Nike Ultimate Camp at California State University East Bay

Nike Ultimate Camp at California State University East Bay
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Nike Ultimate Camp at California State University East Bay

Join the fun this summer at the Nike Ultimate Camp at California State University, East Bay. This youth ultimate camp is directed by Bay Area Disc Association coaches. Camp is geared towards high school players, ages 14-18. Our summer camp staff is dedicated to providing an unparalleled experience for growth and development to youth ultimate players.

The Nike Ultimate Camp at California State University, East Bay teach campers important fundamentals and techniques to help each camper improve their skills and understanding of the game. This top notch youth summer camp staffed by vastly experienced instructors who are passionate about the sport. Campers will leave camp equipped with the skills needed to help them play in the College Ultimate Division and beyond. 

Bay Area Disc Association was founded in 2008. We strengthen the Ultimate community by creating opportunities for youth, club and adult recreational athletes to interact, develop and compete. We foster positive playing and learning experiences and embrace Spirit of the Game in all aspects of our work and play.

Highlights Include

  • Daily instruction from Bay Area Disc Association coaches
  • 6 hours of Ultimate each day
  • Every camper receives a Nike Ultimate Camp jersey and Discraft disc!
  • Spend time on a college campus, getting a taste of life as a student

Dates & Prices

Camp Details

2014 Camp Dates: July 20-23

Program
(Camp Code: UFXRCA)

The Nike Ultimate Camp at CSU East Bay, directed by Bay Area Disc Association coaches, is a summer ultimate camp for high school players who seek an exciting summer experience with the sport of ultimate. Campers can choose between Overnight, Extended Day (9:00am-9:00pm) and Day (9:00am-5:30pm) camp options.

Skill Levels
Our camp is open to players of all ability levels.

Age/Grade Parameters
Our camp is for high school players from the ages of 14-18.

Genders Parameters
Our camps are open to both boys and girls. Some activities will be done in a mixed environment and some will be done in a single gender environment.

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS: Daily Schedule & Information
• Sunday: Arrive at 8:00am for check-in at the dorms. Campers should come dressed to play.
• Wednesday: Awards Ceremony at 4:30pm at the fields. Depart at 5:30pm. Parents and friends encouraged to come enjoy the closing events!
• Meals: All meals are provided daily for Overnight Campers starting with lunch on Sunday and ending with lunch on Wednesday.

EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS: Daily Schedule & Information
• Sunday: Arrive at 8:30am for check-in. Campers should come dressed to play. Depart at 9:00pm from the dorms.
• Monday-Tuesday: Arrive at 9:00am at the fields. Depart at 9:00pm fromthe dorms.
• Wednesday: Arrive at 9:00am at the fields. Awards Ceremony at 4:30pm at the fields. Depart at 5:30pm. Parents and friends encouraged to come enjoy the closing events!
• Meals: Lunch and Dinner are provided daily for Extended Day Campers each day starting with lunch on Sunday and ending with lunch on Wednesday.

DAY CAMPERS: Daily Schedule & Information
• Sunday: Arrive at 8:30am for check-in at the dorms. Campers should come dressed to play. Depart at 5:30pm from the fields.
• Monday-Tuesday: Arrive at 9:00am at the fields. Depart at 5:30pm from the fields.
• Wednesday: Arrive at 9:00am at the fields. Awards Ceremony at 4:30pm at the fields. Depart at 5:30pm. Parents and friends encouraged to come enjoy the closing events!
• Meals: Lunch is included for all Day Campers Sunday-Wednesday.

Housing
Campers will stay in the Pioneer Heights dorms on the CSU East Bay campus. Campers stay 3 per room and camp staff and counselors will be spread out throughout each floor. Roomates are assigned by gender, age and roommate requests.

Fields
Campers with play ultimate on Soccer Team Fields located on the CSU East Bay campus.

Evening Activities
While the Nike Ultimate Camp at CSU East Bay is heavily focused on improving your Ultimate skills, campers will have plenty of social time. There will be many fun evening activities planned throughout the week which may include disc games, capture the flag and more.

Camper/Staff Ratio
We provide a ratio of 1 staff member for every 10 campers. This ensures lots of one-on-one attention and teaching for each camper.

Supervision
The Nike Utimate Camp counselors and staff are hand-selected based on their ability to lead and supervise.  We will have a staff member available for campers during all hours of the night should they need assistance. Campers will be transported to a local hospital in case of an emergency.

Rain Plan
We will continue play during rain, but during extremem weather conditions, we will move indoors to work on fitness or have chalk talks.

Designated Airports
Oakland International Airport (OAK) or San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Travel
Nike Ultimate Camps do not provide transportation to/from camp from airport, train stations or bus depots. If you have a camper arriving by air who is deemed an “unaccompanied minor” by the airlines and must be met by a camp staff or shuttle company employee, there will be a fee that needs to be paid in advance of camp. You will still have to arrange transportation to/from camp. Please call 1-800-645-3226 two weeks prior to camp to provide camper’s flight and shuttle information.

Registration Packet
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 in the Spring. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

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Facilities

Campers with play ultimate on Soccer Team Fields located on the CSU East Bay campus.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30am Wake up
  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am-12:00pm Day & Extended Day Campers arrive
  • 9:00am-12:00pm Ultimate session at the field
  • 12:30pm Lunch, Rest (possible swimming)
  • 2:30-5:30pm Ultimate session at the field
  • 5:30pm Day Campers Depart
  • 5:30pm Showers/Free Time for Extended Day & Overnight Campers
  • 6:30pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Evening Fun Activities
  • 9:00pm Extended Day Campers Depart
  • 10:00pm Lights Out for Overnight Campers

Meet Camp Coaches

Valerio Iani
Camp Director

Valerio Iani

Valerio has 13 years of experience in sport program management in the US, Italy and Spain, focusing primarily on Ultimate with an emphasis on youth development. He served as Project and Outreach Manager for the Italian Flying Disc Federation and is currently Youth Director for the Bay Area Disc Association. A USAU and FIFD certified coach, he coaches the U16 Youth Club Championship...

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Maggie Ruden
Coach

Maggie Ruden

Maggie has worked for the last three years with the Bay Area Disc Association to run youth Ultimate summer camps as the Head Counselor, and last year she helped coach the Willard Middle...

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Maggie has worked for the last three years with the Bay Area Disc Association to run youth Ultimate summer camps as the Head Counselor, and last year she helped coach the Willard Middle School JV team in Berkeley. Maggie just finished her second year playing for Fury and in that time won a silver medal at the 2012 World Championships in Japan, a gold medal at the 2012 National Championships, and a silver in 2013. She started her ultimate career six years ago on D'Vine as a freshman at Sonoma State where she helped start the program and was the runner-up for the Callahan Award at College Nationals in 2012. Ultimate Frisbee is Maggie's favorite thing, she loves competing, and is passionate about showing kids what she cherishes about the sport, the community, and the spirit of the game.

Geoff Rexroth
Coach

Geoff Rexroth

Geoff has been playing ultimate for eight years, starting at Las Positas College, and playing in the playoff series in the mixed and open division. Geoff started coaching ultimate in...

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Geoff has been playing ultimate for eight years, starting at Las Positas College, and playing in the playoff series in the mixed and open division. Geoff started coaching ultimate in 2006 at Granada high, and three years later was an assistant coach for the YCC team the Happy Cows. In the Happy Cows 2nd year he was promoted to head coach. His cows won back to back YCC Mixed championships in '10 and 11'. Besides coaching teams, you can find him every summer mentoring elementary to middle school aged kids as head counselor at Bay Area Disc's summer camps.

Camper Reviews

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This is our first year hosting the Nike Ultimate Camp at CSU East Bay. To read reviews from past ultimate campers at some of our other camp locations, please check out the reviews listed on the other camps' web pages.

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