N.C. Wiffle Ball State Tournament
The 28th annual N.C. State Wiffle Ball Tournament will be held July 16-17 on the Smithfield Community Park soccer fields. For more info, go to ncwiffleball.weebly.com or call Jeff Davis at 919-915-2280.
Tennis lessons at Flowers Plantation
Sean Carr, the new tennis pro at Flowers Plantation is now offering tennis lessons on Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p.mm. The cost is $50. Register online at theclubatflowers.pantation.regfox.com/tennis-lessons.
Fore! Cleveland Golf Tournament
The sixth annual Fore! Cleveland Golf Tournament will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at Reedy Creek Golf Course. The four-person captain’s choice tournament benefits the Cleveland High School athletics program. The fee is $280 per team or $350 for a hole sponsorship with a team entry. Fees include lunch and dinner and prizes. Sign-up and pay your entry fees online at www.cvhsabc.org/fore.
UNC Pembroke softball camp
The UNC Pembroke softball program will host its annual, two-day summer camp from July 12-13. Open to rising 9th-12th graders, each two-day camp cost $150 and will run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at LRA Field Tuesday and Wednesday. Campers must bring a bat, glove, tennis shoes, cleats, sliders, catching gear (if applicable) and a water bottle. Each athlete will be required to have a completed parental consent form and liability waiver on file at UNCP before participating in camp activities. These forms will be mailed/emailed to the camper upon registration. For more information, please contact Kristen Hobbs at (910) 521-6348 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Club at Flowers Plantation is hosting a weeklong afternoon Cheerleading Camp for ages 5-15 from July 11-15 from 1-5 p.m. The cost is $50 and the camp will be run by college-level cheerleaders. Go to flowersplantation.com to register.
Clayton Comet Football Camp
The Clayton Comet Football Camp will be held July 25-27 on the campus of Clayton High School. Camp is open to boys ages 6-12 and runs from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. daily. Clayton High coach Hunter Jenks will lead the camp staff. The cost is $50. Pick up a brochure in the Clayton High School main office or call 919-553-4064 for more information.
South Johnston Trojan Basketball Camp
The 2016 South Johnston Trojan Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 8-13 will be held from 8 a.m. until noon daily from July 11-13 at the South Johnston High School campus. South Johnston head coaches Brody Massengill and Ronda Langdon Johnson will lead the camp staff. The fee is $75 per camper. Registration forms are available online at sjhs.johnston.k12.nc.us or in the South Johnston High office.
Cleveland Rams Football Camp
The 2016 Cleveland High School Rams Football Camp for ages 7-14 will be held July 25-27 from 3-6 p.m. daily on the Cleveland High practice fields. The cost is $80 per camper. The camp staff, which will break players down into age specific groups, will be led by Cleveland head coach Scott Riley and Rams’ assistant coaches. An information session on the camp will be held at the school from 2-3 p.m. on Sunday, July 24. Registration forms are available in the Cleveland High main office or go to cvs.johnston.k12.nc.us/athletics to download a registration form.
Cleveland Cheerleading Camp
The 2016 Cleveland High School Cheerleading Camp will be held July 25-28 from 9 a.m. until noon daily in the Cleveland High gym. The camp is for ages 5-14 and the cost is $80 for individuals or $140 for two campers from the same family. Cleveland High coaches Erica Pinkney and Regina Ray will lead the camp staff. Registration forms are available in the Cleveland High main office or go to cvs.johnston.k12.nc.us/athletics to download a registration form.
South Johnston Trojan Middle School Volleyball Camp
The 2016 South Johnston Trojan Middle School Volleyball Camp for girls entering grades 5-8 this fall will be held Aug. 8-10 from 9 a.m. until noon daily at the South Johnston High School gym. South Johnston coach Matthew Adams will lead the camp staff. The camp fee is $50 per player. Registration forms are available online at sjhs.johnston.k12.nc.us or in the South Johnston High office.
Clayton Boys Basketball School
The Clayton Boys Basketball School will be held June 27-30 on the campus of Clayton High School. Camp is open to boys ages 9 to rising high school freshman and runs from 8:30 a.m. until noon daily. Clayton High coach Denny Medlin will lead the camp staff. The cost is $50-75. Pick up a brochure in the Clayton High School main office or call 919-553-4064 for more information.
Clayton Volleyball Camp
The Clayton Volleyball Camp will be held July 11-14 on the campus of Clayton High School. Camp is open to girls ages 7-15 and runs from 8:30 a.m. until noon daily. Clayton High coach Marlon Lee will lead the camp staff. The cost is $50-75. Pick up a brochure in the Clayton High School main office or call 919-553-4064 for more information.
Wildlife in N.C. Photo Contest
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting entries to its 12th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until Sept. 1. The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages, except for employees of Wildlife Commission, the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, and their immediate families (children, siblings and spouses). Entrants must be either current magazine subscribers or younger than 18. Only photographs taken in North Carolina since Sept. 15, 2012 are eligible for the competition. The categories are birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, invertebrates, wild landscapes: The peaks, valleys, plains and beaches of North Carolina, wild plants and fungi: wild-growing plants only, including their ﬂowers, leaves, fruits and other parts (Absolutely no cultivated plants will be accepted.), outdoor recreation: show how people interact with North Carolina’s natural world through activ ities that are inextricably linked to nature, such as hunting, ﬁshing, hiking, rock climbing or canoeing, animal behavior: Anything wild animals do, from every day activities to interactions with other animals to unusual behavior, youth photographer, 13–17: any of the above subjects, shot by photographers under 18 and youth photographer, 12 and under: any of the above subjects, shot by children 12 and younger. Do not enter photos of animals that are both captive and non-native to North Carolina, but captive native animals are allowed. No pets or domestic will be accepted, with the exception of animals participating with people in an outdoor activity. The grand prize winner will have his or her photo published on the cover of the January/February 2017 issue of Wildlife in North Carolina and will receive a check for $200. All winning photographs will be published in the magazine and exhibited at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. First place in all categories pays $100; second place, $75; and third place, $50. The Commission is accepting entries online only — no slides, negatives or prints will be accepted by mail. Entrants may submit a maximum of two photos per category. Each photo must be in JPEG format and no larger than 2 megabytes each. For additional rules and information, or to enter a photograph, go to www.ncwildlife.org/contest.
Exercise Classes in Clayton
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of exercise classes, including Zumba, yoga, pilates, cardio kick and more for all ages. For information on the offerings, times and fees, go to townofclaytonnc.org online.
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