Camps and Classes

School Breaks

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

Spring Break

Camp Coconuts (Golden Community Center)
Knife & Carving Skills (Golden History Museum & Park)
Special Activities (Colorado Railroad Museum)
Spring Break Specialty Day Camps (Golden Community Center)
Youth Art Classes (Foothills Art Center)

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 Mountain Club
Denver Kickers Club
Faith Lutheran Church Youth Group
Girl Scouts
Golden Community Center
Golden Library
Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center
Lookout Mountain Nature Center
Miners Alley Playhouse
Peak Performance Running
Virtuosity Dance Centre

Year Round Programs

Colorado Mountain Club
Golden Community Center
Storytimes (Golden Library)

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.

Ages 12 and under

Academies for Young Minds (Colorado School of Mines)
Avid 4 Adventure
Camp Junior Rangers (Jefferson County Open Space)
Day Camps (City of Golden)
Dinosaur Ridge Summer Camp
Eagle’s Nest/Owl’s Roost Environmental Day Camps
Engineering Design Summer Camps (Colorado School of Mines)
EXPLORE Tech:  Web Design (Colorado School of Mines)
Foothills Art Center
Hands-on-History Summer Camp (Golden History Museum and Park)
Kids Camp 2023 (Faith Lutheran Church/Calvary Episcopal Church/Hillside Community Church)
Movement Summer Climbing Camps
Once Upon a Time (Virtuosity Dance Centre)
Prince and Princess Camp (Rand Dance Academy)
Skyhawks Youth Sports Programs
YETI Summer Theater Camp (Miners Alley Playhouse)
Youth Summer Camp – Shelton and Welchester Elementary Schools (YMCA)


Ballet Intensive (Virtuosity Dance Centre)
Dance Intensive (Virtuosity Dance Centre)
DecTech (Colorado School of Mines)
Engineering Design Summer Camp (Colorado School of Mines)

All Ages

Challenger Soccer
Colorado ICE Soccer
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado School of Mines Summer Athletic Camps
Fossil Trace Golf Camps
Girl Scout Summer Camps
Golden Community Center
Golden Game Guild
Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center
Movement Climbing * Yoga * Fitness
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Summer Adventure Camps and Courses (Colorado Mountain Club)
Summer Dance Camp (Rand Dance Academy)
Terry Cook Soccer Camp (Denver Kickers Club)

October Break

(Golden History Museum & Park)
(Golden History Museum & Park)

Thanksgiving Break

(Golden History Museum & Park)
(Golden History Museum & Park)

Winter Break

(Colorado Mountain Club)
(Golden Community Center)
(Golden Community Center)
(Dinosaur Ridge)
(Golden History Museum & Park)

January / February Breaks

(Dinosaur Ridge)