Spring Break

Two camps - Art Camp & The Future of Radio

Why go to school when school is out?

Head to The Trailhead for FUN, FRIENDS, ART & PLAY!

During each major break in the Crested Butte Community School calendar, the Trailhead offers full-day Art & Science Camps where students can pursue hands-on projects and activities to ignite their creativity and imagination. These camps are designed with kids and parents in mind. Children are given the time and space to create and explore the mediums in a supportive environment. Camps are filled with fun, friends, art & play.

Future of Radio Camp

Ages: 7-11


Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday April 18 & 19 (must sign up for both days)


Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm


 Price: $80 for 2-day session / $70 for Trailhead Members


Location: Meet at The Trailhead Children’s Museum


Have you ever wanted to be on the Radio? Do you want to find out what goes on behind the scenes at KBUT?  For 2 days, the Trailhead Children’s Museum is partnering with our local radio station to create “The Future of Radio.”  Kids ages 7-11 years old will learn how to create, interview, and record a real radio broadcast. We will have a full tour of the radio station and learn how to use broadcast, mixing, and recording equipment, audio editing software, how to mix multiple audio tracks & music into a full audio production.  Students will work together to create their own story that

Sorry, this camp has been cancelled.will be recorded and played on the radio.

Art Camp

Ages: 3-6


Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday April 18-20


Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm


 Price: $40/day / $35 for Trailhead Members

Choose any day or all 3!


Location: Trailhead Children’s Museum

Spring Self Portraits

Experiment with fun portrait drawing techniques, tinker and get messy with different materials to decorate your own Self Portrait Masterpiece!


Spring Prints

Explore watercolors, design printing plates on styrofoam and print “Spring” to your heart’s desire!


Spring Bird Houses

Explore Tinker with a variety of materials to decorate your own whimsical birdhouse.  Add air-dry clay birds, people or a whole landscape.


Your child must be fully potty trained to attend this program. We do not have a designated nap time during the day. We enroll children as young as 3, however, we rely on your judgment as a parent to gauge whether your child is ready for a structured group with a combination of focused projects and play. If you are unsure, please contact us and we are happy to give you more program information to help aid in your decision.


Thu, April 20 is FULL.  Please call if you’d like to be on the Wait List.  970-349-7160


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Summer Hours: 7 days/week, 10am – 4pm

PO Box 1508
Crested Butte CO, 81224


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