Polar Bear Rugby Camp at Bowdoin College

4 days of Elite Training – JULY 9 – 12, 2020

Given the circumstances caused by COVID-19, Bowdoin College has made the difficult decision to cancel summer camps on campus.  Campers will be contacted to arrange full refunds or credits.

We will dearly miss meeting and coaching you all. Stay safe. See you in 2021!

Communication in all forms and virtual recruiting events are permitted by the NCAA; please reach out to Coach Mathews at mmathews@bowdoin.edu if interested in learning more about Bowdoin College, its outstanding education and faculty, friendly and supportive campus community, beautiful campus, and home of the NIRA DIII 2019 National Champions!

Player Register Now!

Based at beautiful Bowdoin College, home of the oldest NCAA varsity women’s rugby program, Polar Bear Rugby Camp is uniquely designed to develop beginner, experienced and all-star rugby players through process-driven skill acquisition, athlete-centered coaching methods 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 games. Special sessions on goal-setting, strength & conditioning, college admissions and video analysis are 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 Register Now!

Learn cutting edge coaching best practices from Russell Earnshaw, RFU/England! Participate in a coach development opportunity alongside the player camp, getting classroom and hands on experience. #MagicAcademy #GrowTheGame #morefun

Overall Highlights:

  • Curriculum designed specifically for: High School Girls * College Women * H.S to College transition * Middle School to H.S transition
  • Residential & Commuter options
  • Games-based Curriculum, Positional Skills, Attack, Transition and Defense, Video Analysis, College Admissions
  • Professional coaching staff from England, Ireland, USAR, NCAA Varsity college coaches, and more
  • College Varsity Coach exposure: Showcase day
  • Awards, Camp Gear, and Player Evaluations
  • Exclusive 5th 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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