Girls who play sports develop not only strong muscles and self-confidence, but also the ability to work through adversity, solve problems, and leverage teamwork. Whether she’s throwing or rowing, diving or dribbling, cheering or persevering, at our summer athletic camps, your girl will team up with GPS coaches and athletes who are winners on and off the fields.
Grades: 5-8 Dates: July 11-15 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $200 Instructor: Janna Eichelberger, GPS Head Varsity Basketball Coach
Make a fast break, shoot, and SCORE when you sign up for the GPS Basketball Camp. Led by GPS varsity basketball coaches and players, this camp is made for girls of all skill levels who are ready to get in the zone.
Grades: K-5 Dates: July 18-22 and July 25-29 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $200 Instructor: Lillie Noles Wolf ’13, GPS Head Varsity Cheer Coach
Ready? OK! Learn cheers, chants, dances, jumps, and basic pyramids at GPS Cheer Camp. Taught by GPS cheer coaches and Blue Crew varsity cheerleaders, this week-long cheer adventure culminates in an official pep rally on Friday afternoon!
Grades: 4-8 Dates: June 13-17 Time: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3:30 p.m. for intermediate divers and springboard diving experience Cost: $200 Instructor: Lindsey King, GPS Middle School Diving Coach
Learn basic diving skills through dry land activities, floor mat exercises, belt exercises, and aquatic games in the diving well. Lessons will be given with videos to provide visuals of how to execute a dive, and Coach King will use TIVO to explain and show progress. Campers will receive a certificate of completion at an end-of-week dive meet, where basic skills are judged and ribbons are awarded.
Grades: 4-8 Dates: June 6-10 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $200 Instructor: Reed Dillard, GPS Middle School Lacrosse Coach
Does your girl have what it takes to compete in the fastest game on two feet? Whether she’s brand new to lacrosse or a seasoned veteran, Lacrosse Camp provides a perfect opportunity for her to hone her skills, learn new techniques, and improve her footwork. For new players, no equipment is necessary. Only athletic shoes (cleats preferred), a water bottle, and a good attitude are needed to have a blast!
Grades: 6-12 Dates: June 6-10 and June 13-17 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $300 Instructor: Maegan Gossett ’08, Director of GPS | McCallie Rowing Center
If your daughter has always wanted to learn to row, this camp is for her. GPS Rowing Camp provides the perfect opportunity to learn the fundamentals of this lifelong sport in order to experience what rowers do every day on the water. Each day will include technical instruction on land as well as time out on the Tennessee River in the heart of downtown Chattanooga. It’s sure to be an adventurous and exciting week!
Grades: K-8 Dates: June 20-24, July 11-15 Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (half-day option available for grades K–3) Cost: $300 (Full Day); $200 (Half Day) Instructor: Patrick Winecoff, GPS Head Varsity Soccer Coach
GOOOOOAL! Soccer enthusiasts are invited to learn from the best—2014 and 2018 State Championship Varsity Soccer Coach Patrick Winecoff—about the beautiful game. Students will develop strong technical and tactical skills while also learning to foster good sportsmanship with players of the same age/skill level. Plus, since Soccer Campers are known to get hot and sweaty, athletes will enjoy a dip in the GPS pool to cool down at the end of the day!
Batter up! Whether your daughter is new to the sport of softball or a seasoned pro, there is always an opportunity to improve her technique on the diamond. At Softball Camp, she’ll run the bases, hit a grand slam, and catch pop flies in the summer sun alongside Bruisers softball players as she develops her skills and ups her game!
Ages: Ages 4-13 Dates: June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24, July 11-15, July 18-22 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $250 Instructors: GPS Tennis Coaches Sue Bartlett, Sarah Evans, and Aaron Brown
It’s tennis time! All abilities are welcome, whether your child is an experienced player or new to the sport. Each week, players will be taught the fundamentals in tennis in hopes of progressing toward match play at the end of the week. Campers will learn these principles through stroke production, drills, games, and more! On Friday Funday, campers will continue their practice but will also get the chance to hit for prizes and cool down with some water balloon volley action!
Ages: 7-12 Date: July 25-29 Time: 9 am- 12 Cost: $250 Instructor: Andy Johnson
Your kid can become a TRY KID this summer at TryKidz Triathlon Camp! Throughout the week, she will learn what it takes to be a triathlete. She will discover how to swim like a triathlete, develop bike-handling and safety practices, and learn the fundamentals of running. Through transition practice and basic workouts, functional muscular training, and specific skills-based workouts based on age and athletic ability, she will up her game and become the tri-champion she is meant to be! In addition, she will learn about body fueling and healthy living, good sportsmanship, and the USA Triathlon Youth rules as well as play lots of games. It will be a week of hard work, lots of reward, and even more fun!
*She will need her own gear, especially a bike! It doesn’t have to be anything fancy, just two wheels that roll!
Grades: 3-5 and 6-8 Date: June 13-17 (Grades: 3-5) June 20-24 (Grades: 6-8) Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $200 Instructor: Bailey Winel, GPS Head Varsity Volleyball Coach
Your daughter is invited to join GPS’s varsity volleyball coach and players during a skills-building week of fun and competition. Whether she is brand new to the sport or ready to take it to the next level, our volleyball camps provide her with the instruction to improve her game while making new friends.