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Darton State College Cavaliers Summer Camps

Summer 2014

A wide variety of sports camps will be offered on the Darton State College campus this summer.

For more information, contact the Intercollegiate Athletics & Physical Education at (229) 317-6558.

Baseball Camp
Attention boys and girls ages 5 – 13

Seize this chance to get individual instruction and learn the fundamentals of pitching, catching, fielding, and team play.

Hitting is a major part of practice each day. Game drills and batting cage time, combined with coaching from collegiate players add up to a lot of fun.

Bring shoes, glove, cap, bat, helmet and long pants.

The camp will also offer Extended Day services which include: swimming, basketball, snacks, games and movies.

Campers will receive a T-shirt.

Campers will need to bring their lunch.

Date: Monday - Friday, June 9-13 & Monday - Friday, June 16-20
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Extended Day: 1-5 p.m.
Fee: Camp: $100; Camp plus Extended Day: $150

For Registration, contact:
Darton State College Continuing Education – 317-6730/6726

For more information, Contact:
Scot Hemmings – (229) 317-6457

Tennis Camp
Attention boys and girls ages 6 - 17

Get into the swing of summer, and play at the new Darton Tennis Complex. Learn the basics and get individual instruction on the fundamentals of forehands, backhands, and serve. Find out about scoring, etiquette, terminology, and matches. Developing good habits at an early age will create a “love” for the game.

Instructor(s): David Mann, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Date: Tuesday-Thursday, June 3-5
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Students should be dropped off at the Tennis Pavilion, located behind the PE Building. In case of rain the camp will begin and end inside the PE Building.
Fee: $ 75 (T-shirt included)
Early Bird Registration: $70 (T-shirt included) Deadline is May 24

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

For more information, Contact:
David Mann – (229) 317-6914

Soccer Camp
Attention boys and girls ages 5-12

Improve your game! Receive the technical and functional training for basic skills, along with position play. Each day get training on a specific technique (shooting, passing-receiving, heading, etc.) followed by match related games emphasizing the technique learned. Younger players will be challenged by developmental drills focusing on coordination and understanding of their role as a player.

Instructors will include Darton State College players and coaches as well as other area players and coaches.

Instructor(s): will include DSC players/coaches as well as other area players

Date: Monday - Thursday, June 16-19
Time: 9 a.m.- noon. Drop-off available at 8:30 a.m., and pick-up until last one gone<
Fee: $85 (includes T-shirt)
Early Bird Registration: $75 (includes T-shirt) Deadline is June 6th

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

For more information, Contact:
Bart Sasnett – (229) 317-6508 or
Ken Veilands – (229) 317-6988

Cross Country Camp
Attention boys, girls and adults of all ages

Are you ready for a rewarding, challenging sport? Get introduced to cross country running by working on the fundamentals. With daily activities, games and beginner fun runs, you will enjoy a positive experience that could lead to a healthful lifetime sport and activity. Campers will benefit from instruction in goal setting, meeting challenges, a “wilderness run” and more. No matter their experience levels, this camp is designed to inspire a love of running and is open to all youths.

Instructor(s): Bruce Skiles, DSC Men’s/Women’s Cross Country Coach and DC Athletes

Date: Monday-Friday, June 9-13
Time: 7a.m. -noon
Place: Camp begins and ends at the Darton State College Tennis Pavilion, located behind the Physical Education Building. In case of rain, the camp will begin and end inside the P.E. Building.
Fee: $150 Light Breakfast Included

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317–6730

For more information, Contact:
Bruce Skiles - (229) 317-6458

Swimming Camp

Embrace this opportunity to learn what it takes to be a competitive swimmer. This camp is designed for kids of all ages. Campers will learn the four competitive swimming strokes, starts, and turns from collegiate All-Americans. Campers will spend a fun-filled week with experienced coaches and swimmers at Darton State College, the best facility in Southwest Georgia! Bring a swimsuit, towel, and goggles.

Instructor(s): Will Breehl

Date: Six, four-day sessions: June 9-12, 16-19, 23-26 and July 7-10, 14-17, 21-24
Time: 8:00 a.m.-noon. Drop-off available at 7:45 a.m. and pick-up until 12:15 p.m.
Place: Darton College Physical Education Building
Fee: $150 per session (T-shirt included) Light snack will be provided.

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

For more information, Contact:
Major Robinson - (229) 317-6997

DSC Wrestling Team Technique/ Training session Camp
8th grade & up

Come learn the latest college techniques and train with the DSC wrestling coaches. At this camp you will learn a variety of attacks from the neutral position. Our goal is to increase you ability to attack your opponent in different was and from different angles.

Date: Wednesday, June 11
Fee: $250 per team, $30 individual price

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

Session 1: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Break: 12:00pm - 1:00PM
Session 2: Training Session/ Duels will begin at 1:15pm

For more information, Contact:
Coach Hicks - (229) 317-6594

Camp Of Champs - Basketball Camp
Attention Boys and Girls ages 6-18

Former Tennessee Lady Vols point guard, Olympic Gold Medal winner, and current Darton Lady Cavs Head Basketball Coach Lea Henry, and former University of Maryland shooting guard and Denver Nuggets draft selection bring their Camp of Champs Individual Basketball Camp to Darton College.

The camp focuses on skill instruction and development for position breakdowns, shooting and ball handling, footwork, individual and team defense, 5 on 5 games and much more. This camp will provide the instruction and motivation for campers of all skill levels.

Date: Monday-Thursday, July 14-17
Time: 9am – 3:30pm
Place: Darton College Cavalier Arena
Fee: $150

For Registration, contact:
Contact Coach Lea Henry at 404-556-2302

Camp Of Champs
Girls Basketball Team Camp

Lea Henry will hold the Camp of Champs Girls Basketball Team Camp on the campus of Darton College in the beautiful 3,000 seat Cavalier Arena. Space is limited to the first 30 teams. Teams will be guaranteed 3 games per day with certified officials.

To be the best, you must play the best! The Lea Henry Camp of Champs Team Camp will give your team the opportunity to play quality games against quality opponents during the summer.

Date: Friday/Saturday, June 13 & 14
Place: Darton College Cavalier Arena
Fee: $350 per team ($100 deposit required by May 14)

For Registration, contact:
Contact Coach Lea Henry at 404-556-2302.

Housing and meal packages are available.

Softball Day Camp
Girls ages 6 – 14

Come join our four day instructional softball camp and learn the fundamentals of hitting, throwing, fielding, catching, and individual position play. The camp will feature Head Softball Coach David Dews, other well known coaches as well as current and former players. This is a chance to get great instruction and have fun learning the game. Campers need to bring shoes, gloves, and a winning attitude. We look forward to working with you. GO CAVS!

Instructor(s): David Dews

Date: June 16 - 20
Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Place: DSC Softball Field
Fee: $100 (T-shirt included)
Early Bird Registration: $100 (T-shirt included) Deadline is June 3 (for June camp) & July 1 (for July camp)

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

For more information, Contact:
Eric Neel - (229) 317-6235

Softball Hitting Clinic
Girls ages 8 - graduating senior

Be a part of our clinic that is solely devoted to hitting and the offensive side of fast-pitch softball. This clinic will teach proper swing mechanics and fundamentals that will help you become a better offensive player. The Darton Coaching Staff and a handful of well known instructors will provide individualized attention as well as group instruction for the hitters. This clinic is a can’t miss opportunity for girls that are serious about becoming a better offensive player. Players need to bring shoes and gloves, they may also bring their own bats and batting gloves. GO CAVS!

Date: Jun 9 - 10
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Place: DSC Softball Field
Fee: $100 (T-shirt included)

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

For more information, Contact:
Contact Eric Neel - (229) 317-6235

Summer Indoor Soccer Futsal League
Boys & Girls - Ages 5-17

League Objective

Futsal is derived as a South American Style Indoor Soccer Game. The DSC Futsal League is designed to develop player’s soccer skills beyond the normal field of play. It will improve technical ability and increase speed of play. Players will enjoy a different style game while developing their overall soccer skills.

League Divisions

Co-Ed Divisions

  • Hawk Division- (Ages 5-7)
  • Osprey Division- (Ages 8-10)

Boys & Girls Divisions

  • Osprey Division - (Ages 8-10)
  • Falcon Division - (Ages 11-13)
  • Eagle Division - High School

Date: June 3 - July 10
Place: Darton Recreation Gymnasium
Fee: $35/Individual - $275/Team

For Registration, contact:
Ken Kirsch, (229) 317-6322

Download the 2014 Summer Indoor Futsal League Registration Flyer Here

Softball pitching/catching camp
For ages 8 - graduating senior

If you attend both camps June 9-12 cost is $90 each camp.

Date: June
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Place: Darton State Softball Field
Fee: $100

For Registration, contact:
(229) 317-6730

For more information, Contact:
Eric Neel - (229) 317-6235