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Published on April 17, 2019

Tidelands HealthPoint opens registration for youth strength and conditioning camp

Tidelands HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness in Pawleys Island has opened registration for its popular youth strength and conditioning camp.

The eight-week camp, to be held June 18-Aug. 9, is designed for middle- and high-school students. It offers age-appropriate speed, agility and strength training to improve athletic performance and conditioning. Instructors help campers develop a healthy mindset toward discipline and competition and teach campers exercise habits that will benefit them throughout life.Teens lifting weights.

The camp takes place from 1-2:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 11-12:30 a.m. on Fridays at Tidelands HealthPoint, 12965 Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island.

The camp will be led by conditioning specialists Jacob Welker and Michael Ferrell.

Welker, an exercise physiologist at Tidelands HealthPoint, earned a dual bachelor’s degree from East Carolina University in athletic training and through the college’s health fitness specialists program. He was an athletic trainer for several of the college’s sports teams and is a certified group fitness instructor through the Interactive Fitness Trainers of America.

Ferrell, membership coordinator at Tidelands HealthPoint, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science from Coastal Carolina University.

The cost to participate in the camp is $195 for participants registered by May 31. After May 31, the cost is $245. Families who register more than one child receive a 15 percent discount for each additional child.

Registration includes a full-access membership to Tidelands HealthPoint for the duration of the camp.

Individuals interested in learning more can call 843-237-2205 or email The registration form is available by clicking here.


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