Vandal Kids Camp
Our action-packed and exciting full-week summer camps offer a safe environment for kids ages 6-12 at the Student Rec Center. We offer rock climbing, outdoor adventure, sports, science, stunts, and acrobatics. Youth are encouraged to try a variety of summer camp topics to find new areas of interest or take their current passion further.
Our Vandal Kids Camps typically run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and cost around $225-275 per child.
- June 12 - 16: Sports Week
- June 20 - 23: Adventure Week
- June 26 - 30: Arts and Science Week
- July 10 - 14: Space Week
- July 17 - 21: Stunt, Tumble, & Swim Week
- July 24 - 28: Rock Climbing Week
This multi-sport camp focuses on exposing young athletes to a variety of sports and activities, while bringing out the best in each individual athlete.
Join us for a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational pursuits and adventures. Kids will learn the basics of hiking, climbing, paddle boarding , kayaking and birding.
Art and Science Week
Science is an adventure - it's an amazing opportunity to explore the world around us. This camp is jam-packed with loads of fun activities.
This week will have a fun filled adventure learning more about the wonders of space.
Stunt, Tumble and Swim
This week is jam packed with tutorials on tumbling basics, learning how to stunt from U of I cheerleaders and taking our jumping skills to the pool.
Rock Climbing Week
Learn the basics of indoor and outdoor rock climbing. Activities include group games, techniques lessons, route reading basics and a fun competition.
Kids Camp FAQ
Our action-packed and exciting full week summer camps offer a safe environment for kids ages 6 - 11 at the Student Rec Center. We offer rock climbing, outdoor adventure, multi-sport, science, art and acrobatic camps. Youth are encouraged to try a variety of summer camp topics to find new areas of interest or to take their current passion further.
- Adventure Week
- Mix It Up Week
- Art and Science Week
- Stunt, Tumble and Swim Camp
- Rock Climbing Camp
- Sports Camp
Vandal Kids Camp will be held in the Student Recreation Center on the University of Idaho main campus. Activities will be mostly held at this location, however there are times where we will go on field trip to areas in the local community.
Your child should have a backpack with everything they need to be comfortable for the full day.
- Layers in case of inclement weather - long sleeves, rain jacket, extra socks (full change of clothes is recommended in case of accidents).
- Lunch, water bottle, morning and after noon snack (please no peanut ingredients).
- Swimsuit and towel for the weeks with pool activities.
- Optional: sunblock, bug spray, medication (inhaler, epi-pen, etc.).
- Optional: favorite book to read.
|8:30 - 9:00 a.m.||Check in and free time|
|9:00 - 9:30 a.m.||Group warm-up activity|
|9:45 - 10:45 a.m.||Game|
|10:45 - 11:00 a.m.||Bathroom break and snack|
|11:00 - Noon||Guided activity - depending on the theme for the week|
|Noon - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|12:30 - 1:00 p.m.||Break - Free play (board games, cards, coloring, etc)|
|1:00 - 4:00 p.m.||Guided activities (rock climbing, field trip, small group games, crafts, etc.)|
|4:00 p.m.||Pick up|