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Golden, Colorado

Climb Denver

Summer Camp

Inspiring physical, emotional, and social growth through rock climbing.

The Details

Meeting Location:

Movement Climbing Gym

700 Golden Ridge Rd

Golden, CO 80401

Time:

  • 8:00am – 3:00pm

Camp Age Groups:

  • 6-8
  • 9-11
  • 12-14

Dates(M-F):

  • June 10-14
  • June 17-21 (Waiting List)
  • June 24-28

* Financial Scholarship Available

Why Choose Us?

At our camp, we believe in providing your child with a genuinely enriching and adventurous experience. Unlike our competitors, who often refer to their counselors as “babysitters” and hire staff based on those criteria, we take a different approach. Our staff comprises professional Guides with years of experience in mountain adventure and working with children in these environments.

You opt for more than just a generic camp experience by choosing our camp. Your child will engage in thrilling activities, gain invaluable knowledge, and return home not only having had immense fun but also feeling stronger and more confident. Leave the ordinary camps behind and join us for an unforgettable journey that offers real value and growth for your child

Engaging Climbing Games
Your camper will be challenged in rock climbing based games and activities that will increase their skills and confidence.
Professional Guides
Friendly and professional staff that will take your camper to the next level. We only hire real climbing instructors with years of experience.
New Skills & Friends
Learn to Conquer the mountains in unique and thought provoking ways. From the basics to anchors and even trad climbing.

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Camp Schedule

7:30am Denver Shuttle Option

7:30am Denver Shuttle Option

Dropoff at Colorado Center. 2000 S. Colorado Blvd Denver, CO 80222
8:00am Golden Dropoff

8:00am Golden Dropoff

Dropoff at Movement Climbing Gym
700 Golden Ridge Rd, Golden, CO 80401
8am - 3pm Activities

8am - 3pm Activities

A full day of rock climbing and mountain based activities. Various Locations.
3:00pm Golden Pickup

3:00pm Golden Pickup

Pickup at Movement Climbing Gym
700 Golden Ridge Rd, Golden, CO 80401
3:30pm Denver Shuttle Option

3:30pm Denver Shuttle Option

Pickup at Colorado Center. 2000 S. Colorado Blvd Denver, CO 80222

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About the

Kids Camp

At Climb Denver Kids Camp, our mission springs from a simple yet profound promise: ‘Let’s Climb Together.’ We are dedicated to creating an unforgettable summer adventure where every child is a partner in success. Our camp is more than just a place to climb; it’s a community where young climbers of all skill levels can discover their potential, embrace challenges, and celebrate achievements together.

We believe in the power of partnership to inspire confidence, foster resilience, and cultivate a lifelong love for the great outdoors. Our expert instructors are not just guides; they are mentors committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment where every camper can thrive.

Through personalized coaching, team-building activities, and hands-on learning, we aim to equip our campers with the skills they need both on the climbing wall and in everyday life. Our goal is to see every camper leave with a sense of accomplishment, new friendships, and memories that last a lifetime.

Climb Denver Kids Camp is where young adventurers come together to explore, grow, and conquer new heights. Let’s embark on this exciting journey together, proving that when we climb together, we can reach any summit.

The Instructor Team

  • Anna LaSusa

    Assistant Rock & Alpine Guide, AMGA

Anna excels as a competitive climber and leads expeditions on Denali in Alaska. She also dedicates half of her year to being the safety coordinator for the Antarctic Base.

  • Bill Kinter

    AMGA Single Pitch Instructor and Apprentice Rock Guide

Bill is a climbing guide, Outward Bound Instructor, and the Programs Manager for Colorado Movement Climbing Gyms. He has in depth knowledge on programming and administering challenge based activities.

  • Dan Krug

    Owner

Dan founded Climb Denver and has guided thousands of clients over the past decade. He also does the stunt rigging for the Denver Bronco’s Mascot, and is an accomplished skydiver/BASE Jumper. 

Camper t-shirts provided by our partner, The North Face.

Adventure Time

Situated amidst the stunning scenery near Denver, Climb Denver Summer Camp offers an extraordinary week-long adventure where you transform into a professional climber. This camp blends the excitement of climbing with an array of captivating games, all led by skilled climbing guides. Every day is packed with dynamic activities tailored to engage and challenge campers, regardless of their climbing experience.

From ascending the climbing wall to engaging in teamwork-centric games, campers are motivated to enhance their physical skills, build lasting friendships, and nurture a passion for the great outdoors. Climb Denver is more than a camp – it’s a unique environment where fun meets learning, resulting in an unforgettable summer experience.  Join us for a week of adventure, fun, and the opportunity to make lifelong friends at Climb Denver Summer Camp.

Certainly! We provide daily catering from popular eateries, ranging from Snarf’s to Chickfila, giving your child the freedom to select their preferred meal. Should the provided options not be to their liking, you are more than welcome to pack a lunch for them.

Yes, water is provided with a complimentary Climb Denver water bottle.

Comfortable outdoor attire that dries quickly. Closed toed shoes like sneakers or hiking boots are also required. Please bring a rain jacket.

A small back pack is great for carrying personal items.

For minor rain, we may wait it out in a safe shelter. Otherwise, we will move the days activities to an indoor gym in the area.

We start with the basics and get campers up to speed on essential climbing skills. Our philosophy is self reliance, so all campers will learn what they need to know, under the watchful eye of your instructor. 

We will then take these skills to various locations like Clear Creek Canyon, Evergreen, and Estes Park where your child will utilize their skills at amazing locations and play fun games along the way.

No. All equipment is provided for you.  This includes climbing shoes, harnesses, and helmets. You child is welcome to bring their own equipment as well.

No. We will teach them everything they need to know from belaying to climbing technique.

Yes. We have pickup and drop-off locations in Denver and Golden. An air conditioned shuttle will transport the campers to their daily destination.

There is no other summer camp like us in the area. This is because no other camp is being run by expert instructors like us. This high level of competence allows for a deeper dive into the world of adventure. The instructors are well versed in the psychology involved and working with school aged children. This combination allows for our campers to excel beyond what they would at any other program.