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MN Recreation Day Camp:

This six-week fun-filled program, for children ages 6 to 12, begins June 23. Camp will meet at the Gauntlett Community Center (indoors and outdoors) Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. 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 (3-week minimum required). 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.

 
Dates: June 23 - Aug. 1
(No camp July 4)
Days: Monday - Friday
Site: Comm. Center
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Price: $50 Registration and
  $95/week
  $76 (June 30 - July 3)

Soccer Shots Camp:

A Nationally recognized leader in youth soccer, Soccer Shots introduces your child to the sport of soccer and helps those already familiar with the game sharpen their skills. Using creative, imaginative, and fun games to teach children (ages 5-10) the basic skills of the game, your child will also be encouraged in group and team play fundamentals, active lifestyle habits, strong character skills, sportsmanship and more. The camp will be led by highly skilled soccer instructors who offer quality, high-energy soccer sessions with principled instruction. The campers will be grouped according to age. All equipment will be provided. Shin guards are recommended. Please bring your own water bottle and sunscreen on a daily basis. 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.

Dates: June 23 - June 27
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Site: Comm. Center
Price: $150

 

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.

Session 1: Aug. 4 - Aug. 8 (ages 7-11)  
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Session 2: Aug. 11 - Aug. 15 (ages 12-16)
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am SOLD OUT
  1:30pm - 3:30pm
Days:          Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Paxon Hollow C.C.
Price: $180 per session

 

Tiger Basketball Camp:

This camp, to be held in Marple Newtown High School's Gym, is for boys ages 7 to 15. Campers will get instruction in rebounding, ball handling, passing, shooting, offensive team development and team defensive concepts. In addition, a guest speaker will conduct a clinic each day. 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 coordinators are is MN High School Boys Head Coaches Brian Shane & Dave McFadden. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation, and mail with registration form to 20 Media Line Rd., Newtown Square, PA. 19073.

Dates: June 23 - June 26
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time:      9:00am - 3:00pm
Location:   MN High School
Price: $130

 

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. In addition, a guest speaker will conduct a clinic each day. 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 director is MN Girls Basketball Coach Mike Colgan. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail with registration form to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.

Dates: July 7 - July 10
Days:          Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: MN High School
Price: $130

 

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 Field property (Cedar Grove Rd. & Highland Ave.). Players must have their own glove. Metal spikes are not permitted. Camp coordinators are 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.

Dates: July 14 - July 17
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Location:      Thomas Field
Price:         $95

 

Tiger Youth Football Camp:

The Tiger Youth Football Camp is a non-contact program designed to teach young athletes (entering grades 1 to 9) 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. 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.

Dates:          June 30 - July 3
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Site: MN High School
Price: $130

 

Tiger Soccer Camp:

The Tiger Soccer Camp is designed to teach players (ages 7-18) of all ability levels. The beginner will learn the basic skills of the sport while advanced players are taught strategies, positional play and tactics. Campers will be grouped by age and ability. Small sided games, scrimmages and tournaments will be included on a daily basis. Camp will be held at Marple Newtown High School Stadium. Camp director is MN High School Varsity Coach Charlie Dodds. Please make checks payable to MN Recreation and return along with registration form to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.

Dates: July 21 - July 24
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Site: MN High School
Price: $135

 

Tiger Girls Lacrosse Camp:

This fun-filled camp is designed for girls ages 8 to 14 who are current players or may want to try the sport for the first time. The camp will be conducted by Hope Taylor-Scott, the Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach at Marple Newtown High School. Each camper must bring her own stick, goggles, mouth guard, and water bottle to every session. Camp will be held on the Marple Newtown High School Stadium Turf Field. Each participant will receive a T-shirt. Please make checks payable to MN Recreation and mail along with your complete MN Recreation registration form to 20 Media Line Rd., Newtown Square, PA 19073.

 

Dates:          June 23 - June 26
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: MN High School
Price: $130

 

Tiger Cheerleading Camp:

This four-day camp to be held at Marple Newtown High School is planned for girls ages 6 to 15 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. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail along with registration form to 20 Media Line Rd., Newtown Square, PA 19073.       

Dates:          July 14 - July 17
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: MN High School
Price: $130

 

Just Tennis Camp:

The Just 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 the experienced Just Tennis staff. Campers should bring a racket and drink on a daily basis. All other equipment will be provided. Camp will take place at the Kent Park Tennis Courts on Cedar Grove Road in Broomall. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.

Dates: July 28 - Aug. 1
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Times: 9:00am - 10:30am (Ages 5-9)
  10:30am - 12:00pm (Ages 10-14)
Site: Kent Park Tennis Courts
Price: $90

 

Tiger Soccer Travel Team Camp:

Coaches, here is a unique opportunity in our own back yard to get your travel team ready for the fall season. Marple Newtown Recreation will be conducting a series of travel team camps in both July and August at the Gauntlett Community Center. Teams of all age groups and skill levels are invited enjoy the wonderful game of soccer and develop their skills as a group. Sessions will focus on ball mastery, 1 vs 1 skills, passing and receiving, as well as learning crucial tactical principals involved in the "beautiful games" and, since this is a world cup year, each day will be structured around the training methods of some of the worlds most successful national teams. The camps will be run by Joe Brangiel, who holds both a National E and D License and is a member of the Garnet Valley High School Girls Soccer Coaching Staff. Since there are a limited number of slots available, teams will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact the Recreation Office (610-353-2326, www.mnrecreation.org) for registration information.

Session 1: July 28 - Aug. 1
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Times: 9:00am - 10:30am or SLOT TAKEN
9:00am - 12:00pm     SLOT TAKEN
Site: Gauntlett Community Center
Prices: $65 per team member / 90 minutes
  $90 per team member / 3 hours
   
Session 2: Aug. 11 - Aug. 15
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Site: Gauntlett Community Center
Price: $65 per team member
 

Tiger Wrestling Camp:

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This technique camp is specifically designed for wrestlers, ages 6 to 14, with little to moderate experience and will include instruction that has a high percentage of success on all levels of the sport. Wrestlers will spend time learning technique from the top, bottom, and neutral positions. The staff will differentiate instruction to help wrestlers of all levels improve. Live wrestling will be included each day. Information on conditioning, nutrition and strength training will also be integrated throughout the week, Each child should wear wrestling shoes. Coaches from MN High School will coordinate the program. Camp will be held at the Community Center.

Dates: July 28 - July 31
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Site: Comm. Center
Price: $95

 

Tiger Softball Camp:

Learn the basics of this exciting sport and have fun as well! This camp is designed for girls ages 7-14 and is focused on improving basic skills to help make players successful at the next level. Players 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 some days 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. In case of inclement weather, camp will meet in the High School Gym. All players should provide their own glove, lunch, water and sunscreen on a daily basis. Lunch packages will be available for purchase at camp. Please contact msnow@mnsd.org for lunch fees and additional camp information. Please contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) for registration information. When registering, please provide size for camp T-shirt.

Dates: July 21 - July 24
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Site: MN High School
Price: $155 ($130 before May 15)

            

               Fencing Camp:                Delaware Valley Fencers Club

Fencing is a mentally and physically challenging Olympic combat sport where opponents try to trick each other to score points using foils (blunt, flexible practice weapons). This camp teaches basic technique and tactical ideas through fun competitive games and is open to both beginners and those who have previously participated in fencing programs. Students (ages 8 through 12) will get a great workout and have lots of fun while developing balance, coordination, tactical thinking, and discipline. No prior experience is needed. Camp fee includes fencing glove and use of all other equipment. Participants should wear sneakers and loose, comfortable athletic clothing. Camp will meet in the Gauntlett Community Center. Instruction will be provided instructors from the Delaware Valley Fencers Club. For further fencing information, please visit www.dvfencers.com.  Please contact MN Recreation (610-353-2326) for registration information.

Dates: August 18 - August 22
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Price: $180

 

Boys Tiger Lacrosse Camp:

Whether you are a beginner wanting to learn the fundamentals of the game or an experienced player looking to advance your skills, the Tiger Lacrosse Camp is for you! The camp is designed so that players (grade 1 to 9 welcome) have the opportunity to work in small groups with experienced counselors and receive individualized attention. Each camper will receive a Tiger Lacrosse Camp Pinnie and prizes will be given away each day. The camp coordinator is Mike Miller, Marple Newtown High School Head Boys Lacrosse Coach. Other counselors will include the Marple Newtown High School Coaching Staff. Players are responsible for bringing stick, full pads (including mouth guard) and water to camp each day. There are a limited number of helmets available to borrow for any 1st through 3rd graders who played for MN Junior Tigers Lacrosse in the spring. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Miller at lacrossecoachmiller@gmail.comPlease make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.

Dates: June 16 - June 19
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Times:         5:00pm - 6:30pm (1st - 5th Grade)
6:30pm - 8:00pm (6th - 9th Grade)
Location: MN High School Stadium
Price: $150 ($125 before May 15)

 

U.K. Elite 3-Sport Camp:
Soccer, Baseball and Basketball

This camp was designed to introduce young athletes (ages 6 to 12) to three of our most popular sports in a single camp setting. The camp format will introduce them to the basic fundamentals of each sport in a safe and structured environment. Each day, campers will partake in a variety of fun-filled drills and games that reinforce the fundamentals and promote teamwork and sportsmanship. Participants should wear athletic clothing, sneakers and shin guards (available through U.K. Elite) during soccer play. Players should also bring a baseball glove, lunch (full-day campers only), water bottle and sunscreen on a daily basis. Each camper will receive a t-shirt. Instruction provided by U.K. Elite Soccer Inc. 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.

Dates:          July 14 - July 18
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Half-Day: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Full-Day: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Comm. Center
Price:  $124 ($189 Full-Day)

 

U.K. Elite Soccer Camp:

This weeklong camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 12 will help players improve their fundamental skills and techniques. Each day will include small- sided games and a basic introduction to tactical concepts. All participants will receive a t-shirt. All players should wear sneakers, shin guards (available through U.K. Elite) and comfortable clothing. It is also recommended that players use sunscreen and bring a water bottle to camp on a daily basis. Instruction provided by U.K. Elite Soccer Inc. Camp will be held at the Gauntlett Community Center back field (meet at the West Chester Pike gym entrance).

Dates: July 7 - July 10
Days:          Mon. - Thur.
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Site: Comm. Center
Price: $120

U.K. Elite Junior 3-Sport Camp:
Soccer, T-ball and Basketball

Junior 3-Sport Camp gives children (ages 4-6) the opportunity to "try out" soccer, t-ball and basketball in a half-day program setting. There is no pressure, just lots of fun, while these young athletes participate in all three sports through unique drills and games. Participants should wear athletic clothing, sneakers, and shin guards (available through U.K. Elite) during soccer play. Players should also bring a baseball glove, water bottle and sunscreen on a daily basis. Each camper will receive a t-shirt. Instruction provided by U.K. Elite Soccer Inc. The 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.

Dates: June 16 - June 20
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Site: Comm. Center
Price: $99

 

U.K. Elite Petite Soccer Camp:

This weeklong camp for children ages 3 to 5 will be held at the Gauntlett Community Center. During the camp, participants will begin to learn the fundamentals of soccer including controlling the ball, running with the ball, passing, shooting, and scoring. Other program benefits include motor skill development, social skill building through interaction with other children, and confidence building. All players should wear sneakers, shin guards (available through U.K. Elite), and comfortable clothing. Each child will receive a t-shirt. Instruction will be provided by U.K. Elite Soccer, Inc. In case of inclement weather, camp will meet indoors.

Dates:          July 14 - July 18
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Times: 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: Comm. Center
Price:   $114 per session

 

Impact Sports Total Sports Camp:

A four-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 eight different sports including soccer, basketball, golf, tag-rugby, netball, cricket, field hockey and the Olympics. A lively and welcoming four days of camp fun! Instruction provided by Impact Sports. 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.

Session 1: June 30 - July 3
Session 2:          Aug. 4 - Aug. 7
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Site: Comm. Center
Price: $120 per session                ($100 before June 13)

 

Impact Sports Total 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.

Session 1: June 30 - July 3
Session 2:          Aug. 4 - Aug. 7
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 10:15am
Site: Comm. Center
Price: $90 per session                    ($75 before June 13)

 

Soccer Shots Camp:

A Nationally recognized leader in youth soccer, Soccer Shots introduces your child to the sport of soccer and helps those already familiar with the game sharpen their skills. Using creative, imaginative, and fun games to teach children (ages 5-10) the basic skills of the game, your child will also be encouraged in group and team play fundamentals, active lifestyle habits, strong character skills, sportsmanship and more. The camp will be led by highly skilled soccer instructors who offer quality, high-energy soccer sessions with principled instruction. The campers will be grouped according to age. All equipment will be provided. Shin guards are recommended. Please bring your own water bottle and sunscreen on a daily basis. 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.

Dates:          June 23 - June 27
Days: Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Location:     Comm. Center
Price: $150

 

The Wilderness Games Camp:
By Geoventures

The Wilderness Games are about to begin and you have been chosen as the tribute to represent your District. In preparation, we'll teach you to move stealthily through the forest, build natural shelters, camouflage yourself, navigate the outdoors, track one another, and pack essential gear among many other skills. If you enjoyed The Hunger Games series, then you will definitely enjoy this camp! Each day will include hands-on activities, discussion and a team activity. Bring a water bottle and healthy snack; wear comfortable shoes and dress for activity and the weather (camp typically held rain or shine). The program will be held at Veterans Park in Broomall. Ages 10 to 14 are welcome. All participants will receive a T-shirt.

Dates: Aug. 4 - Aug. 7
Days: Mon. - Thur.
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Veterans Park
Price:        $135

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