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MN Recreation Day Camp:
This six-week, fun-filled program, for children ages 6 to 12, begins June 25. Camp will meet at Loomis Elementary School (indoors & outdoors) Monday through Friday from 8:45am to 3:45pm. No Camp July 4. The camp itinerary, to be distributed the first day, will include both participant and staff-initiated activities, free play and organized events, individual and group activities, and quiet and active experiences. Directed activities will include Sporting Events, Arts & Crafts, Group Games, Field Trips, and Special Events. Registration for weekly sessions begins May 1. Early registration is strongly recommended as space is limited. Additional fees will be required for field trips. Please contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) for additional details.
Junior Golf Camp:
Designed to provide a fun, challenging, and supportive environment for young golfers (ages 7-16 welcome) to learn and enjoy the game of golf. Aside from the basic fundamentals, camp will focus on the full swing, pitching, chipping and putting. Rules and etiquette will also be covered. Camp will meet at Paxon Hollow Country Club under the direction of Dan Malley, PGA Professional. Please bring a baseball cap/visor, sunscreen and water bottle to camp each day. Although not required, you may bring you own golf clubs.
Tiger Basketball Camp:
This camp, to be held in Marple Newtown High School’s Gym, is for boys ages 7 to 14. Campers will get instruction in rebounding, ball handling, passing, shooting, offensive team development and team defensive concepts. Each camper will receive a T-shirt and an individual profile report on the last day of camp. Individual and team awards will also be presented. All campers are required to bring a lunch each day and swimming gear if they wish to swim. Camp coordinator is MN High School Boys Basketball Coach Sean Spratt.
Lady Tiger Basketball Camp:
All girls ages 7 to 14 are encouraged to improve their basketball skills during this instructional camp at Marple Newtown High School. Campers will receive instruction on both individual and team offensive (ball handling, passing and shooting) and defensive (rebounding, man-to-man and zone concepts) skills. Point of emphasis will also include team development. Each camper will receive a T-shirt and skills development schedule on the last day of camp. All campers are required to bring lunch each day and swimming gear if they wish to swim. Camp will be conducted by the MN High School Girls Basketball Head Coach Ryan Wolski and members of the team.
Tiger Baseball Camp:
Players ages 8 to 14 will get instruction in throwing, fielding, hitting, base running, and infield & outfield play. In addition, there will be simulated games each day. Each camper will get a T-shirt and an individual player evaluation at the end of the week. Camp will be held at the Marple Township Little League Thomas Property Complex on Cedar Grove Road. Players must have their own glove. Metal spikes are not permitted. Camp coordinators are Marple Newtown High School Baseball Coaches Mark and Jason Jordan. Former high school and college players will serve as counselors. In case of inclement weather, please call the recreation office (610-353-2326) after 8:30am for instruction
Tiger Youth Football Camp Grades K-5:
The Tiger Youth Football Camp is a non-contact program designed to teach young athletes (entering grades K to 5) the proper techniques and fundamentals of football. Drill sessions and demonstrations will be presented under the guidance of the Marple Newtown High School Football Coaching Staff. Techniques taught will include passing, running, ball handling, receiving, blocking, kicking, form tackling, and strength training. In addition, camp will include games of ultimate and touch football, as well as an obstacle course competition. The camp coordinator is Marple Newtown High School Head Coach Chris Gicking. Marple Newtown High School players and football alumni will also be present each day to demonstrate techniques and work with campers. Camp will be held at Marple Newtown High School. All campers will receive a T-shirt. Each camper should bring non-metal cleats, sneakers (in case of rain), lunch, water bottle and swimming gear to camp each day.
Tiger Youth Football Camp Grades 6-8:
The Tiger Youth Football Camp is a non-contact program designed to teach young athletes (entering grades 6 to 8) the proper techniques and fundamentals of football. Drill sessions and demonstrations will be presented under the guidance of the Marple Newtown High School Football Coaching Staff. Techniques taught will include passing, running, ball handling, receiving, blocking, kicking, form tackling, and strength training. In addition, camp will include chalk talk, game planning, film study and weight room training. The camp coordinator is Marple Newtown High School Head Coach Chris Gicking. Marple Newtown High School players and football alumni will also be present each day to demonstrate techniques and work with campers. Camp will be held at Marple Newtown High School. All campers will receive a T-shirt. Each camper should bring non-metal cleats, sneakers (in case of rain) and a water bottle to camp each day. Lunch will be provided.
Tiger Field Hockey Camp:
Participants (girls in grades K-9) will get instruction on the basic skills of field hockey including dribbling, passing, shooting, and game play. The curriculum will offer a fun, high energy introduction to the sport of field hockey. This camp will be conducted by Rachael DeCecco, former Marple Newtown and Princeton Field Hockey player. Camp will be conducted on the turf of the Marple Newtown High School Stadium. All participants must have equipment (field hockey stick, ball, mouth guard, shin guards and goggles) and wear sneakers or non-metal cleats. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail along with registration form to Tiger Field Hockey Camp, 399 Hempstead Circle, Newtown Square, Pa 19073. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Need for Speed Camp:
Are you looking to get faster? Looking to get a starting position in your sport? Looking to excel in what you do? Now is the time to work on improving your explosiveness, speed, agility, quickness and strength. Speed and agility are important if you want to be at the top of your sport. If you would like to become faster, you will need the skills to get you there. It is not just about conditioning and running sprints, but proper mechanics as well. This camp is designed to improve mobility, change of direction, body control, acceleration and speed, as well as flexibility, foot quickness, jumping ability, running form and overall athletic ability. Athletes will gain confidence, have fun and learn the skills needed to improve speed and agility. For athletes entering 3rd to 12th grades. If minimum enrollment numbers are met, athletes will be divided into groups by grade. Campers should wear shorts, a breathable T-shirt and running sneakers (non-metal cleats are recommended for certain drills) on a daily basis. All campers must bring a water bottle or sports drink each day and be well nourished and hydrated before reporting to camp. The camp coordinator is Linda Falasco, a Certified Speed & Agility Specialist.
Tiger Softball Camp:
Learn the basics of this exciting sport and have fun as well! This camp is designed for players ages 7-14 and is focused on improving basic skills to help make players successful at the next level. Players will be divided into different age groups for age appropriate activities. Participants will work on all aspects of the game including batting, fielding, throwing, and knowledge of the game. Anyone interested in pitching will get their own specific instruction during the morning sessions with a chance to pitch in games during the afternoon sessions. Afternoons will include a series of scrimmage games and possibility of swimming in the High School Pool (days TBA). Camp Coordinator is Michael Snow, Head Softball Coach at MN High School. The camp will be conducted at the MN High School softball fields. All players should provide their own glove, bag lunch and sunscreen on a daily basis. Lunch/drink packages will be available for purchase at camp. Please visit email@example.com for lunch fees (paid at camp) and additional camp information. Please contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) for registration information. When registering, please provide size for camp T-shirt. Camp will operate rain or shine. Rainy days will meet at the side drive doors by the gym.
Impact Sports All Stars Camp:
A five-day camp for children ages 6 to 12 that will be held at the Gauntlett Community Center. This All-Star program will see each camper participate in a variety of different sports including soccer, basketball, tag-rugby, flag football and more. A lively and welcoming five days of camp fun! Instruction provided by Impact Sports. Provided minimum enrollment numbers are met, ages 6 to 9 and 10 to 12 will be grouped separately. All participants will receive a T-shirt and certificate of participation. Camp will be held at the Gauntlett Community Center (meet at the West Chester Pike gym entrance). In case of inclement weather, camp will meet indoors.
Impact Sports Squiggles Camp:
A camp providing the opportunity for children (ages 3 to 5) to take part in mini-basketball, soccer, tag-rugby and mini Olympic activities as well as a treasure hunt, obstacle course and bucket blast games! Each child will be welcomed and supported through their first steps into sports by nurturing and caring coaches. Instruction provided by Impact Sports. Camp will be held at the Gauntlett Community Center (meet at West Chester Pike gym entrance). In case of inclement weather, camp will meet indoors.
Junior Tennis Camp:
Junior Tennis Camp, for children ages 5 to 14, emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis and will include fun-filled drills, conditioning and match play. Ages 5 to 9 will use the USTA 10 and under format complete with appropriate sized courts and balls. Instruction will be provided by Marple Newtown Boys and Girls Varsity Tennis Coach Tom Harker and his assistants. Campers are encouraged to bring their own racket but they will be available at camp if you need one. Please bring a drink on a daily basis. All other equipment will be provided. Camp will take place at the Marple Newtown High School Tennis Courts.
Native Lacrosse Camp:
The mission of Native Lacrosse is to provide the best overall experience to young athletes (boys & girls in grades K-6 welcome) who strive to learn and reach their maximum lacrosse potential. Participants will get specialized training in face-offs, shooting, individual and team skills, field awareness and positioning. The Camp Directors are Kevin Merchant and Jim Kostack. Camp will be conducted on the turf of the Marple Newtown High School Stadium. All players must provide their own equipment and lunch on a daily basis. Please make checks payable to MN Junior Tiger Lacrosse and mail along with registration form to 209 Remington Road, Broomall, Pa. 19008. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. The registration deadline is July 1.
Tiger Cheerleading Camp:
This four-day camp to be held at Marple Newtown High School is planned for girls ages 6 to 14 and will cover all aspects of cheerleading including dance routines and cheers. Spirit Day preparation will also be covered during the week. Camp conducted by the MN High School Cheer Team and Coaching Staff. All campers should bring their lunch on a daily basis and swimming gear on Tuesday and Thursday.