Find summer basketball camps for teenagers and kids to fit any budget. Our growing directory of kids camps is updated regularly to keep you informed about the best hoops summer programs for your athletes.
Depending on how much you want to spend, how far you want to travel, and how skilled your young player is you've got a variety of camps to choose from. Each one will give your youngster a unique basketball camp experience.
Here are some very popular camps hosted by nationally-known, high-profile players and coaches. These organizations offer sessions in various locations all across the U.S.
Elite college basketball camps are high-level camps for serious high school players. They're run by college coaches on their own campuses, and they give players the chance to get an inside look at the coaching staff and programs of their favorite schools.
Also known as showcase camps, exposure basketball camps are structured with the sole purpose of giving players a platform to show off their skills to prospective college recruiters.
Most camps cover a wide range of basketball fundamental skills; however, there are some specialized camps that allow players to focus on particular basketball positions. My daughter attended a Texas A&M Lady Aggie Guard Camp and loved it.
Big Man Camps
OK, parents, these summer camps are for you! Want to re-live those glorious hoops days? Here's your chance.
Fantasy camps are open to adults only. They give you the chance to spend time on the court with your favorite NCAA and NBA coaches and players. Sometimes located in exotic destinations like the Bahamas, they usually aren't cheap.
But, no doubt you'll be treated like a star - personalized practice jerseys, own locker with nameplate, name brand apparel and shoes. It's just how much are you willing to pay?
If you want to stay local, you can find plenty of outstanding camps for kids in your own state. Most colleges that sponsor intercollegiate basketball programs host basketball summer camps because coaches see them as good recruiting and public relations opportunities.
These college camps are a great way to learn more about the basketball programs and
coaching staffs at your favorite schools.
Below, you'll find a list of hoops camps organized by state. Many of them are hosted by college athletic departments, but I've also included private camps as well.
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Many of the professional basketball teams host summer programs for kids.
I've provided a list of links to the camp information for each team.
To find a summer camp that's close and relatively inexpensive, check with your local school districts. You can often find day camps for boys and girls offered by public schools right there in your own back yard.
School district websites usually start posting sports summer programs in the early spring.
It's also a good idea to check with your local YMCA, community centers and some of the larger churches. Many of them will host camps for kids at very reasonable prices.
Before you start your search, it might be helpful to read a couple of articles to help you in your decision-making.