Aerial Summer Camps for Youth and Teens: Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance
Join professional teachers of aerial arts and dance for these exhilarating camps! Students are invited to fly through the air, dance, and learn performance skills. Aerial summer campers build strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination, and have opportunities to practice teamwork, safe risk-taking skills, creativity, and improvisation. Each week culminates in an informal performance for family and friends! Help us transform the equipment into a magical world of flying bodies and soaring spirits. Camps for ages 5-18; beginning to advanced levels. Six weeks to choose from: June 5-July 21.
African Music and Dance Camp
Immerse yourself in marimba, drumming and dance! Our music is active, energetic, percussive and joyful. Learn from Zimbabwean guest artists, professional musicians and an outstanding group of teen performers to create an end-of-session performance.
Arvada Center Summer Arts Camps — Musical Theatre Teen Intensive
The Teen Intensive Program gives musically-minded teenagers an opportunity to learn about all the elements of creating a full length production of the classic musical Spamalot. Taking place over 4 weeks, this fast-paced process gives young artists a chance to work with theatre professionals and culminates with performances on the Arvada Center stage. Auditions will be used to determine casting and all students, beginner and experienced alike, will be given equal opportunities for participation. All performing arts sessions are taught by highly trained, knowledgeable teachers in a safe and fun environment. Look for a complete list of camp sessions in our 2023 catalog. Download a copy: arvadacenter.org/education
Arvada Center Summer Drama Camps
The Arvada Center performing arts camps offer creative experiences in theatre, music and dance. Students in Arvada Center Drama Camps experience all types of theatre ranging from storytelling and fairytales to improvisational acting and musicals. Musical Theatre and Drama performing camps ranging from 3 – 4 weeks are offered for kids ages 5-13. Look for a complete list of camp sessions in our 2023 catalog. Download a copy: arvadacenter.org/education.
Boulder Performing Arts Company Summer Camps
Musical theater singing, acting, dancing. Over 40 years working with kids in Boulder. Our studio is about having fun and developing your skill. We meet each student at their ability level to help them grow with self-confidence, creativity & friendship. Camp Themes: Scenes and Songs from Mary Poppins, Little Mermaid, Jungle Book, Lyle Lyle Crocodile, Harry Potter, Encanto, SpongeBob, Mario Party, West Side Story, Sing and Hamilton. Students also paint sets and create props. Final shows are costumed on stage every Friday free for friends and family.Join us on stage with room to play, a/c, and 1:7 ratio. Ages: 4-13. Hours: M-F. 9 to 3 p.m. Sliding fee & scholarships. Please check our website for camp dates and details.
Boulder School of Rock Performance Camp
School of Rock Boulder’s unique, fun, and comprehensive camp experience is designed to give students of all levels the experience of playing in a band! We believe that playing in a band situation speeds learning and creates “seasoned” musicians. Even relatively advanced musicians are amazed at the amount of progress they make when regularly playing with other musicians. Visit our website or call us at 303.532.1201 for more information.
Broomfield School of Rock Performance Camp
We believe the best way to learn music is to play music. We take students from the lesson room to the stage, developing both their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels.
Camp Oonie Koonie Cha Presents: Jungle Jive
In the jungle at the hour of midnight that’s when the animals come out to play! Join us on an animal safari though songs and science, exploring the African plains, the Amazon and Rainforests. Camp OKC is an early childhood music camp that blends a variety of musical experiences with art, instrument construction, science, dramatic play, a xylophone orchestra and a final performance into one amazing week. Creative hands-on activities are designed to engage the whole child in an unforgettable camp experience. Camp is June 5-9, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. An optional lunch bunch is offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. It is a well organized camp for kids ages 4-8+. Camp fills quickly; registration is nonrefundable, but tuition is refundable until April 1.
Centennial State Ballet Summer Dance Camp
Centennial State Ballet presents daily and weekly summer dance camps and classes for ages 3 to adult. Find something that moves you with offerings of aerial, ballet, bollywood, Chinese dance, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap, variations, pre-pointe and pointe classes! K-3rd grade meets Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-noon. 4th through 6th grade meets Monday through Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. 7th-12th grade meets Monday through Thursday from 10-4 p.m. Combination ballet and tap classes will be offered for 3-5 year olds. Look for adult/teen classes in ballet, tap, jazz, and aerial, too. From studio to stage, CSB can nurture your passion for movement at all ages and skill levels. Weekly camps run Mondays through Thursdays from June 5th to August 3th. Contact us for more information!
Center for Musical Arts
Make music with us this summer. We offer music programs for all ages (as young as toddlers!) and all abilities, individual lessons in all instruments and voice, music camps, and more!
Colorado Conservatory of Dance’s Summer Camps
Whether you are new to dance, or you have danced for several years, Colorado Conservatory of Dance offers fun and creative summer programs for both girls and boys in a caring environment. We offer diverse programs for those ages 3 through 22 from beginner to advanced. We offer a broad-spectrum of dance techniques and practices. In-person and week long classes are available. Contact us today. Whether you’re looking for pre-professional preparation or a fun new extracurricular activity, make Colorado Conservatory of Dance your home for summer dance.
Denver Center for the Performing Arts — Education
Acting, singing, movement and design at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Grades Pre-K-12th, day programs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19–Aug. 4. Scholarships may be available.
Drama Camps — Miss Joanie Drama
Ages 4-11. Miss Joanie Drama offers day long drama camps for summer, winter break, spring break and school days off in conjunction with Boulder Parks & Recreation. Playmaking themes include, Fairy Tale Fun, Princesses, Knights and Dragons, Stories on Stage, Animal Stories, Fancy Nancy, Christmas in July, Dr. Seuss, and more! 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Kids Summer Prodctions at the Unitiive Theatre
Kids get into the Act at the Unitiive Theatre!! Join us for rehearsals and performances in one of these fun shows. All abilities welcome!
KidzToPros STEM, Sports & Arts Summer Camps
Boulder, Broomfield, Thornton, Denver and suburbs
Explore, learn and thrive at KidzToPros STEM, Arts and Sports Summer Camps for kids ages 4 to 14! KidzToPros camps provide the perfect opportunity to develop valuable skills in a fun, creative and safe environment. Led by top-tier instructors who are enthusiastic about child development, KidzToPros will ignite your child’s creativity and passion for learning.
Mojo’s Music Rock ’n’ Roll camp
Camp is open to musicians of ages 11-15. All instruments are welcomed. First week of camp is Monday June 5; camps take place from Monday thru Friday 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., with eight different weeks available. All camps will learn songs, write a song, and perform a concert at the end of the week. Cost is $375 per week. Location: 350 Terry St., Suite 160, Longmont.
Explore the forest and bring stories to life through aerial dance and stilt-walking. With 38 acres and a cottonwood grove, we combine circus, bushcraft, art, and theater into a child-directed, nature-based program that kids love.
Young Professional DJs at the Museum of Boulder
Young Professional DJ workshop is designed to provide youth a positive outlet of expression through the art of DJing. Each day we will focus on a specific aspect of DJing, from getting familiar with the equipment, to mixing songs, sampling sounds, scratching records, crowd control, and more. Our hands-on workshops include guest presentations from active professional DJs and our workshops always conclude with a rooftop showcase in which youth participants will have the opportunity to curate their own event, play their own original sets, and perform for a live audience. Ages 11-18. Full-day camps, June 12-16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jazz from A to Z at Rocky Ridge Music
Jazz from A to Z, a 5-day residential camp for ages 13-18, offers a deep dive into the performance, theory, and history of jazz. We welcome students of all levels, from beginners to experienced improvisers. Through individual instruction from our expert faculty, students explore improvisation within the jazz idiom and examine the solos of jazz legends. Performances in combos and small ensembles improve listening skills, teamwork, and musicality; performance in large ensembles tackle big band tunes by greats such as Count Basie and Thad Jones. Students have the option to study the theoretical side of jazz through big-band arranging and composition classes. July 25 to July 30.
Jumpstart: String Fundamentals at Rocky Ridge Music
This residential summer camp is for beginners and intermediate musicians (ages 10-15) playing violin, viola, cello, or guitar, and will prepare players for success in middle and high school programs with a solid, rudimentary foundation. Learn from expert teachers through private lessons and group classes in an environment that encourages fun. Students are guided to practice effectively; even parents are advised on how to help set up an ideal practice environment for their child at home. No audition required. Ages 10-15, July 18 to July 23.
Junior Artist Immersion: Solo + Chamber at Rocky Ridge Music
In this two-week residential camp for advanced high school musicians (ages 13-18), students improve their musical skills and develop their unique voices through chamber ensembles, orchestra, performance classes, private lessons, audition preparation classes, workshops, musician wellness activities, and nature-based explorations. Additionally, students collaborate to compose and premiere an original multi-disciplinary group composition for their final concert. Students should be proficient at reading music and have prior experience playing in an ensemble. June 4 to July 16.
Nuestras Raíces:Música Mariachi at Rocky Ridge Music
An exciting five-day summer residential camp for beginners (ages 10 to 15) presented in partnership with the Latino Cultural Arts Center that explores the musical cultures of the Americas. In 2023, expert faculty members will guide students in the study of mariachi within a supportive and inspirational environment, to broaden a student’s musical experience and knowledge. No audition required and no prior experience necessary! Ages 10-15, Aug. 1-6.