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THE GREAT OUTDOORS: A RECREATIONAL GUIDE | RECREATION

'Hello Mother, Hello Father, Here I am at Camp . . . '

June 06, 1997

AGOURA HILLS

* Skyhawk Sports Academy Camps

Mini-Hawk camp: Location: Forest Cove Park. Dates: June 16-20, July 28-Aug. 1. Ages: 4-7. An introductory sports camp aimed at young children that will teach basics of soccer, baseball and basketball. Fee: $85 per week.

Baseball: Location: Chumash Park. Dates: July 7-11 and 21-25. Ages: 6-12. Camp tailored to beginner- and intermediate-level players. Age-appropriate safety bats and balls will be used. Fee: $87 per week.

Basketball: Location: Agoura High. Dates: July 28-Aug. 1. Ages: 6-12. Designed for beginner and intermediate-level players, who will be taught basketball tactics while refining basic skills. Fee: $87 per week.

Basketball: Location: Agoura High. Dates: June 16-20. Ages: 8-13. Basic fundamentals and skills will be taught for recreational play. Fee: $82 per week.

Roller hockey: Location: Agoura High. Dates: June 23-27 and July 14-18. Ages: 7-14. Instruction provided for beginning and intermediate-level players. Emphasis will be on proper hand, stick and skating techniques. Fee: $90 per week.

Tennis: Location: Agoura High. Dates: June 30-July 3, Aug. 4-8. Ages: 5-14. Personalized instruction provided for players to learn and improve tennis skills. Focus will be on stroke techniques and ball placement. Fee: $60-$75, depending on session.

Information on all camps: (818) 597-7361.

ARLETA

* Summer Day Camp

Location: Branford Recreation Center. Dates: June 30-Aug. 22. Ages: 6-12. Traditional recreational camp with sports, games, arts and crafts and weekly field trips. Fee: $45 per week; extended care, $55. Information: (818) 893-4923.

BURBANK

* Summer Daze

Locations: McCambridge Park, Verdugo Park. Dates: McCambridge--June 16-Aug. 29; Verdugo--June 16-Sept. 5. Ages: 5-10. Traditional summer with crafts, sports, games and field trips. Fee: $90 per week; for extended care, $20 per week. Information: McCambridge Park (818) 238-5378, Verdugo Park (818) 238-5390.

* Summer Daze Plus

Location: Verdugo Park. Dates: June 16-Sept. 5. Ages: 11-14. Variety of recreational activities and field trips, including beach trips, Angels game, roller skating, theme parks and an overnight outing. Fee: $90 per week. Information: Verdugo Park (818) 238-5390.

* "The Club" Specialty Camp

Locations: Wildwood Canyon, Olive Park. Dates: June 16-Aug. 15. Ages: 8-12. Various nature, outdoors and sports-related week-long themed sessions. There will be nature walks, back-packing, hiking and rock-climbing, an overnight trip and roller-skating, roller-hockey and hockey. Fee: $90 per week. Information: (818) 238-5397.

* Summer Parks Camp

Locations: Lundigan Park, Pacific Park, McKinley School, Miller School. Dates: June 23-Aug. 15. Ages: 6-18. Daily recreational activities, games, play, crafts at sites from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No fee. Information: (818) 238-5378.

CAMARILLO

* Coed Basketball Camps

Location: Camarillo High. Dates: June 30-July 4 and July 14- 18. Ages: 7-14. Two week-long sessions of basketball skills instruction that emphasizes team play and cooperation. Camps directed by Camarillo High boys' Coach Mike Prewitt. Fee: $66 per week. Information: (805) 492-1996.

* Golf Skills Camp

Location: Camarillo Springs Golf Course. Dates: June 16-July 28. Ages: 7-16. Instruction will be given in all phases of the game and clubs will be provided if necessary. There will be an end-of-summer tournament with awards and prizes. Fee: $51 per week. Information: (805) 482-1996.

* Coed Soccer Basics Camp

Location: Freedom Park. Dates: July 7-11. Ages: 7-11. Basic instruction covering basic soccer rules, dribbling, defense and training technique for boys and girls with limited experience. Fee: $51 per week. Information: (805) 482-1996.

* Coed Stepped-up Soccer

Location: Freedom Park. Dates: July 7-11. Ages: 12-17. Camp is for players with soccer experience who wish to refine their skills. Fee: $51 per week. Information: (805) 482-1996.

* Beginning Tennis Camp

Location: Mission Oaks Park. Dates: June 30-July 4 and July 7-11. Ages: 7-18. Basic-skill drills and games for beginners. Fee: $69 per week. Information: (805) 482-1996.

* Intermediate Tennis Camp

Location: Mission Oaks Park. Dates: July 21-25. Ages: 7-18. Skill drills and games used in intermediate-level instruction. Fee: $69 per week. Information: (805) 482-1996.

* Advanced Tennis Camp

Location: Mission Oaks Park. Dates: Aug. 25-29. Ages: 7-18. Advanced tennis instruction and competition. Fee: $69 per week. Information: (805) 482-1996.

* Wrestling Camp

Location: Camarillo High. Dates: July 7-11. Ages: 8-18. Wrestling instruction provided with an emphasis on techniques, conditioning and style. Fee: $56. Information: (805) 482-1996.

CANOGA PARK

* Shadow Ranch Summer Sports Camp

Location: Shadow Ranch Recreation Center. Dates: June 23-Aug. 29. Ages: 6-12. Camp activities include baseball, basketball, football, soccer and hockey games. Fee: $80-$90 per week. Information: (818) 883-3637.

* Lanark Park Summer Camp

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