By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times,
published June 29, 2001
The Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department will offer a series of camps this summer at Leto High. The week-long 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: July 9 -- volleyball; July 16 -- soccer and July 23 -- tennis.
The Wharton Wildcats Basketball Camp is open for registration, with two sessions left.
Session III will be held July 9-13 for athletes entering grades 3-9 and runs from 1 to 4:30 pm. Session IV, for students from eighth grade to 12th, is on the same dates from 6 to 9 p.m.
The fee is $90 with each additional session costing $80. For more information, call coach Tommy Tonelli at (813) 631-4710 Ext. 234.
MLS Camps, the official camp of Major League Soccer, will have two five-day camps in Pinellas County.
The first is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 9-13 at the Lakewood Soccer Complex. It costs $92 for participants ages 5 to 10, $135 for players 11 and older. For information, call Sue Tompkin at (727) 864-2709.
The second camp is from 6 to 9 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3 at St. Petersburg Junior College, Clearwater campus.
It costs $105 per participant ages 6 to 18. For information, call Allan Beaver at (727) 536-9443.
At both camps, participants will receive an individual player evaluation, Lego gift, soccer ball, T-shirt and companion ticket to an MLS game.
Parents and coaches can attend a free coaching clinic during the week.
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