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Denver Summer Camp - Platt Park | Camp Galileo

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Denver Summer Camp - Platt Park


Ricks Center for Children

Summer day camp in Denver’s Platt Park neighborhood. Get ready for an exciting summer of mind-bending STEAM projects and outrageously fun camp traditions for K-8th graders.


Camp Hours: 9am – 3pm

AM Extended Care: 8am – 9am

PM Extended Care: 3pm – 6pm


*This location is not operating the week of July 1st, but many of our other Denver area camps are open.

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Denver Platt Park Camp Information

| Check-In/Out Information

June 10-14: Ricks Center

Monday: Please park on Asbury St or York and walk up to camp on the first day.

Tuesday – Friday: For drive-through drop-off and pick-up, please drive through the York St Circle and wait in line to pickup your camper.

Do not get out of your car until a staff member comes up to greet you and walk your camper into camp (or bring them back to you at the end of the day after we check your photo ID).

We require a photo ID from an adult on your camper's authorized pick-up list every day at check out.

June 17 – August 2: Please note that your location will change to the Morgridge College of Education. More information on pick up and drop off will be available starting June 11.

Monday Check-In

(based on last names)

A-F 8:30-8:40am
G-O 8:40-850am
P-Z 8:50-900am
Daily Check-Out

(based on last names)

A-F 3:00-3:10pm
G-O 3:05-315pm
P-Z 3:10-3:20pm

Families will Check in/out during their assigned window, according to their last name. We ask that families adhere as much as possible to their Check-in window. If you are responsible for multiple campers in different windows, please use the earlier window to drop off and pick up all campers if possible.

We require a parent or guardian to Check-in with campers on Monday. Shortly after Monday morning Check-in, you will receive an email detailing what to expect in the week ahead.

Tuesday-Friday, check-in will be from 8:45-9 and we will offer curbside drop off at all camps

| What To Bring Each Day

All items must be labeled with your camper’s name on it.






    (only on Thursday for Water Day)


    (After first Monday)


    (If applicable)


    (Nut-free) – Campers attending afternoon Extended Care should bring 2

| On The Thursday Before Camp Week


Log in to your account and review your registration details, including Health History.


Check that you have included all of the right adults as emergency/authorized pick-up contacts


Make sure you have signed up for extended care if needed.

| Parking Information

June 10-14: Ricks Center

Please park on Asbury St or York St. and walk up to camp on the first day.

| Contacting Camp

For anything urgent during camp hours:

Call the camp phone at (303) 256-2794.

For questions about your upcoming camp week, current week attendance or changes to your authorized pickups, call the camp phone at (303) 256-2794.

For any other questions about your camp location or feedback about your camper’s experience: Please email your Camp Director at

Please review the policies and procedures related to our CO child care license – Denver Family Handbook.

Scheduling and Pricing

| Schedule

Summer Camp 2024 Enrollment Now Open!

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If your program is waitlisted please sign up. It’s likely we will be adding availability in our camps as we continue to work with the location to secure more space and add weeks.
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| Pricing

1st Week


CIT Pricing: $

Multi Session Discount


Extended Care AM: $
Extended Care PM: $

Extended Care AM and PM


2nd-5th Week


CIT Pricing: $

Multi Session Discount


Extended Care AM: $
Extended Care PM: $

Extended Care AM and PM


6th Week


CIT Pricing: $

Multi Session Discount


Extended Care AM: $
Extended Care PM: $

Extended Care AM and PM


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*Meteor Go Kart weeks will incur a $100 materials fee.

Get Ready For Summer Fun

Check out our camp guide for general camp information

Camp Galileo Guide


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