Welcome to GVR Summer Camp & Our Website!
Glacier View Ranch is the place to experience God as Creator, Re-Creator, and Friend. Glacier View Ranch is a high-altitude, scenic Christian youth camp that is both life-changing and affordable.
Each summer, GVR hosts unique camp opportunities for youth, ages 7-17. Set at the edge of Colorado’s majestic Continental Divide, GVR provides an amazing setting for youth, families and groups to get away from the rush of everyday life. It is a place to play, worship, and relax together in God's nature.
NEW! Summer Camp Registration Deadlines
On April 4, 2018, the Colorado Department of Health and Human Services issued an update to the statute 12-CCR 2509-8 7.711 "Rules Regulating Children's Resident Camps." A number of these updated rules and policies must take affect prior to the start of camp at Glacier View Ranch in June.
The updates have streamlined outdated language and aim to increase the safety of summer camp programs for young people across the state. While Glacier View Ranch is already in compliance with a number of the updated rules, several updates to the facility, training policies, and office administration will ensure that our summer camp program adheres to the law and remains a certified Children's Resident Camp. A few of the major changes include the installation of new panic-hardware on the longhouse doors, updated signage indicating hazards around camp, and more intensive fingerprinting and background checks that are being required of a larger portion of the summer staff.
Most of the updated rules impact Glacier View Ranch facilities and processes, serving to improve the overall safety of the camp experience for the young people that will attend this summer. For the most part, the updates do not change how parents and campers will interact with the camp program. However, one major rule update CHANGES REGISTRATION DEADLINES! This is very important to note. REGISTRATION for each camp session WILL CLOSE 10 DAYS PRIOR to EACH CAMP SESSION'S START DATE. Walk-ups and late registrations will not be allowed.
Per 12-CCR 2509-8 7.711.31 B: "At least ten (10) calendar days prior to admission, each camper must furnish a health history which indicates communicable diseases and chronic illnesses or injuries the individual has had, any known drug reactions and allergies, medications being taken, and any necessary health procedures or special diets."
This means that we cannot allow a camper to attend GVR Summer Camp who has not provided the health history at least 10-days prior to the day of on-site registration and admission. The Health History form is required as a part of our online reservation process. It is very important that registrants complete the entire form at the time that they register online.
Again, summer camp registration for each session will close 10-days prior to that session's start date. Please plan accordingly and register for summer camp early!
Registration Closing Time & Day for Each Session
CUB I, June 10 to 17
(Registration closes at 11:59PM on Wednesday, May 30 2018)
CUB II, June 17 to 24
(Registration closes at 11:59PM on Wednesday, June 6 2018)
JUNIOR, June 24 to July 1
(Registration closes at 11:59PM on Wednesday, June 13 2018)
FAMILY, July 1 to 8
(No registration deadline for Family Camp!)
TWEEN & TEEN OUTPOST, July 8 to 15
(Registration closes at 11:59PM on Wendesday, June 27 2018)
TEEN, July 15 to 22
(Registration closes at 11:59PM on Wednesday, July 4 2018)
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT applying to the Junior, Tween, and Teen Camp sessions only-- we are making a slight CHANGE TO HOW KIDS REGISTER FOR ACTIVITY CLASSES. This year, we will be hosting ACTIVITY CLASS SIGN-UPS ONLINE. Kids will choose their two (2) morning activity classes online at the time of online registration. They will participate in these same two (2) activity classes every morning Monday through Thursday during their camp session. Sign-ups for afternoon activities will happen at camp every day, just as they have in the past. We hope that this will offer continuity for campers in their activity classes while still allowing for every camper to have a variety of activity experiences during their week of summer camp.
VERY IMPORTANT: Activity slots for morning classes are limited to 8 to 24 campers per activity and will fill up fast! These slots will fill on a first come, first serve basis. Register early to make sure your camper is able to participate in the morning classes that he or she desires!
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Message from the Director
Hi, I’m Steve Hamilton, and I have the privilege of being the Youth Director of Rocky Mountain Conference. We appreciate you showing interest in Glacier View Ranch Summer Camp whether it be as a camper, parent, or as one of our future campers. We hope this website answers all of your questions, but if not call (303) 282-3664 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks again for your support of GVR Summer Camp!
Pastor Steve Hamilton