Dinos Sports Camps

Sprint, Dive, Shoot, Score

Learn to play like the Dinos from real University of Calgary Dinos athletes. 

Our sports camps are designed to get young athletes in shape and tune up their technique for the upcoming season. These kids will gain confidence knowing they’re learning their sport from players who compete at a high-performance level.

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Dinos Sports Camps


Basketball Camps

Improving your skills is a slam dunk with the Jr. Dinos Basketball Camps. It’s the perfect place to get active and compete against other players from the Calgary area.

Participants will benefit from technical training and will be instructed by current and former University of Calgary players and coaches. Get ready to learn basketball skills, fundamentals, conditioning methods and team-play tactics. This camp will satisfy the hard-core ballers as well as beginner level players. 

Jr. Dinos Basketball Camps: Learn the game. Play the game. Enjoy the game!

All participants will receive a Dinos Seasons Pass, camp T-shirt and daily prizes.

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Basketball Shooting Clinic

This is a two-day clinic on proper shooting technique and mechanics. For experienced players ages 10+, this clinic will teach not only what each part of your body should be doing as you shoot the ball, but why you should be doing it. Players will improve as both shooters and shooting coaches, and gain a greater understanding of how their shot works.

Instruction is led by Dinos Men’s basketball head coach Dan Vanhooren, and current University of Calgary players. Dan is a certified NCCP Level III coach and worked for the NBA’s Vancouver Grizzlies in their inaugural season.

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Football Camps

Can’t wait for football season? This camp is geared towards players of all levels and positions, encouraging each individual to develop new skills and achieve a new level of play and self-confidence. With outstanding coaching by current and former University of Calgary players, coaches and area high school coaches, participants have the opportunity to work hard, improve and have a blast with other players.

Get ahead of the competition by tackling condition drills, fundamentals and technique at individual positions, plus offensive and defensive team play.

Location: McMahon Stadium

ATOM – (AGES 7–9) NON-CONTACT
PEE WEE – (AGES 11–12) FULL CONTACT
BANTAM – (AGES 13–15) FULL CONTACT
SR. HIGH (GRADES 10–12)

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Hockey Camps

Lace up for a world-class hockey experience at a Jr. Dinos Hockey Camp this summer. Participants will benefit from technical training and will be instructed by current and former University of Calgary players, coaches ensuring an outstanding learning atmosphere.

Hit the ice to hone your individual skills and learn advanced team play and tactics. Step off the ice and put your training into overdrive with dry-land training, team building games and video sessions. Goalies will get individual instruction, but will also be part of the players camp, which allows them to incorporate what they have worked on with the instructors.

Location: Olympic Oval

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Rugby Camps

Be part of one of the world’s fastest growing sports.
Both age groups will get to experience flag rugby and participate in an end of week tournament. Kids age 10-12 will have a detailed and safe introduction to contact as per Alberta Junior Rugby guidelines. Coaching staff includes former and current Dinos varsity rugby players who can’t 
wait to share their love and knowledge of the game. 

All participants will receive a Dinos Seasons Pass and camp 
T-shirt.

Location: University of Calgary fields

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Soccer Camps

Kick it into high gear at a Jr. Dinos Soccer Camp. Tackle better ball mastery, offensive and defensive technique, and game-play strategy. With instruction by current and former University of Calgary players and coaches your technical skills are sure to show a roaring improvement on the pitch.

All participants will receive a Dinos Seasons Pass, camp T-shirt and daily prizes.

Location: University of Calgary fields

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Swimming Camps

Dive into the season early with the Jr. Dinos Swim Camps. These competitive swim camps will give your athlete the edge they need to start the year a stroke ahead of the competition.

Our CSCTA-certified University of Calgary Swim Club coaches provide a technique-based program with a focus on all four strokes, starts, and turns. A corresponding conditioning program matches the developmental level of the athletes and focuses on whole-body strength and cardiovascular fitness. With two in-water sessions daily, on-deck video feedback, classroom learning, outdoor dry-land training, and chances to earn daily prizes, the Jr. Dinos Swim Camps provide an exciting opportunity to learn, practise, and have fun.

All participants will receive a Dinos Seasons Pass and camp T-shirt.

Location: University of Calgary Aquatic Centre

Note: This camp is for competitive swimmers and all participants must be a Swim Canada member and have a Swim Canada ID.

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Track and Field Camps

Do you want learn to RUN, JUMP, THROW, faster, higher and farther? Sprint on down to the Jr. Dinos Track & Field Camps.

Participants will work to gain improved fitness, try event-specific training and enjoy an opportunity to test their abilities in a mock track meet. Our coaches are all current and former University of Calgary athletes. The Dinos Track & Field team is a powerhouse in the CIS circuit. This is the place to be if you want to pursue Track & Field at a higher level.

All participants will receive a Dinos Seasons Pass, camp T-shirt and daily prizes.

Location: Foothills track

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Volleyball Camps

Kill it with your team this fall by enrolling in a Jr. Dinos Volleyball Camp. Improved level of fitness, skill-specific drills, game play opportunities and the chance to meet other local players are just some benefits participants will gain from this exciting camp.

Camps are instructed by current and former University of Calgary players and coaches. This is the place to be if you want to pursue volleyball at a higher level.

All participants will receive a Dinos Seasons Pass and camp T-shirt and daily prizes.

Location: Jack Simpson Gym

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Wrestling Camps

Get expert instruction in the fundamentals of Olympic Freestyle wrestling. Enjoy the thrill of learning one of the world’s oldest and greatest sports in the training room where Olympic Gold Medallist Erica Wiebe trained for her Rio Olympic Games success.

Campers will learn fundamental movement skills of wrestling through plenty of game play, combative games, and skill drills. Wrestling techniques will be age-appropriate and ready to use in your next school wrestling season. Camp instructors include Dinos assistant coaches and Dinos athletes. Two full size Olympic mats with fully padded walls allow participants to practice tactical situations and full speed scrimmage safely. Lots of other activities are included for a fun off-mat experience as well.

Location: KNA 13 (The Wrestling Room)

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