Activities

Camps

Within the Aspen Parks and Recreation Department, we offer many different camps to keep kids busy and having fun. We're always on top of current and fun activities to keep things exciting and new. As well as camps, we offer resources for different childcare programs to help parents feel secure and informed about who is caring for their children. Stop by The Red Brick Recreation Center or call us at (970) 920-5140 if you have further questions.

2014 Scholarship Forms (Please fill out and have to Susan Arenella at Red Brick by May 1st)

View Camp Registration and Health Forms for 2014

Playdayz I Afterschool Club | Fall Break Camp I Spring Break CampWinter Break Camps | Summer Camps | General Camp Info 


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2014 Playdayz
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department! Play Dayz with Aspen Rec is a state licensed program designed for youth 5-11 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school. The dayz will be packed full of fun & educational activities. 

Dates:

Jan 20th & 24th
Feb 7th & 17th
April 14th
May 16th

Where: Aspen Elementary School Cafeteria

Times:
Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am

Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm 

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-10 year olds. All 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and provide proof. 

Cost:
$41 per day Online

$43 per day Desk/Phone

January thru May Schedule
    
2014 Afterschool Club
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department afterschool for our new Afterschool Club. Afterschool Club is a state-licensed program for youth 5-11yrs. Program will include homework help and lots of fun recreational activities.


Where: Aspen Elementary School Cafeteria  
Time: M-TUE-THUR-FRI: 3:15-5:30pm WED: 1:40-5:30pm

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-14 year olds. All 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and provide proof.

Cost: $15 per day

Schedule:
April Schedule
May/June Schedule

 2014 Fall Break Camp
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during fall break. All camps are state licensed programs designed for youth 5-11 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school. Days will be packed full of fun & educational activities.

 
Dates: TBA

Where:
Aspen Elementary School Cafeteria


Times:
Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am

Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-11 year olds. All 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and provide proof. 

Cost:
Residents:
$34 per day Online (Please provide proof of Roaring Fork Valley Resident.)

                      $36 per day Desk/Phone
 
Non-Residents: $63 per day Online |  $65 per day Desk/Phone
Other fees for special activities and field trips.

Schedule: Coming Soon
 
2015 Spring Break Camp
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during spring break. All camps are state licensed programs designed for youth 5-11 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school. Days will be packed full of fun & educational activities.

Dates: TBA

Where:
Aspen Elementary School Cafeteria

Times:
Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am
Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-11 year olds. All 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and provide proof.

Cost:
Residents:
 $34 per day Online (Please provide proof of Roaring Fork Valley Resident) | $36 per day Desk/Phone

Non-Residents: $63 per day Online |  $65 per day Desk/Phone
Other fees for special activities and field trips.

Schedules:
Coming Soon


2014 Winter Camp
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department! Winter Camp is a state licensed program designed for youth 5-11 years old (5 years old must be attending kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school.

Dates: TBA


Where: Aspen Elementary School Cafeteria

Times:
Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am

Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley youth between the ages 5-11 year olds. All 5 year olds must be attending kindergarten and provide proof.

Cost:
Residents:
 $34 per day Online (Please provide proof of Roaring Fork Valley Resident.)

                    $36 per day Desk/Phone

Non-Residents:
$63 per day Online

                               $65 per day Desk/Phone
Other fees for special activities and field trips.

Schedules: 
Coming Soon


Summer Camp
Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during summer break! Summer Camp with Aspen Rec is a state-licensed program designed for youth 5-11 years old (5-year-old must have attended kindergarten) to come have fun with the Recreation Department. The days will be packed full of fun & educational activities.  Programming will include outdoor activities, aquatics, educational programs, trips, special events and much more. You won't want to miss out on all the summer fun!

Dates:
June 9th - August 26th
(Camp is held Monday through Friday)

Times:
Drop Off: 7:30am - 9:30am
Pick Up: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Camp Ages Location Schedule
   ALL SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
Firebirds 5-7 years* Aspen Elementary School  
       
       
    
Columbine 8-11 years TBA  
       
       
    
Yeti  11-14yrs  WE NO LONGER OFFER A CAMP FOR THIS AGE. 
*Day Camp Ages: Camp welcomes youth in the Aspen Valley between the ages of 5-11 years old. All 5-year olds must have attended kindergarten and provide proof.

Cost:
Residents:
 $34 per day Online (Please provide proof of Roaring Fork Valley Resident.)

                      $36 per day Desk/Phone

Non-Residents:
$63 per day Online
                               $65 per day Desk/Phone
Other fees for special activities and field trips.




General Camp Information:
Youth will participate in a state-licensed program with qualified counselors. City of Aspen Day Camp is a State of Colorado licensed program and follows all State Regulations. For rules and regulations, please visit: www.cdhs.state.co.us

Camper Supplies: All campers need the following supplies for camp every day!
- Lunch  - Backpack
- 2 Snacks  - Sunscreen
- Close-Toed Shoes  - Swimsuit
- Proper clothing  - Towel
   - Filled water bottle with closable cap
Day Camp Registration:
Registration forms are accepted with payment at the Red Brick Recreation Center, 110 E. Hallam and/or the Aspen Recreation Center, 0861 Maroon Creek Road. Payment is due at time of registration. Phone reservations are accepted with Visa or MasterCard. All registration forms must be completed and turned in at registration.

*** Registration must be completed 24 Hrs before attending. Space is limited so sign up early to avoid disappointment***

View Camp Registration and Health Forms for 2014



Proof of Residency Requirement: To receive proof of residency, one of the following must be presented from the primary caretaker of the child you are registering! This must be sent in with Registration forms (1) business day before attending.
1. Tax Assessment
2. Drivers License from Pitkin, Garfield, and Eagle County Zip Codes:
81611 81612 81650 81652 81649 81620 81615 81621 81601 81647
81655 81637 81623 81642 81623 81602 81632 80423 81654 81656 81636 81635 81621 81645 81631 80463 80426 81658 81657
3. Vehicle Registration from Pitkin, Garfield and Eagle Counties
4. Listing in Aspen Phone Directory
5. Pay stub from business operation in Pitkin County
 Refunds & Cancellations:
All cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance in order to receive credit for another day. Please call the day camp message system at (970) 429-2087 and leave a message, or (970) 920-5140 for more information.

Comments, Concerns or Complaints:
Aspen City Day Camp is enrolled in a childcare program that is licensed by the Colorado Department of Human Services. The license indicates that the program has met the required standards of the operation of a childcare facility. If you have not done so, please ask to see the license. We want to hear from you if you have questions or concerns about your child’s care. We will make every effort to resolve any issues or concerns you have about the program.


Complaints regarding suspected licensing violations must be reported to:

Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care
1575 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203-1714
303-866-5958


Complaints regarding the actual program should be reported to the Camp Director or the Operations Manager:

Camp Director: Desiree Whitehead, 970-920-5140
Operations Manager: Susan Arenella, 970-920-5140