Troy Athletics gearing up for summer youth camps

Published 10:13 am Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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As the summer begins, various Troy University Athletics programs will be holding summer youth camps.

Troy Football will kick things off June 3-5 with the inaugural Gerad Parker Battle Ready Kids Camp. The camp is a non-contact, skills teaching camp for youth football players led by Parker and his football staff. Campers will receive hands-on instruction as they participate in drills used by the Troy Football program. The cost for the camp is $75 for each camper and includes a T-shirt. For more information, and to register, visit

Troy Football is also hosting a number of prospect camps for players ranging in age from 12 to 18 years old. The first Prospect Camp is May 30 with another being held June 8.

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Troy Baseball, coming off another successful season, will hold two kids camps this summer. The first will take place June 17-19 for youth players of all genders ranging from kindergarten to seventh grade. The cost is $180 per camper and it includes a meal. Troy Baseball will also hold a prospect showcase for high school and college athletes Aug. 25. For more information, visit

Troy’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting a number of camps. The women’s program hosts its Little Dribblers Camp June 3-6 for campers ranging from kindergarten to seventh grade. The cost for the camp is $125 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt. The women’s team will also host a skills camp for fifth through 12th graders June 24 form 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. for $65 per camper, including a T-Shirt. For more information, visit

Troy men’s basketball coach Scott Cross will host his annual Scott Cross Basketball Camp for first graders through eighth graders June 10-12. The cost is $100 per camper, and first through fourth graders will take part in the camp from 8 a.m. until noon each day, while fifth through eighth graders will take part in the camp from 12:30 until 5 p.m. each day. Men’s basketball will also host a team camp June 7-8 and an Elite Camp for high school students June 15. For more information, visit

The Troy soccer team will host a pair of youth camps this summer. The first camp, for ages four through 12, will take place from June 24 through June 27 for boys and girls. The cost is $258.50 for full day of camp each day or $206 for half day of camp each day. Troy Soccer will also host camps for 13-18-year-olds July 27-28. For more information, visit

Finally, Troy Volleyball will host its All Skills Camp July 12-13. The cost is $275 for campers that are going to stay overnight and $225 for commuter campers. The camp is for fourth graders through high school seniors. Troy Volleyball will also host a team camp July 10-11. For more information, visit