Why should my child
attend a camp?
Elite camps are
beneficial for athletes and should be considered an important part of
their training. By attending a camp your child will develop as an
athlete but will also grow socially and intellectually from the
experience. Athletically because of the superior training,
socially because they are on their own to make decisions and
intellectually because they are experiencing something new in their
of a sports camp...
1. Most elite
camps are held at universities that are superior in their sports and
have incredible facilities. When athletes are exposed to the best
facilities early they begin to dream and set goals.
2. In sports,
far too many kids become stale and drop out because they aren't having
anymore fun. Camps provide a different environment for the athlete to
train in and many times this new scenery can spark their interest and
keep them motivated.
coaching is available for these campers. Almost all top Division I
programs have sports camps. It's not every day that young athletes are
exposed to Olympic level coaching philosophies.
4. These elite
coaches are currently coaching the best in the world therefore they
have first hand knowledge of the latest techniques and training styles.
This will not only help the athlete in the long run, but will provide
the athlete with the technique that could make the difference between
mediocrity and excellence.
5. The ratio of
coaches to athletes is always a plus. Most youth sports only have enough
money for one coach. At camp, the athletes will be exposed to several
coaches with a variety of coaching styles.
6. When athletes
are away from their normal environment, they are forced to make new
friends. Camps can be a great way to develop and strengthen social
skills and interaction skills
training at the best facilities in the country, athletes will be
introduced to cross training, wt training, stretching, and other
programs that can enhance performance that may not be available to them
8. Athletes also
have the ability to be leaders and help out the younger campers.
exposure to elite coaches and a chance to compete in college.
10. Fun- Camps
help keep sports fun/ feel energized and ready to go back to your
program and show them what you learned