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Benedictine volleyball camp allows young girls to enhance their skills

Benedictine volleyball camp allows young girls to enhance their skills
February 4, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Lisle, Illinois ~ Girls in grades kindergarten-8 who want to improve their volleyball skills while having fun should attend Benedictine University's Spring Break Volleyball Camp on Monday, March 28 through Thursday, March 31 in the newly-renovated Dan and Ada Rice Center.

The Spring Break Volleyball Camp is designed to introduce tvolleyball camphe sport of volleyball to new players in kindergarten and the elementary grades and enhance the skills of older players at the junior high level. Players will learn the correct technique in the basic skills of volleyball – passing, setting, hitting, serving and blocking – with an emphasis on fun.

The clinics are conducted by Benedictine volleyball coach Jennifer Wildes, who will be assisted by the University coaching staff and current and former players and coaches. Campers should wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes and bring a bottle of water. All items should be brought in a bag that is clearly marked. Knee pads are not required.

The camp for girls in grades kindergarten-5 is conducted from 9:00-10:45 a.m. and for girls in grades 6-8 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The cost is $60 per child.

For more information, contact Wildes at jwildes@ben.edu or call (630) 829-6141.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.