CLU Athletics Hosts Youth Summer Camps

A variety of youth athletic camps will be held at California Lutheran University during the summer. The camps include instruction in basketball, baseball, tennis and soccer.

The Lu Dog Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 5-14 will be held July 10-14, July17-21, and July 31-Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camps will offer individual instruction in ball handling, passing, shooting, defensive stance and other basic skills.

Hoop Rat Point Guard and Perimeter Play Basketball Camp and the Hoop Rat Shooting and Individual Offensive Moves Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 7-17 will be held in July and August. The Point Guard Camp will be held July 24-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The three-day camp will focus on developing good communication, how and when to encourage teammates and how to maximize skills. The Shooting Camp will be held Aug. 7-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Instruction will focus on developing the steps for good form, shooting, moves off the dribble, and how to develop a personal shooting workout. Additional information and online registration for the Lu Dog Basketball Camps can be found at or call (805) 493-3404.

The Lu Dawg Baseball Camps for boys and girls ages 6-14 will be held June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28 and July 31-Aug. 1 on the new CLU George “Sparky” Anderson Baseball Field. With personal instruction and games, the camps will emphasize fundamentals and techniques of the game of baseball in order to build confidence and reduce risk of injury. A Specialty Camp will be held July 31- Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hitting, pitching and base running. For information, call (805) 493-3398 or register online at

The Total Tennis Academy for ages 8-18 will be held June 20-23, June 27-30, July 5-7, July 11-14, July 18-21, July 25-28, Aug. 1-4, Aug. 8-11 and Aug. 15-18. Half-day sessions run from 9:30 a.m. to noon and full-day sessions from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The camp will focus on development of proper technique and competitive skills. For details and registration, call (805) 495-0111.

Team Soccer Direct will hold camps for boys and girls ages 5-18 from 9 a.m. to noon for half-days and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for full-day camps. The five-day sessions will be held June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17- 21, July 24-28, July 31-Aug. 4, Aug. 7-8 and Aug. 14-18. Positional afternoon training is available during all standard weeks. A Residential and Commuter Camp will be held for ages 10-18 from July 20-23. For information on all the Team Soccer Direct Camps, visit or call (805) 494-1747.

All-Sports Camps for both boys and girls ages 7-14 will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12-16, June 26-30, July 17-21, July 24-28, July 31-Aug. 4, Aug. 7-11 and Aug. 14-18. Campers change activities every hour for sports such as basketball, softball, soccer, swimming, outdoor hockey, ultimate Frisbee and dodge ball. All-Sports Camps provide a fun, non-competitive environment. For more information or to register, visit or call (805) 494-1747.