Modesto-area camps, clinics and tryout information

June 9, 2014 

BASEBALL

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for T-ball, coach pitch and beginning kid pitch (ages 4-5, 6-7, 8-9) and baseball league teams (ages 9-14). Online at www.rainbowfields.com.

BASEBALL CAMP Every week in June and July at Rainbow Fields. Ages 7-12. For more information, www.mrhittingcoah.com/camps.html or call Greg at (209) 605-4734.

OAKDALE YOUTH TOURNAMENT The 10th annual Oakdale Come As You Are tournament runs June 13-15. Don’t be concerned if your team doesn’t have uniforms yet; just come as you are. 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 where your team can get in games. Cost per team is $395 for 10u and 12u, $455 for 15u and $355 for 8u. Contact tournament director Paul Westberg at (209) 606-3383 or pwalmonds@aol.com, or visit www.oakdalebaseball.com. Applications and information packets are attached or available online under forms and documents.

FALL LEAGUE AT PEDRETTI FIELDS TURLOCK All players, ages 7 to 17. Age is determined by how old the player will be on May 1, 2015. Season begins Aug. 11 and ends around Oc. 29. Games days are Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday at 5:20 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. One to two games per week. $100 per player. We will take team and individual signups and place players on teams. Sign up online at www.TPRbaseball.com or email Lance@TPRbaseball.com.

BLACK SOX BASEBALL Black Sox Baseball Club will have tryouts this Sunday at 1 p.m. for ages 9-13 at Salida Little League Field located at Salida Park on Broadway Boulevard.

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, Monday-Friday. Grades 4-9, ages 9-14. At Johansen High School. Camp is six weeks. We will develop ball handling, 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 six. 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, coed. July 14-17. From 9 a.m.-noon at Big Valley Christian High School. 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 a camp June 23-26, 1-3 p.m. The camp will emphasize fundamentals to help boys ages 7-17 reach their full potential. Campers will be placed in age/skill appropriate groups. Proper shooting techniques as well as footwork will be highlighted, including individual and team skills. The camp will be instructed by the 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 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 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. The gym now offers Zumba by Vontrese Stevenson at www.zumbawithvboogie.com.

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.

KICKBOXING Turlock-based Team Voodoo Kickboxing has team tryouts for 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. 1226 Seventh St., Modesto. Call (209) 262-8976 or email teamvoodoousa@hotmail.com.

ANNUAL FIGHTS AGAINST CANCER Curtis D. Staggs Memorial Boxing Show on Saturday, June 21. All proceeds will benefit The American Cancer Society. Doors open 2:30 p.m., event at 3 p.m. $10 at the door; includes two tacos with rice and beans. At Bad 2 The Bonz Boxing Gym, 1226 7th Street, Modesto. Contact Johnny Staggs, (209) 537-0949 or mstaggs@HomeGuard.com for information.

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 and pre-enrolled campers will receive a T-shirt. 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 CAMP Freeman Consulting presents the second annual Elite Youth Football Camp on June 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Modesto Junior College. 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 a 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.

MODESTO PATRIOTS YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEER Register anytime online at www.modestopatriots.com and Mondays, June 16 and June 23, from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. contact for location. Contact Kastin via phone/text at (209) 595-8432 or email modestopatriots14@gmail.com.

General

BIG LEAGUE DREAMS Softball, kickball and soccer signups are being taken for leagues at the sports complex off Highway 120 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 July 14-18 from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per day or $30 for the week. 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.

GOLF

LADIES CLINIC 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 for women of all ages and ability and will cover the full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $15. For information, call (209) 523-5151.

JUNIOR CLINIC Dana Arnold-Ebster and staff offering clinics for juniors ages 4 to 12 on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Clinics cover full 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. $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. Two sessions on the course. Call Jim, (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, $35 per player – nine-hole match, eight weeks. Call Jim, (209) 595-3517 for information.

RED, WHITE, BLUE OPEN Everyone plays from forward tees. Fifteen-inch cups, easiest tournament you will ever play. Cost is $69 for green fee, cart and lunch. July 4, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Call Jim (209) 595-3517 for information.

SOCCER

PRO SOCCER CAMP Fifth annual soccer camp held 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.

MARY GROGAN ADULTS LEAGUES Registration is open. Men’s open and coed will start in July with women’s and men’s over-30 coming soon. Visit http://www.mysa-ajax.org/ or email joshberbena@yahoo.com for information.

SOFTBALL

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for men’s, coed and women’s leagues – Wednesdays (in June), Thursday and Friday nights available. Online at www.rainbowfields.com.

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

MISTLIN FIELDS LEAGUE Signups for Mistlin Fields new softball league for coed, women’s and men’s recreational teams. Sunday, Monday or Wednesday nights. Season begins after July 7, 10 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 for information, or call (209) 380-2212.

TENNIS

YOUTH CLINIC Open registration for youth ages 6-17. Sessions will be held at Bret Harte High School in Angels Camp and at Wintercreek Tennis Facility in Murphys. There will be five sessions, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.; beginning 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.

VOLLEYBALL

SUMMER CAMP Volleyball camp at Ripon Christian, June 10-13. Open to incoming ninth-graders. Camp schedule: Tuesday, 12:30-4 p.m.; Wednesday, 1-4 p.m.; Thursday, 1-4 p.m.; and Friday, 1-4 p.m. $85 per camp attendee. For information, contact Tiger Shelton at (209) 986-6859 or tshelton@rcschools.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.

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