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Youth Programs

In 2022, YMCA of the Rockies provided 14,056 students and campers character-building and life-enriching experiences through outdoor education, preschool, day camp, and overnight camp. Explore our offerings below to see how we empower young people to reach their full potential, improve health and well-being, and support and inspire action in our communities.

Estes Park Day Camp

Estes Park Day Camp inspires kids ages 3-17 with countless opportunities to laugh, lead, and make lasting friendships. Together, our proven programs and trained counselors deliver meaningful and memorable camp experiences that keep families coming back year after year.

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Beverly K. Booe Preschool

Guided by our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith, this nature-based preschool provides a student-centered environment equipped with outdoor opportunities and materials to enhance each child’s curiosity, empathy, and development.

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Environmental & Outdoor Education

Teachers and group leaders, incorporate some of Colorado’s best environmental and outdoor education experiences into your curriculum! Our programs blend scientific inquiry with hands-on exploration, adventure, and creative expression to accommodate all learning styles.

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