Between the cub camp (grades 3-6) and the boarding camp, FHU welcomed 65 young volleyball players to its camps. The camps taught basic volleyball skills, team play, team defense. It included competition and concluded with an all-star game by teams made up of campers picked by the coaches.
"This year’s camp was one of the best camps in recent years," said FHU head coach and camp coordinator Todd Humphry. "We had good college talent attending this year. Our numbers are increasing each year. New information and options will be released soon about the 2013 volleyball camp to make it the best ever."
The Freed-Hardeman University Lady Lion basketball program recently concluded its basketball camp, with 102 campers coming to Henderson to take part in the five-day event.
The camp included a high school all-star game and a Lady Lion intrasquad game Wednesday night. Best Camper and Miss Hustle Awards were given to one camper in each of three divisions. Head coach Dale Neal directs the camp.
Baseball had three camps this year with campers ranging in age from kindergarten to seniors in high school. A total of 40 campers from seven different states attended camp.
The 2012-2013 season will have two incoming players on the roster who attended camp this year, Ryan King and Kellen Beard. "The young players who come to baseball camp each year continue to amaze me. They have great attitudes and are very eager to learn new things. We have had repeat campers from as far away as Texas, Wisconsin and South Carolina the last couple of years. Our high school camp has proven very helpful in allowing us to identify players who would fit into our program and help us compete for conference championships," head coach Jonathan Estes said.
Approximately 70 young soccer players of various ages came to camp this summer. “Our focus is for players to improve as people and as soccer players,” Coach Jason Elliott said. “We put them into challenging environments and let them push each other to become better people.”
A total of 125 boys, from five years old to high school seniors attended basketball camps this summer with 30 of those coming to Cub Camp. Older players came July 15-20.
“Camp is a great opportunity for guys to teach kids about basketball, discipline, and, we hope, a few life lessons also,” Jason Shelton, head basketball coach, said. “Our players have done a great job of that this summer. Devotional sessions led by two of our senior student-athletes were highlights of the week.”