Summer at Girard
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- Mindful Movement and Play
- White Sports Ventures: Soccer at Girard
- Little Dribblers Basketball
- Marc Jackson's Basketball Camp at Girard College
- Mike Cook's Basketball Camp at Girard College
- Legacy Youth and Education Tennis Camp
Mindful Movement and Play
$225 per child or $175 per child if siblings come together
Children ages 3-7 will experience cooperative games, mindful movement and PE style games with elementary Health & Physical Education teacher, Caitlin Kelly. Caitlin will introduce children to movement skills, games that encourage skill development, and game play throughout the week with mindfulness, yoga and meditation mixed in.
Caitlin Kelly teaches elementary Health & PE at Girard College. She is also a registered yoga teacher with almost 10 years of experience in children's yoga and movement. Her philosophy is to include aspects of yoga and meditation into her PE classes to promote sportsmanship, personal growth and development, and to help students find something they love about movement at any age and skill level.
White Sports Ventures: Soccer at Girard
July 9-13, July 16-20, July 30-August 2
$320 per week per child
After a tremendous inaugural summer camp, we are proud to announce our 2018 WSV and Girard College soccer camps. This year’s camps are designed to provide a better understanding of the game’s overall tactics in a safe, fun, and competitive environment conducive for each player to learn and grow. Our staff teach using age-appropriate technical and tactical exercises designed by former USMNT player Jeremiah White, with each level of player in mind. Players will practice in an exciting soccer environment consisting of modern camp games, unique fitness learning, challenging skills demonstrations, and small-sided competitions. Whether you are a beginner or advanced player, the WSV and Girard College soccer camps offer a wide variety of training options, including position specific, and Varsity pre-season camp in our final week.
Jeremiah White III is one of the most successful soccer athletes to have emerged from the metro Philadelphia area. Jeremiah is capped for the USA Men’s National Team and completed a distinguished professional career on the International stage in Serbia, Greece, France, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Poland and with the New England Revolution of MLS. Jeremiah was ACC Player of the Year at Wake Forest University where he was also three time All American and All-ACC Selection, including leading the ACC in scoring in his sophomore year. Jeremiah now aspires to dedicate his wealth of knowledge and experiences to develop the next generation of soccer standouts, and fulfilling his vision of paving the path forward for the boys he coaches to succeed on all levels.
Little Dribblers Basketball Camp
June 25-29 & August 6-10
$150 per week per child
Little Dribblers Basketball will focus on the fundamentals of basketball, teamwork, and sportsmanship. This curriculum allows children to begin to develop self-confidence on the court, how to work with a team, and learn the basic rules of basketball. They’ll learn from Former Division 1 Men’s and Women’s basketball players and coaches.
Bobby Jordan is the Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach at Girard College. He is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Drexel University, where he was also a Division 1 Assistant Coach. He has over 15 years of experience in coaching student athletes.
June 25-29, July 9-13
$275 per child per week
Marc Jackson's Basketball Camp at Girard College will be a hands-on learning experience for young athletes looking to learn and advance their game in basketball, helping any player looking to become better at the game. The camp will consist of in-depth basketball teaching from Marc Jackson himself on the court as well as in the classroom, with video sessions to help develop the mind while teaching campers the correct way to play the game.
Marc Jackson is a retired 13-year professional basketball player. Marc is in the Temple University and Philadelphia Big 5 Hall of Fames and was voted to the 2001 1st Team All-NBA Rookie team. Marc is now serving as the Philadelphia 76ers Pre-and-Post Analyst as well as CBS Sports NCAA College Basketball Color Analyst. Marc is also the founder of Team Jacko AAU basketball program located in Philadelphia PA and Tampa FL.
July 2-6*, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30- August 1
*Camp will not be held on the 4th of July
$275 per week per child
Mike Cook's Basketball Camp at Girard College will focus on the fundamentals, team building and discipline of basketball. Campers will have fun while working hard and competing at a high level every day. They will learn from former college athletes from every level, as well as former and current professional basketball players.
Mike Cook is currently an assistant coach at West Chester University. He is a former Division 1 basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh. Mike also played basketball professionally in Europe and Asia, including an MVP trophy season as a rookie. He is Friends' Central's all-time leading scorer and was a high school All American.
June 25-29, July 2-6*, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-3, August 6-10
*Camp will not be held on the 4th of July
$300 per week per child
Legacy Youth and Education Tennis Camp and its instructors will provide instructions to individual skills ranging from the very beginner to the advance. Through tennis, fitness and nutrition our program is designed to allow each student to grow at his or her own pace while experiencing the joy and fun of tennis. Through competitive games and matches the students will learn the importance of sportsmanship, competition and leadership.
With over 60 years of tennis experience, Legacy (formerly Arthur Ashe) will provide professional tennis instructions by highly qualified tennis instructors who have experience playing at the high school , college and even professional level.