2015 Running Camps
Our camp schedule includes great options for runners of all abilities and interests. Choose a particular theme or come the week that best fits your schedule. Either way, you'll enjoy an energizing running vacation, have lots of fun, and learn more than you ever knew was possible to find out about distance running and racing.
Prices on all the running vacations below are all inclusive: double occupancy room w/shared bath (upgrades available for more space to spread out), delicious meals from our Vermont Fresh Network Dining Hall, all your coaching, use of all our facilities, one-on-one coaching consultations with our professional coaching staff, as well as optional field trips around the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Make reservations online or call us at 802-586-7767.
Want to share the Craftsbury experience with your family? We now offer day programming for kids aged 5-8 at our sister camp, Hosmer Point. Read more about that program - and all the other traditional residential offerings HP offers - here.
Note: Rates do not include 9% VT State Meals and Lodging Tax
Minimum program deposit is $250.
All of our camps are relaxing Vermont vacations coupled with dirt road and trail running plus specific workouts including hills, fartlek and tempo, track work and our beautiful Ridge Run. Full week camps give seven full days to improve your running form with gait analysis and video review, learn how to train intelligently with our training principles presentations and training plan workshop, enjoy presentations on injury management, smart nutrition and long run strategies. We have fun with yoga, hiking, biking and swimming in Big Hosmer. Working on core strength and stability in our circuit training sessions will keep you running healthy with motivation to spare. Re-fuel in the Center's Vermont Fresh Network Dining Hall with its ample, healthy, delicious options. (Get a sense of camp: click thru for a full week's schedule from 2014)
Our three day weekend camps distill the week's offerings into three days. While we can't offer everything the same as our week camps, we condense a lot of the information, runs and drills into a great tune-up for experienced runners, while providing newcomers with a thorough experience of the sport and Craftsbury.
But with that shared foundation in common, we tweak each program to meet the needs of different runners. Can't make the session you have your heart set on? Talk with us about your goals and how we can work with you to meet your needs in another session, even if it seems off-topic. Here are our 2015 dates and the various themes for them:
Running + Sculling Option
Jun 7 - 13, 2015 / 7 Days - $1,348
The week contains all the great activities listed in our other camps, tailored to the goals of the campers - whether marathon runners, middle-distance runners, general fitness runners or beginning runners. There's also an option to scull on Mon/Tues/Wed via our Community Rowing. Come join us for this fun and inspiring week!
High School XC Camp
Jun 21 - 27, 2015
/ 7 Days
Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2015 / 7 Days - $649
Jul 5 - 11, 2015 / 7 Days - $649
This camp offers a full week of instruction for teens. Young harriers will enjoy the variety of specific workouts, balanced with classroom presentations on nutrition, training physiology, a training plan workshop, training principles, mental strategies and race day skills and more - all led by one of the greats of American running, Lynn Jennings. Girls and boys will enjoy lots of cross-training and extracurriculars all week. Read more about this fun, highly motivational and exciting week of camp. It's sure to be an excellent boost to your summer prep for the autumn cross country season.
Jul 19 - 25, 2015 / 7 Days - $1,102 FULL! This session has been filled.
Come have great fun with the over-40 tribe while learning how to train progressively or simply rejuvenate your love of running. Sign up early - This one always fills!
Jul 26 - Aug 1, 2015 / 7 Days - $1,102 FULL! This session has been filled.
Runners of all ages will groove on this energetic week. Last year we spanned the generations from teens to evergreen 60-year olds and had a ton of fun. This week is becoming popular - sign up early!
Foliage & Running Weekend
Sep 18 - 20, 2015
/ 3 Days
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 / 3 Days - $394
Fall in New England. Quiet dirt roads. Amazing scenery. Excellent coaching and instruction. Brilliant Vermont leaves. No bugs. Vermont Fresh Network Food. What more do you need for a perfect fall getaway? Read more.
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 / 3 Days - $425
Come join us for our inaugural trail running autumn weekend camp, Trails2Ales. If you love trail running, glorious autumn color and fresh local beer this weekend is for you.
Held in conjunction with our popular Oktoberfest weekend, Trails2Ales will find us exploring trail nooks and crannies with stops at local breweries in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom. Included in the weekend will be the biathlon Singletrack Shootout, popular Oktoberfest Dinner, as well as participation in the hotly contested Checkpoint Challenge adventure race.
As always, our Vermont-Fresh Network certified kitchen will be keeping us fueled each day.
Don't hesitate to sign up! With room for only 15 runners -- this camp will fill quickly. Please contact Director Lynn Jennings for program related questions and contact the front office for any questions about lodging, room availability and so on.
Payments may be made with personal check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
Questions? Check out our information in this web section, but don't hesitate to contact us. Talk to the office regarding reservations, campus and facilities. Drop our camp director a line for programming questions.