Summer Sports Camps

 

Summer Sports Camps 2014   

 

Enjoy the choice of eleven different sports camps this summer. The camps listed below include: Baseball, Co-Ed Soccer, Girls Advanced Soccer, Co-Ed Basketball, Girls Lacrosse, Boys Lacrosse, Cheerleading, Softball, Volleyball, Field Hockey, and Basketball Shooting and Conditioning. To register for ANY of these camps below, you can print a registration form. Look under "Registration Form" at the right.

 

Baseball Camp
The camp will cover all baseball fundamentals, including: the offensive elements of the game, hitting, bunting, and base running. The defensive elements: catching, throwing, fielding, and fielding by position. Pitching mechanics and demonstrations. Open to boys and girls. Participants must provide own glove, sneakers, or cleats.

Dates: June 30 - July 3 - Monday - Thursday

 Director: Shawn May - Former San Francisco Giant Minor Leaguer
Times: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Ages: 7 - 12 years    Participants divided by age.

Cost: $50.00 Vestal Resident     $60.00 Non-Resident

Includes:  T-shirt, one week swim pass and pizza party 

Location:  Sammon Field, Clayton Ave.

To Register:  Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.  Use Act. # 360101-1A

 

 


 

 Co-Ed Soccer Camp
Learn soccer skills and tactics in an instructional environment that is challenging and fun! The focus of the camp will be to develop skills of the game through many exciting activities. Skills taught will include: ball control, passing, receiving, shooting/finishing, and goal keeping. Individual defending and attacking skills and tactics will also be covered. Both boys and girls are welcome and participants will be grouped according to age. Bring a  water bottle with your name marked on it. Wear shin guards and sneakers or plastic cleats (no sandals).

Dates: July 14 - 18 - Monday - Friday

Director: Matt Wood - Vestal Physical Educator & NYS Department of Education Certified Coach

Times & Ages & Cost:

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - 5 - 6 years    Act. # 360601-1A
      $40.00 Resident - younger camp
      $50.00 Non-Resident - younger camp

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM - 7 - 12 years   Act. # 360602-1A -
(7 - 12 years divided by age)
      $50.00 Resident - older camp
      $60.00 Non-Resident - older camp

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, and pizza party
Location:  Vestal High School Dick Hoover Stadium (no metal cleats)

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.



 

Girls Advanced Soccer Camp
This camp will include advanced techniques and tactics taught in small and large group game situations. Instruction is designed to meet the needs of high school athletes. The latest in strength and condition training will be used each day. Techniques (skills) necessary to compete at the high school level and beyond will be taught and reinforced through drills and games. Positional roles in different offensive and defensive team strategies will be emphasized. Instruction from highly qualified coaching staff with college soccer experience.

Dates: August 4 - August 8 - Monday - Friday 

Director: Bill Stepanovsky - Vestal Girls Varsity Soccer Coach

Times: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Ages: 7th - 12th Grades

Cost: $55.00 Resident     $65.00 Non-Resident 

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, and pizza party

Location: Ross Corners Park, Old Owego Rd.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 360103-1A


Co-Ed Basketball Camp
Learn all phases of basketball this summer. Skills include: dribbling, passing, foul shooting, rebounding, and shooting. Individual and team skills will be stressed with fun while learning. Open to boys and girls. Participants will be divided by age and ability.

Dates: July 14 - 18   Monday - Friday

Director: Rob Carr - Vestal Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

Times: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages: 8 - 15 years

Cost: $55.00 Resident     $65.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, contests, team games, and pizza party

Location: Vestal Senior High School Gym, Woodlawn Dr.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 360201-1A


 

Girls Lacrosse Camp

Dates: July 7 - 11     Monday - Friday

Director:  Heidi Lott, Vestal Junior Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach

Beginner Camp - 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Grades 4th and up

 

This camp is for girls interested in trying lacrosse and it will consist of exciting fundamental instruction on individual skills and team strategy. Participants are divided by age. Skill focus: cradling, passing, catching, ground balls, shooting, dodging, draw control, goalie instruction, defense and offense strategies. We welcome those interested in participating in a team sport that is exciting, competitive and lots of fun! Act. #360502-1A

Advanced Team Camp - 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Grades 9th - 12th

This camp is designed for girls who are ready to compete at the High School level and looking to improve skills. The camp will include advanced techniques necessary to compete at the high school level and beyond. Advanced individual skills and team concepts will be emphasized for those players who possess the abiltity to pass and catch effectively. Principals of defense, offensive, and transitional play will be taught. This camp will utilize a 7 vs. 7 tournament concept for fun and competition. If you are serious about your game, this is the camp for you. For safety reasons, only participants with advanced stick skills should register for this camp. Act. #360502-1B

 

Cost: $50.00 Resident   $60.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, lacrosse ball, awards, contests, games and pizza party.

Please Note: Participants must provide girls lacrosse stick and lacrosse goggles. Goalie gear and mouth guards are provided.

Location: Vestal High School Dick Hoover Stadium (no metal cleats, plastic cleats or sneakers only)

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.  Use Act. # 360502-1A

 

 


Boys Lacrosse Camp
Learn all phases of lacrosse this summer. Skills include: passing, catching, cradling, scooping ground balls, shooting, dodging, defensive and offensive strategy, face-offs and goal keeping.

Dates: July 21 - 25       Monday - Friday

Director: Gordie Pollard

Times: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Ages: 7 -14 years (Participants divided by age) 

Cost: $55.00 Resident  $65.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, lacrosse ball, awards, games and pizza party. Goalie sticks, gloves, helmets, shoulder pads and mouth guards are provided.
Please Note: Participants must provide lacrosse stick and arm pads.

Location: Sammon Field, Clayton Ave.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 360501-1A

 


Cheerleading Camp
Spend a fun filled week of dancing, cheering, and jumping. Girls will learn basic arm motions, jumps, stunting, and tumbling as well as an original dance and cheer. Participants will be working on the fundamentals every girl should know before trying out at the CYO or high school level. This camp is a great opportunity to learn if cheerleading is the sport for you!

Dates: July 7 - 11 - Monday - Friday

Director: Katie Donlin, Vestal Varsity Basketball Cheerleading Coach

Times: 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Ages: 6 - 12 years (Participants divided by age)

Cost: $45.00 Resident   $55.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, pompoms, and pizza party

Location: Vestal High School Gym, Woodlawn Dr.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 361401-1A

 

 


Softball Camp
This camp will cover all softball fundamentals, including: The offensive elements of the game: hitting, bunting, and base running. The defensive elements: catching, throwing, fielding, and fielding by position. Introduction to beginning or advanced pitching mechanics. Participants must provide their own glove, running shoes or cleats. Bring a bat if you have one.

Dates: July 14 - 18 - Monday - Friday

Director: Brian Donlin, Vestal Girls Varsity Softball Coach

Times: 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Ages: 8 - 15 years (Participants divided by age)

Cost: $50.00 Resident   $60.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, and pizza party

 

Location: Harold Moore Park, Old Vestal Rd.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 360701-1A



Volleyball Camp
Learn the fundamentals of volleyball. They include: bumping setting, serving, and game situations through fun drills and game play. Open to boys and girls. Attended primarily by all girls.

Director: Joe Nemecek, Vestal Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach

Ages, Times and Dates: All Camps run Monday - Friday

3rd - 6th grades - July 21 - 25 - 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Activity #: 360901-1A

7th - 8th Grades - July 28 - August 1 - 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Activity #: 360901-2A

9th - 12th Grades - July 28 - August 1 - Noon - 2:30 PM
Activity #: 360901-3A

 

Cost: $50.00 Resident   $60.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, and pizza party

Location: Clayton Ave. Elementary Gym, Clayton Ave.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.

 


 

Girls Field Hockey Camp
Participants will learn field hockey skills in a challenging and fun environment. The camp will focus on skill development through exciting drills and games. Skills taught will include: dribbling, passing, receiving, positioning, shooting and goal keeping. The older session includes advanced skills, drills for specific situations, conditioning techniques and game play.

Dates: July 28 - August 1    Monday - Friday

Director: Kelcy Wickman, Fall Recreation Field Hockey League Director

Times & Times:

1st - 8th Grade - 9:00 - 11:00 AM - Act. # 360301-1A

 

Participants will be divided by age

Cost: $50.00 Resident   $60.00 Non-Resident

Includes: T-shirt, one week swim pass, ball, mouth guard, and pizza party

Please Note: Participants must provide shin guards, running shoes, goggles, and stick. Bring a water bottle with your name marked on it.

Location: Vestal High School Dick Hoover Stadium (no metal cleats)

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.

 


  Basketball Shooting & Conditioning
Join us for the developmental shooting program for boys and girls. Includes: sports plyometrics and conditioning techniques.

Dates: July 8 - August 7, Tuesday and Thursdays

Director:  Kyle Skinner, ME JV Girls Basketball Coach

Times: 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Ages: 7th - 12th Grade

Cost: $50.00 Resident   $60.00 Non-Resident

Location: Vestal High School Gym, Woodlawn Dr.

To Register: Fill out a form and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.  Use Act. # 310201-1A

 


 

 




 

 


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Sue Jastran
Recreation Planner
(607) 754-3368
sjastran@vestalny.com

Michelle Tomancik-Teed
Assistant Recreation Planner
(607) 754-3368
michellet@vestalny.com

Elyse Papa
Events Coordinator
(607) 754-3368

Heather Mathews
Recreation Aide/Aquatics Supervisor
(607) 754-3368
hmatthews@vestalny.com

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