Summer Activities for Kids

The Denver area has a variety of summer camp options that offer a way to bridge the gap between mid-May and August for working parents or those looking for ways to expand their kids’ mental and physical horizons. Camps provide a great way to teach the kids independence, make new friends, learn new skills and entertain kids while parents are at work.

Academic day camps, sleep-over camps or camps teaching kids camping and outdoor skills are all available in our wonderful state of Colorado. No matter a child’s interest in science, math, the outdoors or the arts, there is a camp that will give kids a chance to learn new things this summer. Spaces are limited, so plan your summer now for a seamless flow from spring to summer. This link from the Denver Post will offer tips on preparing kids for overnight camps. . While the idea of having your child spend a week away from home may seem scary at first, it can do wonders for building confidence for kids who are properly prepared. For science lovers, check out Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s summer camp schedule at, tech lovers DU’s schedule at, and Savy Source who includes south suburban options Local rec centers and gymnastic facilities like A+ Athletics offer summer schedules as well .

No matter your plans for the summer, consider a summer camp. It can be a growing experience for everyone.


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