BEMIDJI, Minn. – Summer vacation is upon us, so make your plans now to attend the many summer athletic camp offerings at Bemidji State University! Summer camp offerings are available for five different sports for girls and boys ranging from age 7 through graduating high school seniors. Camps are set to begin Tuesday and run through the first week of August. Opportunities are filling fast and early registration dates are nearing, so sign up now!
Below is a composite list of Bemidji State summer camp offerings.
More information, registration documents and websites available at - http://www.bsubeavers.com/camps/
4, 11, 18 and 25 – Men’s Basketball – Evening Skill Sessions
Tuesday evening skill sessions run from 6-8 p.m. The camp is open to boys and girls between 3rd and 8th grade. Coaches will emphasize fundamental skill building in passing, dribbling, shooting and individual and team defense during the sessions. Cost for each session is $20, while all four sessions are $75.
10-August 8 – Men’s Hockey – Training Battalion
The Summer 2013 Training Battalion runs Mondays-Thursdays, June 11 through August 8 for 2013-14 high school eligible male hockey players. Cost is $260 for off-ice strength and conditioning, which includes pre and post assessments and nutrition advising and awareness. The first group session running from 7:10-8:20 a.m. filled up fast, so sign up now for the second session from 8:40-9:50 a.m.
14-16 OR August 2-4 – Soccer – College Bound Academy
The College Bound Academy has been developed to give participants (girls entering grades 9-12) a taste of the competitive environment of soccer at the NCAA Division II level. With the goal of supplying a complete collegiate soccer experience, campers will be exposed to training and team film and classroom sessions led by collegiate coaches from around the region. In addition, campers will gain insight to the social aspect of college eating meals in the campus dining facility and will spend two nights in the dorms with other college-bound campers. The camp is limited to 60 field players and five goalkeepers. Cost per athlete is $175 and includes a camp T-shirt.
15 and 28 – Men’s Basketball – Single Day Team Challenge
The Single Day Team Challenge is for high school teams. Each team will get a minimum of four games with certified officials. The cost of the camp is $175 per team. Registration closes June 7.
17-18 – Soccer – Varsity Prep Camp
BSU’s Varsity Prep Camp is a great way for boys and girls entering grades 9-12 to get a jump on the high school soccer season by conditioning and honing technical, tactical, mental and physical skills through small-sided activities, drills and scrimmages. Geared for individuals or teams, the goal of this camp is to motivate, set goals and bring your team closer together for a great fall season. The camp will run from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. each day. Registration is $50 ($35 if registered by June 6) and includes a camp T-shirt.
25 – Men’s Basketball – Collegiate Exposure Camp
The Collegiate Exposure Camp provides an opportunity for high school players graduating in 2013-2016 to receive instruction from the BSU coaching staff and collegiate coaches from around the area. The camp offers exposure to the intensity and demands of a collegiate practice and includes other basketball related activities. The June 25 camp costs $50 and runs from 12-4 p.m.
8-9 – Volleyball – Middle School All-Skills Camp
The Middle School All-Skills camp will be a commuter-only, two-day camp that will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 8-9. Camp T-shirts and lunch are included in the $150 registration fee. Campers registering prior to July 1 will receive a $10 discount to their registration fee.
8-11 – Soccer – Developmental Camp
The Developmental Camp cultivates turning, passing, shooting and goalkeeping techniques in a fun training environment, which includes a “World Cup Tournament.” Intended for aspiring boys and girls ranging from 7-12 in age, the camp will be held from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 8-11. The cost to participate is $119 per athlete ($99 if registered by June 6) and each camper is guaranteed a camp T-shirt and a soccer ball.
11-13 – Volleyball – High School All-Skills Camp
The High School All-Skills camp begins at 1 p.m. July 11 and concludes July 13 at noon. The registration cost for the camp is $185 for commuters and includes lunch, dinner, and a camp T-shirt. For $200, the camper will receive breakfast, lunch, and dinner, a camp T-shirt, and lodging at Bemidji State. As is the case for the middle school camp, there will be a $10 discount for all registrations made before July 1.
21-24 – Women’s Basketball – Middle and High School Girl’s Basketball Camp
The Middle and High School Girl’s Basketball Camp is for girls entering grades 7-12. Cost for the camp is $145 for day campers and $215 for overnight campers. The registration fee also includes meals, a T-shirt, prizes and awards. Campers will work on skills and receive individual instruction from the BSU coaching staff and women’s basketball team, while enjoying a fun and exciting atmosphere.
29 – Volleyball – Coaches’ Clinic
A new addition to the volleyball camp circuit this year is the Coaches’ Clinic, which will take place July 29 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The topics discussed at the clinic will span from team offensive and defensive systems and position training to recruiting and practice planning, as well as other suggestions from coaches in attendance. The clinic is open to volleyball coaches of all ages and levels, but main focus of topics discussed will be on high school level players. The cost is $55 and there is a $5 discount for all coaches from same school or Junior Olympic team.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).