WISE, Va. – The UVa-Wise men's basketball program announced its 2017 summer camp dates Friday afternoon. The Cavaliers will host a two different youth camps including a boys team camp and a girls and boys individual camp for ages 5-13. The boys' team camp will be hosted Sunday, June 11, through Tuesday, June 13, and the girls and boys individual camp will take place Monday, June 19, through Friday, June 23.
The team camp guarantees seven games and features competition from teams in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and North Carolina. A team deposit of $250 is required to register for the team camp.
The individual camp will feature both full days and half days depending on age. Full day individual camp is for ages seven through rising eighth graders, while half day camp is for ages 5-7. Full-day campers will receive individual skill instruction, skill competition and 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 games. Half-day campers will get exciting introduction to skills and team play. Full-day camp registration is $135 and half-day registration is $75.
Both camps will be held in the David J. Prior Convocation Center with all campers receiving a UVa-Wise basketball t-shirt.
"I have been involved with summer basketball camps for many years and our summer camps promise to be some of the best", commented UVa-Wise men's basketball head coach Blake Mellinger.
"We work very hard to ensure that every camper has a positive and exciting experience during camp. Our camps are designed for boys and girls of all ages and skill levels with an emphasis on teaching basic knowledge and skills of the game", continued Coach Mellinger. "We take great pride in providing a positive environment where each and every camper can feel good about what they have accomplished during their time at camp. I hope that you will join us for our 2017 UVa-Wise Basketball Camps as they promise to be some of the best events of the summer."
Visit www.uvawisebasketballcamps.com for complete summer camp information and to register for both camps. You can also find the summer camps page by clicking the "2017 Summer Camps" tab on the men's basketball page of uvawisecavs.com.