Rec Kids provides a safe, fun place perfect for child care when you need it. Choose days based on your work and play schedule. For kids ages 5-12 yrs, $50/day. Drop-off and pick-up: 7:30am-5:30pm.

In order to provide all campers/ families with an exceptional Rec Kids experience we will not be offering same day registration. Registration will close at midnight on the evening prior.

State required forms must be filled out every year and signed by a legal guardian and approved by our staff before you can register your child for Rec Kids.

State Required Forms   View Availability & Register

2023-24 School Year Dates
DatesLocationsRegistration Opens
Oct 9-13Gypsum & EdwardsSep 1
Nov 20-22Gypsum & EdwardsSep 1
Dec 26-29Gypsum & EdwardsOct 1
Jan 2-5Gypsum & EdwardsDec 1
Jan 8-9Gypsum & EdwardsDec 1
Jan 15Gypsum & EdwardsDec 1
Feb 26-Mar 1Gypsum & EdwardsJan 1
Apr 22-26Gypsum & EdwardsJan 1
2024-25 School Year Dates
DatesLocationsReg Opens
Oct 14-18Gypsum & EdwardsSep 1
Nov 25-27Gypsum & EdwardsOct 1


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Important Parent Information

  • Parent Checklist

    Drop Off & Pick Up Times:  7:30-9:00 am Morning Drop-Off

    4:00-5:30 pm Afternoon Pick-Up

    If you are planning to pick-up/ drop-off your camper outside of these windows please communicate this with our camp staff.

    Parent Handbook


    State Required Paperwork:

    Our Rec Kids Day Camps are required to be licensed by the State of Colorado just like public schools and daycare facilities. The state required forms must be filled out and signed by a legal guardian and approved by our staff before you can register your child for Rec Kids.

    The state also requires that these forms be filled out annually. To align with the start of the school year, our forms are valid from September 1 – August 31 the following year. These forms help ensure the safety of your child in emergency situations and inform our staff of any special health or behavioral concerns.

    Please note that we need a physical address for all emergency contacts, authorized pick-ups, and medical providers.

    Additional Forms As Needed:

    What to Bring to Camp:

    • Healthy Lunch & at least 2 Snacks
    • Swimsuit and towel for water games
    • Water Bottle
    • Closed Toe Shoes
    • Jacket
    • Hat
    • Suncreen (please apply sunscreen BEFORE drop-off, but we will reapply throughout the day)
    • Pencil Case of markers, crayons, pens, pencils, and scissors
      • We will have individual art supply kits available as well, but we ask that you bring your own if you have them readily available to help avoid the use of high touch, shared materials.
    • Backpack to hold all belongings

    What Not to Bring to Camp:

    • Food that required refrigeration/microwaves
    • Money
    • Electronics
    • Toys, Playing Cards
    • Blankets
    • Stuffed Animals
  • Medications

    If your child needs to receive medication during camp, please complete the Medication Permission Form. This form must be signed by both a parent as well as a person with Prescriptive Authority (Medical Professional). All medicine must be kept in its original container and have a legible label stating the child’s name, directions for dosage, prescription number, name of medication, date filled and physician’s name. All unused medication will be returned to the parent/guardian at the end of each camp day, week or session. Medication must be given to the Camp Director or Lead Counselor at sign in. All medication, with exception of asthma inhalers and epinephrine pens, will be kept by the Camp Medication Administrator or locked in a secure area.

  • Late Pick-Up

    There will be a fee for late pick-up of your camper after 5:30pm. The fee is $1 per minute per child and is due at the time of late pick-up. Any overdue fees will result in the child(ren) not being accepted into camp until it has been paid. There will be no refunds for days missed due to lack of payment on a late fee.

  • FAQ'S

    It won’t let me register for a day. What can I do?
    There are two reasons that our registration software would block registration; if your kid’s state required forms were not submitted yet/approved or if the date is full. Still having issues? Email RecKids@MountainRec.org.

    What is your refund policy?
    See full policy details HERE

    Please note:

    • Refunds requested within 2 weeks of the program start date will not be considered for a refund.
    • If refund is approved, credit will be applied to your MR account minus the $15 administrative fee.

    Vending Machines | Microwaves | Refrigerators
    Children are no longer allowed to get snacks from the vending machines. Please send them with 2 or more healthy snacks each day. Campers that bring money will not be able to use the vending machine. In addition, do not send food that needs the use of a refrigerator or microwave. We are required to stay within our ratios, we do not have enough staffing to be able to warm up campers foods.

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