Middle school and high school girls can learn the basics of volleyball or advance their skills at The Duel in the Desert Camp, July 19-23 and again July 26-30.

Camps are sponsored by Academy of Tucson, Green Fields Country Day School and St. Gregory's College Preparatory School. They're held on the St. Gregory campus, 2131 N. Craycroft Rd.

A middle school camp, for girls entering grades 5-8, runs from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. The high school camp is 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The coaches are Dave LePeau, head coach of the girls' varsity volleyball team at the Academy of Tucson and a coach for the Zona Volleyball Club; Angela Vande Mheen, head coach at Green Fields since 2002; Kristina Valencia, head coach at St. Gregory and a longtime competitive player who helped bring a national championship to Scottsdale Community College in 1985.

Registration is $100 per student. Those who enroll in both sessions receive a $25 discount. To register, contact the coaches — Dave LePeau, Academy of Tucson, (630) 209-7792; Angela Vande Mheen, Green Fields coach, (520) 360-1817 or Kristina Valencia, St. Gregory coach, (520) 603-9246.

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