CENTERVILLE, OHIO Sky Jumpers Vaulting Camp

June 11-14, 2017

Directed by Olympic bronze medalist and former world record holder Jan Johnson.  His SJVSC camps system is legendary for offering the finest, most up to date teaching system possible in a high energy, fun atmosphere.


Commuters - $355 Includes instruction, insurance,  T-shirt,  booklet,  and  meals.  Doesn’t include room.

Residents - $495 includes all of the above, plus- room and board. Refunds subject to  a $50 processing  fee.  No  refunds  after  June  13, 2015 . Substitutes acceptable. No  refunds if dismissed for disciplinary or injury reasons.




Three sessions daily with small groups,  several pits and large staff on premises the entire camp. Variety of activities including  vaulting, gymnastics, imitative exercises,  vaulting drills, videotaping, strength and speed testing, age group competitions and other recreational activities.


Housing and Meals

Residents will housed and fed at the Best Western South at 8099 Old Yankee St Centerville, Ohio 45458 (937) 291-0284



A check for $100 down payment should accompany your registration form. The balance of your camp fee will be due at check-in. Participation in the camp is  available on first-come, first-serve basis.  Registration deadline is June 7, 2017. Call Matt if it is after this date (937-902-4889) or email (best way) at Upon  receipt  of  your  application,  you  will  be mailed a confirmation letter with detailed instructions and camp information.


What to Bring

Each vaulter should bring his\her own  poles, shoes, shorts, sweats ,  tape and extra spending money. Arrangements can be made to borrow poles but it is best if you bring your own. Detailed information will be mailed  to  you upon receipt of your application. NO HELMETS NEEDED IN OHIO CAMPS.


Coaches Education Program

Coaches  who  participate  in  a  Sky   Jumpers Vaulting Camp either as a  participant or registered observer may qualify for our special tuition waiver ($100)  by contacting us 30 days prior to our camp. Tuition waivers are limited to first come first serve basis only. Coaches must be at least 21 years of age with a high school or college coaching job.


Pole Vault Coaching Certification

All SJVSC camps are now formatted to so as to help their participants to pass the  new National Pole Vault Safety and Basic Skills and certification course   at  This course is designed for both coaches and athletes.


Check In

Both residents and commuters should check in between 11:30 am and 1 pm Sunday June 12th at the Centerville High School Track and Field facilities near Dayton, Ohio. A map and directions will be sent to you upon receipt of your application.



The camp ends Wednesday June 14th at noon, please arrange your transportation accordingly & on time.


Location and Transportation

Centerville High School is located near Dayton, in southwest   Ohio.  It’s easily accessible by plane or auto. Please notify us if you need ground transportation upon arrival or departure by calling or emailing Centerville Sky Jumpers   Site   Director  

Matt Somerlot   at 937-902-4889, or email (best way to get ahold of during the season)


Sky Jumpers Philosophy

We take great pride in offering a wide variety of challenging vault related activities in with expert instruction. We stress step by step skill development with a safety first motto. Come prepared to make huge gains in your vaulting. Camaraderie, self-respect and good clean fun are all important aspects of our system. Drugs, tobacco and alcohol are not tolerated. 


All vaulter’s ages 12 and up. 

Sky Jumpers Centerville Ohio Pole Vault Camp, Parental Consent / Participation Waiver

I hereby grant permission for my child to attend the Sky Jumpers Vertical Sports Vaulting Camp. I verify that my child has had a physical exam in the past year and is capable of participating in the activities related to the clinic. I agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Jan Johnson, Sky Jumpers, and/or their agents or employees from any and all liability for injury to my child. As well as any injury or damage caused by my child. Should medical treatment for my child be necessary, I hereby authorize any physician or trainer selected by camp personnel to order and conduct medical or surgical procedures necessary. In addition, I hereby grant permission for Sky Jumpers to use any photography or videotape of related camp activities for advertising or educational   video materials.


Health and Accident Insurance Company ___________________________________


Policy # ____________________________________________________________

Parent or Guardian Signature______________________________________________

Parent or Guardian Telephone______________________________________________

Date: ________________________________________________________________

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Sky Jumpers- Centerville Ohio June 11-14, 2017

Mail application and parental consent forms to:

Sky Jumpers Centerville Ohio Pole Vault Camp- Matt Somerlot

PO Box 752013

Dayton, Ohio 45475

Name ___________________________ Male ___________ Female _______ Age ___________


Address __________________________________email________________________________


City______________________________State___________Zip Code ____________


Home Phone _______________________ Fax __________________ Area Code _____________


Grade (Fall 2017)__________USAT&F Number (if you have one)__________________________

Personal Best Vaulting Height _____________

Make Checks Payable To: Sky Jumpers Centerville Vault Camp.($100 down payment)

( ) Commuter $355 (Does not include room or breakfast; does include lunch and dinner)

( ) Resident $495 (Room and board included)





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Download the camp flier HERE

Jim Barton,
Jun 6, 2017, 4:41 PM