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June 21, 2014

Local Sports Camps: 06/21/2014


June 21-22

Popp’s QB Tutor

Richard Popp Jr. is holding a quarterback camp for kids from third grade up to those entering high school on June 21-22 at Thirlby Field in Traverse City.

Camp time for QBs entering grades 3-7 is 10-11:30 a.m., while QBs entering high school have their session from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $90.

Quarterbacks are asked to bring their own football.

Half-hour individual sessions are $30 and will be available from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Those are on a first-come, first-served basis and scheduled with Popp.

E-mail coach Popp at, indicating that you will be attending the TC camp and/or if you would like a one-on-one session.


June 23-26

Detroit Lions football camp

The Detroit Lions will conduct a football at Traverse City West Middle School on June 23-26 for ages 6-14.

In addition to teaching the fundamentals and benefits of the game, camps will emphasize the three pillars of USA Football’s Heads Up Football program: proper tackling techniques, equipment fitting and concussion recognition and protocol.

Participants are grouped based on age and skill level. Each camp is limited to the first 70 participants to register and is conducted by Chris Fritzsching and the Detroit Lions Football Camp coaching staff.

The camp — which runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon — costs $169 per player.

For additional information or to register, visit or call 313-262-2248.

Another will be held locally in Cheboygan on June 28-29.


June 25-27

Benzie Central Volleyball Camp

The Benzie Central Volleyball Camp will be held June 25-27, with morning and afternoon sessions on both days led by Concordia University coach Karen Graves.

The 9 a.m. to noon session is for grades 4-6, while the 1-4 p.m. time slot is for grades 7-12. Cost of the three-day camp is $60.

For more information or to register, contact Lisa Teichman by phone at 709-0512 or by email at or Linda Palmer by phone at 871-0214 or by email at

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