15th Annual High Altitude Wrestling Camps at Hidden Acres in Dayton, IA!

June - 4 - 2020


  • July 19-22:      Top/Bottom Wrestling Camp
  • July 22-25:     “CHAMP” Camp
  • July 26-29:     Youth Intensive Camp — *Now up to 12th grade*
    *Please Note: All camps have limited spots available*


  • Hidden Acres
    3837 Union Ave,
    Dayton, IA 50530
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  • This is our 15th year of running summer camps and our 1st year at Hidden Acres in Dayton, IA.  The camp has come a long way from when it first started in 2006 with 15 wrestlers.  The second year (2007) we had over 70 wrestlers attend resulting in three full camps.  A Father/Son, 5 Day Intensive Camp and 4th Technique Camp were added in 2008 to support the growing numbers and interest.  In 2009, I added a Youth Intensive Camp for youth wrestlers wanting to move to the next level and it had been a huge success.  The youth intensive camp has carried a waiting list every single year since it started!  In 2011, I adjusted our camps and turned the technique camp into a Takedown camp and also added a Top/Bottom camp.  In 2017 a CHAMP Camp was added! We have had wrestlers from 18 states attend: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

AGE GROUPS:                                                              

  • Top/Bottom Camp (2nd – 12th grade)
  • “CHAMP” Camp (2nd – 12th grade)
  • Youth Intensive Camp (3rd – 12th grade)  *Under 3rd grade needs approval*

Due to COVID 19 there will be NO commuter option for this summer (2020)


COST$395 per camp


  • Low numbers allowed in (30-40 wrestlers per camp), more attention with 1 camp counselor per 8-10 wrestlers, taught a proven system of technique, constantly drilled over techniques shown, air conditioned facilities, fun activities such as wiffle ball, canoeing, swimming in a pond, archery, rock wall climbing and glow in the dark bowling!  Your son will become a better wrestler at these camps…GUARANTEED!


  • All refunds for camps will be issued in the form of a camp credit towards future HAWC camps.  This camp credit is good for 1 year only!
  • There are NO refunds or camp credit for wrestlers leaving camp early!


  • Mail flyer and $200 deposit by June 1st for summer camps (*remaining balance due by July 1st*)     **You can still sign up and pay until we are full**
  • *Deposit is non-refundable – Only Camp Credit!*   (if not placed in camp deposit will be refunded!).
  • Download Camp Flyer & Registration Form
  • Register For Camps Online By Clicking Button Below:

WESLEY WOODS LIABILITY WAIVER! (please download, fill out and send with your son to camp!  They HAVE to have this to do any activities we do!)

SUMMER CAMPS GENERAL INFORMATION PACKET:  (tells you when to show up, what to bring, etc)


  • Takedown Training CampThis camp focuses on takedowns, short offense/defense, bad positions, scrambling and other things.  Athletes will go through three very structured practices per day (including drilling, hard drilling and LIVE!) and get a feel for each move taught.  Your son will get hands on attention and learn the moves taught.
  • Top/Bottom Training Camp : This camp will focus on learning how to turn/pin people and being able to escape from anyone. There will be three very structured practices a day including drilling, hard drilling and LIVE! When you leave camp you will be able to turn and escape from anyone!
  • CHAMP Camp (Boys and Girls):  Wrestlers will be taught a proven system that will help them reach their goal of being a CHAMP (state champ, national champ, etc).  Wrestlers will hit tons of reps at this camp and also put into live situations from the moves they learned!  We will also correct mistakes that we see in live wrestling!  This will be a fast pace camp so experience is very important! I guarantee when your child leaves this camp he will have improved a TON!
  • Youth Intensive Camp: This camp is designed for the youth wrestler who wants to move to the next level. There will be four workouts a day: a morning run/exercise, technique, hard drilling and live! The youth camp will also go through “ Wacky Wednesday !” Will you survive?


  • We do a variety of activities at camp:  Examples are: swimming in a pond, fishing, wiffle ball, bowling, movies, rock wall, archery, canoeing, etc