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Summer Camps

Here is The Seattle Times' annual guide to resident summer sports camps for children in Washington:

Baseball

TBI (Total Baseball Instruction)

Where: Ephrata. For: Boys ages 8-17. When: July 14-19, junior camp (9- to 12-year-olds); July 21-26, intermediate camp (11-15); July 23-Aug. 2, Aug. 4-9, total camps (12-17). Cost: $320. Directors: Dave Johnson, head coach at Ephrata High School, and his assistant, Marty O'Brien, are co-owners; Gary Kaatz, head coach at Curlew High, is camp coordinator. For brochure: Write to TBI Baseball Camps, P.O. Box 1014, Ephrata, WA 98823, or call (509) 787-8118.

Stottlemyre Baseball Camp Where: St. Peter's Retreat Center, West Valley, Yakima. For: Boys 8-15. When: July 14-19 (8- to 12-year-olds); July 28-Aug. 2 (8-12); Aug. 4-9 (12-15). Cost: $400; $225 for commuters. Director: Mel Stottlemyre Jr., former major-league pitcher. For brochure: Write to Stottlemyre Baseball Camp, 1300 N. Columbia Ctr. Blvd., Richland, WA 99352, or call (800) 781-CAMP.

CWU Baseball Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Boys 8-18. When: July 21-25 (8- to 12-year-olds); July 28-Aug. 1 (13-18). Cost: $255 (before July 7), $275 (after July 7), $240 (group rate, 7 or more). Directors: CWU Coach Desi Storey and former pro player Dave Heaverlo. For brochure: Write to CWU Baseball Camp, Athletic Dept., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Basketball

CWU Basketball Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Boys and girls. When: Aug. 4-8 (girls junior and senior high); Aug. 11-15 (boys grades 6-7-8-9); June 29-July 2 (boys' high-school teams - must register through high-school coach). Cost: $250 (before July 19), $270 (after July 19). High-school team camp - $195 (before June 3), $215 (after June 3). Directors: CWU Coaches Greg Sparling (boys) and Nancy Katzer (girls). For brochure: Write to CWU Basketball Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Chris Gobrecht Hoop Camp Where: University of Washington. For: Girls entering grades 9-12. When: June 29-July 2 (varsity team camp); Aug. 1-4 (advanced position camp). Cost: team camp - $225, $125 (commuter); position camp - $250, $150 (commuter). Director: UW assistant coach Kathy Anderson. For brochure: Write to Chris Gobrecht Hoop Camp, P.O. Box 15983, Seattle 98115-0983, or call 523-2244.

PLU Basketball Camps Where: Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland. What/when/eligibility/costs: Position camp, June 27-29, boys and girls entering grades 9-12, $170, $145 commuter. Shooting/individual moves camp, June 30-July 2 for boys entering grades 7-12, July 14-16 for girls entering grades 7-12, $175, $150 commuter. Fundamentals/competition camp, July 7-11 for boys entering grades 7-12, July 21-25 for girls entering grades 7-12, $275, $220 commuter. Director: PLU Coach Bruce Haroldson. For brochure: Write to PLU Basketball Camp, Athletic Dept., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma 98447, or call (206) 848-7367.

Camp of Champions Where: Eastern Washington University, Cheney. When/what/cost: June 27-30 - team camp (junior and senior high boys), $160, $125 (commuter). July 28-Aug. 1 - fundamentals and competition camp (junior- and senior-high boys), $230, $175 (commuter). Camp director: EWU Coach Steve Aggers. For brochure: Write to Basketball Camp of Champions, Men's Basketball Office, MS-66, Eastern Washington Univ., Cheney, WA 99004.

EWU Women's Camps Where: Eastern Washington University, Cheney. When/what/cost: July 21-25 - individual camp (8-18 year olds), $250, $225 (meals), $175 (camp only). July 25-27 - elite camp (college-bound high-school players), $100, $80 (meals), $50 (camp only). Director: Heidi VanDerveer, EWU head coach. For brochure: Write to EWU Women's Basketball Camps, Event Planning MS-180, EWU, Cheney, WA 99004, or call (509) 359-7850.

WWU Basketball Camp Where: Western Washington University, Bellingham. For: Boys 12-18. When: June 23-27 (JV team camp, minimum eight players); July 28-Aug. 1, Aug. 11-15 (fundamental camps, 12-18); Aug. 4-8 (varsity team camp, minimum eight players). Costs: $275, $200 commuter (lunch and dinner) and $180 (lunch only). Director: WWU Coach Brad Jackson. For brochure: Write to Viking Camps, Carver Gym, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225-9066 or call (360) 650-7769.

WWU Girls' Basketball Camps Where: Western Washington University, Bellingham. For: Girls of all ages. When: July 78-11 (individuals, all ages and skills); July 14-18 (JV team or individual camp); July 21-25 (varsity and JV team). Cost: $275, $200 commuter (lunch and dinner) and $180 (lunch only). Director: WWU Coach Carmen Dolfo. For brochure: Write to Viking Camps, Carver Gym, Western Washington Univ., Bellingham, WA 98225-9066 or call (360) 650-6597.

Boys' Cougar Cage Camp Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: Boys ages 10 to 18. When: June 16-20 (individual), June 23-27 (individual), Aug. 4-9 (varsity team). Cost: individual camps - $260, $180 (commuter); team camps - $240 per team member (minimum eight players per team). Director: WSU Coach Kevin Eastman. For brochure: Write to Cougar Cage Camp, M-5 Bohler Gym, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-1610, or call (509) 335-0240.

Girls' Cougar Cage Camp Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: Girls ages 8 to 18. When: July 7-11 (individual), July 28-Aug. 2 (team). Cost: $280, $190 (commuter). Director: WSU Coach Harold Rhodes. For brochure: Write to Girls' Cougar Cage Camp, Bohler Gym M-9, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-1602, or call (509) 335-0276.

Skyhawk Basketball Camp Where: Whitworth College, Spokane. For: developmental camp for boys and girls 9-13, advanced training for boys and girls 12-17. When: July 21-25. Cost: $285, $250 (commuter). Director: Warren Friedrichs, men's coach at Whitworth College. For brochure: Write to Skyhawk Sports Academy, P.O. Box 18529, Spokane 99208 or call (800) 804-3509.

CYO Basketball Camps Where: Camp Don Bosco, Carnation. For: Girls and boys entering grades 6-8. When: Aug. 11-17 (girls); Aug. 18-24 (boys). Cost: $305. Directors: Lakeside Coach Sandy Schneider (girls), Sammamish Coach Andre Barashkoff (boys). For brochure: Write to CYO, 910 Marion St., Seattle 98104, or call 382-4562.

NBC Basketball Camps For: Boys and girls 8-19. Where, when: Medical Lake - June 16-21 (boys individual, post and shooting); June 23-28 (girls individual); June 23-28 (boys 8-13 individual); July 28-Aug. 2 (boys individual); Aug. 11-16 (boys individual); Aug. 4-9 (girls individual, post and shooting) Aug. 9-11 (adult/child). Spangle (Upper Columbia Academy) - July 8-12 (girls team), July 21-26 (boys and girls individual); July 28-Aug. 2 (girls individual); Aug. 4-9 (boys individual post and shooting). Auburn (Auburn Academy) - July 7-12 (girls individual), July 14-19 and July 21-26 (boys individual). Cost: $285, $235 commuter; $175 adult/child. Directors: NBC executive Lou Dunham at Medical Lake; NBC staff member Danny Beard at Spangle; NBC staff member John Bustad at Auburn. For brochure: Write to NBC Camps, 21808 N. Panorama Rd., Colbert, WA 99005-9490, or call (509) 466-4690.

Soccer

Washington Soccer School Where: University of Washington. For: Boys and girls ages 12-17, premier players. When: July 21-26. Cost: $375, $250 (commuter). Directors: UW men's coaches Dean Wurzberger and Dave Chesler and UW women's coach Lesle Gallimore. For brochure: Write to Washington Soccer School, 11703 NE 166th Ct., Bothell, WA 98011, or call 633-3861.

Viking Soccer Camp Where: Western Washington University, Bellingham. For: Boys and girls ages 12-17. When: June 23-28, July 21-26. Cost: $325, $250 (commuter, lunch and dinner), $230 (commuter, lunch only). Directors: WWU Coaches Brad Swanson (men) and Derrek Falor (women). For brochure: Write to Viking Soccer, Athletic Office, WWU, Bellingham, WA 98225-9066, or call (360) 650-3493.

Northwest Soccer Camp Where: Casey Conference Center, Whidbey Island. Who: boys and girls. When/what/cost: June 23-28 - elite (15-18 year olds), $450; advanced (12-18), $405. July 7-12 - advanced (12-18), $405. July 14-19 - regular (7-18), $360; junior advanced (10-12), $405; goalkeeping (10-18), $405. July 21-26 - junior advanced (10-12), $405; advanced (12-18), $405; goalkeeping (10-18), $405. July 28-Aug. 2 - adults, $295; sprouts (6-8), $360; regular (7-15), $360; goalkeeping (10-15), $405. Aug. 4-9 - regular (7-15), $360; junior advanced (10-12), $405; goalkeeping (10-15), $405. Aug. 11-16 - regular (7-15), $360; junior advanced (10-12), $405; goalkeeping (10-15), $405. Aug. 18-23 - regular (7-15), $360; goalkeeping (10-15), $405. Team and family rates available. Director: Cliff McCrath, Seattle Pacific University coach. For brochure: Write to NW Soccer Camp, 3307 3rd Ave. W., Seattle 98119, or call 281-2904.

Pro-Excellence Where: Evergreen State College, Olympia. When/eligibility/cost: July 21-26 - girls field players 12-18, goalkeepers academy (two levels), $495; super camp for goalkeepers, $535. July 28-Aug. 2 - boys field players 12-18, goalkeepers academy, $495; advanced goalkeepers, $535. Team schools run concurrently with other schools, cost of first 12 players is $495 each. Director: Tony Waiters. For brochure: Write to World of Soccer, Inc., P.O. Box 3628, 399 H St., Suite 3C, Blaine, WA 98231-3628, or call (800) 762-2378.

Cougar Soccer Academy Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: girls 12-18. When: July 14-19. Cost: $350, $250 (commuter). Director: WSU Coach Lisa Gozley. For brochure: Write to Cougar Soccer Academy, WSU, Bohler Gym-202, Pullman, WA 99164-1610, or call (509) 335-0310.

Camp Berachah Ministries Where: Camp Berachah, 19830 S.E. 328th Pl., Auburn. For: Boys and girls 7-14. When: Aug. 11-16. Director: Derek Stanton, former Canadian professional. Cost: $250, no commuter rate. For brochure: Write to Camp Berachah, Summer Registrar, 19830 S.E. 328th Pl., Auburn, WA 98092, or call (206) 939-0488.

NBC Soccer Camp Where: Upper Columbia Academy, Spangle (17 miles south of Spokane). When: July 14-19. For: Boys and girls 8-19. Cost: $285, $235 commuter. Director: Dick Cullen, head coach at Mead High School. For brochure: Write to NBC Camps, 21808 N. Panorama Rd., Colbert, WA 99005-9490, or call (509) 466-4690.

Skyhawks Soccer Camp Where: Gonzaga University, Spokane. When: July 21-25 (girls 9-17); July 28-Aug. 1 (boys 9-17). Cost: $285, $250 (commuter). Directors: Boys - Coaches Einar Thorarinsson of Gonzaga and Dean Wurzberger of Washington; girls - Gonzaga Coach Ric Grenell. For brochure: Write to Skyhawks Sports Academy, P.O. Box 18529, Spokane 99208, or call (800) 804-3509.

CYO Soccer Camp Where: Camp Don Bosco, Carnation. When: July 8-14. Eligibility: Boys and girls entering grades 3-7. Cost: $280. Director: Seattle Prep Coach Andy Hendricks. For brochure: Write to CYO, 110 Marion St., Seattle 98104, or call 382-4562.

Volleyball

WWU Volleyball Camps Where: Western Washington University, Bellingham. When: July 11-13 (JV camp, 15 and under); July 18-20 (high-school boys); July 25-27 (girls varsity, 16-18 years old). Cost: $165, $120 commuter (lunch and dinner), $110 (lunch only). Director: WWU Coach Dean Snider. For brochure: Write to Viking Camps, Carver Gym, WWU, Bellingham, WA 98225-9066, or call (360) 650-6597.

Junkyard Dawgs Camp Where: University of Washington. For: Girls 12-18. When: July 11-14 (team camp), July 20-23 (elite camp). Cost: Team camp - $1,900 per team (12 players maximum, one coach) plus $70 per player if residing in UW housing. Elite camp - $275. Director: UW Coach Bill Neville. For brochure: Write to Junkyard Dawgs Volleyball Camp, 7024 179th St. SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-5624, or call 742-5923.

Cougar Volleyball Camp Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: Girls and boys entering Grade 6 through graduating seniors. When: July 14-18 (individual camp), July 21-25 (team camp, grades 7 through 12). Cost: individual camp - $285, $235 (commuter); team camp - $1,950 (8 players, $260 each additional players); $1,710 (commuter, 8 players, $215 each additional players. Director: WSU Coach Cindy Fredrick. For brochure: Write to Cougar Volleyball Camp, Bohler Gym M-9, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-1602, or call (509) 335-0277.

CWU Volleyball Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: junior- and senior-high girls. When: June 17-21, June 24-28. Cost: $245 (before June 10), $265 (after June 13), $235 (group rate, 9 to 12 players enrolling as a team). Director: CWU Coach John Pearson. For brochure: Write to CWU Volleyball Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Running

SPU Falcon Running Camp Where: Casey Conference Center, Whidbey Island. For: Boys and girls in junior and senior high. When: July 21-26. Cost: $260 (resident), $170 (commuters); each team of seven receives one full scholarship; two or more family members 15 percent off. Director: Doris Heritage, Seattle Pacific University distance coach. For brochure: Write to Doris Heritage, Camp Director, Athletic Dept., SPU, 3307 3rd Ave. W., Seattle 98119, or call 281-2880.

Clear Lake/White Pass X-Country Camp Where: White Pass. For: Boys and girls 13 through high school. When: July 7-12, July 14-19, July 21-26 (sold out). Cost: $233. Directors: UW Coach Mike Johnson and Eisenhower High Coach Phil English. For brochure: Write to Mike Johnson, P.O. Box 55602, Seattle 98155 or call 775-5053.

NBC Speed Explosion Camp Where, when: Medical Lake, Aug. 2-4. For: Boys and girls 8 to 18. Activities: A variety of drills designed to improve speed for athletes in all sports. Cost: $175. Director: Scott M. Phelps, speed consultant. For brochure: Write to NBC Camps, 21808 N. Panorama Rd., Colbert, WA 99005, or call (509) 466-4690.

Football

CWU Football Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: high-school and junior-high boys. When: July 14-18. Cost: $250 (before June 28), $270 (after June 28), $240 (group rate, 7 or more campers sign up together), $20 equipment rental fee. Directors: High-school coaches Jerry Parrish, N. Kitsap, Tommy O'Brien, Davis-Yakima, and Marty Osborn, Kentridge, and CWU Coach Jeff Zenisek. For brochure: Write to CWU Football Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Cougar Football Camp Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: Boys entering grades 7-12. When: June 23-26. Cost: $260, $170 (commuter), $30 rental fee for helmet and pads. Director: WSU assistant coach Larry Lewis. For brochure: Write to Cougar Football Camp, Bohler Gym 119, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-1610, or call (509) 335-0250.

Professional Kicking Services, Inc. Where: Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland. For: Boys entering 8th grade through college. When: July 11-12 (private session restricted to eight punters and eight place-kickers), July 12-13-14 (regular session). Cost: regular session - $350 (first time with PKS), discounts for previous attendees. Director: Ray Pelfrey. For brochure: Write to Professional Kicking Services, Inc., P.O. Box 2747, Sparks, NV 89432, or call (702) 626-5425. Logger Football Camp Where: University of Puget Sound, Tacoma. For: Boys entering grades 9-12. When: July 14-18. Cost: $265, $185 commuter, helmet and shoulder pads available to rent for $25. Director: UPS Coach Gordon Elliott. For brochure: Write to Logger Football Camp, 1500 North Warner, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma 98416-0710, or call (206) 756-3142.

Purple and Gold Football Camp Where: University of Washington. For: Boys entering grades 7-12. When: June 23-26. Cost: $300 (resident), $200 commuter, $20 helmet and shoulder pad rental fee. Camp director: UW Assistant Coach Dick Baird. For brochure: Write to Purple and Gold Football Camp, 8035 199th Ave. NE, Redmond, WA 98053, or call 718-3294.

All-Star Football Camp Where: Evergreen State College, Olympia. For: Boys 10 years old through high-school seniors-to-be. When: July 7-11. Cost: $240, $125 commuter. Camp director: Shelton High Coach Jack Stark. For brochure: Write to All-Star Football Camp, Jack Stark, 2526 Pershing Court, Shelton, WA 98584, or call (360) 426-1301.

Eagle Football Camps Where: Eastern Washington University, Cheney. For: Boys entering grades 7 to 12. When: June 18-22 (team camp); June 23-27 (lineman/skill camp). Cost: $270 ($255 if 10 or more campers are from same school), $175 (commuter), $20 equipment rental. Director: EWU Assistant Coach Rick Redden. For brochure: Write to Eagle Football Camp, Event Planning, MS-180, EWU, Cheney, WA 99004-2431, or call (509) 359-2518.

WWU Football Camps

Where: Western Washington University, Bellingham. For: boys entering grades 7-12. When: July 7-11 (linemen and team passing sessions). Cost: $265, $250 (group rate for 8 or more players), $200 commuter, $30 equipment rental. Director: WWU Coach Rob Smith. For brochure: Write to Viking Camps, Carver Gym, WWU, Bellingham, WA 98225-9066, or call (360) 650-3965.

Wrestling

CWU Wrestling Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Junior- and senior-high students. When: July 7-11. Cost: $235 (before June 20, $255 (after June 20). Directors: CWU Coaches Kevin Pine and Brett Lucas. For brochure: Write to CWU Wrestling Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

J. Robinson Technique Camp Where: Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland. For: Boys up to high-school seniors-to-be. When: July 28-Aug. 1. Cost: $260 (resident), $155 (commuter). Director: Minnesota Coach J. Robinson. For brochure: Write to J. Robinson Wrestling Camps, 529 S. 7th St., Suite 320, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1804, or call (612) 349-6585.

Golf

Eastern Washington Golf Camp Where: Eastern Washington University, Cheney. For: Boys and girls grades 6-11. When: July 28-Aug. 2. Cost: $346, $246 (commuter). Faculty: Golf pros John Rhoad, John Durgan and Jerry Zink. For brochure: Write to Golf Camp, Event Planning MS-1801, EWU, Cheney, WA 99004, or call (509) 359-2518.

NIKE Junior Golf Camp Where: University of Washington and Harbour Pointe Golf Club in Mukilteo. For: Boys and girls 10-18. When: June 16-21, June 23-28, July 21-26, July 28-Aug. 2. Cost: $775, $675 (commuter). Director: John Krebs, PGA pro. For brochure: Write to NIKE Junior Golf Camps, Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield, CA 94904, or call (800) 645-3226.

Track and field

Cougar Track and Field Camp Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: Boys and girls 12-18 (non-high-school graduates). When: July 7-12. Cost: $295, $305 after June 24. Director: WSU Coach Rick Sloan. For brochure: Write to Cougar Track and Field Camp, Athletic Dept., WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-1610, or call (509) 335-0246.

Tennis

NIKE NW Tennis Camp Where: Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland. For: Boys and girls 9 to 18. When: June 16-21, June 23-28, July 7-12, July 14-19, July 21-26. Cost: $575 (resident), $475 (commuter). Director: Mark Frisby, owner of Mark Frisby Tennis Academy, coach at Seattle Prep. For brochure: Write to NIKE Tennis Camps, 919 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield, CA 94904, or call (800) 645-3226.

Cari Groce's Camp of Champions Where: Washington State University, Pullman. For: Boys and girls 8-18 (no high-school graduates). When: June 16-21, June 23-28. Cost: $320, $200 (commuter). Director: WSU women's coach Cari Groce. For brochure: Write to Cari Groce's Camp of Champions, Bohler Gym 201, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-1610 or call (509) 335-0308.

Swimming

CWU Swimming Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Junior- and senior-high boys and girls. When: June 27-July 1. Cost: $220 (before June 12), $240 (after June 15), $205 (group rate, 7 or more register together). Director: CWU Coach Lori Clark and Yakima YMCA's Steve Davidson. For brochure: Write to Swimming Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Multiple activities

Skyhawk All Sports Camp Where: Eastern Washington University, Cheney. For: Boys and girls 9-15. When: Aug. 4-8. Activities: Sports offered may include soccer, basketball, volleyball, field hockey and swimming. Cost: $285, $250 (commuter). Director: Teri Shimoda. For brochure: Write to Skyhawks Sports Academy, P.O. Box 18529, Spokane 99208, or call (800) 804-3509.

Physical Education Program Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Boys and girls entering grades 5-8. When: July 28-Aug. 2. Activities: Instruction in a variety of physical activities. Cost: $245 grades 5-6, $255 grades 7-8. Director: Dr. Stephen C. Jefferies of the CWU physical education department. For brochure: Call (509) 963-2241.

Athletic training

EWU Sports Medicine Camp Where: Eastern Washington University, Cheney. For: Students entering grades 9-12. When: Aug. 6-9. Cost: $220, $200 (commuter). Director: EWU trainer Carla Baker. For brochure: Write to Sports Medicine Camp, Conference Services MS-180, EWU, Cheney, WA 90004 or call (509) 359-2518.

Student Athletic Trainer Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Junior and senior high boys and girls. When: June 30-July 3. Cost: $250 (before June 14), $270 (after June 14). Director: CWU Trainer Gary Smith. For brochure: Write to Athletic Training Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Gymnastics

Camp Berachah Ministries Where: Camp Berachah, 19830 S.E. 328th Pl., Auburn. For: Girls entering grades 1-12. When: June 23-28. Director: Gunter Bohrmann, head coach at Kent-Meridian High. Cost: $250 (resident), $140 (commuter). For brochure: Write to Camp Berachah, Summer Registrar, 19830 S.E. 328th Pl., Auburn, WA 98092, or call (206) 939-0488.

Softball

CWU Fastpitch Camp Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg. For: Girls entering Grades 5 through 12. When: July 7-11. Cost: $260 (before June 21), $280 (after June 21), $230 (group rate, if seven or more campers sign up together). Directors: Nancy Katzer, former CWU softball coach, and Gary Frederick, CWU head coach. For brochure: Write to Softball Camp, Athletic Dept., CWU, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7570, or call (509) 963-1914.

Viking Softball Camp Where: Western Washington University, Bellingham. For: Girls entering Grades 5 through 12. When: July 8-11. Cost: $295, $215 (commuter, lunch and dinner), $195 (commuter, lunch only). Director: Art Phinney, WWU head coach. For brochure: Write to Viking Softball, Athletic Office, WWU MS 9066, Bellingham, WA 98225-9066 or call (360) 650-7783.

NIKE Softball Camp Where: University of Puget Sound, Tacoma. For: Girls 10-13 (NIKE I) and 14-18 (NIKE II). When: June 24-28. Cost: $365, $265 (commuter). Director: Robing Hamilton, UPS head coach. For brochure: Write to NIKE Softball Camp, 919 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield, CA 94904, or call (800) 645-3226.

American Camping Association

Legend: AC - academics; A/C - arts/crafts; AQ - aquatics; C - cycling; ETH - ethnic emphasis; E.ED - environmental education; F/R - farming/ranch; H - hiking; H-Eng - horseback-English; H-West - horseback-Western; LT - leadership training; M - mountaineering; OLS - outdoor living skills; PA - performing arts; PF - physical fitness; R - religion; S-I - sports-individual; S-T - sports-team; TRAV - travel camp; TRIP - tripping.

Catholic Youth Organization camps DON BOSCO, near Carnation, coed 7-12 (AQ, A/C, H, H-West, LT, OLS, S-I, S-T. GALLAGHER, Lake Bay near Gig Harbor, coed 13-18 (AQ, A/C, C, H, OLS, RC, TRAV, TRIP). HAMILTON, near Monroe, coed 9-15 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, H-WEST, OLS, RC. Information: CYO, 910 Marion St., Seattle 98104; 382-2068.

Boy Scouts of America camps

BRINKLEY, near Snohomish, boys 8-18 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, H-WEST, LT, OLS, S-I). Parsons, near Brinnon, boys 11-18 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, M, OLS, RC, S-I). Information: Chief Seattle Council Boy Scouts of America, P.O. Box 440408, Seattle 98144, 725-0361.

Girl Scouts camps RIVER RANCH, near Carnation, girls 7-17 (AQ, A/C, C, H, H-ENG, H-West, LT OLS. Robinswold, near Lilliwaup, girls 7-17 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, LT, OLS, TRAV, TRIP. Information: Totem Girl Scout Council, 3611 Woodland Park Ave. N., P.O. Box 300304, Seattle, WA 98103, 633-5600. ST. ALBANS, near Belfair, girls 7--17, adults (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, H-WEST, LT, OLS, PA, S-I). Information: Pacific Peaks Girl Scout Council, 5326 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater, WA 98512-7394; (360) 943-0490.

YMCA camps COLMAN, near Lakebay, coed 6-18, (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, LT, M, PF, RC, S-I. Information: YMCA of Greater Seattle, 909 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104, 382-5001. ORKILA, Orcas Island, coed 7-18, adults 18-70 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, F/R, H, H-West, OLS, RC, S-I). Information: YMCA of Greater Seattle, 909 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104; 382-5009. SEYMOUR, near Gig Harbor, coed 7-17, adults (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, LT, OLS, PA, RC, S-I, TRAV, TRIP). Information: Tacoma Pierce County YMCA, 1002 S. Pearl St., Tacoma 98465; (206) 564-9622. REED, near Deer Park, Spokane County, coed 8-14 (AQ, A/C, H, H-WEST, LT, M, OLS, RC, S-I, S-T). Information: YMCA of the Inland Empire, N 507 Howard, Spokane 99201-0898, (509) 838-3577.

Camp Fire camps KILLOQUA, Stanwood, coed 6-17 (AQ, A/C, C, E.ED, OLS, RC, S-I, TRAV, TRIP). Information: Camp Fire Boys and Girls, 11627 Airport Rd., Suite F, Everett 98204-3790; (206) 355-9734. SEALTH, Vashon Island, coed 6-17 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, H-WEST, LT, OLS, PA, RC, S-I, S-T, TRAV, TRIP). Information: Central Puget Sound Camp Fire, 14500 SW Camp Sealth Rd., Vashon, WA 98070, (206) 463-3174. ZANIKA LACHE, Leavenworth, coed 6-18 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, OLS, RC, S-I). Information: N. Central Wash. Council of Camp Fire, P.O. Box 1734, Wenatchee, WA 98807; (509) 664-3038. ROGANUNDA, Naches, girls 8-16, coed 8-16 (AQ, A/C, H. H-WEST, LT, OLS, RC, S-I). Information: Yakima Valley Camp Fire Council, 32 N 3rd St., Suite 343, Yakima, WA 98901, (509) 453-9151. SINGING WIND, Toledo, boys 5-15, girls 5-15 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H. H-WEST, LT, OLS, S-I). Information: Lower Columbia Council of Camp Fire, 1407 Commerce, Suite 106, Longview, WA 98632 (360) 425-3890.

Others

ARNOLD AT TIMBERLAKE, Eatonville, coed 8-16, (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, OLS, R, RC). Information: The Salvation Army, 33712 Webster Rd., E., Eatonville, WA 98328; (360) 847-2511.

BUCK CREEK, Greenwater, coed 7-77 (AQ, A/C, H, LT, M, OLS, R, S-I, TRAV, TRIP) and SOUNDVIEW CAMP, Longbranch, coed 10-15, adults (AQ, A/C, H, LT, R, S-I, TRIP). Information: Presbytery Outdoor Ministries, 1625 S. Columbian Way, Seattle 98108; 767-6368.

BURTON, Vashon Island, coed 6-18 (AQ, A/C, C, R, R, S-I). Information: American Baptist Churches, 9326 SW Bayview Drive, Vashon Island, WA 98070; (206) 463-2512.

CAMP HARMONY, Stanwood, coed 14-18 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, OLS, R, RC, S-T). Information: Camp Harmony Foundation, PO Box 698, Stanwood, WA 98292; (206) 629-4536.

CAMP HOUSTON, Gold Bar, coed 6-15, adults (AQ, A/C, E.-ED, H, LT, OLS, PA, R, RC, S-I, S-T). Information: Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, 1551 10th Ave. E., Seattle 98102-0126, (206) 325-4000.

CAMP WAHOO, Cle Elum, coed 9-16 (A/C, E.ED, H-WEST, LT, OLS, TRAV, TRIP). Information: Camp Wahoo, 3020 Issaquah Pine Lake Road, Suite 544, Issaquah, WA 98027; (206) 392-0111.

CANOE ISLAND FRENCH CAMP, Orcas Island, coed 9-15 (AC, AQ, A/C, LT, S-I). Information: Canoe Island French Camp Foundation, P.O. Box 170, Orcas, WA, 98280; (360) 468-2329.

CASCADE CAMP CHERITH, Lake Bennettson, Mason County, girls 7-18, boys 8-12(AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, H-WEST, LT, OLS, PA, R, S-I). Information: Elaine Barr, registrar, (206) 337-1678.

EASTER SEAL-WEST, Vaughn, 7-65 (AQ, A/C, F/R, H-ENG, H-WEST, OLS, R, RC, TRAV, TRIP). Information: Easter Seal Society of Washington, P.O. Box J, Vaughn, WA 98394; (206) 884-2722.

FLYING HORSESHOE RANCH CAMPS, Cle Elum, coed 7-15 (AQ, A/C, H, H-WEST, LT, PA, S-I, S-T). Information: George and Penny Blackburn, 3190 Red Bridge Rd., Cle Elum, WA 98922; (509) 674-2366.

FOUR WINDS & WESTWARD-HO, Deer Harbor, coed 8-16 (AQ, A/C, C, H-ENG, H-WEST, OLS, PA, S-I, S-T). Information: Four Winds Foundation, P.O. Box 140, Four Winds Lane, Deer Harbor, WA 98243; (360) 376-2277.

HIDDEN VALLEY CAMP, Granite Falls, coed 7-17 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H, H-WEST, OLS, PA, RC, S-I, S-T). Information: The McKinlays, 5236 S. Mayflower St., Seattle 98118-2537; (206) 722-5787.

ISLAND LAKE CAMP, Poulsbo, coed 8-80 (AQ, A/C, H-WEST, LT, R, RC, S-I). Information: CRISTA Camps and Conferences, 12500 Camp Court NW, Poulsbo, WA 98370; (360) 697-1212.

MIRACLE RANCH, Port Orchard, coed 6-17 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, H-ENG, H-WEST, OLS, R, S-I, S-T). Information: CRISTA Camps and Conferences, 12500 Camp Court SW, Poulsbo, WA 98370 (206) 697-1212.

NOR'WESTER, Lopez Island, coed 9-16 (AQ, A/C, C, E.ED, H-ENG, H-WEST, M, OLS, RC, S-I). Information: Camp Nor'wester Inc., Rt. 1, Box 1700, Lopez Island, WA 98261; (360) 468-2225.

SKAGIT YOUTH CAMP, Rockport, coed 8-14 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, ETH, H, LT, OLS, RC, S-T). Information: Seattle City Light, 700 Fifth Ave., Suite 3209, Seattle 98104-5031; (206) 233-2531.

CAMP VOLASUCA, Sultan, coed 6-14, adults 18-65 (AQ, A/C, E.ED, F/R, H, LT, R, RC, S-T). Information: Volunteers of America, Attn. Camp, P.O. Box 839, Everett 98206-0839; (206) 259-3191

Specialty camps

Camp for the blind

Where: Sunset Lake Camp, Wilkeson, Pierce County. For: Blind residents of western Washington ages 9 and above. When: July 7-14. Activities: horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, archery. Affiliation: National Camps for Blind Children, Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Ronald Rigby, (206) 536-7476. Cost: Free to those totally or partly blind except for $25 registraton fee. Flight Camp

Where: Elma Airport, Elma, Grays Harbor County. For: Boys and girls 8-17. When: July 21-27 (ages 98-11), July 28-Aug. 3 (11-14), Aug. 4-10 (14-17). Director: Patricia Conroy. Cost: $575. For brochure: Call Patricia Conroy at (360) 482-2228 or write to her at Elma Airport, 34 Airport Way, Elma, WA 98541.

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