Rowing Smart for Training and Racing

Summer Rowing Camp for Girls at Boston University

June 25th—June 29th, 2017




General Information

Everyone trains hard. At this camp, you will learn the skills to row smarter. Campers will learn about mental training, technique, race preparation and a number of other skills that will help improve their rowing experience.


Arrive at BU between 12 and 2pm on Sunday, June 25th. Camp activities will begin at 3pm. Rows will take place twice a day. Each evening will include rowing relevant activities.  After one row on Thursday, June 29th, campers will depart at 11am. Parents are welcome to join us for the last row!

Housing and Meals

Participants will be housed at a university dormitory located within a short walk from the boathouse. Breakfast will be served at the boathouse. Lunch and dinner will be eaten at the dorm’s dining hall.


$925—Overnight Campers: Overnight fees include housing, meals and dorm supervision.

$725—Day Campers: Day camper fees include lunch and dinner. Day camp will end at 7:30p each day.

A non-refundable deposit of $250  is due at the time of online registration through Paypal.  A check for the remainder is due by June 15th.  Cancellations are non-refundable within two weeks of start of camp.  Earlier cancellations will be refundable less $250 deposit.


Airport pick-up can be arranged for campers arriving from out-of-town. However, an additional $20 fee will be charged due to NCAA regulations.

What to Bring

Rowing gear for 10 rowing sessions (Dorms will have washer and dryer availability)
-Spandex or lycra rowing shorts required
-Running sneakers required
-Labeled water bottle that fits into a rowing shell
-T-shirts or rowing tops
-Swimwear for swim test
-Sheets and pillows for dorm
-Sports bars, drinks, snacks
-Camera for tour of local Boston sites

Daily Schedule

7:00a                          Leave dorm for DeWolfe Boathouse

7:30a                          Light breakfast at DeWolfe Boathouse

8:00a-11:00a            First row

11:30a-1:30p             Lunch, then free time

1:30p                          Leave Dorm for DeWolfe Boathouse

1:45-2:45                   Coxswain Clinics and Video Review

3:00-3:45                  Guest Speakers

4-6pm                        Second row

6:30p                         Dinner

7:30p                         Dorm Time

10:30p                       Lights Out