Students can hone football, soccer, volleyball skills and more

Find opportunities for students to hone football, basketball, soccer, volleyball and baseball skills.

Posted on June 7, 2014 at 9:54 a.m.



Elkhart Memorial: The Elkhart Memorial High School baseball coaching staff and players will be holding an 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 in grades 2-8. Registration forms are available in the Memorial athletic office, at emhschargers.org or by emailing head coach Scott Rost at srost@eklhart.k12.in.us.


Goshen Cager Camp: The 16th annual camp conducted by the Goshen High boys basketball staff is set for June 23-27. The camp is for boys entering grades 2-8 who plan to attend Goshen schools. Registration forms were sent home in elementary school folders. Forms also are available at http://basketball.goshenschools.org/feeder-programs/cager-camp/. Individuals with questions should contact coach Brian Bechtel at 574-533-8651, ext. 2544, or bbechtel@goshenschools.org.

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. Times are from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16-20 and July 7-11. Cost is $195, or $165 if paid by May 19 for the June camp and June 9 for the July camp. To register visit elkhartsportscenter.com.


Elkhart Memorial: Camps are offered from 10:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 9-12 for incoming freshmen and 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 14-17 for fourth- through eighth-graders. Each camp, directed by Crimson Charger coach Bill Roggeman and staff, is $25. Registration forms are available in the Memorial athletic department or at emhschargers.org.

Goshen: New Goshen High School head football coach Kevin Park is offering camps for Goshen Middle School and Goshen Junior Football League players July 7-10 (4 to 5:30 p.m. daily for GMS at GMS; 6 to 7:30 p.m. daily for GJFL at Pringle Park). The GMS camp is $25. The GJFL camp is free. Equipment issue is 2:30 to 4 p.m. July 7 for GMS and 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 1 at Pringle Park. Early GJFL registration is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at Goshen Little League.


Central/Memorial: The free camp runs 6 to 8 p.m. June 23-25, with coaches Don Knowlton of Memorial and Chris Malott of Central directing. It is open to fifth- through eighth-graders. Registration forms are available in the Memorial athletic department or at emhschargers.org.

Nappanee Missionary: 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 second, third or fourth children in a family. For more information and registration visit nmconline.net/camps, call 574-773-7773 or email sports@nmc1.org.

Coerver: 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 elkhartsportscenter.com and click on Camps/Classes.


Elkhart Central: Elkhart Central High School has scheduled a camp June 9-12 for players entering grades 4-9 in 2014-15. Grades 4-6 will meet daily from 4 to 5 p.m. with grades 7-9 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 574-295-4720.

Elkhart Memorial: The camp, conducted by Memorial coach Jacquie Rost and staff, is slated for June 10-13. Cost is $25 for grades 1-3 (1 to 2 p.m.), $35 for grades 4-6 (2 to 3:30 p.m.) and $45 for grades 7-9 (2 to 4 p.m.). Registration forms are available in the Memorial athletic department or at emhschargers.org.


Elkhart Central: Elkhart Central High School diving coach Tom Adams will conduct camps June 23-27 at the ECHS pool. Students entering grades 5-8 in 2014-15 will meet daily from 3 to 4 p.m., with high school campers meeting daily from 4 to 6 p.m. 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 5-8 or $64 for high school, each payable to ECHSAA Diving. To reserve a spot, contact Adams by June 20 at 574-875-6529.


Culver Academy: 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 Academy National Champ Wrestling Camp. The camp is June 8-11. Camp directors are Culver Academy head coach and Jimtown High graduate Matt Behling along with J.T. Young. Cost for overnight campers is $325. To register or for more information, visit culverwrestlingcamp.com or email info@culverwrestlingcamp.com.

Multiple Sports

NorthWood: Wa-Nee Schools have scheduled events and camps — 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 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 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 June 23-26. All camp registration information is available in the NorthWood High athletic office or at wanee.org/northwoodhighschool_home.aspx.


Elkhart Central: The camp is open to students in grades 1-8 and will be 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 16-20 at Elkhart Central High School. For more information, email Haley Warstler at hwarstler@elkhart.k12.in.us.

Goshen: The youth camp is scheduled for 3 to 4:30 p.m. June 16-20 in the Goshen High School warehouse. For more information, contact Kristy Sloan at kristy.sloan@goshenschools.org or 574-343-8458.


Rieth 5K Training Runs: The runs are scheduled for Tuesdays from June 10 to Aug. 26. Sign-in begins at 5:45 p.m. with the run beginning at 6:30. The runs will be on an all-terrain course used since 1997 in the Goshen Parks Department Classified Woods and canal bank northwest of Goshen College between the Elkhart River and Goshen canal. Access to the Rieth Interpretive Center is off of Plymouth Avenue south of Shanklin Park in Goshen. For more information contact Doug Yoder at dougy@goshen.edu.



Elkhart Football Club & Elkhart Eagles: Registration for the fall season is scheduled through Aug. 1. The program is for any student entering grades 7-12. This includes home-schoolers and those students attending public, private, charter or alternative schools. To register or for more information, contact coach Ty Biller at 574-596-5034.



Elkhart Central Open Fields: Beginning 6 to 8 p.m. June 10, incoming Elkhart Central freshmen and eighth graders are encouraged to attend open fields at the ECHS varsity diamond. For more information, contact head coach Steve Stutsman at steves@elkhart.k12.in.us.

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