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Camps in BASEBALL and SOFTBALL are scheduled for June 23-27 at the Auburn High School baseball complex. Elementary-age players will meet from 9-11:30 a.m.; and middle school-age players will meet from 1-3:30 p.m. The cost is $115, and includes a T-shirt. Early registration is encouraged. The focus will be on offense, defense, speed training, throwing arm care, throwing programs, base-running concepts and position-specific instruction. The camps will be directed by coach Brian Embery. More information: (253) 826-3262 or Registration forms can be downloaded from the Web site.


These camps are for players ages 6-12, and are staffed by local high school coaches and current college players who teach fundamentals in a fun, upbeat environment. Camps are scheduled for July 7-10 at Daffodil Park in Sumner, July 14-17 at Petrovitsky Park in Renton, and July 21-24 at South County Ballfield Park in Federal Way. The cost is $99. More information: (360) 802-2232 or online at


Hitting and fielding camps will be offered for players ages 7-14. More information: Aaron Horrocks at (206) 941-0128, or e-mail to, or online at



This camp for boys and girls who will be entering grades 1-8 in the fall is scheduled for June 30-July 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day in the main gym at Auburn Mountainview High School. The focus will be on improving and developing fundamental skills. The cost is $60, and $40 for siblings. The camp will be directed by Auburn Mountainview boys coach Jon Price and Mountainview girls coach Chris Carr. More information: Coach Price at (253) 740-3654 or, or Coach Carr at (253) 261-4140 or


This camp for boys and girls who will be entering grades 3-9 will take place July 21-14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day at Auburn High School. The cost is $85 for early registration, and $95 for registration on the first day of camp. The cost includes a T-shirt and a basketball. The camp will be directed by Auburn High boys coach Ryan Hansen, his staff and varsity players. More information: e-mail to


This tournament is schedule for June 13-15 at Sumner and Bonney Lake high schools. It is open to boys and girls teams in grades 5-12. The team entry fee is $215, with a three-game guarantee. The entry deadline is June 1. More information: Ken Jackson at (253) 273-5097 or (206) 303-9623, or e-mail to


This camp for boys and girls who will be entering grades 3-8 is scheduled for July 7-10 at Grace Community Church in Auburn. Players in grades 3-5 meet from 9 a.m.-noon. Players in grades 6-8 meet form 1-4 p.m. The cost is $55. More information: (253) 833-5660 or e-mail to


This camp, open to all boys and girls teams, is scheduled for June 29-July 3 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. each day at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. The cost is $500 per team. More information: (425) 744-1860, or online at, or e-mail to



These camps in FASTPITCH and BASEBALL, conducted by Auburn High School and Evergreen State Sports, will offer three one-week sessions: July 20-24 (fundamentals for ages 8-14), July 27-31 (advanced fundamentals for ages 15-18) and Aug. 3-7 (fundamentals for ages 8-14). Camps will take place at the Brannan Sports Complex in Auburn, and campers will be housed and meals will be provided at Cascade Middle School in Auburn. The camps will be conducted by coach Brian Embery. Early registration is encouraged. More information: (253) 826-3262 or online at Registration forms can be downloaded from the Web site.


These camps, one for ages 7-11, and one for ages 12-15, are scheduled for July 14-17 at Petrovitsky Park in Renton, and July 21-24 at South County Ballfield Park in Federal Way. They will be directed by Pacific Lutheran University pitching coach Lance Glasoe and a staff of current college players. The cost is $99. More information: (360) 802-2232 or



This bi-annual gathering of concerned groups, anglers and citizens to discuss the latest issues facing steelhead throughout their range, is scheduled for Saturday May 31, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Seattle Airport Marriott. A $25 donation is requested to cover the cost of both a continental breakfast and a buffet lunch. More information: Marianne Mitchell, (206) 669-6263 or e-mail to



This camp for boys and girls ages 5-12 is scheduled for July 14-17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day on the soccer field at Auburn Mountainview High School, 28900 124th Ave. S.E. The cost is $90 for early registration, or $100 on the first day of camp, and includes a T-shirt and soccer ball. The camp will be directed by AMV head boys and girls coach Cary Davidson, his staff, along with current and former players, including college players More information: (253) 740-7358, or e-mail to



Registration is open to boys and girls ages 8-18, with all ability levels welcome. The team practices on the courts at Auburn Riverside High School beginning June 26, and is open to players from throughout the region. Match play continues through July. Players receive 10 hours of instruction, a team T-shirt, league matches, and a multi-level league tournament. Sign-up forms are available in the main office at Auburn Riverside, 501 Oravetz Road. More information: Coach Bruce Diehl at (253) 631-7704, or e-mail to


This six-week camp is open to boys and girls ages 5-18. It will take place June 24-July 29 on the courts at Auburn High School, and will focus on drills and tournament play. (The tournament is scheduled for the final week.) The cost is $90. Registration forms are available in the main office at Auburn High, 800 4th N.E. More information: Coach Phil Smetheram at (206) 271-3691 or e-mail to


The Auburn Sumner Tennis League at Auburn Mountainview High School (28900 124th Ave. S.E.) is open to boys and girls ages 8-18. Classes begin June 30 and run on a Tuesday-through-Friday basis until July 24. Times are 8:30 a.m. for advanced players, 10 a.m. for intermediates, 11 a.m. for advanced beginners, and noon for beginners. The cost is $85 for beginners, and $95 for all others, and includes a T-shirt, 12 hours of instruction, match play, play days with other area teams, and a chance to compete in an end-of-season tournament. The director is Kay Lorrain, the Auburn Mountainview girls varsity coach and USPTA-certified. More information: Coach Lorrain at (253) 653-0743 or e-mail to



A league for elementary, junior high and high school players will be offered by Highline Community College in conjunction with the Sports for Youth Foundation. The league begins May 29, and will run Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7-9 in the Highline CC gym. More information: Highline CC coach John Littleman at (425) 255-8102 or online at



This camp is scheduled for June 23-26 at Auburn High School from 9-11:30 a.m. each day. The cost is $55 before June 1, and $65 thereafter. The camp will feature Kirk White, an NCAA champion and three-time All-American, and an assistant coach last season at Boise State. More information: Coach John Aiken, (253) 229-8395.

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