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Summer Camps

Activities Camp

Francis Marion University will hold its annual FMU Activities Camp 2014, June 9 - July 3.  The camp for boys and girls, ages 5-12, is divided into four sessions and runs weekdays from 8 a.m. until noon. Each of the five-day sessions is $7- per camper, while the final four-day session is $56 per camper. For those who participated in last year's camp, the five-day sessions are reduced to $60 each and the four-day session to $48.

Sessions run:

June 9 - 13

June 16 - 20

June 23 - 27

June 30 - July 3 ($56/camper)

Camp activities will include kickball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball and swimming. Swimming is not taught, but life jackets are available.  Instruction in the various sports will be by Francis Marion University athletic coaches.  Activities will vary from week to week, so as to introduce many different sports.

Campers will be divided into groups by ages.  The mission of the camp is to promote healthy and fun activities for children.

Each pre-registered camper will receive an Activities Camp T-shirt.

Enrollment is limited.  For more information, contact camp director Mark Bluman at 843-661-1239.



FMU Baseball Camp

Francis Marion University will host two sessions of its Baseball Camp 2014. This is a great opportunity for young athletes to develop and polish their diamond skills.

The annual camp, for children ages 7-12, will be held June 16 - 20 and July 14 - 18 from 9 a.m. until noon each day.  Conducted by Francis Marion head baseball coach Art Inabinet and members of the Patriot baseball team, the camps will stress learning basic game strategy and making the most of individual skills.

Applications for the camps are now being accepted.  The camps will cost $90 per session, if paid in advance, or $100 on the first day of camp.  Enrollment is limited.  Each camper will receive a T-shirt.

For complete details, contact the FMU Athletics Office at 843-661-1240.



Men's Basketball

The Francis Marion University men's basketball program will sponsor several 2014 summer camps starting in the month of June.

The "Four Great Days of Summer" Basketball Camp will be held  June 16 - 19June 24 - 27  and July 8 - 11 for boys in grades two through 10.  The 2014 Pee Dee Team Basketball Camp and Shootout will take place June 12 - 14.

The four-day Individual Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The cost of the camp is $150 for one session.  The fee does not include lunch.  A special discounted price of $250 is available for campers who wish to attend two sessions, and $300 for those attending all three sessions.

The camp is designed to provide fundamental instruction in all phases of the game.

For the team camp, squads are guaranteed six games and will compete in a double-elimination tournament on the final day of the camp.  The cost of the camp is $475 per team ($425 for a second team) and $85 per player for two nights on-campus lodging and six meals (for those interested).

All campers will receive a T-shirt.

FMU head coach Gary Edwards will direct the camps.  

For more information, contact the FMU men's basketball office at 843-661-1247 or 843-661-4626.




Summer Soccer Camps

LINK to summer soccer day camp websites; LINK to women's soccer camp; LINK to men's soccer camp


Tennis Camp

Francis Marion University has scheduled two sessions of its annual Tennis Camp 2014, June 16- 19 and July 7 - 10, for boys and girls ages 8 to 18.

The camp will be held Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon on the Kassab Courts on the FMU campus.

The cost will be $60 per camper per session.  Enrollment is limited.  Each camper will receive a T-shirt.

FMU men’s and women’s tennis coach Garth Thomson is the camp coordinator and instructor.  

For more details or to request a registration form, call 843-661-1240 or contact Thomson at 843-661-1185.



Volleyball Camp

The Francis Marion University women’s volleyball program will hold its 2014 summer camp, June 27 - 29.  Campers may choose to either commute to camp daily, or reside on campus in the FMU residence halls.

The camp is for players entering the sixth through 12th grades.  The cost is $240 per player for residential campers, and $155 for commuting campers.  Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt.



Last Published: January 12, 2015 10:49 AM
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