Sports camps and tournaments in Elkhart County are open for registration

Here is a list for soccer, volleyball, diving, football, wrestling, cross country, track, basketball, softball, and ultimate.

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 5:51 a.m.



Waterford Diamonds: The 14U softball team is looking for a pitcher and utility players for the 2014 summer season. If interested, call Cynthia at 276-6413.



Elkhart Memorial: The Elkhart Memorial High School baseball coaching staff and players will be holding their annual youth camp from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday, June 10-12 at Charger Field. The camp is open for players currently in Grades 2-8. Registration forms are available in the Memorial athletic office, emhschargers.org, or by emailing head coach Scott Rost at srost@eklhart.k12.in.us.


ESC Tipping Point: The Elkhart Sports Center, in partnership with Tipping Point, is offering two skills camps this summer for boys and girls entering grades 3-8. Dates are June 16-20 and July 7-11, each from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $195, or $165 f paid by May 19 for the June camp and June 9 for the July camp. To register, visit www.elkhartsportscenter.com.


Nappanee Missionary camp: NMC is partnering with FC Indiana and the Haiti National Women's Team, coached by Shek Borkowski, to offer instruction July 18-20 on the church grounds at 70417 S.R. 19, Nappanee. Grades 1-2 will meet daily from 9 to 11 a.m. with grades 3-6 meeting daily from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $35 by May 11 or $45 by June 8. There will be a $10 discount for a second, third or fourth children in a family. For more information and registration visit www.nmconline.net/camps or call 773-7773 or email sports@nmc1.org.

Coerver camps: Elkhart Sports Center will be the site of camps for ball mastery (ages 7-12) 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 23-27 (Camp 1) and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 14-18 (Camp 2), advanced (ages 10-14) 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 23-27 (Camp 1) and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 14-17 (Camp 2), advanced (ages 10-14) and elite (ages 12-17)  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 27-23 (Camp 1 half day), 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 23-27 (Camp 1 full day), 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 14-18 (Camp 1 half day), 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 14-18 (Camp 1 full day); $179 for ball mastery, $189 for advanced, $199 for half day elite, $325 for full day elite. Register at www.elkhartsportscenter.com and click on Camps/Classes.


Elkhart Central summer camp: Elkhart Central High School has scheduled a camp June 9-12, for players entering grades 4 to 9 in 2014-15. Grades 4 to 6 will meet daily from 4 to 5 p.m. with Grades 7 to 9 meeting daily from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25. Registration forms are available in the Central athletic office and at Elkhart elementary and middle schools. For more information call Central at 295-4720.


Elkhart Central camps: Elkhart Central High School diving coach Tom Adams will conduct camps June 23-27 at the ECHS pool. Students entering grades 5 to 8 in 2014-15 will meet daily from 3 to 4 p.m., with high school campers meeting daily from 4 to 6 p.m. Grade school campers will receive instruction in the five voluntary groups of dives plus some optional. Students should be able to swim at least one length of a 25-yard pool and be able to dive head-first off the board. Campers are asked to bring a swimsuit and arrive early enough to change by camp start time. High school campers will learn voluntary and optional dives. Difficulty will be based on individual skills. Cost is $35 for grades 5 to 8 or $64 for high school, each payable to ECHSAA Diving. To reserve a spot contact Adams by June 20 at 875-6529.


Quarterback Training: Top Gun QB Academy will host workouts for high school quarterbacks (Grades 9-12 in 2014-15) for five Sundays, beginning May 11 and skipping Memorial Day weekend, at South Bend St. Joseph High School. For more information or to reserve at spot contact Bill Reagan at 876-6349 or reagan.8@nd.edu.


Culver Academy camp: NCAA and high school champion Jason Tsirtsis, high school champion Alex Tsirtsis, Army head coach and NCAA champion Joe Heskett and Army assistant Paul Young will be among the clinicians at the Culver (Ind.) Academy National Champ Wrestling Camp. The camp is scheduled June 8-11. Camp directors are Culver Academy head coach and Jimtown High School graduate Matt Behling along with J.T. Young. Cost for overnight campers is $325. To register or for more information visit www.culverwrestlingcamp.com or email Info@CulverWrestlingCamp.com.

Multiple Sports

NorthWood camps: Wa-Nee Schools have scheduled events and camps for May and June — Wa-Nee Youth Challenge (with cross country and track with coach Justin Bell at Andrews Field), 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 17 (preschool to Grade 5); Boys basketball camp (with coach Aaron Wolfe at The Panther Pit), 9 to 11 a.m. for Grades 4-6 and 1 to 5 p.m. for Grades 6-9,,June 9-13; Girls basketball camp (with coach Adam Yoder at NorthWood Middle School), 1 to 4:40 p.m. for Grades 6-9 June 9-13 and 4:30 to 6 p.m. for Grades 1-5 June 9-12; Volleyball camp (with coach Hilary Rebber at NorthWood Middle School), 1 to 4:40 p.m. for Grades 6-9 June 9-13 and 4:30 to 6 p.m. for Grades 1-5 June 9-12; Elementary and middle schools football camp (with coach Nate Andrews at NorthWood High School practice fields), 9 to 10:15 a.m. for Grades 1-6 and 10:30 a.m. to noon for Grades 7-8 June 16-20; Boys and girls tennis camp (with coach Tif Schwartz at NorthWood High School courts) June 17, 19, 20, 24, 26, 27 and July 8, 10, 11, 15, 17 and 18; Boys and girls soccer camp (with coach Brad Duerksen at Nappanee Elementary), 9:30 to 11 a.m. for Grades K-8 Monday-Thursday, June 23-26. All camps are available in the NorthWood High School athletic office or online www.wanee.org/northwoodhighschool_home.aspx.



NorthWood Soccer Club: A recreational league for boys and girls ages 4-5 (U6), 6-7 (U8), 8-9 (U10) and 10-11 (U12) is scheduled for June 30 to Aug. 28 at Nappanee Soccer Complex at Wellfield Park, west of Northside Manor Apartments, 1200 N. Main St./S.R. 19. Cost is $30 per player (family discounts for multiple children are available). Registration deadline is May 10 with a $10 late fee after that date. No registrations will be accepted after May 29. To register online visit www.pumassoccer.com. For more information contact Jeff Williams at 773-4925 or anabaptistman@hotmail.com.

Spring ESC men's outdoor league: The Elkhart Sports Center league begins the week of May 12. There will be six games plus a single-elimination tournament. Cost is $375 per team ($100 deposit due to register, the rest due by the second game). To register visit www.elkhartsportscenter.com.


Goshen Ultimate Summer League: Registration has begun for the sixth season of the Goshen Ultimate Summer League. The league is open to males and females in their teens or older. Games are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Ox Bow County Park in Dunlap. League play starts May 20. A “hat tournament” in which teams are compiled at random is Saturday, May 10. A women's clinic is 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17. A skills clinic is 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24. The clinics are open even to those who don't join the league. Registration is $40 ($35 for students) and includes a disc and tech-fabric shirt. The price goes up $5 on May 15. Registration is at www.goshenultimate.com.

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