2015 Foundation Running Camp
August 21, 5:50pm - On behalf of Tim and the rest of the Foundation Staff, we want to thank all campers for a wonderful week. Best wishes for a safe and successful Fall Season, and we will see you next summer! - Mike
August 21, 5:48pm - Bus #1 has arrived at the Suffolk stop!
August 21, 5:28pm - GPS says 15 minutes until Bus #1 arrives at the Suffolk County bus stop!
August 21, 4:59pm - Bus #1 and #2 have arrived at North Shore HS! Bus #1 is now on the way to the Suffolk County bus stop!
August 21, 4:33pm - Bus #4 and #5 have arrived at Wantagh HS and Bus #3 has arrived at Valley Stream North HS! Bus #1 and #2 are almost to North Shore HS.
August 21, 3:37pm - Update! North Shore bus is only 40 minutes away from home!
August 21, 3:27pm - Valley Stream bus is within an hour of it's destination. The Wantagh buses and the North Shore buses are within and hour and a half. The Suffolk bus will be later after a quick stop at North Shore HS!
August 21, 1:47pm - All five buses left camp at 1:20pm and most non-bus-riders have been picked up! This is ahead of schedule, so please adjust your pick up times at the bus stops! We've got a ton of pics going up on the Foundation Running Camp Facebook page from this morning :)
August 21, 9:30am - The rain has come and gone, and campers & staff are cleaning their bunks and starting the packing process. Our final training session is coming up at 10:00am, then it's time to say goodbye!
August 20, 9:52pm - And the winners of the Talent Show are..... 3rd place: "The Irish Step Dancers", 2nd place: "The Drummers from Manhasset" and the Champions was "Foundation Sports Camp; Black Light Edition"! Thanks to Chris and Ashley for providing the winners with some sweet Nike swag!!! Curfew...10:45pm!
August 20, 5:36pm - The weather couldn't have been nicer today! At dinner now, then off to the Talent Show at 7:30pm. We've got 14 great acts coming up! Expecting some rain tomorrow, but we will have one last training session after breakfast tomorrow.
August 20, 11:26am - Campers and Staff got to sleep in this morning, then chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast! The weather has cooled and morning training is underway. This afternoon we look forward to our final breakout sessions. Our Sports Medicine Interns will be learning how to wrap and tape ankles and the Leardership Academy will be conquering the Zip Line today!
August 19, 9:52pm - Exciting. Intense. Emotional. FUN. Color War 2015 has come to an end. And the winner? Team RED!!!! Pics to come later tonight on our Facebook pages. For now, it's off the Ice Cream Parlor and the Canteen before curfew. Tomorrow morning is "Sleep in Late" Day with wake up at 8:45pm! Can't believe this week is almost over :(
August 19, 5:30pm - Just finished out pre-Color War BBQ Dinner. Just a half an hour away from the start of the 2015 Foundation Color War!!!
August 19, 11:33am - Be sure that you get all the memories from camp and order a Foundation Camp DVD! DVD's will have video and pictures from a great week at camp and will be mailed home 4-6 weeks after camp! Email Mike to order!
August 19, 11:08am - Up early again for training today. A beautiful morning, and all minds seem to be focused on the big event tonight...COLOR WAR! After the workout, breakfast and a quick dip in the pool, campers are now meeting in their Color War teams - planning events, cheers and strategy! Campers get to enjoy R&R today, with no afternoon workout planned it's all about Rest and Recreation! Boating this afternoon!
August 18, 9:41pm - Tonight is the night for fun! Campers started on the camp island for a huge bonfire roasting marshmallows and making s'mores, then it's off to the camp-wide DANCE with DJ vanderBlotten!
August 18, 4:00pm - Some great afternoon classes our campers got to choose from! Personalized Power & Flexibility, Yoga, Project Adventure, Nutrition and Nike presentations on the Nike Cross Nationals! In addition, our Leadership Academy conquered the Low Ropes course including the "Trust Fall", "Team Spider Web" and "Moby Deck". Our Sports Medicine Interns learned CPR and were able to practice chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on mannaquin's! All the dummy's survived :)
August 18, 9:48am - BEAT THE HEAT! We changed the schedule around today and did our training in the cool morning air starting at 7:00am, then to breakfast for French Toast and fresh fruit. We will be holding all of our morning breakout sessions before lunch. This afternoon, we'll be in the air-conditioned movie theater!
August 17, 8:14pm - We are beginning to get a few pics up on our Foundation Facebook Page. Please be patient, so many campers!
August 17, 7:54pm - Lots to do after dinner tonight. Most campers headed to the Ice Cream Parlor for some soft serve and caught the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" in the movie theater. Others opted for beach volleyball under the lights! At 8:30pm Chris and Ashley from Nike will be headliners in the first annual Foundation/Nike Fashion Show, where campers will model the most cutting edge Nike apparel!
August 17, 3:45pm - Our three additional workshops are now underway. The campers in the LEADERSHIP ACADEMY are discussing characteristics of good leaders. The SPORTS MEDICINE INTERNS are beginning to explore careers in sports that relate to health science. Finally, our AP XC campers are comparing training philosophies as it relates to running!
August 17, 2:33pm - It's after lunch and campers are getting ready for our FOUNDATION BREAK-OUT SESSIONS! Campers get to choose which classes they go to; Yoga, Plyometrics, XC Race preparation, Hard-CORE workout, College Recruiting, Injury Prevention and more! Plus, our Chris and Ashley from Nike will present "A Day in the Life: Working at Nike"!
August 17, 12:43pm - Wow, it's hot! Campers are keeping hydrated and had a great morning workout. Straight into the pool and the lake right after!
August 16, 9:01 - Campers enjoying some time at the canteen before curfew. First full day of camp tomorrow :)
August 16, 7:03pm - Check out what rolled into Camp today! The Nike AirStream Mobile!
August 16, 5:03pm - Our first training session is underway! Campers are getting to know each other and lots of smiles here at Foundation 2015! Chix Parm for dinner tonight with full salad bar. Lots of alternatives as well. Evening program is camp orientation and GAME SHOW NIGHT!
August 16, 2:03pm - All five buses have arrived! Campers have checked in and are headed down to take the swim test! Our first workout will be at 4:00pm for all programs.
August 16, 10:19am - All buses are on the road to Foundation Sports Camp at Camp Pontiac. Staff meeting just ended are we are pumped for a great week!
August 16, 8:59amBus #1 in Suffolk County is loading and just about ready to go!
UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SLEEPAWAY CAMP!
Foundation Sleepaway Camp @Camp Pontiac, August 16 - 21, 2015
Foundation Day Camp @Bethpage State Park, July 13 - 17, 2015
Foundation Youth Track Camp @Bellmore, NY, July 13 - 16, 2015
Our 2015 Camps and Programs:
The Foundation Youth Track & Field/Speed Camp, Bellmore, NY FLYER
July 13 - 16, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm Daily Grades K - 8th
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August 16 - 21, 2015
August 2015 at beautiful Camp Pontiac. In addition to our Cross Country Program, we also offer an amazing Middle School Program for campers entering grades 6, 7 and 8 and a FULL Track & Field Program including Speed & Sprints, Hurdles, Throws, High Jump, Long & Triple Jump, Racewalking and the Pole Vault events.