P.A.S.S. Camp is a developmental sports camp focusing on sportsmanship, teamwork and the fundamentals of sports. Campers will have the opportunity to experience the Division I varsity fields, courts and rinks. For participants beyond a beginner level, we recommend attending the Denver Pioneers summer camps.
Ages: 5-11 years
We provide all required sports equipment. All camp activities take place on the University of Denver campus.
2018 Camp Dates
P.A.S.S. Camp dates for 2018 will be announced in December.
Regular Registration: $335/week
Cost includes lunch, and morning and afternoon snacks.
If only partial payment was received during Priority or Early Bird registration, the remaining balance is due on April 9, 2017.
A Youth Activities prerequisite activity must be included in your initial P.A.S.S. Camp registration transaction. This activity is a $0 fee registration that allows you to enter your child’s required medical, authorized release, emergency contact and acknowledgment of risk information.
Please view our P.A.S.S. Camp online registration tutorial for step by step registration instructions.
An automatic 10 percent University of Denver affiliation or Coors Fitness Center member discount will be applied at the time of registration. To confirm your DU affiliation is on file, please call 303-871-3908.
A 10 percent discount will be applied to second and additional child registrations from the same household when an affiliation discount does not exist.
A maximum of one discount can be applied to camp registrations. Early and late care fees are not eligible for discounts.
Lunch in included every day for campers. Morning and afternoon snacks are also included. The weekly lunch menu is available here by the Friday before camp starts.
Learn to Skate & Learn to Swim for P.A.S.S. Camp
Exclusive Learn to Skate and Learn to Swim sessions for P.A.S.S. Camp participants are back. These one-week series are offered only to participants registered in P.A.S.S. Camp and are held daily during a select weeks of camps.
Learn to Skate sessions are held in the mornings before P.A.S.S. Camp while Learn to Swim sessions are held in the afternoons after P.A.S.S. Camp. Participants can register for both programs in the same week.
Learn to Skate
Learn to Skate will be held Monday-Friday from 8:15-8:45 a.m. (before camp) during the following weeks. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes will be available, depending on your child’s skill level. Please bring a helmet and warm clothes for each day. Learn to Skate for P.A.S.S. Camp costs $75 for each week.
Participants will be dropped off at Joy Burns Arena, and you will not need a parking pass. Pick up will remain at Gates Field House. P.A.S.S. Camp staff will escort your child from Learn to Skate to P.A.S.S. Camp each morning.
Learn to Swim
Learn to Swim will be held Monday-Friday from 4:10-4:40 (after camp) during the following weeks. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes will be available, depending on your child’s skill level. Please bring a swim suit, googles and a towel for each day. Learn to Swim for P.A.S.S. Camp costs $60 for each week.
Pick up will continue to occur in Gates Field House, and we recommend you pick up your child after 5:00 p.m. to allow time for the P.A.S.S. Camp staff to escort your child back to Gates Field House after Learn to Swim class. You are also welcome to come early and watch your child in El Pomar Natatorium.
For additional information on P.A.S.S. Camp, please contact our Youth Activities Office at 303-871-3908 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or complete the interest form below.
P.A.S.S. Camp Interest Form
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring my child for one day of camp?
Can I get a refund if I cancel my child's enrollment?
What forms of payment do you accept?
What are my payment options?
- Pay 100 percent of the cost at the time of registration.
- Pay 50 percent of the total cost at the time of registration. The remaining 50 percent balance is due April 11.
What forms do I need to complete to enroll my child?
Forms are required to have original signatures. If your registration form is faxed in, you will need to initial next to each of your signatures on the first day of camp.
What do I do if my child is sick and cannot attend for the week?
Daily credits or refunds are not available.
What are the standard hours of camp?
Do you offer early or late care? What is the cost of extra hours?
Where do I drop off/pick up my child?
Does my child need to bring any extra clothes?
- On days when your child’s group will be at the pool, please send a swimsuit and towel. Goggles are optional.
- On days when your child’s group will ice skate, we recommend sending a sweatshirt or light jacket.
Is equipment provided?
What are sports majors?
Within major sessions, campers will learn about the day’s selected sport and participate in drills, skill lessons and competition. For example, in the soccer major, campers will learn how to dribble, pass and shoot, and also do drills that will help with motor skill development. At the end of the major session, they will participate in a soccer game.
When campers are not in their major sessions, they will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including swimming, ice skating, gymnastics, climbing wall and field sports.