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May 5, 2009
College of the Canyons Athletics Offers Five Youth Summer Camps
College of the Canyons Athletics is encouraging youth of all ages to stay active this summer with five fun-filled sports camps in June, July and August aimed at athletes of all skill levels.
Staffed and run by COC coaches and athletes, the youth camps provide an affordable way for the novice to the experienced player to learn a new sport or to take their game to a higher level.
Men's basketball coach Howard Fisher's basketball camp will stress fundamental skills such as defense, dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. There will also be skills competitions, guest speakers and full-court games. Individual instruction and written evaluations are given to each player. The basketball camp has two sessions: session one runs from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. on June 22-25 and session two runs from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. on June 29-July 2. The cost to register for either session is $200. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-14.
Join the 2008 and 2009 Western State Conference baseball team in its second annual summer youth camp. Head coach Chris Cota and his squad will cover defense, hitting, pitching and much more in this four-day camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 6-9. The cost to register is $195.
The camp will be staffed by members of the College of the Canyons men's and women's soccer teams, who will offer advice and personal attention. The Canyons School of Excellence Summer Soccer Academy is suitable for beginner or the advanced player and for boys and girls ages 5-15. The first session will run from July 6-10 from 5-8 p.m. The second session will run from July 13-17 from 5-8 p.m. The cost to register is $125, or $100 if registered before June 15. Discounts are available for families, teams and repeat participants.
Join Cougar head coach Garett Tujague and other coaches and players from the seven-time conference champion Cougar football program in a thrilling day-long non-contact football skills summer camp. This camp will help players increase their skills in every area of football, including: offense and defense, passing, rushing, catching, blocking, kicking and much more. The first camp for athletes in grades 1-5 runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. A second camp for athletes in grades 6-8 takes place on Wednesday, July 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost for either camp is $85.
Learn the basics or advanced skills of volleyball in fantastic four-day camps designed for boys and girls of all skill levels ages 9-16. These camps will cover everything from basic serving, blocking and setting to advanced concepts like the jump serve, the quick attack and offensive and defensive concepts, all in an individualized setting. The camp has two sessions: July 28-31 and Aug. 3-6. Both camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. The cost for the camp is $125 if paid by July 1, or $150 after July 1.
For more information and to download registration forms, please visit www.COCAthletics.com or via phone at 661-362-5494.