Campers who are between 4 and 14 years old will utilize our Park Slope location, at 1320 8th Avenue, for drop off and dismissal.
Program Dates: July 24th – August 11th , 2017
Our Basketball Division Camp is led by Nora Elbassiony, Supervisor and Coach of the Kings Bay Y Basketball Clinic. In addition to the general Camp activities - swimming three mornings a week, trip day and a weekly show - Basketball Campers dedicate their afternoons to intensive skills-based training. Over the course of the three-week intensive, students focus on different skills each class, culminating in small-team scrimmages. We emphasize individual mastery and teamwork. For example, if the theme of a specific class is dribbling, the players will first dribble unopposed for at least twenty minutes with personalized attention from the coach. Next, players dribble with partial opposition (often against a coach), then full opposition. Next, players play a conditioned game and finally practice plays in small groups. We find that with this approach players have a great time, gain confidence, and make great strides in their basketball skills.
The basketball intensive focuses on these and other skills: