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The philosophy of the Yale Swim Camp is to elevate every campers swimming performance through technique improvement. We will focus on skills, drills, and body position needed to become a more efficient swimmer. Each athlete will be taught the importance of starts, turns, and the 5th stroke (underwater streamlining). We will provide an environment in which these principles are taught in a fun positive way. The goals of the coaching staff are to teach the correct and fastest methods for all strokes, starts, turns and finishes. The different forms of instruction will include in-water teaching, video analysis and classroom discussion. The level and degree to which each is utilized will vary based on the age and experience of each individual camper. The camp will be held at the historic Robert J.H. Kiphuth Exhibition Pool on the beautiful Yale University campus. Swimmers leaving this camp will have an enhanced perspective about the sport of swimming and greater knowledge of the steps necessary to achieve their goals.
Jim Henry, who helped guide the University of Texas women’s swimming program to four top-10 NCAA team finishes, begins his first season as the Robert J.H. Kiphuth Head Coach of women’s swimming and diving at Yale in 2012-13. Please click here to read full biography.
Dani Korman, who coached 38 All-Americans and one national champion as an assistant at Johns Hopkins, has joined Jim Henry’s staff as an assistant women’s swimming and diving coach at Yale. Please click here to read full biography.
Payne Whitney Gymnasium: Payne Whitney Gymnasium is one of the most complete units of indoor facilities in the world. The building was given to the University by the Whitney family in memory of their son Payne Whitney, class of 1898. The nine and one half story structure contains training centers for crew, gymnastics, swimming, general exercise, recreational and varsity strength and conditioning and a state of the art fencing salon. Click here for more informatiom.
Yale Art Gallery: The mission of the Yale University Art Gallery is to encourage appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art. The Gallery stimulates active learning about art and the creative process through research, teaching, and dialogue among communities of Yale students, faculty, artists, scholars, alumni, and the wider public. The Gallery organizes exhibitions and educational programs to offer enjoyment and encourage inquiry, while building and maintaining its collections in trust for future generations. Click here for more information.
Peabody Musuem: The mission of the Peabody Museum is to serve Yale University by advancing our understanding of earth’s history through geological, biological, and anthropological research, and by communicating the results of this research to the widest possible audience through publication, exhibition, and educational programs. Click here for more information.
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is one of the world's largest buildings devoted entirely to rare books and manuscripts and is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. The Beinecke Library's robust collections are used to create new scholarship by researchers from around the world. Click here for more information.
Sunday, June 30-Thursday, July 4, 2013, 8:30am-4:30pm (Thursday pickup is at noon)
Monday, July 8-Friday, July 12, 8:30am-4:30pm
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19, 8:30am-4:30pm
Fee includes instruction, lunch and afternoon activities.
Age requirements for Yale Swim Camp are 9-18 years of age. The first 40 campers to sign up for each session will be guaranteed a spot. Once 40 campers have registered a wait list will start. There will not be more than 40 campers within any session. The coach to camper ratio will be at 8:1 or less.
PAYMENT OPTIONS & REFUND POLICY
We accept MasterCard or Visa credit cards/debit cards and checks. If paying by credit card, you'll be charged upon registering. If paying by check, payment is due within 5 business days. There is a $3 registration service fee.
Refund requests received at least three weeks prior to session start date will be fully refunded, less a $25 cancellation fee. Refund request received less than three weeks prior to session start date will not be granted. If you do not contact Yale Conferences & Events to request a refund and/or do not attend the camp, your fees will be forfeited.
If you have questions about registration, please contact Yale Conferences & Events at 203-432-0465 or email@example.com. If you have questions about the camp program, please call Dani Korman at 203-432-2448 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For code of conduct information, daily schedule, required form, directions and information on what to bring to camp, please click here to view/print the Yale Swim Camp Info Guide.
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Yale 2013 Swim Camp
Payne Whitney Gymnasium
70 Tower Parkway
New Haven, CT 06520