Mountain Top Summer Day Camp
Our summer program is packed full of hands-on science experiments, nature-based activities, and art antics.
June 8 – August 26, 2020
Monday–Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.
*Early drop off available for fee
*No care Fridays in Summer 2020
Day Camp Location
555 South Park Avenue
Breckenridge, CO 80424
(In the Village at Breckenridge 7 - 14 Ski School facility, front door facing Maggie Pond)
Guest: $85/day // $55 multi-day rate*
*See eligibility below
How to register:
1. Fill out registration form Guests, please see eligibility below.
Mountain Top Tidbits:
~ ALL required paperwork is due on your child’s 1st day of enrollment
~ Cancellations need to be made 1 week prior to the date being cancelled for full refund.
~ There are NO sick days or make up days.
~ Early drop off before 8am available for $5/30 minutes. Registration required.
~ Drop-ins after 5:30pm the night before, pending availability, are $55 drop in rate*
~ Payments are due monthly (beginning of the month)
~ Please note our pick up time is 5:30pm.
summer camp forms
Before your child's first day of camp, we need all required forms filled out and complete. Please fill out electronically (all forms are fillable!) or by hand all forms on the right >>>>
and scan to
Include your child's appropriate immunization form with your registration.
additional documents & helpful info
Camp Financial Aid
In partnership with The Summit Foundation, Mountain Top Children's Museum is dedicated to providing every child with camp opportunity. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. We encourage all families with demonstrated financial need to apply.
For registration help and questions call 970-453-7878
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Camp 2020 - Ages & Eligibility
MTCM has been approved to offer 3 groups of 10 children per day under COVID-19 Guidelines. Each group will be based on age. Siblings not required to split up. Age groups will be divided as follows:
Trail Blazers Ages 4* - 7
* The original program offering all that camp has to offer with more individual attention to our energetic and silly youngest campers.
Mountaineers Ages 8-10
* This program will challenge the mind and body. Adventures will include all field trips, brainteaser projects and zany experiments.
Mountain Top Mentors Ages 11-14
* Be a leader to the campers and help the teachers with activities and counselor responsibilities. Space is limited per day.
Eligibility for MTCM Summer Day Camp in 2020:
~Summit and Park County locals ages 4* and up
*4 year olds welcome who are attending Kindergarten in the Fall 2020 and turn 5 before October 15, 2020
~Summit County 2nd homeowners are eligible to attend camp after staying in Summit County for 14 days before their first day of camp.
~We are currently not taking registrations for guests who do not meet the above 14 day requirements. We apologize for any inconvenience.
2020 Summer Camp Themes
Each camp week is based on an exciting theme that offers children opportunities to be creative, inquisitive, and adventurous. Note: Summer 2020 is running Monday - Thursday, no Friday care.
1) June 8-11 Get Fired Up For Summer
It's the first week of summer! Spend half of the week in school and the other half getting our summer wiggles out! Yay for summer!!
2) June 15-18 3..2..1..Blast Off!
Hop aboard a rocket you built with your Space Force. Blast off into outer space and explore our solar system. Study moon rocks, gravity, and life in outer space. Look out for asteroids, meteorites, and comets!
3) June 22-25 A Book A Day
Dive into a world that you create with your friends! Bring your imagination to camp as we recreate the classic stories we love as well as our own original story.
4) June 29 - July 2 Ooey Gooey
It's slime time as we work with purple potion, mix up a batch of slime, and stir together some crazy concoctions. Make fungus among us, learn about molds and spores, and about the human body INSIDE and out. Groups will come make up a recipe for homemade snot and learn about all sorts of gross things.
5) July 6-9 Spanglerific Science
Step into the world of science guru Steve Spangler. Make potatoes and toilet paper fly and blast off giant smoke rings with a vortex generator. It will be a week filled with screaming balloons, flying soda, preposterous polymers, and dry ice experiments. **Steve Spangler coming to Breckenridge in 2020 - date TBD!
6) July 13-16 Flakes, Frost & Flows - 07/15/20 - Dog Wash
Prepare to get wet in our week full of water, snow and ice! Learn the properties of water, create an original watercolor painting, and sink a submarine. Spend a day on the "beach", design a boat, make a fish print and prepare to get wet! What happens to H2O when our temperature drops? Create ice caverns and participate in the great ice cube melt off. We hope it snows in July!
Mark your calendar for the 14th Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser on Wednesday, July 15th!
7) July 20-23 Gadgets & Gizmos
How does it work? Enter the world of thingamajigs and whatchamacallits. We will invent and build from parts and pieces and become an architect. Put on your safety goggles and take things apart.
8) July 27-30 Animal Planet
Learn about the amazing animals we live with here in the Rockies. Become a tracking connoisseur as we learn about whose scat is whose and more. Cast an animal track, explore different habitats and get wild on wildlife!
9) Aug 3-6 All the World's A Stage
Step into the spotlight with your best performance. Show off your talent, become a movie star, learn some simple stunts and tricks and try group juggling. Create puppets, masks, and props and practice fantastic feats that will amaze your friends.
10) Aug 10-13 Local Heroes - EMS Appreciation Week
Take a visit downtown and see what the experts do at the police station and tour the fire station. Learn what it takes to be a first responder, meet a search and rescue dog, and visit the Flight for Life hangar!
11) Aug 17-20 Sky is the Limit
Let your imagination take flight like Leonardo DiVinci, design paper airplanes and rockets. Make kites fly and hot air balloons soar. Sky's the limit when you WING IT!
12) Aug 24-26 Kindergarten Kraze
Enjoy all that camp has to offer while the big kids are in school! This week is all about the Kindergarteners. It's their camp, their way until the big day.