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Summer Fun Activities for Kids - Athletics


WKU Baseball Camp 2014

For children ages 6-12. Youth Skills camps will cover all the fundamentals and basics of baseball. From catching and throwing to pitching and hitting. Kids will have an opportunity to learn how baseball is played correctly from mechanics to approaches to baseball tactics. Learn baseball the right way at a young age and get a head start on becoming a solid overall ball player. Campers will be playing live coach pitch games with kids of similar ages on our game field. The camp will take place at WKU on the game field along with the use of the indoor hitting facility.

Dates: June 9-12 and July 17-10 from 9am to noon.

Cost: $125 per camp or $220 for both camps

For more information contact Casey Dykes at 270-745-2493 or


Hot Rods Summer Baseball Camp

For children ages 6 to 13. They will receive instruction from Hot Rods players and coaches on hitting, base running, fielding and more. They will also get to play on the Bowling Green Ballpark field. Each camper receives a ticket to the Hot Rods game, a youth sized t-shirt, and an autograph session with the Hot Rods players, and the opportunity to take the field with the Hot Rods during the national anthem.

Dates: July 10th and 11th

Time: 9am-12pm at Bowling Green Ball Park

Cost: $80 additional family members $40

300 8th Ave Bowling Green, KY 42101

For more information, please contact Connor King at 270-459-6025 or by email at


WKU Basketball Camp 2014

Day Camp #1

  • June 16th-18th
  •  8:30am- 3:00pm 
  •  Boys ages 7 and over
  • $215

Day Camp #2:

  • June 30th- July 2nd
  • 8:30am- 3:00pm
  • Boys ages 7 and over
  • $215

*Both Day Camp #1 and #2: $400

Elite Camp:

  • June 27th-28th
  • 5pm Friday- 5pm Saturday
  • Boys ages 15 and over
  •  $55

For more information call the WKU Men's Basketball Office at 270-745-6057 or email Applications are available through the office or online.


WKU Lady Topper Basketball Camps 2014

Please see our website for more information:

Team Camp:

  • June 12th-14th
  • *prices vary

Scoring Clinic:

  • June 23rd
  •  $50

Skill Position Clinic-

  • June 23rd 
  • $50

Individual Camp:

  • June 24ht-27th
  • Grades 6th-12th
  • $175

Lil' Topper Camp:

  • June 24th-27th
  • Grades 3rd-5th
  • $80

Select Training Camp:

  • August 1st & 2nd
  • Commuter- $60 Overnight- $75

For more information call 270-745-2133. Applications are available through the Lady Topper Basketball office or online


Bowling Green High School Purples Football Camp 2014

Date: July 16-18

Time: 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Grades: 2nd through 8th

Cost: $30/Player, $50 for two family members

For more information please call 270-746-2308 or email


WKU Hilltopper Football Camps 2014

Future Toppers Camp:

  • June 9th-11th
  • 8:00am- 11:30am
  • $25 per day or $75 for all three days
  • Grades: 1st- 8th

Prospect Camp #1:

  • June 7th
  • Check-In: 12:00pm
  • $50
  • Grades: 11th & 12th

Prospect Camp #2:

  • July 19th
  • Check-In: 12:00pm
  • $50
  • Grades 11th & 12th

For more information about these camps or to pre-register visit, 270-745-2984 or email


 Hilltopper Soccer Academy (HSA)

HSA Elite Individual & Goalkeeper Camp #1

  • June 13th-15th
  • Females Grades 5th-8th
  • $325 Overnight / $295 Commuter

HSA Girl's Team Camp

  • June 17-21st
  • Grades 7th-12th
  •  $425 Overnight / $345 Commuter

HSA Elite Individual & Goalkeeper Camp #2 (Overnight Only)

  • July 11th-13th
  • Females grades 9th-12th
  • $325

HSA Half Day Camp (Commuter Only)

  • July 21st-25th
  • Male & Female ages 6-12
  • $115

For more information please contact Chris Tinius at 270-745-4952 or email him at


2013 SKY Soccer Summer Camps and Night Games

SKY Soccer will be holding several camps and games this summer at the Lovers Lane Soccer Complex to improve players' soccer skills in a fun and challenging environment. Players will receive valuable instruction from current SKY Soccer Staff. If you have questions, please call our office at: 846-1010 or email: Registration forms can be printed from our website: or you can sign up at the office!

*Sibling and multiple camp discount: $15 off for each additional sibling OR multi camp registration. Limit one type of discount*

June 6, 13, 20, 27 - Middle School Friday Nights
- Game begins at approximately 6pm every night
- $40 per player

June 5 – July 10 – Summer Showdown on Thursday Nights (except July 3)
- Game begins at approximately 6pm every night
- $50 per player

July 18-19 - Girls' and Boys' Strikers and Keepers Clinic
- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Friday); 8:30-10:00am and 1:00-12:30pm (Saturday)
- $75 per player

July 22-25 - Half Day Camp for U10-U12
- 5:30pm – 7:30pm
- $95 per player

July 28 – July 31, Half Day Camp for U4-U8
- 8:30am – 10:30am
- $95 per player

July 28- July 31 - Select Pre Season Training Camp
- 6:00 pm – 8:00pm
- $95 per player

For more information please contact Cristin Allen by email at or at 270-846-1010.


2013 WKU Summer Softball Camps

Following a record setting season that included an at large bid into the NCAA tournament and a finish in the top 32 in the nation, the WKU Softball Team would like to announce our Summer Softball Camps! Come learn the fundamentals of the game from the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year, Tyra Perry, and members of the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Champion Softball Team. Staff will also include other college and elite travel coaches.

June 17 – 19, 2013 June 27, 2013
Girls Ages 13 to Age 21 Girls Ages 6-12
WKU Softball Field WKU Softball Field

Monday, June 24 1:00pm - Wednesday, June 26 1:00pm
High School Varsity/JV and 14U, 16U & 18U Summer Travel Teams, 6 Team Maximum
Buchanan Park, 9222 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101 and the Keen Dormitory at WKU

**Details can be found at**
Contact: Megan Smith at
Or Kirin Kumar at

*****EMPLOYEES $20 Discount to Elite Camp and $10 Discount to the Lil Topper Camp*****


WKU Start and Turn Camp 2014

Start & Turn Camp Advanced (Day Camp)

  • June 5th-8th
  • $215
  • Ages 8-18

Start & Turn Camp Advanced (Resident Camp)

  • June 5th-8th
  • $350
  • Ages 8-18

Start & Turn Camp (Day Camp)

  • June 13th-15th
  • $195
  • Ages 8-18

Start & Turn Camp (Resident Camp)

  • June 13th-15th
  • $295
  • Ages 8-18

The goal of the camp is to provide swimmers with elite coaches who teach using the most current training methods, motivate campers to reach their potential while developing their appreciation for the sport. Our goal is to increase the level of success for all campers by focusing on starts, turns and stroke efficiency.

Please contact Danielle Grobmyer at or at 434-981-7790.


WKU Lady Topper Volleyball 2014 Camps

Lady Topper Individual Skill Select Camp

  • June 4th-6th
  • $200
  • Grades 7th-12th

Lil' Volley Topper Camp

  • June 9th-11th
  • $100
  • Grades 6th and below

Lady Topper Team Camp (Individual Player Registration)

  • July 10th-12th
  • $175
  • Grades 9th-12th

Lady Topper Team Camp (Team Registration- Deposit Only)

  • July 10th-12th
  • $350
  • Grades 9th-12th

For more information visit or contact Kristi Griffin at or at 270-745-7090.


Total Fitness Connection

TFCU Strengths Finders: a week to week camp that can be done either morning session only, evening session only, or all day.  It is designed to assess your kid's strengths so that the trainers can suggest their areas to work on or that they would best excel at.  They start in June and run until August. This is only for children age 12 and up.

TFCU Summer Transformation Session: this is a three different month long option for your kids to work on strength, speed, or the combination of both training.  There are set days and times for this session depending on which they enroll into.  This is a shorter time length than the sports enhancement and will lead kids into being ready for the sports enhancement.  There is a June and July session.  This is for children age 5-18. 

TFCU Sports Enhancement:  This also has three different training options.  these eight weeks induration and are a level above what kids would go through in the transformation sessions.  These too have set times of the week.

Dates: The dates range from June 2nd through July 18.  Each week there will be a camp offered.

Cost: Prices range from $60-$175

For information on the specific dates and costs for each camp visit their website  or contact Sean Hamilton at 270-782-3503 or at


Martial Arts Summer Program

Enroll today! Everyone will receive a FREE official martial arts uniform! Two sessions are going to be available for the summer. 

When: June 2nd-27th and July 7th-August 2nd

Cost: $89 

For more information, please contact 270-793-9090 or email


If you would like to include your organization or agency's summer activities for youth, please feel free to email the event information to

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 Last Modified 9/24/14