- Jr. Sportsters: Ages 4 to 5
- Rookies: Ages 6 to 7
- Winners: Age 8
- Champions: Ages 9 to 10
- All Stars: Ages 11 to 12
Sports Camp is the perfect camp for the child who wants a little bit of everything when it comes to sports. This camp is led by a dynamic enthusiastic staff that personally loves sports. They will share their love of sports with each camper. At Sports Camp campers will enjoy participating in a wide array of sports including soccer, flag football, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey and more. In addition to traditional sports, each day will introduce a new sport or game that will be shared in an exciting, innovative way.
Ages 7-12 years old
Ages 5 -7 years old | June 26-June 30
This camp will focus on the basics of ballet and is designed for beginner level ballerinas that have had some exposure to dance. Children will stretch their imaginations while dancing, creating crafts for their costumes, making props and designing their set. The last day of camp will culminate with a dance performance; costumes set and all. Proper attire required – leotard, tights and ballet slippers. Choose half or full day. Half day campers attend 12:00-4:00 pm. Full day campers attend 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Mornings will be spent playing sports, games, and swimming. Afternoons will be spent focusing on ballet.
Ages 7-12 years old
Campers are to be dropped off by 9:00 a.m. at Sports Camp (Deer Path YMCA) and then campers will be transported to and from Hunterdon Central High School tennis courts each day. Tennis instruction will be led by USSI coaches. USSI’s tennis camp follows developmental curriculum and guidelines laid out by the USTA, including their highly appraised 10 and Under Tennis format. Regardless of age, participants will learn the basic fundamentals of stroke production, court movement and footwork skills in a low pressured, yet energetic environment. Most importantly it’s all about fun, with games, games and more games during each session! Each day the morning will be spent at HCRHS with Tennis instruction from experienced USSI coaches, after lunch campers will return to Sports Camp for sports, games and swimming. All players should provide their own racquet.
FIRST PLAY GOLF CAMP
Ages 6-10 years old
Children will experience greater success by using larger golf balls and oversized golf club heads; enabling children to strike the golf ball more easily and consistently. They will also receive personalized attention from our coaches, who will be able to guide them and improve the children’s techniques in an active and energetic environment. Through the exciting games and challenges they will encounter during the week, a child will increase in confidence and develop a positive attitude towards the game. All programs will emphasize the rules of the golf, and teach the children how to play in a safe environment whilst being respectful to others. Campers will spend the morning working on their golf game with experienced staff from US Sports Institute and the afternoon will be spent playing sports, games, swimming and other fun activities!
Ages 7-12 years old
This exciting camp will keep campers on the tips of their feet all day long. Campers will engage in a variety of extreme sports. Each day will focus on 2-3 specific Extreme Sport games culminating with an Extreme Sports Challenge on the last day of the session. Sports included through the session will be Dodgeball, Gaga Ball, Rockwall, Pickleball, Hiking, Ultimate Frisbee, Swimming and more! Campers will spend half teh day playing Extreme Sports and the remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp games and activities including swimming.
Ages 5-9 years olds
This exciting camp for boys and girls of all levels will help introduce and refine young slugger’s fundamental skills of the game; including throwing, catching, hitting and running the bases. This camp will help each camper develop their skills and understand the rules of the game. Campers will receive detailed instruction on the skills of the game, as well as the rules, teamwork and sportsmanship. Campers will spend half the day learning baseball skills and playing organized baseball games. The remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp games and activities including swimming.
Ages 8-12 years old
This camp experience will provide children the opportunity to experiment in various types of dance. Children will enjoy Hip Hop, Jazz and Swing. Morning program at Sports Camp includes recreational swimming, lunchtime and Sports Camp activities. Afternoon program will focus on dance and building a dance routine.
Ages 6-12 years old
Activities include a fun filled atmosphere designed for youngsters to begin their experience in cheerleading and gymnastics. The camp will focus on building skills in chants, cheers, stunts, team building and more. Come out and show your SPIRIT! Cheerleading camp will run half of the day. The remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp and swimming.
FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP
Ages 5 -9 years old
This camp is for boys and girls of all skill levels. Campers will learn the fundamental skills of offense, a defense & the rules of the Flag Football game. Campers will get detailed instruction on individual techniques as well as team offensive and defensive plays. Campers will spend half of the day learning skills and playing Flag Football games. The remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp games and activities including swimming.
Ages 7-12 years old
Campers are to be dropped off by 9 a.m. at Sports Camp (Deer Path YMCA) and then campers will be transported to and from Oakwood Bowling Lanes each day. This camp is for boys and girls of all skill levels. Campers will learn bowling basics with individualized instruction emphasized, including footwork, swing, grip and finishing position plus etiquette and scoring. The Campers will also have a chance to test their skills playing in games and tournaments. Bowling Camp is a fun training camp with the strongest emphasis on being a good sport and learning the game of bowling. Each day, the morning will be spent at Oakwood Bowling Lanes in Washington Township, after lunch campers will return to Sports Camp for sports, games & swimming.
CREATIVE KIDZ CAMP
Ages 4-7 years old
Come try this new and exciting camp! Art, science, food, fun and education all in one! Globe trot across 5 countries in 5 days. Learn about the culture, the language, amazing & unusual facts, foods, games & sports, and more. Each day will include an art and/or science project. At the end of the week children will take home a booklet with information about the countries we visited. Campers will spend the morning working on arts and crafts as well as science projects and the afternoon will be spent playing sports, games, swimming and other fun activities!
Ages 6-14 years old
Have great fun learning this exhilarating game with US Sports Institute professional sports educators. Fast paced and full of action, lacrosse is a unique combination of skill, speed, agility and finesse. The USSI Lacrosse Camp is open to boys and girls of all abilities and no previous lacrosse experience is necessary. This is a non-contact skill building camp. Lacrosse sticks are provided although campers are welcome to bring their own sticks. Focus will be on stick handling, passing, scooping, dodging, shooting and many more fundamental techniques and skills. This camp offers an ideal introduction for all levels. Campers will spend half the day playing lacrosse and the other half of the day swimming and playing a variety sports.
Ages 6-13 years old
MAD SCIENCE RED HOT ROBOTS
Ages 7-12 years old
Join Mad Science for a week of fun with our marvelous machines- robots! Children will explore the fundamentals of robotics and discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore things around them. After experimenting with sound-sensing robots, line-tracking robots, amphibious robots, and even robots that can play soccer, campers will be well-equipped to build a working robot to experiment with at home. Children will also build simple circuits, test for conductivity, and discover how switches work as they participate in a variety of hands-on activities and games.
For more information call 908-782-1030.