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Since 1985

Summer Academy

For 35+ years, Boise State’s Summer Academy has offered fun and challenging all-day academic/adventure day camps for students entering Grades 1-9. Programs are developed and facilitated by the Center for School & Community Partnerships in the College of Education at Boise State University.

Summer Academy programs are all-day camps at Boise State’s Main Campus by faculty, staff, local teachers, and students.

Registration is Closed

Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Pay Tuition

Activities

Planned activities are during 8-5 each day, Mon-Fri, except holidays. Drop-off is during 7:30-8:30am , pick-up is 5:00-5:30 pm.

Required Forms

(drop-off at the camp or send to summeracademy@boisestate.edu)

Typical Daily Schedules

Grades 1-2

From To Activity
8:00 8:30 Drop Off
8:30 8:45 Launch
9:00 10:00 Math
10:15 11:15 PE
11:15 12:00 Lunch & Play
12:00 12:30 Explore Greenbelt
12:30 1:30 Art
1:45 2:45 Science
4:00 Campus Walk / Games
4:00 5:30 Choices / Pick-up

Grades 3-4

From To Activity
8:00 8:30 Drop Off
8:30 8:45 Launch
9:00 10:00 PE
10:15 11:15 Math
11:15 12:00 Lunch & Play
12:00 12:30
Explore Greenbelt
12:30 1:30 Science
1:45 2:45 Art
2:45 4:00
Campus Walk / Games
4:00 5:30
Choices / Pick-up

Grades 5-6

From To Activity
8:00 8:30 Drop Off
8:30 8:45 Launch
9:00 10:00 Art
10:15 11:15 Science
11:15 12:00 Lunch & Play
12:00 1:00 PE
1:15 2:15 Coding
2:30 3:30 Math
3:30 4:00 Team Challenge
4:00 5:30
Choices / Pick-up

Grades 7-9

From To Activity
8:00 8:30 Drop Off
8:30 8:45 Launch
9:00 9:45 Bike off Campus
10:00 11:15
Off-Campus Lesson
11:15 12:00 Lunch & Play
12:00 1:00 Bike to Campus
1:00 2:15 STEM Lesson
2:30 3:30 Coding Lesson
3:30 4:00 Team Challenge
4:00 5:30
Choices / Pick-up
For children entering grades 1-6

Moving & Thinking

Engage in a fun, active learning curriculum, led by certified classroom teachers and college students. Features games and activities in math, physical education, arts, coding, and science.

For teens entering grades 7-9

Bicycle Adventure

Embark on daily bicycle explorations of the outdoors, local recreation & education opportunities, and community service. Features life skills such as responsibility, teamwork, friendships, and goals.

Weekly Themes

  • June 13-17, Zoologists
  • June 21-24, Astronomers
  • June 27- July 1, Inventors
  • July 5-8, Historians
  • July 11-15, Makers
  • July 18-22, Investigators

Tuition

Up to 10% discounts for siblings, returners, Boise State students/staff. Limited scholarships available. Non-refundable $100 deposit per child to register. Prices prorated for holidays.

  • 1 week = $275 ($55/day)
  • 2 weeks = $500 ($50/day)
  • 3 weeks = $675 ($45/day)
  • 4 weeks = $850 ($42.50/day)
  • 5 weeks = $1000 ($40/day)
  • 6 weeks = $1125 ($37.50/day)