Kids are hungry for an opportunity to get out of the house and interact with other kids. They’re in luck. From golf to STEM enrichment to playful fun, sports and recreation are available. If you find something you like, sign up right away.
2021 VIRTUAL TEEN PERFORMING ARTS CAMP
Air Force Youth Programs is excited to offer two 2021 Virtual Teen Performing Arts Camps in partnership with Air Force Entertainment. The virtual camps will be conducted for 40 attendees each of July 12-22, 2021, and August 2-12, 2021.
This year’ s camp will concentrate on vocals for those who may be looking to pursue an entertainment career or just want to improve their ability to sing in the car or the shower.
A combination of Web-based presentations and discussion groups, along with one-on-one training from accomplished performers and music educators will cover all phases of vocal presentation and provide each attendee with a final master recording of them performing a vocal selection of their choice.
SILVER SPRUCE GOLF COURSE – GOLF CAMPS
Golf camps for kids will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday – Friday, June 28 – July 2 and July 26-30.
- Kids will learn the basics of golf, golf terms, golf etiquette and will have fun in the process.
- These camps are for ages 8-17 and cost $250/child.
- Includes snacks and lunch each day.
- Kids are encouraged to bring their own equipment, if they have it. If they don’t, the golf course will provide it for them.
- Also, kids must bring a mask and their own drinking container.
- For more information and to sign up, call the pro shop at 719-556-7414.
STARBASE PETERSON ACADEMY – STEM CAMPS
SUMMER CAMPS – RP LEE YOUTH CENTER
Families and their kids have been waiting for this – Summer Camp for Kids. Parents probably won’t have to coax their kids to attend a summer camp. We expect plenty of enthusiasm for our summer camps. Our suggestion: If your child finds a camp they are excited about attending, sign them up as soon as you can, before attendance gets maxed out.
Registration for Open Rec summer camp begins Monday, April 5.
- Ages: 9-18
- Must be a Youth Center member (Call 719-556-7220 for details.)
- Limited to: 24 youth per camp.
- Eligibility: Children of Active Duty, Retiree, Coast Guard, DOD Employees, Contractors and Surviving Dependents. (AFI 34-101, Attachment 2).
- Costs: TBD
- Register at: The RP Lee Youth Center, Bldg. 1555, 719-556-7220.
- Immunizations must be current and turned in at the time of registration.
- Camps are subject to change due to Public Health guidelines/restrictions.
Week 3: SPORTS CAMP – BASKETBALL – June 14-18
Camp Description: This Basketball Camp will be instructed by two-time Olympian Chryssandra Hires. The camp is geared toward learning the basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense, with an emphasis on team play, overall gameplay and additional basketball concepts. Sports Camps are scheduled 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. Cost is $125.
Week 3: FOODIES UNITE – June 14-18
Camp Description: Throughout the week youth will discover all things food. We will learn to cook, bake, mix, sauté and MORE!
Week 4: MUSIC & THEATER – June 21-25
Camp Description: Lights, Camera, ACTION! Throughout the week youth and staff will perform short plays, improv, and karaoke.
Week 4: SPORTS CAMP – ARCHERY –June 21-25
Camp Description: Archery is one of the fastest growing and safest sports. Archery can be enjoyed year round and teaches focus, self-discipline, confidence, goal setting and life skills. Learn range safety and fundamental archery skills, work with knowledgeable coaches, and do nothing but learn about bows, arrows and targets. Sports Camps are scheduled 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. Cost is $100.
Week 5: ART, COLOR & CREATIVITY – June 28 – July 1
Camp Description: Exploring the world of art using different painting techniques, art genres and styles.
Week 6: H₂O ADVENTURE – July 6-9
Camp Description: This week is all things water! We hope this comes as a relief as we begin the dog days of summer.
Week 7: OUTDOOR SPORTS (CAMPING) – July 12-16
Camp Description: This week youth will be experience to the great outdoors. Monday and Tuesday youth will learn outdoor skills and then Wednesday through Friday we will be camping in the Pikes Peak area.
Week 7: SPORTS CAMP – MULTI-SPORTS CAMP – July 12-16
Camp Description: Learn a different sport each day. These sports include Disc Golf, Flag Football, Putt Putt Golf and Basketball. The goal of this Sports Camp is to expand and assist youth’s (ages 9 to 18) understanding of different sports and provide team building activities. A hands-on learning experience and pure fun will be had by all. Sports Camps are scheduled 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. Cost is $100.
Week 8: ANIMAL PLANET – July 19-23
Camp Description: Youth and staff will explore animals and micro-organisms in many ecosystems around the world.
Week 8: SPORTS CAMP – AIR RIFLE – July 19-23
Camp Description: This camp will teach the fundamentals of Air Rifle safety, proper handling and shooting of the rifle at targets. Sports Camps are scheduled 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday – Thursday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. Cost is $100.
Week 9: OUTDOOR REC ADVENTURE – July 26-30
Camp Description: There is a great big world out there, and this week we plan on exploring some of the best parts of it. During the Outdoor Adventure week youth will be learning outdoor adventure skills through different activities such as hiking, rock climbing, biking, stand-up paddle boarding, and rafting.
Week 10: HARRY POTTER – August 2-6
Camp Description: Here we GOOOOOOOOOO! This week we are mixing the best of both Harry Potter and Theme Park. Join us for some wizarding fun.
Week 11: STAR WARS – August 9-13
Camp Description: May the Force be with you this week as youth discover all things Star Wars and space this week. Activities will be a mix of the movie Star Wars and discovery in space.
Week 12: LEGO MANIA – August 16-20
Camp Description: Brick by brick youth will engineer different challenges this week to include coding the Mindstorm lego kits. Challenges throughout the week culminate in individual and group challenges at the end of the week.
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