• The 29th Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Programs are open to boys and girls ages 7-16. The sessions will be held at various times and locations. Skills training is available in finance management, theater and arts, math, science, computers, dance, volleyball, and swimming. Call the year-round hot line at 715-4980 or visit www.whjsc.org to preregister or to find more information on each camp.
• Primordial Performance Camp will be held Aug. 26-30 for ages 8 and up. Camp includes film analysis, first step form, mobility, flexibility and elasticity enhancement, vertical and broad jump emphasis, and muscle control. Cost is $299. For information, call 713-3785. … Primordial Sports Elite Entire Summer Camp will be held weekdays July 8-Aug. 30 from 8 to 9 a.m. for ages 8 and up. Registration is limited. Cost is $995. For information visit primordialstrengthsystems.com or call 713-3785.
• The Cheektowaga Youth and Recreational Services will host an All-Sport Camp at Cheektowaga Town Park for boys and girls July 8-16. Camp runs from 10 a.m. to noon for 7-9 year olds and 1 to 3 p.m. for 10-12 year olds. Each week will focus on a variety of sports including basketball, baseball/softball, soccer, flag football, golf and street hockey. Cost is $75 general or $65 resident and includes a T-shirt. To register call 897-7207 after June 1.
• Niagara County Community College will host a General Sports camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in two sessions: July 8-12 and July 29-Aug. 2. Campers will participate in various sports, physical fitness and swimming activities. Cost is $175 per camper. For more information or to register, call Settimia Tripi at 614-6269 or visit www.niagaracc.suny.edu.
• Artpark in Lewiston will offer weekly sessions of art camp, drawing and painting, ceramics, printmaking and more. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 8-12, July 15-19, and July 29-Aug. 2. Cost is $250 per session. Camps are limited as one-on-one instruction is emphasized, and are suitable for ages 9-14. … An advanced art camp for high school students ages 15-17 is also available, Aug. 5-9. Campers will leave with a portfolio for college submission. Cost is $250. Call 754-9000, ext. 105, email email@example.com, or visit www.artpark.net.
• Daemen College will host an Animation Summer Workshop in the Tri-Main Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 8-12 for ages 12-16. For more information, call 839-8359 or visit www.daemen.edu.
• Explore and More Children’s Museum will host two art camps for 4- to 6-year-olds. “Visiting Vincent,” a camp on Vincent van Gogh, will run June 19-21 from 10 a.m. to noon and includes acrylic painting. “Me & Monet,” a camp on Claude Monet, will run June 26-28 from 10 a.m. to noon and includes water-colors. Classes are $50 for members and $60 for non-members. Preregistration is required. For information, call 655-5131 ext. 14 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Aspiring Architects Camp, held at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin Martin House Complex in Buffalo’s Parkside neighborhood, runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15-19 and July 22-26 for children in grades 3-8. Cost is $160 for members and $180 for non-members. Campers will explore the creative environment designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and participate in activities including papermaking, printmaking, photography, construction, gardening and more. For details, call 856-3858 or visit www.darwinmartinhouse.org.
• Parkside Community Association will hold a summer camp for children ages 5-11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for two three-week sessions July 8-26 and July 29-Aug. 16. Costs vary and scholarships are available. Classes will be held at Delaware Park. A typical class consists of art, dance, and creative writing. Children must be eligible for a free or reduced-price lunch. Call 838-1240 or visit parksidebuffalo.org/summerarts.
• The Cheektowaga Youth and Recreation Center will host an Art Adventures Camp for boys and girls ages 8-13 at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center Arena from July 1 to Aug. 8. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon and includes painting, sculpture, paper mache, field trips, swimming and more. Cost is $62 general or $57 resident and includes a T-shirt. For information, call 897-7207 after June 1.
• The Western New York Book Arts Center, 468 Washington St., is hosting a Youth Summer Book Arts Camp 1-4 p.m. June 24-28 for ages 8-12. Camp will feature Book Arts-themed projects led by local artists and educators, including letterpress printing, screenprinting, paper crafts and more. Cost is $150 for members and $200 for non-members. Space is limited. Call 348-1430 or visit www.wnybookarts.org/events.
• CEPA Gallery will host four one-week photography camps for ages 8-12 and 13-17. Camps for ages 8-12 run from 9 a.m. to noon and for ages 13-17, 1-4 p.m., the weeks of July 8-12, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9. Campers will learn about black and white photography, the science of the art of photography, shooting with pinhole cameras, basic PhotoShop and more. A new cut-out animation camp will be offered this year. To register call 856-2727, email email@example.com or visit www.cepagallery.org.
• The Gow School will offer a videography course presented by the Florida Film Academy on July 15-19 from 2 to 5 p.m. For information visit www.gow.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 687-2001.
• The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will host art camps 9 a.m.-noon for ages 5-12. Camps include: Multi-medium, July 8-12 and Aug. 12-16; Drawing, July 15-19 and Aug. 19-23; and Strictly Watercolor, July 22-26. An Advanced Art Camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon July 29-Aug. 2 and will focus on drawing and painting. The teacher is Joan Saba. Cost is $100 per week or $20 per day (discounts for members). Call 827-1584 ext. 291 or visit www.buffalogardens.com.
• The Albright-Knox Art gallery offers a variety of art camps for children ages 4 to grade 8. During each of the week-long sessions, students will visit works in the Gallery and create hands-on projects in the classroom. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in activities outside and explore elements of music, drama and expression. Costs and dates vary. Deadline for registration is July 17. Call 882-8700 or visit www.albrightknox.org.
• Kenmore Travel softball camp for ages 7-16 will be held June 24-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kenmore West High School. Cost is $75 and includes a T-shirt. Call Joe Catalano at 361-3298 or Matt Chimera at 609-1854 for information.
• Canisius College is running a baseball camp July 22-25 for boys ages 9-15 at the Demske Sports Complex. Cost is $170. The camp is run by Griffs coaches and players. Visit www.gogriffs.com to register or for more information.
• Canisius College will hold an all-position girls softball camp June 24-27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The pitching camp is 9-11 a.m. (ages 6-12) and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ages 13-18) July 8-11. The cost for all-position camp is $160, cost for pitching camp is $75, or $225 for both. Camps will be held at the Koessler Athletic Center. Call Canisius coach Mike Rappl at 888-8484 or visit www.gogriffs.com to register.
• The Buffalo Bisons Youth Camp for boys and girls ages 6-14 will run 9 a.m.-noon July 22-24 at Coca-Cola Field. Instruction by manager Marty Brown, coaching staff and players will focus on hitting, pitching, fielding, bunting, and baserunning. Cost is $125 per child. Call 846-2078 or email email@example.com for information or to register.
• ECC Skills Clinic will be held at the ECC North Campus softball field in Williamsville from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 15-18. Cost is $65. Call head coach Kevin Walkowski at 851-1288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• ECC Fast Pitch Pitching Camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon July 22-24 at the North Campus in Williamsville. You must provide your own catcher. Cost is $65. Call head coach Kevin Walkowski at 851-1288 or email email@example.com.
• St. Joe’s is holding a camp for boys grades 6-9 on Aug. 5-9, from 9 a.m. to noon, directed by varsity head coach Paul Nasca. Coaches and players will lead drills designed to improve all facets of the game. Cost is $100. Call 874-4953, or visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps.
•The University at Buffalo will host three sessions of a baseball camp at the Northtown Center in Amherst. Session One is June 24-26 for ages 12-18 and costs $150. Session Two is July 8-11 for ages 7-12 and costs $185. Session Three is Aug. 12-14 for ages 7-12 and costs $150. Each session runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. If you attend Sessions Two and Three, cost is $290. Contact head coach Ron Torgalski at 645-6834 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To register visit www.ubcamps.com.
• The University at Buffalo will hold various softball camps. Pitcher and Catcher Camp for beginners (ages 6-12) and advanced (ages 13-18) will run June 6-7 and costs $75; All-Skills Camp for ages 10-18 will run July 15-17 and costs $190; Lil’ Bulls Camp for ages 5-9 will be held July 22 and costs $60; Elite Pitching Camp for high school students will be held July 23 and costs $45; Elite Practice Camp for high school students will be held July 23 and costs $100. All camps take place at Nan Harvey Field on the North Campus. Register online at www.ubcamps.com or contact 645-6976 for information.
• The 26th Larry Sudbrook Baseball Camp will run in full and half-day sessions June 24-28 and an Elite Camp from July 1 to 5 at St. Bonaventure in Olean. Full day camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is separated into 9-12 and 13-18 age divisions. The half-day camp runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and is for boys and girls ages 6-8. Cost for full-day camp is $150 and for half-day camp is $80 and includes a T-shirt. The Elite Camp will be separated into ages 9-12 and 13-18. Only 12 players will be accepted to each session and there will be three coaches for each one. Cost is $200. For more information on any of the camps, call 375-2641 or visit www.gobonnies.com.
• Little Sluggers Intro to T-Ball for ages 3-6 will run Wednesdays and Sundays from July 2 to Aug. 1 at the Mill Middle School backfields. On Wednesdays, ages 3-4 play from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and ages 5-6 from 7 to 7:45 p.m. On Sundays, both age groups play 10-10:45 a.m. Cost is $79. … PC T-Ball for ages 4-5 is a parent-child class designed to give players an introduction to T-Ball. Classes run 5:15-6 p.m. Tuesdays from July 2 to Aug. 13 at Dodge Elementary fields. Cost is $63. … T-Ball Level One for ages 5-6 focuses on throwing, fielding and hitting skills. Classes run 6-7 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays from July 2 to Aug. 13 at Dodge Elementary. Cost is $63. For information or to register visit williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• The 22nd Clarence baseball youth camp will hold three sessions: June 24-28, July 1, 2, 3, 5 and July 8-12 for boys and girls ages 6-14. Camp will run 9-11:30 a.m. sch day and be held at the Goodrich Road baseball fields in Clarence. Fundamentals of hitting, throwing, fielding, running, pitching and catching will be covered. Cost is $90 for new campers, $80 for returning campers, with family and team rates available. Cost for the week of July 1, 2, 3, 5 is $75 for new campers and $65 for returning campers. Group rate is $60. Call varsity coach David Smith at 868-1095 or email email@example.com.
• Lancaster Baseball Camp for ages 8-15 will run 9-11:30 a.m. June 24-27 at Westwood Park. Campers will learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing, and baserunning. The instructor is John Barbero. Campers will be grouped based on age. Cost is $85 ($75 before May 30) and includes a T-shirt. Contact Dave Mansell at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 698-8089.
• Medaille College head coach Mike MacDonald and many of his players will host two weeks of Summer Basketball Camp and Friday Night Hoops at the renovated Sullivan Center on the Medaille Campus. Friday Night Hoops is a camp for boys entering grades 9–12 that will run every Friday night, June 7-Aug. 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost of the camp is $180, which includes a reversible jersey. Each participant will have the opportunity to engage in a practice-like setting with members of the Medaille coaching staff and players. Some of the top local high school coaches will also serve as counselors and lecturers. The Summer Basketball Camp is for boys ages 6–14 and features two sessions. The first week will be July 8-12 and the second is July 29-Aug. 2. Camp hours are weekdays 9 a.m.–4 p.m., with early drop-off and late pick-up options available. The cost is $225 per week which includes a Maverick Pack, consisting of a reversible jersey, shirt, basketball and water bottle. For campers ages 6–8, the Mini-Mavs league is available with smaller basketballs and special attention. Two-week campers receive a free additional gift with family and team discounted rates available. Call 880-2347 to register or go to www.medaillesports.com.
• The Kenmore West boys camp will be held July 15-19. Grades 3-5 meet 8:30-11:30 a.m. and grades 6-9 meet noon-3 p.m. The fee is $80 with family discounts available. Features include team and individual competition and instruction, and offensive and defensive strategies. Both sessions will be held at Kenmore East High School (due to construction). Call Michael Meetze at 634-0438.
• Buffalo State Bengals camp runs June 30-July 2 from 8:45 a.m. to noon. Enrollment is open to boys ages 8-12 at a cost of $75. Emphasis will be on individual development, teamwork and sportsmanship. Call coach Fajri Ansari at 878-6519 or e-mail email@example.com.
• Sal Buscaglia, longtime Division I basketball caoch, will conduct his annual camps for boys entering grades 1-9 at St. Gregory the Great’s gym in Williamsville, Aug. 19-23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Buscaglia at 807-4774 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• St. Joe’s camp for boys entering grades 7-9 will be held June 24-28 from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $100. Athletes will learn fundamentals from varsity head coach Mark Simon. Trophies will be awarded. Call 874-4953 or visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps.
• The 16th Clarence Boys Camp, run by varsity coach Todd Banaszak for students entering grades 4-9, will be held 8 a.m.-noon June 24-27 at Clarence Middle School. The daily routine includes skill stations, game play and contests. Campers will be grouped by age. Call 553-0302 or Clarence Community Education at 407-9001.
• The Cardinal O’Hara High School camp will be held July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for boys grades 4-10. Camp will focus on skills development, techniques, and teamwork and competition for prizes. Cost is $125. Registration can be done online at www.cardinalohara.com or by calling 695-2600.
• John F. Kennedy High School’s 13th Boy’s Camp for ages 7-14 will be held June 24-28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost of $70 ($60 by May 31) includes a basketball and T-shirt. Call coach Tony Krupski at 891-6407 or 648-0088.
• Canisius College will run two sessions at the Koessler Athletic Center. Camp for grades 1-12 runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24-27. Camp for boys in grades 1-6 only runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-18. Cost for either camp is $175. Register online at www.gogriffs.com.
• The Park School will hold its boys camp Aug. 19-23 for ages 8-14. Camp features skill stations, games, guest speakers, swim sessions, and more. Lunch is included. Call 839-1242, ext. 100, or visit www.theparkschool.org.
• Canisius High School will hold a camp Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Kennedy Field House for grades 7-8, and ninth grade registered students at Canisius. Cost is $100. Apply at www.canisiushigh.org under Athletics, or call 882-0466, ext. 241.
• Hilbert College’s camp will be held June 23-27 and July 7-11 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Cost is $365 for resident and $275 for day campers. Tuition includes housing at the Trinity Halls (resident), meals, evaluation, reversible jersey, and individual instruction. Early registration, group, family, and multiple week discounts available. Applications available at hilbert.edu/athletics. Contact coach Rob deGrandpre at 926-8803 or email email@example.com.
• The Daemen College day camp runs in two sessions, July 15-19 and Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $175 per week ($300 for both weeks) and includes a T-shirt and awards. Call director Don Silveri at 839-8380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Town of Hamburg Recreation Department will host a boys camp for grades 5-12 from 9 a.m. to noon July 8-12 at Frontier High School. Cost is $50. For information contact Frontier boys basketball coach Gary Domzalski at 926-1740 ext. 4176, or the Town of Hamburg Recreation at 646-5264.
• The Lockport Basketball Clinic will be held at Lockport High School from 8 to 11 a.m. July 8-12 for boys JV/Modified grades 5-9 and noon to 4 p.m. July 8-12 for Varsity/JV boys in grades 9-12. Camp is directed by Dick Russell, Dave Gilson, and Brett Sippel. The cost is $85 for the Varsity/JV and $75 for the JV/Modified, or $140 for those attending both camps. Contact Dick Russell at 434-5357 or 628-6953.
• St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt’s Individual Camp for boys ages 8-17 will be run in two sessions, June 24-27 and July 29-Aug. 1. Overnight, full day, and partial day rates available. Team camp will be held July 20-21 for varsity and JV teams. All teams are guaranteed six games. Overnight accommodations and meals included. Contact Matt Pappano at 375-2218 or email@example.com.
• Quaker camp will be held June 24-27 at “The Hub” in Hamburg. Boys in grades 9-12 meet 9 a.m.-noon, and grades 5-8 meet 12:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $65. Contact Justin Abel at 209-7829 or 209-6213 for an application.
• The University at Buffalo men’s basketball program will host several camps. The College Prospect Camp will be for students ages 10 and up interested in playing at the collegiate level. Camp will run June 8-9 and costs $129 for day campers or $199 overnight. The Full Week Camps for boys entering grades 3-12 will take place in two sessions, June 24-28 and Aug. 5-9. Cost is $209 per camper or $399 for both weeks. The Team Camp is open to all High School Varsity and JV teams. Dates and times are Aug. 2 (6-9 p.m.), and Aug. 3 (9 a.m.-10 p.m.). For information, visit www.ubcamps.com or contact the UB Football Hotline at 645-3177 or visit www.ubcamps.com.
• Bishop Timon will host a basketball camp from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 22-25. Camp will concentrate on fundamentals and includes games daily. For information, visit www.bishoptimon.com or call coach Joe Mihalics at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster will host a camp July 15-19, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost its $75. Call 683-4824 ext. 35 or email email@example.com.
• Gannon University in Erie, Pa., is hosting a boys varsity team camp on June 21-22. Cost is $350 for both days. Housing is available at a reasonable cost. For more information, please visit the Gannon University men’s basketball page at gannonsports.com or contact assistant men’s coach Kraig Hetz at 814-431-9576.
• Maryvale High School will host a camp from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 22-26 for boys in grades 5-9. Camp will include instruction on fundamentals, skill development, good sportsmanship and more. Cost is $65. For more information, call 635-4666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Nichols will host a camp for boys in grades 5-8 June 24-28. Camp features fundamental skill development and includes ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and defense. Team discounts available. Sessions will be taught by varsity and JV coaches. For information call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org.
• Sweet Home Boys Basketball Camp for ages 8-14 will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5-8 in the High School gym. Camp will emphasize individual skill development and organized team play. Cost is $125. For information call 250-1424.
• ECC Elite Program is designed for boys and girls ages 6-14 and to give participants the opportunity to develop their skills in a positive, fun and organized atmosphere with a trained staff. It runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 24-28 at the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center, ECC City Campus. Cost is $150 (various pickup options available). Contact women’s basketball coach Natosha Cummings-Price at email@example.com or at 851-1258.
• The ninth Big Red camp for boys and girls in grades K-6 will run Aug. 5-9 at Clarence Church of Christ. K-2 camp runs two hours in the morning and grades 3-6 camp runs three hours midmorning. Camp director is Todd Banaszak, varsity coach at Clarence High School. Cost includes a T-shirt. Call Banaszak at 553-0302.
• The Christian Laettner Basketball Academy will host a four-day camp for ages 6-18 at Nichols from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-11. The camp, led by Laettner, will provide skill-focused sessions based on fundamental concepts in passing, ball handling and defensive strategies. It also includes individual and team station work as well as daily games. Cost is $225 and is open to all skill levels. For information visit www.nicholsschool.org, or www.laettnerbball.com.
• Orchard Park High School hosts a camp for boys and girls June 24-27. Boys in grades 9-12 meet 9 to noon and grades 5-8 meet 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Girls camp for those entering grades 6-12 will meet from 8 to 11 a.m. Camps are directed by Orchard Park coaches. Contact Justin Abel at 209-7829 or 209-6295.
• Daemen College will run a coed camp for beginners in grades 1-3 July 1, 2, 3 and 5 (half-day only). Cost is $75, and includes T-shirt and awards. Call Coach Dave Skolen at 839-8336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Kenmore West Lady Blue Devils camp will be held July 8-12 at Kenmore East gym (due to construction). Girls varsity coaches Mike Licata, Jeff Martin, Paul Catalano, Les Simon, Michael Licata, and Charlie Panepinto will focus on offensive and defensive fundamentals with skill stations, daily games, small group instruction and more. Girls in grades 5-7 meet 8:30-11:30 a.m. and grades 8-12 meet noon-3 p.m. Cost is $80. Call Licata at 877-0913.
• Daemen College will host camp sessions June 24-28 and July 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for grades 4-12. The cost is $175 per week or $300 for both, and includes a T-shirt and awards. Group rates available. The Wildcats camp is directed by Daemen head coach Dave Skolen. Call 839-8336 or email email@example.com.
• Canisius College will run a camp at the Koessler Center on Aug. 5-9 for ages 6-18. Cost is $195 and includes a basketball and T-shirt. Group, family, and staff rates available. Participants will be grouped by age. Call 888-3172, visit www.gogriffs.com, or email assistant coach Nick Morres at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Hilbert College’s camp will be held July 14-18. Cost is $365 for residents and $275 for day campers. Camp runs 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuition includes housing (resident), meals, evaluation, reversible jersey, and individual instruction. Early registration, group, family, and multiple week discounts are available. Contact coach Rob Peterson at 926-8775 or email email@example.com.
• The Pete Lonergan camp will be held at the Medaille College campus. Session I runs June 24-27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Session II runs July 22-25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Session I is devoted to JV/Modified teams only and costs $950 by team (7-10 players). Session II is for girls ages 6-15 and includes lectures, fundamental stations, contests, instruction, mini-clinics, and team play. Individual rates are $175 for one week, $300 for both. Family and group discounts are also available. Call 880-2177.
• The University at Buffalo will host two women’s camps. The Elite Camp will be held June 23 for girls in grades 8-12 and costs $80. The Fundamental Camp will run July 1-3 for girls in grades 3-12 and costs $200, with family/team rates available. Camps run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Campers will receive a T-shirt, water bottle, and free admission to a UB football and basketball game. For more information contact Paja Grasevova at 645-5473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register visit www.ubcamps.com.
• St. Bonaventure women’s coach Jim Crowley will hold a team camp Aug. 2-4. Cost is $190 per player. Teams are guaranteed at least five games. Lectures by Crowley and the St. Bonaventure coaching staff will also be given. Call Tiara Johnson at 375-2237, email email@example.com or visit www.gobonnies.com. … Also, the St. Bonaventure women’s day camp will run July 8-12 for girls ages 8-17. Camp will develop abilities through individual instruction and team competition. Cost is $130 per camper. Contact Tiara Johnson at 375-2237 or visit www.gobonnies.com. … Women’s Basketball Day in the Life Camp will be held June 30 for girls in grades 9-12. Coast is $75.
• The Park School will hold its girls camp Aug. 12-16 for ages 8-14. Camp features skill stations, games, guest speakers, swim sessions, and more. Lunch is included. Call 839-1242, ext. 100, or visit www.theparkschool.org.
• St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster will host a camp July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost its $75. Call 683-4824 ext. 35 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Mount St. Mary Academy will offer a camp for girls entering grades 5-8 on July 15-17 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will focus on assistance and skill development. Cost is $80 and includes a T-shirt. Call 877-1358, or visit www.mt-st-marys.org.
•Sister Maria Pares’ camp for girls entering grades 3-9 will be held at Sacred Heart Academy on June 24-28 and July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $175 per session or $325 for both. Call Maria Shantler at 632-6387 or visit www.sacredheartacademy.org.
•A camp taught by Clare Crowley will be held at Casey Middle Gym on July 8-12 and July 22-26 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. (grades 3-7) and from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (grades 8-12). Fee is $110. Register at williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• Houghton College will host a Basketball Official’s Clinic from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 15 and 16 in the Nielsen Physical Education Center Gymnasium. Camp is for all experience levels. Campers will receive extensive evaluation time, on-court critiquing and video, classroom instruction by guest speakers, and a chance to talk with clinicians and evaluators. Cost is $100 one day or $175 for both and includes lunch, dinner, officiating bag, whistle and lanyard. For information, contact Vic Torregiano at (585) 703-4249 or email email@example.com.
• The “iCan Shine” Bicycle Riding Camp will be held at Cheektowaga Central High School on June 24-28 for individuals at least 8 years of age. This event uses adapted bikes to teach individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional bicycle without training wheels. Visit www.icanshine.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Event is hosted by Developmental Disabilities of WNY.
• The 13th WNY Junior camp will run June 29-30 at Tonawanda Bowling Center. Coaches include Jack Jurek, Brad Angelo, Joe Ciccone, Doug Kent, Ryan Shafer, Cindy Coburn-Carroll, Dave Guindon, Mike Faliero, Jim Wangler and more. Cost is $139 and includes lunch, camp report card and wall certificate. Contact Mike Westfield at 982-5560 for information.
• Bowling for Kids camp for all skill levels ages 6-14 will run Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 9 to Aug. 1 at Transit Lanes, 7850 Transit Road, Lancaster. Each session includes group instruction, etiquette, the foul line, oiling of the lanes, ball selection and more. Cost is $64 and includes shoe rental. For information or to register go to williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• Nardin Academy will host a chess and technology camp July 15-18. For ages 5-15 there is an introductory/advanced week of chess provided by USA Chess. Tuition includes trophy and chess set. For ages 8-15, there will be two introductory/intermediate level Video Game Creation sessions on MS Windows using GameMaker. Other camps include animation creation and advanced video creation with mobile apps and 3D concepts. Each camper will receive a T-shirt, trophy and certificate with photo. Call (888) 652-4377 or visit www.activelearningcamps.com.
• Monkey See, Monkey Do … Children’s Book Store in Clarence will host preschool camps including: Einstein Monkeys for ages 4-6 on Mondays and Wednesdays, July 1-Aug. 21; and Roots of the Future Montessori Nature Camp for ages 3 and up Aug. 5, 12, and 19 from 11 a.m. to noon. Costs and times vary. For information visit www.monkeysread.com or call 204-8417.
• The Royal Academy of Ballet and Dance, 949 Englewood Ave., will run its camp from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-26. Camp is run under the direction of Elizabeth DiStasio-Waddell and is open to dancers 7 and older of all skill levels. Call the Academy at 835-3585 or visit www.royalacademyofballet.com to register.
• Wahl Performing Arts Studios in Orchard Park will offer dance camps for ages 3-12. Camps are: Broadway Babies Preschool Dance; Tap Camp; and Turns, Leaps and Technique Dance Intensive; Princess Camp; American Girl Camp; and Barbie Camp. For dates and information visit www.wahlstudios.com or call 675-7607.
• Irish Dance Camp for ages 3-10 will run July 8 to 12. Instructor Ellis Rochez-McKenna will teach the basics of Irish step dancing. Students will also learn the types of music, to count and pick up the music. Cost is $54. To register or for information visit williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• The Jewish Community Center will host Camp Centerland in Getzville from June 24 to Aug. 23 for grades Pre K-10. Camp includes team sports, swim instruction, crafts, archery, nature, group games, ropes, adventure climbing, Shabbat celebrations, fitness, music and more. Prices vary. JCC camps are directed by experienced, dedicated and well-trained staffers. Visit www.campcenterland.org, email email@example.com or call 204-2079.
• Kenmore Schools Day Camp begins June 24 and runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ages 6-12. Camp includes swim, golf and tennis lessons and more. Call Ralph Critelli at 874-8402 or visit www.kenton.k12.ny.us.
• Elmwood Franklin offers a summer day camp for children ages 3½-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 24-Aug. 2. Activities include specialized themes and activities, field trips and more with experienced counselors. Call 877-5035 or visit www.elmwoodfranklin.org.
• The Town of Hamburg Recreation Department will run Day Camp Friendship for boys and girls ages 6-14. One-week sessions begin June 24 and run through Aug. 9. Activities include team games, weekly sports camps, arts and crafts, nature walks, special events, and beach field trips. Camp is held in the Hamburg Town Arena, 2982 Lakeview Road and is open to residents and non-residents. Sibling discount rates and bus transportation are available. Call the Recreation Department at 646-5145 for more information. … Woodlawn Adventure Camp is a 10-week program for boys and girls ages 6-14 with one-week sessions running June 24-Aug. 30. Activities include team games, weekly science and nature activities, arts and crafts, swimming and beach activities, canoeing and paddle boating, field trips, special events, and theme days. Camp is held at the lodge at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Blasdell and is open to residents and non-residents. Sibling discounts available. Call the recreation office at 646-5145 or visit www.woodlawnadventurecamp.com.
• Immaculata Academy offers a one-week Adventure Camp on July 8-12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Activities include: singing, theater, digital scrap booking, science, art and more. There will be daily guests including Nickel City Reptiles and Druminar. Cost is $150. Call 646-9942 or visit www.immaculataacademy.com.
• The Park School will offer a six-week session July 1-Aug. 9 for children ages 3-14. Programs include swimming, athletics, nature studies, music, crafts, woodshop/technology, computers, tennis, drama, and free time. Lunch is included. Costs vary depending on package. Visit www.theparkschool.org/summer, or call 839-1242 ext. 100.
• Mount St. Mary Academy Summer Session 2013 for girls entering grades 5-8 runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 5-9 and offers a combination of athletic, artistic, and academic courses. Participants may choose from activities including: forensics, journalism, baking, party planning, virtual travel dodgeball, summer games, and more. The cost of $185 includes a camp T-shirt and all supplies. Call 877-1358 or visit www.mt-st-marys.org.
• Cheektowaga Youth and Recreation Services will offer two summer day camps from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 8-Aug. 16 for ages 4-13. Two sites to choose from: Alexander Day Camp or Dartwood Day Camp. Activities include physical eduction, cooking, music, arts and crafts, swimming, field trips and more. Fees range from $115 to $142 per week with discounts available. Call 897-7205 for information. … A Summer Teen Club for ages 13-15 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 8-Aug. 16 at the Alexander Community Center. Participants will take part in age appropriate activities featuring field trips, athletics, arts and crafts, and more. Costs range from $115 to $142 with discounts available. Space is limited. Call 897-7205.
• The Buffalo Canoe Club offers a day camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the summer for ages 4 and up. Camp includes tennis, swimming, sailing and more. For information or to register visit www.buffalocanoeclub.com.
• The YMCA Buffalo Niagara offers a summer day camp at various locations for children 5-13. Weekly themed activities include swimming, nature study, arts and crafts, group games, field trips and more. The YMCA also offers teen camp, passport to summer camp, leaders in training camp, counselors in training, travel camp, splash camp, gymnastics camp, sports camp, mountain biking camp and more. Costs vary. Visit www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org.
• YMCA Young Explorers camp is offered for ages 3-6 at various locations. Activities include swimming, gym time, creative projects, storytelling, rest time, field trips and more. Call 674-9622 or visit www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org for dates and pricing.
• Sacred Heart Academy will host a variety of art and music camps including: School of Rock, June 24-28; Art Camp, June 25-29; Science Lab A Day, July 1-5; CSI at SHA, July 1-5; Do It!, July 1-5 and July 8-12; Leadership Camp, July 8-12 (for girls entering grade 8 only); Service Camp, July 8-12; Printmaking, July 8-12; Introduction to Ceramics/Pottery, July 8-12; Experience China, July 15-26; Musical Theater, July 15-19; Wellness Camp, July 15-19; Build It! Break It! Move It! Make It!, July 15-19; Jewelry Making 101, July 15-19; Cooking Camp, July 22-26; Filmmaking Camp, July 22-26; and Make It!, July 22-26. Costs and times vary. Visit www.sacredheartacademy.org or call 834-2101, ext. 311.
• Summer at Nardin Montessori, a camp of learning through exploration in literature, science and art for boys and girls ages 4-9, will run in eight one-week sessions (full or half days) June 10-Aug. 9. … “Wiggle Your Power,” a camp emphasizing each child’s unique gifts, suggesting ways of reflecting, sharing and using the gifts for 8- to 10-year-old boys and girls will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12-16. For information on either camp or to register, call Victoria Boreanaz at 881-6262 ext. 1030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Orchard Park Recreation Center offers a day camp for boys and girls ages 4-10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24-Aug. 30 at Orchard Park Middle School. Camps have varying themes and field trips each week. Cost is $155 per week before June 1, and $165 per week thereafter. For information call 662-6450 or visit www.oprec.org.
• The Boys & Girls Club of the Northtowns will offer Camp TeBeCe at Beaver Island State Park during the weeks of July 22, July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Campers may be dropped off at the Club or at Beaver Island. Camp includes arts and crafts, nature classes, fishing, outdoor games, swimming, field trips and more. Lunch is provided or children can bring their own. Call 873-3244 or 873-9842 ext. 202 for information or registration forms.
• EduKids offers daily or weekly summer programs for school-aged children June 24 through Aug. 30. Locations are in Amherst, Cheektowaga, Elma, Buffalo, Clarence, Lancaster, Orchard Park and Hamburg. Activities include field trips, sports and games, swimming, and arts and crafts. Cost is $20 per day and includes camp T-shirt. Call 675-6881 or visit www.edukidsinc.com.
• The Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora sponsors Camp Ska-No-Ka-San for children in grades 2-9 in the Town of Holland. There are one- and two-week camps beginning June 24 and ending Aug. 9. Cost varies per camp for members and non-members. Call 652-4180 or visit www.bgcea.org for information.
• Cradle Beach in Angola is offering a residential summer camp for low income, disadvantaged or disabled children ages 8-16. The camps are designed to foster a love of learning. Activities include recreational sports, arts and crafts, bonfires, and beach hikes. There is a sliding fee scale, multi-child discount, and other payment options. Sessions start June 24 through Aug. 17. Call 549-6307, ext. 205, email email@example.com or visit www.cradlebeach.org.
• Systema Warrior Ability Training 716 Camp is open to all kids with disabilities and will include tension control, relaxation, self-protection and enhanced body control. Camp runs July 15-19 and costs $99. For information, visit primordialstrengthsystems.com or call 713-3785.
• Camp Happiness, a one-week camp for residents of Niagara County with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, will run June 17-21 at Camp Kenan. To register, call James Bronstein at 434-4050 or visit www.camphappiness.org.
• Cardinal O’Hara’s enrichment camp runs July 8-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for students entering 5-8 grades. Camp will include short story discussion, creative writing, math games, physical fitness, media studies and cultural studies. Cost is $60 for one week or $200 for four. Call 695-2600 or visit www.cardinalohara.com. May be mixed or matched with Drama and Science and Technology camps.
• St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute is running “Collegiate Summer,” a four-week program for boys entering their eighth grade year July 1-26. Students will have classes each morning that include: reading, writing, math, science, critical thinking, and technology. There will also be group recreational activities in the afternoon. Cost is $425, and the camp runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 874-4953 for a brochure or visit www.sjci.com/collegiate-summer.
• Bishop Timon-St. Jude’s summer exploration camp for boys grades 6-8 will be held in two sessions, July 8-12 and July 15-19. Cost is $100 per week, $175 for both sessions. Call 826-3610, ext. 243.
•The L.E.A.P. of WNY summer reading camp will run July 8-25, Monday through Thursday. Session I is held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and Session II from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camp is for children in grades 1-12 who are experiencing difficulty with reading and writing. All clinics take place in the Sheridan-Parkside Community Building in the Town of Tonawanda. Cost is $325 with early bird discounts available. To register, call 873-0429 or visit www.leapofwny.org for information.
• Monkey See, Monkey Do … Children’s Book Store in Clarence will host a Summer Bridge Activities Camp on Thursdays from July 22 to Aug. 22. Times are: Grades K-1, 8:30-10:30 a.m.; grades 2-3, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; and grades 4-5, 1-3 p.m. Program will help children ages 5-11 retain their classroom skills and enter new grades prepared and confident. Cost is $199 or $30 a class. For information, call 204-8417 or visit www.monkeysread.com.
• Canisius for Kids (C4K), an interdisciplinary camp for kids promoting the use of creative thinking skills, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22-26. The camp is for students entering grades 3-8. It will be held at Canisius College and will pair certified teachers trained in Differentiated Instruction with students looking for rich, engaging activities that integrate art, music, and technology with math, science, history and language arts. Cost is $90 and includes a T-shirt and water bottle. For information visit www.canisius4kids.edublogs.org.
• Primordial Tactical Training Institute Tough Target Camp will run Aug. 19-23 for all ages. Camp includes training on how to survive school emergencies, abductions and self-protection. Cost is $199. Visit www.primordialstrengthsystems.com or call 713-3785. An Anti-Concussion Training Camp will also be held 8-10 a.m. Wednesdays from July 8 to Aug. 28. Camp includes education on how to breathe for contact, enhanced movement and elasticity to dissipate contact energy, and neck training. Visit anticoncussion.com. Cost is $50. Call 713-3785 for information.
• UB’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction will offer a two-week summer camp on the North Campus for children going into grades 3-6. Camp is held June 24-28 and July 8-12. Children will work in small groups engaging in hands-on and enriching literary-based activities. Cost is $300 per child with sibling discount available. For information or to register call Ashlee Ebert at 645-1058, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.clari.buffalo.edu. … The Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction will also offer a Summer Reading Maintenance Program for children entering K-5 to help maintain current reading levels. Located on UB’s North Campus. the center will run a 5-week program July 8-Aug. 10, Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost of $150 for all five weeks includes all reading materials and activities. For information call Ashlee Ebert at 645-1058 or visit www.clari.buffalo.edu.
• Erie 1 BOCES is offering “Summer in the Center” in conjunction with ECC for middle school students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., July 21-26. Campers can choose four courses from: Animal exploration; aviation technology; bakeshop boot camp; born to build; camp culinary; engineering design; fashion forward; sports conditioning and sports science; the 7-hour movie challenge; or xpress yourself. Cost is $200. For information, visit www.e1b.org/summercamp.
• The Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Inc. is hosting its Tomorrow’s Leaders Camp (TLC), 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 24-July 3. This year’s theme is “All the Ways I Can Make a Difference,” and will focus on various leadership roles. Open to children ages 8-13, the camp is held at St. Margaret Church, 1395 Hertel Ave. Cost is $75 per child or $125 for two children, scholarships and family rates available. Contact director Robin Mann at 831-2298 or email@example.com.
• The first Daemen College Athletic Training Summer Camp for grades 9-12 will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-12 in Duns Scotus Hall. Camp will be both lecture and laboratory based featuring CPR, basic first aid, anatomy, care, and taping of sports related injuries. Cost is $150 and includes lunch, T-shirt and supplies. For information call Nicole Chimera at 839-8413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Canisius College Literacy Center will hold a summer reading and writing camp in two one-week sessions, July 15-19 and July 22-26, for students in grades 2-12. Each day has a scheduled one-hour reading camp, followed by a writing camp. There is a reduced price for enrolling in both camps. Students can enroll in reading one week and writing the next for the reduced price. Call Ginny Carver at 888-3728 or email email@example.com.
• The Summer at Sem, a day camp for girls entering grades 5-8 June 24-Aug. 2, will be held at Buffalo Seminary. A flexible schedule allows families to choose from a variety of fun classes for young girls. To register or for information, call 885-6780 or visit www.buffaloseminary.org.
•Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart will hold Summerspace ’13 from June 24 to July 22 for girls entering grades 5-8 with both half- and full-day options. Costs vary. Call 834-2101, ext. 311 or visit www.sacredheartacademy.org. … Sacred Heart will also offer a Catholic High School Entrance Examination Prep Course for girls entering grade 8 only from July 22-26. Learn strategies for test taking along with review in each section. Call 832-2101, ext. 311 or visit www.sacredheartacademy.org.
• Nardin Academy will host a Culture Camp for boys and girls entering grades 6-8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. June 10-14 and June 17-21. The camp will offer an action-packed cultural experience. For information contact Colleen Zimmerman at 881-6262 ext. 1640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Nardin Academy will offer a three-week Prep Camp combining academics, sports, and friendship for girls entering eighth grade from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays July 1-19. For information or to register, contact Kathy McHale at 881-6262 ext. 1380 or email email@example.com.
• Nichols School hosts a Girl Power camp for grades 5-8 June 24-28. Activities include artwork, crafts, movement, nutrition, and more. … Nichols also will host SAT Prep sessions Aug. 5-16. There will be a Driver Education course June 24-Aug. 9, a Writing for the College Application course July 9-25, an Intro to Study Skills camp July 29-Aug. 2, a Robotics Camp on June 20-Aug. 3, and an Exploring Chinese Culture Camp on Aug. 5-9. Costs and ages vary. Visit www.nicholsschool.org or call 332-6380 for information or to register.
• The University at Buffalo North Campus will offer a Leadership Communication camp Aug. 14-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., for students in grades 9-12. Camp offers a hands-on, interactive training program focused on the key skills associated with effective leadership. Cost is $250. Visit cas.buffalo.edu/summer/workshops.php#Leadership for more information. … Sexual Communications for Young Adults ages 14-18 will be held Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UB North Campus. The program will focus on sexual health, communications, and more. Cost is $65 per registrant and lunch is included. Visit cas.buffalo.edu/summer/workshops.php#Sex.
• Sweet Home will offer Camp Invention, a four-week program beginning Aug. 12. Camp will immerse children in imaginative play that reinforces and supplements school-year learning in science, technology, engineering and math. Availability is limited. Visit www.campinvention.org or call (800) 968-4332 to reserve a spot.
• The Sweet Home High School camp is open to athletes in grades 6-12, July 22-26. The camp, directed by Dawn Kauderer-Kromer, runs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $75. Camp features stickwork, offensive and defensive tactical sessions, and games. Each participant must have goggles, a mouth guard, and shin guards. Beginners welcome. Call 250-1424.
• Field Hockey Fever Camp will be held at Iroquois High School. Camp 1 for grades 5-8 will run Aug. 5-9. Camp 2 for grades 9-12 is held Aug. 12-16. Cost is $100. Contact Kelli Ruchalski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Orchard Park will run a beginners girls camp June 24-28 for grades 5-10, 9 a.m.-noon. A girls free play camp for grades 8-12 with experience will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 2-30, from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Call 209-6295 for information on both camps.
• WHISE GUYS clinic at Nichols School will run 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 10-12. Players will receive feedback on technical and tactical skill, and get practice and playing time. Cost is $295 with early registration discounts. Call 445-0131 or visit www.whiseguys.com.
• Beginners and experienced players will practice offensive and defensive skills along with the strategy of team play in grades 3-8 on July 8-12 and grades 8-12 on Aug. 12-18, both 9-11:30 a.m., at Williamsville South High School. Cost is $110. Register at williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• An introduction to field hockey camp will run July 29-Aug. 2 at Sacred Heart Academy with instruction by Sacred Heart coach Linda Mroz. Camp includes basic skills, techniques and concepts, stick skills and more. Participants should bring a mouth guard, goggles, shin guard and a stick. Call 834-2101, ext. 311.
• Fitness 19 in Williamsville will offer two camps in two sessions, June 27-July 1 and July 11-15. Teen Tone Camp for ages 10-13 runs from noon to 2 p.m., and Kid’s Fitness Camp for ages 6-9 from 2 to 4 p.m. Camps include setting goals, the importance of warming up, stretching, tracking progress, health self-esteem and more. Cost is $45 and registration is limited. Call 688-1911.
• Orchard Park Community Education will host a program for girls entering grades 9-12 in strength, speed and agility training. The program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 25-July 30. Call 209-6295.
• Unlimited Karate Camp for ages 3 and up be held at the WNY Karate Center, 4209 Transit Road. Times and days vary depending on age. Enrollment runs June 24-Aug. 5. Cost is $50. Register at williamsville.augusoft.net or call Williamsville Community Education at 626-8080.
• Daemen College will host an Athletic Training Camp from July 8 to 12 for grades 9-12. For information or to register visit www.daemen.edu/sportscamps.
• SAQ Performance Training will host a camp for Speed, Agility and Quickness training June 24-Aug. 6 at Nichols. The camp consists of 12 one-hour morning and/or evening sessions held twice a week. Camp will help improve multi directional and straight away speed, agility and all around quickness, as well as footwork, core strength and overall explosiveness in order to perform at high and more competitive levels. For athletes of all ages and sports. Space is limited. Visit www.saqperformance.net or email email@example.com.
•G.O.A.L.S. (Go Out and Live Strong) camp, held at Nichols School, will run three sessions for ages 7-12, on July 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2. and Aug. 12-16. Build team, health, and sports skills. Camp is help by certified athletic trainer Bambi Horton. Call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org.
•The Sweet Home High School camp is open to athletes in grades 2-7, July 8-12. The camp runs 9 a.m. to noon and includes stick handling, passing, shooting, awareness and positioning. Cost is $60 and includes a T-shirt and prizes. Call 250-1424.
• Cross Training Football’s eighth two-day Varsity Impact Camp will be held July 1-2 at Buffalo State College. Preregistration is $49 per athlete and includes lunch and camp shirt. Instructors will include professional, college and high school coaches, and professional and college athletes. The camp is for QBs, WRs, DBs and LBs. There will be skill training with video analysis; leadership training; and competition, including one on one matchups. The second annual JV Impact Camp is July 24 at Pierce Field in South Buffalo. Preregistration is $39 per athlete and includes lunch and camp shirt. The camp is for QBs, WRs and RBs entering grades 7-10. Camps are designed to teach leadership and skill training. To register players, call 393-3744 or 432 5152 or visit www.crosstrainingfootball.com.
• The 26th Jim Kelly Football camp will be held at Ralph Wilson Stadium on June 23-27. Cost is $299. A one-day clinic is also available July 23 at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Cost is $75. Call 204-0900 or visit www.jimkellyfootballcamp.com.
• The Jim McNally Offensive/Defensive Linemen training camp will be held 5-8 p.m. Aug. 1-3 at the Sweet Home High School athletic fields. The camp is for linemen and tight ends grades 9-12. Instruction will focus on up-to-date run-blocking and pass-protection techniques as well as defensive line techniques. Cost is $120 ($110 if preregistered) and $90 per player for any team with eight or more participants. Call Gene Zinni at 433-5354 or visit www.coachmcnally.com.
• “Be the Best” Offensive and Defensive Lineman football camp will be held June 25-27 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Depew High School. Cost is $150 for all three days, and includes T-shirt and jersey. Visit www.BTBfootball.com to register.
• The University at Buffalo will host Jeff Quinn Buffalo Bulls camps for grades 9-12 at the UB North Campus. All-day camps are June 9 and June 23 at $50. OL/DL/Kicking camp is June 8 at $50. A youth camp for grades 3-8 is also available June 24-25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m and costs $40. Register at www.ubcamps.com or call 645-3177.
• ECC Team Camp will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. July 15-19 at the ECC South Campus football field in Orchard Park. Cost is $30 per student. Call football coach Dennis Greene at 851-1898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The St. Joe’s program hosts camp July 8-12 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the St. Joe’s Athletic Field Complex. Open to boys entering grades 7-9. Campers must bring shorts, T-shirt, turf spikes or sneakers, and a mouth guard. Camp will be directed by varsity head coach Dennis Gilbert and cover skills relative to offense, defense, special teams, strength, conditioning and nutrition. Cost is $100. Call 874-4953, or visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps.
• St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster will host a camp July 8-10, 9 a.m. to noon. Cost its $50. Call 683-4824 ext. 35 or email email@example.com.
• Cardinal O’Hara will host a free football camp for students entering 7-9 grades from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24-27. Call Msgr. Leo McCarthy at 834-4282 ext. 404.
• Canisius High School will offer a camp June 22-23 at the Tripi Field for boys in grades 7-8 and incoming registered ninth graders at Canisius. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $100. Apply at www.canisiushigh.org under Athletics, or call 882-0466 ext. 241.
• Orchard Park will offer a conditioning program July 1-Aug. 8 for students in grades 7 and up. Camp includes weight-lifting, stretching, agility programs, and fundamental techniques to prepare for next season. Directed by Orchard Park coaches. Call 209-6295.
• NFL Flag Football Training Camp will be held July 22-Aug. 26 for ages 7-12 at Dodge Elementary fields. Includes instructional and running skills as well as offensive/defensive strategy and concepts. Cost is $88. Part of Williamsville Weeks of Wonder (WOW) program at Maple East Elementary. Register at williamsville.augusoft.net or call Williamsville Community Education at 626-8080.
• High School Player Development, held at All High Stadium, is June 3-7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Athletes in grades 9-11 will focus on skill training and academic counseling. Players must have helmet, shoulder pads and a copy of a sports physical. There is no cost. Contact director Anthony Truilizio, Jr. at 430-8989, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nflhspd.com.
• Monkey See, Monkey Do … Children’s Book Store in Clarence will host a variety of camps for elementary and middle school children. Camps offered are: creative essence writing workshop; American Girl Historical Fiction; Magic Tree House Book Club; Magic Ponies; Wild and Wacky Artists of the 20th Century; Guess Who: Imaginative Inventors and Geniuses; Bright Monkeys Literacy Club; Critter Club Lunch Bunch; Cupcake Diaries; Fairylicious; Princesses, Pirates, and Manners, Oh My!; Reader’s Theater; Royal Princess Academy; Mad Scientist Camp; Adventures with Flat Stanley; Art Around the World; Macaroni Madness; Nancy Clancy: Girl Power; and Candy Writing Camp. Costs, dates and ages vary. Visit www.monkeysread.com or call 204-8417.
• Camp Good Days is a year-round nonprofit that offers a free summer camp for children with cancer, children who have a sibling or parent with cancer and/or children who have lost a parent or sibling to cancer. Weeklong sessions are offered at the residential camp facility on Keuka Lake for children ages 8-17. A weeklong day camp is offered at its Cheektowaga facility for ages 4-7. Sessions start in July and run through Aug. 16. For information, call 206-0709 or visit www.campgooddays.org.
• The Summer Scholars experience at the Park School provides an academic day camp experience for all ages. Programs run Aug. 12-16 and Aug. 19-23 and include: Messy, Sloppy Art; I’ve Got Rhythm; All Star Sports; Irish Step Dancing; Art in the Park; A Walk in the Park – Nature Camp; Game. Set. Match; Creative Cooking; Exploring Theater; and Road Trip. Programs are taught by Park School faculty members at the school’s campus, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder. Costs vary with sibling discounts available. All programs include lunch and daily recreation. Call 839-1242 ext. 100 or visit www.theparkschool.org.
• YMCA’s Camp Weona in Gainesville offers overnight camps for grades 2-10 June 30-Aug. 17. Activities include hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, crafts, and outdoor education. Rates vary. Financial assistance is available. Call 565-6008 or visit www.campweona.org.
• The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo operates Camp Turner in Allegany State Park as a resident camp for boys and girls ages 7-16. Activities include horseback riding, archery, nature studies, hiking, sports, beach trips, arts, crafts, drama, dance, and more. Camps run July 7-Aug. 16. Costs vary, financial aid available. Visit www.campturner.com or call 354-4555.
• The Orchard Park Recreation Center offers an Allegany Overnight Camp with Earth Spirit for boys and girls ages 11-15 on Aug. 19-20. Cost is $175 and includes food and transportation. For information, call 662-6450 or visit www.oprec.org.
• The Gow School will host a summer school program for boys and girls ages 8-16 June 30-Aug. 3. The five-week session offers a curriculum designed for students who have experienced academic difficulties, or have language based learning disabilities including dyslexia, central auditory processing disorder, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD and ADD. Program participants can choose from a day or residential camp. Costs vary. For information visit www.gow.org, email email@example.com or call 687-2001.
• Camp Kenan, at the Lockport Family YMCA, offers weeklong camps beginning July 7 for ages 7-14. Camps include: Pirates of Lake Ontario; Wet, Wild and Muddy; American Heroes; Olympiad; Medieval Times; Animal Adventures; and Color Combat. Day Camp is available weekly from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Leadership Development Camp for ages 15-17 will host two multiple week sessions July 7 to Aug. 17. Family Camp will run May 24-26. Call the YMCA at 434-8887, the camp at 795-3031 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Camp Onyahsa, operated by the Jamestown YMCA, offers eight residential programs for youths each week. Sessions run from Sunday afternoons to Saturday mornings with weekend stay-overs available. Fees include meals and transportation. Visit www.onyahsa.org or call (800) 563-6115, ext. 238.
• Camp Spirit, run through the Boys & Girls Club of the Northtowns, is held at 1601 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda. Camp runs June 24 through Aug. 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Activities include hiking, fishing, canoeing, off-site activities and more. Weekly and daily rates available. Call Paul or Sandi at 693-2307 or Franco or Bobbi Jo at 873-9842, ext. 214 for Buffalo residents or visit www.bgcnt.net to register or for information.
• The Police Athletic League of Buffalo and the Erie County Parks Dept. will host “Clubs for Kids.” WNY-PGA pros will review fundamental skills and warm-ups, and lead golfers through an exhibition. Clinics run Mondays through July at no cost. Call 851-4615 or visit www.buffalopal.com.
• Buffalo Olmsted Park’s camps run July 2 through Aug. 1. Boys and girls ages 5-17 are eligible for sessions at Delaware Park and South Park courses. Students are divided into age groups with each group meeting once a week. Rates are $40 per golfer for eight student groups; $50 per golfer for four student groups. Campers must bring clubs. Call Steve Harber at 207-1630.
•Bob-O-Link Golf Club will run a camp July 15-19 for boys and girls ages 8-14. It will teach full-swing basics, short-game basics, and etiquette. Cost is $125. Call 662-4311 for information.
•Two camps taught by Jim Dref will be held at Bob-O-Link Golf Club. Camp for boys and girls ages 7-14 will run Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from June 10 to 27 and Aug. 19 to 23. Focus will be on etiquette, rules, short game, instruction on the driving range, and nine or 18 holes of golf daily. A camp for boys and girls ages 5-7 will run Tuesdays and Thursdays on July 16, 18, 23 and 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Focus will be on a young golfer’s swing, safety, rules, etiquette, instruction, putting and more. Call 875-7649 or 783-2987 for information or to register.
• Kids Golf Camp for ages 10-15 held by Mike Wojcik at Dodge Elementary Fields runs 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9-25. Cost is $69. Bring a 7-, 8- or 9-iron. Call 626-8080.
• Nichols School will conduct five days of instruction at various courses June 17-21 and July 29-Aug. 2. Camp focuses on improving putting, chipping, pitching, sand play, and long game, and is open to boys and girls ages 9-14. Transportation from Nichols is included. Call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org.
• The Greater Buffalo Gymnastics and Fitness Center in Getzville will conduct camps and gymnastic classes July 1-Aug. 23. The Boys & Girls Summer Adventure Camp, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. for children 5-13, includes gymnastics, tennis, swimming, trampolines, a foam pit, obstacle course, arts and crafts, games and more. Class options and prices vary. … A pre-school adventure camp runs two or four days a week for two hours a day for children 3 to Pre-K. … Team-Up classes are one-hour classes one day a week for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and must be accompanied by an adult. Team-Up classes are designed to increase a child’s attention and awareness and develop strength, control, and balance. For information on all classes call 639-0020 or visit www.buffalogymcenter.com.
• Gymnastics Unlimited in West Seneca will host a Back Handspring Camp on Aug. 7 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Cost is $10. Call 677-0338 to register.
• The Cheektowaga Youth and Recreation Center will host a Cheerleading Camp for boys and girls at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center Arena on June 24-28. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5-8 and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 9-13. Camp is for beginners who may be thinking of joining a squad, want to learn basic moves, or just for fun. It will be conducted by Buffalo Jills Choreographer Kelli Wagner. Cost is $62 general or $57 resident and includes a T-shirt. For information, call 897-7207 after June 1.
• Gleason’s Gymnastics will host a Summer Fun Camp for boys and girls in weekly sessions July 8-Aug. 23. Camps offered are: half-day camp (9 a.m.-noon) for ages 6-12; full-day camp (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) for ages 3-12; and KinderCamp for ages 3-5 (9 a.m.-noon). Costs vary. Camps include theme weeks, gymnastics introduction, arts and crafts, guest speakers, sports and games, and more. For information call 694-6557 or visit www.gleasonsgymnastics.com.
• Orchard Park Community Education will host a Cheerleading Camp for girls interested in trying out for the 2013-2014 JV or Varsity Squads. The camp will meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 18-19 and be directed by Orchard Park coaches. Call 209-6295.
• A camp for grades K-8 teaching sideline chants, game-time cheers, dance, jumps and stunts will run at Transit Middle gym July 22-26 for $88. Grades K-4 will work 9:30-11:30 a.m., grades 5-8 noon to 2 p.m. Register at williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• Flips Gymnastics & Sport is offering a camp for ages 3-14, July 8-Aug. 30. Full- and half-day programs are available with theme weeks and special guests. Call 433-8811 or visit www.flipkids.com.
• Rosebud Equestrian Adventures in Arcade will hold residential camps in five sessions June 30-Aug. 2 and day camps in three sessions Aug. 5-30. Costs vary depending on number of sessions and for resident or day camps. The camp offers young riders instruction on using dressage, equitation, jumping, Western, obstacle training, horseback riding games, and trail riding. Contact Charlene Aronson at 863-4770 or visit www.rosebudstables.com for an application.
• Camp Blue Skies is a five-day camp for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Camp runs Aug. 12-16. Highlights include a family dinner, an amazing race, drumming, expressive arts, horseback riding, equine therapy and more. For information, call 332-5900 ext. 204 or visit www.lifetransitionscenter.com.
• Skibbereen Farm will host a summer riding camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays in July and August. Each session is limited to 12 students ages 7 and up. A “Young Rider Camp” will be offered for ages 5 and 6. Campers will learn grooming, tack and equipment, basic veterinary care, safety skills, breeds and colors, and management of horses. For information, visit www.skibbereenfarm.com or call 648-1908.
• Ride Farm Camp in Pendleton, a 60-acre horse farm and day camp, will open for two sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ages 5-13. Session One is July 22-26 and Session Two is Aug. 19-24. Campers will enjoy a well-planned and carefully supervised series of daily activities including arts and crafts, trail hiking, group games, introduction to horses, and special guest demonstrations. Cost is $250 a week. For more information and to enroll call 625-9779.
• Hoofbeats of Orchard Park will offer riding camps throughout the summer. Four-day camps are open to children 6 and up under the direction of Karen Kindel. Call the Community Education office at 209-6295.
• Buffalo Equestrian Center will host a summer camp for beginner and intermediate level riders ages 6 and up in five sessions from June 25 to July 30. Each session runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday at the Center on Amherst Street in Buffalo. Camp includes group riding instruction, grooming, braiding, bandaging, horse care, and uses and types of tack and equipment. Cost is $275 per session and $220 for each additional session. For information visit www.buffaloequestriancenter.org email email@example.com or call 877-9295.
• Spruce Meadow Farm in Clarence holds a summer camp for ages 5-15. Open to riders of all skill levels. Morning, afternoon, and full-day sessions are available. Along with horsemanship, activities include crafts, games, and a horse show at the end of each week. Visit www.sprucemeadowfarm.com or call 741-2346.
• The Forrestel Farm Riding & Sports Camp, 11380 Main Street, Medina, is holding an overnight camp for girls June 16-Aug. 17. Forrestel also has a two-week coed session that begins July 28 and runs to Aug. 9. The camps are open to children ages 12-17. Besides learning to ride horses, other activities include tennis, woodworking, arts, crafts, paddling, archery sports and more. For more details, call 585-798-2222 or visit www.forrestel.com.
• The 15th Todd Marchant school will conduct a one-week session for boys and girls July 22-27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northtown Center in Amherst. The camp is for Mites, Squirts, Pee-Wees and Seniors and includes 16 on-ice hours, hands-on teaching by Marchant and other area coaches, dry-land activities, guest speakers, lunch, jersey, and an autographed photo of Marchant. Cost is $375. A $100 deposit due by May 6 with final payment due by June 17. Call 688-4301 or visit www.marchanthockey.com.
• St. Joe’s is offering a camp for boys entering grades 7-9, from 1 to 2:20 p.m. August 5-9 at the Northtown Center. Hard work, accountability, sportsmanship and being a good teammate are the program’s foundations. Cost is $175. Directed by Federation head coach Rich Crozier. Call 874-4953, or visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps.
• The Paul Grundtisch Hockey Schools is offering several programs. Weekly Power Skating and Skills clinics will run three programs at Leisure Rinks: July 29-Aug. 2 for ages 6-9; Aug. 5-9 for ages 6-9; and Aug. 12-16 for ages 6-9 and 9-13. Cost is $180 per class. … The Shooting and Stickhandling School for intermediate to advanced players ages 9-13 will be held at Leisure Rinks on July 8-11 at 10 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. The cost is $165. … The Defensemen School will run July 22-25 at Leisure Rinks. Each day consists of two one-hour sessions. Open to house league and travel players ages 10-13. Cost is $170. Call Holiday Rinks at 685-3660, Leisure Rinks at 675-8993, or visit www.holidayrinks.com.
• The Bob Janosz Goaltending School will hold a preseason Tune-Up Camp for ages 7 and older at Holiday Twin Rinks. Camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 12-16 and includes a combination of game situation shooting and goalie specific skating drills. Cost is is $445. Call 308-9224 or register at www.bobjanosz.com.
• The Robby Glantz Power Skating and Puck Handling Clinic will run Aug. 23-26 at Holiday Twin Rinks. Clinic will cover technique, speed training, power moves, puck handling, shooting and more for Mites through Bantams. There will be six hours of on-ice instruction. Cost is $175. Visit www.robbyglantz.com for information.
• Turcotte stickhandling school will hold two camps at Holiday Twin Rinks. Mite/Squirt level meets 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and Pee Wee/Bantam 1-3 p.m. July 15-19. Students will receive intense individual instruction including stickhandling/shooting, power skating, as well as team skills and 4-on-4 scrimmage games. Cost is $325. Call (800) 732-2894 or visit www.turcottehockey.com.
• National Powerskating will hold a 10-week program for ages 4-up Sundays, June 23-Aug. 18, from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. at Holiday Twin Rinks, to cover all aspects of technical skating instruction as well as puck handling and individual skills. Players will be grouped by age. Visit www.nationalpowerskating.net or call (888) 341-5032.
• Sport International Hockey Academy will return to Leisure Rinks on July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 19-23. Campers will receive instruction on skill repetition and organized drills. Each player will receive a take-home video analysis. Visit siha.com/Buffalo.html for information or to register online.
• The Next Level Player Development four-day camp will run July 24-27 at Holiday Twin Rinks. Camps will focus on creative puck control skills with turns, pivots, fakes and inside and outside edge skating work. There are classes for Mite/Squirt, Pee Wee and goalies. Visit www.nlplayerdevelopment.com.
• Nichols School will host the Graeme Townshend camp Aug. 19-23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for ages 8 and up. The program is a skating and checking skills clinic taught by former Toronto Maple Leafs Skating and Skills coach Graeme Townshend. Lunch is provided. Program not for goalies. Cost is $425. Call (978) 360-4244 or visit www.townshendhockey.com.
• The Lucas Miller Summer Camp will run July 29-Aug. 2 at Holiday Twin Rinks. Lucas Miller conducts private, personal small group, and specialized training sessions for players from novice to pro. For more information, call (416) 684-5508 or visit www.lucasmillershph.com.
• The Micucci Goalie School will host three sessions: A three-week program July 21-Aug. 4 from 9:30 to noon at Northtown Ice Center in Amherst, cost is $295; and week-long camps July 22-26 at Holiday Twin Rinks and Aug. 26-30 at Leasure Rinks, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., cost is $400. Visit www.micuccigoalieschool.com or call 627-7090.
• The High Intensity Training Hockey School for ages 8-13 will run June 25-27 at Holiday Twin Rinks. Camp will focus on balance, edge work, puck work and recognizing and reacting to game situations. Ice time is noon to 2 p.m. each day. Cost is $140. For more information, call Tom Dockery at 807-6264.
• Canisius High School will host a camp from July through August, with dates and venue to be announced. Camp is hosted by coach Gene Naab. Cost is $150. For information call 882-0466 ext. 241 or visit www.canisiushigh.org.
•Fredonia State’s Small ice games training camp will be held Aug. 26-29 for boys and girls ages 13-18. Camp runs 8:30-9:30 a.m. and is designed to provide older players with an opportunity to improve their skills. Cost is $50. … Fredonia State’s camp for boys and girls ages 5-12 runs Aug. 26-29 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and includes 1½ hours of ice time each day. Cost is $110. The camp intends to improve fundamental skills as well as teach new techniques. For information on either camp, call 673-3101, 673-3334, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.fredoniabluedevils.com.
• Former Buffalo Sabres player Jason Dawe will run Pro Hockey Camps at the Northtown Center at Amherst, open to players ages 9-16. Visit www.jasondaweprohockeycamps.com to register and for cost, time and more information.
• Nichols Girls Hockey Camp for ages 9-18 will run 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. August 12-16 at the school. Two programs will run: a general skills program which offers skill development for players with two years of travel hockey; and an elite program (limited to 30 skaters) for those who play at travel or high school level and have at least four years experience. For information on either camp call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org/summerprograms to register.
• Nichols School will host a Hockey Development Camp for boys and girls ages 7-12 Aug. 5-9. The full-day camp is for campers with at least one year of experience and it features more than three hours of on-ice daily training, off-ice activities that help further skills and development. Hockey jersey is included. For information, call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org/summerprograms to register.
• Steal the Show Hockey will run a Defense Only or Overspeed/Stickhandling camps at Holiday Twin Rinds, Northtowns Center, and Niagara University for boys and girls ages 8-16. Camps run July 7-Aug. 23. Times and costs vary depending on camp selection. … A Girls Only Camp will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29-Aug. 2 at Holiday Twin Rinks for ages 6-17. Cost is $149. For information on either camp visit www.stealtheshowhockey.com, call 553-7695 or email email@example.com.
• Fastbreak Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 8-18 will be held July 22-25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a cost of $235. Fastbreak also offers a youth camp for boys and girls ages 4-7 from 9 to 11 a.m. July 23-25. Cost is $100 before June 1, $115 after. Visit www.fastbreakwny.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 636-1152.
• HotShots Lacrosse Day Camp at Amherst High School will run 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 4-7 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for ages 8-18 July 15-18. All skill levels welcome. Camp is staffed by college players and local high school and college coaches. Cost is $225. Early registration, sibling, and team discounts available. Visit www.hotshotslaxcamp.com.
• St. Joe’s camp for boys entering grades 5-8 will be held June 11-14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Cost is $100 and includes instruction from varsity coach Peter Hudecki. Athletes will learn fundamentals of the sport. Call 874-4953 or visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps.
• ECC Girl’s Summer Lacrosse Camp will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 24-26 at ECC South Campus. Cost is $40 for new campers and $20 for repeat campers. Email lacrosse coach Jim Battin at email@example.com or call 270-2652.
•Canisius High School will offer a camp July 15-19, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Tripi Field, for boys in grades 7-8. Cost is $100. Visit www.canisiushigh.org under Athletics or call 882-0466, ext. 241.
• The Buffalo Lacrosse Academy (BLA) My First Stick Camp is open to boys and girls ages 3-5. Camp runs July 8-12 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Children are taught the fundamental rules and skills of lacrosse, while developing basic hand/eye coordination, engaging in exercise, good sportsmanship and fun. Campers are divided into two groups: goggles only division and helmet division. Visit www.myfirststick.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 839-0589.
• The Buffalo Lacrosse Academy (BLA) Rising Stars program is open to boys entering grades 1-9. Camp will teach both individual and team concepts for all level players by the area’s top coaches and some celebrity guests. Boys in grades 1-5 will attend from 9 a.m. to noon; boys in grades 6-9 attend from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will compete in the week long Rising Stars Cup Tournament Play. Space is limited. Visit www.buffalolacrosse.com or email email@example.com.
• Red Devil’s Lacrosse Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 22-25 for boys and girls entering grades 2-8 at Clarence Middle School. Cost is $100. For registration information, visit www.clarencelax.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 407-9001.
• Mount St. Mary Academy will host a camp for girls entering grades 5-8. Camp runs July 29-Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. Players of all experience levels are welcome. Cost is $80 and includes T-shirt. Campers should bring their own stick and goggles. Call 877-1358, or visit www.mt-st-marys.org.
• The WNY USL & Niagara Lacrosse Advanced Camp for girls in grades 7-12 will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24-26. The camp is a highly competitive and provides players the opportunity to receive top-notch instruction from college players and coaches while competing against the best players in the area. Skill sessions focus on stick work, shooting, offensive tactics, defensive skills and team play. Cost is $150 by June 1 and $175 after June 1. For information, visit www.nulacroseecamps.com, call 310-8211, or email email@example.com.
• Orchard Park conducts a camp June 24-July 24 for boys and girls entering grades 3-10, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. Directed by Orchard Park coaches. Call 209-6295.
• NCCC boys soccer camp for ages 8-18 will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8-11. Campers should bring equipment and gear, water bottle, and lunch daily. Cost is $175 per camper. For more information or to register, call Settimia Tripi at 614-6269 or visit www.niagaracc.suny.edu.
• An introduction to lacrosse camp will run July 1-5 at Sacred Heart Academy with instruction by Sacred Heart coach Emily Canty O’Donnell. Camp includes basic skills, techniques and concepts, stick skills and more. Participants should bring a mouth guard, goggles and a stick. Call 834-2101, ext. 311
• A camp for all levels in grades K-8 will be held at Williamsville East High School field as follows: 9 a.m.-noon, boys grades K-4; 12:30-3:30 p.m., boys grades 5-8, July 8-22; 9 a.m.-noon, girls grades K-8, July 15-19. Cost is $105. Learn offensive and defensive strategies. Register at williamsville.augusoft.net. An outdoor camp for girls and boys ages 7-12 will be held Sundays from July 7 to Aug. 11 from 11 a.m. to noon for girls and 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. for boys. Cost is $79. Call 626-8080.
• The Guitar Factory in West Seneca will host a Summer Rock Camp on July 8-12 for ages 8-12 and July 22-26 for ages 13-17. Participants will work with other campers in clinics and music appreciation instruction to form a band that will perform at the end of the week. For information or to register, call 677-0908 or visit www.theguitarfactory.com.
•Artpark in Lewiston’s rock camp will be held July 22-27 for ages 10-14. An advanced camp will be held July 29-Aug. 1 for ages 15-18 although children younger may be eligible based on experience and teacher recommendation. Camp runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is open to guitarists, bassists, and keyboardists. Enrollment requires a minimum of two years experience on an instrument. Cost is $250. Call 754-4375 or visit www.artpark.net.
• Instrumental music students in grades 9-12 are invited to the Fredonia Summer Music Festival for Wind, Brass and Percussion on June 22-29. Performers and teachers provide opportunities for learning, improving technical skills, and expanding musicality. Cost is $720 for resident and $290-575 non-resident. Call 673-4628, or visit www.fredonia.edu/music/festival.
• The Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will host two Rock Camps from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. Youth Group week will run July 8-13 and Teenage Group week July 15-20. Both camps feature local musicians and educators Shawn Duchscherer and Ray Barry. Call 525-2013 for information.
• Rock Band 101 Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15-19 and July 22-26 for ages 8-17 at Boulevard Music Lessons in Tonawanda. The program teaches aspiring musicians how to create, rehearse, execute, and perform live music in a group setting. Each participant gets instruction on their instrument of choice one on one and as a group. Each camper will perform and execute a live show in front of an audience and receive a recording of their performance. Cost is $299. For more information call 939-2870.
• Rock Band Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (option to take 3 or 6 hours daily) July 8-Aug. 23 at Performing Arts in Depew. Camps are: Classic Rock (July 8-12 and Aug. 19-23); Beatles and Christian Rock (July 15-19); Lead Singer (July 22-26); Blues/Funk (July 29-Aug. 2); Song Writer (Aug. 5-9); and Country Rock (Aug. 12-16). Taught by experienced musicians, the camp will provide measurable development through rehearsals, one on one sessions and workshops and clinics. … A drama camp will also be offered June 24-July 5. For information, call 239-3907 or visit www.performingartsmusic.com.
• The University at Buffalo North Campus will host a Summer Strings Workshop from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 22-27. Advanced high school strings students and young professionals will be able to work intensively to improve their skills in solo, chamber music, and orchestral playing. The institute will include hourly sessions, chamber music coaching, master classes, a contemporary music workshop, string orchestral rehearsals, faculty recitals, student recitals and a string orchestra concert. A certificate will be awarded to all participants who complete the course. For information visit cas.buffalo.edu/summer/workshops.php#Strings.
• Vivace String Camp, running July 28-Aug. 4 at Houghton College, is an overnight music camp for students ages 10-18 who play guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, and bass. Activities include playing in orchestra and chamber music groups, concerts to listen to every night, an optional water park day trip, the camp talent show and the camp concert. Contact (585) 567-4877 visit www.vivacestringcamp.com.
• The Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve are taking registrations for their Summer Discovery Camps running July 8-Aug. 30. Open to children ages 5-15. Tifft is also offering camps for ages 9-14. Camp runs 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with extended care options available. Some themes include: Superhero Science, Chemistry in Your Cabinet, Earth’s Wild Ride, Ancient Egypt, Robotics and more. Costs vary. Register at www.sciencebuff.org or call 896-5200, ext. 345.
• The Buffalo Zoo will offer nature camps July 8-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekly topics vary and include “Habitat is Where It’s At,” “Animal Art,” “Biodiversity Boot Camp,” and “There and Back Again.” Activities include exhibit visits, animal information, games, songs, stories, activities and live animal contact. Costs vary for members and non-members. Call 995-6128 or visit www.buffalozoo.org.
• Cardinal O’Hara will host a Science and Technology camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8-Aug. 1 for students entering grades 5-8. Campers will participate in science games and experiments, and learn digital projects and design. Cost is $60 per week of $200 for four weeks. Call 695-2600 or visit www.cardinalohara.com. May be mixed or matched with Drama and Academic Enrichment camps.
• Beaver Meadow Audubon Center’s Discover week camps start July 8 for grade 1 through high school. Camp weeks are separated into age groups. All camps include nature hikes, pond study, crafts, wildlife viewing, reptile adventures, games and more. Costs vary for members and non-members. Space is limited. Call (585) 457-3228 or visit www.buffaloaudubon.org.
• YMCA Camp Tahigwa will run June 24-Aug. 30 for children who love the outdoors. Camp offers arts and crafts, swimming, archery, hiking, canoeing, fishing, a low ropes course, a basic mountain biking camp and more. Costs and dates vary. For information, visit www.ymcabuffaloniagara.org or call 565-6000.
• Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center in Hamburg will offer four sessions of weeklong day camps for children ages 8-12. Sessions are July 8-12, July 22-26, Aug. 5-9, or Aug. 19-23. Camp includes geology, weather, astronomy, rocketry and ecology activities. Cost is $155 for members and $180 for non-members. Call 627-4560 or visit www.penndixie.org.
• Orchard Park Recreation will offer an Adventure Camp for boys and girls ages 14-16 in 10 week-long sessions June 24-Aug. 30 at Yates Park. Camp includes swimming, tennis, archery, sports, boating, field trips and more. Cost is $155 by June 1, and $165 after June 1, per week. For information, call 662-6450 or visit www.oprec.org. … An Ecology Adventure Camp for boys and girls ages 8-13 will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15-19 and Aug. 12-16 at Yates Park. Cost is $125 per week. For information visit www.oprec.org. Orchard Park Recreation also offers an adventure camp for boys and girls ages 11-13 and a Little Adventures Camp for ages 3-5.
• Nichols will offer a Forensic Science camp for grades 5-8 from July 15-19. Camp includes information about fingerprinting, fiber and hair analysis, paper chromatography and more. Students will apply knowledge to a “crime scene” and help crack the case. For information, call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org.
• The University at Buffalo will host a Field Ecology Adventures camp for ages 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29-Aug. 2 at the North Campus. Cost is $240 and focuses on ecology, Earth awareness, wildlife studies, habitat analysis, survival skills and more. Visit cas.buffalo.edu/summer/workshops.php#FieldEcology for information.
• St. Vincent de Paul Camp in Angola will hold a weeklong residential camp for children 8-13. The camp runs for six weeks, beginning July 7. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, singing and more. Cost for residential camp is $285 ($240 if paid by June 14). Financial assistance is available. Call 882-3360 ext. 7 or visit www.svdpwny.org.
• Christian Summer Camps will be hosted by the Pioneer Camp & Retreat Center. Camps include: Discovery Camp (ages 6-8), Youth Camp (ages 8-12), Teen Camp (ages 13-17), Comfirmed Camp (grades 6-9), Papyrus Camp, Family Camp weeks and Weekends and Grandparents Camp. Dates and costs vary. Camp includes swimming, boating, games, bible study, sports, crafts, music, campfires, chapel and more. Call 549-1420, visit www.pioneercamp.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Camp Inquiry 2013 will take place Aug. 4-10 at Camp Seven Hills in Holland. It is sponsored by the Center for Inquiry and is geared to helping youth confront the challenges of living a nontheistic lifestyle in a world dominated by religious belief and pseudoscience. Call 636-4869 ext. 408 or visit www.campinquiry.org.
• The West Side Rowing Club is offering a Summer Crew Camp for boys and girls ages 12-15. No experience is necessary. Program will provide hands-on introduction, basic rowing techniques and boat moving skills. Session One runs July 8-26, Session Two is July 29-Aug. 16. Cost is $435 and space is limited. Applications available at www.wsrc.org or call 881-9797.
• The Buffalo Yacht Club will offer Family Camp Week on July 1-5 at its Point Abino facility near Crystal Beach, Ont. Call (905) 894-6111 or visit www.buffaloyachtclub.org.
• Junior Sailing at Youngstown Yacht Club will run July 1-24 and Aug. 5-23 for ages 7-17. Campers learn fundamental skills, receive instruction in safe boating, seamanship, dinghy sailing, sailboat racing, and boat maintenance. Open to members and non-members. For information, call 745-7230 ext. 10 or email email@example.com.
• The Greater Niagara Frontier Council presents “A Jungle Safari” at Camp Scouthaven at Crystal Lake in Freedom. Camp features six sessions running July 6-Aug. 11. Camp fees are $225 for a cub scout, or $130 per adult. Activities include archery, BB guns, sailing, swimming, crafts, ecology, canoeing, kayaking, row boating, fishing, outdoor skills, field sports and more. … Boy Scout Resident Camp will run at Camp Schoellkopf in Cowlesville in four one-week sessions: July 7-13; July 14-20; July 21-27; and July 28-Aug. 3. Eagle Summit camp will run Aug. 4-10. Camp fees are $300 per scout, $105 adults, additional $80 kodiak and $340 Eagle Summit. For information on both camps or to register online, visit www.wnyscouting.org or call Sue Gruber at 891-4073 ext. 5209.
• Girl Scouts of WNY offers more than 130 sessions at their day and overnight camp facilities throughout Western New York. Camp themes include: Pastry Chefs; Lights, Camera, Action!; Gross-ology; Survivor Girl; and more. Prices vary. Call 1-888-837-6410 or visit www.gswny.org/camps for details.
• WNY Flash Camp for ages 6-16 will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 25-28 at Sahlens Sports Park, 7070 Seneca St., Elma. Camp includes practice, warm-ups, agility training, strength and conditioning, technical training for team and individual play, games, lectures and more. Coach Aaran Lines will oversee the camp. Cost is $250 until May 24, $275 after May 24, and $350 after June 21. Team discounts available. Includes lunch, beverage and a T-shirt. Visit www.wnyflash.com or call 655-7529.
• The Kenton Soccer Association will host the Tiger Fitzpatrick Youth Training Academy Soccer Camp this June and July at Kenney Field in the Town of Tonawanda. A half-day camp (9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) will be held for ages 8-15, June 24-28. A full-day camp (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) will be held for ages 8-15, July 8-12. For information or to register, visit www.kentonsoccer.com
• The University at Buffalo will host four Women’s Soccer Camps for girls ages 10-16. Kickin’ & Krackin’ Camp on June 26-28 and July 8-10; Bulls Goalkeeper Camp on July 1-3 and 8-10; Bulls Prospect Camp on July 18-21; and Girls Open Camp on July 15-19 and 22-26. A Junior Bulls half-day camp for girls ages 6-9 will run July 15-19 and 22-26. Call Shawn Burke at 645-6391 for information or visit www.ubcamps.com.
• Sahlen’s Sports Park Summer Soccer Camp will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9 for players 7-14. Curriculum includes drills, competitions and games. Snack and lunch provided. Cost is $199 and includes a T-shirt. Early registration, family and team discounts available. Call 655-7529.
• Delaware Soccer Club will host several camps. Ultimate Edge Youth Soccer camp for travel players will run June 24-28 from 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls ages 9-14. Cost is $100 before June 1 and $115 after. Camp will be directed by Orville Roberts. A camp for recreational players will run July 8-12 and July 15-19 from 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls ages 4-10. Cost is $90 before June 1 and $100 after. Camp is directed by Rudy Pompert. Both camps are held at the Delaware Park Point of the Meadow Fields. Call 833-3616 or visit www.delawaresoccerclub.com.
• The University at Buffalo will run several boys camps including: Prospect Camp for grades 9-12 on July 13 and Nov. 30; Junior Booters Camp for ages 5-10 June 24-28; Bulls Camp for ages 10-17 June 24-28 and July 15-19; and Goalkeeper/Striker Camp for ages 11-18 June 24-27 and July 15-19. Call Cody Camp at 645-7781 or visit www.ubcamps.com for information.
• Elite Camp for ages 7-16, for travel and premier players, will run from noon to 5 p.m. June 24-27 at Sahlens Sports Park in Elma. Camp will be overseen by WNY Flash head coach Aaran Lines and assistant coach Pedro Losa. Cost is $225 by May 24 and $249 after May 24 and includes drinks and a T-shirt. For information, visit www.sahensportspark.com or call 655-7529.
• St. Joe’s is hosting a camp for boys grades 7-9, July 15-19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the St. Joe’s Athletic Complex. The goal is to help participants develop fundamental skills. Campers should bring shorts, T-shirt, turf cleats or sneakers. Cost is $100. Visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps or call 874-4953.
• Canisius High School will run a camp from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 24-28 at the Stransky Complex, 2885 Clinton St., for boys in grades 7-8. Cost is $100. Call 882-0466, ext. 241 or apply at www.canisiushigh.org under Athletics.
• Niagara County Community College will host a camp for boys ages 14-18 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 8-11. Cost is $175. Camp will run under the direction of NCCC head coach Carl Clark. Campers will work on skills and drills to improve their game. Call 614-6292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The 12th “Just For Kicks” camp will run July 15-19 at Kenney Field in the Town of Tonawanda from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a half-day option available. Boys and girls ages 4-14 at any skill level are invited. Cost is $125 for a full day and $85 for a half day and includes T-shirt, ball, and lunch. Learn basics and advanced techniques. Sport specific training sessions and small sided games will also be held. Call Bobby DiNunzio at 876-3593 or Gino Pinzone at 472-8251 for an application or questions.
• The Amherst Soccer Association is holding a camp July 29-Aug. 2 for ages 5-12 from 9 a.m. to noon and for ages 13-17 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the North French Soccer Complex. Cost is $129. … A High School Prep Camp is also available Aug. 5-9 for ages 13 and up from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $129. Prep camp includes skill work, development exercises, demonstrations, games and more. Register for either camp at www.amherstsoccer.com or email email@example.com.
• Clarence Red Devils will host two soccer camps at Clarence Middle School. Next Generation Camp is from 9 a.m. to noon July 8-12 for boys and girls entering grades 3-8. Cost is $105. Future Champ’s Camp will run from 9 to 11 a.m. July 15-18 for boys and girls entering K-2. Cost is $60. For information on both camps call 407-9001 or email Mike Silverstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Floss at email@example.com.
• Buffalo Soccer Academy will host a camp July 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nichols school turf fields. Daily snacks, drinks and lunch will be provided. Cost is $295. Call 510-8031 or visit www.buffalosocceracademy.com.
• Canisius College will host a camp for boys and girls at the Demske Sports Comples from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-18. Cost is $150. … A College Soccer ID Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20 at the Demske Sports Complex. Cost is $125. For information on either camp or to register visit www.gogriffs.com.
• The Park School will host a coed soccer camp for ages 8-15 June 24-27. It will feature skill stations, games, soccer golf, guest coaches, swimming, and tournament games. Lunch is included. For information, call Amy Diati at 839-1242 ext. 100 or visit www.theparkschool.org.
• Fredonia State Blue Devil Soccer Camp for boys and girls ages 9-16 will run June 23-27. A junior kickers camp will also be offered for boys and girls ages 4-8. Camp includes skill building, demonstrations, team training and more. $85 for a half day or $125 for a full day. For more information or to register, call 673-3366 or visit www.fredoniabluedevils.com.
• The second annual Youth Modified and High School Prep Camp will run from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Elma Soccer Club next to Sahlens Sports Park. The girls session runs July 22-26 and the boys from July 29-Aug. 2. The camp is targeted at those preparing for their fall school modified or high school team tryouts. Staffed by present high school varsity players who also referee locally. Cost is $95. Campers should bring ball, snacks and drinks. For information, call 955-0848 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Empire Revolution Soccer Academy will host “Revolution Has Begun" soccer camp for travel and premier players, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 8-11, July 15-18, and July 22-Aug. 1. Cost is $145, which includes a T-shirt and a ball. For information, visit www.empirecamps.com or call 946-7928.
• Lockport Soccer Camp for boys and girls ages 4-13 will run July 8-12 and July 15-19 at Kenan Center Soccer Fields. Campers will learn the principles of offensive and defensive play, technical and tactical play, footwork, dribbling, passing, receiving and shooting, and participate in games activities. Cost is $50 with discounts available. Camp runs from 2 to 4 p.m., For information email email@example.com or call Jeff Hulschoff at 531-1072
•British Soccer Camp will run Aug. 5-9 for ages 3-15 at Robert Smith Park. Camps will be broken down into different times depending on age. Space is limited. Camps vary in costs and full- and half-day camps are available. For information and prices, visit www.challengersports.com, call (401) 213-0463 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Little Champs Soccer is an active introduction to soccer that teaches basic skills and includes lead games, skills sessions, drills and more for boys and girls ages 3-10. Dates are July 8, 15, 22, 29, and Aug. 5 and 12 at Mill Middle School, Williamsville. Cost is $65 and includes a uniform. Players are placed in age groups. Call 626-8080.
• Orchard Park Community Education offers a camp for girls in grades 8-12 who have played at least one season of Varsity, JV, or modified soccer. Camp runs Wednesdays, July 10-July 31, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Directed by Orchard Park Coaches. Call 209-6295.
• Soccer League Blue Division camp for ages 6-8 will run Mondays from July 1 to Aug. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $84. Soccer Level I for ages 4-6 will run Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from June 27 to Aug. 15. Cost is $63. PC Soccer for ages 3-4 runs Mondays from July 1 to Aug. 12, Wednesdays from July 3 to Aug. 14 and Saturdays from June 29 to Aug. 10 Cost is $63. All camps are at North High Dodge Road fields. Visit williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• Orchard Park Soccer Club will host a College Prep Girls Camp on July 8-12 at the Orchard Park Soccer Complex on Milestrip Road. Camp will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 14-19. A minimum of high school soccer experience is recommended. Cost is $199 pre-registration or $229 on site. For information visit www.orchardparksoccer.org.
• Orchard Park Soccer Club will host a College Prep Boys soccer camp from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 8-12 for ages 14-19 at the Orchard Park Soccer Complex on Milestrip Road. A minimum of high school soccer experience is recommended. Cost is $199 pre=registration or $229 on site. For information visit www.orchardparksoccer.org.
• Tori Christ Soccer Goalkeeper Training will run mid-May to August. For information or to schedule training, call 481-6759 or email email@example.com.
• Panther Soccer Camp for ages 7-12 will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 29-Aug. 1 at Sweet Home High School. Each session will consist of activities designed to teach the major components of the game. Cost is $115. … Sweet Home youth coed camp for ages 4-7 will be held in two sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. The first session is June 3-July 1 and the second July 8-Aug. 5. Cost is $70 for one session or $120 for two. Call 250-1424.
•The UB Buffalo Diving Camp will run June 23-28 in the Alumni Arena Natatorium. Cost is $660 for resident campers and $400 for day campers. Coaching staff includes Karla Helder, Russ Dekker, Stephanie O’Callaghan and Michael McDowell. Call 645-2659 or visit www.ubcamps.com. Also, the UB Swim camp will run June 23-27 for ages 8-18 at the Natatorium. Activities include team building and dry land exercises, lectures, videos, practice sessions and more. Cost is $535 for resident campers and $325 for day campers. Call Andy Bashor at 645-3145 or visit www.ubcamps.com.
• Fredonia State camp will run July 8-12 for divers of all abilities. Training sessions two times a day. Cost is $480 for residential, $275 commuter, and $150 half-day commuter. Visit www.fredoniabluedevils.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 640-6110. … Competitive Swim Camp will run Aug. 12-16. Visit www.fredoniabluedevils.com for information.
• Williamsville Recreation Department offers swim camps at Heim Middle Pool. Camps range from ages 2-4, to beginner swimming, intermediate, and pre-competitive training. Costs, dates and times vary depending on program. Instruction by Jennifer Dossett and staff. For information, call 626-8080 or visit williamsville.augusoft.net. … A Scuba Camp will also be offered at Heim Middle Pool for ages 8-16 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. July 29-Aug. 2. Cost is $115.
• The Miller Tennis Center is offering weekday camps for boys and girls ages 5-18 with full- and half-day options, and flexibility to select the number of days and weeks desired. Camp is run under the direction of PTR Master Professional Todd Miller. The camp features instruction and games for all levels, along with recreational swimming. Sessions begin the week of June 24 through Aug. 20. The Junior Excellence Camp is for tournament-level juniors only. Intense drilling, tournament preparation, match play, and fitness are featured. Call Miller at 632-8600, visit www.millertenniscenter.com, or email email@example.com.
• The University at Buffalo will host a camp for boys and girls ages 11 and older from 9 a.m.-noon in two sessions: July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 19-23. Beginners will focus on fundamentals such as footwork and grip. Advanced players will work on tactics, drills and conditioning, and match play. Cost is $220 for a full week session or $50 for a three-day session. Register at www.ubcamps.com or call Kristen Ortman at 645-5534.
• Village Glen Tennis Club Junior Summer Tennis Camp offers a daily and weekly camp for ages 4-18 for beginner, intermediate and tournament level players. Skill levels are pee-wee, junior, supervised match play, and conditioning. Costs vary. Spots are limited and preregistration is required. Call 633-1635 or visit www.wnytennis.com.
• Tiny Tot Tennis for ages 4-5 will have three sections beginning July 1 and running through July 18 at North High Courts. Cost is $35. Bring a racket. Also, beginner through intermediate tennis for ages 6-15 will have six sections beginning July 1 and running through Aug. 8 at Williamsville North High Courts. Cost is $45. Bring a racket. Visit williamsville.augusoft.net or call 626-8080.
• The Police Athletic League of Buffalo hosts “Raging Racquets,” a clinic for beginners and intermediate players, at McMillan Courts in Delaware Park. Sessions are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for six weeks beginning July 9. Beginners start at 8:30 a.m. and advanced at 10 a.m.
Call the PAL office at 851-4615 or visit www.buffalopal.com.
• Cardinal O’Hara High School Drama Camp will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8-Aug. 1 for students entering grades 5-8. Activities include theatrical performance, set design, and public speaking. Cost is $60 or $200 for four weeks. Call 695-2600 or visit www.cardinalohara.com. May be mixed or matched with Drama and Science and Technology camps.
• Creative Allusions Productions will host three camps 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Harlem Road Community Center in Amherst, with early drop-off and late pickup available. Students will learn acting, improv, mime, music, and more. Students ages 5-9 will perform “The Jungle Book” July 8-27, ages 9-14 will perform “High Schol Musican II” July 8-27; and ages 12-18 will perform “Fame” July 29-Aug. 17. Call 523-3572 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Road Less Traveled Productions will host two summer camps. Summer Fundamentals for ages 11-16 runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursday July 8-25 and Aug. 5-22. Camp will include instruction in solo and ensemble acting, theater history, storytelling and play writing, and design basics. Cost is $550 per student for each three-week session. Audition Prep and Science Study Camp for ages 16-19 will run July 15-Aug. 19 on Mondays from 4 to 7 p.m. The program is designed to develop and improve skills essential to auditioning in both academic and professional environments. Cost is $250 per student. Both camps will be held at RLTP Theater, 639 Main St. For information, visit www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org or call 629-3069. Deadline for registration is July 1.
• Over The Edge Summer Teen Workshop will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday July 1-Aug. 8 at Villa Maria College. Youth ages 12-18 from Buffalo’s East Side and the Town of Tonawanda will create an original show from scratch, learn about acting, script writing, and stage movement. The workshop is free but campers must commit to attending all sessions for six weeks. T-shirt included. Buffalo residents call 896-1325, Cheektowaga residents call 897-7207 ext. 6647.
• Walh Performing Arts Studios in Orchard Park will offer a Musical Theater Intensive Summer Camp for ages 7-16. Students will act, sing, and dance in the stage version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Camp culminates with a free public performance at a local theater. A Glee Camp will also be offered for ages 9-15. Visit www.wahlstudios.com or call 675-7607 for dates and more information.
• Shea’s Camp Broadway for students ages 10-17 runs July 22-26. There are 100 spots available and early registration is recommended. Cost is $550. For more information contact Holly Grant at 829-1171 or email@example.com or visit www.sheas.org for an application.
• Artpark in Lewiston offers two sessions of theater camp, July 15-19 for ages 9-15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Aug. 5-9 for ages 13-18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will be guided through principles of acting, singing, dancing, storytelling, and more. Cost is $250. Admission to a July 18 matinee performance of “The Sound of Music” is included. Call 754-4375 or visit www.artpark.net.
• Nardin Academy will offer a theater camp for girls entering grades 5-7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 8-12. Camp will feature games, improvisation, solo and duet performances, scene design and more. For information call Kathy McHale at 881-6262 ext. 1380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Orchard Park Recreation will host a Performing Arts camp for boys and girls ages 4-18 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. June 24-Aug. 7 at Orchard Park Middle School Auditorium. Cost is $80 per person. Students will meet to design and act in plays, create basic scenery, learn new acting techniques, and play games. For information call 662-6450 or visit www.oprec.org.
• Nichols School will run “Curtain Up!” Theater Camp on July 8-19 for ages 14-18. Camp focuses on acting, singing and dancing and concludes with a live performance of Into The Woods. Activities include rehearsals, daily dance or yoga, acting technique and technical workshops, head shots and more. Call 332-6380 or visit www.nicholsschool.org for information.
• Daemen College will offer Theater Camp sponsored by MusicalFare Theatre from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 12-17 for grades 8-12. For more information visit www.daemen.edu.
• Theater of Youth Summer Theater School will run camps July 8-Aug. 9 at the Historic Allendale Theater, 203 Allen St. Classes are dedicated to supporting a process-oriented approach to the practice, refinement and appreciation of the theatrical arts. Camps include: Imagination Celebration (K through first grade), Arts Alive Act I and II (1-6 grades); Acting Out! Theater Essentials for Teens (7-10 grade). Call 884-4400, ext. 304 or visit www.theatreofyouth.org.
Track and Field
• The University at Buffalo will conduct a coed cross country track and field camp July 7-10 for ages 12-18 in the UB Stadium on the North Campus. Camp will feature pole vault, horizontal jumps; high jump; throws; sprints/hurdles; and middle distance/cross country. Cost is $445 for overnight campers and $250 commuter campers with early bird discounts available. For information, visit www.ubcamps.com, email email@example.com, or call 645-6815.
• Daemen College Girls Volleyball Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1 for girls entering grades 7-12. Camp features game fundamentals, offensive and defensive systems and game play. Directed by Daemen head volleyball coach Mark Parisi, assistant coach Carolyn Bell and volunteer coach Robin Shifflet. Cost is $175. For information, call Mark at 566-7893 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Eden Mizuno Instructional Volleyball Camps will run July 13-31. There are boys and girls camps at the youth and elite levels in addition to setter/defense and hitter camps. Registration includes free T-shirt. Call 510-5487 or 652-9020 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for registration is July 12.
• The University at Buffalo volleyball team will host several camps for girls. High potential camp for ages 13-18 runs July 12-15; All Skills Camp for girls 10-18 runs July 12-15; Position Camp (setter, hitter, libero) for ages 10-18 runs July 16-17; and Team Skills/Competition Camp for ages 10-18 runs July 18-21. Prices vary and include lunch and dinner. Overnight or commuter options available. Contact Todd Kress at 645-3149 or visit www.ubcamps.com.
• St. Joe’s is hosting a camp for boys grades 7-9, July 8-12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Goal of the camp is to help participants develop fundamentals with head coach Mark Anzalone. Cost is $100. Visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps or call 874-4953.
• Canisius High School will run a camp 1 to 4 p.m. July 29.-Aug. 2 in the Kennedy Field House for boys in grades 7-8. Cost is $100. Apply at www.canisiushigh.org under Athletics, or call 882-0466, ext. 241.
• Volleyball Junior Elite Camp for boys and girls grades 5-8 to learn the basic skills from Robin Shifflet will be held at Williamsville East High School, July 22-26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $138 and includes a T-shirt. Call 432-0097.
• Volleyball Intense Camp for boys and girls grades 9-12 who want intense training in competitive drills and high-level game play. Taught by Robin Shifflet, the camps will be held at Williamsville East High School on July 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $138 and includes a T-shirt. Call 432-0097.
• Orchard Park Community Education offers an introduction to girls volleyball July 29-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to girls entering grades 4-6. Call 209-6295.
• Walt Stefani, who has been running volleyball camps for over 25 years, will direct the Power Station camps open to boys and girls grades 6-12 and graduated seniors. Session I is July 8-11 at Maryvale High School. Session II is July 15-18 at Orchard Park High School. Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and cost is $165. Team and multi-session discounts are available. Call the Power Station at 649-7088 for information or go on line to www.PowerStationVolleyball.com.
• Sacred Heart will run a girls volleyball camp July 29-Aug. 2 under the direction of assistant coach Ron Stepien. Camp is open to beginner and intermediate players. Players will be divided by skill level. Call 834-2101, ext. 311 or visit www.sacredheartacademy.org.
• St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster will host two camps. Middle school camp runs July 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $135. High school camp runs Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $180. Call 683-4824 ext. 35 or email email@example.com.
• Jamestown High School will host a weekend camp July 6-7. Grades 5-8 are from 9-11:30 a.m., and grades 9-12 are from 12:30-4 p.m. The camp will be held at Jefferson Middle School. Cost for the camps is $20 and includes a t-shirt. Jamestown High School varsity coach Rebecca Zimmerman and JV coach Lindsey Brown will coach. Call 640-2844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• A girls volleyball camp will run July 8-12 at Transit Middle Gym. Camp runs from 8 to 9:30 a.m. for JV grades 6-9 and from 9:30 to 11 a.m. for varsity grades 10-12. Instruction by Tom Sproull on passing, setting, and spiking. Cost is $79. For information call 626-8080.
• Panther Volleyball Camp, directed by Sweet Home coach Rich Cicero, will host evaluations June 23. The camp is open to boys and girls in grades 6-12. Staff includes varsity and junior varsity coaches from Western New York who will work with players on their skills. Camp is 9 a.m.-2 p.m June 24-27. Registration is limited. Coast is $125 resident and $150 non-resident. … Sweet Home High School will also host several camps for girls grades 6-12. The Elite and Junior Elite camp runs July 29-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $125. Specialty Volleyball Camp for setter, middle blocker, outside hitter, and libero is Aug. 8-9 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $70. All campers will receive a free T-shirt. Call 250-1424.
• Clarence Red Devil’s Championship Wrestling Camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon July 8-11 at Clarence Middle School. Camp is open to all students entering grades 2-9. Cost is $95. For a camp flyer or for more information, contact Clarence Varsity Wrestling Coach Jason Chase at email@example.com.
• The University at Buffalo will conduct team camp, youth camp and coaching seminars July 7-11. Call 645-6876 or visit www.ubcamps.com.
• St. Joe’s introductory and advanced camp runs July 29-Aug. 1 for boys in grades 2-12 from 6 to 8 p.m. The goal of the Intro camp is to introduce participants to the sport and develop the basic skills. The advanced camp will challenge athletes and will feature technique, drilling and live matches. Cost of each camp is $75. Call 874-4953 or visit www.sjci.com/sports-camps.
• Orchard Park Community Education is offering a Youth Wrestling Clinic for ages 3-8 from 9 to 10:15 a.m. for grades 3-5 and 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. for grades 6-8. Camp runs Aug. 5-8. Directed by Orchard Park Coaches. Call 209-6295.
Deputy Sports Editor Dennis Danheiser was the supervising editor for this section. The camps directory was compiled by sports clerk Kelly Boquard and edited by News sports copy editor Fletcher Doyle.