Kids Calendar

Fall 2011 programming at The Studio: Big news! Due to an exciting new partnership with The Trailhead Children’s Discovery Museum, the Studio is moving up to the mountain and into the Trailhead at the end of this month. All our children’s pre-K and K-5 after school programming will be at the Trailhead this fall, and Trailhead members will receive significant discounts on all our classes. School bus transportation from Crested Butte Community School to the Trailhead is scheduled. The complete fall course offerings with detailed descriptions of courses is available at and Please email or call The Trailhead at 349-7160 to register for classes.

Just one week left of Art Summer Camp at The Studio: Join us for Fiber Art August 22 to August 26. Camp is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $40 per day for ages 5 and up. Three- and 4-year-olds can attend our half day drop-off camp on Fridays, August 19 and August 26 from 9 a.m. to noon for $30. Call 349-2799 to register or for more information.

Gravity Groms Alpine Day Camps: Through August 26, Gravity Groms will be open from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Contact Doug and Alexandra Hudson at (970) 765-6771 or e-mail to enroll or for more information.

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. $40 per day. 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. This week at the Trailhead: Thursday, August 18: Meet the Trailhead Fish. Friday, August 19: 11 a.m. Special Guest: Jen Robinson, Drums and Dance. Saturday, August 20: Paint like Monet, all day. Sunday, August 21: Flower Fairies at the Art Bar, all day.

Wednesday, August 24: Create with Kelly 10 a.m. to noon. Week Two, Turn your Paper Mache into a Creature.

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
Free gymnastics demo day! Thursday, August 25 at Jerry’s Gym. Tots & Level 1 (Ages 3 to 7) 1 to 2

p.m.; Levels 2+ (Ages 6+) 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration and more information available online at
Gymnastics: Registration is open for the first Fall session for ages 3 to 16. Classes in Jerry’s Gym in Town Hall are on Tuesdays and Thursdays running August 30 to October 6, 2011. For more information or to register, go to Early registration deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday August 22, 2011.

Fall Soccer: Registration is open for Fall Youth Soccer for kids ages 4 through 14 (U6 through U14). Practice times and locations vary by age. For more information or to register, go to Early registration deadline is midnight on Sunday, August 21.

Football: Registration is open for Fall Youth Football for kids going into grades 1 through 6. Flag Football for grades 1 to 3 and Tackle Football for grades 3 to 6 are available this fall. Practice times and locations vary by age. For more information or to register, go to

5th & 6th Grade Volleyball: Registration is open for Volleyball for kids going into 5th & 6th grades. Practices are Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. in the old gym at the CBCS. For more information or to register, go to Early registration deadline is at 5 p.m. on Friday August 19, 2011.

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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