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Summer Camps

2022 Summer Camps NOW OPEN!

If you are new to the sport of rowing, our Learn To Row camps are for you.  If you are a current OARS rower, or a rower from a different club or high school team, looking to get back on the water or improve your strength and fitness, we also have camps for you!

Please see below for descriptions of our different camps, and then click registration links!

Learn To Row Camp

Learn To Row is a great chance for High School and Middle School boys and girls to try the sport of rowing for the first time.  The aim of Learn to Row is to get rowers on the water as soon as possible. They will learn about safety, both on and off the water, be able to identify boats and equipment,  and most importantly learn good rowing technique all while having fun on the water.

This camp runs Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Cost per session: $160

Session 1:        June 6th through 10th      
Session 2:        June 13th through 17th       
Session 3:         June 20th  through 24th    
Session 4:         June 27th through July 1st
Session 5:         July 11th through July 15th
Session 6:         July 18th through July 22nd
Session 7:         July 25th through July 29th
Session 8:         August 1st through August 5th 

High School Strength and Conditioning Camp

Excellent training for all of our current High School OARS rowers. If you want to make significant performance gains over this summer, this camp is for you!  You may sign up for any number of weeks, but in order to get the full training benefit, it is really suggested that rowers commit to 3+ weeks. 

Rising 8th or 9th graders from our Middle School Program intending to join the High School Program this fall may take this camp with the understanding that this camp should be taken seriously and will be strenuous.

This class runs Monday, Wednesday,  and Friday from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost per class: $50

Class 1 - June 6th - June 10th
Class 2 - June 13th - June 17th
Class 3 - June 20th - June 24th
Class 4 - June 27th - July 1st
Class 5 - July 11th - July 15th
Class 6 - July 18th - July 22nd
Class 7 - July 25th - July 29th

 

Middle School Strength and Conditioning Camp

Excellent training for all of our current Middle School OARS rowers. This is a great add on to the Middle School Rowing Camp.  Send your rower with a lunch for in between the camps

Rising 8th or 9th graders from our Middle School Program intending to join the High School Program this fall may take this camp that does not conflict with the MS Rowing Camp.

This class runs Monday, Wednesday,  and Friday from 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Cost per class: $50


Class 1- June 13th - June 17th
Class 2 - June 20th - June 24th
Class 3 - July 11th - July 15th
Class 4 - July 18th - July 22nd
Class 5 - July 25th - July 29th


Middle School Rowing Camp

Offered to all current OARS middle school program rowers who have rowed for at least 1 season and are planning on rowing with either the MSP or High School Program during the school year. This camp will help fine-tune rowing technique & get our rowers on the water!

Former MSP Rowers intending on joining the High School program this fall may join this camp or the HS sculling camp.

This camp runs Monday through Friday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost per week: $85

Week 1 - June 6th - June 10th
Week 2 - June 13th - June 17th
Week 3 - June 20th - June 24th
Week 4 - July 11th - July 15th
Week 5 - July 18th - July 22nd
Week 6 - July 25th - July 29th


High School Rowing/Sculling Camp

Row during the calm morning hours this summer and become a better rower!  This camp is offered for high school athletes (including former MSP rowers intending to join the High School program this fall). The goal is to develop technique by rowing primarily in small boats including singles, doubles, quads, and fours.  Rowers from other area programs may join this camp.  Rowers will make gains in fitness & technique while enjoying being on the lake again. Ultimately allowing them to be in a more competitive position as they enter the fall season.  This camp is 2 weeks long and utilizes the best water of the day in the early mornings!

***There is the possibility of attending the Halifax Regatta July 23/24th if the right number of rowers participate.  Regatta entry fees are not included in the price of the camp and will be assessed prior to participation at the regatta.

There are 3 sessions of this camp each lasting 2 weeks.  Rowers may attend 1, 2, or all 3 sessions.
Cost per session: $170

6:15 AM - 8:15 AM

Session 1 - June 27th - July 8th - FULL
Session 2 - July 11th - July 22nd - FULL
Session 3 - July 25th - August 8th - FULL

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