Every summer, Volleyball Alberta runs 4 weeks of volleyball camps in the communities of Jasper and Sylvan Lake for young athletes aged 12 to 18. These camps aim to develop and improve the participants’ skills and knowledge of volleyball. The coaching staff for Volleyball Alberta Summer Camps consists of experienced university, college, and national team coaches and players from within Canada, in addition to some international representatives.
Jasper Volleyball Camp (JVC)
The Jasper Volleyball Camp is held in the majestic Rocky Mountains in the Jasper National Park town-site, which provides the best scenery for a summer camp. The JVC is a developmental camp which lasts 6 days, each day is scheduled with approximately 6 hours of on-court instruction, 3 hours of game play, fitness activities, and classroom lectures with emphasis on the basic skills and fitness levels for all athletes.
The Jasper Volleyball Camp is based around the Jasper Activity Centre, the Jasper High School, and the Jasper Elementary School. The Camp takes place outdoors where you can absorb the breathtaking beauty of the incredible Rocky Mountains. The package includes 3 full meals per day prepared by professional cooks, a dining area, shower facilities, supervised dormitory quarters, indoor and outdoor courts, lecture rooms, an athletic trainer and support staff. Every participant will receive a limited edition JVC t-shirt and water bottle.
Sylvan Lake Volleyball Camp (SLVC)
The Sylvan Lake Volleyball Camp takes place in the resort town of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, where you can spend the day playing on sand courts located right on the lake. This 6-day developmental camp puts emphasis on the basic skills and fitness levels of the athletes. Each day’s schedule contains approximately 5 hours of on-court instruction and 2 hours of game play. The camp takes place primarily outdoors on the sand courts at the pier, next to the lake. Each live-in athlete will be provided with 3 meals per day prepared by professional cooks, a dining area, shower facilities, indoor and outdoor courts, lecture rooms, an athletic trainer and support staff. Every athlete will also receive a limited edition Sylvan Lake Volleyball Camp t-shirt and water bottle.
For a Live-in Camper, the camp fee is $675.00+GST (Goods and Services Tax) per week. The amount covers dormitory-style accommodation, meals, on-court sessions, classroom sessions, and planned social activities.
For Day Campers, the camp fee is $475.00+GST per week. The amount only covers on-court sessions, classroom sessions, and planned social activities. Accommodation and meals excluded.
After registration, you will receive further details regarding clothing, supplies and scheduling details. You will receive a detailed information package 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the camp. For more information and bookings, visit the Volleyball Alberta website.