Children's Peace Garden Summer Camps

2018 Summer Camp Registration Form

The Children’s Peace Garden offers full day and half day summer camps. Join us for an active week on an urban farm experiencing the wonders of the garden, learning the many ways we can care for our plants from seed to plate, and making new friends along the way!

All camps are held at the Children's Peace Garden 1630 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder, CO.

10% discounts are available for registrations made before March 1st. After March 1st you can still receive 10% off each additional camp after your first registration for a full price summer camp--this includes sibling and multiple camp registrations. Discounts can not be combined. Financial aid and scholarships are available for all our programs, please call (303) 443- 9952 to find out more.


Every summer camper will receive a Peace Garden T-shirt with their registration!  
 

Garden Seeds of Wonder Half Day Summer Camp 
Garden Seeds of Wonder Summer Camp is designed for children 3 - 4 years old. Camp is Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 12:30pm. The cost is $215 per week per child. *Please note that children must be potty trained to attend summer camp. 

Spend an active week exploring the Children's Peace Garden, digging, planting, and harvesting your way through the garden! We’ll plant seeds in the garden and to take home. This is a wonderful first camp experience for young people.

June 25th - 29th 
July 23rd - 27th 

Garden Sprouts Half Day Summer Camp
Garden Sprouts Summer Camp is designed for children 4 - 6 years old. Camp is Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 12:30pm. The cost is $215 per week per child. *Please note that children must be potty trained to attend summer camp. 

Spend five, fun-filled days exploring the world inside our garden. We'll learn about the intricate systems that allow our plants to flourish and experience this amazing world through hands-on learning and plant cultivation!  We’ll get our garden beds ready for planting, select seeds to grow our favorite produce, and tend our plants diligently to bring a bountiful harvest. Register for multiple camps and experience how the changing season influences our activities! Each camp presents unique learning opportunities.
  • June 4th - 8th
  • June 11th - 15th 
  • June 18th - 22nd
  • July 9th - 13th 
  • July 16th - 20th 
  • August 6th - 10th
Garden Explorers Full Day Summer Camp
Garden Explorers Summer Camp is designed for children 6 - 8 years old. Camp is Monday – Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. The cost is $315 per week per child.  

Come discover the many life forces that make our garden thrive! We’ll explore each step needed to grow a healthy plant, and learn how soil composition, water and sun play an important role in the health of our garden! We’ll play with our perspective to examine different types of flowers and plants from all angles and discover things we've never noticed before!  Register for multiple camps and experience how the changing season influences our activities! Each camp presents unique learning opportunities.
  • June 18th - 22nd
  • July 16th - 20th 

 
Garden Gurus Full Day Summer Camp
Garden Gurus Summer Camp is designed for children 8 - 11 years old. Camp is Monday – Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. The cost is $315 per week per child.

Using our favorite meals as a guide, we will learn how to grow much of the food that we enjoy eating and see in grocery stores! Through our garden design exercises, we’ll learn how to plan for our favorite meals and then plant and cultivate these ingredients in themed garden beds. In this fun, hands-on class, children will learn how to harvest ripe ingredients for at-home cooking, while continuing to care for plants still bearing fruit. We’ll learn important lessons on how each season influences the food that is available in the garden.

July 30th - August 3rd

 
Check out our partner summer camps: 

City of Boulder Parks & Recreation: Goats and Gardens summer camps: https://bouldercolorado.gov/pages/camps

Ideal for children ages 6 -11 years old.

Spend an active week exploring the wonders of Growing Gardens Children's Peace Garden, get to know the goats at Mountain Flower Dairy and finish off the day by swimming at the North Boulder Recreation Center. In the Children's Peace Garden, we will investigate the secret world of insects, create art from nature and explore the wondrous plants while making new friends. We'll grow and taste from the famous salsa garden and cook pizza using the power of the sun. At Mountain Flower Goat Dairy, we will spend time getting to know the goats and guardian llama. Campers will have the opportunity to walk the goats on leashes, feed the babies, make cheese, milk a goat, and explore small-scale farming practices, all while learning livestock management and the nutrient cycle. Each afternoon of camp we will wrap up the day cooling off in the North Boulder Recreation Centers swimming pool. Newly Extended Hours!!!

 

  • June 4 -8
  • June 11 - 15
  • June 18 - 22
  • June 25 - 29
  • July 9 - 13
  • July 16 - 20
  • July 23 - 27
  • July 30 - Aug 3
  • Aug 6 - 10

 

If a summer camp is listed as FULL, please call the office 303-443-9952, or email megan@growinggardens.org to be placed on the waiting list. 

For registration questions contact Megan at 303-443-9952 or email at: megan@growinggardens.org
For programming questions contact Annie at 303-443-9952 or email at: annie@growinggardens.org.

 
 
Thank you to our sponsors!
 
 
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