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Camp Summit County 2016: A guide to summer camps for all ages, abilities

Did we miss your camp?

We found a whole lot of camps to include in the 2016 edition of Camp Summit County, but we realize that there may have been a few that we missed. If we missed your camp, email special sections editor Jessica Smith at jsmith@summitdaily.com to have it added to the online version of the list and your email address added to our contact group for next year.

Beat the "I'm bored" blues this summer with Camp Summit County, your guide to adventure and learning for every age and ability under the summer sun. Camps are organized into four main categories — adventure, arts, education and sports — and listed alphabetically by the name of the camp. To learn more about any individual camp, contact the presenting organizations directly.

ADVENTURE

BOEC and Boulder Community Health: Peak Camp

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: July 11-15

Cost: See BCH for cost

Peak Camp is a five-day overnight camp tailored to youth ages 9 to 13 with social and motor skills and sensory processing needs. Activities will include hiking, rock climbing and high-ropes course. All screening and enrollment goes through Boulder Community Health.

More information: Contact Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at (303) 415-4466 or go to bookeo.com/bouldercommunityhealth.

BOEC and Boulder Community Health: Summit Camp

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge, and mobile camping

Dates: July 25-29

Cost: See BCH for cost

Summit Camp is designed for campers with social, motor, language and sensory processing needs. This camp will assist campers in regulation skills in a supportive environment. This camp is for youth ages 12 to 16. Summit Camp will include whitewater rafting, mobile camping, high-ropes course, rock climbing and much more. All screening and enrollment goes through Boulder Community Health.

More information: Applications contact Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at (303) 415-4466 or go to bookeo.com/bouldercommunityhealth.

BOEC and Children's Hospital Colorado: Camp Little Tree

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 6-10

Cost: See CHC for cost

Camp Little Tree is a specialized camp for youth ages 8 to 12 with sensory integration impairments, as well as learning and/or attention deficits. This five-day overnight program is designed to meet the unique needs of these youth, along with providing safe and fun activities outdoors. Specially trained occupational therapists from Children's Hospital Colorado utilize therapy principles and techniques to make this camp experience positive and motivating.

More information: Call (720) 777-3456 or email RehabOutdoorPrograms@childrenscolorado.org.

BOEC and Children's Hospital Colorado: Camp Possible

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 10-12

Cost: See CHC for cost

Camp Possible is designed for youth ages 8 to 12 diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Youth will live, work and play in a "family" group of six to eight campers, two to three staff members from the BOEC and two specialized therapists from Children's Hospital Colorado (occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists or recreational therapists). Campers will assist with cooking and cleanup and will participate in a variety of outdoor activities, including rock climbing, canoeing, high-ropes course and outdoor education. Other activities include initiatives, crafts and group games.

More information: Call (720) 777-3456 or email RehabOutdoorPrograms@childrenscolorado.org.

BOEC and Children's Hospital Colorado: Camp Zenith

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Scott Griffith Lodge, Breckenridge

Dates: July 17-21

Cost: See CHC for cost

Camp Zenith is a five-day overnight camp for youth ages 8 to 18 who have sustained a brain injury. During the day, campers will participate in rock climbing, canoeing or kayaking on the Dillon Reservoir, high-ropes course and crafts. In the evenings, campers participate in activities such as taking in the music of the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra, movie nights, group games and a modified campfire. Along with BOEC staff, the program includes specialized therapists from Children's Hospital of Colorado (occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists or recreational therapists).

More information: Call (720) 777-3456 or email RehabOutdoorPrograms@childrenscolorado.org.

BOEC and Children's Hospital Colorado: Cleft Camp

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Scott Griffith Lodge, Breckenridge

Dates: July 21-24

Cost: See CHC for cost

Cleft Camp is a four-day camp specifically for youth and young adults ages 8 to 18 with cleft lip and/or palate. This camp is designed to promote confidence, teamwork, independence and life skills. Activities include high-ropes course, canoeing, hiking and much more.

More information: Enroll through Jamie Idelberg at Children's Hospital Colorado at jamie.idelberg@childrenscolorado.org.

BOEC Camp Big Tree

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge, and Buena Vista

Dates: June 19-23

Cost: $750 (scholarships are available)

This is a five-day overnight program for youth ages 12 to 16 with sensory integration disorders, autism, learning disabilities and/or attention deficits. Through a variety of outdoor activities, such as rock climbing, whitewater rafting and camping, campers will have the opportunity to practice social skills, teamwork and leadership that will transfer into their daily lives. Scholarships are available for youth from Colorado and Summit County.

More information: Visit http://www.boec.org or contact Claire DiCola at (800) 383-2632 or claire@boec.org.

BOEC Wilderness Camp

Location: Flat-water mobile canoe trip down Ruby and Horsethief canyons on the Colorado River (Loma, Colorado, to Westwater, Utah)

Dates: July 5-9

Cost: $850 (scholarships are available)

Wilderness Camp is a five-day overnight camp for young adults ages 16 to 25 with developmental and learning disabilities. Through outdoor activities designed around established experiential education models, students have the opportunity to develop social skills, teamwork and leadership qualities. This adventure-based program allows students to be involved in cooking, cleaning and gear preparation during the course, with an emphasis on having fun in a structured setting, as activities include canoeing, hiking and river camping. Scholarships are available for campers from Colorado and Summit County.

More information: Visit http://www.boec.org or contact Claire DiCola at (800) 383-2632 or claire@boec.org.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp

Location: Summit County

Dates: Monday-Saturday; June 6 -August 20

Cost: $45/daily

At Breckenridge Mountain Camp (BMC), kids ages 5-12 build character through recreation while exploring the natural beauty and fantastic amenities and events throughout Summit County. BMC is now offered Monday-Saturday. Children are grouped by age for active indoor and outdoor fun like swimming, rock climbing, hiking, ice skating, crafts and local field trips. Campers also take a weekly field trip to the region's favorite attractions including Elitch Gardens, Water World and the Denver Zoo. Visitors are welcome to attend for a day, a week or more. BMC is a state-licensed program with flexible registration options. Lunch is also available for a small daily fee. Member discounts and Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships are available. BMC offers an afternoon half-day option for campers in our morning preschool and sports camps (transportation not provided).

More information: Contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com for information and registration. Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions contact BMC at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp Counselor in Training

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday; June 6-August 19 (no program on Wednesdays)

Cost: $20/day

The BMC Counselor in Training program is for motivated teens ages 13-17 looking for an active, fun summer, but who also want to learn responsibility. Each CIT is paired with a college-degreed counselor for one-on-one instruction and then given hands-on opportunities to use new skills such as programming, planning, goal setting, communication and team building. CITs are not required to attend each day but are highly encouraged to do so. Program may fulfill school-required community service. Application is required.

More information: Contact Abbey Austin at (970) 547-4333 or abbeya@townofbreckenridge.com to apply.

Breck Summer Day Camp

Location: Breckenridge Resort, Peak 8 Fun Park

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 10 to August 19

Cost: $100-250. Lunch included, ask about multi-day discounts.

For ages 5-13 years. Drop the kids off for half-day or full-day adventures at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The day camp features a curriculum that focuses on science, nature, crafts and more, while teaching kids valuable outdoor skills. Full-day sessions include lunch, and camp is run by CPR and first aid-certified counselors with a 1 to 10 ratio of counselors to campers. This camp is an official Colorado-licensed camp facility.

More information: Visit http://www.Breckenridge.com, email BreckInfo@vailresorts.com, or call toll free: 1-800-789-7669 or local: (970) 453-5000.

Explore the Thorne

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center; North Pond Park (July 25-28 only)

Dates: 1-4 p.m., June 13-16, July 11-14 at rec center; July 25-28 at North Pond Park

Cost: Pass holders: $60. Non-pass holder: $72

A great outdoor class to get you out and about to explore Silverthorne. For youth ages 8-12 years. Activities may include — but are not limited to — hiking, fishing, scavenger hunt, tours of local businesses, Division of Wildlife and more.

More information: Register online at Silverthorne.org or contact (970) 262-7370 for more information.

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District Volunteer Projects

Location: Throughout the county

Dates: Several one-day projects each week, June-September

Cost: Free

All Friends of the Dillon Ranger District Projects are open to public participation of all ages and are a great activity for families. Projects may include trail improvements, weed pulls, tree plantings, litter cleanups or guided educational hikes.

More information: To register or learn more, visit http://www.fdrd.org.

G.I.R.L.S. on the Summit Wilderness Camp

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday (no camp Wednesday); July 11-15

Cost: $125/weekly

G.I.R.L.S. stands for Generating Independence, Relationships and Lifelong Skills. This girls-only wilderness camp for ages 7-12 is an unforgettable experience that teaches girls the skills needed explore natural environments under the leadership of experienced female instructors. Hikes bring campers to exciting natural sites while teaching the orienting and wilderness skills to truly appreciate the outdoors. Campers bond with each other while learning skills that carry far beyond the week. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon and/or attend the BMC field trip on Wednesday. For more information on discounted half-day BMC please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Kidtopia Discovery Days

Location: Keystone Resort, River Run Village Events Plaza

Dates: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June 21 & 28; July 5, 12, 19 & 26; August 2 & 9

Cost: Free

Explore the fun at the Kids' Discovery Days every Tuesday between June 23 and August 11. The entertainer changes every Tuesday, plus it's fun and it's free. Everything starts at 11 a.m. Show (11:00-11:45am), bounce house, spin art, midway games and two face painters are all free. Face painter lines close early.

More information: Visit http://www.KeystoneResort.com/events

Kidtopia Kids' Fest

Location: River Run, Keystone Resort

Dates: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 9, 23

Cost: Free

Come experience a village trackless train ride, Bubble Foam Pit, pony rides, caricatures, face painters, balloon artists, photo booth, spin art, inflatable dual slide, bounce houses for kids, DJ and street entertainers for a day you won't want to miss. Don't forget, you'll get wet in the bubble foam pit, so please bring a towel.

More information: Visit http://www.KeystoneResort.com.

Outdoor Adventure

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center; North Pond Park (July 25-28 only)

Dates: 9-11:30 a.m., June 13-16, July 11-14; July 25-28 (at North Pond Park)

Cost: Pass holders: $50. Non-pass holders: $60

For kids ages 5-7 years. Sign up for this fun outdoor class to hike, walk, play in the dirt, wade in a creek or just have fun adventures outside in nature.

More information: Register online at Silverthorne.org or contact (970) 262-7370 for more information.

Wild Child Wilderness Camp

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday (no camp Wednesday), June 27-July 1, July 18-22

Cost: $125/weekly

Wild Child Wilderness Camp teaches kids the skills needed to guide themselves through natural environments. Campers ages 7-12 become comfortable in the outdoors using orienting, camouflage, backcountry cooking skills and more. Kid-friendly hikes include time for trail-side activities and games, while learning to use maps, compasses and trail markers. Time is included for unstructured playtime in nature. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon and/or attend the BMC field trip on Wednesday. For more information on discounted half-day BMC please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Woodward Copper Summer Camp

Location: Woodward Copper, Copper Mountain Resort

Dates: June 5-11, June 12-18, June 19-25, June 26-July 2, July 5-9, July 10-16, July 17-23, July 24-30, AND July 31-August 4

Cost: $559-$1899 per week, Flex Pay payment plan available

Have the best summer of your life at Woodward Copper Summer Camp — the only summer camp in Colorado that gives you on-snow access to skiing and snowboarding. Kids ages 8 and up are invited to camp, which includes on-snow sessions each day, time in the Woodward Barn and plenty of other camp activities including go-karts, rock climbing, mini-golf and more. Beyond skiing and snowboarding, Woodward Copper also offers camps for Skateboarding, BMX, Mountain Biking, Scooter, Digital Media and Cheer.

More information: Visit http://www.woodwardcopper.com, or call (888) 350-1544.

ARTS: DANCE

BreckCreate Dance Camp for Preschoolers

Location: Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Option 1: 8-week series, Fridays, Jun 10-Aug 5 (no class Jul 1). Option 2: 8-week series, Saturdays, Jun 11-Aug 6 (no class Jul 2)

Cost: $80

For children ages 3 to 4 years. This eight-week camp is a creative, fun class that will get your preschooler moving. We will explore the world of ballet and creative movement. Instructor: Laila Golgoon.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

BreckCreate Dance Camp for K – 1st Graders

Location: Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Option 1: 8-week series, Fridays: Jun 10-Aug 5 (no class Jul 1). Option 2: 8-week series, Saturdays, Jun 11-Aug 6 (no class Jul 2).

Cost: $80

This dance camp is for children entering kindergarten or 1st grade. This eight-week camp is for experienced and beginner dancers alike. We will focus on ballet, jazz and hip-hop. Instructor: Laila Golgoon.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

BreckCreate Dance Camp for 2nd – 3rd Graders

Location: Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: 3-4:30 p.m. Option 1: 8-week series, Fridays: Jun 10-Aug 5 (no class Jul 1). Option 2: 8-week series, Saturdays, Jun 11-Aug 6 (no class Jul 2).

Cost: $80

This dance camp is for children entering the 2nd or 3rd grade. This eight-week camp is for experienced and beginner dancers alike. We will focus on ballet, jazz and hip-hop. Instructor: Laila Golgoon.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

Camp Sing and Dance-A-Long

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday; June 20-24

Cost: $127/weekly

Preschoolers ages 3-6 get to shake, rattle and roll this summer at Camp Sing and Dance-A-Long. Children learn all about different types of music, instruments and dances from all over the globe in this one-week camp specifically designed for preschoolers. Snack included each day. Campers must be potty trained. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers ages 5-6 can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Youth Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Dance Camp

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 1:30-3:30 p.m., June 20-23

Cost: Pass holders: $80. Non-passholders: $96

For youth ages 8-12 years. The class will be divided into three teaching segments. Each day will feature hip hop and ballet. The middle segment will be 45 minutes of funky fun, including outside in the park, on the track and in the pool.

More information: Register online at Silverthorne.org or contact (970) 262-7370 for more information.

Scale the Summit with Kurtis

Location: Frisco Studio, 400 Granite St., Frisco;

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon for 6-10 years; 1-5 p.m. for 11 years and up; June 13-17

Cost: $175 for 6-10 year olds; $225 for 11 years and up

Bring out your inner dance champion as you climb to success. This camp will cover ballet, jazz, contemporary, musical theater, hip hop and a few more surprises.

More information: Visit http://www.SummitSchoolofDanceCO.com.

Twinkle Toes PreDance

Location: Frisco Studio, 400 Granite St., Frisco; Breck Studio, 1900 Airport Rd, Unit C2, Breckenridge

Dates: Frisco Studio: 9-9:45 a.m.; Breck Studio: 10:15-11 a.m., Wednesdays, July 6-27

Cost: $49

A well loved favorite for preschoolers ages 2.5 to 5 years. Developing and polishing all the basic locomotor skills, they learn to dance.

More information: Visit http://www.SummitSchoolofDanceCO.com.

ARTS: THEATER

Acting Out!

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 1-5, Performance: August 6

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

For children in 1st through 4th grades. This class incorporates the basics of music theatre, telling stories in song and fun activities abound. Students will write or adapt a full play incorporating song and dance. Session concludes with a showcase of their work.

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Annie Kids

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13-24, Performance: June 25

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

For children in 1st through 4th grades. Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award Winning Best Musical, this 30-minute adaption is tailored and perfectly suited for young performers. Set in 1930s New York, Annie is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage. This version incorporates the classic songs "Tomorrow," "Hard Knock Life," and "Maybe."

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Annie Jr.

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13-July 1st, Performance: July 2nd

Cost: $700 (limited scholarships available)

For children in 5th through 9th grades. Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award Winning Best Musical, this 60-minute adaption is tailored and perfectly suited for young performers. Set in 1930s New York, Annie is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage. This version incorporates the classic songs "Tomorrow," "Hard Knock Life," and "Maybe."

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Broadway Rocks!

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 1-5, Performance: August 6

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

For children in 5th through 9th grades. This camp shows how much music theater can really rock. Incorporating music from popular rock musicals and movies, students will work on more advanced music theatre techniques. Session will end in a showcase of their work.

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

"Frozen" Fun

Location: Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 191 S. Ridge St.

Dates: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 11-15

Cost: $200 before May 27, $250 after May 27

For grades 1-3. Return to Arendelle, to join a musical adeventure with Ana, Elsa, Sven, Olaf and the rest of your Frozen friends — a wonderful week of imaginative dancing, games, music and fun.

More information: Visit http://www.backtagetheatre.org or call Kim at (970) 485-2164

Playmakers

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Session 1: June 27-July 2; Session 2: July 25-30; Session 3: August 1-6

Cost: $200 (limited scholarships available)

For children in kindergarten through 1st grade. Classes focus on basic theatre skills, hands-on group activities and creative crafts. Students will adapt a book into a play that incarnates both song and dance. Session concludes with a showcase of their work.

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

"Star Wars"

Location: Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 191 S. Ridge St.

Dates: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 18-22

Cost: $200 before May 27, $250 after May 27

Grades 4-8. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the fate of the Republic hangs in the balance and it's up to the Rebel Alliance to battle the New Order and their fight for dominance. Where will your alliances fall?

More information: Visit http://www.backtagetheatre.org or call Kim at (970) 485-2164.

The Wizard of Oz — Young Performers Edition

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 11-29, Performance: July 30

Cost: $700 (limited scholarships available)

For children in 5th through 9th grades. Based on the classic 1939 film, this new adaptation is tailored to young performers. Including the songs "Over the Rainbow," "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" and "If I Were King of the Forest," this is sure to be an exciting time for all.

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Winnie the Pooh Kids

Location: Outlets at Silverthorne – Green Village

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 11-22, Performance: July 23

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

For children in 1st through 4th grades. Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids is a fun new show based on the characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film. Featuring songs from the film as well as new songs from Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez, the campers of "Frozen."

More information: Call Tim O'Donnell (970) 513-1151 x106, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

ARTS: VISUAL

Around the World With Disney

Location: Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge

Dates: 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16

Cost: $45-$7

Hold on to your seats as the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra takes you on a magical journey with this fairy-tale concert featuring Disney movie scores from "Frozen," "The Lion King," "Aladdin," "Mary Poppins" and more, all enhanced by animated stills and clips. Costumes are encouraged for your little princess, prince or beast.

More information: Visit http://www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com.

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Location: Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. Breckenridge

Dates: 6-7 p.m., Thursday, July 28

Cost: Free

In this family concert, a young boy is convinced his mother has rented out the upstairs room to a madman. That boarder is the cantankerously eccentric deaf composer Ludwig Van Beethoven who is busy composing his Ninth Symphony. The musical genius of Beethoven is magically illuminated as two actors share anecdotes and observations based on true incidents from Beethoven's life in this family-friendly adventure full of history, drama, music and fun.

More information: Visit http://www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com.

BreckCreate Elements of Art Camp for Kids

Location: Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: 1-4 p.m. 5-day workshop, also Jul 12, 13, 14 + 15. Culminating Exhibit: Friday, July 15 from 4-5 p.m.

Cost: $150 for the week or $35 per day

For children ages 7 to 12 yrs. Learning to use the Elements of Art (line, shape, color, texture, space, value and form) are the building blocks to becoming a great artist. Campers will draw, paint, print and sculpt their way to mastering the elements. Instructor: Jennifer Thompson.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

BreckCreate Fantastic Fibers Art Camp for Kids

Location: Randall Barn, Breckenridge Arts District

Dates: 1-4 p.m. 5-day workshop, also Aug 09, 10, 11 + 12

Cost: $150

For children ages 7 to 12 years. Campers will explore the fantastic and colorful world of fibers. We will work with natural, synthetic and recycled fibers to create beautiful works of fiber art. Finished work can be decorative or practical, whichever direction young artists go, pieces will surely be treasured. Instructor: Karen Fischer.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

BreckCreate POP Into Art Camp for Kids

Location: Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 5-day workshop, also Jul 12, 13, 14 + 15

Cost: $150 for the week or $35 per day

For children ages 7 to 12 years. Kazaam! Pop! Kapow! Varoom! We will look at the American Pop Art Movement during this week-long art camp. Discover the dot paintings of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol's Campbell soup cans and Jim Dine's hearts. Students will dream up, draw and create their own Pop Art paintings and sculptures. Instructor: Karen Fischer.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

BreckCreate Sculpture Exploration Art Camp for Kids

Location: Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: 1-4 p.m. 5-day workshop, also Jun 28, 29, 30 + Jul 1. Culminating Exhibit: Friday, July 1 from 4-5 p.m.

Cost: $150 for the week or $35 per day

For children ages 7 to 12 years. Campers will get creative in three dimensions while working with a variety of media including clay, paper, wire, plaster, papier mache, recycled and found objects. We will explore many artists including Calder, Oldenburg, H.A. Schult and more. Instructor: Jennifer Thompson.

More information: Call (970) 453-3364 or visit http://www.breckcreate.org.

Camp Little Picassos

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday; July 11-15

Cost: $127/weekly

At Camp Little Picassos, campers ages 3-6 show off their creativity with lots of hands-on projects in different mediums. This is also their chance to spread their wings in an inviting, small group setting. Outdoor play and snacks are included each day. Campers must be potty trained. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers ages 5-6 can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions contact Youth Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Kids Art Camp

Location: North Pond Park, Silverthorne

Dates: 9:30 a.m. to noon. June 13-16: Kids in Clay; June 20-23: Mask Making; July 5-8: Mosaic Creations; July 18-21: Canvas Painting

Cost: $125

For ages 5-12 years. Children will develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations.

More information: For questions and to register, please call local SSD art teacher Katie Salazar at (970) 389-4245 or email KRSartclass@gmail.com.

Little Earth Art Studio Art Camps

Location: Little Earth Art Studio, 323 W. Main St. #102, Frisco

Dates: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., June-August

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Looking for a summer camp that boosts creativity? Little Earth Art Studio Introduces students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke curiosity and to hone natural creativity. With an emphasis on fine art exploration, professional artists teach students in a fun, relaxed environment where they can express their creativity and gain self-confidence. Each week we offer a different art theme.

More information: Visit http://www.littleearthartstudio.com.

Mountain Top Children's Museum Day Camp

Location: Mountain Top Children's Museum, 605 S. Park Ave., Breckenridge

Dates: June 6-August 25, Mondays-Fridays

Cost: Summit and Park County resident: $39/day; non-resident $70/day; Multi-day rate available.

Summer Camp is an 11-week program packed full of projects, art antics and crazy experiments. Each week is based around a fun and exciting theme. Come explore nature, create from loose parts, and use your noodle.

More information: Visit http://www.mtntopmuseum.org or call (970) 333-7353.

EDUCATION

Camp Caterpillar

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Monday-Friday; July 25-29

Cost: $127/weekly

Camp Caterpillar lets your preschooler aged 3-6 blossom as they learn about nature, animals and the environment through crafts, instruction and play. This program utilizes the discovery method encouraging children to think on their own and to discover through experimentation. Snacks are included each day and campers must be potty trained. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers ages 5-6 can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions contact Youth Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Camp Cowpoke

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Monday-Friday; August 8-12

Cost: $127/weekly

Welcome to the Wild West at Camp Cowpoke where our little buckaroos ages 3-6 learn about the Gold Rush heyday and how to lasso like a pro. Exploration of our western heritage continues through crafts, play, field trips and more. Snacks are provided daily and campers must be potty-trained. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers ages 5-6 can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions contact Youth Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Get in the Game: READ!: Kick-off Parties

Location: North Branch Library, Silverthorne; and South Branch Library, Breckenridge

Date: Saturday, June 4

Cost: Free

Middle and high school students will kick off their summer reading program with a game of Live Clue plus snacks and prizes at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne, and more gaming fun at the South Branch Library, Breckenridge.

More information: North Branch contact Janet Good at (970) 468-5887 or Janet.Good@SummitCountyCO.gov; South Branch contact Monica Owens at (970) 453-3544 or Monica.Owens@SummitCountyCO.gov.

Get in the Game: READ!: Summit County Library Teen Summer Reading Program

Location: All three Summit County Libraries

Dates: June 4-July 29

Cost: Free

All middle and high school students, ages 12 to 17, can race on down to pick up a sporty goodie bag and reading log beginning June 4. Read books of your choice for at least eight hours to be entered into the drawing for the grand prize of a sports and fitness prize basket valued at $200, awarded on July 29 at the Get in the Game: PARTY! from 4:30-7 p.m. at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. We'll have games, snacks and prizes.

More information: Contact Janet Good at (970) 468-5887 or Janet.Good@SummitCountyCO.gov for more information, or visit http://www.summitcountylibraries.org.

Keystone Science School Summer Camp

Location: 1053 Soda Ridge Road, Keystone

Dates: June 13-Aug. 12

Cost: Starting at $275 per week

Keystone Science School Summer Camp is for campers ages 5 to 17, with a focus on science, adventure and fun. KSS offers day camp, residential camp, backcountry and teen leadership programs, which provide insight into the awe-inspiring natural world.

More information: Visit http://www.KeystoneScienceSchool.org/Camp or call (970)-455-4228.

Kids in the Kitchen

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 12:30-2:30 p.m., June 6-9, June 27-30

Cost: Pass holders: $65, Non-Pass holders: $80

Ages 5-7. A perfect class for those aspiring young chefs. Children will learn how to prepare healthy kid friendly meals. Kitchen safety, food preparation, basic cooking skills and cleaning up will also be a focus of the class. All recipes used in the class will be sent home with the students.

More information: Register online at Silverthorne.org or contact (970) 262-7370 for more information.

On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!: Summit County Library Summer Reading Program

Location: Main Library in Frisco; North Branch in Silverthorne; South Branch in Breckenridge

Dates: June 7 and 8, through July 26

Cost: Free

The Summit County Libraries will kick off their summer reading program with sports, exercise, activities and fun for preschoolers through elementary school students. Summer reading time is Tuesdays starting on June 7 at 11 a.m. in Breckenridge; Wednesdays starting June 8 at 10:30 a.m. in Frisco, 11 a.m. in Breckenridge and 1 p.m. in Silverthorne. The eight-week program will include special performers, crafts and reading prizes.

More information: Contact the Main Library at (970) 668-5555; North Branch at (970) 468-5887 or South Branch at (970) 453-3544.

Open Arms Preschool

Location: Christ Lutheran Church, 16072 CO-9, Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 6-10 – A Bugs Life

June 13-17 – Treasure Hunters

June 20-24 – Mad Science

June 27 – July 1 – Under the Sea

July 4- 8 – 4th of July

July 11-15 Super Heroes

July 18-22 – Vacation Bible School – Cave Quest

Vacation Bible School is free for all preschool kids in the county that would like to attend from 9 a.m. to noon each day

July 25-29 – Under the Big Top

August 1-12 – Olympics

Cost: Vacation Bible School- free. Thematic programs: $55-60/day

For children ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old. Weekly thematic programs run all summer. Program includes all materials, drinks and snacks. Children should bring their own lunch.

More information: Contact Director Jen Lofton at (970) 237-3229, by email at info@openarmskids.com or online at http://www.facebook.com/openarmschildcareandpreschool.

Silver Chefs

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 3:15-5:15 p.m., June 6-9, June 27-30; 1-3 p.m., Aug. 8-11

Cost: Pass holders: $65. Non-pass holders: $80

Ages 8-12. Silver Chefs may not quite be "Iron Chefs" but we're working towards that distinction. This "hands-on" class gives participants a challenging yet kid-friendly kitchen experience. Silver Chefs will create and sample healthy and fun meals from breakfast to dinner and everything in between.

More information: Register online at Silverthorne.org or contact (970) 262-7370.

Summer Media and Technology Camp

Location: Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge Campus

Dates: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 6-10

Cost: $495, lunch included daily

This is a weeklong, technology-packed learning adventure for students age 11-14. Institute students learn about the technical, creative and business aspects of technology. Students work in the new CMC Computer Lab, accessing state-of-the-art hardware and computer applications working with experienced instructors who are professionals at the forefront of their fields. Students work in teams and learn digital photography and video capture and production, Adobe software including Photoshop, Premiere and InDesign, web site development, e-commerce shopping carts. At the end of the week, teams of students will apply and present all of their new skills in the form of a final team capstone project. Enrollment is limited to the first 15 qualified students.

More information: Applications are available at http://coloradomtn.edu/campuses/breckenridge_dillon/summer-media-technology-camp. Registration questions can be directed to Sheri Weinman: sweinman@coloradomtn.edu; or Ronda Westhoff: rwesthoff@coloradomtn.edu.

Super Slimy Science

Location: Meets at River Run Kidtopia Headquarters, Keystone Resort

Dates: 9-11 a.m. Saturdays from June 11 to August 27

Cost: Free

Join Keystone Science School in discovering the wonders of our Colorado waterways. Our Super Slimy Science Program will allow guests to familiarize themselves with Summit County aquatics. We will focus on the biological and chemical aspects of our very own Snake River. The program will consist of hands-on activities, including searching for water bugs and performing fun chemical tests on the river. Registration: Please sign up in advance at Activities and Dining as space is limited for this program.

More information: Visit http://www.KeystoneResort.com.

SPORTS: BASEBALL

Breckenridge baseball Camp with Coach Drury

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 6-10

Cost: $250

This is a skills development baseball camp. All players will be grouped by ability and then by age. Player coach ratio is approximately 8 to 1.

More information: Visit http://www.summitbaseball.com.

SPORTS: ROCK CLIMBING

Advanced Rock Climbing Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Monday-Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 20-24, July 25-29

Cost: $215/weekly

So you've been through our Beginner and Intermediate Climbing Camps and you still can't get enough? Then this camp is for you! Campers ages 7-13 spend the first two days on the Breckenridge climbing wall learning some new skills and refreshing others. On Thursday and Friday, we depart Summit County for Independence Pass and Monitor Rock in beautiful Lake County for full days of outdoor climbing. Participants must have attended an Intermediate Climbing Camp or intermediate program within the past three years or receive approval from the Outdoor Programs Coordinator to register. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon and/or attend the BMC field trip on Wednesday. For more information on discounted half-day BMC please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Beginner Rock Climbing Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Monday-Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 6-10, July 11-15, August 1-5

Cost: $125/weekly

This progressive series of rock-climbing camps introduces kids ages 6-12 to basic climbing skills in the controlled environment of an indoor wall leading to outdoor climbing by the end of the week. Campers learn knots, belaying and climbing movement. Upon successful completion, climbers may advance to the Intermediate Climbing Camp later in the summer. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon and/or attend the BMC field trip on Wednesday. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Intermediate Rock Climbing Camp

Location: Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 13-17, July 18-22, August 8-12

Cost: $145/weekly

Veterans of our Beginner Camp or other introductory programs learn more about the technical side of climbing at the Intermediate level. Kids ages 7-12 are taught new skills including rappelling, advance climbing techniques and more in the controlled environment of an indoor wall leading to outdoor climbing by the end of the week. Participants must have attended an entry-level program within the past three years or receive approval from the Outdoor Programs Coordinator to register. Upon successful completion, climbers may advance to the Advanced Climbing Camp later in the summer. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon and/or attend the BMC field trip on Wednesday. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

SPORTS: SKATEBOARDING

All Day Skateboard Camp

Location: Breckenridge Skate Park

Dates: June 13, 17, 20, 24, 27; July 1, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29; August 1, 5

Cost: $55/day

Is your child always asking to go to the Breckenridge Skate Park? All Day Skateboard Camp is the perfect opportunity for your son/daughter to hang out at the Skate Park all day with our trained staff and continue to work on and improve their skateboarding. All Day Skateboard Camp will spend time skating in the park, participating in other activities and on certain days travelling to other skate parks in the county. All experience levels are welcomed. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Breckenridge Skateboard Camps

Location: Breckenridge Skate Park

Dates: Monday-Friday, June 6-10, July 18-22, August 8-12

Cost: $130/weekly

Kids ages 6-14 have exclusive access to the newly renovated Breckenridge Skatepark. Campers of all abilities learn a variety of skills and tricks on exciting new features including an 11-foot bowl, snake run, beginner bowl, advanced bowl and skateable historic mine cart. All participants must have a skateboard and helmet. Pads are optional. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Lil Shredders Skateboard Camp

Location: Breckenridge Skate Park

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays; June 14-23, July 5-14, July 26-August 4

Cost: $60 per session

Is your preschooler ready to ride in the skate park? Let our coaching staff teach him/her the right way to get started. We'll teach your 4-5 year old the basics of the sport in a fun and controlled environment. Skateboard and helmet required. Pads are optional. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers that are age 5 can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

SPORTS: SOCCER

British Challenger Soccer Camp

Location: Peninsula Park, Frisco; Breckenridge Rec Center; Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: June 13-June 17, June 27-July 1, Aug 1-5

Costs: Varies per session, see website.

Experienced British coaching staff will teach foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games, scrimmages and mini tournament play. Players also learn the core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.

More information: Visit http://www.highcountrysoccer.com.

High Country Soccer Camp

Location: Breckenridge Rec Center – Kingdom Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center – Rainbow Park

Date: 9-9:50 a.m. Tot Soccer (4-5 years old), 10-11:30 a.m. High Country Camp (6-9 years old), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. High Country Camp (10-14 years old), July 18-21, July 25-July 29,

Costs: Varies per session, see website.

Players will receive instruction and technical repetition of all soccer skills including passing, receiving, dribbling, shooting, attacking and defending. Small-sided games will also help implement new and existing skills in a match-like environment. Camps are geared towards improving recreational player's abilities in a fun and relaxed environment. Ages 6-14 years old. Tot Soccer camps have been designed to improve soccer skills in a unique, age appropriate and fun environment. Your child will participate in a variety of games and activities learning to be a team player while developing fundamental soccer and motor skills.

More information: Visit http://www.highcountrysoccer.com.

Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp

Location: Peninsula Park, Frisco

Dates: July 25-July 29

Costs: Varies per session, see website.

Higher skill training for the committed and serious soccer player. Sessions adapted from professional youth teams in Brazil. Learn the Brazilian style through flicks, tricks and skills. Proven player development for the soccer player looking to take their skills and game to the next level.

More information: Visit http://www.highcountrysoccer.com.

SPORTS: TENNIS

Hot Shots Tennis Camps

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7-23, June 28-July 14, July 19-August 4

Cost: $58 for 3-week session, or $15 per day for drop-ins

We focus on the fundamentals of the forehand and backhand ground strokes, volley and overhead for ages 7-10. Tennis professionals guide grade-schoolers through fun and competitive games, keeping the focus on lots of exercise and skills practice. Children learn age-appropriate skills from scoring to footwork to strategy. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact the tennis office at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Middle School Tennis Camps

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays; June 7-23, June 28-July 14, July 19-August 4

Cost: $58 for 3-week session, or $15 per day for drop-ins

This one-hour drill session is similar to our adult clinics for children ages 11-14. Kids work on fundamental strokes with the ball machine and playing out points. We work on refining all the strokes and some game strategy. Our professionals keep campers moving while giving them tips on better shot making. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact the tennis office at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Pee Wee Tennis Camps

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7-23, June 28-July 14, July 19-August 4

Cost: $58 for 3-week session, or $15 per day for drop-ins

Tennis is a lifetime sport and it's never too early to learn the fundamentals. Breckenridge Recreation's tennis camps for ages 4-6 teach children how to play tennis in an engaging and active setting. Kids learn age-appropriate skills from scoring to fundamental strokes to footwork to strategy. Drop-ins of all skill levels are welcome for a $15 daily fee. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact the tennis office at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

SPORTS: OTHER

Breckenridge Figure Skating Summer Camp

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge

Dates: Monday-Friday; June 13-17

Cost: $250

Has your child attended skating classes and wants to take her/his figure skating to the next level? Come join in the fun at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena this summer as professional coaches teach students ages 5-17 a well-rounded figure skating curriculum including: On- and off-ice skills/stretch/dance, edge work choreography, jumps and spins and education on the different elements of figure skating and styles. Dates are subject to change. Sorry, no drop-ins allowed. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon. For more information on discounted half-day BMC please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Ice Skating Programs at (970) 547-9974 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Breckenridge Mountain Bike Camps

Location: Summit County

Dates: Monday-Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 20-24 (AM &PM), July 11-15, August 1-5

Cost: $145/weekly

Our exciting mountain biking camps take kids ages 8-13 on morning rides through the Summit County trail system. Each day campers explore new terrain and beautiful High Country scenery while improving technical skills. Some prior experience and appropriate bike required. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available. Campers can enjoy a full day of fun by joining Breckenridge Mountain Camp for the afternoon and/or attend the BMC field trip on Wednesday. For more information on discounted half-day BMC, please contact Abbey Austin at abbeya@TownofBreckenridge.com.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Runners on the Summit

Location: Summit County

Dates: Wednesdays: June 1, June 15, June 29, July 13, July 27, August 10

Cost: $37 for 6-week session (includes Summit Trail Running Series registration)

This youth running club for ages 10-18 is specifically designed for middle and high school students wanting to get in shape for the fall cross-country season or for students looking to hit the trails for the first time. Runners on the Summit is a perfect continuation of the Girls on the Run program as students reach high school. And, even better, this program is co-ed. Fee includes registration for Summit Trail Running Series, which occurs weeks opposite Runners on the Summit. Breckenridge resident/worker scholarships available.

More information: Register online at BreckenridgeRecreation.com, or for questions, contact Youth Programs at (970) 453-1734 or websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Sahn Taekwondo

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31: 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Breckenridge Recreation Center; 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Silverthorne Recreation Center

Cost: $99 per month or $267 for unlimited sessions

Sahn Taekwondo abides by the Tenets and the Student Oath. It is the goal of Sahn Taekwondo to help create better citizens for our communities. Students ages 5 and older learn the basic techniques of self-defense, while improving balance, strength, coordination and flexibility.

More information: Call (970) 668-9849, or visit sahntkd.com.