Registration Open For Summer Cricket Camp

May 3, 2015

The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] announced that registration is now open for the BCB Summer Cricket Camp for girls and boys age 7 – 13 during the summer break, June 29 – August 7, 2015.

The BCB Summer Cricket Camp is based at Berkeley School Gym and Field and Western Stars Sports Club will run from 8.30am – 5.30pm. The BCB is once again offering this camp at a financially subsidised rate of $120 per week and $50 a week for after-camp care.

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“The main purpose of the Summer camp is to teach the skills of cricket while enriching the lives of all of Bermuda’s children by keeping them active over the break playing a sport they love,” the BCB said.

“The camp incorporates skill building activities and games to incorporate the skills they learned in practice. Each day the camp focuses on a character building skill such as ‘respect’ or ‘fairness’ for example and players are encouraged to incorporate these skills into daily activities.

The camp program is as follows:

  • Week 1 – “At the Crease” – Foot drive & Forward Defense
  • Week 2 – “The Bails are Off” – Fast Bowling & Batting to Fast Bowling
  • Week 3 -”Catches Win Matches” – Fielding & Batting
  • Week 4- ” Up on the Back foot”- Batting on the Back foot Week 5- “Cup Match”
  • Week 6 – “The Breaks are off”- Spin Bowling & Batting to Spin

BCB President Mr. Lloyd Fray stated, “The BCB camps are an important part of our youth development program which offers cricket coaching in the areas of skill, knowledge, understanding and the spirit of cricket. If anyone would like to sponsor a child to attend the camp, please contact the office on 292 8958 or email info@cricket.bm.”

A spokesperson said, “The BCB Camp is SunSmart accredited by Bermuda Cancer and Health and all our counselors have received training and follow their guidelines for a SunSmart Summer!

“The BCB Camp Counselors are SCARS trained to be able to Prevent, Recognize and React Responsibly to child sexual abuse. The BCB is a registered charity and has been certified by the Bermuda National Standards Committee for the highest standard of Charity Management since 2008.”

Documents:

  • BCB Summer Camp Registration Form [PDF here]
  • BCB Summer Camp Sample Program [PDF here]
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