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This 2019 volleyball camp in Rockford is designed to teach technique, work on mechanics, and provide each player with numerous repetitions to help them improve. At Rockford University, campers will train under Head Volleyball Coach, Jennifer Saylor, as well as current players and coaching staff.

During our Illinois volleyball camp, players will learn how to be a good teammate, and enhance their volleyball knowledge. While in an open and competitive environment, campers will participate in individual drills and team games to help them develop in all aspects of the game.

Highlights Include
  • Excellent training facilities
  • 4-5 hours of daily volleyball training
  • 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • All campers receive a Nike Volleyball Camps T-shirt and prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Jennifer Saylor Rockford University

    Camp Director Jennifer Saylor

    Jennifer Saylor is entering her second season as the head women's volleyball coach at Rockford University. Saylor becomes the fifteenth head coach in the program's 45-year history and the fifth over the last seven seasons.

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Camp Details

This year we are offering a Day Camp (9:00am-3:00pm) for girls of all ability levels. Campers can choose between an All Skills (ages 10-18) and Position Specialty (ages 13-18) programs. See "More Camp Details" for further information.


  • June 24-27
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All sessions are open to players of all abilities, unless otherwise noted. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff and placed into groups based on age and ability level.


This camp is designed for players, ages 10-18, of all skill levels. Campers master the fundamentals and develop proper mechanics through a mix of drills, games and competitive play. Players get a jump-start with their volleyball skills and work on a solid base to build upon after camp.


This program is geared towards players, ages 13-18, wanting to hone their skills in a specific position. Campers can choose between Hitter, Setter or Libero at camp and receive specialized training on the latest techniques.

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


  • Daily Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Check-in: 8:30am on Monday
  • Check-out: Graduation is on Thursday at 2:30pm. Parents are invited to attend! Check out will follow immediately after.
  • Lunch: Lunch is not provided, please bring a sack lunch to camp each day.


  • Daily volleyball instruction
  • Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive 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 when you register at the time of registration. Balls will be given out on the last day of camp.


  • 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 ball.
  • 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.


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.


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.


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

  • 9:00am Campers arrive, warm up
  • 9:15-11:30am Skills and small game tactics
  • 11:30am-12:15pm Lunch
  • 12:15-12:45pm Lecture and demonstration
  • 1:00-3:00pm Drills, games, and scrimmaging
  • 3:00pm Campers depart

Rockford Illinois Rock River

Rockford University is located near downtown Rockford, IL and is 90 miles northwest of Chicago. Rockford University sits on 150 acres, and includes multiple residence halls, dining facilities, and state-of-the-art athletic complexes.

Nike Volleyball Camp at Rockford University

Jennifer Saylor, Camp Director
5050 E State St
Rockford, Illinois 61108
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: All Skills (VOLL)
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
Day 9am-3:00pm $250.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Setter, Hitter, Libero, All Skills (VOLL)
Age Group: 13 - 18
Gender: Girls
Day 9am-3pm $250.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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