Even though we’re approaching the end of June, there’s still time to sign-up your kids for a sports-themed summer camp. From soccer to basketball to archery, there are a lot of options. azcentral.com found several options listed below.
Simply Soccer International in Prescott is offering a camp for boys and girls ages 7-18. Players and teams spend five days and four nights at Embry Riddle University. Simply Soccer International training staff help campers improve their skills and understand the game. July 10-14. 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. $595. www.simplysoccerinternationalcamps.com
Both boys and girls 6-18 can attend Advantage Basketball Camps at Arizona Christian University, July 11-July 15. During this drill-intensive basketball camp, campers will be taught basketball fundamentals and skills to help them become more of an offensive threat on the court. Athletes will also practice self-esteem, teamwork, discipline and the value of hard work while learning skills like ball-handling, dribbling and shooting. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Arizona Christian University, 2625 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix. $165-$265 per 3-5 days. www.advantagebasketball.com
Fitness Flex Camp
You can tell from the name that fitness is the focus of this camp. Boys and girls from 3-12 will enjoy trampolines, gymnastics, group games, water play, zip lines, foam pits and more in a 12,000 square-foot air-conditioned, security-monitored facility. There are also themed days like Tikiz Tuesdays, Water Wednesdays, and Parkour - Freerunning Fridays. Daily or weekly rates are available in addition to half-days (9 a.m. to noon) or full days (9 a.m.-3 p.m.). Extended Fitness Flex Camp also is available for an additional fee. July 11-Friday, July 15. Scottsdale Gymnastics & Trampoline, 9321 N. 94th St., Scottsdale. scottsdalegymnastics.com
Players 6-14 will enjoy this official youth baseball camp hosted by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Each camp includes instruction endorsed by the Diamondbacks baseball operations staff, a D-Backs Baseball Academy T-shirt and hat, plus a ticket to a select D-Backs home game at Chase Field in 2016 with the opportunity to purchase additional tickets at a discount. 8-11 a.m., July 11-Friday, July 15. Estrella Foothills Park, 12795 S. Estrella Parkway, Goodyear. $175. dbacks.com/academy
Kids must be 8 or older for this archery camp. Instructors give customized lessons in a safe, structured indoor range. Kids will improve and refine their form and fundamentals. Valuable social and physical skills ensure success on and off the range. Visit www.archeryacademy.com for more details before you register. 2:30-4 p.m., July 18-July 22. Archery Headquarters Academy, 6401 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler. $25 for city of Tempe registration; $75 equipment and range fee due to instructor the first day of camp. www.tempe.gov/brochure