Kokushikai Judo Camp Mission: To create an environment for learning judo in a beautiful setting with a friendly atmosphere, the comfort of good food, a clean facility, and taught by renowned instructors who have dedicated their lives to the education and development of the mind, body and spirit. We welcome all ages and levels to challenge themselves in the pursuit of excellence year after year.
Celita Schutz, 3x US Judo Olympian
Kokushikai Judo Camp is pleased to announce the return of our core group of instructors. All instructors bring international experience combined with their outstanding life accomplishments. It is their pure passion of teaching that sparks all participants of Kokushiaki Judo Camp to excel with the spirit of judo.
Camp Ground Facilities:
Kokushikai Judo Camp occurs on the grounds of Camp Wayne for Boys and is situated on over 400 acres with two private lakes. It is located in the northeast corner of Pennsylvania approximately 2 ½ hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Some features include:
♦ 10,000 square feet of official mat area for practice
♦ 1,500 square feet matted Studio designated for
Yoga or controlled children’s practice
♦ Indoor and covered outdoor training areas
♦ Private Rooms with private bathrooms and showers
♦ 2 Waterfront Lakes with a fishing dock
♦ Heated, Olympic-size Swimming Pool with Lifeguard
♦ 24/7 Nurse on Staff with Trainer’s Room
♦ Fitness Center
♦ Ropes Course with Zip Line
♦ 3 Outdoor Basketball Court
♦ Two Soccer Fields
♦ Lighted Tennis Courts
♦ Jogging Trails
♦ Dining Hall with Kitchen Staff
Cirriculum and Activities:
All participants will be assigned to training tracks with others of similar ability to maximize appropriate training intensity. Competitor training is conducted for the group of elite junior and senior athletes. Regardless of ability, all groups are exposed to all instructors. Separate newaza (ground techniques) and tachi-waza (standing techniques) will be thoroughly covered. Campers will also be given plenty of open mat time for randori (free sparring) to try out the new skills they have learned during the day with close supervision of the instructors.
Speciality classes such as Kata instruction, Brazilian Jiujitsu for Judo, Yoga, and Massage Therapy are also offered to balance out the program as well as the popular Japanese cultural class.
The ropes course, zip line and lake activities return with the usual optional activities such as fishing, swimming, hiking, jogging, soccer, tennis, basketball,..or just relaxing lake side.
Campers from ages 6-18 will be housed in age appropriate groups no larger than 12 per group. All groups will have the supervision of 2 counselors. Adults can choose cabin, private or semi-private room accommodations.
All meals served in the Camp Dining Hall are included in the fee. In addition, we will have a canteen open during certain hours for the purchase of snacks and apparel.
Family or friends picking up campers are invited to attend the Closing Ceremonies and have lunch on the final day
For more information, please visit www.kokushikai.com.
Kokushikai Judo Camp