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The Centre offers cooking camp
PALM HARBOR – The Centre of Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St., is offering a Mini Chefs Cooking Camp for ages 7 to 12 June 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon. The camp will give children the opportunity to learn the basics of cooking, preparing and baking in a full-service kitchen facility. Campers will create snacks, meals and desserts. The cost is $80 for members and $90 for nonmembers, CSA Palm Harbor, 1500 16th St., is offering a number of summer camps for kids in June, July and August. For more information, visit or call 771-6000.

YMCA offers soccer camp
PALM HARBOR – The Palm Harbor branch of the YMCA of the Suncoast, 1600 16th St., plans a soccer camp for ages 6 to 14 June 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon. The camp will focus on skills training, drills and scrimmages. A focus also will be put on the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship. Cost of the camp is $65 for facility members and $90 for program members. The camp also will be offered the weeks of July 15 and July 29. Call 787-9622.

Cheerleading classes offered
TARPON SPRINGS – The Tarpon Springs Recreation Department is offering cheerleading classes in conjunction with Cheer America Friday evenings at the Craig Park Recreation Center. Kids ages 5-15 are eligible to participate. The registration fee is $15 and the weekly fee is $6. Registration is Friday, May 24, at Craig Park Recreation Center. For more information, call 942-5628.

Camp registration underway
TARPON SPRINGS – Registration is underway for an eight-week summer camp at the Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S. Walton Ave. The camp starts June 10 and goes through Aug. 2. Kids going into first through eighth grade are eligible to participate. The cost is $400 for eight weeks. Field trips will be an additional fee. For more information, call 942-5628.

Hoops camp set at middle school
PALM HARBOR – The Palm Harbor branch of the YMCA of the Suncoast is offering a full-day basketball camp for ages 9 to 14 June 24-27, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Palm Harbor Middle School. The camp will give kids an opportunity to develop basketball skills through drills and instruction. There also will be a focus on teamwork and individual technique. The cost is $120 for facility members and $160 for program members. The camp also will be offered the week of July 15. Call 787-9622.

Kayaking camp set
PALM HARBOR – The Centre is offering a Kayaking Adventures Camp for ages 8 to 15 the week of June 17-21, 9 a.m. to noon, at Pop Stansell Park, 797 Florida Ave. The camp will introduce participants to kayaking and will teach campers about birds, fish and sea mammals they might encounter. The camp will conclude with a 3-mile trip. The cost is $220, which includes a hat and photo CD. Visit or call 771-6000.

Dunedin Jr. Falcons registration begins
DUNEDIN – The Dunedin Jr. Falcons’ registration for the upcoming season is underway. Registration for the Dunedin Jr. Falcons, tackle football and cheerleading, ages 7-14, and flag football and cheerleading, ages 4-6, will be held May 25, June 8, June 22, July 1, July 8 and July 10. Registration on Saturdays is from 10 to noon and on weekdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road.

The cost for tackle football is $200 and $225 for cheerleading. The cost for flag football is $100 and $125 for cheerleading. A $75 nonrefundable deposit is due at registration. No refunds as of the first day of practice. Parents or guardians must bring their children’s original birth certificate, two recent wallet size photos with child’s face clear. Parents or guardians must provide a driver’s license, emergency contact information and insurance information, if applicable. Visit or email

Soccer organization announces tryouts
LARGO – Celtic FC Florida will hold tryouts for the 2013-2014 competitive and academy soccer season Tuesday, May 28 through Sunday, June 2 at the Seminole Junior Warhawks Soccer Complex, 11500 125th St. Times vary and depend on the age group of participants. The organization is looking for younger boys and girls for its competitive development program up to under-17 boys and under-19 girls divisions. Rain dates are June 3 and 4, if necessary. For more details and a complete schedule visit

SYAA hosts summer soccer camps
SEMINOLE –The Seminole Youth Athletic Association hosts several camps at the SYAA Sports Complex, 12100 90th Ave., this summer. The Challenger British Soccer Camp takes place Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21. British coaches fly over to the United States to coach these camps. Camp programs include a free ball and shirt. Cost for mini two-hour camps, 9 to 11 a.m., for ages 3 through 5 is $100; half-day camps, 9 a.m. to noon, are available for players ages 6 through 14 for $130; and full-day camps, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., are available for players 6 through 14 for $180.

The TetraBrazil Soccer Camp takes place Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12. The camp brings Brazilian coaches to America to teach the sport. Each camper will receive a free ball, shirt and TetraBrazil game jersey. Half-day camp, 9 a.m. to noon, for ages 6 through 14 costs $148; and full-day camps, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for ages 6 through 14, cost $199. For more information, visit

Registration open for co-ed flag football
SEMINOLE – Registration is under way for Seminole Youth Co-ed Flag Football at Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. Seminole Recreation is teaming up with NFL Flag Football this season, which runs Friday, June 7 through Wednesday, Aug. 7. Age groups are: 6-8, 9-12, and 13-15. Cost is $50 for Recreation Center members and $75 for nonmembers. Mandatory player evaluations will be held Thursday, May 30, 6 to 9 p.m. Call Kacy Little or Keith Tickner at 391-8345.

Seminole Chiefs registration underway
SEMINOLE – Registration has started for the Seminole Chiefs Football and Cheerleading fall season. Upcoming registration dates include Saturdays, June 8, and July 6 and 13, 10 a.m. to noon and Wednesday,s May 22, June 19, and July 10 and 17, 6 to 8 p.m. Registration will take place at the Chiefs’ office, 12100 90th Ave. Cost is $185 for the first child and $135 for each additional child. Parents must pay at least $55 per child at the time of registration. For more information, visit
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