US SPORTS CLINICS
WHO: Children ages 3-14 (varies with program) Children will be split by age group
WHERE: Griffin Road Fields
Bring: plenty of water and sunscreen
**Medical & Immunization forms are due with Registration Form
US SPORTS PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
SPORTS SQUIRTS – is a fun and exciting introduction to 5 different sports for children from an early age. Participants have the opportunity to learn lacrosse, soccer, basketball, T-ball, Floor Hockey, Parachute games and more in a safe, fun and structured environment. This program is ideal for the child who wants to try their hand at a little of everything. All sports are presented in a positive and relaxed environment with an emphasis on participation, interaction and communication but most importantly your child will have fun and build confidence keeping them coming back for more!
SOCCER SQUIRTS- a great way to introduce your child to soccer in a class that is often imitated but never duplicated. Each soccer squirts session is designed to promote coordination, movement, balance and fun. Soccer squirts learn the fundamentals of the sport through a program of structured activities and fun based games designed to stimulate a child’s imagination and develop motor skills. Your child will have a great time scoring goals and learning to scrimmage throughout the program.
MULTI-SPORT CLINIC-Experience over 15 different sports from around the world in just one week. All sports incorporated into the multi sports program allow children to develop coordination, accuracy, body control, and timing. Inspired by a fun and relaxed atmosphere, your child will have the opportunity to develop both skill and character on the sports field. Inclusive activities, variety and enjoyment stand as the key attributes of USSI multi sports ensuring the promotion of healthy lifestyle from an early age. Sports range from the traditional American pastimes of flag football, baseball and basketball to more diverse sports such as cricket, handball, and disc golf. Children will also experience USSI’s exciting world cup competition as well as participating in many other activities and games.
BEGGNNER GOLF PROGRAM-Using a revolutionary new system, the US Sports Institute Golf Summer program is the ideal way to introduce youngsters to the sport of golf. Children will learn all the basic golf techniques such as the swing, grip and ball striking using unique and fun training methods. Children will experience greater success using the larger golf balls with oversized golf club heads, children will be able to strike the golf ball more easily and consistently. This leads to increased confidence and enjoyment levels playing the sport of golf. Participants will compete in many fun challenges throughout the week including the putting, chipping and long drive competitions culminating in the US open on the last day.
FIELD HOCKEY- The US Ports Institute Field Hockey program is ideal for players and teams wishing to learn or develop in this increasingly popular sport. Campers will be introduced to all aspects of the game, thoughtfully integrating technical and tactical components in a fun, innovative way. Players will be grouped by age, playing ability and experience level. No previous experience playing field hockey is required to attend the program. Players should bring shin-guards, sticks can be provided.
LACROSSE PROGRAM–Beginner lacrosse players will have great fun learning this exhilarating game. Fast paced and full of action lacrosse is a unique combination of skill, speed, agility and finesse. The US Sport Institute lacrosse program is ideal for entry level players with no previous experience. Players can experience, stick handling, passing, scooping, dodging, and shooting as well as many other fundamental techniques. Players will be grouped by age, playing ability and experience level. No previous experience playing lacrosse is required to attend the clinic.
WORLD CUP PROGRAM- a World of Fun at your Feet!! This soccer day program pushes the fun factor for children aged 5 to 12 while improving skills. Participants will arrive to a vibrant atmosphere with friendly professional coaches that will assign each player into a designated World Cup country for the week. Each day, players will learn soccer skills from a different country from around the world and put them to the test in fun challenges and games. Countries will face off against each other in daily soccer scrimmages where the emphasis is on the excitement of playing soccer. This program is ideal for children that play at the recreational level or travel teams that are looking for some soccer fun and instruction at the same time. Our professional staff will not only coach the fundamentals of soccer but will teach participants the valuable lesson of teamwork.
US Sports Institute at (732) 563-2520 or visit us on the Web at:www.USsportsinstitute.com
*ALL REQUIRED EQUIPMENT (BOATS, PADDLES, PERSONAL FLOTATION
DEVICES, ETC) AND INSTRUCTION IS PROVIDED BY STILLRIVER
OUTFITTERS, INC. FOR ALL THE PROGRAMS LISTED
INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING
WHO: Ages 16– ADULT
WHEN: Wednesday May 23, 30, & June 6 6:00-8:00 pm
WHERE: Sholan Beach
Introduction to Kayak is a 6 hour program that emphasizes safety, enjoyment and skill acquisition in stable “recreational” kayaks. This instructional programs' introduction to safe and efficient paddling is relevant for learning the foundation skills for paddling all types of kayaks. This course is designed for adults, but children ages 10 -15 are welcome to participate with a parent.
MOMMY/DADDY AND ME KAYAKING
WHO: Parent and child between 1-5
WHEN: Wednesdays May 23, 30, & June 6 2:30-4:00pm
(three 1 1/2-hour sessions)
WHERE: Sholan Beach
FEE: $100.00/adult/child pair, $80.00/accompanying adult
This program was developed by Still River Outfitters, Inc. to address the growing number of active adults starting families. In addition to basic paddling skills and safety considerations, we help parents adapt our proven strategies to comfortably paddle with a toddler. This class is taught in stable recreational kayaks where the child will sit safely between the parent’s legs in the kayak's cockpit. This class is appropriate for parents and their child between age 1 and 5 years.
INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING –YOUTH
WHO: Ages 10-15
WHEN: Wednesdays May 23, 30 & June 6 4:00-6:00pm
WHERE: Sholan Beach
Introduction to kayak for Youths provides kids the chance to learn exciting new skills. This youth specific kayaking class teaches the same skills and safety considerations as our adult program but in a kid friendly format. Kayak games and activities will be used to give kids the needed practice while keeping them active and engaged.
WHO: Ages 8-14
WHERE: Sholan Beach
This program runs for 9 hours over 3 days and combines recreational kayaking skill development with Adventure Education initiatives for a truly unique experience. Participants will learn to overcome challenges individually through paddling and as a team through our fun challenge games. Our staff members are ACA Certified Instructors and Trained Adventure Facilitators. Appropriate for kids 8 – 14 years old.