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Published July 05. 2013 4:00AM

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

20th annual Batter Up Baseball Camp - July 8-12 at Bride Brook Park in East Lyme. For players ages 5-12. Cost: $135. Contact: Bill Buscetto at billbuscetto@aol.com or (860) 514-5144.

Mystic Schooners Summer Baseball Camp - 9 a.m.-noon daily on the following dates: July 8-11, 15-18 and 22-25 (ages 7-12); July 15-18 and 22-25 (ages 13-17). Cost: $90 (per week), $220 (3-week session), $25 (single day, space permitting). To register email: peggy@mysticbaseball.org

Third annual All-American Summer Softball Camp - July 8-11, 9 a.m.-noon, Vets Field inWaterford. Directed by Andy Walker and Liz Sutman. For girls ages 7-13. Cost: 140. Contact: Andy Walker, (860) 961-9742, or email pawball@hotmail.com

30th annual Tri-County Baseball School - July 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon, Colchester Recreation Complex. For players ages 6-13. Directed by Bacon Academy coach Dave Shea and former pro John Shea. Cost: $120 (deposit of $50 required with each application). Contact: Dave Shea, (860) 537-5782.

Sutera baseball tournament - Applications being accepted for the 10th annual Gene Sutera Tournament at Waterford North. Dates: July 19-Aug. 4. Registration fee: $400 (due by July 13). Contact: www.genesuteratournament.com or genesuteratourney@snet.net

Shoreline Baseball Academy Summer Wood Bat League - July 15-Aug. 11. Cost $195 per player (1-2 games and 1-2 practices per week). Contact: (860) 434-5883.

All-American Softball Pitching/Catching and Hitting Camp - July 22-25, 9 a.m.-noon, Vets Field in Waterford. For girls ages 7-13. Directed by Andy Walker and Liz Sutman: Contact: (860) 961-9742 or email pawball@hotmail.com

Bases Loaded AAU Baseball Camp - July 22-26, Norwich Little League. For ages 8-13. Cost: $135. Contact: BasesLoadedBaseballCamps@gmail.com, (860) 449-4052 or http://renegade.ezleagues.ezfacility.com/leagues.aspx

27th Annual Christopher Potvin Memorial Tournament - Starts Aug. 3. For ages 13-19. Entry fee: $450 per team. (registration deadline is July 31). Visit www.chrispotvinfund.com for form. Contact: Wayne Potvin (860) 848-3643, (860) 334-2300 or email wlpotvin@yahoo.com

War at the Shore Block Island - AAU baseball tournament has openings left in 13u, 14u, 16u and 19u. Contact: warattheshoretournaments.com or Joe Zrenda at (860) 434-4334.

Shoreline Baseball Academy Baseball and softball group or individual instruction available throughout summer and fall. Cost: $45 half hour, $80 per hour. Contact: (860) 961-9742 or email pawball@hotmail.com

BASKETBALL

24th St. Thomas More Basketball Camp - July 8-12 and July 22-26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For boys and girls ages 7-17. Contact: Jere Quinn, (860) 823-1845.

Ledyard Girls' Basketball Camp - July 8-12 for ages 8-15 at Ledyard Middle School from 9 a.m.-noon. Run by Ledyard coach Adam Baber and his players. Fee is $85. Contact: www.ledyardrec.org or (860) 464-9112.

Connecticut College Basketball Camp - July 15-19 for boys entering grades 3-9. Brochure available at www.conncollege.edu/athletics/mbb. Contact: (860) 439-2565 or email tsat@conncoll.edu

Bacon Academy Girls' Basketball Clinic - July 22-26, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Bacon gymnasium. For grades 7-9. Fee: $75 ($95 non residents). Pre-registration required. Directed by Bacon coach Dave Shea: Contact: Colchester Parks and Rec, (860) 537-7297 or register online at www.colchesterct.gov/rec

Viking Hoop Camp - July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., East Lyme High School. For boys and girls entering grades 4-9. Cost: $150 (first child), $100 (any additional sibling). Contact: James Cunningham, (860) 227-4042 or james.cunningham@eastlymeschools.org

Coast Guard Academy AAF Inaugural Girls Basketball Camp - Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For girls ages 7-16. Contact: Bob Bono at Robert.bono@uscga.edu or (860) 444-8588.

FOOTBALL

Waterford Youth Football and cheerleading registration - Saturday, July 13 (9-11 a.m.), Waterford Community Center and Saturday, July 27 (9-11 a.m.), Greco Field. Uniforms will be distributed on July 27 and practice begins Aug. 1. Players and cheerleaders must provide current medical release form by Aug. 1 to practice and players must attend weigh-in on Saturday, Aug. 24. Contact: Tim Burrows, (860) 460-2713.

Whaler Youth Football Training Mini-Camp - July 15-17, 1-5 p.m., New London H.S. For athletes entering grades 3-8 from all local communities. Cost: $25. A non-contact camp led by New London coach Duane Maranda. Each camper gets a T-shirt and shorts. Registration forms available at New London Parks and Rec. Contact: Duane Maranda, (860) 437-6412 or email newlondonfootball@gmail.com

Eastern Connecticut Board of Approved Football Officials Clinic - For new officials, Tuesday, July 23. New candidates can visit www.ecfo.org or email recruiting@ecfo.org

GOLF

Third Annual The Program Charity Golf Tournament - Monday, July 8, Great Neck Country Club. Registration, 11:30 a.m.; shotgun start, 1 p.m. Cost: $150 per player, $600 per foursome. Contact: Jack Cochran, (860) 748-8899 or email CochranJack@att.net.

Fifth Annual Ledyard High School Football Golf Tournament - Friday, July 12, Great Neck Country Club. Registration, noon; shotgun start, 1 p.m. Cost: $135 per person. Contact: Jim Buonocore, (860) 235-6107 or jbuonocore@ledyard.net

Wildcat Scramble Golf Tournament Monday, July 15, Norwich Golf Course. To benefit Norwich Free Academy athletic department and scholarships for student-athletes. Cost: $130 for non-members, $100 for members. Contact: Gary Makowicki at makowickig@nfaschool.org, or Bill Howard at howardb@nfaschool.org

7th Annual Bill Bentley Memorial Golf Tournament - Monday, July 15, Great Neck Country Club. Shotgun start, 1 p.m. To benefit the Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Community Cancer Center and Temple Emanu-El Youth Services. Entry fee: $150. Contact: Scott Wolfe, (860) 449-3009 or scottwolfe11@comcast.net.

Mike G Living Waters Golf Tournament - Monday, July 15, Cedar Ridge Golf Course in East Lyme. In memory of Town of East Lyme's longtime Public Work's Director Mike Giannattasio. Shotgun start, 9 a.m. (scramble format). Cost: $80 per player. Lunch tickets (at Flanders Fish Market) are $30. Contact: East Lyme Parks and Rec., (860) 739-5828.

3rd Annual New London High School Football Golf Tournament - Saturday, July 20, Pequot Golf Club. Registration, 8 a.m.; shotgun start, 9 a.m. Cost: $125. Proceeds to help support athletes of football program, as well as purchase equipment. Contact: Duane Maranda, marandad@newlondon.org or (860) 437-6412.

16th Annual Cactus Jack Foundation Golf Classic - Monday, July 29, Great Neck County Club. Registration and lunch at noon (1:30 p.m. start). Cost: $150 ($600 per foursome). Contact: cactusjackfndation@att.net

Waterford Youth Football and Cheerleading League Golf Outing - Monday, Aug. 5, Great Neck Country Club. Shotgun start, 1:30 p.m. Cost: $125 per player. Contact: Tim Burrows, (860) 460-2713 or timburrows11@gmail.com

16th Annual Three Rivers College Foundation Golf Classic - Monday, Aug. 12, Fox Hopyard Golf Club, East Haddam. Registration at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11 and play begins at 12:30 p.m. Online registration available at http://www.trcc.commnet.edu/President/Instit_adv/golfregistration.htm or contact (860) 885-2657.

Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Wounded Warriors Project Friday, Aug. 23, Elmridge Golf Course, 12:30 shotgun start. Entry fee: $125 per person, $500 per team. Four person scramble format, all levels welcome. All proceeds to Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, contact Chuck Slenker at Elmridge, (860) 599-2248.

SJS Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Sept. 13, Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug, Baltic, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, 11:30 p.m. registration and lunch. Entry fee: $150 per golfer ($135 if received by Aug. 1), or $30 non-golfer dinner only. Tournament to be held in memory of Tom Daniels and Janet Gagnon. Contact: Diane Daniels, (860) 822-8310 or dtd9182@yahoo.com, or Wally Gagnon, (860) 642-6481 or wgagnon39@comcast.net

LACROSSE

Women's Lacrosse League - Through July 25 (Tuesdays and Thursdays), 6-8 p.m., East Lyme High School. For ages 15-over. Cost: $125 ($100 for East Lyme and Salem residents). Contact: Phil Schneider, phillip-schneider@att.net or (860) 884-1980.

Shoreline Lacrosse Camp - July 8-11, 3-7 p.m., Samuel Peretz/Bride Brook Park, Niantic. Open to boys and girls entering grades 3-8. For more information and to sign up, visit www.Shorelinelacrosse.com. Contact: camp director Derek Marks at Derek.shorelinelacrosse@gmail.com

Girls' Youth Summer Camp - July 29-Aug. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m., East Lyme High School. For girls entering grades 3-8. Cost: $200 ($150 for East Lyme and Salem residents). Contact: Phil Schneider, phillip-schneider@att.net or (860) 884-1980.

SOCCER

New London Soccer Club Fall Registration - on line through July 15. Cost: $40 recreational program (boys and girls ages 3-8); $60 travel program (plus cost of uniform (grades 3-up). All travel players new and returning must register. Visit www.newlondonsoccerclub.org

Williams School Summer Kicks Camp - July 22-26, Williams Athletic Complex. For boys and girls ages 10-16. Morning session (9 a.m.-noon), $150; full day session (9 a.m.-4 p.m.), $225. Contact: www.williamsschool.org/summer or (860) 443-5333.

Connecticut Coast Nike Boys Soccer Camp - July 22-25, 9 a.m.-noon, Spera Park, Waterford. For boys ages 7-14. Cost: $135. Register online at www.conncoastsoccer.com. Contact: Andrew Storton, (203) 901-5879 or email admin@conncoastsoccer.com.

19th Connecticut Coast Nike Girls Soccer Camp - July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon (half day) and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (full day), Spera Park, Waterford. For girls ages 5-17. Cost: $135 half day, $175 full day. Register online at www.conncoastsoccer.com. Contact: Rob Brule, (860) 884-0230 or email admin@conncoastsoccer.com.

2013 Nike Labor Day Classic Soccer Tournament - Aug. 31-Sept. 2. For premier and classic/travel teams. Limited to 128 teams from every state in New England. Cost: $575 (premier), $475 (classic/travel). Contact: Rob Brule, (860) 884-0230 or email admin@conncoastsoccer.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

East Lyme Aquatic and Fitness Center Adult Water Aerobics - Ongoing, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:20-9:10 a.m. Designed for those who enjoy the water and want to build muscle and increase flexibility, coordination and balance. Instructor: Ann Farley. Contact: (860) 691-4681 or visit the web at www.nutmegaquatics.com

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