Summer Camps: Sports

May 2, 2011 

Summer camps around the Lowcountry

Here's a sampling of local sports camps this summer.


Seggie Tennis Academy

Camp Name: Camp Shell Hall

Times: 8:30-10 Group I, 10:30-noon Group II

Dates: July 25-29

Location: Bluffton High School

Ages: 5-10, 11-14

Cost: $100

Notes: Small, intimate camp ideal for beginners to advanced beginners. Week will include prizes and a private lesson.


Phone Number: 843-290-2833


TOUR Academy

Camp Name: TOUR Academy Junior Golf Caps

Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Full Day, 9 a.m.-Noon Half Day

Dates: Half day June 6-10-20-24 or July 11-15 Full day June 27-July1 or July 18-22

Location: Port Royal Plantation

Ages: 7 years old to 16 years old

Cost: $295 for the half day-$595 for the full day

Notes: Ed Brill, PGA Instructor


Phone Number: (843) 681-1516


TOUR Academy

Camp Name: TOUR Academy Junior Summer Golf Camps at Port Royal Golf Club

Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Full Day, 9 a.m.-Noon Half Day

Dates: Full Day: June 27-July 1, July 18-22; Half Day: June 6-10, June 20-24, July 11-15

Location: Port Royal Golf Club, 108 Fort Howell Drive

Ages: Full Day 9-16, Half Day 7-13, Co-Ed Programs; all skill levels and abilities welcome.

Cost: Full Day Camps $595, Half Day $295

Notes: More than 20-plus nationwide locations. Each camp session is provided in a safe, supportive, and well-supervised environment. TOUR Academy camps are taught by leading industry teaching professionals using the most effective teaching methodologies and the latest golf training equipment and technologies. In addition to receiving great instruction, including golf fundamentals such as full swing mechanics, putting, and chipping, students are also taught lifelong skills such as good sportsmanship, integrity, and other skills, which can be applied both on and off the course. Programs include half day, full day, overnight and elite camps. Each camper receives an amenity package, featuring Bridgestone golf balls, an OGIO backpack, a TOUR Academy golf cap, and a camper booklet (a total value of over $100).


Phone Number: 877-611-1911


Van Der Meer Tennis

Camp Name: Junior Summer Camps

Times: Sunday 4-6 p.m.; Monday-Thursday: 8:30-11:30 a.m. & 2-4:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Dates: June 5-Aug. 12 (10 weeks)

Location: 19 Deallyon Ave. (next to the Players Club Hotel)

Ages: 8-18

Cost: Weekly rate-$660; Call for daily rates

Notes: Advance your game with the expertise of our PTR certified coaches. Develop proper stroke production and footwork through videotape analysis. Gain confidence in your shot-making ability with our goal-oriented drill and point play selections. Match play coaching. Increase your fitness level with top strength and conditioning exercises. An amazing camp that will take your game to the next level.


Phone Number: 843-785-8388, option 1


Island Soccer Academy

Camp Name: 3rd Annual Island Soccer Academy

Times: 9-11 a.m. in Hilton Head and 6-8 p.m. in Bluffton

Dates: July 13-15

Location: Island Recreation Center & Bluffton at Lawton Station Community

Ages: 8 and up

Cost: $50

Notes: We are in our third year and remain committed to providing a safe and fun soccer learning experience. Our coaches are nationally licensed and have over 40 years of experience at the club, high school and college level. This is also a great opportunity for local girls to be seen by the Lander University coach.The staff is insured and have passed SLED background checks.


Phone Number: 803-606-8125


Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Camp Name: FCA Hilton Head Golf & Tennis Camp

Times: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Dates: Aug. 8-11

Location: Palmetto Dunes Resort

Ages: 12-18

Cost: $395

Notes: Four day "day camp" with professional golf and tennis instruction, competitive play, food and great fun for 8 hours each day. FCA camps are a time of "inspiration and perspiration" for student/athletes who want to reach their potential through comprehensive athletic, spiritual and leadership training. Register by July 1. Cost includes food, instruction, use of amenities and giveaways. Limited scholarship assistance available.

Phone Number: 843-290-9801


New School Football

Camp Name: Collin Drafts' Football Skills Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Dates: May 21

Location: Battery Creek High School Football Stadium

Ages: all ages

Cost: $50 for preregistered; $75 if register on day of camp

Notes: Train like a pro with a pro. Collin Drafts- former stand-out at Battery Creek High School, Charleston Southern quarterback and current Arena I quarterback will be having a football skills camp.


Phone Number: 843-367-9633


Sports Academy Gymnastics

Camp Name: Sports Academy Gymnastics Weekly Day Camp

Times: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Dates: Jun 13-Aug. 12

Location: 20 Maxine Lane, Beaufort, SC 29906

Ages: 4 and older

Cost: Half Day $65, Full Day $125

Notes: Children need to bring a bagged lunch, early and late dropoff/pickup as as required.


Phone Number: 843-846-1804


The Batters Box of HHI

Camp Name: Baseball Hitting Camp

Times: 9 a.m.-noon

Dates: June 13-17, June 27-July 1, July 11-15, July 25-29, Aug. 8-12

Location: 2 Southwood Park Drive, Ste. B, Hilton Head Island

Ages: Ages 7-12

Cost: $75 per week or $20 per day

Notes: Focus on the FUNdamentals of hitting including instruction, practice, and technique. Also FUN games such as dodgeball, wiffleball and kickball will be offered. Water and snacks provided.


Phone Number: 843-715-2737


Organization Name: Run Human, Run

Camp Name: Summer Run Camp I (Pacesetters)

Times: 8-9:30 a.m. (Monday and Thursday)

Dates: June 13-July 21

Location: Coligny Beach

Ages: 9-13

Cost: $75

Notes: Summer Run Camp I (Pacesetters) is for young athletes wishing to maintain and improve their running abilities for all athletic endeavors. Please consider Summer Run Camp II for beginning runners or non-athletes.


Phone Number: 843-842-4786


Organization Name: Run Human, Run

Camp Name: Summer Run Camp II (Starters)

Times: 8-9:30 a.m. (Tuesday and Friday)

Dates: June 14-July 22

Location: Coligny Beach

Ages: 9-13

Cost: $75

Notes: Summer Run Camp II (Starters) is for beginning runners and non-athletes interested in an enjoyable, pressure free environment for beginning their progress toward an athletics.


Phone Number: 843-842-4786


Organization Name: Run Human, Run

Camp Name: Summer Youth Triathlon Camp

Times: 8-9:30 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)

Dates: Aug. 2-Sept. 2

Location: Multiple locations on Hilton Head Island

Ages: 9-13

Cost: $125

Notes: Prerequisites (ability to swim without flotation device 50 yards; bicycle.) Exciting opportunity for young athletes to gain experience, increase their efficiency, and prepare for youth or sprint distance triathlon.


Phone Number: 843-842-4786


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