RECREATION CALENDAR

5-TOOL RESIDENT CAMPS

  • Monday, June 2, 2008 2:24pm
  • Sports

BASEBALL

5-TOOL RESIDENT CAMPS

These camps in BASEBALL and SOFTBALL, conducted by Auburn High School and Evergreen State Sports, will offer three one-week sessions: July 20-24 (fundamentals for ages 8-14), July 27-31 (advanced fundamentals for ages 15-18) and Aug. 3-7 (fundamentals for ages 8-14). Camps will take place at the Brannan Sports Complex in Auburn, and campers will be housed and meals will be provided at Cascade Middle School in Auburn. The camps will be conducted by coach Brian Embery. Early registration is encouraged. More information: (253) 826-3262 or online at www.eteamz.com/evergreenstatesports. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Web site.

GRAND SLAM CAMPS

These camps are for players ages 6-12, and are staffed by local high school coaches and current college players who teach fundamentals in a fun, upbeat environment. Camps are scheduled for July 7-10 at Daffodil Park in Sumner, July 14-17 at Petrovitsky Park in Renton, and July 21-24 at South County Ballfield Park in Federal Way. The cost is $99. More information: (360) 802-2232 or online at www.grandslamcamp.com.

RIPS BASEBALL CAMPS

Hitting and fielding camps will be offered for players ages 7-14. More information: Aaron Horrocks at (206) 941-0128, or e-mail to RNRON1ST@aol.com, or online at www.eteamz.com/Washington_Brewers.

BASKETBALL

REC PLAYERS NEEDED

Mature recreational players are needed for a group that gathers on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday basis at noon in the Kent area. It’s strictly for fun and exercise. More information: e-mail to kknapp@rei.com.

KENTLAKE BOYS HOOP CAMP

This camp for players who will be entering grades 2-9 is scheduled for June 24-27 at Kentlake High School, 21401 S.E. 300th St. It will be directed by Kentlake coaches Ron Charrier and Jeff Martin. The cost is $95 if registered by June 1, and $100 thereafter, and includes a camp T-shirt and basketball. In addition to individual and group instruction, campers will participate in 5-on-5 games, hot-shot competition, free throw contests and other activities. More information: e-mail to ron.charrier@kent.k12.wa.us.

KENTLAKE GIRLS CAMP

This camp for girls entering grades 2-9 is scheduled for June 30-July 3 at Kentlake High School. More information: e-mail to coach Scott Simmons at coach_simmons@hotmail.com.

SHOTCALLERS TOURNAMENT

This tournament is schedule for June 13-15 at Sumner and Bonney Lake high schools. It is open to boys and girls teams in grades 5-12. The team entry fee is $215, with a three-game guarantee. The entry deadline is June 1. More information: Ken Jackson at (253) 273-5097 or (206) 303-9623, or e-mail to drakecameron13@aol.com.

GRACE BASKETBALL CAMP

This camp for boys and girls who will be entering grades 3-8 is scheduled for July 7-10 at Grace Community Church in Auburn. Players in grades 3-5 meet from 9 a.m.-noon. Players in grades 6-8 meet form 1-4 p.m. The cost is $55. More information: (253) 833-5660 or e-mail to coachkickner@yahoo.com.

WTA HIGH SCHOOL TEAM CAMP

This camp, open to all boys and girls teams, is scheduled for June 29-July 3 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. each day at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. The cost is $500 per team. More information: (425) 744-1860, or online at www.yourwta.com, or e-mail to wtabball@comcast.net.

BOATING

KENT DRAGON BOAT ASSN.

The association is inviting anyone interested in paddling a 48-foot dragon boat to Lake Meridian in Kent on Saturdays (before 8 a.m.) and Tuesdays (6 p.m.) through mid October. All equipment is provided, and no experience is needed. Teams meet at the Lake Meridian boat dock. More information: Ted Childs at (253) 630-3657.

DODGEBALL

KENT ADULT LEAGUE

This league will be offered by Kent Parks from July through September. More information: Kent Parks at (253) 856-5000.

FASTPITCH

GRAND SLAM CAMPS

These camps, one for ages 7-11, and one for ages 12-15, are scheduled for July 14-17 at Petrovitsky Park in Renton, and July 21-24 at South County Ballfield Park in Federal Way. They will be directed by Pacific Lutheran University pitching coach Lance Glasoe and a staff of current college players The focus will be on fundamentals (pitching, hitting, slapping, fielding, etc.) in a fun, upbeat environment. The cost is $99. More information: (360) 802-2232 or www.grandslamcamp.com.

FISHING

STEELHEAD SUMMIT

This bi-anual gathering of concerned groups, anglers and citizens to discuss the latest issues facing steelhead throughout their range, is scheduled for Saturday May 31, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Seattle Airport Marriott. A $25 donation is requested to cover the cost of both a continental breakfast and a buffet lunch. More information: Marianne Mitchell, (206) 669-6263 or e-mail to heritagesea@aol.com.

FOOTBALL

PUGET SOUND CAMP

This camp is for players who will be entering grades 4-9 in the fall. It is scheduled for June 30-July 3 at French Field. It is a non-contact camp and runs from 9 a.m.-noon each day. It will be directed by Kentridge High head coach Marty Osborn, and the camp staff will include coaches from Kentridge and other area high schools and junior highs, as well as current Kentridge seniors and former players now in college. The cost is $105. More information: Coach Osborn at (253) 891-2294 or (253) 373-4248.

GOLF

KENT CHAMBER GOLF CLASSIC

The 30th annual edition of this tournament is scheduled for Monday, July 14, at Washington National Golf Club in Auburn. Play goes from noon-9 p.m. Players will be encouraged to dress up in the colors of their favorite college team (within Washington National’s dress code.) SPONSORS are desired. More information: (253) 854-1770.

SAILING

RENTON SAILING CLUB CLASSES

A four-session INTRO TO BASIC SAILING class will be offered on Wednesdays, with classes now under way. It is open to ages 9 and older. The cost is $32 for Renton residents and $38 for non-residents.

An eight-session RED CROSS-CERTIFIED SMALL-BOAT SAILING class will be offered on a Thursday-Friday basis for four weeks, with classes now under way. The cost is $80 for Renton residents and $95 for non-residents.

Both classes take place in Renton’s Gene Coulon Park. More information: (425) 430-6729 or online at www.ci.renton.wa.us.

TENNIS

KENTRIDGE SUMMER TEAM

This program is for boys and girls ages 8-18 of all ability levels. The program goes from June 30-July 28 and will be part of the Auburn Valley Summer Tennis League. It will be coached by Kentridge High state tournament veteran Zack AhYat and his assistants. Individual lessons also are available. More information: Vince Howard at (253) 735-9638 or e-mail to vince.howard@kent.k12.wa.us.

KENTWOOD SUMMER TEAM

This program is for boys and girls ages 8-18 of all ability levels. The program goes from June 30-July 28 and will be part of the Auburn Valley Summer Tennis League. It will be coached by Vince Howard and his assistants. More information: Vince Howard at (253) 735-9638 or e-mail to vince.howard@kent.k12.wa.us.

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