TROJAN SUMMER CAMPS
Camps in 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.
GRAND SLAM CAMPS
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 www.grandslamcamp.com.
AUBURN MOUNTAINVIEW CAMP
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 Jprice@auburn.wednet.edu, or Coach Carr at (253) 261-4140 or Ccarr@auburn.wednet.edu.
AUBURN TROJAN CAMP
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
GRACE BASKETBALL CAMP
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
VI SLAMMA JAMMA TOURNAMENT
This WTA tournament is scheduled for May 24-25-26 at Mount Rainier HIgh School in Des Moines. It is open to boys and girls teams in grades 4-12. The team entry fee is $265, with a five-game guarantee. More information: (425) 744-1860 or online at www.yourwta.com, or e-mail to email@example.com.
5-TOOL SUMMER RESIDENT CAMPS
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 www.eteamz.com/evergreenstatesports. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Web site.
GRAND SLAM CAMPS
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 focus will be on fundamentals (pitching, hitting, slapping, fielding, etc.) in a fun, upbeat environment. The cost is $99. More information: (360) 802-2232 or www.grandslamcamp.com.
This bi-anual 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. More information: Marianne Mitchell, (206) 669-6263 or e-mail to 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.
COED AND WOMEN’S CLASSES
PADI scuba classes will be offered May through October by GirlDiver Instruction of Auburn. The course includes class, pool and open-water dives conducted in Puget Sound. All standard gear and air fills are included in the class price of $329. The limit is six students per class. Advanced and refresher classes also are available. More information: (253) 217-8204 or online at www.girldiver.com.
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.
RAVENS SUMMER TEAM
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 email@example.com.
TROJAN SUMMER CAMP
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUTH INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE
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 www.sportsforyouth.com.
AUBURN WRESTLING CAMP
This camp is scheduled for June 23-26 at Auburn High School from 9-11:30 a.m. each day. The cost is $55 is registered before June 1, and $65 thereafter. The camp will feature Kirk White, an NCAA champion and three-time All-American, and an assistant coach this past season at Pac-10 champion Boise State. More information: Coach John Aiken, (253) 229-8395.