Rocket City Rowing Summer Programs
- Huntsville, Alabama
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Registration for Summer Programs is now open! We have rowing programs available for middle school, high school, collegiate, and adult rowers.
Learn the fundamentals of the ultimate team sport!
For Teens Grades 6-12
Basic sweep rowing techniques on ergometers (rowing machines) and in 8-person rowing shells
Boat and crew terminology
Overall physical conditioning, flexibility, and core strength
Water safety and safe boat handling techniques
Note: Camp includes: 20 hours of instruction and exercise, camp t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Saturday, rowing through the rest of the summer.
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Director of Experiential Education
Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, rowing camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school rowing head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.