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About Camp Run Wild!

Northwestern Cross Country Camp Run Wild will provide an excellent kickoff for your summer training program and will help prepare you for your upcoming season.
 The camp features four days of training, conditioning, goal setting and fun! It is staffed by certified coaches, NCAA All-Americans, and Northwestern Cross Country
student-athletes. You will receive group and individual instruction. 
Campers will enjoy beautiful runs along Evanston’s Lake Michigan shore and the NU campus.
The camp is open to any and all, limited only by age and the number of participants. Boys and girls entering grades 6-12 are eligible to attend camp.


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Camp Information:

Camp Dates:  June 23-26, 2015

Camp Location:  Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Camp Run Wild is located at beautiful Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. along Chicago's North Shore. Experience incredible views as you Run Wild along the famous Lakefront path and play on the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan.  (More Details)

Check-In:  June 23rd, Between 1:00 and 2:00pm

Check-in will take place at Kemper Residence Hall (2420 Campus Drive). Campers should eat lunch prior to check-in.

Check-Out:  June 26th, 12:30pm

Check-out will take place at Kemper Residence Hall (2420 Campus Drive).  Lunch is not provided on the final day of camp.

What to Bring:

Bedding/Sleeping bag, towel(s), running shoes, appropriate running attire, swimming suit, snacks, spending money, water bottle.

Camp Store:

The camp store will be open daily providing campers the opportunity to buy snacks, drinks and other essentials for their Camp Run Wild experience.  Campers may purchase items using cash or parents may buy Camp Cash (Declining Balance Account) prior to camp during the registration process.  To purchase camp cash click here.

Sample Daily Schedule:

7:30 AM - Breakfast

8:30 AM - Team Building Activity

9:00 AM - Primary Run

11:30 AM - Running Education

12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Beach Time

3:00 PM - Afternoon Run and Auxillary Training

5:30 PM - Dinner

7:00 PM - Running Education

8:00 PM - Social Activity

10:30 PM - Lights Out


Call Audrey Huth at 586-322-1765.


Every precaution will be used to prevent accidents. We do not, however, assume any responsibility for medical, dental, or expenses incurred as a result of participation in camp. A parent or guardian must sign the application before a runner will be accepted into the camp. A certified athletic trainer will be at every camp session.


Any violation or abuse of the camp rules will cause immediate removal without refund. (Camp Rules)

Camp Rates:

All camp rates include camp tuition, lodging, meals (3 meals per day beginning at dinner 6/23 and ending with breakfast 6/26) and an Under Armour T-shirt. 

Individual Registration:  $480 ($455 before March 1st)

Fee per camper for individuals. 

Team Rate Registration:  $455

Fee per camper for individuals registering with three or more campers from the same school.  Campers do not have to register at the same time, however, should fewer than three campers from the same team not register and attend camp the full regular registration rate will be due.

Family Rate Registration:  $455

Fee per camper for individuals registering with two or more siblings from the same family. Siblings do not have to register at the same time, however, should fewer than three campers from the same family not register and attend camp the full regular registration rate will be due.

Commuter Rate Registration:  $380

Fee per camper for individuals commuting to and from camp from home. Commuters are responsible for arriving at camp each morning at 7:30AM and must be picked-up no later than 9:00PM.

Other Fees / Options:

Linens:  $10 Fee

- Campers who choose not to bring their own bedding/Pillow/sleeping bag may rent linens.

Airport Pick-Up / Drop-Off:  $50 Round Trip

- Campers needing pick-up from the airport may arrange their own transportation or use the camp shuttle.  The shuttle will tentatively pick-up on 6/23 at Chicago Midway Airport at 11:30am and at Chicago O'Hare Airport at 12:30pm.  On 6/26 the shuttle will drop off at O'Hare Airport at 1:30pm and at Midway Airport at 2:30pm.

Lost Key:  $250 Fee

- Campers who lose their residence hall keys will be charged a fee of $250 for the costs to replacement of the key and locks.  

Registration Deadline:

June 8th, 2015

Deposit / Payments: 

At the time of registration a non-refundable deposit of $150 is due.  Campers may choose to pay the full amount of their camp rate at the time of registration or at anytime up until check-in. 

Payment Options:

Camp fees may be paid by credit card or check (Payable to:  "April Likhite XC Camps, LLC").  If paying by credit card on our web site a service fee for each transaction will be charged.  Payments made at check-in may only be paid by check or money order.

Refund Policy:

Deposits will not be refunded.  Refund requests for remaining camp fees paid will be refunded in full if requested more than 14-days prior to the camp start date. Refund requests made within 14-days of the camp start date will only be considered for family emergencies or a campers medical issue that would prevent the camper from participating.  Documentation may be required.  Contact camp director Audrey Huth for refund requests.


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