Vail Recreation District summer camp registration open; rates start at $40 per day
VAIL — The Vail Recreation District is offering summer camps and programs for all abilities, ages and interests. Registration is open for sports camps, summer day camps, plus all whitewater, mountain bike and trail running races.
Children ages 2 1/2 to 12 can spend a day, a week or the whole summer having fun while exploring and learning in Pre Kamp Vail, Camp Vail, Camp Eco Fun, Camp Eco Fun Campouts, Mad Scientists and Extreme Camp Vail. Daily rates for day camps start at $40 per day.
The Vail Rec District is also bringing back an outstanding variety of summer sports camps, many of which are led by professional athletes and coaches. These camps range in age from 4 to 18 years old and cover the sports of baseball, basketball, flag football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and volleyball.
To register for sports camps and day camps, visit vailrec.com/register. Before you register, make sure you have an updated online account and your children are included as dependents. The online registration will lead you through the steps.
PRE KAMP VAIL
Ages 2 1/2 to 5
Pre Kamp Vail knows how to provide adventure for children with little legs and big spirits. The low camper-to-counselor ratio allows your camper to receive individual attention as they enjoy self-directed play.
Ages 5 (and entering Kindergarten) to 12
Vail’s premier day camp invites children to experience the countless activities of Vail’s unique alpine setting in an engaging and inclusive environment.
CAMP ECO FUN
Ages 4 to 11
Camp Eco Fun offers children hands-on learning about the natural environment at the Vail Nature Center.
CAMP ECO FUN CAMPOUTS
Ages 6 to 12
Spend the day with fun-filled explorations and games, including exploring by boat at Sweetwater Lake.
Ages 7 to 12
Explore science to a depth rarely achieved with elementary-age children. Young scientists will gain a better understanding of how the world works through experimentation.
EXTREME CAMP VAIL
Ages 8 to 12
Extreme Camp Vail takes place on Wednesdays and offers children an adventure-packed day outside of Vail.
Ages 7 to 14
Take advantage of the Vail Skatepark at the bottom level of the Lionshead Parking Structure.
June 12-16 | Ages: 6 and older
Join Colorado State University-Pueblo coach Stan Sanchez and his team for a week of fun and learning.
July 24-27 | Ages: 6 years and older
Join former NBA All-Star, All-Pro Sydney Moncrief and his award-winning staff as players learn new skills.
June-August | Ages: 7 and older
Vail Golf Club offers a variety of golf camps where kids will learn fundamentals and etiquette of the game.
June-August | Ages: 5 and older
Children will learn how to flip, tumble and spin in these week-long gymnastics camps.
ICE HOCKEY CAMPS
June-August | Ages: 6 and older
Dobson Ice Arena hosts exciting youth hockey camps every summer. Bob Johnson Hockey School is a reason why many families vacation in Vail in the summer.
July 10-14 | Ages: 7 to 18
Find out why lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the country.
MINI-HAWK SPORTS TRAINING CAMP
June 19-23 or July 24-28 | Ages: 4 to 7
This multi-sport program was developed to give children ages four to seven a positive first step into athletics.
SKYHAWKS FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP
August 7-11 | Ages: 7 to 14
Skyhawks flag football is the perfect program for young athletes who want a complete introduction to football, or for those who simply want to brush up.
July 17-21 or July 31-Aug. 4 | Ages: 4 to 18
Join the VRD as they bring in professional coaches from England and Brazil this summer to share their expertise.
June-August | Ages: 7 to 17
Junior tennis camps are half-day lessons, taking place during five-day sessions. Children will be grouped by age level.
June 5-7 | Ages: Grades 2-12
Join Colorado State University assistant coach Luke Murray and team athletes for fun and energetic skill sessions.
The Vail Film Festival returns to Cinebistro, Circus Bella comes to Avon and Empty Bowls aims to help fill the food bank this weekend.