NBC Volleyball Camp at Alaska Pacific University

NBC Volleyball Camp at Alaska Pacific University
NBC Volleyball Camp at Alaska Pacific University

Join in on the fun this summer at our awesome volleyball camp in Anchorage, Alaska. This camp will help you improve your skills, leadership, confidence and understanding of the game.

NBC Volleyball Camps offer complete overnight training camps for athletes ages 11-18 who desire to master the sport of volleyball. Training from beginning to advanced includes comprehensive skill development, games and tournaments, leadership curriculum and life skills training.

For 40 years, NBC Camps has been training athletes for success on and off the court. Creating the best instructional volleyball camps in the U.S. is our main goal. From our curriculum, to our tournaments and games, from our intensity station, to our life skills training, NBC Camps will help you become the best athlete and person you can possibility be. 

NBC Camps was founded in 1971. Formerly Northwest Basketball Camp, NBC Camps expanded in 1979 to the sport of volleyball. Volleyball camps are located in Alaska, Alberta, California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. NBC Camps combines excellence in sports with superior life skills training focusing on becoming the best athlete you can be on and off the court.

 

Complete Player Volleyball Camps: Camp offers training in all aspects of the sport including leadership and confidence training. NBC's Complete Player volleyball curriculum is all encompassing to help athletes develop and master skills to play the game of volleyball with excellence. Complete Player camps offer overnight (complete program training) and extended day options for those who commute to and from camp each morning and evening.

Highlights Include

  • Total volleyball skill development
  • Intensity station/confidence training
  • Personal assessment of athletic and volleyball skills
  • Games and tournaments
  • Goal setting, mental toughness, confidence under pressure, skill mastery, enthusiasm, self-discipline, Christian values, and great fun
  • Encouraging atmosphere where campers walk away better athletes and people
  • Leadership training on ways to elevate your game and life

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Kim Lauwers
Camp Director

Kim Lauwers

Kim Lauwers is a former University of Alaska Anchorage Coach.  She currently coaches volleyball for Dimond High School.  The past four years her team has played in the state championships. Overall she has coached 5 state championship teams and 2 runner-ups.

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Kelly Tycksen
Coach

Kelly Tycksen

Kelly Tycksen has been playing volleyball since she was in the 4th grade.  In high school she earned MVP and All-tourney.  Her team made the state qualifier every year and placed 2nd...

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Kelly Tycksen has been playing volleyball since she was in the 4th grade.  In high school she earned MVP and All-tourney.  Her team made the state qualifier every year and placed 2nd one year.  She current plays as a setter on the Simpson volleyball team and coaches for the club team in Anderson.  This will be her 3rd year coaching for NBC Camps.

Kaitlin Pevan
Coach

Kaitlin Pevan

Kaitlin Pevan grew up in Alaska where she played basketball, track and volleyball.  She was on Varsity for three years and captain for two.  She began coaching camp when she was 16...

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Kaitlin Pevan grew up in Alaska where she played basketball, track and volleyball.  She was on Varsity for three years and captain for two.  She began coaching camp when she was 16 years old.  She current plays outside hitter on the Simpson volleyball team.

Staff

The NBC Difference Unlike other camp programs where skills training falls under the expertise of the camp director, NBC Camps has built a program of training to help each camper walk...

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The NBC Difference
Unlike other camp programs where skills training falls under the expertise of the camp director, NBC Camps has built a program of training to help each camper walk out of camp a better player and person.  Our site directors work as event managers helping to run a great week of camp.   Our volleyball instruction is based on skill curriculum and talent development we believe are essential to take your game to the next level.   Though coaching styles and drills may change, our master teachers receive lesson plans and detailed training on how to maximize this week of camp.  Coaching at camp is much different than coaching a team.  With over 40 years experience, our goal is to give you the best volleyball and life skills instruction possible.

 

TEC Method
The ability to know, understand and apply is the heart of NBC’s Teach, Encourage, Correct method.  True teaching takes place when the student knows how to reproduce the skill and self-correct the skill when it is wrong.

Camp Details

GEAT READY FOR CAMP

Questions about camp? Click the image below to get answers on FAQ, Sample Schedule and important details for this camp.

 

Complete Player Volleyball June 16 - 20

 

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Please note our schedule is rigorous. Our evening "Main Event" program involves motivational speakers, skits, music, and high energy entertainment designed to encourage you to be the best you can be. Live Action Instructional time is intense and puts you in the action with great drills that keep you interested and challenged.  Because the emphasis is on improving your skills, you'll be playing games and more games.

 

PARENT ACCOMMODATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION INFO

Places parents can stay

Anchorage Clarion Suites www.anchorage-hotel.com/
Anchorage Hotels Directory www.anchorage.hotelguide.net/

Transportation Information

Due to the increased volume of out-of-town campers for this camp location, NBC Camps has arranged an NBC Camps Shuttle with Shuttleman Transportation.  If you are arriving by plane to the Anchorage Airport, a Shuttleman Transportation Representative will be waiting at the airport to greet you at the "Commercial Sidewalk".  Camper must be responsible enough to grab his/her own luggage and walk outside to the shuttle to meet the Shuttleman Transportation Representative. The shuttle is a low cost of $10 each way.  A shuttle reservation MUST be made prior to flying into camp.  All shuttle arrangements and correspondence will be made through Shuttleman Transportation.

  • Shuttle schedule:

Please note the check-in and check-out times for camp when arranging your shuttle.  Check-in the first day is at 12:30pm.  Camp ends the last day at 4:00pm.

  • Steps to take to use the shuttle service:
  1. ONLINE - To reserve a seat on the shuttle online please visit shuttleman.net/reservations. When reserving a seat from the website please indicate your drop off location is “NBC Camp” and your service is “NBC Camp Transportation $10 each, one way”.
  2. PHONE - You may call 907-677-8537 at anytime to speak to a Shuttleman Transportation Customer Service Represtentitive.

*Please note: NBC CAMPS does not assume responsibility for the actual transportation to and form the airport. 

Driving Directions

From North, West or South: Take 36th Avenue East, past Lake Otis (36th becomes Providence Drive, then University Drive). Remain on Providence Drive past Providence Hospital - cross Bragaw Street (3 way stop) and you are on University Drive and the APU campus. Take a left into the parking lot. Registration is located on the steps in front of the fountain of Atwood Center.

From Northeast (Eagle River) or Southeast: Take Tudor Road to Bragaw Street. Head North on Bragaw Street approx 3/4 mile 'til road ends at 3 way stop; turn right and you are on the APU campus. Take a left into the parking lot. Registration is located on the steps in front of the fountain of Atwood Center. 

Facilities

About the Campus

The campus is a world unto itself, with no through roads. The Alaska Pacific University campus in Anchorage is one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States, with the Chugach Mountains rising up behind nearly 200 acres of lawns, woods, and University Lake.

Campers will be staying in nice dorms with 2-6 beds available in each room.  All roommate requests are assigned at check-in the first day.  Each room has private shower facilities. These rooms are not air-conditioned and we suggest you bring a fan.

The cafeteria facility provides an all-you-can-eat salad bar with fresh fruit, hot entrees with beverage, sandwich and cereal stations.  The college food service provides multiple all-you-can-eat entrees for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Gyms, cafeteria, and dorms are all within close proximity creating a great family atmosphere for campers.

NBC Camps has partnered with University of Alaska Anchorage to continue to provide superior coaching and volleyball instruction. Training by college coaches and use of UAA's outstanding gym will give campers access to one of Alaska's premier athletic universities.

Camper Reviews

Camper

  • 5/5.
Best volleyball experiences

I would like to recommend this camp to anyone who loves volleyball! This camp over the past two years have been the best volleyball experiences I've ever had!

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Camper

  • 5/5.
Awesome!

This camp is awesome! No matter what your skill level is, this camp is right for you. The coaches are amazing and very approachable. But be ready for intensity night! They don't call it that just to scare you! Even though I was sore the whole time I had lots of fun and would definitely recommend this camp to you or any one else.

Parent

  • 5/5.
Excellent

This was my daughter's first time away from home on a camp and she was very nervous. Now she can't wait to go back, excellent camp! 

Ally J.Camper

  • 5/5.
Amazing

If you come to this camp you will not be able to prepare yourself for the amazing experiences and hard work they will put you through. It is well worth it. 

Kris F.Parent

  • 5/5.
Highly recommend

NBC camp not only gave my daughter new volleyball skills; she came home with a new sense of self-confidence. I highly recommend this camp! 

Parent

  • 5/5.
Loved it!

My daughter LOVED the NBC Volleyball camp-she wanted another week! The coaches were all very qualified, energetic and encouraging. They worked hard and played hard. The facility was great and having the dorm room to call "home" for the week was great. She Loved it and will be returning in the years to come

Jen C.Parent

  • 5/5.
Amazing Week

GO, GO, GO!!!! Talk about a positive place for teen girls to be! The coaches show the girls how to be strong, not only physically but mentally. When I came to pick my daughter up from camp, you could see it in all the girls faces; the fun times they had and the excitement to get out there and accomplish the next task that came their way. What a week! 

Camper

  • 5/5.
Coming back next year

I would recommend NBC camp for anyone looking for help with volleyball. The coaches are wonderful and teach you everything you would want to know about volleyball from setting to jump serving. They can help anyone of any level. I will for sure be back for next year’s camp.

Parent

  • 4/5.
Great for all ages

I had the youngest camper there this year and I felt completely safe leaving her. Everyone was really friendly, and the kids were too.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Coaches make camp really fun

 The coaches are great to be around and make the camp really fun. The main events are perfect for unwinding a little. You also make lots of awesome, new friends.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Improves skills and view on life

I never knew how much you can change in five days as player physically and as a person. NBC Camps improve your volleyball skills and your view on life.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Player Volleyball Camp
Age Group: 11 - 18
Gender: Girls
Extended Day Hours of operation are 8:45am-9:30pm. Although CHECK-IN the first day will be the same as the overnight campers (see the details tab) please check with staff for the exact hours each day for this location. Be sure to note the ending day program and release times.
Overnight $550.00
Availability: Open

Extended Day $500.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.