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General Info

Ages › Youth (5-11)
Dates › June 5 – August 25


Mondays › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesdays › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesdays › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursdays › 7:30am - 5:30pm
Fridays › 7:30am - 5:30pm


per day - resident › $37 ($35 online)
per day - non resident › $66 ($64 online)


Desiree Whitehead
Phone › 970-920-5140

Additional Summer Camp Info

Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department during summer 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

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.

Firebirds     5-7 years*     meet at Aspen Elementary School      

Columbine     8-11 years     meet at High School Cafeteria   

Other fees for special activities and field trips may apply.

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:

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***

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

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