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2018 Camp Sessions



Week 1: July 8-13


Week 2: July 15-20


Week 3: July 22-27

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2018 Registration Online [CLOSED]       2017 Camp Fill Rates



    Established in 1974, the Clear Lake/White Pass Cross Country Camp is the oldest continuously running Cross Country Camp in the Northwest. The camp differentiates itself from other running camps by presenting a program designed to help all campers develop their skills, regardless of abilities or experiences. Since 1984 the camp has been based at White Pass Ski Resort and Condominiums. This site allows a training elevation between 4500-6000 feet. Every year over 420 runners from all over the Northwest, Alaska & California attend the camp.



    A 6 day residence camp for boys and girls ages 13 through High School at White Pass Resort; White Pass, Washington.
    Accommodations at the Village Inn Condominiums at White Pass. Village Inn Web Site
    The comprehensive educational program includes lectures and group discussions on issues such as nutrition, injury prevention, race strategy, flexibility, cross training, college preparation, goal setting, leadership development, running in college, uphill & downhill running technique, workout planning and more.
    A Running Technique Analysis is conducted for each camper.
    Training and conversation with collegiate and other elite runners.
    Cross country relay activities, the Mountain Challenge run, and the end of camp Time Trial.
    The camp features a volleyball tournament, swimming, dances, movies and hiking.
    Make friends and meet other runners from around the Northwest.
    Team building games, medicine ball drills, plyometrics for runners, daily runs and workouts, and much more.
    Registration fee includes instruction, meals, lodging, official camp T-shirt, camp pin, instructional notebook, and a photo CD of camp activities.
    Meals are prepared at the White Pass Day Lodge.
    End of camp Awards Ceremony.



    The cost of the camp is $ (see registration).
    The amount may be paid in full or a $ (see registration) deposit will hold your place in camp with the balance due before June TBA.
Return registration with deposit or full payment to:


2018 Registration Online [CLOSED]


    Confirmation packets will be emailed prior to camp. They will include a packing list, directions, medical information form and schedule.
    If registering with teammates or friends, be sure to request the same camp dates.
    Registrations are non-transferable to other individuals.
There will be a $ TBA fee charged for processing a cancellation prior to June 1. There will be no refunds after June 1.

Camp Director:


Phil English
    A native of Ireland, Phil has competed in the World Cross Country Championship and other international competitions. A Washington State University graduate, he has coached numerous boys and girls state champions. He is currently head coach at Eisenhower High School in Yakima. He has coached state championship teams at Carroll H.S. in 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, and at Eisenhower in 1987, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2000 and both boys and girls in 2010. Phil was elected the 2001 National High School Girls' Cross Country Coach of the Year.

Camp Staff:


Robin Bryson Driver

Eisenhower High School


Doug Fulton

South Whidbey High School



Robert Price

Eisenhower High School



Bruce McDowell

Cedarcrest High School



Joe Clark

Lakes High School



Patty Ley

Gonzaga University



Richard LaLonde

Elma High School



Matt Koenigs

Trinity Lutheran University



Dan Neeway

Sunset High School, OR



Kevin Ryan

Sehome High School



Jeff Hashimoto

Ellensburg High School



Mike Barbero

University High School



Dusty Patrick

Riverside High School



Dean Vergillo

Cedarcrest High School



Chelsea VanDeBrake

Eastlake High School



Jay Bartlett

Richland High School



Erin Fraser

South Kitsap High School



Ivan Alfaro

Eisenhower High School



Kelly Richards

Inglemoor High School


    Not all coaches will attend all sessions.


    A number of current collegiate athletes serve as counselors aiding in athlete supervision and instruction.




    "This is the best camp ever."



            Gina Gauriz (South Kitsap H.S.)


    "If people are waiting and being turned down months before the camp even begins, you know it's going to be good."


            Lars Blazina (North Kitsap H.S.)


    "The camp was off the charts. Fun, educational and a great way to kick-off the summer training."


            Joey Bywater (Lake Stevens H.S.)


    "Camp was a blast! I loved it! Best time of my life."


            Alyssa Andrews (Gig Harbor H.S.)


    "The camp is amazing and the people are fabulous!"


            Kim Seitz (Riverside H.S.)


    "I learned more in this 1-week than in my entire XC season!"


            Winona VanAlstyne (W.F. West H.S.)


    "I really enjoyed the camp. I learned a lot and got some pretty intense workouts in."


            Marina Kaminsky (Olympia H.S.)


    "This camp is amazing! You become a better runner and person. I loved it!"


            Dustyn Moir (Hoquiam H.S.)


    "This camp was the best camp I've been too.....ever!"


            Ty Reisenaur (Riverside H.S.)


    "You will not know how much there is to running, until you come to this camp."


            Gracen Gonzales (Sunnyside H.S.)


    "I love this camp! It's everything you would want out of a camp and more."


            Stephanie Shuel (West Valley H.S.)


    "Loved camp once again, I think I'd stay all year if I could."


            Megan Wrzesinski (Onalaska H.S.)


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For More Information Contact:

Phil English, Camp Director       Darcy English, Registration
Email: EnglishP@wolfenet.com
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