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As per Gov. Baker mandates, all persons at JCC will wear face-coverings in all public places, even where they are able to maintain 6 feet of distance from others.
Bob Berman, Sports Camp Director, ext. 233, [email protected]
Mikayla Singas, Asst. Sports Camp Director ext. 213, email@example.com
Kelly Sampson, Aquatics/Gymnastics Camp Director, ext. 235, [email protected]
Due to the regulations and guidelines released from the Baker Administration and local health officials this week, the Worcester JCC has come to the decision to NOT run Sports Camp during the summer of 2020. Day Camp will still be running this summer and will be appropriately altered to follow the set guidelines for Recreational Summer Camps (Phase 2). Youth Sports are listed as Phase 3. Bob Berman and Mikayla Singas will be the Sports Specialists for Day Camp and offer safe, distanced, individual skills and drills.
Sports Summer Camp
Our co-ed Sports Camps provide expert instruction in a supportive atmosphere of fun and camaraderie. Our emphasis is on skill and technique paired with an appreciation of teamwork and strategy. Campers make use of the JCC’s athletic facilities: newly renovated gymnasium, outdoor ball fields, basketball and tennis courts, 25-yard indoor and outdoor pools, gymnastics studio and new outdoor gaga pit. Members of our camp staff are certified Youth Development Coaches having completed the USA Basketball Coach licensed program.
Soccer Camp - Grades 1-8
Director Adam Strogoff is the former head coach of the Worcester Academy Girls Varsity Soccer team and led the team to three N.E. Championships in his eight years with the program, compiling an overall record of 102-14-23 in the process. Under his guidance, the team won the NEPSAC Class A title in 2011, its first year of Class A play, and NEPSAC Class B championships in 2008 and 2009. The team was a New England finalist in 2010, semifinalist in 2005 and 2007, and quarterfinalist in 2006 and 2012. In 2008 Adam was named the NSCAA Massachusetts Private School Coach of the Year. He brings years of soccer camp experience having worked at numerous soccer camps throughout New England. Special Guest....MASSOOD ABOLFAZLI ... 20-year coaching veteran who trained 20 All-American Players as head soccer coach at Clark University. As a player Massood was a 4-time All-New England Selection and All-American Selection and a Clark University Sports Hall of Fame member. STAFF...Top high school & college coaches assisted by college players.
Basketball Camp - Grades 1-9
Expert staff composed of top high school and college coaches, help campers better understand the game of basketball, develop fundamentals and understand the concepts of teamwork and good sportsmanship in a fun and safe environment.
Grades 1 – 4 Players will participate in daily drill sessions helping them build fundamental skills that are the foundation of youth basketball development. Campers will also participate in fun skills competitions and games throughout the day.
Grades 5 – 9 Staff will help young players understand the game of basketball through fundamental skill work, advanced skill work, individualized instruction and coaching. Players will participate in a week long tournament leading to a championship game, helping them learn concepts of teamwork and team play.
All Sports Camp - Grades 1-9
Campers will receive instruction in a variety of sports. Skill sessions, contests and scrimmage games will help campers improve their level of play in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Baseball, basketball, soccer, gaga, Jr. Olympic skills competition, NHL street hockey, track and field, lacrosse, team handball, tennis, NFL flag football, dodgeball, Mass Wiff whiffle ball tournaments and capture the flag. Daily swim option plus elective periods provide campers with a fun-filled experience.
Rich Gedman Baseball Camp - Grades 1-7
Program Coordinator RICH GEDMAN: Hitting Coach of the Boston Red Sox Triple A Minor League affiliate Pawtucket Red Sox and former Can-Am Manager of the Year with the Worcester Tornadoes. Rich brings 12 years of Major League experience. He played with the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, and St. Louis Cardinals and participated in two American League Championship Series and the 1986 World Series. He was the 1981 Sporting News Rookie of the Year and a two-time American League All-Star Catcher.
TAF Junior Triathlon Camp - Grades 3-6 and Grades 7-10
The TAF Junior Triathlon Camp is designed to introduce kids from grades 3 - 10 to the exciting sport of triathlon. Focus is on skill development and fun. Instruction includes swim stroke improvement, bike handling and safety, run skills, warm up routines and nutrition. TAF Junior Triathlon Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is the promotion of a healthy lifestyle that young triathletes can develop for a lifetime.
Head Coach - Gabriella Stolpinski. Gabby has been racing for more than 8 years in in regional and national events. She is also the captain of the TAF Junior Elite High Performance Team.
Camp cookout lunch provided.
Gymnastics Camp - Grades 1-4
This program provides interactive recreational gymnastics delivered in a fun, creative and safe environment. Incorporates tumbling, balance beam, spring board, dance and more. Perfect for first time gymnast. Quality instructors safely challenge the limits of individual abilities.
Wahoo Swim Camp - Ages 7-18
This full day, week long noncompetitive technique based program focuses on building strong components of skills in all four racing strokes through drills and activities. Increasing strength and performance in swimming, flip turns, starts and fundamentals. Each day will be a new stroke with instructions through a drill circuit at the outdoor pool in the morning, dry land strength development, video analysis and discussion session, finished off with a swim team style practice to tie in lessons of the day together. Wahoo Swim Club coach; Kelly Sampson will be directing all activities and instruction.
Swimmers must be evaluated in the 50 yd Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and 25 Fly before registering.