Summer sports camps and clinics at Penn State Mont Alto takes place in August this year. The delay gives the university time to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the health and safety of campers and staff.
Campers already enrolled in the summer program will receive updated information regarding the intended camps or clinics. Their previously collected fees will transfer to the August dates.
To visit the Penn State Mont Alto camps page with complete information on how to register, click HERE. Mont Alto athletic camp or clinic questions should be directed to Frank Maira via email or a call at 717-749-6173. Updated information about the athletic camps can be seen below:
Dates: August 3-7, 2020
Session Times: 7-12 year olds 1-3 p.m. and 12-18 year olds 3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. *Children who are 12 will have the option to attend either session based on experience level*
Ages: 7-18 year olds
Sessions include: A co-ed soccer skills and training summer camp designed to stimulate a love for the game showing youth athletes how to accelerate their own progress and success.
This five-day camp provides a fun and competitive environment for players of all ability levels. Join Penn State Mont Alto Men’s Soccer Head Coach Tim Carey and his staff for an excellent opportunity to take your game to the next level.
The camp offers an unforgettable growth experience no matter the age or skill level. All attendees will receive a FREE Penn State Mont Alto camp t-shirt and a water bottle!
Date: August 3-7, 2020
Session Time: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Ages: Open to female volleyball players in 7th through 12th grade
This camp is for high school players aspiring to play at the college level. Advanced individual skills and elite game-like drills will be the focus of this week-long camp.
The main goal is to give individual attention to each camper to prepare them for peak club/high school performance as well as preparation for collegiate competition. Participants will be put into intermediate and advanced groups based on their experience level.
Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020
Session Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Ages: Open to female softball players in 7th-12th grade. Registration is limited to first 20 sign-ups!
Join the Mont Alto Softball coaching staff and several of its student-athletes for a one-day session to learn, improve and polish your individual softball skills.
This camp is for student-athletes in grades 7-12. It includes drills and activities for individual and groups geared to challenge each campers’ ability to get them ready for the collegiate game.
All players must bring their own glove, bat & helmet and if you’re a catcher, your gear. We also ask that if you’re a pitcher that you bring your own catcher.
Date: August 10-12, 2020
Session Times: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Ages: Open to all wrestlers in 6th through 12th grade. Registration is limited to first 20 sign-ups!
A hands-on clinic where wrestlers in sixth to twelfth grades will learn skills and concepts of Olympic-style wrestling (Freestyle/Greco) from the Penn State Mont Alto coaching staff along with a few former All-American PSUMA student-athletes.
Attendees will learn different techniques ranging from throws (back step and back arch), offensive scoring and non-control scoring from standing position, and par terre wrestling (offensive scoring and defensive techniques). Technique will relate to all three styles, including folk style.
Date: August 12-14, 2020
Session Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Ages: CO-ED, 4-7 year olds
Penn State Mont Alto Kiddie Camp campers will be introduced to the most basic soccer fundamentals through station work, games, and other soccer related activities.
Open to any and all boys and girls ages 4-7, campers will work directly with Mont Alto coaches, student-athletes, and support staff in a fun filled and action packed 3 evenings. Camp will conclude on Thursday with the participants receiving a FREE Mont Alto Soccer t-shirt.
FRANK MAIRA is Assistant Director of Athletics/SID at Penn State Mont Alto