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POSTED: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 11:09am

UPDATED: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 11:13am

Summer is a time for kids to perfect their athletic skills. The Longview News-Journal has compiled a list of various sports camps throughout East Texas to keep the kids entertained and active this summer.

Tennis:

Spring Hill ISD:  Session II of of Spring Hill’s camp (incoming grades 5-8) is scheduled for Monday through Thursday.

Camps will run from 6:15-7:45 p.m. at the Spring Hill tennis courts. Cost is $40 if received by Saturday and $50 after June 1.

Instructors will be Spring Hill coaches Holly Ford and Jami Jones.

For information: (903) 720-2429 or (903) 738-6840 or hford@shisd.net or jjones@shisd.net.

ET Camp: The East Texas Tennis Camp will take place in several sessions at the Longview High School courts.

Camps are set for Monday through Thursday. June 24-28 (Varsity camp, advanced; $215, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.); July 15-19 (Varsity camp, advanced; $150, 7:30 a.m.-noon; July 29-Aug. 2 (JV camp, ages 6-14; $195, 7:30 a.m.-noon) and Aug. 5-9 (Varsity camp, advanced; $215, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.).

Camps will be under the instruction of Chris Blair and Isaac Anders.

Information: (903) 758-8277 or (903) 780-5824.

Gladewater ISD: Camp is for grades 6-10 and will run from 8:30-10 a.m. Monday through Thursday at the Butch Clay Tennis Center at Gladewater High School. Cost is $25.

For information: (903) 738-1523 or (903) 845-5591.

Letourneau: A fundamentals camp is set for Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-noon for grades K-7 ($155), and an intermediate camp for grades 1-8 ($155) is scheduled for July 8-12 from 8 a.m.-noon.

Both camps will be conducted by Suzanne Merritt.

For information: www.letu.edu/camps.


Basketball:

SFA: The Brad Underwood Basketball Camp is set for two sessions. Camp 1 is set for Sunday through Thursday for boys grades 2-12. Summer Camp II is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 1 for boys grades 2-8.

Day camp, morning camp, afternoon camp, non-resident camp and resident camp options are available.

For information: (936) 468-4440 or gentrysh@sfasu.edu.
 


Softball:

Pine Tree ISD: The Pine Tree Lady Pirates softball team will host its annual camp Monday through Wednesday.

The camp will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. daily at the Lady Pirate Softball Field across from Pine Tree Junior High School.

For information, contact head coach Cara Fitzhenry at (903) 930-6799 or via email at cfitzhenry@ptisd.org

Gladewater ISD: The camp, for grades 2-9, will run from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday through Thursday at the high school softball field. Cost is $25 plus $5 for each additional family member.

For information: (318) 237-5332 or (903) 845-5591.


Baseball:

THA: Thomas Hitting Academy will conduct baseball campes Tuesday through Thursday and July 30-Aug. 1. Camps will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and each camp will have morning drills with afternoon scrimmages. The camps are for ages 6-14.

THA will host a hitting/pitching clinic from 3-5 p.m. June 3-4. The camp will be conducted by Pat Mahomes (pitching) and Phillip Thomas (hitting). The camp is open to all ages.

For information: (903) 759-4300 or www.thomasbatting.com.


Football:

Longview ISD: Longview strength coach John Janecek is conducting a free summer strength and conditioning camp. The camp will include Monday, Tuesday and Thursday morning sessions and an afternoon session each week.

The camp runs throughout the summer and is designed to help prepare the team for the start of fall camp in August.

For information: (903) 381-3950.

Youth Football Camp: Speed Plus Athletics is hosting a youth football camp Monday through Friday for ages 6 through 14.

Registration will be Monday, June 24 from 5-5:30 p.m. at the Trinity School of Texas field. The camp will run nightly from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $40.

For information, call Ro Reese at (903) 315-7560.

Gladewater ISD: The camp, for grades 2-9, is set for 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 1-2. Cost is $20 plus $5 for each additional family member. The camp will take place at Jack V. Murphy-Bear Stadium.

For information: (903) 918-2359 or (903) 844-3847.

Gilmer ISD: Buckeye football camp is set for Monday through Wednesday for students entering grades 5-9.

Also, the East Texas Passing Academy is set for July 15-17 for all quarterbacks and receivers entering grades 6-12.

For information: traylorj@gilmerisd.org.

New Diana: The camp, for grades 5-9, will run from 8-10:30 a.m. July 22-24 at the high school.

Cost is $35 per person. Player should wear shorts, a T-shirt and shoes (cleats preferred).

For information: bratliff@ndisd.org).


Volleyball:

Gladewater: The camp, for grades 2-9, will run from 9 a.m.-noon July 29-31 at Bill Waters Gymnasium.

Cost is $25 plus $5 for each additional family member.

For information: (903) 407-0693 or (903) 845-5591.

Letourneau: The university will offer a volleyball prep camp (high school) and a volleyball camp (junior high).

The volleyball prep camp is set for July 22-25, with grades 9-12 working from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. An overnight camp is also available for $310. Both camps will be run by Scott Peluso.

For information: www.letu.edu/camps.


Soccer:

Letourneau: Camps will be available for girls and boys.

Camp for girls in grades 1-8 ($110) is set for Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-noon, with high school camp for grades 9-12 ($110) set for Monday through Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

Jamie and Rachel Lindvall will conduct both camps for girls.

For information: www.letu.edu/camps.
 

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