Clarkson University Nike Volleyball Camp

Clarkson University Nike Volleyball Camp
Clarkson University Nike Volleyball Camp

Coach Dulfer and his enthusiastic staff create an outstanding environment for campers of all ability levels to improve their skills and have fun.

This camp is open to girls ages 10-18 of all ability levels. Here you’ll master the volleyball fundamentals, develop propermechanics, and gain valuable game play experience.

Highlights Include

  • Training under the country’s best coaches
  • Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
  • Six hours of daily instruction
  • Coach to camper ratio is 1:10
  • Players grouped by age and ability level
  • Personal evaluations from your coach
  • Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Johan Dulfer
Camp Director

Johan Dulfer

In his seven years at Clarkson, Johan Dulfer has transformed the Golden Knights into a regional powerhouse with four consecutive NCAA appearances, including a New York Regional Championship in 2012 that pushed the Green and Gold to the NCAA Volleyball Championships' Elite 8. Coach Dulfer is the 2007 and 2010 Liberty League coach of the year. Under the guidance of Dulfer, the...

Camp Details


The NIKE Volleyball camp at Clarkson University provides campers with top quality instruction plus:

Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.

Extended Day campers (9am-9pm - except on first and last day): Lunch and dinner are provided.

24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Volleyball Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

Volleyballs: Molten Volleyballs may be purchased when you register for camp for an additional $15. Volleyballs must be paid for at the time of registration. Campers do not need to bring a ball to camp and purchasing one is optional. 

*Please note, this information is subject to change.


Check-in: between 2:00pm-3:00pm on Thursday July 31st
Check-out: Graduation is at 3:30pm on Sunday August 3rd
Parents are invited to attend the last session, which starts at 1:30pm.


Ratio: 1:10
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: volleyball shoes, knee pads and a water bottle
Facility: Alumni Gym


Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: 1
Bathrooms: On each floor
Linens: Not provided. Bring linens, blanket or sleeping bag, pillow,pillowcase and towel
Air Conditioning: NO - Campers encouraged to bring a fan
Key Deposit: No deposit, but a $60 replacement fee will be charged if key is not returned.
Spending Money: $20
Medical Facility: 2 athletic trainers are on-site and a doctor is on-call for emergencies


Closest Airport: Ottawa International Airport
Transportation: Bus

Adirondack Trailways Bus Line
Market Square Mall
Potsdam, NY 13676
Fare and Schedule Information:

More Details

Team Discount: If eight or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $30 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount. Discount does not apply to team only camps.


Clarkson University is located in Potsdam, a great college town in upstate New York, about 100 miles from Montreal, Canada and a 2 ½ hour drive from Syracuse. 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 Wake-up, shower
  • 7:45 Breakfast
  • 9:00 Stretching/conditioning
  • 9:15 Practice: pass/set/hit drills
  • 10:30 Defense and serving drills
  • 12:00 Lunch, rest
  • 1:30 Spiking demonstration
  • 1:45 Review: pass/set/serve
  • 2:30 Practice: emergency recovery
  • 4:30 Free time, rest
  • 5:30 Dinner
  • 6:30 Practice: games/scrimmages
  • 9:00 Films/video highlights
  • 10:00 Campers to rooms
  • 10:30 Lights out

Camper Reviews

Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
Great experience

Nike volleyball camp was a great experience. It was fun and all of the intructional drills have helped me perform with great intensity.

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Sister of Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.

The Nike Volleyball camp was very beneficial to my sister. The skills that she perfected enabled her to take her skills to the next level. It has given he rthe confidence and ability to step up as team captain. We would reccomend this camp to all those that have a true passion for the sport of volleyball.

Parent of a Clarkson University Campers

  • 4/5.
Looking forward to next year!

My daughter ancd neice went for the first time this year and loved it! My daughter and been playing for four years and my neice had never played.Both girls are looking forward  to next year and hpoing thar the camp is longer. They also loved the food.

Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.
Learned new skills

This camp teaches you skills that you may not have learned until you have gotten further into your playing career, and also improves your skills. The camp givs you tips and praise on making our playing extremely better. The coaches also knew how to make playing a lot of fun. i benefited from the camp greatly.

Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.
Worked on my weaknesses

It was a great experience. The coaches and staff worked with us on points of weakness and I came away feeling that I will continue to improve on these points. I feel this camp will make me more of an asset to my JV Team. 

Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
High intensity

This was a high intensity camp which taught me valuable skills in the area of volleyball. I would recommend this camp to any new comer or veteran player! 

Parent of a Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
Helped me improve

My daughter really enjoyed her experience at Nike Volleyball Camp and now that the school season has started she is happy with her improvement and recognizes that her improvement is a result of suggestions and skills she learned at camp. Thank you! 

Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.
Knowledgeable and supportive staff

This was my first volleyball camp and I felt I learned a lot, have a better understanding of playing the sport, and thought the staff was knowledgeable and supportive.

Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.
Great program, great staff

I loved the camp, the program and everything about it the staff all the friends we made and thanks to the staff for always being behind us. Thanks again, and see you next year! 

Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.
Fun camp

The Clarkson camp was fun with a lot of different exercises and suggestions to improve skills.

Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
No time to get bored

Coach Dulfer, keeps them working on their skills not allowing too much free time to get into mischief or allow them to be bored.

Clarkson University Camper

  • 4/5.
Very Enjoyable

"As a foreign player I enjoyed the camp very much. The staff was extremely helpful. We would love to come again."

Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
Amazing experience

"This camp really taught me how to hit hard and and set really well. I improved tremendously while at this camp and enjoyed the other campers and how wonderful all the coaches were. I reccomend this camp to all skill levels because no matter how good you are you can always learn something more, and i believe this camp is a good way to do that."

Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
Gained confidence

"This camp was great! I made new friends, learned a lot and gained confidence in my volleyball abilities, especially my overhand serve!"

Parent of a Clarkson Camper

  • 5/5.
Great instruction

"Camp was safe and secure for my daughters. They received great instruction and learned a lot from the coaches. My daughter just got asked to tryout for JV a year ahead of time so obviously this was time well spent!"

Clarkson University Camper

  • 5/5.
Best decision

The Nike volleyball camp at Clarkson University is the best decision for ANY level of volleyball player. The counselors were such amazing players and generally wonderful people. They really care about making you a better player and sharing their love of volleyball with others. I played better with my team during camp than I ever have with my school team because everyone here had the drive to improve and the coaches helped us every step of the way to become better players.

Parent of a Clarkson Camper

  • 5/5.
Thoroughly enjoyed camp

We would definitely recommend this camp to any girl who is interested in learning as much as they can about the game of volleyball. Our daughter thoroughly enjoyed her experience at the camp and she learned so much which helped to to improve her game.

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