Welcome to the Sport Science Academy 2019 Youth Sport Camps!

"ACT LIKE A CHAMPION TODAY"

 

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3 exciting opportunities!

June 10 - 14 & June 17 - 21

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For youth ages 5-12

Register online here

Sport Science Academy-Youth Sport Camp is designed to teach sport skill development in youth ages 5-12. Cooperative teachers and coaches provide a positive learning environment in which participants will enjoy learning basic sport skills and rules. Positive coaching will promote learning sport skills in a small group environment. Participants will be provided with feedback that will encourage individual sport skill development. All camp activities and programs have a focus on developing a healthy lifestyle in a positive sport and recreational environment.
» Daily Activities Include:

  • Instructional sport sessions in baseball, softball, track/field, soccer, football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, golf, sport conditioning, and many more sports/games/activities
  • Aquatic games/free swimming at UA Student Recreation Center pool.
  • Guest speakers in sport, health, and wellness
  • Indoor and outdoor cooperative games all with motor skill and physical activity focus
  • General health, wellness and nutrition sessions
  • Camp motto: "Act Like a Champion Today" Character Word of the Day

» When

  • June 10 - 14 & June 17 - 21
  • Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Additional Fee - Early Drop-Off starts at 8:00am, and Late Pick-Up until 5:30pm.

» Where

  • All activities will take place at UA athletics and recreational facilities

» Cost 

  • $200 for one week
  • **Black Friday - Holiday Special - November 23 - January 1 ($125)
  • Super early bird discount (March 1 - March 31) Camp fee $150
  • Early bird discount (April 1-April 30) Camp fee $175
  • Additional discounts include either:
    • University of Akron Faculty/Staff ($15), OR
    • Returning Camper ($10)
  • Only one (1) discount is applicable

To receive the discount codes, please email maduve@uakron.edu

June 24-27

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For students ages 9-15

Register online here

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education (STEM) has quickly become the new standard for teaching, but is there STEM in Sport?  The answer is YES!  Using Sport as a vehicle to teach STEM concepts is a fun and innovative method of learning for students ages 9-15.

What is the best angle to throw an object?  Why is a basketball made of rubber?  Why does the spin on a ball make a difference?  Why should we step into a bounce pass in basketball? These and many other questions will be answered in the 3-Day SPORT STEM Day Camp.  Using sport and physical activity to teach STEM concepts in an innovative and engaging environment. Sign-up for this 3-day STEM through Sports day camp and see sport from a different perspective.

» When

  • June 24th -27th
  • Monday-Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Additional Fee - Early Drop-Off starts at 8:00am, and Late Pick-Up until 5:30pm.

» Where

  • All activities will take place at UA athletics and recreational facilities

» Cost 

  • $165 per session
  • **Black Friday - Holiday special - November 23-January 1 ($100)
  • Super early bird discount (March 1 - March 31) Camp fee $125

June 10 - 14 & June 17 - 21

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For youth ages 13-16

Register online here

The Junior Counselor (JuCo) Leadership Program is designed for youth ages 13 to 16 who are interested in learning about leadership fundamentals while working with children in the sport and recreation environment. Interested youth are invited to experience the fun, stress, and rewards of day camp as they assist counselors and directors. JuCo's are expected to participate in the overall planning and implementation of weekly programs, as well as participate in weekly sport science academy service, supervision, and leadership activities.
Camp Dates: June 10-14 and 17-21

Cost: 1 week $75, both weeks $100

 
CAMP ELECTRONIC FORMS/MANUALS

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Please note in order to finalize your camper’s registration you must complete all camp forms. The Sport Science Academy has transferred over to an electronic registration system for an easy and convenient information gathering process.

This form will include basic information, medical information, an assumption of risk waiver, publicity release waiver, and pick-up drop-off details. The Google form must be filled out for every camper.
 

QUESTIONS?

For information, please contact the Sport Science Academy at maduve@uakron.edu, or contact Dr. Mike Duve, Director of the Sport Science Academy, at 330-972-6351.
 

YOUTH SPORT CAMP ORIENTATION NIGHTS

  • When: Tuesday, June 4 & Wednesday, June 5 from 5 - 7 p.m.
  • Where: InfoCision Stadium (Park by the main doors and take the elevators in the lobby)
  • What: Pick up and/or turn in ALL CAMP FORMS needed for your child/children to attend camp. Pick up camp gear (camp t-shirt, bag, water bottle). Meet Camp Directors and Camp Counselors.