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Grand Valley State Track & Field Camps

Track & Field Camp

GVSU’s Track and Field program has won 65 GLIAC Team championships since 1999.  GVSU’s women’s Track and Field Program has won 4 NCAA Championships.  The men’s program earned NCAA National Runner-Up in 2015, 2014, 2016, and 2017. GVSU has produced over 500 All-Americans in track and field since 1999.  Camp will be led by GVSU Track and Field, Throws, Jumps and Sprints coaches Alan Dunson, Sean Denard and Steve Jones. 

Train with runners from around the Midwest, learn from collegiate coaches on practical and technical aspects of the sport, and run with collegiate and professional athletes that have experienced top levels of training and racing throughout the U.S. and the World.

July 15th - 18th
Who: Male & Females
Entering Grades: 7th - 12th
Check-In: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Check-Out: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost July 8th - July 15th: $400 Resident, $355 Commuter
$150 non-refundable deposit due by July  2nd

Print Mail-in Brochure (PDF)

Prizes

  • First to sign up for camp
  • Winner of all contests held throughout camp
  • Returning campers

Camp Features

  • Individual Technical Training Sessions
  • Motivational speakers and presentations
  • Ice cream social and camp dance
  • Team Building Activities
  • Games and Competitions

Speakers and Presenters

  • Elite and National Class Athletes
  • GVSU athletes and coaches
  • Top Midwest High School and Collegiate Coaches
  • Footwear and Gear Presentation
  • Nutrition and Injury Prevention

What to Bring

  • Bedding Supplies
  • Toiletries and Towel
  • 5 Days of Running Gear
  • Swimsuit/ Beach Towel
  • Casual Clothes

Resident Camper: Tuition includes lodging in state of the art, air conditioned suite-style dormitories, meals from Sunday evening to dinner on Wednesday, event instruction, group Insurance, and a GVSU Track and Field T-Shirt.

Commuter: Tuition includes lunch & dinner each day for the duration of the camp, as well as event instruction, group insurance, and a GVSU Track and Field T-Shirt.

A Typical Day...
7:00 AM 
 Wake Up
7:30 AM 
 Morning Practice
9:00 AM 
 Breakfast
10:00 AM 
 Morning Speaker
11:00 AM 
 Team Activity
12:00 PM 
 Lunch
1:00 PM 
 Camp Competitions
3:30 PM 
 Afternoon Practice
6:00 PM 
 Dinner
7:30 PM 
 Evening Speaker
8:30 PM 
 Activity / Camp Competitions
10:30 PM   In bed / Light Out

Questions? Contact Coach Dunson at dunsona@gvsu.edu or 616-947-2262

Discounts for 3 - 4 campers from the same team (or more) are available. Please contact Coach Dunson for more information.