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Contact Info

Email - sportscamps@calvin.edu

Phone - 616-526-6176

Questions about the camp?
Contact Calvin Athletics at 616-526-6176, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm ET


Need help registering?
Contact Stack Sports at 888-426-1975 Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm CT

Girls and Boys Volleyball Instructional Camps

Program:

Sessions A and H will focus on training volleyball players to elevate their level of play in all areas of the game (serving, receiving, setting, passing, hitting, and blocking). Focus will be on teaching offensive and defensive systems while training players in agility, flexibility, vertical jumping and transitioning. A written evaluation will also be given to each player.
The Skills and Position Camp are run the same format except there is a designated time that will be spent working with players on specific position training (Position Camp) will the campers signed up for Skills Camp will be working on one of the main skills listed above each day.

Session B & I will focus on specific positions with the addition of spending time on serving and ball control drills as well as leaving some time to play. Focus will be on footwork, refining techniques, giving repetitions for each skill but also focusing on learning the strategies of each position. A written evaluation will also be given to each player.
The Skills and Position Camp are run the same format except there is a designated time that will be spent working with players on specific position training (Position Camp) will the campers signed up for Skills Camp will be working on one of the main skills listed above each day.

Sessions C-D will focus on technique, use of technology to help improve skills, and furthering the knowledge and tactical side of each skill. The Calvin coaching staff will be instructing these small group lessons. There will be a limit of 4-6 players per group. There will be significant individual feedback given as well as the use of technology to give feedback to the players.

Session E will be an overnight camp (for girls only) that will help players improve in all their skills, work on specific positions and include playing. Session will not only be in the gym but will also include classroom sessions covering mentality training and leadership training.
Session E includes staying in the dorms Thursday & Friday night and meals all day Friday and breakfast Saturday. Please contact Coach Warners directly if you need transportation to and from the airport. There is an option of having a tour and meeting with the admission department on Thursday afternoon before camp starts.

Session F (ID Elite Camp) is a high-level teaching and training camp (for high school girls only ) for players planning to play volleyball at the collegiate level. The camp looks to introduce players to the technical and tactical training used by the Calvin College women’s volleyball program.  With sessions run by the Calvin College coaching staff, campers will get the truest taste of what it is like to play for the Knights and learn more about the goals and philosophy of Calvin College Volleyball.
Session F includes staying in the dorms Thursday & Friday night and meals all day Friday and breakfast Saturday. Please contact Coach Warners directly if you need transportation to and from the airport. There is an option of having a tour and meeting with the admission department on Thursday afternoon before camp starts.

Session G will focus on 3 main goals: 1) introducing the game of volleyball and how it is played including teaching the rules and basic strategies, 2) introducing the proper mechanics of the skills and movement patterns needed to perform skills correctly, and 3) making camp fun so that the players will come away with loving the game of volleyball and experiencing success. This camp is meant for kids who are just starting volleyball who have not played any club level volleyball or any organized team volleyball.

Session J & K will be a skills camp for middle school players to help prepare them for school tryouts. Focus will be on instruction and repetitions in serving, passing, hitting and setting. There will also be time spent on building confidence, the right mentality and intangible things players can do to enhance their chances of making their school teams. There will be application to the skills in team drill and play.

Session L is the combined camps of J & K for those that want extra work for their middle school season. Campers who sign up for this camp will be instructed separately (as opposed to repeating same instruction and format for J and K) to allow for building upon their skills during the instruction hours. There will be application to the skills in team drill and play.

All sessions will need to bring their own lunch/snacks except for the overnight camps (E & F).
Lodging is included for Session E & F only

**If you have a child who is more advanced for her/his grade level or has been playing on a team with teammates from a higher grade, contact Coach Warners at 616-526-6223 or awarners@calvin.edu for advice on camp placement.

All day campers will be given a t-shirt for every camp. When submitting a t-shirt size please realize that a youth 10-12 is not meant for a girl ages 10-12 but in actuality is smaller and fits younger children.

Dates/Times: Session A (Grades 5-10) Coed Skills Camp: July 8-11 (M-Th), 9:00am – 2:00pm (Bring your own lunch)

Session B (Grades 6-12) Coed Position Camp: July 8-11 (M-Th), 9:00am – 2:00pm (Bring your own lunch)

Session C (Grades 6-12): Coed Small Group Lessons: July 8-10 (M-W), 2:15-3:15pm (Choose 1: Serving, Defensive Specialist, Setting, Middle Hitting, OH/RS Hitting)

Session D (Grades 6-12): Coed Small Group Lessons: July 8-10 (M-W), 3:30-4:30pm (Choose 1: Serving, Defensive Specialist, Setting, Middle Hitting, OH/RS Hitting)

Session E: (Grades 6-12). GIRLS Overnight Skills Camp: July 11-13 -- Thursday, 6:00pm – Saturday, 3:00pm.

Session F: (Grades 10-12) GIRLS Elite High School ID Overnight Camp: July 11-13 – Thursday, 5:00pm – Saturday, 2:00pm. Limited to 30 participants.

Session G (Grades 3-6) Coed Beginner Skills Camp: July 15-18 (M-Th), 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Session H (Grades 5-12) Coed Skills Camp: July 15-18 (M-Th), 9:00 – 2:00pm (Bring your own lunch)

Session I: (Grades 7-12) Coed Position Camp: July 15-18 (M-Th), 9:00am – 2:00pm (Bring your own lunch)

Session J:(Grades 3th-8th ) Coed Skills Camp: August 15-16 (Th-F), 5:00-8:00pm

Session K: (Grades 3th-8th ) Coed Skills Camp: Friday, August 16, 9:00am-3:00pm (bring your own lunch)

Session L: (Grades 3rd-8th) Coed Skills Camp (both Sessions J and K): Thursday, August 15 5:00-8:00pm, Friday, August 16 9:00-3:00, 5:00-8:00pm (bring own lunch and dinner).

Cost: Session A $239.00
Session B $239.00
Session C $79.00
Session D: $79.00
Session E: $359.00
Session F: $359.00
Session G: $110.00
Session H: $239.00
Session I: $239.00
Session J: $79.00
Session K: $79.00
Session L: $139.00
-CAMPERS MUST BRING THEIR OWN LUNCH.
--WALK-UP REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SPOT IN ANY SESSION.

Location: Meet in the lobby of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex (by the climbing wall) on the first day of camp.

  • Session A
    $239.00

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  • Session B
    $239.00

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  • Session C
    $79.00

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  • Session D
    $79.00

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  • Session E
    $359.00

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  • Session F
    $359.00

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  • Session G
    $110.00

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  • Session H
    $239.00

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  • Session I
    $239.00

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  • Session J
    $79.00

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  • Session K
    $79.00

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  • Session L
    $139.00

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Where
3201 Burton St SE,
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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