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First Place Sports Camp

Welcome to the first ever First Place Sports Camp!  Everyone knows that Girls Place is the First Place for the girls of Gainesville to participate and thrive in sports.  Have you ever wanted to learn about 10 different sports in one week?  Have you ever wanted to become a better teammate or team captain?  Have you ever wanted to be coached by a variety of local coaches and athletes?  If so, then the First Place Sports Camp is perfect for you!!

In an effort to expose our girls to a wider variety of sports, we are now providing an all sports camp:

July 21-25, 2014

These camps will be open to girls ages 5-18 of all skill levels, who are looking to improve basic skill sets for a variety of sports. Each week will include a minimum of 10 sports. For example, a sample day would go as follows:

9 am — Camp Begins

9:30 —  Sport #1 (Lacrosse)

12:30 pm — Lunch and Leadership Training

2 pm — Sport #2 (Softball)

5 pm – Dismissal

No one sport will be repeated throughout the week.  Each sport will be taught by a team and/or coach from the community.  For example, basketball will be taught by the Florida Women’s Basketball team.  The leadership training will be conducted by our Executive Director, Janna Magette, who brings 11 years of collegiate athletics experience and is pursuing her PhD in leadership development.

Registration for the First Place Sports Camps opens on Monday, April 28th.  The cost is $150 per week and you can attend one or both.  The cost includes lunch, a leadership journal, and Girls Place t-shirt.  The cost does not include the required $20 annual membership fee.  Please contact Janna Magette at with any questions.


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