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  • Students working on a Robotics project
  • Students playing frisbee on the campus Mall
  • Another group of students working on a Robotics project

Summer Camps and Conferences

Camps Hosted by the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC)
- Summer 2017

UMC sponsored athletic camps are listed below, but also check www.goldeneaglesports.com/camps for the latest information.

Note: Additional camp, training & conference information will be posted when available.

Camp Name/Location/Description Ages/Grades Dates/Times/Cost Contact

Adult (Horse) Riding Clinic PDF File Icon
UMC UTOC Arena/Stables

Learn more from UMC instructor, Nicky Overgaard, about rider position exercises, horse training, trail riding exercises, horse control and lateral work.

Use our horses or haul in yours. Helmet & boots, signed waiver PDF File Icon and negative coggins test required.  

Nicky Overgaard has been an instructor for 20 years at the University of Minnesota Crookston, teaching courses in western, hunt seat, colt starting, driving, and saddle seat. She has also coached ISHA Western and Hunt Seat teams to multiple regional championships and several national qualifiers.

Register for Adult Riding Clinic Online

Adults

May 30, June 6, 14, 20 & 27
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$200 for series

Nicky Overgaard

Youth Intermediate (Horse) Riding Clinic PDF File Icon
UMC UTOC Arena/Stables

Learn more from UMC instructor, Nicky Overgaard, about rider position exercises, ground work trail, riding exercises, horse control and lateral work.

Use our horses or haul in yours. Helmet & boots, signed waiver PDF File Icon and negative coggins test required.  

Nicky Overgaard has been an instructor for 20 years at the University of Minnesota Crookston, teaching courses in western, hunt seat, colt starting, driving, and saddle seat. She has also coached ISHA Western and Hunt Seat teams to multiple regional championships and several national qualifiers.

Register for Youth Intermediate Riding Clinic Online

Youth

June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 (Thursdays)
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$200 for series

Nicky Overgaard

Robotics & Technology Camp PDF File Icon
UMC Dowell Hall

Attention students grades 4-8! Experience robotics using WeDo and EV3 robots, movie making and graphic design! Lunch included! Teachers welcome. 

Register for Robotics & Technology Camp Online

4th - 8th grade & Teachers

June 6-8, 2017;
$100 prior to May 12; $150 after May 12; First 5 teachers are free

Christine Bakke

Golden Eagle Volleyball Camps PDF File Icon 
Camp Registration/Waivers PDF File Icon
UMC Lysaker Gymnasium, Sports Center

Join the Golden Eagles for an opportunity to learn volleyball from Head Coach Sarah Rauen and Assistant Ethan Grefsrud.

Golden Eagles Camp for Girls and Boys grades 7 to incoming college freshman will be held on June 8-9 or July 27-28, 2017. Campers will learn all skills involved to become a better volleyball player through skill work and competitive play. Cost $100. Check-in 1:00 pm. Camp is from 1:30 - 4:30 & 5:30 - 7:00pm **No meals provided please plan accordingly.**

Little Eagles Camps for Girls and Boys grades 7 and under will be held on June 8-9 or July 27-28. Campers will learn new skills in a fun-filled environment. Cost $50. Check in 8:30 am. Camp is from 9:00 - 11:30 am.

All campers receive a camp gift!

Visit the Golden Eagle Summer Camps page for more information and registration.

Want UMC Volleyball to come to you? Satellite camps are available by contacting us and setting up dates! The coaches come to YOUR gym!

Questions, contact Sarah Rauensrauen@crk.umn.edu or 218-281-8418

Girls & Boys
Grade 7 and under;
Grade 7 to incoming college freshman

Individual Skills -
June 7 or July 26;
Little Eagles -
June 8 & 9 or
July 27 & 28
$50/camper

Sarah Rauen

Golden Eagle Basketball Day Camps PDF File Icon
(registration form) 
UMC Lysaker GymnasiumSports Center

The University of Minnesota Crookston men's basketball program will be holding day camps June 12-15 for boys and girls grades 1-6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and June 19-22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for girls and boys grades 5-12. All campers will receive a t-shirt and camp ball.

Campers will...
- Develop their skills through drill work, contests & games
- Receive a Golden Eagle T-Shirt & Camp Ball
- Instruction (interaction with UMC Coaching Staff and players)
- Pizza party on the last day

Girls & Boys
1st - 6th grade and
Girls & Boys 5th - 12th grade

June 12-15, 2017 and
June 19-22, 2017
$50/camper

Blaise Davis

Youth Day Horseback Riding Camps PDF File Icon
UMC UTOC Arena/Stables

Learn all about horses! We will have a fun filled day of horse grooming, riding, and care. You will learn how to feed and care for a horse with our calm, reliable school horses.  Lead by instructors Lindsey McNeill and UMC students.

Limited to 8 participants per camp. Register early!

Signed waiver PDF File Icon, helmet (if you have one), long pants and boots required.

Register for Youth Day Horseback Riding Camps Online

Youth: 7 - 17 years olds

June 28: 7-10 year olds
July 18: 11 - 17 year olds
August 2: All ages (AUGUST REG FULL)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$75 per day camp (includes lunch/snacks)

Lindsey McNeill

UMC Individual High School Football Camp PDF File Icon
UMC Wellness Center & Ed Widseth Field

The University of Minnesota Crookston football program will hold an individual football camp Sun., July 23 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus.

The camp is for students going into grades 9 through 12 and will be a non-contact, non-padded football camp and will include: combine testing, position specific coaching, speed/agility training and competition drills. In addition, campers will be given important information relating to the recruiting process including academic eligibility and the character components that make or break a football career.

The camp will being with check-in at 12:30 p.m. at the UMC Wellness Center. The camp has helped to produce nine current Golden Eagles.

The registration fee is $35. Last year, the program set a record with 70 participants. The Golden Eagles will look to build on that number for the 2017 camp as they continue to grow the camp. If you have any questions pertaining to the camp, e-mail Assistant Coach Tom Miller at tmiller1@crk.umn.edu.

Register for UMC Individual High School Football Camp Online

Camp Schedule
12:30 p.m. – Check-In – Height/Weight
1 p.m. – Welcome – Coaches Intro
1:10 p.m. – NCAA Info Presentation
1:30 p.m. – Dynamic Warm-Up
1:45 p.m. – Speed/Agility Testing
2:45 p.m. – Primary Position Drills
3:45 p.m. – Competition Drills
4:15 p.m. – Camp Conclusion
4:30 p.m. – Optional Campus Tour

Students going into
grades 9 - 12

July 23, 2017
12:30 - 4:30 pm
$35

Tom Miller

Discover & Explore Science Summer Camp
University of Minnesota Crookston Campus - Location TBA

Become an expert on freshwater sponges by working on a research project with UMC faculty involving these simplest of animals! While working on this project, you will learn about the fundamentals of scientific inquiry, experiment design, and presenting your findings to the public. This is a great opportunity for students thinking of developing a science fair project.

Grades 6-9 Science Camp Brochure PDF File Icon

Grades 10-12 Science Camp Brochure PDF File Icon

Register for Discover & Explore Science Camp Online

6th-12th grade and teachers

July 31 - August 4, 2017
July 31 12pm-3pm
Aug 1-3 9am-3pm
Aug  4 10am-12pm

$90 if registered prior to July 15; $100 after July 15. Optional on-campus housing for additional $170 for 10-12th graders.

Tim Dudley

Non-University Camps Hosted by the UMC Campus
- Summer 2017

Camp Name Ages/Grades Dates/Times Contact

Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a youth leadership camp that gives high school students hands-on active learning activities and sessions to build on their own leadership skills. RYLA 5580 is sponsored by Rotary International District 5580 for a week each summer at the University of Minnesota Crookston campus.

HS Juniors July 9 - 15, 2017 Krista Proulx

Conferences & Training Events
- Summer 2017

Conference/Training Name Dates/Times/Cost Contact
TBA  

Interested in hosting an event on the Crookston campus?

  • University Groups (UMC Department, Registered Student Organization [RSO], or Campus Life Program [CLP]) wanting to reserve a space should use the University’s Ad Astra site to view availability or contact Brenda Bozyk. Student Clubs can do the same or contact: Lisa Samuelson.

Crookston Summer Camp and Activity Guide

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