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Loudoun County Week in Sports

Summer camps, flag football registration, and more

<b>Summer Camps</b>

Claude Moore Community Center in Sterling is hosting a Fit Kids Team Building camp from Aug. 10-14 from 2-4 p.m. Cost of the camp is $95. Campers will learn to work together through a variety of exciting and hands-on games and activities. Those attending should bring a water bottle and wear sneakers. Contact the Claude Moore to register at 571-258-3500.

DMB Sports Camp allows youngsters to enjoy a mix of sports, including soccer, lacrosse, capture the flag, and basketball. For ages 6-10, camp is offered all 11 weeks of summer at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne. Each camp week includes a visit from a different professional athlete who talks about their sport, what sports they enjoyed as a child, and other interesting things about themselves. For more info: www.dmbsportscamp.com, mdudek@dmbsports.com, 703-444-8805x104.

<b>Flag Football Registration</b>

The Northern Virginia Youth Flag Football League is registering children ages 6-13 years old to participate in the upcoming Aug. 3-7 camp, which will be held in Ashburn from 9 a.m.-noon. This summer marks the 12th year that the Northern Virginia Youth Flag Football League has been offering fall league and summer camp programs in the Loudoun County Community. For more information or to register, visit www.novaflag.com.

<b>NOVA Senior Olympics</b>

The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics offers something for everyone, from track and field to chess. If 50 years of age or more and enjoy friendly competition, consider competing in the NVSO to be held Sept. 12-23. Last year more than 500 adults competed.

The 2009 events will include track and field, swimming, diving, tennis, table tennis, pickleball, racquetball, ice skating, golf, miniature golf, bowling, billiards, basketball, bait casting, frisbee throw, shuffleboard, bunco, chess, cribbage, duplicate bridge, scrabble, softball hit and throw and team line dancing. New this year are Wii bowling and mini javelin throw. The track events will be held at Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington, following opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12. A health fair, sponsored by Virginia Hospital Center, will also be held on opening day from 9 – 11 a.m. and the Traveling Bicycle Museum, 9 a.m. – noon. Other events, beginning Monday, Sept. 14, will be held at various locations in the sponsoring jurisdictions. All events are open to the public at no charge.

Registration forms are available at senior centers and senior residences or by calling 703-228-3600, ext. 9996. Seniors can also download registration forms, rules and other details at www.novaseniorolympics.com. Registration deadline is Aug. 28, however, early registration is appreciated. Registration fee is $10 which includes one event; additional events are $1.

<b>Summer Women’s Basketball</b>

LoCo Ladies Basketball League registration for the Summer 2009 season is now open. The league is for women 18 years and up of all skill levels. The summer season will run July 12 through Aug. 30 at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne on Sundays. Be sure to sign up; individual players and established teams welcome. For more info:

www.loudounbasketball.com/locoladies or email smills@dmbsports.com.