See all resources

Importance of Attending Camps


It's important to understand why you should attend camps within your sport. Around the country there is a large selection of camps that vary based on size and location. Many camps are held on college campuses and ran by the current program's coaching staff. By participating in these events athletes gain additional exposure and assist with the recruiting process.

Benefits of Attending Camps


  • Receive top class coaching provided by college coaches and players. This gives athletes an opportunity to improve their skills while viewing the coaches' coaching style.

  • Camps offer insight to the college's program. Before attending a camp you should reach out to the coach and introduce yourself to the coach by providing some

  • While attending a camp athletes will get to work with other athletes. This experience allows you to review your skills and evaluate what areas you need to develop further.

  • College camps give athletes a chance to see the campus. Many camps allow athletes to stay in the campus dorms and have activities on the campus allowing athletes to learn more about the college experience. This along with using the athletic facilities is a great hands on approach to consider if you want to attend.


Where to Find Camps

Many athletes will receive invites to attend specific college camps if they are on a coach's recruiting radar. If you do not receive an invite there are plenty of options available to you. Search for camps at US Sports Camps website, check out camps located in your area at local colleges, or search for camps at colleges you are interested in learning more about during your college search.

You might also like…

Athletic

Make Your Post-Workout Recovery Delicious

Top caliber athletes take post-workout recovery seriously. In order to maximize each training session, an athlete should be doing everything in their power to recover quickly after intense exertion. When it comes to post-workout...

Trophy in the air blog
Athletic

BeRecruited Top Ten for February 2018

Each month, we compile a list of athletes that were viewed the most by coaches. Below is a list of the Top 10 most viewed athletes in February. Congratulations to our athletes and keep up the good work! Men's Baseball Ben E Lavery from...

Athletic

Add Attending the Final Four to Your Bucket List

The NCAA Men’s DI Championship game wasn’t short of action and emotion last night as the Louisville Cardinals came back from another deficit and beat the Michigan Wolverines. With the storylines of an off the bench player, Spike...