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Kiss the Sky Pole Vault Camp 2016

June 12, 2016 - June 16, 2016

Free – $675

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Click here for the 2016 camp brochure!

Interested in learning the fundamentals of coaching? You can attend camp too! Contact us at skyathletics@me.com for more information or click here to reserve your spot.

Come join us in the cool pines at Tonto Creek Camp in Northern Arizona for our 42nd Annual Summer Vault Camp. Enjoy the mild summer days in the high altitude of Northern Arizona while you learn what it takes to become a better vaulter. Each summer the best pole vaulters in the Southwest join each other to learn, compete, and push each other to new boundaries. Campers will experience this sense of camaraderie while achieving higher heights at this camp. Skill testing, new drills and training techniques in addition to plenty of jumping opportunities on multiple pits are just some of the camp’s many highlights. Participants will also benefit from a low coach to athlete ratio, receiving individual instruction from the best coaching staff in the United States. Camp staff will share the progressions and techniques that took Stacy Dragila, Nick Hysong, Tori Pena, and Melissa Mueller to the Olympic Games. Days will consist of several vault sessions with recreation/rest time built into the schedule. Evenings will be filled with lectures, activities and free time. Learn what it will take for you to improve your vaulting. Whether fine tuning your skills or learning how to pole vault for the very first time, this camp will fit your needs. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity.

“I’ve never had more fun and learned as much as I did at the Kiss the Sky Pole Vault Camps and Club.”
– April Steiner-Bennett, 2008 Olympian

2016 Kiss the Sky Summer Camp FAQ’s

How do I register?

All registration will be done online here at: www.skyathletics.com/camp

Who can participate?

All male and female athletes age 10 and up are eligible to participate. This is the perfect environment for athletes who have never vaulted before to learn the proper technical progressions.

Where is camp held?

All camp activities and instruction are held at Tonto Creek Camp. The camp is located at AZ-260 & Camp Tontozona Rd. in Payson, AZ. A map of the location is at the bottom of this page.

When is my balance due and how do I pay it?

All balances are due at check-in. We can accept cash, checks, or money orders at the time of check-in. Balances can also be paid prior to that by selecting the appropriate payment option on this page.

Late Fees?

A Late Fee of $50.00 will be charged to all campers enrolling after deposits are due May 13th.

Where do I check-in?

Check-in will be held at Tonto Creek Camp from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday June 12th.
All remaining balances will be due at check-in.
Please print and sign the informed consent and release form at the top of this page and bring with you to check-in.

Where and when do I check-out?

Dormitories and cabins will be checked for cleanliness and damage before the competitions Sunday morning. Campers will check out of rooms after competitions. Each camper will compete in an informal competition Thursday June 16th in the morning, starting at 9:00 am. Parents and family are welcome and encouraged to come watch these competitions. All competitions will conclude by 12:00 pm, and campers will be free to go at that time.

What are the accommodations?

Campers will be staying in dorms and cabins at Tonto Creek Camp. Boys and girls will be housed in separate areas. Campers will have 24-hour supervision by counselors and staff. There will be mandatory lights out and bed checks at 10:30 pm each evening. Campers will eat three meals a day at the Tonto Creek Camp Cafeteria. All activity sessions will be held on site at Tonto Creek Camp. Campers will be responsible, and billed for any and all damage to Tonto Creek Camp facilities.

What do I need to bring?

Campers will need to bring the following items: workout clothes, running shoes, spikes, hat, sunscreen, sleeping bag and/or sheets and blankets, pillow, toiletries, and a water bottle. We caution campers from bringing valuables to camp.
Kiss the Sky Camps will provide poles for campers to use.

Camp Mom

We will have a camp Mom at camp. We have a mother on staff that will be available to all campers for sickness, stress, and personal issues.


There is limited cell phone coverage at Tonto Creek Camp.
There is a phone on site that is available for emergency use only.
Emergency calls may be made to 602 821-3771 or 602 421-5722.

Who's Attending

92 people are attending Kiss the Sky Pole Vault Camp 2016

  • Scott Reed
  • Elise Tuttle
  • Mary Lizabeth Stockham
  • Carrie Poniewaz
  • Tricia LeSueur
  • Jennifer Hunter
  • Diane Schwartz
  • Nancy Casaus
  • Caroline (Carrie) Martinek
  • Debbie Griffith
  • Karen Bierman
  • Derek Whitelock
  • Lisa Gilman
  • Caitlin Osborne
  • Donna Lundberg
  • Melissa Vasquez
  • Helen Schwartz
  • Holly Dean
  • Kimberly Kokoskie
  • Lorie Warnock
  • James Sellers
  • Dawn Koss
  • Jeff Bonebright
  • Kinsey Thompson
  • Angela Carpentieri
  • Tammy Stalcup
  • Amy Alme
  • Jill Ciferno
  • Julie Tanner
  • Amy Stevens
  • Kelly Shewbridge
  • Linda VanHorn
  • Adrienne Jensen
  • Keith Marcos
  • Ellyn Black
  • Chauntal Andrews
  • Brian Tobin
  • Jocelyn Witsken
  • Jason Cotton
  • Monica Hedeby
  • Stan Sluder
  • thomas hodge
  • Kathleen Stankiewicz
  • Joshua Lee
  • Michael Johnson
  • Sondra Brower
  • Dustin Manning
  • Tania Shearon
  • Greg George
  • Cathy Douglas
  • Barbara Broby
  • Miranda Worthen
  • Sandra Carson
  • David Havlick
  • Lori Minnick
  • Carla Orozco
  • Jessica Sweet
  • Heidi Van Fleet
  • Kara Crotta
  • Kirby Devore
  • Christopher Sanchez
  • Stephanie Sorenson
  • Devon Ecklund
  • Matthew Sullivan
  • Ann Kinney
  • Rachel Matthia
  • Kevin Daily
  • kerry camberg
  • Kristin Halsted
  • lina marcela bulla tami
  • Rebecca Goodman
  • manuel nieto
  • Robert Raymond
  • Eric Jensen
  • Rosalie Lines
  • Ricardo Reyes
  • Stefanie Hanson
  • Anthony Rhynes
  • Cynthia Muir
  • Jeff Bonebright
  • Brenda Arthur
  • Joel Gelinas
  • Jennifer Reed
  • Lee Ann Davis
  • Nathan Burnett
  • Chauntal Andrews
  • Michelle Kerpan
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June 12, 2016
June 16, 2016
Free – $675
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Sky Athletics


Camp Tontozona
235 Camp Tontozona Rd
Payson, AZ 85541 United States
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