ABDC Summer Camps (Grades K-5 & 6-9)

ABDC Camps for Grades K-5

A combination of on-site crafts and games, Chilson enrichment activities, weekly swimming at Winona outdoor pool and a weekly field trip make for an exciting adventure! Info on daily schedules, policies and camper enrollment profiles available after registration. Camp Days & Times: Monday through Friday 7:30A-5:30P

ABDC Camps for Grades 6-9

Has your camper outgrown our traditional Adventure Bound Day Camp? Spend your summer with us! These camps focus on age appropriate topics and activities for kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall. Middle school camps run Monday – Thursday from 8:30A – 4:30P. Friday Teen Trips can be added to your camper’s schedule to complete each week of camp. Information and registration for these trips will be available at the middle school camp parent orientation.


PRIORITY Spring Break/Summer Camp Registration for Returning 2019 Adventure Bound Families: February 3-6

Drop off completed registration forms along with non-refundable $35 registration fee and $25/week deposit during Chilson hours (M-Th, 5:30A-9:30P) beginning Monday, February 3. Priority registration ends Thursday, February 6. Registration forms are collected and processed in the order they are received.

PUBLIC Spring Break/Summer Camp Registration begins Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30A

Registration is not available online. New campers and returning families who missed priority registration can drop off completed registration forms along with non-refundable $35 registration fee and $25/week deposit in-person at the Chilson front desk only. Registration forms are processed at the time of drop-off. Payment methods include cash, check or credit card.

Summer Camp K-5

Children must be 5 years old and entering grades K-5 in Fall 2020. Register only for the weeks your child will attend. 2-day (T/Th), 3-day (M/W/F) and 5-day (M-F) options are available each week; commitment to those days is required. Registration is not available online; in-person only at the Chilson front desk.

Week 1 5/27-5/29: Creative Kids

Week 2 6/1-6/5: Movin' & Groovin'

Week 3 6/8-6/12: Wild Wild West

Week 4 6/15-6/19: Back to the Future

Week 5 6/22-6/26: Tropical Adventure

Week 6 6/29-7/2 (NO camp on Friday, July 3): Team U.S.A.

Week 7/6-7/10: Water Wonderland

Week 8 7/13-7/17: Food & Fitness

Week 9 7/20-7/24: Shipwrecked

Week 10 7/27-7/31: Olympic Week

Week 11 8/3-8/7: Safari

Week 12 8/10-8/13: Fair Frenzy

Summer Camp Fees**: 2-Day/Wk Fee: $88; 3-Day/Wk Fee: $129; 4-Day/Wk Fee: $168 (applies to Week 6 & 12 of summer camp only); 5-Day/Wk Fee: $200; **sibling discount: 10% off for 2nd child; 15% off for additional children

Summer Camp - Grades 6-9

In-person registrations are accepted through Friday, April 24. Remaining open spaces available according to Summer 2020 activity guide registration dates. No camp held Fridays. Camp Days & Times Monday through Thursday 8:30A-4:30P. Complete your camper’s week by added an exciting Friday Teen Trip! Specific trip information listed in the Summer Activity Guide.

Sibling discount: 10% off 2nd child, 15% off additional children; fee for CO Adventures Overnight includes Friday night dinner and Saturday night breakfast

Art Around the World - 6/1-6/4 ($160)

Jr. Counselor Camp - 6/8-6/11 ($140)

Culinary Creations - 6/15-6/18 ($160)

ABLE to Sail - 6/22-6/25 ($275)

YOLO I & II - 7/6-7/9 & 7/13-7/16 ($250 for two-week session)

Cardboard & Kinetics - 7/20-7/23 ($140)

Colorado Adventures - 7/27-7/30 ($190)

CO Adventures Overnight - 7/31-8/1 ($65 includes Friday dinner & Saturday breakfast)

NEW! Counselor in Training Program (CIT)

M-Th from 9:00A-3:30P 7/20-7/23 & 7/27-7/30

Ages 14-17. Is your teen interested in working with children or becoming a future summer camp counselor? Our CIT program is designed to help participants develop leadership skills while having hands on experience engaging and leading children ages 5-12 in our state licensed summer camp programs.

Week 1 focuses on developing team building and leadership skills while also learning common policies & procedures of child care programs. Week 2 dives into hands-on planning and implementation of activities, all under the direct supervision of our Day Camp Director. CIT graduates will exit the program with Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certifications, disaster training, field trip and supply budget planning tools, a formal letter of recommendation and priority application status for Summer 2021 Seasonal Day Camp Aide positions with the City’s P&R Dept. (must be 16 to apply). Join us at the City Council Study Session on Tues, August 4 where CIT graduates will receive special recognition for their dedication to serving the Loveland community.

Prerequisite: ABDC Jr. Counselor Camp or experience in a similar program (4-H, babysitting, etc.) Questions? 970.962.2487

APPLICATIONS: Pick up at the Chilson Center front desk or visit cityofloveland.org/abdc. Drop off in-person at Chilson prior to Friday, 6/26. Accepted applicants will be notified by Friday, 7/10. Cost: $349 (scholarship opportunities available - see application)

Parent Orientation Meetings

Orientation meetings are REQUIRED for all enrolled families. During these meetings, we will be going over our new online camper enrollment profile system- Brightwheel, our new payment schedule, and a variety of important policies and procedures. During these meetings you will also have the opportunity to sign your camper up for the Friday Teen Trips to complete your camper’s week of camp.

Parent Orientation meetings are either a lunch-hour or an evening meeting during the week of April 20, 2020. Detailed information will be sent to the email address provided on your registration form the week of March 23, 2020.

Transfers, Cancellations & Refunds

Transfers of camp weeks made before Friday, April 24, 2020 will be allowed without penalty depending on schedule availability. Transfer requests made after Friday, April 24 and ALL cancellations may be subject to forfeiture of the $25 deposit. Cancellations made less than 10 working days prior to the week your child is scheduled to attend are subject to forfeiture of 50% of the weekly fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than 5 working days prior to the week your child is scheduled to attend. All transfer requests and cancellations must be received in writing.

Payment Policy

Each week’s remaining balance is broken down into three monthly payments. Individual payment plans may be available upon request.

  • Payment 1 - May 13 (Grades K-5 Weeks 1-4; Grades 6-9 Weeks 1-3)
  • Payment 2 - June 15 (Grades K-5 Weeks 5-9; Grades 6-9 Weeks 4-6)
  • Payment 3 - July 20 (Grades K-5 Weeks 10-12; Grades 6-9 Weeks 7 & 8)

Individual payment plans may be available upon request. Please contact the Day Camp Director for approval.

QUESTIONS? Contact Kelly Rathbun, Day Camp Director at 970.962.2487 or email kelly.rathbun@cityofloveland.org


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