The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

May 18, 2013

Camp directory for 5-19-13

Enid News and Eagle


• Enid Baseball Camp will have its 48th year of operation from 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 3-14 at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.

The camp is for players ages 4-10 and has an limited enrollment.

The camp stresses fundamentals, but is not competitive. The players must furnish their own equipment, including glove and bats. They should wear long pants because they will have sliding practice.

The camp will furnish a T-shirt, cap, all catching gear, batting helmets and baseballs. Players are advised to keep their baseballs at home.

Besides instruction, there will be a popsicle day, a baseball card day and major league training films.

Prizes will be presented to winners in the pitching, hitting and fielding contests.

Cost is $150 and includes a T-shirt.

Players may register by writing the camp at 301 South Grand, Enid OK 73701. For information, contact Reeta Williams at either (580) 366-8350 or 249-3574 (fax) or e-mail

• Pioneer Baseball Camp, conducted by Mustangs coach Dave Riesen, will run from 9 a.m. to noon June 3-7.

Cost is $65. The camp will provide transportation.

For information, contact Riesen at driesen@pp or call 242-2091.


• Northwest Oklahoma Basketball Academy, operated by Northern Oklahoma College Enid men’s coach Greg Shamburg, former NBA star Brent Price and Oklahoma Bible Academy boys coach Alan Ford, will run from June 10-14 at OBA.

The camp for both boys and girls will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 11-18 and from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 6-10. Cost is $150 for 11-18 and $75 for 6-10 and includes a T-shirt.

The camp is designed to build a foundation in fundamentals, a grass roots approach to the game.

A non-refundable deposit of $50 must accompany the application. Checks should be payable to Northwest Oklahoma Basketball Academy and mailed to Shamburg, Northern Oklahoma College Enid, 100 South University Ave., Enid OK 73703. For information, phone Shamburg at 548-2348.

A camp bank will be provided for each individual camper. Each camper can leave money for drinks or lunch. Water and energy drinks will be sold at the concession stand. Campers can bring lunch or order pizza through the camp. No campers will be allowed to leave without adult supervision at lunch time.

• Northern Oklahoma College Enid assistant Katie Snodgrass Mahoney and her aunt, Jackie Sternberger, a former Southwestern Oklahoma State star and ex-prep coach, will conduct a basketball camp June 3-6 at the Oakwood Activity Center.

Times include:

• 5th-8th grade boys and girls, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Elite high school girls, 1 to 4 p.m.

Cost is $100. Additional siblings cost $50. A T-shirt is included.

For information, call Snodgrass at (405) 488-4421.

• Newly-hired Hennessey High School girls basketball coaches Marty McBride and Brittany Johnson will hold a camp for girls in grades 4-8 from 9 a.m. to noon June 3-5 at the HHS Gym.

Cost is $75 and includes a camp T-shirt. Entry deadline is Thursday. Campers should be at the gym by 8:30 the first day to register.

To assure their spot in camp, the player should e-mail either — McBride ( or Johnson ( with their name, shirt size and grade.

The camp will emphasize fundamentals while trying to “provide campers with of all ages a fun and educational camp experience.’’


• Enid High soccer coach Craig Liddell will direct two weeks of camps this summer — July 22-26 for high school players and July 29-Aug. 1 for five-year-olds through the eighth-grade.

Camp forms and information are available at Soccer World (223 W. Randolph) and the EHS school office or on line at camp.

Liddell can be contacted at (580) 747-7763.

The high school camp will run from 8:30-11 a.m. and from 1-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $50 and includes a T-shirt. The younger camp will meet from 8:30-11 a.m. Five-and-six-year olds will go from 8:30-10. Cost is $60 for the older players and $40 for the five and six-year olds and includes a T-shirt.


Oakwood Country Club pro Jim Shaughnessy will hold two camp sessions — June 3-28 and July 8-Aug. 1 at the camp’s indoor courts.

Both camps will have three age groups — 4-8 which will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday; 8-12, which will meet from 1-2 p.m. on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday and 12-over, which will meet from 2-3 p.m. on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

Shaughnessy said the lessons will have a new format because rules for kids tennis have been changed to be more fun. Space is limited. Cost is $85 for Oakwood members and $100 for non-members. A participant’s parent or guardian must sign a waiver before the child will be permitted to play. Waivers are available at the JS Tennis Pro Shop at the club.

Players can sign up by calling either Shaughnessy at (580) 278-1074 or e-mailing at