Stamford, CT - Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is pleased to be adding six new camps to their 2016 Summer Camp roster. Half-Day Little Athletes Club Camp, Dance Camp, Baseball Camp, Elite Bluestreak Football Academy, Elite Bluestreak Combine Prep and the NWHL Girls Hockey Camp will be joining the impressive list of over 30 camps offered this summer. Also new this season, a Fairfield bus transportation route will join the existing Westchester service offered for campers traveling from a variety of area towns.
In the new Half-Day Little Athletes Club Camp, campers ages 4-6 spend two consecutive weeks participating in both swimming and tennis, two core country club activities. In addition to daily swim instruction, and daily tennis instruction, campers participate in arts & crafts and field sports: mini-golf, t-ball and soccer.
Also new in 2016, Dance Camp is designed to expose participants to the key components in dance, with an emphasis on technique, performance, conditioning and artistic range. Students ages 8-12, gain exposure to a wide variety of dynamic classes including hip hop, jazz, modern, and musical theatre.
The Baseball Camp for players ages 8-12, makes full use of Chelsea Piers’ facility, utilizing live-arm hitting tunnels to develop batting approach and technique, the infield for glove work and bullpens, the large fields for full-scale scrimmages, as well as our state-of-the-art batting cages for additional swing repetition.
The Bluestreak Football Academy helps develop young players ages 8-12 into future football stars, by focusing on building sound fundamentals and a strong football IQ. Curriculum includes a Mini Combine to teach speed, quickness and agility, as well as 7 on 7 flag football games.
The Bluestreak Combine Prep gives athletes ages 13-18 the tools to master combine tests, including the 40-yard dash, pro agility, broad jump, vertical jump, L-drill, medicine ball toss and rotational toss. The curriculum focuses on proper form and techniques and features high-energy training tips and drills to hone your skills to become a Zen master of any combine or showcase
The NWHL Girls Hockey Camp is an exciting new partnership with the National Women’s Hockey League and the Connecticut Whale. Campers ages 8-15 have the opportunity to train with six top players from the NWHL. During the full-day camp, hockey players will receive three hours of high-paced on-ice instruction daily, off-ice training and hockey IQ sessions with the professional players. Daily power skating and skill specific sessions culminate with a game at the end of each week.
This year, Chelsea Piers Connecticut is also excited to announce a new bus transportation option for Fairfield County campers. During camp weeks 3 – 6 (July 5 – July 29), bus transportation will be offered to and from Chelsea Piers for full-day campers ages 5+ from Wilton, Weston and Norwalk. This route will be in addition to the existing Westchester County option, servicing campers living in Pelham, New Rochelle, Rye and Harrison.
Chelsea Piers Connecticut Summer Sports Camp offers young athletes ages 3 – 18 years the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of camp options encompassing more than 10 different sports.
Little Athletes Camps (Ages 3-6) – Chelsea Piers offers a dynamic half-day preschool camp program with a variety of sport options for young children. Age-exclusive camps include Gymnastics, Ice Skating, Multi-Sport, Swimming, Tennis, Hockey 101 and a three-week Mini-Olympic Camp.
Elite Camps - (Ages 7-18, varying by sport)- Options include Elite Soccer, Elite Squash, Elite Tennis, Elite Volleyball and the new Elite Dance Intensive Camp.
Top Shelf Hockey Camps (Ages 6-18) – Specialized hockey skills training camps include: Scoring Academy, Forward vs. Defense, Goalie vs. Shooter, Power Skating and Conditioning, Customized Team Camps, and NWHL camps.
Girls Leadership Camp (Ages 14-18) – Female high school athletes develop individual athletic skills, while also learning how to become leaders on and off the playing surface through coaching and training from many of the world’s finest professional and former college female athletes. Leadership Camp options include Hockey, Volleyball and Soccer.
In addition to their core sports, campers enjoy exciting and unique recreational period activities including, the indoor Splash Zone Water Park and Aquatics Center; the Jump Zone Trampoline Center; and activities at the Tennis Club, Field House and ice rinks.
Depending on sport, camps run weekly from June 20 – September 2, 2016 and registration is done on a week-by-week basis. Early Bird pricing is available through April 29. For more information on individual camps, visit www.chelseapiersct.com/camp .