Camps and Clinics

Menlo Knights throughout the year.

Summer basketball campMenlo 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.

REGISTer FOR summer 2019

  • Open to students from all schools
  • Full- and part-day options 
Learn more:

BOYS’ BASKETBALL (grades 4-12)

  • Session 1: June 17-21 9:30-noon
  • Session 2: June 24-28 9:30-noon
  • Session 3: July 8-12 9:30-noon
  • Session 4 July 15-19 1:00-3:30 pm

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.

Lead coach: Keith Larsen, Menlo varsity boys’ basketball head coach

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL (grades 4-9)

  • June 10-14 • 9:30 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.

Lead coach: John Paye ’83, Menlo varsity girls’ basketball head coach

FOOTBALL (grades 6-8)

  • June 10-14 • 2:30-4:00 pm

The Menlo Football Camp is designed to focus on football skills and improvement while outlining the culture of the Menlo Knight Football Program, a program rooted in a TEAM FIRST mentality, relentless effort, competition, and enthusiasm. In addition, each camper will be introduced to our leadership development program which provides guidelines for personal behaviors, ownership, and character.

Lead coach: Josh Bowie, Menlo varsity football head coach

BOYS’ LACROSSE (grades 5-8)

  • July 11-13 • 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Menlo Summer Lacrosse Camp will focus on important FUNdamentals including cradling, throwing, catching, ground balls, dodging, shooting, and individual defense as well as basic offensive & defensive team concepts. A differentiating factor for our Menlo camp will be classroom-based video analysis to 1) teach & reinforce important individual & team concepts, and 2) supplement the fieldwork that we will be doing each day. All instruction will take place in a fun, engaging environment, and we are confident that every participant, from beginners to more advanced players, will take away something valuable from their camp experience. Supervised lunch from noon to 12:30 pm. Open to all levels.

Lead coach: Blake Kim, Menlo varsity boys’ lacrosse head coach

MULTI-SPORT CAMP (co-ed grades 4-9)

  • June 24-July 3, M-F • 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Menlo’s multi-sports camps give players the opportunity to play as many as six different sports. Campers have the option to participate in morning sessions, afternoon session or both. Every camp is coached by our Menlo coaching staff, all of whom are Middle School and Upper School coaches, are skilled teachers in each sport, and are trained to encourage maximum participation and strong sportsmanship. The sports offered are baseball, basketball, football, softball, tennis, soccer, swimming. For players participating in both sessions, there will be a supervised lunch period.

Lead coach: King Christian, Menlo Middle School Assistant Athletic Director, Middle School football, basketball, baseball coach

BOYS’ SOCCER (grades 8-12)

  • June 10-14 • 4:45-7:00 pm

The Menlo School boys’ soccer camp develops players’ fundamental technical soccer skills, allowing them to better enjoy the beautiful game. These skills will be developed through a series of progressive drills then applied to game situations. Players will benefit from the Menlo soccer program’s fun team-building environment. Open to all levels.

Lead coach: Marc Kerrest. Menlo varsity boys’ soccer head coach

VOLLEYBALL

All camps will be divided by age and skill levels: Blue Group: These players are brand new to volleyball or have limited experience and are interested in learning the basics. Gold Group: These players have participated in one of our camps or played before and are interested in developing their skills.

INDOOR AND SAND HIGH-SCHOOL CAMP
(grades 9-12)
  • June 10-14 • 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campers new to the game will be introduced to the fundamentals - vocabulary, positioning, basic game strategy, etc. Campers already playing beach volleyball will enhance their skills, i.e. digging, transition setting, transition hitting, etc. The camp will alternate sessions on the sand and in the gym to give all our campers full exposure to volleyball.

ALL-SKILLS CAMP (grades 7-12)
  • June 17-21 • 1:00-4:00 pm

This camp welcomes players of all skill levels to learn and develop technique in all positions (serving, passing, setting, hitting, etc.). We offer skill development in both drill and play sessions.

The staff will introduce every session with an instructional meeting.

INDOOR AND SAND MIDDLE-SCHOOL CAMP
(grades 5-8)
  • June 24-28 • 9:00 am-noon

Campers new to the game will be introduced to the fundamentals - vocabulary, positioning, basic game strategy, etc. Campers already playing beach volleyball will enhance their skills, i.e. digging, transition setting, transition hitting, etc. The camp will alternate sessions on the sand and in the gym to give all our campers full exposure to volleyball.

FULL-DAY VOLLEYBALL COMPREHENSIVE CAMP (grades 6-12)
  • July 8-11 • 9:00 am-4:00 p.m.

The full-day Menlo volleyball camp offers intense preparation for the upcoming school season. The camp features a daily itinerary which includes morning session of theory and introduction of a daily skill, technique work, and drills, supervised lunch, video meeting/review, afternoon session of skills in competition.

Lead coach: Marco Paglialunga, Menlo volleyball program director and varsity volleyball head coach

WATER POLO (co-ed grades 4-9)

  • June 10-14 • 3:45-5:15 pm

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 Jack Bowen, a former Olympian, will reflect on the program’s goal over the past 18 years, “Be Your Best,” and how campers can apply this same approach to their own lives, in and out of the pool.

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