July 10 - July 13, 2022

Grades 9-12

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Camp Description

The SU Sprints and Hurdles Camp was developed in 2005 and has quickly attained a reputation for one of the finest camps of its kind in the Northeast. Over 950 student-athletes have attended this camp over the years. Attention to detail along with a well-established training schedule has been well received by our students. Over a four-day period, the students attend no less than ten skill session training periods. This camp is specifically designed for hurdlers and sprinters.

The primary goal of the SU Sprints and Hurdles Camp is to assist each athlete in learning how to develop his/her athletic potential to their fullest extent. We will do this with a staff of outstanding coaches who will use the most recent teaching techniques in track and field. The camp will strive to improve each athlete’s skill level, mental toughness, flexibility and strength, and quickness/ explosiveness.

All participants will receive specific instruction on the events of his/ her choice. With the aid of video equipment and coaches, the athlete will be evaluated and then taught drills to improve his/her skill level. In addition to the “learn by doing” part of the clinic, there will be lectures, films, and demonstrations for each event. Much attention will be given to the mental aspect of track and field. Athletes will be taught relaxation and mental visualization techniques and how to develop mental toughness. As the numbers increase for the camp, so does the staff so we can continue our tradition of one-on-one attention with the student-athletes.

Camp Highlights

Professional Staff

Every camper will receive individual attention during training sessions by our professional staff.

Training Schedule

A well-established training schedule is well received by our camp participants.

Specially Designed

This camp is speciafically designed for hurdlers and sprinters.

Mental Game

Attention wil be given to the mental aspect of track and field.


Video will be used by coaches to evaluate and improve your skill level.


Develop connections with other athletes from many different schools.

General Information

What to Bring

Personal Items: All athletes should bring training gear and shoes. bring spikes, they cannot exeed 3/16", if you have them. Bring recreational equipment, i.e. tennis racket, swimsuit, etc.

Masking requirements: Shippensburg University requires all individuals to wear masks while on campus. Masks must be worn during any breaks or other periods of non-activity/non-participation. Masks must also be worn during all indoor physical activities.

Residential Camper

For all our residential camps, campers will be housed in suite-style residence halls. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are allowing only one person per bedroom. Amenities include air-conditioning and a bathroom for every two campers. You will need to bring sheets, pillow, pillow case, towels, blankets, and washcloths with you. Washers and dryers are available on each floor in the residence hall and are free to use.

Accessibility Resources

Requests for accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services must be made in writing to the Office of Accessibility Resources at least fifteen (15) days before the camp begins. The Office of Accessibility Resources is located at Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299, (717) 477-1364, oar@ship.edu.

Camp Fees

Residential or Commuter Camper

Our Team

The SU Sports Camps are proud of the excellent staff employed from the college and high school coaching ranks to offer superior instruction to our campers.

Richard Alexander

Richard Alexander

Bucknell University - Associate Head Coach
Jayson Resch

Jayson Resch

Stockton University - Head Coach
Jason Kilgore

Jason Kilgore

West Chester University - Head Coach
Michael Murawski

Michael Murawski

Georgian Court University - Head Coach
Eric Bologa

Eric Bologa

Dickinson College - Assistant Coach

Camp Schedule

Check In
Arrival Day
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Check in at residence hall lobby
7:30 AM
Wake up
8:00 AM
Breakfast - Reisner Dining Hall
9:00 AM
Warm-up and stretching
9:15 AM
Skill session by event
11:30 AM
Lunch - Reisner Dining Hall
12:30 PM
Recreation time
1:30 PM
Classroom session
2:30 PM
Skill session by event
4:45 PM
Dinner - Reisner Dining Hall
6:00 PM
Recreation time
7:00 PM
Special camp events
8:00 PM
Video review
10:00 PM
In residence hall room
10:30 PM
Lights out
Check Out
Dismissal Day
4:00 PM
Check out residence hall lobby

Registration Information

Register Early:Space is limited to facilitate individual attention. Four-person suites will be assigned on a first-registerd, first-accommodated basis.

Registrations will be accepted up to one week prior to the start of camp. An administrative fee of $75 will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be given after on-campus check-in. Conference Services reserves the right to cancel any camp that has insufficient enrollment up to two weeks before the opening of camp. A full refund will be given if the camp is canceled.

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