Summer Camps Guide 2013: SPORTS

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Andrew Lunde, 9, throws back to GreenJackets player Justin Schumer (not pictured) during the team’s annual youth baseball camp at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
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AIKEN GYMNASTICS: 428 Monetta St., Aiken; (803) 649-7556, aikengymnastics.com; ages 5 and older; June 17-21 and July 15-19; gymnastics, crafts, swimming, movies, more; $160 week or $50 day

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AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL FOOTBALL CAMPS: Former UGA football player D.J. Shockley talked to kids during a 2012 football camp at Augusta Christian School, where several football camps are planned this summer.  MICHAEL HOLAHAN/FILE
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AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL FOOTBALL CAMPS: Former UGA football player D.J. Shockley talked to kids during a 2012 football camp at Augusta Christian School, where several football camps are planned this summer.

AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL CAMP: ages 8-14; June 18-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $65 with $15 deposit due by May 17; skills camp taught by Aiken High players and coach; Malynda Young (803) 641-2500 day, (803) 682-2206 night

AIKEN TAEKWONDO CENTER: 790 E. Pine Log Road; (803) 642-2633, aikenata.com; ages 6-14; martial arts lessons throughout day; Wednesday outings; 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; weeks of June 17, 24, July 8, 15, 29, Aug. 5; $80 week (3-5 days) or $30 per day (minimum 2 days); free uniform with one week

AUGUSTA CHEER ACADEMY: 4150 Washington Road, Suite 4, Evans, (706) 364-1138, augustacheeracademy.com

Superstars: ages 3 and older, June 4-7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $125

Cheers, Chants, Dance, Jumps & Tumbling: ages 3 and older; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17-20, $120; 9 a.m.-noon July 22-24, $80

Cheers, Chants & Dance: ages 3 and older, 9 a.m.-noon July 9-10; $60

Motions, Jumps & Tumbling: ages 3 and older, 9 a.m.-noon, June 3-4; $60

AUGUSTA ICE SPORTS: 1249 Augusta West Parkway; (706) 863-0061; AugustaIceSports.com; ages 4-14; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 28-31, $100; June 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, July 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29-Aug. 2, $145 week; morning and afternoon skating lessons daily, arts and crafts, movies, broomball, ice hockey, equipment provided

AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS: 313 Baston Road, (706) 863-2905 ext. 136; augustachristian.org; individual skill development, team concepts, spiritual growth, motivation and mental approaches to game; contact coach listed; $80 Augusta Christian students, $90 others

Boys Baseball: ages 6-15; 9 a.m.-noon June 17-20; Coach Tom Abdo, tomabdo@augustachristian.org

Baseball Specialty: ages 6-15; June 24-27; pitchers/catchers 9 a.m.-noon, hitting 2-5 p.m.; Coach Tom Abdo, tomabdo@augustachristian.org

Boys Basketball: rising grades 4-8; 9 a.m.-noon May 28-31; Coach Marty Griffin, martygriffin@augustachristian.org

Girls Basketball: June 3-6; rising grades 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon, rising grades 4-7, 1-4 p.m.; Coach Nick Isaac, nickisaac@augustachristian.org

Girls Cheerleading: rising grades K-5; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24-26; Coach Jaime McKie, jaimemckie@augustachristian.org

Co-Ed Basketball: June 10-13, $50; rising grades 2-3, 9-11 a.m., Coach Marty Griffin, martygriffin@augustachristian.org; rising grades 4-8, 3-6 p.m., Dr. David Piccolo, gailhooker@augustachristian.org

Co-Ed Speed: rising grades 6-12; 6-8 p.m. July 15-18; Coach Keith Walton, keithwalton@augustachristian.org

Football: rising grades 4-8; 9 a.m.-noon June 101-3; Coach Keith Walton, keithwalton@augustachristian.org

Football – Position Camps: rising grades 4-8; quarterbacks/receivers 9 a.m.-noon July 8-11; kicking/punting 2-5 p.m. July 8-11; lineman 9 a.m.-noon July 15-18; linebackers/defensive backs 2-5 p.m. July 15-18; Coach Nat Aydlett, nataydlett@augustachristian.org

Softball Specialty: rising grades 4-8; June 17-20; hitting 9 a.m.-noon, fielding 2-5 p.m.; Coach Nat Aydlett, nataydlett@augustachristian.org

Volleyball Camp: girls, rising grades 5-8; 4:30-7:30 p.m. July 15-18 (3-6 Wednesday); chuckrenfro@augustachristian.org

AUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: 898 Weinberger Way; (706) 228-3636; augustaajcc.org; see general camps listing for archery, soccer, taekwondo, tai chi and tennis camps

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, augustaprep.org

All Sports: June 10-14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Friday; grades 1-7; $160; basketball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, baseball/softball, floor hockey, scooter hockey, kickball, catch-me-in, ultimate Frisbee, more recreational games

Basketball: 12:30-4:30 p.m. July 15-18; grades 4-8; $100; basic skills of ball handling, passing, shooting and defense

British Soccer: June 3-7, June 17-21; ages 3-16; registration and pricing – augustaprep.org/podium/default.aspx?t=145336 and select British Soccer

Football: 9 a.m.-noon June 24-27; Cavalier Camp (rising grades 1-5), Cavalier Pride Camp (rising grades 6-12); $145 by May 17, $165 after; give players head start on 2013 football season

TetraBrazil Soccer Camp: July 22-26: ages 6-16; registration and pricing – augustaprep.org/podium/default.aspx?t=145336 and select TetraBrazil

Girls Volleyball: June 17-20, July 22-25; 9 a.m.-noon rising grades 5-8, 1-4 p.m. rising grades 9-12; $120 week; learn fundamental skills

AUGUSTA ROWING CLUB YOUTH ROWING CAMPS: 101 Riverfront Drive; augustarowingclub.org; (706) 432-0022, augustarows@gmail.com

AUGUSTA SAILING CLUB: augustasailingclub.org; Jim Holder (706) 651-0587, cv.jholder@mainsheet.net; Sailing Club Camp, ages 8-14; four weekly camps in June, three weekly camps in July; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; $250; register online

BULLS SOCCER CLUB: Details on open academy evaluations at https://bulls-soccer-club.korrio.com

Coerver Elite Soccer Camp: 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-8:30 p.m. daily; ages 6-12 July 15-18; ages 13-18 July 22-25

Summer Academy: for U6-U14 players begins June 17; details at https://bulls-soccer-club.korrio.com/bulls-summer-league-training-and-le...

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: 2248 Walton Way; (706) 733-1192; edsaugusta.com; jkneuker@edsaugusta.com

Garret Siler’s Basketball Camp: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 17-21; ages 9-16; taught by Garret Siler and Jamie Quarles; $180; includes lunch daily

GRU Cheer Camp: 1-3 p.m. July 8-12; rising grades 1-5; program combines dance, jumps, cheers, chants and spirit crafts; $100

GREENBRIER HIGH SCHOOL

Cheer Camp: for PK-8th grade; June 19-21, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $75, register by June 15; e-mail Lisa Corradino at lisa.corradino@ccboe.net

Volleyball Camp: for 5th-9th grades; June 4-6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $70; application online at edline.net/pages/Greenbrier_HS/Sports

Baseball Camp: for boys grades 2-8; June 24-25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $50

Girls Basketball Camp:

May 28-30: 1-4 p.m.; for girls who’ve completed 4th-8th grades; $75

June 10-14: 9 a.m.-noon; for girls who’ve 1st-7th grades; $100

Fastpitch Softball Clinic: for girls in grades 1-8; June 4-7 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $75; (706) 650-6040 ext. 150

Softball Hitting Clinic: for girls grades 1-8; June 17-18, 9 a.m.-noon; $50; (706) 650-6040

Boys Basketball Camp: for rising grades 4-8; May 29-31, 8 a.m.-noon; $75; Casey Heckathorn (706) 447-2106 ext. 3750 or e-mail casey.heckathorn@ccboe.net; application at edline.net/pages/Greenbrier_HS/Sports/Basketball

GREENJACKETS BASEBALL CAMP: ages 5-12; 9 a.m.-noon July 17-19; $100, includes GreenJackets visor, lunch daily, four tickets to July 19 game; (706) 736-7889, lmcguire@greenjacketsbaseball.com

GYMNASTICS GOLD: 124 Cedar Lane; (706) 650-2111, gymnasticsgold.com; early drop off and late pick up available; $25 registration fee for nonmembers; sibling discount

Half-day Preschool Camp: ages 3-5: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; June 3-7 (Hometown Heroes); June 24-28 (Fun in the Sun); July 8-12 (Disney Week); July 22-26 (Going Green); $60 week

Camp Flip Flop: ages 4-13: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; begins May 22 with weekly themes, games, crafts, gymnastics, movies, water days, more; $38 day or $125 week

HAYDEN’S GYMNASTICS: 4300 Evans to Locks Road; (706) 868-0608; haydensgym.com; Summer Camp Zoo-Mania. May 20-Aug. 2, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with half and full day rates, three-day and five-day rates

MACH ACADEMY TENNIS/FITNESS CAMP: 1850 Chester Ave.; (706) 796-5046; machacademy.com

Camp I: Reach for the Stars Tennis & Education Camp: ages 4-18; June 3-July 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fleming Tennis Center, 1850 Chester Ave.; $100

Camp II: Summer Tennis Camp: June 3-July 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fleming Tennis Center, 1850 Chester Ave.; $100

NEWMAN TENNIS CENTER: 3103 Wrightsboro Road; (706) 821-1600

Summer Tennis Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weeks of May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 8, 15, 22; $180 week; $20 discount if registered by May 20; 10 percent discount for multiple weeks

Quick Start Summer Camp: ages 4-6; 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; $30 week; 10 percent discount for multiple weeks

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; northaugusta.net

PETERSBURG RACQUET CLUB TENNIS CAMPS: 421 The Pass, Martinez; (706) 860-9288; prctennis.com; ages 6-18, beginner-intermediate; 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday weeks of May 27-July 26; member and nonmember rates; sibling discounts

Pee Wees: ages 4-5; basics taught on a 36-foot court or smaller

Play Program: ages 6-18; how to play on team

Performance Program: ages 9-14 actively playing tournaments, school tennis, and Junior Team Tennis

High School Performance: ages 15-18 who are playing high school tennis or trying out for the first time

High Performance: ages 10-18; for ranked players

REVOLUTIONS BATON TWIRLING ACADEMY: Riverview Park Activities Center, 101 Riverview Park Drive; (678) 56TWIRL; facebook.com/pages/Revolutions-Baton-Twirling-Academy/164419436933774; 9 a.m.-noon June 25-28

ROBERT SAPP BASEBALL CAMP: robertsaapbaseballcamp.com; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24-28, Sweetwater Park, Thomson; $130; team rates available; fundamentals, emphasizing baseball should be fun, improving work habits, discipline, sportsmanship and social skills

ROBERT SAPP SOFTBALL CAMP: robertsaap
baseballcamp.com; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24-28, Sweetwater Park, Thomson; girls ages 7-14; $130, team rates available; instruction in all aspects of the game; same format as the traditional baseball camp

SOUTHERN TANG SOO DO MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO: 2007 Tobacco Road; (706) 793-6603; stsdkarate.com; ages 7-17; martial arts techniques learned equivalent to first belt rank, those with experience welcome, team-building activities, competitions with prizes, self-defense techniques, games, crafts; snacks provided, bring lunch and drink daily; 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 10-14; $250, includes T-shirt, dobok pants and belt, $25 nonrefundable cancellation fee; registration deadline May 24

SUPERIOR ACADEMY MARTIAL ARTS: 4158 Washington Road, Evans; (706) 364-8127; superioracademy.com; Young Warriors; ages 6-14; Focus Confidence and Physical Mastery program; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 23-Aug. 2 (closed May 27 and July 4); $129 week (8-10 weeks), $149 week (4-7 weeks), $169 week (1-3 weeks), $50 daily; martial arts daily, games, sport and activities; watch in real-time online

SURE SHOT BASKETBALL CAMP: Lakeside Middle School, 527 Blue Ridge Drive; Tom Weidenaar or Dave Pitock at (706) 855-6900

June 3-7: rising grades 2-5; 9 a.m.-noon; $85

June 10-14: rising grades 2-5; 9 a.m.-noon; $85

June 10-14: rising grades 6-9; 1-4:30 p.m.; $85

THE FIRST TEE OF AUGUSTA: 3165 Damascus Road; thefirstteeaugusta.org; (706) 364-4654

Best Junior Golf Camp Ever: ages 8-18; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Camp I June 3-7, Camp II June 10-14, Camp III June 17-21;

$60 week members, $135 week nonmembers. Campers grouped by skill level; includes life skills and healthy habits components; play the course and compete.

Tees and Tiaras Girls Golf Camp: ages 8-18. June 24-28. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. $60 week members, $135 week nonmembers. Golf, life skills and personal development activities by age and skill level culminating with a “Golfer Girl” Pageant that campers will help plan.

TWIN DRAGONS MARTIAL ARTS AND FITNESS: 929 Dougherty Road, Aiken; (803) 649-1673, twindragons.us; ages 4-12, no experience required; camps weeks of June 10, July 15, Aug. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; $150 if paid at least 10 days before camp starts; $170 after; martial arts, health and nutrition, arts and crafts, field trips, more

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN: pacersports.com

All-Sports Camp: pacersports.com, (803) 641-3462; ages 5-15; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, July 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2; early dropoff and late pickup available; campers divided by age groups for basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, swimming, more with emphasis on fun and safety; $160

Kenny Thomas Baseball Camps: Citizens Park, Aiken; (803) 221-2605; kennythomasbaseballcamps.com; ages 5-15: June 10-13 and June 17-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $180; register for both weeks $300

Vince Alexander Basketball Camps: ages 6-16; Session I June 10-13; Session II July 30-Aug. 2; Vince Alexander (803) 646-5729, Brett Longpre (803) 646-5743

Mike Brandt Basketball Camps: ages 6-17; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 24-27 and Aug. 5-8; $165; both camps $300 if paid by June 1; (803) 641-3491, pacersports.com

Pacer Summer Spirit Cheerleading Camp: USCA Convocation Center; (803) 641-3301; ages 5-14 July 22-26; individuals 8:30 a.m.-noon; squads 1-4:30 p.m.; $75 preregistered; $85 walk-in rate

Ike Ofoje Soccer School: ages 4-17, boys and girls; half-day camp 9 a.m.-noon, $100; full-day camp 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $200; early drop off, late pick up available; sessions June 24-28, July 8-12, Aug. 5-9; (803) 641-3717

Jerry Snyder Softball Camp: 471 University Parkway, J.H. Satcher Field; (803) 603-6868; ages 9-16; June 24-28 or July 22-26 9 a.m.-4 p.m., ends at noon Friday; $160

Glenn Cox Volleyball Camp: USC Aiken Convocation Center; (803) 641-3373; camps include instruction, T-shirt, meals; three sessions daily 9 a.m.-noon, 2-5 p.m., 7:30-9 p.m.

Beginner/Intermediate: girls ages 8 and older; July 8-9; $145 commuter, $170 boarder

Advanced Positional: girls in grades 8-12 with at least two years’ experience; July 15-18; $235 commuter, $310 boarder

Team Camp: $5 per camper per hour (minimum 12); held in team’s gym

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: 3067 Wheeler Road; wsa.net/summer; ages K-5; weekly sessions June 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, July 8-12, 15-19, 22-26; full day 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; morning 9 a.m.-noon; afternoon 12:30-3:30 p.m.; extended camp hours for additional fee; sports
camps include soccer, basketball, football, cheerleading

 
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