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Falcon Basketball Camp
(Youth Entering Grades 3 - 8)

Basketball season is just around the corner, and this camp is your opportunity to pick up some skill before the basketball league begins! Participants will be coached by SWHS coaching staff and players during this 5–day camp. The primary focus of the camp will be skill development. Special attention will be paid to the instruction of proper shooting form and developing ball handling skills. The campers will have the opportunity to compete against each other during controlled scrimmage situations. This will be a fun opportunity to learn the game of basketball. Supports SWHS Basketball program.

Location: South Whidbey High School Gym.
Coordinator: SWHS basketball players and coach Andy Davis (360)914-1279. 
Fee: $60  

Entering Grades 3-5:
Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Jul 14—18 | 10am—12pm

Entering Grades 6-8:
Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Jul 14—18 | 1pm—3:00pm


Skyhawks Flag Football Camp
(Ages 6 - 12 years)

Skyhawks flag football is the perfect program for your young athletes who want a complete introduction to America’s Game or for those who want to brush up on their skills in preparation for league play. Through our ‘skill of the day’ campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, and de-flagging or defensive positioning - all presented in a fun & positive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Sports Bowl, giving participants a chance to showcase their skills on the gridiron! Registration & more details online at www.skyhawks.com. Min 15/Max 24

Location: Community Park, 5495 Maxwelton Rd, Langley
Coaches: Skyhawks coaches make a significant difference to your child’s on-field experience. Chosen for their strong personal character, responsibility, and capacity to effectively communicate sports skills to youth, they will make the extra effort to ensure that you have the best on-field experience.

Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Jun 16—20 | 9:00am—3:00pm
Fee: $149


Skyhawks Multi-Sport Camp
(Ages 6 - 12 years)

Multi-Sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. For this program we combine 3 sports into one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. By the end of the week, you will walk away with knowledge of new sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline. Registration & details at www.skyhawks.com. Min 15/Max 24

Location: Community Park, 5495 Maxwelton Rd, Langley
Coaches: Skyhawks coaches make a significant difference to your child’s on-field experience. Chosen for their strong personal character, responsibility, and capacity to effectively communicate sports skills to youth, they will make the extra effort to ensure that you have the best on-field experience. 

Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Aug 4—8 | 9:00am—3:00pm
Fee: $149


Skyhawks Mini-Hawk Camp
(Ages 4 - 7 years)

This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Our Mini-Hawk games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. Skyhawks staff are trained to handle the specific needs of young athletes. Registration & more details online at www.skyhawks.com.  Min 15/Max 24

Location: Community Park, 5495 Maxwelton Rd, Langley
Coaches: Skyhawks coaches make a significant difference to your child’s on-field experience. Chosen for their strong personal character, responsibility, and capacity to effectively communicate sports skills to youth, they will make the extra effort to ensure that you have the best on-field experience.

Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Aug 4—8 | 9:00am—Noon
Fee: $129


Baseball Jazz - Pro Baseball Camp
Plus One-on-One Baseball Lessons
(Ages 8 - 13 years)

Under the direction of former professional baseball player and Atlanta Braves scout, Steve Goucher (and staff), this camp provides quality instruction in throwing, hitting, and fielding. This camp will also include game situations and scrimmaging. Camp is well suited for all players, from aspiring to elite. Min 8/Max 20

Want more personal instruction? One-on-one baseball lessons after camp are also available on Tuesday, July 29 & Wednesday, July 30, from 1pm to 3pm. Half hour lessons are $35. For more information, click here.

Location: Community Park Field #1
Instructor: Coach Steve Goucher has over 20 years experience instructing baseball at all levels, and provided an excellent camp experience last year. Many of his students have gone on to play college baseball with a few playing now in the big leagues. Contact Steve at goucher15@gmail.com.

Dates/Time: Mon—Thu, Jul 28—31 | 10am—1pm
Fee: $129


Challenger British Soccer Camp
(Ages 6 - 9 and 10 - 16 years)

The #1 soccer camp is coming to Whidbey! Challenger recruits the most talented coaches from Britain and provides each player with a positive experience. Participants will receive technical and tactical instruction in all areas of the game. British Soccer Camps provide players of all ages and abilities with the rare opportunity to receive high–level soccer coaching from a team of international experts.
Daily instruction includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small–sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily tournament. Equally important, the Instructors: Challenger coaching staff provides your child with lessons in respect, integrity, and sportsmanship. Campers receive a free camp shirt, camp ball, and personal player evaluation.  What to Bring: Snacks, drinks, shin guards & sunscreen.

Registration Process: Sign up online at www.challengersports.com at least 45 days (July 4) prior to camp and receive a cool game jersey for FREE (plus S&H)!
Location: Sports Complex, 5598 Langley Rd., Langley
Fee: $135*
*$10 late fee will be added to registrations received after July 29.
Campers who cancel 7 days prior to camp will be charged a $30 cancellation fee; requests after 7 days will not receive a refund.

AGES 6–9:
Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Aug 18—22 | 9am—12pm

AGES 10–16:
Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Aug 18—22  | 1pm—4pm

Host Families Needed for British Soccer Coaches!
British coaches stay with local families for the duration of Challenger British Soccer Week. Host families will not only provide a memorable and international learning experience for their family, but will also receive an $80 rebate toward the cost of camp. Contact Carrie for more information about hosting at programs@whidbey.com or call (360) 221-6788.


Supang Soccer Camp
Fundamentals, work ethic & commitment
(Ages 8 - 15 years)

South Whidbey High School soccer star Joseph Supang will bring his pro soccer skills back to Whidbey Island! Players will learn the importance of developing good fundamentals and technique, an excellent work ethic, and commitment. This clinic will provide serious players the opportunity to progress their individual skills while offering a competitive and enjoyable environment. Skills covered: Individual’s First Touch (dribbling, receiving, turning under pressure, passing); attacking (crossing & finishing, 1 vs. 1’s, games to goal); and defending (1 vs. 1 defending, group defending, heading). Each player will receive a T–shirt. Register by August 4. Each player should bring: soccer ball, water, and appropriate footwear/clothing. Min 15 / Max 30

Location: Sports Complex, 5598 Langley Road, Langley
Instructor: Coach Supang was a member of the Seattle University men’s soccer team, a professional player in Belgium, and member of the Botswana National Team. He has a MA in Sports Administration and Leadership. Email supangj@seattleu.edu.

Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Aug 11 - 15 | 9am–12pm
Fee: $120


Sailing Camp
Learn to Sail with S. Whidbey Yacht Club!
(Ages 10+ years, beginning and intermediate)

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn to sail! This day camp teaches youth the basics of sailing.  Participants will be assigned their own boat in each weekly session.  The course combines shore side learning with lots of hands-on, on-the-water sailing experience. In addition to sailing, students learn boating safety, basic seamanship and knot tying. The focus is on sailing and having fun. Our priorities are safety, then fun and learning. These classes are offered in partnership with South Whidbey Yacht Club. 

Location:  The first morning of Level 1, participants meet at the Honeymoon Lake Clubhouse for swim test & orientation, then that afternoon and the rest of the days will be at Lone Lake.  Returning Level 1 sailors do not need to be swim tested but please do attend this orientation session.  Level 2 participants meet at Lone Lake.
Instructors: Our Head Instructor is US Sailing certified and will be assisted by experienced dinghy sailors.  Sufficient staff will be on hand to ensure each participant receives personal attention. Min 4/Max 10 per camp.
Fee: $175*

LEVEL 1 SAILORS (Ages 10–15):
MonFri, Jul  711 | 10am3:30pm OR
MonFri, Jul  1418 | 10am3:30pm OR
MonFrI, Jul  2125 | 10am 3:30pm

LEVEL 2** SAILORS (Ages 12+):
MonFri, Jul  1418 | 10am3:30pm OR
MonFri, Jul  2125 | 10am3:30pm

*SWYC members receive a $50 discount. Must register by mail or in person at SWPRD office to receive discount.
**Prerequisites: Each student must demonstrate the ability to stay afloat for 2 minutes without a life jacket.  Level 2 participants must be 12+ years old and have achieved Level 2 competency or by permission of the Program Administrator.


"SUP" Camp - NEW!
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
(Ages 12 - 17 years)

Try our new SUP camp this summer and learn the fastest growing water sport in the U.S.! Participants will learn basic paddling techniques and board control and we will throw in lots of games, individual practice and even a couple of yoga poses to build balance and confidence. The class begins with basic safety information and a brief warm-up on the beach.
No previous SUP experience required. Must be comfortable in deep over-your-head water while wearing a personal flotation device. Must be able to pull one’s self up on to the deck of a pool from the deep end without the use of steps or ladder. Min 6 / Max 8

Location: Camp will take place in the warm, protected waters of Goss Lake.
Bring: Swim suit, or quick dry pants, rash guard top, water sandals (no flip flops), water shoes or tennis shoes (they will get wet), windbreaker, hat & towel.
Instructor: This camp is lead by Whidbey Island Kayaking Company instructors. WIKC has provided guided kayak tours for over 11 years without accident or injury, and provides experienced professional guides that are CPR/First Aid certified. Program info: edyoung@whidbeyislandkayaking.com.

Dates/Time: Mon/Tue/Wed, Jul 28—30 | 9:30am—12:30pm
Fee: $115


Kayak Camp
(Ages 12 - 17 years)

Every Islander should learn kayaking! No kayak experience is necessary for this fun-filled water oriented camp. Our experienced and well trained guides will introduce participants to basic sea kayaking skills including: outfitting, wet assists, self & assisted rescue, paddling, and bracing. But it’s not just all work - expect to get wet with fun games like “kayak polo” and “kayak sponge tag.” Must be comfortable in deep, over-your-head water while wearing a personal flotation device. Must be able to pull oneself up on to the deck of a pool from the deep end without the use of steps/ladders. This is an introduction to kayaking, and does not imply any certification or infer any skill qualification. Min 6 / Max 10

Location: Camp will take place in the warm, protected waters of Goss Lake.
Bring: hat, swimsuit, or quick dry pants, shirt that will guard you from rash, water shoes (no flip flops), windbreaker, towel, sunscreen, snacks.
Instructor: This camp is lead by Whidbey Island Kayaking Company instructors. WIKC provides experienced professional CPR/First Aid certified guides. Info: edyoung@whidbeyislandkayaking.com.

Dates/Time: Mon—Fri, Aug 4—8 | 10am—12:30pm
Fee: $125


Skimboard Mini-Camps
(Ages 7 - 15 years)

Learn to ride the glide of the tide! Skimboarding is a fun and exciting sport that has been around since the 1920’s, and Whidbey Island offers some of the best conditions in the Northwest.

We skim rain or shine so please be prepared for any type of weather. Bring a towel, water, snacks, weather appropriate attire for beach conditions, and your skimboard. If you do not have one, we will provide a few loaner skimboards but you will likely have to share (check out our Skimboard Painting Workshop and make your own for a summer of skimming!). Camp T–shirts will be included in the fee. Max 15

Save $65! For only $200 you can do both camps and the Skimboard Paint Workshop.  Sign up by registering for Skimboarding 101 and choosing the “Bundle” option.

Location: Double Bluff Beach
Instructors: Auston Reisman and his fellow riders from Jack’d Skimboards. Email jackdboards@gmail.com.

SKIMBOARDING CAMP 101:
Riders from Jack’d Skimboards will teach the basic skills, technique, and safety issues of skimboarding. Instructors will start by focusing on the fundamental skills of skimboarding, giving each student a solid foundation which they can use to create their individual riding style. Once the basics have been mastered, the students will be able to practice skimboarding with the instructors’ supervision and input.
Dates/Time: Mon/Tue, July 14—15 |  1pm—3pm
Fee: $85

SKIMBOARDING CAMP 201:
Expand your style, skills, and steeze. Riders from the Jack’d Skimboards team will provide instruction on the latest and greatest tricks and techniques needed to expand your skills. Whether you are new to the sport of skimboarding or are an expert, this mini-camp will have something to offer! This 2-day intensive will allow plenty of time for one–on–one instruction, and in order to make the most of it, students are encouraged to bring drawings of skimboard rail ideas to the first day.
Dates/Time: Tue/Wed, Aug 11—12 | 11am—1pm
Fee: $85

Skimboard Painting Workshop
(Ages 7 - 17 years)

Paint your own one–of–a–kind skimboard. Join artists from Jack’d Skimboards to learn the basic techniques for painting with acrylic, watercolor, pencil, pen, airbrush, and screen printing. Each participant will be provided with a blank skimboard; the magic begins as each student creates their own masterpiece using one or all of the techniques available. At the end of class the boards will be finished by members of Jack’d and then will be available for pickup 2–3 weeks after class. Don’t miss out on this amazing deal… the registration cost for this workshop and your own custom-painted board ends up being less than buying a new board! What to Bring: Please bring sketches of your ideas, painting clothes, and your creativity. Min 4/Max 17

Save $65! For only $200 you can do the Skimboard Paint Workshop AND both skimboarding camps.  Sign up by registering for Skimboarding 101 and choosing the “Bundle” option.

Location: SWPRD Building, 5475 Maxwelton Rd, Langley, Room 125 Instructors: Auston Reisman from Jack’d Skimboards. Email jackdboards@gmail.com.
Date/Time: Sun, Jun 29 | 1pm—4pm
Fee: $95*
*Fee includes your “blank slate” skimboard and painting supplies. Wax can be purchased at class for an additional $5 cash, and should be applied to your new board before you ride it.


Archery Camp
(Ages 9 - 13 years, beginning and intermediate*)

Whidbey Islanders have the privilege and opportunity to learn archery from an Olympic level coach this summer! Archery Camp will cover proper shooting techniques, equipment selection, training, and plenty of hands-on fun! This camp is designed to present the lifetime recreational activity of archery in a broad perspective for future use as a recreational and/or competitive pursuit. For info on which level to choose, contact Glen. Archery will go rain or shine, so come prepared. Participants must be ready and able to stay focused for the entire session. Min 6 / Max 10

Coach Glen Harris has been a professional archery coach for over 30 years and currently holds the highest level earned degree awarded to archery coaches by USA Archery. He has been head coach for several World Archery and Paralympic teams. Both beginning and advanced archers will receive high level instruction from this seasoned coach.

Location: TBA
Instructor: Coach Glen Harris bowcoach@whidbeyisland.com.
Fee: $60

BEGINNER LEVEL:
Dates/Time: Tue—Fri, July 15—18  | 10:30am—11:45am OR
Tue—Fri, July 15—18  | Noon—1:15pm OR
Mon—Thu, Aug 18—21 | 10:30am—11:45am OR
Mon—Thu | Aug 18—21 | Noon—1:15pm

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL*:
Dates/Time: Tue—Fri, July 15—18  | 9am—10:15am OR
Mon—Thu, Aug 18—21 | 9am—10:15am

*Prerequisite: Student participation in previous SWPRD archery program and recommendation by Coach Harris.

Earth Skills Camp
(Ages 8 - 12 years)

This camp is all about survival on Earth. Everything people need to survive can be found in nature right here on Whidbey. At this camp you will learn how to make shelter out of materials found in the woods, how to find and purify water, how to make fire with friction, how to identify some edible and medicinal plants, and a few ways to hunt animals. We will play unique games that will hone your senses and instincts. Families are invited to join us for a few hours on the last day so the campers can share what they’ve done. Min 4/Max 8

What to Bring: lunch, snacks, water, and weather appropriate clothing (layers!).
Location: TBA
Instructor: Nancye Good has taught Earth Skills as an after school program and part of the school curriculum in New York City where she resides. She received her Coyote Mentoring certification at Children of the Earth Foundation, which is where she learned Earth Skills. For questions, email nancyegood@yahoo.com.

Dates/Time: Mon— Fri, Aug 11—15 | 9am—3pm
Fee: $200


Model Rocket Camp
(Ages 9 - 13 years, younger children with an adult)

Learn science by creating and launching your own model rockets! On Tuesday and Wednesday we will assemble and finish a complete 20–inch model rocket. Thursday will be launch day, when you are encouraged to bring along a camera and your fan club to document your rocket’s first flight! Rockets will be made from a cardboard tube, with balsa wood fins, and powered by a “B” or “C” Estes model rocket motor. The rockets have parachute recovery, so the student may take the rocket home. Kids return for this program year after year, and the class fills quickly. Min 5/Max 10

Location: SWPRD Building, 5475 Maxwelton Rd, Langley, Room 111
Instructor: Hometown Hero and long time favorite teacher, Leonard Good.

Dates/Time: Tue—Thu, Jul 8—10 | 10am—11:30am OR
Tue—Thu | Jul 22—24 | 10am—11:30am
Fee: $40*
*Additional $5 materials fee paid directly to instructor at the first class, cash only please.

 

5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, WA 98260
Phone, 360.221.5484
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