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P.A.S.S. Camp

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P.A.S.S. Camp registration is in demand. To help you complete your online registration, we recommend you review our P.A.S.S. Camp registration tutorial. You can register online or if you would like assistance completing the registration, please call our Youth Activities Office at 303-871-3908.

Pioneer Athletic Super Summer (P.A.S.S.) Camp is a DU summer tradition. Entering its 23rd summer, P.A.S.S. Camp provides a weekly sport camp environment for campers ages 5 – 11.

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.

Program Information

Dates: May 31 – August 19

Ages: 5-11 years

Cost: $305/week

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We provide all required sports equipment. All camp activities take place on the University of Denver campus.

New in 2016

P.A.S.S. Camp will focus on developing beginner-level skills with participants experiencing a different sports major each day. Sports major instruction will be provided by experienced instructors for 90 minutes per day.

2016 Camp Dates

During each week of P.A.S.S. Camp, participants will take part in each of the week’s majors–one for each day of the week.

Week 8: July 18-22 | 71% sold out

Majors: basketball, flag football, Ultimate frisbee, volleyball, athletic training

Daily schedule

Week 9: July 25-29 | 70% sold out

Majors: baseball, martial arts, soccer, volleyball, athletic training

Daily schedule

Week 10: August 1-5 | 72% sold out

Majors: basetkball, flag football, soccer, tennis, volleyball

Week 11: August 8-12 | 73% sold out

Majors: basketball, lacrosse, martial arts, tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Week 12: August 15-19 | 64% sold out

Majors: baseball, golf, lacrosse, outdoor adeventure, soccer

Cost

After April 3: $305/week* *$240 for Weeks 1 and 6 (which only have four days of camp)

Cost includes lunch, and morning and afternoon snacks.

Registration

New this year, 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.

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Discounts

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 Menu

Lunch in included every day for campers. Morning and afternoon snacks are also included.

Week 8 Lunch Menu

Monday: Chicken tenders, mac and cheese, garden salad, honeydew and water

Tuesday: Grilled cheese, tomato and cucumber slices, corn on the cob, rice krispies and water

Wednesday: Baked chicken leg with barbeque sauce, breadsticks, garden salad, watermelon and water

Thursday: Spaghetti with marinara sauce, meatballs, green beans, cookies and water

Friday: Pizza, garden salad, apple slices and water

Week 9 Lunch Menu

Monday: All beed hot dogs, curly fries, carrots & broccoli, peaches and water

Tuesday: Chicken leg with barbeque sauce on the side, mashed potato, broccoli, cookies and water

Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, sweet potatoes, green beans, banana and water

Thursday: Burger/cheeseburger, tater tots, garden salad, ice cream and water

Friday: Pizza, garden salad, mandarin oranges and water

Contact Us

For additional information on P.A.S.S. Camp, please contact our Youth Activities Office at 303-871-3908 or youthprograms@du.edu, or complete the interest form below.

P.A.S.S. Camp Interest Form

Frequently Asked Quesstions

Can I bring my child for one day of camp?

No. P.A.S.S. Camp does not have a daily camp option.

Can I get a refund if I cancel my child's enrollment?

The P.A.S.S. Camp deposit payment is non-refundable. Remaining balance refunds are not granted except by written request in extenuating circumstances such as relocation or hospitalization. Refunds are not granted within three weeks of the start date for any cancelled week.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, check and all major credit cards. Please make checks payable to the University of Denver.

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?

A current immunization record must be on file for each camper prior to their first day of P.A.S.S. Camp.

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?

You may call the Youth Activities Manager at 303-871-3908 and inform them of your child’s absence from camp. If a doctor’s note is provided, you will be credited for the week your child is absent from camp due to illness.

Daily credits or refunds are not available.

What are the standard hours of camp?

Standard program hours are 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Do you offer early or late care? What is the cost of extra hours?

Early care is available from 7:30 – 8 a.m. for $30/week. Late care is available from 5:30 – 6 p.m. for $30/week.

Where do I drop off/pick up my child?

P.A.S.S. Camp check-in and check-out is located in Gates Field House. Parking is available in Lot T (located under the tennis courts on Asbury Ave.) and requires a permit. Parking permits will be emailed to P.A.S.S. Camp participants in the week before camp and will also be available at the parking lot on Monday mornings. P.A.S.S. Camp staff will be on-site every morning and afternoon to assist with drop-off and pick-up.

Does my child need to bring any extra clothes?

We provide weekly schedules online so you can plan ahead for your child’s camp week.

  • 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?

Yes. P.A.S.S. Camp provides all equipment for each of our sports activities with the exception of hockey pads.

What are sports majors?

Sports majors give campers an opportunity to focus on a specific sport for 1.5 hours of each camp day.

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.