Clinics


Nashoba has been host to successful development camps for over 25 years. We are confident we can offer you a positive clinic experience. Our modern facilities, professional and courteous staff will enrich your Nashoba experience at this spectacular setting. Our primary goal is to listen to your needs and help you thoroughly enjoy your time with us.

Equestrians

June 15 - First Aid Equine Awareness

* Limited Availability *

  • Ideal for riding instructors & stable managers.

  • Coffee & check-in 8:30 AM

  • Course 9AM – 12PM

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On Saturday, June 15th from 9AM-12PM we will be offering a lecture on 'What All Horse Handlers Should Know' to prepare your riding staff for a healthy horse summer. Dr. Tom Judd will review treatment protocols of ill or injured horses. For over 20 years Dr. Judd has been the primary vet and consultant for Sarah Seaward, Owner and Director of Camp Nashoba North. Expertly prepared handouts will include such topics as: Allergies and Bleeding, Colic, Fever, Foreign Bodies, Lameness, Hot Packing and Ophthalmic Application.

Following the lecture there will be a Q&A session with Dr. Judd. There will also be an opportunity to purchase medical supplies. To learn more about Dr. Judd, please visit www.tomjudddvm.com

Fee $70.00

 

 

Powerboat Towing Safety

Waterski Works

  • Course 1  June 13th

  • *Limited Availability*

Nashoba is the host training site of the Waterski Works Certification Program. Waterski Works will provide the safety / training material needed for the course. The exam is administered at the end of the course. Upon successful completion a certification will be issued. Waterski Works has been training at Nashoba for the past five seasons and offers an in-depth and hands-on program for experienced drivers. To learn more visit www.waterskiworks.com

Below are the general topics of the training material:

  • General Maintenance of a vessel

  • Safe navigation of a vessel

  • Safe and effective drive patterns specific to camp lakes

  • Safe Towing of Waterskiers

  • Equipment Safety and Maintenance

  • Summer Camp ACA Regulations and Standards

  • Carbon Monoxide Awareness Training orientation to summer camp programs

Participants are required at all times to wear a PFD when on the water and driving.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum Age of 18.

  • Current drivers and/or boating license.

  • Good physical condition, strong swimming strokes, previous boat driving experience is required.

  • Medical Health Form on file with the camp health care center prior to arrival.

Dates & Times

  • June 13: 8 AM coffee & registration 8:30 AM Start5:00 PM Finish & Exam

Fee $ 270.00

 

Tennis - *Waitlist*

Teaching Techniques for Today's Youth

  • Ideal for summer camp instructors. June 14th

  • 8 AM coffee & registration

  • 8:30 AM Start 4:30 PM

  • Rain date June 15th

Nashoba offers a perfect venue for this ‘learn to teach’ review for summer camp tennis staff. Facilities offer 7 all-weather tennis courts that include 2 unique USTA under 10 permanent courts. Our program will outline teaching skills on these smaller courts.

Nashoba’s hands-on clinic will help summer instructors develop the following resources and skills to:

  • Create a coaching environment in which youth and teens can learn to play quickly while having fun.

  • Develop communication and organizational skills for coaching youth and teens.

  • Develop instructional skills to lead group classes and individual instruction.

  • Plan and implement tennis lessons that emphasize development in athletic skills, skill development; as well as technical and tactical play.

  • Facilitate appropriate competitive development for singles and doubles play.

  • Gain experience through practice teaching with their peers.

 

Don’t forget to encourage your campers to enroll for a Free 1-year USTA 10 & under junior membership, valid through 12/31/2019 at http://membership.usta.com/content.jsp?pageName=10UJRFREE

Dates & Times:

June 14th

  • 8:00am: Coffee & Registration

  • 8:30am – 4:30pm: Class Instruction

  • Practical Teaching Session in afternoon

June 15th   Rain Date

Rates:

  • Course Fee $130.00

 

Stand Up Paddling

Paddling Clinic (Full Day)

  • June 15th 9-4

  • Fine tune your teaching skills and stroke refinement

Nashoba will be offering a complete review and practice of SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) skills for summer camp instructors. The course will also cover knowledge and care of equipment, teaching progression on land and water, activity strategies, ideas and a focus on safety.  Based on beautiful Crescent Lake this course will offer practice teaching opportunities.

Please note that this training course is physically demanding and occurs on Crescent Lake, a freshwater lake.  The temperatures in June can be chilly.  We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit. Lifeguard Certification is highly recommended for anyone teaching children on the water. Refer to the American Camp Association Accreditation Standards for appropriate water sports training requirements. BIC boards are provided along with paddles.  Participants are required at all times to wear a PFD when on the water.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum Age of 18

  • Good physical condition, strong swimming strokes, previous SUP experience.

  • Medical Health Form on file with the camp health care center prior to arrival.

Course Fee $130.00

  • Course 1 June 15th 9AM – 4PM Instructor Bob Myron - Outdoor Leader Trainers of America

  • 8:30AM: Coffee & Registration

Bob is a life-long paddler and instructor. He has over 30 years of experience in outdoor recreation including over 20 years as an outdoor educator. His past experiences include owning and operating his own retail/guide business in northern Maine, lead paddlesport instructor for L.L. Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Schools, and teaching courses in colleges and universities.

Other Training

 

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