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2015 Summer Camps

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Clarkson University is offering a wide variety of exciting academic and sports camps throughout the summer months of 2015 for children and teens. For more information, contact Amanda Hitterman at

Girls Hockey

Clarkson 2015 Youth Girls Hockey Camp
August 16th - August 20th
Commuter only - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Youth players ages 7-11 and female players ages 12-15 can join coach Matt Desroisiers for this half-day camp in August. Coach Desroisiers recently helped bring his team to their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance, including a NCAA National Championship in 2014. This is a top-notch Division I style camp full of both on-ice skills and fundamentals, as well as off-ice skills, such as conditioning, nutrition and the college search process. 

Clarkson Hockey Development Camps
July 6th - 10th (mite & squirt); July 13th - 17th (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
May 18th - June 25th and/or July 13th - August 13th
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.  

Nike Clarkson Girls Volleyball Camp Volleyball
July 30th - August 2nd
Extended Day Commuter and Residential availability

This Nike sponsored volleyball camp is a great opportunity for females ages 10-18 to learn from Clarkson's championship volleyball team and Head Coach Johan Dulfer. Join them as they cover all skills of volleyball, including skills training, conditioning, one-on-one evaluations, and more.

Men's Soccer ID Camp with SUNY Potsdam
July 25th - July 26th
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.

Softball Camps
To register: Contact Coach Kristen McGaughey at or 315-268-2057

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

     Basic Fitness & Pitching
      June 23rd - July 30th
      Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages 11-17

     Elite Pitching
      August 4th - August 13th
      Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
      Ages 11-17

     Defensive Camp
      July 28th - August 13th
      Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
      Females entering grades 6-12

     Advanced Strategies Camp
      August 1st - August 16th
      Saturdays & Sundays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
      Females entering grades 6-12


Young Scholars Program
July 12th - 18th
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 6th - 10th
Commuter only - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Professor Jim Carroll and his students from the Northern New York Robotics Academy (NNYRA) will host this week long day camp focusing on the exciting world of robotics. This year, students will participate in an all new Minecraft-inspired challenge, using LEGO MINDSTORM kits and 3D printers to compete in an action-packed tournament at the end of the week. The camp is open to students entering grades 4 through 12 in the fall of 2015. 

Robotics Overnight Camp
August 2nd - August 8th
Residential only

Stuudents entering grades 9-12 learn all about programming, mechanical design, CAD, custom sensor building, electronics and virtual worlds. Then, use that knowledge while working in teams to build your own robot and compete in a culminating tournament!

MythOlympics Training Camp
July 19th - July 22nd
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 12th - 17th
Week 2: July 19th - 24th 
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 IIIHorizons
Week 1: July 11th - 17th
Week 2: July 18th - 24th
Residential Only 

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