Join coaches Bob Ackley and Mike Orchard for fun basketball camps sponsored by Placerville’s Recreation & Parks Department Saturday Jan. 5 at El Dorado High’s large gym. Learn proper fundamentals including passing, dribbling and shooting. Campers will participate in drills and individualk/team competition. Grades 4 to 6 is 9 a.m. to noon while grades 7 to 8 are from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $30. Bring water. For information call 530-642-5232 or visit cityofplacerville.org
The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club is accepting signups now for the winter season. Youth in grades K-8 interested in learning the sport, improving skills and competing are encouraged to join. For information or to sign up go to the Website EDHwrestling.com or e-mail EDHwrestling@ymail.com.
Signups for Placerville Recreation’s youth basketball program are being taken now for the league which includes one practice and one game per week at El Dorado High and neighboring schools. Teams are guaranteed eight games. Practice starts Jan. 2 with the first league games beginning Jan. 12-13. The league runs through mid March. The program’s mission is to provide a fun experience with sportsmanship and teamwork emphasized. The early bird fee is $87, which includes a team shirt; the fee is $97 after Sept. 27. There are five divisions for boys and girls teams. Coaches and assistants are needed and anyone interested should call 530-642-5232 for information.
Placerville Recreation is sponsoring a fun and fundamental approach to recreational sports. The basketball camp will be held on Wednesdays, Jan. 1-30, 2013, 5:30-6:15 p.m. at the Markham School gym. Camps are designed for beginning players to introduce skills and develop sportsmanship and positive attitudes. Every player will have a chance to make a basket in games the last two weeks of camp. The fee is $39 with an optional T-shirt fee of $7.