Colorado Conservatory of Dance’s Summer Camps
Dance Expressions is an inclusive program with a specifically designed adaptive curriculum, which provides children of all abilities with a therapeutic dance experience. Students will gain increased body awareness, develop fundamental motor skills, improve self-esteem, concentration and focus, and have fun expressing themselves creatively. Classes are taught by Heather Sutton, registered dance/movement therapist with degrees in special physical education and motor development and somatic counseling psychotherapy. Each 30-45 minute class is targeted based on age and ability, as determined by the instructor. Ages 6+.
Do you have a struggling reader with or without dyslexia? Orton Gillingham instruction is used along with activities to engage and ignite learning while feeling like summer camp! Two, three-week sessions, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Session 1: June 12-June 29. Session 2: July 10-July 27.
Summer Fantasy Writing and Gaming Camp
Druidawn is an interactive, creative writing and RPG site. Our focus is fantasy writing for creative and imaginative students. We also specialize in learning disabilities including dysgraphia, dyslexia, ADHD, and autism. These workshops are open to ages 7.5-17 and are available June 19-July 28.
Camp Wapiyapi is specially created for children with cancer to recapture the delight and spontaneity of being childlike — at no charge to the families. Friendships nurtured at camp not only create a fun and memorable experience, but also promote continued healing as these relationships grow. With a dedicated medical staff volunteering onsite, parents relax and reconnect which is crucial to strengthening the family as a unit. It also provides life-changing experiences for hundreds of volunteer companions who support the children at camp.
Nationwide Programs including Ouray, Estes Park, and Buena Vista, Colorado
First Descents (FD) provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions. First Descents offers all-inclusive, week-long programs designed to instill healthy lifestyle habits, cultivate social connection, and empower patients. Through outdoor adventure activities including whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, and surfing participants are introduced to legitimate outdoor challenges as they experience some of the most beautiful places in the country with their peers.