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SECURE YOUR SPOT NOW! LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR THIS 2024 SWIM CAMP!

Come join Head Swimming Coach, Matt Kinney, this summer at the Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon University. Competitive swimmers are provided with elite level instruction and training with an emphasis on technique and skill. Our goal is to provide each swimmer a fun, exciting and enthusiastic environment to train in at camp.

US Sports Camps is excited for our 3rd summer of swim camp at Carnegie Mellon. The university's main campus is 3 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, between Schenley Park and the Squirrel Hill, Shadyside, and Oakland neighborhoods. Campers will train each day at Carnegie Mellon's swimming and diving pool and which is home to the varsity swimming and diving teams. The pool was constructed in 1996 and is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows allowing in natural light. A balcony was added in 2015 which seats up to 200 people.

The Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you have competitive swimming experience (e.g. U.S.S. age group, national qualifiers, high school swimmers, or summer league swimmers) and can swim at least 50 meters in all four competitive strokes: fly, back, breast and freestyle.

Highlights Include
  • For competitive swimmers ages 8-16
  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Camp focuses on technique and drill instruction covering all four strokes, starts and turns
  • Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
  • Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
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Camp Coaches

  • Matthew Kinney Carnegie Mellon Swim

    Camp Director Matt Kinney

    Directing camp this summer is Matthew Kinney. Coach Kinney has been named the University Athletic Association Coach of the Year for men's swimming and diving three times during his 15-year tenure as head swimming and diving coach of the Tartans. His most recent honor came in 2013 after leading the team to a second-place finish at the championship meet.

    View Matthew Kinney's Bio & Swim Tips

Camp Details

SECURE YOUR SPOT!

You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. This summer, Carnegie Mellon is offering two sessions of day camp (9:00am-4:00pm) for ages 8-16. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.

2024 OVERVIEW
  • Dates: June 17-20 & June 24-27
  • Age Group: 8-16
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Type: Day Camp
  • Schedule: 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Thursday
  • Check-In: 8:30am on Monday at Jared L. Cohon University Center Pool
  • Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
  • Program: The Stroke Technique program is designed to provide competitive swimmers with a better understanding of swimming fundamentals. Stroke refinement along with constructive feedback will be the focus of the camp and allows each participant to gain a greater knowledge of proper stroke mechanics and ways to improve themselves individually.
CAMP ADDRESS

Carnegie Mellon University
Jared L. Cohon University Center Pool
5032 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15123

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SESSION I - CAMP CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT

Monday, June 17th - Thursday, June 20th

  • Check-in: Monday at 8:30am at the Jared L. Cohon University Center Pool.
  • Check-out: There will be a brief closing ceremony at 3:30pm at the pool. ALL CAMPERS must depart immediately following the closing ceremony.

There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your child on time.

SESSION II - CAMP CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT

Monday, June 24th - Thursday, June 27th

  • Check-in: Monday at 8:30am at the Jared L. Cohon University Center Pool.
  • Check-out: There will be a brief closing ceremony at 3:30pm at the pool. ALL CAMPERS must depart immediately following the closing ceremony.

There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your child on time.

MEALS

Lunch is NOT provided each day. Please bring a healthy lunch and snacks each day.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
  • Instruction: Morning and afternoon training sessions
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers will receive a Nike Swim Camps t-shirt and prizes.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
  • Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Please bring your water swimsuit, swim cap, googles and towel(s)
  • Facility: Jared L. Cohon University Center Pool
  • 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.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING

Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

Items:

  • Healthy Lunch & Snacks each day
  • Dryland training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt)
  • Backpack
  • Swimsuit
  • Swim Cap(s)
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals/flip flops
  • Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
  • Carnegie Mellon Camp Release Minor Form (form needs to be printed, filled out and turned in at camp)
TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

NIKE SWIM CAMP FAQ

For general questions about our swim camps please see our FAQ page.

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DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

TEAM DISCOUNT: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. 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 through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Pool Session 1
  • 11:30 AM Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Discussion/Stretching
  • 1:30 PM Dry-Land Training
  • 2:15 PM Pool Session 2
  • 4:00 PM Camper depart

Carnegie Mellon Swimming Diving Pool Nike Swim Camp Facility

Jared L. Cohon University Center

Carnegie Mellon's swimming and diving pool serves the varsity swimming and diving teams and as a recreational space for the campus community. The 25-yard pool offers eight lanes, a separate diving well with two one-meter and two three-meter diving boards, and a cool-down area for swimmers. The pool balcony seats up to 200 spectators.

Camp Questions & Answers

How are swimmers grouped at camp?

Upon arrival at Carnegie Mellon, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.

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Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: Learning better technique. The coaches were so helpful and encouraging.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Improved skills

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2023: The kids loved it

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    February 6, 2023: Meeting fellow players.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2023: Fun time improving skills

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: The last day meet and fun times

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 2, 2023: Final competition against kids.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    January 26, 2023: Coach talks, one to one instruction

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    January 26, 2023: My son loved the tennis ball cannon.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 20, 2023: One on one time with Coach Matt Kinney.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: Meeting new people and learning new skills

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Upbeat atmosphere and very focused on swimming

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Harry's skill improvement; small group setting

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: My kids both learned more about flip turns and push offs.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Observing how the coaching led to discernible improvements

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: Many friends/teammates attended and they all had fun and improved

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: My daughter learning to dive off the blocks and do a race for the first time.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 25, 2023: Matthew improved his start and underwater technique and he made new friends at the camp.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2022: Nicholas had a blast. The staff was awesome and super supportive! We will be back next year!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 25, 2023: All the coaches were very professional and friendly. Jocelyne improved her breaststoke technique.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2022: My daughter learned some new skills and had a great time. We enjoyed the swim meet on the last day.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: the highlight of the camp was the 1-on-1 instruction that my child received from skilled instructors

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2022: My son had a great time. He made new friends, learned new drills and continues to improve his swimming.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: My kids loved everything, they loved meeting new friends, working on their techniques, being on campus.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: Nina loved everything, she loved meeting new friends, excited she learned how to swim better and perfect her techniques.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 17, 2023: Elle loves getting immediate feedback from the coaches, putting it into practice, and seeing herself improve during the week.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 8, 2022: My kids made several new friends at the camp, and most importantly, they really enjoyed themselves. They asked to go again next year.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: My daughter loved that one of her coaches was a back stroke specialist because that's her best stroke. She loves all of the coaches though.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: My kids liked the coaches, the university experience, said it was fun, learned better swim technique, loved going off the diving board and the time trials on the last day.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 16, 2023: For my daughter, it was learning the right way to do things and the coach getting her to believe she can hit her goals. Plus the campus was very nice and hooked her on CMU.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    A fantastic time

    — Anonymous

Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon University

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Matt Kinney, Camp Director
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike
Swim
Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
https://www.ussportscamps.com/swim/nike/carnegie-mellon-university-swim-camp-pittsburgh-pa
Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon University
USD
63846
Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon University (SOLD OUT)
Co-Ed
8-16
Jun 24-Jun 27, 2024
675.00
Programs: Complete Stroke Technique
Age Group: 8 - 16
Gender: Co-Ed
Day 9:00AM-4:00PM $675.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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