STANDISH, Maine – Several sports camps will be taking place on the Saint Joseph's College campus during the summer months.
JUNE 25 – 28: SUMMER BASKETBALL & SOCCER CLINICS (Ages 6-13)
Cost: Basketball Only ($100 per child), Soccer Only ($100 per child), All-Day Program ($200 per child)
The summer camp will focus on the fundamental skills of basketball and soccer. Monk Camps are committed to making you a better player. Our coaching staff includes some of the area's finest coaches and our camps are broken up by age and ability to ensure that each camper is being trained at the right level with the right players. Our goal is to challenge you every session but our objective is to increase each camper's playing skills and knowledge of the game while providing opportunities to experience and build confidence. But most of all, our objective is to have FUN!
JUNE 29-30: MONKS SWIMMING STROKE CLINIC (Ages 8-12, 13 & up)
Cost: $106 per swimmer
This camp will be split into four sessions focusing on the four competitive strokes; Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Freestyle. Each session will cover the core elements of each stroke. We will also focus on the start, turn, and underwater kick specifically for each stroke.
JULY 22 – 25: TWINIGHT BASEBALL CAMP (Ages 6-13)
Cost: $235 per camper
The Twinight Baseball Camp, the longest-running camp at Saint Joseph's, will take place at Larry Mahaney Baseball Diamond, July 22-25. Run by renowned Head Coach Will Sanborn '86, the Twinight clinic has been taking place for over 25 years and features the consistent emphasis of proper fundamentals designed to help players achieve success as they move on to higher levels of competition. The camp schedule includes drills and activities in the late afternoon and, following a nutritious meal in the SJC cafeteria, games played under the lights on the Monks' baseball and softball diamonds.
JULY 30 – AUGUST 3RD / AUGUST 3-6: TAKE FLIGHT ALL-SPORTS CAMP (Ages 5-12)
Cost: $180 per child, per week
The Take Flight Academy All-Sports Camp, which is organized by the Saint Joseph's men's basketball program and Head Coach Rob Sanicola '99, offers two sessions: July 30 – August 3rd and August 6th – 10th. The All-Sports Camp is designed to provide children opportunity to experience a wide range of sports. Through games, competitions, and challenges geared to the individual ability levels, campers learn skills for multiple sports, gain self-confidence and acquire a love of sports to match their talents and interests. Counselors are selected with extreme care. They reflect outstanding teaching ability and the desire to help develop campers into good citizens.
AUGUST 4: MEN'S BASKETBALL ELITE PROSPECT CAMP (Grades 9-12)
Cost: $100 per student-athlete
The Elite Prospect Camp is a great opportunity to work closely with Head Coach Rob Sanicola and his staff on the skills and fundamentals that are the building blocks to the St. Joe's Men's Basketball program's success. Designed for high school student-athletes who are serious about and motivated to play collegiate basketball, the camp will closely resemble what high-level college players go through daily in practice. Sessions will involve individual instruction, skill development, 3-on-3 and full court competition. Participants will be limited in number to ensure maximum individual attention
AUGUST 4TH: WOMEN'S SOCCER ELITE SUMMER PROSPECT CAMP (Grades 9-12)
Cost: $75 per student-athlete
The Saint Joseph's College Women's Soccer Camp is open to girls of high school age who are focused on playing college soccer at a competitive level. Spend the day with Head Coach Jenelle Harris, her coaching staff, players, and alumni in a competitive training environment at our new SJC Athletics Complex. Players will experience instruction in the same format as a college training session. The camp will include technical drills, possession, small-sided games, and competitive play. Also enjoy lunch, a Question & Answer session, optional campus tour, and time to speak individually with coaches.
AUGUST 4: MEN'S SOCCER ELITE PROSPECT CAMP (Grades 9-12)
Cost: $75 per student-athlete
Monks Soccer Camps will host a Prospect Camp on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. for prospective high school students at its campus on Sebago Lake in southern Maine. The event offers prospective students a chance to tour the Standish campus, attend information sessions on the application process and financial aid, enjoy lunch and have the opportunity to learn more about one of the more than 40 majors and programs offered. The camp is staffed by Head Coach Adrian Dubois, his assistant coaches, alumni and players. Players will experience instruction in a format very similar to a college practice session – allowing them to experience a practice structured at a higher level. The camp will include instruction in warm-up, possession, and an inner squad scrimmage.
AUGUST 26: BASEBALL INSTRUCTIONAL PROSPECT CAMP (Ages 15-19)
Cost: $125 per student-athlete
Saint Joseph's will also host a Baseball Instructional Prospect Camp August 26th. Open to any high school player aged 15-19 who is focused on playing baseball at the next level, the prospect camp is staffed by Head Coach Will Sanborn, his assistant coaches, alumni and players. Participants will experience instruction in a format very similar to a college practice session. The clinics will include instruction in hitting, throwing, fielding, base running, and pitching.
SEPTEMBER 9: MEN'S LACROSSE PROSPECT CAMP (Grades 9-12)
Cost: $99 per student-athlete
The Prospect Camp provides interested student-athletes in high school to meet the SJC coaching staff, run through a typical practice at the collegiate level, compete with other student-athletes interested, and connect with current players on the team. Lunch in our dining hall and a campus tour will also be provided so that student-athletes are able to see what SJC is all about!
For more information on these camps and other camps/clinics offered by the SJC Athletics department, please visit www.monkssportscamps.com.