MAC Summer Camps

Get ready for a fun summer at MAC!

MAC offers a huge variety of camps and classes for all ages and interests. Registration is now open. Members, log into the website to view all MAC's summer camps and classes including those listed below.

Public camps

The following camps are also open to nonmembers. Use the link below to download and print the registration form. Mail completed registration form(s) to
MAC Summer Camps, c/o Youth Programs, 1849 SW Salmon, Portland, OR 97205,

Click here for the 2017 non-member registration form

Contact Emily Shupp at eshupp@themac.com or 503-517-7582 with questions.


SHERRI MURRELL GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP (girls ages 8 to 14)

This camp is led by Sherri Murrell, the former Portland State Women’s coach for nine seasons. She guided the Vikings to their most successful six-year stretch at the NCAA Division I level. Murrell surpassed the 100-career wins mark at PSU in 2012-2013, becoming just the second coach in Portland State history to eclipse the 100-win mark. Coach Murrell analyzes players’ skills and teaches how to incorporate these skills in team play. During the camp, a nutritionist speaks about proper nutrition for athletes and a sports psychologist works with athletes’ mental game, including focus, confidence, pressure and performance. This camp is for players who have at least two years of experience playing on a team. When registering, it is required that you submit your child’s experience. MAC staff may suggest alternative camps to ensure all athletes benefit. 7/17-7/21 M-F 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. MAC gyms $294

 

BOYS COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL CAMP (boys ages 9 to 14)

This year’s competitive camp for boys features some highly touted MAC member coaches, including Herb Brown, Nick Robertson and Michael Holton. Morning sessions are led by Nick Robertson, who emphasizes individual basketball fundamentals and basketball-specific speed, agility and quickness. Afternoon sessions are led by a different coach, who places emphasis on his specialized skill set. This camp fine tunes game fundamentals and focuses on team play. Offensive and defensive systems are coached and put into game scenarios. During the camp, a nutritionist speaks about proper nutrition for athletes and a sports psychologist works with athletes on their mental game, including focus, confidence, pressure and performance. After initial assessments, groups are made based on skill level, not age. This camp is for players who have at least two years of experience playing on a team. When registering, it is required that you submit your child’s experience. MAC staff may suggest alternative camps to ensure all athletes benefit. 7/31-8/4 M-F 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. MAC gyms $294

 

AL-FAROUQ BASKETBALL AMINU CAMP (ages 6 to 14)

Al-Farouq Aminu was ranked as one of the top college recruits in the nation from the class of 2008. As a freshman at Wake Forest during the 2008-2009 season, he was a unanimous selection for the ACC All-Freshman team. In the 2010 NBA draft Aminu was selected in the 8th overall pick by the LA Clippers. He played for New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks before signing a four-year contract in July 2015 with the Portland Trailblazers. During the camp, campers work on improving fundamental skills, including shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and playing defense. 8/14-8/17 M-TH 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. MAC gyms $240

 

NEIL LOMAX FOOTBALL CAMP (ages 6 to 13)

Neil Lomax, one of Oregon’s all-time greatest football players, returns for another summer to lead a MAC football camp. Lomax is a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. As a quarterback for Portland State University, Lomax finished his career with 90 NCAA records. After PSU, Lomax played eight seasons in the NFL and was twice named to the Pro Bowl. This is a non-contact camp where campers learn the fundamentals of football and how to play a variety of positions. Campers are divided by age to ensure the best instruction. They should bring a water bottle and sunscreen. Cleats are optional. 6/26-6/30 M-F 9-11 a.m. Lincoln High School $154 Campers meet at MAC before going to the Lincoln High School field. The first wave of campers leave MAC at 8:50 sharp.

 

NIGEL BURTON FOOTBALL CAMP (ages 6 to 14)

Football coach Nigel Burton returns to lead his best summer camp yet. Burton is currently a football analyst for Pac-12 Networks, Comcast Sportsnet and NBC Universal. He previously coached at Oregon State and Nevada and was the head coach at Portland State. At this camp, current and former NFL, OSU, U of O and PSU stars guest coach and sign autographs. Campers improve skills, compete in drills and games, and get ready for the upcoming season. Safety and inclusion are paramount, so this is not a padded camp. Both boys and girls are welcome. Campers should bring cleats, mouth guard, sunscreen, water and a great attitude. 7/10-7/14 M-F 9-11 a.m. Lincoln High School $154 Campers meet at MAC before going to the Lincoln High School field. The first wave of campers leave MAC at 8:50 sharp.

 

DENNIS SULLIVAN BOYS LACROSSE CAMP (boy ages 8 to 13)

This summer, experience lacrosse, one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. MAC boys and their guests get quality individual instruction in basic lacrosse skills and team play. Players learn the basic fundamentals of passing, shooting and dodging, as well as defensive techniques. Games are built into this camp. This camp is designed for players with prior lacrosse experience. When registering, it is required that you submit your child’s experience. MAC staff may suggest alternative camps to ensure all athletes benefit. Dennis Sullivan, the head lacrosse coach at Oregon Episcopal School (OES), heads this week-long camp. Sullivan attended Brown University where he was an All-American, All-Ivy League, team captain and team MVP. After college, he played professionally for the New Jersey Pride. He later coached high school lacrosse in New Jersey and was named the 2002 state coach of the year. Sticks, helmets, shoulder pads, elbow pads and gloves are available at OES if needed. Participants who have equipment are asked to bring it to camp. All campers must bring a mouthpiece, cup, and a T-shirt to fit over their shoulder pads, as well as a water bottle and sunscreen with their name on it. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from OES. Campers should bring a sack lunch. 7/10-7/14 M-F 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oregon Episcopal School $180


HOLLY ZIEGLER GIRLS LACROSSE CAMP (ages 6 to 10)

Holly Ziegler, head coach of St. Mary’s Academy and 3d Oregon, offers MAC a week of lacrosse instruction and team play. Ziegler led the Blues to consecutive state championship titles in 2007 and 2008. A former collegiate All-American and All-Ivy League, Ziegler attended Dartmouth College. Ziegler was inducted into the Oregon Lacrosse Hall of Fame for her contributions to lacrosse as a player, coach and umpire. Games are built into this camp. Sticks and goggles are provided; players with their own equipment are asked to bring it. Campers must bring a mouthguard, water bottle and sunscreen with their name on it. 6/26-6/30 M-F 2-4 p.m. Lincoln High School $154 Campers meet at MAC before going to the Lincoln High School field. The first wave of campers leave MAC at 1:50 sharp.


TIFFENY MILBRETT SOCCER CAMP (ages 6 to 13)

Tiffeny Milbrett is one of the world’s top women soccer players. She had a highly successful collegiate career at University of Portland as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 103 goals, and she won Olympic gold with the U.S. National team. In this camp, boys and girls are divided up into age groups and receive instruction on various aspects of the game. 7/17-7/21 M-F 9-11 a.m. Lincoln High School $154 Campers meet at MAC camp check-in before going to the Lincoln High School field. The first wave of campers leave MAC at 8:50 sharp.


PORTLAND TIMBERS SOCCER CAMP (ages 7 to 14)

The Portland Timbers again team up with MAC for a fun summer camp designed for all skill levels. Players work through a variety of stations and play soccer-related activities and games focused on skill development. Portland Timbers coaching staff lead this camp on the Providence Park pitch. MAC Member Coach and 2015 MLS Cup MVP Diego Valeri will make an appearance during the camp. For more information, contact Camps/Classes Supervisor Mike Donovan at 503-517-7578 or MDonovan@themac.com. 8/14-8/18 M-F 2-4 p.m. Providence Park $154 Campers meet at MAC before going to Providence Park.