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)  2018 Dates:  6/4 – 8/10
Adventure Summer Day Camp (City of Golden)  2018 Dates:  6/4 – 8/10
Avid 4 Adventure  2018 Dates:  5/29 – 8/10
Boost Camp  2018 Dates:  8/6-10
Colorado Railroad Museum  2018 Dates:  6/11-22
Dinosaur Ridge Summer Camp  2018 Dates:  6/4 – 8/3
Eagle’s Nest/Owl’s Roost Environmental Day Camps  2018 Dates:  6/11 – 7/20
EarthTreks Summer Climbing Camps  2018 Dates:  June-July
Engineering Design Summer Camps (Colorado School of Mines)  2018 Dates:  6/25-8/10
EXPLORE Tech:  Robotics (Colorado School of Mines)  2018 Dates:  
Foothills Art Center  2018 Dates:  6/4 – 7/27
Hands-on-History Summer Camp (Golden History Museum and Park) 2018 Dates: 6/4 – 8/3
Science Matters  (NREL) 2018 Dates:  June-August
Skyhawks Youth Sports Programs  2018 Dates:  June-August
YETI Summer Theater Camp (Miners Alley Playhouse)  2018 Dates:
YMCA Day Camp (Shelton Elementary)  2018 Dates:  5/29-8/17


Bold Earth Teen Adventures – Colorado  2018 Dates:  June-August
DecTech (Colorado School of Mines)  2018 Dates:  6/5 – 8/4
Engineering Design Summer Camp (Colorado School of Mines) 2018 Dates:  6/25 – 8/3
Summer Adventure Courses (Colorado Mountain Club)  2018 Dates:  6/11 – 8/3
Youth Citizen’s Academy (Golden Police Department)  2018 Dates:  6/11-15

All ages

Center for Bright Kids Summer Programs (Colorado School of Mines)  2018 Dates:  6/10 – 8/4
Challenger Soccer
Colorado Ice Summer Soccer Camps   2018 Dates:  6/11-15, 7/16-20, and 7/23-27
Colorado Mountain Club  2018 Dates:  6/11 – 8/10
Colorado School of Mines Summer Athletic Camps  2018 Dates:  6/4 – 7/19
Colorado School of Protocol and Etiquette
Earth Treks Climbing Center  2018 Dates:  6/4 – 8/3
Fossil Trace Golf Camps  June-August
Girl Scout Summer Camps  June-August
Golden Community Center ongoing
Golden Tae Kwon Do Family Center  2018 Dates:  6/2-7
Pals Summer Chess Camp  2018 Dates:  6/11-15
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum 2018 Dates:  6/11 – 7/13
Virtuosity Dance Centre  2018 Dates:  6/11 – 7/20

Thanksgiving Break

(Golden Library)  2018 Dates:
(Golden Community Center)  2018 Dates:
Thanksgiving Break Camp (Free Horizon Montessori)  2018 Dates: 

Spring Break

Spring Break Camp (Free Horizon Montessori)  2019 Dates:
Spring Break:  Model Railroads (Colorado Railroad Museum) 2019 Dates:
Camp Coconuts (Golden Community Center)  2019 Dates:
Spring Break Art Camp (Foothills Art Center)  2019 Dates:  

Winter Break

Camp Snowball (Golden Community Center)  2019 Dates:  
Winter Break Camp (Free Horizon Montessori)  2019 Dates:
(Golden Community Center) 2019 Dates:
YEP – Winter Camp (American Mountaineering Center) 2019 Dates: 

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)