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Camps and Clinics

Menlo Knights throughout the year.

Menlo Middle School students compete in a track meet at Sacred Heart Prep. Photo by Caroline Hamilton.Menlo School camps and clinics are designed for student-athletes to learn from Knights coaches and staff and are offered throughout the year - whether it’s preparation for an upcoming season or simply for fun and to stay in shape in a high energy, positive setting. Camps and clinics are designed for motivated students to develop their skills, foster athleticism and promote sportsmanship.

Summer Sports Camps 2017

  • Open to students from all schools
  • Grades listed are rising

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BASEBALL
Session V - July 10-14 (Middle School grades 4-8) 9:00 am-3:00 pm  
(Extended care available)

Middle School camps are designed to help players of all levels develop proper warm-up, batting, throwing and technique.  Players will expand their knowledge of the game through conditioning, competitive drills, and games. Campers will receive instruction from a former NCAA Div. I coach and some of the top coaches in the area who will work toward the betterment of each player. Extended care available. $350

Lead Coach: King Christian, Menlo School Middle School Assistant Athletic Director and baseball coach

BASKETBALL-BOYS
Session I: June 12-16 (grades 5-8) 9:00 am-noon
Session II: June 19-23 (grades 5-8) 9:00 am-noon

The Menlo School Basketball Camps are designed to emphasize skill development through drills and game situations. Players will work on improving all facets of the game, including ball handling, passing and shooting, as well as defensive techniques and playing on and off the ball. $250/session

Lead Coach: Keith Larsen, Menlo School varsity boys’  basketball coach

BASKETBALL - GIRLS
Session I: June 12-16 (grades 5-8) 9:00 am-noon
Session II: June 19-23 (grades 5-8) 9:00 am-noon

The Menlo School Basketball Camps are designed to emphasize skill development through drills and game situations. Players will work on improving all facets of the game, including ball handling, passing and shooting, as well as defensive techniques and playing on and off the ball. $250/session

Lead Coach: John Paye, Menlo School varsity girls’  basketball coach


FOOTBALL
Session I: June 12-16 Rising Leaders Football (grades 5-8) 9:00 am - noon

This fun, safe, and fundamentals-focused camp is an introduction to Menlo School’s exciting brand of special teams, offensive, and defensive football. This non-contact camp helps prepare players for middle and high school football, while teaching important life skills. Each camper will learn the latest proven fundamental techniques to play football safely and effectively. Players will be separated by age and skill set. In addition to learning the skills and techniques that will prepare each camper for flag or tackle football for this coming fall, each player will get to focus on their position of choice. A primary focus of our camps is to teach the same leadership skills that so many successful students have strengthened and/or learned in Menlo’s program. $250

Lead coach: Jason Ward, Menlo School varsity offensive coordinator and Menlo School football staff


LACROSSE-BOYS
Session I: June 12-16 Boys’ Lacrosse (grades 5-8) 4:00-6:00 pm 

The Menlo Lacrosse Camp will focus on fundamentals, including throwing, catching, ground balls, basic team offense and basic individual and team defense all in a fun, engaging environment. More advanced players will refine skills at shooting, and defensive technique. $250

Lead Coach: Greg Weigel, Menlo School varsity boys’ lacrosse coach


LACROSSE -GIRLS
Session II: June 19-23 Girls’ Lacrosse (grades 5-8) 4:00-6:00 pm
 
The Menlo girls’ lacrosse camp is a combination of skill development and is tailored to all levels of players, and will develop players’ skills and technique through drills and small-sided games. More advanced players will participate in alternative drills and concepts. $250

Lead coach: Liz Shaeffer, Menlo School varsity girls’  lacrosse coach

SOCCER-BOYS

Session I Middle School — June 12-June 15 Monday-Thursday 2:00-4:00 pm (grades 5-8)
Session I Upper School — June 12-June 15, 4:30-6:45 pm Monday-Thursday (grades 9-12)
Session II Middle School — June 19-June 22, 2:00-4:00 pm Monday-Thursday (grades 5-8)
Session II Upper School — June 19-June 22, 4:30-6:45 pm Monday-Thursday (grades 9-12)

The Menlo School boys’ soccer camps will help develop players’ individual technical skills as well as their tactical knowledge of the game in a fun, team-building environment. High school sessions are recommended for any student entering grades 9-12 who plans on playing soccer next season. $200

Lead coach: Marc Kerrest, Menlo School varsity boys’  soccer coach

SOCCER-GIRLS

June 2​6​- June ​29 (grades 6-12) 1:30-4:00 pm

The Menlo School Girls’ Soccer Camp is designed to provide a challenging and fun environment with personalized instruction for players of all abilities. Focus will be on developing technical ball skills, tactical awareness, and playing small-sided games. $200

Lead Coaches:
Jorge Chen (Menlo School varsity girls’ soccer assistant, head track & field and cross country coach), Stephanie Darling (Menlo School ​varsity girls’ soccer assistant coach)

 
SWIMMING
June 26-29 (Mon-Thu)
3:15-4:30  - Intermediate Swimming (grades 5-8)
4:45-6   - Advanced Swimming (grades 9-12)

July 3-7 (No July 4; Mon, Wed-Fri)
3:15-4:30  - Intermediate Swimming (grades 5-8)
4:45-6   - Advanced Swimming (grades 9-12)

July 10-13 (Mon-Thu)
3:15-4:30  - Intermediate Swimming (grades 5-8)
4:45-6   - Advanced Swimming (grades 9-12)

July 17-21 (Mon-Thu)
3:15-4:30  - Intermediate Swimming (grades 5-8)
4:45-6   - Advanced Swimming (grades 9-12)

Intermediate Swimming (Grades 5-8): These small-group lessons teach fundamentals of stroke technique, racing starts, and race strategy. Swimmers must be able to swim 50m freestyle and 25 backstroke. Limited to 8 swimmers per session. $175

Advanced Swimming (Grades 9-12): For swimmers who have the basics in all 4 competitive strokes, these small group lessons will focus on refining all strokes, turns and race starts; race strategy. Swimmers must be able to swim 100m freestyle and 25m of backstroke, breastroke and butterfly. Limited to 8 swimmers per session. $175

Lead coach: Kelly Crowley, Menlo School varsity swim coach

VOLLEYBALL
Session II Middle School Volleyball — June 19-June 23, 1:30-4:30 pm (grades 5-8)
Session III Upper School Volleyball — June 26- June 30, 1:30-4:30 pm (grades 9-12)

Menlo School volleyball camp will provide an opportunity for beginning through experienced volleyball players to improve their skills and work on rotation. The camp will focus on fundamental skill work including passing, serving, setting, hitting, individual defense, and blocking. $250

Lead coach: Marco Paglialunga, Menlo School varsity volleyball coach and Menlo School staff


WATER POLO - BOYS
Session I Middle School Boys’ Water Polo — June 12-June 16, 3:45-5:15 (grades 5-9)

This session will focus on basic water polo fundamentals - offense and defensive. Students will then apply these core techniques to game-situation opportunities so that the athlete can immediately implement what’s learned into a relevant game setting.  The Menlo Varsity Water Polo athletes and Coach Bowen will reflect on the program’s goal over the past 17 years, “Be Your Best,” and how campers can apply this same approach to their own life, in and out of the pool. $250

Lead coach: Jack Bowen, Menlo School varsity boys’  water polo coach

 

WATER POLO - GIRLS
Session II Girls’ water polo — June 19-23 Monday-Friday 3:45-5:15 (grades 5-8)

Friday sessions — June 16, June 23, June 30, July 21, Aug. 4, Aug. 11  Fridays-only high school clinics

The girls’  water polo camp is a skills training camp that will focus passing and shooting techniques, movement, shot blocking and game strategy. Open to all skill levels for player seeking specific or general development. $250

High school girls’ water polo clinics will focus on skill development, team play, tactics and getting players ready for the fall season. $35 per session or $200/6 sessions

Lead Coach: Alana Burgess, Menlo School varsity girls’  water polo coach