Plan, Prepare, Practice, Play!

Camp Goals

  • Provide top level coaching in a successful learning environment
  • Challenge and support all campers to reach their full potential:
  • Two levels will meet the needs of newer and more experienced athletes
  • Provide 1-on-1 attention for position-specific skills
  • Develop and improve individual and team skills through games
  • Develop an intellectual understanding of how to play the game

What to Bring

  • Mouth guard, water bottle
  • Rugby shorts, t-shirts, and rugby shirts
  • Headgear (optional), any base layer for hot weather comfort
  • Cleats, sneakers, rugby socks and/or athletic socks, flip-flops
  • Eagerness to learn and a great attitude!
  • Casual attire for non-practice activities
  • Bathing suit, towel
  • Sweatshirt or fleece top, sweatpants in case of cool evenings
  • Toiletries, including sunscreen
  • Sheets, blanket, pillow case, 2 towels and a washcloth are provided
  • Portable Fan (recommended)
  • Please leave all valuables at home

Letter from the Director:

Dear Parents and Students,

Thank you for considering the Polar Bear Rugby Camp at Bowdoin College. We are dedicated to providing excellent coaching to campers of all experience levels in a safe, supportive and positive learning environment. Camper safety and welfare are our top priority. Campers will receive professional instruction from a team of outstanding coaches who will inspire and teach them to take their game to the next level! We look forward to seeing you and helping you get the most out of your rugby experience in the beautiful state of Maine!

Warm regards,
MaryBeth Mathews, Camp Director

Portland OR hs boys

Questions

MaryBeth Mathews
(207) 725-3535
Email: polarbearrugbycamp@gmail.com

Check-In

Residential and Commuter campers must check-in at Smith Union between 11:30am – 1:30pm on Thursday, July 10th, 2014.

Transportation

Bowdoin College is easily accessible by car, train, bus, and air. Car pooling may be available from the Portland airport. Amtrak and Concord Bus Lines at Downtown Station are located a 3 minute walk from campus.

Directions

Bowdoin College
5000 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011

Smith Union
College Street
Brunswick, ME 04011