The school year is only halfway through, but summer camp registrations are filling up for 2023. We know many of you will be looking for ways to keep your children busy this summer, so we’ve put together this list of summer camps in northern Colorado in 2023.
SUMMER CAMPS IN LOVELAND 2023
City of Loveland Adventure Bound Day Camp
Our state-licensed day camp is a unique combination of traditional camp activities such as arts & crafts, games, songs & skits, sports and enrichment activities.
Where: Various city facilities; field trips and excursions
When: Weeklong sessions, M-F 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., June through August
Ages: K-9th grade
Loveland Sports and Academic Day Camp
Loveland Sports and Academic Day Camp is a non-profit group dedicated to helping families by providing constructive out-of-school sports learning programs for school age children going into first grade through 6th graders.
The Sports Day Camp allows children to try a variety of sports to determine interests and strengths, to increase self esteem, learn sportsmanship, teamwork and develop athletic skills. The Loveland Sports and Academic Day Camp offers reading, literacy and mathematics in addition to great sports and activities.
Where: To Be Announced (TBA) for 2023
Foundations Church Kids Day Camp
Campers will experience all the fun of resident Camp Timberline at home at Foundations Church! From high quality sports instruction, wild camp games, parties, and wacky skits and songs, your child is sure to have a week they will never forget. With our standard 4 to 1 camper to counselor ratio your child is sure to receive the attention they deserve.
Where: Loveland Campus, 180 Denver Avenue, Loveland, CO 80537
When: June 12-16
Cost: Create registration account to see rates and sign up
Contact: email@example.com, 970-663-7625
SUMMER CAMPS IN FORT COLLINS 2023
Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County is a fun and inclusive place for kids to spend time this summer. Our action-packed activities inspire creativity, build character, and provide academic enrichment. Youth will have the opportunity to participate in arts and recreation while receiving academic support. Our summer program is an affordable way for kids to make friends, learn new things, and have fun!
Where: Program Support Center, 103 Smokey Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 223-1709
We are so excited about summer camp! If your child is ready to play outdoors, care for chickens, goats and ducks and go on adventures around the farm, you’ve come to the right place. Each week of camp (Monday – Friday, 9:00-3:00) will highlight a different theme that focuses on learning and fun, incorporating crafts, games, fun challenges and learning about our environment and how to care for it.
Please plan on sending a water bottle, lunch and snack and send your child in closed-toe shoes so we can stomp through the farm in coop safely.
Where: 519 Hickory Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524
When: July 24-28
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 391-2613
Wild Roots Studio Summer Camps
Wild Roots offers a variety of summer camps aimed at getting kids outdoors and exploring their wild creativity. In these multi-day camps we will enjoy nature walks, take in art lessons and craft artworks from natural and recycled materials. We love to connect our artworks to the current seasons, solar & moon cycles or wild finds we might collect from the environment we live in. In doing this we can often find gratitude, new awareness and peace in syncing into our own natural rhythm and remembering that we too, are a part of nature.
Where: Art Lab and Wild Roots Studio, Fort Collins, CO
When: June-July; Themes, session lengths, and age appropriateness vary; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 412-4523
We offer a variety of activities and schedules to provide a summer full of fun and discovery for children 5 – 12. Activities include on-site warm-water swimming lessons and open swim, gymnastics, local field trips including roller skating, biking, local parks, mini-golf, bowling, karate, movies, Dairy Queen, arts & crafts, and more!
Where: 419 E. Stuart Street, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
When: May 30–August 11, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (extended day available)
Cost: Part time $290/week; Full time $375/week
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 482-3118
Youth Sport Camps at Colorado State University
We offer 16 summer-long, active lifestyle camps. From baseball to dance to multi-sport experiences, our camps offer something for everyone. Our goal is to ensure all our campers enjoy a fun-filled, active summer.
Where: Moby Complex, Fort Collins, CO 80521
When: May 30 through August 11, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Varies by age
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 491-6318
Mighty Camps at Genesis Health Clubs – Miramont South
When school is out, camp at Genesis Miramont South is the place to be! Throughout summer break and during inservice and other days off during the school year, your kids can maximize their fun while learning essential life skills. Each camp session has its own theme.
Where: 901 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525
When: May 30-June 2; June 5-9; June 12-16; June 19-23; June 26-30; July 3, 5-7; July 10-14; July 17-21; July 24-28; July 31-August 4; August 7-11
Cost: Ranges from $68/day to $290/week
Ascent Studio Wall Climbing Camp
Ascent Studio offers day camps each day that kids are out of school. You can now sign up for School’s Out Rock Out Camps through May 2023!
Where: 2150 Joseph Allen Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525
When: Full-day option every day of the week, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Must create registration profile to see pricing and sign up
Contact: email@example.com, 970-999-5596
Attention all thrill-seeking kids! Are you ready to have the most radical summer ever? Look no further, because our parkour gym is hosting a limited number of summer camps that will have you flipping, running, and jumping your way through the best week of your life!
Kids are given instruction on safety and awareness, but are still allowed the freedom of independent play. Creativity is encouraged, while there is a plan for each activity, kids are allowed to add their own ideas.
Where: 2026 Bear Mountain Drive #117, Fort Collins CO 80525
When: M-F 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 29 – June 2; June 5-9; June 12-16; June 19-23; June 26-30; July 10-14; July 17-21; July 24-28
Cost: $131 per session
Ages: 7-12 (must have turned 7 by June 1)
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-818-0202
FSHN Summer Cooking Camps at Colorado State University
Campers learn to cook and bake at the CSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.
Where: 502 W Lake Street, Fort Collins, CO 80526
When: M-Thurs. 9-4; Friday 9-12:30
July 10-14; July 17-21; July 24-28; July 31-August 4
Cost: $350 per camper
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 491-3663
Melina Be Summer Camp: Patchwork Pillow Project
In these classes we will make a fabric collage patchwork pillow. This is a multi-layered project. First we will weave or wet felt – by choice of each student – a background for our pillow. Depending on the children’s skills, we will also embroider on the piece and sew on optional buttons and found objects your child-ren would like to add to their hand-made pillow. We will pick a simple back for it and sew the pillow together and stuff it.
Camp will be outside, weather permitting.
Where: TBA, Fort Collins, CO
When: May 29 to 31, 2023 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; June 5 to 7, 2023 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; June 12 to 14, 2023 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 213 7344
Each camp is a different themed adventure for the itsy bitsy or young performer! Children will explore the arts (drama, music, dance, crafts) and yoga through guided activities where imagination, wonder, creativity, and curiosity come alive. Playcrafter Kids’ camps are rooted in musical theater with activities that promote life skills such as confidence, emotional regulation, self awareness, teamwork and collaboration.
Where: 1815 Yorktown Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526
When: A.M., P.M., and full-day camps available; June 5-9; June 12-16; June 19-23; June 26-30; July 5-7; July 10-14; July 17-28 (ages and times available vary for each session)
Ages: 4-12 (divided into three age groups)
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 286-0639
Centennial Children’s Chorus Summer Festival Camp
CCC’s Summer Festival Camp is a week-long program for students who love to sing and will be entering 3rd – 8th grade in the upcoming school year. Singers need to be able to match pitch, sing in soprano or alto range with an unchanged voice and have a good attitude.
When & Where: May 30 – June 3, 2023 / Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 12:00 noon at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, 2000 S Lemay, Fort Collins CO and
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at CSU University Center for the Arts, 1900 Remington, Fort Collins CO
Festival Concert – Saturday, June 3, 11:00 a.m. at Griffin Hall, CSU University Center for the Arts
Cost: $165 ($150 early bird pricing by April 30)
Ages: Entering 3rd-8th grade
Contact: (970) 460-6589
Gardens on Spring Creek Summer Camps
Fun, outdoor summer opportunities for investigation of gardening and the natural world – our summer camps are full of garden–centric activities, gardening, art, science, animals and cooking! Children should be dressed for the weather. Please bring water, snack, sunscreen and a lunch. Pre-registration is required. Unless otherwise noted, summer camps are especially planned and geared for children having completed kindergarten through completed fourth grade unless otherwise noted.
Where: 2536 Midpoint Dr. , Fort Collins, CO 80525
When: Summer 2023 dates TBA February 1. Children may be dropped off as early as 8:30 a.m. and picked up as late as 4:30 p.m., but camp programming will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Gardens close at 5 p.m.
Ages: Completed kindergarten through completed fourth grade, unless otherwise noted
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 970.416.2486
Arsenal Colorado is a non-profit soccer club in Northern Colorado that uses the power of soccer to inspire, to develop, to achieve, and to build community. We offer established and successful programs to youth from ages 4-18.
Where: Twin Silo Park, 5552-5564 Ziegler Road, Fort Collins, CO 80528
When: August 1-4 from 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 226-4253
Rivendell School Summer Enrichment Camps
Our experienced staff has offered innovative, challenging and fun summer classes for over 40 years. With a wide variety of topics and activities, there’s an opportunity for every child to explore new subjects, learn new skills and discover new interests in a positive and engaging learning environment. Choose from our licensed preschool for 3- & 4-year-olds and fun-filled summer classes for school-aged students, including art camps and LEGO robotics. Children do not need to be Rivendell students to attend our summer programs.
Where: 1800 E Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO 80525
When: 8 a.m.-3:20 p.m. daily; session length varies by theme and age group
Cost: Varies by session
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 493-9052
City of Fort Collins Summer Camps
Camp FunQuest is a full-day, state-licensed child care program for kids ages 5-15 when school is out of session and during summer break. Unique activities including games, crafts, S.T.E.M., and field trips, are designed with children’s age, developmental stage, and interests in mind.
Where: Northside Aztlan Community Center and Foothills Activity Center
When: Weekly camps begin June 1 and run through August 12; hours are M-F from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Contact: email@example.com, 970.221.6357
Fort Collins Circus Center Summer Camp
Circus arts, such as juggling, aerial dance and partner acrobatics, can be valuable non-competitive activities with which students can learn entrepreneurial, civic, personal, and interpersonal skills. By participating in such activities, students develop abilities in self-expression, collaboration, and musicality, while gaining knowledge and experience in health-related skills.
Where: 2536 Midpoint Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80525
When: Ages 6-16 June 5-16; M-F; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Ages 11-17 July 10-14; M-F; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Ages 6-13 July 17-August 4; M-F; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Ages 12-16 August 7-11; M-F; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cost: $250 per week or $675 for all three weeks
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-682-4984
Colorado State University Summer K-12 Programs
Programs are available for kids in elementary, middle, and high school. Categories include:
• Animals and Environment
• Arts and Human Sciences
• Industry and Leadership
• Interdisciplinary Programs
• Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
• Sport Programs
Contact: Contact the department or organization offering the program you’re interested in. Click the link above to be taken to the main CSU summer programs portal.
The Academy by DivaBee Summer Camps
The Academy by Divabee is a place where kids from K-12 are “discovering potential through Arts and Creativity.” We offer classes in musical theatre, acting, dancing and private vocal instruction for all ages.
Where: 4019 S. Mason Street #2, Fort Collins, CO 80523
When: 1- and 3-week camps available running from June through August
Contact: email@example.com, 970-980-4795
Colorado Youth Outdoors Summer Camp
Parent attendance is REQUIRED Friday from noon to 3pm. You will attend a camp picnic (provided, burgers & sides), then your child will teach you how to do the activities they learned. We guarantee it’s time well spent!
Activities include archery, spin fishing, fly fishing, fly tying, shooting sports & canoeing.
Where: 4927 County Road 36, Fort Collins, CO 80528
When: M-F 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., June 5-9; June 12-16; June 19-23; July 10-14; July 17-21; July 24-28
Ages: Entering 4th-10th grade
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-663-0800
Young Peoples Learning Center Summer Camp
Give your kids a summer they will never forget with field trips EVERY DAY such as swimming, lasertag, movies, museums and amusement parks, bouncy houses, trampoline parks, karate lessons and more!
Where: 209 E. Plum Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Daily field trips
When: June 5-August 16, M-F, 7:30-5:30
Ages: 5-6 (Kindercamp); 7-10 (Funcamp)
Contact: Megan@youngpeopleslc.com, (970) 310-5535
Complete Equestrian Horse Camp
Our Young Riders program (5-8 years) is based on learning the skills that will boost their confidence and joy with horses. These younger people will have extra attention to help with their fine motor skills, balance and be coached with joy! We offer a 3:1 student to instructor ratio.
Our Junior Rider program (ages 9-12 years) is geared towards learning confidence and equine knowledge on and off the horse. We love to help foster a deeper bond with horses. We want to instill a passion for the fun in horses. We offer a 4:1 student to instructor ratio.
Where: 1750 East Douglas Road, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
When: Ten weeklong camp sessions from June 5-August 11; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily with extended hours available for $5/hour
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 213-0759
SUMMER CAMPS NEAR LOVELAND AND FORT COLLINS 2023
Join the Y this summer for a fun, enriching traditional day camp experience. YMCA Camp Noco allows campers to unplug, enjoy hands-on learning, try new activities, learn new skills and make new friends. Activities include camp songs, hiking and nature activities, archery, gaga ball, sports and games, Color Wars, STEM, arts, and much more. Enthusiastic and well-trained staff will ensure a safe and fun summer. CCAP accepted. Financial assistance is available.
Where: Locations in Boulder, Louisville, Longmont, Johnstown, Berthoud, Loveland, and Fort Collins
When: May 30 – July 28
Camp Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with pre- and post-camp 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. and 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ages: Kids entering K-6
NoCo Theatrix Children’s Theater Summer Camps
In addition to singing, dancing and acting, our young performers work on teamwork, costume design, set design, and the basic technical aspects of theater. This summer’s play is Disney’s “Finding Nemo Jr.”
Where: 1111 Diamond Valley Drive #108, Windsor, CO 80550
June session – June 19-23 and 26-30 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; performance July 1
July session – July 10-14 and 17-21 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; performance July 22
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 407-970-7504
Camp Invention STEM Summer Camp
A confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships. Led by qualified local educators, our camps offer new and exciting hands-on activities every year. Over 1,000 camp programs run nationwide in schools, community centers and other local facilities!
Where: Locations in northern Colorado
When: Varies by location
Ages: Kids entering K-6
Contact: Contact information varies for each facility
Kids Do It All: Summer Theater Camp at Colorado State University
The annual Kids Do It All music-theatre program is a week-long day camp during the months of June and July. During the sessions, CSU theatre faculty and CSU upper classmen guide hundreds of students in different age groups (7-9, 10-11, 12-13) through the entire process of theatre – from playwriting to performance, from design through musical composition – resulting in original plays created and performed by the campers.
Where: 1400 Remington St, Fort Collins, CO 80524
When: June 5-10; June 12-17; June 26 – July 1; July 10-15; July 17-22; July 24-29; July 31 – August 5
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday Performances are at 10 a.m. (call time at 8 a.m.)
Cost: $360 ($324 for repeat registrations or siblings)
Contact: Debbie.Swann@colostate.edu, 970.491.5529
Summer Camps at Vanco School of Art
Students will get to experience sculpting with various mediums like paper mache and recycled items along with printmaking, woodcuts, bookmaking, drawing studies, oil painting as well as outdoor exploration for inspiration.
We offer many projects for the campers to choose from, but depending on the students we will spend more time on certain crafts per their request and direction but we try our best to do them all! Campers will also take trips to local art museums and creative businesses around Old Town.
Where: 155 N. College Ave. Suite #201, Fort Collins, CO 80524
When: June 5-10; June 12-16; June 19-23; June 26-30
Full-day and half-day options
Contact: email@example.com, (970) 430-5113
SUMMER CAMPS IN NORTHERN COLORADO OUTDOORS 2023
At Sky Ranch, we welcome each of you to experience the great outdoors in a setting that is off the beaten path and unplugged. From week-long youth summer camps, to church retreats, and to outdoor ed, our camp is perfectly situated in the beautiful Colorado mountains outside of Fort Collins.
Sky Ranch offers a variety of Christ-centered outdoor ministry experiences for people of all ages. Our caring and dedicated staff share God’s unending grace in spontaneous and powerful was—acting as compassionate role models for the campers in their care.
Where: 38999 Co Road 44H, Bellvue, CO 80512
When: June – August; varies by age group and activity
Ages: Grades 1-12
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-493-5258
Rugged Research Summer Camp (Little Rangers ages 3-6)
Is your child passionate about the natural world? Join our Rocky Mountain Summer Camp! We’re an innovative science camp for exploring the wild and discovering the incredible natural world. This program is taught by Rocky Mountain Park Rangers, Naturalists and Environmental Educators.
Where: Larimer County Open Spaces (different space each day)
When: MWF – May 31-June 9; June 12-21; June 26-July 5; July 10-19; July 24-August 2
Cost: Varies by age
Ages: 7-12 (Little Rangers camp available for 3-6-year-olds; guardian must be present)
Buckhorn United Methodist Camp
Sessions are a great environment for kids to have a blast, make new friends, grow in their faith, and do awesome camp activities. Camps are overnight.
Where: 381 Old Camp Road, Bellvue, CO 80512
When: Varies by age group; all camps in July
Ages: Entering grades 3-12
Contact: director@buckhorncampCO.org, 970-484-2508
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