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Frisco Recreation Department offers summer camps for kids

A group of young campers with the Frisco Fun Club kid's program during a session in Frisco last summer. The Fun Club is one of the few Frisco summer programs with spots remaining.
Todd Powell / Special to the Daily |

The Frisco Recreation Department is gearing up for their summer 2015 camps. This year, the department has several day and sport camps for children ages 5 to 15.

“Our number one priority is to engage and interact on a one-on-one level with campers so they have an authentic and safe experience,” Sara Skinner, Frisco Recreation program coordinator said in a statement. “Our success with this has been so gratifying and we regularly hear that our campers can’t wait to come back the next day.”

Registration for all camps opens on Wednesday, April 1 at 8 a.m., and spots fill up quickly. This summer, the recreation department offers the following camps:

Frisco Fun Club

What: The Frisco Fun Club is a state-licensed day camp for children ages 5-12. The club takes kids on daily excursions in Summit County and on the Front Range, starting at the Frisco Nordic Center. Excursions include hiking trips, playground visits, swimming, and visits to Jumpstreet and Water World in Denver.

When: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from June 3 to Aug. 21.

Bring: A bike (The club also has bikes that campers may borrow).

Cost: $40 per day for Frisco residents; $45 per day for non-residents. A 20 percent discount is offered when siblings are attending on the same day.

Frisco Adventure Camp

What: Camp instructors will guide kids through many activities including mountain biking, kayaking, skateboarding, hiking and playing disc golf. The camp is open to kids ages 6 to 12.

When: Three weeklong sessions are offered: June 15-19, July 6-10 and Aug. 3-7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring: Bike, skateboard, helmet, pads, water, sunscreen, tennis shoes and a sack lunch.

Cost: $205 per session for Frisco residents; $230 for non-residents.

Frisco Mountain Bike Camp

What: Instructors teach kids body positioning, balance, gear shifting and maneuvering obstacles on both Frisco Park features and single-track trails. The camp is open to children ages 6 to 12. Participants must be comfortable riding a bike, and know how to brake, corner and pump their bikes.

When: Five sessions are offered: June 8-12, June 22-26, July 13-17 and Aug. 10-14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring: Bike, helmet, pads, water, sunscreen, tennis shoes and a sack lunch.

Cost: $205 per session for Frisco residents; $230 for non-residents.

Girls on the Run Camp

What: The purpose of this running camp is to teach girls self-respect and healthy living by running, playing games and discussing important issues. The camp is focused on both emotional and physical health, and is open to girls grades three to six.

When: July 20-24 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Bring: Running clothes with warm layers for inclement weather and a sack lunch.

Cost: $215 per session.

Frisco H20 Camp

What: This water sports camp is for kids who want to learn to kayak, paddle board, sail, canoe and fish at the Dillon Reservoir. At the end of the camp, kids will go on a whitewater rafting trip with Kodi Rafting.

When: Three sessions are offered: June 15-19, Aug. 10-14 and Aug. 17-21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring: Bathing suits, towels, hats, sunglasses, water shoes, dry clothes, sunscreen, water and a sack lunch. The Frisco Bay Marina will provide all necessary gear for activities on the reservoir.

Cost: $225 per session for Frisco residents; $275 for non-residents.

Participants can register in-person at the Frisco Day Lodge at 621 Recreation Way, online at http://www.FriscoRecreation.com or by calling 970-668-2558.


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