Seasonal Kids Camps at Butterfly Pavilion
Butterfly Pavilion camps are designed to provide memorable experiences that connect kids to nature and encourage an appreciation for science. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Scroll down for upcoming Out of School Camp, Spring Break Camp and Summer Camp information and registration.
All Butterfly Pavilion camps feature…
- Hands-on activities that are engaging, informative, appeal to a variety of interests and abilities.
- Opportunities to explore Butterfly Pavilion and experience the plants and animals that call it home.
- Fun and exciting topics representing a range of STEAM disciplines.
- Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced counselors who will inspire, and care for, your camper.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent developments around COVID-19 in Colorado, Butterfly Pavilion will be limiting our summer camp registration to 10 students per camp room (20 total campers) per day to encourage social distancing. We are making many modifications and taking many precautions in preparation for a safe, fun in-person summer camp and we will update parents and this site if this changes.
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2020 Summer Camp Dates
Week 1: June 1-5: Spider Week – SOLD OUT
Does your kiddo love Rosie? A Spiderman fan? Do you want them to turn the corner from fear to appreciation of our arachnid friends? This camp will explore all the fun, fascination, care, and handling of our awesome eight-legged pals.
Week 2: June 8-12: Junior Zookeeper – SOLD OUT
We are bringing back a favorite camp for an even more in-depth and up close look into the life of a Zookeeper! Are your kids always bringing home bugs? Do they love taking care of animals? In this camp, we are going behind the scenes of Butterfly Pavilion to see what it takes to be a Zookeeper. We’ll meet real Zookeepers & get to care for our very own animals! Been to this camp before? This time, we’ll go more in-depth and explore different animals with our expert keepers and educators.
Week 3: June 15-19: Kid vs. Wild Survival Camp – SOLD OUT Are you ready for adventure? Join us for an exciting outdoor adventure camp filled with hiking, shelter building, map reading, tracking, and other amazing survival skills! Be prepared to face the great outdoors as things get wild!
Week 4: June 22-26: Mythbusters – SOLD OUT – Is a daddy longlegs the deadliest spider in the world? Can you make two worms out of one? Can you tell how old a ladybug is by its spots? In this experiment and science-based camp, we will bust some common myths and learn some amazing truths about the unique animals we have here.
Week 5: June 29-July 3: Aquatic Adventures – SOLD OUT –Rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and saltwater tanks – all teeming with life! Discover aquatic invertebrates like stoneflies and crawdads, find out what makes a healthy waterway, meet real ocean animals, and prepare to get splashed during this wet and wild week.
Week 6: July 6-10: Spider Week (same theme as week 1)
Week 7: July 13-17: Junior Zookeeper (same theme as week 2)
Week 8: July 20-24: Kid vs. Wild (same theme as week 3)
Week 9: July 27 – July 31: Mythbusters (same theme as week 4)
Week 10: August 3-7: Aquatic Adventures (same theme as week 5)
Week 11: August 10-14: Time Travelers – SOLD OUT –Can you imagine a dragonfly bigger than a hawk? A millipede as big as a car? Aliens living among us? In this camp we will travel back in time to the Carboniferous period when giant arthropods ruled the earth and imagine what a sci-fi future could look like. We will study fossils, make life-size replicas, and meet some of their modern day cousins.
Summer Camp Pricing
Please note: Payment is due at the time of registration. Scholarships are available for up to 50% of camp cost for qualifying students. If you are applying for a scholarship, you must fill out the scholarship application form.
Full Week (Monday – Friday)
- Full Day (9 am – 4 pm): Member $240, Nonmember $265
- Half Day (9 am – 12 pm):Member $135, Nonmember $155
- Camps week 5 & 6 only: Full Day (9 am – 4 pm): Member $200, Nonmember $235; Half Day (9 am – 12 pm): Member $100, Nonmember $125
Extended Care Options
- Early Drop Off (8 am – 8:45 am): $10/day or $40/week
- Late Pick Up (4:15 – 5:00 pm): $10 day or $40/week