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Get better this summer with other athletes who share your passion for the game at this 2019 volleyball camp in Chicago, IL.

These summer volleyball camps at Chicago State University, led by Head Coach Brandon Reeves, offer a variety of overnight camp and day camp programs for beginner, intermediate and advanced players and those looking for position specific volleyball training.

Highlights Include
  • All Skills, Elite, and Position Specialty programs
  • Instruction from DI collegiate coaches and players
  • Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
  • 6-7 hours daily instruction, with 1:10 staff to camper ratio
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Camp Coaches

  • Brandon Reeves

    Head Coach Brandon Reeves

    Brandon Reeves heads into his fifth season as head coach of the Chicago State University volleyball program after being appointed to the position in July 2015. He also serves as the Associate Athletic Director for Business in the Athletics Department at CSU.

    View Brandon's Bio
  • Greg Manos

    Assistant Coach Greg Manos

    Greg Manos is entering his fourth season as an Assistant Coach for the Chicago State Volleyball program.

    View Greg's Bio

Camp Details

This year we are offering Overnight, Extended Day, and Day camps & clinics for players of all ability levels. Campers can choose between Lil' Spikers, All Skills Camp, Elite Camp, and Position Specialty (girls, ages 10-18) programs. Click "See More Camp Details" for further information.

2019 OVERNIGHT & DAY CAMP DATES

  • All Skills Camp (girls, ages 10-18): July 16-18
  • Elite Camp (girls, ages 14-18): July 29-31
  • Lil' Spikers Day Camp (boys & girls, ages 7-12): July 22-26

2019 1-DAY POSITION SPECIALTY CLINIC DATES

  • Middle Blockers: July 15
  • Setters: July 19
  • Hitters: August 1
  • DS/Libero: August 2
  • All clinics are open to boys & girls, ages 10-18
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2019 CAMP PROGRAMS & DETAILS

All sessions are open to players of all abilities, unless otherwise noted, limited only by age, gender and number of campers. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff and placed into groups based on age and ability level.

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

All Skills Camp: July 16-18
  • Program: This program is geared towards girls, ages 10-18, of all skill levels. Campers will master the fundamentals and develop proper mechanics through a mix of drills, games and competitive play. Players will train under the guidance of coaches from top colleges including Chicago State University (DI). (A list of our camp coaches will be posted soon!) Campers have the option of lodging in a collegiate dormitory to prep them for the years ahead!
  • Check-in: 9:00am on the first day of camp. All campers should eat breakfast before check-in.
  • Check-out: 4:00pm on the last day of camp

  • Extended Day Camp:

    • Extended Day camp hours are 9:00am-9:00pm (Day 1 & 2) and 9:00am-4:00pm (Day 3).
    • Lunch and dinner are included, starting with lunch on Day 1 and ending with lunch on Day 3.
  • Day Camp:

    • Day camp hours are 9:00am-4:00pm each day.

    • Lunch is included each day.

  • Night Activities: Our nights will be filled with on-court training as well as the opportunity for campers to join experienced players and coaches to discuss their journey to success. Our staff recognizes the importance of well-being and motivation, so we’ll take the time to share stories and memories that helped us achieve our goals, personally and professionally.

  • *1-Night Stayover: Campers have the option to link the Middle Blocker Clinic with the All Skills Camp and/or the All Skills Camp with the Setters Clinic by adding a 1-Night Stayover on July 15 and/or July 18 for $75 per night. Supervision, lodging, meals, and some optional training or activities are included. Parents will not be required to come do check out/check in between the linked sessions. You will have the option to add the 1-Night Stayover option during check-out.

High School Elite Camp: July 29-31
  • Program: This program is geared towards high school and club level players (girls, ages 14-18/grades 9-12) with 2-3 years of competitive experience. Elite Camps provide players the tools to grow physically, mentally and emotionally. These camps will cover a wide range of volleyball skill and strategy in a fun and exciting collegiate atmosphere. The camp will transition from fundamental skills to game-like scenarios to fully encompass player growth and development. Campers have the option of lodging in a collegiate dormitory to prep them for the years ahead!
  • Check-in: 9:00am on the first day of camp. All campers should eat breakfast before check-in.
  • Check-out: 4:00pm on the last day of camp

  • Extended Day Camp: Extended Day camp hours are 9:00am-9:00pm (Day 1 & 2) and 9:00am-4:00pm (Day 3). Lunch and dinner are included, starting with lunch on Day 1 and ending with lunch on Day 3.

  • Day Camp: Day camp hours are 9:00am-4:00pm each day. Lunch is included each day.

  • Night Activities: Our nights will be filled with on-court training as well as the opportunity for campers to join experienced players and coaches to discuss their journey to success. Our staff recognizes the importance of well-being and motivation, so we’ll take the time to share stories and memories that helped us achieve our goals, personally and professionally.

Position Specialty 1-Day Clinics:
  • Dates: Middle Blockers: *July 15, Setters: *July 19, Hitters: August 1, DS/Liberos: August 2
  • Program: These clinics are geared towards girls, ages 10-18, wanting to hone their skills in a specific position. Campers receive specialized training on the latest techniques for a specific position. Campers are encouraged to attend multiple clinics to enhance their skills for each position they are interested in playing.
  • Check-in: 9:00am on the first day of camp
  • Check-out: 4:00pm on the last day of camp
  • Schedule: Each clinic runs from 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Meals: Campers bring their own lunch daily.
  • *1-Night Stayover: Campers have the option to link the Middle Blocker Clinic with the All Skills Camp and/or the All Skills Camp with the Setters Clinic by adding a 1-Night Stayover on July 15 and/or July 18 for $75 per night. Supervision, lodging, meals, and some optional training or activities are included. Parents will not be required to come do check out/check in between the linked sessions. You will have the option to add the 1-Night Stayover option during check-out.
Lil' Spikers Camp: July 22-26
  • Program: This program is a day camp (8:00am-3:00pm) for boys & girls, ages 7-12, who are just starting out or in the first year of learning the basic skills for volleyball. Campers get a jump-start with their volleyball skills and work on a solid base to build upon after camp. The Chicago State coaching staff will use drills and games that allow for fun and individual coaching. We will also have campus activities and adventures throughout the day for our lil' Cougars!
  • Check-in: 8:00am on the first day of camp.
  • Check-out: 3:00pm on the last day of camp.
  • Schedule: Camp runs from 8:00am-3:00pm, Monday-Friday.
  • Meals: Campers bring their own lunch daily.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?

  • Daily volleyball instruction
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Extended Day campers: Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Day Campers: Lunch is provided.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: *All campers receive Nike Volleyball Camps t-shirt and prizes. (*Excludes 1-Day clinics.)
  • Volleyballs: Volleyballs are provided for each camper to use during instruction at camp, so campers do not need to bring their own. Campers do have the option of purchasing a Molten Volleyball for $17 at the time of registration. Balls will be given out on the last day of camp.

INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY

  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • Players Grouped by: ability, age, years of experience
  • Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own kneepads and have at least one pair of well broken-in volleyball (court) shoes. Campers do not need to bring their own balls.
  • Facility: Indoor courts
  • 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.

HOUSING

The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year. Final housing information for this camp will be provided in the Camper Registration Packets, emailed to all campers closer to the camp’s start date.

  • Campers Per Room: 2
  • 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
  • Amenities: Each dorm room has a micro-fridge
  • Air Conditioning: Please refer to the Camper Registration Packet. A/C availability depends on our specific dorm assignment.

TRAVEL

Nike Volleyball 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 Midway International Airport.

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

  • 7:00am Wake-up, shower, breakfast
  • 9:00am Extended Day, and Day Campers arrive. Stretching & warm up.
  • 9:15am Training Session I
  • 12:00pm Lunch, rest
  • 1:30pm Training Session II
  • 4:00pm Day Campers depart. Free time, rest
  • 5:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm Training Session III
  • 8:00-9:00pm Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:00pm Overnight Campers to rooms. Free time.
  • 10:30pm Lights out

Chicago State Jacoby Dickens Gym

Located at 9501 S. King Dr., between Burnside and Roseland, CSU's Jacoby D. Dickens Center is home to the women's volleyball team. The JDC is equipped with up to 2,500 seats for spectators, three swimming pools, indoor track, fitness center, eight locker rooms, three classrooms, dance studio, training room and a multipurpose gymnasium.

Nike Volleyball Camp at Chicago State University

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Brandon Reeves, Head Coach
9501 S King Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60628
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Middle Blocker
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
1-Night Stayover is open to girls only Camp is open to any and all
Day 9am-4pm $90.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: All Skills (VOLL)
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
1-Night Stayover is open to girls only Camp is open to any and all
Overnight $425.00
Availability: Yes

Day 9am-4pm $275.00
Availability: Yes

Extended Day 9am-9pm $350.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Setter
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Camp is open to any and all
Day 9am-4pm $90.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Beginner
Age Group: 7 - 12
Gender: Co-Ed
Camp is open to any and all
Day 8am-3pm $325.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Elite (VOLL)
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Girls
Camp is open to any and all
Overnight $425.00
Availability: Yes

Day 9am-4pm $275.00
Availability: Yes

Extended Day 9am-9pm $350.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Hitter
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Camp is open to any and all
Day 9am-4pm $90.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Libero
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Camp is open to any and all
Day 9am-4pm $90.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
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