Geaux Swim at LSU; Summer Swim Camp 2014: Camp Information

Tuesday, March 6
Costs & Schedule

Camp Costs 

  • Option 1: Cost $200.00
    • Technique Commuter Camp  This option would be primarily for 10 and under swimmers and possibly summer league swimmers.  This will include the Sunday afternoon session of camp and then Monday-Thursday 9 AM to Noon each day where the only focus will be on technique. 
  • Option 2: Cost: $425.00
    • Technique/Training Commuter Camp.  This Camp will include same portions of the Technique camp as well as offer training sessions in the afternoon as well.  This will include the Sunday afternoon session and then Monday-Wednesday 9 AM to 4 PM and Thursday 9 to Noon.  Lunch is included 
  • Option 3: Cost: $560.00
    • Residential Camp.  All options as listed above plus activities at night for campers.  

Daily Format 

While there will be some fluctuation in our daily schedule, the typical format will look like this:

  •  8:00 AM  
    • Resident Campers eat breakfast
  • 9:00-9:15 AM       
    • Day and Resident Campers arrive at pool
  • 9:15-11:15AM       
    • After brief recap of previous day events, a two hour dryland and water session focused on one of the four stroke disciplines and/or starts and turns
  • 11:15-11:45 AM     
    • 30 minute dryland activity (age oriented)
  • Noon-1:00 PM       
    • Lunch for all campers
  • 1:30-3:30 PM       
    • Water session emphasizing the day's stroke with a 50% technique focus and a 50% training focus
  • 3:45-4:00            
    • Daily recap (4:00 day campers picked up)
  • 5:00 PM                
    • Resident camp dinner
  • 6:30 PM                
    • Observed nightly activity/fun time
  • 9:00 PM                
    • In residence halls
  • 10:00 PM               
    • Lights out

Equipment Needs

  • Two pairs of goggles (they break at the worst times)
  • Two towels
  • Swim cap
  • Dryland clothes (shorts, t-shirts, comfortable running shoes)
  • Sun screen

*We have most equipment in stock, but athletes may bring additional training equipment (fins, buoy, kickboard)

Resident camper needs/wants

  • Bedding for twin bed
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deoderant, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc)
  • Cell phone (coaches/counselors will have them in case of emergency)
  • Money for snacks/vending at night (on campus convenience store by dorms and we will go to the union for activities as well)
  • Clean clothing for down time (it will be hot, we will sweat!)
  • Campers are encouraged to bring their own water/gatorade/snacks for the rooms as well
  • Campers may bring mini-fridges for convenience
  • Campers may bring video game systems (Coaches/counselors are not responsible for loss or damage but will maintain bragging rights if they defeat campers)