Summer is still 4 1/2 months away, but it isn’t too early for you and your son to start looking into sports summer camps. A sports summer camp is a great way for you child to get some quality instruction in his sport, a way to make some new friends, and probably the first time your child will spend away from home, so he will get some great experiences by attending one. Whether your child is into soccer, baseball, basketball, wrestling, or track you will be able to find some excellent summer camps in Missouri. When you are looking into sports summer camps there are a few things you will want to consider like, how much money you will want to spend, how far away the camp is, and if you plan on attending a day camp or an overnight camp. You will also want to make sure the camp you choose has quality instructors too. In this article you will find some good camps for boys to attend that are located in Missouri.
University of Missouri – Columbia Swim Camp
If your son is into swimming then you are going to want to look into the University of Missouri Swim Camps that are located in Columbia, Mo. Mizzou offers 5 camps that include:
Starts, Turns, & Breakouts Camp Session 1: Ages 8-18, From June 5-7, Costs: $295 for resident and $275 for commuter.
Mizzou Stroke Camp: Ages 8-18, From June 7-10, Costs: $550 for resident and $520 for commuter.
Mizzou Training Camp: Ages 10-18, From June 14-18, Costs: $595 for resident and $565 for commuter.
Starts, Turns, & Breakouts Camp Session 2: Ages 8-18, From June 21-23, Costs: $295 for resident and $275 for commuter.
Mizzou Sprint Camp: Ages 8-18, From June 23-25, Costs: $325 for resident and $295 for commuter.
For a complete camp brochure you can go to http://mutigers.cstv.com/camps/swim-camps.html or contact Pam Hoffer at 573-424-1452.
University of Central Missouri Basketball Camp
Attention all hoopsters, the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo has a great summer basketball camp. They offer an individual camp and a day camp for those kids interested in becoming better basketball players.
Individual Camp: Grades 3-12, From June 7-10, Cost: $265 for a resident and $225 for commuter.
Day Camp: Grades 1-8, From July 13-16, Cost: $100 for all campers.
For a complete list of what you will need for camp or to learn more about the UCM camps checkout http://www.mulesbasketballcamp.com/index.cfm.
University of Missouri – Columbia Soccer Camp
The University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo offers a lot of great camps and one you should consider if your son is into soccer is their Day Camp or their Overnight Camp.
Day Camp: Grades K-6, June 8-12
Overnight Camp: Grades 5-12, June 25-28
Camp brochures and information for these camps should be out soon, but if you need more information you should contact Brian Blitz at 573-884-7914.
University of Missouri – Columbia Wrestling Camp
The Mizzou Wrestling program is among one of the top in the country. If your child has a passion for the sport or is just getting started the the Missouri Wrestling Camp is the place to be. They haven’t released their 2009 camp brochures yet, but if you need some additional information to make your decision then you should contact Lee Pritts at 573-673-8845.
Nike Tennis Camp @ University of Missouri – Columbia
The University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo is the host of the Nike Tennis Camp. This camp offers 3 sessions of both day camps and overnight camps.
Session 1: June 7-11, Session 2: June 14-18, & Session 3: June 21-25
All sessions are open for 10-18 year olds. The day camp costs $295 and the overnight camp runs $695. For more information go to http://www.ussportscamps.com/Camp.aspx?camptype=8&camp=5543&sport=TENN.
Sources: www.mutigers.com, www.mulesbasketballcamp.com