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FILLED! - Check back January 2015 for next year's camp programs

Youth Camp (Commerce City Recreation Center)

Adventure Trek (Commerce City Recreation Center)

Adventure Trek (Second Creek Elem. modular classroom)

Looking for a fun and safe way for your child to spend their summer? Commerce City summer camps are the place! Children and teens enjoy a variety of activities including arts and crafts, games, team-building activities, swimming, field trips, and more. We maintain low child to staff ratios while providing a safe and friendly environment.

There are separate camps for 6-10 and 11-15 year olds  and camp runs from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. June 2 - August 1. Register for all or individual weeks. Space is limited, so enroll early!

New in 2014
  • Teen Scene is now Adventure Trek. New name, new adventures!
  • Attend a licensed, partial-week Adventure Trek camp. Teens have the option of a Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Thursday camp. This year we have this option at both sites!
  • New drop off and pick up times for Adventure Trek. Morning drop off is 7-8am, afternoon pick up time is 5-6pm.  This allows for more time to enjoy the adventures! 

Important Dates

 Time Date  Action 
 5 a.m.  Mon, Feb 24 Enrollment period begins; packets available for download
 6 p.m. Tues, Mar 4 Need help filling out your packet? Or just have some questions?  We will be available to assist you. This is not a formal meeting. Staff recommends printing and bringing enrollment packet to meeting - otherwise available for $10
 6 p.m.  Tues, May 13 Mandatory meeting for all parents and campers.
 9 p.m. Tues, May 13 Enrollment deadline (no packets accepted after this time). 

Camp Costs

  • Full day licensed youth camp (ages 6-10): $120 resident/$145 non-resident per week
  • Full day licensed Adventure Trek camp (ages 11-15): $140 resident/$165 non-resident per week*
  • Partial week licensed Adventure Trek camp (ages 11-15): $90 resident/$105 non-resident per week*
*Available at Commerce City Recreation Center and Second Creek Elementary School 


Important Information

Weekly Schedules
*Schedules will be available at least 2 weeks prior to the specific week of camp.
Youth Camp
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9

Adventure Trek Camp
PLEASE NOTE-Schedule may change without notice due to weather, fires and fire danger.  The front desk always has up-to-date location information regarding the Adventure Trek schedule.  Feel free to call if needed.
Week 1
  X-Arena waiver
Week 2
  Ropes Course Waiver
  Participant Info
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5-revised!
Week 6
Week 7
  White Water Rafting Waiver
Week 8
Week 9


Packable Lunch Idea
Check out these websites for help packing a healthy lunch for your camper.

Government recommendations for a healthy and balanced meal.

Bento Boxes are not endorsed by our camp. Their website just has great recipes for packing lunches!

Half-Day Unlicensed Specialty Clubs
Each week, children focus on a new theme and skill set, from a world of adventure to playful art lessons. Half-day sessions are Monday - Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. An enrollment packet is not needed for these clubs. 

6/2-6/5  Game On: Virtual vs. Real
6/9-6/12  Lego Extreme
6/16-6/19  Water World
6/23-6/26  All Ball
6/30-7/3  Inventor's Workshop
7/7-7/10  Top Chef
7/14-7/17  Game Show Mania

Important Download

Police Camp July 22-25-FILLED! 
This action-packed four-day, three-night camp lets teens ages 11-15 work with Commerce City Police Officers and get an up-close look at local law enforcement. Check out the 2011 and 2012 video of our camp experience.

View promotional flier.
Parent information

Mandatory informational meeting Tuesday, July 8 at 6pm (Recreation Center)
Participant Packet and Ropes Course Waiver due by Tuesday, July 1.  You may scan and email the packet or drop it off at the recreation center.

Police Camp is partially supported by Grant #2010-DJ-BX-0316 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Office for Victims of Crime. Points of view or opinions in the document are those of the author and do not represent the official position or policies of the United States Department of Justice.

Yasmin Cassini
Youth Coordinator
Ph: 303-289-3659
Email

Lisa Nordholt
Youth Services Supervisor
Ph: 303-289-3702
Email

Jacob Cox
Recreation Coordinator - Teens
Ph: 303-289-3674
Email

Program Registration 
Online
Ph: 303-289-3789
In Person: Recreation Center

Recreation Center
Front Desk: 303-289-3760
6060 Parkway Drive
Commerce City, CO 80022

Hours
Pool closes 30 minutes
before center.

Monday - Friday
5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday
Noon - 5:30 p.m.

Facility Closures
Staff Training
03/09/14
Easter04/20/14
Staff Training
05/04/14
Building Maint.5/7 - 5/8
Memorial Day
05/26/14
4th of July
07/04/14
Pool Closed
07/13/14
Building Maint.
8/18-9/1
Thanksgiving Day 11/27/14
Christmas Day 12/25/14
New Years Day 01/01/15
 
Closing at 1pm
Christmas Eve 12/24/14
New Years Eve 12/31/14