Summer Sports Camps

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Summer Sports Camps 2017  

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" in the menu on the left.

 

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, snack and a water bottle.

Dates: June 26 - 29, Monday - Thursday

 Director:Rob Carr - Vestal Boys Modified Coach
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:  Little League Field, Clayton Ave.

To Register:  Fill out a registration form from the menu on the left 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: June 26 - June 30 - 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 or sandals)

To Register: Fill out a registration form from the menu on the left 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: July 31 - August 4 - Monday - Friday 

Director: Bill Stepanovsky - Vestal Girls Varsity Soccer Coach

Times: 9:00 - 11:15 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 registration form from the menu on the left 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 10 - 14   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 registration form from the menu on the left and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 360201-1A

 


 Girls Lacrosse Camp
This camp will emphasize stick skills with a focus on fundamental passing and catching techniques, dodging, draws, ground balls, basic defensive techniques and effective offensive concepts. Small group instruction will allow for individual attention. Players will be grouped by skill level to allow proper skill progression and success. Skills will be taught through drills and fun activities that allow participants to develop confidence and to enjoy the game of lacrosse. Small group team activities will be introduced as well as our famous T-shirt activity, where each player designs and makes their own Vestal lacrosse t-shirt. This program is run by the Vestal Varsity Girls' Lacrosse coach as well as highly recruited all-star players from the very successful Vestal Varsity program.

Dates: July 10 - 13     Monday - Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Director:  Dave Williams, Vestal Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
Grades: 4th - 9th
 
Act. #360502-1A


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. Mouth guards are provided.

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

To Register: Fill out a registration form from the menu on the left and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.  


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 24 - 28       Monday - Friday

Director: Gordon 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 registration form from the menu on the left and mail with fee to the Recreation Department. Use Act. # 360501-1A


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

Dates: June 26 - 29 - Monday - Thursday

Director: Katie Donlin, former Vestal Varsity Basketball Cheerleading Coach

Times: 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Ages: 4 - 11 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 registration form from the menu on the left 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/intermediate pitching mechanics. Participants must provide their own glove, running shoes or cleats. Bring a bat if you have one.

Dates: July 17 - July 21 - Monday - Friday

Director: Jodi Yesensky, Vestal Girls Varsity Softball Coach

Times: 9:00 - 11:00 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: Vestal Girls Varsity Softball Field, Vestal High School.

To Register: Fill out a registration form from the menu on the left 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 girls.

Director: Joe Nemecek, Vestal Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach

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

3rd - 6th grades - July 17 - 21 - 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Activity #: 360901-1A

7th - 8th Grades - July 24 - July 28 - 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Activity #: 360901-2A

9th - 12th Grades - July 24 - July 28 - 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: Vestal Senior High, Main Gym

To Register: Fill out a registration form from the menu on the left 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 31 - August 4    Monday - Friday

Director: Kelcy Wickman, Fall Recreation Field Hockey League Director

Times & Times:

Ages: Kdg (must be 5) - 8th Grade - 6:30 - 8:30 PM - 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 (optional), and your own 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 registration form from the menu on the left 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 6 - August 3, Tuesday and Thursdays 

Director:  Rob Carr, Vestal Varsity Boys 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 registration form from the menu on the left and mail with fee to the Recreation Department.  Use Act. # 310201-1A