Today’s top five things to do in Summit County |

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

The Breckenridge Recreation Department will present G.I.R.L.S. on the Summit Wilderness Camp, July 6-10. 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. Register online at, or for questions, contact Outdoor Programs at (970) 453-1734 or Pick up a copy of Camp Summit County, a comprehensive guide to summer camps in Summit County for preschoolers through high schoolers, at the Summit Daily News office, 331 West Main St. in Frisco, or search “Camp Summit County” at for a complete listing.
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Wilderness First Responder Class

Breckenridge, May 12

8 a.m., Carter Park, 300 S. High St. The Breckenridge Recreation Center and Desert Mountain Medicine join to offer Wilderness First Responder certification. The Wilderness First Responder is the industry standard level of training expected of professional guides, outdoor educators and search and rescue personnel. After successful completion of this course, participants are competent to handle both traumatic and medical emergencies, provide extended care required in a remote environment, and make appropriate evacuation decisions.

CASA Flex Training

Dillon, May 12

6 p.m., CASA of the Continental Divide, 330 Fiedler Drive. Learn how to advocate for abused and neglected children through Court Appointed Special Advocates. Volunteers get to know the child and report on their best interest throughout the case. This is a National CASA 30 hour training that includes half online work, and half in-person trainings. (970) 513-9390.

Free Community Dinner

Silverthorne, May 12

5 p.m., Summit Elks Lodge. Free Community Dinner served to all every Tuesday. The Elks Lodge is 3 blocks north of Target on Highway 9.

Barney Ford Victorian Home

Breckenridge, May 12-17

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Barney Ford Victorian Home, 111 East Washington Ave. The Barney Ford House Museum honors the escaped slave who prospered and became a prominent entrepreneur and black civil right leader in Colorado.

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

Breckenridge, May 12-17

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Edwin Carter Discovery Center, 111 North Ridge St. Explore the home and museum of Edwin Carter, miner turned taxidermist and naturalist. View many original Rocky Mountain specimens and enjoy interactive displays honoring Carter’s legacy.

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