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Summer Running Camps for Kids
Check out these fantastic summer running camps!
Youth summer running camps are a great way for your kids to have a lot of fun in a safe environment while improving their running and learning about fitness with peers that share the same values. And, believe it or not, there are kids running summer camps all across the country! Most are open to kids in Middle School through High School, but age requirements vary from camp to camp. If you search locally on Google chances are you can find one near you.
Here's a selection of running camps from across the country that really stood out from the pack.
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Nike Summer Running Camps - Check out this video
Nike Summer Running Camps are #1 on our list below. These camps are staffed and run by professionals and can be found in great locations all around the country. Take a look at the video, and then check out some of the other kids' summer running camp options on the list below.
Kids' Summer Running Camp List
Here's a selection of youth summer running camps from across the country that really stood out from the pack! These are definitely worth a look.
- Running Camps - NIKE Running Camp - Track & Field Camps
NIKE Running Camps offers instruction in both track and field events, and cross country training. Improve your times, improve your skills, improve yourself. Register on-line for the NIKE Running Camps today.
- WARR10R Running Camps :: "Summer Camps for Runners" (Florida & Georgia) Running Camps | warr10r.
Welcome to the PREMIERE SUMMER CAMP FOR RUNNERS!!! - Our running camps (Florida and North Georgia) are designed for youth and kids ages 12 to 18
- Runners Workshop XC Camp
COME SPEND AN INCREDIBLE WEEK TRAINING with some of America's finest runners and coaches, making new friends, and learning to run faster, further, and with more confidence. Lake Tahoe, Malibu, and Idyllwild, CA, ages 12 to 18
- Stars & Stripes Track
Oregon, ages 6 to 18 - Kids as young as six can attend this daycamp to learn and practice a variety of track and field events
- Steens Mountain High Altitude Running Camp
Oregon, ages 13 to 19 - When they say "High Altitude" they're not kidding! Base camp is at 7500 feet, and with daily runs through the mountains, this camp is not for the fainthearted
- Arizona Running Camp in Flagstaff Arizona by Elevate Running Camp
Arizona, high school ages - Another mountain running camp, Elevate puts a focus on on learning with instructional sessions everyday in addition to regular runs and typical camp fun
- Camp Isaiah Christian Youth Running Camp
Colorado, middle school to high school ages - This Christian camp allows kids to enjoy running and other activities while exploring their spirituality in the Rockies
- Carrie Tollefson Training Camp | 2010
Minnesota, middle school to high school ages - Started by running star Carrie Tollefson and held in her hometown in Minnesota, this high performance camp is exclusively for girls
- Wilderness Running Camp
Missouri, teens - Located in the beautiful Ozarks, this camp is a true outdoor adventure that combines trail running with fun outdoor events like float trips
- First XC Running Camp
South Carolina, teens - Held on the grounds of Furman University, this camp is for runners of all ability levels
- The Cavalier Distance Running Camp | Montreat, North Carolina
The Cavalier Distand Running Camp is a high caliber distance camp with a Christ-centered environment... leadership training, learning, and Christian fellowship! This camp is packed with outdoor activities such as a ropes course and hiking through the
- X-Treme Running Camp
New Jersey, middle school and high school ages - This high performance camp located near the Delaware Water Gap is geared towards helping competitive runners jump to the head of the pack
- Aim High Running Camp
New York, middle school and high school ages - This camp, set in upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains, is packed with activities
- Portsmouth / Newport Running Camp
Rhode Island, high school ages - Open to runners of all ability levels, this camp is set on the scenic campus of Portsmouth Abbey School near historic Newport, RI