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Girls' hoop camp on tap at Stover

Nov 04, 2023

Here are the summer youth sports camps which have been scheduled in Kershaw County.

Note: Coaches/organizations hosting summer youth sports camps are encouraged to send their information to:[email protected] for inclusion in the sports pages prior to the camps.

The Kershaw County Girls Basketball Association presents an all-girls basketball skills camp for ages six through 13 to be held June 12-15 at Stover Middle School gym. The camp will focus on fundamental basketball skills to help young girls build a solid foundation of the game. There will be former women college basketball players on staff to help girls become their best. Each camper will need to bring a basketball, water bottle and snack each day. The session is limited to 40 campers.

Dates: June 12 — 15

Hours: 9 a.m. — noon

Location: Stover Middle School gym, Elgin

Ages: 6 — 13 years old

Cost: $45 per camper

Pre-registration: Required by Noon on June 9 at

Camden High girls’ soccer head coach Paul Ahern will conduct a weekly series of Tuesday night summer soccer technical skills sessions continuing through Aug. 1 at the Camden High School Spring Sports Complex. The evenings will feature small-sided games as part of the instruction

Dates: June 6, 13, 20 and 27; July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1.

Hours: 6:30 p.m. — 8 p.m.

Location: Camden High School Spring Sports Complex, located at 25 Bramblewood Plantation Road

Ages: Fifth through 12 grade girls

Cost: $80 per player

For more information: Please contact Paul Ahern at: [email protected] or by calling (781) 267-1728.

The Camden High School athletic department is hosting a Youth Summer Running Club designed to get the youth of Kershaw County more interested and knowledgeable about track and field. The Wednesday morning sessions will teach all aspects of the sport; running, jumping and some throwing. More sessions may be made available as the summer continues.

Dates: Wednesday, June 14

Hours: 9 a.m. — 11 a.m.

Location: Camden High School Spring Sports Complex

Cost: $30 per camper

Registration: Payment may be made the morning of the workout session or may be prepaid on My School Bucks at:

‘Beyond the Court’ Basketball Camp

Headed up by second-year Camden High boys’ basketball head coach and former Bulldog and USC-Aiken standout Sterling Council, this popular three-day camp is offered for boys and girls ages six through 17. The camp will teach the fundamentals of basketball and the aspects of life "Beyond the Court." Emphasis will be placed on physical skills and techniques, proper training and conditioning, team sport, positive mental attitudes, healthy lifestyles and good sportsmanship as well as many other aspects. Council directs the camp along with assistance from other standout basketball players and coaches. Space is limited so make sure you sign up early and receive more information by logging onto

Date: June 19- 21

Time: 8 a.m. — 1 p.m.

Location: Camden High School gym

Ages: 6 — 17 years old

Cost: $60 per camper (includes lunch and T-shirt)

Registration: Online at or by calling the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department at (803) 425-6009.

Golf camp at the Camden Country Club

Young golfers can learn the fundamentals of golf or improve their skills at either or both of the three-day camp sessions being taught by Camden Country Club professional Matt McCarley. Beginners through advance golfers are welcome.

Dates: June 19 — 22 and July 10 — 13 — Monday through Thursday

Location: Camden Country Club, Knights Hill Road, Camden

Ages: 7 — 17 years old

Hours: 8 a.m. — 10 a.m.

Cost: $85 per camper

Pre-registration: Required by noon on June 16 or noon on July 7 at

Little Bulldog Football Camp

Learn the fundamentals of football, compete in an NFL-style combine, and learn all aspects of the game including: Defense, Offense, and Special Teams. Instructing the camp will be the Camden High School coaching staff. No football equipment is needed for this non-contact camp. Campers are asked to wear cleats and bring a water bottle.

Dates: July 24 -26

Location: Camden High School practice fields behind the Wellness Center on York St.

Ages: 6-14 years old

Hours: 9 a.m. — noon

Cost: $50 per camper, includes T-shirt

Registration: Registration will take place before the start of camp on Monday, July 24. Payment may be made by cash or checks which should be made payable to Camden High School. Online registration will be available starting July 1 at

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