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at Nike Field Hockey Camps

This classic east coast campus in South Hadley and the expert coaching staff at Mount Holyoke provide a great environment for field hockey players of all skill levels to improve and have fun at camp.

Campers train individually in all of the major fundamental areas of the game, defensive skills as well as offensive and defensive corner play. Field hockey players of all ability levels, ages 10-18 are invited to join us this summer for a fun and informative camp experience. 

Highlights Include
  • Partner Camp of USA Field Hockey; sanctioned to make referrals to USAFH Futures program
  • 10:1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Overnight and Day programs
  • All campers receive a STX package (reversible jersey, ball, water bottle, lanyard) and other fun prizes.
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Camp Coaches

  • Andy Whitcomb

    Camp Director Andy Whitcomb

    Andy Whitcomb was named the head coach of the Mount Holyoke field hockey team in 1998. One of the top coaches in the northeast, she has posted an impressive 198-134-1 (.596) record since taking over the reigns of the program. Her teams have qualified for the NEWMAC Tournament in each of the past 16 seasons.

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Camp Details

This year we are offering Overnight and Extended Day (9:00am-9:00pm) camps for girls, ages 10-18, of all ability levels.  See "More Camp Details" for further information.

2018 CAMP DATES

  • June 24-27
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CAMP PROGRAM

This camp is open to girls, ages 10-18, of all abilities. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff and placed into groups based on age and ability level. Campers will master the fundamentals and develop proper mechanics through a mix of drills, games and competitive play.

Please note: The following information may be subject to change.

2018 SESSION SCHEDULE

CAMP DATES: June 24-27
  • Check-in: 1:00pm-2:00pm on Sunday
  • Check-out: Graduation takes place at 12:30pm on Wednesday. Parents are invited to attend. Check out will take place immediately after.
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Sunday: 1:00pm-9:00pm, Monday-Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm, Wednesday: 9:00am-12:30pm

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?

  • Daily field hockey instruction
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Extended Day campers: Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Complete Supervision: Staff members reside in the dorms with Overnight campers and campers are supervised at all times.
  • Camp Gear: All campers receive a STX package (reversible jersey, ball, water bottle, lanyard) and other fun prizes.  

INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY

  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • Players Grouped by: ability, age, years of experience
  • Equipment Needed: Hockey stick, water bottle, mouth guard, shin guards, court and turf shoes (goalies must bring full goalie protective equipment)
  • Inclement Weather Plan: We will use an indoor facility.
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

2017 HOUSING (2018 TBA)

  • Dorm: Porter Hall
  • Campers Per Room: 2 per room
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
  • Bathrooms: Shared
  • Linens: Not provided. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase and a towel
  • Air Conditioning: No, a fan is recommended. 

TRAVEL 

Nike Field Hockey Camps does not provide transportation from airports, train stations or bus depots. If you have a child flying to camp, please arrange a shuttle or taxi service. The closest airport to campus is Bradley International Airport in CT (30 miles south of campus).

TEAM DISCOUNT 

If you have a group of eight or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a discount. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 with the names of each camper in the group and we will create a unique discount code for your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out. 

REGISTRATION PACKET

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 may require a doctor's signature (please reference your camp packet). All required forms will be collected on the first day of camp.

Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30am Wake-up, shower, breakfast
  • 9:00am Extended Day campers arrive. Stretching & Warm-up
  • 9:15am Training Session I
  • 12:00pm Lunch, rest
  • 1:30pm Training Session II
  • 4:00pm Free time, rest
  • 5:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm Training Session III
  • 9:00pm Extended Day Camper depart, Overnight Campers to rooms, free time
  • 10:00pm Lights out

Nike Field Hockey Camps Facility Mount Holyoke

Mount Holyoke College, located in central Massachusetts in the beautiful Pioneer Valley, is 20 minutes from Amherst and Northampton. The campus is approximately 90 minutes west of Boston.

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.65 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Great for all skills

    There's something for everyone at all skill levels. The coaches and staff were really nice during the whole camp and I learned a lot and definitely improved my game for the fall season!

    — Grace M. Mount Holyoke Camper 6/29/16

    • 4/5.
    Camp was a blast

    Nike field hockey camp was a blast! As an intermediate player, I was able to work on my stick skills and gain better vision as to where my skills are needed on the field. I would definitely return to camp in the future!  

    — Renee B. Mount Holyoke Camper 7/1/16

    • 5/5.
    Great experience

    Nike Field Hockey Camp at Mt. Holyoke is the best! It is a Field Hockey Camp. so come expecting to work hard and play hard, but if you do, you will be rewarded with new and better skills and lifelong friends. It's a great experience!

    — Andie A. Mount Holyoke Camper 6/28/15

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    • 5/5.
    Wonderful

    Wonderful camp! My camper enjoyed independence away from home while building excellent field hockey skills.

    — Olivia G. Parent of Mount Holyoke Camper 6/30/15

    • 5/5.
    Learned a lot

    My daughter went to Nike field hockey camp for the first time this year. She learned a lot, tried hard, and had fun. She made many new friends and came home excited to start her Sophomore Field hockey season. The coaching staff was very helpful and encouraging.

    — Parent of Mount Holyoke Camper '14

    • 5/5.
    Incredible coaching

    The coaching at the Nike Mount Holyoke Camp is incredible. Whether you are looking to improve your ball skills or game strategy this is the camp for you.

    — Mount Holyoke Camper '14

    • 5/5.
    Amazing coaches and staff

    Camp was very well run. The coaches and staff were amazing. The experience was intense. Great for all levels of experience. My daughter will be back next year for sure.

    — Parent of Mount Holyoke Camper '14

    • 5/5.
    Improve your skills

    For the player whom seeks to get to the next level this camp is very good at assessing, improving, and teaching field hockey skills. The camp director and other coaches do a great job teaching and challenging the girls while having fun.

    — Parent of Mount Holyoke Camper '13

    • 5/5.
    Excellent

    My daughter improved her skills, made new friends, and enjoyed every minute of Nike Field Hockey Camp! The coaches/counselors are excellent at what they do!

    — Parent of Mount Holyoke Camper '13

    • 5/5.
    Nike camps are great

    Nike Camps are great.  The instructional staff is always wonderful.  They always find a group of counselors that are full of talent.  You gain a great deal of knowledge and experience at these camps.

    — Mount Holyoke Camper '13

    • 5/5.
    My daughter loved it

    My daughter loved Nike Field Hockey Camp. The instructors were very helpful and friendly. She gained so much from the camp. She has improved her techniques and made new friends.

    — Parent of Mount Holyoke Camper

    • 5/5.
    Great on and off the field

    This is an educational and fun camp where the counselors are dedicated to making all aspects of camp life enjoyable and giving personal attention to campers to improve their skills and game sense. This is a great camp, on and off the field! 

    — Mount Holyoke Camper

    • 5/5.
    Definitely returning

    Nike field hockey camp is a great way to continue the sport throughout the summer, make new friends, and learn new techniques! I was very pleased with our instructor's, and how they pushed our skill to the limit, to try to be the best we could be. I will definitely return! 

    — Mount Holyoke Camper

    • 5/5.
    Encouraging Coaches

    “The encouraging coaching staff teaches skills effectively.”

    — Mount Holyoke Camper

    • 5/5.
    Improve your Game

    “I would definitely recommend this camp. If you want to learn more about field hockey, and have a little fun on the way, sign up! You spend a lot of time on the field, but it's what you need to do to improve.”

    — Mount Holyoke Camper '12

    • 5/5.
    Loved the Coaches

    “Nike Field Hockey Camp at Mt Holyoke College was a great experience for me. I learned a lot of skills and was able to work with some great coaches!”

    — Mount Holyoke Camper '12

    • 5/5.
    Great for all Levels

    “This camp is a great camp for all levels of field hockey players. Combining and playing with girls of all ages and skill levels, challenges the younger kids and lets the older kids fine tune their skills. Without being too physically demanding, this camp improves and teaches new skills effectively and offers time to play/understand game situations.”

    — Mount Holyoke Camper '12

    • 5/5.
    Awesome Camp!

    “Our daughter has gone to Nike Field Hockey Camp for 2 years in a row. She has made lots of friends and improved her game. Her coach at home noticed right away!”

    — Parent of a Mount Holyoke Camper '13

    • 5/5.
    Work on your skills

    This camp was amazing. You meet great friends and learn from phenomenally experienced coaches. The camp really works on your skills during the day and then game play at night. It's completely worth it.

    — Mount Holyoke Camper '13

    • 5/5.
    Great for both daughters

    This year both my daughters attended and learned a lot and had a great time. One received most improved of her group and the older received impact player of her group. They both thoroughly enjoyed their experience!

    — Parent of a Mount Holyoke Camper '13

    • 5/5.
    Attention to detail

    Excellent organization and attention to detail, detailed information for parents on the schedule, ensuring safety of campers, great instruction

    — Parent of a Mount Holyoke Camper '14

    • 5/5.
    Loved camp

    My daughter loved the Nike Field Hockey camp at Mount Holyoke College. The coaches were terrific, the facility was great, and she learned more in one week than I ever imagined. Thank you for giving her a greater love of field hockey and improving her skills and confidence! 

    — Parent of a Mount Holyoke Camper '14

    • 5/5.
    Great start to finish

    The whole camp process what great! The ease of registration, questions answered and the check-in, pick up was flawless! 

    — Parent of a Mount Holyoke Camper '14

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Nike Field Hockey Camp at Mount Holyoke College

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Andy Whitcomb, Camp Director
50 College Street
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075

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Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Varsity, JV, Jr High, Beginner
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $570.00
Availability: Open

Extended Day $470.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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