SOUTHERN MARYLAND VIPERS: The 16-and-under select team is looking for skilled players. Information: Paul, 301-246-4779.

PLAYERS WANTED: The Waldorf Traveling Indians are forming a 13-year-old select team. Players must not turn 14 before July 31. The team will play more than 35 games this summer. The schedule will include several local tournaments. Information: Howard Youmans, 301-645-1555 or 703-516-2255.


CALVERTON SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES CAMP: For ages 10-18. A coed full-day camp will be held July 19-23. A half-day camp will be held Aug. 2-6. Information:

EXCEL BASKETBALL CAMP: Coaches of the La Plata and McDonough high school programs will hold a camp Monday through Thursday at McDonough High School. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 9-14. Walk-in registration will be permitted Monday. Emphasis will be on individual fundamentals, teamwork and sportsmanship. Camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: Butch Landis, 301-934-3808 or

EXCEL COED BASKETBALL CAMP: From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 5-9 at Westlake High School. Players ages 7-14 are invited. The cost of the camp is $95. Information: Dom Zaccarelli, 301-932-0864, 301-645-8857 or

PANTHER BASKETBALL CAMP: Scheduled for Monday through Friday and July 19-23 at Patuxent High School for boys and girls ages 7-17. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Individual and team skills are the focus of each session. The cost of the camp is $100. Information: Chris Hodge, 410-535-7860.

PLAYERS WANTED: The 12-and-under Metro Wildcats, who play Beltway Basketball in the winter and AAU basketball year-round, are looking for players. Information: George Reid, 301-843-1571 or

SEAHAWK GIRLS' CAMP: Nan Hambrose, head women's basketball coach at St. Mary's College of Maryland, will direct this camp for ages 7-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at Chopticon High School. Registration forms are available at Information: 240-895-4323.

ST. MARY'S RYKEN CAMP: Danny Sancomb, boys' basketball coach at St. Mary's Ryken, will direct a camp for boys in kindergarten through ninth grade Monday through Friday at St. Mary's Ryken High. There will be two sections: kindergarten through second grade, 9 a.m.-noon daily, and day campers, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration: $25. Information: Danny Sancomb, or 304-243-2083.


PRINCE FREDERICK EAGLES: The Eagles are accepting registration for the upcoming cheerleading season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday this month and next at Wal-Mart in Prince Frederick. Cheerleading is offered for ages 4-17. Registration is also accepted by mail sent to PO Box 2806, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678, or online at Information: 410-257-2190.

WALDORF WILDCATS YOUTH ATHLETIC ORGANIZATION: Registration for the 2004 cheerleading/football season is being accepted. Information:

WANTED: Baton twirlers. American Salute Majorettes are recruiting all ages to join the corps for baton twirling and possible pompom instruction. No experience necessary. Information: Donna, 301-932-9437.


THE CALVERTON SCHOOL: Seeks soccer and field hockey coaches for this season. Contact Information, Greg Zecca, 410-535-0216, Ext. 121


EXCEL FOOTBALL CAMP: At Westlake High School from 4 to 8:45 p.m. July 26-29. Players ages 7-15 are invited. The cost of the camp is $70. Information: Dom Zaccarelli, 301-932-0864, 301-645-8857 or

LA PLATA BLUE KNIGHTS FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING: Registration for the fall season is 9 a.m.-noon Saturday and July 10 and 17. All registration sessions will be at La Plata Storage. There are seven divisions, ranging from Ankle Biters to Middle School Unlimited. Information: 301-934-6755.

PRINCE FREDERICK EAGLES: Accepting registration for upcoming season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday this month and next at Wal-Mart in Prince Frederick. Football is offered to ages 5-14. Registration is also accepted by mail sent to PO Box 2806, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678 or online at Information: 410-257-2190.

REGISTRATION: The Waldorf Wildcats football and cheerleading organization will hold registration for the 2004 season from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday this month at John Hanson Middle School. There are seven divisions, ranging from Ankle Biters to Middle School Unlimited. Also, registration can be done online at Information: 301-843-8493.

SOLOMONS STEELERS FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING: Registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday this month at BGE Sports Fields, across from Southern Middle School. Teams: Flag, Pee Wee, 65-pound, 75-pound, 85-pound, 95-pound, 115-pound, Unlimited (sixth to eighth grade). Information: 410-586-3629 or

WALDORF REDSKINS YOUTH FOOTBALL: Registration from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Aug. 15 at the Chaney Building in Waldorf for ages 8-15 weighing 75 to 150 pounds. Information: Coach Paul, 240-882-4159, or Coach Earnest, 703-963-6153.


CALVERT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION: Hosts 13th annual County Employees and Friends Tournament on July 9. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and will take place at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club. $65 fee per golfer. Registration deadline is July 2. Information, 301-855-1243 or 410-535-1600, Ext. 2227 or 2229.

FIRST BOOK GOLF FOR LITERACY TOURNAMENT: Event to be held at 8:45 a.m. Monday at Potomac Ridge Golf Course in Waldorf. $100 fee per golfer includes 18 holes, golf cart, continental breakfast, lunch, awards banquet and a gift bag with golf items. All proceeds from the tournament will be used to purchase books for children in the community. Information: Vedia P. Gray, 301-775-4089.

HARRY WHITE WILMER AMERICAN LEGION POST 82: Fifth annual tournament Wednesday at Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Chaptico. Fee of $65 per golfer includes cart and greens fees, continental breakfast, beverage, lunch, dinner at the post and one-hour open bar (guest dinner tickets available for $20 each). Registration: 7:30 a.m. Shotgun start: 9 a.m. Information: Gary Bowden, 301-653-1246 or 301-934-3333.


CALVERTON SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES CAMP: Will host a boys' camp for ages 7-18 July 12-16. Information:

GIRLS' CLINIC: To be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15-16 at St. Mary's Ryken for ages 8-17. Camp will be led by Towson University player Becky Trumbo, who helped lead the Tigers to a 14-4 record and a No. 19 national ranking. She and her staff of Division I lacrosse players will cover all aspects of the game, including shooting, passing, dodging, offense and defense. Cost is $100. All campers will receive a reversible camp jersey and should bring a bag lunch. Registration deadline is July 10. Information: Jay Sothoron, 301-373-4161, 301-475-2814, Ext. 16, or 301-904-9218, or e-mail


CHAPTICO CLASSIC 5K AND 10K ROAD RACE AND FUN WALK: To be held Aug. 28 to benefit Alternatives for Youth and Families. $30 donation. Register by calling 301-884-0312 or sign up on race day beginning at 7 a.m. Register and start at Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Zach Fowler Road, Chaptico.

CHESAPEAKE BAY RUNNING CLUB YOUTH TRACK PROGRAM: The club will host a youth track program at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Aug. 25 at Chopticon High School. It also will host a no-frills all-comers meet (running events only) on July 28 to track progress before, during and at the end of the season. Information: or contact Larry Hart, 301-472-4346.

THIRD ANNUAL ANIMAL DAY 5K RUN/WALK AND FUN WALK: To be held 8 a.m. Saturday at the Summerseat Sanctuary in Mechanicsville. The event consists of a timed 5K run/walk and a fun walk. People may participate in the 5K and the fun walk with or without their dogs. Register early to receive a T-shirt (two per family) and goodie bag. Race-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. All participants will receive refreshments and will be eligible for door prizes after the event. Race-day registration is $25 per individual or $50 per family. The events will benefit Summerseat Sanctuary and the St. Mary's Animal Welfare League. Information: 301-884-0352 or


CALVERT COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION: Accepting registration for upcoming fall soccer season through July 30. The program will have leagues for boys and girls ages 6 to 18 years old. Coaches are also needed for teams. Information, 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, Ext. 2227 or 2229.

CALVERT FREEDOM: Under-11 girls' team is seeking two or three girls who are skilled and committed and want to have fun playing soccer. Players must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1992. Information: Don Ritts, 410-257-5143.

CALVERTON SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES CAMP: Camp for ages 8-18 Monday through Friday. Information:

CSA STRIKERS U-12 GIRLS: The CSA Strikers travel team will hold tryouts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Plum Point Elementary School. The Strikers are looking to add players for all positions. Information, Mark Mohn, 410-414-7314, or

COLLEGE SHOWCASE: The second annual showcase for male and female players will be held July 22-25 at Chancellor's Run Regional Park in St. Mary's County. Coaches from colleges and universities spend four days scouting, lecturing and recruiting players in attendance. Registration is limited to the first 100 boys and first 100 girls. Information: 410-586-8242, or

CRUSH TEAM: Looking for a couple of players who want to join program. Will become a WAGS GU15 D5 Team in Fall 2004. Tournament championships include the Whitewater Classic Cup (2004) and Crofton Shootout (2003). Looking for players born on or after Aug. 1, 1989. Information, contact head coach Rik Sneeuwjagt, 410-414-5582 or

D.C. UNITED SOCCER: Camp to be held for five sessions 9 a.m.-noon June 28-July 2 in Waldorf ($155 camp fee). Camp is designed for players ages 7-14. Official D.C. United youth coaches will conduct the camp with assistance from D.C. United players and coaches. Information: or Kent Cseplo, 301-932-8987.

UNITED SOCCER ACADEMY: Westlake High School, in association with United Soccer Academy, will hold its annual soccer camp for boys and girls ages 7-17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 19-23 at the school. The cost of the camp is $115. Information: or call Armand Delacruz at 301-752-6605.

SELECT SUMMER CAMPS: Gray's Field Foundation announces separate select soccer camps for girls and boys ages 8-12 at Gray's Field on Fowler Road in Owings. The camps are for experienced players and will have a professional coaching staff and regular cooling-off breaks in a private pool adjacent to the field. Select-team affiliation is not required. Girls' camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19-23. Boys' camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26-30. Cost is $200. Space is limited. Information: 301-855-2886 or register at

SENSIBLE SOCCER: Waldorf Soccer Club is sponsoring a camp run by a licensed trainer for girls ages 10-15 from 1 to 4 p.m. July 12-16 at Bryanstown Soccer Complex. Cost is $90. Information: or Bill Wetmore, 301-870-6806.

JUNIOR SELECT CAMP: Gray's Field Foundation announces its newest summer camp, Junior Select Camp, for boys and girls ages 4-6 from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through July 22 at Gray's Field on Fowler Road in Owings. Trainers will lead campers through exercises and games designed to teach basic soccer skills while instilling a love for the sport. No soccer experience required. Cost is $100 for the 10 sessions. Space is limited, so register now. Information: 301-855-2886 or register at

NORTHERN HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' SOCCER: Will host the Patriot Soccer Camp for players from kindergarten through eighth grade. The camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at Northern High School. Full- and half-day options are available. The Patriot Soccer Camp is a D.C. United youth camp. The international coaching staff works at the high school, college and professional levels. Register soon. Information: Coach Webster, 410-286-8208, or

FITNESS CAMP: Herb Gainey, men's coach at St. Mary's College of Maryland, will host a high school soccer fitness camp at Northern High School on Aug. 2-6. Hours are 6-8 p.m. The cost is $50. The camp will provide players with training to prepare for the upcoming fall season. Each session will be designed to improve athletes' fitness on and off the field. Information: Coach Gainey, 240-895-4321, or

SKIPJACK SOCCER: Offering a week of training to prepare female players for the fall season. Jaime Webster, varsity boys' coach at Northern High School, will direct the camp. Each session will focus on technical and tactical skills needed to compete at the high school level and beyond. The camp is 6-8 p.m. July 26-30. The cost is $50. Information: Coach Webster, 410-286-8208, or

U16 CSA FUSION: WAGS V First Place Champions (Fall U17 -- girls born after July 31, 1987) is looking for girls to join a successful program. We invoke the high school sit-out in the fall and get together to play tournaments over Labor Day and Columbus Day and play WAGS in the spring. National license coach Doug Jones. Information, 410-535-6227 or

WALDORF VIPERS: Boys' NCSL U-15 travel team looking for athletes born after Aug. 1, 1990. Tryouts are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, June 29 and July 1 at Jennifer Elementary School in Waldorf. Information: Rodney Fugitt, 202-306-0658 or


SOUTHERN MARYLAND TENNIS AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION: Announces summer tennis clinics and lessons for all ages run by a certified teaching professional. Little Tennis is for ages 4-9, Junior Tennis is for ages 10-18, and the adult program is for people 19 and older. Clinics are being held throughout the summer at Chopticon High School, Great Mills High School and St. Mary's Ryken High School. Space is limited. Scholarships for students eligible for free- or reduced-fee lunches. Information: 301-904-9091 or register at


DRAGONS GIRLS' CAMP: The camp will focus on developing and refining individual skills while touching on technique and tactical knowledge. The camp, at William B. Wade Community Center in Waldorf, is limited to 40 girls per week. Cost is $150 per person. From 4 to 8 p.m. July 19-23 for varsity-level players and from 4 to 8 p.m. July 26-30 for junior varsity players and freshmen. Information: Morris Davis, 301-638-4770, or

ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC FAMILY LIFE CENTER: Camp with the SMJ Volleyball program for boys and girls 8-14 is June 28-July 1 at St. John Vianney Catholic Family Life Center in Frederick. Cost is $125. Information: 410-414-9099 or

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