Nelson School Supply

We've been a family-owned business for 75 years. Our materials and workmanship are the finest quality. Stop by and say hello! Nelson School Supply has been part of downtown Boise since 1939.

Our services include:

School Uniforms
Dance supplies, shoes and pointe shoe fittings
Embroidery and chenille lettering
Custom letter jackets and class rings

Some other things you might be interested in

Vintage lettermans sweaters - some are as old as 1947! American Flags
Idaho Flags
Access to custom and international flags
Fountain Pens
Homecoming Tiara's
Award Ribbons
Award Certificat

Operating as usual

Nelson School Supply updated their business hours. 02/01/2021

Nelson School Supply updated their business hours.

Nelson School Supply updated their business hours.

01/25/2020

Just a sneak peek of a custom letterman jacket order that we’re wrapping up. We think it looks 😍#goodinghighschool #goodingsenators #goodinghighschoolfootball #lettermanjacket #schoolspirit #hardwork #dedication #highschool #highschoolsports #idahohighschoolsports #idaho

10/31/2019

Just wrapping up high school soccer, cross country, volleyball or football season?? A letterman jacket is the perfect way to show your school spirit and all of your hard work. Let us help you design yours today!! #lettermanjacket #schoolspirit #highschool #highschoolfootball #idaho #idahohighschoolfootball #soccer #football #volleyball #crosscountry #idahohighschool

09/24/2019

Hard work...team work...dedication and school spirit. That’s what letter jackets represent. Let us help you design the perfect letter jacket that displays all of these!! Call 208-344-1122 today!! #schoolspirit #teamwork #highschool #idahohighschool #idaho #lettermanjackets #hardworkpaysoff #retro #customized #varsityjacket

09/18/2019

Nelson School Supply is now part of the McU Sports family!!!! #welcometothefamily #schoolspirit #highschool #idahohighschool #highschoolsports #idaho #mcusports #wearefamily #shoplocal

09/18/2019

Nelson School Supply

[09/12/16]   To all the wonderful customers who have been trying to figure out what's going on with Nelsons these days, let us offer this update as of September 12, 2016.

Our retail store is indeed closed. That means we offer no school uniforms, cheerleader apparel, dancewear, dance shoes or tights.

HOWEVER, WE ARE STILL WORKING OUT OF A SMALL OFFICE TO DO LETTERMAN JACKET FITTINGS, ROOTER POM PONS, CHENILLE LETTERS AND METAL PINS FOR SCHOOL AWARDS AS WELL AS UNIFORMS FOR P.E. CLASSES. YOU CAN GET IN TOUCH WITH US AT THE SAME PHONE NUMBERS AS ALWAYS. 208-344-1122. OUR EMAIL ADDRESS IS [email protected].

OUR MAILING ADDRESS IS:

NELSON SCHOOL SUPPLY
1153 N. MILWAUKEE AVE SUITE 262
BOISE, IDAHO 83704

MANY OF YOU HAVE COME TO BE FITTED FOR JACKETS IN OUR HOME VERY CLOSE TO FAIRMONT JUNIOR HIGH JUST OFF OF COLE RD. PLEASE CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT AND WE CAN FIX YOU UP. WE HAVE MANY JACKETS FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS IN STOCK.

THANKS FOR ALL YOUR LOYALTY FOR ALL THESE YEARS.

09/04/2015

We're selling our 4' Ballet Barre for just $35.00 at Nelson's. The regular price is $81.00. Height is adjustable. Comes with chrome fixtures. It's in great condition. It's been a part of the store for years. Call 208-344-1122 if interested.

08/10/2015

We will have a final Last Hurrah Sale this Friday and Saturday, August 14th-15th from 8:30-5:30 at Nelson School Supply. We still have a ton of great letterman jackets, cheerleader skirts, sweaters and tops, men's, boy's, and girl's khaki and navy pants, dance apparel and shoes, vintage chenille and more all at garage sale pricing! Don't miss out on these great deals!!!

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our store front will be open this Friday and Saturday from 8:30-5:30.

07/25/2015

Last chance at Nelson’s! Our final day will be August 6th! We have great bargains on our remaining school uniform apparel! All of our pants and shorts are priced at $4.00 or less! We have classic vintage jackets, sweaters, patches, and memorabilia! We still have a great selection of ballet, pointe, jazz, tap and clogging shoes as well as leotards, tights and dance apparel all for 75% off as well as some pointe shoes as low as $10.00! Plus, mention this ad and get $100.00 off any in stock letterman jacket! And don’t forget to pick up your very own Nelson School Supply shirt to remember us by!
Make sure to take advantage of these great deals while we’re still here. We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

07/18/2015

There has never been a better time to stock up on cheerleader gear! We have cheer warm ups, skirts, tops, sweaters, shoes, and briefs! The shoes are $10.00 and all other cheer items are $5.00 or less!

We also marked down all of our men's, boys, and girls khaki and navy pants, shorts and capris to just $4.00! Back to school shopping has never been more affordable! Stop by Nelson's today while the selection is still good!

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

07/10/2015

Get all of your back to school shopping done at Nelson's 75% OFF! We have boys and girls navy, black, and khaki pants and shorts, polo shirts, boys and girls dress shirts, ties, belts, socks, tights, hair accessories and more all marked 75% off of the retail price. Don't miss out!

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

07/03/2015

We’re trying something new here at Nelson’s. Starting Monday July 6th and continuing through July 11th we will be doing a special sale of our local school’s letterman jackets. To take advantage of this sale, just mention this ad and we will discount any in stock boys jacket to $99.00 and girls jackets for just $79.00 (normally $195.00-$223.00). You must mention this ad for the discount. We have jackets for Bishop Kelly, Boise, Borah, Capital, Centennial, Eagle, Kuna, Meridian, Middleton, Mountain Home, Mountain View, Rocky Mountain, and Timberline. Stop by Monday July 6th –Friday July 11th to take advantage of this great deal.

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

06/26/2015

Stop by today and tomorrow for our biggest sale yet! The best stuff will go fast today! Up to 75% off!

06/25/2015

We are having our biggest closing sale yet this Friday and Saturday. We have a target date to officially close on the 3rd of July which we hope we can keep. Make sure to stop by this weekend to get great deals on dance apparel, school uniforms, letterman jackets and much more stuff we might find in the basement. We have a variety of vintage sweaters, chenille, and more dating as far back as the 50's and 60's! It's great time to pick up a piece of history as well as some great bargains on dance and uniforms before they're gone!

Letterman jackets also on sale.....pick one up before the are gone for all local schools.

We're on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our big closing sale will be Friday June 26th 8:30-5:30 and Saturday June 27th from 9:00-5:00

06/20/2015

We found some great vintage Boise High Braves and Lady Braves patches today and we're selling them for just $5.00! We have about 20 left of each so make sure to stop by before they're gone!

06/15/2015

We just discounted a ton of Bloch and Capezio pointe shoes to $10.00! All other dance wear, including the rest of our pointe shoes, are 50% off! Don't miss out on these great deals!

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

ktvb.com 06/11/2015

Letterman Legacy: Boise store closing after 75 years

75 Years of Letterman Jackets, School Uniforms, Cheerleader Uniforms, Dance Apparel and more! We have a lot of great stories, loyal customers, and fond memories, not to mention a whole lot of half off merchandise! Be sure to visit us this summer before we close our store front and tell us your Nelson School Supply story!

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06/05/2015

Don't miss out on our classic Nelson School Supply Souvenir T-Shirts! Just $5.95 each!

Who knows they might be worth $6.00 someday!

06/05/2015

Nelson School Supply

Come down to Nelson School Supply and pick up a piece of Idaho history today! We have a variety of certified vintage chenille emblems, letters, patches and scripts all for great prices. Chenille letters are .30 cents, years are just $1.00, patches range from .50 cents to $1.00, and emblems and scripts range from $5.00-$10.00!!! Hurry in today for the best selection!

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

06/04/2015

Come down to Nelson School Supply and pick up a piece of Idaho history today! We have a variety of certified vintage chenille emblems, letters, patches and scripts all for great prices. Chenille letters are .30 cents, years are just $1.00, patches range from .50 cents to $1.00, and emblems and scripts range from $5.00-$10.00!!! Hurry in today for the best selection!

We're located on the corner of 11th and State St. in Downtown Boise.
Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

05/27/2015

It's official! Our closeout sale is up to 40% OFF! This is a great opportunity to get your back to school shopping done early this year and save money! All in stock letterman jackets are now 30% off as well (Boise, Borah, Bishop Kelly, Capital, Centennial, Eagle, Meridian, Mountain View, Rocky Mountain, Timberline)! We have parochial school jumpers, skirts, pants, dress shirts, belts, ties, gymnastic apparel, ballet, tap, jazz, clogging, character, and pointe shoes and more all for 40% off the retail price. Hurry in today!

We're located at 11th and State St. in downtown Boise. Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

05/09/2015

Starting on Monday May 11th our closeout sale is going up to 30% OFF! We have dace and gymnastic apparel, ballet, tap, jazz, clogging, character, and pointe shoes, parochial school jumpers, skirts, pants, dress shirts, belts, ties and more all for 30% off the retail price. Be sure to not miss out on these great deals!

We're located at 11th and State St. in downtown Boise. Our regular store hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday from 9:00-5:00.

05/06/2015

Closeout Sale on select Pointe Shoes! Just $10.00 a pair for a variety of great pointe shoes! All other dance-wear and shoes are 20% off! Hurry in now while supplies last!

04/25/2015

Come check out our Spring Sidewalk Sale! Letterman jackets and sweaters, dance wear, chenille, athletic pins, cheer shoes and sweaters, dress shirts and socks, polos, and more! All at huge savings! Most everything around $5.00 or less!!!

01/09/2015

Proud Boise High student with his Letterman Jacket!

06/12/2014

Come check out our new Clearance items!

[04/15/14]   Alright it's been decided! Our 20% off ALL TIGHTS sale will be Saturday April 26th from 9am-5pm! Look forward to seeing you all there!

04/08/2014

Guess what! We just received more of our Juliet II leather ballet flats and our NEW Sculpture II canvas flats. Stop by and take a look at new items!

[04/04/14]   Upcoming 20% off all tights Sale!

We will be posting the date of this sale on April 15th, 2014. Until then keep checking this page to find out about new items coming to the store and more ways we can serve you.

04/04/2014

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04/04/2014

April 4th, 2014 "Quote of the day"

"Mom, (daughter speaking) I wish I liked dolls because these are so CUTE!"

We agree, what do you think?

04/01/2014

Clearance dance shoes! Don't miss out!

04/01/2014

Good looking Ontario Jacket!

[04/01/14]   Facebook friends! It's been awhile since you have heard from us on here but don't worry! We're back! From here on out check this page on a regular basis! We will be posting about sales, new items, and new ways that Nelsons can meet your needs. Don't miss out!

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419 N 11th St
Boise, ID
83702

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We're a small business, but don't let the word small drive you away. We have been in business for 75 years and were still kicking strong! It's always an exciting time here at Nelsons, whether you're here for the first time or know us by name. Our focus is to serve you!
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