Big Blue Sports Camps - Clarks Summit University

Big Blue Sports Camps

Give your child a week full of fun, physical activity and memory-making moments under guided instruction by caring coaches at Big Blue Sports Camps!

Fundamental, focused, and fun, Big Blue Sports Camps are designed to improve your child’s athletic skills as well as grow their personal character. These sports camps are not your average day-camp experience; the skill development, enthusiastic approach to sport and life lessons learned will impact your child well beyond the camp experience!

Big Blue Soccer

August 12–16

Big Blue soccer camp is a 5 day camp for girls and boys entering 1st grade through 8th grade. Students are able to choose between half-day and full-day camps. Lunch is provided for the full-day campers.

Camp Director: Coach Kyle Keltner

CSU’s head men’s soccer coach has a knack for communicating on the level of his players, while demonstrating a high knowledge of the game. He knows the value of investing in each individual player’s life. Using soccer as a tool, he strives to take lessons learned on the field and apply them to life, preparing his players for the world outside of soccer. Keltner holds a NCSAA Level 6 license, a NCSAA GK1 license and a NSCAA National Diploma.

Cost and Registration

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Half Day
9–Noon

Cost $125
After July 1 $150
Walk Up $175
$5 discount available for multiple campers of the same family.

 

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Full Day
9–4 p.m.

Cost $250
After July 1 $275
Walk Up $300
$10 discount available for multiple campers of the same family.

For questions or more information, contact the CSU athletics office at 570.585.9322 or email sportscamps@ClarksSummitU.edu

Get directions and campus map.

What to bring: Water bottle, soccer ball, cleats and shoes (in case of rain)

9 a.m. — Welcome, introduce skill of the day & camp game

9:30–11:45 a.m. — Age-specific technical training & games

11:45 a.m.—Noon — Wrap up skill of the day

9 a.m. — Welcome, introduce skill of the day & camp game

9:30–11:45 a.m. — Age-specific technical training & games

11:45 a.m.—Noon — Wrap up skill of the day

Noon–12:45 p.m. — Lunch

12:45–1:30 p.m. — Movie Time

1:45–3:45 p.m. —Games, 3v3 tournament & scrimmaging

3:45–4 p.m. — Review and conclusion

Big Blue Basketball

July 1–5 

(No camp on July 4)
Big Blue Basketball Camp is a 4 day camp for girls and boys entering 1st grade through 8th grade. Students are divided into age groups to learn in the best environment. Big Blue Basketball Camp is held in Clarks Summit University’s Recreation Center.

1st–4th grade: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
5th–8th grade: 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Camp Director: Coach Brian Deschaine

Coach Brian Deschaine has spent the past six years leading the men’s basketball team at Grace Christian Academy in Waldorf, MD. Under his leadership, the Knights have won numerous regular season conference and tournament championships. Coach Deschaine’s teams have fared well outside of their conference, winning the Mid-East Regional Christian Schools Tournament in 2017 and earning Runner-up in the 2015 Division I Maryland Christian State Tournament.

Coach Deschaine got his coaching start at Harmony Christian School, where he led a successful high school boy’s program for four years. Before his time at Grace Christian Academy, Deschaine spent a year in Bangladesh at the William Carey Academy developing both boys’ and girls’ basketball programs. For three years, Clinton Christian School saw Deschaine at the helm of their boys’ basketball program, where they were ranked in the state and were both regular season and tournament champions.

As a four-year letter winner and a three-year starter, Deschaine played college basketball at Eastern Nazarene College, where he was a member of the 1996-97 ECAC Championship Team. Coach Deschaine graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in 2000 with a B.A. in Psychology. After going back to school a few years later, he graduated from CSU with a B.S and M.A. in Health and Physical Education in 2007.

Serving in a number of capacities besides basketball coach, Deschaine has also worked as Athletic Director, Director of Student Affairs, Physical Education Teacher and Secondary Principal. Adding to an already impressive resume, Deschaine spent 2001-2005 in the United States Army Reserves.

Cost and Registration

Cost: $100

Registration deadline for Big Blue Soccer camp is June 10.
Registration after deadline increases to $125.

$5 Discount for multiple campers from the same family.

Make checks payable to: Clarks Summit University
In the memo line, please put the camper name and camp.

Send check to:
Big Blue Sports Camps
Clarks Summit University
538 Venard Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Call 570.585.9322 or email sportscamps@ClarksSummitU.edu

Get directions and campus map.

  • Ball-handling
  • Dribbling
  • Layups
  • Skills competitions
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Rebounding and passing
  • Scrimmages

What to bring: Water bottle, basketball, shoes

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