2019 Summer Strength Camp

Mid Columbia Medical Center’s Sports Medicine Department is pleased to announce our 8th annual series of FREE summer strength & conditioning camps for local youth athletes.

These five-week-long camps are designed to enhance athletic performance, reduce the risk of common athletic injuries, and prep athletes for the upcoming sports season.

As always, our focus is on fun, camaraderie, and positive encouragement, while providing safe and professional coaching from a team of credentialed and experienced fitness and healthcare professionals.


  • Open to all middle school and high school students
  • No need to be participating in a current sport
  • Must have signed waiver

A series of camp sessions devoted to proper technique, form and safety in:

  • Running technique, speed development, agility and cutting
  • Plyometrics, explosiveness, and jump training
  • Basic and advanced weight-training
  • Prevention of common sports injuries
  • Basic nutrition and hydration education

Camp Schedule

We will be running a series of 5 week long camps tailored to specific athletic populations in The Dalles, Dufur, White Salmon, and Hood River. Space is limited so sign up on this page today!

  • Program
  • The Dalles HS Advanced
  • The Dalles HS Novice
  • The Dalles Middle School All Sports
  • Dufur High School All Sports
  • Hood River Program (All Sports)
  • White Salmon High School All Sports
  • White Salmon Middle School All Sports
  • Day & Time
  • Mon-Thurs (5-7pm)
  • Mon-Thurs (3-4:30pm)
  • Mon & Wed (3-4:30pm)
  • Mon & Wed (6-8pm)
  • Tues & Thurs (8-9:30am)
  • Tues -Thurs (5:30-7:00pm)
  • See below for dates (5:30-7:00pm)
  • Location
  • Amaton Field & TDHS Weight Room
  • Amaton Field & TDHS Weight Room
  • Amaton Field & TDHS Weight Room
  • Dufur High School
  • Horizon Christian School
  • Columbia High School
  • Columbia High School


In an effort to be accessible to all athletes in the area, MCMC is pleased to be offering these camps free of charge to all participants.

Our Team

Our coaching staff has been hand assembled from credentialed health and fitness professionals with extensive experience in sports injury prevention, strength and conditioning, rehabilitation, and athletic coaching. With years of experience in the medical field, our team will provide cutting edge training methodologies with an emphasis on safety, fun, and preventing injuries.

Our Team Includes:

  • Nicholas Dills, Physical Therapist, Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Joe Lanzetti, MAT, Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Esther Ferguson, Certified Athletic Trainer
  • John Barresse, Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Megan Jeffris, Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Carly Jackson, Sports Medicine PA-C

Camp Info:

Columbia Tue-Thur (HS)
Starts June 18th (HS)
June 18-20, 27, July 11, 18 & 25 (MS)

Dufur Mon, Wed
Starts June 10th

The Dalles Mon-Thur (HS) Mon, Wed (MS)
Starts June 24th

Hood River Tues, Thurs
Starts June 25th

Between July 30th and Aug 13th the camp schedule will vary due to teams possibly beginning pre practice conditioning.

Download Summer Strength Camp Flyer Here

Summer Strength Camp Photos

Summer Strength Camp Registration

Registration is required.