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Summer Day Camps



Northwest Volleyball Summer Camps

Presented by NWJRS Elite Volleyball Club

All Northwest Volleyball Camp Participants will receive a NW Volleyball Camp Tee-shirt and a Baden Camp Ball. Start making these dates on your calendar.

NOTES

  • Our Beach camps feature AAU Coaches and sometimes guest college coaches or players
  • NW Junior Elite VBC members receive a 10% discount
  • Boys are encouraged to attend all of our camps. 
  • Beach and Indoor Camps: players must secure AAU MEMBERSHIP $20.
    It is required and not included in our camp registration. This is the insurance that allows players to step foot onto the court. See below our summer camp openings & for AAU registration details. 
  • **Camp Registration is non-refundable.  Camp registration may be moved one time only to another camp, and one week prior to the start of the original registration; but ONLY if space is available.
  • Please double check your schedule before registering.  



Participants in Eastside All Skills Camp 1

INDOOR Camps-- GYMS WE MAY USE:



BEACH Volleyball Camps

NW Beach Volleyball Club (Bottega Beach)

WHERE TO FIND US....JUST 5 MIN NORTH OF WOODINVILLE

ADDRESS:  [Directions] 

8305 168th St. SE
Snohomish, WA 98296


CAMP DETAILS

How is it Organized? 

On the first session of camp all players will participate in brief testing and skill-work. Using the results, campers will be placed in an appropriate skill group. This skill group will progress through all volleyball skills and team skills together.  We strive to keep a 8-10 to 1 player to coach ratio for all of our camps.  Please note that these are not OVERNIGHT CAMPS. 

What’s the Difference?  The best way we can describe the difference between the three camp formats is this way:

ALL SKILLS CAMPS Individual player ability/skills are assessed at first practice to group players with similar levels of play.  The assignment of players to groups is at the discretion of the coaching staff..

  • Basic All Skills: They are about 65% individual skill instruction and drills; 35% team game-like instruction and drills.  They are good for players of all skill levels and our most popular camps.

  • Intermediate - Advance Skills: They are about 50% basic skills instruction and drills; 50% game-like and are good for high school players that have a mastery of skills and a good understanding of team concepts.

HS SELECT are Advanced/Elite Camps. Primarily for club players and candidates for our National Teams.  They are about 40% skill development and 60% live-game play.

All camps offer a great curriculum, but differ in the amount of time spent on individual skill instruction versus game instruction and game play.  Please be realistic in the assessment of your athlete’s skill level so that they can benefit the most from whichever camp you enroll them in. In all cases, our camp directors reserve the right to reclassify athletes if they are enrolled in the incorrect camp.

**Camp descriptions, staff, and "What to bring to camp" are located on this page below our Summer Camp Schedule.


Camp Schedule 2024

Scroll down for camp descriptions & "What to Bring" to camp.

**Please note: Our “All Skills” camps are for players of all skill levels. The main difference is the age range at the camp so that we can try to keep players of similar age on the court together. All of our "All Skills" camps, we separate campers by age and skill during our first session on the first day of camp to ensure that they are with similarly aged or skilled athletes.

**Registrations are accepted on a first come basis.



SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION   
**IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AAU MEMBERSHIP, then BEFORE getting membership review the CAMP DETAILS; and then CLICK ON THE REGISTRATION LINK to see CAMP openings.

**NW JUNIORS 2024 INDOOR CLUB MEMBERS GET A 10% DISCOUNT OFF OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS.

2024 CAMP REGISTRATION LINK

AAU Membership is required for all of our summer camps.


 

BEACH CAMPS


**LUNCH IS INCLUDED WITH BEACH CAMPS.

SUMMER CAMPS: 2024 BEACH CAMPS - Boys and Girls

*AAU Membership Required to attend these camps. 
*IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AAU MEMBERSHIP, then BEFORE getting membership click the camp registration link to see openings.

CAMP

DATES

CAMP TYPE

LOCATION

TIMES

GRADES

COST

BEACH1  June 24-26 (M/T/W) BEACH: All Skills NW Beach (Bottega) 10AM-3PM 4-12 $320
             
BEACH2

July 8-10 (M/T/W)

BEACH: All Skills NW Beach (Bottega)  10AM-3PM 4-9 $320
             
BEACH3

July 29-31 (M/T/W)

BEACH: All Skills NW Beach (Bottega) 10AM-3PM 4-9 $320
             
BEACH4 Aug 12-14 (M/T/W) BEACH: All Skills NW Beach (Bottega)  10AM-3PM 4-12 $320

 

INDOOR CAMPS


SUMMER CAMPS: 2024 INDOOR CAMPS - Boys & Girls

 *AAU Membership Required to attend these camps.
*IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AAU MEMBERSHIP, then BEFORE getting membership click the camp registration link to see openings.

CAMP

DATES

CAMP TYPE

LOCATION

TIMES

GRADES

COST

             
INDOOR-1

July 9-12

 

INDOOR: All Skills - (Tuesday - Friday Camp)
Campers will be grouped by age and skill. All individual skills will be taught or enhanced. Game play will reflect experience level of each court. 
Bellevue College 9AM-4PM

7-12th Girls

 

7-8th Boys

$360
             
INDOOR-2

July 15-18

 

INDOOR: All Skills

Campers will be grouped by age and skill. All individual skills will be taught or enhanced. Team skills will be introduced. 

Bellevue College

9AM-4PM 5-8th $360
             
INDOOR-3 July 15-18

INDOOR: All Skills

Campers will be grouped by age and skill. All individual skills will be taught or enhanced. Game play will reflect experience level of each court. 

Edmonds College 9AM-4PM

7-12th Girls

 

7-8th Boys

$360
             
INDOOR-4 July 22-25

INDOOR: All Skills - 

Campers will be grouped by age and skill. All individual skills will be taught or enhanced. Game play will reflect experience level of each court. 

Juanita High School 9AM4 PM

5-12th Girls

 

5-8th Boys

$360
             
INDOOR-5 Aug 19-21

High School Select Camp (Advanced): HS 9-12 GIRLS ONLY

Players must have prior team experience. Morning sessions will work in improving individual skills, afternoon sessions will be geared towards team offensive and defensive concepts. Camp is designed to prepare HS athletes for their JV or Varsity tryouts

Edmonds College 9AM-4PM 9-12th $270

 


SUMMER CAMPS: 2024 INDOOR CAMPS - BOYS ONLY

 *AAU Membership Required to attend these camps.
*IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AAU MEMBERSHIP, then BEFORE getting membership click the camp registration link to see openings.

CAMP

DATES

CAMP TYPE

LOCATION

TIMES

GRADES

COST

             
B-1 July 9,10,11 INDOOR: Boys All Skills- AAU Forest Ridge Gym 6-9PM

9-12 & 5-8

$225
             
B-2

 

July  16,17,18

 

INDOOR: Boys First Contact - AAU Forest Ridge Gym 6-9PM 9-12 & 5-8 $225
             
B-3 July 23, 24, 25 INDOOR: Boys - Attacking & Blocking - AAU Forest Ridge Gym 6-9PM 9-12 &  5-8 $225


SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION   
**IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AAU MEMBERSHIP, then BEFORE getting membership review the CAMP DETAILS; and then CLICK ON THE REGISTRATION LINK to see CAMP openings.

2024 CAMP REGISTRATION LINK

AAU Membership is required for all of our summer camps.



 

PRE-TRYOUT CAMPS - USAV (U15-U18)



2024 PRE-TRYOUT CAMPS - GIRLS ONLY

IF YOU ARE TRYING OUT FOR A NW JUNIORS U15-U18 INDOOR TEAM, then you have the option to add a Pre-Tryout Camp at check-out when you register for NW Juniors Tryouts. 

*It is advised that you have prior club team experience before signing up for these camps. The camp format is Offense Day 1 and Defense Day 2. The first 2 hours are individual skill-building and assessment, the second 2 hours are 6 v 6 oriented drills, so a prior knowledge of team offense and team defense is optimal. It is our intention to have coaches that will be coaching 15-18's on staff at these camps. Eastside coaches at Ringdall, Northend coaches at Edmonds College.

CAMP

DATES

CAMP TYPE

LOCATION

TIMES

GRADES 

COST 

             
PT CAMP-1 July 22-23

Pre-Tryout Camp - Eastside - USAV

Room for up to 28 Campers

Ringdall JHS

(Bellevue)

5:30-9:30PM 9-12th $200
PT CAMP-2 July 24-25

Pre-Tryout Camp - Eastside - USAV

Room for up to 28 Campers
 

Ringdall JHS

(Bellevue)

5:30-9:30 PM 9-12th $200
PT CAMP-3 July 24-25

Pre-Tryout Camp - Northend - USAV

Room for up to 42 Campers

Edmonds College

(Lynnwood)

5:30-9:30 PM 9-12th $200

 



Not sure if you have AAU Membership?  See below....

  • If you participated in NW Juniors FALL ACADEMY last year in 2023 then you already have AAU Membership from participating in it.  

  • If you are a NW Juniors Indoor Club Member then most teams played in an AAU tournament during the club season so those players already have AAU Membership.  The EXCEPTION: 14UA Navy, 15UA Navy, 16UA Navy, Boys Teams.  If you played on one of these teams, then you will need to get AAU Membership.
     
  • If you are still unsure if you have AAU Membership (Sept 1, 2023-Aug 31, 2024) then go here: AAU MEMBERSHIP LOOK-UP

AAU Membership - REQUIRED

*This is the insurance that allows your player to step foot onto the court.

AAU Registration link: https://aausports.org/Join-AAU 
Athletes must purchase a $20 Youth Program "Regular Membership" 

This is information you need for 2024 so you can associate with our club:

Club Name:

Northwest Juniors VBC

Club Code:

RSD989B4

Club Program:

Youth

Primary Sport Club is participating in:

VB


Please e-mail proof of AAU membership to billing@nwvolleyball.com



INDOOR CAMP - What you should know...Daily details

Typical Daily Schedule

CAMP STARTS (See camp listing):  Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the listed starting time the first day of camp. 

CAMP ENDS (See camp listing):  Please be on time to pick-up your camper so our coaches can get home to their families.

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm — Volleyball Activities (individual skill-work)
  • 12:00-1:00 pm —  Lunch Break
  • 1:00—4:00pm — Volleyball Activities (team skill-work)

There will also be snack and drink breaks throughout the day as needed, so campers are encouraged to bring nutritional snacks to camp.

WHAT TO BRING TO INDOOR CAMP

  • Comfortable Volleyball clothing.  We recommend: T-shirt, shorts, Sweats, volleyball shoes (No black-soled running shoes, please
  • Knee-pads
  • A Water bottle CLEARLY labeled with your name on it.
  • Sack Lunch and snacks
  • Please label all personal belongings and DO NOT bring valuables or volleyballs to camp.
  • At check-in, each camper will receive a camp t-shirt.
  • A Positive Learning Attitude!!!

DO NOT bring valuables to camp!

BEACH CAMP - What you should know...Daily details

Typical Daily Schedule

CAMP STARTS (See camp listing): check-in begins 30 minutes prior. When campers arrive, they can put their belonging in one of the boxed areas under our outdoor pavilion (it will make sense when they arrive)

CAMP ENDS (See camp listing).  Please be on time to pick-up your camper. Our camps are typically followed by our beach club practices and we need to get campers out and do our cleaning before our beach club members arrive.

  • Lunch is INCLUDED with beach camp fee. Break is 12-1:00pm.
  • Water filling station is on site.

Because it is an outdoor camp and can be taxing, we have shorter sessions and take frequent water breaks. We also take a snack break.

WHAT TO BRING TO BEACH CAMP

  • Comfortable Volleyball clothing.  We recommend: T-shirt, shorts, Sweats. It can be colder in the morning; layers recommended.
  • Towel to wipe feet
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Visor.
  • Sandsocks – Recommended (can be purchased on site for $25)
  • A Water bottle CLEARLY labeled with your name on it.
  • Snacks
  • Please label all personal belongings and DO NOT bring valuables or volleyballs to camp.
  • At check-in, each camper will receive a camp t-shirt
  • A Positive Learning Attitude!!!

DO NOT bring valuables to camp!


Camp Overview....

Please note, all of our camps are designed as 3-4-day camps. Most of our beach camps are shorter (hours and days) because the elements (heat and sun) and the sand tend wear out campers faster than the climate controlled confines of the gym. There are usually less campers per court in sand camps, which also means more touches and faster improvement.

We introduce (beginning courts) or enhance (intermediate-advanced courts) all the individual skills on the first two days of camp. Indoors, we also introduce skill appropriate concepts of team offense and team defense. On the beach we introduce offensive and defensive doubles strategies. Day 3 is usually built towards improving the individual skills within a team or game setting, and Day 4 is usually game our tournament play. In our sand camps, we tend to integrate doubles into game play throughout the camp. 

**For the 3 day Advanced Skills indoor camp we spend less time on individual skill drills and more time on game play. When we work individual skills, we do so primarily within the team framework.



CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

ALL SKILLS CAMPS:

These camps are for players of any skill level. Each camp has a different age range depending on available courts and we gear the content to the age range of the camp. In the all skills camps we do as described - we introduce and improve all of the skills in volleyball. During the first session we assess players and group players by age and skill.  It is most important to have players of similar skill on the same court in order to keep each court moving at the proper pace.  Some of our All Skills Camps are for Intermediate players only and are listed as such in the camp description.

These full-day camps spend a great deal of time on individual skill development. We will take each of the skills in volleyball (pass, serve, hit, set, defend, block) and teach the athletes the skills using simple key words and demonstrations. For those that already have experience, we aim the drills and feedback towards improvement and mastery. The ultimate goal is for each athlete to dramatically improve their level of play and their appreciation for the sport of volleyball. That requires a lot of contacts, so regardless of the skill level of the player, they can benefit from the camp.

Areas that are heavily emphasized are ball control, movement, attack footwork, and some blocking footwork. depending on their skill level, there will also be time spent on basic concepts of team defense, serve-receive offense, and transition defense/offense. Included also are brief forums on various subjects including club volleyball, goal-setting, and when applicable college playing opportunities.  This is a great camp for those new to volleyball AND those looking to improve in their skills. By grouping campers by their skill level and running skill-appropriate drills, even the advanced players can reap the benefits of our All Skill Camps.

ADVANCED CAMPS:

Our advanced/intermediate camps are reserved for experienced High School athletes who will be in the 9th through 12th grades in the Fall. If you are a first time volleyball player in the 9-12th grade, please register for an all-skills camp.

These are our most popular camps for High School-aged Athletes. This camp is designed to give varsity and JV-level athletes some advanced training they can't get at an all-skills camp. Also, the overall level of play should be greatly increased because it is a high school only camp. The camp will concentrate on individual skill-building through advanced skill drills and position tutoring. The afternoons feature a lot of scrimmage-style drills, so experience is a must for success in this camp.  This camp spends about 50% of the time on team-related skill improvement — exactly what high school athletes need to stay sharp over the summer. Campers will spend morning sessions on individual skill development and afternoon sessions will emphasize game-play and team strategies. An additional feature of this camp may be discussions on college recruiting.

SELECT CAMPS:

Our end of Summer High School Select camp is for exceptional JV & Varsity level High School athletes who will be in the 10th through 12th grade in the Fall. There is limited space in the camp as it is held at the NW Juniors 2-court practice facility for Northend athletes and at Bellevue College for Eastside Athletes. All elite athletes with club experience are encouraged to register. Tenth graders looking for that extra edge before HS tryouts begin are encouraged to enroll. We can only accept 28 athletes in the Northend and 42 on the Eastside, and we reserve the right to limit enrollment by position. This Camp runs 3 days.

This camp is designed to give serious athletes some advanced training before the start of their high school seasons. Also, the overall level of play should be greatly increased because it is a high school/JV-Varsity only camp. This camp is similar to the individual skill camps, only it is designed for the advanced volleyball player. The camp will concentrate on individual skill-building through tutoring, leadership skills, and give campers an opportunity to work with the NW Juniors Elite VBC coaching staff and the Edmonds College staff and players. There will be a lot of scrimmage-style drills to get the athletes sharp before the start of the season. Athletes will spend morning sessions on individual skill development and afternoon sessions on game-play and team strategies. An additional feature of this camp will be discussions on college recruiting and off-season training.



NW Juniors Welcomes Hannah Lord - Beach Camps

NW University Beach Head Coach, Hannah Lord will be our Lead Coach for the NW Juniors Beach Camps this Summer. 

Lord was recently hired as the Head Coach in the innaugural season of the NW University beach program after 4 seasons playing on the indoor team. Lord graduated from NU with a BA in business administration and an MBA with a project management focus. We are excited to welcome her to our beach program!

CAMP STAFF:

Camp Director: Tony Miranda

Current Head Coach at Edmonds College. Previous collegiate coaching experience includes Edmonds College (2007-2009), Bellevue College (2001-2004), and Seattle Pacific University (1999 & 2000). Director of NWJRS Elite Volleyball Club, which serves athletes on  the Eastside and in the Northend. Seven years Head Varsity High School Coach, 25+ Years club volleyball coach, CAP 1 & IMPACT Certified, Gold Medal Squared systems coach. Guest coach at Seattle University, University of Washington and University of Oregon Volleyball Camps. Tony will be responsible for the content of each camp.


Lead Staff Coaches:

Nicole Salmon:
NW Juniors Boys Program Director

Gen Knoppi:
Assistant Coach, Edmonds College
Head Coach, NW Juniors VBC

Megann Delgado:
Assistant Coach, Edmonds College
Head Coach, NW Juniors VBC

Additional Staff Coaches:

  • Deb Miranda, NW Juniors VBC (Indoor)
  • Tracie Fenton: NW Juniors VBC (Indoor)
  • Ciara Fortier, NW Juniors VBC (Indoor & Beach)
  • Mackenzie Cheever, Edmonds College VB, Issaquah HS (Indoor & Beach)
  • Kate Hansen, Bellevue College VB, Glacier Peak HS (Indoor)
  • Sabrina Ahmed, UW Club, (Indoor & Beach)
  • Kenna Fenton, NW Juniors VBC (Indoor)
  • Anneke Hansen, Snohomish HS, (Indoor & Beach)
  • Josslynn Decker, Glacier Peak HS (Indoor & Beach)
  • Brooke Bohan, Glacier Peak HS (Indoor & Beach)
  • Jordan Hayden, Bothell HS (Indoor)
  • Genevieve Wilkinson, Everett HS (Indoor)