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Sports and Activities

Participant Manual

Sports and Activities

Each program participant will experience ALL the following activities (except Mountain Biking, which must be registered for separately) over the course of a single 2-week session. Participants will be assigned to a group of 20-25 other children with 3-4 instructors who they will remain with for the duration of the 2-week session. Children will be grouped according to age. Groups will rotate to different facility locations throughout each day, participating in the various sports and activities listed within this page.

The focus and priority of our program is to provide participants with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate sports and activities that can improve overall athleticism, coordination, and skill development. All lessons and activities have been designed for 5-14 year old participants with an emphasis on partner and small-sided games and activities to optimize participation and skill development. View the following activity categories for a brief description of each.

Field Sports

  • Participants will learn the basics of different field sports including: soccer, softball, lacrosse, flag football, rugby, and ultimate frisbee. 

Gym Sports

  • Participants will learn the fundamentals of the following gym sports and activities including: basketball, volleyball, and team handball.

Rock Climbing

  • Participants will be instructed in belay rock climbing and bouldering by staff at the rock climbing gym in the Campus Recreation Center. All instruction is scaled to the participants ability and experience.

Outdoor Adventure

  • Boise State’s Campus Recreation Outdoor Adventure staff will provide participants with a variety of outdoor learning experiences on campus, including shelter building/pitching a tent, knot tying, orienteering, and slacklining. 

Racket Sports

  • A combination of outdoor and indoor racket sports including badminton, speedminton, tennis, racquetball, and pickleball. 

Recreation Games

  • A combination of familiar and novel sports and leisure activities and games including: disc activities, spikeball, capture the flag, and various fun movement games.

Rhythmic Activities

  • Participants will engage in the following activities to enhance rhythm, timing, and overall coordination: jump rope, juggling, dance, and tumbling.

Team Building

  • Each group will provide fun and engaging team building activities during each 2-week camp session to help foster community and build interpersonal skills between participants.  

Mountain Biking Adventure (Separate from General Session)

  • This is a morning (8:00am – 12:00pm) off-campus activity option where participants will explore local mountain biking trails and learn basic bike maintenance and safety. The pickup and drop-off location will be the same as all other participants (Bronco Gym Lawn). Participants will be responsible for bringing their own water and food/lunch, as well as bringing their own bike, helmet, and other equipment for this session. Separate enrollment for this session is required for participation.