Kids: Summer Sports
UAFS Men’s Basketball Camps
Register online at uafsbasketballcamps.com or call 479-788-7952. UAFS Stubblefield Center, 5402 Kinkead Avenue, Fort Smith
Basketball Skills Camp
Who: Boys entering grades K-8 What: Skills Camp will focus on the fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, passing, defense, and rebounding. Utilizing the UAFS basketball facilities, campers will have a full week of skill development, exercise, and fun. Cost is $100 for each session.
When: 9 a.m.-noon, June 5-7 and July 24-26 Shooting Camp
Who: Boys grades 1-12
What: Shooting camp teaches shooting fundamentals, action drills, and the mechanics of shooting. Cost of the day one-day camp is $40.
When: 9 a.m.-noon June 8 and July 27.
Who: Boys entering grades 7-12
What: Elite Camp will help maximize participants’ skills while they compete against other players. It is designed for student athletes entering grades 7-12 and student-athletes who have completed their eligibility, but who have not attended a tryout sessions at UAFS. UAFS players will be present throughout camp. Overnight camper fee is $90, commuter fee is $60. Both include cost of T-shirt.
6-8:30 p.m. June 18
9-11 a.m. June 19
6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 6
9-11 a.m. Aug. 7
UAFS Ladies Basketball Camps
UAFS Stubblefield Center, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith; contact Elena Lovato, 479-788-7594, firstname.lastname@example.org or futureladylionbasketball.com.
Basketball Skills Camp for Girls
Who: Grades 1-8
What: Skills camp will focus on the fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, passing, defense, and rebounding. Utilizing the UAFS basketball facilities, campers will have a full week of skill development, exercise, and fun. Cost is $100 for each session.
When: 9 a.m. - noon
Session I: June 5-7
Session II: June 19-21
Session III: July 24-26
UAFS Baseball Camps
Crowder Field, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith.
Register online: collegebaseballcamps.com/uafsbaseball
Youth Summer Camp
Who: Ages 6-14
What: Three-day summer baseball camp focuses on all aspects of the game, including throwing, hitting, fielding, pitching, and base running. Days will include group instruction and competitive drills. At the end of each day, there will be various prizes and drawings. Camp will conclude Thursday with games for all campers. Cost is $80
Session I: 9 a.m.-noon May 31-June 2
Session II: 9 a.m.-noon June 12-14
One-Day Prospect Showcase
Who: Players grades 9-12
What: Created specifically for high school players, campers will have an opportunity to showcase their abilities in a pro-style workout for the camp staff. Camp personnel will include the UAFS baseball staff and other college coaches. $75.
Showcase I: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 20
Showcase II: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 12
UAFS Volleyball Camps
UAFS Stubblefield Center, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith uafsvolleyballcamps.com
Little Lions Volleyball Skills Camp
Who: Boys & Girls entering grades K-7
What: The camp is for younger players looking to improve their overall volleyball skills. Players will be grouped by talent level and will be given age-appropriate instruction by current UAFS coaches and players. Fee is $100 and includes T-shirt.
When: 9 a.m.-noon June 12-14
Volleyball Elite Camp
Who: Boys and girls entering grades 8-12
What: The camp will challenge the players in all aspects of the game by focusing on all of the fundamentals of forearm passing, serving, setting, blocking, attacking and defense. Campers will be grouped with players of similar skill level and age range. Athletes will participate in a variety of 6-on-6 drills and will get a lot of touches throughout the camp. Fee is $180 for residents and $150 for commuters.
When: June 14-16 (Schedule will be distributed at registration.)
The First Tee Golf Camps
Who: Ages 3 and older
What: In five-week sessions, The First Tee teaches life skills, core values and healthy habits through the game of golf. Class times vary from 30-90 minutes. The cost is $30 per session with a $60 paid membership. Call or go online to register. 479-648-9833, thefirsteefortsmith.org
When: Classes meet Tuesdays-Thursday at varying times.
Where: First Tee of Fort Smith, 6100 Golf Course Loop, Fort Smith.
1st Serve Tennis Camp
Who: Ages 5-16
What: Tennis camps introduce beginning players to basic knowledge of the game during three summer camp sessions. Children will have fun while learning the importance of following Jesus. Cost for the clinic is $30, which includes instruction and T-shirt. Racquets are available for $15. Additional weeks include instruction only and cost $25. Register at arkansasfca.org/1st-serve-tennis4.
Creekmore Tennis Center, 3303 South M Street, Fort Smith 8:30-10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.-noon, June 5-9 and June 12-16
Ben Geren Tennis Center, 7200 Zero Street, Fort Smith 8:30-10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m-noon, June 19-23
This information appears in the June 2017 Kids Issue of Entertainment Fort Smith Magazine.