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2016 Summer Camps

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Clarkson University is offering a wide variety of exciting academic and sports camps throughout the summer months of 2016 for children and teens. For more information, contact Jessica Carista at


GK Hockey School 
July 5 - July 9 (mite & squirt); July 11 - 15 (peewee & bantam)
Commuter only - extended day

Head Coach Casey Jones and his Division I staff are offering hockey day camp for mite, squirt, peewee and bantam levels that includes specialized goalie instruction, a focus on team concepts and additional lessons in strength and conditioning and skill development. 

GK Hockey Strength & Conditioning Camp
June 27 - August 11
Commuter only - various days and times

Work with GK Hockey Strength & Conditioning Coach Tad Johnson through strength training, speed development, conditioning and nutrition training, to take yourself to the next level for hockey, or any sport.  

Men's Soccer ID Camp with SUNY Potsdam
July 23 - July 24
Residential only

This camp will provide aspiring college soccer players with high-level technical and tactical training sessions vital to succeeding at the next level, showcasing the culture and coaching styles of both the Clarkson University & SUNY Potsdam soccer programs.

Golden Knights Baseball Day Camp
To register: contact Jim Kane, head baseball coach, at or 315-268-3759. Cost is $100 per player.
July 11 - July 14
8 a.m. - Noon daily
Commuter only

Males ages 8-16 can hone their baseball skills with Head Baseball Coach Jim Kane and Clarkson University baseball players as they focus on something for every skill level, including baseball fundamentals, fitness, teamwork and strategies. 

Softball Camps
To register: Contact Coach Kristen McGaughey at or 315-268-2057. Cost is $45 per week (2 sessions) or $155 for 4 weeks (8 sessions) per camp. 

Coach Kristen McGaughey is offering two different clinic-style commuter camps to suit players of all levels:

     Offensive Camp
      June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29; July 11, 13
      Mondays and Wednesdays
      Females entering grades 3-7: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
      Females entering grades 8-12: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

     Defensive Camp
      July 18, 20, 25, 27; August 1, 3, 8, 10
      Mondays and Wednesdays
      Females entering grades 3-7: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
      Females entering grades 8-12: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Young Scholars Program
July 10 - July 17
Residential only

High school students interested in The Clarkson School or boosting their resumes before college should consider this fun, academically stimulating program where teams are given a real-world problem to solve and then the opportunity to present their solutions to a group of Clarkson and community panelists! 

Robotics Day Camp
July 11 - July 15
Commuter only - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Explore the world of robotics with faculty and students from Clarkson's Northern New York Robotics Academy through a FIRST Lego League challenge game that will be announced at the beginning of camp! The camp is open to students entering grades 4 through 12 in the fall of 2016. 

Robotics Residential Camp
July 17 - July 23
Residential only

Students entering grades 9-12 can get the full overnight camp experience at this fast-paced, secret challenge-based camp that will introduce them to them skills needed to design, build and program a working Robotics Academy Challenge robot! 

MythOlympics Training Camp
July 10 - July 13
Residential only

This competitive, scholarship-based program is jam-packed with team-based activities, demonstrations and myth-busting challenges similar to the "MythBusters" television show. Up to 20 rising freshmen, sophomores and juniors from the North Country region of New York State will be selected as Mytholympians in Training and receive a scholarship to cover the full costs of the camp. 

Horizons I & II
Week 1: July 24 - July 29
Week 2: July 31 - August 5 
Residential Only

Horizons I & II are designed for 7th and 8th grade female students interested in science, technology, engineering or math. The program boasts an exciting and educational experience full of hands-on projects and team building exercises and students must be nominated by someone from their school in order to participate. 

Horizons III

Week 1: July 23 - July 29
Week 2: July 30 - August 5
Residential Only 

Horizons III builds on the first two programs and is designed for females who have already participated in Horizons I & II.