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Roundup River Ranch

Roundup River Ranch enriches the lives of children with serious illnesses and their families by offering free, medically supported camp programs that provide opportunities to discover joy, friendships and confidence. Campers and families get the chance to enjoy the most extraordinarily ordinary joys of childhood. Details on what programming options are available for each diagnosis and the most up-to-date listings of medical conditions we serve are available online.

Category

Adventure (Multi-day and online)

Organizer

Roundup River Ranch

Ages

17-Jul

Location

8333 Colorado River Road, Gypsum

Dates

6/16/22 – 10/23/22

Number of sessions: 10

Cost

Free

Contact Info

Phone: 970-524-2267

Email: camper@roundupriverranch.org

Website: roundupriverranch.org

Backyard Explorers Camp

Participants will be exposed to a variety of high-adventure activities that may include hiking, outdoor rock climbing, stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking and testing their skills on the team-building course at Maloit Park. Activities vary per week and are dependent on weather and conditions. Due to the popularity of this camp, please consider limiting registrations to one or two sessions.

Category

Adventure (Multi-day)

Organizer

Mountain Recreation

Ages

14-Oct

Location

Departs from Edwards Field House, 450 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards, and Gypsum Recreation Center, 52 Lundgren Blvd., Gypsum

Dates

7/5/22 – 8/4/22

Number of sessions: 4

Cost

$180 (scholarships available)

Contact Info

Phone:

Email:

Website: mountainrec.org/camps

Caterpillar Girls: Girls Empowerment Through Nature

This empowering camp helps girls discover their personal connection to nature through exploring the elements of earth, air, water, fire and spirit. Campers will investigate ecosystems and introduce the idea of personal ecosystems and a connection to all life through outdoor play, creek exploration, hiking, games, getting muddy, building a fire, exploring beaver ponds and abundant free time to enjoy nature’s gifts. Camp is held in Eagle, with trails, tipis and places to roam

Category

Adventure (Multi-day)

Organizer

Women’s Empowerment Workshop

Ages

Entering second to fifth grades

Location

Eagle

Dates

6/6/22 – 7/22/22

Number of sessions: 2

Cost

$350

Contact Info

Phone: 970-328-5472

Email: susie@womenempower.us

Website: womenempower.us

Chrysalis Circle: Girls Empowerment Through Nature

This program guides young women on a journey to discover and connect to their core being, find their authentic voice and gain confidence through adventures in nature — kayaking, rock climbing and hiking. Girls build courage, confidence and resilience while also learning powerful life skills for navigating drama, bullying, relationships and communication in the teen years and beyond. They discover their intimate connection to nature and their place in the complex web of life.

Category

Adventure (Multi-day (one overnight TBD, based on COVID))

Organizer

Women’s Empowerment Workshop

Ages

Entering middle and high schools

Location

Eagle

Dates

6/27/22 – 7/30/22

Number of sessions: 2

Cost

$450 (partial scholarships available)

Contact Info

Phone: 970-328-5472

Email: susie@womenempower.us

Website: womenempower.us

Earth Keeper Way: Boys Empowerment Through Nature

Earth Keeper Way supports boys’ passage to manhood through challenging adventures in nature — kayaking, rock climbing and hiking — and learning wilderness survival skills. With emphasis on the whole person in balance, this program guides young men on a journey to discover and connect with their authentic and resilient selves while learning powerful inner life skills for navigating relationships and communication. Boys build their courage and confidence in nature and learn to balance strength, intuition and connection to the complex web of life.

Category

Adventure (Multi-day (one overnight TBD, based on COVID))

Organizer

Women’s Empowerment Workshop

Ages

Entering middle and high schools

Location

Eagle

Dates

8/1/22 – 8/6/22

Number of sessions: 1

Cost

$450 (partial scholarships available)

Contact Info

Phone: 970-328-5472

Email: susie@womenempower.us

Website: womenempower.us

Camp 911

This one-day course introduces campers to the emergency service agencies in Eagle County. Representatives from ambulance, law enforcement, fire service, mountain rescue, Vail Health and more will be on hand to teach a variety of rescue and safety procedures. Pre-registration is required.

Category

Adventure (Single-day)

Organizer

Camp 911

Ages

11-Sep

Location

Gypsum Recreation Center, 52 Lundgren Blvd., Gypsum

Dates

6/29/22 – 6/29/22

Number of sessions: 1

Cost

$10

Contact Info

Phone:

Email: kcoakley@ecparamedics.com

Website: mountainrec.org/camps

K-5 Summer Camp

This camp is packed with adventures, including swimming, organized games, local field trips, outside play and art projects, with creative, energetic staff and a low kid-to-counselor ratio. Campers should bring a packed lunch, morning snack, water bottle, swimsuit and towel.

Category

Adventure (Single- and multi-day)

Organizer

Avon Recreation Department

Ages

11-May

Location

Avon Elementary School, 850 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Avon

Dates

6/6/22 – 8/16/22

Number of sessions: 10+

Cost

$45 per day (CCAP accepted, registration opens March 17 for Avon residents, March 24 for Eagle County residents and April 1 for everyone)

Contact Info

Phone: 970-748-4060

Email:

Website: avonrec.org

Camp 911

This one-day course introduces campers to the emergency service agencies in Eagle County. Representatives from ambulance, law enforcement, fire service, mountain rescue, Vail Health and more will be on hand to teach a variety of rescue and safety procedures. Pre-registration is required.

Category

Adventure (Single-day)

Organizer

Camp 911

Ages

11-Sep

Location

Edwards Field House, 450 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards

Dates

6/6/22 – 6/6/22

Number of sessions: 1

Cost

$10

Contact Info

Phone:

Email: kcoakley@ecparamedics.com

Website: mountainrec.org/camps

Homestead Court Club Summer Camp 2022

Designed to challenge campers to be their best selves physically, emotionally and socially in an upbeat and friendly environment, Homestead works with numerous local organizations to supplement weekly themes, as well as educate in various environments. Campers will experience an array of art projects, fitness classes, hikes, team building activities and more and have the option to register for summer tennis and swim programming in conjunction with the summer camp program.

Category

Adventure (Multi-day)

Organizer

Homestead Court Club

Ages

12-May

Location

400 Homestead Drive, Edwards

Dates

6/6/22 – 8/12/22

Number of sessions: 10+

Cost

$200 per week for members, $275 per week for nonmembers

Contact Info

Phone:

Email: jillian@homesteadcourtclub.com

Website: hcchoa.com

Rec Kids Day Camps

This camp provides a safe, fun place, perfect for childcare when you need it. Camps are state licensed.

Category

Adventure (Single- and multi-day)

Organizer

Mountain Recreation

Ages

12-May

Location

Edwards Field House, 450 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards; Eagle Pool & Ice Rink, 1700 Bull Pasture Road; and Gypsum Recreation Center, 52 Lundgren Blvd., Gypsum

Dates

6/6/22 – 8/5/22

Number of sessions: 9

Cost

$35 per half-day, $50 per full day, $125 per half-day weekly, $180-$215 per full-day weekly (scholarships available)

Contact Info

Phone:

Email:

Website: mountainrec.org/camps