Registration for summer camps like STARS, SCORE, and Tween camp or the Just Add Kids program during the school year is easy, just follow these easy steps:
- Complete a required camp form for each camper by clicking on the link Required Camp Form.
- Once you have filled out the Required Camp Form, our office will need one business day to process your form, then you will be ready to register for any of our camps! The easiest way to register is by visiting us online at www.gjparksandrec.org, stop by our office or call us at 970-254-3866!
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, some of our Spring Break and Summer Camps have been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. These include:
Mesa to Monuments Adventure Camp
Road Rash Riders Downhill Biking Clinic
Treeline Travelers Backpacking Camp
Dialed In Mountain Bike Adventure Camp
If you have any questions or concerns about the camps that have been cancelled, please feel free to contact us at 970-254-3866 and we would be happy to help assist you!
Just Add Kids
We have stirred up some fun and exciting activities, but we are missing one ingredient, YOU! Beat the humdrums when school is out and still exercise your brain and body with all day fun activities. This program is available on most no school days during the school year.
Schedule for Spring Break (March 20-24) ~ CLICK HERE
Fee: $34 per day
Age : 5-12
Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm
STARS Camp - Registration Opens March 14
The STARS (Summer Time Arts and Recreation) camp offers a one-of-a-kind day camp experience for your kids! Full of wide-ranging and hands-on classes, explorations, games, and activities, STARS caters to boys and girls entering 1st-8th grades. Participants must bring a lunch in a backpack and wear tennis shoes.
Fee: $89.00 Age: 1st grade - 8th grade Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm
Bookcliff Middle School
East Middle School
Orchard Mesa Middle School
Wingate Elementary School
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|June 5 - June 9||6777||6794||6785||6803|
|June 12 - June 16||6778||6795||6786||6804|
|June 19 - June 23||6779||6796||6787||6805|
|June 26 - June 30||6780||6797||6788||6806|
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|July 10 - July 14||6782||6799||6790||6808|
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|July 24 - July 28||6784||6801||6792||6810|
|July 31 - Aug 4||6802||6802||6793||6811|
|Aug 7 - Aug 11||6776||Not available this week||Not available this week||Not available this week|
* Prorated Fee
Tween Camp - Registration Opens March 14
This isn't your average summer camp! Get your 6th-8th graders out from in front of the TV and they will be inspired to stay active, discover new interests, and make life-long friends. Tween campers have a style and a pace all their own and through a mixture of structured activities our program has been designed to meet their needs. Just like your preteens, Tween Extreme is always on the go, therefore drop off and pick up locations will change daily based on activities.
Fee: $89.00 Age: 6th - 8th grade Time: 7:30am - 5:30pm
|6812||May 30 - June 2 *||Tues-Fri|
|6815||June 5 - June 9||Mon-Fri|
|6816||June 12 - June 16||Mon-Fri|
|6817||June 19 - June 23||Mon-Fri|
|6818||June 26 - June 30||Mon-Fri|
|6819||July 5 - July 7 *||Mon-Fri (No Tues)|
|6820||July 10 - July 14||Mon-Fri|
|6821||July 17 - July 21||Mon-Fri|
|6822||July 24 - July 28||Mon-Fri|
|6813||July 31 - Aug 4||Mon-Fri|
|6814||Aug 7 - Aug 11||Mon-Fri|
* Prorated Fee
SCORE Camp - Registration Opens March 14
SCORE (Sports Camps Offer Recreation for Everyone is the cool place to be this summer! Camp will be based at Chipeta Elementary School but may move to nearby schools and parks. Participants will swim from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool, excluding Wednesdays when they will participate in other activities.
Fee: $89.00 Age: 6 - 12 Location: Chipeta Elementary
|6745||May 30 - June 2 *||Tues-Fri||Baseball/Softball|
|6746||June 5 - June 9||Mon-Fri||Basketball|
|6754||June 12 - June 16||Mon-Fri||Volleyball|
|6750||June 19 - June 23||Mon-Fri||Soccer|
|6747||June 26 - June 30||Mon-Fri||Football|
|6748||July 3 - July 7 *||Wed-Fri||Gettin' Fit|
|6749||July 10 - July 14||Tues-Fri||Outdoor Adventures|
|6751||July 17 - July 21||Mon-Fri||Sports Mania|
|6753||July 24 - July 28||Mon-Fri||Summer Rewind|
|6752||July 31 - Aug 4||Mon-Fri||Wide World of Sports|
* Prorated Fee
Counselor-In-Training Program - Applications are accepted starting March 14
Want to be a STARS staff member? The Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program is the first step to becoming a camp counselor. In addition to working with children, gaining leadership experience, and receiving great job training, a CIT is involved in planning and implementing camp programs. Submitting an application does not guarantee a candidate's acceptance into the program. Interviews will be conducted in May. The first step for interested candidate's is to fill out the below application and submit it to Emily Krause at the Grand Junction Parks and Recreation office in Lincoln Park. We encourage the interested candidate to complete this step on their own with limited parent assistance as this is part of the education process.
Please submit the above application to Emily Krause at Grand Junction Parks and Recreation at 1340 Gunnison Ave. located in Lincoln Park or email the application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee: $250 per month Age: 15 - 18
|6830||STARS - East Middle School||June 5 - June 30|
|6831||STARS - Orchard Mesa Middle School||June 5 - June 30|
|6832||STARS - Wingate Elementary School||June 5 - June 30|
|6829||STARS - Bookcliff Middle School||June 5 - June 30|