Summer Camps


Partial-Day Camps

City of Thornton offers two partial-day camps.  All camps provide a safe fun-filled summer of activities.  All camps are state-licensed programs.  Completed registration packets, including up-to-date physical and immunization records from the child's physician are required before any child can attend camp and they must meet age requirements and be potty-trained.  

All forms must be completed in their entirety and returned at least one week prior to the start of camp.

Please contact Sharon Juel at 720-977-5942 with questions about placing siblings together.

Registration:  Wednesday, February 5 at 8 a.m. (Residents)
                        Thursday, February 6 at 8 a.m. (Nonresidents)

Preschool Kid Camp (Ages 2.5-6)

This camp is geared toward children between the ages of 2.5-6 years old.  Children will practice letters and letter sounds, sight-words, numbers, colors and shapes in addition to center play and doing projects, fitness and outside play.  This is the perfect camp for children to get used to preschool or continue their school year.  Please send a healthy snack for your child. Children must be potty-trained.

LOCATION CHANGE:  Due to construction at Carpenter Recreation Center, the location of this camp has been moved to Trail Winds Recreation Center this summer.

Preschool Kid Camp Required Forms​ ​ (part-day)
​ ​ ​Licensed Programs Handbook
Camp Addendum​
​213200-A1​Mo-Fr​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​June 1- June 19​$180R/$216NR
​213200-A2​Mo-Fr​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​June 22 - July 17​$240R/288NR
​213200-A3​Mo-Fr​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​July 20 - August 7​$180R/$216NR
​213200-B1​Mo/We/Fr​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​June 1 - June 19​$108R/$130NR
​213200-B2​Mo/We/Fr​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​June 22 - July 17​$144R/$173NR
​213200-B3​Mo/We/Fr8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​​July 20 - August 17$108R/$130NR​
​213200-C1​Tu/Th​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​June 2 - June 18​$72R/$86NR
​213200-C2​Tu/Th​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​June 23 - July 16​$96R/$115NR
​213200-C3​Tu/Th​8:30 - 11:30 a.m.​July 19 - August 16$72R/$86NR

School-Age Kid Camp (Ages 5-10)

Send your school-age child to enjoy crafts, cooking projects, fitness, games and outdoor fun.  Please send a healthy snack for your child.

LOCATION CHANGE:  Due to construction at Carpenter Recreation Center, the location of this camp has been moved to Trail Winds Recreation Center this summer.

School-Age Camp Required Forms​ ​ ​ (part day)​
​ ​ ​ ​ ​Licensed Programs Handbook
Camp Addendum
​213300-A1​Mo-Fr​12 - 3 p.m.​June 1 - June 19​$180R/$216NR
​213300-A2​Mo-Fr​12 - 3 p.m.​June 22 - July 17​$240R/$288NR
​213300-A3​Mo-Fr​12 - 3 p.m.​July 20 - August 17​$180R/$216NR
​213300-B1​Mo/We/Fr​12 - 3 p.m.​June 1 - June 19​$108R/$130NR
​213300-B2​Mo/We/Fr​12 - 3 p.m.​June 22 - July 17​$144R/$173NR
​213300-B3​Mo/We/Fr​12 - 3 p.m.​July 20 - August 17​$108R/$130NR
​213300-C1​Tu/Th​12 - 3 p.m.​June 2 - June 18$72R/$86NR​
​213300-C2​Tu/Th​12 - 3 p.m.​June 23 - July 16​$96R/$115NR
​213300-C3​Tu/Th​12 - 3 p.m.​July 19 - August 16​$72R/$86NR

Full-Day Camps

The city of Thornton offers two full day summer Camps: Adventure Club, for children ages 5-10 years old, and My Escape, for youth ages 11-13 years old. We are licensed through the State of Colorado. The program runs for 10 weeks, June-August, and the hours of operation are 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All registration forms must be completed in their entirety and returned by Friday, April 24, 2020.  Please click the links below for class information and required forms.

Registration:  Wednesday, February 5 at 8 a.m. (Residents - Option 1 & 2 only)
                        Thursday, February 6 at 8 a.m. (Nonresidents & Option 3)

Adventure Club (Ages 5-10)

Give your kids, ages 5-10 a fun-filled summer at Adventure Club!  They will have fun going on field trips, playing games, participating in sports and doing arts and crafts.  This is a school-age program.  Therefore, all children must have at least attended kindergarten. All 5 and 6 year olds will be asked to provide a copy of their school report card.  Must be  on site by 9 a.m. and stay until 4 p.m. to attend field trips.

Location:  Thornton Community Center, 2211 Eppinger Blvd.

No refunds will be given after 5 p.m., May 1, 2020

ADVENTURE CLUB INFORMATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS
Adventure Club Required Forms
Licensed Programs Handbook
Camp Addendum
​Option 1Save 10% by enrolling for the entire summer only.  $1,442R/$1,731 NR​May 28 - July 31​
​Option 2non-refundable $100 deposit at time of registration.  Additional payments of $550R/660NR on Mar 2 & Apr 1; final payment of $450R/$560NR on May 1​May 28 - July 31​
​Option 3  (registration starts 2/6/20)​If space is available, register for one or two sessions. 

May 28 - June 19 ($623R/$747NR)
Jun 22 - Jul 10 ($550R/$660NR)
Jul 13 - Jul 31 ($550R/$660NR)


My Escape (Ages 11-13)

Youth and Teens, ages 11-13 hang out, make new friends and have a fun-filled summer!  We will play games, participate in sports activities and go on field trips.  Must be on site by 9 a.m. and stay until 4 p.m. to attend field trips.

Location:  Thornton Community Center, 2211 Eppinger Blvd.

No refunds will be given after 5 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020

MY ESCAPE INFORMATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS
My Escape Required Forms
Licensed Programs Handbook
Camp Addendum
Option 1​Save 10% by enrolling for the entire summer only​.  $1,597R/$1,916NRMay 28 - July 31​
Option 2​non-refundable $100 deposit at time of registration.  Additional payment of $592R/$710NR on Mar 2 & Apr 1; final payment of $492R/$610NR on May 1​May 28 - July 31​
​Option 3 (registration starts 2/6/20)If space is available, register for one or two sessions​May 28 - July 31 ($671R/$805NR)
Jun 22 - Jul 10 ($592R/$710NR)
Jul 13 - Jul 31​ ($592R/$710NR)