This event is sponsored by the Student Activities Board and the Family Association. Questions? E-mail nearydelapr@bvu.edu. Event's begin on Friday, April 25, no pre-registration required.

Friday, April 25

5-6:45 p.m. Dinner on your own
Sodexo Campus Dining
Students use meal cards and guests are invited for $7.25 each.

6-10 p.m. Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course and Gladiator Joust
Lamberti Recreation Center
Participants run, climb, squeeze, and slide through the Adrenaline Rush obstacle course to the finish line. Is your family competitive? Participate in a one-on-one joust on a pedestal until one falls off into the large inflatable mattress below. Free and Fun!

Saturday, April 26

10 a.m. -1 p.m. Build a Critter, Face Painting, and Spin Art
Estelle Siebens Science Center
Build a stuffed animal with a customized BVU shirt and/or get your face painted! Take home a spin art frisbee that you customized with your choice of paint colors and creativity. 

10 a.m. -1 p.m. Carnival Food and ROTC Rock Wall
Estelle Siebens Science Center
Treat yourself to free carnival food. When you are finished with corn dogs and soda challenge a family member or friend to race to the top of the rock wall.

10 a.m. -1 p.m. Puppy Carnival and Lawn Games
Estelle Siebens Science Center Lawn
Join Beaver Animal Rescue and Care (BARC) to pet and walk some four-legged friends.  Enjoy the nice weather playing bags, giant Jenga, ladder golf and washer toss. 

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Photo Booth and Caricature Artist
Estelle Siebens Science Center

Visit the photo booth to take a picture with your family or even with Buford. A great keepsake from the weekend to hang on the refrigerator. If you still have energy left to smile, get in line to have your picture drawn by a local caricature artist. 

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
Sodexo Campus Dining
Students can use their meal card and guests are invited to eat for $6.25 per person.

2-4 p.m. Beaver Idol Finale
Pierce White Atrium
Participate in cheering on and text voting for your favorite Beaver Idol finalists.

2 and 4:00 p.m. BVU vs. Luther College Softball Game
Softball Complex at Storm Lake High School

5-7 p.m. Student Recognition Dinner
Dows Grand Ballroom
Students and Parents selected by invitation are recognized for academic and leadership achievements.

5-6:45 p.m. Dinner on your own
Sodexo Campus Dining
Students can use their meal card and guests are invited to eat for $7.25 per person.

8-10 p.m. Family BINGO Night
The Estelle Siebens Science Center
Join us for BINGO with over $500 in prizes. Fun for all ages.

Sunday, April 27

10 a.m.Chapel Service
Schaller Memorial Chapel

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Brunch on your own
Sodexo Campus Dining
Students can use their meal card and guests are invited to eat for $6.25 per person.


Lehnus Campus Store Hours

Harold Water Siebens Forum Foyer
Saturday- 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday -closed

Answers to frequently asked questions

  • Meals will be on your own. Cash may be paid at the Centennial Room entrance to the servery for meals. Breakfast $6.25, Lunch $6.25, and Supper $7.25.
  • Check in time is flexible. Residence hall guest registrations forms are available at check in or from your students Resident Advisor for guests staying in our residence halls.
  • If there are any questions please feel free to ask- just call 712.749.2377 or e-mail SAB at nearydelapr@bvu.edu