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Day Camp

For Campers Entering Grades K-5th
Keystone Science School Campus

2023 registration is now open!
Offered in week-long sessions, our KSS campus day camp utilizes our 23-acre campus and surrounding areas to instill an appreciation for nature and the outdoors. Each session follows the same core activities and adventures with a different science theme hidden in each week.

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2023 Registration is now open!

Early Bird Pricing: Register by Dec. 6th and get 5% off all programs!

2023 Session Dates & Rates

  5 day sessions 3 days (Sessions 5 and 11)
Full Rate $499 $349
Summit County School District Students    
Free & Reduced Lunch Rate $50 $30
CHP+ (Child Health Plan Plus) Rate $175 $105
Local SSD Family Rate $325 $195


Summit School District District Students can access KSS Day Camp programs due to support from many local foundations, businesses and individuals. Click here to learn more.

Scholarships are also available for those with a financial need, click here to apply.

Bring Your Own Lunch or Purchase Lunches for $50 per Session.

  Dates Science Activities
Session 1 June 5-9 Forest Ecology
Session 2 June 12-16 Science of Food
Session 3 June 19-23 Flora & Fauna
Session 4 June 26-30 Geology
Session 5 July 5-7 Engineering
Session 6 July 10-14 Aquatic Ecology
Session 7 July 17-21 Adventure
Session 8 July 24-28 Robotics
Session 9 July 31 - August 4 CLAW: Camp Legends and Warriors
(Color War)
Session 10 August 7-11 Astronomy
Session 11 August 14-16 Dinosaurs


Check Out These Overnight Options

  Dates Grades Entering Rate  
Day Camp Overnights (Optional Add-On) Each Tuesday Night (excluding sessions 5 & 11) K-5th $129 Details
Discovery Camp Session 5 July 6-9 K-6th $619 Details


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Daily Schedule

Campers on an Earth Trek
Earth Trek Day

Spend the day out on local trails exploring the science theme, enjoying a picnic, and challenging yourself on a hike.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Free Play
9:30am Welcome to Camp
10:00pm Earth Treks
3:30pm Snack Chat & Reading
5:00pm Pick Up
Skills Day on Campus
Skills Day

Develop a variety of traditional summer camp skills, including fishing, biking, arts, crafts and more.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Free Play
9:30am Group Social-Emotional Learning
10:00pm Skills Day
3:30pm Snack Chat & Reading
5:00pm Pick Up
Campers on a Quest Day
Quest Day

We may embark on a fun-filled field trip or have the field trip come to us for a day full of exploration and learning.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Free Play
9:30am Group Social-Emotional Learning
10:00pm Questy Day
3:30pm Snack Chat & Reading
5:00pm Pick Up
Campers meeting community groups
Station Rotation & Community Day

In addition to our normal camp activities, we will either have local community superheros come to KSS or we will go to them, to hear them talk and lead an activity, usually focused around the science theme.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Free Play
9:30am Group Social-Emotional Learning
10:00pm Community Day
12:00pm All Camp Lunch
1:00pm Free Play
1:30pm Station Rotation
3:30pm Snack Chat & Reading
5:00pm Pick Up
Campers in costumes
Camp Day

Wear a costume! Celebrate the theme with culminating activities that tie the week together.

8:30am Drop Off
9:00am Free Play
9:30am Group Social-Emotional Learning
10:00pm All Camp Game
12:00pm All Camp Lunch
1:00pm Free Play
1:30pm Camper Choice
3:30pm Snack Chat & Reading
5:00pm Pick Up
Campers performing science experiments
Science Activities

Each week incorporates unique science activities that make up a small part of the overall camp experience. Campers will have the best summer ever no matter which sessions they choose!

Sleepover in Rives
Day Camp Overnight (Optional Add-on)
Every Tuesday night during Day Camp

This is a great opportunity for campers to get out of their comfort zone and have a sleepover with their friends. Campers will play big group games, and have an evening activity like songs, skits, smores. Dinner and breakfast are included. Capacity is limited, enroll early to ensure a spot!

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From Parents:

Words of camper parents from our 2022 Day Camps.

"We love that the kids are able to explore and experience the outdoors. We see camp as an opportunity for them to gain confidence, try new things and learn skills like leadership."

"Camp opens up new experiences that she otherwise wouldnt have, gives her more exposure with different peer sets, and expands her problem solving. I've never seen her so tired!"

"My son loves Keystone Science Camp! How could you not when the scenery is so awesome and so are the counselors! The counselors are engaged and very knowledgeable."

"We love that kids are learning about nature and science and that they are outdoors enjoying themselves. Counselors are great!"

ACA Accreditation

Keystone Science School is American Camp Association Accredited

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Our Staff

All Day Camp staff go through two weeks of comprehensive training, have been background checked, hold a Wilderness First Aid/CPR certification, and have gone through extensive risk management training.

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Have questions?

What to pack? Drop-off and pick-up procedures? Visit our FAQ page to read our most asked questions for Day Camp.

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Need Help Registering for Camp?

Whether this is your first time registering for camp or you are a returning camper, we are here to help answer questions and navigate the enrollment process with you. Get in touch with us today!

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