Guide to Summer Camps in Colorado Springs

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This guide is brought to you by our Title Sponsor, UCCS RecKids, as well as the many other businesses featured below.
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Welcome to the 2024 Guide to Summer Camps. Consider this your go-to resource for summer programming and camps in and around Colorado Springs. Below you will find featured camps from this year’s sponsors, as well as a list of summer camps and activities arranged by category.

We hope this guide directs you to the perfect camp for your child.

UCCS RecKids

UCCS RecKids Camp program offers children a variety of activities each day assuring you that your child(ren) will have fun while developing relationships with other campers as well as the UCCS Campus Recreation RecKids Supervisors, as they experience and discover the world around them.

Both small and large group activities will allow your child(ren) to learn the importance of valuing diversity, being a team player and leading by example. Each camp session includes a variety of activities that allow your child(ren) to grow in mind and body.

Mountain Lion Camp

The Mountain Lion Camp offers campers a wide variety of activities each day! Campers will have time to swim in our aquatic center. Rock climb on our 27-foot rock wall! Play group activity games in the gym and outdoor play on the UCCS Alpine Field. Campers will also have the opportunity to participate in creative crafts.

Our Mountain Lion Camp is run by UCCS Recreation Professional full-time Staff and UCCS Recreation Student Camp Counselors. Our team can assure you that your child(ren) will have an excellent summer camp experience!

Mountain Lion Camp Session 1: 6/10-6/14
Mountain Lion Camp Session 2: 7/8-7/12
Mountain Lion Camp Session 3: 7/29-8/2

Outdoor Adventure Camp

The Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) will offer campers the opportunity to dive into a variety of outdoor adventures and extreme sports. The camp will be led by experienced outdoor educators who will ensure a fun, safe, and dynamic atmosphere each day for our participants. The OAC will venture off the UCCS Campus most days (weather pending) and explore all the unique outdoor recreation offerings in our area.

Signature camp trips include outdoor rock climbing, paddle boarding, hiking, fishing, and more. As part of the Outdoor Adventure Camp, participants can also expect daily time in the pool and daily climbing at the Student Outdoor Learning Experience climbing wall.

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session 1: 6/17-6/21
Outdoor Adventure Camp Session 2: 7/15-7/19

Splish N’ Splash Camp

Splish N’ Splash Campers entering 1st through 8th grade will be surrounded by trained, certified and friendly lifeguards and instructors as they dive into our beautiful aquatic center equipped with four (4) lap lanes, a vortex pool, in-water seating and toys!

Each morning will be filled with a quality 45-minute swim lesson, structured safety drills and up to two hours of free swim time to allow the kiddos a chance to show off what they have learned! Campers will also receive a chance to flex their creative muscles as we partake in various arts and crafts activities, gym and field games, experience the climbing wall and other fun activities.

Splish N’ Splash Camp Session 1: 6/3-6/7
Splish N’ Splash Camp Session 2: 6/24-6/28
Splish N’ Splash Camp Session 3: 7/22-7/26

Pricing (Sibling discounts are offered in the registration process)

Mountain Lion Camp: Students/Members: $330 UCCS Community: $340 General Public: $350

Outdoor Adventure Camp Students/Members: $365 UCCS Community: $375 General Public: $385

Splish N’ Splash Camp Students/Members: $360 UCCS Community: $370 General Public: $380

Early Bird Registration: February 1 – March 1, 2024
During Early Bird Registration, all prices are $20 off the listed cost

Regular Registration Opens: March 2, 2024

Pick-up and Drop-off Location is at UCCS Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80918

School of Rock

Do you want to learn how to play in a band? School of Rock Colorado Springs offers a wide variety of exciting music camps and workshops for ages 4 – 17. Our local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, or vocals. School of Rock offers an incredible selection of experiences.

Our music camps include performance boot camps, artist-themed camps, and more – there’s a camp for every interest and skill level. All music camps end with an epic live rock show performed by the campers!

Start your child’s musical journey today. Weekly camps are available from June 17 – July 26, 2024. We can’t wait to rock out with you this summer!

For more information or to register online: https://www.schoolofrock.com/locations/coloradosprings/music-camps Contact Information: (719) 888-7625 coloradosprings@schoolofrock.com 7535 North Academy Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Pikes Peak Athletics

Parents, are your kiddos ready for a fun and safe summer? Little Pikes Swim Camps at Pikes Peak Athletics are designed for your kid’s enjoyment and your peace of mind. Our camps include 2x, 30-minute swimming lessons, water safety education, and a mix of in and out-of-water activities, ensuring your child has a blast while learning crucial life-protecting skills.

Imagine your child’s summer filled with the thrill of swimming, the joy of making new friends, and the confidence gained from new skills taught by professional coaches in a secure environment.

Secure your spot today for our Spring Break Camp (March 25-29) and Summer Camps (June 3 – August 2) at Pikes Peak Athletics Training Center, Country Club of Colorado, or the Club at Flying Horse (summer only).

Early bird pricing is available until February 29 for Spring and April 30 for Summer. SPACE IS LIMITED and SPOTS FILL FAST!

Enroll today at Little Pikes Swim Camp – Pikes Peak Athletics. For more information, please call or email our team at (719) 400-7450 | email trainingcenter@pikespeakathletics.com.

Fountain Valley School

Campers can build their confidence, make new friends, and achieve their goals with Fountain Valley School (FVS) Summer Session, which offers two- and four-week options – including place-based academic enrichment programs and fun – for residential and day campers ages 11-16.

Learning meets adventure at FVS Summer Session, where campers are encouraged to tailor their daily schedules to match their specific interests and passions. Located on a secure 1,100-acre Prairie campus in Colorado Springs, FVS is home to a three-story Art Barn, an athletic complex with the nation’s largest indoor high school climbing wall and a swimming pool, and 12 miles of trails.

Visit fvs.edu/summersession to learn more about summer camp offerings from June 30-July 27, 2024.

First Tee

First Tee is a youth development organization that enables kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with a life skills curriculum, we create active learning experiences that build inner strength, self-confidence, and resilience that kids can carry to everything they do.

First Tee runs camps in El Paso, Pueblo, Teller and Fremont Counties for ages 3-18. We offer half day, full day, and multi-week camps starting Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, July 26.

Camps at located at: • El Paso County: Valley Hi Golf Course – 610 S. Chelton Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80910 • Pueblo County: Elmwood Golf Course – 3900 Thatcher Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005 • Teller County: Shining Mountain Golf Course – 100 Shining Mountain Lane, Woodland Park, CO 80863 • Fremont County: Four Mile Golf Club: 3501 Telegraph Trail, Cañon City, CO 81212

Soccer Buddies

Kick-off your Summer with Soccer Buddies day camps!

We run day camps at local parks around the city for children aged 4 to 12 years from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Drop your kids off for a day of fun, exercise, and team building.

Our high-energy coaches will develop their soccer skills and their love for physical fitness. We know parenting can be a juggle, so we’re all about making it easy. Pick the days that suit you with pay-by-the-day options. Drop and go, knowing your kids will have a blast in safe and experienced hands.

Bear Creek Park: June 3rd – 7th 21st Street/Argus Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Frank Castello: June 17th – 21st 7640 Potomac Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Fox Run Park: June 24th – 28th 2110 Stella Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Colorado Springs Conservatory

The Colorado Springs Conservatory is proud to offer its 2024 SUMMER CAMPS for Ages 3-18! + A Musical Theater Intensive for High School Students. JUNE 3 – AUGUST 4.

Lots of Fun, Engaging & Educational options like Music Production Camp, Rock Band Camp, Theater Camps & Intensives, Singer/Songwriter Camp, Instrumental Camps, “A Positive Note” for Students with Special Needs and MORE!

STAY TUNED for Enrollment Link… COMING SOON!

Steve & Kate's Camp

Since 1980, Steve & Kate’s has put kids in charge of their own learning experience. Kids choose from a variety of activities in real-time, including sewing, coding, maker crafts, baking, sports, and more!

As kids try, fail, and learn on their own, they learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of the world with creativity and confidence. Families can buy any number of days, to use at any time–no weekly reservations required. Or, buy a Summer Pass, which covers the whole season. Either way, any unused Passes are automatically refunded at summer’s end.

Ages: 4–12 | Lunch, snacks & all hours (8am–6pm) included.
May 28 – August 9
301 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

HSPPR Camp Whiskers & Wags

HSPPR’s summer day camps for children ages 7-15 years old help foster compassion and respect for animals. Camps include age-appropriate and engaging activities, educational and interactive lessons, and daily hands-on visits with animals of all shapes and sizes.

Camp Whiskers & Wags is licensed through the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care. Registration opens March 4th at 9 a.m.

Academy of Children's Theatre (ACT)

Join the Academy of Children’s Theatre (ACT) for a fantastic Spring Break or Summer Camp! Students from 4 years old through high school can join us for Acting, Musical Theatre, Improv and more!

Your student will learn new skills, enjoy fun improvisational games, as well as prepare and perform a one-act play or musical theatre selections ON STAGE at the end of the week for family and friends to enjoy! Our camps fill up quickly, so register today!

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