Below is a listing of athletic programs for young people that will take place on Furman's campus during the Summer of 2016. Additional programs are in the process of being scheduled; this section is updated as information is received. For more information, please contact the program coordinator or the Office of Summer Programs. 

We hope to see you on campus soon!

Baseball & Softball Camps

Ron Smith Baseball Camp

Learn the game from one of the best at Ron Smith's Baseball Camp at Furman University.  Our goal is for campers to have personalized instruction and be trained to enjoy the game by increasing their skills and fundamentals from experienced coaches who have played the game at every level.  Emphasis is for every camper to be taught with individual drills from Coach Smith's specialized team concept teaching, all with a very low camper-to-coach ratio.  Many of our campers have gone on to play competitive high school and collegiate baseball after getting their start with Ron Smith.  Join us this summer and learn to play the game at the next level at one of the best parks in the Southern Conference!

Please visit our website for more information!

Girls Softball Camp

Learn and practice the fundamentals of softball in a fun, high-energy environment from Furman's skilled coaching staff.

Please contact Sandra Day at 864-294-3771 or e-mail for more information!

Basketball Camps

Girls' Basketball Camps at Furman University

The 2016 Girls' Basketball Camp Program at Furman University, conducted by Coach Jackie Carson, will feature a variety of camps that will be available for all kids ages 4-18. 

Elite camp: TBD - Grades 9-12
Individual camp: TBD - Age 4 through grade 12
Team camp: TBD - Middle school, high school and AAU teams

Please visit the girls' basketball camp website for more information or contact LaCheryl Smith at 864-294-3429 or

Niko Medved Basketball Camp at Furman University

Boys Elite Camp: TBD​
Boys Team Camp: TBD
Day camp: TBD - full-day and half-day (8:00 AM-12:00 noon) sessions available

Camp will be comprised of on-court sessions along with activities and short lectures by the Furman coaching staff. The early morning sessions will be devoted to basic skills such as ball handling, shooting and passing. As the camp progresses, camp coaches will implement skills in team-related activities and contests. By the end of camp, you will have had quality instruction from Division I coaches and players, improved your overall basketball skill level, made new friends, and had a fun time!

For more information, contact Jay McAuley at 864-294-3444, e-mail​ ​or visit our website.

Cross Country/Track Camps

Furman University Cross Country Camp

Session I: TBD     Session II: TBD

At the Furman University Cross Country Camp, our goal is to stimulate a love for running in young athletes (grades 7-12) by showing them how to accelerate their progress and success.  By working with experienced and successful coaches, we are able to offer an unforgettable growth experience -- no matter what your skill level.

Our mission is to provide athletes with the tools to improve and to enjoy lifelong running.

For more information, contact Mickey McCauley at

Cycling Camps

Furman Mountain Biking Camp

Session I: TBD    Session II: TBD

This is the thirteenth year for the basic mountain bike day camp for girls and boys at Furman University.  The suggested age is eight to 12 years old.  The camp is three full days from 8:30am to 4:00pm daily.  The cost of camp includes lunch daily on campus and a t-shirt and certificate upon completion.  Participants are required to have their own mountain bike and properly fitted helmet.

Instruction includes bicycle riding safety, bike safety checks, proper mounting and dismounting, balance techniques, negotiating obstacles, proper breaking and gearing, climbing and descending hills and descending steps.  Road safety riding is also practiced.  Extensive trail riding is done in groups designated for different rider skill levels.  Participants should be in good physical condition and capable of riding in rough terrain.

The camp is conducted by Furman University Police officers with specially selected past participants and assistants.  The student/counselor ration is usually four to one.

For more information, please call the Furman University Police Department at 864-294-2111.

Football Camps

Bruce Fowler Football Camps

For more information on the football camps, visit our website or contact Jordan Sorrells, Football Operations Director, at 864-294-2772 or

Senior Elite Camp
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Session III:     
Session IV:

The Paladin Elite Camps are designed to provide participants with a day of detailed football instruction focused on individual improvement.  The Furman football staff will instruct campers on the techniques and fundamentals specific to his position on the field.  It is our goal that each camper leaves the Furman campus having become a more complete football player.  Each session of Elite Camp is identical to the others, therefore, it is not necessary to attend more than one session.

Quarterback and Wide Receiver Camp

Session I: 
Session II:

An intensive, three-day residential camp for rising 8th-12th graders focused on improving the fundamentals of each player.  Areas of focus will be fundamentals, technique, mechanics of the throwing motion, route running, speed and agility, and increasing knowledge of the game of football.  Camp competitions will supplement instruction times and allow campers to apply what they have learned through the course of training sessions.

Offensive Line Camp
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Session II:

An intensive, three-day residential camp for rising 8th-12th graders focused on improving the fundamentals of each player.  Areas of focus will be fundamentals, blocking technique, blocking schemes, strength development, and increasing knowledge of the game of football. Camp competitions will supplement instruction times and allow campers to apply what they have learned through the course of training sessions.

Future Stars Youth Camps

A half day camp running from Tuesday through Thursday for ages 8-13 focused on exposing young football players to the fundamentals of the game.  Campers will be exposed to high repetition drills, fundamental skills, and techniques required to play football.  Daily games and competitions will supplement instruction times and give each camper the opportunity to apply what he has learned.

Golf Camps

Todd Satterfield Golf Academy

Day camp session 1:
TBD- 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for ages 5-7
TBD- 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for ages 8-17

Day camp session 2: 
TBD - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM for ages 5-7 
TBD - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for ages 8-17

For more information, visit our website or call Todd Satterfield at 864-294-6283.

Lacrosse Camps

Meade Lacrosse

Elementary & Middle School Camp: TBD
Prospect Camp: TBD
High School Camp: TBD

For more information, please contact Richie Meade at

Girls' Lacrosse

Overnight camp: TBD

For more information, please contact Rachel Whitten at

Rugby Camps

Roberts Rugby Academy

John Roberts, long-time coach of the Furman men’s rugby team, established a rugby academy at Furman in 2008 with the mission of fostering youth rugby development, good sportsmanship and camaraderie. The first camp was held in 2009; camp attendance doubled in 2010 and grew again in 2011 as good news of the camp spread.

For more information, please visit our website!

Soccer Camps

Doug Allison's Soccer Academy

Boys & Girls Team Academy                 
Boys & Girls Senior Elite Academy       
Boys & Girls Residential Academy         
Boys & Girls Full Day Academy            
Boys & Girls Half Day Academy          

Under the direction of Head Coach Doug Allison, the Furman University Men's Soccer Program has established itself as one of the elite Division I programs in the country. Coinciding with this growth, Doug Allison's Soccer Academy has become one of this country's top and in-demand soccer camps.

The mix of experienced college and ODP staff coaches, coupled with first-class facilities at Furman University, creates an unforgettable and invaluable experience for each camper.

We invite you to join us at Doug Allison's Soccer Academy, with its air-conditioned dorms and safe, beautiful campus for a positive learning experience that you won't forget!

For more information on Doug Allison's Soccer Academy, please visit our website.

Select Soccer Academy

Day camp: TBD
Overnight camp: TBD

For more information on the Select Soccer Academy, please contact Andrew Burr at

Tennis Camps

Kelly Jones' Nike Tennis Camp

Participants in this co-ed camp, for players of all levels ages 9-16, will enjoy and benefit from the excellent facilities at Furman’s state-of-the-art tennis complex, thanks to 4 indoor and 13 outdoor courts.  They receive extensive individual instruction from highly skilled instructors who are involved with all aspects of the program.

For more information, please call 864-294-2445.


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