Camps & Summer Programs

Mixed Gender

Choose from a variety of summer options from court or beach day camps to the Sunday beach programs, the elite development centre and pre-tryout camps to evening specialty clinics. We have something for everyone and every skill level and experienced coaches who are keen to share their knowledge and enjoyment of volleyball with younger generations.

Coming soon: Post Secondary summer clinics

 

CAMPS

Summer Day Camp Options

Choose your week, choose your age group, choose your location, choose the type. Types vary from week to week and location to location. Options include: Beach, Indoor, Pre-tryout Training.

Click here for the SUMMER SCHEDULE of all Camps  (a google sheet with live updates, so will always be up-to-date). Please note that East is Gloucester North or Orleans; Central is the Alta Vista and Smyth Road area; South West is Barrhaven; and West is Kanata.

Athletes will be placed in small groups formed on the basis of age and skill, with an assigned Coach. Friends and siblings can be placed into the same group upon request. All camps are co-ed (mixed gender).

This fun and pressure-free environment will focus on developing:

  1. Fundamental volleyball skills such as passing, setting & hitting (younger age groups) or Advanced skills and tactics such as narrow/wide plays, serving tactics & blocking (older age groups).
  2. Universal athletic abilities such as sprinting, jumping, diving, stretching & balancing.
  3. Leadership abilities such as communication and cooperation.

Please be sure to bring the following items each day:

  • Lunch and snacks – and a water bottle
  • “Indoor-only” court or gym shoes
  • Shorts or appropriate leggings
  • Kneepads (optional)

Need Child Care? We will have a staff member on site as early as 8:30 am and as late as 4:30 pm.

Watch your email (including your junk folder) prior to the start of your camp. We will send updated updated information and instructions via email prior to the start of camp. Please contact the Program Director if you have not received your email by the weekend of the start of your camp.

BEACH CAMPS

In addition to Beach Volleyball, daily activities may include Grass Volleyball, Spike Ball, Cross Net Volleyball, and other games/sports that promote activity and overall fitness.

Camps are scheduled to run rain or shine, however, if we run into storm-like weather, we may have to cancel earlier than expected. There will be sun tents, washing stations and a portable restroom on-site.

Please be sure to bring the following items each day (label personal items as required):

  • T-shirt and shorts or leggings (consider sending a lightweight long-sleeved shirt for additional sun protection)
  • Hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses (optional), and Sand footwear or socks (sand can get hot!);
  • Lunch and snacks – and water bottle(s);
  • Change of clothes and rainwear;

All Beach activities will be overseen by our Camp Director. Daily activities will focus on developing:

  1. Beach volleyball skills and tactics such as narrow/wide plays, serving tactics & blocking
  2. Universal athletic abilities such as sprinting, jumping, diving, stretching & balancing
  3. Leadership abilities such as communication and cooperation

June 24-28 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East
July 2-5 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East
July 8-12 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East
July 15-19 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East

REGISTER HERE

INDOOR VOLLEYBALL CAMP

All volleyball activities will be overseen by our Camp Director. Daily activities are modified (fundamental or advanced) for specific age groups and will focus on developing:

  1. Fundamental volleyball skills such as passing, setting & hitting; or Advanced skills and tactics such as narrow/wide plays, serving tactics & blocking.
  2. Universal athletic abilities such as sprinting, jumping, diving, stretching & balancing.
  3. Leadership abilities such as communication and cooperation.

Campers will be assigned to smaller groups, based on their skill level, with their own coach for the week. Activities may take place both indoors and outdoors.

Physical fitness, leadership, teamwork and sportsmanship will be core fundamentals of all our camps.

  • July 2-5 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, Central, West, SouthWest
  • July 8-12 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, Central, West, SouthWest
  • July 15-19 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, Central, West, SouthWest
  • July 22-26 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, West, SouthWest
  • July 29-Aug 2 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, SouthWest
  • Aug 6-9 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, West, Central
  • Aug 12-16 (ages 9-13 and 13-17) East, Central, SouthWest
  • Aug 19-23 OPEN GYM (ages 12-15) Central

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PRE-TRYOUT TRAINING CAMP

With the 2024-25 season looming, this training camp will prepare boys and girls (aged 10-17) for Maverick and school team tryouts. Whether you have gone to a competitive tryout before or not, this camp will put you through the paces so you will be ready for September tryouts.

  • July 22-26 (ages 10-13 and 14-17) Central
  • July 29-Aug 2 (ages 10-13 and 14-17) Central & West
  • Aug 6-9 (ages 10-13 and 14-17) East, SouthWest
  • Aug 12-16 (ages 10-13 and 14-17) East, West
  • Aug 19-23 (ages 10-13 and 14-17) Central
  • Aug 19-23 OPEN GYM (ages 12-15) Central

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SUMMER PROGRAMS

Sunday Beach Programs

FUNdamentals Beach Volleyball

Designed to introduce youth 9 to 13 to the fundamentals of beach volleyball in a fun and exciting environment. Sessions run 1.5 hours on Sundays, for 7 weeks. Bilingual, qualified instructors and assistants will provide hands on instruction and drills to further develop individual and team skills.

Practice & Play Beach Volleyball

All level of players can learn and ‘hone’ life-long beach skills while enjoying friendly competition in a welcoming environment. Sessions run for 2 hours on Sundays, for 7 weeks. Qualified BVB instructors will introduce players to the differences between indoor and beach volleyball and provide drills to further develop skills, culminating in game play each week. Join on your own and we will match you with a partner or join with a friend. Program is geared toward open to 14 to 17 year olds.

Please note that in case of inclement weather that forces a cancellation a notification will be sent out via email. Please ensure you maintain your email on our contact list and check your spam folders. 

REGISTER HERE

Elite Development Centre

The Elite Development Centre (EDC) aims to provide current Competitive & CTC athletes the ability to improve their indoor skills throughout the summer. Practices are based on individual skill development rather than game play. Experienced coaches will run each session.

Locations:

BOYS: 4-court gyms at Franco-Cité (Smyth Road)
GIRLS: choose from Franco Cité or the recently added West End location

Practices: 2-hour sessions twice a week with an open gym on Fridays for player scrimmaging.

  • GIRLS: Mondays (6-8pm)
  • BOYS: Tuesdays (6-8pm)
  • GIRLS: Thursdays (6-8pm)
  • BOYS: Thursdays (8-10pm)
  • OPEN: Fridays (6-8pm)

Prerequisites:

  1. Athletes aged 13-16 who played on a national- or provincial-level competitive team or in the CTC program within the previous year, or who can demonstrate equivalent level (e.g. other club)
  2. Athletes who have a coaches’ recommendation for this level.

Start date: June 25th

Register Here

Beach Development Centre

Beach Volleyball Development Centre

This is a Competitive Beach Volleyball Program which offers a similar model to the indoor CTC. The BVDC provides intense training which includes a weekly practice (Sunday afternoon/evening) and a league night (Wednesdays) in partnership with MaxVolley. Athletes are encouraged to sign up as a team (pairs). Any athlete who registers as an individual, we will be assigned a partner on the program’s first session (May 22).

During practice nights, teams focus on developing skills, strategies and tactics that they can implement on competition night. The training portion of the BVDC is lead by experienced beach coaches. However, as is traditional in beach volleyball, during competition, athletes are challenged to coach themselves and their teammates. Participation in OVA Beach tour events is encouraged but not required. The league portion, hosted by MaxVolley, includes 2 weeks of playoffs, leading to a League Champion being crowned.

Times & Locations:

Practice nights are Sundays (2-4pm) at the MaxVolley Bell SensPlex in Kanata or MaxVolley Richcraft SensPlex in Beacon Hill based on preference.

Competition days are Wednesdays (6:30-8:30pm) at both MaxVolley locations.

  • Program duration: 8 league nights plus 2 weeks of playoffs. Up to 9 Practice nights.
  • Ages: 13-16
  • No Tryouts, self-identify skill level
  • Register with a partner (or Mavs will assign)
  • Maverick athletes will be rostered in TeamSnap for communications and scheduling.

The BV Development Centre is for: Athletes aged 13-16 who are interested in training and competing at a competitive level in beach volleyball. It is a self-identified program aimed towards competitive and high-performance athletes.

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Family discounts are available. When purchasing, bundle your camps and programs to receive discounts at checkout.

  • A purchase of 2 programs/camps will receive a 5% discount off one item
  • A purchase of 3 programs/camps receives 10% off one item
  • A purchase 4 programs/camps and receive 15% off one item
  • A purchase of 5 programs/camps receives 20% off one item