The field trips, fun themes and even some slime in the name of science are what makes summer camp so fun, but the thoughtful programming at regional schools also allows for lots of learning and skill-building, which complements the educational process.
12 Seriously Fun Outdoor Activities & Camps for Kids
There’s nothing like summer in Colorado, especially for our kids. Here’s a breakdown on some seriously fun activities and camps our kids can get involved in.
Parenting Strategies to Help Parents Keep their Sanity While Kids are Home for the Summer
By the end of summer, most parents can’t wait for their kids to go back to school. We asked Jen Nelson, M.Ed., a Community Health Worker at Mental Health Partners, for ways that families can make the most of summer without getting on each other’s nerves.
An Introduction to Rock Climbing for Kids
Rock climbing has boomed as a sport for kids. Here’s where to send your kids to climbing camp or lessons this summer.
Planting Seeds For Giggles, Growth
Growing Gardens Peace Garden Programs Cultivate Meaningful Summers
Colorado Shakespeare Festival: A Valuable Experience For Your Kids
Attending artistic performances may be as important for kids as personally creating art.
Art For Mind & Body: Nurture Kids’ Creativity with Performing Arts
Boulder County is rich in artistic opportunities for all ages, from camps and classes to theater and aerial dance opportunities.
For the Love of the Game: The Resurgence of Racket and Paddle Sports
The growing popularity of racket sports gets full court press while winning the hearts and minds of players across multiple generations — from baby boomers to school-aged kids.
Mind and Body: Fitness Activities for the Summer
Exploring yoga and martial arts this summer can offer multiple advantages that will pay off now and in the future.
Let Your Child Create This Summer: Camps for Cooking, Sewing and Pottery
Activities like sewing, pottery and cooking allow children to exercise their creativity and generate projects they can feel proud of. Check out some of the many creative arts opportunities for kids in Boulder County.
Expanding Horizons with Academic and Leadership Programs this Summer
While traditional summer camps have tended to offer a more outdoorsy break after months in the classroom, a new wave of academic and leadership programs have emerged to help students carry on the learning they receive year-round.
How to Help Children Build a Growth Mindset
A new year is a perfect time to consider the habits you want to keep and the ones you’d like to develop. One resolution to consider is helping your children develop a growth mindset this year.
Early Education: Why Summer Camps Are So Beneficial for Preschoolers
Parents in Boulder County have plenty of options when it comes to connecting their preschoolers with summer camp environments that cater to this unique time in a child’s life.
Nurturing Children’s Love for Animals
If you’re interested in giving your child a chance to spend time with animals on a regular basis this summer, there are several local resources worth exploring.
KACF’s Grover is a Traveling Billboard for Animal Protection
Called Grover, the EV’s job is to market and bring awareness of the global conservation and sustainability work of the Katie Adamson Conservation Fund, a Denver-based nonprofit that provides wildlife protection and conservation training,