January 25, 2019

Recreation/Sports Camps

Mason REC Camp, Mason Recreation

Contact: reccamp@gmu.edu, 703-993-4986
Website: recreation.gmu.edu/camps
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Mason Recreation is excited to provide campers with a well-rounded recreation experience. Our goal is to keep campers moving while exposing them to a variety of recreational activities to build a passion for lifelong learning and maintaining an active lifestyle. Campers will participate in activities including team building, creative problem solving, crafts, and swimming. Our staff and counselors will promote a safe and engaging environment for campers to express their personalities through a variety of structured and “free play” indoor/outdoor activities relating to our weekly themes.

Mason Kids Club

Contact: George Mason University Child Development Center, cdc@gmu.edu
Website: hr.gmu.edu/cdc/kidsclub.php
Location: Fairfax Campus

Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Contact: fccamps@gmu.edu, 703-993-8513
Website: freedom-center.com
Location: SciTech Campus, Manassas (Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center)
Description: The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center provides a broad range of year-round recreational, educational, social, and cultural programs and activities. The facility is designed to attract and serve a variety of individuals and groups, including, but not limited to, the general public, youth, school and community groups, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center offers a wide variety of camp options at Mason’s SciTech Campus, located in Manassas, Virginia. Camp topics include (but are not limited to): aquatics, art, cooking, dance, drama, engineering, game and technology, leadership, nature, recreation, science, and sports.

Sports Camps

Basketball: Dave Paulsen Camps* 

Contact: Ted Rawlings, Mason Men's Basketball, trawling@gmu.edu, 571-474-6452
Website: davepaulsencamps.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: Registration for the 2019 Dave Paulsen Basketball Camps is officially open. We hope to see your sons and daughters at camp this summer! Two camps will be hosted: August 5–8 and August 12–15. Campers will get to work with George Mason basketball players from the men's and women’s teams and Mason coaches. The daily schedule includes individualized skill instruction, scrimmages, and fun competitions. Camps are open to girls and boys ages 7–17.

Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Contact: fccamps@gmu.edu, 703-993-8513
Website: freedom-center.com
Location: SciTech Campus, Manassas (Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center)
Description: The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center provides a broad range of year-round recreational, educational, social, and cultural programs and activities. The facility is designed to attract and serve a variety of individuals and groups, including, but not limited to, the general public, youth, school and community groups, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center offers a wide variety of camp options at Mason’s SciTech Campus, located in Manassas, Virginia. Camp topics include (but are not limited to): aquatics, art, cooking, dance, drama, engineering, game and technology, leadership, nature, recreation, science, and sports.

Soccer: Victory Soccer Academy* 

Contact: Greg Andrulis, Mason Men's Soccer, gandruli@gmu.edu, 703-993-3288
Website: victorysocceracademy.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: The Victory Soccer Academy is designed to provide soccer players with a first class soccer experience. We will create a nurturing and supportive environment that will positively shape attitudes to achieve success. Players will be exposed to creative soccer exercises and games that will enhance their technical ability. Small side games will expose this age group to relevant tactical situations to prepare them for real games situations. This will all be done in a fun and entertaining way. From small-sided games to fun competitive contests, every player will have a greater understanding and appreciation of the game.

Softball: Joe Verbanic Softball Camps at George Mason* 

Contact: Justin Walker, Mason Softball, jrosswal@gmu.edu, 419-569-1853
Website: joeverbanicsoftballcamps.com
Location: Fairfax Campus
Description: George Mason Head Coach Joe Verbanic welcomes you to register for this summer’s Softball Camps! Camps will focus on the fundamentals of all aspects of the game, including proper throwing mechanics, increasing arm strength, defensive fundamentals, swing mechanics, and base running. Players of all ability levels are welcome. We have assembled a veteran group of coaches experienced in camp instruction and dedicated to helping each camper become a better softball player.

*Camp managed by a non-Mason organization.