Youth Classes, Camps, Events & Trips
Youth After School Program
After School Program
- Grades: K - 6th
- Cost: $6/day
- Days: Monday - Thursday
- Times: Bus arrival - 6:00pm
- Grades: K - 6th
- Cost: $32 full day OR $16 half day ($5 additional child discount)
- Day: Friday
- Times: 7am - 6pm Full Day OR 7am - 1pm OR 1pm - 6pm Half Day
Take the school bus from Gilpin RE-1 School to the Gilpin County Community Center and get ready to have some fun! Children will be supervised at all times. Only students PRE-REGISTERED in the program will be allowed on the bus. PARENTS: Please register your child at least one week in advance. Also, cancelations must be made by 12:00pm on the day your child is not coming or you will be charged for the full day.
You can also stop in and pick up registration forms from the front desk. For additional questions, please contact the front desk at 303-582-1453.
We accept CCAP from Gilpin and Boulder County.
After School / Friday Camp STEM 4-H
- Meets at the Community Center
- Ages: 5-15
- Wednesdays: After School - 6p - "Gardening, Cooking & Healthy Living"
- Fridays: 10a - 12p - "Robotics & Environmental Science"
- Included with cost of Youth Camp or $6 for just 4-H
The 4-H STEM programs in partnership with Gilpin County Parks and Recreation After School have started for fall 2016. Youth ages 5-15 in the Peak to Peak region who are registered for After School automatically get to attend the Wednesday session from 4-6p at the Rec Center. Wednesday programs will focus on the science of cooking, healthy living and gardening. Those registered for Friday Camp will get to participate from 10a-12p. Others may register for the 4-H program only for $6. Fridays will focus on robotics and environmental sciences.
4-H Youth Explorers
- Meets at the Fair Barn
- Ages 8-18
- Thursdays: 4 - 6p
- Rockets, Robotics, Alternative Energy Projects and lots more!
- Saturday, August 13th: Final Prep of BMX Track 10a - 12p
The 4-H Youth Explorers program brings activities of interest to Peak to Peak youth ages 8-18 on Thursday afternoons from 4-6p at the Gilpin County Exhibit Barn. Sign up directly with the CSU Extension program. First time attendees will need parents to fill out paperwork (forms are available at the Extension office). Activities will be decided on by the kids with guidance from the Youth Development staff. Some subjects already decided on are bike skills and maintenance, gym games, the science of cooking, fitness challenge and digital photography. There is no registration fee, but if specialized materials are required there could be a materials fee for a specific program. Snacks will be provided.
Youth Dance Classes
- 4:30 - 5:30p: Pre-School Combination Ballet, Tap & Acrobatics - Ages 3-5
- 5:30 - 6:30p: Beginning Tumbling
- 6:30 - 7:30p: Advanced Tumbling
Cost per Visit: $12/members, $14/non-members
Cost per 4 Punch Card: $32/members, $40/non-members
Ballet is the foundation for all types of dance. It teaches self discipline, poise and grace. Each class will include a warm-up at the barre, Ballet techniques in center floor, and progressions across the floor such as turns, leaps and a Ballet combination. Songs and dances will be taught for ages 3-5.
Acrobatics will improve large motor skills and build strength and flexibility. Young students will learn basic exercises and tumbling. Older students and those with previous acrobatic or gymnastic experience will be taught according to their ability.
Tap is an enjoyable way to learn rhythm and coordination. The students will learn basic to advanced Tap technique, progressions across the floor, turns and a Tap combination.
Instructor: Leslie Ann Chiucchi Dysart