Baseball skills evaluations to take place at Oak Lawn H.S.
Oak Lawn High School will host a baseball-skills evaluation on Wednesday, June 25, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will be presented by U.S. Baseball Academy and My Pro Day.
The session is open to players aged 6-18, regardless of ability level. For more information, visit www.MyProDay.com
Summer sports camps to be held at Richards
Summer camps in several sports will be presented by Richards’ varsity coaches during the month of June.
Football, softball, and boys’ and girls’ volleyball camps will all be held June 16-19. A baseball skills camp and girls’ basketball camp both run June 23-26, and a second baseball camp will be presented in a pair of two-day blocks: June 30 and July 1, and July 7 and 8.
Tatra Foundation sponsoring camps
The Tatra Foundation will sponsor a soccer camp for children aged 5-12 and ski-jumping school for ages 7-12 this summer.
Hickory Hills will be one of two sites for the soccer camp. Ski jumping will be held at a facility specializing in that. The cost of the latter is $275, which includes two bus trips.
Moraine to conduct summer sports camps
Moraine Valley College will conduct three youth sports camps this summer.
Athletic director and former men's basketball coach Bill Finn will lead a hoops camp from July 14-17 for youngsters entering grades 3-8. Each session will run from 9-10:30 a.m. The camp is designed to develop and improve fundamental basketball skills through instruction, group and individual drills, and team play.
Former Cyclones volleyball coach Gloria Coughlin will host a camp in that sport July 14-17 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily. The program, which is open to players entering grades 5-9, will improve fundamental skills through individual attention and group work.
Moraine women's tennis coach Nicole Selvaggio will instruct youngsters entering grades 5-12 in the fundamentals of her sport July 7-10. Sessions for those in grades 5-8 will go from 9-10:30 a.m. each day, with ones for grades 9-12 to follow from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The cost of each camp is $70, and all three will be held in the school's new Health, Fitness & Recreation Center gymnasium. For more information, call 974-5727 or visit www.morainevalley.edu/Athletics.
Girls' basketball camp to be offered at SXU
St. Xavier University women's basketball coach Bob Hallberg will host his annual basketball camp for girls aged 7-15 the week of June 16-20 at the Shannon Center.
Sessions will run from 1:30-4 p.m. daily. Participants will be grouped according to age and ability, and Hallberg will actively teach each day. SXU assistant coaches and players will also be on hand to instruct campers.
The cost is $135 per individual, and includes a camp T-shirt. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications are available through the SXU athletic department or online at www.sxucougars.com under the "summer camps" link.
For more information, call Laura Kurzeja at (773) 298-3785.