Registration open for MHS sports camps

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A soccer camper hustles through drills during the 2011 Celtic camp. (KEIZERTIMES/File Photo)

McNary High School is hosting a throng of sports camps this summer and sign-up sheets are available at the high school.

Cross Country: Cross country athletes will travel to Cape Lookout for their summer camp Aug. 6-10.

The camp is an opportunity for runners in grades nine through 12 to train and have fun in preparation for the upcoming season, build teamwork and give new athletes a chance to get to know their teammates and coaches. The primary focus is to teach training fundamentals and give each individual athlete the tools they need to become successful.

Cost is $50 and includes transportation.

Soccer: The Celtic soccer program is welcoming players of all ages to participate in camps throughout August.

Students in kindergarten through sixth grade will meet Aug. 6-9 from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Grades seven through 12 will meet Aug. 13-16 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The primary focus is to develop and utilize basic soccer and ball handling skills in a relaxed camp atmosphere. The camp is a major fundraiser for the McNary soccer program and helps to build a community bond.

Cost is $40.

Volleyball: The Celtic Volleyball program will host its camps Aug. 13-15.

Advanced players in grades nine through 12 will meet from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $50. Intermediate-level players will meet from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Cost is $40. Both camps include a T-shirt.

Camp training focuses on: hitting techniques and approaches; setting techniques and types; offensive plays and strategies; serving and passing; libero training; stance footwork and positioning; blocking and digging; serve receive; hitter coverage; and diving techniques.

For more information about any of the camps, call 503-399-3233.

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