Riverside Boat Club Summer Camp

Racing

Camp Details

 Riverside Boat Club is pleased to offer the RBC Junior Stripes program, a 7-week competitive racing camp this summer for junior boys and girls. Rowing out of our boathouse at 769 Memorial Drive in Cambridge, athletes will train and race in both sweep and sculling boats, competing at Cromwell Cup in Boston and concluding the season at Canadian Henley in St. Catharines, Ontario. The camp will be open to athletes with junior racing status.

Requirements

  • Certificate of competency in swimming. Athletes must provide documentation that they can swim 100 yards and remain afloat for 5 minutes unassisted.
  • Valid passport.
  • Completed application, health form, and waiver.

Capacity is 40 athletes
(18 boys, 18 girls, 4 coxswains)

Schedule (7 practices/week):

  • Monday 9:00am-11:30am
  • Tuesday 9:00am-11:30am, 1:30pm-4:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am-11:30am
  • Thursday 9:00am-11:30am, 1:30pm-4:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am-11:30am

*no practice on July 4th

Racing:

  • Cromwell Cup
  • Canadian Henley 

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Meet Marcus

Director of Coxswain Coaching

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist coxswain from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions and is the primary architect of Sparks' coxswain curriculum.


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