Nike Swim Camp at Oregon State University

Nike Swim Camp at Oregon State University
Nike Swim Camp at Oregon State University

Our 4th year at Oregon State University! The campus, located in Corvallis, is a vibrant college town of 55,000 in the heart of Western Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades of the Pacific Coast, Oregon State provides a wonderful setting for a Nike Swim Camp.

The Nike Swim Camp at Oregon State University is committed to helping competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique and to bring out the very best in every swimmer we coach. Our camp experience includes: stroke technique instruction, excellent facilities, healthy dining options and fun filled evening activities.

This camp is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you have competitive swimming experience (e.g. U.S.S. age group, national qualifiers, high school swimmers, or summer league swimmers) and can swim at least 50 meters in all four competitive strokes: fly, back, breast and freestyle.

Highlights Include

  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
  • Small group and individual stroke analysis/instruction
  • Fun evening social activities
  • Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
  • Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Marissa Eng
Camp Director

Marissa Eng

Coach Marissa Eng swam competitively for the Corvallis Aquatic Team while growing up. After earning league MVP her senior year of high school, Coach Eng joined the OSU's Women Swim Team (2005-2009).  

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She helped her team beat their rival the Washington Huskies for the first time in twenty-three years. Her summers were spent coaching youth swimmers ranging from novice to advanced levels at the Corvallis Aquatic Team.

Upon graduating with a B.S. in Exercise Sports and Science with an emphasis in Physical Education, Coach Eng returned to her high school swim team at Philomath High to serve as an assistant coach.  After completing two years, she was then appointed into her current position as head coach, which she has held for the last couple of years.  Coach Eng also coaches the  Philomath Division squad of the Corvallis Aquatic Team. This will be Coach Eng's second year with the Nike Swimming Camps.

Camp Details

This summer, Oregon State is offering one session of overnight, extended day (9:00am-9:00pm) and day camp (9:00am-5:00pm) for ages 10-18. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. The camp staff accommodates your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.


• 4 nights lodging • All meals
• Nightly recreational activities 
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap


• Lunch & dinner
• Nightly recreational activities 
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: SUN 5PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12:15PM


• Lunch
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: SUN 5PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-5PM, THURS 9AM-12:15PM

More Important Camp Details

A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.


  • Check-in takes place between 3:00pm-4:30pm at Buxton Hall on Sunday, August 6th.
  • Graduation Thursday, August 10th at Buxton Hall 11:30am. Parents are encouraged to attend!

Overnight Campers

Housing & Roommates
Campers stay 2-per room in Buxton Hall and are assigned by age and roommate requests. Boys and girls are housed on seperate floors with gender specific counselors on them.

  • Dorm: Buxton Hall
  • Bathrooms: shared
  • Linens: Not provided
  • Air Conditioning:  No ♦ Please bring a fan - Dorm does not have AC
  • Suggested spending money: $40
  • Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

Supervision: Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.

Extended Day Campers

  • Campers check-in between 4:00-4:30pm at Buxton Hall
  • Campers will depart that evening at 8:30pm after swimming, dinner and orientation
  • Extended Day Camp hours: SUN 5PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12:15PM

Day Campers

  • Campers check-in between 5:30-6:00pm at Buxton Hall
  • Campers will depart that evening at 8:30pm after swimming, dinner and orientation
  • Extended Day Camp hours: SUN 5PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-5PM, THURS 9AM-12:15PM


All meals are included for overnight campers. Lunch and dinner is included for Extended Day Campers. Lunch is included for Day Campers (first night dinner is provided). Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with breakfast (overnight campers only) on the last day.

Discounts Available

Team Discount: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.


Dixon Pool (Stevens Natatorium)

Campers train each day at Stevens Natatorium, an eight lane indoor pool, on the Oregon State campus.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 am Breakfast (overnighters)
  • 8:50 am Day & Extended Day Campers arrive
  • 9:00 am Opening Comments and Discussion
  • 9:15 am Pool Session 1
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:00 pm Supervised Free Time
  • 2:00 pm Pool Session 2 & Dry land exercises
  • 5:00 pm Day Campers depart
  • 5:15 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Evening Activities
  • 8:30 pm Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:30 pm Supervised free time in dorm
  • 10:00 pm Lights out!

Camper Reviews

Parent of Oregon State Campers '15

  • 5/5.
Fabulous time!

My 9 and 10 yr old had a fabulous time!! It was all they could talk about when they got home. I would recommend this camp to serious swimmers who love to see improvement and enjoy meeting other swimmers. We'll be back next year!

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Parent of Oregon State Overnight Camper '15

  • 4/5.
Great experience!

The Nike Swim Camp at Oregon State was a great experience for my son. The camp was well organized and you can't beat the location and facilities.

Oregon State Overnight Camper '15

  • 4/5.
What a blast!

I had a blast! Swam a ton  and met some life-long friends! What more can you ask for?

Oregon State Overnight Camper '15

  • 4/5.
Awesome Experience

The Oregon State Swim Camp was an awesome experience! The quality of the coaches, drills, and night-time activities was truly incredible.

Oregon State Overnight Camper '15

  • 4/5.
Week of Fun

I had a great time both in the pool and socially! I learned a lot and had so much fun!

Camp Dates & Prices

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.