Athletic camps offered in Chester County

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Junior Eagle Cheer Camp 2021 – will be 12 hours of cheer, choreography and stunt instruction for students in kindergarten to fifth grade. It is hosted by the Chester County High School Cheerleaders. Participants will receive a JEC camp shirt, JEC hair bow and daily snacks. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 12 – Thursday, July 15. There will be an awards ceremony for all grade levels starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 15. The cost of the camp is $50. The pre-registration deadline is June 21. Anyone with questions can email starla.teague@chestercountyschools.org.
Soccer Camps
The Freed-Hardeman University soccer program will host their annual soccer camps beginning the week of June 20. Camps are available for all ages with the boarding camp running from July 20-24 and the cub camp running in the morning of July 21-24. These camps will take place on campus and utilize the two soccer fields. There are boarding and commuter rates available but space is limited so register quickly. Focus will be on skill development of each player and have scrimmages each evening. Cub Camp is an abbreviated camp in the mornings for boys and girls aged 4-10. Boarding Camps are for ages 10 and up. For Boarding Camp, campers should come with plenty of practice attire, a good pair of cleats, bed linens and toiletries. Campers should also bring spending money for the concessions stand. A camp bank will be available at registration so campers will not have to carry money throughout the week and at the end of the week whatever is left will be reimbursed. The concessions stand will have sport drinks and snacks, and pizza and sandwiches can be purchased from concessions each night. Tuition for the camp is $225 per individual (boarding rate). This covers all meals, housing, facility use, instruction and insurance. For those who do not stay in university dormitories, the cost is $195 (commuter rate). Commuters will need to arrive by 9 a.m. each morning, and be picked up at 9:30 p.m. each night at the field. The team rate with 12 or more athletes attending the camp is $195 per player. The family rate with two or more athletes attending from the same household is also $195 per player. We do have day rates available for kids ages 10-14 who may not be able to handle the full day’s load of soccer. Contact Coach Elliott about this option as children can just attend some of the sessions and not all three each day Contact FHU Head Coach Jason Elliot for more information: 731-989-6995 or jelliott@fhu.edu or call the athletic office at 731-989-6900.
Volleyball Camps
Freed-Hardeman University Volleyball Camp

Freed-Hardeman University Volleyball Camp will occur at the FHU Brewer Sports Center.
FHU Volleyball Cub Camp will occur 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from June 21-22 for fourth – sixth grades. Registration costs includes lunch and a t-shirt.
Hitters Camp will occur 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 23 for grades 9-12. Registration costs $70 and includes lunch and a t-shirt.
Setters/DS Camp will occur 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 24 for grades 9-12. Registration costs $70 and includes lunch and a t-shirt.
Junior High Fundamentals Camp will occur 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 25 for seventh and eighth graders. Registration costs $70 and includes lunch and a t-shirt. Register https://www.gofhulions.com/f/Camps. Campers can attend Hitters Camp and Setters/DS Camp. All necessary COVID-19 precautions will be taken at camp.
Basketball Camps
The 2021 Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion Basketball Camp
is a one-to-two day camp consisting of multiple full-length games. Each team will need to provide their own water and basketballs. Concessions and t-shirts will be for sale (campers will receive a free camp t-shirt) and visitor admission will be $3. Games will be held in the FHU Brewer Sports Center. For your safety and comfort, all facilities are air-conditioned. Teams choosing to stay on campus will be housed in one of the four university women’s dorms. Daily schedules and COVID-19 protocols will be sent out by email. The registration form can be found at https://www.gofhulions.com/f/Camps. For additional information regarding the FHU Lady Lion Basketball Camp or the basketball program, please call the FHU Athletic Department at 731-989-6908 or visit www.gofhulions.com.
Freed-Hardeman University Girls Basketball Post Camp, directed by Haylee Croom, will take place July 2 at FHU’s Brewer Sports Center. Croom is a two-time NAIA All-American, the 2019-20 AMC Player of the Year, two-time First Team All-AMC, 2018-19 AMC Defensive Player of the Year and accomplished getting 1,241 career rebounds which is the second most of all time at FHU. The camp is for post players entering grades 7-12 and will provide advanced post instruction. The camp is made up of two sessions. Session one being from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Session two being from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The camp fee of $100 includes the two training sessions, lunch and a t-shirt. Check in is from 8 to 9 a.m. The camp features progressive skill development, back to the basket moves, face-up moves, footwork and body balance, reading the defense, using counter moves, sealing and pinning, movement without the ball, receiving, shooting, passing, rebounding and defending the post. For more information, contact FHU Lady Lions Assistant Coach Darby Miskelly at dmiskelly@fhu.edu
Drew Stutt’s Lion Basketball Fundamentals Camp will be held July 12-15. The camp is an opportunity for young men to improve themselves as players and people. Working with an experienced staff of FHU Lions Basketball Head Coach Drew Stutts and FHU Lions Assistant Coach Jake Mitchell. Campers have the opportunity to develop a solid foundation in skill and motivation. Through a variety of competitive activites, including daily team competition, campers also strengthen their team attitudes, confidence, goal-mindedness, listening skills and attention spans. The teaching progression at the camp takes age and skill differences into account and the staff’s goal is to help each camper develop proper habits on and off the basketball court. Students in grades 4-12 are eligible to participate. The cost is $250 for boarding campers, $225 for day campers, $225 for a family rate that have two or more that will attend from the same household, and $200 for a team rate for five or more players from one team. The four-day camp is designed for learning and enhancing fundamental skills such as footwork, stance and close outs, offense philosophy, setting and using screens, passing and receiving, ballside and helpside defense, shooting, ball handling, game competition and live ball moves and finishing. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt, motivational materials and written individual analysis of play. For more information contact Mitchell at 731-989 6909 or jdmitchell@fhu.edu.
Drew Stutt’s Lion Basketball Elite Camp is scheduled for July 16-17. This two-day camp is designed to give prospective athletes in grades 9-12 the chance to be seen and evaluated by FHU Basketball Head Coach Drew Stutts and staff at FHU. Campers will learn through instruction and drills intended to sharpen the skills needed to excel at the college level. Campers will have the opportunity to compete at a high level against each other at the end of camp. The cost of the camp is $85. Check-in is 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on July 16 and check-out is at noon on July 17. Camp activities will be held in the Brewer Sports Center. The cafeteria will have buffet-style, all-you-can-eat meals that will be served by Lion’s Pride Food Service in FHU’s Wallace-Gano Dining Hall. Supervised dormitory accommodations will be provided for all boarding campers. Bring a pillow, twin sheets and a desire to learn and compete. For more information, contact FHU Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Jake Mitchell at 731-989-6909 or by emailing jdmitchell@fhu.edu.
Baseball Camps
Lion Cub Camp
– This camp is designed to emphasize the basic fundamental skills involved in the sport of baseball including throwing, fielding, base running, hitting, and general physical fitness. Campers will also have the opportunity to compete in minigames each day. Instructors will place a big emphasis on having fun and getting involved. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 14-16 for boys and girls four to eight years old. Pre-registration is $50. Cost includes a camp t-shirt and camp insurance. Late registration will be $60 on June 14 at 8:30 a.m. The Mail registration form and your full payment of $50 to guarantee your spot at camp registration form can be found at https://www.gofhulions.com/f/Camps.php.

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