Registration available for Wolf Pack summer camps


More information can be found at www.unr.edu/sportscamps

More information can be found at www.unr.edu/sportscamps

May 20, 2014

RENO, Nev. – Registration is now open for a slew of summer camps hosted by multiple Nevada athletic programs. Listed below are the camps offered for the summer of 2014.

Baseball (for more information, contact assistant coach Mark Kertenian at mkertenian@unr.edu)
Day Camp ($195) – Boys and girls ages 6-13
June 16-19: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OR
July 14-17: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OR
July 28-31: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Our camp will make sure your child is in an age-appropriate group, which ensures the confidence to excel in camp. Campers will get a feel for what the Division I baseball experience is like by using our facilities at Peccole Park and interacting with our staff, current and former players and area coaches.

Prospect Camp ($200) – Boys in grades 9-12 and community college
July 18-19: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This camp is intended for high school and community college age players and will offer a professional-style workout, games and instruction. Campers will get a feel for the Division 1 baseball experience by using our facilities at Peccole Park and interacting with Wolf Pack staff and current and former players.

Team Camp ($250) – Athletes entering grades 9-12
June 21 & 22: Schedule TBA OR
July 7-11: Schedule TBA OR
July 21-25: Schedule TBA

The camp includes two to four games with each team receiving post-game analysis and feedback from the University of Nevada Wolf Pack Baseball coaching staff.

Men’s Basketball (for more information, contact director of operations Nick Goff at 775-682-6950)
Day Camp ($175) – Boys entering grades 3-8
June 23-26: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. OR
July 7-10: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Summer Boys Basketball Camp participants will enjoy the positive atmosphere that comes from learning and playing basketball at the University of Nevada. All camps will have excellent supervision and are staffed with an athletic trainer. Camps are designed to provide instruction based on ability and skill level. Campers will be grouped by age and skill level.

Team Camp – Boys High School Varsity and JV teams
Team (Overnight): $500 security deposit + $180 per camper + $60 per coach.
Team (Commuter, no dorm): $90 per camper + $60 per coach
June 20-22: Friday, 3 – 9 p.m.
                  Saturday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
                  Sunday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Wolf Pack invites you to join us for an exciting weekend of competitive basketball on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Teams from all over the West will participate in what promises to be a terrific team camp. Teams must have a minimum of 8 participants; the first 32 teams to register will be accepted to camp.

Women’s Basketball (for more information, contact assistant coach Jacie Capra at 775-682-6924)
Day Camp ($125) – Girls entering grades 3-8
June 16-20: 9 a.m. – Noon

This five-day camp offers young players opportunities to practice, to improve already developed skills and to interact with University of Nevada women’s basketball staff and players. Various individual and team competitions will be held throughout the week, including 1-on-1 and 3-on-3. Campers will be divided into groups based on age and ability.

Overnight Camp – Girls entering grades 4-12
Commuter/Day Camper ($285)
Overnight Camper (includes $50 security deposit = $435)
Aug. 1-4: Friday, 1:30 – 9 p.m.
              Saturday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
              Sunday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
              Monday, 9 a.m. – Noon

Overnight Camp is for players who are serious about improving their game. Extra emphasis will be placed on specific techniques — offensive moves and defensive position. Teaching breakdowns will include position work, ball handling, shooting, rebounding, as well as other skills. Contests and competitions will also be held throughout the week. An NCAA education session will be provided.

Position Camp ($45) – Girls entering grades 7-12
June 14 (Guards): 9 a.m. – Noon
June 14 (Posts): 1 – 4 p.m.

This three-hour camp is designed to improve your skills at a specific position. In separate sessions, guards and posts will work on the basics as well as learn new moves from the University of Nevada women’s basketball staff and players. An NCAA education session will be provided. Players may attend one or both sessions.

Cross Country (for more information, contact head coach Kirk Elias at 775-682-6912 or kdelias@unr.edu)
Altitude Camp – Boys and girls entering grades 8-12
Early registration by June 9 (overnight/dorm camper, includes security deposit = $695)
July 8-12: Overnight camp

The Nevada Wolf Pack Altitude Cross Country Camp is a teaching and training cross country camp that will help you become a better athlete. Run the incredibly beautiful trails of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and enjoy amazing Lake Tahoe while learning the basics of training theory, physiology, nutrition, race strategy and sports psychology. Training each day will be adjusted to each individual’s fitness and training level.

Football (for more information, contact director of player personnel Andy Vaughn at 775-784-6880 or avaughn@unr.edu)
Team Camp (cost depends on number of participants) – players/teams entering grades 9-12 (JV players/teams encouraged to attend)
June 14-17: Day one, 4:45 – 9:30 p.m. (dinner only)
                  Day two, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)
                  Day three, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)
                  Day four, 7:30 a.m. – Noon (breakfast only)

The focus of the University of Nevada Team Contact Football Camp is to provide teams and individual players with the opportunity to further develop their offensive and defensive schemes against live competition. The four-day camp features the Nevada football coaching staff teaching the drills and position-specific fundamentals used by the Wolf Pack team. Campers will be housed on campus in University dormitories; a commuter day-camp option is available to individuals by application, pending space in the camp.

Rising Star Camp ($30) – Athletes entering grades 11-12
June 22: 1 – 4 p.m.

Players entering grades 11-12 are invited to this non-contact teaching and skills camp. Under the instruction of full-time Nevada football staff, campers will be taught the rules, skills, and techniques to enhance their abilities and enjoyment of the game.

Youth Camp ($75) – Boys and girls entering grades 1-7
June 23-24: 9 a.m. – Noon

This Nevada Wolf Pack Football camp is designed to teach basic football fundamentals and techniques. This is a non-contact camp for young athletes entering grades 1-7 and offers instruction in offensive and defensive fundamentals, punt/pass/kick competition and positional drill work. Drills and skills are taught to allow each camper to experience the various phases of the game. Campers will be grouped by age, size and ability. The safety of each camper is our primary concern.

Friday Night Lights Camp in Las Vegas, Nev. ($30) – Athletes entering grades 11-12
June 27: 6 – 9:45 p.m.

Players entering grades 11-12 are invited to this non-contact teaching and skills camp. Under the instruction of full-time Nevada football staff, campers will be taught rules, skills and techniques to enhance their abilities and enjoyment of the game.

Soccer (for more information, contact assistant coach Casey Tate at caseyt@unr.edu)
Day Camp ($225) – Boys and girls ages 11-14
June 23-27: 9 a.m. – Noon OR
July 14-18: 9 a.m. – Noon

This co-ed camp is open to all skill levels and is designed to empower participants to take their game to the next level. Campers will have daily interaction with licensed coaches as well as University of Nevada soccer players. Campers are required to bring snacks and water bottles each day.

Commuter and Overnight Camp – Girls ages 12-18
Commuter option ($495)
Overnight option (includes security deposit = $645)
July 11-14: Friday, 1 – 8 p.m.
                 Saturday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
                 Sunday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
                 Monday, 9 a.m. – Noon

This girls-only camp is open to players of all skill levels. Participants will be exposed to various training methods designed to sharpen and extend their technical, tactical, physical and psychological dimensions. Additionally, the camp will address such topics as team building, leadership, the college recruiting process, nutrition and goal setting. Campers will have daily interaction with licensed coaches from around the country as well as University of Nevada soccer players, and will improve and learn new skills, develop confidence and understand what it takes to be successful players.

Goalkeeper Camp – Girls ages 12-18
Commuter option ($495)
Overnight option (includes security deposit = $645)
July 11-14: Friday, 1 – 8 p.m.
                 Saturday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
                 Sunday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
                 Monday, 9 a.m. – Noon

This girls-only camp is open to players of all skill levels and is designed to develop all aspects of goalkeeping including footwork, catching, diving, break-aways, crossing, decision-making, team organization, fitness and mentality. Goalkeepers will be integrated with field players and exposed to such topics as team building, leadership, the college recruiting process, nutrition and goal setting. Campers will improve and learn new skills, develop confidence and learn what it takes to be successful in goal.

Little Pup Co-Ed Day Camp ($225) – Boys and girls ages 5-10
June 23-27: 9 a.m. – Noon OR
July 14-18: 9 a.m. – Noon

This co-ed camp is focused on the development of technical skills and the cultivation of youths’ love of soccer. Campers will be led and taught by an enthusiastic group of licensed coaches and will interact with University of Nevada soccer players. Campers are required to bring snacks and water bottles each day.

Wolfie Jr. Camp ($125) – Boys and girls ages 3-5
June 23-27: 9 – 10:30 a.m. OR
July 14-18: 9 – 10:30 a.m.

This co-ed camp is an introduction to basic soccer skills and techniques. Campers will learn how to dribble, pass, receive and shoot the ball in a fun, interactive environment. Parents are encouraged to stay and help their child through the activity or even join in themselves! Campers are required to bring snacks and water bottles each day.

Softball (for more information, contact head coach Matt Meuchel at 775-682-6925 or mmeuchel@unr.edu)
Elite Camp ($210) – Competitive 18U/16U or high school varsity players
June 17-19: Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
                  Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
                  Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – Noon

This three-day camp will focus primarily on improving each participant’s skills in individual and team situations. A large portion of the camp will include live games. Elite campers will have the opportunity to hone and showcase their skills with Head Softball Coach Matt Meuchel, the University of Nevada softball coaching staff, and additional college coaches.

Introductory Camp ($75) – Beginning or recreational 14U/12U/10U players
June 24-26: 1 – 3 p.m.

This three-day camp offers beginning/novice players the opportunity to learn, practice and improve overall softball skills. Various competitions and games will be held during the camp. Each camper will receive one-on-one time with Nevada Head Softball Coach Matt Meuchel as well as Nevada softball staff including current and former Wolf Pack softball players.

Summer Camp ($125) – Competitive 14U/12U players
June 24-26: 8 a.m. – Noon

This three-day camp offers young players the opportunity to learn, practice and improve overall softball skills. Various competitions and games will be held during the camp. Each camper will receive one-on-one time with Nevada Head Softball Coach Matt Meuchel as well as Nevada softball staff including current and former Wolf Pack softball players.

Track & Field (for more information, contact assistant coach Scott Williamson at scottwilliamson@unr.edu)
High Jump Clinic ($65) – Boys and girls ages 12-18
June 17: 8 a.m. – Noon

Long and Triple Jump Clinic ($75) – Boys and girls ages 12-18
June 19: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Beneficial for long jumpers, triple jumpers and high jumpers, these skills camps will include drills demonstrated by members of the Wolf Pack track and field team. Campers will be given the opportunity to perform drills and receive critiques from staff members. At the completion of the clinic, campers will receive a booklet with detailed descriptions of all drills.

Javelin Clinic ($65) – Boys and girls ages 12-18
June 17: 1 – 5 p.m.

Shot Put Clinic ($65) – Boys and girls ages 12-18
June 24: 8 a.m. – Noon

Discus Clinic ($65) – Boys and girls ages 12-18
June 24: 1 – 5 p.m.

Beneficial for shot put, discus and javelin throwers, these skills camps will include drills demonstrated by members of the Wolf Pack track and field team. Campers will be given the opportunity to perform drills and receive critiques from staff members. At the completion of the clinic, campers will receive a booklet with detailed descriptions of all drills.

Speed Development Clinic ($75) – Boys and girls ages 12-18
June 26: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Beneficial for runners, this skills camp will include drills demonstrated by members of the Wolf Pack track and field team. Campers will be given the opportunity to perform drills and receive critiques from staff members. At the completion of the clinic, campers will receive a booklet with detailed descriptions of all drills.

Volleyball (for more information, contact assistant coach Megan Burton at meganburton@unr.edu)
Day Camp ($199) – Girls and boys entering grades 5-8
July 14-17: 8 – 11:30 a.m.

Day Camp is designed for middle school and beginning high school players, girls and boys, who want to improve their skills and knowledge of the game. The camp will cover basic skills and playing strategies and athletes will be grouped according to ability to ensure quality instruction.

Premier Camp – Girls entering grades 8-12 or freshman-level college
Early registration by June 30 – Commuter option ($299)
Early registration by June 30 – Overnight option (includes security deposit = $500)
July 18-20: Friday, 1 – 8:30 p.m.
                 Saturday, 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
                 Sunday, 9 a.m. – Noon

Premier Camp is designed for girls of all skill levels entering the 8th grade or higher. Instruction will be fast-paced and intended to challenge players of all abilities. Athletes will be grouped based on their age and level of skill to enable each player to receive quality instruction during the camp. Instruction will include step-by-step progressions of all skills as well as team concepts and match play.

Additional and more detailed information about each specific camp can be found by visiting www.unr.edu/sportscamps.

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