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Summer Sports Camps

  • Baseball Camp
  • Basketball Camp
  • Field Hockey Camp (co-ed)
  • Golf Camp
  • Mountain Biking Camp
  • Soccer Camp
  • Softball Camp
  • Speed, Agility, Quickness Camp
  • Tennis Camp
  • Click here for the 2014 brochure with detailed information (pdf)
    Sports Camper Pick Up Authorization Form (pdf)

    Open House !
    for 2015 Summer Youth Camps
    Sunday, Jan. 25 (snow date Feb. 1) 12 to 3 p.m.
    MCCC West Windsor campus Student Center (SC)
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    Welcome to Summer Sports Camps! ...nine different camps full of variety and fun.

    The camps are designed for young people between the ages of 6-15. Most camps are held five days a week from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Physical Education building on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College in Trenton, New Jersey. Optional swimming is available from 3 to 3:30 p.m. daily.

    Transportation is not provided for campers. Overnight facilities are not available for campers.

    To register, mail a registration form and a medical form. Registration will not be processed without a medical form. The forms can be printed from this website.

    The camp offers Before Camp Care. This option allows for a 7:30 a.m. drop-off to campers. Before Camp Care participants will be supervised on-site from 7:30 - 9 a.m. during camp days.

    An After Camp Care service allows campers to remain on campus until 6 p.m. in a supervised recreational program.

    For more information, please e-mail zegarskr@mccc.edu or call Ryan Zegarski, MCCC Athletics / Sports Camps, at (609) 570-3779.

    Camper Responsibilities

    • Campers must submit a completed medical form with each application submitted. Registration will not be accepted without a medical form.
    • Campers may bring their own lunches (refrigeration is not available) or purchase meals and drinks at the college cafeteria.
    • Any camper who wishes to use the pool at the end of the afternoon session must provide his or her own swimsuit and towel.
    • Campers must bring their own locks in order to use the available locker facilities.
    • Campers should not bring electronic games or devices.

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    Cost, Refund Policy

    $260 per week ($210 for week of June 30 - July 3)

    Refunds may only be granted when written notice of a camper's withdrawal is received not later than five working days before the first day of camp. Refunds thereafter will be charged a $25 processing fee. Telephone withdrawals will not be accepted.

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    Sports Camps 2014

    Baseball Camp Baseball Camp (ages 6-15)
    July 7-11 / July 14-18 / July 21-25

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Techniques and drills for all positions; Fielding and throwing; All aspects of pitching; Defensive techniques; Sliding; Base running; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: MCCC Staff
    FACILITIES: Turf stadium; Three practice fields; Renovated gymnasium; Pitching machine; Indoor mounds; Batting Tís; Batting Cage; Game Competition; Olympic size indoor swimming pool. Transportation to fields at adjacent Mercer County Park is provided.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Campers should bring baseball pants, cap, shoes, glove and bat. Sneakers are required for indoor games in the event of inclement weather. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome. Participants will be separated by age and ability for both instruction and games. Participation is co-ed. Twelve-year-old players will be oriented to the Babe Ruth level field and rules through use of transitional type field dimensions.

    Basketball Camp Basketball Camp (ages 6-15)
    June 30 - July 3 / July 7-11 / July 14-18 (girls camp only) / Aug. 4-8 / Aug. 11-15

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Camp Director Mike Tenaglia's program emphasizes fundamentals and personalized attention. Dribbling; Passing; Shooting; Offensive and defensive strategies; Conditioning; Game competition; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: Director Mike Tenaglia (Head Coach, MCCC Women's Basketball); College basketball players and visiting coaches.
    FACILITIES: Spacious, renovated gymnasium; Multiple outdoor courts; Video Room; Olympic size indoor swimming pool.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Campers should wear sneakers and suitable gym clothing. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome. Participants will be separated by age and/or ability for both instruction and games. Participation is co-ed.

    Field Hockey Camp Field Hockey Camp (co-ed, ages 6-15)
    July 7-11

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Passing; Dribbling; Shooting; Offensive and defensive skills; Game competition; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: Director Suzanne Albanese (Garden State Games, U15 Coach, U5 FHA Level III Umpire); College players and high school coaches.
    FACILITIES: MCCC full-size turf field; Spacious, renovated gymnasium; Olympic size indoor swimming pool.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Campers should wear sneakers and/or rubber cleats for turf field and bring sticks, shin guards and mouth guard, as well as other protective items such as face masks and eyeguards. Those interested in the optional end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Participants will be separated by age and ability for both instruction and games.

    Golf Camp Golf Camp (ages 6-15)
    June 30 - July 3

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Fundamentals of golf; Golf etiquette; Use of putter; Use of #9 iron; Swimming (optional); Play on a 9-hole course.
    CAMP STAFF: Director Mark Kmiec (South Brunswick School District).
    FACILITIES: Mercer County Community College fields; Driving ranges (off campus); Par 3 golf course (off campus); Olympic size indoor swimming pool. Transportation to off-campus facilities is provided.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Campers are required to have their own #9 iron and putter. A "driver" is optional. Their names should be marked on all equipment. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome. Participants will be separated by age and ability for both instruction and games. Participation is co-ed.

    Mountain Biking Camp Mountain Biking Camp (ages 6-15)
    July 28 - Aug. 1 / Aug. 4-8

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Fundamentals of mountain biking racing, including body position, balance and control through narrow trails and terrain; Proper racing etiquette; Mechanics of bicycles; Bicycle maintenance; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: Director Greg Schipske (competitor in the Mid-Atlantic Super Series of Mountain Biking); Assistant Director Glenn Ferarris.
    FACILITIES: Mercer County Community College; Adjoining Mercer County Park trail system; Olympic size indoor swimming pool.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Campers are required to have a BMX or all-terrain style bike and a helmet. (Ten-speed road bikes are not appropriate for this type of riding.) Campers must have a bike lock for overnight storage. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome. Campers must have the ability to ride a two-wheeler without assistance. They will be separated by age and riding ability for both instruction and races. Participation is co-ed.

    Soccer Camp Soccer Camp (ages 6-15)
    June 23-27 / June 30 - July 3 / July 21-25 (co-ed)

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Passing; Dribbling; Shooting; Offensive and defensive skills; Game competition; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: MCCC coaches, high school coaches and collegiate players.
    FACILITIES: MCCC full-size turf field; Smaller field for younger players; Spacious court for indoor games; Olympic size indoor swimming pool.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Campers should bring sneakers, soccer cleats, shin guards and a lock for their belongings. Sneakers or flat soccer shoes are mandatory for indoor games (which may be part of the regular schedule or due to inclement weather.) Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome. Campers will be separated by age and ability for both instruction and games. Participation is co-ed.

    Softball Camp Softball Camp (ages 6-15)
    July 28 - Aug. 1

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Techniques and drills for all positions; Fielding and throwing; All aspects of pitching; Defensive techniques; Sliding; Base running; Game competition; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: MCCC staff and collegiate players.
    FACILITIES: Turf stadium; Two practice fields; Spacious, renovated gymnasium; Batting T's; Batting Cage; Olympic size indoor swimming pool.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Participants should bring baseball pants, cap, shoes, glove and bat. Sneakers are required for indoor games in the event of inclement weather. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Girls ages 6-15 are welcome. Campers will be separated by age and ability for both instruction and games.

    Speed, Agility, Quickness Camp Speed, Agility, Quickness Camp (ages 6-15)
    June 23-27 / July 14-18

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Core training; Drills; Mechanical analysis; Personalized instruction; Videos; Skills testing; Team play; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: Director John Kalinowski (MCCC, Exercise Science Coordinator, certified strength and conditioning specialist); Assistance by high school physical education teachers and collegiate athletes.
    FACILITIES: Turf field; Spacious, renovated gymnasium; Tennis courts; Fitness Center; Olympic size indoor swimming pool.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Participants should wear sneakers and clothing suitable for working out. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Full day: boys and girls ages 6-15 Half day: ages 16+.

    Tennis Camp Tennis Camp (ages 6-15)
    June 23-27 / June 30 - July 3 / July 7-11 / July 14-18 / July 21-25

    INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS & ACTIVITIES: Basic strokes, including groundstrokes, serve and volley; Tennis Etiquette; Rules and scoring for beginners; Strategy and tactics for various levels; Movies and exhibitions; Games, round robins, singles and doubles; Swimming (optional).
    CAMP STAFF: Director Marc Petchel (former MCCC/Rider University player. Teacher and Tennis pro); Assistant Director Erin Aiello.
    FACILITIES: Newly refurbished state-of-the-art tennis courts; Spacious, renovated gymnasium; Olympic size indoor swimming pool; Mercer County Tennis Center.
    REQUIRED EQUIPMENT/ATTIRE: Participants are required to bring their own tennis racket. Those interested in the end-of-the-day swim should bring a bathing suit, sandals and towel.
    AGES: Boys and girls ages 6-15 are welcome, and all participation is coed. Participants will be separated by age and/or ability for both instruction and games. Younger or handicapped applicants may be accepted with approval of camp director.

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