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RLC hosts summer sports camps

Rend Lake College will be hosting a number of opportunities for local students to get out, enjoy some sunshine and improve their game all at the expert hands of RLC coaches. A total of three sports camps will be held at the Ina campus over the summer and offer opportunities to be active over a wide range of age groups and activities.

Up first this summer will be Girls’ Basketball Camp, will be held from 9 a.m. until noon for grades 5-8 and 1 to 4 p.m. for grades 9-12 on June 7th  and 8th in Waugh Gymnasium. Lady Warrior Head Coach Rebecca Harris will provide each camper individual instruction on all phases of shooting, ball-handling, passing, one-on-one defense, and rebounding. Campers should wear gym shorts and a T-shirt, and socks with basketball shoes, and bring a towel. The camp costs $65 per student.

Campers K through 6th grade will also have the opportunity to participate in a Golf Camp. Taking place from 9 a.m. – 11: 30 a.m. from Monday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 13, the camp will provide a fun-filled way for students to learn and improve their golf game. Participants will learn all aspects of the game, including driver play, iron play, pitching, chipping, bunker play and putting. The camp will be held in the RLC Rec and costs $40 per student.

Youth between grades 3 and 12 will have a chance to learn tips and techniques from Tyler O’Daniel, RLC Head Baseball Coach, during Baseball Camp. The fundamentals of hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, base running, and mental aspects of the game will all be covered. Campers should bring their own lunch and all gear with them, plus wear tennis shoes or rubber cleats. The camp will be held in the RLC Rec and costs $125 per student.

Boys grades 3-5 can attend Baseball Camp from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, July 9– Thursday, July 13. Grades 6-8 will meet at the same times Monday, July 16 – Thursday, July 19. Grades 9 – 12 round things out at the same times from Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26.

To register for RLC Sports Camps, contact the RLC Athletics office at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1250 or All campers will receive a T-shirt.

Grade level applies to either past or upcoming grade. Payments may be made by check, money order, credit or debit cards, or cash, and must be received at the time of registration. Parents and guardians are responsible for all transportation arrangements to and from camp.