Platte Valley Rodeo Bible Camp is held in June. The 2017 Camp starts on Wednesday, June 7th, and concludes on Saturday, June 10th, where campers participate in a rodeo followed by awards ceremony. Rodeo Bible Camps are a unique blend of Biblical teaching and rodeo instruction geared toward encouraging a young person to deepen their personal relationship with Jesus while improving their rodeo event skills.
Who Attends Rodeo Bible Camps?
Platte Valley Rodeo Bible Camp is for youth ages 8 to 18 as of June 1st prior to camp. No experience is necessary to attend, however the camps usually attract individuals who are currently participating in rodeo activities or have some horse experience. It is helpful if you have your own horse, however, occasionally we are able to help find a horse for your child(ren).
What is the purpose of Rodeo Bible Camps?
The mission of Platte Valley Rodeo Bible Camp is to inspire a generation of young people who will walk with integrity and have a lifelong relationship and commitment to Jesus Christ. The ultimate goal of Platte Valley Rodeo Bible Camp is to introduce youth to Christ, and encourage the importance of a growing relationship with Him.
What Events Are Offered?
Juniors (ages 8-13 as of June 1st)
|Breakaway Roping||Barrel Racing|
|Goat Tying||Breakaway Roping|
|Goat Tying Groundwork||Goat Tying|
|Steer Riding||Goat Tying Groundwork|
|Pole Bending||Trick Riding|
|Trick Riding||Pole Bending|
|Beginning Horsemanship||Beginning Horsemanship|
|Trail Course||Trail Course|
|Team Roping||Team Roping|
|Bull Fighting||Wrangler Events|
Seniors (ages 14-18 as of June 1st)
|Calf Roping||Barrel Racing|
|Team Roping||Breakaway Roping|
|Bull Riding||Team Roping|
|Trick Riding||Trick Riding|
|Trail Course||Goat Tying|
|Chute Doggin’||Pole Bending|
|Tie Down Calf Roping (groundwork)||Trail Course|
|Barrel Racing||Wrangler Events|
Events are split into Junior and Senior Divisions, please check for the appropriate age group for your camper. It is important to register your child(ren) early. Events that do not have four contestants by June 1st may be canceled.
Where is Platte Valley Rodeo Bible Camp located?
Sedgwick County Fairgrounds
1700 County Road 41 5/10
Julesburg, Colorado 80737
Emergency Phone: (970) 474-3491
How Do I Register My Child(ren)?
You may register your children here . Your camper’s event spot will be reserved once his/her completed camper registration packet and registration deposit has been received. Remember that some events fill up quickly so return your information as soon as possible to guarantee your camper’s event choice.
**Please note that NO EVENT SPOT will be held or guaranteed for campers until a completed camper registration packet and a $75.00 non-refundable registration deposit is received!**
Do I Need Insurance?
YES…Every precaution will be taken to ensure that your child’s stay with us is a fun and SAFE experience. Occasionally, people do get hurt. WE REQUIRE THAT YOU HAVE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE to protect your child!
What Does Rodeo Bible Camp Cost?
$175.00 Plus applicable fees
($75.00 registration fee is non-refundable. Remaining balance is
due at least one week before camp.)
** IMPORTANT NOTE: If the camp reaches capacity, preference will be given based on the deposits that have been received. **
Scholarships are available by calling Jody Wiltfang at (970)630-5465. Scholarship forms are due by June 1st for review.
$25.00 – Late Fee (If postmarked after May 15th, a late fee will apply.)
$25.00 – Livestock Fee required, except for barrel racing, pole bending, and
horsemanship-if you are bringing your own horse.
$25.00 – Horse Stall Deposit is required and refundable after stall check at end of camp. Camper is required to clean stalls.
**Event sizes are limited so sign up early to insure your child’s spot.
$20.00 – Early Registration Discount (For registrations postmarked before April 15th.)
$10.00 – Bring a Friend Discount (Must be a first time camper.)
$25.00 – Family Member Discount (If you have more than 1 camper per family, each additional camper will receive a discount.)
Registration packet must be received by June 1st.
There will be a $25.00 Late Registration Fee per camper for Registration Forms postmarked after May 15th.
No Registrations accepted after June 1st.
Events without 4 contestants by June 1st may be canceled. If your camper’s event choice is canceled, you will be notified
SPECIAL NOTES TO PARENTS
Campers must have a completed camper registration packet and a $75.00 non-refundable registration deposit turned in before his/her event spot will be guaranteed. You will receive a camper confirmation letter to let you know that his/her deposit was received, the event your child is registered to compete in, and the balance due.