LCSC sets summer basketball camps for youths
The Lewis-Clark State College men’s and women’s basketball coaching staffs are offering a number of basketball camps for the summer, starting with the boys’ high potential camp next week.
LCSC men’s coach Brandon Rinta and women’s coach Brian Orr will hold a number of camps through July 14 at the LCSC Activity Center and also put together summer league games for area high school players.
Online registration and a description for all camps and summer leagues are available at www.lcsc.edu/athletics/camps At each, participants must supply their own gym shoes, workout clothing, and transportation to and from the Activity Center.
The first boy’s camp is the high potential camp on June 13-16 at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The camp is for boys entering grades 5-12 and is $160 for a day camper, which includes a T-shirt, lunch each day, and a workout book, or $275 for an overnight camper which includes a T-shirt, breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day, a workout book, and overnight accommodations with a dorm room that has a bed. Campers must bring all bedding and toiletries. The first 100 to register for the camp will receive a free basketball. The camp will feature instruction in all the fundamentals of the game, skill development, contests, and games. Late Registration and check-in is set for June 13 at 7:30-9 a.m. at the Activity Center.
The Warrior Summer Team Tournament follows on June 17-19 for varsity and junior varsity boy’s teams. Each team is guaranteed five games in their respective tournament level and the registration fee is $275 per team. Dorm rooms are available.
On June 20-23 will be the Youth Skill & Development Camp for boys entering grades 1-6. The camp will be held at 9 a.m.-noon and costs $75, which includes a T-shirt. The first 100 to register will receive a free basketball. Registration and check-in will be held at 8-9 a.m. on June 20 at the Activity Center. The LCSC coaching staff, Warrior players, and some area high school coaches will instruct the players and focus on fundamentals and skill development.
High school summer leagues for boys and girls will take place during the same weekday night for four straight weeks. The boy’s varsity will be held on Mondays, June 20 and 27, and July 4 and 11, while girl’s varsity is on Tuesdays, June 21 and 28, and July 5 and 12. Boy’s junior varsity will be on Wednesdays, June 22 and 29, and July 6 and 13. Each team is guaranteed two games per night during the 6-9 p.m. time frame for eight guaranteed games overall. The cost per team is $325 and each division is limited to 12 teams. A junior high summer league also is a possibility. Call the men’s basketball office at LCSC for more information at (208) 792-2271.
The Junior Warrior Camp for girls entering grades 1-6 will be held June 27-30 and costs $75, which includes a T-shirt. Girls in grades 1-3 will go in Session I at 9 a.m.-noon, while grades 4-6 will follow in Session II at 1:30-5 p.m. Registration and check in time on June 27 is at 8 a.m. for Session I and 12:30 p.m. for Session II. The camp will feature a focus on fundamentals and skill development. Individual and team competition will be based on age and ability. There will be lots of prizes awarded.
The Warrior Basketball Camp, for girls entering grades 7-12, will be held July 10-14. The schedule is 6-9 p.m. on July 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on July 11-13, and 9 a.m.-noon on July 14. The cost is $160 for a day camper, which includes a T-shirt, a workout book, and lunch, while overnight campers, who will receive a T-shirt, workout notebook, all three meals, and stay in a dorm room, will pay $275, but only 20 rooms are available. Late registration will be held at 4-6 p.m. on July 10. Five or more campers from the same high school who attend the camp will each receive a $15 discount, but forms must be received prior to July 10.
For more information on the camps, visit the camp web site at www.lcsc.edu/athletics/camps or call the LCSC men’s basketball office for boy’s camps at (208) 792-2271 or the LCSC women’s basketball office for girl’s camps at (208) 792-2274.