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Host of youth summer camps offered at Francis Marion

on Tuesday, 11 June 2019. Posted in News, Local News, Sports

Francis Marion University will sponsor or host a number of camps this summer.

Baseball Camp:

Francis Marion University has announced two sessions of its Baseball Camp 2019, an opportunity for young athletes to develop and polish their diamond skills. The annual camp, for children ages 7-12, will be held June 24-28 and July 8-12 from 9 a.m. until noon each day.  Conducted by Francis Marion head baseball coach Art Inabinet and members of the Patriot baseball team, the camps will stress learning basic game strategy and making the most of individual skills. The camps will cost $90 per session, if paid in advance, or $100 on the first day of camp. Each camper will receive a T-shirt.

Tennis Camp:

Francis Marion University has scheduled two sessions of its annual Tennis Camp 2019,

July 8-11 and July 29-August 1, for boys and girls ages 8 to 18.  The camp will be held Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon on the Kassab Courts on the FMU campus. 

The cost will be $60 per camper per session or $100 for both sessions. Each camper will receive a T-shirt. FMU men’s and women’s tennis coach Garth Thomson is the camp coordinator and instructor. 

Volleyball Day Camp:

The Francis Marion University women's volleyball program will hold a Youth Day Camp on June 22-23. The camp is for players (girls and boys) in the eighth grade and younger, and the cost is $160. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days in the Smith University Center.  The camp is under the direction of FMU head coach Lauren Baufield and her staff. 

Volleyball Elite Camp:

The Francis Marion University women's volleyball program will hold an Individual Elite Camp, July 9-11. The camp is for players entering the ninth through 12th grades. Campers may choose to either commute to camp daily ($280 per camper), or reside on campus in the FMU residence halls ($315 per camper).  NOTE: Prices increase to $305 and $335 respectively after June 21.

The camp is under the direction of head coach Lauren Baufield and her staff.

Soccer Day Camps:

Francis Marion University has announced a pair of sessions for the 2019 FMU Soccer Camp this summer. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5 to 14. The two sessions are slated for June 10-13 and July 8-11 with a cost of $120 per session (there is a $5 on-line registration fee). 

The camp is under the direction of Patriot women's soccer head coach Lindsey Morgan.

Kids Soccer Camp:

Francis Marion University has also announced a Summer Kids Soccer Camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 15 to be held June 24-27. This camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The cost of the camp is $100. The camp is under the direction of new Patriot men's soccer head coach Luis Rincon.

Soccer Striker & Goalkeeper Camp:

The Francis Marion University men's soccer program has scheduled a Striker & Goalkeeper Camp for boys and girls ages 14-18 on June 15-16. The camp will run from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, and then on Sunday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of the camp is $165 per camper. First-year FMU head coach Luis Rincon will direct the camp.

To register of find more information on any of these camps, visit, www.fmupatriots.com.

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