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Running Ahrens Cross Country Camp

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Rock Mountain Bible Camp

1156 Rock Mountain Drive

Susquehanna, PA 18847

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Join us for the inaugural Running Ahrens Cross Country Camp at Rock Mountain Bible Camp! Our camp staff comes from Potter County Cross Country Camp which ran for 25 years. We are excited for another year of camp at this new location!

During the week of camp, we aim to prepare athletes both mentally and physically for the upcoming season. The week will be challenging so we encourage all campers to come with a base level of fitness. Each workout will be modified to fit the individual's level of ability and fitness. Running Ahrens Cross Country Camp is open to athletes in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Not least of all, camp will be fun! This is a great week to develop team bonds as well as make new friends with runners from other teams!

Camp facilities include:

  • 18-hole disc golf course
  • Gymnasium
  • TEAM initiative course
  • Zipline
  • Dining hall
  • Cabins/dorm rooms
  • Game room
  • Swimming pool
  • Meeting rooms for clinics and chapels
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Craft room

Click here for a video tour of the camp.

Camp activities include:

  • 1 or 2 workouts each day
  • 1 or 2 clinics each day covering topics such as injury prevention, running form, training principles, race strategy, etc.
  • Form analysis
  • Volleyball tournament
  • 3 hot, all you can eat meals served daily in the dining hall
  • Monday night pizza party
  • Friday night campfire
  • Chapel
  • Daily recreation and free times
  • Team bonding activities
  • Q & A sessions
  • Giveaways courtesy of National Running Center


Check this space for further details as they become available. A checklist for what to bring and what not to bring will be emailed prior to camp.

Register before May 31st to receive Early-Bird Pricing!


COST

Before 5/31 - $325

After 5/31 - $375

$50 non-refundable registration fee due with registration. Balance of payment due upon arrival.



ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE

Check-in: Monday, August 6th, 4-5PM

Check-out: Saturday, August 11th, 10AM


CAMP STAFF

Our staff includes been some of the most successful coaches in the state of Pennsylvania! They combine for over 100 years of coaching and have coached more than 40 athletes to individual state medalists. They also have 6 state championship team titles and 8 state runner-up team finishes.

Rob Ahrens - Coach Ahrens has won the Hershey Half Marathon, Scranton Half Marathon, and Binghamton Bridge Run in addition to placing in the top 5 in the Steamtown Marathon three times. He has 9 years of high school and college coaching experience at Elk Lake, Abington Heights, and Clarks Summit University. He has coached multiple district champions and state medalists as well as Foot Locker Cross Country Champion Tessa Barrett. He currently coaches at Mid Valley.

Jeff Brandt - Started Coaching at Danville Area High School in Fall of 1978 (41 Years this Fall) in Cross Country and Track and Field. Prior to that, he ran at Hershey High School and Bloomsburg State College (University) in Both Cross Country and Track and Field. Coached a total of 31 PIAA District IV Team Titles (11 Boys and 20 Girls), and 11 Individual District IV Titles (4 Times a Boy and 7 Times a Girl Won). At the State Meet, had 4 Runner-Up Place Finishes (1 Boy 1984, and 3 Girls Teams 1992, 1997, 2015) with 2 State Titles under the Girls program (1991 and 2017). 6 Times a Boy and 18 Times a Girl has placed individually in the Top 25 at States.

Kyle Hardenbrook - Coach Hardenbrook has 17 years of coaching experience across multiple levels from Jr. High through post-collegiate athletes. His athletes have won 3 HS state medals in addition to multiple district and conference individual championships. He has also helped to coach athletes for fitness and conditioning for the police academy, Division 1 lacrosse, and college football.

Frank Passetti - Coach Passetti has been a Student Pastor for over 25 years and a Track and Field and Cross Country Coach for over 15 years. He has coached dozens of State Medalists and multiple State Champions and National Medalists in both Indoor and Outdoor Track. He currently coaches at Elk Lake with Coach Squier and is the Student Ministry Director for NEPA Youth For Christ. Coach Passetti will lead our chapel times.

Will Squier - With 17 years of coaching experience, 4 state titles, and 4 state runner-up finishes, Coach Squier heads up one of the premier cross country programs in PIAA Class A. During his time at Elk Lake he has been named "Coach of the Year" for both boys and girls.

More coaches & counselors TBA.

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