Jackrabbit Cross Country Camp Brochure

Camp Dates: July 12-16, 2015

Resident Cost: $325 (includes all meals and air-conditioned housing)*

Commuter Cost: $260 (includes lunch and dinner)*

*entry fees include 7.5% sales tax

Entry: Send the attached application form along with a $50 non-refundable deposit check made payable to SDSU to the following address:

South Dakota State University Athletics
c/o Rod DeHaven
2820 HPER Center
Brookings, SD 57007

Applications should be mailed by Monday, June 29. If you miss the deadline please contact Rod DeHaven at (605) 688-5994 or Rod.DeHaven@sdstate.edu.

To download the application, simply click on the PDF brochure at the top of the page.

Applicants should be entering grades 7-12. All resident campers will be provided with a two-person room (you may request a roommate) that includes linens, pillow and towel.

The Jackrabbit Cross Country camp is open to any and all entrants.

If a camper will require any accommodations due to special needs, we ask that you notify us via e-mail or in writing of those needs a minimum of two weeks before the camp start date so we can make the accommodations.

Check-in: 2-3 p.m. Sunday, July 12 at the Stanley J. Marshall HPER Center/Frost Arena located on the east end of campus just south of the football stadium.

Camp Conclusion: 11 a.m. Thursday, July 16.

Supervision: Campers will be supervised at all times by coaches and/or counselors. Misconduct by a camper would be grounds for dismissal without refund.

For more information contact:
Rod DeHaven
Phone: (605) 688-5994

About Camp Director Rod DeHaven

South Dakota State head cross country and track & field coach Rod DeHaven achieved his fair share of success as a coach and as an athlete. DeHaven earned Summit League Coach of the Year five times after his cross country squads took home conference titles.

Entering his 12th season as head coach in the fall of 2015, DeHaven's teams own seven conference cross country titles, during which distance runners set 12 school records on the track.

As a student-athlete at SDSU, DeHaven excelled in cross country and on the track from the 800- to 10,000-meter runs. He still holds school records in the outdoor 800- and 1500-meter runs and the indoor mile run and 800- and 1500-meter runs. He won multiple North Central Conference titles including four straight in cross country.

After college, he ran competitively nationally and internationally for 14 years, highlighted by a win in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials that qualified him for the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.