Sports Camps

GRCS camp logoSports and Fitness Camps

We're proud to offer a wide variety of athletic camps, led by Glen Rock High School varsity coaching staff, supported by top high school and NCAA players.


Glen Rock Basketball Academy Camp                      $250 per session

For boys entering Grades 4-9

The Glen Rock Basketball Academy presents its summer camp, returning to the Glen Rock Community School for a fourth great year. The program includes morning warm-up/workout, offense and defense skills stations, team practice, 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 games and camp t-shirts. Campers may bring their lunch or order pizza from our camp canteen. The camp is run under the direction of the GRHS basketball coaching staff.

Session 1: July 16-20 
Session 2: July 30-Aug. 3
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. - noon
Glen Rock High School and Middle School gyms

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Glen Rock Basketball Academy Camp                             $250 

For girls entering Grades 4-9

The Glen Rock Basketball Academy introduces its popular summer camp, but for the female player. The program includes morning warm-up/workout, offense and defense skills stations, team practice, 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 games and camp t-shirts. Campers may bring their lunch or order pizza from our camp canteen. The camp is run under the direction of the GRHS basketball coaching staff.

July 30-Aug. 3
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. - noon
Glen Rock High School and Middle School gyms

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Glen Rock Jr. Football Camp                                              $165

For boys entering Grades 1-8

The Glen Rock Football Camp is run under the direction of GRHS head football coach Jim Kurz. Coach Kurz will also be assisted by other high school football coaches, along with current and former GRHS football players. The camp is designed for both experienced and inexperienced players and it will teach each player the fundamentals and techniques of the game. Campers will receive on-field instruction and practice specific skills and drills that will help them succeed at their positions. This program is “non-contact” without pads. There will be 8 sessions on Monday evenings in June and July. (Due to the length of the program, it is understood that a camper may have to miss a session due to family vacation or other plans.)

June 4, 11, 18 & 25; July 2, 9, 16 & 23;
6-7 p.m.
Glen Rock High School turf field

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Rock Baseball Camp                                                            $250

For boys entering Grades 3-9

Glen Rock High School varsity baseball head coach Billy Crispino and his staff of high school coaches and players bring their own experiences and love of baseball to the young players developing their baseball skills. Camp includes position specific drills, base-running, pitching lessons, batting practice and batting video analysis. Games and competitions will also be included such as homerun derby, wiffle ball competitions and much more! All campers should come prepared with cleats, mitts, lunch, water bottle and sun block.  For more information contact Coach Crispino at 201-445-7700, ext. 3260 or crispinow@glenrocknj.org

July 23-27 
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Glen Rock High School baseball field

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


NEW! Rock Lacrosse Camp                                                 $250

For boys entering Grades 4-9

Glen Rock High School varsity lacrosse head coach Mike Escalante and his staff of high school coaches and players offer expert instruction and passion for the game of lacrosse. Camp includes position specific drills, faceoff specialist drills, 1v1 play, group play and team play. The goals of the camp are to enhance each player’s individual skill, each player’s lacrosse I.Q, and introduce team concepts. Games and competitions will also be included throughout the camp! All campers should come prepared with full lacrosse equipment, water and lunch.
For more information contact Coach Escalante at 201-445-7700, ext. 5303 or  
escalantem@glenrocknj.org

July 9-12 (Rain date July 13), 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Glen Rock High School Upper Turf Field

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


NEW! Girls' Summer Lacrosse Clinic                                   $125

For girls entering Grades 4-8

The Glen Rock Girls' Varsity Lacrosse Program is pleased to announce its first Summer Girls' Panthers Clinic! The three-day clinic is being run by Head Coach Kyle McCourt, who will be assisted by Glen Rock varsity players as well as other coaches affiliated with the program. Players will learn and practice the fundamentals of lacrosse, as well as the program's approach to settled 7 vs. 7 situations. Players should come equipped with a stick, goggles, mouthguard and water or a sports drink.
For any questions or concerns, please contact Coach McCourt at grpantherslax@gmail.com.

July 17-19  5-8 p.m.
Glen Rock High School Upper Turf Field

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011



Rock Softball Camp                                                                $250

For girls entering Grades 3-9

Glen Rock Community School welcomes back Glen Rock High School softball head coach Kelly Dowell and her Rock Softball Camp to our family of summer programs for area youth. Now in its eighth year, the staff of Rock Softball, which includes GRHS softball coaches and varsity softball players, brings many years of teaching skill development and fundamentals. Includes Video Analysis, the ultimate technique in performance feedback for hitting and fielding. Campers should come prepared to play hard, learn a lot and have fun! Equipment needed includes sneakers or cleats, mitt, batting gloves and bat (optional), lunch, water bottle and sun block. For more information contact Director Kelly Dowell at dowellk@glenrocknj.org or 201-445-7700, ext. 6241.

June 25-28 (rain date June 29) 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Coleman Elementary School softball fields

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Rock Sports Camp                                   

Co-ed for campers entering Grades 1-8

Under the direction of Jim Kurz, head football coach for Glen Rock High School and veteran camp director, Rock Sports Camp introduces young players to a variety of sports including football, soccer, basketball, hockey, volleyball and lacrosse. Games include dodgeball, kickball, Steal-the-Bacon, Soldiers and Medics, Dungeon, and more. Each week is not a duplicate of the other weeks. The staff – primarily experienced physical education teachers, coaches and current and former Glen Rock star athletes – provides a balance of cooperative activities and individual skill development. Campers enjoy a caring, supportive and fun environment where each child receives recognition for his/her contributions. Registration is limited; early enrollment is encouraged. All weeks camp meets 8:30-noon. Note locations below.

Week 1: June 25-29 Grades 1-5 & 6-8, $180                                           
Week 2: July 2-3,5-6 Grades 1-5 & 6-8 (no camp July 4), $150
Week 3: July 9-13 Grades 1-5 $180                                
Combo Weeks 1 & 2  $299 Must register on or before June 8 to receive combo discount.
Combo Weeks 2 & 3  $299 Must register on or before June 8 to receive combo discount.
Combo Weeks 1 & 3  $325 Must register on or before June 8 to receive combo discount.
Combo Weeks 1, 2 & 3  $450 Must register on or before June 8 to receive combo discount.

Weeks 1 & 2 for grades 1-5 meet at Hamilton School; Week 3 meets at Coleman School
Weeks 1 & 2 for grades 6-8 meet at Glen Rock Middle School

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Rock Tennis Clinic                                                          $140

Co-ed; see grades below

Join Glen Rock High School varsity tennis coach Bonnie Zimmermann to learn the game or sharpen your skills. We’ll 
work on ground strokes, serving, conditioning and strategy. Campers should wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and bring plenty of water. All levels are welcome. All sessions 9 a.m.-noon on Glen Rock High School courts.

Session 1: June 25-28, rain date June 29, grades 6-8
Session 2: July 9-12, rain date July 13, grades 6-8
Session 3: July 16-19, rain date July 20, grades 6-8
Session 4: July 23-26, rain date July 27, grades 6-12

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Rock Track and Field Camp                                           $175

Co-ed for campers entering Grades 1-9

The Rock Track and Field Camp is directed by head track coaches JP McCarten and Stacie Gallo. This program incorporates age appropriate activities including warm ups/ cool downs, yoga and stretching, training for races, relay events, and field events including throwing, jumping and hurdling led by high school coaches and athletes that will use their experience and knowledge to educate campers. Campers must bring sneakers, water, sunscreen, and a snack. For more information contact JP McCarten at McCartenj@glenrocknj.org, 201-694-1375 or Stacie Gallo at Gallos@glenrocknj.org, 862-668-4772.

July 16-19 (Mon- Thurs), 8:30 a.m. – noon
Glen Rock High School Track

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Volleyball Camp                                                     $250 per session

Co-ed for campers entering Grades 5-9

This camp teaches the most recent techniques used in volleyball; our goal is to make each camper a successful player whether s/he is a first time or experienced player. Campers will learn individual skills, and then link them together through small side games. The camp features regulation volleyball courts, which enable us to place each camper on the court that corresponds with his/her ability level. Our mission is for all campers to improve their skills with this training method while having a great experience with the game of volleyball. Camp Director Matt Kingsley (Glen Rock High School Girls Head Volleyball Coach) has over 21 years of high school and club coaching experience. Campers should wear t-shirt, shorts and sneakers, and bring kneepads if they have them.

Session 1: M-Th, June 25-28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 2: M-T, TH-F, July 2-3 & 5-7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Glen Rock High School gym
Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011


Rock Yoga Experience                            

Co-ed; see grades below
In this noncompetitive program, the focus will be on strengthening the mind and body. We will stretch, strengthen and energize our bodies, as well as learn to work cooperatively in groups and nurture one’s own self. Children and teens will have an opportunity to explore the way their body moves while participating in yoga movement sessions as well as mindfulness and relaxation activities.  Yoga is being offered as a stand-alone program or an excellent addition to some of our athletic camps – see schedules below.
Led by Melissa Gustray, GRMS physical education teacher and multi-sport coach. She received her 200 Hour RYT through Asana Soul Practice as well as certification through Karma Kids Yoga Institute. Ms. Gustray’s high energy and creativity will make movement exploration through Yoga an exciting new summer experience at GRCS!

Yoga for Kids, for campers entering Grades 1-5 

Session 1: June 25-29, 12-2:15 p.m. Hamilton School Gym         $125
(runs after Rock Sports Camp; may bring lunch)
Session 2: July 2-3, 5-6, 12-2:15 p.m. Hamilton School Gym       $100 
(runs after Rock Sports Camp; may bring lunch)

Yoga for Teens, for campers entering Grades 6-12                   $100  

Session 1T: July 9-12 12-2:15 p.m., Glen Rock High School
(runs after Tennis Camp; may bring lunch)
Session 2T: July 16-19, 12-2:15 p.m., Glen Rock High School
(runs after Track Camp; may bring lunch)


NEW! Rock Yoga for GRHS Athletes                         $ 90
Co-ed for Grades 9-12

In this program for high school athletes, certificated Yogi and GRMS physical education teacher Melissa Gustray will focus on strengthening both the mind and body while teaching athletes how to decompress after working out and competition. Meets 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Aug. 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and 30.

Registration opens  9 a.m. March 5 at https://register.communitypass.net/glenrock or call 201-389-5011