UNFORTUANTELY, WE CAN NO LONGER PROCESS CREDIT CARDS FOR THE 2014 PIN2WIN CAMPS. TO REGISTER FOR THE CAMPS:

- Print and complete the Camp Application / Health Form

- Mail in the Application & Health Form with the deposit

 

TECHNIQUE AND INTENSIVE CAMP - JULY 13-17, 2014 - $425

Ages 10-18 unless accompanied by a parent or adult. There will be two techniques sessions a day, a workout session, and some live wrestling in the evenings.

 

Our technique camp is designed for individuals or teams. Campers will be taught technique and drills that will help improve their performance and help them achieve their goals. Coach Mills uses his energetic and entertaining style to teach techniques that he used to pin his way around the world. He will teach every day as well as having many great guest clinicians.

 

A tournament will be held at the end of camp getting 7 to 9 matches each.

 

TECHNIQUE AND COMPETITION CAMP - JULY 20-24, 2014 - $425

Campers must be going into at least 6th grade to attend the competition camp. Campers will receive the same great technique and drill sessions as well as great competition from all over the country. Wrestlers will be critiqued immediately after each match in the first tournament. Campers will have the opportunity to wrestle 14-18 matches.

 

First, second, and third place tournament winners will receive Pin2Win awards!!!

 

NEW - 8 DAY INTENSIVE CAMP JULY 13-20, 2014 - $800

Must be entering 6th grade or higher.

 

NEW - 8 DAY INTENSIVE CAMP JULY 17-24, 2014 - $800

Must be entering 6th grade or higher.

 

NEW - 12 DAY INTENSIVE CAMP JULY 13-24, 2014 - $1,200

Must be entering 6th grade or higher.

 

** Attention Coaches **

During both weeks of camp, Gene will teach a coaches only session where he will answer specific situations your wrestlers need help with. This has become a favorite with the coaches that have attended the camp.

 

DAILY SCHEDULE FOR 5 DAY CAMPS

Check In: 1:00 – 2:30 pm on Registration Day / Check Out: 12:00 noon on Thursday

The first session will begin at 3:00pm

 

Sunday

1:00pm - 2:30pm Check-In in Camp Rec Hall
2:45pm Camp Meeting in front of Camp Rec Hall
3:00pm - 5:00pm First Session
5:15pm Dinner
7:00pm - 9:00pm Second Session
11:00pm Lights Out

 

Monday - Wednesday (Subject to Change)

7:00am Run & Wrestling drills
8:15am Breakfast
9:00am Roll Call in front of cabins
9:15am Camp Meeting
9:30am - 11:30am Technique/Competition Session
11:30am Activity/swim, boating, shower, etc.
12:15pm Lunch
1:45pm Roll Call/Meeting
2:00pm - 4:00pm Wrestling Session
4:00pm Activity/swim, boating, fishing, rest, etc.
5:15pm Dinner
6:45pm Roll Call/Camp Meeting
7:00pm - 8:30pm Session
8:30pm Group Activity/Motivation & Visualization
9:00pm - 11:00pm Shower, Rec Hall, Snack Bar
10:45pm Back to Cabins
11:00pm Lights Out

 

Thursday

7:00am Run & Wrestling drills
8:15am Breakfast
9:00am Roll Call in front of cabins
9:15am Camp Meeting
9:30am - 11:30am Technique/Competition Session
12:00pm

Checkout - Lunch will be available before leaving

 

LOCATION & INFORMATION

Camp is located at Maple Lake Sports Camp, 368 Beinlich Road, Forksville, PA, 18616.

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This is a 107 acre camp with a 17 acre fully stocked lake for fishing or boating. Wreslers are housed in cabins located near all facilities including the pool, dining hall, recreation hall, and weight pavilion, as well as the 3 wrestling pavilions with 2 to 3 full mats on each. Camp was originally Russ Houks Wrestling Camp and was home of the USA and Olympic Team Training Camps.

WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP

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Balance owed for Camp $________________

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Wrestling Gear: Sneakers, Headgear, Kneepads, T-Shirts, Shorts, etc

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Workout Clothing: T-Shirts, Shorts, Sweats, Running Sneakers

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Paper and Pen for Note Taking

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Clothing for Warm, Cold, Wet, and Dry Weather

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Water Bottle (Water Coolers provided in the Pavillion)

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Money for Snacks

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Fishing Pole (Optional)

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Sleeping Bag & Pillow or Sheets/Blankets

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Swimsuit / Towel

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Soap Shampoo, Tootbrush, Toothpaste, etc

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Flashlight

 

COACHES ATTENDING

Coaches attending with a group of 8 or more may attend free of charge when acting as a counselor for his group. Additional coaches may attend at a reduced rate. Please contact us for pricing.

 

Remember that during both weeks of camp, Gene will teach a coaches only session where he will answer specific situations your wrestlers need help with. This has become a favorite with the coaches that have attended the camp.

 

SUPERVISION

Our staff will provide excellent supervision on and off the mat. Camp rules are strictly enforced and anyone breaking the rules will be sent home immediately without a refund.

 

HISTORY OF CAMP

Maple Lake Originally known as Russ Houk's Wrestling Camp. This is the 45th year of Camp Maple Lake's hosting wrestling camps. The camp started in 1962 and became the U.S. Olympic and Pan-American Games Training Camp from 1964-1973. The Camp was also the host training Center for the Canadian World and Olympic Teams. The camp was started by wrestling legend Russ Houk. Russ was the U.S. Olympic Team Manager and had World and Olympic Greats there such as Dan Gable, Chris Taylor, Rick Sanders, John & Ben Peterson, Stan Dziedzic, Wade Schalles, Gray Simons, Don Behm, Wayne Wells and more. Many of the Camp's structures were built by some of these greats. Come be part of history!

 

STAFF

Coach Gene Mills

  • New Jersey State Champ and HS National Champ
  • Syracuse University's 1st 4 time All American
  • 2 time NCAA Champion
  • voted outstanding wrestler NCAA's
  • Division I NCAA career pin record of 107 pins
  • 3 time World Cup Champion
  • 1980 World Super Champion in Japan and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • 1980 Tbilisi (USSR) Champion and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • Cerra Pellado Champion in Cuba and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • Roger Goulon Champion in France and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • Rokoczi Cup Champ in Hungary and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • 1980 US Olympian and voted the "Athlete of the Year" by the US Olympic Committee
  • Career record of 1356-46-1
  • Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Coaches Phoenix High School, 2008 New York State Dual Meet Champions
Teyon Ware

2X NCAA Champion (Oklahoma), 4X All-American

National Freestyle Champion

2011 USA Outstanding Wrestler

Charlie Heard

3X All-American, NCAA Runner-Up

National Freestyle Champion

Alternate on USA World and Olympic Teams

Carmelo Flores Olympian and Head Coach at St Ingnatius, IL
Screwy Louie Lazzari Masters World Champion
Tim Boda Master World Placefinisher
Darren Schulman 2X All-American at Syracuse University
Matt Oney Punahou HS, Honolulu, HI - Hawaiin State Champs
John Godoy Rancocas Valley HS, NJ
Wes Hutchinson Rancocas Valley HS, NJ
Tom McGarity Pine Richland HS, PA
Chuck Joseph Former Michigan State Star - Detroit Catholic Central
Mike Ramirez St.Ignatius, IL
Matt Dernlan

Head Coach, Binghamton University

Penn State Freestyle Coach (7 Years)

Anwar Goeres

2X CAA Conference Champion

2X NCAA Qualifier, NYS Champion

and more Great Coaches!

 

Gene teaches every day!

 

We look forward to meeting you at Camp Maple Lake! You have enrolled in an elite pinning camp and we are looking forward to working with you and enhancing your pinning skills. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to call.

 

Sincerely,

 

Gene Mills

4024 Pinyon Pine Path

Liverpool, N. Y. 13090-1114

(315) 652-7922

pin2win@genemills.com

 

Camp Maple Lake Emergency Phone - Owners Mike & Lori Beinlich (570) 924-3805

 

CAMP COST

$425 per individual camper. $395 for campers attending with a group of 8 or more. To receive group rate, all campers must include team name on application and be in no later than July 1st.. Do not pay individual price if attending with a group of eight or more - please pay the group rate.

 

Commuters: $325

 

Entire group must be registered two weeks prior to intended camp week for group rate otherwise the cost is $425 each

 

REFUND POLICY

A non-refundable $125 deposit is required to secure your registration.

 

We do not tolerate fighting, stealing, destruction of any property, or violating any camp rules. We expect all campers to respect all other campers, coaches, counselors, camp staff, and the property.

 

Any camper who cannot follow the rules WILL BE SENT HOME IMMEDIATELY WITHOUT A REFUND.

 

We look forward to meeting you at Camp Maple Lake! You have enrolled in an elite pinning camp and we are looking forward to working with you and enhancing your pinning skills.

 

You may also pay by check or money order by filling out the camp application.

 

If you are paying online, you must still complete the full camp application to finalize your registration. No camper will be allowed to participate without a completed application, health form, and Hold Harmless Agreement. Must print out and mail completed form, along with $125 deposit, to Pin2Win, Inc, c/o Gene Mills, 4024 Pinyon Pine Path, Liverpool, NY, 13090-1114. All checks payable to Pin2Win, Inc. The completed forms must be received before a camper will be allowed to participate.

 

If you would like to have a health form mailed to you, please contact us. A confirmation will be sent by e-mail unless otherwise noted by you. Any Questions? Please contact us at pin2win@genemills.com or (315) 652-7922.

 

Balance Due at Registration

** NO personal checks will be accepted after July 1st or at Registration **

If paying balance at registration, please bring cash, money order, or certified check.

 

The Health Form must be completed before a camper will be allowed to participate.