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MVCC to offer basketball camps for kids, teens

Junior Hawks Basketball Camp for boys and girls

Mohawk Valley Community College will offer several basketball camps for youth and teens this summer in the Jorgensen Athletic and Event Center at the College's Utica Campus, 1101 Sherman Drive. Preregistration is encouraged for all camps to ensure your camper's spot.

The Boys' Basketball Camp, for ages 6 to 16, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 25-28. A typical day will include two full-court five-on-five games, three-on-three tournaments, one-on-one shooting tournaments, skills development, lectures/demonstrations, and shooting competitions. The cost of the camp is $115 per camper, and includes supplemental camp insurance, camp T-shirt, and a basketball. Prizes will be awarded during a ceremony on the last day of camp. Campers are asked to bring their own lunch, sneakers, shorts, and water bottle.

The Girls' Basketball Camp, for ages 6 to 16, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 30-Aug. 2. A day at camp will include individual skills development, team skills development, five-on-five games, three-on-three games, one-on-one games, shooting competitions, and camp contests. The cost of the camp is $115 per camper, and includes supplemental camp insurance, a camp T-shirt, and a basketball. Each camper should bring their own lunch, sneakers, shorts, and water bottle.

The Junior Hawks Summer Basketball Camp, for boys and girls in kindergarten through fourth grade, is designed to make learning basketball fundamentals fun for young players. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday, July 9-12. Campers will be placed in age- and skill-appropriate groups to increase learning and interest in the sport. The camp will focus on skills instruction (shooting, passing, dribbling, defense, and rebounding), and include games with coach point guards, small groups for individual instruction, age-appropriate contests, and fun team-building activities. The cost of the cam is $60 (if registered by July 1), and includes supplemental camp insurance and basketball jersey. Registration costs $70 after July 1.

For more information, contact Camp Director and Men's Basketball Coach Matt St. Croix at mstcroix@mvcc.edu or 315-792-5571 or click here.