Berkeley, CA: 2019 TBA
USSC is proud to partner with Cal Water Polo Head Coach, Kirk Everist, this summer 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.
1). The Cal Water Polo camp is open to any and all entrants. 2). Drugs, alchohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp. 3). For your safety and benefit, we recommend that you choose a camp that fits your particular skills and level of development.
- Instruction by Cal Men's Water Polo coaching staff and current players
- Skills Camp for Boys Ages 10-18
- 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
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 prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
• Check-in between 1:00-2:00 pm on June 20th at Unit 1 dorms.
• Camp meeting for campers and parents at 3:00 pm.
• Extended Day Camp hours: MON 2PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12:00PM
• Day Camp hours: MON 2PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-5PM, THURS 9AM-12:00PM
• A closing ceremony will be held on June 23rd at 12:00 pm at the pool.
• Check-out immediately following at Unit 1 dorms.
HOUSING & ROOMMATES
Campers will be housed in single, double and triple occupancy rooms at the Unit 1 Residence Halls and are assigned by age and roommate requests. 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!
• Unit 1 Dorm is located on 2650 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA | 94720
Dorm: Unit 1 dorms
Linens: Provided - The linen pack includes sheets, blankets, pillows, 2 face towels, and 1 towel for showering
Toiletries: Guests should bring their own toiletries
Air Conditioning: No
Meals: All meals will be provided in the Crossroads Dining Hall
Suggested spending money: $40
Key Deposit: Not required
Lost Keys: For lost keys you will be responsible for a $50 charge for regular rooms/$75 for suites
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times.
Supervision: Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
Meals: All meals are included for overnight campers. Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with breakfast on the last day.
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 Airport; San Francisco International Airport is also within a reasonable distance.
There are a few shuttle services that offer transportation to and from Oakland & San Francisco International Airports. Reservations must be made at least a few days in advance, you can make reservations over the phone or online.
Phone: (Long Distance, Outside Bay Area) 1-877-467-1800 FREE (Local, Bay Area) 1-415-467-1800
Phone: 1-800-258-3826 FREE
SPIEKER AQUATICS COMPLEX
Campers receive instruction on all four strokes along with starts and turns at UC Berkeley's Spieker Aquatics Complex, one of the finest outdoor facilities in the United States. The Spieker Aquatics Complex is located on Bancroft Way, between Dana St. and Ellsworth St. Upon your arrival, campers are placed in groups with other players that have similiar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.
Want your kids to be personally trained and mentored by an Olympian?
5meter Water Polo Camps give them an unique opportunity to experience the lifestyle, nutrition and training of an Olympian. They also get practical training tips and drills designed by some of the best coaches in the world.
- World class drills and training
- Open to all genders and levels of ability
- Complete immersion in Olympian lifestyle and training regime
- Emphasis on game appreciation and fundamentals
Designed by the top coaches and athletes in the country, the camp provides in-water instruction to make an immediate impact on an athlete’s game. Young athletes will have the opportunity to learn first hand how Olympic Athletes train, meet their nutritional needs, and balance their lives.
We want our campers to come home with experiences that enrich both the quality of their play and their life through a better understanding and greater appreciation for sport. They will develope new techniques and a heightened level of self-confidence.
WHAT TO EXPECT
5meter Water Polo Camps and Clinics provide the highest level of individualized coaching for aspiring water polo athletes. Whether you are learning the rules of water polo and how to eggbeater or preparing for college level competition, we have the best water polo camp for you. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other players having similar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.
Superior instruction from USA Olympians and College Coaches
Olympians get in the pool with you to demonstrate and lead drills
Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
Position Specific Training for Drivers, Shooters, Goalies & 2 Meter Offense & Defense
Water polo specific dry-land training
US SPORTS CAMPS
Our partners at USSC will handle all of the registration and questions for this camp. They can be reached directly at 800 NIKE-CAMP. 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 prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
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