News Item - Sports - Intercollegiate Athletics at Penn State Altoona
Men's Basketball to Host Camp, Clinic This Summer
ALTOONA, Pa. - Penn State Altoona men's basketball and its head coach Billy Clapper will again offer a summer camp for youth basketball players and a college skills clinic for high school basketball players.
Penn State Altoona hosts the Lion Camp and Little Lion Camp from Monday, July 28-Friday, August 1.
The Lion Camp ($110) is open to boys and girls ages 8-13 and runs from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM each of those days. Participants in this session will learn skill work and build a solid foundation to grow as players. Time will be devoted daily to team play, hand-eye coordination, competitive drills, and being great teammates.
The Little Lion Camp ($65) is for boys and girls ages 5-7 and will occur from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM each day. This session introduces the basics of the game of basketball. Participants will be instructed on layups, dribbling, passing, shooting form, defense, and teamwork on the court.
To learn more about these camps, and for the registration form, visit http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sports/mbasketball/docs/PSABasketballCamp_2014.pdf online.
Coach Clapper and Penn State Altoona are also holding a College Skills Clinic ($20) on Saturday, August 2 from 12:30 PM-4:00 PM.
This clinic, which is open to student-athletes entering grades 10-12 or post-graduates, is designed to provide high school basketball players with the training to advance their skills and prepare them to play at the collegiate level. It will provide the opportunity to participate in an individual workout, a simulated team practice, competitive play, and a classroom session. The clinic will be directed by Coach Clapper with the assistance of Penn State Altoona student-athletes. Each participant will receive a Penn State Altoona basketball t-shirt and a workout packet reviewing instruction learned at the clinic.
For more information on this clinic, and to access its registration form, go to http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sports/mbasketball/docs/PSACollegeSkills_080214.pdf online.
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