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Gryphon Birthday Parties and group bonding programs

Celebrate with us! Host your next birthday party or group bonding event with the Gryphons! Our staff bring everyone together with laughter, fun, engaging and specific activities that are designed based on your desired outcomes.  Our goal is ensuring a memorable experience for everyone! Scroll down for details.  

Birthday Party activity styles:

  • Gryphon Camp Style Party (Ages 6-11)
  • Indoor Climbing Wall Party (Ages 8-14)
  • Nerf Action Party (Ages 8-11)

Group Bonding programs can be selected from the birthday party styles. We will design them to be age appropriate and work specifically with the group to achieve outcomes.

Currently we have dates available for booking till the middle of February (see red accordion bars below) .  March and April dates will be released in early January. 

Birthday parties and Group Bonding programs are available from October - May

GRYPHON PARTIES & BONDING PROGRAMS

Join the Gryphons as we host a memorable birthday party or group bonding program 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 & BONDING PRO...

Join the Gryphons as we host a memorable birthday party or group bonding program 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 8-14

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

Gryphon Birthday Party Celebrations!!

Dates and Times of Available Birthday Parties are listed below at the bottom of this webpage.

Parties must be booked at least ten days in advance to the party date. Learn more about the styles of birthday parties and what is all included by scrolling down.

 Any questions about birthday party celebrations can be directed to Kevin Lindner (Active Kids Coordinator) at lindner@uoguelph.ca 

 

Group Bonding Programs!!

 Are you looking for a fun program to bring your group together to celebrate or bond? We can host your group! Your program can be one of the birthday party styles and we will alter the programs to meet your group needs. All programs are still 2.5hrs. Please contact Kevin directly about date availability and pricing at lindner@uoguelph.ca


General Birthday Party Details

  • Parties are 2hrs.30min. in length (2 hours of planned programming and 30 minutes in the birthday-themed party room. Note that the programming time may be divided into sessions to allow a mid-party break)
  • All parties have a maximum capacity of 12 participants (including the birthday guest of honour).
  • Every party participant must compete the University of Guelph waiver form. This will be emailed to all of those attending the party and required to be submitted when they arrive for the party.
  • The birthday party guest of honour adults (hosts) must stay for the duration of the party. Others may stay if they wish, but we encourage people to allow the children to have this opportunity for themselves and enjoy the party.
  • All guests will meet within the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre lobby (inside the Larry B. Pearson sliding door entrance across from he hockey arena).  Our Gryphon staff will greet everyone and bring them to the party room.  This will also be the location for pick up at the end 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.
  • A $75 non-refundable fee must be paid at the time of booking the party, and the rest is due prior to attending the party
  • The Birthday Guest of Honour will receive a small Gryphon birthday gift. You may purchase any additional items for the Guest of Honour or those attending the party via our Camp Tuck Shop.  

Gryphon Camp Style Party (Ages 6-11) 

Cost of Party: $315.00 + HST

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. All supplies will be provided for all activities and includes general birthday decorations in the party room.


Gryphon Indoor Climbing Wall Party (Ages 8-14)

Cost of Party: $360.00 + HST

Take your birthday party to new heights at our Indoor Climbing Wall. The party will have 2hrs. 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 and experience 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, along with climbers having their own selections to climb. 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)

Cost of Party: $340.00 + HST

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 darts for the guns 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 6-14) 

Contact us directly if interested to receive more details about this style of party 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 

 

December 18th | 10:30am-1:00pm | Sunday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

30568 - December 18, 2022

February 11th | 10:30am-1:00pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31070 - February 11, 2023

February 11th | 3:00pm-5:30pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31067 - February 11, 2023

February 12th| 11:00am-1:30pm | Sunday | Gryphon Indoor Climbing Wall Birthday Party

Take your birthday party to new heights at our Indoor Climbing Wall. The party will have 2hrs. 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 and experience 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, along with climbers having their own selections to climb. 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.

Activity Details

31073 - February 12, 2023

February 4th | 10:30am-1:00pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31069 - February 4, 2023

February 4th | 3:00pm-5:30pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31066 - January 28, 2023

January 14th | 10:30am-1:00pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31060 - January 14, 2023

January 15th| 11:00am-1:30pm | Sunday | Gryphon Indoor Climbing Wall Birthday Party

Take your birthday party to new heights at our Indoor Climbing Wall. The party will have 2hrs. 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 and experience 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, along with climbers having their own selections to climb. 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.

Activity Details

31071 - January 15, 2023

January 21st | 10:30am-1:00pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31063 - January 21, 2023

January 21st | 3:00pm-5:30pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31064 - January 21, 2023

January 22nd| 11:00am-1:30pm | Sunday | Gryphon Indoor Climbing Wall Birthday Party

Take your birthday party to new heights at our Indoor Climbing Wall. The party will have 2hrs. 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 and experience 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, along with climbers having their own selections to climb. 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.

Activity Details

31072 - January 22, 2023

January 28th | 10:30am-1:00pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31068 - January 28, 2023

January 28th | 3:00pm-5:30pm | Saturday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31065 - January 28, 2023

January 29th | 10:30am-1:00pm | Sunday| Gryphon Camp Style or Nerf Action Birthday Party

Time to experience a little bit of Gryphon Camps for a special birthday party. We will have fun being active through games and activities that will have everyone laughing, playing and enjoying time together. Activities will be based on a theme after you connect with our Gryphon staff. This enables the staff to know what the birthday guest enjoys and would like to do for the party. We will also have a creative and fun craft that will connect to the theme of the party. It’s a great time for everyone to have fun, laugh and enjoy celebrating this special birthday. OR 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 darts for the guns and goggles.

Activity Details

31062 - January 29, 2023

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