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

Purpose of Storm Athletics:

Storm Athletics exists to provide athletes an opportunity to pursue excellence in sports for the glory of God by empowering them to live out their faith.

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: Justin Hime
  • Varsity – Coach: John Posey

Pre-Season Information

  • Location: Honeycutt Park – 1032 Clear Creek Farm Dr. Raleigh, NC
  • Start Date: October 14, 2023
  • Days: Saturdays
  • Times:
    • Middle School Boys: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Varsity Boys: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Registration

  • Regular Season
    • Opens: October 10, 2023
    • Closes: November 2, 2023

Dates

  • Tryouts: Location – Honeycutt Park – 1032 Clear Creek Farm Dr. Raleigh, NC
    • Middle School
      • Days: November 4th & 11th
      • Times: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    • High School
      • Days: November 4th & 11th
      • Times: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
    • To participate in Tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
        • Complete all online forms
        • Pay your $50 deposit
        • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
          • Dropping off at the Main Office
          • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
          • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
  • Spring Storm Sports Kickoff: February 17, 2024 (Tentative)
  • Picture Day: TBD
  • Senior Night: TBD
  • Awards Ceremony: TBD

Pricing for 2023-2024 season

  • Middle School – $600
  • Varsity – $700

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
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Parent Handbook

2023 Pre-Season Training:

  • 11-18 year-old Girls (As of August 1st)
    • Begins: September 8, 2023
    • Days: Fridays
    • Times: 3:00 – 4:30pm
    • Location: Johnson Gym
  • 11-13 year-old Boys (As of August 1st)
    • Days: Mondays
    • Times: 3:30-5:00pm
  • 14-18 year-old Boys (As of August 1st)
    • Begins: August 15, 2023
    • Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
    • Times: 6:00 – 8:00pm
    • Location: Johnson Gym

2023-2024 Regular Season Teams

  • Middle School Girls – Coach: TBD
    • 11-13 years old (as of August 1, 2022)
  • Middle School Boys – Coach: Wesley Jones
    • 11-13 years old (as of August 1, 2022)
  • JV Boys – Coach: Shawn Simpson
    • Cannot be 17 years old (as of August 1, 2022)
  • Varsity Girls – Coach: Aaron Miller
    • Cannot be 19 years old (as of August 1, 2022)
  • Varsity Boys – Coach: David Trower
    • Cannot be 19 years old (as of August 1, 2022)

Registration

Dates

  • Registration:
    • Begins: September 19, 2023
    • Closes: October 19, 2023
  • Season Kickoff/Uniform Distribution:
    • Date: November 4, 2023
    • Time: 10:00am
    • Location: Johnson Gym
  • Tryouts:
    • To participate in Tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
      • Complete all online forms
      • Pay your $50 deposit
      • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
        • Dropping off at the Main Office
        • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
        • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
    • Middle School Girls Tryouts:
      • Start Date: October 23, 2023
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 2:00-4:00 pm
    • Middle School Boys Tryouts:
      • Start Date: October 23, 2023
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
    • JV Boys Tryouts:
      • Start Date: October 23, 2023
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 6:00-8:00 pm
    • Varsity Girls Tryouts:
      • Start Date: October 23, 2023
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 4:00 – 6:00pm
    • Varsity Boys Tryouts:
      • Start Date: October 23, 2023
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Black & White Games: November 9, 2023
  • Picture Day – November 15, 2023
  • Homecoming – TBD
  • Senior Night – February 6, 2023
  • Awards Ceremony – TBD

Pricing for 2023-2024 season

  • Middle School – $565
  • JV – $590
  • Varsity – $590
  • Refund Policy
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit 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

Storm Cross Country Description and Contract

Teams 

  • Middle School 11-13 years old (As of August 1st)
    • Coach: Gi Hime
  • Varsity 14-18 years old (As of August 1st)
    • Coach: Aron Hall

Registration

  • Begins: June 27th
  • Closes: July 21st

Dates

  • Parent Meeting: Saturday, August 5th at 10:00am in the Johnson Gym
  • Program Begins: August 3rd
  • Practices:
    • Middle School: Beginning August 3, 2023
      • Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (Monday optional)
      • Times: 4:00-5:30 pm
    • Varsity: Beginning August 3, 2023
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
      • Times: 4:00-5:30 pm
    • When & Where:
      • The first practice is on August 3rd and will be at the Falls River Greenway Dam entrance. Click here for directions.  Regular practice days and locations are as follows.
      • Monday: Durant Nature Park
      • Tuesday: Buffalo Road Track
      • Wednesday: Falls River Greenway Dam
      • Thursday: New Life Camp
      • *Practice locations can change, but notice will be given to runners 24 hours in advance. Coaches try to keep practices near New Life Camp.
  • To participate you will need to do the following:
    • Register online
    • Complete all online forms
    • Pay your $50 deposit
    • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
      • Dropping off at the Main Office
      • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
      • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
  • Picture Day: TBD
  • Senior Night: October 12th
  • Awards Night: October 30th @ 7pm

Pricing for 2023 season

  • Middle School: $160 (Plus the cost of the uniform. More details to come.)
  • Varsity: $160 (Plus the cost of the uniform. More details to come.)
  • Refund Policy
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to 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

  • 2022-2023 Parent Handbook: Please read through the Parent Handbook for more information about our Storm Athletics Program.
  • *The Storm Parent/Player Handbook is currently being updated and will be available soon.

Teams

  • Varsity Boys Golf – Head Coach: TBD

Registration

  • Opens: TBD
  • Closes: TBD

Dates

  • Tryouts:
    • Dates and Times: TBD
    • Location: TBD
    • To participate in tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
      • Complete all online forms
      • Pay your $50 deposit
      • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
        • Dropping off at the Main Office
        • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
        • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
  • Practices:
    • Days and Times: TBD
      • Locations: TBD
    • Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    • Storm Golfers are strongly encouraged to practice a third day each week with a 9 or 18 hole round (preferably with a Storm Golf teammate.)
  • Awards Night:
    • TBD

2023 Pricing

  • Varsity Boys: $400
  • 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
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Parent Handbook

Spring

  • Middle School Girls (Development Team) Coach: TBD
  • Varsity GirlsCoach: TBD

Registration

  • Opens: TBD
  • Closes: TBD

Dates

  • Orientation: TBD
  • Pre-Season Training: TBD
  • Tryouts:
    • Middle School Tryouts: N/A
    • Varsity Tryouts: Start Date TBD
      • Days: TBD
      • Time: TBD
    • To participate in tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
      • Complete all online forms
      • Pay your $50 deposit
      • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
        • Dropping off at the Main Office
        • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
        • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
  • Practices:
    • Middle School (Development Team): TBD
    • Varsity: TBD
  • Picture Day: TBD
  • Senior Night: TBD
  • Awards Night: TBD

Prices for 2023 season

  • Middle School – $250
  • Varsity – $400
  • 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
    • We will frequently and transparently communicate with you along the way, and we welcome your input and feedback also.

Parent Handbook

Teams

  • JV BoysCoach David Trower
  • Varsity BoysCoach: Coach Todd Burr

Registration

  • Begins June 27th @ 10am
  • Closes July 21st @ 5pm

Dates

  • Parent Meeting: Saturday, August 5th at 10:00am in the Johnson Gym
  • Program Start Dates:
    • Tryouts:
      • JV Tryouts: Begins July 24th
        • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
        • Times: 5:30-7:30pm
      • Varsity Tryouts: Begins July 24th
        • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
        • Times: 5:30-7:30pm
      • To participate in tryouts, you will need to do the following:
          • Register online
          • Complete all online forms
          • Pay your $50 deposit
          • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
            • Dropping off at the Main Office
            • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
            • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
  • Practice Days and Times:
    • Middle School: (Middle School will be practicing with Varsity during the times listed below until further notice)
      • Days: Beginning July 31st (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)
      • Times: 5:30-7:30pm
    • Varsity:
      • Days: July 31st (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
      • Times: 5:30-7:30pm
  • Picture Day: TBD
  • Senior Night: TBD
  • Awards Ceremony: October 30th @ 7pm

Prices

  • JV Boys – $375
  • Varsity Boys – $420
  • Refund Policy
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to 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

  • 2022-2023 Parent Handbook: Please read through the Parent Handbook for more information about our Storm Athletics Program.
  • *The Storm Parent/Player Handbook is currently being updated and will be available soon.

2023 Pre-Season Training:

    • Starting Date: February 23
    • When: Every Monday 1:30-3:00pm and Thursday from 1:30-3:00 pm (Both days will be for all teams beginning April 24th.)
    • End Date: May 25
    • These free trainings are for current and prospective Storm players.

2023 Teams

  • Middle School Girls
    • Coach: Katlyn Carney
  • JV Girls
    • Coach: Bill Carpenter
  • Varsity Girls
    • Coach: N/A

2023 Registration: 

  • Begins June 27th @ 10am
  • Closes July 21st @ 5pm

2023 Dates

  • Parent Meeting: Saturday, August 5th at 10am in the Johnson Gym
  • Program Start Dates:
    • Middle School Tryouts: Begins July 24th
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 5:30-7:00pm
    • JV Tryouts: Begins July 24th
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 7:00-8:30pm
    • Varsity Tryouts: Begins July 24th
      • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • Times: 7:00-8:30pm
    • To participate in tryouts, you will need to do the following:
      • Register online
      • Complete all online forms
      • Pay your $50 deposit
      • If you have never played Storm sports before, you will need to provide a copy of your birth certificate by:
        • Dropping off at the Main Office
        • Mailing to: 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27614
        • Emailing to: the NLC Registrar
  • Practice Days and Times:
    • Middle School: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
      • 5:30-7:00pm (July 31st – August 10th)
      • 3:30-5:30 pm (Beginning August 14th)
    • JV: Monday, Tuesdays, Thursday
      • 7:00-8:30pm (July 31st -August 10th)
      • 6:00-8:00pm (Beginning August 14th)
    • Varsity: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
      • 5:30-7:00pm (July 31st – August 11th)
      • 4:00-6:00pm (Beginning August 14th)
  • Black and White Games: August 10th
    • Middle School: 6:30pm
    • Varsity: 7:30pm
  • Picture Day: TBD
  • Senior Night: October 12th
  • Awards Ceremony: October 30th @ 7pm

Prices

  • Middle School – $375
  • JV – $375
  • Varsity – $420
  • Refund Policy
    • There will be no refunds on the minimum deposit for reasons related to 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

  • 2022-2023 Parent Handbook: Please read through the Parent Handbook for more information about our Storm Athletics Program.
  • *The Storm Parent/Player Handbook is currently being updated and will be available soon.

If you have questions or would like more information concerning our Storm Homeschool Athletics program, please email our Athletic Director, Battle Watkins.

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.

Registration Opens: TBD
Registration Closes: TBD

Dates

  • Coaches Training: February 23 @ 7pm
  • Team Placements Announced: TBD
  • First Practice: March 4
  • Referee Training: March 11 @ 10am
  • T-shirt Pick-up: March 18
  • First Game Day: March 25
    • No Games: April 8
  • League End Date: May 13

Game Schedule

  • 2023 Game Schedule – note that times listed in the schedule are roughly when the games begin.
  • Coed 7-8: 10:30-12:30 (8ft goal, size 5 ball)
  • Girls 9-11: 12:30-2:30 (9ft goal, size 6 ball)
  • Boys 9-11: 2:30-4:30 (9ft goal, size 6 ball)
  • Pricing for 2023 Season
  • $190 per player – a non-refundable deposit of $100 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 $100 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.

  • Coed 7-8 years old
  • Girls 9-11 years old
  • Boys 9-11 years old
  • 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.