COVID response has affected "normal" offerings
The response to COVID has impacted all of Longmont Recreation's summer youth programs in 2020 as information & recommendations comes down from the state and county. The most up-to-date set of offerings will be found within Recreation's online registration system - keyword "smrcamp".
Longmont Recreation Services' Summer-Long Summer Child Care
In response to COVID, the traditional summer camp offerings by the Longmont Summer Camp & Tween LOCO are not available. Instead, Longmont Recreation will be offering Summer Child Care & Tween LOCO Care.
The Longmont Summer Child Care and Tween LOCO Care are state-licensed child care programs for youth ages 5* to 13. (*5 year olds must have completed kindergarten.)
2020 Hours of Operation, Location and Camp Phone Number
Update May 7: The Longmont Summer Child Care and Tween LOCO Care are being offered as scheduled, however daily capacity will be reduced to allow our base-groups of youth to be compliant with current group maximums. As of May 7, all base groups will be planned to be at a max size of 10 campers. Waiting lists will be taken online, and as restrictions for group sizes ease, we will contact individuals on the waiting list for openings. The times available for care have been reduced by an hour each day. Due to social distancing requirements, we are unable to offer 1:1 behavioral or personal care support in 2020.
Longmont Summer PreCamp Child Care • ages 5* to 13 (*must have completed kindergarten)
Tuesday through Friday | 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
May 26 to May 29 | $42.50 resident/ $53 non-resident per day
Longmont Summer Child Care • ages 5* to 10 (* must have completed kindergarten)
Monday through Friday | 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
June 1 to August 7 | $42.50 resident/ $53 non-resident per day
Tween LOCO Summer Care • ages 11 to 13
Monday through Friday
9 am to 4 pm* *wrap-around care is available 7-9am and 4-5:30pm with camper volunteer mentoring agreement
June 1 to August 7 | $44 resident/ $55 non-resident per day
Main Camp Location:
Longmont Summer Child Care
St Vrain Memorial Building
700 Longs Peak Ave.
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 651-8404 (if you need to call the camp location)
The Longmont Summer Child Care is an approved CCAP site for both Boulder and Weld Counties.
See FORMS for the Summer Child Care Registration and Enrollment Paperwork.
Longmont 2020 Summer Child Care, Recreation Services
The mission of the City of Longmont, Recreation Services Summer Child Care is to provide a safe and secure environment for kids to explore and achieve success through various recreational activities.
The Longmont Summer Child Care accepts registrations on an ongoing basis. A fully completed enrollment packet, submitted online through ePACT (new for 2020), is required 7 days prior to camper attending camp.
This is a licensed child care program that runs for 10 weeks (from June 1 to Aug 7) for youth ages 5 to 10 years (5 year olds must have completed Kindergarten). The maximum enrollment is 30 youth. There is also an option to attend a "Pre-Camp" from May 26 to May 29 which is limited to 20 attendees. During the last week of camp in August, 10 year olds will join Tween LOCO for a transition week as a taste for the next year (still the same rate as day camp).
Campers enroll for only the days they plan on attending; campers must be registered and the registration fee paid in order to enroll for days. The daily fee is is $42.50 for residents and $53 for non-residents (no matter how many hours are attended that day). The family registration fee through April 15 is $45 resident/ $56.25 non-resident. After April 15, the family registration fee is $65 resident/ $75 non-resident. One family registration fee covers campers attending both the Longmont Summer Child Care and Tween LOCO Care. The family registration fee is non-refundable. Please note: Campers are billed for all days enrolled, regardless of attendance.
Children with Special NeedsLongmont Recreation Services Summer Day Camp implements a philosophy that celebrates diversity and maintains a continuum of options to meet the needs of all the individuals in the camp. The Day Camp program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability. The day camp program is dedicated to supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act. If your child may require special accommodations for participation, please call us at (303) 651-8404 or email email@example.com. Additional forms may be required for children with special needs to ensure quality care.
Due to COVID social distancing requirements, 1:1 behavioral and personal care support are not available in 2020.
Tween LOCO Summer Care for ages 11-13
This state-licensed, experiential-based summer camp utilizes camper input.
Tween LOCO Care is for youth ages 11 to 13 with separate activities which may or may not correspond to the activities of the 5 to 10 year olds in the Longmont Summer Day Camp. Siblings that attend the different camps WILL be able to be dropped off and picked up at the same location during the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up times.
The enrollment packet for the Longmont Summer Child Care and Tween LOCO Care is the same and the same family registration fee covers campers in both camps. See FORMS for the Summer Camps Registration and Enrollment Paperwork.
Tween LOCO Care is a 10 week program offered June 1-Aug 7, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Wrap around care before/after is available. The daily fee is $44 resident/ $55 non-resident. The family registration fee through April 15 is $45 resident/ $56.25 non-resident. After April 15, the family registration fee is $65 resident/ $75 non-resident. One family registration fee covers campers attending both the Longmont Summer Child Care and Tween LOCO. Family registration fees are non-refundable.