Youth tryouts and registrations -- Gazette.Net



Charles County Parks and Recreation is holding registration for summer coed and girls youth basketball leagues for children 7 to 17 as of June 1, 2013.

The cost is $50 if registered by May 11 or $65 after that date. The registration deadline is May 31.

Volunteers are needed to be head coaches and if selected, the volunteer’s child will receive a 50 percent refund off his/her registration fee.

Register online at For more information, call 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388, ext 5152.

The Little Eagles Coed Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17 to 21 and June 24 to 28 at North Point High School.

The cost for individual sessions is $200 and the cost of both sessions is $250.

For more information, email

The Yellow Jackets Basketball Camp for boys 6 to 17 will be held at Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine with five one-week sessions from June 17 to July 22.

The camps will be run by Gwynn Park head boys basketball coach Mike Glick.

The cost is $180 per week. Team and multi-week discounts are available.

For more information, go to or call 301-570-5730.


The Southern Maryland Optimist Junior Golf Championships will hold six nine-hole tournaments for children 10 to 18.

The tournaments will be May 13 at Potomac Ridge Golf Course in Waldorf, May 14 at Twin Shields Golf Club in Owings, May 30 at Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Mechanicsville, June 3 at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown, June 6 at White Plains Golf Course in White Plains and June 10 at Swan Point Yacht & Country Club in Issue.

All tournaments begin with registration at 2:30 p.m. with the first group teeing off at 3 p.m. Children will be fitted in until 5 p.m., so there is no need to take them out of school early.

The winners in all 12- to 18-year-old boys and 14-18 girls divisions at each event will qualify for the Maryland-South Delaware District of Optimist International Tournament at Marlton Golf Course in Marlton on June 22. Age is as of July 30, 2012.

District winners will qualify for the Optimist International tournament at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., in late July.

For more information, call Ned Spearbeck at 301-535-9057 or email

White Plains Golf Course will hold two junior golf clinics for children 8 to 17.

Session 1, for children 8 to 12, will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. June 24 to 27. Session 2, for children 13 to 17, will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. July 8 to 11.

Each four-class session costs $50 per child. Maximum class size is eight participants.

At the completion of the clinics, participants will receive a complimentary round of golf.

For more information, call White Plains Golf Course at 301-645-1300.

White Plains Golf Course is on St. Charles Parkway, south of DeMarr Road.


Unique Sports Academy in Waldorf is taking registrations for its new season. The recreational gymnastics program offers a variety of classes for children ages 18 months to 18.

New morning classes are now available. For more information, call 301-396-4934 or go to


Charles County Skate Park will host a 360 Action Skateboard Camp for children 6 to 14 from July 22 to 26. The cost is $125.

Registration deadline is July 1. For more information, call 301-932-3470 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Charles County Skate Park is at White Plains Regional Park.


The La Plata Knights girls U-18 travel soccer team will hold tryouts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 13, 15 and 17 at Milton M. Somers Middle School in La Plata.

Players must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1995. For more information, email

The La Plata Black Knights boys soccer team will hold tryouts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 20, 22 and 24 at Milton M. Somers Middle School in La Plata.

Players must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1996. For more information, email

Gretton Goalkeeping will hold weekly soccer training sessions for all youth ages and skill levels through the week of June 10.

Goalkeeper and field player training are available. Reservations are required. For more information, email or call 301-643-8992.

The Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps will be held in Calvert County June 24 to 28 and July 8 to 12, in Charles County June 17 to 21, July 15 to 19 and Aug. 5 to 9 and in St. Mary’s County July 29 to Aug. 2.

The camps are available for children 3 to 16.

For more information or to sign up for a camp, go to, call Gary Hodgson at 443-552-0509 or email