April 16, 2012
2012 Camp Brochure
Registration is open for Pam Borton's 2012 Minnesota Girls Basketball Summer Camps, which will take place on the University of Minnesota campus. The varieties of camps offer opportunities for players of all age groups and ability levels to improve on their games in a fun, exciting environment while learning from Gopher coaches and players.
In addition, coaches from various high schools and colleges will be on hand to help teach the fundamentals that are necessary to be successful at any level. Current players from Minnesota's basketball program and former college stars also will be present to instruct the campers.
The four different camps that Borton will offer include: Elite Camp (June 18-19), Shooting Academy (June 20), Team Camp (June 22-24) and Gopher Day Camp (July 9-12).
To register online or for more information, please visit www.coachbortoncamps.com. Players may also register by printing out and completing the camp brochure above. Questions and/or comments may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Elite Camp - June 18-19
Resident (overnight, all meals) - $185
Commuter (lunch, dinner) - $150
Players will receive individual instruction on improving their basketball skills. Post players will be taught how to become versatile, learning the techniques of attacking the basket, ball-handling, passing, posting and scoring in the paint, high post/perimeter skills, rebounding and perimeter and post defensive skills. Guards will work on becoming an aggressive player in all aspects with their shooting and scoring ability, passing skills, moving without the ball, perimeter defense and much more. All campers will learn the importance of communication, leadership and teamwork and will be coached by the Gopher coaches along with some of the best high school and college coaches in the state.
The Shooting Academy - June 20
One Day - 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (includes lunch) - $95
The Shooting Academy is designed to improve your shooting technique while being coached by the Gopher coaching staff and players. Players will see demonstrations done by Gopher women's basketball players and learn how to create scoring opportunities to enhance their game. Campers will learn footwork, how to read screens, quickness on release and more, which are all things you need to know to be a more effective player and scorer.
The Team Camp - June 22-24
High School Teams with Coach
Team Fee - $510
Minnesota Team Camp provides a valuable learning experience and competitive atmosphere for each team, while also providing the opportunity to meet and play against other teams in the Midwest. All games are held on the University of Minnesota campus. High school coaches are allowed to coach their own teams and each team must have an adult coach.
Guaranteed 5 games (at least one in Williams Arena)
Each court will have qualified referees
Registration MUST be in no later than June 15
Full payment or a $200 deposit must accompany the enrollment form, with remaining balance due upon registration
Cancellation will result in no deposit returned
Coaches must provide roster of team along with t-shirt size by June 15
The Gopher Day Camp - July 9-12
Camper - 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - $95
Campers will learn the importance of hard work, communication, teamwork, positive attitude and confidence. Through small-group instruction and team-play, campers will be taught fundamental skills such as ball-handling, shooting, passing and defense, while being coached by the Gopher coaches and players. This is a fun camp that teaches life skills along with the fundamentals of basketball.