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Register Online | 2017 Summer Sports Camp Brochure | 2017 VRD Summer Brochure

Registration fills quickly for the Vail Recreation District's youth summer day camps and sports camps, so sign up early! Youth summer day camps feature hands-on learning about the natural environment, adventure-packed days including rafting and caving, arts and crafts, plus golf, gymnastics, ice skating and more. Sports Camps provide children with an opportunity to develop new skills and refine existing talents in baseball, basketball, sports training, lacrosse, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, tennis, soccer and more.

Baseball Camps

June 12–16 | Ages: 6 and older

Join Colorado State University-Pueblo coach Stan Sanchez and his team for a week of fun! Learn new baseball skills or refine existing ones. This camp is designed for all abilities.

Basketball Camps

July 24-27 | Ages: 6 years and older

Join former NBA All-Star, All-Pro Sydney Moncrief and his award-winning staff as players learn new skills while building on their fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling, footwork and defense.

Golf Camps

June-August | Ages: 7 and up

Vail Golf Club offers a variety of golf camps where kids will learn fundamentals and etiquette of the game.

Gymnastics Camps

June-August | Ages: 5 and up

Children will learn how to flip, tumble and spin in these week-long gymnastics camps. Campers will have open gymnastics time, structured learning on all equipment, plus games, crafts and adventures to the parks within Vail Village. 

Ice Hockey Camps

June-August | Ages: 6 and up

Dobson Arena hosts exciting youth hockey camps every summer! Bob Johnson Hockey School is a reason why many families vacation in Vail in the summer, and Pro Ambitions provides circuit training style hockey instruction and small area games.

Lacrosse Camps

July 10-14 | Ages: 7-18

Find out why lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the country! Athletes will learn the fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing and shooting in a fun, non-checking environment. Staff helps campers learn not only the sport of lacrosse, but also important life skills such as respect, teamwork and discipline.

Mini-Hawk Sports Training Camp

June 19-23 or July 24-28 | Ages: 4 to 7

This multi-sport program was developed to give children ages four to seven a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. 

Skyhawks Flag Football Camp

August 7-11 | Ages: 7 to 14 years

Skyhawks flag football is the perfect program for young athletes who want a complete introduction to football, or for those who simply want to brush up on their skills in preparation for league play.

Soccer Camps

July 17-21 or July 31-Aug. 4 | Ages: 4 to 18 years

Join the VRD as they bring in professional coaches from England and Brazil this summer to share their expertise on what makes these country the most successful in the world.

 

Tennis Camps

June-August | Ages: 7 to 17

Junior tennis camps are half-day lessons, taking place during five-day sessions. Children will be grouped by age level with a ratio of no more than six students to one coach in each session.

Volleyball Camps

June 5-7 | Ages: Grades 2-12

Join Colorado State University assistant coach Luke Murray and team athletes for fun and energetic skill sessions. Work on individual skills and fundamentals of passing, setting and attacking.

Pre Kamp Vail

June 12-Aug. 18 | Ages: 2.5 to 5

Pre Kamp Vail knows how to provide adventure for children with little legs and big spirits. The low camper-to-counselor ratio allows your camper to receive individual attention as they enjoy self-directed play, arts and crafts, songs, games and a daily adventure outing.

Camp Vail

May 30-Aug.18 | Ages: 5 (AND entering K) to 12

Vail’s premier day camp invites children to experience the countless activities of Vail’s unique alpine setting in an engaging and inclusive environment. Campers tailor their day by choosing from a wide variety of sports, art and science activities or special outings.

Mad Scientists

June 30, July 14, July 28 | Ages: 7 to 12

Explore science to a depth rarely achieved with elementary-age children. Young scientists will gain a better understanding of how the world works through experimentation, building and revising. Children come home with fun toys that teach science.

Camp Eco Fun

June 12-Aug. 10 | Ages: 4 to 11

Camp Eco Fun offers children hands-on learning about the natural environment at the Vail Nature Center, plus crafts and activities that support the weekly ecological theme. VRD partners with Walking Mountains and the Vail Nature Center to provide kids an opportunity to playfully explore nature.

Campouts

July 7-8, 21-22 or Aug. 4-5 | Ages: 7 to 12

Spend the day with fun-filled explorations and games (including exploring by boat at Sweetwater Lake)! Enjoy dinner over a fire, then sleep in a tent and wake to breakfast before returning to Golden Peak for pick up.

Extreme Camp Vail

Weds, June 28-July 26 | Ages: 8 to 12

Extreme Camp Vail offers children an adventure-packed day outside of Vail! This year's adventures includes go karting, cave tours, ziplining, paddleboarding, and indoor skydiving.