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Nevada Athletics set to host multiple summer camps for kids

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Local kids will have the chance to learn the basics from Nevada athletes and coaches this summer.

RENO, Nev. – Registration is now open for multiple summer camps hosted by Nevada athletic programs. Listed below are the camps offered for the summer of 2018.

Baseball (for more information, contact Michael Dunk at mdunk@unr.edu)

Youth Camp ($225) – Boys and girls ages 5-13

Session 1 - June 12-15: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OR

Session 2 – June 25-28: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OR

Session 3 - July 9-12: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OR

Session 4 - July 16-19: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. OR

Session 5 - July 23-26: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Nevada youth baseball camp offers the fundamentals in throwing, hitting, fielding mechanics, base running and pitching. Afternoon scrimmages will help each participant develop their newly learned skills and elevate their level of play. Campers are divided by age and ability for games and drills. Camp space is limited to help the coach to camper ratio.

Men’s Basketball (for more information, contact Brandon Chambers at chambersbm@unr.edu)

Day Camp ($200) – Boys and girls entering grades 3-7

Session 1 - June 25-28: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. OR

Session 2 - July 30 – Aug. 2: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

All participants will receive individual and group instruction on technique, drills and fundamentals. Throughout the camp there will be game competition and contests with equal playing time for all involved. Daily offensive and defensive instruction will also be provided from qualified coaches from all levels, including the Nevada coaching staff.

Football (for more information, contact nevadagrit@gmail.com)

Team Camp (Coach pay in full, $225) – Athletes entering grades 9-12

June 9: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The focus of the Nevada football 7-on-7 camp is to provide teams with the opportunity to further develop their offensive and defensive schemes against other competition. Teams will be guaranteed at least four games.

Nevada QB School ($350) – Athletes entering grades 6-12

June 11: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.; June 12: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Athletes entering grades 6-12 are invited to this elite quarterback skills camp. Under the instruction of full-time Nevada football staff members, campers will be taught skills on the field and in the classroom to become elite quarterbacks.

Specialists Camp ($125) – Athletes entering grades 9-12

June 12: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Athletes entering grades 9-12 are invited to this combine camp. Athletes will be coached by Nevada football coaches in punting, kicking and snapping and will also compete in position specific competitions.

Youth Individual Camp ($40) – Boys and girls entering grades 1-8

June 13: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

This one-day camp is designed to teach basic football fundamentals and techniques. This is a non-contact camp for young athletes entering grades 1-8. The camp offers instruction in offensive and defensive fundamentals, punt/pass/kick competition and positional drill work. Drills and skills are taught to allow each camper to experience the various phases of the game. Campers will be grouped by age, size and ability.

“Next Up” Camp ($30) – Boys entering grades 10-11

June 15: 2 – 6 p.m.

This one-day camp is designed to teach basic football fundamentals and techniques. This is a non-contact camp for young athletes entering grades 10-11. The camp offers instruction in offensive and defensive fundamentals, a punt/pass/kick competition and positional drill work. Drills and skills are taught to allow each camper to experience the various phases of the game. Campers will be grouped by age, size and ability.

Big Man “Union” Challenge ($30) – Athletes entering grades 9-12

July 27: 6 – 9 p.m.

The focus of the Nevada football Big Man “Union” Challenge is to provide teams with the opportunity to compete with other big men in various drills and competitions.

Friday Night Grit ($30) – Athletes entering grades 9-12

July 27: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Athletes entering grades 9-12 are invited to this combine camp. Athletes will be tested in vertical, broad jump and 40s in front of all members of the Nevada coaching staff. Athletes will also compete in position specific competitions, 1-on-1 competitions and 7-on-7 competitions.

Soccer (for more information, contact Parrissa Eyorokon at peyorokon@unr.edu)

College ID Camp ($150) – Girls in grades 9-12 and junior college players

May 12: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The College ID Camp is an intensive one-day camp for high school and junior college aged players looking to play at the collegiate level. The camp will feature field and goalkeeper training, technical and tactical instruction, functional, small sided, and 11 vs. 11 games. This is an opportunity to showcase your skills and be coached by the Nevada coaching staff.

Youth Camp ($250) – Boys and girls ages 5-14

Session 1 - June 11-15: 9 a.m. – Noon OR

Session 2 - July 9-13: 9 a.m. – Noon

This camp for boys and girls is directed by the University of Nevada soccer staff and coached by our Wolf Pack student-athletes who create a fun environment that allows players of all skill levels to learn at their own pace.

Wolfie Jr. Day Camp ($150) – Boys and girls ages 3-4

Session 1 - June 11-15: 9 – 10 a.m. OR

Session 2 - July 9-13: 9 – 10 a.m.

We will be helping these youngsters develop a love of the game through fun activities and games that help their coordination and teach them basic soccer skills.

Softball (for more information, contact Lisa McKinney at lisamckinney@unr.edu)

Elite Camp ($225 if registered by June 9; $250 after June 9) – Competitive 18U/16U or high school varsity players

June 19-21: Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – Noon

This three-day camp will focus primarily on improving each participant’s skills in individual and team situations. A large portion of the camp will include live games. Elite campers will have the opportunity to hone and showcase their skills with head softball coach Josh Taylor, the University of Nevada softball coaching staff, and additional college coaches.

Introductory Camp ($80 if registered by June 1; $105 after June 1) – Beginning or recreational 14U/12U/10U players

June 12-14: 1 – 3 p.m.

This three-day camp offers beginning/novice players the opportunity to learn, practice and improve overall softball skills. Various competitions and games will be held during the camp. Each camper will receive one-on-one time with Nevada head softball coach Josh Taylor as well as Nevada softball staff including current and former Wolf Pack softball players.

Summer Camp ($135 if registered by June 1; $160 after June 8) – Competitive 14U/12U players

June 12-14: 7:30 a.m. – Noon

This three-day camp offers young players the opportunity to learn, practice and improve overall softball skills. Various competitions and games will be held during the camp. Each camper will receive one-on-one time with Nevada head softball coach Josh Taylor as well as Nevada softball staff including current and former Wolf Pack softball players.

Track & Field (for more information, contact Scott Williamson at scottwilliamson@unr.edu)

High Jump Camp ($65-80) – Athletes of any age, male or female, who compete in the high jump

June 21: 9 a.m. – Noon

Long Jump Camp ($65-80) – Athletes of any age, male or female, who compete in the long jump

June 20: 9 a.m. – Noon

Shot Put and Discus Camp ($100-125) – Athletes of any age, male or female, who compete in the shot put or discus

June 22: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hurdles Camp ($65-80) – Athletes of any age, male or female, who compete in the 100, 300 or 400 hurdles

June 14: 9 a.m. - Noon

Beneficial for long jumpers, high jumpers, hurdlers, and throwers, these skills camps will include drills demonstrated by members of the Wolf Pack track and field team. Campers will be given the opportunity to perform drills and receive critiques from staff members.

Speed/Power Development Camp ($65-80) – Athletes of any age, male or female

June 13 & 15: 9 a.m. – Noon

Beneficial for any athlete, this skills camp will include drills demonstrated by members of the Wolf Pack track and field team. Campers will be given the opportunity to perform drills and receive critiques from staff members.

Track & Field Week Camp ($250-300) – Athletes of any age, male or female, with interest in track & field

June 25-29: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The camp will be very beneficial for athletes of any age, male or female, that want to learn about the sport of track and field. There will be designated times where each area of track and field will be covered such as sprints, jumps, throws and distance running. Campers will be given the opportunity to perform drills while being critiqued by staff members. The camp will teach and critique each camper in all of the different exercises so that they will be able to perform these exercises on their own.

Volleyball (for more information, contact Tyson Norton at tnorton@unr.edu)

Day Camp ($225 if registered by June 21; $275 after June 21) – Girls and boys entering grades 5-8

July 9-12: 9 a.m. – Noon

Day Camp is designed for middle school and beginning high school players, girls and boys, who want to improve their skills and knowledge of the game. The camp will cover basic skills and playing strategies and athletes will be grouped according to ability to ensure quality instruction.

Premier Camp (Commuter and overnight options available) – Girls entering grades 8-12 or freshman-level college

July 6-8: Friday, 1 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, 9 a.m. – Noon

Premier Camp is designed for girls of all skill levels entering the 8th grade or higher. Instruction will be fast-paced and intended to challenge players of all abilities. Athletes will be grouped based on their age and level of skill to enable each player to receive quality instruction during the camp. Instruction will include step-by-step progressions of all skills as well as team concepts and match play.

Women’s Basketball (for more information, contact Shea Mead at sheamead@unr.edu)

Wolf Pack Shootout (Coach pay in full: $300)

June 22-23: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

This camp is designed for teams with each team guaranteed three games.

Elite Camp ($80) – Girls entering grades 7-12

June 29: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This camp is designed to improve your skills at the guard and post positions. Guards and posts will work on the basics as well as learn new moves from the University of Nevada women's basketball staff and players. During camp there will also be games and competitions.

Overnight Camp – Girls and boys entering grades 4-12 (boys may only participate using the commuter option)

Session 1 ($200-325) - June 18-21: Times vary per day

Session 2 ($175-260) - August 1-3: Times vary per day

The overnight camp is for players who are serious about improving their game. Extra emphasis will be placed on specific techniques — offensive moves and defensive position. Teaching breakdowns will include position work, ball handling, shooting, rebounding, as well as other skills. Contests and competitions will also be held throughout the week.

Additional and more detailed information about each specific camp can be found by visiting www.nevadawolfpack.com/camps.

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