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Summer Camps & Enrichment in the Denver Tech Center and Beyond

Discover day camps, overnight experiences, summer enrichment, and DIY summer camps

January 5, 2021

When the school year is over, it's time for SUMMER CAMP SEASON!


Let's Get Started:

Macaroni Kid Englewood, Greenwood Village, Centennial has rounded up some of the best summer camps in the Denver Tech Center as well as neighboring south Denver metro communities. Explore sports, STEM, cooking, adventure, and more.




Code Ninjas Lone Tree Camps

LONE TREE ~ AGES 8-14
Transform your child's love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Guided by our team of Code Senseis®, Code Ninjas Camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. It's an unforgettably fun learning experience!




Inspire to Learn & Imagine STEMplicity Games Camps

CENTENNIAL ~ AGES 5-14
Flex your creative muscles. Inspire to Learn & Imagine has camps for kids' every desire. We make cool projects, build LEGO® machines, invent, play, and even escape from the room of many clues! We are Colorado owned and operated, where kids come first.




Colorado Code Club

HIGHLANDS RANCH ~ GRADES 2-6
Learn to code video games in Scratch, build a 3D game in Roblox, code command blocks in Minecraft, and program Sphero Sprk+ Robots during our Coding Camps! Build a town and complete four epic quests with an exciting storyline, animated videos, lovable characters, and fun locations for an unforgettable Minecraft Camp experience.


Engineering for Kids

CENTENNIAL ~ AGES 6-12
Engineering for Kids is proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Join us for Robotics, Engineering, Coding, and Game Design camps.


Silicon STEM Academy

DENVER ~ AGES 7+
Silicon STEM Academy offers hands-on camps in BattleBots, Mobile App Creation, Coding, Stop-Motion Animation, and more. Parents love these camps because they teach critical thinking skills that can jump-start a child's future in STEM.


Summer at Ricks

DENVER ~ AGES 3-12
Summer at Ricks blends fun summer activities with rich learning experiences all while enjoying the benefits of the University of Denver Campus. Preschool– Kindergarten camps will be play-based with a focus on learning and fun. 1stβ€―– 6th-grade summer programming is centered around science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).




Fencing Academy of Denver: Jedi Training & Fencing Camp

LITTLETON & LONGMONT ~ AGES 7-18
Fencing Academy of Denver offers fun, engaging summer camp programs for kids of all experience levels. Jedi trainees will learn how to wield a lightsaber in order to save the universe. Fencers will refine fundamentals, learn new techniques, and develop competitive strategies.





Urban Air Adventure Park of Aurora: Camp Urbie

AURORA ~ AGES 5-12
Urban Air Adventure Park of Aurora offers physical fitness and confidence building through a ropes course, trampolines, rock climbing, scavenger hunts, daily contests, and teambuilding activities.


United Martial Arts Center Summer Camps

CENTENNIAL ~ AGES 4-12
United Martial Arts Center (UMAC) offers programs for all ages, flexible schedules, and great family pricing with no contracts. We ensure each student is provided with self-defense, confidence, respect, fitness, and fun!


Kids Bowl Free at Arapahoe Bowling Center

GREENWOOD VILLAGE ~ AGES 2-15
Bowling centers throughout the US (including Arapahoe Bowling Center of Greenwood Village) are giving back to their local communities by providing a safe and fun opportunity for children of all ages. The Kids Bowl Free program allows children to receive 2 FREE GAMES of bowling ALL SUMMER LONG.



Avid4 Adventure

CENTENNIAL, CASTLE ROCK, HIGHLANDS RANCH ~ AGES 5-18
Our experienced instructors empower campers of all ages and skill levels to bike, hike, rock climb, and paddle in the outdoors. Day and overnight camps are located across Colorado. We practice effective COVID-19 protocols and have flexible cancellation policies.



Uncorked Kitchen

CENTENNIAL ~ AGES 7-17
At Uncorked Kitchen, our camp sessions are tailored to help children & teens discover something new or grow their already piqued interest in food. Campers will learn the value of teamwork and pride in the creation of a great meal.





Performing Arts Academy

HIGHLANDS RANCH ~ AGES 5-18
Theater Summer Camps are action-packed and challenging weeks, full of learning, fun, and friends! Students will study acting, music, and dance as part of the rehearsal process. They will also learn technical elements such as lights, sound, set, costumes, props, and projections. Camps conclude with a fully-staged performance.


Mile High Dance Center

CENTENNIAL ~ AGES 2+
Mile High Dance Center is offering a summer full of dancing, movement, and a whole lot of fun. Through our programs, you'll build confidence, self-awareness, teamwork, and friendships.




Adam's Camp Colorado

DENVER, CENTENNIAL, THORNTON, & GRANBY ~ AGES 6 MONTHS & UP
Adam's Camp offers intensive therapy and recreation for children and adults with a variety of special needs. Camps are available in the Denver metro area as well as in Granby.




Camp Gan Izzy

GREENWOOD VILLAGE ~ AGES 5-13
Camp Gan Izzy is like dozens of specialty camps rolled into one! A place where children experience firsthand the richness, excitement, and warmth of Judaism in a lively and nurturing environment. We offer outstanding athletic, culinary, and creative arts programs under the guidance of professional instructors, exciting trips, swimming and so much more.


KidConnections Summer Camp

ENGLEWOOD ~ AGES 5-14
Campers will enjoy weekly themes and projects including arts & crafts, games, sports, walking field trips to Jason Park, swimming at Pirates Cove or ERC pool, and lots more to knock out summer boredom.


Summer at Kent Denver

ENGLEWOOD ~ AGES 3-18
Summer at Kent Denver School offers all children the opportunity to experience innovative, creative, hands-on learning in the arts, athletics, academics, and technology and design.



CU Denver GenCyber

VIRTUAL ~ HIGH SCHOOLERS
This FREE camp will introduce students to cybersecurity careers and educate them about how they can be good digital citizens. Students will explore various aspects of cybersecurity with hands-on exercises and games, including ethical hacking, social engineering, computer and digital forensics, networking fundamentals, cyber threats, cybersecurity careers, ethics in cybersecurity, and online safety.




Monster Jam® Virtual Camp

ONLINE ~ ALL AGES ~ FREE!
The brand new Monster Jam Virtual Camp provides a daily curriculum of fun and educational activities that combine art, math, science, puzzle-solving, physical activity, and cooking - all centered around monster trucks, of course! There is no sign-up required, but you will need to have some supplies on hand to complete each day's activity (you can find those here). #MonsterJamAtHome




Young Art Virtual Paint Class*

ONLINE ~ AGES 4+
Sketch here, sculpt there, paint anywhere! Inspire their love of art with an incredible virtual experience designed to inspire creativity and foster learning with an all-access pass from Young Art. Classes include Harry Potter, Pokemon, and Disney-themed lessons, Fashion Design, Clay sculpting, Sketching, Digital Art, Culinary Art, & more! Save 20% with a CertifiKid deal.




CodaKid's Roblox or Minecraft Coding Bundle*

ONLINE ~ AGES 8+
CodaKid's course teaches kids how to code independently using real coding languages and professional programming tools. The course is suitable for absolute beginners to the most experienced computer programmer. Best of all - CodaKid makes computer programming fun and engaging for younger learners. Save 55% with a CertifiKid deal.


Girls Who Code Virtual Summer Immersion Program

ONLINE ~ RISING SOPHOMORES, JUNIOR & SENIOR GIRLS & NON-BINARY STUDENTS ~ FREE!
The Virtual Summer Immersion Program is a 2-week virtual introductory computer science course. Students will learn how to apply computer science concepts to engaging projects during our virtual programming.


Camp Wonderopolis

ONLINE ~ ALL AGES ~ FREE!
Camp Wonderopolis is a virtual summer camp experience that is full of fun, interactive STEM, and literacy-building opportunities. Themes include "Symphony of Wonders" (music), "Build Your Own Wonderocity" (construction), "Flex Your Wonder" (health and fitness), "Mission to Wonder" (space), and "Connect with Your Wonders" (animals).


Camp YouTube

ONLINE ~ ALL AGES ~ FREE!
Check out STEM, arts, sports, and adventure-themed camps to learn new skills, stay active, and explore the world together. Download #CampYouTube bingo boards to cross off camp activities as you complete them.


Virtual 4-H Camp

ONLINE ~ GRADES PREK-12~ FREE!
Explore fun learning activities in arts and crafts, STEM, and food and nutrition, as well as additional camp resources and gear to help your kid continue growing and learning. This online programming is brought to you by Utah State University Extension and Microsoft.



Macaroni Kid wants EVERY family to have an opportunity to experience summer camp. You can create your own summer camp adventure with seven weeks of specially curated itineraries that include recipes, crafts, at-home activities, field trips (virtual and in-person), free printables, and so much more!


Week 1: A Roaring Good Time

Week 2: Bright Days Ahead

Week 3: Totally T-rexcellent

Week 4: Music to My Ears

Week 5: Set the Stage

Week 6: Out of This World

Week 7: Game On!


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Get listed in our Summer Camp Guide!
The 2021 Macaroni Kid Englewood-Greenwood Village-Centennial Summer Camp Guide will be featured on our website and in our weekly e-newsletter through the end of July. Email sarahh@macaronikid.com for more information!