Welcome to Camp Timberline, where endless adventures, lifelong friendships, and unforgettable memories await you. Nestled in the picturesque mountains of Colorado, Camp Timberline has been a beloved summer destination for children and teenagers for over 50 years. With a wide range of activities, expert staff, and a focus on personal growth and exploration, Camp Timberline offers an experience like no other.
At Camp Timberline, we believe in the power of nature to inspire and transform young minds. Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, campers have the opportunity to connect with the great outdoors through activities such as hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, and archery. Our experienced and passionate counselors guide campers through these adventures, fostering a sense of confidence, resilience, and teamwork.
Adventure at Every Turn: Outdoor Activities
At Camp Timberline, the possibilities for outdoor adventure are limitless. From the moment campers step foot on our pristine grounds, they are greeted with a sense of excitement and anticipation. With miles of scenic trails to explore, campers can embark on invigorating hikes that lead to breathtaking vistas and hidden natural wonders. Our experienced hiking guides ensure that campers are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the trails safely.
Conquer New Heights with Rock Climbing
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, our rock climbing program is a must-try. Under the guidance of certified instructors, campers learn the fundamentals of rock climbing, from proper equipment usage to essential climbing techniques. As they scale the rugged cliffs and conquer their fears, campers develop strength, agility, and problem-solving skills. The breathtaking views from the top of each climb serve as a reminder of their perseverance and determination.
Paddle, Splash, and Explore with Canoeing
With access to pristine lakes and winding rivers, Camp Timberline is the perfect place for water enthusiasts. Our canoeing program allows campers to paddle through calm waters, discovering hidden coves and observing the natural beauty that surrounds them. Along the way, campers learn about water safety, navigation, and the importance of environmental stewardship. Canoeing at Camp Timberline is not just about the physical activity; it’s about fostering a deep connection with nature.
Archery: Aim for Success
Archery is a sport that requires focus, discipline, and precision. At Camp Timberline, campers have the opportunity to learn this ancient art under the guidance of skilled instructors. With proper instruction and plenty of practice, campers develop their archery skills, building confidence and improving their hand-eye coordination. The thrill of hitting the bullseye is unmatched, and campers take pride in their progress as they aim for success.
Dive into the Deep Blue: Watersports
With its stunning mountain lakes and rushing rivers, Camp Timberline offers a wide range of exhilarating watersports activities that cater to all interests and skill levels. Whether campers are looking to ride the waves, explore underwater marvels, or simply relax by the water, our watersports program has something for everyone.
Riding the Waves: Surfing and Wakeboarding
Surf’s up at Camp Timberline! Our surfing and wakeboarding program provides campers with the opportunity to ride the waves and experience the thrill of gliding across the water. With expert instructors to guide them, campers learn the techniques and skills necessary to catch the perfect wave. Whether they are beginners or experienced surfers, campers will enjoy the adrenaline rush and the sense of accomplishment that comes with mastering these exhilarating watersports.
Exploring Underwater Wonders: Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
For those who prefer to explore beneath the surface, our snorkeling and scuba diving program offers a window into a whole new world. Campers will don their masks, fins, and snorkels or scuba gear and dive into crystal-clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life. Under the guidance of certified instructors, campers learn about marine ecosystems, practice proper diving techniques, and gain a deeper appreciation for the wonders of the underwater world.
Relaxation by the Water: Swimming and Kayaking
For campers seeking a more relaxed water experience, our swimming and kayaking program provides the perfect opportunity to cool off and unwind. Whether it’s swimming laps in the pool or gliding along the calm waters of the lake in a kayak, campers can enjoy the tranquility and serenity that comes with being in and around the water. Our certified lifeguards ensure the safety of all campers, allowing them to make the most of their water activities.
Unleash Your Creativity: Arts and Crafts
At Camp Timberline, we believe that creativity knows no bounds. Our arts and crafts program encourages campers to explore their artistic talents and express themselves through a variety of mediums and techniques. From painting and drawing to pottery and jewelry making, campers have the opportunity to unleash their creativity and create unique masterpieces.
Canvas and Colors: Painting and Drawing
For the aspiring painters and sketch artists, our painting and drawing program provides the perfect outlet for self-expression. Campers learn various techniques and experiment with different mediums to bring their imagination to life on canvas or paper. Whether it’s capturing the beauty of the surrounding landscape or creating abstract works of art, campers can let their creativity flow and discover their unique artistic style.
From Clay to Creation: Pottery
Working with clay is a tactile and rewarding experience. In our pottery program, campers learn the art of shaping, molding, and firing clay to create functional and decorative pieces. From hand-building techniques to throwing on a pottery wheel, campers explore the possibilities of this ancient craft. The satisfaction of seeing their creations take form from a simple lump of clay is a testament to their creativity and dedication.
Sparkling Creations: Jewelry Making
Campers can unleash their inner jewelry designer in our jewelry making program. From beading and wire wrapping to metal stamping and resin casting, campers learn various techniques to create one-of-a-kind pieces. They can design and make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and more, using a wide range of materials. The joy of wearing or gifting a handmade piece of jewelry is a testament to the camper’s artistic skill and creativity.
Find Your Rhythm: Music and Performing Arts
At Camp Timberline, we believe that music and the performing arts have the power to inspire, uplift, and transform. Our music and performing arts program offers campers the opportunity to explore their passion for music, dance, and theater while developing essential skills and fostering self-expression.
Harmony of Melodies: Instrumental Lessons
From strumming a guitar to tickling the ivories, our instrumental lessons provide campers with the opportunity to learn and master various musical instruments. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, campers can explore different genres of music, develop their musicality, and gain confidence in their abilities. Whether they are beginners or advanced musicians, campers will find their rhythm and discover the joy of creating music.
Let Your Voice Soar: Vocal Training
Singing is a powerful form of self-expression, and our vocal training program allows campers to discover and develop their singing voices. Through vocal exercises, technique training, and group rehearsals, campers learn to control their breath, improve their range, and perform with confidence. Whether they aspire to be soloists or enjoy singing in a group, campers will find their voice and experience the thrill of sharing their talents with others.
The Stage is Set: Theater Productions
For the aspiring actors and actresses, our theater program offers the chance to shine on stage. Campers participate in theater workshops, where they learn acting techniques, improvisation, and stagecraft. They collaborate with fellow campers to rehearse and perform in full-scale productions, showcasing their talents and creativity. The magic of theater comes alive as campers step into different roles, tell captivating stories, and captivate audiences with their performances.
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Sports and Athletics
At Camp Timberline, we understand the value of teamwork and the life lessons that can be learned through sports and athletics. Our sports program offers a wide range of activities that promote physical fitness, sportsmanship, and personal growth.
Aim for Victory: Basketball and Soccer
Our basketball and soccer programs instill a love for team sports and teach campers the importance of collaboration and strategy. Campers learn fundamental skills, develop their technique, and participate in friendly competitions. Through teamwork and friendly competition, campers develop their skills, build camaraderie, and learn valuable life lessons such as resilience, sportsmanship, and leadership.
Set, Spike, Score: Volleyball
Volleyball is a fast-paced and exciting sport that requires coordination, communication, and teamwork. In our volleyball program, campers learn the rules and techniques of the game, practice their serves and spikes, and engage in friendly matches. Whether they are beginners or experienced players, campers will enjoy the thrill of diving for the ball, setting up the perfect spike, and celebrating team victories.
Serve and Smash: Tennis
Tennis is a sport that combinesprecision, agility, and mental focus. At Camp Timberline, our tennis program offers campers the opportunity to learn and improve their tennis skills under the guidance of experienced instructors. Campers learn proper techniques, practice their serves and volleys, and participate in friendly matches. The sport of tennis not only improves physical fitness but also teaches campers valuable lessons in sportsmanship, discipline, and perseverance.
Connect with Your Inner Explorer: Nature and Science
At Camp Timberline, we believe in fostering a deep connection with nature and cultivating a curiosity for the world around us. Through our nature and science program, campers have the opportunity to explore the wonders of the natural world, engage in hands-on learning experiences, and develop a sense of stewardship for the environment.
Discover the Wilderness: Wildlife Observation
Colorado is home to a diverse array of wildlife, and our wildlife observation program allows campers to learn about and appreciate the natural habitats of these incredible creatures. Under the guidance of knowledgeable instructors, campers embark on hikes and nature walks, spotting birds, mammals, and other wildlife along the way. Campers learn about animal behavior, habitat conservation, and the importance of protecting our natural resources.
Unravel the Mysteries: Outdoor Science Experiments
Science comes alive in the great outdoors at Camp Timberline. Our outdoor science experiments provide campers with hands-on learning experiences that spark curiosity and ignite a passion for scientific inquiry. From studying plant life and conducting soil tests to exploring the night sky and learning about astronomy, campers engage in experiments that deepen their understanding of the natural world and foster a love for scientific exploration.
Go Green: Environmental Conservation
At Camp Timberline, we are committed to instilling in campers a sense of environmental stewardship. Through our environmental conservation program, campers learn about sustainability, recycling, and reducing their ecological footprint. They participate in activities such as tree planting, trail maintenance, and watershed clean-ups, giving them a hands-on opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment. Campers leave Camp Timberline with a greater understanding of their role in preserving and protecting our planet.
Heartfelt Connections: Building Lifelong Friendships
One of the most cherished aspects of Camp Timberline is the opportunity to build lifelong friendships. Campers come together from different backgrounds, forming a close-knit community that supports and uplifts one another.
Bonding around the Campfire
There’s something magical about gathering around a campfire, roasting marshmallows, and sharing stories. Camp Timberline provides ample opportunities for campers to bond and create lasting memories through campfire activities. Whether it’s singing campfire songs, sharing personal reflections, or engaging in group games, these moments foster a sense of belonging and camaraderie among campers.
At Camp Timberline, we understand the importance of teamwork and collaboration. Through a variety of team-building activities, campers learn to work together, communicate effectively, and support one another. From trust exercises and problem-solving challenges to group initiatives and adventure courses, these activities create a strong sense of unity and encourage campers to embrace the power of collective effort.
At Camp Timberline, we celebrate and embrace diversity. Campers have the opportunity to meet and connect with individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. Through shared experiences and open-mindedness, campers develop an appreciation for diversity and learn to foster inclusivity and respect. The friendships formed at Camp Timberline are built on a foundation of understanding, acceptance, and the joy of discovering new perspectives.
In conclusion, Camp Timberline offers a unique and enriching summer experience for young adventurers. Whether it’s embarking on thrilling outdoor activities, diving into the deep blue watersports, unleashing creativity through arts and crafts, finding rhythm in music and performing arts, participating in sports and athletics, connecting with nature and science, or building lifelong friendships, Camp Timberline provides a nurturing environment where campers can learn, grow, and create memories that will last a lifetime. So, pack your bags and get ready to embark on a magical journey at Camp Timberline – where adventure awaits!