Beavers announce summer basketball camps
Monday, May 21, 2012
Beavers announce summer basketball camps

BEMIDJI, Minn.  -- The Bemidji State men’s basketball program has announced its summer boys basketball camp opportunities for 2012. Camp offerings will run from June 11 to August 3 and be available to kids ranging from age six though 18.  

Evening Skill Sessions will be offered Monday and Tuesday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. June 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. The camp is open to boys and girls between 3rd and 8th grade. The clinics will emphasize fundamental skill building in passing, dribbling, shooting and individual and team defense. Cost for each session is $15, while all six sessions are $75. Participants attending three or more clinics will receive either a camp shirt or camp basketball.

The Collegiate Exposure Camp provides an opportunity for high school players graduating in 2012-2015 to receive instruction from the BSU coaching staff and collegiate coaches from around the area. The camp offers exposure to the intensity and demands of a collegiate practice and includes an NCAA recruiting rules session. The camp date is June 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $50, which includes a reversible jersey and lunch.

The Single Day Team Challenge is set for June 22 and June 29 for high school teams. Each team will get a minimum of four games with certified officials. The cost of the camp is $125 per team.

A Shooting Camp for boy’s and girl’s between 5th and 12th grade will be offered July 18 and July 26 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cost for the day camp is $25 per date or $40 for both dates. Participants must be able to shoot on a regulation 10 foot hoop. Campers will gain instruction on shot mechanics and footwork, while participating in shooting drills and contests.

The Boys Basketball Day Camp is set for July 30 - August 3 for ages 6-17. Participants ages 6-9 will go from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and ages 10-17 will run from 1-4 p.m. In addition to individual and team instruction from BSU coaching staff and student-athletes, the camp provides games and contests. The camp cost is $100 and includes a camp T-shirt.

Informational brochures and registration forms are available online at
For more information, contact Ryan Montgomery at 218-755-2323 or

Evening Skill Sessions
June 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26; 6-7:30 p.m.
$15 per session/$75 for all six

Collegiate Exposure/Elite Camp     
June 20; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$50 per player

Team Challenge      
June 22 & June 29      
$125 per team

Shooting Camp
July 18 and 26; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$25 per date/$40 for both dates

Boys Basketball Day Camp
July 30 - August 3; Ages 6-9 runs 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Ages 10-17 runs 1-4 p.m.
$100 per player

The BSU men’s basketball team concluded the 2011-12 season with a program-best 22-9 record and made its second appearance in the NCAA tournament in program history. The Beavers finished the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference season with a 16-6 record and the NSIC regular season championship.  

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