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Fort Crossovers

Treefort 2017 is full of more merry mashups between forts!

Fort crossovers are events in which two (sometimes three) forts collaborate to bring you a unique and fun experience. Don’t miss the chance to be apart of these 2-in-1 events:


Yogafort + Storyfort
Thursday, March 23rd 5:30-6:30PM

Each yoga pose tells a story, rooted in a deep history and tradition. Yogafort and Storyfort for an interactive yoga workshop at Sage Yoga & Wellness, as three talented, storytellin’ yoga instructors take you on a journey of iconic poses and the origin stories that built them.


Skin in the Game

Yogafort + Hackfort
Friday, March 24th 11:30am-12:45pm
Saturday, March 25th 11:00am-12:30pm & 1:30-3:30pm
Sunday, March 26th 11:30am-1:00pm & 3:30-5:00pm
@ JUMP’s Pioneer Room

Featured at Yogafort, this crossover VR piece is a project that explores the process behind resetting, refining and presenting a dance performance and seeks to promote new avenues for audiences to be transported by the art of choreography and movement.



Hackfort + Filmfort + Kidfort
Saturday, March 25th 9:30-10:45AM @ JUMP’s Jump Room

The leading production company in building hand-crafted animation and the makers of timeless movies like Coraline, Paranorman, Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings, Laika is an unparalleled company. Director of Rapid Prototype Brian McLean will be coming out to give a keynote about their use of 3D printers to create their life-like puppets.



Hackfort + Filmfort
Saturday, March 25th 11:00AM-12:45PM @ JUMP’s Loft Room

David Ultis with Citizen Scientific Workshop and Brian McLean of Laika will be hosting a Stop-Motion Lab in which attendees will be creating a community-made stop-motion animation short film by challenging everyone who participates to fill in their own unique effects and movements in the culmination of a community-created final project. This is a family friendly workshop.



Storyfort + Hackfort
Saturday, March 25th 2:30-3:30PM @ The Owyhee

What do Mass Effect 3, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and Fat Chicken have in common? Compelling adventures and two talented writers. This Hackfort and Storyfort crossover event will feature Ann Lemay (Mass Effect 3, Dragon Age: Inquisition) and Toiya Finley (Fat Chicken) discussing the process and techniques used in writing narration for video games. Lemay and Finley co-authored the book The Game Narrative Toolbox and their dialogue will shed light the unique world of authoring video games.


Tribute to Rosalie Sorrels: Stories and Music

Storyfort + Treefort
Sunday, March 26th 6:00-7:30pm @ Boise Contemporary Theater

Rosalie Sorrels is an American folk singer-songwriter who resides in the mountains near Boise. She’s been making music since the late 1950s’ and has made a career for herself based on her social activism and storytelling. Local writers and musicians celebrate her work in this tribute for her contributions to the music and writing community. Artists include musicians Steve Fulton, Bill Coffey and Rocci Johnson, as well as writer Rick Ardinger reading Nancy Stringfellow’s essay manuscript, “Up Grimes Creek Without a Paddle”, which is featured on Rosalie’s album Report from Grimes Creek.


Kidfort Crossovers

Kidfort is chock-full of crossovers with all of the forts! Unleash your inner child during the crossover events below. Click here for more information.


Story + Kid: Writing Workshops
March 15th-17th 4:00-6:00pm @ Foothills School of Arts & Sciences

Film + Kid: Music Video Lab
March 21st-24th 4:15-6:30pm @ Boise Rock School


Thursday, March 23rd

Story + Kid: The Comic Bookers
5:00-6:30pm @ Rediscovered Bookshop

Story + Kid: Amulet Author Kazu Kibuishi
6:30-8:30pm @ Boise Public Library


Friday, March 24th

Hack + Kid: Composing Music for Video Games
11:00-11:45am @ JUMP’s Jump Room

Hack + Kid: Boardgame Hack with CARVR and CSW
11:00am-12:45pm @ JUMP’s Makerspace

Food + Kid: Engaging Future Generations Through Food with Chef Hugh Acheson
4:15-5:15pm @ Hideout Stage


Saturday, March 25th

Hack + Kid: Workshop: Stop Motion Animation Lab
11:00am-12:45pm @ JUMP’s Loft Room

Hack + Kid: Hardware Hack with Tristan Andreas
11:00am-3:00pm & 3:00pm-7:00pm @ JUMP’s Makerspace

Yoga + Kid: Move + Groove Yoga for Kids
11:15am-12:15pm @ JUMP’s Move Studio

Strength + Kid: Feats of Strength
12:00-5:00pm @ 12th & Grove

Hack + Kid: Robot Build
1:00-1:45pm @ JUMP’s Loft Room

Hack + Kid: Cubelet Hack
2:00-2:45pm @ JUMP’s Loft Room

Hack + Kid: STEMbusUSA Drop-in Experiments with Liquid Nitrogen
2:00-6:00pm @ JUMP’s Courtyard

Hack + Kid: AI Nerf Wars
3:00-5:00pm @ JUMP’s Impulse Studio


Sunday, March 26th

KidfortFilm + Kid: Music Video Lab Screenings
10:00-10:40am @ The Owyhee

Film + Hack + Kid: Screening: Kubo & the Two Strings
10:00am-1:30pm @ JUMP’s Jump Room

Story + Kid: A Reading Party
1:00-3:00pm @ Rediscovered Bookshop

Some of these events are free to the public, while others are not. To make sure you cross over these crossovers, buy your 5-day Treefort pass online or at the Record Exchange!