Summer basketball session to hit court

Penticton Minor Basketball hosting week-long camp for Grades 4-7

  • Jun. 16, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Summer basketball camp

Penticton Minor Basketball is having a summer hoop session for kids in Grades 4 to 7 July 13-16 at Skaha Lake Middle School. Coaches will work with kids on fundamentals such as dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, lay-ups, footwork, the rules of and concepts of the game.

“What makes the camp engaging and fun is that we weave these key skills into fun competitive games,” said camp organizer and coach Dustin Hyde. “There are many competitive drills and competitions that make the camp fun and exciting.  Each day we build on previous day skills and we always end with games. The amount of improvement seen over the week is always incredible.”

Sessions are three hours long and athletes have one coach and  high school -aged basketball players work with them. Early bird pricing is $70 before July 9 and $90 after. Contact Hyde at 250-490-0050 or email at penticton.minihoops@gmail.com. Payments can be made by e-transfer to email noted, dropping off registration at Pen High or mailing cheque to 144 Chatham Place, Penticton, V2A 7L6.