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The Ogdensburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for all of its 2013 summer sports camps. Sign-ups are at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, 100 Riverside Ave., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. The first 300 youth to sign up will receive a free T-shirt.

Next week camps are being held in Boys and Girls Soccer and Baseball and Softball.

All youth must sign-up at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center before they are allowed to participate in any Parks and Recreation Department sponsored sports camp.

For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 393-1980 or check out its Facebook page SOCCER: OFA coach Lauren Morley will offer instruction in all phases of this sport. Boys and girls ages 4-15 can enhance skills through small group instruction and intramural games. Camps will run from 9-11:30 a.m. at Montroy Park. The first session for ages 4-7 will go from July 1-5. The second session for ages 8-15 will run July 22-26. Cost is $25.

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL: OFA Coach Tom Pinkerton and staff will conduct the baseball/softball camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 from July 1-5 from 1-4 p.m. at Montroy Park. The camp will stress developing better hitting, fielding and pitching skills for both baseball and softball. Intramural games will be held daily. The fee is $25.

BOY’S LACROSSE: Our 8th annual camp, for boys ages 6-15 will stress the development of lacrosse skills including: passing, catching, attack, defense and goaltending. Those participating in this camp should have lacrosse sticks, gloves and helmets. Held at Father Martin Field July 15-19 from 9-11 a.m. Fee is $25.

GIRL’S LACROSSE: New this summer, this camp for girls 6-15 will stress the development of lacrosse skills including passing, catching, attack, defense and goaltending. Held at Father Martin Field from July 15-19 from 9-11 a.m. Fee is $25.

WRESTLING: Wrestling Technique Camp will include daily warm ups and conditioning exercises, escapes, reversals, take downs and pinning combinations. There will be a mini tournament on Friday. No wrestling experience necessary. The camp promotes self – esteem and good sportsmanship. Instructors: Ricky Ledwith and staff. The camp is for youths 5-18 from July 29-Aug. 2 at the Lockwood Arena from 6-7:30 p.m. Fee is $25.

VOLLEYBALL: Staff will be conducting a week long volleyball camp for children entering grades 3-9. We will work on basic skills such as passing, serving, setting and spiking. The children will also learn the different positions on the court and the rules of the game. The camp, for youth in grades 3-9, will run July 8-12 from 8:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. at the Lockwood Arena. Fee is $25.

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