Hunter safety classes for ages 10 and up are taught monthly in the Cameron Park CSD social room by Larry Nelson. Class manuals are available at the CSD or online at dfg.ca.gov. Participants may receive their hunter safety certificates the same day. This is classroom instruction only and will include firearm handling. Subjects include ethics, ecology, wildlife management, conservation, survival, first aid and DFG Codes. The next class is Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Bring a pencil and lunch. The fee is $23/$28 non-resident.
The Cameron Park Community Service District is taking team signups for the next Tuesday evening adult basketball league. The league starts Nov. 20 and will run thru Jan. 15. Deadline for registration is Nov. 20 8 at 5:00 pm. The team fee is $425. For further information, contact the CSD office at 677-2231.
Cameron Park CSD is offering after school intramural volleyball on Mondays and basketball on Tuesdays at the CSD gymnasium for youth in grades 6-8. Program is designed to learn new skills in a fun atmosphere, introducing kids to various games, activities and drills to develop interest and improve. The drop-in fee is $5 or $18 per month. For more information call 530-677-2231 or go online to cameronpark.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.
Known as mediation in motion, Tai Chi promotes a peaceful mind though slow, gentle movements. Regular practice reduces stress, improves balance and coordination and improves overall health. Master Bruce Bolden has practiced Tai Chi since 1981. Wednesday classes sponsored by Placerville Recreation for ages 15 and up are taught upstairs at Town Hall. The next classes are Nov. 7-28. Beginners meet from 6-7 p.m.; intermediates meet from 7-8:30 p.m. The fees are $50 for intermediate classes, $40 for beginners.
Join Bob Ackley and Mike Orchard for a fun basketball camp for boys in grades 4-8 to learn the fundamentals of the game of basketball, including passing, dribbling and shooting. Participants will take part in drills, individual and team competition to prepare for playing on your next team. The next camp is Jan. 5, 2013 at the El Dorado High gyms. Boys in grades 4-6 meet from 9 a.m.-noon; boys in grades 7-8 meet from 1-4 p.m.. The fee is $30. Please bring water. For more information call 530-642-5232 or visit cityofplacerville.org.
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.
AquaSol coach and competitive master swimmer Janine Joy is coaching the Masters team at the Union Mine High School pool Monday through Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The focus is on stroke technique, endurance and preparation for meets or open-water swims. All levels of swimmers are encouraged to join as Joy develops a strong Masters team from this area. The monthly cost for instruction five times a week is $75. For more information visit AquaSolSwimTeam.com.