Saint Albans School Summer Rowing Camp
- Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The St. Albans rowing camp offers interested athletes a chance to explore the world of competitive crew. Campers will learn about the basics of the equipment, safety rules, and get a chance to row on the Potomac River in St. Albans racing shells. The camp is designed so that students learn the fundamentals of the sport and then get a chance to do some informal racing.
Boys and Girls, Grades 6–9 (11–15 years old)
Campers should report to Zone B (the Herman Entry Plaza) on Pilgrim Road 5 to 10 minutes before the 9:00 a.m. departure time. Campers will be transported to the Thompson Boat Center at 2900 Virginia Avenue, N.W. Parents may also drop off and pick up their children at Thompson Boat Center directly.
What to Bring to Camp:
- Athletic clothing (no loose fitting shorts)
- Lunch (for all-day rowing campers or those going to another afternoon STA activity)
- Swimsuit (on the first day) - There will be a short swim test conducted on camper's first day
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Nate holds a B.A. from Stanford University and has worked with Sparks since 2015. Prior to his time at Sparks, Nate spent seven years in at Stanford coaching and recruiting for the women's rowing program. During that time, he also represented the US, rowing on the Under 23 National Team. Nate’s extensive knowledge of the rowing recruiting process enables him to better advise parents and students at every step.