Crusaders to Hold Summer Camps
Friday, February 8, 2008

Valparaiso’s men’s basketball team will be hosting four basketball camps this summer for youths of all ages and skill levels.  The camps will be staffed by the Crusader players and coaching staff.

The first summer camp is a One-Day Elite Camp intended for high level players currently in grades 9-12.  The camp will be held on Saturday, June 14 from 1:00-4:30 p.m., and will feature advanced instruction, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 play, skill testing and an NCAA seminar.  The cost of the camp is $30 per player.

From June 16-19, Valpo will be hosting two separate camps.  The Valpo Mini Camp will be held from 9:00-11:30 a.m. and is intended for children ages 5-7.  It will feature daily contests and games and costs $110 per camper.

The Valpo Basketball School runs from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon each day and is intended for children ages 8-14.  The camp will contain daily lectures and teaching sessions, fundamental stations, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 game action and daily contests and prizes.  It will cost $160 per camper.

The Valpo Basketball Academy will be held from Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 1, and is for youths ages 8-14.  The camp will run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day, and costs $290 per player.  The days will include teaching sessions and lectures by Crusader players and coaches, fundamental stations, 5-on-5 games, a 3-on-3 league and daily contests and prizes.

In addition, a team camp will be held from June 20-22.  For more information on any of the camps or for registration forms, contact the Valparaiso University Men’s Basketball office at 219-464-5254.