Here is a listing of youth sports camps being offered in Kershaw County for the remainder of the summer.
(Note: Pre-registration for all Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department-sponsored camps can be made by through the department or calling 425-6009. In some instances, registration will also handled be on site before the start of the first session of camp.)
Technical Soccer League (4 weeks): In partnership with the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation, the Technical Soccer League offers a fun and nurturing environment designed to be conducive to long term development. The purpose of the league is to have fun while developing soccer awareness and skills for long term growth. The structure will include two nights of training and a scrimmage day focused on developing over winning.
Dates/hours: July 16 - August 10; Tuesday and Thursday Skill Session: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday morning scrimmage games: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: KC West Complex, 519 Whitehead Road, Lugoff
Ages: 4 - 18
Cost: $80 per camper (includes two T-shirts)
Pre-registration is required by July 6 on www.technicalsoccer.com.
(Times may be adjusted slightly based on numbers)
Little Bulldog Football Camp: Learn the fundamentals of football and improve your skills in this camp. Daily training sessions will include all aspects of defense and offense. Instructing the camp will be Camden High football head coach and former NFL offensive lineman Brian Rimpf along with members of his coaching staff and players. No football equipment needed. Campers are asked to wear cleats and bring a water bottle.
Dates: July 29 - 31
Location: Camden High School Wellness Center, 1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden
Cost: $40 per child (includes T-shirt)
Ages: 3 - 13 years old
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Registration: www.wearecamdenhs.com or in the Camden High Wellness Center the first day of the camp.
CHS Cheerleading Camp: Instructing the camp will be the Camden High School varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders. The camp 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. The public will be invited to a showcase at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31.
Dates: July 29 - 31
Location: Camden High School gym
Ages: 4 - 12 years old
Cost: $45 (includes T-shirt) or, $55 onsite registration at 8:30 a.m. on July 29
Hours: 9 a.m. - Noon
Pre-registration at www.wearecamdenhs.com or in the Camden High Wellness Center prior to the start of the first day of camp.
Soccer Camp: This camp is open for boys and girls. 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 25 years experience coaching at the college, high school, and youth level. Coach Wittig is the varsity boy’s soccer coach at Blythewood High School.
Dates: August 5 - 9
Location: Kershaw County West Complex, 519 Whitehead Road, Lugoff
Ages: 6 - 14 years old
Hours: 9 a.m. - noon
Cost: $65 (includes T-shirt)
Pre-registration required by July 29 by contacting the KCP&RD
Mo Fountain and Friends Football Camp: Former Camden High, Clemson University and professional football defensive end Maurice “Mo” Fountain will be hosting a one-day youth football camp at Camden High School on Saturday, July 13.
The camp will be hosted by Fountain and will include former college and NFL players as instructors and includes drills, speed and agility and position technique sessions followed by a Q & A session with Fountain and his staff.
Dates: August 17
Location: Camden High School practice fields behind Wellness Center on York St.
Ages: 8 -17
Hours: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Pre-registration at www.taylorlordsports.com.