Modesto area camps and clinics listings (6/3/14)

June 2, 2014 

BASEBALL

NORCAL HURRICANES Holding tryouts for 12u and 13u roster sports every Sunday at Escalon High School from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call Rick Davis at ( 209) 808-9082.

BATTING LESSONS Private and team instruction with certified hitting coach Greg Young, 25 years plus of experience and MLB trained. Improve your swing and boost your confidence. Visit: www.MrHittingCoach.com or call (209) 605-4734.

CV NITRO New 13u travel team forming to play local tournaments and league. Call (209) 808-9082.

CV NITRO The 11u travel team is holding tryouts. Call Brian at (209) 481-9405.

NORCAL HEAT 10u and 11u competitive program looking for players. Call Pete at (209) 855-0763.

MODESTO STARS 11u competitive travel team looking for players. Call Art at ( 209) 605-5010.

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for T-ball and coach pitch (ages 4-6, 6-8) and league teams (ages 8-14). Online at www.rainbowfields.com or every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. until full.

ALL SPORTS TRAINING CENTER is accepting signups for summer travel baseball, ages 14-17. Call (209) 527-5276 or go to modestosportstraining.com for information.

HITTING INSTRUCTION Baseball/softball hitting and catching instruction. Contact Tim Raposa at (209) 694-6046 or nextlevelcatching@yahoo.com. Ages 7 and up.

YOUTH CAMP Every week in June and July at Rainbow Fields. Ages 7-12. Improve your skills and have fun. For details, visit www.MrHittingCoach.com/camps.html or call (209) 605-4734.

YOUTH BASEBALL TRYOUTS For summer and fall baseball, ages 8-9 and 10-11. Teams to play at Rainbow Fields. For information, contact Roman Rodriguez at getdirtybaseball@yahoo.com.

OAKDALE YOUTH BASEBALL TOURNAMENT The 10th annual Oakdale “Come As You Are” baseball tournament runs June 13-15. Do not be concerned if your team does not have uniforms yet; just come as you are. The divisions are 15u, 12u, 10u and 8u (coach pitch). Each team will be scheduled for four games. $1 gate fee, and free parking. Still playing league games? We will work with you to arrange a schedule. Cost per team is $395 for 10u and 12u, $455 for 15u and $355 for 8u. For questions, contact tournament director Paul Westberg at (209) 606-3383 or pwalmonds@aol.com, or visit our website at www.oakdalebaseball.com. Applications and information packets are attached or available under the forms and documents.

BASKETBALL

TRAVEL 15U/16U TEAM The Modesto Blast AAU team is taking signups. Tryouts Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon at Keyes Assembly Gymnasium at 5450 7th St. in Keyes. Call coach Seeley at ( 916) 873-3160.

AAU GIRLS TEAM Eighth-grade girls AAU team in Modesto looking for post player and forward. Email centralvalleyhornets@yahoo.com for information.

FUTURE STARS SKILLS CAMP Through July 3, 9 a.m.-noon, M-F. Grades 4-9, ages 9-14. At Johansen High School. Camp is six weeks. We will develop ballhandling, shooting, rebounding, post play, passing, defending and footwork. Cost is $60 per player per week or $300 for all six weeks. Kids can sign up for any week or all. To register, email Allan Davis at ajdavis34@gmail.com.

MJC YOUTH CAMP For boys and girls entering grades 2-8. June 23-26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $100. Sign up though “Community Education” at www.mjc4life.org. Contact coach Paul Brogan at broganp@mjc.edu or (209) 575-6048.

MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM CAMPS For grades 2-8, co-ed. Session 1 is June 9-12. Session 2 is July 14-17. Both from 9 a.m.-noon at Big Valley Christian High School Gym. Call 209 622-0923 or email www.modestoslamnjam.org.

RIPON CHRISTIAN BOYS CAMPS Learn fundamental skills through drills, contests, scrimmages and take home a camp T-shirt. June 9-13 for boys entering grades 5-7; June 23-27 for grades 8-10. All sessions are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $75. Sign up at Ripon Christian School offices, on the RC middle school website or call Ron VanderMolen at (209) 599-6889.

STANISLAUS YOUTH BOYS CAMPS Cal State Stanislaus Warriors Basketball will host two camps: June 9-12 from 9 a.m. to noon and June 23-26 from 1-3 p.m. The camp will emphasize fundamentals to help boys ages 7-17 reach their potential. Campers will be placed in age/skill appropriate groups. Proper shooting techniques and footwork will be highlighted, including individual and team skills. The camp will be instructed by Cal State Stanislaus staff and players. Register online at http://mensbasketball.warriorathleticscamps.com/index.cfm. Contact Ben Riley at (209) 667-3938 or email briley1@csustan.edu for questions.

DAVIS BASKETBALL DAY CAMP July 8-10, 8:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Grades 1-9. Fundamentals from coach Dan Pacheco, who has 34 years of experience, and coach Tim Garcia. $75. Camp at Davis High School, 1200 Rumble Rd. Registration at 8 a.m. Call Pacheco at (2090) 499-4134.

BOXING

BAD TO THE BONZ Tryouts for its summer program as well as providing adult and youth classes. Clinic for coaches by professional coach Tony Avila, former coach of Modesto PAL boxing club and now owner of Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym. The summer special for youth is $175 for two months and includes signups. Visit Modestopalboxing.net or call Avila at (209) 577-1131. Also, we encourage parents to work out for free alongside their children. We have a USA Boxing team. The gym also offers kickboxing training by coach Gene Fields. We offer free classes on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon.

MODESTO PAL Stanislaus/Modesto PAL Boxing is a free program for ages 10-17. Sign up Monday and Thursday from 4-5 p.m. at 615 Sierra Drive. No experience needed. Call Randy Buchanan at (209) 572-9614 or email buchananr@modestopd.com.

KICK BOXING Turlock-based Team Voodoo Kickboxing has tryouts for the summer leagues. Our self-defense clinics for adults will start soon. Kids camps start this month. Two-month special is $140 with unlimited program. Parents train for free with every kid’s signup. Located at 1226 Seventh St., Modesto. Call (209) 262-8976 or email teamvoodoousa@hotmail.com.

Football

THREE MJC CAMPS The Modesto Junior College football program will hold fundamental camps this summer. The “Hitman” camp for linebackers and defensive backs is June 30-July 1, from 6-8 p.m. The “Trench Warrior” camp for offensive and defensive linemen is July 7-8, from 6-8 p.m. Both camps are $40. The three-day camp for quarterbacks and wide receivers is June 5-7 and costs $125. All pre-enrolled campers will receive a T-shirt, and quarterbacks also get an all-weather football; receivers get performance gloves. Sign up at www.mjc4life.org or email MJC football coach youngs@mjc.edu.

ELITE YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP Freeman Consulting Presents the second annual Elite Youth Football Camp, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Modesto Junior College football field. Cost is $100, with check-in at 8:15 a.m. The camp will focus on positive sportsmanship and training. The camp will also have special guest, cornerback Omar Bolden from the Denver Broncos. Registration forms can be found at J’s House of Soul, 2601 Oakdale Road, Suite Q, Modesto, 95355, or at https://www.facebook.com/freemanelite.camp. For information, contact Jeneya at (209) 272-2785 or jeneyafreemanpromo@gmail.com.

General

BIG LEAGUE DREAMS Softball, kickball and soccer signups are being taken for leagues at the sports complex off the Highway 120 bypass in Manteca. Men’s, women’s and coed teams for all three sports are available. Contact Tony, James or Shael at (209) 824-2400. Also, visit www.bigleaguedreams.com.

SPORTS AND FITNESS CAMP Monte Vista Chapel and Calvary Baptist Church of Turlock are co-sponsoring a Sports and Fitness Camp for boys and girls ages 9-13 or in grades 4-8. The camp is June 16-20 from noon-5:30 p.m. and July14-18 from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per day or $30 for the week. Camp T-shirts ($7) and water bottles ($2) also are available. The camp will be supervised and staffed by trained adult and high school leaders. Each camp will be divided into younger and older age groups. Camp brochures are at MVC, Berkeley and Monte Vista Avenues, (209) 634-4935; CBC, 700 E. Monte Vista Avenue, (209) 632-2391; or by calling Doug at (209) 632-8492 or online at www.montevistachapelonline.org.

LEADERS IN TRAINING For ages 15-17. Enjoy two weeks at camp preparing for the challenges of future leadership positions. During their first week, LIT’s will develop their communication, teamwork, counseling and wilderness survival skills. Teens help lead a cabin during the following week. LIT 1 Session – June 14-June 28, LIT 2 Session – June 28-July 13. Camp Jack Hazard is located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains two hours from the Central Valley on Hwy 108. Cost of $565 covers transportation to and from camp, food, boarding, fun for teens and relief to parents that teens are learning life skills. Register now at campjackhazard.org or call (209) 965-7CJH for details. Space is limited.

GOLF

LADIES, JUNIOR CLINICS Dana Arnold-Ebster offers clinics for ladies on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Clinics will cover the full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $15. Arnold-Ebster and staff also offer clinics for juniors ages 4-12 on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. covering swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $12. For information, call (209) 523-5151.

MEN’S TWILIGHT LEAGUE Thursdays at 6 p.m. shotguns, match play, starts June 19. Cost is $35 per round, eight-week program at Stevinson Ranch. Call Jim at (209) 595-3517 for information.

LADIES NIGHT OUT Fridays starting June 20, eight-week light instruction for beginners. Ladies only, eight weeks; $15 per session from 6-7 p.m. Complimentary light appetizers. Two sessions on the course. Call Jim at (209) 595-3517 for information.

TWOSOME LEAGUE Father/son, husband/wife, your best bud ... Tuesdays at 5 p.m. starting June 24. Format changes weekly. Cost $35 per player – nine-hole match, eight weeks. Call Jim at (209) 595-3517 for information.

RED, WHITE, BLUE OPEN Everyone plays from forward tees at Stevinson Ranch with 15-inch cups. Easiest tournament you’ll ever play. Cost of $69 includes green fee, cart and lunch. July 4, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Call Jim at (209) 595-3517 for information.

SOCCER

PRO SOCCER CAMP Fifth annual soccer camp at the Ripon Mistlin Soccer Complex. Boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 5-13. June 23-27 and July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-noon. Call (209) 404-8012 or visit www.ProSoccerCamp.net.

SOFTBALL

STANISLAUS SENIORS Stanislaus Senior Softball Association is taking registrations for men’s leagues of 45-older, 54-older, 65-older and 70-older and a women’s league of 40-older. Contact Don Wever at (209) 599-3638.

MISTLIN FIELDS SOFTBALL LEAGUE Taking signups for Mistlin Fields new softball league for co-ed, women’s and men’s recreational teams. Sunday, Monday or Wednesday nights. No 10 p.m. game times. Season begins after July 7. Ten games, followed by playoffs. Cost is $595 per team. Payment due by July 1 or when sold out. Limited number of teams. For information, visit www.MistlinFields.com or pick up a flier at Ripon City Hall. Email Lance Boullion at LBoullion_CA@yahoo.com or call (209) 380-2212 for information.

TENNIS

YOUTH TENNIS CLINIC Open registration for youth ages 6-17. Clinic sessions at Bret Harte High School in Angels Camp and Wintercreek Tennis Facility in Murphys. There will be five sessions, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., from June 9-13, June 16-20, June 23-27, July 7-11 and July 14-18. Cost is $90 per clinic per person. For information, contact Angella Woods at (209) 728-2497 or (209) 770-5076 or madfortennis@yahoo.com.

WATER POLO

MODESTO/STANISLAUS Modesto/Stanislaus water polo practices at Downey High School – high school boys from 7-9 a.m. and high school girls and pre-high school girls and boys from 9-11 a.m. Visit ms.aquanite.com.

WRESTLING

FAMED COACH AT TURLOCK CAMP Mike Krause, regarded as one of the top youth wrestling coaches in the country, will conduct a camp June 11-13 in Turlock. Multiple sessions per day. Cost is $120 with a team discount of $10 if 10 or more athletes. For information, call Tim McCabe at (626) 252-0470 or visit www.championwrestlingacademy.weebly.com.

RAIDER WRESTLING CLUB For ages 5-13. Call Becky Aldana at (209) 380-2078

MODESTO GRAPPLING CLUB The Modesto Grappling Club offers courses to ages 12 and up. Classes at Beyer High School wrestling room Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Call Don Hunnell at (209) 277-5875 or visit www.modestograpplingclub.com.

TURLOCK CLUB YOUTH Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 5-18 welcome. Club cost is $40 plus all wrestlers must have a USA Wrestling Athlete card (available at www.themat.com). Contact Mike Contreras at (209) 678-1240 or mcontreras@turlock.k12.ca.us.

CENTRAL YOUTH Freestyle program is open. Call Paul at (209) 470-5637.

YOGA

BRENDA KIDS YOGA Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5 p.m. $25 for the month (eight sessions total). Brenda Athletic Clubs, Modesto, (209) 571-2582 or email youthfitness@brendaathletics.com.

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