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Around Hillsborough

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published June 24, 2001

SUMMER CAMPS: The Tampa Prep Summer Program is accepting applications for various camps. The cost for all camps is $125 per week.

The girls basketball camp will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Varsity coach Suzanne Marfise will run the camp.

Joe Fenlon will lead a boys basketball camp for students in grades 6-10 from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information or to register for either camp, call Dennis Facciolo at 251-8481, Ext. 136.

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The Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department will offer a series of camps this summer at Leto High. The weeklong camps will feature a different sport each week, and each camp has a limited registration.

The camps will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and are open to kids ages 9-17 except volleyball, which is open for kids 12-17. Each camper must bring a lunch.

The $5 cost per camp will be donated to the scholarship foundation of the Friends of the County Parks. Advanced registration is required.

For more information or registration forms, call Tina at 554-5002, Bill at 554-5004 or Paul at 903-2257.

The camp schedule is: Monday -- baseball; July 9 -- volleyball; July 16 -- soccer and July 23 -- tennis.

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GOLF: The Tampa YMCA Urban Junior First Tee program is looking for volunteers. High school students, who must be at least 16, can credit their volunteer hours toward service requirements.

The volunteers will assist in working summer camps and tournaments. Camps will be held at four locations: Terrace Hill Golf Club, Rogers Park Golf Course, Heritage Harbor and MacDill Air Force Base Golf Courses.

For information, call Urban Junior Golf at (813) 984-8655 or

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The Summer Golf Series will benefit patient services programs.

Tournaments will be a two-person scramble format at Countryway Golf Club, 11111 Waters Ave., Tampa. Entry fee includes lunch, drinks, prizes and awards. Tournaments are scheduled July12, Aug. 9 and Sept. 13.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $40 per person per tournament or $160 (prepaid) for all five tournaments. Hole sponsorships are available for $125 for the series.

For sponsorship information, call Bill Flood at (813) 926-9197. For tournament information, e-mail or call (813) 962-4448 or (800) 780-5864.

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TAE KWON DO: The Tampa Bay Sports Commission is looking for volunteers to work during the U.S. Junior Olympic championships July 2-7 at the Tampa Convention Center.

The event will involve 5,000 of the top tae kwon do athletes from ages 6-17 from throughout the country. Volunteer duties range from athlete registration and timekeeping to athlete escorts and hosts.

Volunteers will be asked to work five-hour shifts and will receive a T-shirt, meals for morning and evening shifts and parking.

For information, call (813) 350-6557.

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