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Camp Summit County 2015: A guide to summer camps for all ages, abilities

The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center and Boulder Community Health will partner for Peak Camp, July 13-17. 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. Applications can be found through Boulder Community Health, or contact Leslie Frankovis at (303) 441-0526 or lfrankovis@bch.org.
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Did we miss your camp?

We found a whole lot of camps to include in the 2015 edition of Camp Summit County, but we realize that there may have been a few that we missed. If we missed your camp, email arts and entertainment editor Krista Driscoll at kdriscoll@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 13-17

Cost: To be determined

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: Applications can be found through Boulder Community Health, or contact Leslie Frankovis at (303) 441-0526 or lfrankovis@bch.org.

BOEC and Boulder Community Health: Summit Camp

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

Dates: July 27-30

Cost: To be determined

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 can be found through Boulder Community Health, or contact Leslie Frankovis at (303) 441-0526 or lfrankovis@bch.org.

BOEC and Children’s Hospital Colorado: Camp Little Tree

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 8-12

Cost: $625

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: Enroll through Children’s Hospital Colorado, or contact Rebecca Vyhnalek at (720) 777-9082 or rebecca.vyhnalek@childrenscolorado.org for more information.

BOEC and Children’s Hospital Colorado: Camp Possible

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Old Cabin, Breckenridge

Dates: June 19-21

Cost: $375

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: Enroll through Children’s Hospital Colorado, or contact Rebecca Vyhnalek at (720) 777-9082 or rebecca.vyhnalek@childrenscolorado.org for more information.

BOEC and Children’s Hospital Colorado: Camp Zenith

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Scott Griffith Lodge, Breckenridge

Dates: July 19-23

Cost: $625

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: Enroll through Children’s Hospital Colorado, or contact Rebecca Vyhnalek at (720) 777-9082 or rebecca.vyhnalek@childrenscolorado.org for more information.

BOEC and Children’s Hospital Colorado: Cleft Camp

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Scott Griffith Lodge, Breckenridge

Dates: July 24-27

Cost: To be determined

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 Adventures Within Family Retreat

Location: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Scott Griffith Lodge, Breckenridge

Dates: July 17-19

Cost: $300 per person

Adventures Within Family Retreat is a three-day overnight program designed for youth ages 8 and older and their parents. This retreat is designed for adults with multiple sclerosis and their children. Activities include whitewater rafting, rock climbing and high-ropes course. This program includes physical challenges, as well as time to foster new friendships with other families.

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

BOEC Camp Big Tree

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

Dates: June 28-July 2

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 6-10

Cost: $850 (scholarships are available)

Wilderness Camp is a five-day overnight camp for young adults ages 16 to 23 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.

Breck Summer Day Camp

Location: Peak 8 Fun Park, Breckenridge

Dates: June 12-Aug. 21, Monday to Friday

Cost: $85 for half day or $114 for a full day (Summit and Park county school district discounts are available; call for more information)

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

More information: Email breckinfo@vailresorts.com, call (970) 453-5000, or visit http://www.breckenridge.com/info/summer-camps.aspx.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge
Dates: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday, June 3-Aug. 22

Cost: $43 daily (member discounts and Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships are available)

Kids ages 5 to 12 build character through recreation, while exploring the natural beauty, amenities and events of Summit County. Children are grouped by age for active indoor and outdoor fun, such as swimming, rock climbing, hiking, ice-skating, crafts and local field trips. Campers also take a weekly field trip to regional attractions including Elitch Gardens, Water World and the Wildlife Sanctuary. The camp is a state-licensed program that welcomes visitors for a day, a week or more. Lunch is also available for a small daily fee.

More information: Register online at http://www.breckenridgerecreation.com, call (970) 453-1734 or email websiterec@townofbreckenridge.com.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp Counselor in Training

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, June 4-Aug. 21 (no program on Wednesdays)

Cost: $20 daily

This program is for motivated teens ages 13 to 17 looking for an active, fun summer, 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: Visit the Youth Summer Camps page at http://www.breckenridgerecreation.com, or contact Jess Morse at (970) 547-4333 or jmorse@townofbreckenridge.com to apply.

Explore the ’thorne (Silverthorne, that is)

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 1-4 p.m. June 15-18 and July 20-23

Cost: $72 for non-passholders or $60 for passholders

A great outdoor class to get kids ages 5 to 12 out and about to explore Silverthorne. Activities include hiking, fishing and scavenger hunts, plus tours of local businesses, the Division of Wildlife and more. A complete schedule with daily details will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

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 http://www.fdrd.org.

Frisco Fun Club

Location: Frisco Nordic Center, 616 Recreation Way, Frisco

Dates: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 3-Aug. 21

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

Fun Club is a state-licensed day camp program for youth ages 5 to 12. Each day of Frisco Fun Club will focus on themed activities that offer educational opportunities and activities for kids. The town of Frisco offers experienced camp counselors, low child to counselor ratios and access to recreation amenities, along with 15-passenger vans to drive the kids to various destinations in and around Summit County.

More information: Visit http://www.friscorecreation.com, call (970) 668-2558, or email Sara Skinner at saras@townoffrisco.com.

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

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesday), July 6-10

Cost: $120 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

G.I.R.L.S. stands for Generating Independence, Relationships and Lifelong Skills. This girls-only wilderness camp for ages 7 to 12 teaches girls the skills needed to explore natural environments under the leadership of experienced female instructors. Hikes bring campers to natural sites while teaching the orienting and wilderness skills to truly appreciate the outdoors.

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

Keystone Science School Summer Camp

Location: 1053 Soda Ridge Road, Keystone

Dates: June 15-Aug. 14

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. The organization offers day camp, residential camp and teen leadership programs, which provide insight into the awe-inspiring natural world.

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

Kidtopia Kids’ Discovery Days

Location: River Run, Keystone Resort

Dates: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, June 23-Aug. 11

The entertainer changes every Tuesday, plus the bounce house, spin art, midway games and two face painters are all free for kids ages 5 to 11. Face painter lines closes early to end by 2 p.m. Children from other Summit County summer camps are welcome to attend the show only.

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

Kidtopia Kids’ Fest

Location: River Run, Keystone Resort

Dates: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11, July 25 and Aug. 8

Free rides, a foam pit, hydro blaster, photo booth, train rides, caricatures, balloon artist, face painter, spin art, bounce houses and more for kids ages 5 to 11. Each Kids’ Fest has a costume theme, and kids can stop by Creation Station for free craft supplies to enhance their costumes: July 11 is Beach Theme; July 25 is Super Heroes; and Aug. 8 is Pirates & Princesses.

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

SOS Outreach Summer Programs

Location: SOS Office, 110 Third Ave., Frisco

Dates: Various throughout the summer

Cost: Varies (free for students in SOS University and Masters programs)

Many options are available for different programs throughout the summer for kids ages 8 to 18. Priority is given to students already enrolled in SOS programs, and other restrictions apply.

More information: Email Joseph Lohman at jlohman@sosoutreach.org.

Wild Child Wilderness Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesday), July 13-17

Cost: $120 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Wild Child Wilderness Camp teaches kids the skills needed to guide themselves through natural environments. Campers ages 7 to 12 become comfortable in the outdoors using orienting, camouflage, backcountry cooking skills and more. Kid-friendly hikes include time for trailside activities and games, while learning to use maps, compasses and trail markers. Time is included for unstructured playtime in nature.

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

ARTS: DANCE

Dance Camp

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 22-25 and July 13-16

Cost: $96 for non-passholders or $80 for passholders

This class, for ages 8 to 12, 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. Bring towel and tennis shoes on Monday and Tuesday and your swimsuit and towel on Thursday.

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

Darling Divas Dance Camp

Location: Summit School of Dance, 400 Granite St., Frisco

Dates: 9-11:30 a.m. (ages 5-9) and noon to 3:30 p.m. (ages 9-13) July 6-10

Cost: $150 (ages 5-9) or $200 (ages 9-13)

Bring out your inner diva. This camp will cover ballet, musical theater, hip-hop, tap and a few other surprises.

More information: Register online at http://www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

Prima Donnas Dance Camp

Location: Summit School of Dance, 400 Granite St., Frisco

Dates: 4-6 p.m. July 6-10

Cost: $125

This class teaches ballet technique, variations, stretch and conditioning for ages 11 and older.

More information: Register online at http://www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

Prima Donnas en Pointe Dance Camp

Location: Summit School of Dance, 400 Granite St., Frisco

Dates: 4-5 p.m. June 1-5

Cost: $125

This class teaches ballet barre, technique and center work for pointe and pre-pointe for ages 11 and older.

More information: Register online at http://www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

Motion with Emotion Dance Camp

Location: Summit School of Dance, 400 Granite St., Frisco

Dates: 5:30-7 p.m. June 1-5

Cost: $100

Ages 11 and older explore lyrical and contemporary dance, with a focus on improvisation and choreography.

More information: Register online at http://www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

Ms. Mandy’s Boot(y) Dance Camp

Location: Summit School of Dance, 400 Granite St., Frisco

Dates: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (ages 9-12) and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ages 13 and older) July 13-17

Cost: $200 (ages 9-12) or $250 (ages 13 and older)

Pump up and brush off those skills for fall with this intense, booty-kicking camp. Four styles of technique are covered, including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip-hop.

More information: Register online at http://www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

Twinkle Toes Pre Dance Camp

Location: Summit School of Dance, 400 Granite St., Frisco

Dates: 10-10:45 a.m. Tuesdays, June 23-July 14

Cost: $46

A well-loved favorite for the preschool set, ages 2 ½ to 5, this class focuses on developing and polishing all the basic loco-motor skills.

More information: Register online at http://www.summitschoolofdanceco.com, or call (970) 668-3975.

ARTS: MUSIC

Camp Sing-A-Long

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday, June 22-26

Cost: $120 weekly (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Breckenridge Recreation’s preschool camps give young kids ages 3 to 6 the chance to spread their wings in an inviting, small group setting. At Camp Sing-A-Long, children learn about music, instruments and dance from all over the globe and explore them all through crafts, play, field trips and more. Snacks are included each day, and campers must be potty trained.

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

Scale the Summit Chamber Music Camp

Location: Dillon Community Church, 371 La Bonte St., Dillon

Dates: To be determined

Cost: $300

Scale the Summit Chamber Music camp is for kids of all ages and all abilities. It is open to strings, woodwinds, piano and harp. The goal of Scale the Summit is to encourage creativity, to strengthen leadership skills and to teach students how to work within a team. Charles Wetherbee, the artistic director of Scale the Summit, brings to the music camp a wealth of experience and expertise from his career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral concertmaster and teacher.

More information: Contact Janet Harriman at (970) 468-0110, or visit summitorchestra.org and click on “Youth Programs.”

Scale the Summit Exploration Camp

Location: Dillon Community Church, 371 La Bonte St., Dillon

Dates: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 13-16

Cost: $225

Scale the Summit Music Exploration Camp is a four-day, hands-on exploration of the flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, violin and harp and is open to students ages 8 and older. Students will learn the basic playing positions, fingerings and simple songs for each of these instruments, enabling them to make educated decisions for future study. The camp is under the guidance of Don Hilsberg, a veteran music educator who has taught instrumental and vocal music in the Aurora and Denver public schools for 28 years.

More information: Contact Janet Harriman at (970) 468-0110, or visit summitorchestra.org and click on “Youth Programs.”

ARTS: THEATER

Acting Out

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20-25

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

Acting Out is designed for young actors (ages 7 to 9) to experience acting in its richest form. Focus will be on the combination of creating a character and scene interpretation. The actors will have a showcase performance on Saturday, July 13, at 11 a.m., where they will share multiple character interpretations through performing solo, duet and group scenes.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

“Big Hero 6”

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

Date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20-24

Cost: $200 (before June 1), $225

Musical theater camp for first- through third-grade children.

More information: Register at http://www.backstagetheatre.org.

Broadway Kids

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15-27 and July 6-18

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

Broadway Kids is a two-week camp designed for young actors (ages 5 and 6) to have an introduction to creating characters, stage presence, basic movement, stage directions and light singing. During this two-week workshop, each actor will work with a team to create a short “skit” loaded with fun characters, choreography and singing. Emphasis is spread evenly among the process and product, which will be a sharing showcase of singing, dancing and acting.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

“Dinosaurs Before Dark”

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15-27

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

While exploring one afternoon, siblings Jack and Annie discover a tree house full of books. Jack looks through a book about dinosaurs and wishes he could see a real one. Suddenly, the wind begins to blow and the tree house starts to spin wildly. When it finally stops, Jack and Annie open their eyes to find they have been transported back to the time of the dinosaurs. In this two-week camp, young actors in second through fourth grades will rehearse and perform a production of this acclaimed adventure book series.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386 or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

“Dystopia: The Musical!”

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass, Breckenridge

Date: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27-31

Cost: $200 (before June 1), $225

Musical theater camp for fourth- through eighth-grade children.

More information: Register atwww.backstagetheatre.org.

Intro to Musical Theatre

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8-13

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

Intro to Musical Theatre is designed for young actors (ages 7 to 9) to experience musical theater as an art form. Focus will be on the combination of creating a character, choreography and song interpretation. The actors will have a showcase performance on Saturday, June 13, at 11 a.m., where they will share multiple character interpretations through musical theater numbers, including solo, duet and group numbers.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

“James and the Giant Peach Jr.”

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 6-18

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, the creative possibilities with “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” are endless. Young actors will love playing the outlandish characters, and the expanded cast allows for as many performers as can fit on the stage. In this two-week camp, young actors in fifth and sixth grades will rehearse and perform a production of this acclaimed play.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Musical Theatre Bootcamp

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20-25

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

Musical Theatre Bootcamp is designed for young, but more experienced, actors (ages 10 to 13) to further their musical theater experience. Focus will be on the combination of creating a character, choreography and song interpretation. The actors will have a showcase performance on Saturday, June 13, at noon, where they will share multiple character interpretations through solo, duet and group musical theater numbers. Training will be a little more rigorous and focused.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Musical Theatre Intensive

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8-13

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

Musical Theatre Intensive is designed for young, but more experienced, actors (ages 10 to 13) to further their musical theater experience. Focus will be on the combination of creating a character, choreography and song interpretation. The actors will have a showcase performance on Saturday, June 13, at noon, where they will share multiple character interpretations through solo, duet and group musical theater numbers. Training will be a little more rigorous and focused.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

Play Makers

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8-13 and July 20-25

Cost: $265 (limited scholarships available)

Play Makers is designed for young actors (ages 5 and 6) to have an introduction to creating characters, stage presence, basic movement, stage directions and light singing. During this one-week workshop, each actor will work with a team to create a short “skit” loaded with fun characters, choreography and singing.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

“The Knight at Dawn”

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 6-18

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

Two siblings, Jack and Annie, return to visit the Magic Tree House filled with a collection of books that can transport the reader to the faraway settings featured in their pages. As they read a book about knights and the Middle Ages, Annie wishes to visit the castle in the book, and the siblings are whisked away to medieval times and set off to learn more about the Black Knight and his quest. Through their adventure, the two discover the power of hope and the true meaning of gallantry. In this two-week camp, young actors in second through fourth grades will rehearse and perform a production of this acclaimed adventure book series.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.”

Location: Dillon Amphitheatre (or suitable replacement)

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15-27

Cost: $475 (limited scholarships available)

“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.” is filled with infectious songs and nonstop adventure, making this a perfect show to introduce young performers to the magic of live theater. In this two-week camp, young actors in fifth and sixth grades will rehearse and perform a production of this acclaimed adventure book series.

More information: Call (970) 513-9386, or visit http://www.lakedillontheatre.org.

ARTS: VISUAL

BreckCreate Imagination Station: We Like to Move It Art Camp

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

Dates: 1-4 p.m. July 20-24; culminating art show 4-5 p.m. July 24

Cost: $150 for the week or $35 per session, includes all materials and a healthy snack

With instruction by Jennifer Thompson, children ages 7 and older will explore real and implied movement in art through a variety of media by creating art that spins, moves or simply makes your eyes travel around the artwork. Campers will create kinetic sculpture, claymation, racing wheels and objects over paper in printmaking and action to music and will learn about artists such as Calder, Kandinsky and Pollock and more.

More information: Visit http://www.breckcreate.org to register, or to learn about more workshops and performances; call (970) 453-3364 with questions.

BreckCreate Street Art for Kids

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

Dates: 1-4 p.m. July 6-10; culminating art show 4-5 p.m. July 10

Cost: $150 for the week or $35 per session, includes all materials and a healthy snack

With instruction by Jennifer Thompson, children ages 7 and older will explore all the ways art has been taken to the streets in a positive and respectful way. Children will learn about lettering styles, yarn bombing, chalk art, stenciling, murals, mosaics, sticker art and more, as well as contemporary street artists such as Keith Haring and Bansky.

More information: Visit http://www.breckcreate.org to register, or to learn about more workshops and performances; call (970) 453-3364 with questions.

BreckCreate The Art of Story Telling

Location: Quandary Antiques Cabin, 133 S. Ridge St., Breckenridge Arts District

Dates: 2-3:30 p.m. July 10-12

Cost: $65, includes all materials.

With instruction by Ashlie Weisel, children ages 7 and older will spend three days writing and illustrating their own book. Starting with character development and finishing with book construction and binding, this workshop will get young writers thinking about books as works of art.

More information: Visit http://www.breckcreate.org to register, or to learn about more workshops and performances; call (970) 453-3364 with questions.

Camp Little Picassos

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, July 6-10

Cost: $120 weekly (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Breckenridge Recreation’s preschool summer camps give young kids ages 3 to 6 the chance to spread their wings in an inviting, small group setting. At Camp Little Picassos, campers show off their creativity with lots of hands-on projects in different mediums. Outdoor play and snacks are included each day. Campers must be potty trained.

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

Little Earth Art Camp

Location: 323 W. Main St., Unit 102, Frisco

Dates: June 8-Aug. 3

Cost: $300 per week

Each week is a different art theme including classes in drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, wax, encaustic glass fusing, photography and more for ages 10 to 17.

More information: Visit http://www.little earthartstudio.com, call (970) 668-0120, or email littleearthartstudio@me.com.

Silverthorne Kids’ Art Camp:

Location: North Pond Park, Silverthorne

Dates: 9:30 a.m. to noon June 15-18 (Kids in Clay), June 22-25 (Fairy Mosaic Gardens), July 6-9 (Kids’ Canvas Painting), July 13-16 (3D Animal Sculptures)

Cost: $123

Children ages 5 to 12 will develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations.

More information: Call (970) 389-4245 to register, or email krsartclass@gmail.com to learn more.

EDUCATION

ACT Prep/College Essay Combo Course

Location: Sage Tutoring, 10 Farmer’s Lane Unit 5, Breckenridge

Dates: 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 28 to Sept. 8 (pre-test scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21)

Cost: $595 per student; full and partial need-based scholarships available.

Students ages 15 to 17 will learn the most effective, tried-and-true strategies for the ACT. With a 97 percent success rate, students who complete this ACT course increase their score by 4 or more points on the ACT and report feeling more confident after the first session. Additionally, students will write a polished college essay that showcases them as unique and interesting individuals.

More information: Register online at http://www.sagetutoring.com, call (970) 368-3135, or email carla@sagetutoring.com.

Camp Caterpillar

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, July 20-24

Cost: $120 weekly (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Breckenridge Recreation’s preschool summer camps give young kids ages 3 to 6 the chance to spread their wings in an inviting, small group setting. Camp Caterpillar guides your children to 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.

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

Camp Cowpoke

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, Aug. 3-7

Cost: $120 weekly (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Breckenridge Recreation’s preschool summer camps give young kids ages 3 to 6 the chance to spread their wings in an inviting, small group setting. Welcome to the Wild West at Camp Cowpoke, where our little buckaroos 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.

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

Colorado Learning Connections Create Your Own Academic Adventure

Location: Frisco

Dates: Flexible scheduling, all summer

Cost: Dependent on program

This program is designed to put learning back into the hands of students in grades kindergarten through 12 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 and meet individual needs in a one-on-one format.

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

Every Hero Has a Story: Summit County Library Summer Reading Program

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

Dates: Begins June 9-10

Cost: Free

The Summit County Libraries will kick off their summer reading program bringing out both comic superheroes and local heroes, including rescue dogs and firemen, for preschoolers through 11-year-olds. Summer reading time is Tuesdays starting on June 9 at 11 a.m. in Breckenridge; Wednesdays starting June 10 at 10:30 a.m. in Silverthorne and 11 a.m. in Breckenridge and at 1 p.m. in the Frisco Main Branch. 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.

High Altitude Heritage Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesday), June 15-19

Cost: $120 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Kids experience first-hand the natural and historical areas surrounding Breckenridge in this half-day outdoor education specialty camp. Campers ages 7 to 12 hike to explore mining, Native American and pioneer sites and learn about them through game-based activities and interactive hikes.

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

Kids in the Kitchen

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 1-3 p.m. July 6-9 and July 27-30

Cost: $80 for non-passholders or $65 for passholders

Children ages 5 to 7 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: Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.

Lake Dillon Preschool School Age Summer Camp

Location: Lake Dillon Preschool, 200 Village Place, Dillon

Dates: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 8-Aug. 21

Cost: $45 per day, with a 5 percent multiple child discount

This camp for ages 6 to 12 includes weekly themed activities, including swimming, arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, sports and trips exploring Summit County. New this year, the camp will include weekly field trips outside of Summit County.

More information: Call (970) 468-1606, or email info@lakedillonpreschool.com.

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 to Friday, June 3-Aug. 25

Cost: $37 per day or $170 per week

The Mountain Top Children’s Museum offers a 12-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.

Open Arms Childcare & Preschool Summer Program

Location: Open Arms Childcare & Preschool, 16072 state Highway 9, Farmer’s Korner

Dates: Instruction 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (additional child care offered 7 to 9 a.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.), Monday through Friday, June 8 to Aug. 21

Cost: $55 per day ($60 per day for age 2 ½), which includes all materials and healthy snacks and drinks.

Open Arms Childcare & Preschool has caring teachers and provides fun, quality curriculum for children ages 2 ½ to 6 years old. Weekly summer themes include Treasure Hunters; Knights and Princesses; Vacation Bible School; Fourth of July; Under the Sea; A Bug’s Life; Mad Science; Under the Big Top; Wild West; and Camping and Fun in the Sun. Minimum of two days required for any week attended.

More information: To enroll, call (970) 237-3229, email Jen Lofton at info@openarmskids.com or learn more at http://www.facebook.com/openarmschildcareandpreschool.

Read to the Rhythm: Summit County Library Teen Summer Reading Program

Location: North Branch Library, 651 Center Circle, Silverthorne

Dates: June 3-Aug. 7

Cost: Free

All middle and high school students, ages 12 to 17, can rock on down to pick up a musical goodie bag beginning June 3. Read to the rhythm of a good book for at least eight hours to be entered into the drawing for the grand prize of an iPad Mini, awarded on Aug. 7 at the Down Under Party from 2 to 5 p.m. at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. Learn to play the didgeridoo, and enjoy the harmony of friends and a round of snacks and games.

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

Silver Chefs

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 1-3 p.m. June 8-11 and Aug. 3-6

Cost: $80 for non-passholders or $65 for passholders

This hands-on class for ages 8 to 12 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 between.

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

Summer Technology Institute

Location: Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge Campus

Dates: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22-26

Cost: $495, lunch included daily

The institute is a weeklong, technology-packed learning experience for students ages 11 to 14 by June 1. Working in the CMC Breckenridge 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 technology experts teach all subjects. Students must have a Summit School District grade-point average of 2.5 or better. Enrollment is limited to the first 15 qualified students.

More information: Applications are available at summertechnologyinstitute.com, or contact Lisa Webster at lwebster@summit.k12.co.us. Application deadline is May 30.

Summit School District Summer Enrichment Program

Location: Summit Middle School, Frisco, unless otherwise annotated in course description

Dates: June 8-Aug. 13, Monday to Thursday (broken into three sessions, with morning and afternoon options)

Cost: Free unless otherwise annotated in course description

This is a new district initiative with the goal of providing all kindergarten through 12th-grade students engaging, hands-on, high-interest learning that fosters critical 21st century skills, including collaboration, innovation, creativity and communication.

More information: Visit http://www.summit.k12.co.us (course catalog located on front page) or email Lisa Webster at lwebster@summit.k12.co.us.

Super Slimy Science

Location: River Run Kidtopia Headquarters, Keystone Resort

Dates: 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, June 20, 27; July 4, 11, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 22, 29; Sept. 5, 12, 19

Cost: Free

Kids ages 6 to 12 can join Keystone Science School in discovering the wonders of our Colorado waterways and familiarizing yourself with Summit County aquatics. The program focuses on the biological and chemical aspects of the Snake River, with hands-on activities, including searching for water bugs and performing chemical tests on the river.

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

SPORTS: BASEBALL

Drury Baseball Camp

Location: Kingdom Park, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8-12

Cost: $250 per camper (50 percent scholarships available upon request)

This is a skills development camp for boys and girls ages 8 to 14. All players will be grouped by ability and then by age. Player to coach ratio is approximately 8:1.

More information: Visit http://www.summit baseball.com, email sybsadmin@gmail.com or call (970) 262-5778.

Rocky Mountain Baseball Camp

Location: Frisco Peninsula Ball Field, Frisco

Dates: June 22-26

Cost: $350 per camper (50 percent scholarships available upon request)

All aspects of the game are covered, and players ages 8 to 18 will walk away with an enormous amount of baseball knowledge and feeling confident about their skills.

More information: Visit http://www.summitbaseball.com, email sybsadmin@gmail.com or call (970) 262-5778.

SPORTS: ROCK CLIMBING

Breckenridge Beginner Rock Climbing Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon (8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays) Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 8-12, July 6-10, July 27-31

Cost: $120 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

This progressive series of rock-climbing camps introduces kids ages 6 to 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.

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

Breckenridge Intermediate Rock Climbing Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon (8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays) Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 15-19, July 13-17, Aug. 3-7

Cost: $140 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Veterans of Beginner Camp or other introductory programs learn more about the technical side of climbing at the Intermediate level. Kids ages 6 to 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.

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

Breckenridge Advanced Rock Climbing Camp

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday) Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 22-26, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug. 10-14

Cost: $200 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Campers ages 7 to 13 spend the first two days on the Breckenridge climbing wall learning some new skills and refreshing others. On Thursday and Friday, they depart Summit County for Independence Pass and Monitor Rock in 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.

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

SPORTS: SKATEBOARDING

Breckenridge Skateboard Camps

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, June 8-12, July 13-17, Aug. 3-7

Cost: $125 weekly (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Kids ages 6 to 13 have exclusive access to the newly renovated Breckenridge Skatepark. Campers of all abilities learn a variety of skills and tricks on 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.

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

Girls Skateboard Camp

Location: Silverthorne Skate Park

Dates: 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 13-17

Cost: $72 for non-passholders or $60 for passholders

Girls ages 8 to 15 can join the skateboard community in an unintimidating environment. Are you already comfortable in the park but want to mentor other girls? This camp is for you. Meet at the Silverthorne Skateboard Park and bring your helmet, pads, wrist guards and a quality skateboard.

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

Intermediates Skateboard Camp

Location: Silverthorne Skate Park

Dates: 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 22-26

Cost: $72 for non-passholders or $60 for passholders

Make friends with kids ages 8 to 15 of similar skateboarding ability, and challenge each other with new tricks and skills. Through peer interaction, staff supervision and staff guidance, skateboarders will connect with other while working toward their goals. Must be able to ride all ramps and bowls in the park with speed and confidence prior to attending. Helmets required; full pads highly recommended. Not a structured program.

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

Skateboard Camp

Location: Silverthorne Skate Park

Dates: 9-11 a.m. June 6-8, June 15-19, July 6-10, July 20-24 and July 27-31

Cost: $72 for non-passholders or $60 for passholders

Kids ages 5 to 15 master balancing against the laws of gravity, play with new skills and tricks, gain confidence hanging at the park and watch their confidence soar. This camp caters to first-time boarders, as well as the advanced beginner boarders. Meet at the Silverthorne Skateboard Park, and bring your helmet, pads, wrist guards and a quality skateboard.

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

Skateboard Park Trips

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., June 16, June 23, July 24, July 28

Cost: $45 per day (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Engaging instructors take skateboarders ages 8 to 13 to visit other skateboard parks around the region. Trips go to Buena Vista, Fairplay, Edwards, Winter Park and Lafayette. While exploring the new parks, instructors work with campers on skills and safety. Participants must register by the Friday prior each trip.

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

SPORTS: SOCCER

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: First Kicks

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 11 a.m. to noon June 15-19

Cost: $92

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 http://www.challengersports.com.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: Mini Soccer

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 9-10:30 a.m. June 15-19

Cost: $113

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

More information: Register at http://www.challengersports.com.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: Half-Day Player Development

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19

Cost: $154

In Half-Day Player Development, for ages 6 to 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 http://www.challengersports.com.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps: Golden Goal

Location: Frisco Peninsula, Multipurpose Field

Dates: 1-3 p.m. June 15-19

Cost: $55

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

More information: Register at http://www.challengersports.com.

High Country Soccer Association Camp

Dates and locations: 10-11:30 a.m. June 8-11 and July 6-9 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; June 22-25 and July 13-16 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $70

Players grouped into ages 6 and 7 and 8 to 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 http://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 27-31

Cost: $174 for half day; $216 for full day

This camp combines learning Brazilian techniques, footwork and moves with fun for kids ages 9 to 18. 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 camp. Camp includes free ball and T-shirt. Full-day campers should bring a lunch.

More information: Register at http://www.challengersports.com.

Tot Soccer Camp

Dates and locations: 9-9:50 a.m. June 8-11 and July 6-9 at Rainbow Park, Silverthorne Recreation Center; June 22-25 and July 13-16 at Kingdom Park, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Cost: $50

Tot soccer camps, for ages 4 and 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 http://www.highcountrysoccer.org.

SPORTS: TENNIS

Advanced Beginner Tennis Camp

Location: Rainbow Park Tennis Courts, Silverthorne

Dates: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. July 20-24, July 27-31 and Aug. 3-7

Cost: $48 for non-passholders or $40 for passholders

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: 10-11 a.m. July 20-24, July 27-31 and Aug. 3-7

Cost: $48 for non-passholders or $40 for passholders

Players ages 7 to 9 learn proper technique for forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Coaches will assist players through interactive drills and games.

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

Hot Shots Tennis Camps

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 9-25, June 30-July 16, July 21-Aug. 6

Cost: $55 for three-week session (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Focus on the fundamentals of the forehand and backhand groundstrokes, volley and overhead for ages 7 to 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. Drop-ins are welcome for $15 per day.

More information: Register online at http://www.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, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 9-25, June 30-July 16, July 21-Aug. 6

Cost: $55 for three-week session (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Kids ages 11 to 14 work on fundamental strokes with the ball machine and playing out points in a one-hour drill session. Work on refining all the strokes and some game strategy. Professionals keep campers moving while giving them tips on better shot making. Drop-ins are welcome for $15 per day.

More information: Register online at http://www.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, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 9-25, June 30-July 16, July 21-Aug. 6

Cost: $55 for three-week session (Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Breckenridge Recreation’s tennis camps for ages 4 to 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.

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

Rug Racquets Tennis Camp

Location: Rainbow Park Tennis Courts, Silverthorne

Dates: 9-9:45 a.m. July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug 3-7

Cost: $41 for non-passholders and $34 for passholders

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. Children are gradually introduced to the basic forehand, backhand and volley skills.

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

SPORTS: OTHER

Beach Volleyball 101

Location: Rainbow Park Sand Volleyball Courts, Silverthorne

Dates: 3:30-5:30 p.m. June 8-July 20

Cost: $46 for non-passholders or $38 for passholders

Middle school-aged youth (ages 11 to 15) learn basic volleyball skills in a fun, outdoor environment. Learn to pepper, pass, bump, set, spike and serve. Each week will include warm up, skill development and at least a half hour of game time. Play will happen rain or shine; in extreme weather, class will be held at the Silverthorne Recreation Center.

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

Breckenridge Mountain Bike Camps

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesdays), June 22-26, July 6-10, July 27-31

Cost: $140 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Mountain biking camps take kids ages 8 to 13 on morning rides through the Summit County trail system. Each day, campers explore new terrain and High Country scenery while improving technical skills. Some prior experience and appropriate bike required.

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

Figure Skating Summer Clinic

Location: Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday (no camp Wednesday), June 15-19

Cost: $200 weekly (four days; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

Has your child attended skating classes or the Showtime skating class and wants to take her or his figure skating to the next level? Professional coaches teach students ages 5 to 17 a well-rounded figure skating curriculum, including on- and off-ice skills, stretch and dance; edge work choreography; jumps and spins and education on the different elements of figure skating and styles.

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

Peak Ten Gymnastics Camp

Location: Summit Middle School, Frisco

Dates: July 26-31

Cost: $370 for commuters or $670 for the full camp with lodging and meals

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.

Runners on the Summit

Location: Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge

Dates: 8-10 a.m. Wednesdays, June 3, June 17, July 1, July 15 and Aug. 5

Cost: $35 for five-week session (includes Summit Trail Running Series registration; Breckenridge resident and worker scholarships available)

This youth running club for ages 10 to 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. Fee for the co-ed program includes registration for Summit Trail Running Series, which occurs weeks opposite Runners on the Summit.

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

Sahn Taekwondo

Locations and 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: $90 per month or $243 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.

Silverthorne Basketball Camp

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 8-10 a.m. July 27-30 (incoming grades 3-6), 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 27-30 (incoming grades 7-12)

Cost: $75

Brian DeHerrera, 1999-2000 Denver Post 4A Coach of the Year, brings his experience to Summit County for the 13th annual Silverthorne Basketball Camp. This camp emphasizes learning proper techniques for both offense and defense.

More information: Call (720) 341-1251 to register.

Woodward Copper Summer Camp

Location: Copper Mountain Resort

Dates: June 7-13, June 14-20, June 21-27, June 28-July 2, July 5-11, July 12-18, July 19-25 and July 26-30

Cost: Starting at $849 per week, flex pay plan available

Woodward Copper Summer Camp is the only on-snow skiing and snowboarding summer camp in Colorado. Kids as young as 8 years old are invited to camp, which includes on-snow sessions each day, time in the Woodward Copper Barn and plenty of other activities such as go-karts, rock climbing and mini-golf. Beyond skiing and snowboarding, Woodward Copper also offers camps for BMX, Slopestyle MTB, Skateboarding, Cheer, Scooter and Digital Media.

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

Youth Swim Club: Silverthorne Tsunami

Location: Silverthorne Recreation Center

Dates: 4-5:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, June 8-July 29

Cost: $154 for non-passholders or $130 for passholders

Youth Swim Club is a pre-swimteam, transitional program geared toward school-aged children who love to swim and want to explore a more competitive side to swimming. Students will gain stroke refinement, good training habits and lasting friendships from a common bond. Entry skill: Learn to Swim Level 4 or swim test prior to program.

More information: Email Suzanna Barth at sbarth@silverthorne.org to schedule a swim test. Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 to register.


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