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McKendree Track & Field / Cross Country Camps

Girls ONLY Extended Edition Running Overnight Camp

Athletes will participate in both group and individualized instruction for every event from 400m to the 5,000m. Video will be taken to aid learning and classroom sessions will be implemented. Finally, fun group activities will occur throughout each day to provide the students with a unique setting to create bonds with other athletes around the Midwest. 

  • 4 full days, 2 half days, 5 nights
  • Check-in June 28th at 5:00pm
  • Check-out: July 3rd 12:00pm
June 28th - July 3rd
Ages: 12-18
Cost: $350

Additional Options with Registration:
Tent Space Rental: $15
Blow-up Mattress Rental: $15

Mail-In Registration (PDF)

Teams of 5 or more receive a 10% discount, contact Michael Mendez for details as groups cannot register online

Includes: Special extended t-shirt (with 20 or more sign ups), and food

Camping Details: camping will occur on the cross country course which is directly west of our campus. The course was a golf course until 2016. Public safety patrols area regularly. Female counselors will be on site. We have a 16-person tent with several "rooms" available for teammates. We own several blow-up mattresses and will have a generator on-site for any that are brought.

Camp games, runs on the course, bonfire, shower trips will occur to dormitories, bonding, growth, supervision, and the absolute best camp counselors around!

Interested in commuting? Call 618-910-7000 to discuss.

Additional Information: If younger than grade 5: Contact camp director for younger athletes, admittance will be based on experience. Athletes may request their roommate and will be grouped by age and experience.  
What to Bring: 
  • Running/Workout clothes for each day (Laundry machines are available for $2 a load if you need to pack light)
  • Swim suit for water sports
  • Running shoes
  • Spikes/competition shoes
  • Shower flip flops
  • Toiletries/Towel/Bedding/Pillow
  • XL Twin Sheets or above
  • Sunscreen and bugspray
  • Tent and blow-up mattress (if possible, provided with rental "fee")
  • Sleeping Bag

Location: McKendree University in Lebanon, IL.

Who: Each event group will have a main coach (see our staff page) leading instruction with the aid of 1 counselor per 10 campers. All counselors are members of McKendree University’s track and field program.
Camp Counselors: