Rowing Camp

The St. Albans rowing camp offers interested athletes a chance to explore the world of competitive crew. Campers will learn about the basics of the equipment, safety rules, and get a chance to row on the Potomac River in St. Albans racing shells. The camp is designed so that students learn the fundamentals of the sport and then get a chance to do some informal racing.
Six one-week sessions are offered from June 17–July 26:
Week 2: June 17-21 FULL
Week 3: June 24-28 FULL
Week 4: July 1-5 *No Camp Thursday, July 4
Week 5: July 8-12
Week 6: July 15-19
Week 7: July 22-26

Time Options & Cost:
Weeks 1-3, 5-7

9:00 am–12:00 pm
1:00–3:30 pm
9:00 am–3:30 pm
July 1–5:
9:00 am–12:00 pm
1:00–3:30 pm
9:00 am–3:30 pm
Boys and Girls, Grades 6–9 (11–15 years old)
Campers should report to Zone B (the Herman Entry Plaza) on Pilgrim Road 5 to 10 minutes before the 9:00 a.m. departure time. Campers will be transported to the Thompson Boat Center at 2900 Virginia Avenue, N.W. Parents may also drop off and pick up their children at Thompson Boat Center directly.
What to Bring to Camp
  • Athletic clothing (no loose fitting shorts)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Lunch (for all-day rowing campers or those going to another afternoon STA activity)
  • Swimsuit (on the first day) - There will be a short swim test conducted on camper's first day. Campers must report to St. Albans at least 15mins before the start of their session on this day. If doing multiple weeks, campers who successfully pass test do not need to retest.
Ted Haley just finished his twenty-fourth season as the head coach of the St. Albans crew. Haley graduated from Georgetown University in 1990. He was captain of the lightweight team, and Most Valuable Oarsman in 1989.
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.