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Carousel of Happiness

The Carousel of Happiness, operating year-round, is Nederland's magical menagerie with 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals on a restored 1910 Looff carousel, turning to a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. Kids puppet theater and play area. Tickets to ride are $1.
20 Lakeview Drive, (just off Highway 119) PO Box 1811
Nederland , CO , 80466
Phone: 303-258-3457
39° 58' 22.1196" N, 105° 27' 53.1288" W

Butterfly Pavilion

At the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster step to Water’s Edge and see an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail!
6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster , CO , 80020 39° 53' 13.4772" N, 105° 3' 59.274" W

Avid4 Adventure

Our camps give kids both an entry point and a progression of skills training in a wide variety outdoor adventure activities such as mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, and paddling. Day Camp Locations: Boulder, Castle Rock, Denver, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Lafayette, and Colorado Springs. Overnight camps: Mt. Evans and Windy Peak
3200 Carbon Place
Boulder , CO , 80302
Phone: 1-800-977-9873
40° 1' 34.3632" N, 105° 15' 5.2596" W

Pedalheads Bike Camps

Pedalheads is a learn to ride bike camp for kids 3-10. Help your little one get off their training wheels or just build confidence on their two wheels with our half & all day camps. Learn more about how to get your kids off of training wheels! – Small Class ratios: 5-1 – Half Day and All Day Camp options (all camps offered by week) – Multiple skill levels depending on your child’s abilities Located in 4 locations: Stapleton, Belcaro and Hampden South and Highlands Ranch (http://pedalheads.com/Pedalheads/locations/Colorado) Price: $109 – $409 (per week of camp)
4 Locations in Denver
Denver , CO , 80219
Phone: 1-888-886-6464
39° 41' 53.2932" N, 105° 2' 5.388" W

Kids Obstacle Challenge

Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course race series for kids ages 5-16, with 12-15 fun and challenging obstacles and mud. We are the largest touring adventure and obstacle course event series for kids in the nation! And the best part is, it's a FAMILY adventure - parents get to run with their kids for free!
Portland, OR
Portland , OR , 97202
Phone: 888-655-1127
45° 28' 50.7072" N, 122° 38' 33.8532" W