Let's Go Camping

Next date: Monday, June 14, 2021 | 08:00 PM to Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 12:00 PM

A family poses for a photo during the event.

This event is now full. Thanks for your interest! 

For first-time campers.

Never been camping? No sweat! Learn the basics at this overnight event for first-time campers at Bear Creek Lake Park. We'll provide outdoor activities, dinner and breakfast. Limited gear is available to borrow. 

Registration is required. Cost is $3 per person; children 3 and under free.

Schedule and activities

Two weekends to choose from: Fri.-Sat, June 11-12 or Fri.-Sat. June 18-19.
- Check-in is at 1 p.m. Friday, activities start at 3 p.m.
- Check-out is at 12 p.m. on Saturday.

Activities include:

  • Archery
  • Fishing
  • Live animal program
  • Campfire and s'mores
  • Giveaways
  • Guided hike


Registration opens May 6. First-time campers only.

To register, call 303-697-6157. For Spanish-speaking registration, call 303-987-7024

If you have questions before this time, please contact Park Naturalist Lindsay Gillis at LinGil@Lakewood.org.


  • Friday, June 11, 2021 | 01:00 PM - Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 12:00 PM


Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood, CO 80228  View Map

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