Valley summer sports camps begin
SONOMA VALLEY HIGH School’s football program has started its annual SVHS Frosh Football Camp – with an emphasis on strength training, proper conditioning and techniques for incoming ninth graders – which takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. through this Thursday, June 16, at the school’s weight room and practice field. Participants will need permission waiver, cleats and running shoes, shorts and T-shirts. For more details, call athletic director Bob Midgley at 933-4010, ext. 5272 or email Rmidgley@sonomavly.k12.ca.us.
THE ANNUAL LADY Dragon girls’ summer basketball camp for ages 8 to 14 – under the direction of Sonoma Valley High School girls’ varsity hoops coach Sil Coccia – will hold two sessions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at SVHS’s Pfeiffer Gym, with the first session currently underway and the second session taking place Monday through Thursday, June 27 to 30. Camp costs are $125 a camper and $100 for two or more sisters – partial-attendance fee of $30 a day. Every camper will receive a T-shirt and a high-quality basketball, and there will be numerous prizes and awards distributed during the week. For costs, downloading forms, to register, or for more details email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.ladydragonbasketball.org.
THE ANNUAL FIGHTING Dragons Basketball Summer Camp for boys in third-through-eighth grades – under the direction of Sonoma Valley High School boys’ varsity hoops head coach Casey Rogina, and featuring guest instructors Tyler and Zach Tiedeman, who are former star prep players at Montgomery High School and college standouts playing professionally in Europe – will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 20 to 24, in SVHS’s Pfeiffer Gym. Cost for the one-week camp is $125, and $75 for for two or more brothers, with scholarships available. To register, or for more details, call Rogina at 322-0863, or email email@example.com.
SONOMA VALLEY STACK Travel Baseball will hold late tryout sessions starting at 6 p.m. at Peterson Field (Field of Dreams) for players 13-to-14-years-old on Monday, June 20, and for all ages on Monday, June 27, with late registration taking place beginning at 5:30 p.m. both days. No money is due at the sessions. For more details, contact Justin Garrett at 321-5963 or online at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SONOMA VALLEY TENNIS Association, the Kiwanis Club of Sonoma and Rotary Club of Sonoma will sponsor the 12th annual Junior Tennis Free Summer Program for Valley youths ages 6-to-15-years-old at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park courts from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday through July 26, with the first session now in progress. Pre-registration is required, but no deposit is necessary. Rackets are provided. To register, for applications, or more details, visit sonomavalleytennis.org, or call 935-6833.
SONOMA VALLEY YOUTH Football and Cheer Junior Dragons will hold their final sign-up session for 2011 at Arnold Field from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22. Forms required to register include the player/parent contract and code of ethics, and the NBYFC medical release. For more details, visit sonomajrdragons.net.
SONOMA AQUATIC CLUB (formerly Agua Caliente Aquatic Center) is holding registration for its summer swim programs for ages 3-months-old to adults at the SAC site, 17350 Vailetti Drive. The programs include swim lessons (ages 3-and-older); stroke school (ages 5-and-older, deep-water safe); Sea Dragon swim team (novice/competitive – ages 5-and-older); junior lifeguard camps (ages 7-to-14); water polo clinics (ages 7-to-14); parent and tot water classes (ages 3-to-36 months); and adults and masters swim programs. For program descriptions, dates, times, costs, to register or for more details, visit the SAC website at www.sonomaaquaticclub.com or call 939-8833.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS of Sonoma Valley and Professional Climbers International are offering rock climbing for adults at the club’s Maxwell gym, Maxwell Farms Regional Park, 100 Verano Ave., every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon through June. For costs or more details, contact Margie at 938-8544, ext. 105, or at email@example.com.
THE ANNUAL LADY Dragons Summer Volleyball Camps for girls in fifth through ninth grades will take place Monday through Wednesday, July 25 to 27, at Sonoma Valley High School’s Pfeiffer Gym. For incoming girls’ fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grades, the three-day Dragonette fundamentals camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon, with the Dragon intermediate skills rookies camp for eighth- and ninth-graders running from 2 to 5 p.m. Both camps cost $80 a girl and include a camp T-shirt. Recommended early registration by July 11, will be discounted $10. To register for the camps, or for more details, contact Sonoma head varsity coach Mindy Neves at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SONOMA BOCCE BALL Association has started league play at the bocce courts south of the gazebo in Depot Park, with three nine-week sessions ending on Wednesday, Nov. 2. New members are welcome to sign up for league play, with the annual membership cost being $20 a person. Anyone interested in joining the bocce club, or for more details, call (John) 938-2101, (Ken) 938-2626 or (Ginette) 935-3337.
VALLEY OF THE Moon Pétanque Club continues its monthly tournament and picnic events, and is currently offering free lessons in the sport at the Henri Maysonnave Memorial Courts in Sonoma’s Depot Park on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in joining the VOMPC, or for more details, can call 343-9465 or visit www.vompc.org.
NORTH BAY SOCCER Camps will hold two one-week sessions of youth camps for boys and girls ages 4 to 13, at Maxwell Farms Regional Park’s lower fields on Mondays through Fridays, July 25 to 29, and Aug. 1 to 5. Cost is $65 for 4-to-7-year-olds and $80 for ages 9-to-12, with discounts for multiple children. For times, to register or for more details, call 481-6017 or e-mail email@example.com.