EPIC_Logo_150x151px.Our EPIC youth and teen programs offer free and low-cost activities that help build positive relationships in the community as well as reduce or prevent involvement in crime, gangs, and drugs.

Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards

Nominate a youth for the Adams County Mayors & Commissioners Youth Awards!  This program recognizes youth in grades 6-12, or those young people who may not currently be in a school setting but are 20 years of age or less. We encourage you to nominate those who may have overcome personal adversity to create positive change in their lives and with those around them.


Most EPIC activities are for youth ages 9-17 (see ages below) most do not require advance registration - just drop in and join us.

Middle School Madness

  • Grades 6-8
  • Dec. 9, Jan. 19, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 14, May 12 
  • Hours: 7 - 10 p.m.
  • $2 per person

Bike With Cops

The 2017 program is over. The Summer 2018 program dates will be posted when available.

  • Ages 9-17
  • Days and locations vary

Spend the day on your bike. Participants receive safety information, learn how to maintain your bike, and rules/laws of the road and trails.

Call to register and let us know if you need to borrow a bike!  (303) 289-3674

Bike Rodeo and Maintenance Clinics

Learn laws and safety skills inside a "mini" city with traffic lights, signs, and other hazards.

The 2017 program is over. The Summer 2018 program dates will be posted when available.

Police Camp

  • Ages 11-15
  • July 23-26, 2018

Join us on this four-day, three-night adventure: Kids participate in building searches, make crime scene castings, SWAT drills, and hike.

Mini Police Camp

  • Ages 9-12
  • June 2018

A day camp version of Police Camp.

Cops vs. Kids

  • Ages 9-17
  • Check in at 4 p.m.
  • Fridays

Bring your team and battle the cops in a Cops vs. Kids tournament.

Jan. 19: Volleyball
Location: Suncor Boys and Girls Club

Feb. 16: Life-size Hungry Hungry Hippo
Eagle Point Recreation Center

Teen Nights Around Town

  • Ages 11-17
  • Wednesdays
  • 5 - 7:30 p.m.

Join us in the park for a teen night out, featuring free food, games, activities and FUN!

The 2017 program is over. The Spring 2018 program dates will be posted when available.


  • Ages 11-17
  • Thursdays, free for residents
  • 4:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Pick-up at 4:30 p.m.

Get a good workout and learn boxing skills. No experience necessary. All levels welcome.

Pick-up and drop off is available at Commerce City Recreation Center, Reunion Recreation Center, and Adams City Middle School.

Drop-in/Game Room

  • Ages 11-17
  •  Tues/Wed/Thu/Fri: 2017-18 school year
  • 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  •  Saturdays: 12-5 p.m. open to 11 and up
  • Check often for updates on days/times due to upcoming renovations.

Hang out and have fun in the Game Room, featuring the Exergame, billiards, ping pong, xBox 1, xBox 360 with Kinect, Wii, Wii U, foosball, and crafts.

Youth Citizens Police Academy

  • Monday-Fridays June 5-15

Want to know what it really takes to become a police officer? Join us for this 2 week intensive program. Application will be available in early 2018.

Horse Trek

  • Ages 9-14
  • Saturdays: Sept. 16 - Oct. 7
  • 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Call 303-289-3789 to register

Youth Advisory Committee

Make a difference in your community. For more information about YAC and what they have done this year, visit the Youth Advisory Committee page