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Camp Olympia

Sports

At Camp Olympia, two-week and three-week campers CHOOSE from over 45 different activities , including a wide variety of SPORTS. Camp counselors will teach the sports to help you improve your skills in a fun way. Camp provides all of the equipment for each of its SPORTS camp activities. Learn about the sports that Camp Olympia offers to see which activities you would like to choose!

Sports Offered at Camp Olympia

An adult camp instructor pitching a baseball to a young camper who is about to swing a bat.

Baseball

Baseball is as popular as ever! Olympia’s beautiful Baseball Park, named Ferguson Field, is second to none. Campers can hit a home run over the huge wall in left field or into Caney Creek in right field! In addition to baseball class, campers enjoy participating in our Home Run Derbies and Speed Softball games on this field.

Two young female campers playing basketball.

Basketball

Camp Olympia has 2 covered basketball courts for double the fun! One court is a covered court at the O’Dome, and the second court is a full-size court next to the tennis courts. In addition to basketball activity class, campers enjoy playing basketball during Spartan/Athenian and love participating in a game of “knockout” during breakout.

Three young female campers practicing a cheerleading routine on a practice mat.

Cheerleading

At Camp Olympia, cheerleading is A-W-E-S-O-M-E! Campers learn new cheers and practice in our O’Dome. Campers in our cheerleading classes may choose to participate in our Talent Show during the last week of camp.

A young football player throwing a pass to another player during practice.

Football

Football has a long history at Camp Olympia and is a fun activity for both boys and girls. Olympia’s owners, Chris Gilbert and Corby Robertson, Jr., were both All-American football players at the University of Texas. Both Chris and Corby taught football to Olympia campers in camp’s initial years. Campers will work on their football skills and play flag football games.

A young camper playing frisbee on a sunny day.

Frisbee

Frisbee is fun for all ages. Campers learn how to properly throw a frisbee and learn the strategies of playing Ultimate Frisbee. Campers also have the opportunity to play Frisbee Golf !

A young camper practicing a gymnastics routine on a mat.

Gymnastics

Do you like to tumble? Gymnastics at Olympia includes learning basic tumbling as well as polishing more advanced tumbling skills. Gymnastics takes place in the air-conditioned Top of the O’Dome.

A young camper about to take a golf shot on an outdoor driving range.

Golf Class

Golfers in golf class enjoy the use of the driving range, practice putting greens and par 3 course at beautiful Whispering Pines Golf Club, a nationally acclaimed golf course. Campers will learn from PGA professionals the basics of the game as well as the rules and etiquette of course play. Interested in more intense golf instruction?  Click here to learn more about the Camp Olympia Junior Golf Academy

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Junior Golf Academy

At our Junior Golf Academy, campers of all skill levels receive daily instruction from PGA professionals at the nationally recognized Whispering Pines Golf Club.  In addition to utilizing the practice facility, campers will also have multiple opportunities to play the Whispering Pines golf course.  Click here to learn more about the Camp Olympia Junior Golf Academy.

Two female campers competing in a game of lacrosse.

Lacrosse

Pick up your sticks and let’s play! Both girls and boys have fun playing lacrosse at Camp Olympia.

Two young campers playing an o-sport with a rubber ball.

O-Sports

O-Sports class has all of Olympia’s favorite games in one O-Mazing class! Games, such as O-O, O-ball, Sky-9, Koob and Spike-O, are played and new techniques and strategies for each are taught. Get ready to have a Ton-O’-Fun!

Three young campers playing soccer on a sunny day.

Soccer

She shoots, she scores! Campers of all ages can signup for soccer class. Stay in shape for your home soccer team or learn to play for the first time.

A young camper wearing a batting helmet and holding a softball bat.

Softball

Softball is a fun activity for campers of all ages. Fun hitting and fielding drills help campers learn new skills and polish existing ones. Olympia has its own softball field for play.

A young female camper smiling and holding a tennis racquet.

Tennis

Game, Set, Match! Whether playing singles or doubles, campers will receive great tennis instruction for learning new skills and enhancing current ones. Olympia has two regulation-size tennis courts that are covered to keep the sun out of our eyes!

A young camper in midair while competing in the long jump.

Track and Field

Track and Field is a great activity for staying in shape for school athletics or for general fitness. Campers enjoy the variety of elements in track and field class from the long jump to hurdles to sprints.

A young female camper playing volleyball on an outdoor sand court.

Volleyball

Bump, set, SPIKE! Campers of all ages enjoy playing volleyball on our sand volleyball court and covered hard court. Campers learn new skills and strategy of the game.

Four young male campers posing with hand weights during a workout.

Weightlifting

Weightlifting is a great way to stay in shape for school athletics and to promote physical fitness. Campers in Weightlifting class learn the proper techniques for lifting weights in a safe manner.