Updated 5/6/2022

Dear BOSS community,

Thanks to the efforts of all our field and logistical staff, our students, and our community, we are happy to report no known COVID cases associated with BOSS to date.


For 2022 courses 

We are asking that all students show proof of COVID vaccination or reasonable exemption. Exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Anyone who arrives at the BOSS shuttle exhibiting COVID symptoms will be barred from the shuttle unless they show a negative PCR test result from within 24 hours.

Anyone who drives to the BOSS property and arrives exhibiting COVID symptoms will be barred from the property and course unless they show a negative PCR test result from within 24 hours, or a negative antigen test with approval from the course head instructor.

We recognize that this is a thorny issue, and are proud of BOSS’s history of welcoming everyone up to the challenge. We don’t make these decisions lightly. BOSS has decided on this policy based on the strong recommendation of our medical advisor, and in consideration of all the best information we can gather. If conditions change, we will update our policy.


Resources for making this policy and these procedures

– BOSS medical advisor
– Peer organizations
– SouthWest Utah Public Health Department

COVID-19 Cancellation Policies:

– Students who cancel due to direct impacts of COVID-19 fall under our standard cancellation policies.

– Students who fail to receive a test within five days before they come to BOSS or they do not provide proof of vaccination or reasonable exemption will not be allowed to join their course, and our standard cancellation policies will apply to these students.

– If BOSS cancels your course due to COVID-19 impacts or restrictions, BOSS will provide a 100% transfer*, credit*, or refund (minus non-recoverable processing fees**). BOSS will not cover any travel or lodging expenses lost.

BOSS strongly recommends all students purchase travel insurance to cover travel expenses and tuition impacted due to COVID-19 or other unforeseen circumstances.

*Tuition credit must be used in the 2022 or 2023 BOSS seasons.
**Processing fees: includes a $5.95 registration fee and 3.95% for credit card payment or 1.95% for eCheck payments made on tuition, per student. These fees come from the registration and credit card processing software we use and are non-refundable.
Contact us with any questions.

BOSS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.