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 aklaibershort@rowpnra.org 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.

Sessions

Rowing Session I       June 19-23, 2017                    Level: 1

Rowing Session II      July 17 – 21, 2017                    Level: 1

Rowing Session III    July 24 – 28, 2017                   Level: 1 & 2

Rowing Session IV    July 31 – August 4, 2017        Level: 1 & 2

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

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 krisgrudt@rowpnra.org.
  • 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:

Forms

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.

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 aklaibershort@rowpnra.org . We will be happy to answer your questions about the camps and give you the necessary information to enroll today!

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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.