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Alex Sotelo, age 6 of Elkin, completes a drill under the watchful eye of Elkin Middle School Coach Hagan Miller at the agility camp in Elkin recently. The camp continues on Monday nights through July 28.
Alex Sotelo, age 6 of Elkin, completes a drill under the watchful eye of Elkin Middle School Coach Hagan Miller at the agility camp in Elkin recently. The camp continues on Monday nights through July 28.
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Agility


I Support My Community will host a free agility clinic Monday nights through July 28 at the Elkin Municipal Recreation Complex. Youth under 10: 5 to 5:45 p.m.; 10 and older: 6 to 8 p.m.


Participants will report to the open field behind the baseball field at the complex. Farando Best and Elkin Middle School football coach Hagan Miller will be among those on hand to guide those who attend. For more information, contact Best at 734-8978.


Agility and conditioning


A free agility and conditioning camp for Starmount middle schoolers at Starmount High School, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7. The camp is particularly important for those considering playing football for Starmount Middle School.


There will be no camp on July 1, 3, 29, and 31. For more information, contact Starmount Middle School Coach Michael Vanhoy at 971-5812.


Basketball


The Yadkin Valley Basketball Academy will host the Pro Shot National Shooting Clinic July 7 and 8 at Starmount High School from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day.


The clinic is open to both boys and girls. Camp forms can be found at www.yadkinbball.com. Cost is $70 per player. Bring your own basketball. Advance register by July 1. Make checks payable to YVBA, 311 Pineview Drive, Mount Airy, 27030.


For more information, contact Rocky Horton at 755-7860 or at yadkinvalleybasketballacademy@gmail.com.


Coaching


Starmount High School will host its annual Starmount youth football coaches clinic July 27 at 6 p.m. in the library.


All youth coaches that work with Boonville, Jonesville, or West Yadkin youth football are invited to attend. Many topics concerning youth football will be discussed with clinic talks given by Starmount coaches. Refreshments will be provided.


If you have questions, you may call Coach Scott Johnson at 468-8686 or 469-0372.


Football


Starmount High School will be hosting its annual youth football camp for kindergartners through sixth-graders on July 28 and 29.


The cost is $10. It will be held on the practice field to the left of the school from 6-8 each evening.


If you have questions, you may call Coach Scott Johnson at 468-8686 or 469-0372.


Summer day camp


Elkin Recreation Center. Activities include nature hikes, swimming, weekly movie trips, and educational sessions.


For more information, contact the Elkin Recreation and Parks Department at 794-6478.


Swimming


Summer swimming lessons are available through the Elkin Recreation and Parks Department.


Day and evening sessions are available for children 3-5 and 6-12 years old. Registration is available at the Elkin Recreation Center.


Tennis


East Wilkes High School will hold tennis clinics for ages 7-17 running through July 31 on Tuesdays and Thursdays for beginners and advanced players. The beginner clinic will be from 9:30-10:30. The advanced clinic will be from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.


The cost of each clinic is $5.00 and no registration is required. All clinics will be led by Coach Aaron Simmons along with former and current players from the East Wilkes tennis program. For questions or more information, call Simmons at 336-927-7391.


Volleyball


The Surry Community College volleyball team will hold a volleyball camp July 14-17 at the Surry Community College gym on the Dobson campus.


The clinic will include two separate sessions. The first sessions, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., is for individuals with less than one year of experience. The second session, 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., is for individuals with more than one year of experience.


The camp is open to ages 6-16 with a cost of $ 40 ($ 30 with two or more the same family) per person and includes a camp t-shirt.


Participants may register for the camp by completing a camp brochure at www.surryknights.com. Camp registrations will begin at 8:30 (first session) and 12:30 pm (second session).


For more camp information or to request a camp brochure, please contact Surry coach Jan Marion-Kiser at 468-7191 or Mark Tucker at 386-3217. Additional information may be obtained at www.surryknights.com.

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