Information

This is a 107 acre camp with a 17 acre fully stocked lake for fishing or boating. Wrestlers 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.

Camp Maple Lake
368 Beinlich Road
Forksville, PA, 18616

$450 (Check-in 1:00-2:30)

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.

$450 (Check-in 1:00-2:30)

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!!!

$850 (Check-in 1:00-2:30)

These 8 Day Intensive Camps are the Technique & Intensive Camp or Technique & Competition Camps with the addition of Mean Gene teaching them 3 times a day in a small group that overlaps the time in between the 2 camps. It is a much smaller group to learn in.

$850 (Check-in 1:00-2:00)

These 8 Day Intensive Camps are the Technique & Intensive Camp or Technique & Competition Camps with the addition of Mean Gene teaching them 3 times a day in a small group that overlaps the time in between the 2 camps. It is a much smaller group to learn in.

$1,250 (Check-in 1:00-2:30)

(12 Great Days of Learning)

Technique & Competition. Unlike other intensive camps, we spend more time learning and drilling than running and conditioning. This is a camp like no other!

$600 for this 4 day exclusive technique camp with Mean Gene teaching every session, every day. It will be limited space and will keep everyone on 1 Pavillion so Gene can teach everyone. You will learn some great technique and have a great time in the process!

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.

CAMP COST

$450 per individual camper. $425 for campers attending with a group of 8 or more. To receive group rate, all campers must include team name on application. Do not pay individual price if attending with a group of eight or more – please pay the group rate.

Entire group must be registered two weeks prior to intended camp week for group rate otherwise the cost is $450 each

DAILY SCHEDULE FOR 5 DAY CAMPS

  • Sunday Check In: 1:00 – 2:30 pm on Registration Day
    • Sunday first session will begin at 3:00pm
  • Check Out: 11:30am on Thursday
  • Thursday Check In for 8 Day Camp is 1:00 – 2:00pm
    • Thursday first session will begin at 2:30pm
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

(Subject to Change)

7:00am Run & Wrestling drills
8:15am Breakfast
9:00am Roll Call in front of cabins
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.
5:00pm Dinner
6:45pm Roll Call/Camp Meeting
7:00pm – 8:30pm Session Review/Competition
8:30pm Group Activity/Motivation & Visualization
9:00pm – 11:00pm Shower, Rec Hall, Snack Bar
10:45pm Back to Cabins (bed check)
11:00pm Lights Out
7:00am Run & Wrestling drills
8:15am Breakfast
9:00am Roll Call/Camp Meeting
9:15am – 11:15am Final Technique Session
11:30am Check out – Lunch will not be available before leaving
1:00pm –
2:00pm
Check in for 8 Day Campers
2:30pm –
4:30pm
First Wrestling Session
5:00pm Dinner
6:45pm Roll Call/Camp Meeting
7:00pm – 8:30pm Session Review/Competition
8:30pm Group Activity/Motivation & Visualization
9:00pm – 11:00pm Shower, Rec Hall, Snack Bar
10:45pm Back to Cabins (bed check)
11:00pm Lights Out