With spring around the corner and the promise of nicer days, now is the time to start planning for fun family day trips in Boulder and Northern Colorado. Check out our list of day trips around Northern Colorado that are perfect for the whole family. Fun required.
As summer draws near, these outdoor activities are sure bets to keep your kids active while taking advantage of the Colorado sunshine.
Nature & Learning : Summer Programs that Immerse Children in New Experiences Alongside Nature and Animals
Getting away from screens and going outside gives children countless ways to think, discover, be creative and problem solve while also being more active.
At its heart, Gold Hill’s Colorado Mountain Ranch Camp is a community resource. The camp boasts a rich history, including devastation in the wake of the 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire and surviving the COVID pandemic. Now, with support from both the local community and federal grant funding, they continue to provide a supportive environment where kids can learn about themselves and the world around them while having fun and making friends.
Kids with a creative bent have options to explore their muses over the summer, and a lot of artistic expression can be packed into three months.
The YMCA of Northern Colorado is stepping up in a big way to bring “pure summer joy” to the kids who need it most, said Andra Coberly Webster, executive director of communications at YMCA NOCO.
Hoping to avoid the summer slide? Science activities, activities of strategy and experiments are perfect for keeping kids’ brains engaged during the school break. Here are a few amazing opportunities to get the kids stretching their legs and minds this summer.
Faith-based camps are especially meaningful for young people because they allow for the development of spirituality and friendships within faith groups.
At Camp Kind there is an opportunity to have a blast and learn the ‘art’ of giving back, volunteerism and philanthropy.
Immersing your children in supervised summertime activities or enrolling them in day camp offers opportunities for new social interactions and learning skills to keep their minds engaged when school isn’t in session.
Summer can be a slippery slide, but not in a fun way. The cure is simple and the remedy is free. It be healed by a strong dose of summer reading.
Living with the threat of COVID has been stressful for everyone – including our kids. Which is why the YMCA of Northern Colorado is taking a proactive approach to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) at their camps this summer.
Summertime experiences abound offering safe, structured opportunities to learn and grow while developing independence and self-confidence alongside friendships and new skills.
Imagine your child’s life devoid of art and music. Scary thought, right? However they are exposed to art and music, the benefits are for life.
For any student looking for creative ways to spend their summer vacation, Colorado offers a wealth of options. Whether it’s discovering a love of the stage in a theater or dance camp or taking a spin at gymnastics, students can find their muse, along with friends, confidence and inspiration, at these local summer camps.