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Summer 2024 T&F/XC camps

Updated: Jun 3

Contributor: Nerd


Updated 5/30/24


We've been trying to keep track of summer camps offered in Nebraska and nearby states. If you've got a camp to add, please send details to jayslagle@hotmail.com.


May 30 - July 2 - Two USATF-certified coaches offer one-hour T&F clinics every Tuesday/Thursday from 6:00-7:00 pm at Omaha Westside for kids from kindergarten through 6th grade. Go to this link for more info.


May 30 - Aurora hosts the Doane coaching staff from 12:00-7:00 for T&F and XC camp. The camp is split into two three-hour sessions so that attendees can attend sessions in two different disciplines. Go to https://www.doaneathletics.com/documents-general/camps/FyeOutdoorCamp.pdf for more info. .


May 31 - NWU hosts a T&F camp for grades 7-12 from 9:00 to 12:00. See https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/student-life/athletics/camps/track-and-field-summer-clinic for more info. They also offer a clinic for kids ages 8-12 at the same time; that link is https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/student-life/athletics/camps/youth-track-and-field-camp-0.


Throughout June - Concordia is holding a series of two-hour camps per T&F discipline, separated by one week, throughout June. Go to https://www.cune.edu/athletics/teams/track-and-field/camps for more info.


Throughout the summer - Michael Peterson, aka "Hurdle Nerd", is a long-time coach based in O'Neill. He's offering FREE "Hurdle School” clinics at the O’Neill Track on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7-8 am this summer. Go to www.HurdleSchool.com for more info.


June 5-6 - Free-to-Compete is a training program focused on the mental side of performance. Two Papio South leadership teachers/coaches provide 90-minute sessions on each day. I observed these sessions last summer and highly recommend them. You can find more information at https://www.free2compete.com/


June 6 - UNK offers two T&F training sessions from 9:30-11:30 and 1:00-3:00. When you register you pick the discipline you want to attend. More information at https://track.lopercamps.com/our-camps.cfm.


June 11-14 - UNK is again hosting the Fellowship of Christian Athletes running camp for high school athletes, and my observation is that this is one of the best community-building events for high school XC runners. Go to https://www.omahafca.org/camp#DistanceCamp for more info.


June 12-14 - UNL is hosting a T&F camp from 9:00-9:00 for three days with on-campus housing available. Go to https://www.huskertrackandfieldcamps.com/content/camps/2024-husker-tracker-and-field-summer-camp for more info.


June 16-23 - The Brocaw Blazers are offering their Colorado-based camp is one month earlier than normal in order to give everyone the best opportunity to get their base training started correctly for cross country season. Here are the details: Smarter Training for Faster Running Camp, June 16-23, 2024, Pueblo, CO, WEBSITE: https://ccrunningcamps.org/


June 27 - The Doane coaching staff are holding a camp at their Crete campus from 1:00-7:00 for T&F and XC camp. The camp is split into two three-hour sessions so that attendees can attend sessions in two different disciplines. Go to https://www.doaneathletics.com/documents-general/camps/FyeOutdoorCamp.pdf for more info.


June 26-28 - Pickstown (South Dakota) High School offers a three-hour camp each day; Pickstown is located on the Nebraska border about one hour north of O'Neill. Click on this link for more info.


July 9 - Wood River throwing camp organized by Matt Cantrell, head T&F coach. Derek Frese, the NWU throws coach, will be leading the teaching staff. Register at bit.ly/4dEUxbY. More info can be found here.


July 11 - Homer will be hosting the Tri-State Distance camp again from 8:30-2:55. Guest speakers include Cliff Cisar (UNO XC coach), Cody Mroczek (Scotus XC coach), and Jim the Shoe Guy. More information can be found at this link.


July 16 - Cozad cross country camp from 9:30 to 2:30 at Cozad High School. Guest speaker includes Brad Jenny (Doane) and Ryan Mahoney (Hastings College). More information can be found at this link.


July 17-20 - Black Hills State camp in Spearfish, South Dakota. This residential camp was recommended by a South Dakota high school coach who follows our Facebook account. Go to https://blackhillsstatecrosscountrycomps.totalcamps.com/shop/EVENT for more info.


July 22-23 - Eyes Up Next-Level camp at Creighton University for athletes entering 9th-12th grade. More information can be found at https://www.bluejayrunningcamps.com/summer2021.


July 22-24 - Duchesne Academy offers a camp for girls entering 4th-8th grade this fall; the cam pruns from 9:00-12:00 each day. More information can be found at https://www.duchesneacademy.org/admissions/summer-camps.


July 28-31 - Augustana offers a four-day camp in Sioux Falls with 'commuter' and 'on-campus overnight' options. More information can be found at this link.




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