Lake Owego Camp for Boys Menu
Lake Owego Camp for Boys

Optional Activities

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Here is what we are offering this year:

TOP Soccer

TOP Soccer

For campers that are interested in an intensive soccer program. Whether you are looking to develop your skills or to prepare for your upcoming soccer season, this is for you. Top soccer is designed to meet the needs of all players regardless of where you are in your development as a soccer player. Top Soccer includes:

  1. 3- ½ days
  2. Individual and small group instruction.
  3. Strength and conditioning
  4. Game play
  5. Station and drill work

TOP Gymnastics

TOP Gymnastics

Calling all campers that are interested in participating in a 3 day gymnastics program. Whether you are looking to develop your skills as a new gymnist or to continue skill development, this is for you. Top gymnastics is designed to meet the needs of all gymnasts regardless of where you are in your gymnastics journey. Work with gymnastic coaches and spend time in a local gym over the three days.

  1. 3- ½ days
  2. Individual and small group instruction.
  3. Strength and conditioning
  4. Work with the various elements of gymnastics.
  5. A trip to a local gym!

ACE Super Star Tennis and Private Lessons

Superstar Tennis

Camp's award-winning tennis program – Mid-Atlantic United States Tennis Association (U.S.T.A.) Organization of the Year. Led by Fernando Damus, Director of ACE Tennis Academy, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina, former NCAA Tennis All-American and national champion, ATP Coach, ITF coach, Captain of National Juniors Teams, NCAA DII National Champion and one of the most popular high energy leaders in camp!

ACE Super Star Tennis - Private Lesson Packages

3 Private Lessons - Junior Tour
6 Private Lessons - Wimbledon
9 Private Lessons - US Open
12 Private Lessons - Grand Slam

  • One on one tennis instruction with one of our highly qualified tennis counselors.
  • Comprehensive initial assessment to determine areas of strengths and areas to focus on.
  • On going work to continue skill development and fitness level in tennis.
  • Focusing on skill acquisition and development as it relates to game play and confidence building…commonly known as "tournament toughness".
  • At the end of the summer, campers who choose the Grand Slam (12 lessons/summer) program will receive a personal evaluation with specific recommendations for improvement.
  • Automatic entry into our tennis tournaments.
  • All participating campers will receive an official ACE t-shirt.

TOP Basketball

TOP Basketball

Back by popular demand, TOP Basketball Program is a 3-day intensive program for campers interested in taking their skills to a new level. In addition to camp's regular basketball instruction provided to all campers, TOP Basketball is designed to give even more individual, one-on-one attention. TOP campers will forgo their normal camp programming for three full days of basketball instruction.

College and high school coaches and varsity players provide all of our TOP Basketball instruction!

The TOP Basketball program includes:

  • At least 6 hours of basketball every day
  • Individual and small group instruction
  • Strength training and conditioning
  • Team and individual video analysis
  • Game play!
  • Station and drill work
  • Individual evaluation packet and take-home workout plan

TOP Basketball campers will also receive TOP basketball gear!

TOP Cooks

TOP Cooks

TOP Cooks cultivates and nurtures the gastronomic possibilities of food preparation! A creative and innovative program designed for those who want to explore these possibilities at camp! Food is a staple, but we're more than just cooking. TOP Cooks is a creative and dynamic hands-on program designed to take food preparation, thinking and creating to the next level. Cooking with professional chefs in and around the tristate area, exciting trips, demonstrations, sampling a variety of foods, visiting farms, experiencing farmers' markets, enjoying farm-to-table produce and food, gardening, baking, canning, preserving and even pickling! TOP Cooks campers have a fantastic program to look forward to! Let us know early, as our popular TOP Cooks program does fill up quickly!

Top Golf

Top Golf

Learn the game that everybody is playing! The purpose of this program is to teach basic skills to interested campers and to provide experience culminating in a 9-hole game on a regulation golf course. Campers in our TOP Golf program will learn the fundamentals of golf—proper stance, grip, etiquette, putting, chipping, and driving with the following!

  • 3 in-house lessons lessons/session
  • 2 trips to the driving range/session
  • 1 afternoon course-play/session

Campers must bring their own golf clubs and bring proper attire for the course (pants and collared shirts). Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

TOP Ranch Horseback Riding

Ranch Horseback Riding
  • Located on camp property on our beautiful 200-acre ranch
  • Small group instruction for all levels with private sessions available; beginners to advanced, including jumping!
  • Two to four hours of lessons each week.
  • Expert instruction in the ring and on the trails.
  • Competition in a horse show.
  • TOP Ranch riding T-Shirt
  • Grooming and Horse Care instruction
  • Night out at the ranch with games and s’mores!
  • A detailed personal progress report and certificate.

Campers must have appropriate shoes (boots or hard shoes). Riding helmets will be provided for campers that do not bring their own.

Personal Training

Personal Training

Get in shape for sports, for life! Conditioning for school sports or get in your best shape ever!

  • One-on-One training with professional ACE certified personal trainer.
  • 2-3 sessions per week with a personal trainer
  • Strength training, cardio, core strength, stretching, and the latest fitness exercises.
  • Develop and set personal goals with the guidance of an expert.
  • Improve sports skills such as power, speed, endurance, vertical jump, throw power, and more!
  • Chart weekly individual progress
  • Learn safe and healthy techniques for strength, conditioning and overall training.
  • Personalized exercise program to bring home.
  • Dri-fit T-shirt!
  • Athletic Fitness for Teens designed by Scott Lancaster (2006 Olympic athlete) and Radu Teodorescu (former NFL player).

Benefits of fitness and strength training:

  • increase muscle strength
  • improve body composition
  • enhance self-esteem
  • increase physical activity level
  • develop cooperation skills
  • avoid athletic injuries
  • enhance sports performance
Trips

Trips

10th Grade
Niagra Falls, US Side
Tuesday, July 23rd - Thursday, July 25th
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10th Grade

Niagra Falls, US Side
Tuesday, July 23rd - Thursday, July 25th

Accommodations: Dorms in Rochester, NY
Attractions may include Six Flags Darien Lake, Salt City Market for shopping and eating, Niagara Falls State Park, Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Falls Street USA and catch a Buffalo Bison game!

9th Grade
New England
Tuesday, July 23rd - Thursday, July 25th
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9th Grade

New England
Tuesday, July 23rd - Thursday, July 25th

Accommodations: University of New England
Attractions may include a visit to the New England Aquarium, Quincy Market, sun and fun at Old Orchard Beach, dinner and exploring in Portland, Quassy Waterpark and more! Don’t forget dessert at the local Mrs & Me Ice Cream!

8th Grade
Finger Lakes Region
Weds., July 24th - Thursday, July 25th
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8th Grade

Finger Lakes Region
Weds., July 24th - Thursday, July 25th

Accommodations: Dorms in Rochester, NY
Attractions may include a guided tour of Taughannock Falls, Seneca Park Zoo, Roseland Waterpark for sun and fun, exploring Ithaca Commons, and Sweet Melissa's Ice Cream Shop for a s'mores brownie!

7th Grade
Adirondacks
Weds., July 24th - Thursday, July 25th
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7th Grade

Adirondacks
Weds., July 24th - Thursday, July 25th

Accommodations: SUNY Albany
Attractions may include an evening exploring Lake George, Howe Cavern Tours, a tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Zoom Flume Water Park and more!

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