Summer 2023 Elite Training Camps - Online When: Option 1 June 12-15 -- Option 2 June 19-22 Cost: $50

What is Esports? What is esports at Northwestern?

What to Expect?

These camps are for players who are serious about gameplay improvement and growth as a competitor, teammate, and leader. Students will experience collegiate level esports training, and have the opportunity to showcase their talent to Northwestern’s varsity esports recruiters during daily 5v5 scrimmages.

Campers will also receive a year of Q&A access to the Northwestern Esports coaching staff via our camp discord.


These camps will take place online via Discord.

Camp highlights:

Esports team play experience (5v5 scrimmages)

Exposure to Northwestern's varsity esports recruiters

Quality instruction on a variety on topics including

- Overwatch teamplay (fundamentals & advanced concepts)

- Communication, Planning, and Strategy

- How to VOD review

- Creating an effective training plan

What do I need in order to participate?

Discord account:

Access to a PC capable of running Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 game license on PC (free)

A quality headset & microphone for communicating via discord

Stable internet connection


Q: Why should I pay for an esports camp when I can play video games at home for free?

A: This camp offers a unique opportunity to connect and compete with other players who are serious about improvement, receive quality instruction from collegiate esports coaches, and get scouted for potential collegiate esports scholarship opportunities.

Q: How is practicing esports different from playing video games?

A: What distinguishes practice from play is the intentional pursuit of improvement.

Q: I've never played this game before, can I still participate?

A: Prior experience playing Overwatch is required for this camp.

Q: Will I just be playing video games the whole time?

A: No. A key component of this camp are coaching and discussion sessions that will take place outside of the video game.

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