Summer Camps, Activities and More!

IMG_2601Summer is just around the corner. Luckily, the Front Range is filled with fun for the whole family. From adventure camps to nature hikes to concerts in the square and movies in the park, this area is a haven for family-friendly frolicking.

MOD Moms get great discounts for many area camps and super-fun summer activities! Check out our current list, and stay tuned for updates. (Be sure to show your current MOD Moms card!)


Boulder Indoor Soccer

Boulder Indoor Sports

Colorado Conservatory of Dance

Flatirons Gymnastics

High Peak Twirlers

Mountain Kids

Updated for 2018:

A minimum of 4 week commitment required (weeks do not need to be consecutive) Students provide their own healthy snack.

When: Tuesdays & Thursdays May 29th thru August 9th*
*Please note days your student will attend in comment section when you register on-line
Time: 9:30-12pm
Ages: 3-6 yrs
Cost: $40/day or $75/2 days a week

Start Your Registration Today! 

***Mod Mom Members receive 15% discount on camp enrollment. 

Sports Performance Center by FC Boulder

Whole Body Singing 

Xtreme Altitude Gymnastics



CATS Gymnastics

Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls

Updated for 2018: 

Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls – 10% off total summer camp registration for Mod Moms; Multi-sport summer day camp for girls 5-14; June 4 – July 13.  

Great Play of Superior

Shalom Baby at the Boulder JCC

Thorne Nature Experience



School of Rock – Broomfield




Rock Creek After School

Superior Learning Academy


Do you own a camp? Want to partner or sponsor with MOD Moms for your camp? Do you have a favorite camp or activity? Tell us about it.



More great summer activities

ABC Climbing
Apex Movement (parkour)
Art Underground
Boulder County Agricultural Heritage Center (Free, Open Fri, Sat, Sun 10am – 5pm). Step into Boulder County of yesteryear with a tour of an old farmstead
Chatauqua Meadow Music with Jeff & Paige (Fun family friendly hike followed by great nature-themed kid music. Monday evenings from 5:30-7pm. Meet by the Ranger Station for the short hike).
Clementine Studio
Louisville Community Park Movies in the Park (with food trucks!)
MidAir Adventures (Thornton)
Sunflower Farm
Tinkermill For the builders, the makers and the creators
Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center

Some fun area museums

Butterfly Pavillion (Westminster)
Denver Aquarium
Denver Art Museum (Kids under 18 are free everyday!)
Denver Botanic Gardens (upcoming free days)
Denver Children’s Museum (Denver)
Denver Museum of Nature and Science (upcoming free days: Sunday, May 31, Monday, June 29, Sunday, July 26, Monday, August 17)
Denver Zoo
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Longmont Museum
Railroad Museum
WOW Museum (Lafayette)

Bowling, mini golf and family fun centers

Boondocks (Northglenn)
Carousel of Happiness (Nederland) $1/ride!
Chippers (Broomfield) 
Coal Creek Bowling (Lafayette) 
Dizzy (Longmont) 
Fat Cats (Westminster)
Gateway Park Fun Center (Boulder)

Water Fun

Apex Recreation Center (Arvada)
Bob Burger Recreation Center
Broomfield Bay
City Park Recreation Center (Westminster)
Erie Community Center
Memory Square
Paul Derda Recreation Center (Broomfield)
Scott Carpenter Park (Boulder)


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Summer Fun

Still looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? Check out some of the awesome camps and activities we’re highlighting here:

Great Play of Superior

Great Play of Superior — (MOD Moms receive a 10% discount on enrollment and first set of classes) Spare your kiddos from a sunburn and fill up on active fun with Sanjana and her amazing team at Great Play. In addition to the always fun classes, Great Play is offering camp days for Juniors (ages 3-6) and Big Kids (ages 4.5 -10) as well as themed Camp Parties for both age groups as well! MOD Moms get a great discount, and the kids are sure to have loads of fun.

Camp Junior, Ages 3-6, Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Upcoming Dates: June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, and August 16
The curriculum varies each week so each camp is fun and fresh!

Camp Party Junior, Ages 3-6, Thursdays, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
June 23 – Super Hero Party
June 30 – Pajama Party
July 7 – Championship Day
July 14 – Carnival Party
July 21 – Super Spy Day
July 28 – Super Hero Party
Aug 4 – Princess & Pirate
Aug 11 – Championship Day
Aug 18 – Super Spy Day

Camp Party, Ages 4.5 – 10, Thursdays 1:00 – 3:30 pm
June 23 – Beach Party
June 30 – Olypmic Day
July 7 – Championship Day
July 14 – Carnival Day
July 21 – Beach Party
July 28 – Olypmic Day
Aug 4 -Carnival Day
Aug 11 – Championship Day
Aug 18 – Olympic Day

Camp Prices:
$35 each for non-members, $33 for members.
5-Pack Fun Pack: $150 for non-members, $140 for members.
10-Pack Fun Pack: $250 for non-members, $230 for members.

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Kumon of Boulder — (MOD Moms receive a 10% discount). Help your child get ahead with Kumon’s fun and engaging approach to reading and math!

Camp dates: June 1 – August 15, 2016
Mondays (3-7pm) / Wednesdays (3-5pm) / Thursdays (3-7pm)

Students come to the center once or twice each week, and remain for approximately 30 minutes per subject. Daily assignments will be assigned for non-class days.

One child / one subject: $495
One child / two subjects: $945
Two children / one subject each: $945
Two children / two subjects each:$1,695

For additional information, email the Center Director at




Mountain Kids (MOD Moms receive a 15% discount on classes and camps Mon-Fri that start before 4pm)

Super Fun and Super Active Camps for kids in Kindergarten – 6th grade

Upcoming camps:
June 27- July 1: Storybook Week
July 5-8: Master Chef
July 11-15: Wacky Week
July 18-22: Wild West Week
July 25-29: Mad Scientists
Aug 1-5: Future Olympians Week
Aug 8-12: Best Week Ever

Summer Camp Activities
Our Summer Day Camp is full of action, fun field trips, sports & arts. Gymnastics is offered twice a week (on Wed/Fri Jr. Campers & Tues/Fri Sr. Campers). Campers will also get to choose to participate in either a 1hr Dance or Ninja Zone class on Mondays. Plus, tons field trips such as: Open Swim, Anderson Farms, WOW Children’s Museum, ABC Climbing, Sunflower Farms, IMAX, Tours and so much more! Weekly swimming lessons are provided for our Jr. Campers as an option under the direction of the Lafayette Recreation Center. We average 4 to 5 field trips a week.

Camp Groups
Campers are divided into Jr. Camp (entering kindergarten to entering 2nd Grade) & Sr. Camp (3rd Grade to 6th Grade) to facilitate age appropriate activities and social interaction. Our Jr. Campers stay close to home travel only within Boulder County and the nearby areas. Our Sr. Campers on occasion have the opportunity to travel to Denver to explore bigger and more age appropriate and challenging field trips to keep them engaged and having fun all summer long!

Camp activities take place between 9.00am – 4:30pm. Children may come as early as 7:30 am and stay as late as 5:45 pm for no additional charge.

Includes all activities and field trips for your convenience. Minimum enrollment of four weeks for the summer is required. Weeks do NOT need to be consecutive. Choose either full or part time tuition for each week of camp. We offer a 10% sibling discount!

Full Week $275 (4 to 5 days)
3 days $215 (choose any 3)
2 day $165 (choose any 2)
Camper Registration $75/ child


Thorne Nature Experience: (MOD Moms receive a 10% discount, enter code  “MOD2016” upon checkout).

Get outside! Your kids can spend the summer catching frogs, getting muddy, biking down mountain trails, and exploring Colorado’s wild places with the Thorne Nature Experience Summer Camp!

Thorne offers fun, hands-on environmental “Camp Experiences” for children aged 3-15 in two stunning locations; Waterton Canyon in Littleton and in Boulder. Kids will have a blast practicing important survival skills, exploring forests and streams, learning about local plants and animals, and getting their hands on tadpoles, crawfish, grasshoppers, and more! Thorne’s experienced, CPR and first-aid trained instructors help facilitate student learning and appreciation for the outdoors while keeping them safe. Students complete the program with a newfound respect and awe of nature, increased understanding of the environment, and a desire to get back outside.

Flatirons Gymnastics

Road to Rio Camp ~ July 25-29

FULL DAY (9:00am-4:00pm) or HALF DAY (9:00am-12:00pm)
Choose 5 days or 3 days (you pick which 3 days!)
Siblings/Students enrolled in multiple camps save up to $25.00 per camp!
All camps are co-ed, unless otherwise specified. Child must be 6 years old, or have completed Kindergarten to enroll in school-age camps.

Pricing Info:
5 Half Days $250
3 Half Days $180
5 Full Days $350
3 Full Days $240

Road to Rio Camp ~ July 11-15
School Age Camp Details:

HALF DAY (9:00am-12:00pm)
Choose 5 days or 3 days (you pick which 3 days!)
Siblings/Students enrolled in multiple camps save up to $25.00 per camp!
All camps are co-ed, unless otherwise specified. All campers must be potty trained.
Pricing Info:

5 Half Days $250
3 Half Days $180

SUPER STARS CAMP ~ Girls Gym Stars Classes Only
August 1-5
Super Stars Camp Details:

HALF DAY (9:00am-12:00pm)
Choose 5 or 3 days (you choose which 3 days!)
Siblings/Students enrolled in multiple camps save up to $25.00 per camp!
Child must be actively enrolled in our Gym Stars Program to enroll in this camp.

Pricing Info:
5 Half Days $275
3 Half Days $195

Superior Learning Academy

Superior Learning Academy Super-fun kid-centered preschool summer camp. (Through August 31st) Weekly themes like Robots, Bugs, Space adventures and Superheroes!

Monday – Friday, 9am-1pm (ages 3-6)
Daily ($36/day) or weekly ($180 for 5 days), monthly or for the rest of the summer ($288 for two days a week, $432 for 3 days a week or everyday ($720 for 5 days).

Aftercare available (1pm-4pm, but limited spots available daily) $25/afternoon or a pack of 5 days for $90

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Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, Nederland

HOURS:  Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
Shuttle service is available from Boulder, pick up at 8:00 a.m. drop off in Boulder at 4:00 p.m.
Summer Camps for children ages 5-15
Wild Bear Camps are from June 6-August 12

  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F in Nederland, Colorado and NCAR in Boulder each Friday
  • Shuttle Service is available from Boulder to Nederland
  • Choose any or all days of the week!
  • Pricing Information:

NederRANGERS: 5 & 6 year olds (for the first time Wild Bear). Join other young friends to explore the forest, play, sing and make crafts with other campers with  highly experienced Early Childhood Educators. This program includes trips to Mud Lake!

Mountain Rangers – For the Wild Campers who are 6-7 years old The Mountain Rangers head out to Mud Lake to explore this magical place and integrate the arts into their discoveries.

Wild Naturalists- For the Wild Campers who are 8-9 years old Venture out onto the surrounding Rocky Mountain forest, bring your camera and put on your water shoes to discover the water, the woods, and the mud. Try your hand at catch and release, camping and survival skills, and document the fun through creative lenses.

NCAR Fridays For ages 5-8, children meet at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder EVERY Friday and enjoy nature workshops in and around the local foothills.  DROP OFF: at 8:30 and PICK UP: at 3:30pm at the “drop off” at the NCAR parking lot. Children access the trails surrounding NCAR as well as the famous Mesa Lab with exhibits and scientists who will help us to connect even more with nature!

Mountain Youth Adventure Program Summer Camps for ages 10 and older: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Nederland, Colorado. Includes Fly Fishing, Primitive Pathways and more!

Bear Cubs: Ages 3-5 with an Adult: Every Wednesday
10:30 a.m.-noon $15 per family (must be related). During the summer months, Bear Cubs is a parent/child workshop. Meet at the Mud Lake parking lot every Wednesday and hike with us to the lake. Venture on trails, sing with us and discover the many plants and animals who live in and around Mud Lake. Pre-registration is required.

*Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) is accepted for payment at Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center.


And so many more great camp options in the area! (Add to our list in the comments section!)

Avid For Adventure

Colorado Athletic Club Sports Camps

Lakeshore Athletic Club Landsharks

The Butterfly Pavillion

Denver Museum of Nature and Science Camps

Denver Zoo Camps


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