Summer Programs 2008

SUNY College at Oneonta hosts several summer programs for various interests and ages of youth. We host programs in sports, science, and music. Some of our programs are run by our own faculty, coaches and students, and some of the programs are run by outside private groups.
We support a strong safety program, and welcome youth to campus to get a sample of the exciting activities taking place at our college. Check out our calendar and the individual camp links below, and please call our coordinating office, Finance and Administration, at 607-436-2081 for information that may not be answered here.

summer programs
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Athletic Facilities
(Session 1)
29-May 31-May None Softball Field and upper fields  
(Session 2)
5-Jun 7-Jun None Softball Field and upper fields  
PR²EPS 29-Jun 3-Jul Morris None 59
Gold Medal Wrestling 28-Jun 3-Jul Wilber Dewar Arena, Wrestling room  
New York Summer Music Festival (NYSMF) 29-Jun 10-Aug Huntington/Grant None 400
Volleyball (OSC) 6-Jul 10-Jul Wilber Dewar Arena 61
Women's Basketball Team Camp 11-Jul 13-Jul Wilber Dewar Arena & Chase  
Cooperstown Baseball World
(week 1)
12-Jul 17-Jul Hulbert & Higgins Fields 1, 2, 3 & 4 450 - 475
Summer Leadership Conference 13-Jul 18-Jul Morris None 20
Basketball (Medici) 14-Jul 18-Jul None Dewar Arena 52
Cooperstown Baseball World
(week 2)
19-Jul 24-Jul Hulbert Field 1, 2 & 3 330-360
Oneonta State Women’s Basketball Camp 20-Jul 24-Jul Wilber Deware Arena & Chase  

Cooperstown Baseball World
(week 3)

26-Jul 31-Jul Hulbert Fields 2, 3 & 4 330-450
Munchkins (OSC) 28-Jul 31-Jul None Dewar, Chase, Turf 82
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) 28-Jul 31-Jul Higgins None 49
Cooperstown Baseball World
(week 4)
2-Aug 7-Aug Hulbert Field 2
(and possibly 3)
Headwaters Soccer Club 11-Aug 15-Aug None Dewar, Chase,Turf 196




Basketball (Medici)

5th Annual Red Dragon Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 to be held July 14-18, 2008 from 9am-3pm in the Alumni Field House.  Each camper will receive a camp basketball and t-shirt.  The cost is $140.00.  For more information and a brochure  please contact:

Vince Medici: 607-436-3280


Oneonta State Women’s Basketball Camp

Oneonta State 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 20-24, for girls ages 10-18. Camp begins Sunday evening at 6pm and ends Thursday afternoon at 4pm. For more information you can contact Daphne Thompson, Women’s Basketball coach at or 607-436-2360.

Cost: Resident - $375 Commuter - $300
Groups of 5 or more from the same school may deduct $10 from the full price of the camp; provided all team members register together.

Early Application Deadline: A $35 non-refundable deposit is required with this application. You may deduct $10 if you application and full payment are received on or before June 1, 2008.

All registrations received after July 5, 2008; require payment in full at time of registration.

Registration form, Health form, Payment and emergency contact information form are required to attend camp.


Women’s Basketball Team Camp

First Annual Red Dragons Girls basketball team camp. For JV and Varsity levels. To be held July 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2008 at the Oneonta State Campus. Minimum of 5 games for each team. Presentation by the Oneonta State Coaching Staff are included.
Cost: Non Residence Teams: Residence Teams: (Space is limited; first come first serve)
Team Fee: $200 Team Fee: $200
Individual Fee: $25 Individu al Fee: $175

For more information contact: Daphne Thompson, Women’s Basketball Coach 607-436-2360

Required information:
Team Registration from, Individual Health and Emergency Contact forms, and Fees.
Registration required by July 5, 2008.


Cooperstown Baseball World - CBW

Week-long National tournament baseball tournament hosting teams both from around the country as well as abroad.  Open to participants 11-15 yrs. old, who come as a team.  Each week a new group arrives for their tournament.


Family, Career and Community Leaders of America - FCCLA

FCCLA is Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.  It is a student leadership organization under the advisorship of Family and Consumer Science teachers.  We are sponsored by the Human Ecology Department (training of FCS teachers).  Our members are middle and high school students.

Gold Medal Wrestling

Ages 5-18


Headwaters Soccer Club

The Headwaters Soccer Club is 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. Because of the continued support from area businesses, foundations and private donations each session is $60.00 with own ball or $75.00 and a ball will be provided. The camp at SUNY Oneonta will be held August 11-15.

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

Munchkin All-Sport Camp

This summer the Oneonta State women's soccer team will present the 12th Annual Eastman Associates Munchkin All-Sport Camp. The Camp has blossomed into a local retreat for children to grow socially and recreate.  Children will be exposed to game 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 July 28-31, 2008 at Oneonta State College from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm daily for boys and girls 5-12 years old.
The cost is $60 per camper.  Each participant is asked to bring:
·    Comfortable athletic attire
·    Sneakers
·    Lunch
Each camper will receive a t-shirt donated by Domino’s Pizza, located at 20 Clinton Plaza, and the Oneonta Shirt Company located at 464 Main Street. Water bottles are provided by Wachovia Securities.

Brochure and Registration Form (PDF)
For further Information, contact Liz McGrail by email or phone at 607-436-4374.

New York State Music Festival - NYSMF

The New York Summer Music Festival ( is an advanced level music camp for young musicians ages 10-25, running for six weeks (June 29 - August 9, 2008) in three sessions of two weeks each.  Up to 400 students from around the world meet daily in NYSMF's 50 ensembles and classes, and perform over 30 professional level concerts every summer. Performances are held in Goodrich Theatre, Hamblin Theatre, and the outdoor Amphitheatre in the Fine Arts Building.  The full concert schedule is listed on, and all concerts are open to the public.

NYSMF's professional music faculty are drawn from the top musical institutions in the world, including the Curtis Institute of Music, the Juilliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, and the New York Pops Orchestra; additionally, NYSMF's Visiting Artist program includes internationally renowned artists from the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and many more.

For more information, contact Keisuke Hoashi, the NYSMF Director of Communications, at

PO Box 947 - Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 267 4024
Fax: (888) 632 3221


The PR²EPS (Preparation, Recruitment, Retention and Excellence in the Physical Sciences) Camp is a 1-week, residential hands-on Science Summer Camp for high school students who aspire to study chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, biochemistry, astronomy, computer science or secondary science education in College. This camp, offered at NO COST to participants, is funded by the National Science Foundation. Campers live on campus for the week and work in small groups with college faculty and science majors on projects involving chemical analysis, engineering, physics and geosciences. Typical projects include the construction of high-pressure water bottle rockets and modeling their performance with computer software, chemical analysis of illict drugs, investigations of geological formations and more. Camp includes social activities as well as the science components. The 2008 camp runs from 29-June through 3-July. Dates for the 2009 camp will be available in Fall 2008.

Information on applying to camp can be found at,
or contact John Schaumloffel by email or phone at 436-3432


2008 First Annual Liz Wagner Fastpitch Camps (EAW LLC)

This summer, Oneonta State Softball Head Coach, Liz Wagner, will be holding her First Annual Liz Wagner Fastpitch Camps. Skill instruction will be provided by the OState softball coaching staff as well as current and former OState softball players. Week one will consist of four separate skill specific clinics held over three days while week two will be a three day commuter camp; multiple players from a particular team are encouraged to attend together. Campers from grades 4 – 12 are welcome. For safety purposes athletes will be grouped appropriately.

Each athlete will receive a camp T-shirt and an official NCAA Championship Worth softball.

Brochure and Registration Form (PDF)

Click here for details of the camps/clinics

Please contact Liz Wagner for more information at 607 436-3590 or email at  Feel free to check out Coach Wagner’s bio at the following link:


Summer Leadership Conference

Sponsored by the New York State Migrant Youth Program through the State Education Department and the SUNY Research Foundation.  The Summer Leadership Conference is a one week program held on campus from July 13-18 for high school students from migrant farmworker families.  Students stay at Morris Conference Center where they attend classes and seminars.  They go on educational and recreational field trips and learn about careers, college, and financial aid. 

Contact Robert Apicella at 607 436 2787

Oneonta State Women's Volleyball Camp

Oneonta State Volleyball will host a girls' general skills overnight/commuter camp. Camp counselors are the Oneonta State Women's Volleyball team.  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 Oneonta State Women's Volleyball team, as well as an on-site certified athletic trainer, and 24-hour campus security.

Cost: Resident- $390
          Commuter- $250

*Groups of 6 or more from the same High School may deduct $10 from the full price of the camp for each applicant.

**Early Application Discount: A $50 deposit is required with this application.  You may deduct $10 from the full price of the camp if your application and full payment are received on or before May 20, 2008.

All registrations made after May 20, 2008 require payment in full at the time of registration

Registration opens May 20, 2008 and closes June 30, 2008; application online at

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

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