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General Information

 

“I had no idea what to expect when I first found out about Rocky Mountain Camp. I knew that doing ‘more of the same’, sending him to local summer school, extra tutoring, was not going to help bridge the gap my son was struggling with. Not only did I learn a lot about Dyslexia and why Sean was struggling so much in reading, he learned he was not ‘alone’. He was with a group of very bright boys and girls like himself with the same learning difficulties. I’d describe the program as ‘work hard, play hard’. These kids had hours of one to one time working on language, reading, and comprehension, plus art and outdoor activities. He came home exhausted every night and could not wait to get back to camp the next day!”

 

Kelly Donovan, mother of Sean

Rocky Mountain Camp runs 5 weeks beginning June 26, 2017 and lasting through July 29, 2017. Hours 8:15 to 5:00 with Academics in the morning and Outdoor Pursuits in the afternoon.

 

Academics: 1 hour Individual Tutoring, 1 hour Composition, 1 hour Study Hall, and 1 hour Art, plus 30 minutes of Fluency. Older students receive 30 minutes of Keyboarding instruction while the younger students enjoy Story Time.

 

Outdoor Pursuits: Campers are grouped by age and ability for the second half of the day. The Outdoor Pursuits program is run by our highly trained staff who work independently, and with community programs, to challenge campers athletically while gaining new skills and possibly new passions. Some activities include: Wild Colorado, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Science and Scuba

 

Tuition: $6000
Includes all academic instruction and supplies, scheduled co-curricular activities and special day trips.
*Limited Scholarship is available based on need. Apply early to request Scholarship.

 

Application Procedure
Applications will be accepted starting January 1st. Application forms are available below. Upon acceptance, a non-refundable deposit is due. The remainder of the tuition is to be paid on or before June 1st of the current camp year.

 

 

Camp Schedule:

Saturday, June 24th: BBQ Lunch & Orientation 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. for parents and campers
Monday June 26th: First day of camp
Wednesday June 28th: 6:30pm – 8pm Parent meeting about testing results
Tuesday July 4th: Early Release at 2 PM on Fourth Of July
Weekend of July 7th to 9th: Big Adventure Weekend!
Wednesday July 19th: Pet Show! Parents please bring animals in at 8am and stay to bring them home.
Saturday July 29th: 10am – 1:30pm Brunch and last day of camp celebration

2017 Parent Camper Handbook:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Forms:

Application Form

Medical Form

Tuition Agreement

Scholarship Form

Liability Release

 

Outdoor Pursuit Waivers and Forms:

(Forms updated for 2017 on 1/4/17)

 

Horses:

Chatfield Stables

Kayaking/Rafting:

Waiver Form

Rock Climbing:

Rock Climbing Liability Release

Scuba: (10 year of age and older)

Please download and fill out the top form and if you answer yes to any of the medical questions you will have to fill out form 2 with your physician

Discover Scuba Diving Releases and Medical Questionnaire

PADI Medical Statement

Visit our associated sites: Wolf Creek Camp and Durango Mountain Camp

Rocky Mountain Camp
Mailing Address: 44000 Hwy 550 N., Durango, CO 81301
Contact: MJ Bilgrav at 970-385-1778, Email, Lisa Bilgrave at 303-483-1999, Email or Doug Leber at 303-886-3996, Email

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