Camps and Classes

School Breaks

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

Spring Break

Model Railroads (Colorado Railroad Museum) 2019 Dates:  3/25-29
Academies for Young Minds (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates:  3/25-29
Spring Break Camp (Dinosaur Ridge)  2019 Dates:  3/26-28
Coconut Camp (Golden Community Center)  2019 Dates:  3/25-29
Spring Break Fun (Golden Library)  2019 Dates:  3/25-27
Spring Break Art Camp (Foothills Art Center)  2019 Dates:  3/27-29

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:
Adventure Summer Day Camp (City of Golden)  2019 Dates:
Avid 4 Adventure  2019 Dates:  5/28 – 8/9
Boost Camp  2019 Dates:
Colorado Railroad Museum   2019 Dates:
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:
EXPLORE Tech:  Robotics (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates: 
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
Science Matters  (NREL)  2019 Dates:
Skyhawks Youth Sports Programs   2019 Dates:
YETI Summer Theater Camp (Miners Alley Playhouse)   2019 Dates:  June / July
YMCA Day Camp (Shelton Elementary)  2019 Dates:

Teens

Bold Earth Teen Adventures – Colorado   2019 Dates:
DecTech (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates:
Engineering Design Summer Camp (Colorado School of Mines)   2019 Dates:
Summer Adventure Courses (Colorado Mountain Club)  2019 Dates:  6/10 – 8/2
Youth Citizen’s Academy (Golden Police Department)   2019 Dates:

All ages

Center for Bright Kids Summer Programs (Colorado School of Mines)  2019 Dates:  6/9 – 8/3
Challenger Soccer  2019 Dates:
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:
Colorado School of Protocol and Etiquette
Earth Treks Climbing Center   2019 Dates:  6/3 – 8/2
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
Pals Summer Chess Camp   2019 Dates:
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum   2019 Dates:  6/3-7 and 7/15-19
Virtuosity Dance Centre   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)

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: