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We had an AMAZING time at our summer camps and programs in 2022! Check back here in the spring of 2023 for next years programs!

Are you looking for a safe, engaging, nurturing place for your child to spend sunny days? Look no further!

Denver Christian School offers a wide variety of activities that engage an array of interests for students entering K-12!  Our 20-acre campus is equipped with state-of-the-art athletic facilities, multiple playgrounds, a pond, STEM labs, and spacious fine arts rooms … let the summer adventures begin!

Looking for our Athletic Camps or High School Summer School? Scroll to the bottom of this page.

DC Summer Camps for Elementary – High School- 2022

Denver Christian offers a variety of summer camps including art, musical theater, and athletics for students in all grades. We offer a combination of full and half-day camps, students who register for both the morning and afternoon sessions will have a supervised lunch break.

Summer Camps are open to all: School year enrollment at Denver Christian is not required.

Did you know?: All of the camps in June are flexible! Register for just one half-day subject OR register for two subjects and your campers will have a supervised lunch break and be with us at camp from 9 am -3 pm. Most weeks offer a discount for full-day participation.

Elementary Age Camps

Camp Encanto

  • Ages: 5-10
  • Dates: May 30th- June 3rd 2022- Optional start on Tuesday 6/1.
  • Times: 9 am – 3 pm (Full Day Camp)
  • Price: $400
  • Taught By: Tiana Turner

Campers will bring the magic to life in this 1-week, full-day ENCANTO Summer Camp!

Campers will grow their performance skills by learning songs and dances from the new hit Disney film, ENCANTO. They will also construct and tinker in our MakersSpace, creating their very own magical Casita. Of course, we will try our best to not talk about Bruno!

Students do not need to have seen this film in order to enjoy and learn at this camp.

Don’t need camp on Memorial day? Select the Tuesday Camp Start on the registration form.

THIS CAMP IS FULL
Email tturner@denverchristian.org to be added to the wait list

Art Exploration

  • Ages: 5-10
  • Dates: June 6th- June 10th, 2022
  • Times: 9 am-12 pm (Half-day Camp)
  • Price: $250.
  • Taught by: Linda Holmes

Calling all Budding Artists! 

Campers will spend the week exploring the beauty of the natural world, using it as inspiration to create visual art. Campers will have the opportunity to try out several different mediums and discover new creative outlets including painting, collage, recycled art, and so much more.

Campers will spend time outdoors, weather permitting, in addition to time in the classroom.

THIS CAMP IS FULL
Email tturner@denverchristian.org to be added to the wait list

Students who sign up for the morning and afternoon camp sessions will receive $50 off!

Game Builders

  • Ages: 5 – 10 years
  • Dates: June 6th – June 10th
  • Taught by: Patrick Boyd
  • Time: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Price: $180 + $15 Materials Fee FLASH SALE ! 
    Full Day $ 150

Are you ready to think inside (and outside) the box?!

Campers will be focused on designing a one-of-a-kind board game to play and take home! Get ready to have fun and tap into our problem-solving skills during this week-long half-day camp. Young game lovers will be excited as they bring their ideas to life in this interactive art, design, and engineering process.

Musical S.T.E.M.

  • Ages: 5 – 10
  • Dates: June 13th – June 17th
  • Time: 9 am – 12 pm
  • Price: $250+ $25 Materials Fee
  • Taught by: Davina Perret

Come discover the harmony between Music and Science!!!

In this camp, students will discover and explore common themes found in music and science like vibration, frequency, patterns, dissonance, bending sound, and more through hands-on experiments and musical activities.  Dancing salt, quicksand, banana piano, PVC panpipe, piano projects, and more!

All materials will be provided

Students who sign up for the morning and afternoon Sessions will receive $50 off!

Game ON!

  • Ages: 5-10
  • Dates: June 13th- June 17th 2022
  • Times: 12:30 -3:00 pm (Half-day Camp)
  • Price: $250. Early Bird Special: $200 (ends on 3/24 )
  • Taught by: Julie Scullion

Can you handle the competition?!

Campers will have their physical and mental skills tested and tried as we explore new, exciting, and different games each day. Will our day be focused on a challenging speed card game or competing in an epic capture the flag battle? You will have to show up to find out!

This camp focuses on team building, leadership skills, and puzzle-solving.

Campers will spend time outdoors, weather permitting, in addition to time in the classroom.

Register Here

Rocket League

  • Ages: 7 – 10 years old
  • Dates: June 20th – June 24th
  • Time: 9 am – 12 pm
  • Price: $250
  • Taught by: Vanta Leagues
  • Game Played: Rocket League

Vanta (www.vantaleagues.com) is a youth esports development program with expert coaching for kids (roughly ages 8-15). Our team-based learning platform provides a structured and safe community for youth to learn skills that lead to college scholarships and build meaningful friendships.

Our program curriculums include various elements to develop player potential in the games they play. Developed by former professional athletes, elite coaches, and education experts/school administrators, our curriculum is focused on development on-and-off the screen, and encompasses several elements including:

  • In-game skill development catered to the skill level of the players
  • Health and wellness activities to instill healthy habits in the players
  • Social-Emotional Learning skill development via cooperative learning activities
  • Benefits
    • Safe & Inclusive community
    • Structured and holistic curriculum: health & wellness, social-emotional learning, leadership, communication, goal-setting, etc.
    • Mentorship & Digital Citizenship
    • Optimized Screen time

    This is a virtual program accessed onsite at DCS and will be monitored both digitally and in person.

    This Camp is full, email tturner@denverchristian.org to be put on the waitlist
    Students who sign up for the morning and afternoon camp sessions will receive $50 off!

    Jr. Engineers

    • Ages: 7 – 10 years
    • Dates: June 20th – June 24th
    • Taught by: Patrick Boyd
    • Time: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Price: $250+ $15 Materials Fee

    Are you ready to innovate and experiment!?

    Campers will explore a variety of engineering challenges during this week-long half-day camp. Will you build glider planes, break a bridge-like Godzilla, explore building recycled materials, or Start experimenting with Tinkercad and 3D Printing? Each day will bring new challenges, introduce different engineering concepts, and push campers’ learning!   


    Ukulele

    • Ages: 9 – 13 years old
    • Dates: June 20th – June 24th
    • Time:9:00 am- 12:00 pm
    • Price: $250
    • Taught by: Davina Perret

     Ready to learn the ukulele?  In this camp, students will learn to play chords, several easy beginner-level songs, explore different strumming patterns, and even try their hand at composing their own pop song.  Ukuleles will be provided during the camp, but students are encouraged to bring their own.  Students can also bring Chromebooks or iPads if owned, as there will be instruction on how to use Garage Band and SoundTrap.

    There will be a short group performance of the songs learned during the camp for parents and grandparents on Friday at 11:30.

    Register Here

    Rocket League & Game Design

    • Ages: 7 – 10 years old
    • Dates: June 20th – June 24th
    • Time: 12:30 am – 3 pm
    • Price: $250
    • Taught by: Vanta Leagues
    • Game Played: Rocket League

    Learn more about Vanta (www.vantaleagues.com)  and this camp in their section above. This camp will include Coaching & Development in Rocket League and game design education through Unreal Engine. https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/students/

    Students who register for both the morning and afternoon sessions will receive a discount.

Middle & Highschool Aged Camps

Musical Theatre Intensive

  • Age: Rising 9th Grade- Graduating Seniors
  • Camp Dates: June 6- Jun 17
  • Auditions: June 6 day of camp
  • Final Performance: June 18th
  • Camp Time: 9 am- 3 pm
  • Price:  $450 
  • Taught By: Jen Last

Take center stage this summer!

In this two-week musical intensive camp, students will be immersed in every aspect of theatrical production including performance, stagecraft, technical theater, vocal techniques, and character development.

This camp will culminate with a full-length and fully-produced musical on June 17h at 3 pm for friends and family.

Be careful what you wish for…

This year we are excited to produce Into the Woods Jr.

Find a full synopsis and cast lists here.

High school credit options are available for DC Students.

Rocket League & Game Design

  • Ages: 9- 14
  • Dates: June 20th – June 24th
  • Time: 12:30-3:00
  • Price: $250
  • Taught by: Vanta Leagues
  • Game Played: Rocket League

Learn more about Vanta (www.vantaleagues.com)  and this camp in their section above. This camp will include Coaching & Development in Rocket League and game design education through Unreal Engine. https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/students/

Our program curriculums include various elements to develop player potential in the games they play. Developed by former professional athletes, elite coaches, and education experts/school administrators, our curriculum is focused on development on-and-off the screen, and encompasses several elements including:

  • In-game skill development catered to the skill level of the players
  • Health and wellness activities to instill healthy habits in the players
  • Social Emotional Learning skill development via cooperative learning activities

This is a virtual program accessed onsite at DCS and will be monitored both digitally and in person.

This Camp is full, email tturner@denverchristian.org to be put on the waitlist

Ukulele Music Camp

  • Ages: Rising 4th grade- 8th grade
  • Dates: June 20th – June 24th
  • Time: 9 am – 12 pm
  • Price: $250
  • Taught by: Davina Perret

 Ready to learn the ukulele?  In this camp, students will learn to play chords, several easy beginner-level songs, explore different strumming patterns, and even try their hand at composing their own pop song.  Ukuleles will be provided during the camp, but students are encouraged to bring their own.  Students can also bring Chromebooks or iPads if owned, as there will be instruction on how to use Garage Band and SoundTrap.

There will be a short group performance of the songs learned during the camp for parents and grandparents on Friday at 11:30.

We are sorry- This Camp is Canceled. Be sure to check out our other Middle/High School Offerings.

DCHS 2022 Summer Classes (for HS credit)

High school students may take summer courses for credit.  Students are expected to attend every instruction day in order to earn credit.  Details for each class are listed below. CLICK HERE to register for 2022 Summer Classes.

Dates: June 6 – 17 (Final Performance on June 17 at 3 pm)

Times: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Instructors: Mrs. Jen Last (jlast@denverchristian.org) 

Cost: $500

Credit: Fine Arts Elective (no prerequisites)

Course Description: In this two week musical intensive camp, students will be immersed in every aspect of a musical theater production, including acting, stagecraft, technical theater, vocal techniques, performance, and choreography.  Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by musical great, Stephen Sondheim, who recently died in 2021. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Dates: June 13 – 17 (only 1 week)

Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in the Summer Performance camp

Instructor: Mr. Sam Jones (sjones@denverchristian.org)

Cost: $200 + students must register for the Summer Performance camp at DC

Credit: Required PE course (no prerequisites)

Course Description: This required PE course explores what it means to Glory God through the care of our bodies and in our approach to athletics as a whole. In addition, the students learn the basic principles of both cardiovascular and muscular training while taking part in an actual training program.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Dates: June 20 – 24 (only 1 week)

Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in the Summer Performance camp

Instructor: Mr. Sam Jones (sjones@denverchristian.org)

Cost: $200 + students must register for the Summer Performance camp at DC

Credit: Required PE course (no prerequisites)

Course Description: This required PE course explores what it means to Glory God through the care of our bodies and in our approach to athletics as a whole. In addition, the students learn the basic principles of both cardiovascular and muscular training while taking part in an actual training program.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Dates: July 11 – 22

Times: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Instructor: Mrs. Tami Zietse (tzietse@denverchristian.org)

Cost: $400

Credit: English elective course (prerequisite: 9th grade English classes)

Course Description: This course is an exploration of creative writing skills in poetry, memoir, and short story. Students reflect on their life experiences, analyze poetry and novels, and create a portfolio of their own written work.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Online courses are all asynchronous (work at your own pace). They start on June 6 and end on August 12. Each course has approximately 10 modules (weeks), that students can complete at their own pace, but if students complete one module a week, they will stay on track.

Computer Science

Dates: June 6 – August 12

Times: Asynchronous (at your own pace)

Instructor: Mr. Boyd (pboyd@denverchristian.org)

Cost: $400

Credit: Technology elective (prerequisite: Technology Foundations)

Course Description: This course expands on the coding, programming, and computer science concepts introduced in Technology Foundations. Students learn various programming languages and use coding to design processes. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Dates: June 6 – August 12

Times: Asynchronous (at your own pace)

Instructor: Mrs. Bartz (lbartz@denverchristian.org)

Cost: $400

Credit: Fine Arts credit (no prerequisites)

Course Description: Art Fundamentals investigates the basic design elements in two-dimensional works. Students experience challenging, hands–on opportunities to complete assignments using a variety of art materials. Students identify their personal gifts and talents, and develop confidence in their abilities to explore future opportunities in the visual arts.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Date: June 6 – August 12

Times: Asynchronous (at your own pace)

Instructor: Mr. Cole McClain (cmcclain@denverchristian.org)

Cost: $400

Credit: Required Bible Course (prerequisite: Bible Foundations)

Course Description: Letters: An Epistles Study applies a literary approach to the epistles of the New Testament for the purpose of growing one’s ability to read and understand the letters. When applied properly, this approach lends itself to a wiser reading of complex biblical texts so that students may grow in their ability to know, love, and apply Scripture.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

DCS 2022 Summer Athletic Activities

Denver Christian offers a variety of summer camps in art, musical theater, and athletics for students in all grades.  Details and registrations for 2022 Summer Activities and Camps will be available soon.

  • Coed O-Skills camp (offensive skills/shooting camp)
  • June 6-8 from 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Students entering 2nd-8th grade for the Fall of 2022
  • Cost is $250
  • Click Here to Register
  • Meet in the DC Gym
  • For camp related questions contact Coach Mike Hanson  at mhanson@denverchristian.org
  • Coed All Skills Camp
  • July 11-14 from 9:00-3:00 pm
  • Students entering 2nd through 8th grade for the Fall of 2022
  • Cost is $250
  • Click Here To Register 
  • Meet in the DC gyms
  • For camp related questions, contact Coach Chris Fuller at cfuller@denverchristian.org
  • Date: August 1st-5th, from 9 am-12 pm.
  • Students entering 2nd grade through 8th grade
  • Cost: $200
  • Meet in Gym.
  • Click Here to Register 

Guidelines and Information for All Activities

  • Full payment is due upon registration. No refunds will be given within two weeks of the program’s start date. A $30 cancellation fee will be withheld from all refunds. All activities are weather/conditions permitting.
  • Program sizes are limited. Register early to secure a spot. Denver Christian School reserves the right to cancel/change activities if minimum enrollment is not met.
  • If you are registered for two half-day programs, your campers will have a supervised lunch period between sessions.
  • All students should come equipped with their own water, sunscreen, appropriate clothing, and necessary equipment.
  • Allergies, medical conditions, and disabilities should be noted upon registration to ensure the camp is properly staffed and your child receives the best quality experience.

Summer Performance – Nutrition Update

This summer those who sign up for Summer Performance can add a Nutrition and Supplement Plan. This plan will provide key nutrients at critical intake windows designed and prepared by a licensed chef and nutritionist ensuring the highest quality product for our students. Students will get a small pre workout protein packed snack and then a post workout protein smoothie. This will be $175 for the whole of the summer, but needs to be ordered on our FACTS link below. We are excited about the growth and opportunity with this and want to encourage all our participants to take advantage of this, with that being said we don’t want cost to prohibit any student from this program so please contact coach Quinn so we can figure out how to provide this opportunity to all of our students! 

Click here to signup on FACTS

Below are some sample offerings: 

Pre Workout Protein Snack:

  1. Birthday Cake Protein Bar
  2. Loaded Granola Bar
  3. Peanut Butter, Banana, Oatmeal Breakfast Cups

Shakes:

  1. Strawberry Banana with Vanilla Protein
  2. Chocolate Protein and Peanut Butter 
  3. Pineapple, Mango and Vanilla Protein
  4. Vanilla Protein, Cinnamon, and Banana