SERVE CITY SUMMER CAMPS

Game-based learning * Positive and fun * Excellent instruction * best prices of any area camp * specialty camps and clinics geared to grades 3-12 * camps capped at 12 players

All Serve City camps take place at Vineyard Church of DuPage, 1900 Manchester Road, Wheaton.

grades 3-5 all skills Co-Ed camp

4:30 to 6 p.m.          Cost: $60

This is an excellent camp for girls and boys new to volleyball. We use games and activities to teach the fundamentals of the sport, with an emphasis on decision making and team play. Passing, setting, hitting, blocking, serving and digging will be taught through small-sided games on smaller courts and a lower net. The fun of competition and teamwork will also be emphasized.


grades 6-7 all skills co-ed camp

2:30 to 4 p.m.          Cost: $60

Recommended for players with less than two years of school volleyball experience and one year or less of club volleyball experience.
This camp is designed for girls and guys entering sixth and seventh grade who are eager to continue learning and developing as well-rounded volleyball players. We will use a variety of games and activities to teach the fundamental skills and strategies needed for competitive play, including serving, hitting, passing, setting and defense.


grades 8-9 advanced skills girls camp

1 to 2:30 p.m.          Cost: $60

Athletes must have at least one year of club volleyball experience.
This camp is designed for girls entering eighth and ninth grade who are eager to continue learning and developing as well-rounded volleyball players. We will use a variety of games and activities to teach the fundamental skills and strategies needed for competitive play, including serving, passing, hitting, setting and defense.


grades 8-9 girls hitters camp

10:30 a.m. to noon          Cost: $60

Our hitting camps teach athletes how to hit consistently with range and maximize power while keeping the shoulder and back healthy. We teach athletes how to move well and hit with power and how to do this in a game-like setting, with emphasis on decision making and court awareness.


grades 7-9 girls setters camp

9 to 10:30 a.m.          Cost: $60

Athletes need to have at least one year of club volleyball experience or at least one year of playing setter for their school team.
Setters camp is focused on helping athletes develop into high-level setters who can put up a hittable ball for their teammates and lead their team offensively, making intelligent decisions and executing these decisions with confidence and consistency.


grades 9-12 girls setters camp

9 to 10:30 a.m.          Cost: $60

Athletes need to have at least one year of club volleyball experience or at least one year of playing setter for their school team.
Setters camp is focused on helping athletes develop into high-level setters who can put up a hittable ball for their teammates and lead their team offensively, making intelligent decisions and executing these decisions with confidence and consistency.


grades 9-12 girls hitters camp

10:30 a.m. to noon          Cost: $60

Our hitting camps teach athletes how to hit consistently with range and maximize power while keeping the shoulder and back healthy. We teach athletes how to move well and hit with power and how to do this in a game-like setting, with emphasis on decision making and court awareness.


grades 9-12 girls serve and serve receive camp

1 to 2:30 p.m.          Cost: $60

This camp teaches players how to excel in the two most important areas of volleyball. Skills, tactics and strategies taught include overhand and jump serving, zone serving, passing and serve receive fundamentals and back-row jump attacking using game-like training and individual instruction.


grades 9-12 girls back row defense and libero camp

2:30 to 4 p.m.          Cost: $60

This camp is designed for liberos, defensive specialists, back-row setters as well as outside hitters, middle hitters and right-side hitters who play or desire to play in the back row for their club or school teams. Seven types of digs will be taught as well as proper defensive passing technique and how to defend the right back, middle back and left back defensive positions. You'll also learn how to read hitters, defend a range of hitting attacks, cover hitters against blockers and hit A, B, C and D back-row jump attacks.


middle school growth mindset camp

9 to 10:30 a.m.          Cost: $60

This is a one-of-a-kind camp that your kids will love. The camp opens with a short workshop session that teaches players a growth mindset -- the same technique that the U.S. women's national team practices -- and how that mindset helps you perform under pressure, develop long-term skills and strengthen your mental toughness on the court. Then the athletes will apply this mindset in a fun, fast-paced and competitive camp environment that gives them countless game-like repetitions and lots of helpful verbal and visual feedback and encouragement to sharpen their learning, skill development and love for the game.


high school growth mindset camp

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.          Cost: $75

This is a one-of-a-kind camp that your teens will love. The camp opens with a short workshop session that teaches players a growth mindset -- the same technique that the U.S. women's national team practices -- and how that mindset helps you perform under pressure, develop long-term skills and strengthen your mental toughness on the court. Then the athletes will apply this mindset in a fun, fast-paced and competitive camp environment that gives them countless game-like repetitions and lots of helpful verbal and visual feedback and encouragement to sharpen their learning, skill development and love for the game.


Grades 7-8 school tryout prep camp

9 a.m. to noon          Cost: $75 Early Bird Special until May 15 ($90 after May 15)

This is a fantastic opportunity for athletes planning to try out for their middle school teams to receive great coaching, a wealth of playing time at the position(s) of their choice and game experience for working out their pre-tryout jitters. This is expected to be our most popular camp of the summer!


Grades 9-12 school tryout prep girls camp

1 to 4 p.m.          Cost: $75 Early Bird Special until May 15 ($90 after May 15)

This is a fantastic opportunity for athletes planning to try out for their high school teams to round their games in shape as they receive great coaching, a wealth of playing time at the position(s) of their choice and game experience for working out their pre-tryout jitters. This is expected to be our most popular camp of the summer!