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Registration fills quickly for the Vail Recreation District's youth summer sports camps, so sign up early! Camps provide children ages four and older with an opportunity to develop new skills and refine existing talents in baseball, basketball, sports training, lacrosse, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, tennis, soccer and more.
Skills Volleyball Camp | June 3 to 5, 2013 | Grades 2 to 6 - $60 | Grades 7 to 12 - $160 |
Grades 2 to 6 meet 8 to 9:15 a.m. | Grades 7 to 12 meet 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Registration
Location: Homestake Peak School, EagleVail
Colorado State University Head Volleyball Coach Tom Hilbert will lead participants in individual skills training during the three-day camp. Grades second through sixth will meet from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and grades seventh through 12th will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Costs are $160 for grades seventh through 12th and $60 for grades second through sixth. Call 970-479-2280.
Rocky Mountain Baseball Camp | June 10 to 14, 2013 | Ages 6 and Older (must be 8 years or older to attend full day) | $165/Full Day: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring a lunch) | $135/Half Day: 9 a.m. to noon |
Location:Ford Park, Vail
Participants will learn new baseball skills and build on natural talents during this five-day camp. Led by Colorado State University Pueblo coach Stan Sanchez, this is a fantastic opportunity for players of all ability levels. Children ages six and older may attend the half day sessions, but participants must be eight years or older to attend the full day session. Call 970-479-2280.
Youth Martial Arts Camps | June 18 to 22, July 23 to 27 and Aug. 6 to 10 |
These camps will introduce children ages five to 12 to all aspects of martial arts. Offered for all ability levels and operated by Vail Martial Arts Academy instructor Mathew Bayley, they include instruction on all major Japanese, Korean, Chinese and American martial arts. Instruction also covers the national, award-winning Alert Kids Kidnap Prevention Program. The camp takes place from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $150 per child. Call 970-949-8121 for details.
Vail Gymnastics Camp | June- August | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (bring lunch) | Cost $225 |
These week-long summer camps are for children ages five and older and will not only include gymnastics, but also outdoor adventures such as hiking, visiting local parks and excursions to Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Nature Center and more. Children will be grouped according to age and skill level. The Competitive Team Camps will take place June 17-21, July 22-26 and Aug. 12-16. Public and Pre-Team Camps will take place June 24-28 and Aug. 5-9. The Public Camps are scheduled for July 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 19-23. All camps take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cost $225 per camp, per camper. Registration underway. Call 970-479-2287.
Youth Martial Arts Camps | TBD | Call 970-949-8121 for details.
The VRD's new youth martial arts camps will introduce children ages five to 12 to all aspects of martial arts. For all ability levels, and the camps are run by Vail Martial Arts Academy instructor Mathew Bayley. They include instruction on all major Japanese, Korean, Chinese and American martial arts, plus instruction from the national, award-winning Alert Kids Kidnap Prevention Program. Cost is $150 per camp, per child. Click here or call 970-949-8121 for more details.
Mini Hawks Sports Training Camp | June 17 to 21, July 22 to 26, 2013 | $135 | Ages: 4 to 7 years
9 a.m. to noon | Registration
Location: Donovan Park, Vail
This multi-sport program was developed to give children ages 4 to 7 a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Games and activities are designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand-eye coordination and skill development at their own pace. Skyhawks staff are trained to handle the specific needs of young athletes. All participants receive a T-shirt and a merit award. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.
Girls Soccer Academy | June 24 to 28, 2013 | $165/Full Day or $135/ Half Day | Ages: 6 to15 years | Full Day: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring lunch) , Half Day: 9 a.m. to noon | Registration
Location: EagleVail Soccer Field
Experienced local coaches and athletes lead Girl's Soccer Academy participants in skills-based sessions including footwork, passing, receiving, touch, shooting and agility in an unique environment. Children must be eight years or older to attend the full day session. Call 970-479-2280.
VRD Skyhawks Lacrosse Camp | July 8-12, 2013 | $165 (additional cost to rent equipment) | Ages: 7 to 14 years | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring lunch) | Registration
Location: EagleVail Soccer Field
Lacrosse combines some of the basic skills used in soccer, basketball, and hockey into one fast-paced, high-scoring game. Athletes will learn all the fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing, and shooting in a fun, non-checking environment. Our staff helps campers learn not only the sport of lacrosse, but also important life skills such as respect, teamwork, and discipline. Designed for ages 7 to 14, this camp ensures that every athlete will come away with a deep understanding of the game and its traditions.
All participants receive a T-shirt and a merit award. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 12:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and snack (for programs four hours or less) or two snacks (for programs over four hours), a water bottle, running shoes, a mouthguard, protective gloves, a helmet with full mask (or goggles for girls lacrosse), a lacrosse stick, and sunscreen. *Limited lacrosse kits available for online rental. Kits include helmet with full mask, lacrosse stick, and protective gloves. Call 800-804-3509 or visit www.skyhawks.com to reserve your kit today.
Rocky Mountain Beach Volleyball Camp | June 1-2 or July 13-14 | Grades 9 to 12 cost $125 | Grades 6 to 8 cost $75 | Grades 9 to 12 meet 9 a.m. to noon & 2 to 5 p.m. | Grades 6 to 9 meet noon to 2 p.m. | Registration
Location: Sand Courts at the Vail Athletic Field
The beach volleyball camp is ideal for players who are looking to either learn the sport of beach volleyball or improve their skills. Players will be grouped according to ability with a maximum of 10 players per coach. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. for grades ninth through 12th and cost is $125 per player. Grades sixth through eighth will play from noon to 2 p.m. and cost is $75 per player. Registration underway. Call 970-479-2280.
Xcelerate Boys Lacrosse Camp | July 15 to 18, July 22 to 25 | Ages 8 to 18 years | Information
What better place to be than high in the Rocky Mountains during the month of July. Top-level instruction will once again be offered to our campers from the best coaches and pros in lacrosse.
Challenger British Soccer Camps | July 29 to August 2, 2013 | Ages 6 to 15 years: $189/Full Day, $143/ Half Day | Half Day: 9 a.m. to noon, Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Ages 4 to 5 years: $105, 10:30 a.m. to noon | Registration
Location: Ford Park, Vail
Professional coaches from England teach participants ball skills, passing, shooting and offensive and defensive techniques. Children must be eight years or older to attend the full day session. Call 479-2280. Register online at www.challengersports.com by 6/15/13 to receive a free soccer jersey ($39 value).
Northern Edge Ice Hockey Goal Scoring Camp | July 17-21 | Ages Six to 17 | Dobson Ice Arena, Vail
Northern Edge Hockey is the premier hockey school in the industry. Now in its 20th year, they have a low instructor-to-student ratio with attention to the smallest details to ensure players not only learn the most, but also have a great time. Camps are for all skill levels, will challenge the player through proven development plans and encourage players to work hard and have fun. Cost is $450 per participant. Call 636-532-9987.
Bob Johnson Hockey School | July 14-20 | Due to registration nearing capacity, online registration is no longer available. Please call the Ice Arena to inquire if space remains.
Location: Dobson Ice Arena
Dobson Arena hosts an exciting youth hockey camp every July. Now in its 27th year, Bob Johnson Hockey School has become as annual reason for many families to vacation in Vail in the summer. The camp focuses on the fundamentals of hockey and offers three hours of on-ice instruction with an additional hour of instruction off the ice. Coaches include Mark Johnson, head coach of the 2010 Women's Olympic Ice Hockey team silver medalist and also a player on the 1980 Olympic Team who pulled off the Miracle on Ice.
Pro Ambitions Ice Hockey Battle Camp | Aug. 5-10 | Ages 6-17 | Location: Dobson Ice Arena
This camp is for all levels of players whether they're a mite-level or in high school. you have 1 year of active playing under your belt). Pro Ambition instructors are the masters of "Circuit Training" and small area games, allowing kids to always be moving and being corrected. Camps include lots of repetitions in a fun and spirited environment which fosters self confidence and great self esteem. Costs are $540 per participant. Call 970-479-2271.
Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp | July 15 to 19 | $161/Half Day or $210/Full Day | Ages 7 to 17 years (must be 8 to do full day camp) | Half Day: 9 a.m. to noon, Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Registration
Location: Ford Park Vail
Since 1999, TetraBrazil Soccer Academy has been bringing Brazilian soccer expertise to American players. TetraBrazil offers participants the opportunity to experience first-hand the kind of soccer training that has made Brazil the most successful soccer nation in the world. The camp will combine Brazilian techniques, footwork and moves with fun practice opportunities. Register online at www.challengersports.com by 5/31/13 to receive a free soccer jersey ($39 value)
VRD Back 2 Basics All-Star Basketball Academy | August 5 to 8, 2013 | $150 | Ages 6 years and older | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. I Registration
Location: Homestake Peak School, EagleVail
Participants are coached by former NBA All-Star, All-Pro & current Milwaulkkee Bucks Coach, Sydney Moncrief and his award winning staff during this four-day camp, which concentrates on learning new skills while building on the fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling, footwork and defense. Call 970-479-2280.
Sidney Moncrief's Shooting Camp | August 5 to 8, 2013 | $145 | Ages 10 to 16 years | 2 to 4 p.m. Registration | Location: Homestake Peak School, EagleVail
This camp focuses on improving players' shooting techniqe to give participants an edge needed in a competitive basketball environment. Instruction will focus on individual shot mechanics analysis and a corrective action plan; form shooting instruction and training; progressive shooting practices and competitions; as well as shooting charts with effective tracking systems.
VRD Skyhawks Flag Football Camp | July 22 to 26, 2013 | $165 | Ages 7 to 14 years | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (bring lunch) | Registration
Location: Homestake Peak School Stadium, EagleVail
Skyhawks Flag Football Camps teach the core skills of passing, catching and de-flagging, as well as defensive positioning -- while delivering fun and exciting action. Each camp is organized into training environments that are designed to prepare kids to be champions both on and off the field and conclude with the Skyhawks Bowl, an exhilarating and action packed game that gives campers a chance to show off their skills.
Vail Tennis Center Youth Tennis Camps | June 10 - Aug. 23 | Monday to Friday 1 to 4 p.m. | Location: Vail Tennis Center
Junior Tennis Camps will take participant's tennis skills to the next level. Junior tennis lessons will take place Monday through Friday from from 8 to 9 a.m. for teens, 9 to 10 a.m. for ages five to six, 10 to 11 a.m. for ages seven to nine and 11 a.m. to noon for ages 10 through 12. Lessons will take place June 10-14, June 17-21, July 1-5, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9, Aug. 12-16 and Aug. 19-23. Cost is $65 per week, per participant. Camps will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 24-28, July 1-5, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9. Costs are $190 for Vail residents and $210 for outside guests. Registration for tennis camps and lessons will be available beginning in late May. Call 970-479-2294.
PGA Tour Academy Youth Junior Golf Overnight Camp | June 23-27 | Ages 12 to 18 years |
Location: Vail Golf Club
This golf-intensive program is complete with seminars, guest speakers, video analysis and on-course instruction. There will be additional focus on the mental aspect of the game, as well as proper practice routines, tournament preparation and opportunities for college golf. Students will begin early with range instruction and warm-up. After lunch, each camper will play 18 holes alongside The TOUR Academy instructors, who will provide course instruction to improve each golfer's game. Evening activities include dinner, free time and evening practice. Cost is $1,195 and includes lodging at Manor Vail Lodge. Commuter rate is $995. Registration underway, call 970-479-2260.
Vail Golf Club Two-Day and Three-Day Junior Golf Camps | June-August | Registration | Location: Vail Golf Club
The Vail Golf Club will be offering two-day and three-day beginner camps June 18-19, July 30-31 and July 2-4. Three-day intermediate camps will be offered July 1-3, July 9-11 and July 23-25. A new advanced three-day camp is scheduled for July 30 to Aug. 1. Costs are $59 for the two-day camps, $89 for the three-day camps and $119 for the three-day advanced camps. The two-day and three-day camps are for ages six to 17 and will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. The new three-day advanced camp is for ages 10 to 17 and will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Registration will be available in April. Call 970-479-2260 for details.
Sponsors of VRD youth sports camps include: Antlers at Vail, KidSPORT, Vail Daily, Vail Realty, Dave Honda’s Vail Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, Howard Head Sports Medicine Centers, American National Bank and Vail Racquet Club, Holliday Inn Apex Vail, Lifhouse, Simba Run, Vail International, Evergreen Lodge and Vail Marriott.