Summer Creativity camps in Steamboat!

BookTrails Camps

Ages 7-14

BookTrails Camps aim to foster a love of literacy and the outdoors. Each camp introduces a collection of stories, writing activities, art projects and basic outdoor skills focused around a common theme.

For full camp descriptions and to register, please visit Registration opens February 1st.

Please contact with any questions! 

Bud Werner Memorial Library Summer Reading incentive program

Spanish + English



The Library challenges all kids and teens, ages 0-17, to read every day this summer to earn free books and prizes!

The Library challenges kids ages 0-17 to see if they can read or be read to every day from June 1 to July 31. Readers can create their own daily reading goal, with a minimum of 15 minutes each day. Log your reading on the paper brochure available at the Kids’ Desk or online using Beanstack. Make reading your favorite daily habit. Prizes from local sponsors. Other programs included in Summer reading programs: Free Family Fun, Read to Dogs, Walking book clubs, Reading Incentive, Junior Storytellers mini camp and performance. Teddy Bear picnic and three Storytimes in the Garden at Yampa River Botanical Park.

Contact: Sarah Costin,

Elevation Dance Studio Summer Camps, Classes, & Intensives

Ages 3 & up

Elevation Dance Studio, 326 Oak Street

Offering a variety of themed camps for younger dancers ages 3-7, a variety of styles for ages 8-12, and Hip Hop, Ballet, & Jazz for ages 11 & up.

Registration link:

Contact Info:,, 970.871.1880

Make Studio Outdoor Art Camp!

Ages 6-12

MAKE Studio: 842 Lincoln Ave, #13

Our summer program is inspired by the outdoor studio – all of our camps are help primarily outside. Each morning we meet in the studio, then walk outside to one of our nearby parks to work on projects in an outdoor studio setting. We provide all materials and tools for fun art-making in painting, drawing, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, clay, performance art and more.

For more information and to register:

Christie Stepan,

Music Exploration Camps

Ages 4 -13 years

Beth Blaskovich Piano Studio 57 10th Street Suite I

This summer includes a variety of camp themes including pre-piano camp for ages 4 to 6, Passport to World Music camp for ages 8-13 and Blues Improvisation Jam Camp. One week camps are available throughout the summer many with no previous musical background required!

Contact/Registration information: / / 720-934-8007

Perry-Mansfield Summer Programs

Ages 7-college

Perry-Mansfield Campus

A nationally recognized legacy of excellence in dance, theatre and equestrian education, the ability to study with some of the nation’s finest professionals, all in the most spectacular and inspiring setting imaginable. With a small faculty to student ratio, students receive unparalleled personal attention and reach incredible levels of achievement.

Registration link:

Contact Info: 970.879.7125 or

Piknik Theatre Youth Acting Workshop

$150, scholarships available (contact Stuart Handloff, Piknik Theatre Executive Director, 970-355-9403)

Registration at EventBrite: TBA

Steamboat Academy of Music Summer Day Camps

These are opportunities for a creative outlet for your child that keeps their minds and bodies active and prevents “couch potato” syndrome. This list of offerings changes according to the school schedule.

Contact: (970)716-7262

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Summer Immersion

Age 12+ or Suzuki Book 2 and higher.

A week-long, half-day camp in Steamboat Springs with a focus on Chamber Ensembles and String Orchestra immersion for violin, viola, cello and double bass. You’ll be coached and conducted by Maestro Ernest Richardson while playing alongside lead strings instructors from the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra and strings faculty from collaborating organization Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory.

For full camp descriptions and to register, please visit Registration closes May 1. Contact with any questions! 

Strings Music Festival Youth Series

Best for ages 3 – 7

Strings Music Pavilion

$1 for kids, $10 for adults

Tickets go on sale – TBA

Strings Music Festival offers a youth series that enrich the lives of our youngest music lovers. Shows are approximately 45 minutes and are interactive concerts that encourage imagination.

Contact info: 970-879-5056 x105 to contact the box office

Tread of Pioneers Museum Youth Programming


All ages

The museum offers a variety of programs for children and adults. From curriculum based school tours, to History CO Take Out Kits, to open houses and hands-on programs at the historic Mesa Schoolhouse as well as Lulie’s Wildflowers and Watercolors at Yampa River Botanic Park, the museum’s youth programs are offered in the schools, at the museum and throughout the community.

Registration link:

Contact Info: Katie Konold, Youth Programs Coordinator/Candice Bannister, Executive Director




Young at Art Creativity Camps

Ages 5-16

Depot Art Center

Steamboat Creates presents creativity camps with a variety of camp themes from screen printing and jewelry making to dance, mad science, and twisted metal sculpture. One-week camps are available for full or half-day registrations. Scholarships and transportation are available. Contact with questions.

Registration link:

Thea,, 970-879-9008

Yampatika Summer Day Camps

Ages 5 – 10

Legacy Ranch

Yampatika offers a variety of summer camp options for 5 – 8 year-olds. Each camp has a unique theme. Scholarships are available.

For more information and to register:

Contact: Joe,