Sports

Sports Camps

Girls Championship Soccer

Ages:
Girls entering Grades 1- 5
Dates:
June 24 - 28
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Coach:
Mario Houston
Format:
One week-long session
Location:
Laurel’s Butler Campus in Russell Township*
*Shuttle service from Laurel’s Lyman Campus to the Butler Campus is available for an additional charge.
Tuition:
$300/session

She shoots, she scores, GOAL! This first-class soccer camp is designed for players of all levels who want to learn and improve their fundamental soccer skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Throughout the week, campers will focus on enhancing individual skills, building team tactics and learn intricacies of the game. In addition to soccer skills, campers will spend time in our state-of-the-art 16,000-square-foot fitness center working directly with Laurel’s certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist to learn about lifting techniques, agility, speed, ACL injury prevention and nutrition.

Before becoming the head coach of Laurel School’s soccer team in 2018, Mario Houston was the head coach at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) where he posted a 35-15-3 record over three years. During his tenure at CVCA, the Lady Royals were District Champions and twice District Runner-Ups. In 2015, Coach Houston was named Private School Coach of the Year by the GASCA. Coach Houston is also a Club Coach for Ambassadors Football in Twinsburg, Ohio, where he has coached since 2008. In the summer of 2018, Coach Houston’s Ambassadors Girls’ U16/2002 team qualified and played in the US Club Soccer National Tournament in Aurora, Colorado.

Tennis Camp

Ages:
Girls & boys entering Grades 1-12
Dates:
June 17 - 21; July 15 - 19
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Coach:
Rona Brody
Format:
Two, individual one-week sessions (Monday - Thursday with rain date on Friday); campers are encouraged but not required to sign up for both weeks.
Location:
Laurel’s Butler Campus in Russell Township*
*Shuttle service from Laurel’s Lyman Campus to the Butler Campus is available for an additional charge.
Tuition:
$425/session

Designed for beginners to intermediate players of all ages, this Tennis Camp offers the ultimate combination of athletics and fun! All aspects of the game will be taught as campers are continually evaluated by the staff so that individual instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. Join the fun and elevate your game!

An active member of the United States Tennis Association, Coach Rona Brody brings her passion about tennis at all levels to Summer at Laurel. A lifetime devotee of the sport, Rona has played, instructed and coached tennis throughout Northeast Ohio, including coordinating tennis events for juniors and adults. She has coached Orange High School’s boys and girls teams and has taken players from both teams to State high school tournaments and in 2014 Orange’s girls’ varsity team won the Ohio State Team Championship. As an instructor for Little Racquets, Rona imparts her special brand of enthusiasm for and deep knowledge of the game to her students.