Boundless Adventure

4th-6th Grade Resident Overnight Camps

Entering 4th – 6th graders are ready to experience nearly everything our resident overnight camps has to offer. These adventurers spend their two-week session engaged in our signature outdoor sports—rock climbing, mountain biking, paddling and hiking—alongside other exciting pursuits like archery, zip-lining and a three-day backpacking trip in the wilderness.

Whether campers are new to adventure sports or experienced outdoor athletes, our seasoned staff knows just how to meet them where they are, helping campers deepen their technical abilities and build confidence outdoors. When they’re not adventuring, campers have campfires to attend, skit nights to plan and games to play—in short, plenty of opportunities to thrive as part of a team, forge lasting friendships, and have a lot of fun.

PRICING

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CAMP PRICING Alumni Only
Nov 1 - Nov 30
Early Bird
Dec 1 - Jan 25
After Jan 25
Camp Price $2,270 $2,295 $2,395
Total Savings Save $125! Save $100!  

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Save an additional $75 on the June 30 - July 6th session!

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ADD-ON PRICES Price
Camp shuttle to-from Denver International Airport $40 one-way
$80 round-trip
Backpack/Sleeping bag & pad rental (for camping days only, not for cabins) $20/$20

Camp Details

GRADES

Entering 4th-6th

Hours

Two-week session, Sunday - Saturday. Pick-up/drop-off times will be posted in the spring in the Pre-Camp guide.

Dates

JUNE: 16-29, 30- JUL. 13
JULY: 14-27, 28-AUG. 10

CAMPS

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Grades Dates
4th-6th Grade Program Session 1 - Female Cabin 4th - 6th 06/16/19 - 06/29/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 1 - Male Cabin 4th - 6th 06/16/19 - 06/29/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 2 - Female Cabin 4th - 6th 06/30/19 - 07/13/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 2 - Male Cabin 4th - 6th 06/30/19 - 07/13/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 3 - Female Cabin 4th - 6th 07/14/19 - 07/27/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 3 - Male Cabin 4th - 6th 07/14/19 - 07/27/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 4 - Female Cabin 4th - 6th 07/28/19 - 08/10/19 Register Now
4th-6th Grade Program Session 4 - Male Cabin 4th - 6th 07/28/19 - 08/10/19 Register Now
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Two Weeks of Adventure

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Rock Climbing

Mountain Biking

Paddling

Hiking

Backpacking

Archery

Ziplining

Low Ropes

Campers spend a full day exploring different climbing sites at Mt. Evans, learning the ins and outs of climbing techniques and safety protocols from an experienced lead climbing instructor. They learn to set up equipment, tie knots, use climbing commands and belay each other as they take on climbs tailored to their ability level.

Accompanied by an experienced lead mountain bike instructor, campers take their bikes off site, learning biking techniques, maintenance, trail etiquette, and how to fall before practicing their skills on the world-class trails in over 500 acres surrounding Mt. Evans.

Campers practice their paddling skills at Jackson Pond, learning a variety of strokes and rescue techniques, and taking on increasingly ambitious and fun challenges—like walking across boat bows or trying a handstand on their paddleboards — as their skills and confidence grow.

Out on Mt. Evans’ many trails, campers focus on understanding and appreciating the world around them, investigating plant life on the nearby trails and learning local history. They also receive Leave No Trace training and apply the principles throughout their session.

On their three-day, two-night backpacking trip, campers hike through Colorado’s backcountry and learn skills to launch them into a lifetime of camping—reading maps, pitching tents, hanging bear bags, and cooking tasty meals—as they become comfortable, confident explorers.

Campers build strength and sportsmanship skills on our on-site archery range.  They’ll learn about archery equipment, safety and history while practice shooting techniques and range commands.

Under the supervision of accredited guides with Denver Adventures, campers spend a thrilling half-day speeding over the tops of pine trees on the longest ziplines in Colorado!  Located in a nature park with pine forests and mountain views, campers will learn about about zipline safety and equipment, and enjoy zipping from platform to platform.

Campers focus on teamwork all session long, using low ropes course challenges like traversing suspended cables with a partner, participating in trust falls and navigating a giant spider’s web. They’ll polish up their team’s communication skills and learn to work together to solve challenges.

Meet Your Director

Eric Rightor

I have dedicated my personal and professional life to the outdoors and I am sold on its power as a both a playground and a classroom. I am thrilled to be part of the team here at Avid4 and provide your child with an incredible experience here at Mt. Evans. For the past 10 years, I have been designing and leading overnight camp programs for kids, including at Camp Coniston, North Woods Camp for Boys, Pleasant Valley Camp for Girls, and lastly as the Executive Director at Camp Bauercrest. I have seen first-hand the power of the outdoors to teach, test, and transform kids into their best selves – confident, independent, and part of something greater than they imagined. While the activities are undeniably fun and the Mt. Evans location is gorgeous, the magic of camp is between these lines where friendships are formed, role models are made, accomplishments are celebrated, challenge is embraced, and moments last for a lifetime. I believe so strongly in our community here at Colorado Mountain Camp and can’t wait for you and your child to experience CMC for yourselves. I look forward to seeing you at Mt. Evans this summer!

Testimonials

“We wondered what magic the counselors were using on a kid who is usually reserved and unwilling to try something new unless he feels ready. We watched our son’s confidence bloom in front of our eyes! That is exactly what we were hoping for from this experience. Colorado Mountain Camp is a magical place!”
-Kate, parent of 4th – 6th Grade Overnight Camper

“My daughter made friends when it is often difficult for her to talk to others. She said she missed us, but she was so active and enjoying all of the fun that she didn’t have much time to miss us too much. She said that she was the youngest in her group, but she felt welcome by all. I just wanted to take a moment to thank the Avid staff, as there is no camp out there that I trust to take my daughter for two weeks. The happiness and adventurous spirit she returns with reminds me that she is not only okay, but better than when I brought her to camp.’

MT. EVANS PRE-CAMP GUIDE

Already registered? All the information you need about your overnight camp adventure at Mt. Evans – where to go, what to bring, camp photo links – is waiting for you in our Pre-Camp Guide.

Find It Here

WE TAKE SAFETY SERIOUSLY

While no outdoor adventure is totally risk-free, we work hard to keep your kids safe. Every activity starts with a discussion about the risks involved -- what they are, how to prevent them, how to respond if something goes wrong -- so kids learn how to approach challenges with intelligence and skill.

OUR APPROACH TO SAFETY