Josie Hawkins, 16 Practices 26 hours a week at the Colorado Ballet Society and has been training since she was seven.

The arts are proven to support whole child development by encouraging fine motor skills, building self-confidence, expressing creativity and increasing problem-solving abilities. When kids are exposed to an environment that nourishes creativity, they flourish. The following listing provides a compilation of dance, music, theatre, and visual art opportunities for children in the greater Pikes Peak Region, including classes, lessons, camps, and workshops.

Buena Vista

DANCE

Buena Vista REC, BUENAVISTACO.GOV

VISUAL ARTS

Buena Vista Public Library, BUENAVISTALIBRARY.ORG

Cañon City

DANCE

School of Ballet Arts, ON FACEBOOK

The B. Box School of Dance & Kinetic Expression, ON FACEBOOK

Trevarah Studio, ON FACEBOOK

THEATRE

Fremont Civic Theatre, FREMONTCIVICTHEATRE.ORG

VISUAL ARTS

Fremont Center for the Arts, FREMONTARTS.ORG/KIDS

This summer, in addition to weekly drop-in art classes, the FCA will provide summer entertainment by way of their Clay Summer Camp (ages 6+) and their Public Mural Project (ages 10+.) The Center also offers creative sessions for homeschooled students.


Castle Rock

DANCE

Boutique Dance Academy, BOUTIQUEDANCEACADEMY.COM

Castle Rock Dance Academy, CASTLEROCKDANCEACADEMY.COM

Celtic Steps, CELTICSTEPS.ORG

Danza Dance Academy, DANZADANCEACADEMY.COM

JoAnne’s Dance Studio, JOANNESDANCESTUDIO.COM

La Roche Academy of Dance, LAROCHEACADEMYOFDANCE.COM

Town of Castle Rock–Parks and Recreation, RECCART.CRGOV.COM

MUSIC

Castle Rock Music, CASTLEROCKMUSIC.COM

Children’s Music Academy, CHILDRENSMUSICACADEMY.ORG

Music Together of Castle Rock, MTOCR.COM

THEATRE

Spotlight Theatre, SPOTLIGHTTHEATER-CR.COM

Town of Castle Rock–Parks and Recreation, RECCART.CRGOV.COM

VISUAL ARTS

Arts on Fire, ARTSONFIRESTUDIO.COM

Town of Castle Rock–Parks and Recreation, RECCART.CRGOV.COM


Colorado Springs

DANCE

Artistry in Motion, ARTISTRYINMOTION-DANCE.COM

Barbara Ellis Studio of Dance, BARBARAELLISSTUDIOOFDANCE.COM

Brooke Stroud Dance, BROOKESTROUDDANCE.COM

Celtic Steps, CELTICSTEPS.ORG

Cindy’s Dance Factory, CINDYSDANCEFACTORY.COM

Colorado Ballet Society, DANCEINTHESPRINGS.COM

Offering a range of training from introductory (ages 2.5+) to pre-professional, the Colorado Ballet Society strives for a balance of dance, health, and excellence in a state-of-the-art facility. A variety of summer workshops, camps, and master classes are available to aspiring young dancers.

DanceArt Academy, DANCEARTACAD.COM

DanceArt Academy Studio–Fountain Arts Center, FOUNTAINARTSCENTER.COM

Dance Unlimited, DANCEU.COM

Genesis Dance Conservatory, GENESISDANCECONSERVATORY.COM

J & J Hip Hop Dance and Performing Arts Company, JANDJHIPHOPDANCE.COM

Jillian’s School of Dance, JILLIANSDANCE.COM

Kemper Dance Academy, KEMPERDANCEACADEMY.COM

La Danse Classique, LADANSECLASSIQUELLC.COM

Let’s Dance!  LETSDANCECOS.COM

Natyasangam Dance Academy, NATYASANGAMDANCEACADEMY.COM

Northridge Dance Center, NORTHRIDGEDANCE.COM

Ormao Dance Company, ORMAODANCE.ORG

Revolution Dance Academy, REVOLUTIONDANCECS.COM

Springs City Dance Force, SPRINGSCITYDANCEFORCE.COM

Springs Dance Academy of Dance, SPRINGSDANCE.COM

Summit Dance Works, SUMMITDANCEWORKS.COM

Synergy Dance Academy, SYNERGYDANCEACADEMYCOLORADO.COM

The Dance Center of Colorado Springs, THEDANCECENTER.NET

The Little Gym, THELITTLEGYM.COM

The PEAK School of Dance, THEPEAKSCHOOLOFDANCE.COM

Turning Pointe, TURNINGPOINTESCHOOLOFDANCE.COM

Westside Community Center, OURWESTSIDE.ORG

YMCA Youth Dance Classes, PPYMCA.ORG

Zamuel Ballet School, ZAMUELBALLET.COM

MUSIC

232 Music Studios, 232MUSICSTUDIOS.COM

Hazel Fair, 5 Has been painting since she could hold a brush. It runs in the family. Her parents own 45 Degree Gallery and hold MFA degrees. Visit 45 Degree in Old Colorado City to purchase Hazel’s framed art!


Colorado Springs

Children’s Chorale, KIDSSING.ORG

Colorado Springs Conservatory, COLORADOSPRINGSCONSERVATORY.ORG

As the region’s only performing arts conservatory, the Colorado Springs Conservatory offers a plethora of learning experiences for students aged 4-19 in areas such as instrumental music, theory, vocals, and composition. Summer programs include recording arts and musical theater camps.

Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, CSYSA.COM

Kids’ Music Playground, KIDSMUSICPLAYGROUND.NET

Kindermusik with Miss Amy, KINDERMUSIK.COM

Music Greenhouse, MUSICGREENHOUSE.NET

Pikes Peak Music Together, PIKESPEAKMUSICTOGETHER.COM

Rocky Mountain Academy of Music, ROCKYMOUNTAINACADEMYOFMUSIC.COM

Springboard Piano Lesson, SPRINGBOARDPIANO.COM

Soul Rhythm African Drumming, SOULRHYTHMAFRICANDRUMMING.COM

The Childbloom Guitar Program, CHILDBLOOMGUITAR.COM

THEATRE

Academy of Children’s Theatre, ACTCOLORADO.NET

Colorado School of Acting, COLORADOSCHOOLOFACTING.COM

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre School, CSFINEARTSCENTER.ORG

Do you have an endeavoring young theatre artist who is interested in acting, musical theatre or design? Check out the summer classes and camps at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre School for ages 5-18!

Millibo Art Theatre, THEMAT.ORG

STARZ Theatre Company, STARZTHEATER.ORG

THEATREWORKS, THEATREWORKSCS.ORG

VISUAL ARTS

Alvarez Art School, ALVAREZSCHOOL.COM

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Bemis School of Art, CSFINEARTSCENTER.ORG

Color Me Mine, COLORADOSPRINGSCOLORMEMINE.COM

Cottonwood Center for the Arts, COTTONWOODCENTERFORTHEARTS.COM

E11 Creative Workshop for Children, E11CW.COM

Kids Art Colorado, KIDSARTCOLORADO.COM

Kids Can Draw, KIDSCANDRAW.COM

Studio 101 Art, STUDIO101ART.COM

YMCA Youth Art Classes, PPYMCA.ORG


Cripple Creek

DANCE

Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation, CCPARKSANDRECREATION.COM


Manitou Springs

DANCE

Pikes Peak Studio, PIKESPEAKSTUDIO.COM

THEATRE

Manitou Springs Arts Academy, MANITOUSPRINGSARTSACADEMY.COM

VISUAL ARTS

E11 Creative Workshop for Children, E11CW.COM


Monument

DANCE

A Time to Dance, ATIMETODANCECOLORADO.COM

The SunDance Studio, THESUNDANCESTUDIO.COM

VISUAL ARTS

Monument School of Fine Arts, STARTMYART.COM

YMCA Youth Art Classes, PPYMCA.ORG

Shreya Krishnan, 13 Learns dance, piano, voice, musical theater, and violin at the Colorado Springs Conservatory.


Pueblo

DANCE

AscenDANCE, SQUAREUP.COM/STORE/ASCENDANCESTUDIOCO

Dream Dancers Academy of Music and Dance, DREAMDANCERSPUEBLO.COM

Grupo Folklórico del Pueblo, GFDELPUEBLO.ORG

Jeannie’s Academy of Dance, ON FACEBOOK

Sarah Shaw Dance Studio, ON FACEBOOK

The Hip Hop Factory, ON FACEBOOK

Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, SDC-ARTS.ORG

MUSIC

City of Pueblo Parks and Recreation, PUEBLO.US

Devenian School of Music, DEVENIANSOM.ORG

Pueblo Children’s Chorale, FREEWEBS.COM

Colorado State University Pueblo, CSUPUEBLO.EDU

THEATRE

Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, SDC-ARTS.ORG

The Sangre de Cristo Arts Center will once again host the Missoula Children’s Theatre summer camp for K-12 students. The Arts Center also offers incredible visual arts and dance opportunities for youth throughout the year.

Steel City Theatre Company, STEELCITYTHEATRE.ORG

VISUAL ARTS

Prairie Pine Pottery & Art Gallery, PRAIRIEPINEPOTTERY.COM

Sage Art Academy, SAGEARTACADEMY.COM

Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, SDC-ARTS.ORG

The Fire Playce, THEFIREPLAYCE.COM


Salida

DANCE

Salida Dance Studio, DANCESALIDA.COM

THEATRE

Calliope! CALLIOPE-SALIDA.COM

VISUAL ARTS

Box of Bubbles, BOXOFBUBBLES.COM

Salida Creativity Lab, SALIDACREATIVITYLAB.COM

Salida Rec, SALIDAREC.COM


Woodland Park

DANCE

Dana’s Dance Studio, DANASDANCESTUDIO.COM

Mountain Eire, MOUNTAINEIRE.ORG

MUSIC

Pikes Peak Arts Academy, PIKESPEAKARTSACADEMY.COM