Some sports camps have started, still more being offered

Basketball, football, baseball, soccer, diving and more offered.

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 5:33 p.m.



MBA Camps and Leagues: Midwest Basketball Academy in Mishawaka offers a variety of upcoming summer camps and leagues overseen by coach Rod Creech, most open to individuals entering grades 3-12. These include shooting schools, all-skills training camps and player development leagues. Prices vary. Register at mba-basketball.com, or email Janet Reiter at jdreiter1@gmail.com.

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.Forms 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 a second skills camp this summer for boys and girls entering grades 3-8. Times are from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 7-11. Cost is $195. To register visit elkhartsportscenter.com.


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.

Concord: Summer Football Camp for athletes entering grades 4-8, June 23-26. Grades 4-6 from 10 a.m. to noon, grades 7-8 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $35. Equipment handout is Thursday, June 19, 4-6 p.m. at Concord Junior High, door 10, or one hour prior to the first day of camp. Register at www.concordathletics.com. Forms also available at Concord High School main office. Call 875-8595 or 875-6524, ext. 86004.

Flag Football

Elkhart Eagles: A flag football camp is scheduled 3 to 5 p.m. July 28-31 at Osceola Grace Brethren Church. The camp is open to anyone entering grades K-6. Cost is $35. As part of the camp there will be positional training, agility work and flag games. Each camper will also receive an Elkhart Eagles T-shirt and there will positional awards as well as punt/pass/kick awards. To sign up or for more information, contact coach Ty Biller at 574-596-5034 or tybiller11@gmail.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECEaglesFootball.


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 grades 5-8. Registration forms are available in the Memorial athletic department or at emhschargers.org.

Coerver: Elkhart Sports Center will be the site of camps June 23-27 and July 14-18. Age groups and skill levels vary. Prices include $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 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 4-6 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 swimsuit and arrive early enough to change. 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.


Concord Football League: Registration for Concord School District students in grades 4-6 is now open online at www.concordfootballleague.com. Players can also register in person and pick up equipment at Concord Junior High equipment door 12 on July 14 and July 17 from 5-7pm. For more information, a calendar and physical forms, visit www.concordfootballleague.com


Rieth 5K Training Runs: The runs are scheduled for Tuesdays through 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: Incoming Elkhart Central freshmen and eighth graders are encouraged to attend open fields 6-8 p.m. at the ECHS varsity diamond. For more information, contact head coach Steve Stutsman at steves@elkhart.k12.in.us.


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