NBC Volleyball Camp at Eastern Oregon University LaGrande, Oregon
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NBC Camps Eastern Oregon volleyball camps are found at one of the most notable spots in Northeastern Oregon, Eastern Oregon University in the city of La Grande. With its beautiful campus and and high quality volleyball gymnasiums, the home of the Mountaineers makes for an ideal place for NBC Camps.
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.
NBC Volleyball Camps offer compete 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.
Complete Player Volleyball Camps
This volleyball summer 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.
- 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
Eastern Oregon University is located in the quiet town of La Grande, Oregon. Surrounded by a peaceful residential area, the University hosts a beautiful gym, cafeteria, and nice older residential dorms. Each room accommodates two campers, with nearby private shower facilities. Rooms for more than two are also available. These rooms are not air-conditioned and we suggest you bring a fan. You do not need to request a roommate before camp begins. When you sign up for a room, have your preferred roommate with you. If you have no preference, we will match you with someone of the same gender and similar age. NBC Camps evening programs are held in the University's multimillion dollar theatre. Both the local junior high and high school gyms are within minutes of the campus providing plenty of great gym space for games and training. The University food service provides nutritional entrees with all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets.
For a campus map click hereMeet your coaching staff
Doris Norris is the director of the very well known Sideout Volleyball club. She has been a director for four years and was recently inducted into Whiworth University Heritage Gallery Hall of Fame. During her career she was First Team-All-Conference and Three-time Regional All-Star.
We select outstanding people we believe are of high integrity and character, work ethic and willingness to pour their lives into helping athletes be their best. We work hard to hire College players, College and high school coaches and dynamic competent teachers of the game.
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.
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.
These camps are led by volleyball director Doris Norris. Please email Doris at email@example.com to ask questions or to inquire about hiring.
TIPS FOR A GREAT TIME AT CAMP
1. Be sure to come in shape and ready to play.
2. Don't buy brand new shoes before coming. Wearing new shoes can cause blisters.
3. Be sure to bring clothes for different kinds of weather. The NBC Store has many options available.
4. Bring a notebook so you can take notes on what you are learning.
5. Bring sunscreen and a fan.
6. Don't forget your stamped envelope and letter. We will be writing a letter home. Parents: help your camper address the envelope home if he/she needs help. This is usually a very special letter that you will want to make sure it arrives home to you.
7. Do not forget to bring a signed copy of our medical release waiver.
8. Get ready to have the time of your life
Volleyball Camp - Important Times (approximate times, please get weekly schedule the first day at check-in)
Camper Check-in begins at 12:30 pm the 1st day for overnight & extended day campers in the South Hall--Main Lobby
Parent Orientation held twice during camper check-in and lasts about 20 minutes. Location is Quinn Gym Classroom
Extended day campers will be leaving the campus each night at approximately 9:30-9:45 and need to arrive the next morning at 9:00 am ready to start practice. (Extended day campers do not receive breakfast but all other meals are provided)
Intensity Stations are 3rd night at 8:30 pm and held in Quinn Gym
All-star games are 4th night at 6:15 pm in Quinn Gym
Awards Program final day begins at 3:00 in Quinn Gym
Make certain you bring your signed Medical release waiver. You cannot play without it.
NBC Camps Formula for Success
NBC Camps emphasizes the importance of goal setting., gratitude, positive attitude, integrity, forgiveness, leadership and a strong personal faith. Camps are founded on Christian principles including a belief in Jesus Christ. Campers from all faiths attend. Every campers is important, one we value and honor. For more information pertaining to NBC Camps philosophy visit the about section of our web site. NBC Camps desires to provide the total camp experience for the total person.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 12:30 pm Check-in begins on the first day for everyone, then the schedule below is a sample of the rest of the week
- 6:50 am Wake up
- 7:00 - 7:45 am Jump training
- 7:45 - 8:30 am Breakfast
- 9:00 am Extended Day Campers should be on-site and ready to practice
- 9:00 - 11:00 am Live Action Instruction
- 11:00 - 12:00 pm Games
- 12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
- 1:00 - 3:00 pm Live Action Instruction
- 3:00 - 5:30 pm Games
- 5:30 - 6:30 pm Dinner
- 7:00 - 8:00 pm Games and Competition
- 8:00 - 9:00 pm Main Event!
- 9:30 pm Extended Day Campers are dismissed for the day (check with coach for variations of this time)
- 10:30 pm Lights out
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.
First Day Information
Registration tables open at 12:30. Please leave your luggage in the car. We have a series of check-in tables, including rooming, camp store, and registration check-in. We also have a medical table and opportunity for you to speak with our certified trainer on staff about any medical concerns you may have. Once you complete registration, athletes will move luggage into rooms and change into camp gear. Parents need to escort their children to the camp gym for pre-evaluation. During the check-in times, parents and/or guardians are encouraged to attend parent orientation. Check schedules for time and place. Camp begins with camper orientation in the main gym promptly at 2:00 pm.
Camp Final Day Information
On the final day at camp, parents are welcome to attend our luncheon with your son or daughter. Come meet their coach and friends. We suggest you arrive around 11:00 to be able to locate your child. Lunch time for campers ranges between 11:30-1:00 depending on their schedule. Lunch is $5-$10 per person. (Campers do not pay) Following the luncheon will be the final round robin tournament.
Awards & Parent Program
All grandparents, parents, siblings and friends are invited to attend our awards program on the last day of camp. This is our closing ceremony and includes drill demonstrations, all-star awards, tournament awards, voted awards, enthusiasm and lots of fun.
We ask friends or family only call in case of an emergency, otherwise please mail personal letters to:
Eastern Oregon University
La Grande, OR 97850
For an emergency only: Campus Security (541) 962-3911
For non-emergency call 1-800-406-3926 (you can use the "Find me" function described in the voice mail message if warranted)
I-84 from the East:
- Take Exit 265, the first La Grande exit.
- Turn left onto US Highway 30. Turn left on Gekeler Lane, next to the UPS terminal. Continue on Gekeler Lane until you reach 6th Street.
Turn right onto 6th street and continue until you reach "G" Avenue and then turn right to South Hall. Registration begins in South Hall.
I-84 from the West:
- Take Exit 259; proceed on US Highway 30 into La Grande.
- Turn right at the second set of lights - onto Fourth Street.
- Continue on Fourth Street until you reach “G” Avenue and turn left and follow it until you reach South Hall. Registration begins in South Hall.
If you are arriving by plane, train or bus, you are responsible to secure your own transportation to and from camp. The closest large city for transportation is Pendleton, OR.
Places parents can stay:
We will provide a couple of motel phone numbers if parents wish to stay in La Grande.
Super 8: 1-888-254-0637
Howard Johnson: 1-800-446-4656