Student organization hosts Youth Fitness Camp

11.05.2013 | By Andrea Vasquez


Youth ages 9 to 16 are invited to participate in the San Jacinto College PTK Youth Fitness Camp on Saturday, Nov. 11. Pictured: Lauren VonBoeckmann and Justin McKinley. Photo credit: Andrea Vasquez, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

Student organization hosts Youth Fitness Camp

Andrea Vasquez -- November 6, 2013



HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College South Campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) will host a Youth Fitness Camp on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Youth ages 9 to 16 are encouraged to attend the camp, which will feature activities revolving around sports and wellness. Some of the activities include basic football and soccer drills, softball and baseball hitting and catching techniques, and fitness activities designed for the youth age group.

“Our goal is to have our campers participate in all types of activities and sports that will pique his or her interest,” said San Jacinto College business professor and PTK faculty advisor, Elizabeth McKinley. “Positive reinforcement and motivation will help keep them excited about what they are doing and hopefully they will find an area that they want to incorporate into an everyday fitness activity.”

Participants need to arrive in active wear or comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Water, healthy snacks, and sports equipment will be provided.

The PTK Youth Fitness Camp takes place Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the South Campus soccer field. Early registration through Nov. 11 is $20 and $25 the day of the camp. For more camp information and to register, contact Elizabeth McKinley at 281-484-1900, email, or visit

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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

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