SSU volleyball skills camp set

PORTSMOUTH — The volleyball program at Shawnee State University will host its annual 2020 Volleyball Skills Camp from Monday, July 20 thru Wednesday, July 22.

All social distancing guidelines will be followed.

The camp, which will cost $55 per camper, will have four different sessions lasting an hour-and-a-half apiece.

Sessions are as follows:

Session 1, Grades 4-7 — 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.,

Session 2, Grades 6-9 — 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.,

Session 3, Grades 4-6 — 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.,

Session 4, Grades 7-9 — 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.,

Each session will have a maximum of 16 players, and with a split court, will have eight student-athletes and two coaches on each side of the floor.

The camp will include individualized instruction from SSU coaches and players, focusing on passing, serving, setting and hitting.

Each camper should bring their own water bottle and their own volleyball, with the bottle and ball properly labeled.

All campers should also arrive properly dressed each day.

Each applicant is encouraged to have had a physical check-up within the last year.

There will be temperature screenings and health questions asked each day upon arrival for each camper.

Restroom breaks will be limited during the camp sessions.

Please encourage your child to use the restroom before arriving at the camp.

Parents will have to watch from inside their cars.

When parents come to the information desk, they will need to wear their face masks.

For questions or more information, please contact Devan Scarberry, SSU head volleyball coach, at

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