Volleyball Instructional Camps (2017)

Basic information

  • Dates: Varies. Please see session description
  • Times: Varies
  • Cost: Varies
  • Location: Van Noord Arena Van Noord Arena (Map)
  • Director(s):
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Volleyball Instructional Camps

Individual volleyball camps for girls entering grades 3-12

Walk-up Registrations ARE NOT guaranteed a spot in ANY session. 

Any walk-up registrations on the first day of camp, if accepted, will also be charged an additional $20.00 (cash or check ONLY, due immediately). T-shirts & other camp gifts are not guaranteed to ANYONE who registers within 2 weeks of the first day of camp.

Lunch is not provided.  Campers must bring their own lunch.

Lodging is included for Session G only

 **If you have a daughter who is more advanced for her grade level or has been playing on a team with girls 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 water bottle, t-shirt, and volleyball which is included in the price of 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.

Session information

SESSION A

Grades 3-6 Skills Camp: Monday-Thursday, July 10-13, 9:00–11:30am

Cost: $95.00 ($50 deposit required with registration)

Session A 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
  3. Making camp fun so that the girls will come away with loving the game of volleyball and experiencing success. 

This camp is meant for girls who are just starting volleyball who have not played any club level volleyball or any organized team volleyball.

SESSION B

Grades 5-10 Skills Camp: Monday - Thursday July 10-13, 9:00am–2:00pm

Cost: $195.00 ($95 deposit required with registration)

Session B 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 as well as multi-tempoed offensive plays while training players in agility, flexibility, vertical jumping and transitioning.

Lunch is not provided. Campers must bring their own lunch.

SESSION C

Grades 7-12 Elite Position Camp: Monday - Thursday, July 10-13, 9:00am–2:00pm

Cost: $195.00 ($95 deposit required with registration)

Session C will focus mainly 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.

Lunch is not provided. Campers must bring their own lunch.

SESSION D

Grades 8-12: Serving Small Group Lessons: Monday - Wednesday, July 10-12, 2:00-3:00pm

Cost: $55.00 ($20 deposit due with registration)

Session 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 8 players per group.

SESSION E

Grades 8-12: Setting/Hitting Small Group Lessons: Monday - Wednesday, July 10-12, 3:00-4:00pm

Cost: $55.00 ($20 deposit due with registration)

Session E 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 8 players per group.

SESSION F

Grades 8-12: Setting/Hitting Small Group Lessons: Monday - Wednesday, July 10-12, 4:00-5:00pm

Cost: $55.00 ($20 deposit due with registration)

Session F 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 8 players per group.

SESSION G

Grades 10-12 Elite High School ID Overnight Camp: July 13-15, Thursday, 6:30pm thru Saturday, 11:30am.  Limited to 30 participants.

Cost: $295.00 ($100 deposit required with registration)

Session G (ID Elite Camp) is meant to be a high level teaching and training camp for high school girls 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 H

Grades 7-12 Elite Position Camp: Monday - Thursday, July 17-20, 9:00am–2:00pm

Cost: $195.00 ($95 deposit required with registration)

Session H will focus mainly 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.

Lunch is not provided. Campers must bring their own lunch.

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Registration details

Camp Registration & Payments

Mail-in registration will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017.  Any registrations postmarked prior to Friday, March 31, 2017, will go the end of the week’s registrations and will not be processed until Monday, April 10. 

If you wish to register by mail-in registration, payments may only be made by check.  No credit cards are accepted.

Please make all checks payable to Calvin College (specific camp)

Please make a separate check for EACH camp
(ex.: Calvin College Swimming, Calvin College Soccer, etc.)

Mail to: Kinesiology Department, Calvin College, 3195 Knight Way SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4406

All balances are due on the first day of camp.

Online registration will be available beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, at 9:00am EDT.  At this site, you may only pay electronically and the full payment is due with registration. 

Walk-in registrations will not be accepted until Monday, April 10, 2017.  Payments may be made by check or cash (exact change) ONLY.  Credit cards are not accepted in person.

Deposits/refund policy

There will be NO REFUNDS once your session of camp has begun.

There will be NO FULL refunds after Friday, June 9, 2017.

Registration convenience fees from online registrations are non-refundable.

If you transfer your child’s camp after registering, regardless of whether it is before or after Friday, June 9, 2017, you will be charged the online fee for registration as this is considered a separate registration by the registration service.

DEPOSITS, as indicated in the brochure, WILL NOT be refunded, transferred to another camp/section/time slot or transferred to another child after Friday, June 9, 2017, regardless of date of registration.

Location details

Please meet in the lobby of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex (by the climbing wall) on the first day of camp.
  • Calvin College, Van Noord Arena Van Noord Arena | Map
  • 3195 Knight Way SE
  • Grand Rapids
  • Michigan, 49546-4402
  • USA
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