Nike Ultimate Camp at Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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Nike Ultimate Camps is excited to offer a new camp at Middle Tennessee State University. This youth ultimate camp offers an overnight and day camp option and is geared for players ages 14-18 of all ability levels. Our program delivers an unparalleled summer camp experience for growth and development to youth ultimate players.

The Nike Ultimate Camp at MTSU is staffed by vastly experienced instructors who are passionate about the sport and spreading it at the youth level. We teach campers important fundamentals and techniques to aid in each camper's success in the College Ultimate Division and beyond. Join us this summer and take your game to the next level!

Highlights Include

  • Daily instruction from Tobey Balzer, Head Coach of University School of Nashville's Girls Team, and her experienced staff
  • 5-6 hours of Ultimate each day
  • Every camper receives a Nike Ultimate Camp jersey and Discraft disc!
  • Spend a week on a college campus, getting a taste of life as a student

Camper will utilize the recreation fields at Middle Tennessee State University.

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Tobey Balzer

Tobey iscurrently the Head Coach of University School in Nashville's Girls Team. She started her ultimate career as a freshman at University School in Nashville in 1998. After four years of high school ultimate, Tobey traveled to the University of Vermont for two years, before heading to the University of Oregon to complete her undergrad and graduate degree. Upon returning to Nashville in 2008 she helped to form a new women's club team in Nashville, Desoto, who qualified for club nationals in 2012.

Current team: Desoto (Nashville, TN)
College: University of Oregon
Coaching Experience: Captain - University of Oregon fugue 2006-2008. Co-founder and captain of Desoto - 2008-2010. Head coach - University School of Nashville 2008- 2013. USN summer frisbee camp counselor - 2011- 2013.

Coach

Nicky Spiva

Nicky Spiva grew up in Nashville, TN where he began playing ultimate at University School of Nashville. As captain of Colorado College, he led the Division III School to its first ever appearance at the USA Ultimate College Championships. He finished as a runner-up in the 2011 Callahan Award and was also named to 1st Team All-Region in 2010 and 2nd Team All-Region as a sophomore in 2009. Upon returning to Nashville Nicky helped organize the rebirth of Nashville-based Tanasi (2009-2010) and captained the team to a USAU Club Championship appearance in 2010. He now plays with Atlanta's Chain Lightning.

Current Team: Chain Lightning (Atlanta)
College: Colorado College
Ultimate Experience: Captain of Colorado College (2008 – 2011), Played at nationals with three different club teams (Tenasi, Guillermo y Companie and Chain Lightning), member of the 2013 USA Ultimate World Games team.

Learn more about Nike Ultimate Camp at Middle Tennessee State University

2014 Camp Dates: Camp will run in 2015. Please check back next year.

Program
(Camp Code: UFXRMT)

The Nike Ultimate Camp at MTSU 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-8:30pm) and Day (9:00am-5:00pm) camp options.

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

Age/Grade Parameters
Our camp is for high school players (rising 9th - 12th graders) 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 12:30pm for check-in at the dorms. Campers should come dressed to play.
• Thursday: Awards Ceremony at 11:30am. Depart at 12:00pm. Parents and friends encouraged to come enjoy the closing events!
• Meals: All meals are provided daily for Overnight Campers starting with dinner on Sunday and ending with breakfast on Thursday.

EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS: Daily Schedule & Information
• Sunday: Arrive between 12:30-1:00pm for check-in at the dorms. Campers should come dressed to play. Depart at 8:30pm from the dorms.
• Monday-Wednesday: Arrive at 9:00am. Depart at 8:30pm.
• Thursday: Arrive at 9:00am. Awards Ceremony at 11:30am. Depart at 12:00pm. Parents and friends encouraged to come enjoy the closing events!
• Meals: Lunch and Dinner are provided daily for Extended Day Campers starting with dinner on Sunday and ending with dinner on Wednesday.

DAY CAMPERS: Daily Schedule & Information
• Sunday: Arrive between 12:30-1:00pm for check-in at the dorms. Campers should come dressed to play. Depart at 5:00pm from the fields.
• Monday-Wednesday: Arrive at 9:00am. Depart at 5:00pm.
• Thursday: Arrive at 9:00am. Awards Ceremony at 11:30am. Depart at 12:00pm. Parents and friends encouraged to come enjoy the closing events!
• Meals: Lunch is included for all Day Campers Monday-Wednesday.

Housing
Campers will stay in the MTSU dorms on campus. Each dorm room will house two individuals, 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 the MTSU athletic fields.

Evening Activities
While the Nike Ultimate Camp at MTSU 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, trivia, 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 extreme weather conditions, we will move indoors to work on fitness or have chalk talks.

Weekend Stayovers: Weekend stayovers are not available at this location

Designated Airport: Nashville International Airport (BNA)

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.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30am Wake up and breakfast
  • 9:00am Day & Extended Day Campers arrive; Warm Ups
  • 9:30am Speed and Agility
  • 10:00am Drills (Throwing, Cutting, Offense, Defense)
  • 11:00am Scrimmaging
  • 12:00pm Lunch, Rest
  • 1:30pm Chalk Talk (Rules – Leadership – Coaching – Strategy – Fundraising – Spirit of the Game – Inspiration Talks)
  • 2:00pm Drills (Throwing, Cutting, Offense, Defense)
  • 3:00pm Aerobic Conditioning
  • 3:30pm Scrimmage
  • 5:00pm Day Campers Depart
  • 5:00pm Showers/Free Time for Extended Day & Overnight Campers
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:00pm Evening Fun Activities
  • 8:30pm Extended Day Campers Depart
  • 10:00pm Lights Out for Overnight Campers
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This is our first year hosting the Nike Ultimate Camp at Middle Tennessee State University. 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.

Nike Ultimate Camp at Middle Tennessee State University

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1301 E Main Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37130

1-800-645-3226

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Camp Schedule & Fees

2015 camp dates and prices coming soon. Please bookmark this page or call 1-800-645-3226.

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