Variety of Illini Girls Basketball Camps Available
May 15, 2013
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois head coach Matt Bollant and his staff pride themselves on the level of individual attention and instruction given to participants in Fighting Illini girls basketball camps, which begin June 5 and run through June 22. Space is available in all camps at this time. More information can be found here (LINK) or by calling the Fighting Illini summer camps office at 217-244-7278.
The Future Illini Camp is a day camp from Wednesday-Friday, June 5-7, and is open to girls who are going into grades 3-5. The camp teaches fundamental basketball skills such as defense, offensive techniques, ball handling and shooting. The camp structure includes individual fundamental work, games, competitions and evaluation. This is an outstanding camp for those just learning the game as well as for those already participating on elementary school teams. Cost is $200.
Elite Camp runs Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9. The camp is designed for girls ages 14-18 who have aspirations of playing at the collegiate level. This is a high-intensity camp for players who will get personalized instruction by top coaches. Emphasis will be on skill development and intense competition. This camp will give advanced players in the region a chance to elevate their game. Cost is $150.
The Junior Elite Camp runs from Monday, June 10, through Wednesday, June 12, and is open to girls entering grades 6-8. The day camp focuses on fundamental shooting skills and team concepts with the structure of the camp including individual fundamentals, games, competition and evaluation. Cost is $200.
The Individual Overnight Camp is Sunday, June 16, through Wednesday, June 19, and is open to girls ages 11-18. The camp gives girls the opportunity to take part in team play as well as learning fundamental skill development. Campers will participate in competitive games as well as having individualized instruction from the Illinois staff, players and other top coaches. Cost is $350 for residents, which includes housing and all meals or $300 for commuters, which includes lunch and dinner.
The Team Camp is Saturday, June 22, and is open to AAU, high school and eighth-grade teams. The camp provides the ultimate opportunity to compete against programs from across the Midwest. Teams are guaranteed at least three and up to as many as five games using certified officials. The cost is $350 per team with a $50 deposit required to hold a team's place in the camp. Enrollment deadline is June 1.