PROGRAMS

Athletics

New Life Camp Athletics programs are designed to train players to pursue excellence in both sports competition and their relationship with Christ. Players are challenged in areas of discipline and teamwork while learning life lessons that illustrate the greater truths from God’s Word.

Storm Athletics

The New Life Storm is the homeschool athletics program of New Life Camp, competing against other home school teams as well as public and private schools in the area. The goal of each team is to honor Christ through athletic excellence. All participants are required to be registered with the North Carolina Department of Non-Public Education (DNPE) in order to participate.

Players must not have reached, of August 1st of current school year:

  • Their 19th birthday for Varsity competition
  • Their 17th birthday for Junior Varsity competition
  • Their 14th birthday for middle school competition (15th for MSG Basketball)

NEW: You can now watch your teams via live stream through our Storm YouTube channel.  Click here to check it out and don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE!

Teams

  • Middle School – Coach Greg Tavalsky
  • Varsity – Coach John Posey

Registration

Dates

  • Registration: Begins September 17th
  • Tryouts:
    • Middle School
      • Tuesday, November 10 from 3-5 pm @ Imago Dei Church
      • Thursday, November 12 from 3-5 pm @ Imago Dei Church
      • Saturday, November 14 from 3-5 pm @ Honeycutt Park
    • High School
      • Wednesday, November 11 from 3-5 pm @ Honeycutt Park
      • Friday, November 13 from 3-5 pm @ Honeycutt Park
      • Saturday, November 14 from 1-3 pm @ Honeycutt Park
    • To participate in Tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
      • Complete all online forms
      • Pay your $50 deposit
      • Please print out the Concussion Form and return it by:
        • Dropping off at the Main Office
        • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd.  Raleigh, NC  27614
        • Emailing to: reception@newlifecamp.com
      • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will also need to provide a copy of your birth certificate and a non-transfer form to the front office.
  • Awards Ceremony: TBD

Pricing

  • Middle School – $380
  • Varsity – $450
  • Refund Policy
    • This program will be held under COVID-19 Phase 2.5 restrictions recommended by CDC, ACA, and NC Department of Health, such as limited sizes of groups, required face masks for ages 5 and older, (medical exemptions allowed), and social distancing.
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to these restrictions; by registering, you are committing to the program under these restrictions.
    • If NLC makes any alterations to this program that are more restrictive than the Phase 2.5 restrictions, updates will be made to our cancellation/refund policy.
    • Cancellation prior to or during tryouts: full refund.  If there is an outstanding balance for the participant, the refund will be applied to that balance.
    • Cancellation during the first week of practice: full refund less $50 registration fee.  If there is an outstanding balance for the participant, the refund will be applied to that balance.
    • Cancelation after the first week of practice: no refund
    • NLC will not be asking for full payment or setting a final payment deadline for these sports until we can determine with some certainty that a season of Basketball and Baseball can be scheduled and conducted.
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Parent Handbook

  • Please read through the Parent Handbook for more information about our Storm Athletics Program.

COVID-19 Information

Teams

  • Middle School Girls – Coach Caroline Kester
  • Middle School Boys – TBD
  • JV Girls – N/A – No JVG team this season
  • JV Boys – Coach Sean O’Brien
  • Varsity Girls – Coach Aaron Miller
  • Varsity Boys – Coach Kyle Mendenhall

Registration

Dates

  • Registration: Begins September 17th
  • Tryouts: The week of October 26th
    • To participate in Tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
      • Complete all online forms
      • Pay your $50 deposit
      • Please print out the Concussion Form and turn it into the front office at New Life Camp.
      • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will also need to provide a copy of your birth certificate and a non-transfer form to the front office.
    • Middle School Girls:
      • Monday: 1:30-3:30 (Activities Center)
      • Wednesday: 1:30-3:30 (Activities Center)
      • Friday: 1:30-3:30 (Johnson Gym)
    • Middle School Boys:
      • Monday: 9:00-11:00 (Johnson Gym)
      • Wednesday: 11:00-1:00 (Activities Center)
      • Friday: 9:00-11:00 (Johnson Gym)
    • JV Boys:
      • Monday: 8:30-10:30 am (Activities Center)
      • Wednesday: 8:30-10:30 am (Activities Center)
      • Friday: 8:00-10:30 am (Activities Center)
    • Varsity Girls:
      • Monday: 4:00-6:00 (Activities Center)
      • Tuesday: 4:00-6:00 (Activities Center)
      • Thursday: 4:00-6:00 (Activities Center)
      • Friday: 4:00-6:00 (Johnson Gym)
    • Varsity Boys:
      • Monday: 4:00-6:00 (Johnson Gym)
      • Tuesday: 6:30-8:30 am (Activities Center)
      • Wednesday: 4:00-6:00 (Activities Center)
      • Friday: 4:00-6:00 (Activities Center)
  • Awards Ceremony: TBD

Pricing

  • Middle School – $475
  • JV – $475
  • Varsity – $525
  • Refund Policy
    • This program will be held under COVID-19 Phase 2.5 restrictions recommended by CDC, ACA, and NC Department of Health, such as limited sizes of groups, required face masks for ages 5 and older, (medical exemptions allowed), and social distancing.
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to these restrictions; by registering, you are committing to the program under these restrictions.
    • If NLC makes any alterations to this program that are more restrictive than the Phase 2.5 restrictions, updates will be made to our cancellation/refund policy.
    • Cancellation prior to or during tryouts: full refund.  If there is an outstanding balance for the participant, the refund will be applied to that balance.
    • Cancellation during the first week of practice: full refund less $50 registration fee.  If there is an outstanding balance for the participant, the refund will be applied to that balance.
    • Cancelation after the first week of practice: no refund
    • NLC will not be asking for full payment or setting a final payment deadline for these sports until we can determine with some certainty that a season of Basketball and Baseball can be scheduled and conducted.
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Parent Handbook

  • Please read through the Parent Handbook for more information about our Storm Athletics Program.

COVID-19 Information

Teams

  • Age Group: Co-ed 11-18
  • Coach: Scott Gilchrest & Aron Hall

Registration

  • Registration Closed

Dates

  • Registration Begins: Wednesday, July 1 @ 10am
  • Begins: August 10th
    • Middle School: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 6:30am-8:00am
    • Varsity: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6:30am-8:00am
    • Where: New Life Camp – Upper Ball Field
  • Fall Parent Orientation: see video above.
  • Awards Ceremony: October 22nd @ 7pm

Pricing

  • $150

More Information: 

  • Storm Cross Country Email
  • Please note that the tryout location in this email has been changed to New Life Camp – Upper Ball Field.

Spring

  • Middle School GirlsTBD
  • Varsity GirlsTBD

Registration

  • Registration is currently closed.

Dates

  • Registration: TBD
  • Orientation: TBD
  • Tryouts: TBD
  • Awards Ceremony: TBD

Prices

  • Middle School – TBD
  • Varsity – TBD

Teams

  • Middle School BoysAustin Hendrix
  • Varsity BoysMcKenzie Smith

Registration

Registration Closed

Dates

  • Registration Begins: Wednesday, July 1 @ 10am
  • Pre-Season Training:
    • Middle School Boys – Begins August 10th
      • Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 9am-10:30am on the Upper Ball Field
    • Varsity Boys Soccer
      • Begins Thursday, August 13th and Friday, August 14th from 4-5:30pm on the Upper Ball Field
  • Tryouts: TBD
  • Awards Ceremony: October 22nd @ 7pm

Prices

  • Middle School Boys – $225
  • Varsity Boys – $360

More Information

Teams

  • Middle School Girls
    • Coach David Mallory
  • Middle School Girls B
    • Coach Ellie Mumford
  • JV Girls
    • Coach Grace Mendenhall
  • Varsity Girls
    • Coach Thomas Speier

Registration

Registration Closed

Dates

  • Registration Begins: Wednesday, July 1 @ 10am
  • Pre-Season Training: Begins August 10th
  • Tryouts:
    • Middle School: August 31 & September 1st from 5pm-6:30pm
    • JV/Varsity: August 31st & September 1st from 7pm-8:30pm
  • Awards Ceremony: October 22nd @ 7pm

Prices

  • Middle School – $225
  • Middle School B – $150
  • JV – $225
  • Varsity – $250

Skills Training

Our Skills Trainings are group training opportunities for both beginners and advanced players.

Fall Basketball Development Academy

Weekly development academy grouped into sessions for beginner Elementary athletes, advanced Middle School athletes, and advanced High School athletes.

Registration is Closed

Beginners Training: ages 6-10

  • Dates: September 14-October 12, 2020 – (Sessions are held once a week for 5 weeks)
  • Day & Time: Mondays from 5:30pm-6:45pm
  • Cost: $95 per participant

Athletes will be taught basketball fundamentals, focusing on the individual basic skills of ball-handling, shooting, passing, footwork, and defense.  Instruction will focus on teaching the fundamentals while teaching kids to have fun while competing.  During each session, the coaches will lead biblical character lessons that connect both to basketball and life.

Advanced Middle School Training: ages 11-14

  • Dates: September 14-October 12, 2020 – (Sessions are held once a week for 5 weeks)
  • Day & Time: Mondays from 7:15pm – 8:30pm
  • Cost: $95 per participant

Athletes will go through advanced basic skills, focusing on passing, defense, ball-handling, and shooting.  Instruction will focus on teaching basketball fundamentals while teaching kids to have fun and to compete.  Athletes will also be placed on different teams each week and taught how to implement skills they learn into live 3 on 3 game-like situations.  In the 3 on 3 sessions, athletes will work on screening, cutting, and playing without the basketball.  During each lesson, the coaches will lead biblical character lessons that connect both to basketball and life.

Summer Basketball Development Academy

Summer Basketball Skills Training is focused on individual skill development and challenge during the off season. The programs are led by Kyle Mendenhall, who has several years of experience in high school and college basketball coaching and camps.

Registration is currently closed.

Athletes will be taught basketball fundamentals, focusing on the individual basic skills of passing, defense, ball-handling and shooting. Instruction will focus on teaching the fundamentals while teaching kids to have fun while competing.

Athletes will go through advanced basketball skills, focusing on passing, defense, ball-handling and shooting.  Instruction will focus on teaching the fundamentals while teaching kids to have fun while competing.  Athletes will also be placed on different teams each week and taught how to implement skills they learn into live 3 on 3 game like situations.  In the 3 on 3 sessions, athletes will work on screening, cutting and playing without the basketball.

All aspects of shooting will be covered including footwork, mechanics and developing key habits to become a better shooter.  This training is for players that have travel, middle school, or high school playing experience. These are not clinics for beginners.  Skills covered during sessions include:

  • Improve your shooting technique
  • Develop practice habits that help you become a better shooter
  • Build sound shooting techniques
  • Master specific shots that great scorers need in their toolbox
  • Train effectively to see real improvement when you practice
  • Discover the keys to protect your confidence
  • Develop an understanding of what it takes to become a great shooter.

Elementary Basketball Camp

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Co-ed

Middle & High School Basketball Camp

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Co-ed

Advanced Middle School Training

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Co-ed

Advanced High School Training

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Co-ed

Advanced Basketball Shooter Training

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Co-ed

Individual or Small Group Instruction

Kyle Mendenhall has trained and coached players of all ages and skills ranging from beginners through the collegiate level.  He uses intense, dynamic drills, along with detailed teaching points, to improve player’s skills and fundamentals, increasing their ability to be successful at any level. Kyle wants to inspire players to become more dedicated and work hard on their own. He also desires to grow the player’s leadership while developing toughness, work ethic and competitiveness.

Registration

Registration is currently closed.

Details and Prices

  • One Player/One Hour: $35 Per Player
  • Two Players/One Hour: $20 Per Player
  • Three Players/One Hour: $15 Per Player

Volleyball Camp

Learn the game and improve your skills with concentrated practices for different age groups.  Campers will be formed into teams to practice and compete for individual and team points as they learn to fine tune their fundamentals of volleyball.  Each day, Biblical character qualities will be taught that connect both volleyball and life.  Prizes will be awarded at the end of camp.

Registration

Registration is currently closed.

Dates and Prices

  • Dates & Cost: TBD
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