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Clarkson University is offering a wide variety of exciting academic and sports camps throughout the summer months of 2014 for children and teens. For more information, contact Amanda Hitterman at

Girls Hockey

Clarkson Youth Girls Hockey Camp

August 17 - 21
Commuter only - 9 a.m. until noon 

Females ages 7-12 can join co-head coaches Shannon and Matt Desrosiers of the 2014 NCAA National Champions as they offer a top-notch, Divison 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 7 - 11 (mite & squirt); July 14 - 18 (pee wee & 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. 

Nike/Clarkson Girls Basketball Camp
June 29 - July 2
Commuter (extended day 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.) and Residential availability

Join head coach John Hampton and his staff as they offer a week of Nike's Complete Skills Camp for females ages 8-16, which will include college style development drills, team-oriented training, and an in depth look at conditioning, footwork and nutrition. 

Nike/Clarkson Girls Volleyball Camp Volleyball
July 31 - August 3
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.

Clarkson Baseball Camp
July 7 - 11
Commuter only - 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Players ages 7 to 18 can participate in this day camp that will focus on all aspects of the game for all skill levels. Participants will benefit from small group and individual instruction/skills assessment in a fun and engaging atmosphere. 

Summer Figure Skating School
July 21 - August 15
Commuter only - Days and times vary


Horizons I & II
Week 1: July 14th - 19th
Week 2: July 21st - 26th 
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 13th - 19th
Week 2: July 20th - 26th
Residential Only 

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

Young Scholars Program

July 14th - 20th
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 panelists. 

Robotics Summer Day Camp
July 7 - 11
Commuter only - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.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 5 through 12 in the fall of 2014. 

MythOlympics Training Camp
June 29 - July 2
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.