Specialty Camps

Lego Camp

LEGO® Camps Mad Science Camps Jedi/Fencing Camp
Fishing Camp Talk to the Camera MFG Leadership Boot Camp
Outdoor Climbing Camps Artful Journey Contact

Camps are over - will return in summer 2019

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Play-Well TEKnologies - LEGO®

Provide an opportunity for creative expression, foster a greater appreciation of how things work, build problem-solving skills, and encourage the qualities of inquisitiveness, self reliance, and self confidence in children.

Robotics using LEGO® WeDo (ages 7 - 9)

Build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO WeDo system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and robot components. Work in small groups to complete projects using several sensors. This is a great way to prepare young Robotics enthusiasts for our more advanced Robotics programs. Location: Miller House.

Robotics Using LEGO® EV3 (ages 9 - 14)

Build and program robots using the new LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 system! Learn about mechanical design, loops, conditional statements, and problem solving. Work in small groups, programming and building your robot. Control the robot to avoid obstacles, carry objects, and play sounds. Students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun! Location: Miller House.

Jedi Engineering with LEGO® (ages 5 - 12)

Young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets. Location: Miller House.

LEGO® Bash’em Bots (ages 9 - 14)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a massive motorized LEGO machine? Our Play Well Engineering instructors guide students in this advanced Play-Well engineering camp, as they re-engineer standard LEGO vehicles into mechanized machines that can traverse challenging obstacles, battle against fellow bots, and take on Play-Well Instructors' colossal creations. Lunch will be supervised by Instructors. Please be sure to bring snacks and lunch for the day. Location: Miller House.

SuperHero Engineering with LEGO® (ages 5 - 12)

Explore the tools, techniques, vehicles and hideouts of your favorite caped crusaders in this LEGO inspired engineering camp. Help design, build, and save your city from the destructive forces of evil arch-villains, all in an environment where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. Location: Miller House.

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Mad Science

Mad Science (ages 6 - 11)

Mad Science delivers a unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are as entertaining as they are educational.

Crayola Design & Science Sampler

Crayola: World of Design is a summer camp that takes kids on a journey to the edges of their imagination and beyond! They learn about Mars, the rainforest, and cities of the future, and get engaged in the creative design process to solve real-world problems. Each camp day focuses on a specific field of design, and our young architects, illustrators and graphic designers develop their ideas from concept, to sketch, to finished product. They bring their concepts to life by experimenting with Crayola® products, and exploring art techniques like sculpting, storyboarding, mixed media, and collage. Combining art, design, fun active games and inspiring themes from around the world, this camp is designed to inspire! Taught in the AM.

Super Science Sampler: Explore five of the coolest branches of science on your way to becoming a Junior Mad Scientist! Take a look at the inner workings of the human body, study the Earth and learn how to make it a better place, experiment with Newton's Laws of Motion, stir up some crazy concoctions and learn how investigators use science to solve crimes! It's a camp so great, it's super! Every day covers a different scientific theme! Taught in the PM. Location: Miller House.

Crayola Design & Science Sampler (Full-day)

Crayola: World of Design (Half-day)

Super Science Sampler (Half-day)

Phenomenon & Crazy Chem-Mystery

Take a walk on the wild side as we explore molecular madness, crazy chemistry and all kinds of radical reactions. Whip up potions, find out how chemicals react when mixed together, and use your skills as a chemist to discover the answers to secrets you’ve always wondered about.Location: Miller House.

Super Sleuth Academy (SPY)

Do you think you have what it takes to discover "who done it"? If so, this camp is for you! Secret communications and detective crime science, the inner workings of security systems, and even mysteries to solve are part of this exciting week. We will explore it all. Each day we seek out and find the answer to many of life's mysteries! Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center.

Engineering Academy

Do you love to build, design and fix things? Put on your engineer's hat for this exciting week of science activities. We'll learn about catapults, bridges and domes. This camp is made up of the daily topics listed below. Junior Engineers - Shapes, structures, designs will all be explored during this day as a junior architect. Machine Mania - Machine Mania introduces us to basic machines that help us with our everyday lives. Levers, pulley's, hydraulics and pneumatics are all part of this day exploring physics. Electrical Engineering - Basic electronics start the day followed with practical applications of electricity in circuits and motion. Building on Earth - We look at how to build great structures on the different surfaces of the earth.Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center.

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Jedi/Fencing Camps (ages 8 - 16)

These two great camps can be combined or taken separately.

Jedi/Fencing Camp

Jedi Camp - 9 AM - 12 PM
Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away the Jedi Knights protected the innocent from evildoers. Now is your child's time to join the Jedi ranks and become heroes! All participants will learn how to train their mind and body to become the greatest heroes of all time. Jedi trainees will learn how to wield a lightsaber to fight off the evil Sith warriors and save the universe! At this camp, your child will learn how to use the lightsabers in theatrical fighting, participate in strength and agility training using various exercises and games, learn Jedi lore and history and learn how to put together a massive battle.

Fencing Camp - 1 - 4 PM
This camp is designed for participants of all skill levels. Beginner fencers will understand the fundamentals of fencing after one week of practice. Campers will learn the history of fencing, footwork and blade work (parries and ripostes). Coaches will provide level-appropriate instruction for all progressive fencers. The program will also provide a focused and fun camp for intermediate and progressive saber fencers, offered by truly outstanding coaches. More advanced fencers will refine fundamentals, learn new techniques and develop more effective competitive strategies. Full-day - bring a lunch. Camp counselors will be there to hang out with the kids. Location: Miller House.

Jedi/Fencing Camp (Full-day)

Jedi Camp (Half-day)

Fencing Camp (Half-day)

 Youth Fishing Camp

Youth Fishing Summer Day Camp

Evergreen Trout Unlimited (ETU) Fishing Camp provides expert instruction by ETU members on the basics and fun of fishing. ETU has been involved with teaching kids about trout and flyfishing i.e., running the 4th of the July Kid's Fishing Clinic at Evergreen Lake and organizing kids' fishing camps at the Buchanan Park Rec Center.

Youth Fishing Camp (ages 7 - 14)

Evergreen Trout Unlimited Fishing Camp provides expert instruction on the basics and fun of fishing: fly tying, elementary entomology (study of insects), rod handling, casting a fly and understanding proper angling ethics. Camp includes fishing on the Buchanan Ponds with a Evergreen Trout Unlimited member, a free T-shirt, fly box with flies, a picnic lunch, bottled water and soda. Rods and flies are also provided. Please dress for the weather so bring sunscreen, a hat, a raincoat, and sun glasses. Space is limited. Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center.

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 Talk to the Camera

Talk to the Camera

Students will develop a stronger sense of imagination, literacy, expression and communication through on camera conversations that reinforce a positive self-image.

Talk to the Camera - Video Buzz

Does your kid watch videos on YouTube? Kids learn how to speak with presence ON CAMERA and create their own videos! Students collaborate with the group, imagine, film & have FUN! Our professionals do the editing. We send you a downloadable link when complete. Location: Wulf Recreation Center.

Talk to the Camera - Mini Movie (ages 7 - 13)

3-2-1 ACTION! Want to make a movie? Are you ready to be the writer, director and movie star? It begins with a great idea, a written script, a cast of characters, a filming session and then, “That’s a wrap!” Location: Wulf Recreation Center.

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Miss Fit Girls

Join us for yoga, climbing and stand up paddleboarding and much more during this fun week of Boot Camp.

Leadership Boot Camp (ages 11 - 13)

Three days will be at the Buchanan Recreation Center and two days will be offsite (informed by instructor prior to camp). Dress in comfortable clothing - no jeans or flip flops. Bring water bottle and snack. Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center.

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Outdoor Climbing

Intro to Outdoor Climbing Camp (ages 10 - 18)

Experience outdoor rock climbing on ropes at some of the best areas the Front Range has to offer. During this camp you will learn the techniques needed to climb outdoors as well as how to be a safe and responsible member of the outdoor community. Weather permitting. Camp will be held inside at Buchanan's climbing pinnacle in the case of inclement weather. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for a day in the mountains. Water, lunch, snack, and sunscreen are also needed. Hat and sunglasses are recommended. Location: Drop off and pick up Buchanan Park Recreation Center.

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 Artful Journey

Artful Journey (ages 5 - 12)

Artful Journey is committed to educating students in the language, exploration and process of creating art in a positive environment where anyone who wishes to further their study of the arts can unlock their full potential.

Monsters and Dinosaur Mashup

Pokemon characters, Bigfoot, T-Rex, Godzilla and others will all make an appearance at this amazing mashup of monsters and dinosaurs. Our campers will create more creative characters than Pixar. Location: Miller House.

Artful Journey Wild, Wild, West

As we head into the tradition of the Evergreen Rodeo, and the Father's Day weekend our cowgirls and cowboys will be mutton bustin' western themed creativity that will make everyone our campers yell, "Giddy-Up". Location: Miller House.

Clay, Glass, Paint Combo

Join us for our popular "Clay, Glass Fusion and Painting Combo Camp," In this eclectic camp students will learn to create with clay, glass and paint. You can't find this down the hill. Location: Miller House.

Viva Mexico and Tie Dye

Did you know that Mexico has one of the biggest pyramids in the world? Did you know that you can make some wavy-gravy tie-dye shirts? Well if you like our neighbors to the south, and the retro cool-look of tie-dye then you gotta join us for this one-of-a-kind combo camp. Location: Miller House.

Star Wars and Glass Fusion

The Force will be with us during our Star Wars themed Camp. Yoda, Darth Vader, and BB-8 will be just some of the Star Wars characters we will learn to draw, paint and create with glass. Location: Miller House.

Art Like an Egyptian

The world of ancient Egypt awaits! In this very special camp we will travel back in time to the land of the Egyptians. Pyramids, Cleopatra inspired drawings, Pharaoh's AND special glass jewelry and scarabs will be created in this Egyptian art camp. Location: Miller House.

Under The Sea & Glass Fusion

Our campers will put on the scuba gear and dive right into creating fish, underwater seascapes, sunken treasure and awesome ocean style glass projects. Location: Miller House.

Time Travelers Journey

Oh, the places we will go. Each day a magical box will appear in our classroom to give us clues as to where are our imaginations and art making will take us for the day. We will travel through time as we explore different cultures and their art. Our adventures will fly us to back in time to discover and create magical works of art! Location: Miller House.

Paint, Craft, Glass & Cake

It's baaaaa-ack. The ultimate art camp combo. Our popular, one-of-a-kind, paint, craft, glass, and cake decorating camp!! A mixed media camp that finishes with each student decorating their own cake. Location: Miller House.

Pastel, Collage, & Ice Cream

You will love our first ever, pastel, collage, and ice-cream making camp. In another amazing camp, we will create cool shaded oil and chalk pastel projects. With collage, we will use a combination and collection of various things to make a collage horse marionette, and ice cream art. Then, on the last day, we will make ice cream, decorate it with sprinkles and fudge, and treat ourselves to a tasty treat. Location: Miller House.

Paper Making & C.R.A.F.T.

As we wind down the summer, in this exciting camp our students will make their own paper, and create really awesome things. Location: Miller House.


Where our artists will paint on paper, canvas, art boards and ?Kindness Rocks?. Paintapalooza will have everyone creating some awesome paintings. Close out the summer with artful fun at Artful Journey. Location: Miller House.


Kendra Lind Recreation Supervisor - Programs 720-880-1226 klind@eprd.co
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