Drake Road Christian Church and Council Tree Covenant Church, Fort Collins, Colorado Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp

Fort Collins, Colorado

Christ United Methodist Church & Council Tree Covenant Church

Day Camp Overview

Lifetree Day Camps is partnering with Christ United Methodist Church and Council Tree Covenant Church in Fort Collins, Colorado, for fun, faith, and friendship this summer! Kids ages 6-11 can come for just one week of camp or any combination of seven weeks for a complete summer child care solution. Kids will learn zany skills, play wild games, create original crafts, and so much more! There are two convenient summer day camp locations in central and southeast Fort Collins.

Christ United Methodist Church is located on Drake Road between College and Lemay in central Fort Collins. Camp will be hosted here for the first three weeks of summer, June 10 – 28.

Council Tree Covenant Church is hosting the last four weeks of camp from July 8 – August 2. It’s located on Oakridge Drive, near the intersection of Harmony and Lemay.

Dates & Themes

  • Creepy Crawly Scamper

    June 10-14 at Christ United Methodist Church

    Creepy Crawly Week

    Kids will buzz with excitement as they explore God's tiniest critters. They'll swarm to games like spider soccer and grasshopper tag. They'll go buggy for clever bug-keeper crafts and put their antennae up for insect-related science experiments.

  • Beach Scamper

    June 17-21 at Christ United Methodist Church

    Beach Week

    Transport kids—via their imaginations—to a tropical getaway filled with palm trees, splashing surf, and sandcastles. Kids may get a little wet as they play beach-inspired games, and they'll definitely have a blast creating coastal crafts!

  • HayDay Scamper

    June 24-28 at Christ United Methodist Church

    HayDay Week

    This busy week keeps kids on the mooooove, and up to their elbows in farmin’ fun. They’ll crow about new buddies, plow through exciting science discoveries, play udderly crazy games, and grow in friendship with Jesus.

  • On Vacation

    July 1-5

    No Camp – Independence Day

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Scamper

    July 8-12 at Council Tree Covenant Church

    Glow-in-the-Dark Week

    Every kid shines here as kids explore, experiment, and get excited about stuff that glows in the dark. Whether they’re growing glow crystals, testing out black-light experiments, blazing through high-voltage games, or making gleaming luminarias, kids will come home beaming about all they did!

  • Build-It Scamper

    July 15-19 at Council Tree Covenant Church

    Build-It Week

    Gear up for creativity, exploration, discovery, and maker-ific fun! Build-It Week gives kids hands-on opportunities to think and tinker, craft and create, innovate and imagine—all while they forge lasting friendships.

  • Fins, Feathers, and Fur Scamper

    July 22-26 at Council Tree Covenant Church

    Fins, Feathers, and Fur Week

    There's something for the whole herd, as kids go ape for all animals! They'll get wild with crazy games, create critter-themed crafts, and test out some howlin'-good science experiments that teach them more about some of the crazy creations God made.

  • Wacky Olympics Scamper

    July 29-Aug 2 at Council Tree Covenant Church

    Wacky Olympics Week

    Ready to go for the gold? Then let the (fun and) games begin! Sports get silly as kids team up for turned-around tournaments and mixed-up matches. They’ll test their skills in funny feats like bobsledding, curling, and even archery. Teamwork and friendship take the top place on the podium at Wacky Olympics Week.

Daily Schedule

  • 7:30-8:00 AM

    Arrive at day camp.

  • 8:00-8:30 AM

    Exploration Stations: All kids are together, and all Counselors are present for a variety of free-flow options such as Legos, art, and games.

  • 8:35-9:20 AM

    Opening: Everyone gathers for music, interactive Bible skits, and birthday announcements.

  • 9:25-9:50 AM

    Team time: Small-group devotional

  • 9:55-10:40 AM

    Rotation #1: Small groups rotate between Games, Crafts, Science, and Skills.

  • 10:45-11:30 AM

    Rotation #2: Small groups rotate between Games, Crafts, Science, and Skills.

  • 11:35 AM-12:05 PM

    Lunch: Everyone eats together. Kids bring their own lunches.

  • 12:05-12:35 PM

    Down time: Everyone chills out for less-intense activities.

  • 12:40-1:25 PM

    Rotation #3: Small groups rotate between Games, Crafts, Science, and Skills.

  • 1:30-2:15 PM

    Rotation #4: Small groups rotate between Games, Crafts, Science, and Skills.

  • 2:20-2:35 PM

    Snack: Kids bring their own nutritious snack.

  • 2:40-3:00 PM


  • 3:15-5:30 PM

    Extended Care

Extended Care

Extended care is a great option for parents who can’t pick up their kids by 3:15 p.m. Kids will continue the fun with indoor and outdoor games and activities. You can add extended care to your account when you register, or any time leading up to camp. You can also add extended care on a daily basis. Selecting a full week of extended care in advance is $59 for five days, or $15 per day if you drop in the week of camp.

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