Summer Camps Off to Running Start
June 5, 2013
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Head coach Matt Bollant and his staff welcomed girls in grades 3-5 to the Ubben Basketball Practice Facility on Wednesday for the first day of Future Illini Camp, a day camp that runs through Friday. The camp begins an 18-day run of camps that have availability remaining for girls of all ages to learn fundamentals and skill development from one of the nation's top coaching staffs. Spots in each camp are available and can be reserved by clicking here. Team camp spots can be reserved here.
Following this week's Future Illini Camp, the Elite Camp is intended for girls ages 14-18 with a passion for basketball. Campers will learn fundamental skills and advanced applications through intense, physical sessions on June 8-9.
Junior Elite Camp is June 10-12, and focuses on fundamental shooting skills and team concepts. Campers will learn these through drills, games, competitions and evaluations. This camp is intended for girls in grades 6-8.
Girls ages 11-18 years old can participate in the Individual Overnight Camp June 16-19, where campers can take part in team play while learning individual skill development. Participants will be grouped by and compete against others according to their grade level.
Team Camp for eighth-grade, high school and AAU teams is on Saturday, June 22, and includes a minimum of three games and 10 T-shirts per team. Depending on results, teams can play as many as five games while developing team unity and chemistry. Certified officials will be used for all games.