ERC/Lady Spartan Basketball Camp This exciting new camp for incoming EMS 7th and 8th graders will meet on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:30! Each camp will spend time working on the fundamentals of passing, shooting, rebounding and defensive positioning. Camp will also focus on offensive and defensive sets, press/press breakers, set plays and conditioning. Camp will be lead by EMS coaching staff. Not Eligible for Youth Fee Waiver
Registration Opens: April 16 Registration Closes: NA Date: June 5- July 12 Time: 1:30-3:30pm Age: Incoming 7th-8th graders Fee: $70
Hornet Basketball Camp Emporia State Head Basketball Coach Shaun Vandiver and his staff will offer an outstanding basketball camp for youth basketball players. Camps for kids 5-9 years of age will concentrate on shooting, passing, ball handling and defense. Camp for players 10-14 years of age will concentrate on all aspects of the game. Come ready to have a good time and learn the fundamentals of basketball. Bring your basketball shoes. Not Eligible for Youth Fee Waiver
Registration Opens: April 16 Registration Closes: June 8 Date: June 18- June 21 or June 25-28 Times: 5-9 years, 9:00-11:00am and 10-14 years, 11:30-1:30pm Location: ERC Gymnasium Fee: $60/session
3rd – 6th grade Youth Basketball This program prepares children from 3rd to 6th grade for organized basketball. We participate in the Scott Brown Traveling Basketball League with surrounding communities. This program will reinforce both offensive and defensive skills including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defensive fundamentals. The main emphasis of the program is to ensure skill development in all age levels in a fun learning environment. There will be a short Skills Clinic prior to assigning teams, focusing on basketball fundamentals. The league will play a traveling schedule on Saturdays. Fees: $30/USD #253 Resident $35/ Non-Resident Grade: 3rd & 4th – Saturday mornings 5th & 6th – Saturday Mornings Registration Closes: December 1, 2018 Location: ERC gym/out of town Eligible for Youth Fee Waiver
Kindergarten, 1st/2nd Basketball This program will teach basic skills, good sportsmanship, and the ability to perform as a member of a team. This program will reinforce dribbling, passing, shooting, and offensive and defensive skills. The main emphasis of this program is an ongoing effort to continue skill development in all levels of this program in a FUN, LEARNING environment. The leagues will be coed and will offer a mix of practices and games. There will be practices and games on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Saturdays. Kindergarteners will be in a separate league from 1st/2nd graders.
Grade: Kindergarten, 1st/2nd graders Fee: $30/USD253 Residents $35/ Non-Residents Registration Closes: December 2018 Starting Date: Week of January 8 Minimum: 30/league Location: Riverside Elementary Gymnasium/ERC Gymnasium Eligible for Youth Fee Waiver
Micro Basketball teaches children, ages 3-5, basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and their parents basic sports mechanics without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Sessions are held once a week for five weeks. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement. A parent or significant adult must attend the class and participate with the child. Classes will be held on Wednesdays. Each child will receive a free mini basketball for participating in the program.
Age: 3 – 5 year olds Fee: $25/USD253 Residents and $30 / Non-Residents Registration Closes : January 2019 Starting Date: January 2019 Length: 5 weeks Min/Max: 5/15 -parent/child per session Location: ERC Gymnasium Session A 5:45-6:15 pm Session B 6:30-7:00 pm
Youth Fee Waiver Scholarship Policy The Emporia Recreation Center will follow the guidelines used by USD253 to determine the qualifications for free or reduced price meals. Those who reside in the USD253 school district and are enrolled in Kindergarten through Tenth grade, may apply for a fee waiver by contacting the Emporia Recreation Main Office. Those eligible for free lunches will have a $5.00 co-pay per activity, those with reduced lunches will pay half of the cost of the activity. All fee waiver participants are limited to six activities per year (August through July). Your 2012/2013 Food Service Eligibility letter must be shown at time of registration.