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OJC Press Release ID: 2933


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

OJC Volleyball to Host Summer Camps

 

Otero Junior College’s Volleyball program is set to host several summer camps. The All Skills Camp for 6-12 graders will be held June 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Team Camp for varsity and junior varsity level players will be held July 1-2, play begins at 9 a.m. Position-specific camps for all ages of athletes will be held from 8 a.m. to noon each day beginning with the Outside/Right Side camp on July 8, The Defensive Specialist Camp on July 9, and the Middle Blocker/ Setting Camp on July 10.

“We are excited to be able to offer several different camps this summer,” said Jordan Willis, head volleyball coach. “These camps will provide players with numerous useful tools and tips. We enjoy working with the young volleyball players in our area and helping them achieve their goals. As you can see by our camp listings we have a camp for every position and player out there.”

The All Skills Camp for 6-12 graders is designed to give campers a competitive experience based on skill level and costs $200. It will focus on all aspects of volleyball and ensure campers receive ample instruction. This camp is designed for all levels of athlete, whether the player is needing to brush up on skills or is playing for the first time. The goal is to train each camper to become a better player.

The Team Camp for varsity level players will be a tournament-style play and costs $300 per team. Day one will feature pool play and a crossover match. On day two teams will be reseeded. Day two will also feature pool play and a crossover match. Officials will be provided.

The Outside/Right Side Camp is open to all ages and abilities, and will focus on improving technique and strategy while hitting, maximizing opportunities to score points, and footwork for both approaching and blocking. The cost of this camp is $65.

The Defensive Specialist Camp, open to all ages and skill levels, is designed to improve passing techniques and footwork, ball placement, and defensive positioning skills. The cost of the camp is $65.

The Middle Blocker/Setting Camp will feature hitting technique and strategy, maximizing opportunities in order to score points, footwork for blocking and approaching, hand and ball placement, and setting drills. The cost of the camp is $65.

All campers need to bring their own gear including, volleyball shoes, kneepads, socks, t-shirts, and water bottles.

To register for a camp, visit the OJC Athletics web page at www.ojc.edu. Completed registration forms can be emailed to jordan.bruere@ojc.edu or mailed to Otero Junior College at OJC Volleyball Camp, 1802 Colorado Ave. La Junta, CO 81050.

For more information contact Jordan.Willis@ojc.edu.

 

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Otero Junior College’s Volleyball program is set to host several summer camps. To register for a camp, visit the OJC Athletics web page.







 

 

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