ARTS, SPORTS & MOVEMENT 2023

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3D Art Exploration (Entering Grades 6-8)

W6: July 11-July 15

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  Entering Grades 6-8

Using found objects such as branches, paper, dried plants, and other unusual items, learn to make wacky sculptures using a variety of techniques.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Patricia Saldarriaga

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Advanced Animation Flix (Entering Grades 5-9)

W4: June 27-July 1

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  Entering Grades 5-9

In this fast paced class, you’ll be creating up to 4 stop motion movies.  These will include dinosaurs, white board and toy car animations. And then you’ll get to make your own cartoon animation starring you and your voice! In this advanced class, students are given more instruction on how to create compelling stories and more independence to try ideas that may be more difficult. *Flix emailed within a month after camp ends.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Incrediflix

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Advanced Lego Flix (Entering Grades 5-9)

W1: June 6-June 10

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  Entering Grades 5-9

Bring Lego worlds to life! We provide Legos. You provide your imagination. Work in groups to create a Lego set with Lego characters for a stop-motion movie you'll storyboard, shoot, and add voice-overs too. In this advanced class, students are given more instruction on how to create compelling stories and more independence to try ideas that may be more difficult. *Flix emailed within a month after camp ends.

Cost: $250

Instructor: IncrediFlix

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Advanced Minecraft vs Roblox Flix (Entering Grades 5-9)

W7: July 18-July 22

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

Make a Minecraft® or Roblox movie, or make a mashup movie! Choose Minecraft® or Roblox figures to create a movie full of games or challenges for your character to overcome. New for 2022, more set design effects, like flowing lava! In this stop-motion movie-making class, you work in small groups to create and voice-over your movies. In this advanced class, students are given more instruction on how to create compelling stories and more independence to try ideas that may be more difficult. *Flix emailed within a month after camp ends. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: IncrediFlix

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Animation Flix (Entering Grades 2-6)

W4: June 27-July 1

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 2-6

In this fast paced class, you’ll be creating up to 4 stop motion movies.  These will include dinosaurs, white board and toy car animations. And then you’ll get to make your own cartoon animation starring you and your voice! *Flix emailed within a month after camp ends.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Incrediflix

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Art & Yoga (Entering Grades 3-5)

W4: June 27-July 1

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 3-5

Each class will have a theme that weaves in a creative activity, along with poses, breathing, and games.  We will make mandalas, express ourselves in a handmade sketchbook, and use our imaginations to inspire our art and yoga practice.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Jen Werner

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Board Game Extravaganza (Entering Grades 3-8)

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-9

Do you love board games, but are tired of classics like Monopoly, Risk, and Apples to Apples? Our summer Board Game Extravaganza invites you to discover a whole new list of favorites! Students try out new games such as Root, Wingspan, and Betrayal at House on the Hill before going on a field trip to find a new game to add to their home library.

Cost: $420

Instructor: Chris Elizondo

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Cake Decorating (Entering Grades 3-6)

W7: July 18-July 22

W8: July 25-July 29

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 3-6

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 3-6

Do you love baking? Do you love art? Do you appreciate a beautifully decorated cake or cupcake? Sign up for Cake Decorating and you’ll learn how to make delicious buttercream frosting and how to decorate pastries with it! From borders to flowers to writing—you will become a cake decorator by the end of the week. You will never have to buy a store-bought birthday cake again! 

Cost: $275

Instructor: Jane Kelly

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Camp Calm (Entering Grades 4-5)

W7: July 18-July 22

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 4-5

Through games, activities and journaling, students will understand what mindfulness is, and how to incorporate this evidence based practice into their toolbox to help calm their bodies and brains, recover from setbacks and improve emotional regulation and focus. This secular program will be taught using the Mindful Schools Curriculum integrated with various breathing techniques and yoga postures.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Shelly Arnold

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Canvas & Cookies (Entering Grades 2-8)

W1: June 6-June 10 

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 5-8

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 2-4

W2: June 13-June 17

W7: July 18-July 22

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 2-4

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-8

Budding artists will love a chance to paint a variety of subjects including animals, sports, Colorado pride, summer, beaches, and more at an off-campus art studio. During this creative camp, campers will explore a different medium, from small to large canvases, wood panels, and tote bags, and paint happy trees to their heart’s content. The best part? Your camper will go home with several creations that are uniquely theirs. Daily treats will be served as well! 

Cost:$320

Instructor: Rachel Strauss with Canvas & Cocktails

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Circus! Circus! (Entering Grades 6-12)

W1: June 6-June 10

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-12

Ladies and Gentlemen, please direct your attention to the center ring...Run away with the circus this summer! Daily skill and performance workshops are taught in juggling, tumbling, tightrope, clowning, stilts, unicycle, and rolling globe. Special classes are offered in the aerial arts: Spanish Web, Aerial Hoop, Single Trapeze, Aerial Balance Cube, and Aerial Fabric. This is an excellent artistic and athletic activity that builds immense self-esteem and amazing performance skills. Participants may enroll for one or both weeks. 

Cost: $560

Instructors: Paige Taber & Adrienne Jadwinski

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Clay Throwing (Entering Grades 4-9)

(Beginning and Advanced Artists)

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only) 

W6: July 11-July 15

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 4-9

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9 

In this class students learn basic wheel skills: centering, opening, pulling, shaping, trimming, finishing, and glazing. As a beginner, students make variations on the basic cylinder, such as mugs, vases, and bowls. Experienced artists will be challenged to hone their skills with more challenging projects. This is a great chance to learn the basics of the potter’s wheel in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Artists also have a chance to explore the fundamentals of hand building with clay. 

Cost: $260, W5: $210

Instructor: Sarah Vaeth

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CLAYTIME - Intro to Ceramics (Entering Grades 4-9)

W1: June 6-June 10

W2: June 13-June 17

W3: June 20-June 24

W4: June 27-July 1

W7: July 18-July 22

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  Entering Grades 4-9

Want to get your hands dirty and play with some clay? Claytime - Intro to Ceramics is the perfect summer camp class for anyone with a creative bug who wants to learn how to hand build pottery but also learn how to throw on the wheel! In this class you can expect to learn how to make coil pots, pinch pots, slab building, glazing, and an introduction to throwing on the pottery wheel! All of these techniques are used to make a variety of fun and interesting projects over the course of our time together! Come join us and play with some clay!  

Cost: $480

Instructor: Becci Marzonie

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Craftsman & Aprentice Cardboard Carnival (Entering Grades K-5)

W4: June 27-July 1 

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-5

Carnivals are all about having fun and what’s more fun than making your own DIY carnival?! In this week-long camp, makers will use cardboard, wood scraps and up-cycled materials to create all sorts of carnival-inspired crafts. In this super fun DIY camp, makers will flex their creative muscles while learning all about engineering, simple machines, design, and collaboration. Projects include: 

-Cardboard mini-games (plinko, ball toss, etc, )

-Mini-carnival swing ride, 

-Moving character puppets like trapeze artists and the strong man.

Cost: $600

Instructor: Craftsman & Apprentice

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Craftsman & Apprentice Space Craft (Entering Grades K-5)

W3: June 20-June 24

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-5

Developed by a crew of crafty kids at Park Hill Elementary, our Space Craft Camp is out of this world! We'll explore all things outer space real and imagined as we use a variety of craft materials and techniques to create everything from space ships, planets, aliens and more. Think cardboard rockets, papier-mache planets, even astronaut and alien costumes. It's going to be a blast! 

Cost: $600

Instructor: Craftsman & Apprentice

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Craftsman & Apprentice Toyshop (Entering Grades K-5)

W2: June 13-June 17 

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-5

Forget the big box toy store. Put down the Legos. In this week-long camp, makers will explore a variety of building techniques to design and create the most awesome playthings. We will use tools, wood, and wheels to create rolling toys, stitch together dolls and stuffed animals, we’ll even use recycled materials to invent games and activities that will keep your child engaged long after camp is over. On the last day of camp we will collaborate to create a child run pop-up market for those who would like to sell their creations. Kids will learn about design, craftsmanship, safety, business, marketing, and more, all while having a blast.

Cost: $600

Instructor: Craftsman & Apprentice

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Denver Chamber Music Camp at Colorado Academy (Entering Grades 4-12)

W6: July 11-July 15

9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Entering Grades 4-12

Denver Chamber Music Camp is open to strings playing students of all ages who are at the following playing levels:

Violin: Suzuki Book 4 or Equivalent

Viola:  Suzuki Book 2 or Equivalent

Cello: Suzuki Book 3 or Equivalent

Students also need to have basic music-reading skills. A day at chamber camp includes a coaching session with your assigned chamber ensemble; an enrichment class, including theory, ear training, music history, and more; and orchestra. The orchestra plays everything from Bach to Rock and will perform all these different genres at the final concert on Friday, July 12 at noon. All parents and friends are invited. All classes are taught by Denver professional musicians. 

Cost: $445

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Dive into Dungeons & Dragons (Entering Grades 6-9)

W1: June 6-June 10

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-8

W3: June 20-June 24

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 7-9

Are you a fearsome fighter, courageous rogue, or wondrous wizard? Have you dreamed of exploring dungeons and battling dragons? This summer you can dive into the world’s greatest roleplaying game! You learn how to create a character, find out what all those fancy dice are for, paint your own miniatures, and go on your very own Dungeons and Dragons adventure! An off-campus field rip is planned so students can choose their very own dice set and character miniature.

Cost: $420

Instructor: Chris Elizondo

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DIY Design Star (Entering Grades 6-9)

W1: June 6-June 10

W3: June 20-June 24

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only)

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

With limited budget and resources, campers take on mini individual design challenges. We will find inspiration from trips to fabric stores, home improvement and thrift stores, and other groovy places. Campers learn budgeting, use of basic tools, prototyping, patience, and much, much, more! Similar to our HGTV camp, this camp is designed to challenge the individual camper through daily challenges. 

Cost: $420, W5: $340

Instructor: Erin Carlson

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Drop the Mic Singers Unplugged (Entering Grades 5-9)

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

This is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring singers. You will learn about stage presence, microphone techniques, vocal qualities, vocal placement, and much more! Gain confidence as a performer and have lots of fun onstage. This intense summer camp will help you achieve a higher level of performance qualities and we will share our awesome singing abilities at the end of the week for family and friends. 

Cost: $420

Instructor: Anita Boland

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Fantastical Paper Creations (Entering Grades 3-5)

W3: June 21-June 25 (4 days only)

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 3-5

Let’s make a wonderful mess of paper, fabric, cardboard, glue, glitter, and paint, then toss in some feathers or seashellsmaybe even sand! There is no telling what will emerge! Each artist will sculpt their own beautiful beast to love.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Lori Worthman

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Father's Day Craft Camp (Entering Grades K-3)

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

Dear old dad needs some love this summer. Spend this week making crafts, gifts, and penning a special letter for your pops. These one-of-a-kind keepsake items are sure to lift your dad’s spirits this Father’s Day. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone

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Groovy Glass Class (Entering Grades 5-9)

W7: July 18-July 22

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

W8: July 25-July 29

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

Groovy Glass Class allows students to learn the basics of the glass arts, including the tools and techniques in making stained glass, fused glass, and glass mosaics. They are presented each day with a new glass art and project to complete. During the last two days of camp, artists work on individual projects in their favorite groovy glass medium. Safety in this class is an important focus throughout the week. 

Cost: $275

Instructors: Jen Werner

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Groovy Tie Dye (Entering Grades 5-9)

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only)

W6: July 11-July 15

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 2-5

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-8

Come experiment with cold water dyes! Learn how to create traditional tie-dye spirals as well as a variety of shibori folding, tying and clamping techniques. We’ll also have the chance to make silk batik pieces of art! CA provides the t-shirts and muslin for wall hangings. Campers are encouraged to bring specialty items provided they are 100% cotton, for example: sheets, pillow cases, special sized tee shirts and socks. 

Cost: $260, W5: $210

Instructor: Becci Marzonie

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KidStage: Beauty & the Beast (Entering Grades K-8)

W6: July 11-July 15

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 4-8 

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  Entering Grades K-4 

Would you be able to find beauty....in a Beast? 

Join Belle and a colorful cast of characters in this hilarious adaptation having fantastic roles for boys and girls!  Belle meets the Beast, an intimidating monster. Follow their journey to friendship as Belle realizes that what truly matters is the beauty you possess inside.

Cost: $315

Instructor: KidStage

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KidStage: Mulan (Entering Grades K-8)

W4: June 27-July 1

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 4-8

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-4

In China there is a legend of a great soldier who saved the emperor and who saved all of China from the monstrous Hun army.  This soldier was a girl named Mulan.  She was never very good at her traditional “girl” responsibilities, and no matter what she tried she always ended up dishonoring her family.  Until one day the army came for her aging father and Mulan took his place, breaking the law and pretending to be a boy so she could serve instead of him to protect his life.  With the help of a lucky cricket, a wise-cracking dragon and a rag-tag group of soldiers, Mulan defies tradition, brings honor to her family and becomes the hero of China!  This hilarious adaptation has fantastic roles for boys and girls!

Cost: $315

Instructor: KidStage

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Lego Flix (Entering Grades 2-6)

W1: June 6-June 10

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 2-6

Bring Lego worlds to life! We provide Legos. You provide your imagination. Work in groups to create a Lego set with Lego characters for a stop-motion movie you'll storyboard, shoot, and add voice-overs too. *Flix emailed within a month after camp ends.

Cost: $250

Instructor: IncrediFlix

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Make Your Own One-Person Show (Entering Grades 6-9)

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-9

Learn the art of character creation and solo performance from award-winning theater teacher Jason Lemire. In this full day, one-week class for Grades 6 - 9, students will learn the secrets of creating their own, mini one-person show. Over the course of the week, students will work with Jason to create their own characters and write their own monologues, infusing them with humor, drama and dynamism. As the week progresses, students will refine their scripts and hone their acting skills in preparation for a final, dynamic performance. From young thespians looking to help prepare for the big audition, to "non-theater" kids just looking to improve their confidence, creativity and public speaking, this class is built for everyone!

Cost: $420

Instructor: Jason Lemire

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Making a Musical (Entering Grades 4-9)

W3: June 20-June 24

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 4-9

In this awesome camp, budding stars will invent, write, and perform an entire musical! We decide what the show will be about. Think superheroes, rock stars, or spies. Perhaps we will do a little time traveling? The sky's the limit in this camp! We'll also write our own songs and of course, perform our masterpiece on Friday. 

Cost: $420

Instructor: Anita Boland

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Mary Poppins (Entering Grades K-3)

W1: June 6-June 10

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

“Practically perfect in every way.” Experience a  week in the life of  Mary Poppins. Sing the songs we all love. Make magic with crafts, and fun activities. Turn each day into a “Jolly Holiday” and experience the magic and joy of Mary Poppins. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone

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Melted (Entering Grades 3-5)

W4: June 27-July 1

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 3-5

W7: July 18-July 22

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 3-5

This class focuses on art that is ‘Melted’ and a return to an old favorite: Shrinky Dinks! Students design and shrink their drawings into jewelry or mini-masterpieces. Learn about encaustic printmaking, the exciting art form of glass fusing. Students create two fused projects to take home! 

Cost: $250

Instructors: Jen Werner

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Minecraft vs Roblox Flix (Entering Grades 2-6)

W7: July 18-July 22

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 2-6

Make a Minecraft® or Roblox movie, or make a mashup movie! Choose Minecraft® or Roblox figures to create a movie full of games or challenges for your character to overcome. New for 2022, more set design effects like flowing lava! In this stop-motion movie making class, you'll work in small groups to create and voice-over your movies. *Flix emailed within a month after camp ends. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: IncrediFlix

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Short Story Film Making (Entering Grades 4-8)

W1: June 6-June 10

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 4-8

Do you like movies? Do you have something to say? Maybe you just want to have fun creating your own story… Short Story Films is all about the process of writing, casting, filming and editing your well-thought-out short story. It can be one you have read, or one you have written yourself! This class teaches you about every stage of the filming process from  storyboards to your final cut! 

Cost: $420

Instructor: Anita Boland

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Sound Formation Guitar (Entering Grades 5-8)

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only) 

W8: July 25-July 29

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 5-8

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-8

Develop your core guitar skills or take your playing to the next level. Our approach makes sounding great on the guitar fun and easy. Learn chords, melodies, grooves, and riffs so you can make music with your friends. Guitars are provided. 

Cost: $300, W5: $240

Instructor: Sound Formation

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Sound Formation World Percussion (Entering Grades 1-4)

W1: June 6-June 10

W4: June 27-July 1

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 1-4

Explore the sounds of beautiful hand-percussion instruments originating from around the world. Experience a rich and rewarding camp full of fun rhythms, games, and performance pieces. Awaken your inner drummer and find out how fun it can be to groove with others.

Cost: $300

Instructor: Sound Formation

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Sound Formation Piano Elements (Entering Grades 1-4)

W1: June 6-June 10

W4: June 27-July 1

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 1-4

Want to sound amazing on piano rapidly? There are a few KEY elements you must conquer: notes, rhythm, movement, and chords will get you far. Be amazed at how quickly you can unlock them in this camp with a surefire way to learn to play piano. Recommended for beginner-intermediate levels.

Cost: $300

Instructor: Sound Formation

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Star Wars: Legacy Adventures (Entering Grades 7-9)

W4: June 27-July 1

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 7-9

Seen all the movies? Watched the shows? There’s lots more to do in a galaxy far, far away! We spend a week exploring some corners of the Star Wars® universe you may not have heard of: watching movies in Machete Order, playing Star Wars® tabletop games, and reading comic books from the Legacy era.

Cost: $420

Instructor: Chris Elizondo

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Sticky Fingers Cooking: Basic Training Baking Boot Camp (Entering Grades K-4)

W6: July 11-July 15 

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-4

Aspiring bakers who love to get their hands sticky in the kitchen will love this camp! Young chefs will learn the basics of scratch-baking and how to make everything from bread to fresh pastas, muffins to cookies, and more! In class, we use all portable baking equipment and tools, and each recipe can be recreated at home in your oven for more baking fun! Young chefs will love creating sweet AND savory baked goods in this tasty, engaging, and imaginative camp! Come and cook up some awesomely tasty morning recipes with us this summer!    

Cost: $375

Instructor: Sticky Fingers Cooking

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Sticky Fingers Cooking: COOKS + BOOKS (Entering Grades K-2)

W2: June 13-June 17

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-2

Let your favorite books come to life in our delicious and delectable recipes! Each day we will create two+ full recipes that are related to some of our favorite children’s books such as: Last Stop on Market Street, Green Eggs and Ham, and Dragons Love Tacos! This camp will bring your child’s imagination to life through a hands-on, magical, literary and culinary experience! What amazing creations can we make from some of the awesome books created for kids? 

Cost: $375

Instructor: Sticky Fingers Cooking

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Sticky Fingers Cooking: Global Taste Buds (Entering Grades 1-4)

W8: July 25-July 29

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 1-4

Cook your way around the world in our globally-inspired cooking camp! What better way to explore another culture than through its food? In this delicious camp, young chefs will cook recipes from countries all around the world and explore food history, explore customs, songs, geography, and languages associated with each recipe. Young chefs will cook and gobble up tasty, healthy cuisine from

South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia! 

Cost: $375

Instructor: Sticky Fingers Cooking

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Sticky Fingers Cooking: Kids Cooking Network (Entering Grades K-8)

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-4

W3: June 20-June 24

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  Entering Grades 4-8

Do your kids love watching cooking shows on TV?

In this exciting camp, young chefs will work together in cooking challenges inspired by favorite cooking TV shows such as Master Chef Jr, Kids Baking Championship, Chopped Jr, and Cutthroat Kitchen! We will learn how to use different cooking equipment and techniques, explore flavor pairings, and create tasty mouthwatering recipes from scratch each day.

Cost: $375

Instructor: Sticky Fingers Cooking

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Sticky Fingers Cooking: S.TE.A.M. Cooking (Entering Grades K-4)

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only)

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-4

Welcome to the Sticky Fingers STEAM Creation Lab! Cooking and science are a match made in...the kitchen! Come join our STEAM camp to explore the many connections between cooking and Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math — with delectable dishes to create an amazing experience for all young chefs in training! We’ll be adding spice, subtracting boredom, and multiplying the fun to create culinary masterpieces. Young chefs will not only create delectable dishes but also conduct experiments with edible ingredients in this fascinating and delicious camp.   

Cost: $300

Instructor: Sticky Fingers Cooking

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The (Sometimes) Silent Storytellers (Entering Grades 3-9)

W3: June 20-June 24

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 3-9

Learn how to tell incredible stories on stage with dance, pantomime, improvisation and teamwork with award-winning theater teacher Jason Lemire. In this full day, one-week class for Grades 3 - 9, students will spend the week learning to work together to tell dynamic stories with movement and imagination. Often funny, always fun, using movement to tell stories helps kids build confidence, teamwork and creativity. The session will culminate with a series of final performances, some rehearsed and others totally improvised. From young thespians looking to strengthen their onstage presence, to "non-theater" kids just looking to have fun and improve their ability to collaborate with others, this class is built for everyone!

Cost: $420

Instructor: Jason Lemire

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The Alchemy Theater Project (Entering Grades 6-9)

W4: June 27-July 1 

9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-9

The Alchemy Theater Project is a one-week camp for students Grades 6 - 9 where they will get to use theater to explore their own personal questions, curiosities and passions.  The week begins with each student selecting an area of interest that they would like to learn more about: from robotics to helping animals, learning to relax or dealing with conflict, the choice is entirely up to each individual student! We will then spend the week building characters and stories around these areas of interest, including visits from virtual guest mentors. The ATP will culminate with both a group performance and an individual "expertise" presentation. This club is perfect for both kids who love theater and kids who have special interests that they're eager to explore more deeply. 

Cost: $420

Instructor: Jason Lemire

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Ukulele (Entering Grades 2-9)

W1: June 6-June 10

W2: June 13-June 17

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 5-9

W3: June 20-June 24

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 2-4

The ukulele has seen a surge in popularity recently due to its ease of play, portable size, and signature sound. Come learn a new instrument that has been featured recently in many popular songs. You’ll learn the notes and chords you need to play many of your favorite songs, old and new. Campers may use their own instrument, or borrow a ukulele from the instructor.   

Cost: $240

Instructor: Phil Jones 

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Wax to Bronze (Entering Grades 3-9)

W2: June 13-June 17

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 3-5

W3: June 20-June 24

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 6-9

Learn about the fascinating history and process of lost wax casting. Students will practice their 3-D sculpture skills using a variety of media and create a final project, a 1-11⁄2 lb. sculpture to be cast in bronze (expect a 2-week turnaround time). Campers will take home a unique keepsake for their family to enjoy for years. 

Cost: $380

Instructors: George Hernandez & Kit Hernandez

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Whirlwind Mini Murals (Entering Grades 3-7)

W2: June 13-June 17 

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 4-7

W7: July 18-July 22 

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 3-5

In this jam-packed camp, each artist creates his/her own mural on muslin. We learn the process and steps to making a big painting, using techniques of scenic painting, faux finishing, and trompe l’oeil. Our murals can be applied to a wall at home, framed, or hung like a tapestry.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Lori Worthman

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Wonderful Weaving (Entering Grades 6-8)

W7: July 18-July 22

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 6-8

Experience the classic pastime of weaving.  This camp uses a combination of artistic techniques and creativity.. We’ll work with recycled materials, fabric, and yarn to make a one-of-a-kind art project such as a cardboard eye with which we will weave and add color. What fun!  Iris of eye Collaging geometric form. Glue geometric forms, weave into the eye. Weaving with ceramic rounds. Weaving. Dream catchers. Collaged image making. Moment of connection when you weave. Weaving a story. Quilting circles. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Patricia Saldarriaga

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Young Musician's Academy (Entering Grades K-3)

W6: July 11-July 15

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

A star is born! Join us for a special beginner’s introduction to music notation and song writing. Budding Mozarts will learn to read and write basic musical notation by hand. Plus explore melodious musical instruments such as the piano, recorder, ukulele, and pennywhistles, as well as voice and percussion instruments. No musical background needed. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone

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Basketball: Individualized Fundamental Skills Camp (Entering Grades 3-9)

W4: June 27-July 1 

W6: July 11-July 15

W8: July 25-July 29

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Entering Grades 3-9

These camps offer a solid foundation in skill development, and focus on the fundamentals of shooting and dribbling.  Primarily stationary ball handling, dribbling off the move, form shooting, shooting off the catch and the dribble, live ball moves.  Steve Hyatt, Colorado Academy's Boys Basketball head Coach, and current CA Varsity Players will teach fundamental basketball skills.

Cost: $260

Instructor: Steve Hyatt

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Colorado Academy Summer Tennis Camp (Entering Grades 1-8)

W1-4 (June 6-June 10, June 13-June 17, June 20-June 24, June 27-July 1)

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Entering Grades 1-8

**Please note the time of this camp. Tennis cannot be combined with other programs.

Are your kids ready to go outside and play? This camp helps your child learn basic tennis skills with group instruction, drills, and games, following USTA ROGY progression guidelines.  

Cost: $200

Instructor: Nancy Hallowell

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Dance Academy (Entering Grades K-3)

W3: June 21-June 24

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

Discover the art of movement. Learn a variety of group dances, improvisation, move, and have fun! 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone

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Mad About Hula Hoops (Entering Grades 5-8)

W3: June 20-June 24

W6: July 11-July 15

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 5-8

Join Mad About Hoops for a week of circus skills, hula hoop tricks & choreography. Each day the kids will learn a new set of hoop tricks and put them into a dance. During the second half of class, kids will learn how to spin poi & juggle. On the last day, the middle schoolers will perform their new hula hoop dance routine.

Cost: $280

Instructor: Mad About Hoops

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Hula Hooping & Carnival Arts (Entering Grades K-4)

W1: June 6-June 10

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only)

W6: July 11-July 15

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-4

Do your kids enjoy performances like Cirque Du Soleil and The Greatest Showman? Then our Hula Hooping and Carnival Arts Camp will be perfect for them. Each day, the kids will learn cool hoop tricks, play fun hula hoop inspired games and engage in partner moves. Afterwards, the kids will work on juggling and stilt walking with cups! Children will also learn how to make silly balloon animals with their instructor. On the last day, the kids will put on a class performance and get their face painted.  

Cost: $280, W5: $225

Instructor: Mad About Hoops

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Learn to Ride a Bike (Entering Grades K-4)

W3: June 20-June 24

W4: June 27-July 1

W8: July 25-July 29 

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

Is your child struggling to learn how to ride a bike? Through step-by-step engaging activities instructors will help them with their cycling. Our kid-friendly instructors provide a combination of personalized and group instruction to help overcome fears, teach important skills such as starting and stopping, and help them understand how to maneuver their bikes around obstacles. This may be the only lesson they will need! The fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. 

*The vendor of this program requires all participants to be fully vaccinated.

Cost: $630

Instructors: REI Outdoor School

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Li'l Mustang Soccer Camp (Entering Grades K-5)

W1: June 6-June 10

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-5

This camp provides campers the opportunity to learn soccer skills in an instructional environment that is challenging, fun, and safe! Skills and concepts that athletes will practice include passing, controlling, shooting, defending, attacking, and goalkeeping. 

Cost: $260

Instructor: Justin Schrader

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Martial Arts Academy (Entering Grades K-3)

W2: June 13-June 17

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

This camp is a great way for students to enjoy learning about martial arts while getting some fun exercise. Martial Arts campers will enjoy a padded sword competition, learn techniques such as kicks and punches, learn the history of martial arts, and play fun games. Plus, campers will learn the basics of self-defense, break real boards, and watch excerpts from famous movies such as Kung Fu Panda, all in a safe, controlled environment. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone & United Martial Arts Center

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Martial Arts (Taekwondo) Camp (Entering Grades 1-6)

W3: June 20-June 24

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 1-6

W5: July 5-July 8 (4 days only)

W8: July 25-July 29

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 1-6

This camp is designed for students to study the art of taekwondo in a positive learning environment that focuses on life skills, such as respect and self-control. Each student receives special instruction appropriate to their skill/knowledge level. New students begin by learning various techniques essential to the art of taekwondo. Ongoing students continue to work towards new goals and expand on their leadership experience. During the week, we work on many different taekwondo drills and activities, as well as learn about respect for self and others, teamwork, self-defense, and fitness! At the beginning of the week, all students earn a belt. Throughout the week, students receive "stripes" on that belt, signifying the completion of certain activities, providing a fun goal for kids to work on during camp. This camp is active fun for kids of all ages and experience levels with martial arts!

Cost: $250, W5: $200

Instructor: Nick Wolf

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Middle School Soccer Camp (Entering Grades 6-8)

W7: July 18 - 22

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 6-8 

In this fun and supportive environment, we utilize a variety of drills and small-side games to practice and improve technical skills like dribbling, completing and receiving passes, and shooting with accuracy and power. Coaches will also work with athletes to develop tactics like defending, attacking, and moving with and without the ball. 

Cost: $260

Instructor: Justin Schrader

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PE Games (Entering Grades 3-5)

W3: June 20-June 24

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Entering Grades 3-5

Play your favorite PE games at camp. Join Coach Bob in the gym for floor hockey, badminton, speed soccer, dodgeball, scooter races and more! Let’s Play!

Cost: $260

Instructor: Bob Ulrich

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Superhero Training Academy (Entering Grades K-3)

W6: July 11-July 15

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-3

Daily superhero costumes are encouraged at this camp where caped crusaders will build a spider web and learn to climb through it, melt ice with laser vision, and strength train. That’s not all! Campers will shoot a rocket through a hoop, run at lightning speed, solve puzzles like Super Girl, karate chop a bad guy, and climb through a tunnel. By the end of camp you’ll be prepared to be a light in the universe. 

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone

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Taekwondo (Entering Grades K-5)

W1: June 6-June 10 

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades K-5

Is your little ninja ready to learn kicks, break boards, learn forms, safely use weapons and have fun?  This martial arts camp will teach the basics of taekwondo.  They will learn some Korean, self-defense and play games.  On Friday students have the opportunity to test their skills and progress from white belt to yellow belt.  Kids who have taken this camp before can test to the next higher level.

Taught by a black belt instructor.

Cost: $250

Instructor: Isabella Ubertone

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Volleyball (Entering Grades 3-8)

W3: June 20-June 24

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering Grades 3-8

Athletes will learn the fundamentals of volleyball using proper techniques, including passing, serving, overhead hitting, and defensive skills.

Cost: $260

Instructor: Bob Ulrich

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