2017 Rhythmic Open Camp
December 7-11, 2017 - National Team Training Center - Huntsville, Texas
Levels 5-10


CAMP OBJECTIVES
  • The theme for our 2017 Open Camp is “Let’s Dance!”. There will be a focus on providing resources for dance and artistry.
  • All US rhythmic athletes/coaches have an opportunity to experience the rhythmic training facilities at the National Team Training Center (NTTC)
  • All US rhythmic athletes/ coaches have an opportunity to work with national staff
  • Celebrate and enjoy Rhythmic Gymnastics in the USA!
TRAVEL Airport - Houston- George Bush International (IAH)
Arrival - December 7: Flights must arrive by 4:00pm (bus departs IAH at 4:30pm)
Departure - December 11: Flights must depart at 4pm or later
Transportation
  • A bus will transport participants to the camp and back in the travel time frames above. Cost for the bus per person: $25 (MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY ONLINE – Deadline November 10th)
  • Those choosing to rent a car and drive themselves may do so (approximately 1.5 hours).
  • Directions will be provided. There is a parking lot at the NTTC. Arrival time on December 7th: 5:00pm
ACCOMODATIONS
  • Athletes housed in National Team “motels”, cabins or gym rooms
    2-6 athletes per room
  • Coaches housed in National Team “motels”
    2-4 coaches per room
  • Rooms include bathrooms, linens/towels, tv, internet
  • Motels, cafeteria and gym all in short walking distance
GENERAL SCHEDULE December 7 - Arrival, dinner and orientation
December 8 - Training Camp
December 9 - Training Camp
December 10 - Training Camp
December 11 - Morning training + Departure
CAMP INCLUDES
  • Ballet (including an optional coach-ballet session!)
  • Dance training in a variety of additional styles (TBA), such as Jazz, Latin, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Folk, Contemporary, etc.
  • Body and apparatus technique and training
  • Evening activities
STAFF Technicians
  • Galina Burns
  • Sonya Yankova
  • TBA – Guest dance clinicians
WHAT TO BRING
  • Athletes: All apparatus; fitted training attire, water bottle, tennis shoes
  • Coaches: notebooks, video camera if desired
  • All: Toiletries, Tennis shoes, flashlight, layered clothing, warm coat (it can be chilly in the evenings)
COST & REGISTRATION $500 per person
$25 per person for the bus (optional)
Deadline to Register - Friday, November 10 at 11:59 pm EST
Login to the website, then click here
DISCOUNTS Club Discounts Available
  • Clubs with 5-9 athletes attending receive a $100 coach discount
  • Clubs with 10 or more athletes in attendance will receive 1 complimentary coach registration
ADDITIONAL INFO
  • Minimum age 9 years-old at the time of the camp (if you would like to bring an 8 year-old, please contact Caroline Hunt chunt@usagym.org)
  • Gymnasts will be divided by level
  • All athletes must participate with a coach from their club
  • Coaches are welcome to register and participate, even if they do not have an athlete from their club in attendance.
  • The National Rhythmic Open Camp is restricted to athletes, coaches and staff only.
  • There is limited cell reception at the National Team Training Center
  • All athletes and coaches must be current USA Gymnastics Athlete/Professional Members for the 2017-2018 season.
  • Both athletes and coaches must submit the National Team Training Center waiver forms by Nov. 10. Submission of these forms by the deadline is MANDATORY. Waivers cannot be returned on-site. Any participant who has not turned in their waiver will not be allowed to enter the premises.
Open Camp Waivers and Medical Forms Packet