Programs & Services: Camps

Marauder Volleyball Camps & Clinics

Featuring specialized streams, passionate coaches and state-of-the-art facilities, our Marauder Volleyball camps and clinics offer a unique volleyball training and development opportunity. Our half-day, position-specific skill clinics are tailored to skill development at specific positions while our 4-day camps offer broader exposure to individual skills, team tactics and ancillary training. Athletes in each 4-day session receive a camp shirt, camp picture and progress report. Athletes in our 1/2 day skill or position specific clinics will receive a camp t-shirt. 

Early-Bird Discount: Save $15 - register by March 31st!

Registration Opens Monday, January 28, 2019

For more information: 905-525-9140 x24464 reconline@mcmaster.ca

Marauder Volleyball Camps & Clinics

Activities include: Children & Youth Programs

Skill Clinics #1 & #2 (half day)

Skill Clinics #1 & #2 (half day)

Skill Clinic #1 offered on July 29, 2019
Skill Clinic #2 offered on July 30, 2019

Athletes register for each session individually:

  • Morning Session 9:00am-12:00pm: Serving/Volleying 
  • Afternoon Session 1:00-4:00pm: Passing/Digging

These clinics will provide an opportunity for athletes to continue their progression in skill development. The sessions will be designed for a more concentrated focus on the development and execution of the skill. 

  • Early-bird discount does NOT apply
  • $80.00
  • Co-recreational , Age: 12-14 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year (U13-U15)
  • Registration Required

Position Specific Clinics #1 & #2 (half day)

Position Specific Clinics #1 & #2 (half day)

Position Specific Clinic #1 offered on July 31, 2019
Position Specific Clinic #2 offered on August 1, 2019

Athletes register for each session individually:

  • Morning Session 9:00am-12:00pm: Setters, Outside Hitters (OH)
  • Afternoon Session 1:00-4:00pm: Setters, Liberos, Middles

These clinics will provide an opportunity for already skilled athletes to continue their progression in skill development specific to the position. Exposure to tactical awareness and interpretation, strength acquisition and application will be the main focus. They are designed to appeal to athletes that are aiming towards a post-secondary volleyball experience.

  • Early-bird discount does NOT apply
  • $80.00 + HST
  • Co-recreational , Age: 14-16 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year (U15-17) Must have a minimum of 1 year club/rep volleyball experience
  • Registration Required

U17-U18 Performance Camp: August 6-9, 2019 (4-day)

U17-U18 Performance Camp: August 6-9, 2019 (4-day)

This session will provide an opportunity for already skilled athletes to continue their progression in skill development, tactical awareness and interpretation, strength aquisition and application, team mechanics, and sport psychology at a high level of exposure. It is designed to appeal to athletes that are aiming towards a post-secondary volleyball experience.

Boys and Girls will be training separately.

  • $359.00 +HST
  • Girl's only, Boy's only , Age: 16-18 as of Dec-31 of current camp year (U17-U18) Must have a minimum 2 years club/rep volleyball experience
  • Registration Required

U13-U14 Development Camp: August 12-15, 2019 (4-day)

U13-U14 Development Camp: August 12-15, 2019 (4-day)

These sessions will focus on learning how to train within the sport of volleyball. Athletes with varying degrees of sport background and proficiency levels are welcomed. The emphasis will be on the development skills and will also incorporate games and activities related to strategy and tactics. 

Boys and Girls will be training separately.

  • $305.00
  • Girl's only, Boy's only , Age: 12-13 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year (U13-U14)
  • Registration Required

Position Specific Clinics #3: August 16, 2019 (half day)

Position Specific Clinics #3: August 16, 2019 (half day)

Athletes register for each session individually:

  • Morning Session 9:00am-12:00pm: Setters, Outside Hitters (OH)
  • Afternoon Session 1:00-4:00pm: Setters, Liberos, Middles

These clinics will provide an opportunity for already skilled athletes to continue their progression in skill development specific to the position. Exposure to tactical awareness and interpretation, strength acquisition and application will be the main focus. They are designed to appeal to athletes that are aiming towards a post-secondary volleyball experience.

  • Early-bird discount does NOT apply
  • $80.00 + HST
  • Co-recreational , Age: 13-15 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year (U14-U16) Must have a minimum of 1 year club/rep volleyball experience
  • Registration Required

U15-U16 Performance Camp: August 19-22, 2019 (4-day)

U15-U16 Performance Camp: August 19-22, 2019 (4-day)

This session will provide an opportunity for already skilled athletes to continue their progression in skill development, tactical awareness and interpretation, strength acquisition and application, team mechanics, and sport psychology at a higher level of exposure. It is designed to appeal to athletes that are aiming towards a post-secondary volleyball experience. 

Boys and Girls will be training separately.

  • $359.00 +HST
  • Girl's only, Boy's only , Age: 14-16 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year (U15-U16) Must have a minimum of 1 year club/rep volleyball experience
  • Registration Required

Position Specific Clinics #4: August 23, 2018 (half day)

Position Specific Clinics #4: August 23, 2018 (half day)

Athletes register for each session individually:

  • Morning Session 9:00am-12:00pm: Setters, Outside Hitters (OH)
  • Afternoon Session 1:00-4:00pm: Setters, Liberos, Middles

These clinics will provide an opportunity for already skilled athletes to continue their progression in skill development specific to the position. Exposure to tactical awareness and interpretation, strength acquisition and application will be the main focus. They are designed to appeal to athletes that are aiming towards a post-secondary volleyball experience.

  • Early-bird discount does NOT apply
  • $80.00 + HST
  • Co-recreational , Age: 16-18 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year (U17-U18) Must have a minimum 2 years club/rep volleyball experience
  • Registration Required

Additional Camp Services

Options available during registration include:

  • Extended Care from 7:30am-5:30pm each day
  • Busing from Ancaster, Burlington, Carlisle, Dundas,Hamilton Mountain, Oakville, Stoney Creek and Waterdown
  • Lunch served daily, delicious and nutritious!

Preparing for Camp

Camp Guide & Links

Daily Camp Schedule

The tentative schedules offered below outlines a typical day at camp:

FUNdamentals & Development Camps

7:30am Extended Care (must pre-register)
8:45am Arrival & Group Time
9:10am Warm-Up 
9:30am Volleyball Skill Circuit 
9:55am Group Demo 
10:00am Rotation 1
10:40am Break/ Snack
10:45am Group Demo 
10:50am Rotation 2
11:30am Lunch 
12:05pm Coach Challenge 
12:20pm Group Demo 
12:25pm Group Warm-Up 
12:35pm Rotation 3
1:15pm Break 
1:20pm Rotation 4 
2:00pm Video
2:15pm Rotation 5: 6s Game
2:55pm Day Debrief
3:00pm Recreational Swim 
3:55pm Serve to Win 
4:00pm Team Time & Dismissal 
4:30-5:30pm Extended Care (must pre-register)

Performance Camp

7:30am Extended Care (must pre-register)
8:45am Arrival & Group Time
8:50pm Group Warm-Up 
9:00am Rotation 1 – Position Specific 
10:10am Break & Demo 
10:15am Rotation 2 – Skills 
11:25am Video 
11:45am Lunch 
12:25pm Group Warm-Up 
12:35pm Rotation 3 
1:45pm Break & Demo 
1:50pm Rotation 4
3:00pm Swim Cooldown 
4:00pm Serve/Pass to Win 
4:15pm Dismissal
4:30-5:30pm Extended Care (must pre-register)

High Performance Camp 

8:45am Arrival
4:15pm
 Dismissal

More details coming soon...

Camp Check-List

  • Water Bottle
  • Bagged Lunch (no refrigeration available)
  • Running Shoes and Socks
  • Knee Pads
  • Bathing Suit
  • Towel

First Day Check-In

Athletes are to meet in the Burridge Gymnasium in the Ivor Wynne Centre.

Your athlete will be assigned to a counsellor group, where they are to meet every morning for attendance and to prepare for the day. The athletes are to keep their belongings at their counselor group area. At the end of the day, athletes must also remember to sign out with their counselor before leaving.