Sports Broadcasting Camps for Kids that Love Calling the Play by Play!

This might be a stretch, but since our niche is sports programs for kids, we thought that Sports Broadcasting Camps for kids deserved a shout out. Because sports & broadcasting is like peanut butter & jelly. They go together. Before you sign your son or daughter up for Sports Broadcasting camp, consider the following. ⇒Do Read more…

Neighborhood kids. They’re good for something!

I relied on neighborhood kids to get my daily entertainment when I was growing up. My parents had one car, so being taxied around wasn’t an option. For me, it was either foot or bike to get where I needed to go. Fortunately, my street had a handful of kids and I had a dear Read more…

Holiday sports camps: aka where to send your kids when you need a break.

Whether you have to work over the break, or you need a break, there are many holiday sports camps for kids on Long Island. Holiday sports camps also provide kids with the opportunity to try something new, like obstacle training or Ninja Warrior, or brush up on skills before trying out for a spring school Read more…

Free cardiac screening for athletes in Grades 9-12. Should your child get tested?

Should your child take advantage of one of the cardiac screening tests? By now you’ve seen the social media posts offering free student athlete screenings at St. Francis. We did the legwork.. There is some controversy over whether these tests are necessary. What we’ve found is that 1 in 80,000 student athletes die each year Read more…

Actually, this is the best student athlete story you need to know. Reggie Ho.

Reggie Ho is a great student athlete role model. What sport he played isn’t as important as what he brought to the game and to his studies. A tireless work ethic combined with perseverance allowed him to achieve two of his dreams: playing for Notre Dame and becoming a surgeon. Ho was featured in a Read more…

How to get on a college sports team – file this one under things I must remember!

Odds are if you read my blog your kid plays sports and you’ve been dreaming of a big fat scholarship. But first you have to figure out how to get them on a college sports team. I’ve spoken with college coaches and parents across different sports and here’s a great tip that everyone should know Read more…

Ultimate frisbee, adventure camp, or kayaking for kids – take a break from the usual!

Soar to new heights at an adventure course, enjoy peace and tranquility in a kayak or get your heart racing in a game of ultimate frisbee! We continue to honor our #MONDAYMOTIVATION with programs that are off the beaten path…missed the post? Scroll down for a link to it… ADVENTURE CAMP HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY CAMPS Modeled Read more…

Crave challenges – what sports are there to play? Check out these 5 camps for fun options for your kids.

What sports are there to play for kids that crave challenges?   In honor of yesterday’s #MondayMotivation and the most recent Mini Mudder (our insider’s review coming soon), we’re taking a few days to share some sports options that go beyond the usual.  Some are old, some new, but each provide an opportunity for kids Read more…

Basketball camp for beginners to elite players. Get ready for fall!

Basketball camps can be hosted indoors or outdoors and there are many options to choose from this summer. Some of the camps below include professional instructors with NBA experience while others are hosted at local universities and led by university coaches.   Bruns basketball camp George Brun, former professional ball player and award-winning coach, has developed Read more…

Softball Camp is another option for kids in Nassau & Suffolk

If you’re trying to find a softball camp, below are some programs that have availability beginning next week and going into August. Future Stars softball camp (Patchogue) When: July 24 – 28, July 31 – August 4 Where: St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue Cost: $425 Age: Girls entering grades 7-12 To register: http://fscamps.com/fckfile/images/file/FutureStarsAppStJoes.pdf Sacred Heart softball camp Read more…

Football Camps & Clinics – it’s not too early, or late, to get ready for Fall!

Fall football is quickly approaching! Camps and clinics are the best way for kids that want to play a sport to quickly gain skills through a compressed schedule, or be prepared and fit before school try outs.  Check out this list for programs geared toward football athletes that will keep your child fit and ready Read more…