Camps and Classes

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
Bot Builders Robotics Camp with Cubelets (Golden Community Center)
Brick Art & Design (Golden Community Center)
Build It! Art Camp (Golden Community Center)
Camp Junior Rangers (Jefferson County Open Space)
Day Camps (City of Golden)
Dinosaur Ridge Summer Camp
Dreaming of the Future Art Camp (Golden Community Center)
Eagle’s Nest/Owl’s Roost Environmental Day Camps
EarthTreks Summer Climbing Camps
Engineering Design Summer Camps (Colorado School of Mines)
EXPLORE Tech:  Web Design (Colorado School of Mines)
Foothills Art Center
Gamebots (Golden Community Center)
Hands-on-History Summer Camp (Golden History Museum and Park)
JumpBunch Fitness Fun for Tots (Golden Community Center)
JumpBunch Sports Galore! (Golden Community Center)
Kids Camp 2022 (Faith Lutheran Church/Calvary Episcopal Church/Hillside Community Church)
Let’s Go Camping! Art Camp (Golden Community Center)
Music for Tots (Golden Community Center)
Polymer Clay Camp (Golden Community Center)
Prince and Princess Camp (Rand Dance Academy)
Responsive Robotics with Cubelets (Golden Community Center)
Sea to Shining Sea! Art Camp (Golden Community Center)
Skyhawks Youth Sports Programs
Snapology’s Frozen (Golden Community Center)
Snapology’s Harry Potter (Golden Community Center)
Snapology’s Scientists (Golden Community Center)
STEAM Camp (Golden Community Center)
YETI Summer Theater Camp (Miners Alley Playhouse)


DecTech (Colorado School of Mines)
Engineering Design Summer Camp (Colorado School of Mines)
Summer Adventure Courses (Colorado Mountain Club)

All Ages

Challenger Soccer
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado School of Mines Summer Athletic Camps
Earth Treks Climbing Center
Fossil Trace Golf Camps
Girl Scout Summer Camps
Golden Community Center
Golden Game Guild
Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Summer Dance Camp (Rand Dance Academy)
Terry Cook Soccer Camp (Denver Kickers Club)

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 
Peak Performance Running
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)
Youth Education Program (Colorado Mountain Club)

School Breaks

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

Thanksgiving Break

(Golden Community Center)

Winter Break

Camp Snowball (Golden Community Center)
YEP Outdoor Adventure Camp (Colorado Mountain Club)

Spring Break

Spring Break Kids Camp (Dinosaur Ridge)
Spring Break Specialty Day Camps (Golden Community Center)
Spring Break Youth Classes (Foothills Art Center)
Spring Camp – Beginner/Intermediate Rock Climbing (Colorado Mountain Club)