Preparing Boys for Life

Sports Academy: Cross-Country


Love XC? Join us for a week of running camp where you will receive individual instruction, technical training, education, team concepts, and all the FUN our sport has to offer. The Sports Academy – Cross Country Camp is open to boys & girls K-8th grade.

Our staff will evaluate and place participants in groups based on age, experience, and ability.  Staff will work with your child to improve their movement, balance, mindfulness, confidence, and agility, as well as the proper biomechanics and techniques related to XC.



Dates and Details

July 26-30, 2021


Open to rising K-8th grade boys & girls 


Michael Toomey
Head of the Cross-Country Program, The Haverford School 

What to Bring

  • Bagged lunch (we are nut-free)
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • All proper equipment including running shoes, watches, running hat, towel, extra shirt

Daily Schedule


8:30 a.m. Drop Off; 2:30 p.m. Pick Up

On Track - Warm Up
On Track / Fields Session I – Running Workout
Instructional Period - Coach Demonstrations, Guest Speakers
Lunch Break/Indoor Teaching Period
On Track / Fields Session 2 – Core / Strength Workout
Afternoon Videos


8:30 a.m. Drop Off; 12 p.m. Pick Up 

On Track - Warm Up
On Track / Field Session I – Drills, Games, Relays
11 a.m. - Camp Awards Ceremony