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Camps, Concerts, Bikes and Brews

Camps, Concerts, Bikes and Brews – Last week Copper announced its summer event line up and new summer activity season pass. The events schedule includes favorites like: 3 Ring Weekend, the Courage Classic, Guitar Town and Copper Country, in addition to NEW events such as: Genuine Wine and Jazz, Warrior Dash, the Village Art Walk, and the Saturday Concert Series.

Guitar Town at Copper Mtn

Photo Courtesy of Copper Mountain Resort

The new Summer Season Pass is available for only $69 and Summer Activity Day Passes are only $39. Both passes offer unlimited access to the Quad bungee, mini golf, Diggler, scenic chair lift rides, lake activities, bike/equipment haul, climbing wall and one session per day on Summit County’s only go-kart track. The Summer Day pass is valid for the day of purchase, whereas the Summer Season Pass is valid for the entire summer.

Make sure to check out Woodward at Copper, the first indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet, offering week-long Summer Camps for those looking to progress their terrain park and pipe skills in the off-season, as well as the new Woodward at Copper skate and cheer camps. For a virtual tour of The Barn, program details, videos, pictures and much more, visit www.WoodwardatCopper.com.

A typical day during a Woodward at Copper summer camp will include skiing on-snow at Copper’s summer version of the Catalyst terrain park in the morning (Colorado’s only on-snow summer terrain park), Barn sessions in the afternoon and evening, and many additional recreational activities including skate tours, go-carts, create-a-skate, music, rock climbing, hiking and much more. Campers will live and eat at Copper’s EDGE building, which is located right next to the slopes and right down the road from the Barn.

Spring 2010 :
There is no mud in the Woodward at Copper Barn. Now open Friday through Sunday for One Hit Wonder and Drop in Sessions at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. Camp day are available Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.WoodwardatCopper.com for details.

Summer 2010 Schedule*:
June 17 20 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 1
The first week of Woodward at Copper summer camp will be geared towards adults, women and competitive teams. The Pac Sun team will be shredding and loaded down with swag. Athletes will be coached; however there will be no overnight counselors or Copper activities during this Session. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

June 18 20 Opening Weekend
Celebrate Copper’s opening weekend, with free scenic chairlift rides with a $10 purchase at any Copper establishment. Current Copper pass holders and kids under 12 ride free. Don’t miss Copper Creek, the highest championship golf course in North America, where your buck and ball go further!

June 20 – 26 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 2
Sessions # 2 is sponsored by Signal Snowboards, Orage Outerwear and Icelantic Skis, and will include pro athletes and guest coaches: Matt Hammer, Spencer Link, Matt Guess, Jake Olson-Elm, Nick Brewer, McRae Williams, Alex Albers, Jeremy Brown, and John Peot. This session is open for participants aged 10-18 and will include the complete summer camp offering with counselors and all Copper activities. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

June 25 27 26th Annual Genuine Jazz & Wine
Relax in the beautiful backdrop of Copper Mountain as stars from Smooth Jazz and Fusion to Mainstream Jazz delight your senses. Known for its scenic splendor, internationally renowned talent and diverse wine selection, Genuine Jazz & Wine will not disappoint this summer. In addition to amazing live jazz music, sample some of the countrys best wines. www.genuinejazz.com.

June 27 July 3 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 3
Session # 3 is sponsored by Full Tilt Ski Boots, Line Skis, Gnu Snowboards, Sessions Outerwear and Smith Optics, and will include pro athletes and guest coaches: Maribeth Swetkoff, Bryn Valaika, Forest Bailey, Nate Farrell, Matt Walker and Tim Humphreys. This session is open for participants aged 10-18 and will include the complete summer camp offering with counselors and all Copper activities. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 FAC – Fridays at Copper
Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations include free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts, paddle boats and mini-golf. Its easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Copper Mountain Sports and get out there and play. In addition, enjoy free concerts and outdoor movies for the whole family.

July Friday Night Street Party Music Schedule:
7/2 Rojos Calientes
7/9 Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck
7/16 The Matt Clark Band
7/23 Rojos Calientes
7/30 Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck

July Burning Stones Outdoor Theater Schedule:
7/2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (G)
7/9 Hairspray (PG)
7/16 Julie and Julia (PG)
7/23 Year One (PG-13)
7/30 Breaking Away (PG)

July 2 4 3 Ring Weekend
Following the “3 Rings” of The Copper Environmental Foundation’s credo – connect, respect, protect – Copper’s 3 Ring Weekend is full of eco-‘edutainment,’ hands-on activities promoting movement, creativity and learning, a mountain carnival atmosphere and live music from Billy Kelly and the Blah Blah Blahs, The Martini Shot, and Rojos Calientes. Free family fun also includes the Primp My Ride kid powered parade and fireworks. 3 Ring Weekend: Red, White, Blue and Green. www.3ringweekend.com

July 3 4 US Half Marathon
The Copper Mountain US Race Series Half Marathon returns for a 4th year of competition. In addition to the half marathon through the scenic Rocky Mountains, runners can test their skills with the family-style 12k run, 5k walk and the kids MaraFun. The exhilarating course starts and finishes in the heart of the Village at Copper and has a little something for every level of runner. www.copperhalf.com

July 7 10 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 4
Session # 4 is sponsored by Burton, with visiting pro Broc Waring. Session # 4 is a shortened week, and open for participants aged 10-18. The session will include the complete summer camp offering with counselors and all Copper activities. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

July 11 17 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 5
Session # 5 is sponsored by Rome Snowboard Design Syndicate, Dragon Optics, and Atomic Skis, and will include pro athletes and guest coaches: Leanne Pelosi, Ryan Thompson, Madison Ellsworth, Eric Pollard and Chris Benchetler. This session is open for participants aged 10-18 and will include the complete summer camp offering with counselors and all Copper activities. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

July 16 18 Parker Artists Guild Village Art Walk
The Parker Artists Guild is made up of a wide variety of artists living in and around theDouglas Countyand Denver Metro areas, bringing fine art and fine craft of all styles to Copper for this first annual Village Art Walk. The mission of the Parker Artist Guild is to advance the development of fine arts in the community. To accomplish this, the Guild offers instructional demonstrations, workshops and opportunities to promote all forms of fine art. http://parkerartistsguild.com/

July 18 24 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 6
Session # 6 is sponsored by K2 Skis and K2 Snowboards, and will include pro athletes and guest coaches: Gretchen Bleiler, Andy Mahre, Seth Morrison, JT Holmes, and Celia Miller. This session is open for participants aged 10-18 and will include the complete summer camp offering with counselors and all Copper activities. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

July 24 Saturday Concert Series
Enjoy an amazing live music performance in an intimate setting. KCMV presents live music provided by Shawn Colvin in the Copper Pavilion from 8-10 p.m. Admission is FREE for Copper Lodging Guests and $15 for all others. In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent. Enjoy her Acoustic, Pop, and Folk sounds.

July 24 Hike MS
Hike MS, a brand new fundraising event brought to you by the Colorado Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, offers three beautiful mountain hike routes over varying terrain and mileage. Register today to join us on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Copper Mountain Resort and become part of a team working together to raise money for our shared mission. hikemscolorado.org

July 25 28 Woodward at Copper Summer Camp Session # 7
Session #7 is sponsored by Sims Snowboards and will include pro athletes and guest coaches: Bryan Daino, Erich Dummer, Seth Hill and possibly Steve Fisher. Session # 7 is Grom Week, a shortened session open for the smaller shredders out there (participants aged 8 12) and will include the complete summer camp offering with counselors and all Copper activities. www.WoodwardatCopper.com

July 30 Aug. 2 Courage Classic
The 21st Annual Children’s Hospital Courage Classic returns to Copper Mountain for three consecutive, fun-filled days of cycling over three Rocky Mountain passes at the height of summer. About two thousand riders hit the roads from Leadville to Summit County and back, for a 3-day, 157-mile ride, encompassing backcountry roads, challenging climbs and as always, picturesque views; all in an effort to raise money for The Childrens Hospital in Denver. www.couragetours.com

Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27 FAC – Fridays at Copper
Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations include free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts, paddle boats and mini-golf. Its easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Mountain Adventure Center and get out there and play. In addition, enjoy free concerts and outdoor movies for the whole family.

August Friday Night Street Party Music Schedule:
8/6 The Matt Clark Band
8/13 Guitar Town Showcase
8/20 Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck
8/27 Lipbone Redding and the Lipbone Orchestra

August Burning Stones Outdoor Theater Schedule:
8/6 American Flyers (PG-13)
8/13 School of Rock (PG-13)
8/20 Land of the Lost (PG-13)
8/27 Up (PG)

Coppersunset

Photo Courtesy of Copper Mountain Resort

Aug. 7 Copper Triangle Bicycle Tour
The famous Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorados classic alpine road rides. Graced with 78 miles of breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three challenging climbs (including Fremont Pass, Tennessee Pass and Vail Pass), the Copper Triangle exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The 2010 ride works in partnership with the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise funds for Parkinsons disease research. www.coppertriangle.com

Aug. 12 13 Guitar Town Guitar Clinic
Learn guitar moves directly from a Guitar Town performer, Pete Huttlinger, teaching, demonstrating, and sharing tips and techniques on arranging, playing and composing guitar music. www.copperguitartown.com

Aug. 13 – 15 Guitar Town
The worlds best guitarists come together at Copper for the 6th annual Guitar Town festival, featuring free guitar workshops, the 2nd annual ArtGuitar Silent Auction, Guitar Hero contests and kids’ music activities all weekend. Performers include: Bryan Sutton, Sonny Landreth, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee and Mick Taylor. www.copperguitartown.com

Aug. 14 15 Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo
In conjunction with Guitar Town, Copper is proud to host the Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo, presented by the Summit County Builders Association, showcasing the regions best designers, builders and green practices. With 120+ exhibitors that cater to your home and outdoor lifestyle, presentations will range from cooking tips/ideas, and the most recent green practices, to pet training and remolding tips. Meet and chat with non-profit organizations that support our mountain communities and help support the Summit County Food Bank and other local organizations that provide community assistance. For more information call the Summit County Builders Association at 970.485.2823 or visit www.summitcountybuilders.org.

Aug. 14 15 Crossfit of Breck Mtn Enduro
The 1st Annual CrossFit of Breckenridge Mountain Enduro, at Copper Mountain, is a CrossFit community weekend getaway event. Compete in environmentally inspired CrossFit styleteam challenges and individual benchmark revelations at elevation! Teams made up of four competitors and open to all abilities – no experience necessary.www.mountainenduro.com

Aug. 21 22 Warrior Dash Rockies
Warrior Dash is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes. This running series is held on the nation’s most demanding and unique terrain. Participants will conquer extreme obstacles and celebrate their feat with music, beer, warrior helmets and muddy shorts. humorous. www.warriordash.com.

Aug. 21 Saturday Concert Series
Live music by Reverend Horton Heat. Through relentless touring and a manic stage show, Reverend Horton Heat has established itself as one of the most popular underground acts in America.Admission is FREE for Copper Lodging Guests and $15 for all others.

Sept. 3, 10 FAC – Fridays at Copper
Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations include free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts, paddle boats and mini-golf. Its easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Mountain Adventure Center and get out there and play. In addition, enjoy free concerts and outdoor movies for the whole family.

Friday Night Street Party Music Schedule:
9/3 Randall McKinnon
9/10 The Matt Clark Band

Burning Stones Outdoor Theater Schedule:
9/3 Where the Wild Things Are (PG)

Sept. 3 – 5 Copper Country
A FREE Labor Day festival tradition, Copper Country celebrates the best of the American spirit. Incredible live music, Copper Country Arts Festival, kids’ crafts, the Copper Kids Corral, mechanical bull rides, a petting zoo and pony rides come together to make it THE Labor Day event for the entire family. Performers include Dr. John, Pat Green, Radney Foster, The Richie Furay Band and Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals. www.coppercountryfest.com

Sept. 10-12 Copper Criterium, Cyclecross & Fall Colors Ride
Enjoy a weekend full of criterium racing, cyclecross racing, a leisurely fall colors ride, and many more festivities. Check out www.coppercrits.com for the full weekend schedule of events.

Sept. 11 Saturday Concert Series
Enjoy an amazing live music performance in an intimate setting. KCMV presents live music with Tab Beniot in the Copper Pavilion from 8-10 p.m. Admission is FREE for Copper Lodging Guests and $15 for all others.

*All events and activities are subject to change and are weather dependent

Guests can book their Copper Summer stay by calling a Copper Mountain Vacation Specialist at 866-534-7444 or can book online at www.coppercolorado.com.