2008
Benedictine volleyball camp allows young girls to enhance their skills

Benedictine volleyball camp allows young girls to enhance their skills
February 6, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Girls in grades 1-8 who want to improve their volleyball skills while having fun should attend Benedictine University’s Spring Break Volleyball Camp on Monday, March 31 through Thursday, April 3 in the campus’ Dan and Ada Rice Center. The Spring Break Volleyball Camp is designed to introduce the sport of volleyball to new players in 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 University volleyball coach Jennifer Wildes, who will be assisted by the Benedictine 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 with the child’s name. Knee pads are not required. The camp is open to girls in grades 1-8. The camp for girls in grades 1-5 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 $55 per child. For more information, 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 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.