Summer Opportunities for Youth

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Denver is committed to ensuring youth of all ages have a safe, supportive and enriching summer, as part of its Youth Violence Prevention initiative. Search the resources below to find quality programs and activities, employment options, healthy meals, mental health resources and more! 

Additional Summer Programs & Activities

DEN Academy - The Center of Equity & Excellence in Aviation offers a free introduction to the world of aviation through interactive learning, critical thinking, and team projects. Youth entering 3rd-12th grade can apply.

My Spark Denver - Eligible Denver Public Schools rising middle school students can receive a $1,000 debit card that can be used to pay for youth programs like sports, music, art and more.

DPS Summer Programs - Enrichments and academic programs are offered to DPS students through DPS and their community partners.

Denver Parks and Recreation - Find various youth summer camps and MY Denver activities.

Denver Public Library - Summer of Adventure - Provides opportunities for informal learning and activities to create academic and social-emotional growth.

Denver Post Summer Camp Guide - Find day camp and overnight summer camp options for youth and families.

Free Family Events in Denver - A list of free family-friendly events in Denver.

Discover Learning - ReSchool Colorado - Another way to search for programs in and outside of the Denver Metro area.

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The City and County of Denver and its partners do not endorse any program or resource listed. Information accuracy and program/resource quality is the sole responsibility of the program/resource provider. For the programs and resources listed on this site, which are not city-run or city-contracted, we make no claims as to their compliance with federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.