SUP Camp Wash Park - 2nd to 7th - Day Camps

Stand up paddleboarding is loved for its convenience, overall strength building, and incredible views. Our Stand Up Paddleboarding Camp takes campers out on both flat-water and whitewater where they experience the fun of paddling with scenic perspective while developing core strength. Under the guidance of our highly trained instructors, campers will learn basic strokes, rescue techniques, river reading, and water safety as they navigate beautiful bodies of water in Colorado’s Front Range.

Campers take on activities tailored to their abilities, progressing as they build proficiency and comfort. We group them by grade — 2nd – 4th graders or 5th – 7th graders — and give them plenty of individualized support as they develop confidence and deepen their technical skills, stroke by stroke.

Please note: SUP Day Camp campers should have some previous experience paddling in standing or moving water. In order to register for this program, campers should feel fully comfortable on open water and be comfortable being fully submerged in water for short periods of time.

As part of our Covid safety measures, we are offering two Denver locations to limit the capacities at a camp drop-off/pick-up facility.
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PRICING

Camp Length One Week
Price $509

Add Ons  
Lunch and Extended Care To minimize Covid risks we
are not offering these in 2021.

Camp Details

GRADES

Entering 2nd - 7th

Hours

1-Week Session
M - F from 9am-3pm

Location

Wash Park:
St. John's Lutheran Church, 700 S Franklin St Denver, CO 80209

August 16-20: Celebration Community Church, 1650 S Birch St, Denver, CO 80222


Wash Park Ellis :
Ellis Elementary School, 1651 S Dahlia St. Denver, CO 80222

THE WEEK’S ADVENTURES

Flat Water

Whitewater

Places We Go: Chatfield State Park

Campers spend their first two or three days mastering flat-water skills getting comfortable balancing on their board, learning paddle strokes and practicing rescue techniques before they ever steer their boards towards moving water.

Places We Go: South Platte River, Clear Creek, Boulder Creek

During the second half of the week, campers will leave flat-water behind to build knowledge and skills in moving water, practicing their technique. Please note that our paddling locations will depend on water levels and group ability.

Why Sign Up For Multiple Weeks?

Do you remember that old TV show Blue’s Clues? It was the most successful kids’ show of all time. Do you remember that book that your child insisted on reading over and over again? How could you forget it? Why was Blues Clue’s so successful and why did your child NEED to re-read that book? Because repetition promotes learning, growth, and empowerment.

Based on our experience (and a bunch of brain science), we know that multiple weeks of Avid camp will benefit your child – it will result in greater skill development, increased self-confidence, higher levels of risk assessment/environmental awareness, and an improved ability to connect socially with others.

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