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Join Nike Crew Camps and Duke University for their inaugural season! Head Coach, Megan Cooke Carcagno, and the Duke Women's Crew Staff have created a competitive rowing culture based on expertise, dedication, and hard work.

With a standout 2017 season and a bid to the National Championship, Duke Women's Crew is one of the top rising programs in the country. Their passionate and knowledgable staff understands how to help rowers thrive in and out of the water to become elite athletes. 

Highlights Include
  • Practice and train at the new, state of the art Bertha K. Bergman Boathouse
  • Get an inside look at an elite, collegiate athletic program
  • Discussion of long term development and individual instruction for each rower
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Camp Coaches

  • Chase Graham Web

    Camp Director Chase Graham

    Chase Graham joined the staff in August of 2015 and serves as the associate head coach. Graham served as an assistant coach with the Blue Devils for his first two seasons before being promoted to associate head coach in June of 2017.

    View Chase Graham's Bio
  • Megan Cooke Carcagno Web

    Staff Coach Megan Cooke Carcagno

    Megan Cooke Carcagno turned in arguably one of the finest first-year coaching performances in Duke Athletics history during the 2015-16 campaign, receiving nearly every coaching award.

    View Megan Cooke Carcagno's Bio
  • Simon Carcagno Web

    Staff Coach Simon Carcagno

    Simon Carcagno begins his third year as a member of the Duke rowing staff. During the 2015-16 campaign, Carcagno served as the program’s boathouse manager until taking over as a volunteer assistant coach for the last two years.

    View Simon Carcagno's Bio
  • Kendall Schmidt

    Staff Coach Kendall Schmidt

    Kendall Schmidt is in her first year as an assistant coach with the Duke rowing program. Schmidt joins the Blue Devils after a year as a varsity girls' assistant coach at Mercer Rowing in Princeton, N.J.

    View Kendall's Bio
  • Victoria Mc Gee

    Staff Coach Victoria McGee

    Victoria McGee joined the Duke rowing staff as an assistant coach in August of 2016.

    View Victoria McGee's Bio

Camp Details


Check-In: Sunday at 2:00 PM at Bell Tower Res. Hall
Check-Out: Thursday at 12:00 PM at Bell Tower Res. Hall
Daily Camp Hours: SUN 2PM-5:30PM, MON-WED 8AM-5:30PM, THURS 8AM-12PM


Check-In: Monday at 2:00 PM at Jarvis Res. Hall
Check-Out: Friday at 12:00 PM at Jarvis Res. Hall
Daily Camp Hours: MON 2PM-5:30PM, TUES-THURS 8AM-5:30PM, FRI 8AM-12PM

Camp will focus on sweep rowing. 

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Elite High Performance Camp

Ages: 13-19
Suggested skill level: 5-10, out of 10

This camp is geared towards experienced rowers with at least one season of racing who want to get a feel for what it is like to row at an elite Division I university. There will be in depth education and discussion of the rowing stroke, training regimens, and racing tactics. Conditioning, strength training, and video analysis will take place, as well as exposing camp athletes to the collegiate recruitment process. Coxswains will be given individual feedback and the opportunity to review recordings of their calls.



If you have a roommate request and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age.

Bathrooms: Shared
Linens: Not provided
Air-conditioning: Most rooms air conditioned
Pool: No
Room Key Deposit: $125 (check or cash)
Suggested Spending Money: $50


The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol, and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.


Due to University and NCAA Policies, we are not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Duke campus is Raleigh-Durham International Airport. 

Website: www.skyelinkshuttle.com
Phone: 919-233-3952

Website: www.supershuttle.com
Phone: 1-800-258-3826


For those traveling in from out of town and need a place to stay near camp, see the recommended list below.

  • JB Duke Hotel (Please call 919-660-6400 to reserve your room)
  • Washington Duke Inn (Please call 919-490-0999 to reserve your room)
  • Marriot Residence Inn (Please call 919-680-4440 to reserve your room)


We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.


If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $20 discount. If 10 or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $40 discount. 

  • To register your group online: Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

*All camps and clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by specified number, age, grade level and/or gender of its participants.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 AM Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM Depart for first workout
  • 11:30 AM Return from workout
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch
  • 2:00 PM Depart for second workout, lecture, row
  • 5:30 PM Return from workout
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner
  • 9:00 PM Evening activities with counselors
  • 10:00 PM Lights out

Duke Crew Facility

Duke Rowing unveiled their new boathouse, Bertha K. Bergman Memorial Boathouse, in April 2014. This new boathouse holds 56 boats and a state of the art training room room. The Boathouse is located at Lake Michie Boat Launch.


Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    A lot of fun

    My daughter Bailey had a lot of fun while learning things to make her a better rower.

    — Laura W. Parent


Nike Women’s Crew Camp Duke University

Chase Graham, Camp Director
Lake Michie Boat Launch

Bertha K. Bergman Memorial Boathouse

Bahama Road

Durham, North Carolina 27503


Camp Dates & Prices

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