Summer sports camps


Now that school is out, it’s time to get your little athlete involved in some sort of summer sports camp.

Summer sports camps are a great way to improve your game and have a blast while doing it. Options abound for sporty fun all across Hampton Roads and no matter what sport you like to play, if you search long enough, you will find the right camp for you.

From the First Tee of Hampton Roads to the Colonial All-Pro Football Camp in Williamsburg, there is something for everyone this summer. So here are just a few suggestions:

SOCCER
The Virginia Beach Field House offers camps and clinics all summer long. Want to introduce your little one to soccer? Try their Lil’Kickers youth program and skills institute. Brush up on your speed, agility and skills at the Beach Field Hockey Summer Clinic Series at the Field House.

BASEBALL
Want to brush up on your baseball? Several high schools in the area including First Colonial, Bayside and Cox offer day baseball camps. You can also find great baseball instructional camps offered at Old Dominion University and Virginia Wesleyan College.

FOOTBALL
If football is your game, ODU, and William & Mary offer top-notch instruction at their football camps.

LACROSSE
You can brush up on your stick work at the Marlin LAX Camp offered at Virginia Wesleyan College.

REC CENTERS
Chances are your city recreation center has a long list of summer sports camp options. Chesapeake Parks and Recreation offers something for all ages. The Summer BLAST Day Camps are geared towards kids age 6-12. The program is offered at seven different Chesapeake community centers promising to keep your kids active and energized. Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation offers summer sports camps that involve tennis, basketball, rock climbing, surfing, wallyball and disc golf just to name a few.

Summer camps don’t have to be for the young ones. Chesapeake also offers a program called “55 and Better” geared towards the senior set offering exercise and fitness programs along with dancing.

Make this a memorable and productive summer for your little sport. Get them involved with a local sports camp. Find out more options here at the hrScene.com Summer Camp Guide.