Camps and Classes

School Breaks

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

Thanksgiving Break

How the Grinch Stole Lego (Golden Community Center)
Robo Pets (Golden Community Center)

Winter Break

Camp Snowball (Golden Community Center)
Combat Robots (Golden Community Center)
Expedition Base Camp – Ages 8-12 (Colorado Mountain Club)
Overnight at the American Mountaineering Center – Ages 8-12 (Colorado Mountain Club)
Snapology’s Minecraft (Golden Community Center)
Snowshoeing and Snowshelters – Ages 13-17 (Colorado Mountain Club)
Snowshoeing and Snowshelters, Family Day – Ages 8+ (Colorado Mountain Club)

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
Day Camps (City of Golden)
Dinosaur Ridge Summer Camp
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
Hands-on-History Summer Camp (Golden History Museum and Park)
Prince and Princess Camp (Rand Dance Academy)
Skyhawks Youth Sports Programs
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) – Canceled

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 
Outward Bound
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) – online and in person
Youth Education Program (Colorado Mountain Club)