NBC Basketball Camp at Ambrose University College Calgary, Alberta
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NBC Camps offers a comprehensive basketball skills camp perfect for the younger athlete. These camps provide the NBC Camps experience but in a more condensed format as well as at easier overall pace.
This basketball camp is designed for athletes to improve their game and have a fun time. We will focus on developing fundamental skills from shooting and attacking the basketball to ball handling and defense. The goal is to help build confidence in a fun and encouraging environment. Athletes ages 6-12 years old can come improve their skills during this 5-day basketball camp.
During this formative time, building skill mastery is crucial. It takes about 50-100 accurate repetitions over three days to learn a new skill. It takes about 2500 accurate repetitions over three weeks to undo a skill learned incorrectly. At NBC Camps, we believe it is worth the investment to help younger athletes learn a skill accurately. We also believe having fun is crucial for future passion. Our Intro camps combine great teaching, high energy, enthusiasm and tons of fun into a camp experience younger athletes will love.
Complete Player Junior Day Camps
These camps offer comprehensive skill training, motivation and leadership training, and intensity station all within a 9am to 4pm time frame. These day camps are a perfect introduction for athletes into the NBC Camp program and offer a taste of NBC excellence at a pace and intensity more suitable for younger or more beginning athletes
- Shooting Fundamentals
- How to Correct Common Shooting Errors
- Attacking the Basket
- How to avoid turnovers
- Pivots and Protecting the Ball
- Ball Handling Tips
- Effective Passing
- Defensive Intensity
- Fun Games and Drills
About the Facilities
Ambrose has a brand-new outstanding college gym featuring six regulation baskets. NBC Camps also will bring in baskets which will be lowered to accommodate younger athletes.Meet your coaching staff
Craig is an assistant coach for the men's basketball team at Mount Royal University. A former captain of the National Champion team in 09 and entering his 3rd year as director of the Ambrose camp.
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Check in begins at 8:30am the first day of camp.
Camp will begin at 9am each day.
There will be a Parent Orientation at 8:45am and 9am the first day for parents to ask questions and get a good idea of what will go on throughout the week.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00am Welcome and warm ups
- 9:20am Skills and Games
- 12:00pm Lunch
- 12:45pm Afternoon program (skits, games, daily theme, discussion groups)
- 1:30pm Competitions and fun
There are a few special events and theme days throughout the week. We'll let you know specifics at the parent orientation as well as handouts sent home with your kids.Read camper reviews