2024 WZ DEI Camp

Melissa Stiner

Hi Coaches,

I am excited to announce applications are open for the 2024 WZ DEI Camp that will be in Indianapolis at Butler University in June. We will be sending one male athlete, one female athlete, and myself as DEI vice-chair.
Goals: To empower athletes from ethnically underrepresented populations, those economically disadvantaged, and LGBTQAI2S+ and their coaches to:
  1. Demonstrate the viability of inclusiveness in swimming within their local LSC.
  2. Achieve performance excellence at every level of the sport.
  3. Expound the benefits and value of participating in the sport of swimming.
  4. Be positive leaders and role models that others from socioeconomic backgrounds can emulate.
  5. To connect, network, and promote the virtues of the sport of swimming through a comprehensive strategy involving the athletes, coaches, and LSC DEI Chairs in their own local LSC’s and throughout the Western Zone.
A few highlights:
  • Dates: June 17-20, 2024
  • Location: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Camp attendees will attend one finals session of Trials.
  • Ages: 13 to 16 years old at the time of the camp.
  • Time Requirements: "A" motivational time standards.
  • Disqualification from attending: Has attended an in person WZ DEI Camp, Regional Select Camp, or National DEI Camp. 
The application can be viewed at the link below. Applications will be open for a while to ensure accessibility to as many athletes as possible until March 4, 2024.
Please pass the information along to any swimmers you think would be interested. Reach out with any questions.