CLOSURE UPDATE: Per mandate from Governor Polis, and because it is the right thing to do, our facilities are closed. Check here for COVID-19 updates. We are running licensed summer camps beginning June 1.

BVSD LIFELONG LEARNING CAMP

Due to COVID-19, this camp is canceled. We’re still offering Camp Noco at the Ys.

Camp Noco

The YMCA of Northern Colorado and BVSD Lifelong Learning are collaborating again to offer a fun and educational camp opportunity for youth in the community. The Y offers STEM Adventures and Sports Clinics through BVSD Lifelong Learning. BVSD Lifelong Learning also has many other camps including music, cooking, science and more. Held in Boulder, Erie, Louisville and Superior.

Held at Mesa, Meadowlark, Louisville and Superior Elementary Schools and Platt Middle School

Ages 6-12

  • Camp Classes: 9:00am-12:30pm and 12:30-4:00pm

Camp classes are officially 9:00am-4:00pm (consisting of AM and PM camps). Bring your own lunch and water bottle.

SPORTS CLINICS

ymca soccer clinic

Soccer Clinic

Experience the skills and drills designed especially for budding soccer players. Our program is designed to meet each player at their current level of play and provide opportunities to increase their individual skills. The goal is that these opportunities lead to overall enjoyment of the game for years to come. Through participation in drills and games, players learn sportsmanship, discover how to work as a team and build quality relationships with other players. There will be breaks in the routine for more fun games and some “re-fueling” activities. Short “playoffs” will be a part of the agenda with a focus on good sportsmanship. Participants should wear athletic clothing.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Mesa Elementary: May 26-29
  • Mesa Elementary: June 1-5 
  • Meadowlark Elementary: June 15-19 
  • Louisville Elementary: June 22-26
  • Platt Middle: June 29-July 2

Basketball Clinic

This camp focuses on skill building to help your child grow and develop in the game of basketball. There will be scrimmages and fun competitions mixed in to keep your child moving forward. Teamwork, ball handling, shooting, passing and fun are daily components of camp. There will be breaks in the routine for more fun games and some “re-fueling” activities. Short “playoffs” will be a part of the agenda with a focus on good sportsmanship! Participants should wear athletic clothing.

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

  • Mesa Elementary: May 26-29
  • Mesa Elementary: June 1-5
  • Meadowlark Elementary: June 15-19 
  • Louisville Elementary: June 22-26
  • Platt Middle: June 29-July 2

Flag Football Clinic

Experience the thrilling sport of football without getting tackled! Using flags instead of helmets and pads, participants will learn the proper techniques to improve skill such as throwing, receiving and blocking, and gain an understanding of football rules and strategies. These skills will be taught and practiced in both drills and actual game play. There will be breaks in the routine for more fun games and some “re-fueling” activities. Short “playoffs” will be a part of the agenda with a focus on good sportsmanship! Participants should wear athletic clothing without pockets or belt loops and athletic shoes.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Superior Elementary June 8-12

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

  • Mesa Elementary: July 6-10
  • Superior Elementary: July 13-17
  • Platt Middle: July 20-24
  • Meadowlark: July 27-31

Floor Hockey Clinic

Hockey in the summer? You betcha! The YMCA floor hockey clinic will help develop all the skills related to the game of hockey, minus the ice skating. Campers will participate in drills that will focus on shooting, passing, offense and defense strategies and goal tending. There will be breaks in the routine for more fun games and some “re-fueling” activities. Short “playoffs” will be a part of the agenda with a focus on good sportsmanship! Participants should wear athletic clothing as well as bring 30 SPF sunscreen, a snack and a water bottle.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Mesa Elementary: July 6-10
  • Superior Elementary: July 13-17
  • Platt Middle: July 20-24
  • Meadowlark Elementary: July 27-31

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

Superior Elementary: June 8-12

STEM ADVENTURES

ymca lego camp

Fizz, Pop, Bang!

Fun chemical reactions that will have campers squealing with delight when things fizz, erupt, pop and more.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Louisville Elementary: May 26-29
  • Platt Middle: June 29-July 2

LEGO Challenge

Campers will participate in a variety of Lego challenges — creating Lego movie making, Lego STEM challenges and much more.

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

  • Louisville Elementary: May 26-29
  • Platt Middle: June 29-July 2

Water, Water, Everywhere

Water is awesome for summer STEM because it’s so cool (pun intended). Campers will love to explore water science in all kinds of playful ways.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Mesa Elementary: June 1-5
  • Mesa Elementary: July 6-10

All Things Slime-tastic!

We LOVE making slime, and there are tons of fun ways to explore slime this summer.

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

  • Mesa Elementary: June 1-5
  • Mesa Elementary: July 6-10

Up In Space

Blast off! Campers will explore science through the adventures in outer space. Keep your space boots firmly on the ground.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Superior Elementary: June 8-12
  • Superior Elementary: July 13-17

Things That Go

Land, air and sea included! Campers will create things that go… camper-powered ideas using common materials. We will also explore Newtons Laws of Motion and using chemical reactions to make things go.

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

  • Superior Elementary: June 8-12
  • Superior Elementary: July 13-17

Science You Can Eat

Science you can eat? Yes, please! Really, what’s better than science you can eat? Not much! Campers will dive into edible science through tasty or mostly tasty science activities to tickle the senses. They will want seconds. 

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Meadowlark Elementary: June 15-19
  • Platt Middle: July 20-24

Robots

Campers will channel their inner Transformer and create robots in creative and scientific ways. Lego robots… Check! Robots made from soda cans… Check! And much more.

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm 

  • Meadowlark Elementary: June 15-19
  • Platt Middle: July 20-24

Shark Week

Why don’t sharks sink? Great question! Campers will explore the depths of the sea and all its wonderful creatures.

AM Session: 9:00am-12:30pm

  • Louisville Elementary: June 22-26
  • Meadowlark Elementary: July 27-31

Build It!

Do you love to build things with all types of materials? Then this is the camp for you. Campers will explore a variety of ways to build and create.

PM Session: 12:30-4:00pm

  • Louisville Elementary: June 22-26
  • Meadowlark Elementary: July 27-31
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YMCA & BVSD Lifelong Learning Locations

Mesa Elementary

1575 Lehigh St, Boulder

Meadowlark Elementary

2300 Meadow Sweet Ln, Erie

Louisville Elementary

400 Hutchinson St, Louisville

Superior Elementary

1800 S Indiana St, Superior

Platt Middle

6096 Baseline Rd, Boulder