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Youth sports camps kick off first week of summer vacation

Posted: May 26, 2016 3:42 p.m.
Updated: May 27, 2016 1:00 a.m.
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YOUNGSTERS LEARNED THE FUNDAMENTALS of sliding into a base while getting cooled off at the same time at last year’s final day of the Camden High School Little Bulldogs’ Baseball Camp. This year’s week-long session kicks off Monday, May 30.

The 2016 summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County kick off next week.

Here is a list of the 2016 sports camps  being offered for young boys and girls for next week:

 

Sports Fun Camp:  Boys and girls can learn basic fundamentals of baseball, soccer, basketball and football in this day camp. But, will also play fun games such as kickball, volleyball, frisbee golf, table tennis, and horseshoes. Skill development, competition, team work and fun are the main objectives. Coach April Garner will instruct the campers. Snacks are provided but campers must bring a bag Lunch. 

 

Dates: May 31 - June 3 

Location: Rec. Department Gym, 1042 W. DeKalb St. 

Ages: 6 - 12 years old 

Cost: $50;   $5 reduction for each additional child                                         

Hours: 9 a.m. - 3p.m.

Pre-registration: Required by May 25 through the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department at 425-6009

 

Lugoff-Elgin Baseball Camp: This camp is held at Optimist Field at Lugoff-Elgin High School. Beginners through advanced players are welcome. Learn the fundamentals or improve your skills. Instructing the camp will be Randy Stokes, L-E High varsity coach with local college and high school players assisting. Campers are asked to bring their own equipment, proper shoes, hats and water bottles.

 

Dates: May 31 - June 2   

Location: Optimist Field 

Ages: 7 - 13 years old 

Cost: $45 ($5 reduction for each additional child)

Hours: 9a.m. – Noon 

Pre-registration: Required by May 25 through the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department at 425-6009

 

Camden High School Cheerleading Camp: Instructing the camp will be the Camden High School varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders. They will offer both cheer and dance. Girls will be divided into two age groups: Ages 4 - 8 will learn cheer and Ages 9 - 12 will learn dance.  

 

Dates: June 1 -3 

Location: Camden High School gym  

Ages: 4 - 12 years old 

Cost: $45 (includes T-shirt) 

Hours: 9 a.m. - Noon 

Pre-registration: Required by May 25 through the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department at 425-6009

 

Camden High School Baseball Camp: Directed by Camden High head baseball coach Denny Beckley, the 2016 AAA state baseball coach of the year, along with members of his coaching staff and Bulldog players, campers will receive fundamental instruction in all phases of baseball. Each player will be drilled defensively on pitching, infield, and outfield play. Hitting will be stressed every day. There will also be instruction on bunting, base running, and sliding. The campers are to bring their own gloves, bats, and helmets, if possible. Also, be sure that they are dressed properly with sweat pants or baseball pants for there will be scrimmages with potential for sliding. There will be a break from 11 a.m. until 11:20 a.m. at which time where campers may bring money to buy snacks from the concession stand or bring their own food and drink. T-shirts will be given to each camper.

 

Dates: May 30 - June 3      

Location: Camden High School Baseball Field, Ehrenclou Drive 

Ages: 6 - 13 years old 

Cost: $60 ($10 reduction for 2 or more children -- includes T-shirt)

Hours: 9a.m. – noon 

Pre-registration: Required by May 25 through the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department at 425-6009

 

North Central Softball Camp: This softball camp is held at the North Central softball field. Beginner through advanced players are welcome. Daily sessions will include defensive play, base running and hitting. Instructing the camp will be North Central head softball coach Mike Grigsby. 

 

Dates: May 31, June 1-2      

Location: North Central High School softball field 

Ages: 6 years old to rising 9th grader 

Cost: $40 per camper 

Hours:  8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.  

Registration/information: Call Mike Grigsby at 432-9858 or, Louis Clyburn at 572-2093

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