Polar Bear Rugby Camp at Bowdoin College

Join us:  JULY 7 – 10, 2022     Register now for regular rates before they jump June 20! This secures your camp apparel will arrive and fit you well.

New England’s top rugby camp for player development. Elite and developing player levels served. After a successful and safe day camp last summer we return to our residential model in 2022. Plan your camps around a visit to Bowdoin College – after all, Maine IS Vacationland!

Late registration starts soon! Sign up now to enhance your skills and get ready for your upcoming season. There are team discounts for four or more players from one team! visit polarbearrugbycamp.com for more details.

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Act fast! Regular registration rates will run through June 15, so register now to save $50! Make a great choice to attend rugby camp at Bowdoin this summer! There is an amazing coaching staff, and it is a great experience. ALSO ! Our camp jersey order is going out soon, to be sure you get the right fit, register sooner rather than later. #womensrugby #rugbycamp #collegerugby #summerrugby #rugby #girlsrugby #bowdoinrugby #highschoolrugby #girlshsrugby #womensrugbytraining ...

Kyra Bishop (Bowdoin College 2026!) is our next PBCR AOTW! Kyra is from California, and has played for Santa Monica U16, U18, and women's teams. Some fun facts about Kyra are that she plays tenor saxophone, can juggle 5 balls, and has a twin brother and two older brothers who are also twins! Let's give it up for Kyra!

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Coaches! Here’s your chance to work with RFU and The Magic Academy’s Russell Earnshaw on his one visit to Maine this July. Want to help your athletes improve skills, learn quickly and have fun doing it? Recharge your coaching toolbox with cutting-edge ideas- all based on how today’s kids learn best. Rediscover the FUN In coaching and playing! Sign up today or email @polarbearrugbycamp@gmail.com ...

Welcome back to week six of featured athlete of the week! Our featured athlete of this week is @quincy.ts ! Quincy has been playing rugby since eighth grade, and plans on pursuing rugby in college, however, she also plays hockey at her high school, and football at Northeast Ruckus, a part of the WFA league! Sign up at polarbearrugbycamp.com today to see Quincy at camp this summer, and get a sense of the inclusive attitudes and opportunities provided at camp she highlights. ...

HURRY! PBRC registration closes soon! act fast before the 4/24 deadline. #highschoolrugby #rugby #collegerugby #ctrugby #merugby #mainerugby #rugbycamp #newenglandrugby ...

Our next PBRC featured athlete of the week is Ali Banks! Ali won the PBRC standout award at camp last year, and she is currently captain of her rugby team at UMF! Some fun facts about Ali are that she plays viola and can say the alphabet backwards. Visit polarbearrugbycamp.com to learn more about registration, reminder that early registration ends 4/24! ...

For week four of our athlete of the week series we are highlighting Mia Daoust! Mia was brand new to rugby when she came to PBRC 2021, and claimed the PBRC New Rugger award at the end of camp. You’re never too new to try rugby, or attend camp! In her free time Mia likes to ski and surf, spending time with her favorite animal, sharks! ...

We are back with week 3 of PBRC athlete of the week! This week, we are highlighting Amelia Church. Amelia has been playing rugby for 10 (!!) years, and plays for Mystic River Youth Rugby, although she has played for other teams in New England as well. Some facts about Amelia are that she has 2 cats, she’s from Lawrence Massachusetts, AND she plays basketball and field hockey ! Amelia is already registered to attend PBRC this summer, which you can do by visiting polarbearrugbycamp.com. ...

For week number to of our featured athlete series, we would like to highlight lex Catalano! Lex was a force to be reckoned with at PBRC 2021, where she won the PBRC go forward award! But rugby isn’t her only passion, she is an avid concert lover, AND her class president! Visit polarbearrugbycamp.com to learn more about our ‘top tier’ coaching staff, or our instagram page to see more of our featured athletes! ...

Our featured athlete of the week season has begun ! Meet Colleen Doucette, a rugby player for Bowdoin Womens Rugby. Colleen attended camp last year, winning the standout award, and she will be returning to camp for 2022! Colleen said one of her favorite things about PBRC is all of the friends you can make, and she hopes to see new faces at camp this year. Outside of rugby, this summer Colleen is interning at Kepware and plans on doing research for the Government department at Bowdoin. A fun fact about Colleen is that she is a twin ! ...

For a closer look at all that Bowdoin College and Polar Bear Rugby Camp have to offer you, stop by, say hello and ask for a brochure. We’d love to meet you! Don’t forget to visit polarbearrugbycamp.com to sign up now for early registration. #girlsrugby #womensrugby #norcalrugby #kickofftournament #collegerugby #bowdoinrugby #highschoolrugby ...

Early registration for PBRC has begun! We are back to a residential camp for 2022, and we are so excited for all of you to be able to get the full camp experience! Coaching development with Russell Earnshaw is also back this year, with limited spots available. Visit polarbearrugbycamp.com for registration and to get the early bird discount. We also offer discounts for 4 or more teammates who register, so grab your friends and visit our registration page. Email polarbearrugbycamp@gmail.com or DM this account with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you soon! ...

Happy National Girls & Women In Sports Day! We honor all past heros who had the tenacity to make this happen and wish all current and future athletes all the promise sports can bring to your life. Here at PBRC we are especially thankful for our camp director, Coach MaryBeth Mathews, and all of the girls and women who come together at camp to further their skills, knowledge, and make lasting friendships. #womensrugby #nationalgirlsandwomeninsportsday #girlsrugby #collegerugby ...

Great work from everyone - just finished Day 3 of Polar Bear Rugby Camp at Bowdoin College! ...

World Class Coach Development returns with Russell Earnshaw. Limited space.  You’ll find info and Coach Registration on the Coach Development tab above.

Players Register Now!

Based at beautiful Bowdoin College, home of the oldest NCAA Varsity women’s rugby program (2003), and reigning NCAA DIII 2021 National Champions, Polar Bear Rugby Camp is uniquely designed to develop new, experienced and all-star rugby players through process-driven skill acquisition, athlete-centered coaching and a games-based curriculum. Coaches work individually with campers, teach tactical and technical rugby skills, provide feedback and stimulate learning through prep sessions, 1-on-1 work, and lots of games. Skill-building sessions goal-setting, mindfulness, strength & conditioning, and confidence-building. For H.S. sophomores and juniors, a general college admissions Info Session is included. Known for the outstanding coaching each camper receives, Polar Bear Rugby Camp delivers real results and consistently receives high praise from campers, coaches and parents.

Coaches – the July 2022 course is approved! Registration open now!

Learn cutting edge coaching and best practices from Russell Earnshaw, world-class coach educator from England, former England RFU U20 Coach. Participate in a coach development opportunity alongside the player camp, getting hands on experience focusing on your needs. #MagicAcademy #GrowTheGame #morefun

Overall Camp Highlights:

  • Curriculum designed specifically for: High School Girls * College Women * H.S to College transition * Middle School to High School transition
  • Residential & Commuter options
  • Games-based Curriculum, 1-on-1 Coaching, Positional Skills, Attack, Transition and Defense, Video Analysis, College Admissions
  • Professional coaching staff from England, USAR, NCAA college coaches
  • College Varsity Coach exposure, College Admissions and Campus Tour
  • Awards, Camp Gear, and Player Evaluations
  • Exclusive 6th year: Coach Development Course with Russell Earnshaw! (max 10 participants) – see link above for info & separate registration

See you in July!

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