January 25, 2019

Recreation/Sports Camps

Mason REC Camp, Mason Recreation

Contact: reccamp@gmu.edu, 703-993-4986
Website: recreation.gmu.edu/camps
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Mason Recreation is excited to provide campers with a well-rounded recreation experience. Our goal is to keep campers moving while exposing them to a variety of recreational activities to build a passion for lifelong learning and maintaining an active lifestyle. Campers will participate in activities including team building, creative problem solving, crafts, and swimming. Our staff and counselors will promote a safe and engaging environment for campers to express their personalities through a variety of structured and “free play” indoor/outdoor activities relating to our weekly themes.

Mason Kids Club

Contact: George Mason University Child Development Center, cdc@gmu.edu
Website: hr.gmu.edu/cdc/kidsclub.php
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Mason Kids Club Summer Camp will explore different countries around the world. We will learn about various traditions, holidays, customs, literature, art, music, and languages. For rising 1st through 4th graders.

Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Contact: fccamps@gmu.edu, 703-993-8513
Website: freedom-center.com
Location: SciTech Campus, Manassas (Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center)
Description: The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center provides a broad range of year-round recreational, educational, social, and cultural programs and activities. The facility is designed to attract and serve a variety of individuals and groups, including, but not limited to, the general public, youth, school and community groups, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center offers a wide variety of camp options at Mason’s SciTech Campus, located in Manassas, Virginia. Camp topics include (but are not limited to): aquatics, art, cooking, dance, drama, engineering, game and technology, leadership, nature, recreation, science, and sports.

Sports Camps

Multiple Sports Camps: Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Contact: fccamps@gmu.edu, 703-993-8513
Website: freedom-center.com
Location: SciTech Campus, Manassas (Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center)
Description: The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center provides a broad range of year-round recreational, educational, social, and cultural programs and activities. The facility is designed to attract and serve a variety of individuals and groups, including, but not limited to, the general public, youth, school and community groups, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center offers a wide variety of camp options at Mason’s SciTech Campus, located in Manassas, Virginia. Camp topics include (but are not limited to): aquatics, art, cooking, dance, drama, engineering, game and technology, leadership, nature, recreation, science, and sports.

Baseball: Bill Brown Baseball Camps* 

Contact: Bill Brown, George Mason Baseball, wbrown@gmu.edu, 703-993-3282
Website: billbrownbaseballcamps.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: We offer multiple camps for players of all ages and abilities. Whether you are looking to improve your game and receive high quality instruction from a college coaching staff, or to showcase your skills with the hopes of bringing your game to the next level, we have something for you. Bill Brown Baseball Camps at George Mason University are open to any and all entrants.

Basketball: Dave Paulsen Camps* 

Contact: Ted Rawlings, George Mason Men's Basketball, trawling@gmu.edu, 571-474-6452
Website: davepaulsencamps.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Registration for the 2019 Dave Paulsen Basketball Camps is officially open. We hope to see your sons and daughters at camp this summer! Two camps will be hosted: August 5–8 and August 12–15. Campers will get to work with George Mason basketball players from the men's and women’s teams and Mason coaches. The daily schedule includes individualized skill instruction, scrimmages, and fun competitions. Camps are open to girls and boys ages 7–17.

Football: Sports International Football featuring members of the Washington Redskins*

Contact: Sports International Football Camps, 301-575-9400
Website: footballcamps.com/footballcamps/virginia/overview
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Athletes learn from outstanding veteran college and/or high school coaches selected for their ability to coach and teach the game of football. At our programs, participants receive up to six hours of instruction each day. Players will learn individual and team techniques on both offense and defense from the best instructors available. The veteran coaching staff will ensure each player is placed in the appropriate group to allow coaches to progressively teach basic and advanced techniques to best benefit each group, from youth to high school. Sports International will help you develop your skills and take your game to the next level.

Lacrosse: GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp* 

Contact:  Jessy Morgan, George Mason Women's Lacrosse, jmorga23@gmu.edu, 703-993-3219
Website: laxcamps.com/lax-camps/george-mason-university-girls-lacrosse-camp
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: GameBreaker is proud to announce a girls camp this summer at George Mason University. This camp is open to girls ages 6–17 (with half-day option from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 6–9). Campers will learn individual stick skills, positional play, team concepts, and will scrimmage daily. Join us for an unforgettable week of lacrosse and fun!

Soccer: Capital Soccer Academy for Girls* 

Contact: Todd Bramble, George Mason Women's Soccer, tbramble@gmu.edu, 703-993-3295
Website: capitalsocceracademy.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Capital Soccer Academy (CSA) programs are designed to augment the training and development provided to players through their club and/or school. Preparation for every session will be made with the expectation that players will be challenged, learn, compete, improve in at least one area, and have fun. Capital Soccer Academy is committed to operating its camp programs with the same professionalism and pride that is applied to the George Mason University team. Detailed preparation and planning, a competitive and fun environment, and accepting nothing less than excellence from every member of our staff is a top priority.

Soccer: Victory Soccer Academy* 

Contact: Greg Andrulis, George Mason Men's Soccer, gandruli@gmu.edu, 703-993-3288
Website: victorysocceracademy.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: The Victory Soccer Academy is designed to provide soccer players with a first class soccer experience. We will create a nurturing and supportive environment that will positively shape attitudes to achieve success. Players will be exposed to creative soccer exercises and games that will enhance their technical ability. Small side games will expose this age group to relevant tactical situations to prepare them for real games situations. This will all be done in a fun and entertaining way. From small-sided games to fun competitive contests, every player will have a greater understanding and appreciation of the game.

Softball: Joe Verbanic Softball Camps at George Mason* 

Contact: Justin Walker, Mason Softball, jrosswal@gmu.edu, 419-569-1853
Website: joeverbanicsoftballcamps.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: George Mason Head Coach Joe Verbanic welcomes you to register for this summer’s Softball Camps! Camps will focus on the fundamentals of all aspects of the game, including proper throwing mechanics, increasing arm strength, defensive fundamentals, swing mechanics, and base running. Players of all ability levels are welcome. We have assembled a veteran group of coaches experienced in camp instruction and dedicated to helping each camper become a better softball player.

Volleyball: Gold Star Volleyball Camps* 

Contact: Aylene Ilkson, George Mason Women's Volleyball, ailkson@gmu.edu, 703-993-3298
Website: masonvolleyball.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Gold Star Volleyball Camps are run by the experienced staff of George Mason Women's Volleyball, along with top college and high school coaches from around the country. It is the mission of our staff to help advance the sport of volleyball in the state of Virginia and around the country and to help develop players of all levels to become more skilled and competitive athletes. We aim to create an environment where girls of all ages can grow in the sport of volleyball and learn the value of hard-work, being a member of a team, and have fun.

Volleyball: Hosack Volleyball Academy Camps* 

Contact: Jay Hosack, George Mason Men's Volleyball, jhosack@gmu.edu, 703-993-3227
Website: patriotvolleyballcamp.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Boys camps will be hosted July 15–17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More details to come!

*Camp managed by a non-Mason organization.