Here are answers to most questions about ONE STEP CLOSER CAMPS. If you still have questions, please contact the Camp Director at: slaats@lakeforest.edu or 847.735.5290.

DATE: Volleyball Camp: June 25th-29th 2017

TIME: Campers must report to camp between 3:30-4:30pm on June 25th for Volleyball Camp. OSC Camp officially ends on Thursday at 12:30pm with an awards ceremony until 1:00pm.

COST: Resident Campers: $600 and Commuter Campers $550

COMMUTERS: Download the Commuter Information FAQ sheet.


$25 per camper if 8 or more provided the following occurs:

  • ALL must come together in ONE envelope
  • Must have a rooming list enclosed (4 campers per room)
  • Must have a group contact person listed

$25 per camper for sisters (two or more from same family)

AGE GROUPS: Girls entering grades 5-9 are eligible to attend camp. Campers will be grouped into teams and leagues based on age and ability.

HOUSING: Campers will reside in unique four person dormitory rooms with washroom facilities in each room.

TYPICAL DAY AT CAMP: A typical day of One Step Closer camp consists of volleyball instruction and skill work in the mornings and a combination of stations, contests, team practices and games during the afternoon and evening sessions.

Recreational swimming is available for OSC Campers following each evening session.

What to bring? Pillow, sleeping bag/sheets, blanket, fan, radio, snacks, gym shoes, clothes, swimsuit, money.

Can we bring food? YES. Please be sure to clean up after yourselves.

Do I need towels? YES. Please plan to pack  bath towel, washcloth and hand towel for your room. Also, plan to bring a beach towel if you intend to use the pool during your breaks from games.