BSU to host three individual and three team camps
Monday, May 11, 2009

BEMIDJI, Minn. - The Bemidji State University men’s basketball coaching staff has announced that the BSU men’s basketball program will facilitate three boy’s and three team basketball camps this summer.

The individual Shooting and Scoring Camps, taking place on June 8, July 13 and 15, is open to players entering grades 4-12 with the Advanced Skills and Bemidji Youth Development Camp taking place on August 3-5. The advanced skills camp is for players in grades 7-12 with the youth developmental camp for players in grades 1-6.

The emphases of the shooting and scoring camp will include: individual breakdown of the shot, footwork/shot preparation, getting open to score, post and perimeter moves, ball handling, free throws, and instruction from BSU coaches and players. The advanced boys’ camp will focus on fundamentals of the game, developing basketball mentality, shooting and offensive moves, defensive footwork and skills, team concepts, daily contests and 5-on-5 games with instruction from BSU coaches and players.

The youth developmental camp will focus on learning new skills and improving existing skills.

The shooting and scoring camps are single day camps that will take place on June 8, July 13 and July 15 with players entering grades 4-12 hitting the court from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The youth developmental camp and advanced skills camp both run from August 3-5 with players entering grades 1-6 taking the court from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and players entering grades 7-12 going from 1-4 p.m.

The team Summer League camp will take place on June 7, 14, and 21 with two games per day beginning at 3 p.m. On June 27 BSU will facilitate a Competitive Team Clinic which will run from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. that is limited to the first eight registered schools. The clinic will offer competitive offensive and defensive sessions against other high school teams. For the third consecutive season BSU will host the Summer Shoot out on June 28 starting at 9 a.m. The Shoot out is a two game minimum single elimination tournament format.

For more information about Bemidji State University Men’s Basketball individual camps contact Jeremy Tiers at (218) 755-2323 or e-mail him at jtiers@bemidjistate.edu. For information on the team camps contact Matt Bowen at (218) 755-2774 or by e-mail at mbowen@bemidjistate.edu. Camp brochures are also available online at www.bemidjistate.edu/athletics.

Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

Individual Camps

Shooting and Scoring Camps
June 8, July 13 and July 15
Boy’s entering grades 4-12 - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: $25
Free Camp T-shirt

Bemidji Youth Development Camp and Advanced Skills Camp
August 3-5
Boy’s entering grades 1-6 - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Boy’s entering grades 7-12 - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $50
Free Camp T-shirt and basketball

Team Camps

Summer League
Sunday’s: June 7, 14, 21
Two games per day - 3 p.m. start
Cost: $225 per team

Competitive Team Clinic
June 27
1-5 p.m. - Limited to the first eight registered schools
Cost: $125 per team

Summer Shootout
June 28
9 a.m.
Two game minimum - single elimination tournament format
T-shirts for each participant

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