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Summer Sports Camps 2008


Soccer, volleyball, and basketball camps for young athletes

Posted: Monday, June 2, 2008

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STEUBENVILLE, OH- This summer of 2008, Franciscan University will offer soccer, volleyball, and basketball camps for young athletes in the Ohio Valley and beyond.

Catholic Soccer Camps (CSC) will run two camps, July 6-11, 2008 and July 13-18, 2008 for male and female campers between the ages of 8 and 17. CSC is the first soccer camp of its kind, combining high-level soccer instruction with top-notch Catholic ministry.

Antonio Soave, who was the head coach of the World Youth Soccer Academy and is currently the host of The Soccer Academy television show, will be leading this intensive, athletic camp. It is operated in a collaborative relationship between the CSC, the World Youth Soccer Academy, The Soccer Academy television show, and Franciscan University of Steubenville.

The camp price for the week is $495 for residential campers and $185 for day campers. For more information, visit www.CatholicSoccerCamps.com, e-mail antonio@CatholicSoccerCamps.com, or call 740-266-7050.

The volleyball and basketball camps are divided into age groups, offering training for those aged 9-11 and 12-14.

“We really want it to be fun,” says Coach Kelly Herrmann, head coach of Franciscan University’s women’s basketball and volleyball programs. “If we want our kids to stay active, we want them to like sports.” These reasonably priced camps will teach young athletes the fundamentals of their sport as well as the importance of teamwork.

The volleyball camp will be held June 16-19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for athletes ages 12-14 and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for athletes ages 9-11. The cost will be $80 per athlete.

The basketball camp will be held July 28-31 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon for athletes ages 12-14 and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for athletes ages 9-11. The cost will be $80 per athlete.

A volleyball camp will also be held for local school teams: Madonna, Catholic Central and Jefferson County Christian School. This camp will be held June 23-26 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The cost will be $60 per athlete.

For more information, go to www.franciscan.edu and click on “athletics” and then “2008 Summer Camps” or call (740) 283-6313.

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