Athletic Programs

Below is a listing of athletic programs for young people that will take place on Furman’s campus during the Summer of 2021. 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!

Request more information about a specific program here.


Basketball Camps

Jackie Carson Girls Basketball Camps

The 2021 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: June 4-5 – Grades 9-12

Individual camp: June 6-10 – Ages 8 and up

Lil’ Ballers camp: June 7-9 – Ages 3-8

Team camp: June 11-13 – Middle school, high school and AAU teams

Please visit the girls’ basketball camp website for more information.

Bob Richey Boys Basketball Camp

Individual Camp I: June 28-July 1

Individual Camp II: July 26-29

Camps 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 Jon D’Angelo by e-mail at  or visit our website.

Cross Country/Track Camps

Furman University Cross Country Camp

 July 6-10

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 Chris Neal at

Cycling Camps

Furman Mountain Biking Camp

Session 1: TBD

Session 2: TBD

This is the fifteenth 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.

Football Camps

Clay Hendrix Football Camps

For more information on the football camps, click HERE to visit our website.

Senior Elite Camps

Session I: Saturday, June 19

Session II: Saturday, June 26

Session III: Friday, July 9

Session IV: Saturday, July 10

Session V: Sunday, July 11

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 ampers on the techniques and fundamentals specific to his position on the field. It is our goal that each camper leaves having become a more complete football player. Each session of Elite Camp is identical to the others, so it is not necessary to attend more than one session.

Quarterback/Wide Receiver Position Camp

June 17-19

An intensive, three-day residential camp for rising 8th-12th graders focused on improving the fundamentals of each player.

Offensive Line/Defensive Line Position Camp

June 24-26

An intensive, three-day residential camp for rising 8th-12th graders focused on improving the fundamentals of each player.

Golf Camp

Matt Davidson Golf Academy

Day Camp: TBD – Ages 7-17

For more information, click HERE to visit our website, or email Matt Davidson at

Lacrosse Camps

Women’s Lacrosse

Commuter Camp 1: June 7-June 10

Commuter Camp 2: June 14

Commuter Camp 3: July 8

For more information, please visit our website HERE.


Rugby Camp

Mike Miller Rugby Camp

Not taking place in 2021–will return in 2022.

For more information on our rugby camp, please visit our website HERE.

Soccer Camps

Doug Allison’s Soccer Academy

Boys & Girls ID Academy: June 11-13

Boys & Girls Residential Academy: June 19-23

Boys & Girls Half Day Academy: July 19-23

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 first-class facilities 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 HERE. 

Women’s Select Soccer Academy

Day camp: July 5-9

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

Softball Camps

Elite Camp: August 9-10

Please visit the Wally King Softball Camps Website for more details and to register.

Tennis Camps

Nike Tennis Camp

Session I: June 27-July 1
Session II: July 11-15
Session III: July 18-22

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.


Volleyball Camps

Girls Volleyball Camps

Day Camp: July 12-15
Elite Camp I: July 10
Elite Camp II: July 17

For more information on our volleyball camps, please visit our website HERE.

Request More Information

Have more questions or need to contact a camp director? Fill our our request for more information form here.