Summertime is camp time for Billings area kids.

With summer break rapidly approaching, many parents are making plans now for various camps. Some parents send their kids to church camp, while others may opt for a sports camp.

There are a plethora of sports camps available for Billings youth, but most of them are not free. Some of them can get downright expensive—costs compound when you have multiple children all attending different camps.

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Here's one sports camp that is FREE.

Sports camps are a great way to introduce a child to athletics without committing to an entire season. It's also a good way for your kid to hone their skills in the off-season. Fellowship Baptist Church is hosting its 8th annual Sports Camp, June 17 - 20 at Lockwood High. Nine different sports are offered, for students that will be entering grades 3 - 8.

  • Football - Boys
  • Basketball - Boys and Girls
  • Soccer - Boys and Girls
  • Wrestling - Boys and Girls
  • Cheerleading - Boys and Girls
  • Flag Football - Girls

The free camps have become very popular.

Ray Willis, Church Administrator, told us the camps have grown in size over the last few years. In 2022 they had around 300 kids participate. This year, they're anticipating over 500.

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Fifty volunteers help coach and coordinate the four-day camp, held at Lockwood High. Indoor sports utilize the courts at the high school, while some of the outdoor events are held at the Lockwood Little League Field.

All camps are free, and all participants who pre-register will receive a free t-shirt and water bottle. Pre-registration is due by June 5.  You can REGISTER HERE. Grades 3 to 5 will attend the morning session (8:30 - 11:30 am), while grades 6 - 8 will attend the evening session (5:30 - 8:30 pm).

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