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Our 2019 volleyball camp near Chicago at Elmhurst College combines college level coaching, excellent training facilities, and fun!

Join Head Coach Lindsay Johnson, former Bluejay, for a fun and challenging volleyball camp designed to benefit players at any stage of their game. Campers will have the opportunity to train along side Elmhurst College coaches in a focused and safe environment, and experience life as a collegiate athlete. 

Highlights Include
  • Excellent residential, dining, and training facilities
  • 6-7 hours daily instruction, with 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • Plyometrics and strength training
  • All campers receive a Nike Volleyball Camps T-shirt and prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Coach Julie Hall Elmhurst College Volleyball

    Director Julie Hall

    A Bluejay Backer Hall of Fame inductee, Julie Hall recently completed her 25th year as the head women's volleyball coach at Elmhurst. Hall, the four-time NCAA Division III Midwest Coach of the Year, also serves as assistant athletic director and senior women's administrator at Elmhurst.

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  • Lindsay Johnson Elmhurst Volleyball

    Assistant Director Lindsay Johnson

    Former Elmhurst All-American Lindsay Johnson is entering her 10th season with the Bluejays as a fulltime assistant coach.

    View Lindsay Johnson's Bio

Camp Details

This year we are offering an Overnight and Extended Day (9:00am-8:30pm) camp for girls, ages 10-18, of all ability levels.  See "More Camp Details" for further information.

2019 CAMP DATES

  • July 11-14
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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.

2019 SESSION SCHEDULE

CAMP DATES: JULY 11-14
  • Check-in: 11:00am-1:00pm on Thursday at the Frick Center. 
  • Check-out: 11:00am-11:30am on Sunday 
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Thursday 1:00pm-8:30pm, Friday & Saturday 9:00am-8:30pm, Sunday 9:00am-11:30am

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.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Volleyball Camps t-shirt and prizes. 
  • 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: On each floor
  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
  • 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 airports to campus are Chicago O'Hare International and Chicago Midway International Airport.

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. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.

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 for Overnight Campers
  • 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, dinner
  • 6:30pm Training Session III
  • 9:00pm Extended Day Campers depart. Overnight Campers to rooms.
  • 10:00pm Lights out

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.50 / 5 Stars
    • 4/5.
    Loved the games!

    July 18, 2018: My daughter loved the nightly activities and games during practices. Great experience! 

    — Colleen C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great evening activities

    July 18, 2018: My daughter enjoyed the after session activities and making new friends.

    — George S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great coaches!

    July 17, 2018: The love of the game was very clear! You can see in all the coaches eyes they loved to be a part of this amazing team!

    — Karen S. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Very Fun!

    July 17, 2018: The scrimmaging was very fun, and the people there were very welcoming and nice.

    — David H. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great food!

    July 17, 2018: My daughter enjoyed all the drill games that kept the camp enjoyable. She also loves moving to a team after day one that better matched her skills and level of play. Finally, she loved the food!!

    — Kathy K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Improved her skills

    July 17, 2018: The Nike camp helped my daughter improve her serving and overall skills to prepare her for High School try-outs in August. The camp was very structured and effective for achieving each individual objective. I would suggest adding an additional day on to the camp that they are there longer.

    — Shameka T. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great time!

    July 16, 2018: My daughter had a great time at the Nike volleyball camp. She strengthened her skills, learning from experienced players and coaches who were encouraging and supportive. She enjoyed the intensity of the training sessions which only helped her to improve.

    — Jennifer B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Learned a lot!

    July 17, 2017: The experience of having a great team and she had a lot of fun. The great thing was everyone got playing time. The tournaments and scrimmaging was a great experience. The extra activities were also very fun for her. It was a bit warm in the gyms this year. Maybe having some fans would be good for next year.  The coaches were great. They really showed you the correct way to do something and they really had knowledge of the sport.  I also like the fact that they were hands on. In conclusion the whole experience was fun and we learned a lot, and you guys should keep doing what you are doing.

    — Tania W. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Everything was great!

    July 17, 2017: Learned a lot and had fun! We will be back next year. Everything and everyone was great. 

    — Alyssa M. Camper

    • 5/5.
    So fun!

    July 17, 2017: She enjoyed the game play and instruction stations.  We wish the camp was longer, it was so fun!

    — Robert L. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved meeting new people!

    July 17, 2017: My daughter loved watching the coaches play volleyball, learning volleyball techniques in the various module and meeting other campers!

    — Suzanne B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved the positive attitudes!

    July 17, 2017: Mia really enjoyed all aspects of the camp and all the coaches. She said she was impressed by the attitudes of all her coaches and the girls that attended.

    — Lori L. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Got better as a player

    If you want to learn more skills or prefect old skills, Nike Volleyball camp is the perfect place to do just that and meet knew friends that could last a life time. I learned new skills and got better as a person and player. Whether you get a group to go with you or you go by yourself you will have a great time!!! 

    — Elmhurst Camper '16

    • 5/5.
    Positive reinforcement and positive attidutes

    My daughter has limited exposure to Volleyball through a local club. This camp not only increased the level of instruction she was able to receive, but she also benefited through positive reinforcement and attitude instruction. Additionally, there were many coaches who all had impressive skill sets and credentials which allowed her to look up to them on many levels. I will absolutely sign her up for next year and look forward to it.

    — Parent of Elmhurst Camper '16

Nike Volleyball Camp at Elmhurst College

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Julie Hall, Director
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: All Skills (VOLL)
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $625.00
Availability: Yes

Extended 9am-8:30pm $525.00
Availability: Yes

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