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Rec Notes: Soccer camp begins July 28

Posted: July 17, 2014 4:26 p.m.
Updated: July 18, 2014 5:00 a.m.

This Soccer Camp is open for boys and girls ages 6-14. Players will be grouped by age, size, and ability. Daily training sessions will include individual ball handling skills, partner skills, developmental games and much more! This fun-filled week is the perfect way to introduce players to the game of soccer and to challenge advanced players to improve their game. Players must wear shin guards and bring a water bottle and soccer ball. The instructor is Peter Wittig, who has 22 years experience coaching at the college, high school, and youth levels. Coach Wittig is the Varsity Boys Soccer Coach at Blythewood High School.






Etiquette Camp

Campers will master over 50 different etiquette skills including table manners, proper introductions, telephone manners, dealing with teasing and bullying, being a guest and much, much more!

This will be accomplished through the use of music, games, stories, treats, role play and discussions. Campers will take home a T-shirt and other great Etiquette Factory items.


July 21 - 24, Monday through Thursday / 9 a.m. - noon


Recreation Department Building, Small Room


6 - 10 years old




"H20 Fun" Camp

This Swim Camp is offered to boys and girls ages 6 - 11 who already have basic swimming skills.

They must be able to swim 25 yards independently. The instructors are experienced Red Cross Lifeguards.

They will provide unique and fun activities in and out of the pool. Participants will learn how to play safely as a team in and around water as well as having tons of fun! This is not a swim lesson, it is recreation only.


July 28 - 31, Monday through Thursday / 9 a.m. – noon


Kershaw County Aquatic Center


6 - 11 years old



Pre-registration Required by July 23


Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are student and teacher only. The student will be taught on the level needed.

Group Lessons are 3 to 6 students per class. At least 3 students need to be registered for the class to be held. Group lessons are $55 for eight lessons / Mon. – Thurs. (2 weeks). Private lessons are $50 for 4 lessons / Mon. – Thurs. (1 week)

Registration for all lessons are held at the Parks & Recreation Department Office, Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sign-ups will continue until 4 pm on the Thursday before the beginning of the session

No transfers after the Thursday before the lesson starts on Monday.

No makeup lessons or refunds will be given unless lesson is canceled as a result of threatening weather or error on the part of the facility.


Bricks 4 Kidz Camps

There will be a variety of camps offered during the summer for boys and girls ages 5 and up. Listed below are the titles for each camp and the week/time offered. For camp description, please refer to their website: Sessions will be helD at our Recreation Department office in the small room. Pre-registration is required and there is a minimum requirement for each camp in order to be held. Each camp is $100 per child.


July 28 - Aug. 1: 8 a.m. to noon - Space Adventures/Star Wars (age 5+)

1 to 5 p.m. - Super Hero Academy I (ages 5 - 8)

Aug. 4 - 8: 8 a.m. to noon - Comic Book Creator (age 7+)

1 to 5 p.m. - Animal Grossology (age 5 +)

Aug. 11 - 15: 8 a.m. to noon - Angry Birds/Bad Piglets (age 5+)

1 to 5 p.m. - Stop Motion Animation/Movie Making I (age 7+)


Fall Sports Registration

Fall sports registration will begin Monday, July 28 and will end August 15. Those wanting to register and get more information for each sport can visit

Football: $40 per child, aging date as of September 1, 2014

Flag Football: ages 6 - 7, boys and girls

Tackle Football: ages 8 - 14

Soccer: $40 per child, aging date as of September 1, 2014): Age Divisions: 5U(4-5), 7U(6-7), 10U(8-10), 12U(11-12), 15U(13-15) - all are coed groups

Cheerleading: $25 per child, aging date as of September 1, 2014; Girls ages 6 - 13

Baseball: $40 per child, aging date as of May 1, 2015; Age Divisions: Coaches Pitch (6-8), Dixie AAA (9-10), Dixie Ozone (11-12), Dixie Boys (13-14)

Softball: $40 per child, aging date as of January 1, 2015; Age Divisions: Dixie Darlings (6-8), Dixie Angels (9-10), Dixie Ponytails (11-12), Dixie Belles/Debs (13-18)


(For further information, call the Recreation Department at 425-6009 or visit and click on departments and services)

$65.00 (includes t-shirt)
6 - 14 years old
Kershaw County West Complex, 519 Whitehead Rd., Lugoff
July 28 - Aug. 1, Monday through Friday/ 9 a.m. - Noon


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