Camp Notes

TPHS football camp in June

Torrey Pines High School is holding their 16th annual Jr. Falcon Football Camp, June 15 to 18. The non-contact camp lets young players ages 6 to 13 learn the football basics.

Current coaches and players as well as former Falcons all help to lead the camp that promises maximum fun and playing time.

The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with motivational talks, stretching, agility tests, fundamental and position instruction, and scrimmages. Each child gets a camp photo and T-shirt included with the $140 registration costs. If players are signed up before June 1, the camp costs only $125. Sponsorships are available.

For more information, call 755-0125 ext. 2208.

LeBron James offers insight

The 2009 NBA’s most valuable player LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers will come to UCSD July 24 to 28 for the LeBron James King’s Academy camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 17. Children and teens can improve their game with contests, drills and scrimmages as well as get basketball insights from James.

For more information, visit


Sharks Soccer all summer

The Del Mar/Carmel Valley Sharks will host summer soccer campus for boys and girls ages 5 to 12 throughout the summer. The camps are open to players new to soccer or those looking to improve their skills for the next season.

Dates include June 22 to 26 at Torrey Hills, July 13 to 17 at Sage Canyon Park, July 20 to 24 at Sage Canyon, Aug. 3 to 7 at Torrey Hills, Aug. 10 to 14 at Sage Canyon and Aug. 17 to 21 at Sage Canyon.

For more information, visit

Pines summer activities set

Del Mar Pines School will offer its 19th year of summer activities for children in kindergarten through sixth grade in the subjects of math, reading and writing, musical theatre, art, chess, science and computers.

Classes are offered Monday through Thursday in two, three-week sessions. Session one is June 22 to July 9 and session two runs July 13 to 30 at the private campus on Torrington Street. To learn more about the summer programs, visit


Fletcher Cove all summer

Solana Beach Summer Day Camp at Fletcher Cove Park will run for seven weeks, June 22 through Aug. 14, each with a different theme and field trip. Themes are: environmentally friendly, time travel, fun to be fit, world explorers, it’s a zoo out there, space cadets and water adventures. The camps are for ages 6 to 12, but teenagers ages 13 to 17 can also participate as leaders in training.

For more information call 720-2453.

CV rec center camps offered

Every summer, the Carmel Valley Recreation center offers a wide array of summer camps. Sports camps and leagues are offered in tennis, lacrosse, basketball, soccer, gymnastics and cheerleading. Mad Science runs several science camps and there is even a camp for Girly Girls.

To check out a brochure, visit or stop by the Recreation Center on Townsgate Drive.

Surf Soccer camps start

San Diego Surf Soccer Club will run camps the weeks of June 15, June 29 and July 13. An experienced staff will coach players ages 7 to 14 on skills such as agility, speed, goalkeeping techniques and striker techniques and more. The camps will be held at Torrey Hills and Sycamore Ridge schools. For more information, visit


Critter Camp set at HWAC

Helen Woodward Animal Center is again offering Critter Camp, the ultimate animal-themed camp for children ages 4-14. Camps are offered as full day, weeklong sessions from June 8 through Aug. 21. Children have the opportunity to get up close and personal with center animals as well as play games and participate in activities.

For more information, contact 756-4117, ext. 318.