Continuing a tradition of 30 years, Hartnell College Athletics is once again offering sports camps for boys and girls this summer, beginning with tennis on June 3 and continuing through Aug. 2, with a total of 10 camps for youth ages 7 to 18.
The annual camps, which raise money to support Hartnell intercollegiate athletics teams and student-athletes, are led by Hartnell coaches, student athletes and community volunteers. They typically serve more than 800 children from throughout the Salinas Valley.
The fee for each camp is $105, including a $5 processing fee. This year’s camps are:
June 3-7, tennis (co-ed), 9 a.m.-12 p.m., ages 7-13
June 10-14, boys basketball, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ages 5-14
June 17-21, girls basketball, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ages 7-12
June 24-28, baseball (co-ed), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ages 7-12
June 24-28, girls softball, 1-5 p.m., ages 7-18
July 8-12, girls volleyball (beginner and advanced groups), 9 a.m.-12 p.m., ages 7-18
July 15-19, youth track & field (co-ed), 9 a.m.-12 p.m., ages 11-16
July 15-19, soccer (co-ed), 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 9 a.m.-12 p.m., ages 7-13
July 22-26, kids track & field games (co-ed), 9 a.m.-12 p.m., ages 5-12
July 29-Aug. 2, all-sports youth (co-ed), 9 a.m.-12 p.m., ages 10-16
“We provide the perfect setting to extend the learning that takes place during the school year by giving children the opportunity to be innovative and discover new interests,” said Dan Teresa, Hartnell director of athletics. “We have a tremendous staff that are skilled and enthusiastic and create a safe, fun and supportive environment for campers to develop.”
In addition to the camps, Hartnell Athletics is increasing youth and family engagement through the Panther Kids Club. By joining, each child become a valued supporter of Hartnell’s 12 intercollegiate teams, and also gain special access to coaches, student-athletes and regular club events.