Main Camp Location:
Longmont Summer Day Camp
St Vrain Memorial Building
700 Longs Peak Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
For questions regarding the Longmont Summer Day Camp, contact Suellen .
2020 Activities and Schedules
What should my camper bring to camp?
Backpack/tote with two healthy snacks and a healthy lunch
Wear sunscreen and closed toe shoes (tennis shoes)
Label possessions (sunscreen, towel, swim suit) with child's name and store those in the backpack
Clothing for the day (bring swim suit on Tues/Fri with towel).
Wear green field trip shirt every Thursday (required).
Defined weekly themes --2020 themes are below. Swim lesson add-ons for Longmont Day Camp are available on Tuesdays in June and July. Day Camp goes to the library weekly. Don't have a library card? Fill out the form and return to camp with your child!
• Pre-camp – Harry Potter: May 26-29: *No Camp Monday, March 25This week we will get into the swing of day camp with daily activity rotations between active and create sessions. Friday will be our first day at Sunset Pool - bring your suits!
• Week one – Board Games: June 1-5: It's a week of games! Rick's Lanyards is here as Wednesday's special guest. Our Thursday field trip is to the Sandstone Ranch Splash pad - wear clothes that can get wet and there is a killer playground, making for an awesome afternoon. Optional swim lesson ($) are offered beginning this week on Tuesdays.
• Week two – Jurassic World: June 8-12: Be transported to the realm dinosaurs. Dig into Colorado’s past using the scientific process as paleontologists do! Enjoy creating your own animal art and dinosaur-themed games this week. Heading out to our favorite Hover Park for crawdad fishing and more on Thursday.
• Week three – Happiest Place on Earth: June 15-19: Get ready for this week of magic and adventure from the wonderful world of Disney. Daily activities and games will bring you right back into your favorite films. We're heading out to Union Reservoir on Thursday - wear your green shirts!
• Week four – Summer Olympics: June 22-26: Archery, swimming, skateboarding, volleyball, surfing and so much more. The Olympics are the best of the best and we’ll play so many of the same sports they compete in to create our very own Olympics training.
• Week five – Born in the U.S.A!: June 29-July 2 *No camp Friday, July 3: Celebrating the Red, White and blue, this week is filled with exciting 4th of July themes activities and crafts. Camp is a little bit smaller this week, so we are off to the Bowling Alley on Wednesday afternoon.
• Week six – Jump into the Jungle: July 6-10: The Butterfly Pavilion’s Bug Safari is our special program Wednesday afternoon. Heading out to our favorite Hover Park for crawdad fishing and more on Thursday.
• Week seven – Minion Madness: July 13-17: BANANA! This fun week is booked up with Minion games and activities galore. Rick's Lanyards is here as Wednesday's special guest. Our Thursday field trip is to the Sandstone Ranch Splash pad - wear clothes that can get wet and there is a killer playground, making for an awesome afternoon.
• Week eight – To Infinity & Beyond!: July 20-24: Get ready to walk, talk and dress like an Astronaut. Learn about our solar system and explore the Mission to Mars. Thursday’s field trip will be to Get Air Trampoline Park.
• Week nine – Shark Bait: July 27-31: There are over 400 kinds of sharks and we will dive into the deep end and learn all about these underwater creatures. This week we're heading out to Union Reservoir on Thursday - wear your green shirts!
• Week ten – Carnival Craze: Aug 3-7: Our final week of summer camp. Get silly in our carnival camp and learn to juggle, get your face painted and perform our own magic tricks! Rick's Lanyards is back for a final visit on Thursday, working to catch as many campers as possible with whom to share his braiding creations. Thompson park is our Wednesday destination.
Longmont Summer Day Camp Daily Activities (for ages 5-10):
An activity-based traditional summer camp with occasional option add-on enrichment activities available for an additional fee.
Monday: Weekly themed mini camp rotation - arts, games, library field trip (walking field trip), and Lego challenges
Tuesday: Weekly themed all camp activities - swimming at Sunset Pool
Wednesday: Weekly themed mini camp rotation - games, leader-led activities, and guest speakers. (We bring guest speakers to our site to minimize the amount of time we have any camper in vehicle.)
Thursday: Afternoon field trip to local parks (lime green field trip shirts are required.)
Friday: Weekly themed all camp activities - swimming at Sunset Pool
Thursday Field Trips (field trip shirts - in a pinch, lime green shirts -- are required):
We stay local to keep your camper's time in a vehicle to a minimum. Examples of Thursday Field Trips locations include: Hover Park (great crawdad fishing!), Sandstone Ranch (history, nature, and fun all in one!), Union Reservoir (sandy swim beach, great playground, fishing and more), and Thompson Park (large shady park with fun playground).
The Sunset Pool is suitable for all ages, with water slides, diving boards, sand, etc. Campers walk one mile to and from Sunset Pool (and do a phenomenal job, we might add!). Occasionally, campers will be shuttled to Centennial Pool for a change of venue. Local area field trips are planned for many Thursdays during the course of the summer - field trip shirts are required to be work on all Thursdays. Weeks may have special guests brought to the camp.
Tween LOCO Summer Camp (for ages 11-13):
The Tween LOCO is an experiential camp that seeks to expose campers to a wide variety of activities including, but not limited to, artistic expression (arts, music, dance, theatre); sports & fitness (soccer, swimming,etc.); learning for FUN (summer reading program, science experiments, creative writing); and community living (working well & service to with others, speaking one's truth). Nearly all activity costs are included within the daily rate. Each Wednesday morning is a walking field trip to the Longmont Public Library!
• Week one – Paint like Picasso: June 1-5: On Monday, we explore art and creation - we are still working out the details. Wednesday, Rick's Lanyards is here for braiding fun. Our Thursday field trip is to Sandstone Ranch.
• Week two – Surviving the Undead: June 8-12: Monday, we're turning into Zombies! Wednesday, enjoy a day of low ropes challenges and activities. Heading out to camp favorite Hover Park on Thursday. No fee LOCO Tuesday swim lessons begin this week.
• Week three – H2 GO!: June 15-19: Monday, we are off to paddle our way around the reservoir. Denver Museum of Nature and Science will be here on Wednesday. We're heading out Union Reservoir on Thursday.
• Week four – Sports Extravaganza: June 22-26: On Monday, train like a ninja warrior and bring your top sport skills for the remainder of the week’s challenges and activities all about sports! Thursday’s field trip will be to the Recreation Center.
• Week five – Stars and Stripes: June 29-July 2 *No camp Friday, July 3: Camp is a little bit smaller this week, so we are off to the Bowling Alley on Wednesday and enjoy some high air time for the field trip to Get Air on Monday.
• Week six – Game On!: July 6-10: Monday we will have an ultimate game of laser tag. Stay tuned for more fun! Thursday's field trip is to Hover Park.
• Week seven – Rock Stars: July 13-17: We’ll be learning the world of musical performance, singing dancing and playing instruments. Thursday’s field trip will be to Sandstone Ranch.
• Week eight – Mad Scientists: July 20-24: Monday we are off to explore - maybe with some sky-diving??? Stay tuned! Hover Park is our destination on Thursday.
• Week nine – Fear Factor: July 27-31: Test your limits this week in all things scary! We will have a special event on Wednesdays and Thursday we are off to Union Reservoir.
• Week ten – Under the Big Top: August 3-7: Monday we are off to the Escape Room! Can you figure out the riddle and get out? Thompson Park is our destination on Thursday.
Tween LOCO Summer Camp Hours of Operation: 9am-4pm. Wrap around care, 7am-9am and 4pm-6pm, is available with the campers acting in a volunteer mentor with the younger Longmont Summer Day Camp campers. These hours spent in volunteer-type activities would qualify for any volunteer hours that your 11 to 13 year old needs for volunteer service requirements.