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GVSU Track & Field

Grand Valley State Track & Field Camps

2015 Track & Field Camp

The purpose of the camp is to provide quality individual instruction in the technique and training that is necessary for young athletes to reach their potential. Everything is designed to instruct, entertain, and motivate the athletes through training sessions and lectures. Each day brings about a new opportunity for each athlete to explore the possibilities of their potential, all while enjoying the beautiful campus and meeting new friends. Several Grand Valley Track and Field student-athletes will be on hand serving as counselors, in addition to the successful coaches brought in from across the nation. A video analysis of your event as well as those of championship caliber athletes will be viewed. Most importantly we will have FUN! Campers will be supervised at all times to ensure a safe and secure environment for the athletes to learn and have fun. Any misconduct could result in dismissal without a refund.

July 5th - 8th
Who: Male & Females
Entering Grades: 8th - College Freshman
Check-In: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Check-Out: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: $360 for Resident Camper
$280 for Commuter Camper

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Location: Grand Valley State University is located among the valleys and ravines that separate Grand Rapids from Lake Michigan. Rolling hills and scenic trails make it a great place for any track athlete to train.

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

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

Facilities: Each camper will have access to the Grand Valley State University new state-of-the-art Outdoor Track, Indoor Track and Kelly Family Sports Center. Additionally, the camp will utilize turf and grass fields for plyometrics and drills. Other activities include: tennis, sand volleyball and swimming.

Train the LAKER Way! - Learn from the 2011 and 2012 NCAA Division II Champions in Cross Country, Indoor Track & Field and Outdoor Track & Field

  • Technique sessions with Interactive Learning
  • Video Analyses
  • Competition strategy
  • Drills, Warm-ups and Cooldowns
  • Lectures on Nutrition, Academics and Recruiting
  • Receive individual attention in sprints, hurdles, relays, long jump, high jump, triple jump, steeple-chase, middle distance and/or throws.

Room & Board: The modern suite style residence halls are conveniently located on campus near the athletic facilities, dining hall, and recreation areas. All the rooms are state-of-the-art, which include twin beds and bathrooms. Each camper is asked to bring their own linens and shower belongings. High quality meals are provided. Special nutritional requests can typically be pre-arranged with adequate notice.

A Typical Day...
8:00 AM 
9:00 AM 
 Group Lecture or Video Session
10:00 AM 
 Morning Training Session
12:15 PM 
1:00 PM 
 Group Lecture or Video Session
1:45 PM 
 Free Time
3:30 PM 
 Afternoon Training Session
6:00 PM 
7:30 PM 
 Recreational Activity
9:00 PM 
 Free Time
10:30 PM 
 In Bed and Lights Out

2012 NCAA DII Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Champions
2012 NCAA DII Women's Indoor Track & Field National Champions
2011 NCAA DII Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Champions
2011 NCAA DII Women's Indoor Track & Field National Champions
147 All-American Athletes since 2000
55 Top 20 Track Team Finishes at Nationals