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The History Colorado Center offers Hands-On History Camps during the Summer.

Hands on History Summer Camp 

June 15 - August 7


Enroll your children for Hands-On History Summer Camp!  Ages 6-12 

Each week, campers actively engage with Colorado culture and history with activities like: making homemade pickles; constructing their own wooden frontier toys; hand-building clay pots using pottery techniques; or forming adobe bricks. Campers also explore History Colorado Center to learn about the week’s theme!

Monday - Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

For more information contact Rebecca Chickadel 303-866-2320 or

Members: $225/week

Nonmembers: $250/week

Additional 40% discount Free/Reduced Lunch; 10% multiple child discount.

Paid in Full Discount 10%

Weekly Themes

June 15 - 19: Time Travel! Modern Homesteading

June 22 - 26: Eat! Food on the Frontier

June 29 - July 3: Roar! Wildlife Exploration

July 6 - 10: Play! Exploring Colorado’s Sound 

July 13 - 17: Dig! Archaeology 

July 20 - 24: Build! Constructing Fun

July 27 - 31: Splash! Wild Water Week

August 3 - 7: Celebrate! Everything Colorado Week

Register here.