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Gryphon Birthday Parties and Youth Teambuilding Events

Celebrate with us! Our exciting party format allows individuals and groups to come together safely as they have fun, laugh, connect, play, become active and work towards success on team challenges. These parties are personalized and we work to provide a memorable experience that will not be forgotten. Great for ages 6-16. 

**Please note that we will not be hosting any more parties for the summer months as we are busy with summer camp. We will start our birthday parties again in the fall near the end of September**

GRYPHON PARTIES & EVENTS

Join the Gryphons as we host a memorable birthday party or teambuilding event for you and your group.  Our facilitators will bring everyone together with laughter, fun, active games and specific activities based on your desired outcomes that will make this memorable!

GRYPHON PARTIES & EVENTS

Join the Gryphons as we host a memorable birthday party or teambuilding event for you and your group.  Our facilitators will bring everyone together with laughter, fun, active games and specific activities based on your desired outcomes that will make this memorable!

CAMP STYLE BIRTHDAY PARTY

A Gryphon Camp Style birthday party will bring everyone together for fun active games and challenges that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. The party will have a specific theme and creative craft that will bring everyone together for a fun birthday event. Designed for anyone ages 6-11

INDOOR CLIMBING WALL PARTY

Take your birthday party to new heights at our Indoor Climbing Wall. Guests will have the opportunity to go bouldering, climb on our Auto-Belays or do top rope climbing belayed by our climbing staff. All climbing harnesses and climbing shoes (based on size) are provided for all participants at the party. Designed for ages 8-11 

NERF ACTION BIRTHDAY PARTY

This party will allow for lots of creativity as the party guests will have their own Nerf Action Battle.  We will have Nerf Shooting Challenges, different action games amongst team members and some other fun camp style games. All game materials will be supplied by the Gryphons. Designed for ages 8-11

GRYPHON VIRTUAL BIRTHDAY PARTY...

Our parties are designed specifically for you and your friends! The activities are focused on your interests as each party is created with a specific purpose and ensure that it connects everyone attending the party.  We have crafts, games, challenges, swag and other special surprises for every party.  Designed for ages 6-15

BEHIND THE SCENES

The Gryphon Party Host is live and engaging throughout the whole party.  They will create an environment that connects everyone and brings together the group, as though you were all together in one room.  Our host is full of energy and participates in the activities with you and the group.  They will create and facilitate a memorable experience for everyone and ensure that the party is inclusive and exciting for everyone!

GRYPHON PARTIES & EVENTS
CAMP STYLE BIRTHDAY PARTY
INDOOR CLIMBING WALL PARTY
NERF ACTION BIRTHDAY PARTY
GRYPHON VIRTUAL BIRTHDAY PARTY...
BEHIND THE SCENES

Interested in booking a birthday party or teambuilding event???

Contact Kevin Lindner (Active Kids Coordinator) at lindner@uoguelph.ca for availability, pricing, and more details about each party

 

**Please note that we will not be hosting any more parties for the summer months as we are busy with summer camp. We will start our birthday parties again in the fall near the end of September**


General Party Protocols

  • Parties are designed for those guests ages 6-11 (born 2010-2015). Virtual Parties ages 6-15
  • Parties are 2hrs.15min. in length (1hr 45minutes of planned programming and 30 minutes in the birthday themed party room, unless otherwise stated)
  • Every party participant must compete the University of Guelph Screening and show on day of party. We encourage that all participants at the party are under the age of 12.
  • Parents hosting the party must be vaccinated and show proof of this upon arrival along with anyone over the age of 12.
  • Only the parents of the birthday party guest of honour may stay for the duration of the party.
  • All guests will meet outside where the Gryphon staff will greet everyone and complete contact tracing information along with ensuring all participants have completed the daily screening before entering the facility. This will also be the location for pick up at the end of day.
  • Masks must be worn by everyone at all times in our facilities during the duration of the party.
  • The family hosting the birthday party and guest of honour are allowed to arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled party time to set up and connect with the Gryphon Party staff.
  • Only individually wrapped food items may be brought to the party.
  • Party Guest’s names and email address must be submitted via email by the Tuesday prior to the party, so all links and details can be emailed by Gryphon staff to the guests.
  • A $50 non-refundable fee must be paid at the time of booking the party.
  • Guest of Honour will receive a small Gryphon birthday gift.

Gryphon Camp Style Party (Ages 6-11)

Capacity Number: maximum 15 guests for the party (including guest of honour)

Party Description:

                Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party.  We will have fun being active through games and challenges that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after a discussion with our Gryphon staff, as we will get to know our guest of honour and their favourite activities.  The party will also have a creative and fun craft that will tie the party to the theme.  It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday.  The party will have two Gryphon staff who will plan and facilitate all the activities and ensure that the party is a success.  All supplies will be provided for all activities and includes birthday themed decorations in the party room.


Gryphon Indoor Climbing Wall Party (Ages 8-11)

Capacity Number: maximum 12 guests for the party (including guest of honour)

Party Description:

                Take your birthday party to new heights at our Indoor Climbing Wall.  The party will have 1.75 hrs. at the climbing wall, where they will be led and belayed by our climbing wall staff.  Guests will have the opportunity to go bouldering, climb on our Auto-Belays or do top rope climbing belayed by our climbing staff.  Our Gryphon Climbing Staff will ensure that the participants are safe and having fun on this new adventure.  Staff will facilitate different challenges and games for the guests to play on the climbing wall.  All climbing harnesses and climbing shoes (based on size) are provided for all participants at the party.  We will have three Gryphon Climbing staff supervising the climbing wall at a ratio of 1:4. The party room will have general birthday themed decorations.


 Gryphon Nerf Action Party (Ages 8-11)

Capacity Number: maximum 12 guests for the party (including guest of honour)

Party Description:

                Is your birthday party looking for some fun and adventure? Love Nerf? This party will allow for lots of creativity as the party guests will have their own Nerf Action Battle.  We will have Nerf Shooting Challenges, different action games amongst team members and some other fun camp style games.  Participants will be active and need to strategize as a group to successfully complete the challenges and games that will be facilitated by our Gryphon Party Staff.  We will supply the guests with our own Nerf guns and ammunition and goggles.  We ask for no personal Nerf equipment to be brought to the party.  The party includes a general birthday themed decorated party room.


Gryphon Virtual Birthday Party (Ages 6-15)

Capacity Number: maximum 14 guests for the party (including guest of honour)

Length of Party: 2hrs.  (1.75 hrs. of activities and 15 minutes of social time together online).

Party Description:

                       The Gryphon Virtual Birthday Party is the newest version of our popular Gryphon Camp Birthday parties. This party will bring individuals together to celebrate their birthday over the Zoom Platform.  These experiences will be active and have the kids moving through a variety of games and activities that will create laughter, fun, and a positive experience. All programs are finalized after discussing with the individual booking the party to ensure we have your insights into themes and understanding of who will be participating. We ensure that our parties are specific and individualized for the people attending the party. There are two party hosts that design the party to meet the desired theme of the birthday guest of honour and age group.  These hosts bring great energy to the party, design interactive opportunities for everyone at the party, and keep everyone engaged and included. They make the party feel like everyone is together in one room.  If you wish to add our Gryphon Adventure Kits, they are include all of the materials for party guests to complete our craft, challenges, and activity booklet.  The birthday party host will be responsible to pick these up from the Athletics Centre and deliver to guests. It's a great way to enhance the program with the group and have a little activity that everyone can keep at home and remind them of your birthday party or celebration.


Testimonials: 

"This party was amazing! I give it a 10/10. Every kid should have one like this now"  - Birthday Guest of Honour 

"Thanks, Kevin it was great! Burke is great at managing the group and adapting and you added such great energy to it getting girls pumped up and engaged. Love the gratitude closing for the birthday girl" - "Host" Parent 

"Thank you so much, Our daughter had so much fun and it was really well done" - Parent of a Participant 

 

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