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Register Online | VRD Summer Brochure

The VRD's youth summer 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. All camps fill on a first-come, first-served basis and early registration is encouraged. Camps provide children with adventure and learning experiences while enjoying the summer in Vail. Sign up for one day or for the whole summer! Discounts are available for multi-day registrations.

Summer Camp Brochure

Hot off the presses! Check out the new VRD summer guide, featuring all the VRD's summer offerings for children and adults. Registration is now open for sports camps and summer races. Day camp registration will open April 6 at 8 a.m.


Camp Vail

June 1-August 21 | Ages: 5 (AND entering K) to 12

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

VRD Camp Unleashed

August 24-28 | Ages: 5 (AND entering K) to 12

Daily excursions departing shortly after 9 a.m. and returning shortly before 4 p.m.

Pre Kamp Vail

June 8-END DATE TBD | 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.

Mad Scientists

July 3, 10, 24, 31 | 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 15-August 13 | 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.


July 17-18 | Ages: 7 to 12

Spend the day with fun-filled explorations and games! 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

Wednesdays, July 1-29 | Ages: 8 to 13

Extreme Camp Vail offers children an adventure-packed day outside of Vail!

LEGO® Engineering Camps

June 15-19 | Ages: 5 to 12

NEW! Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts!