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There are many camps in Colorado! Colorado is home to many different landscapes and various geographic features. It offers the snow-laden Rocky Mountains, hundreds of thousands of acres of grassland. Colorado has numerous hot springs across the state and wild rivers perfect for whitewater rafting.
The snowy San Juan mountains offer world-class skiing and snow-tubing. There is also a plethora of trails for hiking and biking during the warmer months. Colorado’s varied terrain and well-defined seasons make it an ideal place for adventure at most any time of the year.
Some places of interest for Christian retreats and youth camps in Colorado include:
Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting– This Christian adventure park in Buena Vista offers canoeing, climbing and rappelling in addition to rafting.
Rocky Mountain National Park Ministry– This group offers ministry opportunities and worship services in national parks all over the country, including Rocky Mountain National Park.
Chapel on the Rock– The St. Catherine of Siena Chapel in Allenspark, Colorado is a designated historic site. The trails and Heritage Center of the Chapel have been recently renovated and updated for better accessibility for visitors.
Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks– Denver, Colorado offers a unique worship experience with a special non-denominational Easter sunrise service at the beautiful open-air amphitheater of Red Rocks. Admission is free to this event.
Colorado is well-known for its Rocky Mountains, but the state offers much more for those looking for a place for a youth camp or adult retreat. The diverse landscape and changing seasons make it ideal for a host of activities and offer an exciting chance for adventure to suit everyone’s tastes.
The Best Youth Retreats and Camps in Colorado are:
Beaver Creek Christian Camp
0885 County Road 20A, South Fork, CO 81154
Through a variety of fun, exciting and challenging activities, Beaver Creek Christian Camp involves children and youth in age-appropriate experiences to grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and develop skills and confidence to share His love with those around them.
Beaver Creek is also a beautiful place for weddings (especially outdoors) retreats, conferences, reunions, and more.
314 Wilcox St., Castle Rock, Co 80104
The Encounter is a Christ-focused, activity-based, week-long epic summer camp that resides in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Campers experience tons of activities, eat “home-cooked” meals, and create bonds that last a lifetime. Our REAL purpose, however, is to share the love of Jesus. In a world that continues to require our kids to mature faster and struggle through new challenges every day, the Encounter is a week-long heart transplant that renews a much-needed perspective and desire for the good things God has in store for their lives.
AEI Base Camp
AEI Base Camp #2 Illinois Creek Almont, CO 81210
Bear Trap Ranch
8655 Old Stage Rd. Colorado, Springs Colorado 80906
11117 Pine, Como, Colorado 80432
5567 Painted Rocks Rd. Woodland Park, Colorado 80863
571 County Road 43 Bailey, Colorado 80421
61360 CR 40, Amherst, CO 80721
Camp Salvation Bible Conference Association
17422 County Road 11, Weston, CO 81091-9596
1207 Longs Peak Rd., Estes Park, CO 80517
Cross Bar X Youth Ranch
2111 County Road 222, Durango, CO 81303
Glacier View Ranch
8748 Overland Rd, Ward, CO 80481
Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center
3820 North 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Golden Bell Camp & Conference Ctr.
380 County Rd. 512, Divide, CO, 80814
1001-A E Harmony Rd, 459, Fort Collins, CO 80525
22265 Hwy 140 Hesperus, Colorado 81326
High Peak Camp
111 Salvation Lane Estes Park, Colorado 80517
Horn Creek Conference Grounds
6758 County Road 130 Westcliffe, CO 81252
Inn at the Lake
600 Co Rd 33, Lake City, CO 81235
Lutheran Valley Retreat
793 Ellison Rd. Woodland Park, Colorado 80816
Ponderosa Retreat & Conference Center
15235 Furrow Road, Larkspur, CO 80118
Quaker Ridge Camp & Conference Center
30150 N. Highway 67, Woodland Park, CO 80863
Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp
709 County Road 62, Divide, CO 80814
San Juan Bible Camp
14260 Rd. 39.9, Mancos, CO, 81328
Solid Rock Camp and Retreat Center
2728 Lower Twin Rocks Rd, Florissant, CO 80816
Sonshine Wilderness Retreat
13984 County Road 220, Salida, CO 81201
26000 CR 344 #2047, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Treasure Mountain Bible Camp
213 E. Park Street, Marble, Colorado 81623
Twin Peaks Bible Camp
9807 59 Road Collbran, Colorado 81624
Upon The Rock
114 W Cascade La Veta, Colorado 81055
Wind River Ranch
5770 Highway 7, Estes Park, CO 80517
Young Life Frontier Camp
22150 County Rd #322, Buena Vista, CO 81211