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2015 Oregon Track & Field Camp

Sunday June 28th - Thursday July 2nd

We invite you to join us here in TrackTownUSA where you will experience the magic of Historic Hayward Field. Many track and field greats have come and gone and have left a special legacy for passionate and aspiring young athletes.

Our 2015 track and field camp welcomes high school athletes looking to improve and grow in the sport of track and field. There are no specific performance requirements to attend our camp so athletes of all ability levels are encouraged to attend.

In order to provide a valuable experience, campers will be split up by event area and then again into small groups to encourage personal attention and to provide plenty of feedback. Campers will be taught by the University of Oregon's renowned coaches alongside many of Oregon's current and former student-athletes.

Event groups are outlined below. Please note that campers will have the opportunity to cross over into other groups but we believe campers will maximize their experience if they focus on one main group for the duration of the camp.

Sprint / Jump Group: 100m, 200m, 400m, 100mH, 110mHH, 300mH, Long Jump, Triple Jump (some relay work will be done for 4x100, 4x400m)

Distance Group: 800m, Mile/1500m, 3000/3200m, 5k, 10k, Cross Country

Throws Group: Javelin, Hammer, Shot Put, Discus

Field Event Group: Heptathlon/Decathlon, High Jump, Pole Vault*

*ATTENTION POLE VAULTERS: This is NOT an elite vault camp. Instruction will include basic techniques and drills while maintaining specific safety standards. Vaulters are required to bring their own poles. Contact the camp director for questions regarding shipping.

 

Please note that this is our only planned camp for 2015. There will not be a distance-only camp this summer.

 

Eligibility

The Oregon Track & Field Camp is open to boys & girls ages 14-19 who have not yet started University/College. Campers must be starting grade 9 in the fall of 2015 in order to attend our camp.

We do not have any performance requirements or standards in order to attend our camp. All event areas and ability levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

Camp Fees

Resident Overnight Campers: $700

Day Campers: $550

A $100 deposit is due during online registration in order to reserve a spot at our camp. This deposit is refundable if registration is canceled prior to the deadline, afterwhich it will be forfeited. The remaining balance must be paid no later than camp check-in on Sunday June 28th.

Registration closes Sunday June 14, 2015. All registration must be done online.

Contact us for group rates of 10 or more participants. 

 

Sample Daily Schedule of Events (subject to change)

7:00 a.m. - Wake Up

7:30 a.m. - Breakfast at Carson Dining Hall (day campers report)

9:00 a.m. - Report to Hayward Field for instructions

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Session I - Event Specific Technical Instruction

11:30 a.m. - Lunch at Carson Dining Hall

1:45 p.m. - Report to Hayward Field for instructions

2:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Session II - Event Specific Technical Instruction

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Dinner at Carson Dining Hall

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Recreational Activities (day campers depart)

9:00 p.m. - Free Time

10:00 p.m. - Curfew (must be in assigned dorm hall)

10:30 p.m. - Lights out!

Day Campers will be assigned a camp counselor who they must check in with in the morning and check out with in the evening before leaving campus.

Guest speakers will address several relevant topics as they relate to the sport of track and field and cross country. Topics include sport nutrition, strength and conditioning, sport psychology and the college admissions process. An interactive session will include a panel of current and former student-athletes who will answer questions and provide insight into the unique experience of being a college athlete.