Skill instruction in this wide range of programs is provided by a skilled and experienced coaching and teaching staff, from the beginner to the expert, there are opportunities for improvement and growth.
Archery: This craft teaches basic archery range safety skills and shooting technique. Participants will work on NAA award progression, physical and mental skill development, and competition preparation. Campers will be eligible to compete on the intercamp team.
Baseball: This is an instructional level craft where boys will focus on improving their offensive, defensive, and pitching skills. Boys are grouped by age. Campers can choose to join a team and compete with other camps.
Basketball: This is a beginner to intermediate level craft. Instructional craft with an emphasis on drills and skills and understanding the game. Campers can choose to join a team and compete with other camps.
Conditioning: O-AT-KA realizes many senior campers will play fall sports soon after summer camp ends and coaches intend that athletes return and perform at a high level of physical fitness. So that these campers may maintain or even improve their personal level of physical fitness, we offer a Physical Conditioning craft. Emphasis will be on speed/quickness, cardiovascular and strength development. Open to Seniors only.
Lacrosse: This is an instructional craft, teaching cradling, shooting, offensive and defensive skills. Campers can choose to join a team and compete with other teams. Bring your helmet, pads and stick if possible.
Riflery: This craft teaches basic rifle range safety skills and shooting technique. Participants will work on CMP award progression, physical and mental skill development, and competition preparation. Campers will be eligible to compete on the intercamp team.
Riflery Clinic: The riflery clinic will offer campers extra opportunity to receive more one-one-one attention, work through individual form and technique, and progress through the Civilian Marksmen Program (CMP) awards. Through assorted mini-competitions and drills, campers will refine their skills in preparation for intercamp competitions. Priority is given to seven weekers; the clinic is not open to two-weekers. The clinic meets for two full periods every day. There are no extra costs
Soccer: Campers learn or improve their skills in passing, dribbling, shooting, ball control, and defensive skills. Boys are grouped by age and may choose to compete on an intercamp team.
Tennis: Campers improve their strokes, serves, and volleying skills on hard surface and clay courts. Campers may choose to join the camp team and compete against other camps.
Running: This small group activity focuses on conditioning athletes for a variety of activities, including stretching, short and medium distance running, and other events. Campers can choose to compete in community-sponsored races.
Ultimate Frisbee: Campers learn throwing and catching techniques, offensive and defensive strategies and skills, and competition rules. Boys may choose to compete on an intercamp team.