2016 Summer Camps

Ayer Youth Sports Camp Opportunities

There are several sports camps being offered in Ayer this summer.  Some are offered through private programs while others are sponsored fully or partially by the Ayer Parks Department.  Follow the link provided for more information and registration material.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jeff Thomas at the Parks Office at 978-772-8217 or parks@ayer.ma.us


Summer Miniball 

Summer Miniball is full - Look for our Winter program starting in December

Dates: July 25, 26, 27, and 28
Times:  6:00-7:00 PM
Location:  Page Hilltop Gym
Age Range:  4-7 years old (preschool through entering 2nd grade)
Cost:  $20, which includes T-Shirt and water bottle
Limited to the first 30 paid registrants

The Ayer Parks Department is pleased to announce that we will be once again offering the "Miniballers" basketball program.  This is specifically designed for players ages 4-7, ideally entering grades K-2.  This summer we will be presenting Miniballers in a camp format, with four sessions during the week of July 25-28.  We will be working on fundamental skills tailored to the players who sign up, with the objective to help players gain confidence and a love for basketball.  The program will be overseen by Jeff Thomas, with instruction offered from both adult and junior coaches.  We expect to have a lot of fun this summer!

More Information
Register Online or Print the Registration Form


AYB/SYB  Basketball Three Day Clinics

Boys & Girls Clinics are complete - There is still room available for the Panthers Camps in July

For players entering grades 3-8
Boys:  June 22, 23, 24
Girls:  June 27, 28, 29
Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Cost:  $20 (limited to first 50 paid registrations)
Location: ASRHS gym

More Information
Register Online -or- Print the Form

The clinics will be run by Varsity coaches Pete Page and Justin Carlson and cover basic fundamentals in a fun and instructive way.  This clinic is open to all 2015-16 AYB and SYB registrants and includes a T-shirt and water bottle.  It's best to sign up early for this, as it usually fills quickly.


Panthers Basketball Camps

Boys & Girls Camps are complete. 

For players entering grades 3-8
Boys:  July 11-14
Girls:  July 18-21
Times: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Cost:  $125 ($105 for those who participated in the AYB/SYB camp in June)
Location: ASRHS gym

More Information
Register Online -or- Print the Form

The camp will be run by the Ayer Varsity coaches and players and cover basic fundamentals as well as advanced techniques that players will be needing as they progress to the middle and high school levels.  Players will be grouped according to age and skill level.  Each session will include rotating skill stations, competitions and scrimmages.  Each player will receive a Panthers Basketball T-shirt and water bottle.  Players are required to bring a lunch and snack, dress for a full day's activity and of course come with a positive attitude and ready to play!  Include a T-shirt, water bottle and a whole lot of basketball!


Ayer Youth Softball Camp

Ayer Youth Softball Camp is complete.

For girls entering grades 3-8
Dates:  July 11-14
Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Cost:  Free to Ayer/Shirley residents
Location: Pirone Park

The camp will be run by Jeff Thomas and coaches from the Ayer Youth Softball Program.  This is a free camp to Ayer and Shirley residents.  Space is limited to the first 40 players to register.

More Information
Print the Registration Form


Ayer Youth Baseball Clinic
The Baseball Clinic is currently full
The Ayer Youth Baseball Clinic is complete.

For boys and girls ages 7-12
Dates:  July 5-8
Times: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Cost:  Free to Ayer residents
Location: Pirone Park

This clinic will be coordinated by Jeff Thomas and Mark Calebrese, who have over 40 years combined experience coaching school and recreational baseball programs. The clinic will cover all aspects of the game such as hitting, pitching, fielding and of course, the "secrets of winning ballgames"!  This is a free camp for Ayer residents.  Space is limited to the first 40 players to register.

More Information
Print the Registration Form


Challenger British Soccer Camp

Challenger British Soccer Camp is complete.

For boys and girls ages 6-14
Dates:  July 18-22
Times: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM full day
9:00 AM-12:00 AM half day (Under 6)
1:00-4:00 PM half day (Ages 7-14)
Cost:  $132 half day, $192 full day
Location: Pirone Park

Registration is only available online

This camp will be run by Challenger British Soccer Camps and offer professional instruction for all levels of play.  Full day participants will need to bring a lunch and snack.  Lots of extras included!  Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website.  


Panther Football Camp

For boys and girls entering grades 3-8
Dates:  July 25-28
Times: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Cost:  $75 (limited to first 50 paid registrations)
Location: ASRHS gym

More Information
Register Online -or- Print the Form

The clinics will be run by ASRHS Varsity coach Phil Marchegiani and will cover basic football fundamentals in a fun and instructive way.  This clinic is open to boys and girls entering grades 3-8 and includes a T-shirt and water bottle.