Summer Camp

Details

Due to licensing requirements, all campers must turn 5 years old BEFORE their first day of camp.

INSPIRING GIRLS OF ALL SKILLS LEVELS AGES 5-14

Upcoming Events
Thursday, May 30 – Camp Open House (Douglass Elementary School, 5:00-6:30 p.m.)

Did you miss our orientation live stream? Click here to watch.

Back for a fifth summer in Boulder, we are excited to continue to spread the GirlStrong message in Colorado. We are also looking forward to hosting camp this summer at Douglass Elementary School in Boulder.

Game On! has spent years devoted to inspiring GIRLS through its proven teaching methodology, fun programming and spirited traditions. Name a sport – we play it with the added benefit of playing multiple sports daily. We know that learning the right way and understanding the sport leads to increased confidence and the ability to enjoy.

PONYTAIL PROGRAM (PreK-1st) 

Read more about the Ponytail (PreK-1st) Summer Camp Program (half days available for PreK-K campers).

NEW THIS SUMMER! SPORT LEADERSHIP CAMP (7th-10th grade)

This week-long program (June 24-28) combines sports play with customized experience that will impart the confidence and skills that shape strong leaders. Learn more about the Sport Leadership camp here.

SPORTS WE PLAY

Aside from our core sports that include basketball, softball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and lacrosse, we offer exposure to and the opportunity to learn in more sports and games than you can imagine.

LUNCH

Campers are welcome to bring their own lunch or take advantage of our catered lunch program (additional fee). You can view the catered lunch menu here. All food must be nut-free. Game On! is a completely nut-free environment (this includes peanut butter and nutella, sorry). View the Safe Snack list here.

FAQs

Have more questions about Game On! Summer Camp? Check out the FAQs.

 

SAMPLE DAY

9:00 a.m. – Spirited Welcome! All camp games
9:30-10:10 a.m. – Sport #1
10:15 – 10:55 a.m. – Sport #2
11:00 – 11:40 a.m. – Sport #3
11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Refuel with lunch
12:25 – 12:45 p.m. – Team Time/Healthier4Me
12:50 – 1:35 p.m. – Optional Activity #1 (menu changes daily)
1:40 – 2:25 p.m. – Optional Activity #2 (menu changes daily)
2:25 – 3:00 p.m. – Minute to Win It/Psych Up for Tomorrow/Pack Up & Pick Up

Calendar

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Dates & Prices

Customize your camp experience – flexible week options ranging from 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 weeks.

Two week minimum required.

2019 CAMP DATES
Week 1: June 3-7
Week 2: June 10 – 14
Week 3: June 17 – 21
Week 4: June 24 – 28 (Sport Leadership Camp for 7th-10th grade this week as well)
Week 5: July 1-3 (No camp Thursday, July 4 or Friday, July 5)
Week 6: July 8-12
Week 7: July 15-19

Time: Camp day runs from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Half day is from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
After Camp Care: Pick up as late as 5:30 p.m. for an additional $15 per day (or $5 per hour). By reservation only.

2019 PRICING (Note that 4th of July week is prorated since there is no camp Thursday, July 4 or Friday, July 5.)
Attending 2-5 weeks – $385 per week
Attending 6-7 weeks – $360 per week

Half Day Program (Mon-Fri) – 50% of full camp tuition
Open to PreK and K campers. Program runs 9 a.m. – approximately 12 p.m. Monday-Friday (staying for lunch is optional). Minimum of two consecutive weeks required. Can mix and match for 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 weeks.  To receive the discounted half day tuition, use code halfday2019 at checkout. Note that no other discounts can be applied with the half day camper pricing. 

Catered Lunch – $50 per week
BVSD Catering will provide our campers with delicious and nutritious meals during most weeks of camp. Click here to view the menu. You can sign up for lunch in your camp account. Note that lunch is unavailable the weeks of June 3-7 and July 1-3.

Want to add a week during the summer? If space allows, the cost to add on a week will be $385.

Photos & Videos

2019 Photos & Videos
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Sports Leadership Program

Game On! Song (lyrics and video)

2018 Video

2018 Photos
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6

2017 Video

2017 Photos
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5

2016 Photos
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6

2016 Video

2015 Photos 

2015 Video

Info

2019 Parent Info Book – All parents are required to read the handbook and return page 18 signed.

Weekly Newsletters
Every Friday, we send out The Huddle, our newsletter with updates about camp, skills of the week, campers of the week, calendar updates, and more. You can also find back issues of the newsletter here.

Week 1 (Friday, June 7)
Week 2 (Friday, June 14)
Week 3 (Friday, June 21)
Week 4 (Friday, June 28)
Week 5 (Wednesday, July 3)
Week 6 (Friday, July 12)

Daily Reminder: Sunblock and water – please apply sunblock before leaving home & pack a cold, full water bottle and sunscreen in your campers backpack.  Please remember to label everything!

Your Ultracamp account allows you to…
• Update your forms (i.e. medical or transportation authorization)
• You have the control – just log into your Game On! account and edit away.
• You can also check your weeks, financial statements, and more.
• Need to add weeks on* to your camp stay? We hope so! Contact the Game On! office and we will take care of you. (*based on availability)

Stay in Touch Daily
• Please check our Facebook page regularly & read our weekly Huddle newsletters (out every Friday through Mailchimp) from top to bottom to stay fully informed.  Game On! photos, videos, and calendars are all accessible through our website.
• Note that our favorite photos from each camp day will be posted on our Facebook page
• Miss an email over the summer? Check back on this page for our Communication Archive.

Drop Off & Pick Up
• Look for Game On! signage to identify pick up and drop off location at the school
• Pick-up time at the end of the day is between 2:50 – 3:10 p.m.
• Make sure you do not leave without signing your camper(s) out.  Anyone picking up your daughter from camp must be listed on her authorized pick up form and had a valid I.D. There are NO EXCEPTIONS! This is for the safety of our campers.
• You can update your authorization form through your online account. If it is after 12:00 p.m., please call the office as well.

Food
• We are completely nut free – NO exceptions (No Peanut Butter or Nutella Please)
View the Safe Snack list here.
• Please help us to enforce the rule that campers are not to share their food
• No refrigeration for sack lunches

Calendar

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Downloads

Location

Douglass Elementary School
840 N 75th Street
Boulder, CO 80303

Look for the Game On! signage for parking and the entrance.

Staff

2019 FEATURED STAFF

Camp Director – Maria Anderson
Maria, the Director of Business Development and Programming, will also serve as camp director for 2018. This will be Maria’s fourth summer with Game On! and she is excited to make it the best yet!

Awards

2019

SPECIAL AWARDS
Camper of the Camp: Taylor H.
Ponytails MVP: Harper H.
Leaders MVP: Jordyn S.
Masters MVP: Rowan S.
Spirit Award: Mira A.
Leadership Award: Wilder D.
Heart Award: Emerson L.
Courage Award: Najla A.

TEAM CHAMPIONS
Michigan (Ponytails)

CAMPERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1: Millie P., Taylor H., and Brianna F.
Week 2: Adelaide C., Jordyn S., and Aurora W.
Week 3: Mira A., Lucy H., and Rowan S.
Week 4: Sasha S., Emmy L. and Ava Grace M.
Week 5: Harper G., Lydia S. and Ella T.
Week 6: Wilder D., Eve G., and Jade H.
Week 7: Aya I. and Madison B.

2018

SPECIAL AWARDS
Camper of the Camp: Aurora Wilson-Patterson
Camper of the Ponytails: Wilder DeBoom
Camper of the Leaders: Taylor Hatch
Camper of the Masters: Gabby Mbagoyi
Most Spirited: Harper Hatch
Leadership Award: Maya Gaige-Louvado
Heart Award: Marlee Spirko & Lucy Hobbs
Courage Award: Cambrie Kinsey
Most Improved: Duniya Mbagoyi

CAMPERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1: Brianna Freeman
Week 2: Claire Ford
Week 3: Taylor Hatch & Logan Burks
Week 4: Harper Hatch
Week 5: Emmy Lebeau
Week 6: Shanti Harrison

TEAM CHAMPIONS
Colorado Buffs (Leaders)

2017

SPECIAL AWARDS
Heart Award: Gabby Mbagoyi
Courage Award: Lucy Hobbs
Most Improved: Ashlynn Talley
Most Spirited: Rowan Stupplebeen
Leadership Award: Camila Gonzalez

CAMPERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1: Lucy Hobbs
Week 2: Yaretzi Salas
Week 3: Rowan Stupplebeen & Aurora Wilson-Patterson
Week 4: Taisiya Colvin
Week 5: Allie Thornton

2016

SPECIAL AWARDS
Most Improved
Camper: Brianna Freeman 

CAMPERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1: Abby Davis & Lydia Simkin
Week 2: Rosemary Schaefle-Cates
Week 3: Mia Hoskins
Week 4: Jessi Longo
Week 5: Camila Gonzalez
Week 6: Mia Hoskins