Summer is in full swing in Boulder, Colorado, and there are still plenty of opportunities to get your kids outside and enjoying nature. Summer camps provide an easy, fun way to keep the kids entertained, and fortunately, there are numerous camps in and around Boulder with open August registration. From science classes to theater camps, regardless of your little ones’ interests, there’s something to keep them entertained and provide a little parenting reprieve until school starts back up. Here are a few open camps in August:
This Gold Hill summer camp offers week-long, nature based activities to inspire children of all ages to connect with nature by getting outside. From horseback riding to hiking, and everything in between, your children will fall in love all over again with Boulder’s rugged mountains and picturesque landscapes.
Colorado Mountain Ranch also offers day camps that include nature walks, camp songs, arts and crafts, and much more. To give your kids a real taste of what summer camp is all about, sign them up for a camp session at Colorado Mountain Ranch.
A favorite among Boulder’s adult climbing community, the Boulder Rock Club also offers awesome classes for our city’s younger residents. Introduce your children to the exciting sport of rock climbing in a safe and fun environment. Experienced instructors teach climbing skills, technique, and safety through interactive games and hands-on training.
BRC also hosts a camp in conjunction with the East Boulder Recreation Center that teaches children climbing and slack-lining. Your child will make new friends and gain essential skills to practice this sport safely.
For your little Beethoven, these week long day camps seek to enlighten and inspire through the world of music. Y2K and Beyond dives deep into the world of Millennial musicians. Kids ages 7-18 will get a chance to play some of the most popular songs of today and show off their skills with a live performance at the camp’s conclusion.
Vocal Camp will ignite the singer inside. Classes include songwriting, mic technique, stage performance, and more. Musicians are encouraged to bring along instruments so they can build comfort playing and singing.
Just because we’re landlocked doesn’t mean your child can’t learn the sport of sailing. Community Sailing of Colorado offers a plethora of classes for children of all ages. Little Puffs invites children from ages 5-7 to learn the essential elements of sailing, including water safety, boat maintenance, weather, and more.
The group’s “Learn to Sail” camp is perfect for beginner sailors ages 7-11 who want to learn all elements of this water sport. Lessons are STEM based and provide hands-on learning for these novice sailors.
Intermediate and advanced sailing camps are also available if your child has foundational sailing experience. Attendees will race across the water and wind in their sails, learning the elements of sport-sailing in fine-tuned racing boats.
Boulder provides ample opportunity for your children to connect with nature, learn a new skill, and practice a sport that will provide life-long enjoyment. Summertime in Boulder is a great time to take advantage of our natural surroundings and get outside. Sign your children up for any of these summer camps to give them memories that are sure to last a lifetime.