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Slew of sports camps to rule summer

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Sports camps

The Hammond High School Athletic Boosters are hosting sports camps this summer for students in grades 6-9. The camps feature 10 different sports, including lacrosse, wrestling, cheerleading and vocals. Camps are not limited to future Hammond students. Early registration ends June 1. For more information, or to register, visit https://sites.google.com/site/hammondhsboostercamps.

The Glenelg Booster's Sports Camp 2014 is now open for registration. Camps include football, basketball, lacrosse, wrestling, volleyball, cheerleading, field hockey, speed and agility, softball and baseball. Go to glenelgboosters.com for camp schedules, online registration and printable application. Camp Inclusion is open to students with disabilities. Go to campinclusion.com.

Reservoir High School will also hold sports camps this summer. Information and registration can be found at rhsboosters.com. This year, the program has added additional camps. Not only are some headed by Reservoir coaches, but the school also offers a variety of art, forensic science and drama camps. Some camps are offered for students as young as 2nd grade, while others are for those in middle school. Camps are scheduled for July and early August, and registration is open now. The money raised is used to support extracurricular activities, such as sports team uniforms, tournament fees for teams and clubs, student recognition, staff appreciation, and more.

The River Hill High School Boosters are sponsoring summer camps this summer. The camps are designed to help young athletes improve their fundamental athletic skills. Weekly camps begin June 16 from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More than 20 different camps are offered this summer, including football, soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, cross country, track & field, Allied Sports, cheerleading, weight training, wrestling and dance. For the first time, we are also offering STEM camps. Camp forms are available in the main office at River Hill High School, and at riverhill.org. Call 410-313-7120 for more information.

The Atholton Athletic Boosters will hold a variety of sports camps this summer at Atholton High School. The summer camps are for incoming third through ninth grade boys and girls, and are taught by high school coaches. Cost is $135 and includes an Atholton Raider T-shirt, individual skills testing, specialized instruction from qualified staff members, guest speakers and daily awards. Register through atholtonboosters.org/athletics. For more information, contact Beth DeFrances at 410-313-7065 or elizabeth_defrances@hcpss.org. 

Lacrosse

Howard coach Jimmy Creighton (a four-time national champion as a player and assistant coach at Salisbury University) will host a series of camps this summer focusing on playing the game of lacrosse and its fundamentals.

The Howard Offensive Skills Academy will run June 14-16 from 4-6 p.m. For more information, go to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/howardcounty/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=RP7515.802

The Howard Lacrosse Camp will run July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, go to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/howardcounty/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=RP7515.801

Camps are through Howard County Recreation and Parks, and will be held at Howard High School.

Tom Marechek's All Pro/Under Armour Maryland Boy's Day and Overnight Camp at Goucher College will run July 7-10. Day camp ($365) is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., extended day camp ($425) runs until 8:30 p.m. The overnight camp is $525. A specialty clinic is also available for $85. Camps are open to ages 7-17 of all skill levels.

The All Pro/Under Armour Maryland Girl's Day Camp at St. Timothy's School is now accepting registration. Hall of Fame and All-American Kara Carlin will lead instruction. Camp runs June 23-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $340. Ages 7-17 of all skill levels are welcome.

Discounts are available for prior 2013 campers ($25), two or more family members participating in same camp ($25), three or more teammates participating in same camp ($25) and six or more teammates participating in same camp ($40).

Baseball

Leader's Baseball Camp, presented by 2014 Maryland state champion Reservoir coach at Adam Leader, is a two-week camp from July 7-21. Half-day and all-day camps are available. Go to leadersbaseballcamp.weebly.com for more information and to register. At Leader's Baseball Camp, not only will players learn baseball, they will understand the game of baseball.

Golf

Registration is now open for the Fairway Hills Junior Golf League, which is designed for young golfers who have the skills to play nine holes in a safe, skillful and acceptable pace of play. Boys and girls ages 8-17 are encouraged to sign up. In addition to the skill enhancement and further knowledge of the game, participants receive a league collared shirt, range balls, additional instruction and friendly competition. Sessions are on Mondays beginning June 23 through August 25. Tee times are 2-3 p.m. Cost is $50 for Columbia Association members, and $75 for non-members. For more information, or to register, contact Joe Burket: josephburket@comcast.net or 443-670-2584.

The First Tee of Howard County summer class registration is now open. Classes emphasize The First Tee Code of Conduct, appreciating the rules and etiquette of the game and The First Tee Nine Core Values, using golf as the teaching mechanism.

The program provides classes for students aged 5-17. The sessions are for eight weeks and range from one to two hours long, subject to age. Clubs are provided, if necessary. You may register online at thefirstteehowardcounty.org or complete the application at the golf course and remit it to The First Tee Howard County, 5100 Columbia Road, Columbia Maryland, 21044.

Soccer

Soccer Association of Columbia is now holding tryouts for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Travel season. The league is open to players from ages 7-17. Go to sackick.com for the tryouts schedule. For more information, contact asksac@sac-hc.org.

Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for SAC Training Academy Summer Camps scheduled throughout the summer. Players of all abilities, ages 5-14, can take part in SAC's new professionally run summer camp. Both full and half-day sessions are offered. SAC also offers extended care from 4-6 p.m. for an additional fee. Go to sackick.com to register. For more information, contact asksac@sac-hc.org.

Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for a 7 v. 7 Recreational Summer League. The cost of the league is $30, which is open to players from age groups U7 to U12. Games begin July 9 and end August 6. Go to sackick.com to register. For more information, contact asksac@sac-hc.org.

Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Recreation season. The league is open to players from ages 6-18. Teams meet for eight weeks each season for practices and weekend games. Players receive an Under Armour jersey, shorts and socks. Register before June 30 to receive an early registration discount. Go to sackick.com to register. SAC's Select Team tryouts will begin May 27. Please see website for the tryouts schedule. For more information, contact asksac@sac-hc.org.

Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Clinic season. The league is open to players from ages 4-6. Gender-based teams meet for eight weeks each season on Saturday mornings and focus on skills, teamwork and the basics of soccer. Players receive an Under Armour jersey and socks. Register before June 30 to receive an early registration discount. Go to sackick.com to register. For more information, contact asksac@sac-hc.org.

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