We have a true passion for adventure.

Idaho Base Camp is always ready for a great adventure, that's why we have programs that run all year round. From kids to adults there is a little something for everyone and you will love being a part of our amazing programs! 

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Big Wood Derby

Idaho Basecamp’s Inaugural Pinewood Derby Event Sponsored by IMPACT AUTO BODY and SUN VALLEY TOUR de FORCE

Friday July 26th: 10am Inspection at Ketchum Town Square and 5:30pm Check-In for 6pm Event Start at Ketchum Town Square

Entry Fee: $25 - All Proceeds to Benefit Idaho Basecamp Programming


Car Specifications: Width: - not to exceed 2-3/4"; Length - not to exceed 7"; Weight - not to exceed 5 Ounces; Width between wheels - 1-3/4"

Wheel bearings, washers, and bushings are prohibited.

The car shall not ride on springs.

Only dry lubricant is permitted.

Details, such as steering wheel and driver are permissible as long as these details do not exceed the maximum length, width and weight specifications.

The car must be free-wheeling, with no starting devices.

No loose materials of any kind (such as lead shot) are allowed in the car.

Each car must pass inspection by the official inspection committee before it may compete.

If, at registration., a car does not pass inspection, the owner will be informed of the reason for failure, and will be given time within the official weigh-in time period to make the adjustment.

After final approval, cars will not be re-inspected unless the car is damaged in handling or in a race.

Prizes to include: A high speed ride in SVTdF Sponsor Car (if winner is over 18), VIP Tickets to Cars and Comedy, SVTdF and Idaho Basecamp Merchandise

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Idaho BaseCamp (IBC) has designed a dynamic after school enrichment program for 3rd-5th graders of South Wood River Valley. There will be rotating themes, daily projects, mindfulness, academic time and outdoor adventure . Students will be picked up from their schools by IBC staff in our licensed vehicles and transported to our daily activity in the community and then to our IBC North Bellevue facility. They will participate in preparing delicious and healthy snacks through the Farm to School Program. There will be a study hall session and closing circle to end the day. Parents are responsible for picking their child up. Sign up by month, semester, or year.

*Please note that we will be offering additional enrollment for days that there is no school, but details are to be determined.

Scholarships are available with thanks to the Wood River Women’s Foundation. Call Whitney at 208-309-3076 or email whitney@idahobasecamp.org to inquire.



If applying for scholarship - when registering online select “Pay Later” to secure your spot while your scholarship is being approved.

Outdoor Adventure through the Inner World...

An introduction to the rites of passage for boys coming of age.

Experiential activities, group reflections, inner and outer exploration and so much more.

Fall Dates TBD

Investment of $150


-Transportation to and from IBC to Flourish Foundation.

-All Meals

Incredible male facilitators, Noah Koski, Mat Gershater, Cam Cooper and Joey Cardella. (and more depending on number of participants)

PASS THE TORCH (aka sign up)


5th Grade Outdoor Adventure Program

Free to every 5th grader in the Blaine & Custer County School district these students experience 3 days and two nights come to Idaho BaseCamp for an outdoor adventure education. From morning mindfulness in our Borah Basin Building, to shelter building, to fire starting, to team building games, to STEAM aligned curriculum in the outdoor classroom these students are immersed in the outdoors. The goal is to create a strong connection with our surrounding wilderness and to go home with a greater sense of our core values: Personal Responsibility, Courage & Respect for ALL.



Mountain Adventure Tours 

Summer 2019

There's a reason our most popular program, Mountain Adventure Tours (M.A.T.) has been running for 21 years.  It is the leading summer camp in Idaho for outdoor adventure education.  

Modeled on the idea of Enviro-tainment:  teaching kids important values and life skills through the use of entertaining activities within our environment, wilderness and community.

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How You Can Help


Idaho BaseCamp feels strongly about giving back to our communities and contributing to our wonderful environment.

We are always in need of great people who feel the same way about helping others. Volunteer with IBC if you're looking to deepen your connection with community, environment and self.  

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