Students are counting down to summer break, and parents are wondering what to do with two and a half months of that freedom. With one week of school left, it’s time to find opportunities to keep children and teens engaged, safe, supervised, and having fun. Laramie offers a plethora of options for all age ranges.  

Adventure Kids Summer Camp

The Laramie Recreation Center offers a full-day summer-long camp for students entering 1st grade through 6th grade. They offer field trips, water activities, movies, and many other fun activities. 

  • When: June 12-Aug. 11 (9 individual weeks); 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Laramie Ice & Events Center (3510 E. Garfield)
  • Cost: $155 per week; reduced rates available
  • Additional info: click here

Laramie Educational Afterschool Facility 

LEAF is a summer camp focusing on outdoor engagement and environmental learning. Campers will listen to guest speakers, go on field trips, attend movies, and experience the outdoors in many ways. 

  • When: 7:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
  • Where: Laramie Educational Afterschool Facility (715 Shield St.)
  • Cost: Inquire with the facility.
  • Additional info: click here

Library Activities 

The Albany County Public Library offers a range of daily activities for babies through teens. Activities range from books, STEM, legos, and social outings and art activities. 

Additional info: click here

UW Camps:

Early Language Play Camp

A camp for preschoolers emphasizing early language and social skills. The group will meet twice a week, Monday-Thursday. 

  • When: July 10-Aug. 3
  • Where: UW Speech and Hearing Clinic 
  • Cost: None listed.
  • Additional info: email Corri Sandoval at csandov3@uwyo.edu; 307-766-6438

UW Summer Art Camp

The University of Wyoming Art Museum is hosting a 3-session, week-long, half-day art camp for ages 6-14. 

  • When: June 26-30 ages 6-7; Jul. 10-14, ages 8-10; Jul. 24-28 ages 11-14.
  • Where: UW Art Museum 
  • Cost: $75; scholarships available
  • Additional info: email uwArtEd@uwyo.edu

Other UW Camps

The University offers several other camps focusing on engineering, STEM, and arts/sciences. For more information:  

https://www.uwyo.edu/admissions/visit/events/camps/index.html

FCA Power Camp 

For students going into 3rd grade through 6th grade, Fellowship of Christian Athletes is holding a sports camp at Linford and Kiwanis. Football, volleyball, soccer, and basketball sessions are offered. Snacks and lunch will be served. 

  • When: June 7-9; 8-12.
  • Where: Kiwanis Park & Linford Elementary 
  • Cost: $10 per camper
  • Additional info: click here

Mega Sports Camp 

The first week of summer break is the week New Life Church offers a week-long sports camp for students entering kindergarten through 5th grade. Soccer, basketball, baseball, and cheer and dance opportunities are offered. Campers are also given a snack. 

  • When: June 5-9; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Albany County Fairgrounds
  • Cost: $5 per camper
  • Additional info: click here

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