Summer Camps

Ready for your best summer yet?
Scroll down to view the 2019 Dawson Summer Camps Schedule,
by program or by week.
Sports... Arts... Technology... and  much more to choose from. With over 80 camps, there is something great for every kid.

Hot lunch and cool pool daily. Experienced adult director for every camp. 6:1 camper/staff ratio.
Voted one of Boulder’s top summer camps year after year.

Camps do fill up, so register now;
see which adventures your kids want to have this summer!
Email us at
Call the Summer Camps office, (303) 381-0445

Helpful Details

List of 8 items.

  • Registration

    To pay with credit card: Register using our online system.

    To sign up for Junior Adventure camp:
    First, please register and pay online. Once you have registered your child(ren), please download the 2018 Junior Adventure Forms can be found below. They include:
    1. Dawson Summer Camp Registration Form
    2. Consent for Treatment of a Minor 3. Dawson Summer Camp Waiver/
    Medical Authorization 4. Immunization Form
    All four forms need to be emailed to or mailed to Sandra Tritt, Director of Summer Camps, 10455 Dawson Drive, Lafayette, CO 80026 at least ONE WEEK prior to the start of camp. 
  • Payment/Refunds/Camp Changes

    All programs require full tuition paidat time of application. A 75% refund is available for cancellations prior to March 31; 50% after that date until 1 week prior to the start of your child’s camp. No refunds will be given one week prior to the start of your child’s camp.

    • After May 1, any changes are charged a $25 change fee.
    • Last minute changes (made after 9:00 a.m. the Friday before your child’s camp week) are charged a $60 change fee. 
  • Camp Hours: 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

    Camp hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We do not offer before or after care services. There will be a $10 late fee incurred for each child picked up after 4:15 p.m.
  • Camp T-shirts

    A camp t-shirt is included with your camp tuition for one camp. 
  • Lunch

    Dawson provides lunch every day at no additional charge. Campers can choose from hot lunch, deli bar, salad bar, and fresh fruit. There are vegetarian options daily.

  • Swimming Pool

    The Dawson swimming pool is open to campers each day. Those taking advantage of this chance to cool off should bring swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen. Lifeguards are on duty. In order to help keep your child safe, you must notify us on your registration application if your child does not swim and needs a flotation device in the pool. The pool is 3 feet deep in the shallow end and 10 feet deep at the deep end.
  • Athletic Trainer

    A certified athletic trainer will be on campus each day during camp hours.
  • Limited Enrollment for Camps

    All camps have limited spaces, which are filled first come, first served.

Meet the Summer Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Sandra Tritt

    Sandra Tritt 

    Director, Summer Camps and After School Academy
    Columbia University - M.A.T.
    Hofstra University - B.A.
  • Photo of Megan  Carpenter

    Megan  Carpenter  

    Assistant Director of ASA & Summer Camps
    Arizona State University - Masters of Education
    University of Oregon - Bachelor of Science
  • Photo of Jody Baldwin

    Jody Baldwin 

    Athletic Trainer
    SUNY Alfred - A.S.
    SUNY Cortland - B.S.

Please note!

Dawson Summer Camps reserves the right to cancel any program that does not have sufficient enrollment.