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MN Recreation Day Camp:
This six-week, fun-filled program, for children ages 6 to 12, begins June 24. Camp will meet at Worrall Elementary School (indoors & outdoors) Monday through Friday from 8:45am to 3:45pm. No Camp July 4 & 5. 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.
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. The camp coordinator is Marple Newtown High School Baseball Coach Billy Haines. 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 and kicking. 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 (if you wish to swim) 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 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. Afternoons will include a few indoor skill-oriented activities and swimming in the High School Pool. Camp Coordinator is Michael Snow, Head Softball Coach at MN High School. All players should provide their own glove, bag lunch, sunscreen and swimming gear (if you wish to swim) 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. Due to the MNHS lower field renovation project, camp will meet at Worrall School in the morning and conclude at the High School. The campers and staff will walk to the High School on a daily basis before eating lunch. Camp drop-off will be at Worrall (Highland Ave. field) and pick-up at the High School. Camp will operate rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, please call the recreation office (610-353-2326) after 8:30am for instruction.
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.
Junior Golf Camp:
Designed to provide a fun, challenging, and supportive environment for young players (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. A collared shirt is also recommended. Although not required, you may bring your own golf clubs.
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 included during the week. Camp will be conducted by the MN High School Head Cheer Coach Kimberly Foster and the High School Cheer Team. All campers should bring their lunch on a daily basis and swimming gear on Tuesday and Thursday if they wish to swim.
Native Lacrosse Camp:
The mission of Native Lacrosse is to provide the best overall experience to young athletes (boys & girls in grades K-8 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 on a daily basis. Please make checks payable to Native Lacrosse and mail along with registration form to P.O. Box 44, Broomall, Pa. 19008. Payment can also be made electronically at Venmo @NativeLacrosseCamp. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. For camp updates follow us on Instagram @ native_lacrosse_ or on Facebook @ Native Lacrosse.
Tiger Field Hockey Camp:
Participants (girls in grades k-8) 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 former Marple Newtown High School players Rachael DeCecco and Kerry DiFronzo. Camp will be conducted at the Gauntlett Community Center. All participants must have equipment (field hockey stick, ball, mouth guard, shin guards and goggles) and wear sneakers or non-metal cleats. To register please visit https://tiger-field-hockey-camp.weebly.com/. Please email email@example.com for additional information.