With Summer just around the corner, we understand the need for some fun family activities or events for the kids to be entertained. Luckily Denver offers many varied options for all tastes, from family-friendly activities to educational summer camps for kids, you have plenty of options to choose from! Check out our favorites below!

The entire family can enjoy the first weekend of summer at this amazing festival!

With unicorn-themed activities and entertainment, everyone will have a blast!

Location:
Clement Park

DATES:
June 26 11 AM – 6 PM | June 27 10 AM- 5 PM

In this week-long summer camp, kids ages 8-12 will work on craft projects like friendship bracelets, weaving, and more!

Location:
The Craftsman & Apprentice

DATES:
June 21-25 9 AM- 3 PM

From meeting animals up close to designing cool crafts and more, these Summer camp adventures will be your kid’s next favorite event of the year!

Location:
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

DATES:
May 31 – August 19, 2021.

In this week-long camp, kids ages 5-11 will explore a variety of building techniques to design and create awesome playthings! 

Location:
The Craftsman & Apprentice

DATES:
June 28- July 2 9 AM- 3 PM

Explore Cheyenne Mountain State Park in an evening hike that covers about 1-3 miles of beginner-level hiking throughout the park!

You will be looking and listening for nocturnal wildlife and enjoy nature!

Location:
Cheyenne Mountain State Park

DATES:
August 12 7 PM- 9 PM

In this camp, kids ages 5-11 will get to create all things in miniature!

Location:
The Craftsman & Apprentice

DATES:
June 21-25 9 AM- 3 PM

In these full-day summer camps for kids, they will play and learn as they build, experiment, create, and love science!

Location:
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

DATES:
June 7 – August 13 9 AM- 3.30 PM

Share a unique experience with the family under the night sky, surrounded by animals and great music!

Location:
Pueblo Zoo

DATES:
July 19 4 PM- 7 PM

Kids ages 5-12 will enjoy fun hands-on summer camp programs and explore the world of invertebrates!

Location:
Butterfly Pavilion

DATES:
June 1st- August 13th 9 AM- 4 PM

Kids ages 8-12 will explore all things ancestral, including homesteading, plant identification, make arrows, and so much more!

Location:
The Craftsman & Apprentice

DATES:
July 5-9 9 AM- 3 PM

In this Summer of Discovery, kids will explore the Science of Sport!

Location:
Space Foundation Discovery Center

DATES:
Every Saturday, June- August 2021 10 AM- 4 PM

Learn about the critters that help our gardens grow and create a pollinator-friendly project to take home with you!

Location:
Denver Botanic Gardens York Location

DATES:
Ages 18-24 months: Monday, June 21, 9:15 a.m. or 10:30 a.m | Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, June 23, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, June 24, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 3-6 years: Friday, June 25, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM

In these amazing classes, parents and kids will dig deep into the wonders of soil! 

Location:
Denver Botanic Gardens York Location

DATES:
Ages 18-24 months: Monday, July 12, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM | Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, July 14, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, July 15, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 3-6 years: Friday, July 16, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM

Let’s see if you can find all the secrets hidden in Mordecai Children’s Garden!

Location:
Denver Botanic Gardens York Location

DATES:
Ages 18-24 months: Monday, July 19, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM | Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, July 21, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, July 22, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 3-6 years: Friday, July 23, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM

Kids will enjoy stories in the Gardens and decorate a stone to take home!

Location:
Denver Botanic Gardens York Location

DATES:
Ages 18-24 months: Monday, July 26, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM | Ages 2-6 years: Wednesday, July 28, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 2-6 years: Thursday, July 29, 9:15 AM, 10:30 or 1 PM | Ages 3-6 years: Friday, July 30, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM

History Detectives is an event that celebrates local history with fun and educational experiences for upper elementary kids and their families, including games, crafts, and history challenges! 

Location:
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

DATES:
10 AM- 10.45 AM. May 29 | June 26 | July 17 | August 28