Davenport University Nike Volleyball Camps

Davenport University Nike Volleyball Camps
Davenport University Nike Volleyball Camps

Nike Volleyball Camps and Head Coach Megan Lenhart are proud to host two volleyball camp programs at Davenport University.

Two programs to choose from insures there is a camp for you at Davenport University. Beginners and intermediate players develop their skills with individual coaching, new drills, and full scrimmages creating a solid foundation. Advanced players get a taste of what it's like to be a college athlete while receiving valuable, intensive preseason training. 

Highlights Include

  • Training under the country‚Äôs 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

Megan Lenhart
Camp Director

Megan Lenhart

Megan Lenhart is in her fourth season as the Head Coach of the Women's Volleyball Program in 2013. The former Megan Garner is a 2004 graduate of Cornerstone University where she played four years for the Golden Eagles as a defensive specialist.

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While at CU, she earned her degree in Secondary Education while earning defensive MVP honors twice on the volleyball team.

Over the past three seasons on the DU sideline, Megan has led the Panthers to a fifth, third and second place finish in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) and Lenhart's 2012 squad set a school record with 32 wins and a bid to the NAIA National Tournament for the first time in program history.

One year after graduating from Cornerstone, Lenhart began her collegiate coaching career as an assistant at Taylor University under Head Coach Brittany Smith. Megan was part of a coaching staff for the Trojans that took them from just over a .500 record in her first season to eventual MCC Champions in 2007 as they ended with an overall record of 32-11.

Since leaving Taylor, Megan moved back to Michigan where she has since continued her role as Club Director at FaR Out Volleyball Club. Under her direction at FaR Out, the club won the state's first ever National Championship in AAU volleyball and has taken many teams to the National Tournament.

Camp Details

Session One:

 The All Skills program is open to players of all ability levels ages, 10-18. Here you’ll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics and gain valuable game play experience.

Session Two:

 The Advanced program is recommended for high school varsity and club players ages 14-18 with a commitment to the sport and the ability and motivation to play at the college level.

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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What's included in the fee?

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.


Session One: All Skills July 13-16, 2015

  • Check-in: between 1:00pm-2:00pm on Monday July 13th
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 11:00am on Thursday July 16th
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Monday 2:00-9:00pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00am-9:00pm, Thursday 9:00-11:00am

Session Two: Advanced July 27-30, 2015

  • Check-in: between 1:00pm-2:00pm on Monday July 27th
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 11:00am on Thursday July 30th
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Monday 2:00-9:00pm, Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00am-9:00pm, Thursday 9:00-11:00am


Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: Volleyball shoes, knee pads and a water bottle
Facility: Davenport Student Activity Center and Field House


Campers Per Room: 2-4
Bathrooms: In the suites on floor. 
Linens: Not provided - bring linens or sleeping bag, pilliow, pillowcase and towel
Air Conditioning: No
Key Deposit: Davenport does not require a deposit, but there is a $50 fee if key is lost. 
Spending Money: $10-$20
Medical Facility: Doctor on call, Trainer on site


Closest Airport: Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Transportation: Not provided

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.


The Nike Volleyball Camp at Davenport University is located in Grand Rapids, MI, just 2.5 hours from Detroit.

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

Parent of a Davenport University Camper

  • 5/5.
Great all around experience

My daughter loved camp! She's been to others but thought this was the best so far. Small campus was nice. Air conditioning in all gyms and dorms was great. Staff and coaches were wonderful! She loved the food and no lines for lunch!

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Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
More than just drills

They had great conditioning. The tournament at the end was awesome! And I loved how the head coached stressed the importance of the mental side of the game. I always wear the bracelet they gave me. I also have food allergies and the cafeteria was amazing.

Parent of a Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
Prepare for school tryouts

My daughter went to this camp without any friends and had never attended camp. She made new friends on the first day and absolutely loved this camp. She learned so much. She just made the freshmen volleyball team at her new high school. This camp helped her prepare for tryouts. Thank you!

Parent of Davenport University Camper

  • 5/5.
Helped boost confidence

My daughter was very hesitant at first to join. It took a while for us to convince her that she can do this and that this will help her a lot. We're glad that she agreed with us. Surprise...surprise...she had a blast! She can't stop talking about it. She wanted to sign up now for next summer's camp. The camp definitely helped improve her skills. But most importantly, the camp helped boost her confidence.

Parent of Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
Great experience

My daughter attended the Nike volleyball camp the last two years. It is a great all around experience. She comes away from the camp rejuvanated about volleyball and with improved skills.

Parent of Davenport University amper

  • 4/5.
Will be back next year!

My daughter attended this camp after only 2 years of volleyball. While she was no where near the top in terms of skill, her deveopment was incredible. More importantly, she had so much fun that she is already making plans for next year.

Parent of Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
Great Overall Experience

My daughter attended the camp as a beginner in volleyball and without a friend with her. The staff made her feel comfortable right away. We loved the idea of the suite with a couple of "ready made" friends. They suites were assigned so she did not have to try and pair up with someone immediately. My daughter said the instruction was excellent, games were fun,the water balloon attack was a highlight. As parents we loved the tournament at the end of the week. We were very impressed and hope that Nike brings the camp back to Davenport next summer!

Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
Improve Your Skills and Meet New Friends

Nike Volleyball Camp at Davenport was great. I improved my volleyball skills and met a lot of good friends that I want to connect with again next year at camp. I can't wait for next summer.

Davenport University Camper

  • 5/5.
Fun AND Challenging

Nike volleyball camp was a very fun and positive experience. The camp did an excellent job assessing skills and individualizing instruction. If you like a ton of volleyball, a lot of hard work and loads of fun then this is the place for you!

Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
Get one-on-one coaching

I was a camper at davenport for volleyball and it was awesome! I had gone there last year and all the changes were great. I loved how we were separated by skills. I also liked that we got some one on one with the coaches and if I had a question it would be answered easily. I would go to this camp in a heartbeat!

Davenport University Camper

  • 5/5.
Great for first time campers!

This camp was my first camp ever and I’m glad I chose this one to start with! It was hard work and fun! Plus the food and dorms are sooo cool!

Davenport University Camper

  • 4/5.
Taught me new techniques

This camp taught me so much. The coaches certainly know what they're doing and are very patient. They're always trying to make us better.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: All Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $430.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9am-9pm $330.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Advanced
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $430.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9am-9pm $330.00
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.