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2018 Sports Summer Camps

Archery

Lil’ Archers Camp (4-5 yrs)

Experience the sport of archery in a fun, safe and supervised environment. We use plastic arrows with rubber suction cups to teach the basics of archery. No experience necessary and all equipment supplied. Detailed information and camp participant forms are mailed to registrants approximately two weeks prior to the start of each camp session. Camp is held rain or shine. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769.

Archery Camp (8-12 yrs)
This is a basic-level course intended for those who are new to the sport and looking for a positive experience with archery. During the camp, archers become proficient in shooting a bow and receive instruction in archery essentials such as range safety, equipment maintenance, self-analysis and archery etiquette. Additional activities include history of archery, fun shoots (ex: balloon shoots) and a competition on the last day. Bring a nonperishable snack (no nut products) and beverage. Schedule is subject to change. Fee includes supervision, equipment and activities. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769.

Archery & Fishing Camp (9-12 yrs)

Try your hand at two lifelong outdoor activities in this beginner camp! Discover and practice new skills in casting, fish identification and knot tying. Learn the essentials of target archery such as range safety, equipment use and technique from USA Archery certified instructors. Camp includes trips to some special fishing spots where the fish are biting! Bring a nonperishable lunch (no nut products) and beverage. Schedule is subject to change. Camp is held rain or shine. Fee includes van or bus transportation, supervision, equipment, and activities. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769.


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For complete details on ALL Adventure & Outdoors camps including sample schedules, directions, what to bring and more, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/adventurecamps!

Badminton

Badminton Camp (9-14 yrs)
Boys and girls, learn the fun, fast-paced game of badminton. Enjoy learning badminton skills and game concepts through games and activities and compete in matches at the end of every day. You are grouped by skill level for matches. Fee includes t-shirt. Rackets and shuttlecocks are provided. Bring a nonperishable lunch (no nut products) and a reusable water bottle. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.

Baseball

Tim O'Brien’s Baseball Camp (5-15 yrs)

Come learn from the best! Director Tim O’Brien is an assistant coach at UMBC, former coach of the year at Long Reach High School, and former pitching coach for the USA Baseball Team. Instructors are current or former college coaches and players with years of baseball experience. Rotate through different stations that emphasize the skills needed to play baseball and finish the day with controlled practice games to work on in-game scenarios and situations. Quality instruction is our top priority. Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.

Tim O’Brien’s Hitting Camp (8-16 yrs)
Become a better hitter! Learn physical and mental aspects of hitting with age-appropriate instruction. Camp provides instruction from Division I college and high school coaches assisted by college and high school players. Focus is on confidence and skill. Learn how to become a more consistent and powerful hitter! Drills and games offer opportunities for immediate and long-term improvement! Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.

Matt Siller’s Baseball Camp (8-16 yrs)
Prepare for the upcoming season with hands-on instruction from Matt Sillers, Oakland Mills High coach, and other local coaches and college players. No two players are alike, so this camp focuses on your strengths and style. Work on techniques to help you improve your game. Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.


Basketball

Derrick Lewis’s Basketball Camp (5-14 yrs)

Welcome Back! Join University of Maryland’s All-ACC Player and 16 year playing Professional Derrick Lewis as he brings his exciting basketball experiences to the courts at North Laurel Community Center! Coach Lewis has been fortunate enough to have played and coached basketball for more than 30 years (earning 2 Coach of the Year Awards in the Baltimore/DC high school ranks). Coach Lewis and his staff pride themselves on the ability to teach basketball skills and fundamentals to young players. Visit www.derricklewisbasketball.com for more information on Coach Lewis’ coaching and playing experiences. Fee includes a camp t-shirt. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov

Basketball & Swim (8-14 yrs)
Improve your basic and intermediate basketball skills in a positive and well-organized learning environment. Coaches use a variety of creative drills, challenging exercises, exciting games, and scrimmages. Special emphasis is placed on sportsmanship and teamwork. After playing on the court, cool off with a daily dip in the pool. Fee includes instruction, supervision, t-shirt and pool entrance. Extended swim option available; campers can then remain at the pool, but must be picked up no later than 5pm from the pool. Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.

Coach Deb’s Basketball Camp (8-15 yrs)
No matter what your skill or experience level, take your game to the next level at this camp! Through a combination of skill development, games, team competitions and contests, Coach Deb Taylor and staff ensure that you have fun and improve your game. Fundamentals are stressed daily. Coach Deb has 14 years of high school varsity head coaching experience and is currently head coach at Reservoir HS. She led Archbishop Spalding to the prestigious IAAM A Conference Championship and a No. 1 ranking in 2002,in addition to being one of the top 15 programs in the Baltimore metro area throughout her coaching career. Many of Coach Deb’s players have gone on to play in college and she has coached several league and county all-stars and two players of the year. Coach Deb played at the University of Vermont and was the all-time assists leader. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

Super Hoops Basketball (8-13 yrs)
We put the "fun" in FUNdamentals. Improve your basic or intermediate basketball skills in this camp. Coaches use a variety of creative drills, challenging exercises, exciting games, scrimmages and other activities to help you elevate your game. Special emphasis is placed on sportsmanship and teamwork. Make up first rain cancellation on Friday, no makeup day the week of July 3. Fee includes a t-shirt. Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov

HC Elite Basketball Camp – Advanced Skills Training (9-14 yrs)
This camp is designed for the serious player trying to get to the next level and eventually play high school basketball. Most participants are middle school players working to reach the next level. The focus is on developing and using advanced skills while helping you understand the skill set and attitude required to make it at the high school level. Info: www.hcelitebasketball.com or Camp Director Bill Napolitano, hcelitebasketball@gmail.com; or Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

HC Elite Basketball Camp – Skills Training (9-14 yrs)
This camp is designed for anyone who is trying to improve his or her individual skills, especially ball handling and shooting. HC Elite camps are known for their exceptional instruction. A variety of offensive skills are explained and demonstrated. Practice the skills and apply them in a variety of drills and games. You are put into groups by age and skill to ensure that you receive the appropriate level of instruction and attention. Info: www.hcelitebasketball.com or Camp Director Bill Napolitano, hcelitebasketball@gmail.com; or Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

Ultimate Basketball Camp (10-14 yrs)
In this full-day basketball experience, certified HCRP basketball coaches provide you with all the Youth Basketball League (YBL) has to offer in a one-week camp. Throughout the week, experienced coaches use a variety of creative drills, challenging exercises, exciting games, scrimmages and many other activities to help you elevate your game. Emphasis is placed on sportsmanship and teamwork. Learn, develop, and implement offensive and defensive skills; participate in competitions, games, and film sessions; and break into teams to play a mini-league schedule and end-of-camp tournament. Each day after fundamentals sessions, teams play league games. There is down time during lunch and video sessions. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fee includes camp shirt. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

College Prospect Basketball & Fitness Camp-Boys (14-17 yrs)
This is advanced basketball camp that consists of challenging basketball conditioning drills as well as advanced offensive and defensive drills and principles. Each day, focus on basketball skills, speed, agility and fitness components. All participants should have a minimum of 3 years of organized basketball experience. The fitness training element utilizes cutting edge training techniques, such as HIIT drills, plyometric, endurance and strength training techniques. Campers go through advanced shooting and finishing drills to help players maximize offensive repertoire. Competitive individual and team games will be played throughout each camp session. During the week, campers have a 2-hour College Prep Discussion to learn more about the college recruitment process and helpful insights to stand out to college coaches. Fee includes a camp t-shirt and a Basketball Conditioning & Skills workout guide. Camp instructors’ experience ranges from current college and high school coaches, certified personal trainers as well as basketball specific skills trainers. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.


Cricket

U.K. Elite Cricket and Multi-Sport Camp (8-14 yrs)

Let U. K. Elite’s professional British Coaches teach each camper a myriad of uniquely British & Irish sports during this fun, engaging camp! Learn cricket, Gaelic soccer, rugby, soccer & others. Each sport is adjusted to make it easy to understand and enjoy! Curriculum focuses on teaching every player, regardless of age/ability and highlights the enjoyment of sports played in the United Kingdom for centuries. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or

pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

Fencing

Learn to Fence Camp (8-12 yrs)

Would you like to learn more about the lightning fast Olympic sport of fencing? Work with the highly experienced, professional coaches from the Baltimore Fencing Center as they instruct you in this exciting sport, based upon the serious sword play of the past. During this week-long, half day camp, learn fencing basic skills, footwork, blade work, bouting skills and reach BFC beginner level. Info: Jamie Brentlinger, 410-313-1665 or jbrentlinger@howardcountymd.gov.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Camps with Kristy Hartman Mumma (6-16 yrs)

Programs are directed by Kristy Hartman Mumma, UMBC alumnae, former USA FUTURES, Division I college and Hymax club coach. Kristy brings her passion for field hockey and true love of sports to each program. Camp staff embrace and exhibit the “excellence in athletics” principle that sports can teach life skills and lessons. Coaches are former or current college coaches and players with decades of experience and the love of the game. Campers must provide a field hockey stick, shin guards, mouth guard, cleats or turf shoes, certified field hockey eye goggles, a filled reusable water bottle/thermos and $2 for a backup mouth guard. Fee includes camp t-shirt. Beginner Camp: Recommended for beginners with little or no experience. Learn the basics of field hockey in a fun, welcoming environment. Instruction focuses on development of individual basic skills of possession, passing, receiving, shooting on goal, team concepts and small group play. Next Level Camp: Enjoy this camp for individuals, small groups, or teams of any level. You are trained with those with similar capability and experience, and challenged with scrimmages daily. Players with recreational league experience benefit from refining basic skills and training in small skill groups to build their game knowledge. Advanced players benefit from advanced techniques and the depth of knowledge/experiences of the coaching staff. Improve every aspect of your game; master individual skills, laser focus your shooting techniques, harden your defensive tactics and enhance game awareness for better real-time decision making. Leave camp with a fresh look at the amazing game of field hockey and skills to practice at home. Info: Susan Markovitz, 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcountymd.gov.

Fitness

Girl Fit! (4-13 yrs)

WKD Karate 4 Girls offers this week-long, full-day camp that promotes fitness, nutrition and safety. Girls, have fun learning about healthier lifestyles through fitness and nutrition! In addition to creative fitness games and basic martial arts, girls are introduced to different ways to exercise, including yoga, Pilates, Zumba and more! The camp also includes physical activity to promote balance, coordination and strength. Our goal is to promote positive attitudes about food, fitness and body image. Bring a lunch and a notebook to keep a food and fitness log. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.

Flag Football

Flag Football Camp (7-14 yrs)

Enhance your skills and experience some thrills in this camp. This is a noncontact football camp designed to introduce beginner players to flag football basics and hone the skills of intermediate players. Work on passing, catching, running routes and general offensive and defensive schemes (no blocking/ tackling drills). Apply your skills in daily scrimmages. Fee includes a t-shirt. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.

Golf

Junior Golf Camp (7-14 yrs)

This camp introduces you to basic concepts and the fundamentals of golf, including the grip, aim, alignment, stance, posture and swing as they relate to putting, chipping, pitch shots, iron play and tee shots. The positive and fun atmosphere includes instruction in safety, basic rules and etiquette. The last day includes play on the course and course management instruction. No experience is necessary and equipment is provided. (No camp 7/4.) Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Gymnastics

Preschool Gymnastics (3-6 yrs)

Stay cool while having fun! In the comfort of an air-conditioned facility, campers enjoy the vault, beam, ropes, trampoline, bars, springboard, tumbling floor and foam pit. Develop motor skills, strength and flexibility with age-appropriate activities. Campers must be at least 3 years old when the program begins. Staff does not change diapers. No pull-ups allowed. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.


Beginner-Intermediate Gymnastics (6-13 yrs)

Flip through summer in a full – or half-day camp. In an air-conditioned facility, you are introduced to USA Gymnastics skill levels. Develop strength and flexibility, and use the vault, bars, beam, ropes, trampolines, springboards, tumbling floor and foam pit. Campers develop confidence, fitness, strength, flexibility and gymnastics skills in a fun, supportive environment. Campers also enjoy a variety of games, crafts and activities throughout the day. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.

Jump Rope

Jump Rope by Kangaroo Kids (6-16 yrs)

Want to learn basic single rope, Double Dutch and long rope skills? This camp is all about fun and fitness. Come improve your cardiorespiratory endurance, balance, coordination and muscular strength. Bring your beaded jump ropes, or purchase one at camp for $9. Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.

Lacrosse

Pre-schoolers have fun in this exciting introduction to the sport of lacrosse! Learn the basics of scooping, passing, catching, cradling and shooting while having a blast in a team environment. Experienced coaches use age appropriate games and activities to encourage active involvement and development of social skills. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.

Introduction to Lacrosse Camp for Boys & Girls (5-12 yrs)
Lacrosse players wanting to improve fundamental skills can focus on lacrosse basics. Program includes stick work, shooting, ground balls and basic lacrosse concepts. Fee includes t-shirt and use of all equipment, including helmet, gloves, arm pads, shoulder pads and stick for boys, and protective eye wear, and stick for girls. You must bring a mouth guard. Friday is reserved as a rain date. Info: Ray Hall, 410-313-1689, arhall@howardcountymd.gov.

Lax Rats Lacrosse Camp for Boys (7-17 yrs)
Lace up your cleats and grab your lacrosse stick for this great new camp. Run by the Holmes brothers (who are current and former University of MD Lacrosse players), this camp has a lot to offer the rising lacrosse player. All skill levels are welcome. Events scheduled include a lacrosse combine, daily work on lacrosse skills specific to each player’s position and team concepts including EMO, Man Down Defense, riding, clearing and offensive and defensive strategies. Info: Ricky Dubois 410-313-4736, rdubois@howardcountymd.gov.

All-American with Erin Schade (7-17 yrs)
All-American Erin Schade is directing this camp. Novice or experienced players, build fundamental skills and enjoy one of the fastest games on foot. Receive instruction in proper stick handling, offensive and defensive techniques and strategies from some of the country’s top college coaches and players. Participate in daily scrimmages, drills, games, contests and fun! Goal-keeping instruction offered. Fee includes t-shirt. Info: Ricky Dubois 410-313-4736, rdubois@howardcountymd.gov.

Multi-Sports

Camp Sports-N-More (3-7 yrs) 

Enjoy an exciting, physically active and well-rounded summer camp experience! A typical day at camp consists of story time, music, snack time (no nut products), arts and crafts, group games and sport-specific activities including basketball, soccer, tee ball and more. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Half-day and full-day options available. Camp runs rain or shine; activities occur indoors and outdoors. Staff does not change diapers. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.

Planet Recreation (Grades K-5) 
Need fun, exciting, and safe full-day child care for the last weeks of summer break? This camp is being offered at our three community centers. Campers participate in a variety of activities, including sports, fitness, arts and crafts, nature, games, and field trips. Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. Pool and swimming activities are also included in the camp’s schedule! The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Schedule is subject to change; camp is held rain or shine. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fee includes bus transportation, supervision, activities and a snack. Campers must be entering grades K-5 in Fall 2018. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

Ultimate Junior Sports & Games (5-7 yrs) 
This is a mini version of the Ultimate Sports & Games camp. Young athletes develop their skills in basketball, flag football, kickball, tee ball, soccer, tennis and court hockey at this co-rec camp. Sports and games are adapted to the size and abilities of young children, making learning fun and fostering the development of motor skills. Curriculum includes sports, fitness activities, team-building exercises, exciting group games and more! Attend one or seven weeks. The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Fridays are reserved for rain dates (except the week of 7/2). Fee includes a t-shirt. Extend your day to 6pm with HC Summer Mix Extended Camp (RP7009). Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

Ultimate Sports & Games (8-13 yrs)
Do you want to have the ultimate summer? Using the games approach, this co-ed camp develops your skills in basketball, flag football, kickball, lacrosse, wiffle ball, soccer, tennis, court hockey, and disc games. Come rotate in age – and skill-appropriate groups. Curriculum includes mini-tournaments, fitness activities, challenging team-building exercises, exciting group games and much more. Attend one or seven weeks. The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fridays are reserved for rain dates. Fee includes a t-shirt. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

Ultimate Sports & Games Full-Day Camp (8-13 yrs)
Take the ultimate (see above description) camp to the next level with this full-day session. End your summer break with a one-of-a-kind experience! Campers also enjoy field trips and swimming activities at the Roger Carter Community Center. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fee includes a t-shirt. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

Summer Mix Camp (5-13 yrs)
Enjoy a full day of fun and excitement at Summer Mix Camp! Daily rotations allow you to select from various sports, arts and crafts, nature, games and STEM activities. Enjoy themed weeks, special events, exercise mania, pizza party Fridays, athletic tournaments and engage with Howard County’s Police Community Athletic Program (C.A.P.) on-site activities. Enjoy weekly field trips that may include roller skating, swimming, movies and Pump It Up. You may be dropped off after 7am and must be picked up by 6pm. All eligible camps include a reference to the Summer Mix Extended Camp in their camp descriptions. Bring a morning snack, nonperishable lunch (no nut products) and beverage. Info: Susan Markovitz, 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcoundtymd.gov.

Summer Mix Extended Camp (5-13 yrs)
Need to extend your morning day camp or just need a half-day afternoon camp? Enjoy the Summer Mix Extended Camp! Daily rotations allow you to select from various sports, arts & crafts, nature, games, and STEM activities. Enjoy themed weeks, special events, exercise mania, pizza party Fridays, and athletic tournaments. Engage in Howard County's Police Community Athletic Program (C.A.P.) on-site activities. Campers, you must be registered in a participating Recreation & Parks morning camp to be eligible for county bus transportation. Those not enrolled in a participating Recreation & Parks camp may enroll but must provide their own transportation. You must be picked up by 6pm. Bring a morning snack, nonperishable lunch (no nut products) and beverage. Info: Susan Markovitz, 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcountymd.gov.

NEW! Summer Mix Camp Too (5-13 yrs)
Enjoy a full day of fun and excitement at Summer Mix Too Camp! Daily rotations allow you to select from various sports, arts and crafts, nature, games and STEM activities. Enjoy themed weeks, special events, pizza party Fridays, athletic tournaments and weekly field trips. You must be picked up by 6pm. Bring a morning snack, non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and beverage. Info: Jamie Brentlinger, 410-313-1665 or jbrentlinger@howardcountymd.gov.

Extreme Recess: Sports & Adventure Camp (9-12 yrs)
Experience a camp that is packed with “old school style” games, sports and new adventures that will send your child home happy and excited for the next day. This camp offers a variety of activities including swimming, kayaking, fishing, archery, basketball, capture the flag, kickball, dodgeball, hiking and much more!  Schedule is subject to change; camp is held rain or shine. Fee includes bus or van transportation, supervision and activities. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and beverage.  For more information, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/adventurecamps or contact Dawn Thomas at 410-313-1754, dthomas@howardcountymd.gov.

Obstacle Sports

NEW! Obstacle Sports Camp with NinjaBE (6-15 yrs)

Spend your Summer Break with NinjaBE. Conquer our Ninja Warrior Obstacle  Courses, play dodgeball, and make new friends. This camp builds your total-body strength and develops your power, will and determination. The last day of camp features a NinjaBE Games competition and the crowning of a camp champion. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products). Participation requires NinjaBE safety socks, $1.99 per participant, and be 42” or taller.

Running

Judson Lincoln Running Camps (9-18 yrs)

Judson Lincoln has been the Head Track Coach at Reservoir HS and is  currently at Wilde Lake HS, as well as Head Sprints Coach for Bullseye Running/Howard County Striders. He is a certified speed & agility specialist with IYCA, is a USATF Certified Track Coach, and NFHS Accredited Interscholastic Track Coach. Fee includes a camp t-shirt. Q Extend your day to 6 PM with HC Summer Mix Extended Camp (p.14). Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.

Judson Lincoln Running Camp: Track and Field (9-18 yrs)

Come run, jump, and throw! Have fun while learning and participating in everything from sprints to field events and mid-distance running. Camp concludes on Friday with an exhibition meet.

Judson Lincoln Running Camp: Cross Country (9-18 yrs)

This day camp gives you a chance to run...but not too much! The amount of  running is determined based on your age and ability. Western Regional Park is perfect for cross country: scenic bike paths, trails through the woods, and an indoor site if needed. Play challenging and competitive games and improve your experience of cross country and sports in general.

Judson Lincoln Running Camp: Speed & Agility (9-18 yrs)

Camp is designed for those who want to learn how to improve their flat-out  speed, as well as agility in terms of accelerating, decelerating, changing direction, and re-accelerating. Form and technique are taught as well as addressing the needs of strength, coordination, flexibility, and endurance as it relates to speed development. This is implemented through a variety of exercises, drills, and games.

Soccer

U.K. Elite Petite Mini Soccer Camp (3-4 yrs)

U. K. Petite offers young children the perfect introduction to the world’s  most popular sport! Our unique “games-based” approach to teaching soccer provides every child the opportunity to develop motor skills, social skills, coordination and general athletic ability in a stimulating, motivating, educational environment. Players receive a t-shirt and detailed player evaluation. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

U.K. Elite Soccer Camps (5-14 yrs)
U. K. Elite Soccer Camps (5-14 yrs half-day & 7-14 yrs full-day) are action-packed camps designed to promote individualized learning of techniques and skills. U. K. Elite Soccer Camps includes mass games, structured practices and World Cup tournaments, ensuring maximum participation and fun. Campers are introduced to advanced technical skills and develop an understanding of individual and group tactics. Our professional coaches ensure players have a memorable experience and improve their technical skills and tactical understanding of the game while having a great time. Campers receive a camp t-shirt and detailed player evaluation. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

Baltimore Blast Soccer Academy (5-16 yrs)
The Baltimore Blast Summer Soccer Camps are for youth players who desire to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives. Blast campers improve soccer skills and form a foundation on which to build. In addition to an emphasis on soccer skills, learn the game, enhance soccer skills, interact with pro players and learn the values of teamwork, diversity, responsibility and sportsmanship. Fee includes a soccer ball, academy t-shirt and free youth ticket(s) to a home Baltimore Blast game. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

Tennis

Junior Tennis & Swim (5-7 yrs)

Campers of all ability levels, learn and develop the proper form needed to  play tennis through QuickStart teaching methods using portable pop-up tennis nets in the gymnasium or at the tennis courts. After the lesson, enjoy a recreational swim at the pool. Fee includes t-shirt and entrance to pool. The week of July 30, you are bussed to the pool from Cedar Lane Park East and pickup is at Roger Carter Community Center by 2:30 PM. Extended swim option available where you may remain at the pool and must be picked up at the pool no later than 5pm. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Tennis, Golf, & Play Camp (5-8 yrs)
This camp introduces you to two lifetime sports that stay with you forever. Learn tennis according to the QuickStart format based on USTA standards and use SNAG golf equipment designed to enhance learning. The modified equipment helps teach the basics while having fun in a safe and non-competitive environment. Lunch is held under a shaded pavilion. Campers cool off in the afternoon with either indoor activities and games or water day. Friday is the first rain date. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or
kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Junior Development Tennis with Shantha Chandra (7-13 yrs)
This camp is perfect for all skill levels, whether you are a beginner who has never picked up a racket, an advanced beginner, or are returning to camp to learn new skills or improve on old ones! Join us for a variety of drills and games leading up to an introduction to match play. QuickStart tennis format (with age-appropriate specific color-pressureless balls) is used for younger players. Everyone plays in matches with scoring. Friday is reserved for the first rain date. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or
kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Tennis & Swim (7-14 yrs)
Develop the proper form needed to play at your desired level. All ability levels, learn and improve skills and techniques needed to enjoy tennis. After the lesson and match play, cool off with a daily swim in the pool at the Roger Carter Community Center (RCCC) in Ellicott City. You are bused to the pool and pickup is at Roger Carter Community Center by 2:30 PM. Extended swim option available where you may remain at the RCCC pool and must be picked up at the pool no later than 5 PM. Fee includes t-shirt and entrance to pool. (No camp 7/4.) Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Junior USA Team Tennis with Shantha Chandra (11-18 yrs)
Refresh your basic ground strokes, volleys, serving and scoring followed by match play. Join us for the opportunity to become a better player in a fun, positive atmosphere devoted to the lifetime sport of tennis! This is designed for the intermediate level player for placement of serves and ground strokes. Friday is reserved for the first rain date. Info: Krista Billingsley, 410-313-4637 or kbillingsley@howardcountymd.gov.

Volleyball

Performance Volleyball with Mike Bossom (10-18 yrs)

Instruction provided by Mike Bossom, former Head Coach at Centennial  High School and Goucher College. Novice to experienced players, come learn new skills, scrimmage and prepare for the fall, winter and high school seasons. Instruction includes passing, setting, serving, hitting and blocking. The camp also covers the basics of team play (offense, defense and rotations). During Coach Bossom's 12 seasons at Centennial, he guided the Eagles to 214 wins and eight state championships, including five consecutive titles. Fee includes t-shirt. Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.

Volleyball Academy with Ofer Levy (9-15 yrs)
Our goal is to stimulate a love for the game in novice to experienced players. Develop fundamental passing, setting, hitting, blocking and serving skills through a variety of drills and game play. Learn basics of team play, offense and defense. Instruction provided by Ofer Levy and staff, experienced volleyball officials and high school volleyball coaches. Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.

Volleyball Elite with CVC (10-18 yrs)
This camp is designed to bring you to your highest level in volleyball as an individual and as a team. Two years of club experience is recommended for the elite – July 9 week. The focus is on individual skill and quickly advances to team play. You are grouped according to ability and experience. Coaches strive to challenge and help improve your play in a positive and motivating atmosphere with an emphasis on teamwork. Developing the mechanics, the right move and execution are emphasized. CVC coaches and alumni provide instruction. The club is based in Howard County and has worked with players from the surrounding counties for over 30 years. Fee includes t-shirt. Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.