Illini coach Matt Bollant and staff will be hands-on during the camps.
June 5, 2012
Champaign, Ill. -
Illinois head coach Matt Bollant promises that the girls that attend his camps this month will get plenty of individual attention from Illini coaches and players and see their skills and abilities improve.
The individual day camp, which runs 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day and open to girls ages 8-18, runs Wednesday-Friday, June 6-8. The day camp will teach fundamental skills such as defense, offensive moves, ball handling and shooting. Campers are grouped by ability and grade and will be introduced to basic game strategy. This is an outstanding camp for those just learning the game as well as for those already participating on elementary, middle and high school teams. Fighting Illini women's basketball staff and players provide the instruction. Cost is $200.
The High School/AAU Team Camp is Saturday, June 9. Spots still remain available. Call 217/244-7278 to register. Each team is guaranteed three games competing against teams from across the Midwest. Certified officials will be used for all games. Cost is $300 per team.
Elite Camp runs Saturday-Sunday, June 9-10. The camp is designed for girls ages 14-19 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 Individual Overnight Camp is Sunday, June 17-Wednesday, June 20 and open to girls ages 8-18. 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 High School/AAU/Middle School Team Camp is Saturday, June 23. The camp provides the ultimate opportunity to compete against programs from throughout the Midwest. Teams are guaranteed three games using certified officials.