Friday, May 27, 2016

2016 Summer Camps Part 2: Get Active

FUNdamentals of Track & Field Camp: June 27 - July 1

The First Annual FUNdamentals of Track & Field Camp is specifically designed to teach younger kids the proper mechanics and techniques of the basics of Track & Field: Running, Jumping and Throwing. Learning these skills at an early age will help kids as they grow and develop in ALL sports! We will discuss proper stretching, warm-ups, speed and agility drills, form, technique, and much more! And most importantly, we will keep the FUN in FUNdamentals! Campers will participate in various competitions, games, and races. Our staff will consist of Auburn University Track & Field student-athletes, former and future Olympians, and Auburn University Track & Field Coaches.

Indoor Futsal Summer League: June 2 (occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday &Thursday until July 31)
The Indoor Futsal league is hosted by Auburn Soccer Association. The league will house coed teams in U10, U12, U14, U18, and 19 & up age groups. All games will be played at the Boykin Center (400 Boykin Street #A). The league will begin on Thursday, June 2, and run until Sunday, July 31. All games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Each time will cost $300 to register.  If you are registering as an independent player, it is $30. All payment will be collected before your first game!

Junior Team Handball Camp: June 26 – July 21

The Junior Team Handball Camp will teach 5th-8th grade students the sport of team handball. Coaches and players from the USA Team Handball national teams will lead the camp, which will focus on the basic techniques of throwing, catching and scoring, as well as the basic tactics of offense, defense, and rules of the game. Combining elements of basketball, soccer, hockey and baseball/softball, this fast-paced “water polo on land” will provide a fun opportunity for youth to learn, play, and compete with world-class athletes.

Auburn Soccer Camps: June 10-12, June 12-15, July 11-14, July 15-17, July 17-20

Time is running short but spaces remain in the 2016 Auburn Soccer summer camps, which are held throughout June and July at the Auburn Soccer Complex and are run by the Auburn soccer staff. Led by head coach Karen Hoppa, who led the program to its first Sweet 16 appearance last season, the camps are for boys and girls from age 6 all the way to rising high school seniors. June 10-12 is the Elite Camp for girls in 8th through 12th grade and costs $400 for the session. Residential Camp I runs from June 12-15 and is for girls ages 9-16. It costs $475 to stay on campus like and live like an Auburn student-athlete and it costs $350 for commuters. There are three camps in July. The first is the Day Camp, which is from the 11th through the 14th and is for boys and girls ages 6-12. It costs $130. The second Elite Camp runs July 15-17 and is for girls in 8th-12th grade and it costs $400. The final Residential Camp runs July 17-20 and is for boys and girls ages 9-16. It costs $475 to stay on campus and $350 for a commuter. All camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

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