Local Calendar


Norwich Fundamental Baseball Clinic - June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon, Norwich Little League Field. For ages 7-12. Cost: $85. Contact: John Iovino, (860) 425-5510.

19th Annual Batter Up Baseball Camp - June 25-29 and July 2-6 at the Pawcatuck Little league complex; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for all players ages 5-12. Cost: $135 per week, with sibling and group discounts available. Contact: camp director Bill Buscetto at billbuscetto@aol.com, visit www.buscettosports.com or call 860-514-5144.

All-American Summer Softball Camp - June 25-28 at Vets Field in Waterford; 9 a.m.-noon each day; open to players ages 7-13. Fee: $135 per person. Contact: Andy Walker at (860) 961-9742, or email pawball@hotmail.com. Camp is directed by Andy Walker and Liz Sutman.

29th Annual Tri-City Baseball School - July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon, Colchester Recreation Complex. Directed by Bacon Academy coach Dave Shea and former pro player John Shea, who specializes in pitching instruction. Cost: $120 ($50 deposit required with each application). For children ages 6-13. Contact: Dave Shea, (860) 537-5782.

Ninth Annual Gene Sutera Baseball Tournament - Little League event runs July 20-Aug. 5. Fee: $400. Contact: genesuteratourney@snet.net to get an application.

All-American Softball Pitching/Catching and Hitting Camp - July 23-26 at Vets Field in Waterford; 9 a.m.-noon each day; open to participants ages ages 7-13. Directors are Andy Walker and Liz Sutman. Contact: (860) 961-9742 or email pawball@hotmail.com.

New England Tides Baseball - Looking for two 15U pitchers for the summer travel season. Contact: Travis Beausoleil at Beausoleil_t@Mitchell.edu or (860) 861-1646.


Teamwork Basketball Club 16U and 17U boys' travel team - Looking for players for 2012 summer season. Competing in New York City summer leagues: Rumble in the Bronx, Go Home or Go Hard, Elmcore and It's More Than a Game. Contact: coach Ray Evans, (860) 917-1675 or rjevans34@aol.com

Connecticut Storm Girls' Basketball Summer Camps - Accepting registration for June 25-29 in Groton (grades 4-10). Contact: Jackie Schumacher, (860) 691-1443, Larry Miller, (860) 859-2202 or visit www.ctstorm.com/summercamp.htm.

Ledyard Basketball Camp - June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon, Gales Ferry School; Cost: $100 per child, $95 for the second or third child from the same family (includes a camp T-shirt). Open to players ages 8-15. Ledyard H.S. coach Dave Cornish, players, and other local coaches will instruct. Games will be played daily. Contact: Kim Lavigueuer, Ledyard Parks & Rec, (860) 464-9112 or Dave Cornish, (860) 608-7518.

Bobcat Basketball Camp - June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon, Johnston Middle School, Colchester. Open to boys entering grades 5-9. Cost: $75. Directed by Bacon Academy coach Kevin Fennell. Contact: Coach Fennell, (860) 884-3302.

Wheeler Runnin' Lions Basketball Camp - June 25-29, Wheeler H.S. gymatorium, 9-11 a.m. (boys and girls entering grades 3-5 for $30) and noon-3 p.m. (boys and girls entering grades 6-9 for $40). Applications can be downloaded at www.northstoningtonct.gov. Contact: Neal Cobleigh at ncob@cox.net

St. Thomas More Basketball Camp - June 25-29 or July 9-13. Each session runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $160. For boys and girls ages 7-17. Contact: Jere Quinn, (860) 823-1845.

Connecticut College Basketball Camp - July 16-20, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For boys entering grades 3-9. Contact: (860) 439-2565, visit www.conncoll.edu/athletics/mbb or email tsat@conncoll.edu

Viking Hoop Camp - July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon, East Lyme High School. For boys and girls entering grades 4-9. Cost: $120 for first child, $80 (additional sibling). Contact: James Cunningham, (860) 526-5461 or John Ahern, (860) 859-2922.


St. Thomas More School 12th Annual Golf Tournament - Thursday, June 21, Norwich Golf Course, 11 a.m. shotgun start with registration at 10 a.m. Fee: $150 per golfer (includes golf, cart, lunch on the course, full-course dinner, tees, markers, raffles and prizes). Contact: (860) 859-1900 (ext. 107) or email sschnaidt@stmct.org to register.

East Lyme High School Football Golf Tournament - Saturday, June 23; Elmridge Golf Course, Pawcatuck; 12:30 p.m. shotgun start (please arrive early). Fee: $130 per player (includes greens fees, cart, dinner and eligibility for raffle prizes). Contact: victoria.knopf@comcast.net or oldcoachcrane@yahoo.com

Third Annual Tim West Memorial Golf Tournament Sunday, June 24, Elmridge Golf Course, Pawcatuck. Proceeds go to Timothy West Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration fee $125 includes green fees, cart, lunch, dinner, price and raffle. For more information: www.timwestmemorial.org

7th annual Stonington High School Football Golf Tournament - Saturday, June 30, 2 p.m., Fenner Hill Golf Club, Hope Valley, R.I. Fee: $100 per player (greens fees, cart, dinner, eligibility for door and raffle prizes). Contact: A.J. Massengale at (203) 668-2762 or amassengale@stoningtonschools.org

19th annual CONNECTIKIDS Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, July 9, South Course at Lake of Isles, North Stonington. Department of Children and Families and the Rotary Club of Newington sponsoring the event, a benefit for abused and neglected children placed in foster care throughout the state of Connecticut. Contact Ralph Zona, (860) 515-6839 or connectikdsgolftournament@yahoo.com.

Second annual The Program Charity Golf Tournament - Monday, July 9, Great Neck Country Club. Registration: 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start: 1:30 p.m. Cost: $150 per player, includes box lunch, prime rib, baked stuffed shrimp and chowder dinner. Contact: Jack Cochran, (860) 748-8899 or CochranJack@att.net

Fourth annual Ledyard High School Football Golf Tournament - Friday, July 13, Great Neck Country Club. Time: 9 a.m. (shotgun start) Cost: $125, includes golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, gift bag and many prizes. Contact: Jim Buonocore, (860) 464-9600 ext. 123 or jbuonocore@ledyard.net

6th Annual Bill Bentley Golf Tournament benefitting the L&M Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services Monday, July 16, Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Registration $150, including lunch and dinner, 1:00 shotgun start, scramble format. Numerous golfers and raffle prizes awarded. For information, contact Barbara Bentley at babsbentley@ct.metrocast.net or Scott Wolfe at scottwolfe11@comcast.net.

Cactus Jack Foundation 15th Annual Charity Golf Classic - Monday, July 30, Great Neck Country Club in Waterford. Check-in and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Shotgun start for 18-hole scramble at 1:30 p.m. Contests include hole-in-one prize on each par 3 and a chance to win a car on the 8th hole. When golf concludes, there will be social hour and dinner at Langley's Restaurant at GNCC, during which awards will be presented. Fee: $150 per golfer. Contact: cactusjackfndation@att.net


18th Annual Connecticut Coast Girls Soccer Clinic - July 23-27, Spera Park in Waterford. Half-day session is either 9 a.m.-noon or 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and is $140 before June 15. Full-day session runs from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and is $195 before June 15 (fee includes a Nike CCS Clinic T-Shirt). Clinic is limited to 150 girls ages 5-17 years old. Contact: www.conncoastsoccer.com or clinic director Rob Brule, (860) 443-2235.

Eastern Connecticut State Summer Clinic - Aug. 13-15, 9 a.m.-noon, ECSU Outdoor Complex (grass and turf fields). For girls ages 14-18. Cost: $100. Contact: ECSU women's coach Chris D'Ambrosio, (860) 465-0175 or dambrosioc@esternct.edu

CCS Performance Training Clinic for girls - Open to 13-17-year old female soccer players who are serious about the game. Held one night per week for six weeks, July 1-Aug. 5, 4-5:30 p.m., Spera Park in Waterford. Clinic is limited to 24 players. Cost: $175 (includes a PTC Nike T-Shirt). Contact: www.conncoastsoccer.com or Melissa Lambert, (860) 235-0509.

CCS Performance Training Clinic for boys and girls - Open to 10-12-year old male and female players who are serious about the game. Held one night per week for six weeks, July 1-Aug. 5, 5:45-7:15 p.m, Spera Park in Waterford. Clinic is limited to 24 soccer players. Cost: $175 (includes a PTC Nike T-Shirt.) Contact: www.conncoastsoccer.com or call Melissa Lambert, (860) 235-0509.

The CCS Advanced Soccer Academy - Open to 13-17-year-old male and female players who are serious about the game. Held Tuesday nights for six weeks, July 10-Aug 9, 6-8 p.m., Spera Park in Waterford. Cost: $175 (includes an ASA Nike T-Shirt.) Contact: www.conncoastsoccer.com or call Norm Riker, (937) 408-8466 or Andrew Storton, (203)-901-5879.


Fencing Clinic - The Ledyard Parks and Recreation Department will hold a beginning fencing clinic for those entering grades 7-9. Learn the basics of this fun & fast sport paced sport. The clinic will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. from June 18-July 11 at the former Gales Ferry School. Fencing coach Nance Holland will instruct along with Ledyard High School Fencers. Cost: $42. Contact: Ledyard Parks and Recreation, (860) 464-9112.

IFound Fitness River Valley Slim-Down - Five-week challenge includes two exercise sessions per week and healthy coaching information with sessions. At Plattwood Park in Deep River (IFound Fitness Studio in Deep River in case of rain) and runs Tuesdays and Thursday from July 9-August 14. Cost is $225. Contact, (860) 961-4507.

Connecticut Lazers Elite Lacrosse Club - Looking for girls in grades 9-11 for summer tournament season. Contact: www.connecticutlazers.uslaxteams.com or Tom Hinsch, (860) 885-8299.

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