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What Are Gymnastics Camps?

What Are Gymnastics Camps?

Published on: Jan 09, 2019

Gymnastics is more than tumbling up and down a bouncy blue mat. It’s balance, body control, strength, and charisma. 

Andi if you’re a gymnast, one of the best places to learn those skills is at gymnastics camp.

Gymnastics camps offer athletes a chance to sharpen skills, gain confidence, and compete in front of potential college coaches. But camp isn’t just for varsity-level athletes; camp is for you, whether you’re a kid looking to get started, a mid-level athlete trying to get better, or a high schooler wanting to get noticed. 

Types of Gymnastics Camps

No matter what kind of gymnast you are—even if you’re just starting out—you can find a camp that meets your needs. Types of camps include:

  • Youth camp: Introduces kids to gymnastics and gets them comfortable with basic skills.
  • Basic gymnastics camp: Focuses on fundamentals and basic skills under the instruction of a coach, also gives the athlete an opportunity to perform in front of prospective coaches.
  • Team camp: Teams attend together and compete at as a unit, typically circuiting through each Olympic event.
  • Elite gymnastics camp: Develops specific skills like beam, bar, or tumbling and immerses athletes in intense training and competition. Typically for more advanced athletes looking to get noticed. 
  • Prospect camp: Gives athletes an opportunity to get noticed by college coaches they’re hoping to compete for. These are sometimes invite-only.  

Why Attend Gymnastics Camp

Benefits of camp are endless. Participants sharpen their teamwork, leadership, and communication skills while improving their physical and mental health through intense exercise. Camps also provide an outlet to have fun and build relationships in a structured environment. 

Of course, the gymnastic-specific benefits are equally important:

  • Learning and fine-tuning fundamentals and critical skills 
  • Attracting college offers and potentially landing scholarships
  • Developing weaknesses into strengths 
  • Receiving personalized critiques and advice 
  • Learning drills to improve performance 
  • Competing outside of the season 
  • Gaining critical knowledge from professionals in the field

Finding the Right Gymnastics Camp 

There are many gymnastic camps happening each year, the key is finding one that meets your needs—in your area. That’s where we come in. 

Gymnastics Camps USA, in conjunction with our partner Ryzer, make finding a camp that interests you easy. Simply create your free account, answer a few simple questions, and we’ll do the rest. You’ll receive personalized suggestions and notifications of camps happening near you that meet your specific requirements. We’ll even help you sign up and register.

We make finding a gymnastic camp ridiculously quick, super easy, and completely free—so you can focus on the fun part—showing up. 

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