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Registration Underway for ScotStars Youth Sports Camps at MCC

[Wednesday, March 27, 2019]
     

Registration Underway for ScotStars Youth Sports Camps at McHenry County College

 

The McHenry County College Athletics Department is offering ScotStars youth sports camps for students in grades third through high school featuring one- or four-day camps for baseball, volleyball, basketball and softball. The college’s coaching staff leads many of the camps.

“We take pride in teaching the basic fundamentals, meet campers at their ability level and challenge campers to greater heights,” said Jared Wacker, head coach of MCC’s nationally-ranked baseball team. “We also strive to ensure that every camper learns something new and has fun.”

MCC offers a one-day Baseball Hitting Camp on July 23. Camp time is from 9-11:30 a.m. for boys entering grades 5-10. Cost is $35. Use course code: NAD S01 001 when registering.

Volleyball All Skills Camps take places from June 24-26 and covers all the basics, including passing, setting, digging, attacking, blocking and serving. Camp takes place at the following times: 2-4 p.m. for boys and girls entering grades 6-8 (course code: NAD S10 001) and 12-2 p.m. for girls entering grades 9-12 (course code: NAD S10 002). Cost is $60 for each camp.

Volleyball One-Day Specialty Camps will take place on June 27 featuring proper footwork, technique, and game strategy for the setting and hitting positions. Setters will get an opportunity for repetitions and setting live hitters. Camp times are: Setters/Hitters from 12-2 p.m. for girls entering grades 8-12 (course code: NAD S10 003) and Passing/Defense from 2-4 p.m. for girls entering grades 6-12 (course code: NAD S10 004). Cost is $25 for each camp.

Basketball All Skills Camps will take place from July 15-18 and gives campers a chance to improve fundamental skills in ball handling, passing, shooting and defense. Camp times are 12-1:45 p.m. for boys/girls entering grades 3-5 (course code: NAD S02 002) and 2-3:30 p.m. for boys/girls entering grades 6-8 (course code: NAD S02 001).

Softball All Skills Camps for girls will take place from June 17-20, providing instruction for campers to develop their overall game. Hitting, infield defense, outfield defense, and pitching will be covered throughout the week. The camp will be taught by MCC softball coaches and players. Bring gym shoes in case weather forces the camp inside. Rain date is June 21. Camp times are: 9-11:30 a.m. for girls entering grades 6-8 (course code: NAD S06 001) and 1-3:30 p.m. for girls entering grades 9-12 (NAD S06 002). Cost is $75 for each camp.

Fees include ScotStars t-shirt for each camper. To register for ScotStars sports camps, visit www.mchenry.edu/scotstars. For more information contact Jared Wacker at jwacker@mchenry.edu or call (815) 455-8543. For information on more summer programs, visit MCC’s Kids and College summer program, visit www.mchenry.edu/kidsandcollege.

 

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