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Located a short drive east from the Pittsburgh Metro Area, the Nike Swim Cam at Saint Vincent College offers competitive swimmers from Pittsburgh and beyond, a 4 night and 5 day camp on the beautiful private campus grounds in Latrobe, PA. Come work on your stroke technique this summer in the Frank and Elizabeth Resnik Pool, a 25 yard x 6 lane training facility and home to the SVC Bearcat men’s and women’s swimming teams.

This camp is not a “learn to swim” program; it is designed for competitive swimmers ages 10-18 looking to improve their strokes, starts and turns. Camp will be limited to 48 campers so we encourage you to register soon! 

The Nike Swim Camp at Saint Vincent College 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
  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
  • Small group and individual stroke analysis/instruction
  • Fun evening social activities
  • 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

  • Josh Gurekovich Saint Vincent College Nike Swim Camp

    Camp Director Josh Gurekovich

    Directing camp this summer at Saint Vincent College is head swimming coach Josh Gurekovich.

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  • Jake Dacus Saint Vincent College Nike Swim Camp

    Assistant Coach Jake Dacus

    Jake Dacus joined the SVC swimming staff as an assistant coach in August of 2016. Dacus comes to Saint Vincent from Renton, Washington. He was a 2015 graduate from Pacific Lutheran University in

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Camp Details

This summer, Saint Vincent College is offering one session of overnight with an Extended day camp option (9:00am-9:00pm) for ages 10-18. 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. 

OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES

• 4 nights lodging • All meals
• Nightly recreational activities 
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap

EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES

• Lunch & dinner
• Nightly recreational activities 
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: SUN 1PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12AM 

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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 prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

CHECK-IN
All campers check-in at SAINT BENEDICT HALL on Sunday, June 17th (No lunch on first day).

  • Overnight Campers – between 11:30-12:30pm
  • Extended Day Campers – between 12:00-12:30pm

CHECK-OUT
The last session will take place Thursday morning, June 21st. Exact time and location of the camp closing ceremony will be confirmed by the camp director on the first day of camp. Overnight campers check-out from the dorms between 11:30-12:30pm.

Overnight Campers

HOUSING & ROOMMATES
Campers stay 2-per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 10 days before the start of camp. 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.

  • DORM: Saint Benedict Hall
  • BATHROOMS: shared
  • LINENS: Not provided
  • AIR CONDITIONING: Yes - DORM IS AIR-CONDITIONED
  • SUGGESTED SPENDING MONEY: $40
  • MEDICAL FACILITY: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

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

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

  • 7:30 am Breakfast (overnighters)
  • 8:50 am Extended Day Campers arrive, stretch
  • 9:00 am Opening Comments and Discussion
  • 9:15 am Pool Session 1
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:00 pm Dry Land Exercises
  • 1:30 pm Pool Session 2
  • 5:00 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Pool Session 3 or Evening Activities
  • 9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:30 pm Supervised free time in Dorm
  • 10:00 pm Lights out!

Saint Vincent College Facility Nike Swim Camp

Saint Vincent College

The Frank and Elizabeth Resnik pool opened its doors in the Spring of 1993.  This six-lane, 25-yard facility is the home of the Bearcat men’s and women’s swimming program. The pool is known campus wide for its beautiful wood ceiling and multiple skylights.  

During the 2005-06 school year, pool renovations occurred to improve the facility's capability to host swim meets and the overall enjoyment for the campus community. These improvements include the installation of custom made Keifer starting blocks, a new heater and air filtration unit, and the installation of an in-deck Colorado timing system with a 6-line scoreboard display.

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Great week!

    July 16, 2017: The camp was well organized with expert coaches.  It had a good balance of swimming/dry land and other activities with new and interesting swimming drills.  The camp councilors were fun and welcoming.  The venue was great and easy to commute to and from. Our daughter also loved the food! 

    — Hailey .P. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Awesome camp!

    July 16, 2017: My daughter said they were able to critic her strokes and with positive feedback on how to improve it. I would pick her up every day and she was never ready to leave. The campus is beautiful and safe! 

    — Dennis J. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Friendly environment!

    July 14, 2017: My son loved meeting all the campers, coaches, and the counselors.  Everyone were very friendly and the coaches were helpful with critiques for all the strokes. Came home with a renewed love for competitive swimming and with great friends!  

    — Alyssa C. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Great opportunity!

    July 12, 2017: My son attended this camp as somewhat of a beginner.  His primary sport is cross country and he was looking to become a competitive swimmer.  This camp was exactly what he needed.  He made great friends that ran with him and also helped him advance his swim technique.  He came home more excited about swimming and with so many friends! 

    — Amy M. Parent

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Nike Swim Camp at Saint Vincent College

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Josh Gurekovich, Camp Director
Saint Vincent College
Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650

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