All phone numbers are area code 843 unless otherwise listed.
FUTURE EAGLES GIRLS CAMP: Who: Grades 1-8; When: June 6-9; Times: 9 a.m. to noon (Grades 1-4), 1-4 p.m. (Grades 5-8) Where: Hilton Head Christian Academy; Cost: $85; Note: Campers will receive a T-shirt. Registration/Information: Call the HHCA athletics office at 681-8297.
LADY BOBCATS SUMMER YOUTH CAMP: Who: Girls in grades 4-7; When: 4:30-6:30 pm, June 10-July 22; Where: Bluffton High School; Cost: $75; Registration deadline: June 1; Note: Campers will receive a T-shirt. Space is limited to 70 campers; Information: Contact Bluffton High School girls basketball coach Lonnie Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUTURE EAGLES BOYS CAMP: Who: Grades 1-8; When: June 20-23; Times: 9 a.m. to noon (Grades 1-4), 1-4 p.m. (Grades 5-8) Where: Hilton Head Christian Academy; Cost: $85; Note: Campers will receive a T-shirt. Registration/Information: Call coach Kenny Conroy at 912-659-5261.
WHALE BRANCH FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS CAMP: Who: Boys grades 1-9; Where: Whale Branch High School gym; When: June 20-23, 9 a.m. untill noon; Cost: $40 in advance, $50 at the door; Note: Participants will be grouped based on age and skill level; Registration/Information: Call coach Linc Lyles at 441-6210.
BULLDOG BASKETBALL CAMP: Who: Girls in grades 6-12; Where: H.E. McCracken Middle School gymnasium, Bluffton; When: July 11-15 & July 25-29; Time: 9 am to noon; Cost: $75 per week or $125 for both ($125/week family discount for 2 children); Registration deadline: July 8 & July 22; Notes: Fundamentals and team play are emphasized and taught by experienced coaches/players. Scholarships available. Registration/Information: Go to www.playhardinbtown.com or call Karen Floyd at 816-2979, or Debbie Retzer at 836-2886.
BEAUFORT WATER FESTIVAL
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MEN'S SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: When: 8 a.m., June 18-19; Where: Parris Island Softball Complex; Cost: $200 per team.
HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT: When: June 18
VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: When: June 18
WOMEN'S GOLF TOURNAMENT: When: June 18
CORN HOLE QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT: When: June 21-24
MEN'S GOLF TOURNAMENT: When: June 25-26
CROQUET CLINICS: What: Croquet Clinics available by appointment; Where: Port Royal Croquet Club Lawn Court; When: 1 p.m. on Monday afternoons; Notes: Chance to become a member of the Port Royal Croquet Club; Information: Call 298-6566, ask for Russ Rymer or call Port Royal Plantation at 681-1771.
SEA ISLANDS 100 BIKE TOUR: What: Inaugural 100-mile ride through the Sea Islands to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry; When: 9:30 a.m., July 2-3; Cost: $50 registration fee; Notes: Cyclists of all skill levels are welcome. Riders are requested to raise $250 to ride. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on July 2 at Penn Center, St. Helena Island. Bicyclists will ride 50 miles a day, visiting St. Helena Island, Hunting Island, Lady's Island, Harbor Island, Port Royal, Parris Island and Horse Island. Support and gear vehicles, bike maintenance and rest stops will be provided. A Lowcountry boil supper will be served after Saturday's ride. Registration/Information: Call the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry at 575-5430.
KICKIN' ASPHALT BICYCLE CLUB: What: A bicycle touring club for riders of all ages, abilities and experience levels; Note: Each ride for has 20- or 40-mile option; Information: Call 384-1808 or kickinasphalt.info.
BEAUFORT SPORTFISHING AND DIVING CLUB MEETING: When: June 9; Where: Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, Lady's Island. Time: Social at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.; Notes: Capt. Don May will have a presentation on King mackerel fishing. He will bring rods, reels and different types of setups for King mackerel fishing with live bait. No reservations needed. Guests are welcome. Information: Call Capt. Frank Gibson at 522-2020 or email email@example.com.
LITTLE DOLPHINS CAMP: Who: Grades 1-8; When: July 11-13; Times: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where: Battery Creek High School; Cost: $40; Notes: The Battery Creek coaching staff, along with current and former Dolphins, will instruct the campers. Students will be divided into groups by grade. Fundamentals and competitions. Campers will receive a T-shirt. Registration: Walk-up registration available morning of first day; Information: Call Battery Creek head coach Jim Shuman at 522-5500 or 422-5917, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HHCA SUMMER CAMP: Who: Boys, rising 2nd to 7th grade; When: July 25-28; Times: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Hilton Head Christian Academy; Cost: $120 non-contact camp (grades 2-4), $140 contact camp (grades 5-7); Note: HHCA coach Tommy Lewis, his staff and players will instruct campers in the fundamentals. Campers will receive a T-shirt. All campers must bring cleats, mouthpiece and a bag lunch. Equipment will be issued for contact camp. Registration/Information: Call the HHCA athletics office at 681-8297.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE PRACTICE: When: 5:30 p.m. Sundays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays; Where: Chaplin Park, Hilton Head Island; Notes: Guys and girls of all levels welcome; Information: call 290-0804 or e-mail email@example.com.
HHIJGA REGISTRATION: What: Registration for the Hilton Head Island Junior Golf Association summer program; Who: Full-time summer residents of the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton area between ages 8-18 (as of June 1); Cost: $100 ($65 for additional children of same family); Registration deadline: June 6; Notes: Season begins in early June, and ends with a banquet on Aug. 18. A mandatory meeting for all new parents of the program will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Moss Creek Plantation clubhouse. Registrations will be accepted that evening. Applications and information also can be obtained by sending a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: HHIJGA, Suite D, 19 Bow Circle, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, or by visiting the office on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. Information: Go to HHIJGA.com or call 785-7198.
BRITISH OPEN PUB JUNIOR GOLF CAMP: What: Introduction to the rules and etiquette of golf; Who: Ages 7 and up; Where: Old South Golf Links; When: 1-5 p.m. Thursdays, June 14-Aug. 13; Cost: $65 per day (includes clubs, snacks, drinks and USGA rulebook); Note: Two hours of instruction and two hours of course play per day. Class taught by PGA professionals. Limited to 15 students.
BRITISH OPEN PUB JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC: What: Introduction to the rules and etiquette of golf; Who: Ages 6 and up; Where: Old South Golf Links; When: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays, June 14-Aug. 13; Cost: $25 per day (includes clubs, snacks and drinks); Note: Class taught by PGA professionals. Limited to 15 students.
PINK RIBBON EVENT: What: Nine-hole fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Foundation; Where: Eagle's Pointe Golf Club; When: 2 p.m., June 11; Cost: $20; Notes: Entry fee includes nine holes of golf, Rally for the Cure gift bag and chance to win grand prize; Information: Call 757-5900.
BEAUFORT COUNTY GAMECOCK CLASSIC: When: 9 a.m., June 11; Where: Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island; Format: 4-person scramble, Captain's Choice; Cost: $100 per player; Notes: Gift bag, awards lunch, on-course beverages, hole contests and prizes. Proceeds benefit USC scholarship athletes. Information: Call Linda McCarty at 521-1445.
LT. DAN CLASSIC: Where: Legends Golf Course at Parris Island; When: 10 a.m., Sept. 16 (registration begins at 9 a.m.); Format: Four-person scramble; Cost: $70 per person before Aug. 29, $80 after; Notes: Golfers may enter individually or as a 2-person, 3-person or 4-person team. A wounded warrior golfer or single golfers may be added to each team to make foursomes. Lunch, snacks, beverages and prizes. Contests and raffle. Mulligans will be sold. Pick up an entry form at your local golf course. Information: Call 379-8877 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE GOLF EXHIBITION: Where: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort; When: Mondays, 4-5 p.m.; Notes: Doug Weaver, director of Instruction at the Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy, conducts a weekly 45-minute golf clinic and demonstration entitled "Where Does the Power Come From?" at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Center at Palmetto Dunes. Free and open to the public. Information: Call 785-1138 or e-mail www.palmettodunes.com.
PALMETTO DUNES JUNIOR CLASSES: What: Instruction and games focusing on mastering the fundamentals of golf, etiquette and rules; When: 10-11 a.m. Monday through Friday; 4-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Where: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course; Cost: $25 per class; Registration/Information: Call 785-1138.
PALMETTO DUNES ADVANCED JUNIOR SESSIONS: What: Play with the pro and learn as you go; When: 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays; Where: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course; Cost: $90 per session; Registration/Information: Call 785-1138.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND GYMNASTICS: What: Winter Session, Jan. 3-March 19; Who: Ages 1-18; Where: 379 Browns Cove Rd. (Riverwalk Business Park on SC-170); Registration deadline: Dec. 31; Notes: Specials for early registration. Holiday camps Dec. 20-30, Fun Gyms, Open Gym, Birthdays. Information: Call Cecilia at 815-6590 or go to hhigymnastics.com.
SPORTS ACADEMY GYMNASTICS AND DANCE: What: Fall Registration for gymnastics and dance; Who: ages 1 and up; When: Fall classes start Aug. 17; Where: Sports Academy Gymnastics and Dance, 20 Maxine Lane, Beaufort; Notes: Gymnastics classes for mommy and me, preschool, school age, advanced and team. Dance clasess include preschool, ballet, tap, and hip-hop. Information: Call 846-1804 or go to www.eteamz.com/sagym.
ISLAND REC CENTER SUMMER
For more information on the following Island Recreation Association camps, call 681-7273 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. To register, go to www.islandreccenter.org or stop by the Island Recreation Center at 20 Wilborn Rd.
COED YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE: Who: Grades 3-8; Where: Island Recreation Center; When: Wednesdays, June 15-Aug. 3; Time: 5:45-6:45 pm (Grades 3-5); 6:45-7:45 pm (Grades 6-8); Cost: $35; Notes: For all skill levels. Casual games. Limited to 20 participants per age group.
ROLLER HOCKEY CAMP: What: Develop and improve individual and team skills and fundamentals; Where: Island Rec Center, Hilton Head Island; When: June 27-30; Times: Ages 6-9, 6-7:30 p.m.; Ages 10-14, 7:30-9 p.m.; Cost: $40; Notes: All skill levels welcome, boys and girls.
SOCCER CAMP: Who: Ages 5-14; When: July 18-22, 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Cost: $70; Notes: Scott Manning and Nate Skager will lead instruction. Skills covered include one-on-one attacking moves, shooting, dribbling, passing and goalkeeping. Camp will feature soccer-related games. All skill levels welcome, boys and girls. Grouped with other players of similar age, abilities.
SURF CAMP: What: Learn about wind, wave, currents and surf etiquette; Who: Ages 7 & up; Cost: $100 per session, including board and snacks ($120 with premium board rental); Notes: For session dates, go to www.islandreccenter.org.
YOUTH TENNIS CAMPS: Where: Chaplin Tennis Center; When: Session 1 June 13-16; Session 2 June 20-23; Session 3 June 27-June 30; Session 4 July 11-14; Session 5 July 18-21; Session 6 July 25-28; Session 7 Aug. 1-4; Session 8 Aug. 8-11; Times: Ages 5-8, 9-10 a.m.; Ages 9-11, 10-11 a.m.; Cost: $50 per session; Notes: Learn skills and drills, and play matches.
VOLLEYBALL CAMP: What: Fine tune skills; Who: Ages 10-15; When: July 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon; Cost: $70; Notes: Camp is run by coach Al Stern. Focus on group drills and individual playing skills. All skill levels welcome. Grouped with other players of similar age, abilities and goals. Camp limited to 30 players.
DANCE CAMP: What: Learn dances in hip-hop, ballet, tap and jazz; Who: Ages 7-13; When: June 27-July 1, 9 a.m. to noon; Cost: $70; Notes: Held at Island Rec Center. Camp is run by Bluffton School of Dance. All skill levels.
CHEERLEADING CAMP: What: Learn cheers, sideline chants, stunts, dance and tumbling; Who: Ages 5-14; When: July 11-14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Cost: $125; Notes: Local high school cheerleaders teach routines with a 3-to-1 ratio.
ALL SPORTS CAMP: What: Learn to play a variety of sports; Where: Island Recreation Center; Who: Ages 6-12; When: Monday-Friday, June 14-Aug. 13; Time: 9 a.m. to noon; Cost: $50/week or $10/day; Notes: Focus on teamwork, fair play and good sportsmanship. Aquatic games on Fridays.
TIDE RIDERS KAYAKING CLUB: What: Monthly kayak trips; Cost: $10 per person per trip; Notes: Club meets once a month to explore new areas and meet new folks. Most trips are between 4-8 miles in length and are accessible to beginning paddlers. There is no fee to join. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the mailing list. Information: Call Kim Gundler at 525-0810 or go to www.beaufortkayaktours.com/Paddling_Club.html.
BOYS LACROSSE CAMP: What: Develop and improve lacrosse fundamentals; Who: Ages 7-13; When: June 20-23, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Where: Island Rec Center, Hilton Head Island; Cost: $85; Notes: Camp features instructor Joe Monmonier, Hilton Head High boys coach. Learn lacrosse game strategies. All skill levels welcome. Grouped with other players of similar age, abilities and goals. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.
HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE CAMP: Who: Grades 9-12; When: June 20-23, 8 a.m. to noon; Where: Island Rec Center, Hilton Head Island; Cost: $150; Notes: Camp features instructor Joe Monmonier, Hilton Head High boys coach. Focus on group drills and individual skills. Registration/Information: Go to www.islandreccenter.org, stop by the Island Rec Center at 20 Wilborn Rd. or call 681-7273.
KIDS KARATE: What: McElroy's Martial Arts Academy; Where: Powerhouse Gym, Bridge Center, Bluffton; Who: Ages 5-13; When: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Nov. 9; Cost: $20; Notes: Master instructor Rick McElroy teaches the class, which is held twice weekly. Registration/Information: Call McElroy at 681-6538.
TAE KWON DO CLASSES: Where: Wardle Family YMCA, Beaufort; When: Mondays and Fridays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Who: All ages; Notes: Class is taught by 2nd degree black belt Tim Snyder. Try one class for free before deciding whether to join. Information: Call 522-9622.
THIRD ANNUAL RUN BIKE RUN & 5K OF THE LOWCOUNTRY: Where: Hilton Head Lakes, Hardeeville; When: 7 a.m., June 25; Notes: Event will include Kids Duathlon (1-mile run, 3-mile bike, 1-mile run), Adult Duathlon (5-20-5) and Team Relay Challenge in addition to the 5K Run/Walk. Award ceremony and post-race celebration with refreshments, music and door prizes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mental Health America of Beaufort/Jasper and the Palmetto Animal League. Registration: Go to bearfootsports.com; Information: Call Bear Foot Sports at 757-8520.
FIRECRACKER 5000: What: The 26th annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race and Family Fun Walk; When: 8 a.m., July 4; Where: The Mall at Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island; Notes: The 5K course (3.1 miles) starts and finishes behind the Mall at Shelter Cove and takes participants through the roads around Shelter Cove Harbour. Post-race celebration will feature live music, refreshments, door prizes and more. A percentage of proceeds from the event benefit Hilton Head Aquatics and the Hilton Head Runners Club. The first 1,200 participants receive a T-shirt. No pets, baby joggers or strollers. Registration: Go to www.bearfootsports.com; Information: Call Bear Foot Sports at 757-8520.
PALMETTO PACERS WEEKLY RUNS: What: Palmetto Pacers Running Club; Where: Bluffton; When: 8 a.m. Sunday (at Island Bagel Company) and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday (at Squat-n-Gobble); Notes: Each run will consist of a long and short run, typically ranging from 3-5 miles. Information: E-mail Palmettopacers@gmail.com.
ISLAND SOCCER ACADEMY: Where: Island Recreation Center on Hilton Head Island and site TBA, Bluffton; Who: Ages 8 and up; When: July 13-15; Time: 9-11 a.m. (Hilton Head), 6-8 p.m. (Bluffton); Cost: $50; Notes: Camp directors are Hilton Head High boys coach Wayne Quinlan and Chris Ayer, head women's coach at Lander University. Information: Go to www.islandsocceracademy.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Hilton Head Aquatics EVALUATIONS: Who: Swimmers of all levels from ages 5-18; When: June 14, 5-7 p.m. Where: Island Recreation Center pool; Information: Call head coach Mike Lane at (401) 575-9955 or Alex Snyder at (704) 778-5126, or go to www.h2aswim.com.
SUMMER GROUP SWIM LESSONS: What: Beaufort County PALS youth swim lessons; Where: Charles Lind Brown Pool (formerly Greene Street Pool) 525-7044, Battery Creek Pool 255-6760, Beaufort Indoor Pool 522-2903, Bluffton Indoor Pool 706-2285; Cost: $30 for eight classes; Notes: Various class schedules are offered at each pool throughout the summer, but space is limited. Lessons are taught by American Red Cross-Certified Water Safety Instructors. Information: Call the individual pool for schedule and times or go to www.bcgov.net/PALS.
ADULT WATER EXERCISE CLASSES: Where: Beaufort County YMCA, Port Royal; When: Shallow Water Classes -- Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:45-9:45 a.m. & 10-11 a.m.; Saturday 8:45-9:45 a.m.; Deep Water Classes -- Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11 a.m. & 5:35-6:35 p.m. Notes: Classes are led by trained instructors and offer a strenuous, low-impact aerobic workout. Information: Call the YMCA at 521-9622, go to www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATER AEROBICS CLASSES: Where: Celadon Activity Center & Spa, Lady's Island; When: Mondays at 4 p.m., Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; Cost: $5 per class; Registration/Information: Call the Celadon Activity Center & Spa at 379-1088.
BEAUFORT SUMMER CAMP: When: June 13-17; Who/When: Ages 5-8/9-10 a.m.; Ages 9-11/10-11:30 a.m.; Intermediate Ages 12-16/3-4:30 p.m.; Advanced Ages 12-18/4:30-6:30 p.m.; Cost: $80 for ages 5-8, $120 for ages 9-11 and intermediate 12-16, $175 for advanced ages 12-18; Notes: Beaufort High School coach David Riedmayer and teaching pro Warren Florence will instruct the sessions. The morning sessions for ages 5-11 will use the QuickStart format, which features smaller courts, shorter nets and lower compression balls. Information: Call David Riedmayer at 321-0381 or Warren Florence at 441-0871.
FREE TENNIS EXHIBITION: Where: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort; When: Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Notes: Watch world-class tennis during this special courtside Happy Hour at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center. Free and open to the public. Information: Call 800-827-3006 or e-mail www.palmettodunes.com.
SUNDAY ROUND ROBIN SOCIAL: Where: Chaplin Public Tennis Center; When: Sundays; Time: Sessions 1-3 p.m. and 3-5 p.m.; Fee: Voluntary donation to Public Tennis, Inc. to help cover the cost of two new courts at Chaplin Park; Registration deadline: Play is limited to 36 players per session; Format: Mixed doubles round robin 2.5, 3.0, 3.5; Information: Tim Ryan, 682-3504 or e-mail email@example.com. Include name, USTA level and session preference.
JUNIOR TENNIS AT HAMPTON HALL: Who: Ages 5 and over; When: Session 2, Feb. 28 to March 26; Times: Mondays 4-4:45 p.m. (Ages 5-7, 8-10) and 5-6 p.m. (11 and over); Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 p.m. (11 and over) and 4:30-5:15 p.m. (Ages 5-10); Thursdays 4-4:45 p.m. (Ages 5-7, 8-10) and 5-6 p.m. (11 and over); Cost: (one class per week) $40/session for ages 5-10 or $60/session for ages 11 and over; discount for multiple days per week; Information: Contact Jo Cahi at 422-8896 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Brett Robertson at 816-2033 or email@example.com.
AFTER SCHOOL/WEEKEND YOUTH CLINICS: Who: Ages 8-15, beginner to advanced; Where: Port Royal Racquet Club, Hilton Head Island; When: Starting Sept. 28; Times: 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays (advanced, ages 12-15), 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays (beginner/ intermediate, ages 8-12), 9-10 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays (advanced, ages 12-15), 10-11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays (beginner/intermediate, ages 8-12); Notes: Program is under the direction of tennis professional Alfredo Soliz. Clinics will feature fitness, technique, drills and match play. Registration/Information: Call Alfredo Soliz at 684-4035.
CARDIO TENNIS KIDS: What: Fitness program featuring drills and games; Who: Ages 6-12; Where: Hilton Head Beach & Tennis or Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center; Notes: Cardio Tennis Kids emphasizes movement and fun using music and pedometers. Using age-appropriate equipment, the program aims to develop tennis and athletic skills while improving health and fitness. Each class runs 30-45 minutes, depending on age. Information: Hilton Head Beach & Tennis -- contact Eric Wammock at hiltonheadislandtennis.net or 301-2113; Palmetto Dunes -- contact Tapi at 785-1152.
CARDIO TENNIS: Where: Van Der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club, Hilton Head Island; When: 8-9 a.m., Tuesday & Thursday; Cost: $15 per session; Registration/Information: Call 686-8804.
CARDIO TENNIS FOR ADULTS: Where: Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, Hilton Head Island; When: 7:45-8:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Cost: $22 per session ($12 for locals); Notes: For players of all abilities. Heart rate monitors will be provided. Classes are instructed by Tapi H