Bishop’s Sum­mer Sports Camp Open House Set For Wed­nes­day

Stanstead Journal - - LENOXVILLE NEWS -

The mer­cury fi­nally ap­pears to be ris­ing as is the ex­cite­ment for Bishop’s Univer­sity Sum­mer Sports Camps. The depart­ment of ath­let­ics is pleased to of­fer a va­ri­ety of bilin­gual sum­mer camp op­tions for the youth of the area and afar. De­tails, fa­cil­ity tours and many coaches and ath­letes will be on hand at the Camp Open House on Wed­nes­day, May 14 at 7 p.m. in the John H. Price Sports Cen­tre Lobby. The Gaiters coaches and play­ers will once again lead these camps open­ing with Foot­ball for youth ages 10-17. It takes place June 22-27. Two weeks of the ever-pop­u­lar bas­ket­ball camp for 10-17 year olds is back from June 29-July 4 and July 6-11. Al­though al­ready sold out golf camp also re­turns from July 7-11 for 8-14 year olds, there is a wait­ing list. Mak­ing its de­but in 2014 is soc­cer camp set to run from July 27-Au­gust 1 for 5-16 year olds. Also new this sum-

mer will be a num­ber of multi-sport camps. A new one will run each week of the sum­mer from June 23 through Au­gust 22 for 5-16 year olds. “We have a great list of camps this year,” said Stephen Jal­bert, the Camp Co­or­di­na­tor at Bishop’s. “Hav­ing the Gaiters coaches on board re­ally makes these camps cred­i­ble. We are also re­ally ex­cited to be able to of­fer each and ev­ery camp bilin­gually to cater to all campers whether from the area or some­where far­ther away.” All camps with the ex­cep­tion of golf camp of­fer both res­i­den­tial and day op­tions. Com­plete de­tails and a list of prices can be found at www.gaiters.ca/ camps or by drop­ping by the open house. The open house will fea­ture tours of the sports cen­tre, all of its fa­cil­i­ties as well as one of the res­i­dence build­ings that will be in use. Coaches from the var­i­ous sports and Gaiter ath­letes who will be coun­sel­lors and coaches at the camps will be on hand to an­swer ques­tions and pro­vide an over­view of what each week will look like. Fi­nally in-per­son reg­is­tra­tion will be avail­able. All this takes place on Wed­nes­day, May 14 at 7 p.m. at the John H. Price Sports Cen­tre. For more de­tails con­tact the sports cen­ter con­trol desk by stop­ping by or call­ing 819-822-9600 ext. 2669. On­line reg­is­tra­tion is also avail­able at www.gaiters.ca/camps.

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