LC to host multiple sports camps this summer

SALISBURY­- Livingstone College’s Athletic Department is hosting multiple camps to offer children and teens an active and healthy summer vacation.

Whether a beginner or skilled athlete, Livingstone’s camps will accommodate students ages 7-18 in men’s basketball, football, golf, softball, volleyball and tennis.

Golf camp

The Blue Bears golf team will kick off the summer camp season with its kids’ golf camp for ages 7-10 on June 10-11 on the front lawn. The youth camp will follow on June 12-13 for ages 11-14.

Both co-ed golf camps will include golf clubs, balls and snacks for $40 per camper.

One-day volleyball camps

The women’s volleyball team will host a one-day volleyball camp on June 20 for students in third through seventh grades at New Trent Gym on campus. A second one-day camp for eighth through 12th graders will be held June 21. The cost for each camp is $25 per student. Lunch will not be provided by the camp, but the college’s cafeteria will be open as an option to buy lunch.

Basketball

The men’s basketball team will host two camps on June 24-28 and July 8-12, welcoming third- through eighth-graders at New Trent Gym for an exciting week-long skills camp. Cost is $150 per camper per session with a sibling discount. Lunch will be provided, and campers will receive a T-shirt. An award ceremony will be held on the last day of camp.

Two-day volleyball camp

A two-day comprehensive volleyball camp will be held July 15-16. This camp will focus on challenging each player to take their game to the next level. Campers will be divided by skill and work with coaches to enhance their knowledge of the game and to improve their skill set. The camp is designed for third- through 12th-graders. Cost is $50. A sibling discount is available at $45 for both days for two siblings and $40 for three siblings.

Tennis camp

The Annual John Daniels Tennis Skills Summer Youth Camp will be held July 9-12 at Livingstone College tennis courts for ages 12-14. The cost is free, but bring your own racquets.
Beverages and snacks will be provided.

Football camp

The Blue Bears football program will host its Battle at the Stone 7 on 7 Passing Camp on July 13 at Alumni Memorial Stadium. The camp is open to students in ninth grade or above as of fall 2019. Cost for the 7 on 7 camp is $150 per team. Lunch will be provided.

“This is the first time in recent history that Livingstone College has held various athletic camps during the summer,” said Athletic Director Lamonte Massie-Sampson. “We are excited about the camps and are eager to host these young people on our campus. In this age where our youth are spending more time in front of a screen, we are happy to offer an alternative that will get them moving, learning a new sport or honing their athletic abilities.”

For more information about the camps or to register, visit www.bluebearcamps.com.

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