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May 6, 2014
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Camp Summit County: Your guide to summer camps for all ages, abilities

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 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 Children’s Hospital Colorado: Camp Little Tree

Location: BOEC Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 9-13

Cost to families: $625, additional scholarship funding and financial assistance may be available

Little Tree is a special camp for children ages 8 to 12 with sensory integration (SI) impairments, as well as learning and/or attention deficits. The five-day overnight program is designed to meet the unique needs of these children. Specially trained occupational therapists from Children’s Hospital Colorado use occupational therapy and SI principles to make this camp experience positive and motivating.

More information: Enrollment and screening through Children’s Hospital Colorado. Call (720) 777-3456.

BOEC and Children’s Hospital Colorado: CamPossible

Location: BOEC Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 20-22

Cost to families: $375

CamPossible is for kids with cerebral palsy ages 8-12. Children will live, work, and play in a “family” group of six to eight campers, two to three outdoor educators from Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, and two specialized therapists (occupational therapist, physical therapist or speech therapist) from Children’s Hospital Colorado. Campers will assist in cooking and cabin cleanup, along with peers and adults. Children will participate in a variety of activities such as climbing, canoeing, ropes courses and outdoor education. Other activities include crafts and group games.

More information: Enrollment and screening through Children’s Hospital Colorado. Call (720) 777-3456.

BOEC and Children’s Hospital Colorado: Camp Zenith

Location: BOEC Scott Griffith Lodge, Breckenridge

Dates: July 20-24

Cost to families: $625

Camp Zenith is a five-day overnight camp for children ages 8-18 who have sustained traumatic brain injuries at some point in their development. During the day, kids participate in rock climbing, canoeing/kayaking on Dillon Reservoir, the high ropes course and crafts (tie dye, homemade “pop rockets”). In the evenings, they participate in activities such as listening to the Breckenridge orchestra, movie nights, playing group games and a modified campfire.

More information: Enrollment and screening through Children’s Hospital Colorado. Call (720) 777-3456.

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Adventures Within Teen Camp

Location: BOEC Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: Aug. 1-3

Cost: $475

This camp is three days of fun in the Rocky Mountains designed for young adults, ages 13 to 17, dealing with multiple sclerosis. Activities will include rafting, rock climbing and ropes course. The camp is a cooperative effort between the BOEC and the Rocky Mountain MS Center. Scholarships are available for kids from Colorado and Summit County.

More information: Call (800) 383-2632, or email wildassist@boec.org.

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Camp Big Tree

Location: BOEC Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: July 13-17

Cost: $730

This is a five-day, four-night overnight camp for boys and girls ages 12 to 16 with sensory integration disorders, learning and/or attention deficits. Through a variety of outdoor adventure activities such as rock climbing, river rafting and camping, students will have the opportunity to practice social skills, teamwork traits and leadership qualities that will transfer into everyday life. Scholarships are available for kids from Colorado and Summit County.

More information: Call (800) 383-2632, or email wildassist@boec.org.

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Jr. Adventurer’s Camp

Location: BOEC Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 29-July1

Cost: $475

This three-day course is specially designed for boys and girls ages 8 to 12 with special needs and disabilities. The camp will provide youth the opportunity to discover nature, boost self-esteem through challenging experiences and have fun in a safe, social environment. The 2½-day camp includes team-building activities, an adaptive ropes course, nature skills, a campfire and river rafting. All students must be independent with personal care or have care attendant attend with them for a reduced fee. Scholarships are available for kids from Colorado and Summit County.

More information: Call (800) 383-2632, or email wildassist@boec.org.

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Wilderness Camp

Location: Flat-water mobile canoe course down Ruby and Horsethief canyons on the Colorado River

Dates: July 7-11

Cost: $800

Wilderness Camp is a five-day, four-night overnight camp for young adults ages 16 to 23 with developmental disabilities. Through outdoor activities designed around established experiential education models, students will have the opportunity to develop social skills, teamwork traits and leadership qualities that will transfer into everyday life. This is an adventure-based course where students will be involved in cooking, cleaning and gear preparation during the course; however, the emphasis will be on having fun in a structured setting, as the activities include canoeing, light hiking and camping. Scholarships are available for kids from Colorado and Summit County.

More information: Call (800) 383-2632, or email wildassist@boec.org.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 2-Aug. 15

Cost: $38 per day for residents or $43 for nonresidents; $10 Breckenridge Mountain Camp membership required; lunch provided for $5 per day (excluding field trip days)

Open for children ages 5 to 12, this camp offers activities including swimming, climbing, hiking and even jumping on a giant inflatable obstacle course. Additionally, every Wednesday is a field trip day, with destinations matching each week’s theme, such as “Blast-off into Space” at the Denver Planetarium, “Wild Animal Kingdom” at the Wildlife Sanctuary and “Pike’s Peak or Bust!” and various places throughout Summit County.

More information: Call (970) 453-1734, or visit www.breckenridgerecreation.com to learn more about this camp and the dozens of other camps, programs and workshops offered by the Breckenridge Recreation Department.

Breckenridge Ski Resort Summer Day Camp

Location: Breckenridge Ski Resort

Dates: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., half-day and full-day sessions available, Monday through Friday, June 13-Aug. 22

Cost: $79 for morning or afternoon half-day session; $107 for full day; $395 for a full-day five-pack, which can be used any five days throughout the camp season

The day camp features a curriculum that focuses on science, nature, crafts and more, while teaching kids valuable outdoor skills. Camp is open to children ages 5 to 12. Full-day sessions include lunch, and camp is run by CPR- and first aid-certified counselors with a maximum 1 to 10 ratio of counselors to campers. This camp is an official Colorado licensed camp facility.

More information: Call (970) 453-5000, or visit www.breckenridge.com.

Cub Scout Pack 186

Location: Dillon, Frisco and Silverthorne

Dates: Events planned all summer

Cub Scouts is for boys entering first through fifth grades who want to have fun with other boys their age while learning the fundamentals of Scouting, which have been taught to boys for more than 100 years. Pack 186 has many events planned throughout the summer, including a family campout, geocaching, bike rides, nature hikes, outdoor movie night, s’mores around a campfire, Rain Gutter Regatta, Cubmobile Races and more.

More information: Contact Kendal Vaille at summtivaille@gmail.com or (970) 409-8218 for event dates.

Easter Seals Yay! Camp Summit

Location: Old Senior Center, 110 Third Ave., Frisco

Dates: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Wednesdays, June 9-Aug. 6

Cost: $45 per day

This is a day camp for children with disabilities between the ages of 6 and 18 in Summit County. Applications may also be accepted for individuals who are 18 and older, depending on the situation. All of the activities are in Summit County and range from visits to Copper Mountain to swimming at the local recreation centers to pontoon boating and everything in between. The camp’s mission is to provide safe and fun adventures for campers, aiding and supporting them in whatever way needed.

More information: To apply, contact program director Jessica Macphail at (303) 569-2333 or jmacphail@eastersealscolorado.org.

Explore the ‘thorne (Silverthorne, that is!)

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 1-4 p.m. June 9-12 and July 21-24

Cost: $60 for passholders, $72 for nonpassholders

This outdoor class for ages 5 to 12 will get you out and about exploring our town by biking, hiking, fishing and more.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

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 www.fdrd.org.

Frisco Fun Club

Location: Frisco Nordic Lodge

Dates: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 2-Aug. 15

Cost: $40 per day for Frisco residents and $45 per day for nonresidents

The Frisco Fun Club is an exciting and adventurous way for children ages 5 to 12 to spend the summer. Enjoy weeklong, themed activities that offer educational opportunities and activities.

More information: Call (970) 668-2558, or email Sara Skinner at saras@townoffrisco.com.

Keystone Science School’s Summer of Odyssey

Location: Keystone

Dates: June 8-Aug. 15

Cost: Starting at $300 per week

Just like Odysseus, our campers will embark on a journey of adventure, discovery, new friends and a celebration of youth. All camp sessions are themed and range from the Wild West, pirates and rafting to geology, rock climbing and astronomy. Day Camp sessions (ages 5-11) offer fun day adventures for campers who want to return home at night. Discovery Camp is our signature residential camp (ages 7-14) in which campers can choose to sleep in our dorms or in Tipi Town. Our more mature campers (ages 12-18) will have a blast in our Counselor Assistant Program or exploring the backcountry on one of our off-campus Keystone Mountain Adventures.

More information: Visit www.keystonescienceschool.org/camp, or call (970) 268-4098.

Kidtopia Kid’s Discover Days

Location: River Run Village Plaza, Keystone

Dates: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June 17-Aug. 12

Cost: Free

Children 12 and younger can explore the fun at the Kid’s Discovery Days, with a show, bounce house, spin art and two face painters. The entertainer changes every week.

More information: Visit www.keystoneresort.com.

Kidtopia Kidzfest

Location: River Run Village Plaza, Keystone

Dates: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 5, 26 and Aug. 9, 16

Cost: Free

Experience camel rides, a foam pit, hydro blaster, photo booth, train rides, caricatures, balloon artist, face painter, spin art, bounce houses and more. Each Kidzfest has a costume theme, so stop by Creation Station for free craft supplies to help enhance your costume. July 5: Beach Theme; July 26: Super Heroes; Aug. 9: Pirates & Princesses; Aug. 16: Western Theme.

More information: Visit www.keystoneresort.com.

Woodward at Copper Summer Camp

Location: Woodward at Copper, located at Copper Mountain

Dates: Weeklong sessions, June 16-Aug. 1; Grom Week, with special programming for kids ages 8 to 12, is July 28-Aug. 1

Cost: Prices start at $699, depending on the discipline and week

This camp helps kids ages 10 and older further their skills while having fun. Several disciplines are offered throughout the summer, including ski, snowboard, digital media, skateboard, scooter, slopeside mountain bike and BMX. Woodward offers lift-served, on-snow parks, as well as the Barn, an indoor training facility featuring trampolines, foam pits and Skatelite jumps.

More information: Visit www.woodwardatcopper.com.

ARTS: PERFORMING

Alpine Dance Academy Summer Dance Camps

Location: Alpine Dance Academy, 409 Main St., Suite B-26, Frisco

Dates: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day (dancers may be dropped off at 9 a.m.), Monday-Friday; Session 1: June 23-27; Session 2: July 14-18; Session 3: Aug. 11-16

Cost: $205 per dancer for one session, $380 per dancer for two sessions, $510 per dancer for three sessions; family tuition discounts do not apply to summer programs

Camps are open to students age 7 to 18 who wish to improve their technical training and have fun. Dancers will participate in all disciplines of dance and must bring a bagged lunch, water bottle and snacks for each day of camp. Dress code is leotard, tights and bun. Dancers should bring all dance shoes and may bring additional dance clothes to layer for certain classes.

More information: Register at the studio 3-7 p.m., Monday to Thursday, through May 22. Call (970) 406-0990, alpine danceacademy@gmail.com or visit www.alpinedanceacademy.com to learn more.

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre KidsPlay Musical Theatre Camp: “Frozen”

Location: Colorado Mountain College Auditorium, Breckenridge

Dates: July 14-18

Cost: $200 (limited availability, $225 after May 9)

Create an original musical adventure inspired by the kingdom of Arendelle and its most famous inhabitants: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf. A wonderful wintery workshop set in the perfect time for snowmen — summer. Final performance is on July 18. Bring your own lunch. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.

More information: Registration and release forms available at www.backstagetheatre.org. Call (970) 453-0199.

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre KidsPlay Musical Theatre Camp: “The Incredibles”

Location: Colorado Mountain College Auditorium, Breckenridge

Dates: July 21-25

Cost: $200 ($225 after May 9)

Try out your super skills in singing, dancing and fighting crime with evil-doers silly enough to take on the world’s greatest crime-fighting family. Final performance is on July 25. Bring your own lunch. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.

More information: Registration and release forms available at www.backstagetheatre.org. Call (970) 453-0199.

Dance Camp

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 1:30-3:30 p.m. July 14-17

Cost: $80 for passholders; $96 for nonpassholders

Ages 8 to 12 have fun with dance in a new fun and funky way. This class will also include using Rainbow Park for “stretch in the grass,” the track for “across the track” and the pool for “water ballet.”

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Lake Dillon Theatre Company Summer Youth Workshops

Location: Lake Dillon Amphitheater and Lake Dillon Theatre Company

All workshops are for ages 7 to 13

• The Jungle Book, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9-21

Cost: $425 before May 15, $450 after May 15

Join Mowgli and his friends as he learns the laws of the jungle, while trying to protect himself and his adoptive wolf pack from the dangers lurking in the trees.

• The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, based on the novel by Mark Twain

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7-19

Cost: $425 before May 15, $450 after May 15

Whether he’s tricking friends to help him with his chores or chasing adventure with them, trouble seems to greet Tom Sawyer around every turn. Will it eventually catch up to him?

• Alice in Wonderland, based on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21-26

Cost: $240 before May 15, $265 after May 15

You may be familiar with the story of Alice and her adventures in Wonderland, but there may be more to discover in her tale.

• Cinderella, based on the story by Charles Perrault

Date: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28-Aug. 2

Cost: $240 before May 15, $265 after May 15

Nothing seems to go right for poor Cinderella, until she meets her Fairy Godmother. Enlisting the help of her very colorful friends, can Cinderella make it to the ball and back on time?

More information: Visit www.lakedillontheatre.org, email tim@lakedillontheatre.org or call (970) 513-1151.

Scale the Summit Chamber Music Camp

Location: Dillon Community Church

Dates: Aug. 4-8

Cost: $300

Led by Chas Wetherbee, this is a music camp for strings, woodwinds, piano, harp and guitar, with the goal of encouraging creativity, strengthening leadership skills and teaching students how to work within a team. Students will focus on chamber music, improvisation, orchestra and individual skills. Students must have a minimum of one year playing their instrument and/or be able to play the pieces in Suzuki Book 1 or the equivalent.

More information: Registration forms are available at www.scalethesummitmusic.com, or call Janet Harriman at (970) 468-0110.

Scale the Summit Music Exploration Camp

Location: Dillon Community Church

Dates: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 23-26

Cost: $225

This camp lays the foundation for the future enjoyment of music. Students will have the opportunity to play flute, clarinet, bells, snare drum, trumpet, violin and harp. The camp is open to students ages 7 and older, and no prior musical experience is required.

More information: Registration forms are available online at www.summitorchestra.org under Youth Programs, or call Janet Harriman at (970) 468-0110.

Summer Ballet with Christine Armitage

Location: Alpine Dance Academy, 409 Main St., Suite B-26, Frisco

Dates: 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays, June 30-Aug. 4 (six-week session)

Cost: $60 per dancer; tuition must be paid in full at time of registration; tuition is not pro-rated for missed ballet classes, and family tuition discounts do not apply to summer programs

Ballet classes are open to students age 10 to adult who wish to improve their technical training and get a full-body workout. Dress code is leotard, tights, bun and ballet slippers. Legwarmers, ballet skirts and other warm up attire is optional but not prohibited.

More information: Class will fill at 20 dancers, and classes with fewer than five participants will be cancelled. Alpine Dance Academy camps are for the experienced dancer only. Contact the studio with any questions regarding your dancer’s technical level. Register at the studio 3-7 p.m., Monday to Thursday, through May 22. Call (970) 406-0990, alpinedanceacademy@gmail.com or visit www.alpinedanceacademy.com to learn more.

Summit School of Dance

Location: 400 Granite, Frisco

• Twinkle Toes Pre Dance

Dates: Mondays in June and Tuesdays in July

Cost: $46

For ages 2 ½ to 5.

• Rah Rah Camp

Dates: June 16-20

Cost: $125

Cheer and pom for ages 6-9 and 10-13.

• Little Divas

Dates: June 23-27

Cost: $125

Jazz, tap, hip-hop and musical Theater for ages 6-10.

• Pretty Princesses Ballet Camp

Dates: June 23-27

Cost: $65

For ages 7 to 10.

• Primadonnas Ballet

Dates: June 23-27

Cost: $100

Pointe and pre pointe.

• Ms. Mandy’s Boot Camp

Dates: July 14-18

Cost: $200

Jazz, tap, lyrical and hip-hop for ages 10-12.

• Ms. Mandy’s Boot Camp

Dates: July 21-25

Cost: $225

Jazz, tap, lyrical and hip-hop for ages 13 and older

More information: Visit www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

Teen Acting: Scene Study

Location: Lake Dillon Amphitheater and Lake Dillon Theatre Company

Dates: July 24 and 31, Aug. 5, 6, 7 and 9

Cost: $150

Beginning with text analysis, students will be exposed to scene work from all different styles of theatrical literature. Students will have an opportunity to present their work in a showcase.

More information: Visit www.lakedillontheatre.org, email tim@lakedillontheatre.org or call (970) 513-1151.

ARTS: VISUAL

Cupcakes & Canvases

Location: Under the Gazebo at Lakeside Village, Keystone

Dates: 10-11 a.m. July 3, 17 and 31 Aug. 14 and 28

Cost: $15

This Mommy and Me class is a perfect outlet for your little one’s “Inner Picasso.” An art teacher will inspire and guide your kids as they create their masterpieces. The two-hour session includes a canvas and art supplies for the children, as well as cupcakes for the “starving” artists.

More information: Visit www.keystoneresort.com.

Little Earth Art Studio Summer Art Camp

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

Dates: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, June-August

Cost: All camps are $280 per week

The Little Earth Art Studio is offering summer art camps for children ages 7 to 15 and all abilities. Learn about art, artists, art techniques and your own unique expression and sense of artistic style. Themes change week-to-week using materials such as paint, fiber, clay glass and much more. The studio is also running monthly teen and adult art workshops and adult ceramics class throughout the summer.

More information: Visit www.littleearthartstudio.com, or email littleearthartstudio@me.com.

Ready Paint Fire Summer Art Camp

Location: Ready Paint Fire! Keystone studio, 135 Dercum Drive

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon (drop-from 8:30 a.m.) weekly camps, Monday through Friday, June 2-Aug. 22

Cost: $240 for one camp or $480 for both camps; $60 session; $20 sibling discount

Drop off the kids for fun, creative learning every morning this summer. Play with paint and glaze, glue and grout, mosaics and glass fusing. Make eight projects exploring kilns and firing and their own creative process. Great group sizes with a ratio of 1 to 5 guarantee lots of hands-on help. Drink and snack mid-morning.

More information: Visit www.readypaintfirekeystone.com.

Recycled Art

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmers Lane, Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: Session A (4 weeks): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, June 2-20; Session B (4 weeks): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, June 23-July 11; Session C (4 weeks): 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, July 14-Aug. 1

Cost: $115, includes a healthy lunch

Students ages 4 to 8 will think outside the box with this creative art camp. Using recycled materials and materials they collect outdoors, students will have a chance to creative sculptures and paintings while learning about the importance of recycling.

More information: Call (970) 368-3135, or visit www.sagetutoring.com to enroll.

EDUCATION

Colorado Learning Connections: Summer Academic Adventure Series

Location: Frisco

Dates: Flexible scheduling, all summer

Cost: Dependent on program

This program is designed to put learning back in the hands of students and meet your busy scheduling needs. You pick the adventure (topic). You pick the days and times. You pick your fellow explorers. Our curriculum specialist will design a unique program for you. If you aren’t feeling creative, we have a full list of academic adventures that we have run in the past from Adventures in Ecology to exploring medieval history in our Knights, Knaves and Knowledge Adventure. Pre-paid bundle packages are designed to offer flexible scheduling, meet individual needs in a one-on-one format and bring you the savings.

More information: Call (970) 668-0954, or visit www.clcsummit.com.

Colorado Mountain College: Summer Technology Institute

Location: Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge Campus, computer lab

Dates: July 21-25

Cost: $495, includes daily lunch, snacks and beverages

This weeklong, technology-packed learning enrichment opportunity is for students ages 11-14 (by July 2014). Working in the CMC Computer Lab, students will learn about the technical, creative and business aspects of technology. Subjects include website development, digital photography, Photoshop, digital video production, e-commerce shopping carts and more. Experienced instructors and professionals teach all subjects. Students must have a Summit School District grade-point average of 2.5 or better.

More information: Applications available at summertechnologyinstitute.com, or contact Robert Cartelli at rcartelli@coloradomtn.edu or (970) 453-6757, ext. 2629. Application deadline is May 30. Enrollment is limited to the first 15 qualified students.

Kids in the Kitchen

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 1-3 p.m., July 7-10 and July 28-31

Cost: $65 for passholders; $80 for nonpassholders

Children ages 5 to 7 will learn how to prepare healthy, kid-friendly meals while learning kitchen safety, food prep, basic cooking skills and cleaning.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Make a Splash: ACT/College essay combination course

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmers Lane, Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 6-Sept. 10

Cost: $595 (includes full-length, proctored ACT diagnostic exam and score report and all materials, plus a free, full-length pre-test scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 16)

Staff will guide students ages 15 to 17 through the ACT, helping them to build the confidence they need to succeed on test day. Additionally, students will learn how to write a polished essay that showcases the unique and interesting individuals that they are. Maximum enrollment of 12 students.

More information: Call (970) 368-3135, or visit www.sagetutoring.com to enroll.

Mountain Top Children’s Museum Summer Day Camp

Location: Village at Breckenridge by Maggie Pond

Dates: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 2-Aug. 19 (no camp July 4)

Cost: $37 per day or $170 per week

The Mountain Top Children’s Museum offers an 11-week summer program packed with projects, art antics and crazy experiments. Explore nature, create from loose parts, and use your noodle. Each camp week is based on a theme that offers children opportunities to be creative, inquisitive and adventurous. The camp is open to children ages 5 to 10, with a limited-space mentoring program for ages 11 to 14.

More information: Call (970) 333-7353, or email Laura Horvath at mtntopmuseum@gmail.com.

Sage Tutoring: Back to School Refresher

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmers Lane, Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: 3-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Aug. 4-11

Cost: $95, includes healthy snacks

We help students ages 4 to 13 sharpen their skills so they will start the new school year with confidence. In this energetic indoor-outdoor camp, we’ll review math and reading concepts from the previous year and get students moving with fun, outdoor games and scavenger hunts. Multiple instructors will be present.

More information: Call (970) 368-3135, or visit www.sagetutoring.com to enroll.

Sage Tutoring: Circuits, Sensors, and Robots, Oh My!

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmers Lane, Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: Session A (4 weeks): 3-5 p.m. Wednesdays, June 2-25; Session B (4 weeks): 3-5 p.m. Thursdays, June 23-July 11

Cost: $95 per session, includes healthy snacks, plus an additional $65 materials fee

This introductory course for ages 7 to 13 teaches young “hackers” about the electrical circuits and sensors that are used to create robots. We take students beyond robotics and encourage individuality, creativity and innovation as they execute self-designed projects.

More information: Call (970) 368-3135, or visit www.sagetutoring.com to enroll.

Sage Tutoring: Creative Writing in Creative Settings

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmers Lane, Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: Session A (4 weeks, ages 7-12) 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 2-20; Session B (4 weeks, ages 13-17): 3-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, June 23-July 11; Session C (4 weeks, ages 7-12): 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 14-Aug. 1

Cost: $95 for one day per session, $125 for two days per session, includes healthy snacks, plus an additional $20 excursion fee

This fun, experiential camp is for students who want to enhance their love of literature and writing through nature. For inspiration, we’ll explore the amazing outdoors in Summit County with excursions like visiting the local dog-sledding yard. Topics vary from session to session.

More information: Call (970) 368-3135, or visit www.sagetutoring.com to enroll.

Sage Tutoring: Fun with Physics Competition

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmers Lane, Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: Session A (4 weeks): 3-5 p.m. Mondays, June 2-20; Session B (4 weeks): 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, June 23-July 11

Cost: $95 per session, includes healthy snacks

Students ages 7 to 13 will collaborate in teams to create the best Rube Goldberg machine. Our instructors will teach students about basic physics concepts, which they will put into motion (literally) while working together to create a fun mousetrap-style way of accomplishing a simple task.

More information: Call (970) 368-3135, or visit www.sagetutoring.com to enroll.

Silver Chefs

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 1-3 p.m., June 2-5 and Aug. 4-7

Cost: $65 for passholders; $80 for nonpassholders

This hands-on class for ages 8 to 12 gives participants a challenging, yet kid-friendly, kitchen experience by creating fun and healthy meals.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Summer Animation and Robotics Camp

Location: Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge

Dates: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 14-18

Cost: $245

Students ages 14 to 16 trace the history, development and influence of automation and robotics as they learn about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation and computer control systems. Students use the VEX Robotics platform to design, build and program real-world objects such as traffic lights, toll booths and robotic arms. Enrollment capped at 15 students and daily lunch, snacks and drinks provided.

More information: To register, contact Ronda Westoff at (970) 453-6757, ext. 2620, or rwesthoff@coloradomtn.edu.

Super Slimy Science

Location: Kidtopia Headquarters, River Run Village, Keystone

Dates: 9-11 a.m. every Saturday June 21-Aug. 30 (except July 5)

Cost: Free

Keystone Science School Aquatics Program, where kids will search for and identify macro invertebrates, test the water chemically and biologically.

More information: Visit www.keystoneresort.com.

SPORTS: BIKING

Beti AllRide Skills Clinic (Bike Camp for Adults)

Location: Keystone Bike Park

Dates: 7:15 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. June 21-22

Cost: $175 for one day or $295 for both days

The Beti AllRide Clinic with options ranging from a single day of instruction to two days, including rental/demo packages and gourmet meals, all the way to a full weekend at Keystone Resort, including lodging and spa packages. In addition to one or two days of instruction, attendees will have access to afternoon yoga sessions, a gourmet continental breakfast, lunch and happy hour.

More information: To register for the clinic or find out more, visit www.betiallrideclinic.com.

SPORTS: GYMNASTICS

Gymnastics Camp (intro/intermediate)

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 1-4 p.m. Aug. 4-7

Cost: $75 for passholders; $90 for nonpassholders

Fine-tune your old gymnastics skills and learn some new tricks on our full-sized competitive equipment, trampoline and Tumble Trak. Games and swimming are added to make a well-rounded, fun four-day minicamp. Ages 6 to 12 welcome.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Gymnastics Camp (intermediate/advanced/pre-team)

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 4-7

Cost: $75 for passholders; $90 for nonpassholders

Fine tune your old gymnastics skills and learn some new tricks on our full-sized competitive equipment, trampoline and Tumble Trak. Games and swimming are added to make a well-rounded, fun four-day minicamp. Ages 6 to 12 welcome.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Peak Ten Gymnastics Camp

Location: Summit Middle School, Frisco

Dates: July 27-Aug. 1

Cost: $370 for commuters or $650 for the full camp with housing

Camp will provide appropriate levels of instruction in the areas of vault, uneven bars, balance beam, tumbling, dance and trampoline for girls ages 7 to 17. Classes are 40 minutes long with a student to staff ratio of 5:1. Staff includes private club and high school coaches from Arizona, Colorado and New Jersey. Lunch is provided.

More information: Call Russ Crescentini at (602) 703-3299 or Ben Way at (970) 409-7897 or visit peaktengymnastics.com.

SPORTS: RUNNING

CampVRB, High Altitude Colorado Running Camp

Location: Vertical Runner Breckenridge, 301 N. Main St., Breckenridge

Dates: July 21-25, Aug. 11-15

Cost: $699, local and team discounts and group rates available; coaches are free when they bring their team

CampVRB is a five-day, four-night camp based in Breckenridge that utilizes the Summit County trail system. Campers will stay in houses on the slopes of Breckenridge Ski Resort. Three healthy meals and snacks are included. Also included are activities such as white water rafting, mountain biking, ultimate Frisbee and summiting 14ers. Campers will also have the opportunity to participate in or volunteer at the Summit County Trail Running Series, with both 5-kilometer and 10K races, and other internationally renowned local races.

More information: Visit www.campvrb.com to register or learn more.

Girls on the Run Camp

Location: Frisco Adventure Park

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 21-25

Cost: $215

Girls on the Run is a transformational learning program for girls in third through eighth grades. It teaches life skills through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. The girls will spend the week at the Frisco Peninsula, teambuilding at the Frisco Adventure Park, local field trips and more.

More information: Call (970) 668-2558, or email Linsey Kach at linseyk@townoffrisco.com.

SPORTS: SOCCER

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: First Kicks

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 11 a.m. to noon June 16-20

Cost: $90

Players, ages 3 and younger, are introduced to game basics through fundamental activities, games and fun soccer challenges. Camp includes free ball and T-shirt.

More information: Register at www.challengersports.com.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: Mini Soccer

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 9-10:30 a.m. June 16-20

Cost: $110

Fun games, competitions and skill-building activities are designed to enlighten and develop budding players, ages 4-5. Camp includes free ball and T-shirt.

More information: Register at www.challengersports.com.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: Half-Day Player Development

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon June 16-20

Cost: $150

In Half-Day Player Development, for ages 6-11, emphasis is placed upon skill development and mastery of core techniques through individual and small-group practices and coached games. Camp includes free ball and T-shirt.

More information: Register at www.challengersports.com.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: Golden Goal

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 1-3 p.m. June 16-20

Cost: $55

This is a special bonus camp for Half-Day campers, ages 6-11, and includes fun competitions and scrimmages.

More information: Register at www.challengersports.com.

Finishing & Attacking Camp

Dates and locations: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-10 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; July 14-17 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $65

Finishing and attacking camps are designed for players ages 9-14 who would like to refine their skills within the attacking third of the field. The focus will be on improving players’ abilities to receive, shoot, head and make runs and volleys while exploring appropriate tactical approaches to the game. This camp will coincide with the High Country Soccer Association Goal Keeping Camp.

More information: Register at www.highcountrysoccer.org.

Goal Keeping Camp

Dates and locations: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-10 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; July 14-17 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $65

Goal keeping camps offer a variety of skills and tactics necessary to push each keeper, ages 9-14, to the next level. High Country Soccer Association will provide a top-level, goalkeeping-specific coach to share advanced knowledge and training with the participants. This camp will coincide with the organization’s Finishing & Attacking Camp.

More information: Register at www.highcountrysoccer.org.

High Country Soccer Association Camp

Dates and locations: 10-11:30 a.m. June 9-12 and July 7-10 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; June 23-26 and July 14-17 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $65

Players grouped into ages 6-7 and 8-10 will receive instruction and technical repetition of all soccer skills, including passing, dribbling, shooting, trapping, attacking and defending. Small-sided games will also help implement new and existing skills in a match-like environment. Camps are geared toward improving players’ abilities in a fun and relaxed environment.

More information: Register at www.highcountrysoccer.org.

Speed Training Camp

Dates and locations: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9-12 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; June 23-26 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $55

Speed camp athletes ages 9 and older will work on quick footwork, strength, agility and balance. Fun exercises and games that improve power, speed and range of motion are used to enhance the explosiveness, flexibility, coordination and reaction response time of the athlete. This program will introduce concepts through the use of different types of speed equipment (running resistance devices, ladders, hurdles, etc.) This camp is beneficial to enhancing any type of athletes’ physical abilities.

More information: Register at www.highcountrysoccer.org.

Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon (half day) or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (full day) July 28-Aug. 1

Cost: $170 for half day; $210 for full day

This camp combines learning Brazilian techniques, footwork and moves with fun. It will teach your child more than just techniques and tactics. Each member of the Tetra Brazil coaching staff will bring an authentic taste of flair, passion and creativity to Brazilian soccer to camp. Camp includes free ball and T-shirt. Full-day campers should bring a lunch.

More information: Register at www.challengersports.com.

Tot Soccer Camp

Dates and locations: 9-9:50 a.m. June 9-12 and July 7-10 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; June 23-26 and July 14-17 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $45

Tot soccer camps, for ages 4-5, 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. This High Country Soccer Association camp will be a great learning experience for your child.

More information: Register at www.highcountrysoccer.org.

SPORTS: SWIMMING

Junior Lifeguard Training

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 9-13

Cost: $120 for passholders, $144 for nonpassholders

This American Red Cross program provides youth ages 12 to 14 a foundation in aquatic leadership and knowledge to prepare for future lifeguard courses. Volunteer lifeguard opportunities available over the summer after course completion.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Tsunami Swim Club

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne

Dates: 4-5:15 p.m. or 5:15-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, June 2-July 30

Cost: $135 for passholders, $162 for nonpassholders

This pre-swim team experience helps transition the child who loves to swim into a more competitive scene. Swimmers gain stroke refinement, training habits and lasting friendships.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

SPORTS: TENNIS

Advanced Beginner Tennis Camp

Location: Rainbow Park Tennis Courts, Silverthorne

Dates: 12:30-1:30 p.m. June 16-20; 12:30-1:30 p.m. June 30-July 3; 12:30-1:30 p.m. July 14-18; 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. July 21-25 (Trent Park)

Cost: $40 for passholders; $48 for nonpassholders

Players ages 10 to 15 review and develop technique for forehand, backhand, serve, volley and overhead smashes. Tennis scoring and etiquette are also taught. Competitive and noncompetitive games are played daily.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Beginner Tennis Camp

Location: Rainbow Park Tennis Courts, Silverthorne

Dates: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 16-20; 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 30-July 3; 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. July 14-18; 10-11 a.m. July 21-25 (Trent Park)

Cost: $40 for passholders; $48 for nonpassholders

Players ages 7 to 9 learn proper technique for forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Coaches will assist players through interactive drills and games to grow hand-eye coordination while developing the players’ understanding of teamwork and sportsmanship.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Rug Racquets Tennis Camp

Location: Rainbow Park Tennis Courts, Silverthorne

Dates: 8:45-9:30 a.m. June 4-13, Monday-Friday; 10:15-11a.m. June 16-20; 10:15-11 a.m. June 30-July 3; 10:15-11 a.m. July 14-18; 9-9:45 a.m. July 21-25 (Trent Park)

Cost: $34 for passholders; $41 for nonpassholders

Children ages 4 to 6 learn to love tennis through fun and games with tennis racquets and tennis balls. Hand-eye coordination and the concept of teamwork are also developed.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

SPORTS: OTHER

Lacrosse Camp

Location: Rainbow Park, Silverthorne

Dates: 9 a.m.to noon June 23-27

Cost: $75 for passholders; $90 for nonpassholders

Learn to play the game of lacrosse or hone your skills at this weeklong camp. Fundamentals of the game will be emphasized, as the player will learn passing and catching, shooting, ground balls and basic game knowledge. Lacrosse is a game for athletes of any size; there is a position for everyone. Players ages 8 to 12 of all ability level are welcome.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Sahn Taekwondo: Celebrating 20 Years

Dates and locations: 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: $223 for unlimited sessions June 1-Sept. 1

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 learn the basic techniques of self-defense while improving balance, strength, coordination and flexibility.

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

Skateboard Camp

Location: Silverthorne Skate Park

Dates: 9-11 a.m. June 30-July 3; 9-11 a.m. July 7-11; 9-11 a.m. July 21-25; 9-11 a.m. Aug. 4-8

Cost: $60 for passholders; $72 for nonpassholders

Silverthorne Skateboard Camps can help children ages 5 to 14 master balancing against the laws of gravity, play with new skills and tricks and gain confidence hanging in the park. This camp caters to first-time boarders, as well as the advanced beginner boarder.

More information: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.


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