2014 Camp Information
Campers can choose from all disciplines: throw (shot put,hammer, discus, javelin) sprints, hurdles, middle distance, and jumps (high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault).
Each camper should wear comfortable work-out clothing for each camp session. Additionally, campers should bring their own event shoes or spikes. Please be sure to properly mark your equipment, so that it can be easily identified.
Note: For liabiltiy reasons, pole vaulters must bring their own poles.
Check-in: Sunday, July 6th between 2:00-4:00 p.m. at University Hall. Day Campers arrive between 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Check-out: Wednesday, July 9th between 2:00-4:00 p.m. from University Hall.
24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Running Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
Players Grouped by: age, ability and event
Evaluation: by coaching staff
Facility: West Chester University Track Stadium
Dorm: University Hall
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp and within limits of the room.
Bathrooms: on every floor
Linens: not provided
Air Conditioning: no, fan recommended
Key Deposit: $35 – check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $45
Medical Facility: athletic trainer is on-site
Closest Airport: Philadelphia International Airport (30-45 min).
Transportation: not provided
Located just outside of Philadelphia, West Chester University provides a convenient, top-notch location for camp this summer. Overnight campers reside in the campus dormitories where staff and resident advisors supervise campers overnight. Campers will train on the track at the John A. Farrell Stadium.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00am Wake up & breakfast
- 8:00am Interactive lecture
- 9:00am Technical session
- 10:00am Morning workouts
- 12:00pm Lunch
- 1:00pm Free time
- 2:00pm Interactive lecture
- 3:00pm Technical session
- 4:00pm Afternoon workout
- 6:00pm Dinner
- 7:00pm Group organized activities, free time & guest speakers
- 10:00pm Lights out!