Art & Science Camp

A full-day camp for kids ages 6 to 9

Date:  June 12 – August 25, Mon – Fri

Age: 6-9 years

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


Price: $60/day


Location: Trailhead Children’s Museum



A full-day camp for kids ages 6 – 9 designed to spark creative thinking,  problem solving, and exercise their whole minds, all while having a blast painting, sculpting, and designing. These camps are designed with kids and parents in mind. Children are given the time and space to create and explore various mediums in a supportive environment. Be sure to come with sunscreen on, and be ready to enjoy time outside, as a portion of these classes take place Plein Air Style on our deck and outdoor spaces. Occasional treks to local parks, hands on learning, getting messy, fun, friends, art, science & play are what these camps are all about! Be sure to pack: a water bottle, lunch, snacks, change of clothes, sun hat, sunglasses, raincoat, and layers.


Art Camp is on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Science Camp is on Tuesdays & Thursdays

NOTE:  Thu, Aug 17 Science Camp is cancelled.  We encourage you to register for Explore, Create, Play instead.

Art Camp is on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays


June 12-16: Drawing- Use Exciting Materials like Charcoal, Pastels, Watercolor Pencils and more!


June 19-23: Printmaking


June 26-30: Paper Arts – Origami, curling and more


July 3-7: Nature Art – Explore the Outdoors & Create Andy Goldsworthy inspired Nature Art!


July 10-14: Paintings inspired by Nature – Learn to paint Crested Butte, Wildflowers, and Landscapes


July 17-21: Beads & Jewelry Making


July 24-28: Mixed Media Mania – Recycled Materials & Assemblage Art


July 31-August 4: Sculpture – Paper, Clay and more!


August 7-11: Exploration Station – Combining Art & Science through exciting Materials


August 14-18: Textile Arts


August 22-25: Book & Word Art- 2D & 3D

Science Camp is on Tuesdays & Thursdays


June 12-16: Geology Rockstars


June 19-23: Water Worlds


June 26-30: Detective Work / Crime Scene Analysis


July 3-7: Transformers: Engineering and Simple Machines


 July 10-14: Kitchen Chemistry / Cool Explosions


July 17-21: Electricity and Magnets


July 24-28: Earth Energy


July 31-August 4: Color and Light


August 7-11: Biology / Exploring the Natural World


August 14-18: Amazing Animals


August 22-25: The Human Machine

Important Info for Summer Camps

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Summer Hours: 7 days/week, 10am – 4pm

PO Box 1508
Crested Butte CO, 81224


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