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2024 Dates & Prices Now Available!

USSC is proud to partner with Cate School Water Polo Head Coach, Jesse Morrison, this summer to bring you a Nike Water Polo Camp. Campers will train with talented coaches on the beautiful campus in Carpinteria, California. The campus sits 11 miles from Santa Barbara and is just an hour and a half north of Los Angeles and a five hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area.

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. Great weather, staff and top notch facilities make this an ideal camp location to improve your game this summer!

Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Highlights Include
  • 5-6 hours daily water polo training, with 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
  • Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
  • Position Specific Training for Drivers, Shooters, Goalies & 2 Meter Offense & Defense
  • All campers receive Nike Water Polo Camps t-shirt and prizes.
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Jesse Morrison

    Jesse Morrison will be the camp director for this camp. Morrison played collegiate water polo at UC Santa Barbara.

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Camp Details

This year we are offering Overnight and Day (9:00am-5:00pm) camps for boys and girls, ages 12-18, of all ability levels. These camps fill up fast so register early!

  • Dates: July 15-19 - Middle School (Grades 7-9) & July 22-26 - High School (Grades 10-12)
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Type: Overnight, Day (commuter)
  • Check-In: Between 8:45am-9:45am on Monday
  • Check-out: All campers check out between 11:30am-12:00pm on Friday
  • Meals: All meals are provided for Overnight campers. Lunch is provided for all Day (commuter) campers
  • Program: The Skills Camp program is designed for youth and high school players (Ages 12-18). 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.

Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013

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

  • Overnight Camper Check-in: Between 8:45am-9:45am on Monday
  • Day Camper Check-in: Between 9:30am-10:00am on Monday
  • Check-out: All campers check out between 11:30am-12:00pm on Friday
  • Day Camp Program: Monday 10:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm, Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Dorm: Long House and Cook House West
  • 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: No - dorms do not have A/C; Campers can bring a fan

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, afternoon, and evening training sessions
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Day campers: Lunch is provided.
  • 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 Water Polo 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 polo suit, swim cap, and towel(s)
  • Facility: Cate School Pool
  • 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 Water Polo Suits
  • Swim Cap(s)
  • Towels
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals/flip flops
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Spending Money ($50)
  • Linens (twin sheets & blankets or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase)
  • Pajamas
  • Bath Towel
  • Toiletries
  • Fan - dorms do not have 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: water polo suit, 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.

  • Monday: Day Campers should arrive dressed and ready to play. You will be assigned a counselor and given a complete schedule of all events during the week. Day Campers stay until 4:00pm. Lunch is provided.
  • Tuesday-Wednesday: Day Camper Hours – 9:00am-4:00pm. Lunch is provided.
  • Thursday: Day Camper Hours - 9:00am-4:00pm. Check-out is immediately after the camp concludes. Lunch is provided

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.

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• 4 nights lodging • All meals
• Nightly recreational activities
• Nike Camp T-shirt


• Lunch
• Nike Camp T-shirt
• Camp hours: MON 10AM-5PM, TUE-WED 9AM-5PM, THURS 9AM-12:00PM


• July 15-19 - Middle School, co-ed (7th-9th)
• July 22-26 - High School, co-ed (10th-12th)
• July 29-August 2 - High School, co-ed (10th-12th)


TEAM DISCOUNT: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00-8:30am EXOS Strength and Condition Training (additional service, not included in camp tuition)
  • 8:00-8:45am Breakfast
  • 8:45-9:00am Day campers arrive
  • 9:00-9:30am Roll call/Warm up
  • 9:30-12:30pm Training session #1
  • 12:30-1:30pm Lunch and rest
  • 1:30-4:00pm Training session #2
  • 4:00-5:00pm Swimming
  • 5:00-5:30pm Day campers check-out
  • 5:30-6:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30-7:00pm Free Time
  • 7:00-9:00pm Evening activities
  • 10:00pm Lights out

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Cate School

This top Southern California sports camp is held at the Cate School, located in beautiful Carpinteria, just south of Santa Barbara.

Nike Water Polo Camp at Cate School

Jesse Morrison, Camp Director
The Cate School
1960 Cate Mesa Road

Carpinteria, California 93013
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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Water Polo
Nike Water Polo Camp at Cate School
Nike Water Polo Camp at Cate School - Middle School/Freshman
Jul 15-Jul 19, 2024
Programs: Skills Camp
Age Group: 12 - 14
Gender: Co-Ed
Coed Camp for Grades 7th-9th
Day 9:00AM-5:00PM $595.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Overnight $895.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
Nike Water Polo Camp at Cate School - High School
Jul 22-Jul 26, 2024
Programs: Skills Camp
Age Group: 14 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Coed Camp for Grades 10th-12th
Day 9:00AM-5:00PM $595.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Overnight $895.00 USD
Availability: Yes

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