Summer Camps

DSC_0469cOur highly experienced, trained coaching staff will teach (rising) 7 – 12 graders the fundamentals of rowing. Novice camps are offered for Level 1 (no experience), Level 2 (completed Level 1 or equivalent) and Advanced (completed Level 1 – preferred level 1 and 2 with focus on preparation for competitive junior team). Each camp week has new and exciting elements. Campers are welcome to sign up for multiple Level 2/Advanced weeks and will build on their skills every week. Please contact Amanda Klaiber-Short at or 609-799-7100 ext.106 with questions.

  • Camp meets Monday – Friday  from 8:30am-11:30am
    • (no supervision/activities offered after 11:30am pick-up)
  • Level 1 camps are designed to introduce the camper to the sport of rowing.
  • Level 2 camps allow the camper to expand on the skills learned in Level 1 camp.
  • Advanced campers must have attended a previous Level 1 and/or Level 2 session.


Rowing Session I       June 19-23, 2017                    Level: 1  FULL (waitlist)

Rowing Session II      July 17 – 21, 2017                    Level: 1  FULL (waitlist)

Rowing Session III    July 24 – 28, 2017                   Level: 1 & 2  FULL (waitlist)

Rowing Session IV    July 31 – August 4, 2017        Level: 1 & 2  FULL (waitlist)

Rowing Session V     August 14 – 18, 2017               Level: Advanced


DSC_0366cThe following forms need to be completed and returned to PNRA no later than the first day of camp:

Rowing Team Waiver

Parent Release-Health Waiver

Pre-High Swim Test (if athlete does not have one on file from previous camp) You can complete this test at a local pool or YMCA. Just call the pool office and plan to go during an open swim time.

Registration & Fees

  • $365/session, $100 is non-refundable. Fee paid in full before the first day of the camp.
  • No refunds will be given after 30 days prior to the start of each session. All refund requests before 30 days must be made in writing to
  • Registration and credit card payment through RegattaCentral’s secure website. Registration links and camp dates are below.
  • Use the same link for Level 1 and 2 if both are offered in a session.

  Use the following links to register for the camps:

Camp Activites Overview

Camp meets Monday – Friday from 8:30am-11:30am

Level 1 camp session will include:

  • Monday – Introduction to rowing, the equipment, basic technique, and safety
  • Tuesday – Getting on the water, exploring fitness aspects of rowing
  • Wednesday – Rowing on the water, refining on-the-water technique
  • Thursday – Incorporation of some competitive aspects of rowing
  • Friday – Camp competition and full race rehearsal

Level 2 and Advanced Camps will build on the skills developed in the Level 1 Camp to prepare the athletes for participation in the Mercer Rowing Programs.

For more information about the Novice Camp, please call Amanda Klaiber-Short at 609-799-7100 x 106 or email . We will be happy to answer your questions about the camps and give you the necessary information to enroll today!


Due to high interest in the program PNRA is only able to accept 56 athletes per session and athletes are taken on a first come, first served basis.