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Sport Specific Camps

Excellence starts young, join us for an array of different sport-specific camps to give your young athlete the tools they need to develop physical literacy and achieve their sport goals.

Summer 2020

Camp Offerings

  • 01

    Badminton Camps

    Badminton Blast camps are fun and educational. Blast your skills to the next level in this camp for both beginners and advanced players. This camp will provide instruction on the rules of the game while challenging players’ abilities. You will be instructed on skills ranging from serving, strokes, footwork, body positioning and more.

    Location: Outdoors

    Age: 9 to 12 years and 12 to 15 years

    Dates: July 27-31, Aug 10-14, Aug 17-21, Aug 31-Sep 4

    Cost: $166.00-$184.00

    Required items: athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack. Racquets will be provided but you may bring your own.

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  • 02

    Baseball Camps

    Baseball camps are for athletes of all abilities to develop their love of the game in a fun learning environment. We will focus on teaching and developing your skills through practice, game situations and in the batting cages with an emphasis on team work!

    Location: Indoors/Outdoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Required items: baseball glove, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle, snack, hat, and sunscreen.

    Baseball camps on offer:

    • Baseball Fundamentals Camp: learn and grow your love of baseball in this camp for ages 6 to 9 years.
    • Baseball Skills Development Camp: work on passing and catching accuracy, hitting technique, as well as developing in a team environment, in this camp for ages 9 to 12 years.

    After careful consideration, this sport camp is not being offered until further notice. Please check back for future dates.

  • 03

    Brazilian Soccer School Camps

    This camp is coached by Huw Harris of Brazilian Soccer School for soccer loving kids to advance their skills while having fun. You will be taught the basics of soccer such as ball control, passing, and dribbling. Fun games oriented to expand participants’ agility, balance, coordination and foot dexterity will be played.

    Location: Outdoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Dates: July 13-17, Aug 4-7, Aug 24-28

    Cost: $166.00-$184.00

    Items required for camp: shin pads, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

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  • 04

    Climbing Camps

    This camp introduces you to the sport and focuses on the fundamentals of climbing safety and technique. During the camp, you will learn some basic rope work, auto-belay and bouldering safety, and be given many chances to climb. The camp will be rounded out with court games and cross-training activities.

    Location: Indoors/Outdoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Dates: July 13-17, Jul 20-24, July 27-31. Aug 4-7, Aug 17-21, Aug 31-Sep 4

    Cost: $170.00-$236.00

    Required items: athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

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  • 05

    Dance Camps

    Dance camps are the perfect way to get you moving and grooving. Develop gross motor skills and the ability to use your body and feet to achieve a variety of movement challenges. We will work on coordination, rhythm, dexterity and fundamental movement skills through a variety of dance techniques, musical activities and games.

    Location: Indoors

    Age: 4 to 5 years, 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Required items: athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

    Dance camps on offer:

    • Dance Tots Camp: a fun way to learn and grow for ages 4 to 5 years.
    • Dance and Cheer Camp: Performing with popular upbeat music, athletes aged 6 to 9 and 9 to 12 will concentrate on chants, high energy dance moves, flexibility and strength.

    After careful consideration, this sport camp is no longer being offered during the 2020 summer season. We hope that you will join us next year to experience this awesome camp!

  • 06

    Dragon Boating Camps

    Get in on the excitement and take part in this great paddling sport. Dragon Boating is a truly inclusive sport that promotes friendship, teamwork and fun. This camp will give you the chance to learn water and dock safety, boat etiquette, stroking and paddling techniques. Participants will head to UBC boathouse for up to three exciting sessions on the Fraser River as well as have the unique opportunity to train in our indoor paddling tank. This camp is a great introduction into the wide array of paddling sports.

    Location: Indoors/Outdoors with off-site component

    Age: 9 to 12 years

    Required items: sunscreen, hat, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

    After careful consideration, this sport camp is no longer being offered during the 2020 summer season. We hope that you will join us next year to experience this awesome camp!

  • 07

    Golf Camps

    Learn to Golf camp will provide you the opportunity to develop knowledge and appreciation for the sport of golf. Using SNAG golf gear, you learn proper technique for putting, pitching, chipping and full swing while using a variety of different golf clubs.

    Location: Outdoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Dates: July 6-10, July 27-31, Aug 10-14, Aug 31-Sep 4

    Cost: $166.00-$184.00

    Required items: sunscreen, hat, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

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  • 08

    Fencing Camps

    Learn what it takes to be a sword master in the historic sport of fencing, one of the only sports featured in every modern Olympic Games. We’ve teamed up with Igor Gantsevich, member of the Senior National Fencing Team and Head Coach at Dynamo Fencing to offer this exciting sport camp. Both beginners and those with fencing experience are welcome to take part in a week of fencing and multi-sport fun. You can expect to focus on fencing skills like footwork, counter-attacks, basic parries, etiquette, safety and scoring as well as participate in exciting games and activities. ALL REQUIRED EQUIPMENT WILL BE PROVIDED.

    Location: Indoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Required items: athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

    After careful consideration, this sport camp is no longer being offered during the 2020 summer season. We hope that you will join us next year to experience this awesome camp!

  • 09

    Field Hockey Camps

    Do you have what it takes to be a field hockey athlete? Develop both individual techniques, such as stick-handling, passing, receiving, shooting, and teamwork skills through game play tactics and team-building challenges.

    Location: Outdoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years and 9 to 12 years

    Dates: July 6-10, July 13-17, Aug 4-7, Aug 10-14, Aug 31-Sep 4

    Cost: $133.00-$184.00

    Required items: hat, sunscreen, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

    Field Hockey Camps on offer:

    • Field Hockey Fundamentals Camp: develop a new passion in this camp for ages 6 to 9 years.
    • Field Hockey Skills Development Camp: work on the skills required to become the next great field hockey player, in this camp for ages 9 to 12 years.

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  • 10

    Street Hockey Camps

    Get excited for this camp dedicated to developing stick-handling, passing, receiving and shooting skills. Talented Oval coaches will foster your development in a fun, encouraging environment. This camp is a great opportunity to sharpen up on a number of related hockey skills and to try one awesome camp!

    Location: Outdoors

    Age: 9 to 12 years

    Dates: July 20-24, Aug 4-7, Aug 24-28

    Cost: $166.00-$184.00

    Required items: athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

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  • 11

    Rowing Camps

    Learn the basics of stroke sequences and blade work in our state-of-the-art indoor rowing tank and on ergometers (rowing machines). Trips to the UBC Boathouse will allow young athletes to transfer their skills to the water. This camp consists of rowing activities and cross-training activities such as fitness classes like spin class or yoga, as well as sports like soccer and handball.

    Oval Learn to Row is a pre-requisite to the UBC Boathouse On-Water Learn to Row Program. Participants will then be eligible to row with the UBC on-water programs after completion of this camp.

    Location: Indoors/Outdoors with off-site component

    Age: 13 to 15 years

    Dates: Aug 31-Sep 4.

    Cost: $185.00-$205.00

    Required items: hat, sunscreen, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

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  • 12

    Rugby Camps

    The ultimate teamwork sport! Learn how to communicate and cooperate on the field with this introductory camp: Rugby Fundamentals! This is a non-contact form of rugby where players use flags instead of tackling. Players will work on individual skills such as passing accuracy and catching technique, as well as work in a team environment to help develop defensive strategies and learn offensive attacking and scoring tactics. This camp is an introductory to the sport focusing on basic rugby principles and skills.

    Location: Outdoors

    Age: 6 to 9 years

    Required items: hat, sunscreen, athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

    After careful consideration, this sport camp is no longer being offered during the 2020 summer season. We hope that you will join us next year to experience this awesome camp!

  • 13

    Volleyball Camps

    Volleyball camps are one week camps that will allow athletes to improve their skills while their competition takes a holiday. Includes a unique blend of skill-based and game play development opportunities and will help build fundamental skills while improving tactical decision making.

    Location: Indoors

    Age: 9 to 12 years and 13 to 15 years

    Dates:June 29-July 3 (excl. July 1), July 13-17, July 27-31, Aug 10-14

    Cost: $136.00-$221.00

    Required items: athletic wear, running shoes, water bottle and snack.

    Volleyball camps on offer:

    • Atomic Volleyball Camp: For 9 to 12 years old who already enjoy the game of volleyball and those just being introduced to the sport. Throughout the camp week our team of coaches will focus on fair play, skill development, teamwork and game-play experience. Each athlete will be able to leave our camp with a better understanding of the game and more confidence in their skills.
    • Performance Development Camp: Boys and girls camps for 13 to 15 year olds designed to improve an athletes skill and knowledge of the game. Our camp builds on athlete’s foundational skills and introduces them to new concepts of team play, skill execution and game tactics. Our team of coaches will focus on skill development, team play and simple systems. Each athlete will be able to leave our camp with better knowledge of how skills are applied in 6 on 6 game play.

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