Land Meets Sea Sports Camp Offers Opportunities For People With Physical Disabilities

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The 17th Annual Land Meets Sea Sports Camp, sponsored by the Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation in Pomona, CA, will be held Mon., Aug. 8 through Fri., Aug 12.

The Camp, a 2011 Long Beach Sea Festival event, runs from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day at various locations around greater Long Beach, including Marine Stadium, Belmont Pool, Granada Ave. Boat Launch, Mother’s Beach, Pierpoint Landing and the U.S. Sailing Center.

Open to individuals with physical disabilities from ages four and up, the camp gives attendees an opportunity to experience sports incorporating water, land, recreation and competitive sports.

Beginners, as well as more experienced campers, can take part in basketball, water skiing, sailing, hot air balloon rides, outrigger canoeing, deep-sea fishing, hand cycling, hockey, harbor cruises, tennis, power soccer, kayaking, football, jet-skiing, quad rugby, Discover Scuba and softball.

The cost for the Land Meets Sea Sports Camp is $415 per camper, and includes participation in all events, lunch, goodie bag and t-shirt.

A special one-day Kid’s Kamp is also available on Wed., August 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. for $115. The camp includes a range of activities from crafts to sandcastle building and sailing. For more information, call (909) 596-7733, ext. 2200.

The Long Beach Sea Festival enjoys financial support from, Premier Sponsor – The Port of Long Beach; Gold Sponsors – Waste Management; Silver Sponsors – TranSystems, The Long Beach Airport, Bellingham Marine, Supervisor Don Knabe ; Bronze Sponsors – Moffatt & Nichol, Anchor QEA, Matson Navigation, AES Alamitos, BNSF, Aquarium of the Pacific, Fred Hall Fishing and Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau; Media and Marketing Partners – CBS Radio, Grunion Gazette, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Long Beach Business Journal, Charter Communications, and Professional Business Services.

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