Save The Dates: Illinois Basketball Camps

Illinois has a handful of camps already set for this summer. Get all the details here and mark your calendars now.

Check out the following offerings for Illinois Basketball camps this summer:

June 12-13, 13-14

Parent/Child Camps:

Open to any and all parents/guardians, boys and girls ages 6 years to entering the ninth grade in Fall 2015:
• Parent/child working together on basketball skills
• Parent/child contests
• Interaction with the Illini coaches, staff and players

COST: $195/resident pair, $95 each additional camper, $165/commuter pair, $80 each additional camper
CHECK IN: 5:30-6:30 p.m., the first day of camp
CHECK OUT: 1:00 p.m., the second day of camp

June 15-17

Day Camps

Open to any and all boys entering grades 3–8 in Fall 2015:
• Instruction by Illini coaches, players and selected coaches
• Basic fundamental development
• 1 on 1, 3 on 3 play, and team games
• Daily contests, games

COST: $145 commuter (Bring your own lunch),$160 commuter (lunch included)
CHECK IN: 8:30–10:00 a.m., the first day of camp.
CHECK OUT: Closing ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on the last day of camp

June 19-21

SENIOR HIGH TEAM CAMP

Open to any and all boys Senior High School teams in Fall 2015:
• Emphasis is on team games and instruction by your school staff and Illinois staff
• Camper must be on a team that is attending camp in order to apply
• NCAA initial eligibility seminar

CHECK IN: 1–3 p.m., the first day of camp. There is a required coaches meeting at 3:30 p.m.
CHECK OUT: The conclusion of the tournament on the last day of camp.

RESIDENT TEAMS: Tuition is $205 per camper, including $50 deposit (minimum of eight campers per team). Tuition includes meals, lodging, and camp t-shirt.

COMMUTER TEAMS: Tuition is $180 per camper, including $50 deposit (minimum of eight campers per team). Tuition includes a camp t-shirt, lunch and dinner.

DEPOSIT: A $50 per player deposit/non-refundable cancellation fee (minimum of eight campers) is required to reserve a place in camp. This deposit is applied toward the remaining balance. The remainder of tuition is payable on or before the first day of camp.

RULES AND REGULATIONS: Any action deemed detrimental to the health and safety of oneself, other campers or to property will result in immediate dismissal from camp without a refund.

CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE: To begin confirmation of your team’s attendance at Team Camp, mail in team deposit and pre-camp application form. A more detailed information and confirmation packet will be sent to you later. A phone call does not guarantee a spot in the camp.

FIRST AID: A staff of First Aid Providers will be on duty 24 hours a day.

STAFF: Each team is required to be accompanied by one coach (schools with multiple teams must provide multiple coaches). Any additional staff members who accompany the team will be charged for their room and board.

FORMAT: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 12 games and awards for each division champion. Camp format provides a variety of opponents, several late-game situations and differing styles of play with certified officials and awards for each division champion.

June 24–27, June 28–July 1

Individual Camps

Open to any and all boys ages 8 to entering grade 12 in Fall 2015
• Campers grouped by age (and ability)
• 10 to 1 camper to coach ratio
• Fundamental teaching stations/lectures
• Competitive team contests/drills
• Daily team league games/contests
• Quality instruction from Illinois staff, players, and select coaches from throughout the U.S.

COST: $360 resident, $295 commuter
CHECK IN: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the first day of camp
CHECK OUT: 12:00 p.m. on the last day of camp

Individual Camp Daily Schedule (tentative)

DAY ONE

11:00 a.m–2:00 p.m. - Registration
2:00–4:30 p.m. - Team Assignments/Gym Assignments
5:00–6:00 p.m. - Dinner
6:00–9:00 p.m. - Team Games/Drills
9:00 p.m. - Camper of the Day
11:00 p.m. - Lights Out

DAYS TWO & THREE

7:00 a.m. - Wake Up
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - Player Development
10:30 a.m. - Games (League)
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Mini Lecture/Drills/Contests
2:30 p.m. - Player Development
3:00 p.m. - Games (League)
4:30–6 p.m. - Dinner
6:00–9:00 p.m. - Gams (League)
9:15 p.m. - Camper of the Day
11:00 p.m. - Lights out

DAY FOUR

7:00 a.m. - Wake up
7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - Player Development
10:30 a.m. - Games (League)
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. - Closing
12:00 p.m. - Check Out

Camp Features:

RESIDENCE HALL: Overnight campers and coaches are housed in Bromley Hall. All facilities are within walking distance of Bromley Hall.

TOTAL INVOLVEMENT: By the Illini coaches, staff and Fighting Illini players.

CAMPERS GROUPED: By age, height, and ability levels.

SPORTS MEDICINE STAFF MEMBERS: First Aid Providers are always available at each court side.

COURT AVAILABILITY: We utilize the state-of-the-art Ubben Basketball Complex, U of I Armory, and Campus Recreation Facilities.

OTHER CAMP FEATURES: While at camp, a camp store is available to all campers and parents. The camp store has a variety of Illinois basketball apparel for your purchase. It is open at registration, during the week, and at check-out. Each night during the overnight camps, pizza and soda are sold upon the campers’ return from the gym.


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