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.

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

  • Their 19th birthday for Varsity competition
  • Their 17th birthday for Junior Varsity competition
  • Their 14th birthday for middle school competition (15th for MSG Basketball and MSB Soccer). *Note- Players must have reached age 11 by August 1st to be eligible for middle school competition.

TAKE A LOOK:

Teams

  • Middle School – Coach Lewis Hickman
  • Varsity – Coach John Posey

Registration

  • Regular Season
    • Open: October 5th
    • Closes: October 29th @ 5:00pm

Dates

  • Tryouts: (All players are highly encouraged to attend all three days of tryouts, and are required to attend at least one day of tryouts.)
    • Middle School
      • Saturday, October 16 from 1:00-3:00 @ Green Road Community Center
      • Saturday, October 23 from 1:00-3:00 @ Green Road Community Center
      • Saturday, October 30 from 1:00-3:00 @ Green Road Community Center
    • High School
      • Saturday, October 16 from 3:00-5:00 @ Green Road Community Center
      • Saturday, October 23 from 3:00-5:00 @ Green Road Community Center
      • Saturday, October 30 from 3:00-5:00 @ Green Road Community Center
    • 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: the NLC Registrar
      • 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 – $475
  • Varsity – $600
  • Refund Policy
    • A full refund will be given if a participant does not make the team.
    • This program will be held under COVID -19 guidelines recommended by CDC, ACA, and NC Departments of Health and Human Services, which may include face mask requirements, social distancing, quarantine requirements, etc.
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to these COVID-19 guidelines; by registering, you are committing to the program under these potential restrictions.
    • 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
    • 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 TBA
  • Middle School Boys – Coach TBA
  • JV Boys – Coach Shaw Simpson
  • Varsity Girls – Coach Aaron Miller
  • Varsity Boys – Coach David Trower

Registration

Dates

  • Registration:
    • Begins September 21st
    • Closes October 21st
  • Tryouts: The week of October 25th
    • To participate in Tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • 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: the NLC Registrar
        • 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: 6:30 – 8:30pm
      • Tuesday: 6:30-8:30pm
      • Thursday: 6:30-8:30pm
    • Middle School Boys: (subject to change)
      • Monday: 1:30 – 3:30pm
      • Tuesday: 1:30 – 3:30pm
      • Thursday: 1:30 – 3:30pm
    • JV Girls:
      • Monday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Tuesday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Thursday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Friday: 4:00-6:00pm
    • JV Boys:
      • Monday: 6:30-8:30pm
      • Tuesday: 6:30-8:30pm
      • Thursday: 6:30-8:30pm
    • Varsity Girls:
      • Monday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Tuesday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Thursday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Friday: 4:00-6:00pm
    • Varsity Boys:
      • Monday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Tuesday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Thursday: 4:00-6:00pm
      • Friday: 4:00-6:00pm

Pricing

  • Middle School – $475
  • JV – $475
  • Varsity – $525
  • Refund Policy
    • This program will be held under COVID -19 guidelines recommended by CDC, ACA, and NC Departments of Health and Human Services, which may include face mask requirements, social distancing, quarantine requirements, etc.
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to these COVID-19 guidelines; by registering, you are committing to the program under these potential restrictions.
    • 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
    • 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: Aron Hall

Registration

  • Begins July 2nd
  • Closes July 29th

Dates

  • Registration Begins: Friday, July 2 @ 10am
  • Program Begins: August 2nd
  • Practices:
    • Middle School: Tuesday – Thursday (Monday optional)
    • Varsity: Monday – Thursday
    • When & Where:
      • Week of August 2: 6:30-8am, Location – Shelley Lake/Sertoma Art Center
      • Week of August 9: 6:30-8am, Location – Heritage High Park
      • Week of August 16 to end of season: 4-5:30pm, Location – New Life Camp*
        • *Beginning August 23, high schoolers will be off-site on Mondays at location TBD
  • To participate 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: the NLC Registrar
    • 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

  • $150 (Plus the cost of the uniform. More details to come.)
  • COVID Expectations & Refund Policy
    • Under current guidance from the state, CDC and ACA, we will not be requiring masks but encourage them inside if not vaccinated.
    • This will be the policy when practicing at the New Life Camp facility and playing games at New Life Camp.
    • If another school or officials want us to wear masks, we will communicate with parents before moving forward.
    • However, when playing at another school, we will honor their guidelines. We will communicate these guidelines as soon as possible before competition.
    • 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
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Spring

  • Middle School Girls Coach: TBD
  • Varsity GirlsCoach: TBD

Registration

  • January 20, 2022

Dates

  • Registration: January 20, 2022
  • Orientation: Orientation will be done through an email packet that will come to you before the season begins.
  • Tryouts: The week of February 7
    • 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: the NLC Registrar
      • 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.

Prices

  • Middle School – TBD
  • Varsity – TBD
  • Refund Policy
    • This program will be held under COVID-19 restrictions recommended by CDC, ACA, NC Department of Health, and our conference NCHEAC. Restrictions will affect 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 deposits 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 state-mandated 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 that 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.
    • Cancellation after the first week of practice: no refund
    • 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.

You can find our information on our COVID-19 Policies and Procedures here: COVID-19 Information

Teams

  • Middle School BoysCoach Austin Hendrix
  • Varsity BoysCoach McKenzie Smith

Registration

  • Begins June 28th
  • Closes July 25th

Dates

  • Registration Begins: Monday, June 28th @ 10am
  • Program Start Dates:
    • Tryouts:
      • Middle School Tryouts: July 26th (M/T/TH 1:30-3:00pm)
      • Varsity Tryouts: July 26th (M/T/TH 5:00-7:00pm)
        • 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: the NLC Registrar
          • 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.
  • Practice Dates and Times:
    • Middle School: M/T/TH 1:00-3:00pm
    • Varsity: M/T/TH/F 5:15-7:00pm
  • Orientation: TBD
  • Awards Ceremony: TBD

Prices

  • Middle School Boys – $360
  • Varsity Boys – $400
  • COVID Expectations & Refund Policy
    • Under current guidance from the state, CDC and ACA, we will not be requiring masks but encourage them inside if not vaccinated.
    • This will be the policy when practicing at the New Life Camp facility and playing games at New Life Camp.
    • If another school or officials want us to wear masks, we will communicate with parents before moving forward.
    • However, when playing at another school, we will honor their guidelines. We will communicate these guidelines as soon as possible before competition.
    • 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
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Teams

  • Middle School Girls
    • Coach Claire Pedersen
  • JV Girls
    • Coach David Mallory
  • Varsity Girls
    • Head Coach: Missy Prickett
    • Assistant Coaches: Kristi Walston & Grace Mendenhall

Registration:

  • Begins June 28th @ 10am
  • Closes July 25th @ 5pm

Dates

  • Registration Begins: Monday, June 28th
  • Program Start Dates:
    • Middle School Tryouts: July 24 & 31 (10am-2pm)
    • JV and Varsity Combined Tryouts: July 23 (6:30-8:30pm) and July 31 (3:30-5:30pm)
      • 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: the NLC Registrar
        • 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.
  • Practice Days and Times:
    • Adjusted Practices: August 7-13 (Times: TBD)
    • Practices for the remainder of the season: Begins August 16th
      • Middle School: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 4:40-6:40pm
      • JV: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:45-8:45pm
      • Varsity: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30-4:30pm
  • Orientation: TBD
  • Awards Ceremony: TBD

Prices

  • Middle School – $360
  • JV – $360
  • Varsity – $400
  • COVID Expectations & Refund Policy
    • Under current guidance from the state, CDC and ACA, we will not be requiring masks but encourage them inside if not vaccinated.
    • This will be the policy when practicing at the New Life Camp facility and playing games at New Life Camp.
    • If another school or officials want us to wear masks, we will communicate with parents before moving forward.
    • However, when playing at another school, we will honor their guidelines. We will communicate these guidelines as soon as possible before competition.
    • 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
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

New Life Basketball League

The New Life Basketball League uses the sport of basketball to love and accept players of all skill levels right where they are. This is integral in our desire to introduce families to New Life found in Jesus. Our desire is to take out the pressure found in much of youth sports and just make basketball fun. Throughout the season we will be teaching character traits that not only apply to the basketball court but to life as a whole. New Life Basketball is a family-based program and relies on the involvement of parents and volunteers. Our core values are:

  • Fun
  • Character Building
  • Belonging
  • Love & Acceptance
  • Respect for teammates, opponents, coaches, officials, and parents.
  • Opens: November 9th, 2021
  • Closes: February 4th, 2022
  • Coaches Training: February 12 from 10am – 12pm
  • Team Placements Announced: February 18
  • Referee Training: March 12 from 3pm – 5pm
  • First Practice: Week of March 5th
  • Uniform Pick-up: March 12th
  • First Game Day: March 26th
    • No Games April 16th (Easter Weekend)
  • League End Date: May 7th
  • Tournament (for age 9-11 League)
    • May 6th-7th
  • Ages 7-8: $170 per player – a non-refundable deposit of $50 is required for registration. Full payment is due on or before March 5th.
  • Ages 9-11: $190 per player – a non-refundable deposit of $50 is required for registration. Full payment is due on or before March 5th.
  • Refund Policy
    • This program will be held under COVID-19 guidelines recommended by CDC, ACA, and NC Departments of Health and Human Services, which may include face mask requirements, social distancing, quarantine requirements, etc. Click here for more information about our COVID-19 policies. 
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to these COVID-19 guidelines; by registering, you are committing to the program under these potential restrictions.
    • Cancellation prior to team placement: full refund less $50 non-refundable registration fee. If there is an outstanding balance for the participant, any applicable refund will be applied to that balance.
    • Cancellation the day of or after team placement: 50% refund
    • Cancellation after the first week of practice: no refund.
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback.

Boys and girls play in separate divisions.

  • Ages 7-8 Girls
  • Ages 7-8 Boys
  • Ages 9-11 Girls
  • Ages 9-11 Boys
  • All practices & games occur back to back so that there is only 1 trip to New Life Camp per week.
  • All practices take place at New Life Camp.
  • All practices and games are on Saturday
  • Each weekend, players will participate for 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • Most weekends consist of
    • A 30 minute practice
    • A 5 minute water break
    • A 10 minute devotion
    • A 1 hour game

Please read through the Parent Handbook for more information about our New Life Basketball League.

We have plenty of ways you can volunteer in our New Life Basketball League!  For more information and to apply as a head coach or referee, see our Volunteer Page.

Skills Training

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

COVID-19 Information

  • Skills Trainings 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.

Summer Basketball Skills Camp

Athletes will be taught basketball fundamentals, focusing on 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. Each day, bible character qualities will be taught that connect both to basketball and life.

Registration Dates: April 22 – May 21 

Elementary Skills Camp: ages 6-11

  • Program Dates: June 7-11
  • Times: 9:00am -12:00pm
  • Cost: $225
  • Coach: Kyle Mendenhall

Middle School & High School Skills Camp: ages 12-18

  • Program Dates: June 7-11
  • Times: 1:00pm -4:00pm
  • Cost: $225
  • Coach: Gabe Williams

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations on or before 5/14/2021 = full refund less $50 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Cancellations after 5/14/2021 = no refund.

Summer Volleyball Skills Camp

Learn the game and improve your skills with concentrated practices from 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 to volleyball and life. Prizes will be awarded at the end of camp. The Volleyball Skills Camp at NLC is led by Coach Grace Mendenhall, who has many years of experience in high school volleyball coaching, clinics, and camps.

Registration Dates: April 22 – May 21

Grades 4th – 7th

  • Program Dates: June 1-4
  • Times: 9:30am -12:00pm
  • Cost: $200

Grades 8th – 12th

  • Program Dates: June 1-4
  • Times: 1:00pm -3:30pm
  • Cost: $200

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations on or before 5/14/2021 = full refund less $50 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Cancellations after 5/14/2021 = no refund.
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