Daydreaming knows no bounds, especially when it comes to your kid. But who says kids get to have all the daydreaming fun? While science will one day allow you turn your child into a beautiful, blond aeronautical engineer with perfect pitch, for now you must opt for personal growth through education. Want your toddler to become an artist, a soccer player or golfer? Or, perhaps, all of the above? There is a place for them to expand their abilities and turn your daydreams into reality.
Where art thou actors? If you think your kid’s one, Camp Shakespeare is a great opportunity. Split up between three age groups (10-12; 13-15; 16-18), thine children are bound to enjoy-eth thouselves…eth. coloradoshakes.org
The Firefighter Museum in Denver is the best way to stimulate your child’s interest. Who knows, maybe they’ll learn something in the process. denverfirefightersmuseum.org
Colorado Mountain Ranch provides camps specifically geared toward activities like mountain-boarding and Frisbee-golf. Adventure camps include a little bit of everything and then some. coloradomountainranch.com
The Colorado Golf Camp is competitive three-day camp for boys and girls, 12 to 18. CU just put up their 2010 schedule for the summer camps. Check it out at coloradogolfcamp.com.
At Bits, Bytes & Bots in Boulder, it’s about more than just getting to the next level. The camp has 11 different programs to choose from that vary from introduction to anime, 3-D video game design and advanced robot challenges. bitsbytesbots.com
Growing Gardens offers summer camps as well as two different youth programs. The ¡Cultiva! Youth Project caters to 11- to 19-year-olds, and the Children’s Peace Garden is made for 4- to 10-year-olds. The summer camps offer two different programs: half days for 4- to 5-year-olds and full days for 6- to 10-year-old. growinggardens.org
A Soccer Player:
Nova Soccer gives tots a place to play. Made for the kids who haven’t yet started kindergarten (ages 3 to 5), this soccer camp gives them the opportunity to get active before the school year. Programs for older kids available, more details at novasoccer.com.
You don’t have to color inside the lines at Clementine Studio to be appreciated. The environment is tailored to creative kids with varying ability levels. They offer classes for children 20 months to 14 years. clementinestudioboulder.com. Also, the Tiny Artists program is looking to enroll kids, 3 to 5 years old in Erie. eriecommunitycenter.com