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IC to host National Girls and Women in Sports Day Camp


The Illinois College Athletics Department will hold its third annual Sport Skills Camp on Saturday, Feb. 15, to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

The free camp is open to all girls from kindergarten through eighth grade and nearly every women's sport offered by IC will be represented.F

The day begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. in the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center Concourse. Campers will meet the student-athletes and coaches of Illinois College and begin the camp at 10 a.m. Under the direction of various Illinois College coaches and student-athletes, campers will gain instruction in a number of sports offered by IC. Following that, everyone will cross the street to Cummings Dining Hall for lunch with the Lady Blues from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Following their meal, campers and their families are welcome to stay for the Midwest Conference basketball doubleheader between Illinois College and Lake Forest College which begins with the men's contest at 3 p.m. The women's game will follow at 5 p.m. There is free admission for all registered campers and their families.

Sign-up is open from now through the day of the camp and all participants will receive a free gift. If you register by Feb. 7, you will also receive a free camp T-shirt.

If you have any questions, contact Illinois College Head Volleyball Coach Kristy Duncan at 217-245-3403 or by email at

About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Illinois. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Visit or call 217.245.3467 for more information.

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