Camp Olympia

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Camp Olympia
Established 1968
Type Sports camps
Location Trinity, Texas, United States
Campus Unknown at this time
Website Camp Olympia

Camp Olympia is an overnight summer camp located in Trinity, Texas, USA, for children and teens ages 7–16 years who enjoy participating in sports, outdoor activities, and water activities. Campers can attend a two week term (Terms 1 and 4) or a three week term (Terms 2 and 3), or multiple terms.

Activities[edit]

Campers choose their schedules by submitting a list of their favorites before they arrive at camp. Campers can choose from aerobics, archery, arts and crafts, baseball/softball, basketball, biking, canoeing, Challenge course, charm, cheerleading, dance, diving, drama, DVD production, fishing, football, frisbee, golf, gymnastics, horseback, intermediate adventure, kayaking, lacrosse, outdoor skills, photography, ping pong, riflery, sailing, Scuba, snorkeling, soccer, swimming lessons, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wakeboarding, water ski, and weightlifting.

Olympia offers the Junior Golf Academy to campers at the golf course, Whispering Pines. It was named the No. 1 course in Texas by The Dallas Morning News in 2006-2009.

In addition to a camper's activity schedule, they will also have the opportunity for swimming at the Olympic sized Pool, blobbing, rocketing, and other activities on the waterfront.

Facilities[edit]

Construction finished in May of 2007 on an official sized little league baseball field that comes complete with a monster left field wall, a right field fence that backs up to the waterfront (like AT&T Park), as well as Major League Baseball style sunk-in dugouts.

Spartan and Athenian[edit]

Based on the ancient Greek battles between Sparta and Athens, this is a daily sports competition that pits the red Spartans against the blue Athenians in mainstream sports as well as more uncommon games such as O-Ball, bombardment, 3-Ball, and baskerball.

History[edit]

All-American football players Chris Gilbert and Corby Robertson, Jr. of the University of Texas founded the camp in 1968.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°56′18″N 95°15′14″W / 30.938342°N 95.254013°W / 30.938342; -95.254013