TRAIN LIKE AN AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (or just have fun like one!)
A summer camp like none other, for ages 5-13
ALL ABILITIES OBSTACLE SUMMER CAMP...
Grouped by age & experience level!
Learn all the skills needed to be an American Ninja Warrior: Balance, body awareness, agility, swings & catches, grip, strength, power and more!
Practice on real replicas of obstacles from the TV show, like the warped wall, salmon ladder, wingnuts and spider wall to name a few!
Build confidence, get moving and make great friends!
Daily rest-time games and arts & crafts projects!
*5-day camp offered every week of summer, starting 5/28/24 and ending 8/9/24
*3-day option available - you choose your days!
*Held in our 10,000+sq ft indoor facility, and outside in our training area as weather permits (in Longmont)
*$279 for 3 day
*$429 for 5 day
Frequently Asked Camp Questions
How Do You Manage Safety?
-Safety is our number-one priority, and in addition to their coaching expertise, our staff are rigorously trained in injury-prevention and youth activity management and safety.
-Campers are grouped according to ability level and age, and all activities and obstacles are scaled and appropriate for each age and ability grouping.
-We have a 1 to 10 ratio of camper to staffer in each group
-All staff are first aid/CPR trained
-Equipment is screened for safety at the beginning of each day, and routine maintenance is pre-scheduled
-We rotate through obstacles so hands and arms don’t get too tired
-We monitor temperature and stay inside if it’s too hot
-All obstacles have cushioning around them and mats underneath
What is a Typical Day at Camp Like:
- Camp is held indoor and outdoor (weather permitting).
-We have a freestanding rig and turf area outdoors, with many obstacles and activity options, picnic tables and shade canopies.
-We begin with a warm up and safety discussion each day.
-Our groups rotate through upper body and lower body obstacles, taking ample breaks to rest, be silly and play both active and down-time group games.
A week might include:
Day 1: Safe-training techniques, how to warm up properly, balance, movement awareness & lessons on specific individual Ninja obstacles
Day 2: Strength & conditioning, flexibility & core conditioning, grip strength challenges, progressions of Day 1 lessons
Day 3: Linking multiple Ninja-skills and obstacles together, flowing through a course, progressions of Day 1 & 2 lessons.
Day 4: Parkour movement, basic tumbling and gymnastics , and mental preparation
Day 5: Mock Competition to run a full multi-stage obstacle course. Counselors vs. campers. 1-1. Team relays and challenges.
*Note: We use numerous play-based 'games' to practice and learn techniques in a fun, engaging manner
What Should We Bring & Wear to Camp?
*You will also receive a detailed email before camp begins with all the below information
Bring: lunch, snacks, a light sweatshirt/appropriate layers for outdoor activity, water bottle. We do have water refill stations.
Wear: Closed toe, rubber-soled shoes (not white, foam-soled shoes). Clothes that are comfy and easy to move in.
Who Are You?
-Warrior Playground is a family-run Ninja, Parkour and OCR Play & Train gym.
-We have provided children’s ninja and movement programming to the Longmont area for the last 8-years.
-Our youth-curriculum was developed by American Ninja Warrior athlete and facility owner, Sam Banola, who has 30+ years of experience in the fitness industry.
-Sam is well-known for his unique, effective and uber-fun methods of teaching ninja skills to kids, and his ingenious, one-of-a-kind obstacle-designs.
Who Are Your Counselors?
-Our staff are highly trained athletes and coaches, most of whom have competed on American Ninja Warrior and/or other national ninja and obstacle competitions.
-Our Lead Coaches have many years experience working with complete beginners through advanced youth athletes.
-All our Assistant Coaches have been through our ninja & movement programs themselves for many years, and are thoroughly trained.
REGISTRATION/CANCELATION POLICIES: What if... --> You need to cancel your registration within 24 hours of purchase? Cancel for any reason within 24 hours of registering and receive a full refund, no questions asked! -->You need to change your registration to a different camp? Prior to May 1, we’ll make that change for free! On or after May 1, up to two weeks before the first day of your camp, you will be charged a Transfer Fee of $100. All transfers are subject to availability and must be in the same calendar year. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate transfers less than two weeks before your camp starts. For all transfer requests, please contact us at 303.485.1000. -->You need to cancel your registration? Between 2/1-3/31: we offer a 80% refund or 90% credit. Credits must be redeemed within the same calendar year, either for the current camp season, or for next summer by registering before 12/31. Between 4/1-4/30: we offer a 50% refund or 75% credit. Credits must be redeemed within the same calendar year, either for the current camp season, or for next summer by registering before 12/31. After 5/1: no refund or credit, regardless of injury or illness. --> Warrior Playground needs to cancel before the start of your camp session and it is because of external mandates or health orders? Receive 100% of amounts back - 90% paid as a refund to the original payment method and 10% paid as credit that can be used for any Warrior Playground purchases within the same calendar year. --> Warrior Playground needs to cancel before the start of your camp session and it is NOT because of external mandates or health orders? Receive 100% of the amounts paid as a refund back to the original payment method or 110% as credit that can be used for any Warrior Playground purchases within the same calendar year. -->Warrior Playground needs to cancel for any reason after the start of your camp session? Receive a prorated refund back to the original payment method based on the number of days the program runs. *If a cancellation is directly related to Covid-19 diagnosis or exposure. Please contact us for refund options.