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Free camp celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

2.07.2019

In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Illinois College will host its second annual Sport Skills Camp on Saturday, February 16.

The free one-day camp is open to all girls from kindergarten through 8th grade. Nearly every women's sport offered by IC will be represented with fun activities planned for participants of all ages. 

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the concourse of Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center. Participants will meet the student-athletes and coaches of Illinois College and begin the camp at 10 a.m. Following activities, everyone will cross the street to Cummings Dining Hall for lunch with the Lady Blues from noon to 1:00 p.m.

Following their meal, campers and their families are welcome to stay for the women’s basketball game at 1:00 p.m. and the men’s basketball game at 3 p.m, both against Lawrence University. There is free admission for all registered campers and their families.

Registration is available online here. All participants will receive a free lanyard and those who register by February 8 will also receive a free camp T-shirt. For more information, contact Illinois College Head Volleyball Coach Kristy Duncan at 217.245.3403 or at kristy.duncan@ic.edu.
 

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 about 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 www.ic.edu or call 217.245.3467 for more information.

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