NBC Basketball Camp College Prep Camp - CIC Boys

NBC Basketball Camp College Prep Camp - CIC Boys
NBC Basketball Camp College Prep Camp - CIC Boys

College Prep Camp (CIC) is for serious basketball players that have plans to play at the college level. This intense basketball training will challenge players both physically and mentally. Campers from around the world fly into camp.

NBC Camps College Prep Basketball Camp in Spokane, Washington is designed to train serious high school athletes for college basketball and college life.  CIC (as it was originally named) stands for Crowell's Intensity Camp after NBC founder and President Fred Crowell and his son Jay.  CIC basketball training camp aims to be the country’s most comprehensive and advanced basketball training program. This camp is structured to help athletes excel in all areas of the game and off the court aspects as well.  Our instruction centers on skill development, speed and strength improvement, along with specialized position training.  We provide in-depth focus on shooting & scoring, attacking the basket & ball handling, learning to maximize your athletic potential, leadership training, building confidence and insight on how to compete at your highest ability.  This camp reveals what is necessary to play at the college level.

Highlights Include

  • A High Level of Play: The players who attend CIC have either been invited, due to individual accomplishments, or have met the application standards
  • Position Specific Training: to better understand and master your position
  • Expert Knowledge: Gain the edge on your competition
  • A Better Understanding: Learn more about the game of basketball through positive chalk talks and breakdown of game.
  • Detailed evaluation of your skills and areas to improve
  • Exposure: CIC will evaluate its top campers and recommend players to our college coaching network
  • Personal Excellence: CIC trains you not only to be a better player but to be mentally tough and confident. We train tomorrow's basketball leaders.
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Camp Director

Justin Downer

Justin Downer is the Camp Director of College Prep Camp this summer. Justin was an NBC camper for 7 years and attended CIC 5 times. He has been a coach for 7 years and a director for 3 years at many of our camp locations and is one of the best teachers of the game. He has high expectations and will give you everything you need to...      ...

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...walk out of camp clearly understanding what it takes to play at the college level.

Justin started his career at Skagit Valley College. In his two years at SVC he was 2nd all-time in 3s made and 2nd all-time in 3pt %. After Skagit valley, he went to William Jessup University and was in the top 5 in 3s made in school history. Justin has been a high school coach for 2 years at Riverside Poly in California and has spent 2 years coaching one of the top AAU programs in the country.

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Jay Crowell

Coach Jay and his father Fred began College Prep Camp in 2001.  Jay, a former point guard at the University of Georgia.

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Jay attended prep school at St. Thomas More in Connecticut.  He understands the sacrifice and mental toughenss necessary to get your game ready for the college level.


Fred Crowell

Fred Crowell, founder and president of NBC Camps wanted to create with his son Jay a training program for athletes aspiring to play at the college level. 

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A former Division 1 Coach and first coach for Athletes in Action, Crowell has competed against some of the top coaching talent in the US.  College Prep Program is designed to help you understand what you need to play at the Division 1 level and beyond.  Discover what it takes to make the big changes necessary to play at the top.


Rhett Soliday

2014 National Basketball Champion Coach of Vanguard University

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2014 National Basketball Champion Coach of Vanguard University


RJay Barsh

Nominated for Coach Meyer National Coach of the Year. Head Coach at Southeastern University in Florida

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Nominated for Coach Meyer National Coach of the Year. Head Coach at Southeastern University in Florida

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Matt Logie

Head Coach Whitworth University.  Finalist for the Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award.

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Head Coach Whitworth University.  Finalist for the Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award.

Camp Details

This camp provides in-depth focus on shooting & scoring, attacking the basket & ball handling, learning to maximize your athletic potential, leadership training, building confidence, team play and insight on how to compete at the college level.  This camp is staffed by several college level coaches.  Click on "More Details" below to find out how you can apply to attend College Prep Camp and/or the 14 Day Ultimate Camp Experience at Whitworth University.

More Important Camp Details


College Basketball Prep Camp 
Dates: August 1-6
Daily Times: Overnight
Age Group: Boys 14-20 years old

How to Attend College Basketball Prep Camp

Step 1. Download this application form and register for camp with your $300 deposit. This is completely refundable if you are not accepted. You do not have to complete this form if you have attended CIC before. Click here for the CIC Application Form.  

Step 2. Email your application form. Our staff will review your application.  We will either send you a notification you have been accepted or we will schedule an interview with our staff to have a personal interview. The process will take two weeks. Email to: cic@nbccamps.com

College Prep Camp is a 6-day intensive college basketball prep camp for those who aspire to play basketball at the top level. Athletes from all around the world fly into Spokane International Airport.  

Location: CIC will be at Whitworth University located in Spokane. 

Airport transportation: For those arriving for camp from the airport, there will be a shuttle leaving at 11am from the Spokane airport to the camp location. (Cost will be $20 one way, round trip $40. Payment must be made two weeks before camp.) 

Tacoma Dome:  A bus leaving the morning of August 1 from the Tacoma dome will be available for athletes in the Seattle area. (Bus fee is $20 one way, round trip $40. Payment must be made two weeks before camp.)

What if I need to fly to camp a day early?
We do have athletes flying from back East or from out of the country who need to arrive a day early based on flight schedules. Please contact CIC if you need to fly in a day early.   Contact cic@nbccamps.com or call Michelle Maguire at 800-406-3926 ext. 304. Extra fees apply.



Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure environment. Campers will be staying in the university dorms. Each room has 2 beds available with nearby private shower facilities. These rooms are not air-conditioned and we suggest you bring a fan. The quality cafeteria facility provides an all-you-can-eat salad bar with fresh fruit, hot entrees with beverage, sandwich and cereal stations. Campers alternate being bussed to nearby local gyms to provide maximum competition. Whitworth is located seven miles north of downtown Spokane, Washington.

Roommates for this site need to be requested before camp begins. If you have no preference we will match you with a camper of same gender and similar age. Contact nbc@nbccamps.com if you need to add a roommate request.


Get amazing gear at a discounted cost and pick it up at camp when you arrive.  Sweatshirt, performance shirt, reversible super cool basketball backpack and quality water bottle for $135. Hoopgear price includes shipping and tax.  Plus add the one-of-a-kind Crowell Pure Shooting Ball designed by NBC Founder Fred Crowell as a great tool to improve shooting for $165.

http://www.nbccamps.com/store Find out more about this awesome Hoopgear package

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 am Wake Up
  • 7:30 am Breakfast
  • 8:00 am Ball Handling
  • 9:00 am AM Session: full court transition, post and guard stations, shooting stations, 5 man motion offense, inbound plays/ games and tournaments
  • 12:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm PM Session: offensive attack moves, defensive positioning, court awareness/ 3v3 and 5v5 games
  • 5:00 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Evening Program and Leadership Groups
  • 8:00 pm Night Basketball Program
  • 10:00 pm Lights Out

Camper Reviews

Ty S.Camper CIC

  • 5/5.

It was a good experience with good competition.  It pushed me to become a better player

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Willie T.Camper CIC

  • 3/5.
Didn't Like!

Didn't really like some of the meetings we had and some workouts.

  • 5/5.
Better Player.

The skill development was second to none.  Also I love scrimmaging.  The coach was very helpful and gave great advice.

Sydnie P.Camper CIC

  • 5/5.

Overall everything was amazing. I always felt safe and in a good environment.

Grant B.Camper CIC

  • 4/5.

Camp really helps you step up your game.  It was really fun and I improved my game all around.

Luke R.Parent CIC

  • 5/5.
Great Experience!

Everything what a great experience my son's had!  I loved that kids were responsible for their self all week.

Karlee S.Camper CIC

  • 5/5.
Life Skills!

I loved the staff, and the willingness they were to help me. The overall experience was a 10/10. The skills I learned, helped me improve my shot, and helped me learn what i need to work on. Not only did I get basketball, but also life skills. I learned I need to write my goals down. I loved the positive and safe environment.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: College Prep Camp
Age Group: 14 - 20
Gender: Boys
The total tuition for CIC camp is $1,100 USD. Register by paying a $300 deposit, then complete the CIC Application (found on the details tab above) and email to cic@nbccamps.com. If you set up an account during the registration you can go back online to pay your balance once you have been accepted or call our office at 1-800-406-3926 to make payment arrangements. All balances for CIC are due and become non-refundable on 7/1/2017.
Overnight $300.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.