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

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, Castle Rock, Denver, Golden, Highlands Ranch, Lafayette, and Colorado Springs. Overnight camps: Mt. Evans and Windy Peak along with Expedition Camps that travel to Colorado and Wyoming.
2805 Wilderness Place Suite 100
Boulder , CO , 80302
Phone: 1-800-977-9873
40° 1' 32.4696" N, 105° 14' 54.3012" 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

Keystone Science School

Keystone Science School hosts a wide variety of programs including overnight, adventure, and day camps which all combine Science, Adventure, & FUN! Our flagship program is our traditional overnight camp known as Discovery Camp. Every Discovery Camp session includes a backpacking overnight, challenge hike, team-building activities, and traditional songs by the campfire.
1053 Soda Ridge Road
Keystone , CO , 80435
Phone: 970-468-2098
39° 35' 59.1108" N, 105° 59' 22.2216" W

Dream Big Day Camp

We encourage personal growth in each child by providing a program facilitated by nurturing and highly trained staff. Campers have fun, acquire new skills, feel valued for who they are and develop a sense of belonging.
5420 E 1st Ave
Denver , CO , 80220
Phone: (303) 377-1805
39° 43' 2.658" N, 104° 55' 26.4396" W

Camp Comfort

Camp Comfort is a weekend camp offered twice each summer near Georgetown, CO that addresses the special needs of grieving children ages 6 to 12. Camp Comfort offers children a supportive environment where they can learn ways to cope with their grief through workshops and activities, building skills that may help them now and throughout their lives. Grief workshops are balanced with recreational activities, such as swimming, ziplining, horseback riding, and fishing so that children also free feel to have fun and just be kids.
3081 Bergen Peak Drive
Evergreen , CO , 80439
Phone: 303-674-6400
39° 39' 32.4324" N, 105° 21' 10.3176" 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