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 select baseball team for 13-year-olds. 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 July 19-23. A half-day camp will be Aug. 2-6. Information:

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

PANTHER BASKETBALL CAMP: July 19-23 at Patuxent High School for boys and girls ages 7 to 17. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Individual and team skills are the focus of each session. The camp costs $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


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 at Wal-Mart in Prince Frederick. Cheerleading is for ages 4-17. Registration is also accepted by mail, at PO Box 2806, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678, and online at Information: 410-257-2190.

WALDORF WILDCATS YOUTH ATHLETIC ORGANIZATION: Registration for the 2004 cheerleading/football season. 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 Greg Zecca, 410-535-0216, Ext. 121.


EXCEL FOOTBALL CAMP: From 4 to 8:45 p.m. July 26-29 at Westlake High School. 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 July 10 and 17 at La Plata Storage. Seven divisions range 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 at Wal-Mart in Prince Frederick. Football is offered to ages 5-14. Registration also accepted by mail sent to PO Box 2806, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678, or online at Information: 410-257-2190.

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 at 8:30 a.m. July 9 at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club. $65 fee per golfer. Registration deadline is tomorrow. Information: 301-855-1243 or 410-535-1600, Ext. 2227 or 2229.


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

GIRLS' CLINIC: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15 and 16 at St. Mary's Ryken for ages 8-17. Camp will be led by Towson University player Becky Trumbo. 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: 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. Information: or contact Larry Hart, 301-472-4346.


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. 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.

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 two players born on or after Aug. 1, 1989. Will become a WAGS GU-15 D5 Team in fall. Tournament championships include the Whitewater Classic Cup (2004) and Crofton Shootout (2003). Information: contact Coach Rik Sneeuwjagt, 410-414-5582 or

LA PLATA YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION (LPYSA): Fall registration from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Milton Somers Middle School. Registration $45 per player. Birth certificates required for first time players. Information, 301-609-7800 or

POTENTIAL COLLEGE SOCCER PLAYERS NEEDED: Second annual College Soccer Showcase is July 22 -- 25 at Chancellor's Run Park; open to all high school players (male and female), including incoming freshmen. Coaches from colleges and universities of varying sizes and academic strengths will spend four full days scouting, lecturing on the recruiting process and evaluating each player in attendance. Information, or

UNITED SOCCER ACADEMY: Westlake High School, in association with United Soccer Academy, will hold 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 is $115. Information: or 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. 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. 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. through July 22 at Gray's Field on Fowler Road in Owings. No soccer experience required. Cost is $100 for the 10 sessions. Information: 301-855-2886 or register at

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. 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

U-16 CSA FUSION: WAGS V first place champion (Fall U-17 -- girls born after July 31, 1987) is looking for girls to join a successful program. We play tournaments over Labor Day and Columbus Day and play WAGS in the spring. National license coach Doug Jones. Information: 410-535-6227 or


FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUE: The Charles County Department of Public Facilities will hold registration for the fall adult softball leagues July 19-30. Early registration is recommended. League sizes are limited. Information: 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778 weekdays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. and


JUNIORS TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Event to be held July 24-25 at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club. This is a singles event, with players grouped by age and gender. Age groups are 10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18. Entry fee $10. Information, or Steve Hundert, 301-475-9789.

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 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


OPEN GYMS: Available to all incoming high school girls who are interested in playing the sport. College players are welcome to participate. From 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through July 26 at Patuxent High School and Northern High School. From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 4 at Windy Hill Middle School. From 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through July 26 at Patuxent High School.

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

Water Sports

SCUBA DIVING LESSONS: Confined water scuba instruction begins July 10 and 11 in Mechanicsville and conclude the following weekend at Lake Rawlings, Va. All course materials will be provided for a fee of $300. Student must provide mask, snorkel and fins. A wet suit may be rented. Limited openings. Information, 301-884-5683.

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