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Nike Ultimate Camps Joins Forces with The Philadelphia Ultimate Camp for Summer 2013

(PRWEB) April 25, 2013 – Nike Ultimate Camps joins forces with the Philadelphia Ultimate Camp to bring youth ultimate players a first-class summer camp geared towards boys and girls, ages 12-18, of all skill levels.

Directing the Nike Ultimate Camp of Philadelphia are Jim Brose and Richard Atkins. Jim founded the Philadelphia Ultimate Camp in 2004.  His playing career includes 3 trips to Worlds and 9 trips to Nationals with the masters team he helped form in 2000 called O.L.D. S.A.G.  Jim is currently President of the Philadelphia Area Disc Alliance, one of the largest and longest running ultimate organizations in the world.

Richard Atkins, also known as “Big Rick,” boasts a long and extremely successful ultimate career.  He has been playing and teaching ultimate since leading his Penn team to college national championship in 1985.  He has also won a masters nationals championship and 3 world championships. Rick is currently the Program Director for PADA and is the boys coach at Lower Merion High School.  He has been with the Philadelphia Ultimate Camp since the beginning in 2004.

The Nike Ultimate Camp of Philadelphia will be held from June 24-28, 2013 from 9:00am-4:00pm daily and is specifically crafted for young athletes, ages 12-18, of all ability levels. Campers will utilize the Edgely Field at Fairmount Park, "Philadelphia’s favorite location for ultimate."

“We are really excited to link up with Nike Ultimate Camps to help us reach more kids and share our passion for the game.” said Brose recently. “Our camp not only teaches the rules, skills, and strategies of ultimate, but we teach the core element of ultimate – the ‘Spirit of the Game.’ By teaching our campers to be the best ultimate players they can be, we hope to be a positive force in their lives for years to come on and off the field.”

Detailed information on the Nike Ultimate Camp of Philadelphia can be found online at

About US Sports Camps, Inc.
US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America’s largest sports camp network and the licensed operator of Nike Sports Camps.  The company has offered summer camps since 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.

Players, coaches, parents and others interested in Nike Ultimate Camps and US Sports Camps can visit the company’s website at

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