Bemidji State men's basketball announces summer camp offerings
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Bemidji State men's basketball announces summer camp offerings

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State men’s basketball program has announced its summer boy’s basketball camp opportunities for 2013. Camp offerings will run from June 4 to June 28 and be available for youth entering grade three to high school seniors. 

Evening Skill Sessions will be offered Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. June 4, 11, 18 and 25. The camp is open to boys and girls between 3rd and 8th grade. Coaches will emphasize fundamental skill building in passing, dribbling, shooting and individual and team defense during the sessions. Cost for each session is $20, while all four sessions are $75.

The Single Day Team Challenge is set for June 15 and June 28 for high school teams. Each team will get a minimum of four games with certified officials. The cost of the camp is $175 per team. Registration closes June 7.

The Boys Basketball Day/Overnight Camp is set for June 17-19 for grades 5-12th. In addition to individual and team instruction from the BSU coaching staff and student-athletes, the camp provides games and contests. The camp cost is $115 for day campers and $175 for overnight campers. Camp registration includes a camp T-shirt.

The Collegiate Exposure Camp provides an opportunity for high school players graduating in 2013-2016 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 other basketball related activities. The June 25 camp costs $50 and runs from 12-4 p.m.

Informational materials and registration forms are available online at www.bsubeavers.com/camps.

For more information, contact Ryan Montgomery at 218-755-2323 or rmontgomery@bemidjistate.edu.

Evening Skill Sessions
June 4, 11, 18, 25; 6-8 p.m.
$20 per session/$75 for all four sessions

Team Challenge
June 15 & June 28
$175 per team

Boys Basketball Day Camp
June 17-19; 5th-12th Grade
$115 per player

Boys Basketball Overnight Camp
June 17-19; 5th-12th Grade
$175 per player

Collegiate Exposure Camp
June 25; 12-4 p.m.
$50 per player

The Beavers posted an 18-12 overall record in 2012-13 to rank fifth all-time in wins in the 91-year history of the program. After losing its head coach, the nation's player of the year and an all-region point guard, the expectations of BSU from outsiders was dim. The league coaches pegged the Beavers to finish tied for 12th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Bemidji State proved it was worthy to battle in one of the nation's toughest conferences and finished the 22-game league schedule with a 13-9 mark to finish as the No. 3 seed in the NSIC North. Head coach Mike Boschee set the BSU record for most wins by a first-year head coach, as the Beavers made a run to the NSIC/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Championship – their first-ever run to the championship game. Bemidji State fell to No. 7 Minnesota State University, Mankato, 73-68 in the contest to fall just short of an automatic bid to the NCAA Central Region Tournament.

For more information on the Bemidji State men’s basketball program, follow the Beavers on Twitter (@BSUHoops or @BSUBeavers), like them on Facebook (facebook.com/Bemidji-State-Basketball or facebook.com/BSUBeavers) or sign up for the TXTUpdates from BSUBeavers.com text-messaging system through the "Mulitmedia" pull down menu on the main page of BSUBeavers.com.

Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).

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