A variety of skills camps for young athletes are planned this summer at Missouri Southern State University – designed to teach the fundamentals of the game, enhancing techniques, or developing the speed necessary to compete in a variety of sports.

Times and cost per each camp varies. Unless otherwise noted, visit the “Camps” header at www.mssulions.com for detailed information.

Softball Camps: Prospect pitching camp, for ages 13-18, will be held June 18. Prospect camp, for ages 13-18, will be on June 19. Youth Camp, for ages 6-12, will be on June 20. For more information, visit www.mssusoftballcamps.com.

Men’s Basketball: Two sessions for grades 2-9 will be offered this summer. The first will be held June 11-13, and the second on June 14-15. A camp for varsity, junior varsity and nine-grade divisions is set for June 1-2.

Women’s Basketball: The high-school elite camp, for grades nine through 12, will be offered June 18-19. Team camp, for varsity, junior varsity and junior high, will be June 19-21. Grades four through eight can attend the young players camp June 25-27. Details: www.mssuwomensbasketballcamps.com.

Volleyball: High-school and junior-high clinics are set for July 15, 22 and 29. All-skills clinics, open to grades four through 12, will be held July 16. An elite overnight camp for grades 9-12 will be July 19-21. Visit www.mssuvolleyballcamps.com for more information.

Baseball: The annual youth camp for ages 8-12 will be offered June 5-7. For more information, visit www.mssubaseballcamps.com.

All-Sports Speed Camp: Designed to teach acceleration and speed for athletes ages 10-18, the camp will be offered June 11-14.