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MN Recreation Day Camp:
This six-week fun-filled program, for children ages 6 to 12, begins June 27. Camp will meet at Worrall Elementary School (indoors and 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 2. 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.
Stem Roller Coaster Camp: By Learn to Connect, LLC
Campers (entering grades 6, 7 & 8) will ride the best roller coasters at Dorney and Hershey Parks while learning the science behind these exciting thrill rides. The group will meet at the Gauntlett Community Center for three hours (9am-12pm) of classroom roller coaster investigations and fun on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. They will then travel to Dorney Park on Tuesday and Hershey Park on Thursday for full days (8am-5pm) of roller coaster adventure. Classroom investigations will include exploring roller coaster concepts (speed & energy) and building model roller coasters, while amusement park days will allow kids to measure and explore what they have learned. Camp fee includes tickets to both Dorney and Hershey Parks, transportation, camp T-shirt (include size when registering), and all activity materials. The roller coasters at each park have minimum height requirements; participants under 54" will have limited access. Don't miss out on the fun of this unique camp! Please contact the recreation office (610-353-2326) to register or for additional information.
Wilderness Survival Camp: By Geoventures
Have what it takes to be an outdoor survivor? This camp, for children ages 10 to 14, introduces the world of wilderness survival using ancient skills and modern tools. Campers are challenged to build natural shelters, are introduced to outdoor navigation and signaling, learn how to pack for adventures with their families, and practice the secrets of invisibility and stealth. Each day will include hands-on activities, discussion and a team activity. Please 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 Drexel Lodge Park in Newtown Square.
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. 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 coordinator is MN High School Boys Basketball Coach Sean Spratt. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation, and mail with registration form to 20 Media Line Rd., Newtown Square, PA. 19073.
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. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail with registration form to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.
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.
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 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.
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 CoachTom Harker and his assistants. Campers should bring a racket and drink on a daily basis. All other equipment will be provided. Camp will take place at the Marple Newtown High School Tennis Courts. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.
Ultimate Summer Camp:
Leave your electronic devices at home!!!! Your child (entering grades 5 to 8 welcome) will begin each day with some light stretching and exercising. They will then enjoy mornings filled with hiking, cooperative games, and a variety of outdoor activities (kick the can, capture the flag, kickball, etc.)! Next, we will move indoors for some math and reading activities. Your child will then eat a delicious lunch prepared at home. The afternoon fun begins with a climb on the cargo net and rock wall!!! Each day concludes with the campers playing relaxing board games. The camp will be held at Paxon Hollow Middle school and directed by Paxon Hollow teachers Mr. MacNeal and Mr. Wendler. Please concact the recreation office (610-353-2326) for additonal information.
Tiger Wrestling Camp:
This technique camp is designed for all wrestlers ages 7 to 16, regardless of experience. There will be differentiated instruction that has a high percentage of success on all levels of wrestling. Top-notch technicians will tailor the instruction to the the appropriate level of the wrestler. The camp coordinator is Don Tabar, a former NCAA-II Wrestling Coach of the Year. Camp Technicians include Patrick Callaghan, MNHS all-time takedown leader. Monday will focus on technique from the feet (neutral position). It will include stance, motion, level changes, penetration, setups, and attacking an opponent. Tuesday will continue technique on the feet, but will add more attacks and counters to an opponent's attack. Wednesday will focus on the bottom defensive position. Stand-ups, sit-outs, switches, rolls, and variations of each will be presented. The top or offensive position will be focal point on Thursday. Breaking down the opponent, countering an opponent's moves, and turning the opponent for the ultimate pin will be shown. Each child should wear wrestling shoes. Camp will be held at Marple Newtown High School.
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 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 contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Multi-Sports Camp: By U.S.A. Sport Group
The U.S.A. Sport Group's flagship Total Play Multi Sports camp is where your child (ages 5-7 yrs & 8-11 yrs) has the opportunity to play over 15 different sports from around the world in one fun packed week! They include traditional sports such as baseball, soccer and basketball as well as non-traditional sports like bocce, cricket and ultimate Frisbee. All activities will allow children to develop control, accuracy, coordination and timing. Each sport will be delivered as a series of progressive games and scrimmages designed to enhance knowledge, skill and character on the playing field. With a camper to coach ratio of 12:1, our international coaching staff will ensure that your child receives plenty of individual instruction throughout the week. Instruction provided by the U.S.A. Sport Group. All campers will receive a T-shirt. Please dress appropriately (athletic clothing/sneakers), apply sunscreen and bring a snack and water bottle 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.
Total Sports Squirts Camp: By U.S.A. Sport Group
U.S.A. Sport Group's Total Sports Squirts programs allow children aged 3 to 5 to experience a new sport in each session of the program. Participants have the opportunity to try Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball. T-Ball, Floor Hockey, Flag Football, Parachute Games and more in a safe, structured environment. The Total Sports Squirts program is ideal for a child who wants to try his or her hand at a little of everything. As your child develops a favorite sport, they can then move on to one of our sports specific Squirts classes. As with all Squirts programs, the emphasis is on safety, fun and learning. All sports are presented in a positive and relaxed environment with an emphasis on participation, interaction and communication. Instruction provided by the U.S.A. Sport Group. All campers will receive a T-shirt. Please dress appropriately (athletic clothing/sneakers), apply sunscreen and bring a snack and water bottle 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.
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 (grades 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 Keith Belson, Marple Newtown High School Assistant 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. If you have any questions, please contact Keith Belson at email@example.com. Please make checks payable to Marple Newtown Recreation and mail to 20 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073.
U.K. Elite 3-Sport Camp:
This camp was designed to introduce young athletes (ages 6-12) 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.
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.
Impact Sports All Stars 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 a variety of different sports including soccer, basketball, tag-rugby, cricket, field hockey, Dodgeball, and the Impact Sports Olympics. A lively and welcoming four 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.
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 July at Drexel Lodge Park in Newtown Square 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 this beautiful game. The camps will be taught 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.