Summer Sports Programs

2017 Summer Sports Camps

We deliver a comprehensive schedule of specialized instruction for boys and girls ages 6-18. Our approach combines individual athletic training and cooperative teamwork with competitive play – always emphasizing true sportsmanship and safety.

We are proud to have experienced instructors – from collegiate coaches who have won National Championships to certified martial artists who have competed in the Olympic Games – on staff to coach your camper.  Local collegiate athletes also assist our senior counselors. Our state-of-the-art indoor facilities include amenities such as three full-size basketball courts and a four-lane track.

Brookdale Camps boast a camper-to-staff ratio below 10-to-1. This allows our counselors to provide individualized training. It’s important to us that your child not only has fun but learns the sport from highly-experienced instructors.

At Brookdale, the Jersey Blues Sports Camps combines caring, experienced counselors with Brookdale’s outstanding facilities to provide one of the state’s most exciting, fun-filled, and reputable day camps. See you this summer!

BASKETBALL

Basketball Training Camp

A co-ed, fundamentals camp where campers will be exposed to a variety of drills and skill work, tested in game situations and compete daily in afternoon coached games. The Collins Arena and Brookdale Recreation and Events Center include air-conditioned gymnasiums and three full-size courts.

Section 1:  7/10-7/14

Basketball Training Camp      Ages 9-15       9 am-2 pm       $ 225      301-01

Half Day Skills Camp              Ages 8-10       9 am-12 pm     $ 165      301-02

Section 2:  7/24-7/28

Basketball Training Camp      Ages 9-15       9 am-2 pm       $ 225      301-03

Half Day Skills Camp              Ages 8-10       9 am-12 pm     $ 165      301-04

Section 3:  8/7-8/11

Basketball Training Camp      Ages 9-15       9 am-2 pm       $ 225      301-05

Half Day Skills Camp              Ages 8-10       9 am-12 pm     $ 165      301-06

 

BACKYARD GAMES

Backyard Games Camp

A co-ed, basic camp where campers will be exposed to a variety of outdoor games, including but not limited to Ladderball, Bean Bag toss, Spikeball and Kan-Jam. This camp will be offered as a late afternoon option for all weeks. throughout the summer.

Section 1:  7/10-7/14

Backyard Games Camp    Ages 9-15       2 pm-6 pm        $ 99         701-01

Section 2:  7/17-7/21

Backyard Games Camp    Ages 9-15       2 pm-6 pm        $ 99         701-02

Section 3:  7/24-7/28

Backyard Games Camp    Ages 9-15       2 pm-6pm         $ 99         701-03

Section 4:  7/31-8/4

Backyard Games Camp    Ages 9-1         2 pm-6 pm        $ 99         701-04

Section 5:  8/7-8/11

Backyard Games Camp    Ages 9-15       2 pm-6 pm        $ 99         701-05

 

CHEER / DANCE

Cheer / Dance Camp

Campers will learn cheers, chants, choreography, tumbling, crafts, and basic pyramids, while working alongside and being coached by Brookdale’s collegiate cheerleaders and head Cheer/ Dance coach who is AACCA cheer safety certified and VIRTUS certified   Camp closes with a presentation of learned routines. This program is designed for beginning to intermediate cheerleaders.

Section 1:  7/10-7/14

Cheer / Dance Camp      Ages 6-11          9 am-12 pm      $ 165      801-01

Section 2:  7/10-7/14

Cheer / Dance Camp      Ages 12-16        1 pm-4 pm        $ 165      801-02

 
 

FIELD HOCKEY

Field Hockey Training Camp

The session provides individualized instruction to develop all related technical skills. It will provide skill work and game play.  Camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game including: offensive strategy, passing, shooting, defense, game strategy and stick work.

Section 1:  7/24-7/28

Field Hockey Training Camp       Ages 10-15        9 am-2 pm         $ 225       901-02

 

FENCING

Fencing Camp

This half-day program is designed to introduce the sport of fencing to boys and girls ages 9-15.  Led by professional and world-class fencers, this camp promotes the safety and technique of the classical Olympic sport.  All equipment will be provided. Space is limited.

Section 1:  7/17-7/21

Fencing Camp                 Ages 9-15               9 am-12 pm         $ 165          110-01

Section 2:  7/31-8/4

Fencing Camp                 Ages 9-15               9 am-12 pm         $ 165          110-02

 

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Girls Volleyball Training Camp                              

Ages: 9-14 years old- This camp is designed as an introduction for beginners into the world of volleyball. Coaches will break down the sport into positions, setting, passing, hitting and serving. Focusing on these fundamentals will allow us to develop each skill over the week and provide a fun pressure free environment to learn the basics of volleyball. 

Ages: 14-18 years old- This camp is designed for an athlete that has been exposed to the sport of volleyball but is looking to grow their fundamental skill set and take their game to the next level. Skill work will be focused on serving, hitting, passing and setting. This skill work will be customized to each athlete's skill level entering the camp with developmental training as its sole goal. Our staff for this camp is led by the Jersey Blue volleyball coaching staff and alumni. 

Section 1:  7/3-7/7 (no camp 7/4)

Girls Volleyball Training Camp        Ages 9-14        9 am-noon      $ 150       601-01

Section 2:  7/17-7/21

Girls Volleyball Training Camp        Ages 14-18      9 am-2 pm      $ 225       601-02

 

INDOOR TRACK RUNNING

Indoor Track Running Camp                                 

Headed by the Brookdale cross country staff, this camp is designed for beginners through advanced runners interested in improving technique and performance. Daily schedule will include race strategy, form analysis, long and short track workouts, stretching, nutrition and the importance of rest. Runners will be grouped by age, ability and conditioning. Open to boys and girls ages 10-14.
Section 1:  7/31-8/4

Indoor Running Camp           Ages 10-14            9 am-noon      $ 165        112-01

 

SOCCER

Soccer Training Camp                                

A co-ed, fundamentals camp where campers will be exposed to a variety of drills and skill work, tested in game situations, and compete daily in afternoon games. Campers will be split into small groups, based on level, where they will receive instruction on the fundamental areas to create the complete player.

Section 1:  7/17-7/21

Soccer Training Camp        Ages 10-14           9 am-2 pm        $ 225      401-01

Half Day Training Camp     Ages 8-10             9 am-12 pm      $ 165      401-02

Section 2:  7/31-8/4

Soccer Training Camp        Ages 10-14           9 am-2 pm        $ 225      401-03

Half Day Training Camp     Ages 8-10             9 am-12 pm      $ 165      401-04

 

SOFTBALL

Softball Hitting and Fielding Training Camp

Individualized instruction for girls for every field position, with daily games and plenty of batting practice. Campers have access to college-level facilities, including indoor batting cages and use of our collegiate field. Our staff is led by the Jersey Blues coaching staff and includes some of the top players and coaches in the shore area.


Section 1: 7/31-8/4

Softball Training Camp        Ages 10-14          9 am- noon        $ 165       201-01

 

TENNIS

Tennis Training Camp

A program designed with the beginning or intermediate player in mind. An introduction to all tennis strokes is provided, along with fun competition. Our staff is led by the National runner-up Jersey Blues Tennis coaches and players.

Section 1:  7/10-7/14

Training Camp                    Ages 8-13             9 am-12 pm        $ 165    501-01

Section 2:  7/24-7/28

Training Camp                    Ages 8-13             9 am-12 pm        $ 165    501-02