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Rec District offering summer sports camps, day camps for kids

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Vail Recreation District day camps feature hands-on learning about the natural environment, adventure-packed days, arts and crafts
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VAIL — This summer, the Vail Recreation District is offering sports camps featuring volleyball, baseball, sports training, soccer, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, tennis, basketball, flag football, skateboarding and gymnastics. Also, day camps feature hands-on learning about the natural environment, adventure-packed days, arts and crafts and more. The camps begin in early June and last through August. Registration is underway for sports camps, with the exception of tennis, which will begin in mid-May. Registration will begin Monday for the summer day camps. Camps fill quickly, so early registration is recommended. Details are as follows:

Kids in the Creek Day Camps

For information, call 970-479-2292; registration opens Monday

VRD Pre Kamp Vail, ages 30 months to 5 years, June 8 to Aug. 14.

VRD Camp Vail, ages 5 to 12, June 8 to Aug. 21.

VRD Camp Eco Fun, ages 4 to 11, June 8 to Aug. 13.

VRD Extreme Camp Vail, ages 8 to 13, June 29 and July 3, 10,17, 24 and 31.

VRD Mad Scientists, ages 7 to 13, July 3-31 (Fridays).

Tennis camps and clinics

For information, call 970-479-2294; registration opens mid-May.

VRD Youth Tennis Camps and Clinics, ages 5 and older, June through August.

Volleyball camps

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway.

VRD Skills Volleyball Camp, Grades 2 to 12, May 31 to June 2.

Britney Brown Volleyball Camp, Grades 3 to 12, June 15-18 and July 27-30.

Rocky Mountain Baseball Camp Baseball Camp

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway.

VRD Rocky Mountain Baseball Camp, ages 6 and older, June 8-12.

Ice hockey

For information, call 970-479-2271; registration underway

Canadian Professional Hockey School, June 29 to July 3.

Bob Johnson Hockey School, ages 7 and older (one year of experience required), July 19-25.

Pro Ambitions Ice Hockey Battle Camp, ages 6 to 17, Aug. 3-7.

Vail Golf Club camps and clinics

For information, call 970-479-2260; registration underway

Beginner two-day camp, ages 6 to 17, June 16-17.

Beginner three-day camp, ages 6 to 17, July 14-15.

Intermediate three-day camps, ages 6 to 17, June 30 to July 2, July 28-30 and Aug. 4-6.

Advanced three-day camp, ages 10 to 17 (must have completed Par and Birdie Levels of First Tee program), July 28-30.

Vail Golf Club Junior Academy, ages 10 to 17, June 22-25 and Aug. 10-13 (experience preferred).

First Tee of Eagle County, ages 7 and older, begins June 10.

Gymnastics

For information, call 970-479-2287; registration underway

Public Camps, ages 5 and older.

June 15-19: Rock ‘N Roll Week.

June 22-26: Tie Dye Week.

July 13-17: Splish Splash Week.

July 20-24: Neon Week.

Aug. 3-7: Jungle Rumble.

Team Camps, ages 5 and older, June 8-12, July 6-10 and July 27-31.

Sports training

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway

VRD Mini-Hawks Sports Training Camp, ages 4 to 7, June 15-19 and July 20-24.

Soccer

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway

VRD Girl’s Soccer Academy, ages 6 to 15, June 22-26.

TetraBrazil Soccer Camp, ages 7 to 16, July 13-17.

VRD British Soccer Camp, ages 4 and older, July 27-30.

Lacrosse

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway

VRD Skyhawks Lacrosse Camp, ages 7 to 14, July 6-10.

Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camp, ages 8 to 18.

Session 1: July 20-23

Session 2: July 27-30 (girls only)

Basketball

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway.

VRD Back-2-Basics All-Star Basketball Academy, ages 6 and older, Aug. 3-6.

Sidney Moncrief’s Shooting Camp, ages 10 to 16, Aug. 3-6.

Flag football

For information, call 970-479-2280; registration underway.

Skyhawks Flag Football Camp, ages 7 to 14, Aug. 10-14.

Skateboarding

For information, call 970-479-2292; registration underway.

VRD Skateboard Clinics, ages 7 to 12, 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, June 9 to Aug. 11.

Featured coaches of the sports camps include Stan Sanchez, Colorado State University at Pueblo head baseball coach; Sydney Moncrief, NBA all-star, all-pro and Milwaukee Bucks coach; Tom Hilbert, Colorado State University head volleyball coach; Georgia Gym Dogs guest coaches Mary Beth Box and Beth Roberts; and top-ranked international and national athletes.

For more information, call 970-479-2279 or visit http://www.vailrec.com.


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