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2015 Gallaudet University Summer Camps

Gallaudet University athletics offers several summer camps that give campers direct ASL instruction. Here is a list of our camps for this summer.

Summer Camps


National Deaf Girls Basketball Camp

When: June 20-24, 2015
Where: Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick, Md.
Website: nationalgirlsbasketball.com
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4th annual camp
Cost: $225 before May 1, $250 after May 1.
The fee covers lodging, meals, gear and WNBA experience.
Ages: Girls in 5th-12th grade (All skill levels welcome)
Time: Overnight/Residential camp

This 'first-class' camp is all about providing mentorship/role models for deaf female athletes as well as developing opportunities for young student-athletes on and off the court. The National Deaf Girls Basketball Camp is the only basketball camp for deaf females that provides direct communication amongst coaches and fellow campers while creating an unforgettable experience that cannot be found anywhere else.

Features:

  • ASL instruction
  • An evaluation from staff members that will include the campers' strengths and areas needing improvement
  • Outstanding speakers (professional, college and high school coaches), who will discuss aspects of basketball
  • Awards to campers and winners of special contests
  • Camp t-shirts and shorts for all participants
  • A ticket to the WNBA Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks game on Tuesday, June 23, at 8 p.m.

For more information, please contact
Stephanie Stevens
Gallaudet Women's Basketball Head Coach
E-mail: stephanie.stevens@gallaudet.edu 

Amelia Mowl
National Deaf Girls Basketball Camp Director
E-mail: ndgbcamp@gmail.com


Runnin' Bison Fundamental Basketball Camp

When: June 21-25
Time: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: California School for the Deaf in Fremont, Calif.
Ages: Boys, Girls (6th grade to High School senior)
Cancellations: No refunds will be given
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Morning Camp (June 22-June 25: Grades 3rd-5th)
Cost: $50 before April 1; $75 after April 1
Time: 9 a.m.-Noon 

Residential Camp 
Cost: $175 before April 1; $225 after April 1

Discounts

  • $20 per sibling
  • Team discount of $20 per player with at least five players from same school. Does not apply to CSD students for the Fremont camp
When: June 26-July 2
Time: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick, Md.
Ages: Boys only (6th grade to High School senior)
Cancellations: No refunds will be given
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Morning Camp (June 27-July 2: Grades 3rd-5th)
Cost: $50 before April 1; $75 after April 1

Residential Camp
Cost: $235 before April 1; $285 after April 1

Discounts

  • $20 per sibling
  • Team discount of $20 per player with at least five players from same school. Does not apply to MSD, MSSD, and KDES students for the Frederick camp

Camp Overview
The camp offers a challenging and accessible format of fundamental instruction via American Sign Language (ASL) for deaf, hard of hearing, hearing, and CODA players. Participants will have the opportunity to develop, refine, and expand their games through drills, games, and activities. We focus on the essential knowledge and skills needed to become fundamentally sound players.

Features:

  • ASL instruction
  • Fun and Challenging Drills
  • Access to collegiate and high school Coaches
  • Guest speakers
  • Camp shirt and group photo
  • Team and individual awards

Brochure

For more information, please contact:
Robert Siebert
Runnin' Bison Camp Coordinator
VP: 202.250.2864
Email: robert.siebert@gallaudet.edu


Girls Volleyball Fundamental Camp

When: July 6-10, 2015
Where: Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Cost: $250 by May 1; $275 after May 1.
There is a $20 discount per sibling. The fee covers room, board, insurance and application fee.
Ages: Girls 10-18
Check-in: 3-5 p.m. (July 6)
Check-out: 9:30-10 a.m. (July 9) for local campers; 7-11 a.m. (July 10) for non-local campers 
Cancellations: No refunds will be given

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The Fundamental Volleyball Camp focuses on instruction set with the development of playing skills and an overall improvement of the understanding of volleyball in mind. The camp has helped campers improve their athletic skills, develop a healthy competitive spirit, and practice good sportsmanship through individual instruction and supervised competition. Our camp promotes learning and improvement in a fun and lively atmosphere. 

Features:

  • ASL Instruction
  • An evaluation from staff members that will include the camper’s strengths and areas needing improvement
  • Outstanding speakers (professional, college, and high school coaches/players) who will discuss aspects of volleyball
  • Awards to campers and winners of special contests
  • A Camp T-shirt & Camp Ball for all participants

For more information, please contact:
Ann Whited
Volleyball Camp Coordinator
E-mail: ann.whited@gallaudet.edu
Voice: 202.651.5603
VP: 202.250.2461

Note: Please submit transportation information by June 12, 2015