Kingdom Park Playground
Kingdom Park Playground

Kids Summer Camps in Breckenridge

Summer is the best time of year to getaway with your family in Breckenridge. As you plan your trip around family-fun activities, take advantage of local drop-off programs while you’re here! Whether you want a PNO (parent’s night out) or need to tucker them out before dinner, they’ll be in good hands. Here are our top reasons to sign the kids up for summer camp in Breckenridge and where to do it. 


Day Camp Programs in Breckenridge

Children wearing helmets smiling while learning about horses and horse riding in Breckenridge

Summer Day Camp at Mountaintop Explorium can include days like this: smiles abound and horse back riding in the mountains!

Mountain Top Explorium

Mountain Top’s Summer Day Camp program is specifically designed for rising K-5th graders. Each week of the summer has a unique theme with guided activities as campers explore Breckenridge and Summit County, day hike on local trails, and explore STEM through tons of fun experiments. Campers can sign up for a day, week, or the entire summer! Check out the 2024 camp schedule here.


Breckenridge Mountain Camp

Kids playing with a parachute at Breckenridge Mountain Day Camp on the lawn.

Breckenridge Mountain Day Camp on the lawn.

Spend the summer swimming, climbing, hiking and jumping on our giant inflatable obstacle course with the Breckenridge Rec Center! Breckenridge Mountain Camp offers a fun and positive experience that enriches and satisfies your child all day long with a focus on building character through recreation. Programs are based on skill development, guided discovery and amazing activities that foster healthy, outdoor fun. 

In addition to the Mountain Camp, Breckenridge Recreation Center also offers family gym time, afterschool camps, pre-school/toddler activities and youth taekwondo, climbing, skating, swimming, lacrosse and skateboarding camps.

Breckenridge Ski Resort Summer Day Camp

Drop the kids off for a half or full-day of adventures at Breckenridge Ski Resort. They’ll gain valuable outdoor skills while participating in activities centered around nature, education, science, crafts, imagination all while teaching kids valuable outdoor skills. Full-day sessions include lunch.


Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC)

Since 1976, Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) has provided life changing outdoor learning experiences and a sense of freedom to those who are routinely excluded from outdoor activity due to a disability or special need. Whether adaptive skiing in the Adaptive Ski and Snowboard Program at Breckenridge or Keystone Ski Resorts, paddling the West’s great rivers, or mastering the high ropes course, BOEC inspires people of all abilities to discover new places, learn new skills and rekindle their spirit in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. BOEC offers camps and retreats for individuals and custom group programs for people of all abilities throughout the calendar year.


Night Camp Programs in Breckenridge

Kids coming down the Shoot the Summit Plummit waterslide at the Breckenridge Rec Center.

Shoot down the Summit Plummit waterslide at the Breckenridge Rec Center.

Don’t let the craziness of parenthood steal away your vacation! Give yourself three kid-free hours for dinner dates, shopping, or a long, long bubble bath! Meanwhile, give your kids their own night away at any of these Kid’s Night Out programs in town.

1st Fridays at the Breckenridge Recreation Center (Winter Only)

The first Friday of the month November-May, make an evening of fun for everyone at the Breckenridge Recreation Center! At 1st Fridays, your child enjoys an evening of swimming, pizza, dinner, and a movie. Other activities may include inflatables, indoor climbing and crafts — all for much less than a sitter and takeout at home.

Kid’s Night Out with Mountain Top Explorium

Enjoy a night on the Town — we’ll take care of the kids! Kids will enjoy an evening program packed full of projects, art antics and crazy experiments at Kid’s Night Out


Article originally written by Laura Horvath, Executive Director of the Mountain Top Children’s Museum, and edited in 2024 for accuracy.

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