Afterschool and Summer Options
Out-of-School-Time Programming (Before/After School and Summer)
Aspen Youth Center
Aspen Youth Center provides free after school and full-day structured programs in the summer and on teacher work days, snow days, Spring Break, and some holidays. We also offer free play to youth in grades 4 through 12. For more information, contact www.aspenyouthcenter.org or 970.544.4130
Carbondale Branch Library
Makerspace: Children and teens (grades K-12) are invited to use the tools and supplies in our mobile makerspace to design, create, tinker, and play with art and technology. This drop-in event takes place every Wednesday from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Free lunch is served between 2:00 and 2:30 to anyone 18 and under, in partnership with Food Bank of the Rockies. For more information, call the library at 970.963.2889.
Summer Reading Program: See http://www.gcpld.org/summer-reading for more information.
- Performers: Every Tuesday at 10:30 from June 13th - July 25th (except July 4th), join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for children's performers, including musicians, magicians, and more! Programming is designed for ages 5-9.
- Duct Tape Creations: Flowers, wallets, bracelets, and more! See what you can create using duct tape! Free lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Programming is designed for rising 5th through 12th graders.
- Movie and a Snack: Teens are invited to watch a movie with us in the Calaway Community Room. Free lunch will be provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Programming is designed for rising 5th through 12th graders.
- CRP Training for Teens: Thinking about getting CPR certified? Join us! We will do training to prep you for your certification! Free lunch will be provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Programming is designed for rising 5th through 12th graders.
- Toy Hacking for Teens: Disassemble and reassemble toys to create a monster, masterpiece, or something in between! Take home your creation or give it to a friend. Programming is designed for rising 5th through 12th graders.
Roaring Fork Cycling
Beyond the Bell
Carbondale's long standing school aged kids program.....making kinder people one happy camper at a time. After school, summer, and holiday/school break programs are offered for students from kindergarten to age 12 at Crystal River Elementary School. Program cost: $15 for after school, $20 early release Wednesday, $55 full day, with scholarships available. For more information, visit www.camprunamuk.net
Yoga Time for Kids