Fountain Point Rowing Camps

June 14th-20th or 18th-20th

June 21st-27th or 25th-27th

June 29th-July 1st

July 5th-10th

July 13th-18th

July 23rd-25th

July 26th- August 1st

August 2nd-8th

August 20nd-22nd

August 23rd-29th


6 days of camp: $1200

3 days of camp: $750

All participants row on beautiful Lake Leelanau out of Historical Fountain Point Resort on the northern end of South Lake Leelanau. We have the ability to row over 17,000 meters south or over 12,000 meters north. That’s over 10 miles in one direction and over 7 miles the other! Very few lakes in the state can compare to the distance and protection from wind offered by Lake Leelanau.

Recommendation for room or cabin reservation:

Camps are open for people who want to learn the sport of rowing and for those who want to improve their rowing development.
Minimum age is high school or older. 15+
Bring your family, coworkers or entire rowing team.

You can expect rowing in scull, sweep and coastal boat rowing
Explore the newest type of rowing; Coastal rowing which will be in the 2028 Olympics!!


12-2:00pm arrive
2:00-3:00 meeting and introductions
3:30-6:00pm flip test and rowing
6:30-8:00pm barbecue dinner (vegetarian and vegan options if planned in advance)

7:00-8:30first practice (general biomechanics)
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:15-11:00 second practice (biomechanics of stroke)
12:00-1:30pm Lunch (vegetarian and vegan options if planned in advance)
1:30-3:30pm free time
3:30-4:30pm video overview & further discussion of rowing technique
5:00-6:30pm third practice (optional)
6:45-8:00pm Dinner (optional extra $30)
8:00-9:30pm movie time
10:30pm nighttime

7:00-8:30am first practice (work on catch)
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:15-11:00am row
12:00-1:30 Lunch (vegetarian and vegan options if planned in advance)
1:30-3:30pm free time
3:30-4:30 preparation for coastal rowing
5:00-6:30pm coastal rowing
7:00-8:00 Dinner (optional extra $30)
8:00-9:30pm movie time
10:30pm nighttime

7:00-11:00am long rowing
7:15-7:55am 40’ Row
7:55-8:05am 10’ Break
8:05-8:45am 40’ Row
8:45-9:15am 30’ Long break (snacks)
9:15-9:55am 40’ Row
9:55-10:05am 10’ Break
10:05-10:45an 40’ Row
12-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:30pm free time
3:30-4:30 yoga, stretching and balance
5:00-6:00pm free time
6:00-7:30 Dinner (optional extra $30)
8:00-9:30pm movie time
10:30pm nighttime

7:00-8:30am first practices (work on drive and recovery)
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:15-11:00am second practice 4x1000m
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:30pm free time
2:45-3:45pm preparing for coastal rowing
4:00-5:30pm coastal rowing
6:00-7:30pm Dinner (optional extra $30)
8:00-9:30pm movie time
10:30pm night time

7:00-9:00am beach sprint
9:15-10:15am Breakfast
12:00pm depart


  1. Create a positive athletic experience.
  2. Share a fun and friendly atmosphere.
  3. Guide rowers to long term physical, technical and social development.
  4. Develop an environment of safety and respect between all participants.
  5. Maximize a team building opportunity.


The Camp leaders will be Viktor and Diana Grebennykov who are certified coaches.  They have been married for 8 years and their family includes five year old daughter Ellis, and two year old Timothy.

Viktor Grebennykov 

Viktor studied at the University of Physical Education and Culture of the Ukraine. Viktor specializes in coaching rowing. 

He is a former Olympic rower, with fifteen years of professional experience.

He was a member of the Ukrainian national team for ten years. During this time, he earned bronze, silver and gold U23 World championship medals in the 4x.

Then he switched to sweep and became 2-time bronze medalist of the European championship.  Viktor participated in the 2012 Olympic Games in an 8+. 

His sports career finished with second place in a world student games 2013 in 2-.

Viktor then moved to the USA and has been coaching for seven years.  He will help to achieve your goals. He specializes in coaching rowers as unique individuals to achieve their goals.

Diana Grebennykova 

Diana can help athletes improve balance, stability, rhythm, reaction, and flexibility. 

Diana is a rhythmic gymnastics coach with ten years of experience.  She is a former member of the Ukraine Olympic Reserve School, earning a bronze medal at the national championship of Ukraine. Following her competitive career, Diana worked as a coach under coaches and judges of the world national rhythmic gymnastics team.