Category: Colorado Mountain Camp

Why is Overnight Summer Camp Important?

Overnight summer camp can help immerse kids in the outdoors in ways that might not be possible otherwise. Our Colorado Mountain Camp, Mt. Evans location Director, Eric Rightor, shares with Mile High Mama’s Amber Johnson just how and why overnight summer camp benefits all kids. Amber Johnson: Colorado kids can go out their backdoor and … Read More

June 16, 2017 | Emily Moeschler

Inside the “Song of Summer” overnight camp ritual

Learn more about our “Song of Summer” at overnight camp, Colorado Mountain Camp. Not all sleepaway summer camps are created equal. Kids grow not just through what they do at camp, but what they take home from it. In addition to teaching kids exciting adventure sports in an unmatched environment, Avid4 Adventure’s overnight Colorado Mountain … Read More

February 23, 2017 | Emily Moeschler

The Other Side of Overnight Camp: Colorado Mountain Camp Traditions

You probably already know that Colorado Mountain Camp (CMC) is an immersive overnight camp experience that introduces kids to a range of skill-building, confidence-bolstering outdoor adventures. But what you may not know about is the other side of CMC: the quintessential overnight camp traditions and unforgettable ceremonies that make up our camp culture—some passed down … Read More

April 29, 2016 | Emily Moeschler

How the outdoors transformed my life and my leadership

By Sophie Kelly, an Avid4 Adventure former Leader In Training: Last summer I spent 15 days hiking outdoors in the hot desert of New Mexico along the Continental Divide Trail as a member of the Student Conservation Association. With seven other crew members, I carried wooden posts along with a host of unbelievably heavy tools … Read More

March 3, 2016 | Emily Moeschler

Countdown to Colorado Mountain Camp

Summer camp planning already, you say? It’s winter, and you’re desperately trying to remember where you stored your child’s boots and snow pants from last year.  We’re guessing that thinking about summer camp isn’t a blip on your radar yet.  But, did you know that you get the best deals and choices when you start … Read More

December 18, 2015 | Emily Moeschler

Colorado Mountain Camp: A Mom’s Perspective

It’s a camp thing Whether you have no hesitations, need a bit of reassurance, or want more information about Avid4 Adventure’s Colorado Mountain Camp (CMC), we’ve got you covered.  We sat down with a veteran sleep-away camper’s mom to get her take on CMC and to see what she had to say about the experience. … Read More

October 30, 2015 | Emily Moeschler

Camp from a camper’s perspective

What happens at camp, errr . . . Jack is a curious, adventure-seeking, can’t sit still kind of boy.  He loves to be outdoors, learn new things, and be challenged.  Know anyone like this??  On any given day, if you ask Jack whether he wants to learn a life skill (like how to grill burgers, … Read More

July 30, 2015 | Emily Moeschler