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Softball, hoops, soccer, tennis and equine camps on deck next week

Posted: May 25, 2017 11:18 a.m.
Updated: May 30, 2017 1:00 a.m.

L-E SOFTBALL COACH James Marlow will direct next week’s girls’ softball camp at the school.

Here is a list of summer sports camps in Kershaw County for the week of June 5:

Lugoff-Elgin Softball Camp: This camp is held at the Lugoff-Elgin High School softball field offered for girls Ages six through rising ninth-graders. Beginner through advanced players are welcome.  Daily sessions will include offensive play, base running and hitting.  Directing the camp will be Lugoff-Elgin High School softball coach James Marlow his coaching staff and Lady Demon players.

Date: June 5-8

Location: Lugoff-Elgin High School Softball Field

Ages: Six through rising freshmen

Cost: $50

Time: 9 a.m. – noon

“Beyond the Court” Basketball Camp: This camp, open to boys and girls, 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. 

Date: June 5 - 7 

Location: Camden High Gym,  

Ages: 6 - 17 

Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

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

Technical Soccer Camp: This camp offers a fun and 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. The more serious player will undergo training that will encourage decision making within a competitive environment in order to maximize potential. 

Date: June 5 - 9 

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

Ages: 6 - 18 years old 

Cost: $65 (includes T-shirt) 

Hours: 9 a.m. - noon 

Summer Tennis Program: Boys and girls with beginner to intermediate tennis skills are invited to participate.  Focus of program will be on basic tennis rules, on court play and skill development.  

Date: June 5-29

Hours: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location:  Scott Park Tennis Courts

Ages:  8 - 16 

Cost:  $25 per participant (includes T-shirt)

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. 

Camp dates: (Beginners) June 5 – 30; July 10 – 28; (Advanced) June 12 -16

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 in Camden 

Cost: $150

Ages: 6 - 18 years old 

To register for any of these camps contact the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department at 425-6009.    


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