Fitness & Recreation

LITTLE SLUGGERS T-BALL
Summer 2021

Granville – Little Sluggers’ T-Ball Powered by Bally Sports Group LLC

Ages 3 & 4
Bally Sports Group’s Little Sluggers is a great introduction to the game of baseball for young children. Using age appropriate activities, players will be introduced to fundamentals of baseball in an atmosphere that is supportive, fun, and encouraging. Each week, the program will include an instructional portion that will introduce players to batting, base running, fielding, throwing, and catching. A modified game will also be played each week. Parent participation welcomed, but Bally Sports staff will lead the program. The Little Sluggers T-Ball Program will provide your child with a fun and positive t-ball experience that will encourage continued participation in the sport!
When – Saturday Mornings, June 5 – July 17, 2021 (no class July 3) 
Session 1: 10 AM – 11 AM
Session 2: 11 AM – 12 PM
Where – Raccoon Valley Park Field #3
Fee – $85R/$105NR
Includes Team Shirt and Hat

EARTH EXPLORERS 
Ages: 5 – 8
Summer 2021

June 14 – 18 from 9:00AM-Noon
Do you want your child to connect with others from a safe distance, while also connecting with nature? Join this online nature studies camp where we will meet virtually every morning and I will give the campers missions to be completed outdoors (in a backyard or at Spring Valley Nature Preserve). These missions will be accompanied by instructional videos that will teach your child wilderness awareness skills. The skills will enhance your child’s outdoor time, and give them purpose when they head outside. Each morning we will meet online and share nature stories from the day before and connect with other nature loving campers. Join us for a week of nature camp in your own backyard. (Note: You will need internet access to participate in this camp.) Our morning meetings will take place at 9:00am. Instructor is Grace Gordon.
Cost: $30

SVNP: EARTH ENCHANTED – Ages 5 – 8
Summer 2021
June 21 – 25 from 9:00AM – noon
Calling all kids with great imaginations! The Fairies and Elves at Spring Valley Nature Preserve have a very special quest for us. We will be seeking out the magic and wonder in the natural world around us. Join us as we step into an enchanted wonderland! Instructor is Kadi Forth.

“FISH ON” SUMMER CAMP – Grades 5 – 6
Summer 2021 @ Infirmary Mound Park, Mirror Lake Raccoon Valley Park, Raccoon Creek
June 21 – 25 from 12:00PM – 2:00PM 
Designed for the beginning angler and/or individuals who want to progress from bobber fishing and bluegills to other species of game fish (bass and catfish). Basic fishing knowledge (knots, tackle and equipment) along with skills (casting, presentation of lures and handling of fish) will be taught. In addition, classes will cover conservation, natural history and identification of Ohio game species. Classes will be 2 hours long with roughly 30 minutes of instruction, 30 minutes of hand-on application and an hour of supervised and instructed fishing. Campers will receive a shirt, box of tackle, and a field guide. Register by June 14, 2021.                                                                                                             Instructors: Jim Reding, GHS Teacher, Jason Reding, Blake Albery (High School Fishing Club Members)

SVNP: EARTH ADVENTURE  – Ages 9 – 12
Summer 2021
June 28 – July 2 from 9:00AM-Noon
Experience the Spring Valley Nature Preserve in a new way as we immerse ourselves in the wilderness. Together, we will learn how to create a shelter, just like squirrels, that will protect us from the elements. We’ll blend in with the forest by camouflaging ourselves with mud and debris, and learn how to see and hear like native people around the world. Discover a real sense of adventure while exploring creeks and climbing hillsides! Instructor is Kadi Forth. Class held at Spring Valley Nature Preserve, 1539 Columbus Road.

VENTURES IN RHYTHM – Ages 5 – 8
Summer 2021
July 12 – 16 from 9:00AM – noon
Did you know that anyone can be a drummer? Join Kadi from Land if Legend Drumming as we explore rhythm using had drums and percussion. We’ll each discover our own rhythms through games, jamming out and creating out own drum circle. Instructor Kadi Forth. Cost: $115/135

GRANVILLE ALL SPORTS CAMP Co-ed Ages 6 – 12
Summer 2021
Bally Sports Group LLC
Monday – Friday, July 12-16 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Campers will have a ball at this Multi-Sports Camp! Each day will focus on a different sport including soccer, basketball, football, floor hockey, track and field, and more! Staff will ensure campers are participating in a well-supervised environment that creates positive, social interactions and emphasizes the importance of sportsmanship. Campers will also play exciting running and group games throughout the week. Campers will leave excited about new skills they have learned each day!

ROCKIN’ RHYTHM – Ages 9 – 12
Summer 2021
July 19 – 23 from 9:00AM – noon
Did you know that anyone can be a drummer? Join Kadi from Land of Legend Drumming as we explore rhythm using hand drums and percussion. We’ll each discover our own rhythms through games, jamming out and creating our own drum circle. Instructor Kadi Forth. Cost: $115/135

GRANVILLE NINJA TRAINING CAMP Co-ed Ages 6-12 
Powered by Bally Sports Group LLC
Summer 2021

Monday – Friday, July 19 – 23 from 9 AM – 3 PM
Granville Elementary School
Come challenge yourself with Bally Sports this summer!  The Bally Sports’ Ninja Training Camp offers a wide variety of games and activities planned to test each campers’ skill, speed, strength, balance, mind and most of all, their ability to work as a teammate. Examples of challenges that will be offered next week include Tug-Of-War, Human Pyramid, Shipwreck, Ladder Runs, Multiple Relay Races, Link Tag, Monkey Lines, Obstacle Courses and much more!

KEEP IT SIMPLE SOCCER CLINIC – Ages: 3 & 4, 5 & 6
Summer 2021
Session 1: June 14 – 17
Session 2: August 9 – 12
Ready to run and have fun? This mini camp is just the fit for your child. They will be introduced to fundamental soccer skills of dribbling, shooting and passing in a fun active environment. Your child will experience the joy of playing soccer while starting the foundation needed to get started in this life long sport. Instructor is Ian McConnell.

BLUE ACE RUN CLUB for SUMMER Grades 3 – 6 
Summer 2021
Begins June 15th, dates below

This new program is for Granville students going into 3rd grade through 6th grade Granville High School Cross Country Head Coach Ross Hartley and the GHS Cross Country Athletes will introduce your young athlete to the sport of running. Practices are focused on using the sport of running to further the physical and mental development of the children who are participating. Skill development and love of the sport are the primary objectives. The focus will be on how to stay safe and have fun while learning a lifelong activity!
Your athlete needs to bring: comfortable running clothes, running/active shoes, water bottle, smile and good attitude!
This program provides the following for your athlete, coached practices, T-Shirt, Granville Cross Country Sticker.
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s 6:30-7:30p
June 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, July 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22 

BLUE ACE FOOTBALL CAMP, Grades: 1-8
Grades: 1-6
Tuesday & Wednesday July 13-14 9:30-11:30AM  
Grades: 7-8
Tuesday & Wednesday July 13-14 1-3PM 

Facilitated by the GHS Football Staff. Offensive Skills Stations Quarterbacks: Stance, snap, exchange and footwork emphasized with passing drills. RB/WR: Stance, takeoff and hands emphasized with receiving and rushing drills.
O-line: Stance, step and punch emphasized with drills on bags. Kicking: Field goal and punting emphasized with kicking drills.
Defensive Skills Stations
Tackling Skills: Body placement and safety emphasized with drills on tackling bags (no live contact). Defensive Backs: Stance, eyes and backfield movement emphasized with drills in coverage. LB/DL: Stance, explosion, and backfield reads emphasized with drills on bags.
GHS Football Practice Fields
$50 (R), $70 (NR) (t-shirt included)
Register by 7/6


HAVE A BALL – MINI SPORTS CAMP – Co-ed Ages 4, 5, 6, 7
Powered by Bally Sports Group LLC
Summer 2021
Monday-Friday, June 28 – July 2 from 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Monday-Friday, August 2 – 6 from 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Wildwood Park
Young campers will have a ball at the Granville Mini-Sports Camp! Each day will focus on a different sport including soccer, basketball, football, hockey, track and field, and more! Campers will engage in age appropriate activities each day that will help them learn the fundamentals and rules of each specific sport. Staff will ensure campers are participating in a well-supervised environment that encourages positive social interactions and emphasizes the importance of sportsmanship. Campers will also play exciting running/group games throughout the week. Campers will leave excited about new skills they have learned each day and will absolutely be ready for nap time! Children should bring the following items to camp each day: Sunscreen, water bottle, snack. Parents should label all personal belongings. 

ADVENTURELAND SUMMER CAMP Grades 2 – 6
Summer 2021

Outdoor Adventures – Full Day Camps 
Session 1: June 14 – 18

Session 2: July 12 – 16
Session 3: July 26 – 30
(Full Day Camp Day: 9AM-3PM, Drop-Off Between: 8-9AM, Pick-Up Between: 3-4PM)

Get ready for the adventure of your life! This week will be filled with orienteering, fishing, archery, hiking, canoeing and kayaking* (Canoeing and Kayaking will be dependent on COVID requirements at the time of camp) Love to fish? Learn to cast, how to put bait on a hook and take the fish off. Campers will enjoy crafts, games, hikes and more which will make this the best Adventure of the summer. Adventureland Camps are held at Infirmary Mound Park. Medical Emergency forms will be sent prior to camp and are required to be completed prior to camp begin date. This years summer camp teacher is Vonda McDonald, GES Art teacher. 
WHAT YOU NEED: Wear appropriate clothing plus 1 change of clothes, lunch, snacks, water and sunscreen. 

HALF DAY SUMMER CAMPS – Ages 4, 5, 6
Summer 2021

Session 1: July 19 – 22, 
Session 2: August 2 – 5
Drop-Off Between: 9-9:30AM
Camp : 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Pick-Up Between: 11:30AM-NOON

Half day programs provide a nurturing atmosphere where children will meet new friends while learn listening and socialization skills. Activities focus around a weekly theme with crafts, games and stories. Supervision is at a 5:1 child to staff ratio. Meets rain or shine. Indoor location for inclement weather.  

Session 1: Flutter and Fly
July 19 – 22 from 9:30-11:30AM
Soar into this camp and learn about all the things that fly- birds, bees, butterflies, and more. Join for an exciting week of crafts and hands on fun. Campers will have a blast using butterfly nets and binoculars to catch and see all the things with wings.

Session 02: Wonderful Water
August 2 – 5 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Explore the many wonders of water. Learn how plants and animals use water to survive, about the different aquatic ecosystems, and much more. Campers will enjoy many hands on activities including ice play, and even take an adventure to the local creek at the park.

CHALLENGER SOCCER CAMP – Co-ed Ages 3 – 14
Summer 2021
June 28 – July 2
Ages: 3-5 Beginner Level from 8:00-9:00AM
Ages: 6-14 Developmental Level  from 9:15 AM-NOON
In partnership with Challenger Sports, we will be offering a week of drills and skills, plus taking part in a daily regime of foot skill development (through the 1,000 touches curriculum), technical and tactical practices and daily World Cup tournament style plays, each child will be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. Campers will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website. Wildwood Park
Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website.

TENNIS CLINICS – Ages 5 – 13
Summer 2021
Ages 5 – 9 
Session 01: June 7 – 10               9:30AM – 10:30AM

Session 02: June 28 – July 1       9:30AM – 10:30AM
Session 03: July 12 – 15              9:30AM – 10:30AM
Ages 9 – 13 
Session 04: June 7 – 10               10:30AM – 11:30AM

Session 05: June 28 – July 1        10:30AM – 11:30AM
Session 06: July 12 – 15                10:30AM – 11:30AM

Beginner and intermediate players learn the basic skills of tennis; these clinics will focus on instruction in basic tennis strokes, volleys, ground strokes and serves. Clinics are held at the Granville High School Tennis Courts. Clint Storey is the instructor.

MULTISPORT TOTS CAMP – Co-ed Ages 3 – 6 – Facilitated by Skyhawks
Summer 2021

July 6 – 9 (Tuesday – Friday)
Session 01: Ages 5&6 from 1:00-2:30PM
Session 02: Ages 3&4 from 2:45-3:45PM
Introduce your little superstar to sports in our most popular program! This multi-sport class uses age-appropriate games and activities to explore balance, hand/eye coordination, fitness, sport skills and child development. Parent participation required for ages 2-3 years.  

CHEER TOTS CAMP – Co-ed Ages 3 – 6 – Facilitated by Skyhawks
Summer 2021

June 21-25
Session 01: Ages 5&6 from 1:00-2:30PM
Session 02: Ages 3&4 from 2:45-3:45PM
Children in these high energy classes learn far more than just core cheer concepts and techniques; they also explore their personal expression, agility, rhythm, and teamwork. It is a great way to build self-confidence and nurture the desire to share happiness with others!  

STEM & PLAY GOLF CAMP – Co-ed Ages 7 – 12 – Facilitated by Skyhawks
Summer 2021

July 6 – 9 (Tuesday – Friday) from 9:00AM-noon
Session 01: Ages 7 – 9, Session 02: Ages 10 – 12
This program combines strategic STEM-based activities with traditional Skyhawks golf instruction and a focus on life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. The STEM Sports® curriculum gives students the opportunity to get behind the sports they love with modules centered around technology, science and innovation. Subjects include golf ball design, calculating distances and angles, velocity, acceleration and much more! Participants will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, body positioning, etiquette and keeping score. Skyhawks puts the Sports in STEM.  

BEGINNING GOLF CAMP – Co-ed Ages 5 – 12 – Facilitated by Skyhawks
Summer 2021
August 2 – 6 from 9:00AM-noon
Session 01: Ages 5–8, Session 02: Ages 9–12
Participants will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, body positioning, etiquette and keeping score. The program is specifically designed for the entry-level player, simplifying instruction so that young players can make an easy and effective transition onto the golf course. All equipment provided.  

FLAG FOOTBALL Fueled by USA Football Camp, Ages 7 – 12
Facilitated by Skyhawks
Summer 2021
June 21-25 from 9:00AM-noon
Session 01: Ages 7 – 9, Session 02: Ages 10 – 12
Experience the excitement of football with Skyhawks Flag Football Fueled by USA Football. Using a curriculum developed by USA Football, coaches teach skills like passing, receiving, kicking and flag pulling while gaining confidence and learning life lessons in a fun, positive environment.  

FIRST DOWN TOTS CAMP – Co-ed Ages 3 – 6 – Facilitated by Skyhawks
Summer 2021
June 21-25
Session 01: Ages 5&6 from 1:00-2:30PM,
Session 02: Ages 3&4 from 2:45-3:45PM
1stDownTots is a development program that uses a variety of fun games to engage kids while teaching the sport of football and developing fundamental skills. The goal is to build fitness, muscle coordination, football fundamentals and create a love of the game. We do not do any tackling or blocking at this level.   

LITTLE HOOPSTERS
Basketball Mini-camp for girls and boys in Grades 1-4
Summer 2021 
June 7 – 10 from 4:00 – 5:00PM

Participants will spend a fun filled week learning the basic skills of basketball through demonstration, practice, contests and games. Sara Lee, Denison University Physical Education Professor and Women’s Volleyball and Basketball Coach will instruct this class. This mini camp will be offered for children entering grades 1 thru 4.