Youth Track & Field and Cross Country Camp

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Next-Level Track & Field and Cross Country Training

IMG Academy track & field and cross country camps are available year-round for ages 12-18, with programs for everyone from the novice athlete to the aspiring pro. See below for how to select the right camp for you and click “Book Camp” for a quick and easy online registration process.

Our Camps

Weekly camps are available year-round, with our packaged 3-week and 5-week camps available at certain times of year.

Option 1: Multi-Week Camps

3-week camps

  • Progression-based training methodology that builds on each week
  • Incorporates skill-specific technical and tactical training
  • Repetition allows athletes to experience true development
most popular!

5-week camps

  • Best replicates our world-renowned boarding school program
  • Experience a complete performance transformation
  • Become more skilled, confident and powerful
greatest value!
or

Option 2: Build your own camp experience

weekly camps

  • Build your camp anywhere from 1 to 12 weeks in length
  • Available year-round for schedule flexibility
  • Learn the skill-specific fundamentals to impact your game
completely customizable!

Training Programs

Pick between Core (the foundation of our cutting-edge training methodology) or Breakthrough (individualized and customized instruction).

CORE

ages 12-18
VIA & MVP approved

Foundation of all training programs

$1,846
Average Price Per Week
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  • The cutting-edge foundation of all IMG Academy athletic programs
  • Includes two sport-specific training sessions per day plus a physical or mental training session
  • Designed for athletes who want to improve their overall game with our expert coaches and staff

BREAKTHROUGH

ages 12-18
VIA & MVP approved

Customized Sport Training

$2,620
Average Price Per Week
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  • All Core training elements
  • Additional personalized training sessions
  • Designed for athletes who want customized instruction

Training Concentrations

Customize your camp with additional training session in the areas you want the most improvement. You can select one concentration for each week of camp.

Strength & Power

AGES 11-18

Training

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Explosive resistance
  • Jumping and plyometrics
  • Efficient power development
  • Correct motor patterns

Speed

AGES 11-18

Training

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Linear acceleration
  • Maximum velocity
  • Lateral movement
  • Multi-directional movement and agility

Mental & Vision

AGES 11-18

Conditioning

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Concentration
  • Control
  • Confidence
  • Composure
  • Consistency
  • Decision making
  • Preparation

Nutrition

AGES 11-18

Education

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • The performance plate
  • Pre-competition fueling
  • Recovery
  • Fueling timelines
  • Hydration

Leadership

AGES 11-18

Training

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Team building
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Identity
  • Developing relationships
  • Inspiring and empowering yourself and others

SAT/ACT

AGES 14-18

Education Prep Class

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
College Testing Prep

Semi-private and individualized classes with our test prep experts helps students prepare for their SAT or ACT college entrance exams. Instructors use official testing materials and offer techniques to help take the exams with confidence.

ESL

AGES 8-18
VIA & MVP approved

Education Prep Class

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
English Language Learning

As an official TOEFL test site, we understand the hard work and dedication needed to pass it. Athletes can prepare for TOEFL testing at IMG Academy with 5 hours of English classes/TOEFL prep classes during each week of camp.

Pro Tip

You can change your concentration weekly when you book a camp for multiple weeks.

Training for Every Event

Depending on your goals, here are just some of the skills you will learn from our expert coaches:

 

Sprints

Start and acceleration technique, maximum velocity sprint mechanics, and relay exchange work

 

Distance

Focus, proper mechanics, reprogramming the nervous system, reduce oxygen consumption, training techniques, and prevent injury

 

Hurdles

100/110m, 300m & 400m, proper hurdle technique, rhythm, perfect lead leg alternation, and race modeling strategy and tactics

 

Throws

Developing the relationship between the athlete and the implement; improving proprioception and technical throwing efficiency

 

Jumps

Sprint mechanics, preparation, take off, flight phase and landing

Sample Breakthrough Schedule

Wake-up/Breakfast 6:00 - 8:00 AM

Morning Sport Training 8:15 - 10:15 AM

Classroom Analysis 10:15 - 11:00 AM

Lunch/Activity 11:15 - 12:15 PM

Breakthrough Training Session 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Afternoon Sport Training 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Core Concentration Session 3:45 - 4:45 PM

Concentration Session 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Dinner/Activity 6:00 - 9:00 PM

*Schedule will vary based on sport

Expert Coaching

IMG Academy track & field and cross country camps are anchored by expert coaches with years of playing and coaching experience at the highest levels. Learn from the pros to gain insights and training methods to continue developing your skills.

Mark Napier

Coach Spotlight

Mark Napier - Director

Over the many years of coaching Mark has won numerous individual coaching awards and has achieved success at all levels from high school to college to professional. Mark’s extensive experience with both women’s and men’s teams will serve him well in leading our boys’ and girls’ track & cross-country programs.

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What Our Campers Say

I was amazed by the facilities at IMG when I went to camp this summer. The track coaches pushed me so I could reach my potential. I feel confident that this season for track I will PR!

Joe M., 2018 Camper

When I heard about what IMG camps had to offer, I immediately knew that if I wanted to improve my athleticism and have more of an athlete's mindset, it would be the right place for me.

Jillian L., 2018 Camper

IMG is the best place to train if you are serious about your sport. You learn a lot of how to be responsible, improve your technique and be friendly with the others. I think this is a fantastic experience that everyone should try.

Stephen C., 2018 Camper

Track & Field Technology & Facilities

Campers Train Here

  • 8-Lane 400M Track
  • Two pole vault runways with international-standard pits
  • Two multi-directional long jump/triple jump pits
  • Dedicated long throw areas with multiple circles and cages
  • Covered turf facility for speed and agility work
    • Evaluate bilateral hamstring strength and imbalance with analytics for number of reps, maximum and average force/torque, and monitoring trends

Performance & Sports Science Center

  • Mind Gym for mental conditioning sessions and vision training
    • Fit Lights, DynaBoard, and cognitive perceptive technology
  • Strength and conditioning equipment
  • Classrooms for nutrition and leadership training

Modern Sleepaway

Year-round performance and world-class amenities

IMG Academy’s track and field camp will turn runners into faster, better, and smarter competitors. We provide an inspirational learning environment for camper of all ages, abilities, and skill levels. Our track and field camps give young track athletes a leg up on the competition.

Our day and overnight track and field camps also give youth track athletes the chance to broaden their horizons, hone skills, and learn from expert coaches. We offer special rates for track and field teams and groups who want to train together. Our sleepaway track and field camp offers youth athletes the opportunity to sleepover at Ascender Residence Halls with 24/7 access to all campus amenities and a full team of residential mentors.

Stay Local. Play Here.

A perfect option for local track and field campers or for families on vacation in the Sarasota and Bradenton area, many on and off-campus housing options are available for adults and families, including the Legacy Hotel, The Lodge, Academy Park Villas, Ritz-Carlton, Holiday Inn Express and Suites and more, including beachfront resorts.

8 lane, 400m track
3 residence halls
56,000 sq. ft. performance center

Enhance Your Camp

Florida’s premier theme parks and attractions are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Youth track and field campers can take advantage of our chaperoned, off-campus excursions and visit some of the best excursions the state has to offer. Trips include Busch Gardens, Disney's Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando, and The Tampa Bay Rays.

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Sunset view of the IMG Academy stadium entrance surrounded by palm trees
5650 Bollettieri BLVD.
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