call us for more information!) Milestone Pediatric Therapy, 295 S Colorado Blvd #20, Denver, CO. www.milestonetherapydenver.com
TV Pilot Academy Summer Camp
In the Kindergarten Prep group, your child will work with Summit Pediatric Therapy’s seasoned pediatric therapists to establish and promote skills necessary for a successful classroom experience. Pre-writing and pre-literacy activities are incorporated through books, music, art, and play. Your child will discover letter sounds, rhymes, and work on perfecting writing their name with their new friends. Find your spot at circle time, line up, and engage in a structured classroom-like setting with peers to gear up for the new school year! Based primarily on social-emotional development rather than academic preparation, these programs help children become familiar with a classroom setting and group norms, while engaging in a learning environment that is supportive of children’s comprehensive development. Kindergarten transition programs also prepare families to engage in their child’s education and support their child’s learning at home. summitpedstherapy.com
Summer at Kent Denver School
Summit Sensory Ninjas
Summit Sensory Ninjas is a high-energy group where children are engaged in a variety of physical sensory motor activities under the guidance of our skilled pediatric therapists. Your child will participate in an array of motor activities to provide optimum sensory input in our state-of-the-art sensory gym, all the while learning about our EIGHT sensory systems (touch, taste, sight, smell, hearing, proprioception, vestibular, and interoception—OH MY!) and how they impact our arousal and regulation. Your child will work in teams with their new friends to design and implement obstacle courses and discuss what sort of things make us calm, excited, focused, or silly! Everyone’s sensory needs are different—help your child to discover theirs! summitpedstherapy.com/
Camp Gardner at The Gardner School of DTC
Every day is an adventure at Camp Gardner! An extension of its fun, educational programs past the traditional school year, The Gardner School of DTC offers Camp Gardner for ages 6 weeks to 5 years. This 10-week program continues the preschool year’s academically-focused lessons with a more relaxed, summer camp environment. With creative weekly themes, fun visitors from the community, and exciting outdoor activities, Camp Gardner gives our students the opportunity for fun-filled learning all year round. A few of Camp Gardner’s highlights include Casual Dress with Camp Gardner T-shirts on Fridays, Special Dress-Up Days and Events, Weekly Water Days, Themed Snacks, Snow Cones, and Cotton Candy and S.T.E.A.M. activities (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). We also follow additional health and safety procedures related to COVID-19 to help keep our campers and teachers safe. thegardnerschool.com/schools/the-gardner-school-of-dtc/
Summer Movement Groups
Led by Milestone Pediatric Therapy’s skilled, and licensed pediatric therapists, these groups are focused on getting kids moving this summer! We have a variety of movement groups including Taekwondo, Dance Monkeys: A Dance + Gymnastics Group, Yoga in the Park, Sports Camp, Strider Camp and Bike Camp. These are wonderful opportunities to get your kids moving and therapists can provide any additional support or feedback to help each child grow! We are looking forward to moving, playing and growing together! Is this camp not the right fit? Call about one of our other group options at our Denver and Centennial locations! (Exclusive discount pricing available through our community partners, call us for more information!) Milestone Pediatric Therapy, 6970 S Holly Circle #200, Centennial, CO. www.milestonetherapydenver.com
Cheley Colorado Camps
Cheley Colorado Camps, a family-owned, overnight camp started in 1921 by Frank H. Cheley, is internationally recognized as one of the top summer camps. A summer at Cheley means spending time hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, camping, rafting, paddleboarding, mountain biking, technical climbing, and playing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Offering two traditional 4-week terms for campers 9-17-years-old, a 5-night program for younger campers (7-10-years-old) interested in a taste of camp, a family camp, and more, Cheley hosts over 1,200 campers each summer with ~220 seasonal staff. On average, 30% of campers each summer are first-time Cheley campers coming from over 45 states and at least 15 foreign countries. People choose Cheley because they know they can expect an experience of exceptional richness, quality, and consistency in a community that celebrates the individual interests and needs of each participant. www.cheley.com
Victory Martial Arts
No matter your skill level, Victory Martial Arts has a summer camp that’s just right for your child. Want to earn a new belt rank in 5 days? If you work hard, it’s possible in the Rank Advancement Camp. In 5 days, you will participate in the equivalent of 15 classes. The days will be long, but the reward will be worth it! Or train like an American Ninja Warrior through exciting obstacle courses at Ninja Warrior Camp! Plus, work on techniques from our class curriculum, really training like a champion. Still looking for something that fits your child? Cue Super Hero Camp! This exciting camp will focus on superhero power & we encourage students to wear their favorite superhero shirts. They will work on improving their flips and tricks and learning how to perform like a superhero! www.victoryma.com
Wolf Theatre Academy
One of Denver’s most acclaimed youth theatre programs, Wolf Theatre Academy at the JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center, provides opportunities for students to work alongside professional theatre artists and to be part of award-winning productions that are open to everyone. Students will develop acting, singing, and dancing techniques in an intensive rehearsal schedule that culminates in final performances. Performances for kids in grades 4-7 include Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr., The Phantom Tollbooth and Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Performances for kids in grades 7-12 include Roald Dahl’s Matilda: The Musical and William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Additionally, kids in grades 7-12 can attend Audition Bootcamp, or serve as a Technical Apprentice for Matilda or The Tempest. Camps are one to three weeks long depending on the camp. Prices vary. To learn more and register, visit https://www.jccdenver.org/camps/wta/
Go here to see our Denver Summer Camp Guide for 2022.