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 30 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.

2016 Camp Schedule & Descriptions

Mini Hawk: T-Ball, Basketball & Soccer (Ages 4-7)

Boy throws ball into basketball hoopsThis multi-sport program was developed to give children ages 4–7 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, soccer ball 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
3150101-01 Mon–Fri,
June 13–17
9 am-12 pm $125 4–7
3150101-02 Mon–Fri,
July 25–29
9 am-12 pm $125 4–7

Multi Sport: Baseball, Basketball & Soccer (Ages 7-12)

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. In addition for the full day (9-3:30) camp we will offer some other games like Capture the Flag, Ultimate Frisbee, and Kickball. We will also focus on teaching vital life lessons, such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline..

All participants receive a t-shirt, soccer ball and merit award.

For the 9 am– 12 pm camp participants should bring water and two snacks and for the 9 am – 3:30 pm camp participants should bring a lunch, two snacks and water. Participants should also bring sunscreen, appropriate clothing and baseball glove.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
3150102-01 Mon–Fri,
June 13–17
9 am-12 pm $125 7–12
3150102-02 Mon–Fri,
July 11–15
9 am-3:30 pm $165 7–12
3150102-03 Mon–Fri,
July 25–29
9 am-3:30 pm $165 7–12

Beginning Golf with SNAG (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
3150105-01 Mon-Fri,
July 18–22
9 am–12 pm $125 5–8

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, football and player evaluation or 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
3150106-01 Mon-Fri,
Aug 1–5
9 am–12 pm $125 5–7
3150106-02 Mon-Fri,
Aug 1 –5
9 am–12 pm $125 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
3150103-01 Mon-Fri,
June 27–July 1
10 am–12 pm $89 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 player evaluation.

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
3150104-01 Mon-Fri,
June 27–July 1
1–3 pm $89 7–12

Game Camp: Ultimate Frisbee, Capture the Flag, Kickball (Ages 7-12)

You know these games from playgrounds, backyards, and family get-togethers. Take all of the traditional aspects of these games and put a Skyhawks spin on it. Learn strategy in addition to rules of the game, while incorporating sportsmanship and teamwork into this action packed camp. Bring your friends or come and make new ones in this unique and fast paced program.

All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
3150108-01 Mon-Fri,
August 1–5
1–4 pm $125 7–12

Soccer Camp (Ages 6–12)

Skyhawks was founded as a soccer club in 1979. Thirty years later, we are still the number one choice for parents looking to introduce their children to the fundamentals of the world’s most popular sport.

Using our progressional curriculum, your young athlete will gain the technical skills and sport knowledge required for the next step into soccer. Designed for beginner and intermediate players, this camp focuses on dribbling, passing, shooting, and ball control.

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

All participants receive a t-shirt, soccer ball, and merit award.

Course # Day/Date Time Fee Ages
3150109-01 Mon-Fri,
June 20–24
9 am–12 pm $125 6–12

 

Registration

  • Online
    www.skyhawks.com/minnesota OR
    www.eminnetonka.com (beginning March 8)
  • Mail
    Mail registration form (coming soon) and fee to:
    Hopkins Pavilion
    11000 Excelsior Blvd
    Hopkins, MN 55343
    Make checks payable to Hopkins Pavilion.
  • Fax
    Fax registration form (coming soon) and credit card number (Visa or Mastercard) to 952-979-0446.
  • Walk-in
    Hopkins Pavilion, 11000 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins

 

Contacts

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