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Boulderhal de Campus is built to welcome any newcomer, young and old! But it is important to know, however, that our gym is primarily home to grown-up climbing enthusiasts. In order let all ages enjoy our gym safely, it's important that children between the age of 7 and 14 be actively supervised by an adult at all times, this to avoid an unaccompanied and inexperienced youth to cause or receive avoidable injuries. Parents wanting a relaxing way to let their kid's play will unfortunately not find what they're looking for here.
Youth aged 14 and older are welcome to enjoy our gym but must have previous bouldering experience, and show respect to the safety regulations outlined by the gym.  

All that aside, if you're looking for an exciting, active day out with the kids, then de Campus is the place to be! Bouldering is a challenging, playful sport that captures your child’s imagination (and drains their energy!). First timer? Join us in an introduction lesson. During this half-hour session you and/or your little monkey will be introduced to this spectacular sport by an enthusiastic trainer, after which you are free to continue climbing on your own.

Interested youths (and parents!) are welcome to join us for a free introduction lesson (included in the entry fee) at one of the following times:

  • Saturday at 14:00
  • Sunday at 12:00
  • Wednesday at 19:30

For more information about intro lessons, click here, or feel free to send us an email at
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De Campus Kids Club - youth boulder training

Children between the ages of 7 and 18 can sign up for a monthly membership. With this membership, youths can participate in a weekly 1.5-hour training by one of our enthusiastic and talented trainers; Including none other than Dutch National champion, Nikki van Bergen! They're also free to drop in outside training sessions without paying the additional entry fee.

Training timetable:

  • Ages 7-12: Wednesday from 16:30 to 18:00
  • Ages 13-18: Wednesday evening from 16:30 to 18:00
  • Ages 7 -12: Friday 16:30 - 18:00
  • All ages: Sunday 10:00 - 11:30

Youth membership costs 40 Euros a month. This includes one weekly training and unlimited additional entries into our gym. For a small 5 Euro monthly surcharge, (45 Euros a month total), the membership can be extended to include all weekly training sessions for your child's age category.
If you want to join us in a trial lesson before taking on a membership, let us know at

Age restrictions?

  • 0-6 years: Bouldering in the main gym is not permitted. We do have a climbing wall in the kids corner (complete with slide!) for kids of this age.
  • 7-13 years: You can climb under the active supervision of an adult or instructor. Groups larger than 5 are required to climb under the supervision of an instructor.
  • 14+ years: You can climb independently. If you're new to bouldering you will need a brief 5-10 minutes instruction before you can begin.

Kids Party

Are you looking for a creative/adventurous kids party, then this is the place to be! Your kids are introduced to bouldering under the supervision of an instructor, where they play games on and around the boulders. After the climbing session, they are treated to chips and a refreshing glass of lemonade.
We offer kids' parties for children aged 9 and older. We also have a play area (complete with mini bouldering wall and slide!) for younger brothers or sisters.

What will you need?
Flexible clothing and clean sports shoes (for indoor use only) is all you need to start out.

Cost: €17,50 per kid. This includes one hour of climbing games and activities supervised by an instructor. One hour is generally the maximum the average first-time little climber can go for before they need a break. This fee also includes post-climbing chips and lemonade.

The minimum number of participants for a kids' party is 6. Due to the intensity of the sport, and our commitment to safety, we have a maximum of 10 individuals per group unless otherwise agreed upon.
These parties are offered at fixed times, namely on Wednesdays and Fridays between 13:00 and 17:00

For more information feel free to contact us at