Preschool through IB Middle School

Summer Camp

Summer Camp at BCD

Boulder Country Day School (BCD) offers an exciting line up of summer programs sure to excite the artist, athlete, chef, scientist, musician and more in your child. All of our summer program offerings are planned by early childhood experts with young children's needs in mind.
We offer:
  • SANDBOX - a full-day (8:00am - 4:00pm) summer program for children ages 3-5
  • SPECIALTY CAMPS - target specific topics and are mostly held in the mornings from 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • CAMP BOOM! - an afternoon program (12:00pm - 4:00pm) for children ages 5-8
We welcome both BCD students as well as students from other schools.

We hope to see you and your child this summer!
Sandbox is a full-day summer program (8:00am - 4:00pm) for children ages 3-5

We believe....
  • Small is Mighty
  • Learning Lives in the Heart and Mind
  • Funshine + Sunshine = Memories of Summertime
  • Our Campus Marks the Spot
What parents can expect…
  • Engaging activities that connect to our weekly themes
  • A balanced schedule that includes an afternoon rest period
  • Low child : adult ratios and plenty of individualized attention
  • Amazing camp staff who are happy to spend their days with young children 
A typical day with Sandbox includes:
  • A balance of different types of activities – outdoor, indoor, arts/crafts, songs, games, and plenty of fun!
 See a catalog of Sandbox themes, week-by-week at the bottom of this page.

**Sandbox campers must be 3 years old by the first day of camp. Additionally, all campers must be fully-potty trained, able to self-advocate age appropriately and exhibit the ability to acclimate.

Sandbox Tuition:

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Specialty Camps are geared towards specific topics and are typically held in the mornings, Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm (however some full-day camps are available).

  • Camps are offered to children ages 5-14. Specific age ranges are noted in the camp descriptions.
  • Specialty Camps include sports, STEAM, world languages, Lego Engineering, chess, art, academics, cooking, and more.
  • A catalog of specialty camps is at the bottom of this page.
Specialty Camp prices vary by camp.

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Camp Boom! is an afternoon program, Monday - Friday from 12:00pm - 4:00pm for children ages 5-8.

Students may use Camp Boom! as a stand alone afternoon camp or as an extension to Specialty Camps to create a full-day camp experience. Camp Boom! features fun learning actvities such as arts, crafts, music, science, physical fitness, cooking, dramatic play, nature walks, and games. 

At Camp Boom! we believe....
  • Curiosity Is Invaluable
  • Funshine + Sunshine = Memories of Summertime
  • Our Campus Marks the Spot
What parents can expect…
  • Exciting morning specialty classes and engaging afternoon activities that are designed with elementary age children in mind
  • Low child : adult ratios and plenty of individualized attention
  • Amazing camp staff who are happy to spend their days with young children 
Children in Camp Boom! must be 5 years old by their first day of camp and able to make it through the day without a nap. 

A lunchtime will be provided. Campers need to bring their own lunch from home.

Camp Boom! Tuition:

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Camp Registration is done online and is first come, first served.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • Are there any dates when the summer program is not open?

    BCD’s Summer Day Camp is not open July 1 - 5, 2019. 
  • What happens if I need to cancel?

    Many of our classes are enrollment driven and unfortunately refunds for any are not available after April 30th. Some of the classes are offered by outside vendors and those vendors may offer cancellation insurance or other cancellation policy rules. Please be sure to read the summer specialty course descriptions carefully.
  • Where do I drop-off or pick-up my child?

    • Sandbox and Camp Boom! participants should be dropped off and picked up at the Preschool school building. 
    • If your child is enrolled in a Specialty Camp, please drop off and pick up in the classroom/building where his/her specialty class is held. We will have this information posted on building doors when you arrive.  
  • Do you offer sibling discounts?

    Please note that BCD does not offer discounts for siblings or multiple-week registration. We do not charge a registration fee or deposit. 

Additional questions?

Please refer to our Summer Program Handbook or contact us at
Boulder Country Day School    4820 Nautilus Court North • Boulder, Colorado 80301 • Phone - 303.527.4931 • After-hours x229 •
Boulder Country Day School, where academic distinction meets education with character. BCD is a top rated, accredited private school in Boulder, Colorado where every child has the opportunity to discover his or her own unique excellence. Distinguished by small class sizes, outstanding faculty, engaging academics and a focus on community, our preschool, elementary and IB middle school teachers strive to create a well-rounded educational environment that balances traditional subjects with the arts, world languages, athletics and project-based learning.