Youth Sports

Girl's Basketball Camp

DATE: June 14-17, 2021 

PLACE: Blue Mt. High School Gyms 

TIME: 9:00 a.m. to Noon (Girls entering Grades 3-8)

INSTRUCTORS: Ruth Weidman (Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach), Jermey Ferguson and Staff

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will sponsor a Summer Basketball Camp for all interested girls entering grades 3 - 8 in the Fall. The camp will be held in the Blue Mt. High School Gym and Auxiliary Gym during the week of June 14th-17th. The camp will feature training in fundamentals, ball handling, passing, dribbling, shooting and other skill development.
The registration fee listed above will include instruction, materials, and a t-shirt. (Those registering after 4:00 p.m. on 6/1/21 WILL NOT be guaranteed a t-shirt). Please Note: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will not refund registration fees for Commission activities.

You may register online for this camp!

Boy's Basketball Camp

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will sponsor a Summer Basketball Camp for all interested boys entering grades 3 - 9 in the Fall. The camp will be held in the Blue Mt. High School Gyms during the week of June 21st-25th. The session will be held each day for boys entering grades 3-9 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the High School Gym. The camp will feature training in fundamentals, ball handling, passing, dribbling, shooting and other skill development. The registration fee listed above will include instruction, materials and a basketball (those registering after 4:00 p.m. on 6/7/21 WILL NOT be guaranteed a basketball).

You may register online for this camp!

Tennis Camp

CAMP SESSION:   Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. - Noon June 21st - June 25th
ORGANIZED PLAY SESSION:  Monday - Friday  4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - June 21st - June 25th

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Tennis Camp will provide students with the opportunity to develop their skills in tennis. Students will have access to ball machines, group and individual instruction & organized play. The camp will run on days and times listed above at the Blue Mt. High School Tennis Courts. Blue Mt. Resident students entering 2nd grade through 9th grade in the Fall of 2021 are eligible to participate.

Dr. Mark Abel is an assistant professor of kinesiology at PSU. He has been a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) since 1984. Oscar Ney is currently the varsity Head Coach at Blue Mountain. For questions on this camp, please contact Mark at (570) 640-2805.

*** Those registering after June 7th at 4:00 p.m. are not guaranteed a t-shirt.

You may register online for this camp!

Girl's Volleyball Camp

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will sponsor a Summer Volleyball Camp for all interested girls entering grades 6 - 8 in Fall of ‘21. This camp will be held at the Blue Mt. High School in the Gym the week of June 28th-July 1st (Mon - Thurs). The camp will feature fundamentals of the game including: serving, hitting, blocking, passing, bumping, setting and spiking as well as match play. The camp will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. daily. Participants should wear comfortable shorts, shirts and sneakers. Knee pads are required.

The registration fee listed above will include instruction, materials, and a T-shirt. T-Shirts are not guaranteed for those registering after June 14th at 4:00 p.m.
You may register online for this camp!

Track and Field Camp

INSTRUCTORS: Head Track & Field Coaches Cory Mabry, Paige Lurwick and Staff.

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will sponsor a Summer Track & Field Camp for all interested students who are entering grades 1-8 in the Fall. The camp will be held at the Blue Mt. High School Stadium from July 6th through July 8th.

The primary focus of this camp will be the basics & fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing. Each session will include 30-45 minutes of speed, quickness and agility development, and 30-45 minutes of individual techniques on the following events: 100 dash, 200 dash, 400 dash, 800 run, 1600 run, 100 low hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put, discus and javelin (javelin is for 7th and 8th graders only). Athletes will select up to three (3) events in which they want to specialize in and compete in during the camp. Athletic shoes and attire is a must for every session. Athletes will be grouped based on their age and current grade level.

*** Those registering after 4:00 p.m. on 6/22/21 WILL NOT be guaranteed a camp t-shirt. 

You may register online for this camp!

 

Football Camp

INSTRUCTORS: Head Coach Tom Gallagher and the Blue Mt. High School Football staff. Camp may also feature several current Blue Mountain High School players.

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will sponsor a Football Camp for all interested Blue Mt. Resident students entering grades 3 - 8 in the Fall. The purpose of the camp is to bring all young football players together on one field to learn the most important element of being a complete football player, strong fundamentals and also to get participants to “think football.” The camp will be held at the Blue Mt. High School practice fields on July 14th, 15th & 16th from 9:00 a.m. until noon each day.

The EAGLE FOOTBALL CAMP will provide outstanding instruction in basic techniques and fundamentals in a non-contact setting. Because it is a non-contact camp, no football equipment is required; however, football shoes or multi-purpose cleated shoes are encouraged. Instruction will cover all positions and campers will have the opportunity to work both Offense and Defense. Those registering after June 30th at 4:00 p.m. will NOT be guaranteed a T-shirt!

You may register online for this camp!

Girl's Summer Volleyball Camp

INSTRUCTOR: Gregg Gergely (Head Varsity Volleyball Coach)

INFORMATION: The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission will sponsor a Summer Volleyball 
Program for all interested girls entering grades 9 - 12 in Fall of 2021. This program will serve as 
summer workout sessions to get ready for the high school season and will be held at the Blue Mt. 
High School Gym on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays beginning June 21st and continuing until 
August 13th. The program will be held from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. (except for Wednesdays, which will 
go until 10:00 a.m.) In addition, the program will run all five days the final week from August 
9th-13th (8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.). The sessions will offer skill development and match play. 
Participants should wear comfortable shorts, shirts, & sneakers. Knee pads are required. 

You may register online for this camp!

Summer Running Club (9th-12th Grade)

 The Blue Mountain varsity cross country coaching staff will once again be organizing a summer running club for any Blue Mountain resident (entering grades 9-12) interested in keeping in shape during the summer months.
   The primary goals of the running club is to improve aerobic conditioning, running form, proper running mechanics, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and core strength.  
   Club members will need running sneakers, and will run and lift every Tuesday and Thursday. There may also be opportunities for a “group run” every other Saturday during the summer. The Club will be held rain or shine, but in the event of severe weather, you will be notified by text alert.

DATE & TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays (7:30 - 9:30 a.m.) 

PLACE: Blue Mountain High School Stadium

DURATION: June 8, 2021 – August 12, 2021 

COST: Free

AGES: Blue Mountain residents entering grades 9-12 (Middle School runners will join the high school runners starting on July 6).

INSTRUCTORS: Al Yackenchick, Kirk Mack & Justin O'Brien

You may register online for this camp!

Summer Running Club (7th & 8th Grade)

 The Blue Mountain varsity cross country coaching staff will once again be organizing a summer running club for any Blue Mountain resident (entering grades 7-8) interested in keeping in shape during the summer months.
   The primary goals of the running club is to improve aerobic conditioning, running form, proper running mechanics, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and core strength.  
   Club members will need running sneakers, and will run and lift every Tuesday and Thursday. There may also be opportunities for a “group run” every other Saturday during the summer. The Club will be held rain or shine, but in the event of severe weather, you will be notified by text alert.

DATE & TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays (7:30 - 9:30 a.m.) 

PLACE: Blue Mountain High School Stadium

DURATION: July 6, 2021 – August 12, 2021 

COST: Free

AGES: Blue Mountain residents entering grades 7-8 (Middle School runners will join the high school runners starting on July 6).

INSTRUCTORS: Al Yackenchick, Kirk Mack & Justin O'Brien

You may register online for this camp!

Sandlot Summer Youth Baseball League

"Sandlot" Summer Youth Baseball League is a fun summer program that lets kids take advantage of nicer weather and continue playing baseball during summer.  For our summer baseball league, the primary emphasis is HAVING FUN, while continuing skill development and game play.  No scores will be kept and everyone will have equal playing time. Games will be played during the week (6:00 p.m.). 
Teams will be put together by volunteer coaches the week of June 21st. There will be two divisions: a 7-8 year old division AND a 9-12 year old division (subject to change based on participation numbers). Each team will meet 1-2 times per week, depending on the number of teams involved. The schedule varies, but 7-8 year old games will be primarily played on Wednesdays, while 9-12 year old games will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

VOLUNTEERS: Parent participation is necessary on many levels to make this program successful, from Coaching, Umpiring, Field Preparation, Concession Stand, etc.  Please indicate your interests when registering your child.  All volunteers are required to complete our Program Volunteer Form along with Criminal History and Child Abuse clearances,  prior to the start of volunteering.  

You may register online for this camp!

Visit

669 Red Dale Road

Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Call

P:  570-366-1190

F:  570-366-4928

Hours of Operation

School Year Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Summer Office Hours TBD

A community partnership:

Auburn Borough, Cressona Borough, Deer Lake Borough, East Brunswick Township, New Ringgold Borough, North Manheim Township, Orwigsburg Borough, Wayne Township, West Brunswick Township & Blue Mountain School District

The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Programming Provider