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Darton State College Cavaliers Summer Camps

CAMPS
Summer 2015

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 – 12

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 8-12 &
Monday - Friday, June 15-19
Time:
9 a.m.-1 p.m.;
Extended Day: 1-5 p.m.
Fee:
Camp: $100;
Camp plus Extended Day: $150

For Registration, contact:
229-317-6558

For more information, Contact:
Scot Hemmings – 229-317-6457
Justin Huff – 229-317-6969

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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 2-4
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)

For Registration, contact:
229-317-6558

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

 

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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 15-18
Time: 9 a.m.- 12pm. Drop-off available at 8:30 a.m., and pick-up until last one gone
Fee: $85 (includes T-shirt)

For Registration, contact:
229-317-6558

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

 

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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 8-12
Time: 7a.m.- 12pm
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 & light Lunch Included

For Registration, contact:
229-317-6558

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

 

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Swimming
Boy and Girls ages 5-18

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): Molly Gilbert

Date: Four, four-day sessions: June 8-11June 22-25June 29-July 2 and July 13-16
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:
229-317-6558

For more information, Contact:
Molly Gilbert - 229-317-6899

 

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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 13-16
Time: 9am – 3:30pm
Place: Darton College Cavalier Arena
Fee: $150

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

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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 12,13
Place: Darton College Cavalier Arena
Fee: $350 per team ($100 deposit required by May 15)

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 Amber Miles, 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!

Campers will need to bring their lunch.

Extended day will include swimming, basketball, snacks, and games.

Instructor(s): Amber Miles

Date: June 15-18
Time: 9a.m. - 1p.m.;Extended Day 1pm-5pm
Place: DSC Softball Field
Fee: $100 (T-shirt included); Camp plus Extended Day $150

For Registration, contact:
229-317-6558

For more information, Contact:
Amber Miles- 214-457-6698

 

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Softball Prospect Camp
Girls ages 15-18

Come join us for two days as we evaluate your hitting, throwing, fielding, catching, and individual position play skills. The camp will feature Head Softball Coach Amber Miles and coaching staff as well as current and former players. Campers need to bring shoes, gloves, and a winning attitude. We look forward to working with you. GO CAVS!

Date: June 22;June 23
Time: 1pm-5pm (June 22);9am-1pm (June 23)
Place: DSC Softball Field
Fee: $100 (T-shirt included)

For Registration, contact:
Head Softball Coach - Amber Miles 214-457-6698 or 229-317-6235

For more information, Contact:
Amber Miles 214-457-6698

 

Athletic Performance Clinic
Boys and Girls ages 12-16

Be a part of this great opportunity to enhance your peak athletic performance, understand major muscle groups, learn proper technique, SAQ training, learn nutritional information, obtain an understanding of sport psychology, and applying strength and conditioning programs.

Instructor(s): Ken Kirsch, Fitness Center Director

Date: Monday, Tuesday,Thursday June 29, 30, July 2, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, & 16
Time: 8am-10:30am
Place: Physical Education Fitness Center
Fee: $75

For Registration, contact:
229-317-6558

For more information, Contact:

Ken Kirsh 229-317-6322

 

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