Kid’s Calendar

Art Summer Camp at The Studio: Monday through Friday all summer, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $40 per day. Check our website at for weekly themes and email to register. For ages 5 and up. New this summer for 3- and 4-year-olds is our half-day drop-off camp on Mondays from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 349-2799 for more information.
Gravity Groms Alpine Day Camps for kids ages 6 and up is accepting registrations for Summer ‘ 11. The Gravity Groms will spend this summer outside honing their monster skills on all of the gravity sports the Valley offers. From June 6 through August 26, Gravity Groms will be open from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $50 per day for locals and $60 for visitors to the Valley. Contact Doug and Alexandra Hudson at (970) 765-6771 or e-mail to enroll or for more information.
Wild Words: Wild Words combines experiential learning with summer reading for children ages 6 to 10. Openings every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 18. Contact Brian at or (970) 209-1006.
August’s Character Camp! Developing character and values through fun, games, crafts, teamwork, relationships and stories for elementary aged children. The character traits we’re exploring are compassion, determination, deference, thoroughness and availability. We’ll be at the Town Hall, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, August 22 to Friday, August 26. Sign up before August 12 for $30/day or $40/day thereafter. For more details contact Rosie Geisler
Visit the Trailhead Children’s Discovery Museum located in the Outpost Building at the Mt. Crested Butte Base Area. We are open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please visit us at or call (970) 349-7160 for more information.
Crested Butte Music Festival—Free Divine Family Young People’s Concerts, Sunday, August 7: Cinderella, a classic children’s opera, will be presented by the Children’s Opera Chorus. Feel like a cast member by dressing like a character from the Cinderella story. Crested Butte Center for the Arts, 4 p.m. Visit or call 349-0619.
Living Classroom School Gardening Days: Join the Mountain Roots Food Project to plant, maintain, and harvest the new Crested Butte Community School Garden. All ages welcome, families encouraged! Share what you know or learn as you go. Join us any Wednesday between 8 a.m. and noon. Call Janae Pritchett at 349-6752 for more information or visit
Gymnastics: Classes for the summer session are on Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 18, 2011. Only in town for a couple of weeks? Three week semi-private sessions are available on Fridays. For more information or to register, go to
Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp: Challenger Sports is returning for their third year in Crested Butte from August 8-12, 2011. For youth ages 3 to 16; go to to register or for more information.
Skateboard Lessons: Kids aged 6 to 16 can skate in lessons on Wednesdays in three sessions throughout the summer. Private skate lessons available as well. For more information or to register, go to
Tennis Clinics: Tennis clinics at the town tennis courts are Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for youth ages 6 to 16. Multiple sessions available throughout the summer. For more information or to register, go to
If you would like to include your kids’ event or announcement in the KIDS’ Calendar free of charge, please contact Melissa Neuner at by Monday morning at 11 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.

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