Outdoor Fun | Kids Out and About Denver

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. A kids puppet theater and play area is also available upstairs.
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

Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

Enjoy birding at our songbird feeding stations, or peruse our seasonally changing exhibits on local plants and animal life. Costumes, blocks, puppets, kids' books, and live animal exhibits make Morrison Nature Center for kids, too.
16002 E. Smith Road
Aurora , CO , 80011
Phone: 303-739-2428
39° 45' 13.5396" N, 104° 48' 3.33" W

Plains Conservation Center

The Plains Conservation Center is a true-to-life homestead: Historic ranch houses, a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and barn plus an heirloom garden and chicken coop and a Cheyenne camp with tipis bring the experience to life year-round to the public.
21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Aurora , CO , 80013
Phone: 303.693.3621
39° 39' 21.726" N, 104° 44' 13.2576" W

Senac Creek Nature Center at Aurora Reservoir

The Senac Creek Nature Center features a stunning photography display, and encourages educational play with electronic games, hand-made puzzles and animal costumes. Learn about Aurora ecosystems, food chains and the importance of water to our natural and human communities through interactive, rotating exhibits. Entrance to the nature center and reservoir property is FREE if visiting the nature center ONLY.
5800 S. Powhaton Road
Aurora , CO , 80016
Phone: 303.326.8429
39° 36' 50.2452" N, 104° 40' 32.7972" W

Avid4 Adventure

Our camps give kids both an entry point and a progression of skills training in a wide variety of outdoor adventure activities such as mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, and paddling. Day Camp Locations: Boulder, Superior, Lafayette, Golden, Denver, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, and Colorado Springs. Other locations can be found in California, Minnesota, Oregon and Washington. Overnight camps: Mt. Evans and Windy Peak along with Expedition Camps that travel from Boulder to stunning Colorado locations and Wyoming. We also offer Expeditions in California.
2805 Wilderness Place Suite 100
Boulder , CO , 80302
Phone: (720) 249-2412
40° 1' 32.4696" N, 105° 14' 54.3012" W

Dinosaur Ridge

See 150 million year old dinosaur bones from Late Jurassic floodplains and stream channels, and 100 million year old dinosaur tracks in sand and mudstone.
16831 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison , CO , 80465
Phone: 303.697.3466
39° 41' 20.4252" N, 105° 11' 25.6668" W

Keystone Science School Summer Camps & Expeditions

Experience the Rocky Mountains of Colorado through traditional Overnight Camps and Day Camps or the excitement and adventure of our traveling Expeditions. Our beautiful, 23-acre campus nestled in the mountains along the Continental Divide serves the perfect basecamp for a summer full of adventure and new friends.
1053 Soda Ridge Road
Keystone , CO , 80435
Phone: 970-468-2098
39° 35' 59.1108" N, 105° 59' 22.2216" W

Pedalheads Bike Camps

Pedalheads offers learn-to-ride bike camps to families in over 45 cities across the USA and Canada. We provide innovative and effective programs that are safe, fun, and challenging, inviting children to discover a world of opportunities. We focus on developing healthy, confident, and independent kids by way of our own teaching methods, small classes, and incredible instructors.
4 Locations in Denver
Denver , CO , 80219
Phone: 1-888-886-6464
39° 41' 53.2932" N, 105° 2' 5.388" W

Trackers Earth Denver

Trackers Earth offers award-winning camps that get kids outside and in nature. Exciting camp themes include wilderness survival, archery, ninjas, secret agents, role-playing adventures, fishing & more! Their experienced outdoor educators are dedicated to creating safe and fun programming that connects kids to community and nature.
PO Box 9802
Denver , CO , 80209
Phone: 7203552758
39° 42' 24.9516" N, 104° 57' 23.0688" W

Adventure Quest with Renaissance Adventures

Be the hero of a mythic quest! Fun, creative and engaging Summer and Holiday Day Camps, After School Programs, Storytelling Performances, Festival Sword Skirmishes and Birthday Parties for ages 6 and up!
5717 Arapahoe Ave Suite 100
Boulder , CO , 80303
Phone: (303) 786-9216
40° 1' 1.1496" N, 105° 13' 12.4356" W