2013 Kentucky Gymnastics Camp

Feb. 20, 2013

-- Updated May 8, 2013 with additional sessions --

2013 Kentucky Gymnastics Camp Get Acrobat Reader |Online Registration: June 23-27 (Full) or June 28-30

Mark your calendars -- June 23-27, 2013 (June 23-27 registration is no longer available as all the available spots are currently filled) and/or June 28-30 -- for summer camp at the University of Kentucky. The camp is offered to female gymnasts ages 7 - 18.

At the UK gymnastics camp, we are committed to providing a learning environment that is fun and challenging to the campers. Our qualified staff has many years experience in competitive level coaching and will provide a safe and productive atmosphere.

Campers will spend the day receiving gymnastics instruction with the evenings filled with activities and entertainment. Each gymnast will have the opportunity to train with top collegiate and elite coaches in the state-of-the-art Nutter Field House Gymnasium.

Camp Staff


Tim Garrison Head Coach • Second Season

  • Produced 10 NCAA All-Americans at Nebraska
  • Helped lead Nebraska to the NCAA Tournament every season, including two Super Six appearances and two Big 12 Championships
  • Five-time USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year for Southern California (1999, 2001, 02, 03, 04) while at SCEGA Gymnastics where he produced 27 national champions, 10 Junior Olympic National Team members and four Elite National Team members
  • Personal coach at the 2000 Olympic trials in Boston, Mass., and 2011 World Championships in Ghent, Belgium
  • USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year in 2009 for Nebraska (club)

Chuck Dickerson Assistant Coach • Sixth Season

  • 2010 Gymnastics Assistant Coach of the Year for the central region by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches
  • 2002 Texas USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year
  • During eight years at Rowland/Ballard Gymnastics in Kingwood, Texas, seven of his athletes received Division-I scholarships and 15 went on to claim national championships
  • Spent 10 years working under famed coach Bela Karolyi, coaching three national champions

Mary McDaniel Assistant Coach • Second Season

  • 20-plus years of coaching club
  • Has coached numerous athletes to USA Gymnastics Western Nationals and level 10 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Nationals
  • 15 years as a member of the USA Gymnastics Kansas State Administrative Committee

Camp Schedule

Session I
Sun., June 23

1:00-3:00 pm Check-in (Only cash & checks accepted day of registration)
3:30-4:00 pm Introduction
4:00-6:00 pm Session I
6:15-6:45 pm Picnic Dinner
7:00 pm Back to Dorms - Commuter Pick Up

Mon., Tues. & Wed., June 24-26

7:30 am Wake-up
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Gymnastics
12:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 4:30 pm Gymnastics
5:15 pm Dinner
6:15 pm Evening Activites
7:15 pm Back to Dorms - Commuter Pick Up

Thurs., June 27

8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 11:30 am Gymnastics
11:30 am Awards and Dismissal

Session II
Friday June 28th

10:00 -12:00  Registration
1:15 pm Camp starts
7:00 pm  Camp ends

Saturday June 29th

9:00 am Camp starts
7:00 pm Camp ends

Sunday June 30th

9:00 am  Camp starts
4:00 pm Awards/Camp ends


In order to participate in camp, a copy of a physical exam formmust be provided at the time of registration. This form must be signed and dated (within 12 months of the date of the camp) by a physician, or bring the UK Medical Form Get Acrobat Reader (completed by a physician) sent with the acceptance letter.


All camp correspondence will be conducted via e-mail.


On campus Housing will be provided in the UK dormitories. Supervision will be provided by the staff at all times.

For campers to stay overnight at any UK Athletics Camp, the camper must be at least 12 years of a ge at the start of the camp.


For June 23-27 Camp:

  • $500.00 Overnight camper fee
  • $400.00 Commuter camper fee (lunch/dinner)

For June 28-30 Camp:

  • $350.00 Overnight camper fee
  • $250.00 Commuter camper fee (lunch/dinner)

Group Discounts:

  1. 10% discount to any sibling
  2. Any camper over a group of 10 recieves a 20% discount. (For more information email chuck.dickerson@uky.edu or call 859.257.5185.)

* A $100.00 deposit per camper is due upon registration

You will not be able to pay by credit card at check-in. ONLY CHECKS OR CASH.