NBC Basketball Camp at The King’s University College

NBC Basketball Camp at The King’s University College
NBC Basketball Camp at The King’s University College

Get better at basketball this summer with NBC Camps at The Kings University College in Edmonton, Alberta. NBC Camps has the tools to help you reach your goals.

NBC Camps is celebrating 6 years at Kings University College in Edmonton. NBC Camps has become the premier spot for athletes to transform their basketball game and have a blast doing it.  NBC Camps has been working to elevate Alberta basketball for almost 25 years.  High flying athletes competing at the college level to young athletes learning to play correctly, NBC Camps provides every level of training.  NBC Camps unique environment of intensity and enthusiam as well as a focus on developing the total player on and off the court have made NBC Camps the most popular and successful basketball program in the world.

Camp Dates 2014

Complete Player Basketball Camps
Coed
Ages 9-18
July 13-17, 2014

Complete Player Intensive Basketball Camp
Coed
Ages 13-18
July 20 – 24, 2014

Complete Player Junior Basketball Camp
Coed
Ages 8-12
July 21 – 24, 2014

These camps offers training in all aspects of the sport including leadership and confidence training. NBC's Complete Player basketball curriculum is all encompassing to help athletes develop and master skills to play the game of basketball with excellence. Complete Player camps offer overnight (complete program training) and extended day options for those who commute to and from camp each morning and evening. 2013 training will include decision making training both on offense and defense. Training will only be taught this summer.

Pure Shooting and Attack Moves Basketball Camp
Coed
Ages 11-18
July 13-17, 2014

Shooting is basketball’s most crucial skill. At this camp NBC staff work with campers to gain greater depth as a shooter as well as honing offensive moves. The focus of this camp is to become an offensive threat on the court. All athletes receive video analysis of their shot, personal evaluation and drills and skills designed for improvement.

Highlights Include

  • Cafeteria, dorms, main gym and auditorium under one roof
  • Quality ACAC athletic facilities
  • Outstanding coaches genuinely care about your kids and their development
  • Multiple leagues for all ages and abilities to get instruction at their specific level
  • Intensity Night on the 3rd evening of camp is a highlight for kids as well as parents.
  • Total basketball skill training
  • An atmosphere of enthusiasm, hard work, Christian values, respect, skill mastery and great fun

Dates & Prices

Camp Details

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Complete Player - July 13 - 17

Shooting and Attack Moves - July 13 - 17

Complete Player INTENSIVE - July 20 - 24

Complete Player Junior - July 21 - 24

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Facilities

ABOUT THE CAMPUS
The King's University College is located in Edmonton, Alberta, just minutes east of downtown on 50 Street. It’s 21,000 square metre modern campus is home to over 600 students during the year and features a main building which houses the gymnasium, dorm rooms, cafeteria and meeting room, all under one roof. Each dorm room has its own bathroom and shower. King's basketball and volleyball teams compete in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.
 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:15 am Wake up
  • 7:40 am Ball Handling
  • 8:10 am Breakfast
  • 8:40 am Role Call
  • 9:00 am Instructional Stations
  • 12:00 pm lunch
  • 1:30 pm Games and full court competition
  • 5:00 pm Supper
  • 6:30 pm Evening Activities (intensity stations, all star games)
  • 8:00 pm Evening Program
  • 9:00 pm Discussion Groups
  • 10:15 pm Lights out

Meet Camp Coaches

Luke Lavorato
Camp Director

Luke Lavorato

Luke Lavorato has been involved with NBC Camps for 18 years.  He is a former University of Alberta athlete and has been director of NBC Camps in Edmonton for 5 years.

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Luke Lavorato has been a junior coach, coach, master teacher and now director of NBC Camps.  In addition to his position at NBC he also runs Edmonton Sportball.

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Shawn Stetson
Staff

Shawn Stetson

Shawn is the NBC Canada director and oversees camps throughout North America.  A former basketball player at the University of Calgary Shawn has worked full time with NBC since 2001 and...

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Shawn is the NBC Canada director and oversees camps throughout North America.  A former basketball player at the University of Calgary Shawn has worked full time with NBC since 2001 and started attending NBC in 1986. 

Dallas Wright
Coach

Dallas Wright

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NBC Coaches
Staff

NBC Coaches

NBC Camps coaches are known for their hard work, great attitude, and commitment to helping you reach your potential on and off the court.  Our curriculum focuses on helping you master...

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NBC Camps coaches are known for their hard work, great attitude, and commitment to helping you reach your potential on and off the court.  Our curriculum focuses on helping you master even the most difficult skills as well as developing leadership, mental toughness, and confidence.

The NBC Difference
Unlike other camp programs where skills training falls under the expertise of the camp director, NBC Camps has built a program of training to help each camper walk out of camp a better player and person.  Our site directors work as event managers helping to run a great week of camp and facilitating the implementation of our specific camp expectations.   Our basketball instruction is based on skill curriculum and talent development we believe are essential to take your game to the next level.   Though coaching styles and drills may change, our master teachers receive DVDs, lesson plans, and detailed training on how to maximize this week of camp.  Coaching at camp is much different than coaching a team.  With over 40 years experience, our goal is to give you the best basketball and life skills instruction possible.


TEACH BASKETBALL AND LIFE SKILLS AT A “WORLD CLASS” LEVEL
Coach the game at a world class level.  FAB 4
• Protect the ball
• Play with quickness and intensity
• Play Smart
• Finish the play

Teach by living valuable skills for life.   LIFE 4
• Guard your heart
• Live with love & intensity
• Be smart by seeking out wisdom
• Finish strong, never give up

TEC Method
The ability to know, understand and apply is the heart of NBC’s Teach, Encourage, Correct method.  True teaching takes place when the student knows how to reproduce the skill and self-correct the skill when it is wrong.

Camper Reviews

Camper

  • 5/5.
Best Camp

“Everything about this camp was extremely well organized, and they really made you feel at home while maintaining the "mentor" attitude towards the campers.

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Camper

  • 5/5.
Loved it!

I loved the coaches. Each and every coach was giving it their all, not only of a physical level, but on a social level; making it a great time.

Camper

  • 5/5.
So Awesome!

“Great leadership, Have a great sense of Humor, It's so much fun to work hard and improve your skill when there's so many great coaches there. Just the best Camp I've ever been to!!” - Camper

Camper

  • 5/5.
Coming back!

I gained considerable skill improvement over the course of this week, and the encouraging attitude from all coaches are major contributing factors to this. I will definitely be returning next summer and whenever possible.






 

Camper

  • 5/5.
Great coaches

All of the coaches were extremely professional, encouraging and helpful. I was very impressed with all of them.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Loved it!

 “The emphasis on character development and Christian principles is excellent. NBC is about so much more than improving bball skills, it is about becoming a better individual. The positive atmosphere and energy is fun to be around.”

Camper

  • 4/5.
Loved it!

The fact that it isn't 100% sports was really good for me -- they teach about life too; how to respect yourself and your relationships with others, as well as managing your time appropriately so that you are mentally and physically able to put 110% of everything you have into whatever activity you're doing. The coaches are really encouraging in and out of the gym, and are always available to listen if you need them to. It was an overall great experience that I wouldn't trade for the world - I learned a lot about myself, as well as how to improve my intensity on the court.

Parent

  • 5/5.
Great experience

“First camp experience - was a good one to start with! Coaches very encouraging and supportive, lots of fun to be with. Good with the kids.” - Parent

- Parent

  • 5/5.
Amazing

 “NBC camps commitment to my children and their future is amazing. They aren't there just for basketball, they're there to learn life lessons, to be good people, to surround themselves with good people. The coaches are amazing people not just awesome coaches.”

Camper

  • 5/5.
Awesome

The camp was awesome! I learned a lot, met amazing people, heard encouraging stories and the coaches were super encouraging. Give it a try, you won't regret it!

Camper

  • 5/5.
Fantastic Camp

NBC runs a fantastic basketball camp that focuses on not only basketball skills but life skills as well. I absolutely love coming to camp to work hard, learn lots and hang out with people who love basketball like I do.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Great leader

The camp is really good at promoting mental toughness and a positive attitude. I learned that being a good athlete is always being a leader on and off the court.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Amazing experience

Going to camp was an amazing experience for me. All of the coaches were awesome and I cannot thank them enough. I would strongly recommend this camp!

Parent

  • 5/5.
Intense but fun

This camp was the most intense camp my son has been to. He had to work hard, but had a great time and learned a lot. Thank you.

Parent

  • 5/5.
Best overall basketball experience

The absolute best overall basketball experience I have ever witnessed!! I am SO happy my son had this chance and we will definitely have him registered for next year!! Thank you!

Petula H.Parent

  • 4/5.
Great Week

just wanted to thank you and the fine staff for the wonderful week that my daughter had with you

Joyce H.Parent

  • 5/5.
Favourite Memories

Just wanted to thank you for an awesome camp. Kyler spoke very highly of the week. He enjoyed it so much he asked me if he could go next year. The nice thing is, although he loved the basketball and said he learned a lot, he said some of his favorite memories weren't about basketball. Just wanted to let you know that you and your team did an awesome job and hope to see you again.

Sandie R.Parent

  • 5/5.
Huge Supporter

I wanted to tell you that Cierra LOVED the camp this year and raves about it!! She learned a lot - not just about basketball, but about being a leader on and off the court.

It is one thing for a parent to teach their children about being a leader and how to treat others, but when a role model talks to them about it, I think it sinks in just a little bit more!

I have to say that I am a huge supporter of what you and your staff do in your camps and would never hesitate recommending your camps to anyone!
 

Camper

  • 4/5.

What is great about NBC is that they offer exceptional coaching and life skills. They show the kids how to work hard by having fun and inventing new ways to do the drills.
 

Parent

  • 5/5.
Intense learning experience

 I have been bringing my kids to NBC Camps for over 12 years now and it is the greatest. I appreciate the positive attitude of all of the staff. It is an intense learning experience. Great skills, variety, athletic drive, and emotional well being are a priority. I can rest easy knowing that it's not a dating camp; girls and boys can focus on their sport rather than getting all emotional. Keep up the great work guys! I hope you continue to keep this basic formula for all of your camps.

Camper

  • 4/5.
NBC is fantastic

NBC is a completely different camp experience than any camp I've been to before. It's fantastic. The coaches work really hard to bond the campers as a group not only through basketball but off-court activities as well. Not only does a camper improve as a basketball player, but as a leader, a teammate, and person, as well. The basketball drills are fun and informative and provide competitive means to improve your skills, and all the while your coaches fellow campers are cheering you on in a positive learning environment.

Parent

  • 5/5.
3 sons love camp

This is a anticipated camp by 3 of my children each year and we energetically support the camp my boys come home better people for attending!
 

Tressa S.Camper

  • 5/5.
Great experience

 I recommend this camp to others because it not only helps you become a better basketball player but a better person and motivator. And it was a great experience.
 

Moriah R.Camper

  • 5/5.
Coming back

NBC camp this year was a fantastic experience. All of the coaches are awesome and really fun to hang out with. I know I grew not only as a basketball player but also a person. This year I got chosen to be awarded the MVP award. I thought that was pretty cool. I think NBC was excellent this year and I for sure coming back next year.

  • 5/5.
Life changing experience

NBC camps have proven to be a life changing experience for our daughter. Even at the age of 11 she came home excited to share not only the skills she learned but the discussions that were had at the end of the day in D-groups. She loved her coaches and is dreaming of one day being part of the NBC coaching staff. Thank you so much for giving her such a positive experience!
 

Sybil L.Camper

  • 5/5.
Positive experience

I definitely recommend this camp to anyone who loves basketball and would like to excel and learn new skills. The whole experience was positive and made me realize that I can do anything I set my mind to. There was no negative or demeaning done to the campers. All encouraging! Hope to return next year to learn more skills!
 

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