Sports Clinics and Camps

The Calhoun Athletics Department frequently hosts clinics and camps for its students, to share a love of sports while helping kids improve their skills or try a sport for the first time.

 

Saturday Fall, Winter and Spring Sports Clinics

Coed volleyball clinics and coed basketball clinics are for students in 4th through 9th grades. Five-seven drop-in sessions are hosted each season.

Students may opt for one or more sessions each season; no commitment is necessary.

Cost is $30/session.

SIGN UP for Winter 2018 Clinics (January-March)

Dates: Jan. 20, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, Mar. 3, Mar. 10 

  • 4th-6th grade Coed Volleyball: 9-10:15am
  • 7th-9th grade Coed Volleyball: 10:30-11:45am
  • 5th-8th grade Coed Basketball: 12-1:15pm


Fall Preseason Overnight Camp for Upper School Athletes (Greenkill Camp)

To kick off the Upper School fall season, The Calhoun School’s athletic program will hold the first few practices of the year at the Greenkill Retreat Center at the foot of the Catskills in Huguenot, New York.

What started as a way to get the athletes extra practice time at the beginning of the season has grown to encompass much more than skill development. Athletes get invaluable time to shake off summer rust, build and contribute to a technical foundation, and scrimmage with their teammates, but we’ve come to learn the hours between sessions prove just as, if not more, important than any technical work we do. Our players have the opportunity to participate and lead workshops on mindset (fixed vs. growth mindset), motivation, positive self-talk, communication, success vs. mastery orientation, and identity. These workshops offer athletes the tools to be leaders on and off the court/field/track, while giving us an opportunity to focus on culture creation as teams and a collective program.

At Greenkill, we build our core values and set the tone and tempo for the entire season. Skills are great, but establishing a strong, meaningful culture creates our success. Not only that, the camp also serves as a valuable orientation for those students who are new to The Calhoun School and our athletic program.

This year’s camps will run from Aug. 24 to Aug. 26 for Cross Country and Soccer teams, and Aug. 23 to Aug. 26 for Volleyball players.

For more information on the schedule and cost, registration and payment forms, and other details, please go to the Parent Portal (you will find your child's team forms listed under the Doc/Forms Tab >> Athletics Folder).

We never want money to be a barrier to participation. For this trip, students will receive the same percentage of financial aid that they have for school. If you foresee payment being an issue or deterrent, please reach out to Sabrina Zurkuhlen, Calhoun's Athletic Director. The Athletic Department will do everything possible to ensure every student interested in attending is able to do so.



For More Information

Please contact Sabrina Zurkuhlen, Athletics Director, 212-497-6592.

 

Main Building 3rd - 12th Grades 433 West End Avenue New York, NY 10024 212.497.6500

Robert L. Beir Lower School Building 2.8 Years - 2nd Grade 160 West 74th Street New York, NY 10023 212.497.6550

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