May 04, 2009

SIUC offers summer basketball camps

by Ashley McRaven

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Division of Continuing Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is offering two basketball day camps this summer.

Young players entering grades 3-8 may participate in full-day or half-day camps. Both camps emphasize offensive skill development and provide instruction in the basic fundamentals of shooting, ball handling and passing.

Full-Day Basketball Camp is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily June 15-18 at the SIU Arena and the Student Recreation Center. Registration cost is $150.

Half -Day Basketball Camp runs from 9 a.m. until noon each day, July 13-16, at the Student Recreation Center. The cost is $85.

Participants may register for both camps for $200.

To register, or for more information, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at