Kid’s Calendar

August’s Character Camp: Developing character and values through fun, games, crafts, teamwork, relationships & stories for elementary aged children. We’ll be at the Town Hall, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, August 23 to Friday, August 27. Sign up before August 13 for $30/day or $40/day thereafter. For more details contact Rosie Geisler rosannageisler@gmail.com.
Skateboard Lessons, Session 3: Kids aged six to 16 can skate in lessons on Thursdays. Session 3 runs until August 29. Private skate lessons available as well. For more information or to register, go to www.crestedbutterec.com.
Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp: Challenger Sports is returning for their second year in Crested Butte August 16-20, 2010. For youth ages three to 16. Go to www.challengersports.com to register or for more information.
Kids’ Wheel Throwing Classes. Kids ages five and up are invited to learn to throw pottery on the wheel at The Studio Art School. Classes are on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Call 349-2799 to sign up.
The Preschool Picassos Parent/Child Art Class at The Studio Art School has openings. Kids ages one to three, join your parent on Wednesday afternoons in August from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. to explore the messy, fascinating, and special world of art. The best part? The paint, bubbles, glue, glitter, and goo falls on our floor, not yours. Call 349-2799 or email melissa@crestedbuttestudio.com.
Camp CB Summer Adventure. This summer your kids’ favorite ski instructors are sticking around the mountain for a whole new adventure. For the older kids, the Camp CB Summer Adventure program combines outdoor mountain activities, Adventure Park access and summer sports with various educational themes. For the younger ones, the Camp CB Nursery is the perfect spot to take your little ones while you enjoy a day in the mountains. Please call Zach Kinler at (970) 349-4185 for more information.
It’s 3-D Art Week at Kids’ Summer Camp at The Studio. The week of August 16-20, sculpt, build, and transform materials into three-dimensional works of art. Open to kids ages five and up, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Check www.crestedbuttestudio.com for the rest of our summer camp plans. Contact melissa@crestedbuttestudio.com or 349-2799 to sign up.
Gravity Groms Active Alpine Day Camps. The Groms are having a blast! Kids ages six to 15, join in the fun. Camps run through August 27, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to  5:30 p.m. Mountain biking, skateboarding, hiking, BMX/dirt jump park, playing disc golf, swimming, orienteering, playing in muddy streams and at parks, even launching rockets! Contact Doug and Alexandra Hudson at (970) 765-6771, email gravitygroms@gmail.com, or visit us at 126 Elk Ave.
Mountain Adventures: Summer recreation day programs for kids ages six to 14. Climbing, river rafting, ropes course, canoeing, fly fishing, mountain biking, Blue Mesa beach trips. Contact Mark Robbins, at mountainadventures@hotmail.com, (970) 596-3589. Visit www.mtcrestedbuttecolorado.us.
Stepping Stones is currently taking reservations for our summer camp program as well as for the 2010-2011 school year. Care starts at six months. We invite anyone who is interested in learning more about our program to stop by for a visit, call us at 349-5288 or check out our website: www.steppingstoneschildrenscenter.com.
Creative 1/2 Day Camps at The Trailhead Children’s Discovery Museum in Mt. Crested Butte! Every Saturday this summer. Morning Session: 9 a.m. to noon. Afternoon Session: 1 to 4 p.m. Art, science, adventure and fun for kids age four to eight years old. Please call (970) 349-7160 for more info. Call by Thursday afternoon to register. www.trailheadkids.org.
Create with Kelly at The Trailhead Children’s Discovery Museum. Join Kelly every Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. for outstanding, guided art activities and adventure. This Week: Make a Scratch-Art Picture Frame to take home. All ages welcome. New location: In the Outpost Building next to the Adventure Park at the base of the ski area in Mt. Crested Butte. Call (970) 349-7160 for more information.
Special Drop-off Program at The Trailhead Children’s Discovery Museum in Mt. Crested Butte. Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon. For kids ages four to eight. Members only. $5 per hour per child. Call The Trailhead to reserve by Friday at 5 p.m. (970) 349-7160.
If you would like to include your kids’ event or announcement in the calendar free of charge, please contact Melissa Neuner at melissa@crestedbuttestudio.com by Monday at 11 a.m. to be included in that Thursday’s edition of the paper.
Calendar compiled by The Studio Art School and The Pottery Place, offering art and writing classes and workshops for kids and adults. Located at 502 Belleview in Clark’s Market shopping center. www.crestedbuttestudio.com.

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