TROJAN SUMMER CAMPS
Camps for BASEBALL and FASTPITCH 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 www.eteamz.com/evergreenstatesports. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Web site.
AUBURN PARKS YOUTH LEAGUES
Registration is open through April 30 for players in grades 7-12, and through May 5 for players in grades K-2. Costs (depending on age and league) range from $25-$50 for Auburn residents, and $32-$63 for non-residents. More information: (253) 931-3043, or www.auburnwa.gov.
Professional instruction, including one-on-one time in pitching, hitting and fielding, are being offered by former Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher and the Jazz staff. More information: (206) 230-9011, or online at www.baseballjazz.com.
QUICK HANDLE SPRING ACADEMY
This academy for boys and girls in grades 3-12 will offer skill development and youth classes through May 24 at locations in Renton, Bellevue and Monroe. More information: Wayne Mendoza at (425) 369-2221 or online at www.quickhandle.com, or by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEEN GYM NIGHTS
Free drop-in nights for teens are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6-9 at the Black Diamond Community Center’s community gym, 25511 Lawson St., behind the Cenex gas station. Adults are welcome on Wednesdays at a cost of $1.50. Registration is required. All players must bring court shoes. More information: (360) 886-1011 or online at www.blackdiamondcc.org, or e-mail to email@example.com.
KENT DRAGON BOAT ASSOCIATION
The association is inviting anyone interested in paddling a 48-foot dragon boat to Lake Meridian in Kent on Saturdays (before 8 a.m.) and Tuesdays (6 p.m.) through mid October. All equipment is provided, and no experience is needed. Teams meet at the Lake Meridian boat dock. More information: Ted Childs at (253) 630-3657.
SOUTH ELITE ALL-STAR TRYOUTS
This organization, which practices at Kentwood High School and is the first team in the state to win a bid to the World Cheerleading Championships, will conduct tryouts in May for both new and experienced cheerleaders. Tryout dates are May 13 for Juniors, Youth and Minis (age 14 and under), from 6-8 p.m.; and on May 15 or Seniors (age 18 and under) of all levels, also from 6-8 p.m. South Elite also has new “Blue” level teams that offer a more affordable way to participate in all-star cheer. More information: online at www.southeliteallstars.com, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign-ups for CHEERLEADING and FOOTBALL are scheduled for Saturday, May 3, at 5 Star Hall in Renton, 15612 S.E. 128th St., from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Both programs are open to boys and girls ages 7-14. The cost is $200 for cheerleading and $242 for football. More information for cheerleading is available by contacting Jen Barker at (206) 351-2687 or email@example.com. More information for football is available by contacting Scott Gordon at (425) 221-1277 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5-TOOL SUMMER RESIDENT CAMPS
Camps for 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 www.eteamz.com/evergreenstatesports. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Web site.
AUBURN PARKS YOUTH LEAGUES
Registration is open through April 30 for grades 7-12; and May 5 for grades K-2. Costs (depending on age and league) range from $25-$50 for Auburn residents, and $32-$63 for non-residents. More information: (253) 931-3043, or www.auburnwa.gov.
FEDERAL WAY GIRLS FASTPITCH ASSN. REGISTRATION
Registration for girls ages 6-14 is in progress for the upcoming season. More information: (253) 520-6514, or www.eteamz.com/FWGFA.
Sign-ups for FOOTBALL and CHEERLEADING are scheduled for Saturday, May 3, at 5 Star Hall in Renton, 15612 S.E. 128th St., from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Both programs are open to boys and girls ages 7-14. The cost is $242 for football and $200 for cheerleading. More information for football is available by contacting Scott Gordon at (425) 221-1277 or email@example.com. More information on cheerleading is available by contacting Jen Barker at (206) 351-2687 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PUGET SOUND FOOTBALL CAMP
This camp is for players who will be entering grades 4-9 in the fall. It is scheduled for June 30-July 3 at French Field on the campus of Kent-Meridian High School. It is a non-contact camp and runs from 9 a.m.-noon each day. It will be directed by Kentridge High head coach Marty Osborn, and the camp staff will include coaches from Kentridge and other area high schools and junior highs, as well as current Kentridge seniors and former players now in college. The cost is $105. More information: Coach Osborn at (253) 891-2294 or (253) 373-4248.
SENIOR REC LEAGUE
This recreation league, with an emphasis on fun, is being offered by Auburn Parks and the Auburn Senior Activity Center on Mondays at 9 a.m. from May 5-Oct. 27. Play will take place at Auburn Golf Course. The league fee is $10. Greens fees at Auburn are $15 for nine holes and $22 for 18 holes, and are payable at the course. Registration can be completed at the Auburn Senior Center. An informational meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 28, at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043
KENTWOOD HS TOURNAMENT
A tournament to benefit the Kentwood High baseball program is scheduled for Sunday, May 18, at 8 a.m. at Druids Glenn Golf Course. The format is Mexican scramble. The cost is $100, and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, prizes and an auction/spaghetti dinner event. For those wishing to attend just the dinner, which begins at 5 p.m., the cost is $5 per person, or $20 per family. MOre information: coach Jon Aarstad at (253) 373-4774, or online at www.Kentwoodbaseball.com, or e-mail to email@example.com.
JADE GREENS WOMEN’S CLUB
The club meets Mondays at 8:30 a.m. Golfers of all levels are welcome. More information: Jade Greens at (253) 931-8562.
VELOCITY FC 95
This U-13 girls select team from Renton is seeking a few more 12-year-old players. Velocity plays at the District Gold level. More information: coach Dick Pauze at (253) 740-7815 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KYSA SPRING LEAGUES
Registration for Kent Youth Soccer Association Modified and Recreational spring leagues is open. Modified leagues are offered in U-5 (coed) and U-6 through U-10 for boys and girls. The cost is $50. Recreational leagues are offered for girls in U-11, U-12 and U-13. The cost is $95. Registration and more information: online at www.kysa.org.
This Auburn Youth Soccer Association club will conduct tryouts at Game Farm Park in Auburn for girls age groups on May 17, 19 and 24 as follows: U-16 AND U-17 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on May 17 and May 24, and from 6-7:30 p.m. on May 19. U-18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on May 17 and May 24, and from 7:30-9 p.m. on May 19. :More information is available online at www.auburnyouthsoccer.net. All athletes should bring plenty of water, wear shinguards and appropriate shoes.