2017 SESSIONS

Grades:  Entering 2nd - 7th

Hours:  8:30 - 3:30/ Monday - Friday

Dates:  June 12th - August 11th (No camp July 3rd - 7th)

Girl's Overnight Camp:  Entering 6th - 8th grades /August 11th - 13th

This summer, due to changing structure with the early childhood camp, we are offering one week sessions and also a three-day overnight camping trip for girls in August.

Session 1:
June 12th - June 16th

How do we connect with, live among and care for animals in a changing environment?  Discovering the incredible diversity of creatures around us.

Outdoor adventures, horseback riding, farm experience, tracking, plant/ animal identification

 

Field trips may include:  The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Superfun Farm, Horseback Riding

 

*note: there will be a $50 fee increase with this session due to the cost of field trips

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (In Colorado)
Session 2:
June 19th - June 23rd
Superhero Theater

What is a hero? Playing with new ways to embody this role. Bringing people together through live theater and games. Telling collective stories through physical performance, puppetry and film.

 

Aerial and circus art, film, community performance, interactive scavenger hunts, improvisation, archetypes

Field trips may include:  Pearl Street, Parkour Studio, Hiking

Session 3:
June 26th - June 30th
The Great Time Machine:  Wild West

Help us build a time machine and travel to the past.  Learn about our history by making it. 

Live action role play, radio storytelling, paleontology, photography, blacksmithing, horseback riding, archery

Field trips may include: 

History Colorado Center, Artist Studios (blacksmithing), Hiking, Horseback Riding, KGNU

Session 4:
July 10th - July 14th
The Secret Aquarium

Explore the mysteries of rivers, lakes and oceans, discover worlds beneath the surface. This week we will play in the water and learn about the marine ecosystems in our community and beyond.

Swimming, snorkeling, science, all things that begin with s.

Field trips:  Bay Aquatic, Boulder Reservoir, Downtown Aquarium

Session 5:
July 17th - July 21st
Spooky Circus

What is the scariest thing about summer?  Missing Storycamp.  Come celebrate Halloween in summer with fun costumes, theater and circus art!

 

Partner acrobatics, aerial, juggling, stilt-walking, building, installation art, immersive theater, film, puppetry, face painting, character development

Field trips may include: Boulder Circus Center, Lakeside Amusement Park, Hiking

Session 6:
July 24th - July 28th
The Great Time Machine: Spaceships and Cyborgs

Travel with us to the future and imagine our changing environment.  Invent and document the ideas we will use to build the future. 

 

Robotics, live action role play, film making, radio, photography, documenting, problem solving

Field trips may include:  KGNU, Robotics Lab, Planetarium

Session 7:
July 31st - August 4th
Trash 2 Treasure 2

Once again we delve into a world of possibility, creating opportunities for invention, technological development and artistic expression with what we throw away. 

 

Sculpture art, using recycled materials to build structures and art, environmental awareness, taking things apart and learning how they work

Field trips may include:  Resource 2000, Artist Studios (welding, woodworking), Playground Tour

Session 8:
August 7th - August 11th
Survive in the Wild

Connect with nature and learn skills that help you take care of yourself in the wild.

 

Fire-making, building shelters, campfire storytelling, foraging,  outdoor cooking, archery, orienteering, knife handling, knot-tying, canoeing

Field trips may include: Gross Reservoir, Betasso Preserve, Dream Canyon