Cal Gymnastics

Women's Gymnastics Camp in Berkeley California

Camp Highlights

Learn from NCAA Coaches of the Year, Justin Howell and Liz Crandall-Howell, this summer at Cal Gymnastics Camps

The premiere camp for gymnasts looking to improve their skills through hard work, individual instruction, and a competitive atmosphere. Coach Howell and Coach Crandall-Howell's immense knowledge of gymnastics will prepare and strengthen gymnasts for the next level. 

Highlights Include
  • Train on Cal Berkeley's historic campus, getting a taste of elite collegiate athletics
  • Receive superior and tailored instruction from Cal Women's Gymnastics Staff and current gymnasts
  • Heavy emphasis on personal skill development and improvement
  • Get an inside look at one of the nation's top gymnastics programs
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Camp Coaches

  • Cal Gymnastics Justin Howell

    Head Coach - Women's Gymnastics Justin Howell

    Justin Howell, a well-respected Bay Area club coach, took the helm of the Cal Women's Gymnastics program in June of 2012 and made an immediate impact, leading the Golden Bears to one of their best seasons in recent history.

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  • Cal Gymnastics Coach Elisabeth

    Associate Head Coach - Women's Gymnastics Elisabeth Crandall-Howell

    Elisabeth Crandall-Howell - a distinguished international brevet-level judge, an internationally experienced gymnast, and a collegiate All-American - joined the Cal family as an assistant coach in September 2012, and was elevated to associate head coach in July 2014.

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State of the art facilities

Goldenbear Gymnastics 400X200

The Golden Bear Recreation Center

Cal Men's and Women's Intercollegiate Gymnastics teams practice at The Golden Bear Recreation Center. This 10,000 square foot facility on the UC Berkeley campus also offers a pool, tennis court, outdoor track, and a softball field.  ...

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Camp Details


The High Performance Camp will help gymnasts enhance every aspect of their routines and knowledge of gymnastics. Campers will receive exceptional, personalized instruction from award winning Coach Howell and Coach Crandall-Howell. Camp is open to gymnasts of all abilities and structured towards gymnasts who have completed or are near completion of level 4 and above. 

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  • Session II: June 28 (Thursday Only - Bars release moves & beam acro Clinic  |  4:00pm - 8:00pm  |  Ages 11-18)
  • Session III: June 29-July 2 (Friday-Monday)
  • Session IV: July 5-8 (Thursday-Sunday)


Camper Check-in: 8:30AM on first day of camp
Closing Ceremony: 12:30PM on last day of camp
Camp Hours: 9AM-4PM


Coach Crandall-Howell will be offering her services to help campers clean up their current floor routine or help choreograph a new routine. These options are optional add-ons, before or after camp. The half session, about an hour, is $200 and a full session, about two hours, is $450.

For those who participate in the Full Floor Routine Choreography (2 Hours), the Gymnast MUST provide her own copy of cut floor music.

Private Lesson Option

Campers have the option of participating in a private lesson with a senior staff member of the Cal Women's Gymnastics team for $100/hour. This option is merely an add-on to the camp day. You will have the option to purchase this add-on private lesson at the time of registration.


Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

Spirit Days

Day 1: Cal Day- come decked out in your Cal Gear or Blue and Gold!

Day 2: Spirit Animal Day- what is your Spirit Animal?

Day 3: Super Hero Day

*Prizes will be given out each day for best costumes*


Due to University and NCAA Policies, we are not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Berkeley campus is Oakland International Airport; San Francisco International Airport is also within a reasonable distance. There are a few shuttle services that offer transportation to and from Oakland & San Francisco International Airports. Reservations must be made at least a few days in advance, you can make reservations over the phone or online (see below).

Phone: 1-877-467-1800 (Local, Bay Area) 1-415-467-1800 (Long Distance, Outside Bay Area)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $25.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $29.00 (One Way)

Phone: 1-800-258-3826
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $32.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $35.00 (One Way)


For those traveling in from out of town and need a place to stay near camp, see the recommended list below.

  • Hotel Durant (Please call 510-845-8981 or go to to reserve your room)
  • Hotel Shattuck Plaza (Please call 510-845-7300 or to reserve your room)


A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.  Campers must bring their health and release forms with them to check-in on the first day of camp.


We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

*This camp is open to any and all entrants, restricted only by age and gender.

Sample Daily Schedule
  • 8:30 AM Check-in
  • 9:00 AM Warm-up
  • 9:30 AM Rotation #1
  • 10:15 AM Rotation #2
  • 11:00 AM Rotation #3
  • 11:45 AM Rotation #4
  • 12:30 PM Lunch
  • 1:30 PM Rotation #5
  • 2:15 PM Rotation #6
  • 3:00 PM Free time (gymnasts will choose which event they want to work on)
  • 3:30 PM Conditioning and stretching
  • 4:00 PM Wrap-up and closing

Camp Reviews

Women's Gymnastics Camp

Justin Howell, Head Coach - Women's Gymnastics
25 Sports Lane Berkeley, California 94720

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