Forging Lifelong Athletes

Athlos Life Wrestling Summit 2024

Dates: July 18th-20th (Thursday-Saturday)
Trappers Lake Lodge
7700 Trappers Lake Rd
Meeker, CO 81641
Ages: Kindergarten to 12th grade
  • $400 for one wrestler
  • $325 for each additional wrestler within a family
  • Sponsorship options are available upon request! Please email us directly to inquire about these opportunities.  We do not want finances to be a hurdle for an athlete who really wants to attend.
  • Late sign-ups begin July 1st: Price increases to $500 for the first wrestler and $400 for each additional wrestler
  • End of sign-ups: July 12th at 23:59
(these campgrounds are not operated by Trappers Lake Lodge. Please use contact within the link.) Shepard’s Rim Campground is the only reservable campground; however, there are several other campgrounds/sites that are on a first-come, first-serve basis, including Himes Peak Campground.
Brochures on Lodging:

From Meeker, Colorado (less gravel roads)
Exit I-70 at Rifle, Colorado, and head North on Highway 13 toward Meeker, Colorado. Continue through the town of Meeker, and be sure to have PLENTY OF FUEL before you leave Meeker. Then turn right onto County Road 8 (about a mile outside of Meeker). Travel on County Road 8 for 40 miles, then turn right onto Trappers Lake Road. Travel on Trappers Lake Road for about 10 miles until you see our sign on the left-hand side of the road.
From Yampa, Colorado (faster but more gravel roads)
Exit I-70 at Wolcott, Colorado, and head North on Highway 131 toward Yampa, Colorado (you will pass through the towns of Bond, McCoy, and Toponas). Be sure to have PLENTY OF FUEL before you leave Yampa. From Hwy 131, take a left-hand turn onto County Road 17. Continue on County Road 17 until you come to a 3-way intersection and continue straight on to County Road 132. Travel County Road 132 (once in Rio Blanco County, it turns to County Road 8) for about 45 miles. Take a left on to Trappers Lake Road towards Trappers Lake (just passed Ripple Creek Lodge). Continue on Trappers Lake Road for about 10 miles, and we are on your left-hand side.

Daily Schedule Overview:
  • 7 a.m. each day – day opens with prayer, short discussion, and conditioning
  • 3 wrestling sessions each day for 6th through 12th grade
  • 2 wrestling sessions each day for K through 5th grade (3rd session is optional if your child wants to attend)
  • 1 conditioning session for all ages
  • 2 mindset sessions each day for all ages
  • 3 meals per day (see below)
Food:  Each meal will be available for purchase through the sign-up process at $15 per person per meal.  The final meal will be business-sponsored.  You will be given tickets at the beginning of the camp for each meal purchased, and these are to be brought to each meal for your food.  If you decide to purchase on-site, it will be $20 cash per person per meal.
  • Athlos Life is not responsible for athletes outside of coaching sessions
  • All athletes under the age of 18 are required to be attended by a parent or guardian outside of coaching sessions
  • This is intended to be a family/group experience, and parents/guardians and siblings are invited (but not required) to attend and observe all sessions
What to bring:
  • 9 sets of workout clothes
  • 1 pair of good trail running shoes
  • 1 pair of wrestling shoes
  • 1 sweatshirt running
  • 1 pair of sweatpants
  • 1 pair of sandals
  • A towel for showers
  • 1 pair of swim shorts
  • We will have a few portable showers and portable toilets
  • There will also be a large trash bin
  • We strongly encourage wrestlers to bathe after all wrestling sessions
Activities for the family:
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
Summit philosophy, topics, and staff overview:
  • We are a Christian company, and we will open each day in prayer.
  • We believe mindset, perspective, and character are the foundation upon which great athletes and great people are built.
  • We believe the sport of wrestling continues to advance every year, so we build systems for technique demonstrations that stay current with the most advanced and competitive edges in our wrestling community.
  • Coaches, mentors, and speakers for your athletes comprise a group of high performers, including accomplished Division 1 and Division 2 NCAA athletes, teachers, business owners, professionals, and authors.
  • All sessions be attended by all wrestlers as designated by age
  • Campsite remains clean
  • Athletes and parents/guardians remain respectful toward each other and towards all staff
  • Campers remain respectful of other campers, including those who are in the area and are not part of our summit
  • All athletes under age 18 be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Failure to maintain these standards will result in dismissal from activities or even from the summit without a refund
Interested in becoming a Sponsor for this event?  We appreciate all the support and are looking for businesses that wish to advertise with us to help make this event even better.