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Summer Camp Programs

Looking for a fun new sport? Come learn to row or improve your skills at Saint Andrew Rowing Club. This program is for any rising 6th through 12th grader who wishes to learn more about the sport of rowing or experienced rowers interested in improving their skills. Campers learn rowing safety, boat handling, terminology, and beginner thru advanced rowing techniques, all while enjoying a beautifully wooded area along the Chattahoochee River.


Our experienced coaching staff and seasoned athlete-volunteers make the SARC experience like none other. You will learn about the sport through hands-on experience in eight and four-man rowing shells with the most continuous time on the water of any rowing camp in the Metro Area!

CAMPS FOR NEW OR BEGINNING ROWERS

Intro to Rowing Camp:  At St. Andrew Rowing, we offer Summer programs for all levels of athletes.  SA's Intro Summer programs are designed for anyone from 7th through 12th grade who have not previously participated in a rowing program or who wishes to continue developing their rowing skills in a non-competitive environment.  These programs are week-long programs offered in a Morning Only ½ day format, and a Saturday Only format. This program does not require any previous experience or athletic ability.   (Full Day programs are also offered below)

Summer Program Registration is now closed.

               Intro to Rowing                                     

  1 week session

        (1/2 day camp)     

Mornings Only  
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 6/3 - 6/7 8:30 - 11:00 am
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 6/10 - 6/14 8:30 - 11:00 am
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 6/17 - 6/21 8:30 - 11:00 am
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 6/24 - 6/28 8:30 - 11:00 am
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 7/1 - 7/5 Off Week
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 7/8 - 7/12 8:30 - 11:00 am
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 7/15 - 7/19 8:30 - 11:00 am
  Intro to Rowing (M-F) 7/22 - 7/26 8:30 - 11:00 am
 

  Intro to Rowing (Sat Only)

*Subject to minimum participation

6/8 - 6/22 10:00 - 12:30 pm
6/29 - 7/6 Off Week
7/13 - 7/27 10:00 - 12:30 pm

Advanced Intro Camp:  SA's Advanced Intro Camp, is a 2 week, ½ day format designed for rowers who have completed an Intro to Rowing program and want to expand their rowing skills. This program is for returning Summer participants that are hoping to build on existing skills and improve technique. 

Summer Program Registration is still available.

  Advanced Intro to Rowing (M-F)

  2 Week Session                                                  

     Date     

             Time          
             6/3 - 6/14             8:30 - 11:00 am   
       6/17 - 6/28     8:30 - 11:00 am   
       7/8 - 7/19     8:30 - 11:00 am   

Full Day Camp: Includes Intro to Rowing program as well as other activities around the boathouse.  This program is the entire day, with pickup at 4:00 pm. Offered Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00 p.m.

Summer Program Registration is still available.

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR EXPERIENCED ROWERS

Development Camp I:  June 24 - July 28

This camp is for any youth rower or coxswain with a minimum of one season of experience. The camp will focus on the development of technique, maintenance of physical fitness, and preparation for
competition. Rowers will have the opportunity to spend time in both sweep and sculling boats. Coxswains are encouraged and there will be time spent one-on-one with the coaches to develop skills.

The camp will culminate in a trip to Daytona Beach, FL to compete at the 23rd Annual Halifax Summer Regatta. In addition to multiple racing opportunities, there will be an opportunity to enjoy some beach time with fellow teammates.  The daily practice will occur in the mornings and afternoons with the following schedule : 

  • Morning Practices: Monday thru Friday 6:45 - 8:45 am
  • Evening Practices: Tues & Thurs 5:00-7:00 pm
  • Saturday Practices: 8:00-10:00 am

Athletes are required to apply for this camp and are reviewed by the Coaches for acceptance into the program.

Development Camp II: June 10 - July 9th

This camp is for any rower with experience that wants to compete at the highest level. The camp will focus on maintaining and improving fitness as well as improving technique. This camp is the best option for those looking to train hard and get significantly faster before the fall season begins. Rowers will spend time in both sculling and sweep boats with a strong focus on small boats.

These athletes will train both in the morning and evenings. Training builds towards competing against the top programs at Club Nationals in Bethal, OH. Rowers will compete multiple times against teams from across the country. Currently, time trials and Semis for Juniors will be held on Tues & Wed with Finals on Thurs (July 9th). 

There will also be a college fair at Club Nationals giving athletes an opportunity to meet with college coaches and begin the recruiting process. All rising seniors will receive one on one college counseling prior to the fair.

Daily practice schedule will be as follows: 

  • Morning Practices: Monday thru Friday 6:00 - 8:30 am
  • Evening Practices:  Monday thru Friday 3:00 - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Practices: 9:00-11:00 am

Athletes are required to apply for this camp and are reviewed by the Coaches for acceptance into the program.