Summer Youth Camps and Programs 2016

SUNY Oneonta hosts several summer programs for various interests and ages. We host programs in sports, science, and music. Some of our programs are directed by our own faculty, coaches, and students, while others are managed by outside private groups. Please review the links below for further information. If you still have other questions feel free to contact 607-436-2077 or

*The dates below are accurate, however we are still waiting for updated forms to post to the site for 2016. As they are revised, the forms will be added to the camp descriptions.


27-June 1-July
Barbarian Strength & Conditioning Fitness Camp 28-June 4-Aug
10-July 13-July
Go STEM: How it Works- 2016 Institute 11-July 16-July
Coaches Express- Basketball Clinic 15-July 16-July
16-July 22-July
17-July 20-July
SUNY Oneonta Women's Basketball Camp (girls) 17-July 20-July
High Octane Lacrosse Camp (boys) 20-July 23-July
20-July 23-July
23_July 29-July
SUNY Oneonta Soccer Summer Clinic 24-July 24-July
25-July 28-July
Cooperstown Baseball World (week 3) 30-July 5-August
8-Aug 12-Aug


Oneonta Basketball Camp

13th Annual Oneonta Hoop Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 to be held in the Alumni Field House.  Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt and string bag.  For more information and a brochure please contact:

Vince Medici: 607-436-3280

Program brochure HERE


Barbarian Strength & Conditioning Fitness Camp

“Become the Best Athlete on the Field”

We are looking for:    High School and College Athletes looking to take their fitness to the next level leading into their next school year.

18 Sessions over 6 weeks:   Instruction/Drills/Lots of Hard Work

Opportunity to: Train at SUNY Oneonta with a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach that works with many of the SUNY Oneonta College Athletic Teams.

You will train in a group environment with other like-minded high level athletes.  You will learn proper form on Olympic weight lifts (great for all athletes), proper running form, and drills to improve balance, explosiveness, speed, and overall athleticism.
Although this isn’t a specific sport’s camp, workouts will be customized for various sports training modalities.

Mark Your Calendar:
Camp will run Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week
8am – 10:30am
June 28 – August 4, 2016

For more information ~ contact:      Kevin Gregory 
SUNY Oneonta Strength & Conditioning Coach
(516) 537-3894

Cost: $225 per athlete        
Competitive Athletes of ALL Sports:  13 - 22 years of age - looking to improve their athleticism are encouraged to participate

Program brochure HERE


Cooperstown Baseball World - CBW

Cooperstown Baseball World is the only week-long tournament camp of its kind, owned and run by baseball professionals. Each summer tournaments are offered in the 12u, 13u, 14u 1nd 16u age categories,  It features a college atmosphere, skills competitions, a visit to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, strong family interaction and induction for the Players and Coaches into the National Youth Hall of Fame!

Each summer, CBW utilizes seven fields total; four on campus and three off campus fields in the town of Oneonta. Additionally, our complex is equipped with six Major League style batting cages.

With the idea of home and road games, the 14U - 16U games are played at three full sized, state-of-the-art fields: the State College at Oneonta Varsity Baseball Field, Damaschke Field, and the Neahwa Park Field. It is here at Damaschke Field that Babe Ruth played in the 20’s and where Bernie Williams, Andy Pettite, Al Leiter, and Jorge Posada all played in the 80’s and 90’s. This field was also home to the Detroit Tigers Class “A” team.

CBW hosts their Individual Skill Competitions as if it were a pro or college try-out giving a young player the experience of what needs to be done to make it in the Major Leagues! All winners are awarded a custom plaque, engraved with their category.


Go STEM: How It Works- 2016 Institute

The 2016 GoSTEM Summer Institute will focus on the theme How it Works – Space and Astronomy.  The Institute is open to current 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students (2015-16 school year) who want to learn about space and astronomy using the latest technological methods.  Students will visit SUNY Oneonta’s state of the art planetarium and observatory, have the opportunity to perform computer simulations, and interact with professionals in the aerospace field.  Hands on activities will include building and launching a model rocket.  The final schedule for the Institute is TBD.

Click here for the 2016 Go STEM Application


Coaches Express Clinic

Don’t Miss Out on the Opportunity to improve your game and be instructed by college coaches...

We are looking for:    Talented Players who are committed to improving their game!
2 days of:   Instruction/Evaluation/Competition (5 sessions)
Opportunity to: Train at SUNY Oneonta Dewar Arena with Experienced
AAU, DIII and DII coaches as your instructors.

You will receive instruction, tactical discussion, leadership skills and connections to assist your collegiate search.
Mark Your Calendar:

July 15-16, 2016

For more information ~ contact:      Daphne Thompson
SUNY Oneonta Women’s Basketball Coach

Cost: $195 per athlete       
Competitive Basketball Players:  15, 16 or 17 years of age - looking to grow their game are encouraged to participate
Meals and Housing are included for the 15th/16th. 
If you need accommodations for the evening of the 14th, they can be arranged.

Health Form


SUNY Oneonta Women’s Basketball Camp

SUNY Oneonta Women’s Basketball will host a girl’s developmental overnight/commuter camp. 
Camp counselors will include the present team members.  The camp is designed to develop basic fundamentals of the game.  Daily activities include:  one on one and three on three instruction; fundamental stations; and games.  The camp will be held July 17-20, for girls ages 10-18. Camp begins Sunday evening and ends Wednesday at 3pm.  For more information you can contact Daphne Thompson, Women’s Basketball coach at or 607-436-2360.

Cost:   Resident - $305                  Commuter - $265
A $35 non-refundable deposit is required with this application. 
Registration form, Health form, Payment and emergency contact information form are required to attend camp.
More Information:       
You may deduct $10 from the full price of the camp if your application, all forms and full payment are received by June 17th.
Groups of 5 or more from the same School may deduct $10 from the full price of the camp for each applicant, provided all team members register together, before June 17th.

All registrations received after July 8, 2016 ; require payment in full at time of registration.

Registration Form:

Health Form


High Octane Lacrosse Camp

High Octane Lacrosse Camp will be in its 3rd year at the SUNY Oneonta campus. The camp provides a low-cost, high-quality boy’s lacrosse experience that teaches players basic to advanced individual skills with team concepts built in. For more information please contact Bob Leary at or 315-601-1980.

Click for Registration Form


College United- Premier Field Hockey Camp

SUNY Oneonta will be hosting a Premier Field Hockey Camp July 17-20, 2016.  Colleges United will bring together coaches from 8 different institutions for the ultimate field hockey experience.  All skill sessions will take place on the campus’s premier All College astro turf field.  Camp is open to ages 10-18.  Resident campers $400 Commuter campers $350.  Camp begins 12 noon on Sunday and ends 12 noon on Wednesday.  Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity!

Program Brochure HERE


Hoop Mountain NY Girls - Offensive Skills Camp

(Ages 11–18) Both residential and commuter options. Teams are welcome!

For players looking to sharpen their offensive skills set. This camp will benefit a younger player whose game is just developing, to the Varsity player looking for exposure to College Coaches. Some skills covered: ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding,footwork, and specific guard, forward and post play.

The Offensive Skills camp will start on July 20 and end on July 23.

 Contact:  Dave Barber at 607-785-8603 or

 Cost:  $335.00 Residential
$245.00 Commuter 7am to 9pm
$175.00 9am to 5pm (Option for Grades 3-6)

 Discounts:  Available at under the "What's New" on the main page.

 A $50.00 non-refundable deposit is required with registration.

 Registration form and health forms are available at


SUNY Oneonta Soccer Summer Clinic

When: Sunday, July 24, 2016                                                        Time: Registration 11am – 12pm   Clinic 12pm-4pm
Where: All College Field on the Campus of SUNY Oneonta          Rain Plan: Alumni Field House
Cost: $75.00 per camper includes Oneonta Training Shirt              Open to Girls Ages 15-18 years old at time of camp.

The SUNY Oneonta Soccer Summer Clinic is intended for high school girl’s ages 15-18 years old looking to improve their soccer skills. This clinic is an excellent opportunity to brush up on your skills before your high school season gets underway!!

The Clinic will focus on individual technical skills instruction with an opportunity to show your skills in live games. 

Pre-registration is recommended.  We will limit the camp size to 60 girls so that individualized attention from coaching staff will be a priority.  Please fill out the registration form and mail it to the address below along with cash or check for $75.00.  Checks should be made payable to: SUNY Oneonta Women’s Soccer.  No refunds will be given without medical documentation stating camper is unable to participate in the clinic.

More information click here.

Please mail all registrations and payments to:

Attn: Head Coach Liz McGrail                                                            
SUNY Oneonta
Chase PE Building 203
Oneonta, NY 13820


Munchkin All-Sport Camp

This summer the SUNY Oneonta women's soccer team will present the 20th Annual Eastman Associates Munchkin All-Sport Camp. The Camp has blossomed into a local retreat for children to grow socially and recreationally.  Children will be exposed to games and skill instruction in a variety of activities to include: soccer, tennis, racquetball, track & field, kickball, basketball, badminton, volleyball and T-ball.
The camp will be held at SUNY Oneonta July 25-28, 2016, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm daily with an option to stay until 4:00 pm for boys and girls 5-12 years old.
Each participant is asked to bring

  • Comfortable athletic attire
  • Sneakers
  • Lunch

For further Information, contact Liz McGrail by email or phone at 607-436-3474.

Program brochure HERE.


The Red Dragon Women’s Volleyball program will host a girls' general skills overnight/commuter camp. Camp counselors are members of the women’s  volleyball team who stay on site with all campers.  The camp is designed to develop and fine tune the correct fundamentals of setting, passing, serving, hitting, and defensive play.  Through competitive games and exercises, along with one-on-one instruction from the counselors, we hope that each camper will walk away instilled with a new love for the game.

Ages: 6th grade - 12th grades, ages 10 - 18

24-hour adult supervision provided by the Red Dragon Women's Volleyball team, as well as an on-site certified athletic trainer, and 24-hour campus security.

Resident cost $375
Commuter cost $285

Discounts are available. Application can be found at

Contact information: Colleen Cashman, Head Women's Volleyball Coach, (607)436-2145;

Headwaters Soccer Camp

The Headwaters Soccer Camp is a non-profit service organization that operates seven consecutive day camps, with one being on the campus of SUNY Oneonta. The camp runs daily from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday for boys and girls ages 7-17.

For further information, Call: 800-724-0309 or visit