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2024 Dates & Prices Now Available!

USSC is proud to partner with Cal Water Polo Head Coach, Kirk Everist, this summer 2024 to bring you the Cal Water Polo Camp! The camp will be held on the beautiful UC Berkeley campus, located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres in Berkeley, California.

The focus of the program will be in-water instruction on the fundamentals of the game. Fundamental passing, shooting, team and individual defense along with tactical discipline and individual aspects of the game will be discussed. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with the top players and coaches in the country.

All Cal Sports Camps are open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you choose a camp that fits your level of development. All events are subject to change based on NCAA and Covid-19 restrictions. Due to high demand and limited capacity, prices are subject to increase as camp exceeds 25%/50%/75% capacity.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction by Cal Men's Water Polo coaching staff and current players
  • Low camper to instructor ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
  • Position Specific Training for Drivers, Shooters, Goalies & 2 Meter Offense & Defense
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Camp Coaches

  • Kirk Everist Cal Water Polo

    Camp Director/Head Coach Kirk Everist

    Directing the Cal Water Polo Camp this summer is, Kirk Everist, the Cal Head Men's Water Polo Coach.

    View Kirk Everist's Bio
  • Jakov belamaric cal waterpolo headshot

    Assistant Coach Jakov Belamaric

    Jakov Belamaric completed his first season as a Cal assistant coach in 2022, a national championship-winning season which saw the Golden Bears post their highest win percentage (.920) in 30 years.

    View Jakov Belamaric's Bio

Camp Details

This summer, Cal is offering two sessions of Day Camp (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM). The first session is a Youth Complete Skills camp for (Ages 9-13) on June 10-12. The second session is a High School Advanced Skills camp for (Ages 14-18 - rising 9th graders and up) on June 17-20.

2024 OVERVIEW
  • Dates/Age Group: June 10-12 (Youth Skills Camp: Ages 9-13)
  • Dates/Age Group: June 17-20 (High School Advanced Camp: Ages 14-18)
  • Gender: Boys
  • Camp Type: Day Camp
  • Schedule: 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Check-In: 8:30-9:00am at UC Berkeley's Legends Aquatics Center
  • Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
  • Youth Skills Camp Program: The Youth Skills Camp program is designed for youth and incoming high school players (Ages 9-13). This program is designed to provide youth players with the fundamentals, latest drills, in-water scrimmages and position specific training (Divers, Shooters, Goalies and 2 Meter Offense & Defense) essential for improvement.
  • High School Advanced Skills Program: The High School Advanced Skills Camp program is designed for high school players (Ages 14-18). This program focuses on advanced skills, position specific training for divers, shooters, goalies and 2 meter offense & defense, team concepts and an overall intense level of competition. Campers also have the opportunity to compete daily in games against each other. For graduation years 2027, 2026, 2025, & 2024s.
CAMP ADDRESS

Legends Aquatic Center
2214 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
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PARKING

Parking is available in the RSF Parking Garage as well as metered street parking. Please be aware of parking restrictions.

CAMP CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT YOUTH SKILLS CAMP

Monday, June 10th to Wednesday, June 12th

  • Check-in: will take place between 8:30-9:00am at Legends Aquatic Center.
  • Check-out: camp ends at 3:00pm each day.

There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your child on time.

CAMP CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED SKILLS CAMP

Monday, June 17th to Thursday, June 20th

  • Check-in: will take place between 8:30-9:00am at Legends Aquatic Center.
  • Check-out: camp ends at 3:00pm each day.

There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your child on time.

MEALS

Lunch is NOT provided each day. Please bring a healthy lunch and snacks each day.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
  • Instruction: Morning and afternoon training sessions
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers will receive a Cal Camps t-shirt and prizes.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
  • Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Please bring your water polo suit, swim cap, googles and towel(s)
  • Facility: Legends Aquatic 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.

Instruction will emphasize:

  1. Shooting, drive defense, defending center, pressure passing, and other important skill sets.
  2. Goal Setting sessions
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

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!

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING

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

Items:

  • Dryland Training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt)
  • Warm jacket and sweats (for possible fog during morning training sessions)
  • Backpack
  • Water Polo Suit
  • Rubber Caps
  • Googles
  • 2 x Towels
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sandals/Flip Flops
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Healthy Lunch and Snacks each day
  • University of California Release Form (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
  • Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
TRANSPORTATION

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

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

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TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Due to University and NCAA Policies, we are not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Berkeley campus is Oakland International The camp is not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Berkeley campus is Oakland International Airport; San Francisco International Airport is also within a reasonable distance. Campers are responsible for their own transportation to and from camp.

CAMP LODGING - NO HOUSING PROVIDED

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Main: 510-843-3000

HOTEL DURANT
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Berkeley, CA 94704
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Hotel Main: 510-845-8981

DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON HOTEL BERKELEY MARINA
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Hotel Main: 510-548-7920

Legends Aquatic Center Cal Berkeley

LEGENDS AQUATICS CENTER

Campers will train each day at UC Berkeley's Legends Aquatics Center, one of the newest and finest outdoor facilities in the United States. The main entrance to Legends Aquatic Center is on Bancroft Ave, one block down from Spieker Pool and RSF. Parking is available in the RSF Garage located on Bancroft or metered street parking.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: My camper's small group coach was excellent and great with the boys!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: Working with the Cal water polo players

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Learned useful skills to improve in sport

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: Meeting coaches and Nikolas Papanikolauo

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: Classroom videos and championship scrimmage

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: Being coached by current Cal water polo players

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2023: Getting to truly learn fundamentals from the best!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: 4 on 4 scrimmaging was the best part of the camp by far.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: Coach Everest awarded helmet to my son and he was thrilled.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 27, 2023: loved the structure as a parent. my kid loved the coaches playing!!!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: Kept the boys engaged all day with water polo skills building and games. Well done!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 23, 2023: The CAL players and coaches were great. Coach Everist was at camp giving individual instuction

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: The entire experience; My son came home and was so excited to show us his trick shot he learned!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 7, 2023: I loved getting to meet all of the players and learn from the some of the best to ever do it. Beach polo was really fun!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: The staff was friendly and were great teachers. My child felt like he improved a lot and came away with increased confidence in his ability to play Water Polo.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 15, 2023: Seeing my son recognized for his work ethic and love he has for waterpolo; he received a cap from his squad and learned alot; now to put it into practice!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    The coaches were supportive and encouraging

    — Anonymous

Cal Boys Water Polo Summer Camp

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Kirk Everist, Camp Director/Head Coach
Legends Aquatics Center
Berkeley, California 94720
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Cal
Water Polo
California
Berkeley
https://www.ussportscamps.com/waterpolo/cal/california-water-polo-camp
Cal Boys Water Polo Summer Camp
USD
68705
Cal Boys Water Polo Camp - Youth Complete Skills
Boys
9-13
Jun 10-Jun 12, 2024
650.00
Programs: Complete Skills (CAL)
Age Group: 9 - 13
Gender: Boys
Camp runs Monday-Wednesday
Day 9:00AM-3:00PM $650.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
USD
68706
Cal Boys Water Polo Camp - High School Advanced Skills
Boys
14-18
Jun 17-Jun 20, 2024
795.00
Programs: Advanced Skills (CAL)
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Boys
Camp runs Monday-Thursday
Day 9:00AM-3:00PM $795.00 USD
Availability: Limited

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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