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Summer camps on deck next week throughout the county

Posted: June 2, 2016 2:43 p.m.
Updated: June 3, 2016 1:00 a.m.

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

Here is a list of the 2016 sports camps  being offered for young boys and girls for the week of June 6:


Lugoff-Elgin Softball Camp: This softball camp is held at the Lugoff-Elgin High School softball fields. Beginner through advanced players are welcome. Daily sessions will include defensive play, base running and hitting. Instructing the camp will be Lugoff-Elgin High head softball coach James Marlow with local players assisting. 


Dates: June 6 - 9      

Location: Lugoff Elgin High School softball field, use Richardson Road entrance 

Ages: 6 years old to rising 9th grader 

Cost: $50 per camper (includes T-shirt)

Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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


“Beyond the Court” Basketball Camp: This camp is offered for boys and girls ages 6 - 17. The camp will teach the fundamentals of basketball and the aspects of life “Beyond the Court.”  Emphasis will be placed on physical skills and techniques, proper training and conditioning, team sport, positive mental attitudes, healthy lifestyles and good sportsmanship as well as many other aspects.  The camp is instructed by Camden High varsity boys assistant coach Sterling Council along with other standout basketball players from throughout the region. 


Dates: June 6 - 8 

Location: Camden High School gym 

Ages: 6 - 17 years old 

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Cost: $60 per camper (includes T-shirt, lunch and sports bag)

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


Technical Soccer Camp: Technical Soccer Camp offers a fun & nurturing environment that is conducive to learning.  The curriculum will cover technical development, technical functional training, scrimmages, and includes our 1001 touches program. ‘A’-licensed Director of Coaching for Liverpool FCA, Alan Riches selects his staff based on many factors such as their enthusiasm, soccer knowledge and capabilities and the ability to establish relationships. Each camper is treated as an individual with unique needs. The purpose of the recreational camp is to have fun while developing soccer awareness and skills for long-term growth. It’s a game to enjoy, so we use laughter as just one measuring tool. The more serious player will undergo training that will encourage decision making within a competitive environment in order to maximize potential. 


Dates: June 6 - 10   

Location: Kershaw County West Complex, 519 Whitehead Road, Lugoff

Ages: 6 - 18 years old 

Cost: $65 (includes T-shirt) 

Hours: 9 a.m. - Noon 

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


Lugoff-Elgin Volleyball Camp: Come to learn or improve your skills. Players will be grouped by skill level. Beginners through advanced players are welcome. Instructing the camp will be second-year Lugoff Elgin varsity head coach Katie Ham. 


Dates: June 6 - 10 

Location: Lugoff-Elgin High School gym 

Ages: 9 - 14 (beginner - advanced) 

Cost: $60.00 (includes T-shirt) $5 reduction for each additional child 

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

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


North Central High School Baseball Camp: Beginners through advanced players are welcome to this two-day camp directed by North Central head baseball coach Robbie Cash who will be assisted by members of his coaching staff and Knight players. Learn the fundamentals or improve your skills. Campers are asked to bring their own equipment, proper shoes, hats and water bottles.


Dates: June 6-7   

Location: North Central High School 

Ages: 7 - 13 years old 

Cost: $30 

Hours: 9 a.m. – Noon

Registration/information: Call Robbie Cash at 432-9858 or, Louis Clyburn at 572-2093


Horse Riding Camp or Lessons: Summer horse camp sessions or lessons are available through the Parks & Recreation Department. Linda Klein is the instructor.  Participants will become acquainted with the horse through grooming, tacking, and leading in the first level, working their way steadily towards jumping, horse show etiquette, conformation and rules of the show ring in higher levels. 


Dates: (Beginners) June 6 - July 1 (each week); (Advanced) June 13 -17; July 11 - 29 (each week): These dates you may attend your choice of half day camp at $150 a week or all day camp, (by appointment) at $275 a week. Lessons are available which meet one day a week for four weeks at $120 per person (by appointment)          

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – Noon 

Location: Voxton Farm Camden 

Cost: $150.00                                                                               

Ages: 6 - 18 years old 

Registration: One week in advance through the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department at 425-6009



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