Youth Summer Sports Camps by Skyhawks

The Hopkins Pavilion is home to several youth summer sports camps from the nationwide organization Skyhawks.

Kids kick ball around cones

Skyhawks has been a recognized name in delivering quality sports programs for children and young adults for over 25 years. All Skyhawks programs are focused on developing and building the skills and confidence of young athletes in a fun and safe environment. For more information, go to www.skyhawks.com.

2014 Camp Schedule & Descriptions

Mini Hawk: T-Ball, Basketball & Soccer (Ages 4-6)

Boy throws ball into basketball hoopsThis multi-sport program was developed to give 4 to 6 year-olds a positive first step into athletics. T-ball, basketball, and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment filled with encouragement & fun. Through games and activities campers will explore balance, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace.

All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award.

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1.

Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32209 Mon–Fri,
June 9–13
9 am-12 pm $109 4–6
32221 Mon–Fri,
July 21–25
9 am-12 pm $109 4–6

Multi Sport: Baseball, Basketball & Soccer (Ages 6-12)

Boy fields baseballOur multi-sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. For this program we combine baseball, basketball and soccer into one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. By the end of the week, your child will walk away with knowledge of 3 new sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline.

All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award.

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 10:1.

Participants should bring a lunch and snack (for programs over four hours) or two snacks (for programs four hours or less), sunscreen, appropriate clothing, baseball glove and water bottle.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32210 Mon–Fri,
June 9–13
9 am-12 pm $109 6–8
32222 Mon–Fri,
July 7–11
9 am-3 pm $159 6–12
32223 Mon–Fri,
July 21–25
9 am-3 pm $159 6-12

Beginning Golf (Ages 5-8)

Campers will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, and body positioning. Skyhawks has adopted the SNAG (Starting New at Golf) system to its curriculum. SNAG is specifically designed for the entry-level player. SNAG simplifies instruction so that young players can make an easy & effective transition onto the golf course. All equipment provided.

All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award.

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1.

Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32214 Mon-Fri,
July 14–18
9 am–12 pm $109 5–8
32217 Mon-Fri,
July 14–18
9 am–12 pm $109 9-11

Game Camp: Capture the Flag, Dodgeball & Kickball (Ages 7-12)

You know it from playgrounds, backyards and family get-togethers.  We take all the traditional aspects of these games and put a Skyhawks spin on it. Your young athlete will learn strategy in addition to the rules of the games while we incorporate sportsmanship and teamwork into this action packed camp. At the end of week participants will play for the Skyhawks Flag. Bring your friends or come and make new ones in this unique and fast-paced program.

All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award.

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 14:1. 

Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32211 Mon-Fri,
July 14–18
1–4 pm $109 7–12

Flag Football (Ages 5–12)

Skyhawks flag football is the perfect introduction to America’s Game or for those who want to brush up on their skills preparing for league play. Through our ‘skill of the day’ campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, and de-flagging or defensive positioning – all presented in a fun & positive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Sports Bowl, giving participants a chance to showcase their skills on the gridiron!

All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award .

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 12:1.

Participants should bring appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32212 Mon-Fri,
July 28–August 1
9 am–12 pm $109 5–7
32215 Mon-Fri,
July 28–August 1
9 am–12 pm $109 7–12

 

Skyhawks Tennis with Quickstart (Ages 4–7)

Skyhawks Tennis with Quickstart is a new format to help kids ten and under learn and play tennis. To create a successful learning environment, we have made modifications to our traditional tennis program. The court is smaller and has shorter nets, the racquets are smaller, and the balls are foam. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis such an exciting game to play. Due to limited court space, these programs fill up quickly. Tennis racquet will be provided.

All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award.

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1.

Participants should bring appropriate clothing two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32220 Mon-Fri,
June 23–27
10 am–12 pm $79 4–7

Tennis (Ages 7–12)

Skyhawks Sports tennis focuses on skill refinement as well as practice and match play to develop consistent, well-rounded tennis players. Players learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys and serves during a series of drills designed to teach skills in a fun and dynamic way. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis an exciting game to play. Due to limited court space, these programs fill quickly.

All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award.

The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1.

Participants should bring two snacks, sunscreen, appropriate clothing, water bottle, and tennis racquet.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32219 Mon-Fri,
June 23–27
1–3 pm $79 7–12

Lacrosse (Ages 7-12)

Lacrosse combines basic skills used in soccer, basketball and hockey into one fast-paced game. Boys and girls will learn the

fundamentals of stick handling, cradling, passing and shooting in a fun, non-checking environment

All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award.

Participants must provide their own equipment which includes protective head gear (goggles for girls, helmet for boys),
gloves and stick. Limited lacrosse kits available for rent (helmet, gloves and stick) on www.skyhawks.com.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
32213 Mon-Fri,
July 28–August 1
1–4 pm $109 7–12

Registration

  • Online
    www.eminnetonka.com
  • Mail
    Mail registration form and fee to:
    Hopkins Pavilion
    11000 Excelsior Blvd
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    Make checks payable to Hopkins Pavilion.
  • Fax
    Fax registration form and credit card number (Visa or Mastercard) to 952-979-0446.
  • Walk-in
    Hopkins Pavilion, 11000 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins

 

Contacts

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