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Recreation programs
Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinic, basketball camp, cheerleading clinics, fast-pitch softball clinics, youth soccer clinics and league, swimming lessons, guard start program and lifeguard training. For more information, please contact the recreation office at 704-735-2671.

Basketball clinic
First Baptist will hold a basketball camp June 27th-30th in the Family Life center.
The camp is for kids 1st-10th grade. Kids that are in 6th-10th grade will go from 9 a.m.-noon.
The younger group, grades 1-5, will go from 2-5 p.m.
Instructors are Franklin Lowery and David Johnson. The cost of the camp is $40.
For additional information, contact Eddie Andrews at 704-732-1101.

L-R Baseball Camp
Lenoir Rhyne Baseball Camp dates are as follows:
June 6-9, overall skills camp, $140, ages 9-12 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Includes lunch and T-shirt, June 6-9 half day camp, $70, ages 6-8 from 9 a.m.-noon, June 20-23 pitchers/catchers, $70, ages 9-18, 9 a.m.-noon, June 20-23, hitters camp, $70, ages 9-18 1-4 p.m.
Campers can attend both pitchers/catchers camp and hitting camp for $140, which includes lunch and T-shirt.
For more information, please contact Frank Pait at 828-328-7136. All four camps will take place on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne.

Greyhounds volleyball camp
The Carolina Greyhounds Volleyball Camp will be held at East Lincoln High School June 13-16 from 9-3 p.m.
The camp is open to rising sixth through rising ninth graders.
Please contact Mustangs’ volleyball coach J.T. Spanos at virginiagreyhound@statesville.net or 704-924-9624.
One can also stop by East Lincoln High School’s office to pick up more information.

NL Football Camp
North Lincoln football will put on a camp June 16-18 from 9 a.m.- noon.
The camp is for athletes rising second graders-8th grade.
The cost of the camp is $50 if you register before June 16. If you wait until the day of, it’s $60.
For more information contact head football coach Matt Beam at cmbeam@carolina.rr.com.

Basketball Camp
First Baptist will hold a basketball camp June 27th-30th in the Family Life center.
The camp is for kids 1st-10th grade. Kids that are in 6th-10th grade will go from 9 a.m.-noon.
The younger group, grades 1-5, will go from 2-5 p.m.
Instructors are Franklin Lowery and David Johnson. The cost of the camp is $40.
For additional information, contact Eddie Andrews at 704-732-1101.

Camp of Champions Basketball Camp
Dr. Andy Royals, senior pastor of Salem Baptist Church, will be directing the camp in July.
All Lincolnton area boys and girls third-sixth grade are encouraged to attend.
The boys camp will be held July 11-15, while the girls camp will run July 18-22. The location will be the New Life Baptist Church Family Life Center.
The cost for the camp is $75, which includes a t-shirt and certificate. The times will be 8 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday.
For more information, contact 704-732-1131 or 704-732-7790.

River View Scramble
River View Baptist Church will host a 4-man Captain’s Choice Scramble Saturday, August 6th at Lincoln Country Club.
There will be a shotgun start of 2:30 p.m. with prizes and food to follow.
The deadline for registration is Friday, July 8th and will be limited to the first 40 players.
The registration fee is $30 and is payable upon registration. This includes green fees, golf cart and food after the tournament.
Prizes will be awarded for the top three teams, longest drive and closest to the pin.
For more information, contact Pastor Jamie Woodward at 704-735-3935.

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