Modesto area camps and clinics information

September 4, 2013 

BASEBALL MODESTO/EMPIRE — Modesto Empire Baseball and Modesto Teen Baseball are accepting applications from interested persons who would enjoy serving on our Board of Directors. We will be holding interviews in mid-September. If you are interested please email us at: editorial@proagentmagazine.com

OAKDALE CLINICS — Work on the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, mental play and the phsyical training for strength, core and agility with Hondo Arpoika. Cos is $35 for 30 minutes, 60 for an hour. No refunds for cancellation, can reschedule in same week. Visit www.ohsmustangbaseball.org, email hondoarpoika@yahoo.com or call (209) 603-2157.

TEAM MURPHY DINNER — Proceeds from Sept. 20 dinner support Tyler Murphy, Turlock High pitcher injured in a boating accident on Aug. 8. Tickets are $50 for dinner, drinks, dancing and silient auction at 3540 Amethyst Way in Turlock. Call (209) 678-0290 or (209) 404-5638 and visit the Team Murphy on Facebook.

BASKETBALL

CENTRAL CATHOLIC CAMP — Central Catholic High School (200 S. Carpenter Rd., Modesto), is offering a youth basketball camp every Saturday from Sept. 28 until Nov. 9 from 10–11:30 am. The camp is open to girls and boys ages 6-13. Ball handling and basketball fundamentals will be the focus on the camp and will include footwork, dribbling, passing and shooting skill development. The cost for the camp is $100 and will include a free camp T-shirt. To reserve a spot, e-mail Coach Wilson at Wilson@cchsca.org or cpadula@cchsca.org. Please contact Cathy Padula for additional information at (209) 524-9611.

CV HORNETS — Central Valley Youth Basketball Association sign ups are Sept. 12, Oct. 3, 17 and Nov. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Mtn. Mikes Pizza (at 2101 Standiford Ave., Modesto). This year former NBA and Harlem Globtrotter players will be training all players for 10 weeks when you sign up. Visit www.leaguelineup.com/cvhornets or email centralvalleyhornets@yahoomail.com

MODESTO MAGIC — Fall league registration is open. League runs Saturdays starting Sept. 7 at Modesto Christian High School. For girls age 4 to 18. Cost is $150 including uniform, $125 if you already have one. Financial assistance available. Check-in and registration Sept. 7: Ages 4-5 and K-4, Noon-12:30 p.m.; Grades 5-8, 1:15-1:45 p.m.; High school 2:30-3 p.m. Multiple-child discounts available. Call (209) 765-5107 or visit www.eteamz.com/modestomagic

SLAM-N-JAM — Fall league registration & tryouts are Sept. 7 at Big Valley Christian High. Grades 3-4 from 9-10 a.m., grades 5-6 from 10-11 a.m., grades 7-8 form 11 a.m. to noon, high schoolers from noon to 1 p.m. Instruction every week prior to each game for grades 3-8 by experienced and certified coaches. Call (209) 622-0923 or go to www.modestoslamnjam.org.

FOOTBALL OFFICIALS SOUGHT — The NCOA South Football Division is seeking individuals interested in officiating high school football games. We serve high schools in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, from Lodi to Le Grand. Training classes are held in Modesto through September from 6:30-8:30 p.m. All materials will be provided. Contact Tracy at (209) 606-5107 or e-mail recruiting@ncoafbsouth.org.

FLAG FOOTBALL — Stanislaus/Modesto PAL NFL Flag Football for boys & girls in grades 2-6. NFL jerseys and flags, runs Oct. 5 to Nov. 23. Deadline to register is Sept. 11. Cost is $35. Games played at Standiford School. Call Randy Buchanan at (209) 572-9614 or email buchananr@modestopd.com

GENERAL ROLLER DERBY — The Sintral Valley Derby Girls and Motown Misfits will be hosting a doubleheader against the NorCal Rollergirls and NorCal Junior Roller Derby. Doors open at 5 p.m. on Sept. 7, first whistle for the junior bout is at 5:30 p.m. at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, Building E1. Come out to cheer on our local junior and adult roller derby teams as well as shop through our vendor alley.

PICKLEBALL — Thursdays at 8 a.m. at Crane Park (Canal and Berkeley avenues). The Central Valley Pickleball Club invites the community to join the fun of pickleball. Lessons and paddles are provided for new players. Bring along a folding chair and bottled water. Call Art Pargament at (209) 620-8249.

GOLF ESCALON CLINICS — Golf clinics at Escalon Golf Course in Escalon. Come learn to play and come improve your game. Ladies clinic on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. ($15), beginners clinics on Sundays at 5 p.m. ($15). Please call Lance at (209) 678-3093 or email at lajpga2@icloud.com or call Charlie at (209) 985-6574 or email coachcharlie@sbcglobal.net

CALAVERAS OUTING — "Swinging on a Star" golf outing to benefit youth mentoring is Sept. 13 at Sequoia Woods Country Club in Arnold. Event will include a putting contest, cart and 18 holes of golf, hole-in-one contest, snacks, dinner, awards and raffle all for just a $95 entry fee. Many sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available. Non-golfers can attend the dinner for $30 per person. For more information about both the Calaveras Mentoring Foundation and the Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program, please visit www.calaverasmentoring.org. To sponsor or sign up for the 2013 Swinging on a Star Golf Outing, contact Tom Suarez by leaving a message at (209) 736-7706 or sending an email to calaverasmentoringfoundation@gmail.com.

SOFTBALL RIPON REC — Men's and coed leagues offered. Games on Monday and Tuesday nights. Season begins Sept. 9 and runs through Oct. 29. 10-game season with all teams making playoffs. Games at Stouffer Park in Ripon. Cost per team is $550. Limited to first eight teams for eaceh league. Contact Gary Glendenning at (209) 380-2212 or email GGlendenning@hotmail.com

SWIMMING TEAM MAAC — Modesto Area Aquatic Club is for competitive and fitness swimmers ages 18 and up. Fourteen weekly coach-run sessions at MJC swim complex. Monthly dues are $38 and annual insurance is $44. Visit www.maacswim.org

TENNIS GROUP LESSONS — At the SOS Club in Modesto, four-week sessions for $40. "Little Tennis" for ages 4-6 on Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m., beginners (ages 7-10) Mondays or Thursdays 4-5 p.m., Pre-Academy (ages 11-14) Mondays or Thursdays 5-6 p.m., adult beginners on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Call (209) 578-5803.

LEARN AT BRENDA — Brenda Athletic Clubs have a number of tennis groups available. Youth Quick Start (ages 4-10), Mon. 4:15-5 p.m., Wed. 3:45-4:30 p.m., $8 per clinic; Youth Quick Start (age 7-15), Tues. & Thurs. from 4-5:50 p.m., $15 per clinic; Adult Drop In, Mon. from noon-1 p.m. or 6-7 p.m., Fri. from 9-10:30 a.m., $10.

BAC SPORT TENNIS — Brenda Athletic Club-Turlock Sport Tennis: Small Children's Clinics (age 6-9), M-T-W from 3:45-5:30 p.m.; Youth Advanced Beginning Clinics (age 8-13), M-T-W from 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Youth Intermediate Clinics (age 10 & up), M-T from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Beginning/Intermediate Adults, Wed. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call Steve Matthews at (209) 658-8299 or e-mail SMatthewz@aol.com

ADULT YOUTH CAMPS — At Modesto Racquet Club, Monday through Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Session is Aug. 26-29. Cost is $85 dollars for members, $95 dollars for non-members. Call Mark Fairchilds at (209) 567-3577.

VOLLEYBALL DELTA VALLEY CLINICS — Sept. 8, 15, 29, Oct. 13, 20, 27. Cost is $20 per clinic. Bring a friend, you both get half off. Second sibling given $10 discount. Visit www.deltvalleyvbc.net.

RIPON RAGE CLINIC — Rage Volleyball Club Sunday Drop-In Clinics. Grades 5-6, 1-3 p.m., $15. Grades 7-12, 1-4 p.m., $20. Ripon High School and the University of the Pacific Janssen-Lagorio Gym. Visit www.ragevball.com for details.

WATER POLO PRACTICE FOR PRE-HIGH SCHOOLERS — Practice for pre-high school students will begin on Sept. 15 at Johansen. Practices will be Monday and Wednesday from 5:15-6:30 p.m. The program can be for ages 8 to eighth grade. More information about the program, including cost, can be found at ms.aquanite.com or you can call Brent Bohlender at 209-606-6685.

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