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We're excited for our 1st Nike Swim Camp at Quincy University! Coach Bryan Christiansen and his staff provide competitive swimmers excellent instruction and training with an emphasis on stroke technique. Our goal is to create a fun, exciting and enthusiastic environment for each swimmer at camp.

Quincy University's campus is located in a residential area, a few blocks away from Quincy's Broadway Avenue shopping and business district. Camp will be limited to 50 campers so we encourage you to register soon!

The Nike Swim Camp at Quincy University is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend all participants have competitive swimming experience (e.g. U.S.S. Age Group, National Qualifies, High School Swimmers or Summer League Swimmers) with all four competitive strokes: Fly, Back, Breast and Freestyle.

Highlights Include
  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Low camper to staff ratio
  • 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

  • Bryan christiansen quincy university swimming

    Camp Director Bryan Christiansen

    Coach Bryan spent the 2021-22 season recruiting for the new swim team that started at Quincy in 2022. Quincy had one of the best first years any program has ever had. They earned five NCAA DII B cuts, finished the dual meet season with an exact .500 record, and got 8th out of 10 teams in the GLVC, notably one of the strongest conferences in DII. Every athlete had at least one best time at the GLVC Championships. The men's team also finished with the second-highest GPA in all of DII. Coach Bryan is committed to a fun environment along with competitive excellence. Coach Bryan has worked Nike Swim Camps at Nazareth College for the past four years and before that worked Hartwick College's camp for two years. He was also the Camp Director at SUNY New Paltz for Summer 2016 and 2017.

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Camp Details


You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. This summer, Quincy University is offering one week of overnight with an day camp (8:30am-5:00pm) option for ages 10-18. Campers will train each day in the 6-lane intercollegiate pool in Quincy University Health & Fitness Center, home to Quincy's Men's and Women's Swimming teams.

  • Dates: June 12-15
  • Age Group: 10-18
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Type: Overnight, Day (commuter)
  • Check-in: ALL Campers: Check-in Monday, between 1:00-2:00pm at Garner Hall.
  • Check-out: There will be a swim meet at 9:00am followed by a closing ceremony at 10:30am. Camp concludes immediately following the closing ceremony. Overnight Campers check-out of the dorm and Day Campers are picked up at the pool.
  • Day Schedule: MON 2PM-5PM, TUE-WED 8:30AM-5PM, THURS 8:30AM-11AM **Times subject to change
  • Meals: All meals are provided for Overnight campers. Lunch is provided Tuesday and Wednesday for all Day (commuter) campers.
  • 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.

Quincy University - Campus Map Link
Garner Hall
1850 Chestnut Street
Quincy, IL 62301

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Quincy University Health & Fitness Center
18th and Oak St
Quincy, IL 62301

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Check-in: Monday, June 12th

  • Check-in between 1:00-2:00pm at Garner Hall. PLEASE NOTE: Dinner is the only meal provided on the first day of camp.

Check-out: Thursday, June 15th

  • There will be a swim meet at 9:00am followed by a closing ceremony at 10:30am. Camp concludes immediately following the closing ceremony. Overnight Campers check-out of the dorm and Day Campers are picked up at the pool.
  • Dorm: Garner Hall
  • Number of Campers Per Room: 2 per room
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual and 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 included. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

The staff reside 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.

  • Instruction: Morning and afternoon training sessions followed by evening activities
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Day campers: Lunch is provided each day on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers at multi-day camps will receive a Nike Swim Camps t-shirt and prizes.
  • 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: Pool in the Quincy University Health & Fitness Center
  • 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.

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!


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

Checklist of things to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing for 3 nights/4 days
  • Dryland training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt)
  • Backpack
  • 2-3 Swimsuits
  • Swim Cap(s)
  • Goggles
  • Towels
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals/flip flops
  • Spending Money ($50)
  • Linens (XL twin sheets & blankets or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase)
  • Pajamas
  • Bath Towel
  • Toiletries
  • Snorkel (optional)
  • No Fan Needed - dorm has AC
  • Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)

Checklist of Things to Bring: We recommend that all Day Campers bring a daily pack with the following items: swimsuit, swim cap, goggles, towel, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, sandals, water bottle, dry land gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt) and any other appropriate clothing for that day’s activities which will be described to you on the first day of camp.

Camp Schedule & Meals:

  • Monday: Day Campers should arrive dressed and ready to swim. You will be assigned a counselor and given a complete schedule of all events during the week. Day Campers stay until 5:00pm. No meals on the first day.
  • Tuesday-Wednesday: Day Camper Hours – 8:30am-5:00pm. Lunch is provided.
  • Thursday: Day Camper Hours - 8:30-11:00am. Check-out is immediately after the camp concludes.

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.


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


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

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


• Lunch & dinner
• Nightly recreational activities
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: MON 2PM-5PM, TUE-WED 8:30AM-5PM, THURS 8:30AM-11AM **Times subject to change

Quincy university facility

Quincy University Health & Fitness Center

Opened in the spring of 2001, the Health & Fitness Center provides for a wide variety of recreational and intramural activities. It features 3 multi-purpose gymnasium courts, a 3,600-square-foot fitness room, 17 cardio machines, an aerobics room, an indoor walking/running track, racquetball court, and a 6-lane intercollegiate pool with whirlpool.

Camp Questions & Answers


Upon arrival at Quincy, 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.
    This camp helped my sons confidence

    — Anonymous

Nike Swim Camp at Quincy University

Bryan Christiansen, Camp Director
Quincy University
Quincy, Illinois 80639
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

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