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Summer Sports Camp Guide

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Parents and kids alike know that summertime means school is out and summer sports camps are in session! Throughout the Richmond area thousands of children are headed off to perfect their favorite sport. Area sports complexes, clubs and local universities host these various camps as coaches and players come together to share and learn while growing in the sport.


University of Richmond hosts some of the best-attended and respected summer camps in the area. With camps offered in almost every sport, the university lends its players, coaches and their top of the line facilities to help aid youngsters while they attend camp. Take a look!


Disco Sports offers all of your equipment needs for the summer season! Before sending the little one off to camp, make sure they are prepared and come stop by to check out what we have to offer.


Check out some of the sports camps going on around town and in VA. Make sure you sign up soon as registrations for these camps can fill up quickly!


Some options for sports camps around the Central Virginia and other outlying areas include,

UVAs baseball camp runs in various sessions ranging from June 27th through July 24th. Visit www.uvabaseballcamps.com for more details!


Saint Gertrude Gator Camp specializes in basketball and is a day camp running through June, July and August. The cost is $180 for each individual session. www.saintgertrude.org


Former VMI starting point guard Adam Lonon is instructing his own basketball camp hosted at The Steward School with three separate sessions offered in July. Register at www.adamlononbasketball.com


The Mike London Football Camp will be putting on various sessions for different ages throughout July. Contacts Steve Atkinson at (434) 243-5478 or email [email protected]


Robins Junior Golf Program is run through the Independence Golf Club for children and teens aging from 6 through 17. The program offers half day, full day and overnight camps. Call (804) 897-8641 ext. 112 or check out www.independencegolfclub.com


Hampden-Sydney is hosting Elite Soccer Camp for kids in ages ranging up through 9th grade during the week of July 17th through the 20th. The cost is $385. Check out the event to find out how to apply.


Is your child a swimmer? Avalon Swim and Racquet Club Gator Camp has four swimming camp sessions throughout July and August going from 9am-1pm. To register visit www.avalonclub.org. The cost is $125 per week for members and $175 per child and week for non-members.


Weinstein JCC will be hosting multiple camps this summer ranging from Gymnastics, Flag Football, Dance, Kung Fu, and Tennis. Contact Scott Katz at [email protected] or 804-545-8644. Sessions run in July and August and all camps are day camps.