Camps and Classes

School Breaks

Here are some fun camps, classes, and activities to keep your children busy during school breaks.

Summer Camps & Classes

What will your kids be doing during the summer? Whether you need a full-day camp or just want them occupied for a few hours, you’ll find many options right here in Golden. Most camps have multiple dates throughout the summer unless otherwise noted.

Ages 12 and under

Abrakadoodle Art Camp ongoing
Academies for Young Minds (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates:  6/3 – 8/9
Adventure Summer Day Camp (City of Golden)  2019 Dates:  5/28 – 8/9
Avid 4 Adventure  2019 Dates:  5/28 – 8/9
Camp Junior Rangers  June 22-23
Dinosaur Ridge Summer Camp   2019 Dates:  6/3 – 8/9
Eagle’s Nest/Owl’s Roost Environmental Day Camps   2019 Dates:  6/10 – 7/19
EarthTreks Summer Climbing Camps   2019 Dates:  6/3 – 8/2
Engineering Design Summer Camps (Colorado School of Mines)   2019 Dates:  6/10 – 8/9
EXPLORE Tech:  Web Design (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates: 6/3-7, 7/8-12, 7/29-8/2
Foothills Art Center   2019 Dates: 6/3 – 8/2
Hands-on-History Summer Camp (Golden History Museum and Park) 2019 Dates: 6/3 – 8/2
Prince and Princess Camp (Rand Dance Academy)  2019 Dates:  8/5-8
Science Matters  (NREL) 2019 Dates:  June / July
Skyhawks Youth Sports Programs  2019 Dates:  June – August
YETI Summer Theater Camp (Miners Alley Playhouse)   2019 Dates:  June / July
YMCA Day Camp (Shelton Elementary) 2019 Dates: 5/28 – 8/9


DecTech (Colorado School of Mines) 2019 Dates:  6/3-7, 7/8-12, 7/29-8/2
Engineering Design Summer Camp (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates:  June – August
Summer Adventure Courses (Colorado Mountain Club)  2019 Dates:  6/10 – 8/2

All ages

Center for Bright Kids Summer Programs (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates:  6/9 – 8/3
Challenger Soccer  2019 Dates:  July 15-19
Colorado Ice Summer Soccer Camps   2019 Dates:
Colorado Mountain Club   2019 Dates:  6/10 – 8/2
Colorado School of Mines Summer Athletic Camps   2019 Dates:  June / July
Earth Treks Climbing Center   2019 Dates:  6/3 – 8/2
Fairy Tale Camp – Wizard of Oz (Virtuosity Dance Centre) – 2019 Dates:  June 10-14
Fossil Trace Golf Camps June – August
Girl Scout Summer Camps June – August
Golden Community Center ongoing
Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center  2019 Dates:  6/3-7
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum   2019 Dates:  6/3-7 and 6/17-21
Summer Dance Camp (Rand Dance Academy)  2019 Dates:  6/24-27

Youth Programs

The following organizations offer classes and programs for youth at various times throughout the school year. For their current offerings, please visit their websites.

Boy Scouts – Troop 130
Boy Scouts – Troop 613
Calvary Church Youth Group
Colorado Ice Soccer
Colorado Mountain Club
Faith Lutheran Church Youth Group
Girl Scouts
Golden Community Center
Golden Library
Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center
Lookout Mountain Nature Center 
Outward Bound
Virtuosity Dance Centre
YETI – Youth Education Theater Intensive (Miners Alley Playhouse)

Year Round Programs

Golden Community Center
Preschool Nature Nuts (Lookout Mountain Nature Center)
Storytimes (Golden Library)

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break Fun (Golden Library)  2019 Dates:
Sailing the Solar System (Golden Community Center)  2019 Dates:

Winter Break

Camp Snowball (Golden Community Center)  2019/20 Dates:
Academies for Young Minds (Colorado School of Mines) 2020 Dates:
Winter Break Art Camp (Golden Community Center)  2020 Dates:
Winter Break Camp (Dinosaur Ridge)  2020 Dates:
YEP – Winter Camp (American Mountaineering Center) 2020 Dates:

Spring Break

Model Railroads (Colorado Railroad Museum) 2020 Dates:
Academies for Young Minds (Colorado School of Mines)  2020 Dates:
Spring Break Camp (Dinosaur Ridge)  2020 Dates:
Coconut Camp (Golden Community Center) 2020 Dates:
Spring Break Fun (Golden Library)  2020 Dates:  
Spring Break Art Camp (Foothills Art Center) 2020 Dates: