Featured Camp: Total Performance Kenyon & Calvin College

Achieve Your Own “Total Performance”

For over 37 years, the Total Performance swim camps have provided what matters to swimmers and parents most: world-class coaching, excellence in training and technique, personal attention, mentoring and lots of fun! Our camps are located at prestigious liberal arts schools with top-rated facilities and safe campuses. Come find out for yourself why over 10,000 young athletes from 47 states and 11 countries have chosen our swim camps to achieve their Total Performance!

Two Locations, One Great Camp

Total Performance is one of the nation’s premier swim camp programs at Kenyon College and Calvin College. The Kenyon Camp is headed by 2016 NESCAC Coach of the Year and head coach at Middlebury College Bob Rueppel, and the Calvin Camp by 14-time MIAA conference team champion head coach at Calvin, Dan Gelderloos, along with other collegiate head and assistant coaches and current collegiate swimmers. Click HERE for more information on coaches and staff!

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Competitive Stroke Camps

Competitive Stroke Camps at both Kenyon College and Calvin College feature the following: our nationally-ranked collegiate coaches, challenging but fun pool sessions that focus on both training and technique in all four strokes and starts and turns, take-home videotaping and analysis with a collegiate coach’s feedback, special guest speakers that include Olympians & internationally ranked coaches on inspirational topics, educational classroom sessions on sports psychology and technique, and dryland sessions designed for improving swimming. Open to any-and-all competitive swimmers ages 10-18.

Click HERE to see a sample schedule.

Elite Camps

Our Total Performance Elite Camps offer intensive, specialized programs designed for elite-level swimmers ages 13-18. These camps feature nationally and internationally ranked headliners as well as top collegiate coaches. The Elite camps are intensive programs that provide elite swimmers with cutting edge training and techniques in each specialty, data-driven classroom sessions, and swimming specific drylands. Both Kenyon College and Calvin College feature beautiful facilities that have been rated in the top-twenty by the Princeton Review.

Our camps provide 24-hour supervision by our staff of collegiate swimmers and coaches, providing greater opportunities for mentorship during the week. Our camps have attracted over 10,000 competitive swimmers from 48 states and 13 countries to discover their own “Total Performance!”

Click HERE to see a sample schedule.

Camp Rates & Registration

  • Competitive Stroke Camps (overnight) – $615
    • Competitive Stroke Camp (day) – $510
  • Elite Camps (overnight) – $685
    • Elite Camps (day) – $600

Space is limited, so book your unforgettable swim camp experience now!

Click HERE to register online for any of the camp options.

Camp Dates

Competitive Stroke Camp at Kenyon

  • June 10-14, Session 1
  • June 17-21, Session 2
  • June 24-28, Session 3
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Competitive Stroke Camp at Calvin

  • June 17-21

Elite Distance Camp at Kenyon

  • June 10-14

Elite Breaststroke Camp at Kenyon

  • June 10-14

Elite Fly/Back Underwater Camp at Kenyon

  • June 17-21

Elite Sprint Camp at Kenyon

  • June 23-27

Camp Locations

Kenyon College – camp check-in site
Old Kenyon Dormitory
206 College Park Street
Gambier, OH 43022

Calvin College – camp check-in site
3195 Knight Way
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Contact Information

Camp Directors: Bob Rueppel for Kenyon CSC, Dan Gelderloos for Calvin CSC, and Dani Korman and Traci Menzel for Elite Camps. 

Phone: 740-398-4464

Email: arueppel@tpscamps.com

Website: http://www.tpscamps.com/

Facebook Page: Total Performance Swim Camps

Mailing Address: Attn to Anne Rueppel

84 Seminary Street EXT
Middlebury, VT 05753

After June 1st – Please Scan & email forms to arueppel@tpscamps.com to assure we receive them on-time.

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Author: Kristy Kinzer

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Kristy Kinzer is a 2014 graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI and served two years as an assistant coach and aquatics director for the Calvin Knights. She made the All-American academic honors list in 2013 and was a captain of the women's team her senior year. She is pursuing a master's degree at Western Michigan with an exercise physiology concentration. She aspires to start a varsity women's triathlon team upon finishing her degree.

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