St. James camp
Registration is under way for St. James summer day camp. Registration is from 2-7 p.m. and the fee is $50 per week. The camp hours are 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday- Friday.
Activities for ages 5-13 include swimming, bowling, skating, arts and crafts, basketball and field trips to Splash-n-The Boro and Chuck E Cheese. For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 884-3016 or 980-4559.
Travel Team USA needs players
The Travel team USA is seeking college seniors, recent graduates or professional players for a women’s travel basketball team. The team travels across the Eastern United States, playing in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Through Travel Team USA, players will meet sports agents with international contacts. There is a onetime fee, which will cover uniforms and travel expenses. This summer, the team will have conditioning sessions for the upcoming season. Players with at least college level experience are preferred. If you are interested, e-mail Tiffany Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only serious and dedicated players should apply. Team managers also are needed.
Flag football league
Registration for the YMCA flag football leagues runs through July 6. Registration is open for ages 3-16. Practice begins around July 13 and games start around July 27. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 368-9622.
Y Gymanstics planning camps
YMCA Gymnastics is having "Flip and Splash" camp that includes gymnastics, crafts and swimming:
• Session 1 Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 23-July 9, ages 3-5 from 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6 and up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
• Session 2 Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 14-30, ages 3-5 from 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6 and up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
For more information call Richard Somerville, Y sports and fitness director, at 368-9322.
Energy Oasis camps
Energy Oasis in Richmond Hill will be offering the following summer camps:
• Yoga/pilates camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., June 15-19. Ages 9-14. Cost is $125.
• Wrestling camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., June 22-26. Ages 10 and under. Cost is $125.
• Yoga/pilates camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., July 6-10. Ages 5-9. Cost is $125.
• Wrestling camp, 12:30-3:30 p.m., July 13-17. Ages 10 and under. Cost is $125.
• All around the world camp, 9 a.m.-noon, July 20-24. Ages 4-11. Cost is $125.
For more information, call (912) 756-5865.
Fort King George spring canoe excursions
Fort King George Historic Site has set a Spring Canoe Excursion program. Site guides will offer a canoe trips June 20 through the old rice canals of Cathead Creek. The complex maze of rice canals produces a unique ecosystem. Old cypress trees, rare Altamaha vegetation and wildlife will be present and interpreted by naturalist guides.
The trip starts at 8 a.m. and will be extended into a longer paddle down Cathead Creek into Darien. This trip will last four hours and will finish at Skippers Dock in Darien. The trips cost $25 per person. The site will furnish all canoes, paddles and life jackets. Participants are responsible for all other amenities such as snacks, drinks, bug spray, etc. For more information, call (912) 437-4770 or visit www.gastateparks.org/fortkinggeorge.
YMCA camps start in June
The Liberty County YMCA has several specialty camps for this summer:
Basketball camp: June 15–19 for ages 5-7 (10-11 a.m.) ages 8-14 (11-12) Cost: $25 for summer campers, $30 members and $35 for others
Registration ends three days before the camp. For more information, contact Richard Somerville at 912-368-9622 or RichardS@ymcaofcoastalga.org.
LCRD summer programs
Liberty County Recreation Department has started its 2009 summer. Programs include day camp, swim lessons, swim team, sports camps, taekwondo, golf, tennis, track and field and more. Register at the LCRD Office on Highway 84 in Hinesville. Hours are Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration will continue until all slots are filled. Online registration is available at www.lcrd.net. For additional information call 876-5359.
2009 Tiger Tee-Off
The Bradwell Institute 2009 Tiger Tee-Off Golf Tournament is at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Registrations are being accepted for four-person scramble teams. The entry fee is $50 per person, $200 per team. Send entry payment along with the names of team players and a contact number for team captain to:
727 S. Main St., #99
Hinesville, GA 31313
For more information, call Ken Griffin at (478) 494-2016 or e-mail email@example.com. You can also call the Cherokee Rose Country Club at 876-5503.
Golf classic registration open
Online registration for the 2009 Jekyll Island Georgia-Florida Golf Classic is open. Registration is $270 per player until July 1 and $300 after. Online registration is limited to the first 400 registrants and includes green fees, cart rental, cocktail party and oyster roast for player and guest and non-player activities. For more information, call the Jekyll Island Golf Pro Shop at (912) 635-2368. For more information on all other Jekyll Island activities and hotel accommodations, call the Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center at 1-877-4JEKYLL.
Summer Slam seeks talent, vendors
This year’s Summer Slam is July 5 and will include local musical talent, food vendors, car clubs and DJs.
Summer Slam organizers are accepting registration for local musicians, vendors and DJs who want to participate in the one-day event that usually draws hundreds of people.
The gates will open at 1 p.m. and admission is $5. A car stereo contest starts at 3 p.m. and local musicians will take the stage starting around 5 p.m.
This year’s event will also feature a DJ competition.
For more information, call Ernie Walthour at 980-4559.
Year of the NCO golf tourney
The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army is hosting its Year of the NCO golf tournament at the Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart on Friday, June 19, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The rain date is June 25.
It’s a four-person scramble tournament and the registration fee is $30. Sponsorships are available for the following prices:
Title sponsor $2,500, meal sponsor $1,500, beverage sponsor $1,500, team of four and a hole sponsorship (AUSA non-member) $325, team four and a hole sponsorship (AUSA Member) $275, hole sponsor (AUSA non-member) $250, hole sponsor (AUSA member) $200, team of four $100 and individual players $30.
For more information, call 877-5209, 368-3332 or 308-5403 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pool now open
The Liberty County Recreation Department swimming pool is open. The pool is in Liberty Independent Troop Park on Highway 84 in Hinesville. Hours are 2-6 p.m. every day. Admission is $2 per person. The pool may be reserved for private parties.
Swimming lessons for ages 4 and up will be offered at the pool in two-week sessions (Tuesday-Friday), mornings: June 2-12, 16-26, July 7-17 and July 21-31, at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. evenings: June 2-12, 16-26 at 6:10 p.m. The cost is $2. Slots are limited. On-line registration is available at www.lcrd.net.
Sunday night is family night with only parents and children admitted from 6:30-8:30. Monday night is senior swim for ages 50 and older, from 6:30-8. Thursday night is pre-teen swim for ages 9-12, from 6:30-8:30. Admission is $2 per person.
The pool may be reserved for exclusive use by individuals or groups. The fee is $50 per hour for 25 people or fewer, $75 per hour for 25-50 people, $100 per hour for 50-75 people, and $125 per hour for 75-100 people. Reservations must be made through the LCRD Office.
For additional information, go to the LCRD Web site at www.lcrd.net or call 876-5359.