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.
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
Discord account: https://discord.com/
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
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.