Programs

The Gold Crown Enrichment Program offers a variety of programs throughout the year. Depending on the community's needs, our staff implements new events to best serve youth. We also work with schools in the Jefferson County and Edgewater School Districts to introduce students to new technologies. At our Summer Camps, we focus on the social and emotional development of teens in addition to exploring creative interests.  Be sure to check back each season to see what new opportunities are available.

CLUBHOUSE

Date and Times:

Monday - Friday
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Summer Hours: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Info:

  • Free after-school program for youth ages 12-18
  • Two locations: Best Buy Teen Tech Center @ the Gold Crown Field House and The Clubhouse at Edgewater
  • Part of The Clubhouse Network, an International Network providing youth with life-changing opportunities through the use of technology
  • Work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, and build confidence
  • Gain access to technology tools and professional equipment

ROBOTICS CLUB

Date and Times:

Club meets Wednesdays, September - March
Competitions run annually

Info:

  • Meet weekly during Clubhouse hours, led by our mentor, Peter .
  • Learn what robots are and what they can do.
  • Design, build, and program your own robots. Plus, design one robot as a team to enter competition.
  • Compete annually in the First Tech Challenge.
  • Only available to Clubhouse members. Become a FREE Clubhouse member today!

C2C PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS

Date and Times:

Recruitment starts each August
Current session runs from September 2021 - August 2022

Info:

  • Clubhouse to College or Clubhouse to Career
  • A program in partnership with Best Buy and The Clubhouse Network to support the growing need for a trained and ready workforce
  • Free of charge to teens and young adults, ages 16-21
  • Twelve-month program providing youth the opportunity to focus on an area of interest, develop workforce readiness skills and gain real-world work experience
  • Career areas of emphasis in STEAM based fields (web development, tech support, graphic design)

Summer STEAM Camps

Each summer, we offer a variety of Summer Steam Camps for 6th - 12th graders. Past camps include LEGOBotics, Upcycling, Podcasting and Animation! Check back in early spring for our official Summer STEAM Camp lineup.

Date and Times:

June and July, 2023
Exact date and times tbd

Location:

The Clubhouse at Edgewater
2501 Chase St. Edgewater, CO 80214

Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Gold Crown Field House
150 S. Harlan St. Lakewood, CO 80226

Registration:

2022 Fee: $150/camper

SUMMER FIELD TRIPS

Date and Times:

June - August
Exact dates, times and information will be announced

Info:

  • Weekly field trips throughout the summer
  • Opportunities for member exposure to Colorado experiences
  • Past field trips include: Water World, Bay Aquatic Park, hiking (St. Mary's Glacier, Lair O The Bear...), Stock Show
  • Only available to Clubhouse members. Become a FREE Clubhouse member today!

REMOTE LEARNING SUPPORT: A LOOK BACK

Info:

When COVID-19 closed the doors to many schools during the 2020-2021 school year, we opened ours. While we are not currently running any Remote Learning Programs, if the opportunity presented itself we will reconsider. Here's a look back.

PREPARING KIDS FOR THE GAME OF LIFE