Saturday; though July: Auburn Dixie Youth will be taking applications for fall baseball from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Auburn City Hall. Cost is $80 with discounts for multiple-child families. Sign-ups will continue throughout the month of July. For more information, messages can be left at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 770-621-4617.
July 17-21: Greater Atlanta Christian is hosting a baseball camp for students entering second to sixth grade on July 17-21 from 9 a.m. to noon at GAC. For more information, call 770-243-2275 or e-mail email@example.com.
Aug. 4-5: Tryouts for 10U to 18U Berkeley Academy travel teams begin Aug. 4-5. For more details, call Lou Llerandi at 770-441-2242.
Through Aug. 11: Renz baseball and softball camps are running weekly through Aug. 11. For camp prices, times and registration forms, go online to www.renzbaseball.com or call 770-271-4554.
Through August: The Berkeley Academy is holding baseball and softball summer camps into August. Sessions are July 10-14, July 17-21 and July 31-Aug. 4. The cost is $175 per camper. For more details, call Lou Llerandi at 770-441-2242.
Through July 15: Final applications are being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. Boys and girls ages 10 to 19 are eligible to apply for the exclusive camp with alumni that includes Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan. There are a number of sites, with the Georgia camp held in Gainesville. For a free brochure, call (704) 373-0873 anytime.
July 17-21: Peach State Basketball Inc. will host the Girls Rising Stars Camp for the top rising sixth- to ninth-graders in the area at Bogan Park in Buford. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information visit www.peachstatehoops.com or contact Brandon Clay at
July 19-23: The Learn from the Pros basketball is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily July 19-23. The cost is $135 per child and instruction is from Harlem Globetrotters and NBA alumni. For more information call 770-564-8669 or 678-754-7571 or visit www.hubskids.com.
Starting Aug. 15: Suwanee Sports Academy's On Court Player Development, the only year-round comprehensive player development program in the country, has opened a limited number of training spots for the August enrollment. Call Michael Brown at 678-541-0176 to set up a complimentary private workout with one of On Court's professional coaches. For more information, visit www.onssasports.com.
Starting Aug. 19: Future Stars training and league play, for boys grades 3 to 12 and girls grades 4 to 10, meets once a week for 10 weeks, focusing on fundamental skill development and game play. Register online at www.ssasports.com. For more information, call 770-614-6686.
Starting Aug. 19: Suwanee Sports Academy will be hosting a varsity and junior varsity basketball league on Saturday's during the fall for boys and girls teams. Registration packets are available online at www.ssasports.com. Cost is $550 per team before Aug. 4 and $600 per team after Aug. 4. For questions, call John Hawley at 770-614-6686, ext. 107.
Starting Aug. 20: Suwanee Sports Academy will be hosting a middle school basketball league on Sunday's during the fall for boys and girls teams. Registration packets are available online at www.ssasports.com. Cost is $550 per team before Aug. 4 and $600 per team after Aug. 4. For questions, call John Hawley at 770-614-6686, ext. 107.
Starting Aug. 20: Rising Stars training and league play meets once a week for eight weeks. The program introduces the game of basketball to boys grades K to 2 and girls grades K to 3. Register online at www.ssasports.com. For more information, call 770-614-6686.
Aug. 27: Winter GBL tryouts for grade levels fifth through seventh for the North Gwinnett boys cluster will be on Aug. 27 in the old gym at North Gwinnett. For grade-specific times, e-mail Phil DeWilde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through September: Peach State Basketball Inc. is offering basketball skill development for college-caliber high school players throughout the offseason. Players can use these sessions to continue improving all year long. Contact Brandon Clay at 404-422-4936 or visit www.peachstatehoops.com for more information.
July 15: Countdown to Kickoff, a fan appreciation festival put on by Matt Stinchcomb and other former University of Georgia stars, will be from 3 to 6 p.m. July 15 on the football practice fields behind the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall on the Athens campus. The cost is $30 and includes time to interact with current and former UGA standouts. Stinchcomb and several of his Bulldogs buddies, including his younger brother Jon Stinchcomb, Charles Grant, Jermaine Phillips and David Greene organized this day for fans to benefit the Georgia Transplant Foundation, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the Arch Foundation. For more information, go online to www.UGAsports.com.
Through August: The Gwinnett Football League is looking for officials for the 2006 rec league season. No experience is necessary and training is provided. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
July 17-21: Greater Atlanta Christian is hosting a summer fishing camp for students entering fourth through eighth grades. The camp takes place July 17-21 at GAC with each session going from 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more information, call 770-243-2275 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through July 31: The Grayson baseball and softball teams are hosting the inaugural Diamond Rams benefit golf tournament at the Country Club of Gwinnett on Aug. 28. The deadline for registration is July 31. For more information, call the Country Club of Gwinnett clubhouse at 770-978-7755.
Aug. 1: Junior Golf Friends, one of 35 Community Friends volunteer groups of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, presents its first Hope and Will Junior Golf Classic on Aug. 1 at Pine Isle Golf Club at Lake Lanier Islands. Junior golfers age 10 to 17 are invited to tee off for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The event includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, prize opportunities and special visits from local PGA Tour pros. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is set for 8:40 a.m. Registration is $85 and open to the first 120 junior golfers on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register or for additional information call Ashley Anderson at 404-785-7316 or e-mail email@example.com.
Aug. 7-8: The Gwinnett County Junior Golf Championship benefitting the Southern Golf Foundation will be held at the Trophy Club of Apalachee starting on Aug. 7. For more information or to apply, visit the Trophy Club's golf shop or www.igolfthejunction.com.
Aug. 12: The first annual Brookwood Football Alumni Golf Tournament is set for Aug. 12 at the Georgia Club in Statham. Join old friends and teammates for the 2 p.m. shotgun start. Teams of four will play a scramble format. The cost is $95 per player which includes lunch from The Varsity, drinks, greens fees, cart, prizes and practice balls. Call Danny Nelson at 770-713-7032 or Brian Jarvis at 678-333-3618 with any questions.
Aug. 27: The Peachtree Ridge inaugural baseball/softball golf tournament will be held at Reunion Golf Club on Aug. 27. The shotgun start is set for 2 p.m. To register, call 678-361-4478 or visit www.prhsdugoutclub.com for more information.
Oct. 18: The Nail It for Habitat golf tournament and silent auction benefiting Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity is Oct. 18 at Bear's Best Golf Course in Suwanee. The cost for individual participants is $300, which includes admission to the awards ceremony. Sponsorships are also available. Lunch begins at 12:15 p.m. and the scramble-format tournament starts at 1 p.m. For more information call 770-931-8080, extension 18 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 31: The Hit 'em for Hemophilia golf tournament is Oct. 31 at Chateau Elan. Proceeds will fund research for a cure. Spots are available starting at $500. Team, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are also available. For more information, call Vic at 770-518-8272 or go online to www.hog.org.
Sept. 2-3: Suwanee Southern Draw Grappling Championships at Suwanee Sports Academy is Sept 2-3. Join grapplers from across the nation for one of the top tournaments in the country. Prize money awarded at all belt levels. For more information, call Kurt Matthews at 770-614-6686 ext. 116 or visit www.ssasports.com/grappling.
July 17-21: Tavani Soccer and Duluth boys soccer coach Gregg Tavani are holding a summer camp at Bunten Park in Duluth July 17-21 for boys and girls ages 7 to 15. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.tavanisoccer.com.
July 24-28: Classic Soccer Academy of Dacula is holding a summer soccer camp at Rabbit Hill Park for kids ages 4 and up July 24-28. It is for both developmental, advanced and high school levels. For more information, visit www.classicsocceracademy.com or call 770-614-0874.
Through August: Georgia F.C. seeking boys and girls for its academy program. Classic U14 and U17 teams are also seeking additional field players. Call Lloyd Smith at 678-614-1854 for information.
Saturday; though July: Auburn Dixie Youth will be taking applications for fall softball from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Auburn City Hall. Cost is $80 with discounts for multiple-child families. Sign-ups will continue throughout the month of July. For more information, messages can be left at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 770-621-4617.
July 16: Hull Middle School in the Peachtree Ridge cluster will have tryouts for its fastpitch softball team on July 16. Tryouts will be held at Bunten Road Park from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Field 4. Contact Jay Brandelik (770-995-4098, Jcbrand2@bellsouth.net) or Jack Shelton (email@example.com) or Curtis Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
July 17-20, 24-26: Georgia Tech will be hosting two softball camps in July for girls of various skill levels. The advanced skills camp is July 17-20 and the hitting camp and pitcher/catcher camp is July 24-26. For more information, call Ethan Shapiro at 404-894-5410 or e-mail email@example.com.
Aug. 19: Worth Cobras softball tryouts for 10U to 16U teams are Aug.19 at Rhodes Jordan Park. Please call 770-331-2960 or 678-698-3294 for information and times.
Ongoing: Berkeley Academy is looking to hire a softball director. References required. For more information, call Lou Llerandi at 770-441-2242.
July 25-27; Aug. 1-3: The Lil' All-Stars mini summer camp for children ages 3 and 4 runs from 10 a.m. to noon July 25-27 and Aug. 1-3. One day each is spent teaching the fundamentals of basketball, T-ball and soccer. Cost is $110. For more information, go to the Web at www.lilallstars.com or call 404-431-0260.
Through July 28: The Eastside Athletic Club in Snellville is offering four- and eight-week sessions of its youth speed/power/agility camps for kids ages 13 and up. For more information on the camps, call 770-597-7603.
Through Aug. 14: Lil' All-Stars preschool sports classes for children ages 2 to 4 begin Aug. 14 and run for nine weeks at Velocity Sports Performance Center in Cumming. The class costs $144 and includes three weeks each of basketball, T-ball and soccer. For more information, go to the Web at www.lilallstars.com or call 404-431-0260.
Through September: Separate year-round general conditioning programs for athletes and non-athletes is now available at select outdoor locations in the Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Buford and Dacula areas. Sessions range from one to two hours. Program elements are designed to challenge and improve strength, endurance, power, flexibility, fat loss, agility and injury prevention. For more specific sport or need-based applications, individual sessions are also available. For more information, call Patrick O'Flaherty at 678-698-3963.
Through October: Performance Training Inc. at Suwanee Sports Academy offers speed, agility and quickness training for athletes across multiple sports. For more information, call Dustin Wolf at 770-614-6686 ext. 121 or visit www.ssasports.com
July 14-16, 18-19, 20, 21, 22: Throughout July, Georgia Tech will be hosting a number of volleyball camps for girls of various skill levels: Team camp (July 14-16), the position camp (July 18-19), the basic skills camp (July 20), the youth camp (July 21) and finishing with a coaches clinic (July 22).For more information, call Ethan Shapiro at 404-894-5410 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 17-20, 24-27: Suwanee Sports Academy is holding a number of volleyball camps in the summer. Offered are middle and high school camps (July 17-20, July 24-27) and an elementary school camp (July 24-27). Registration for all camps is available online at www.ssasports.com.
Starting Aug. 17: VolleySkills is a six-week program for boys and girls grades 3 to 5. This program is the perfect opportunity to learn the basic skills and fundamentals of the game of volleyball. Register online at www.ssasports.com. For more information, call 770-614-6686.
Starting Aug. 17: Atlanta Volleyball League at Suwanee Sports Academy, a cluster-based middle school league, will act as a feeder program for high schools. Teams will be based on the high schools they will be attending. For more information or to register your team, call Christy Howard at 770-614-6686. ext. 106 or visit www.ssasports.com.
Complete sports calendar available every day online at www.gwinnettdailypost.com.