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Summer Camps (May - August)

Find your adventure in the great outdoors with these action-packed summer camps.


Summer is here! Spend your time at one of the many amazing summer camps that Colorado Springs has to offer. 

Space Foundation - Summer of Discovery: Build

Build! explores what it would take to live on Mars by tinkering, building and experimenting. Learn about 3D printing, living in small spaces, space-age materials, and how you can apply space technology to houses of the future. Explore this hands-on exhibit and learn about life in space and here on Earth.

Date: Tues-Sat - June 1 - Aug 3, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: Included in regular Discovery Center admission.
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Air Force Sports Camps

This summer will once again be packed with great opportunities for athletes of all ages to hone their skills in their sport of choice. The Air Force will offer sports camps in the following sports: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, diving, fencing, golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. They will also offer elite camps in certain sports. The camps are open to children ages 9-18 and are led by AFA head coaches. 

Date:

  • Session 1: June 10-14 
  • Session 2: June 17-21 
  • Session 3: June 24-26 (commuter-only week)

Time: Varies
Cost: Varies
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CityROCK Indoor Camps

Don’t miss the opportunity to let your children experience the fun of Indoor Camps at CityROCK. Adventurous campers will learn the basics of rock climbing and explore CityROCK's unique subterranean artificial cave. Campers stay physically and mentally active, make new friends, boost their confidence and create lasting memories.

Date: June 3-August 2, 2019
Time:  

  • half day: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • half day: 12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • full day: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Cost: 

  • half day: $61/daily
  • full day: $84/daily (discounts available for multi-day registration)
  • full week - half day: $285/week
  • full week - full day: $385/week

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UCCS RecKids Camp

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. 

Date:

  • Mountain Lion Camp (ages 6-12) June 10-14 & June 24-28
  • Splish ‘N Splash Swim Camp (ages 6-12) July 22-26
  • Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) (ages 8-14) July 15-18 & August 12-15

Time:  8:00am - 5:00pm
Cost: Varies
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UCCS Sports Camps

Learn from UCCS head coaches and student-athletes and develop your skills in the top athletic facilities in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference at the Mountain Lion summer camps. From beginner to elite camps, there are multiple date options and prices to take your game to the next level.

Date: June 3-July 15
Time:  Varies
Cost: Varies
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UCCS Summer Camp

Join UCCS for an outstanding Summer Camp program chock-full of field trips, outdoor experiences, classroom projects in a supportive and friendly community. For elementary children, ages 6-10.

Date: TBD
Time:  Varies
Cost: Varies
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STEAM Camp Week

Looking for ways to keep your kids engaged this summer break? Western Museum of Mining & Industry has the perfect opportunity! Activities are focused on science, technology, math, engineering and art and are offered to children grades 3rd-7th. 

Date: June 17-21
Time:  9:00am-3:30pm
Cost: $45/day, $175/full week
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Colorado Springs Fine Art Center - Theatre School

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company offers innovative and comprehensive professional theatre training programs for students ages 5-adult. Musical theatre, design, acting, play analysis, dancing, stand-up comedy and the collaborative process are just a sampling of the rich curriculum offered by their award-winning professional staff of instructors. 

Date:

  • Budding Thespians Summer Session (Ages 5-7) June 3-7
  • Emerging Artists Summer Sessions (Ages 8-13) June 10-21 & July 22-August 2
  • Youth Rep Ensemble Summer Session (Ages 14-18) July 24-28
  • Stand-Up Comedy Class (Ages 18+)  June 13-August 1, 2019

Time:  Varies
Cost: Varies
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Colorado College - Gifted and Talented Plus

A three-week summer program in June for students entering grades 1 through 9 in the fall.

Date: June 10-28, 2019
Time:  8:45 am - 11:45 am
Cost: Varies
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Colorado College - Whiz Bang

A two-week multidisciplinary program of fun activities through the lens of science. For students entering grades 1 through 9 in the fall.

Date: July 8-19, 2019
Time:  8:45 am - 11:45 am
Cost: Varies
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YMCA - Summer Day Camp

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!

Date: May 28 - August 9, 2019
Time:  Varies
Cost: Varies
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Bear Trap Ranch - Family Camp

Family Camp is a time to step out of regular routines and be nourished spiritually as a family. Bear Trap Ranch's vision for Family Camp is to create space and time apart for families of all ages and kinds to draw near to each other and to the Lord, and to build friendships with others.

Date: June 23-29, 2019
Cost: 

  • Adults $499.00
  • Children (9-18) $389.00
  • Children (3-8) $329.00
  • Children (Birth-2) $180.00. 

Price includes all meals, snacks, recreation, housing, programming, and linens. 
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Nature Camps at Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Center

It may look like just fun and games, but deep connections to the environment are made minute by minute at Nature Center Nature Camps.  Through daily outdoor activities, songs, games, crafts, hikes, and embracing children’s universal passions to build forts, sneak, and play unstructured in the woods, nature campers connect to the outdoors, and science naturally comes along for the ride.  Camps are designed for children entering 1st-5th grades and a special middle school camp at Fountain Creek Nature Center for students entering 6-8th grades.

Date: Varies depending on the camp
Time:  Varies
Cost: Varies
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Summer Camps

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!

Date: May-August, 2019
Time:  Varies
Cost: Varies
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Catamount Institute - Summer Camp

Summer camp with Catamount Institute is the perfect combination of science and adventure. What could be better than a summer of exploring the outdoors, learning about science, making new friends, and having an adventure? 

Date: Varies depending on the camp
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies
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