Nike Basketball Camp Princeton Day School

Nike Basketball Camp Princeton Day School
Nike Basketball Camp Princeton Day School

US Sports Camps and Nike Basketball Camps are back with Joel Green of Pro Level Training for two weeks of Nike Basketball Camp at The Princeton Day School in Princeton, New Jersey. The girls session will run July 27-31 and the boys session will be held August 3-7, 2015.

Coach Green and his staff operate one of the premier basketball day camps on the east coast and the Princeton Day School has become a summer staple for many developing players. 

Highlights Include

  • Talented staff of coaches eager to teach and reinforce basketball fundamentals
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • In-depth analysis of each player's conditioning and footwork
  • Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
  • Official NIKE Camp T-shirt, NIKE Workbook and other great prizes!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Joel Green
Camp Director

Joel Green

Deciding to pursue an undeniable passion of his, Joel has chosen to go into teaching and coaching the performance side of basketball during his off season. From going through a number of training methods 1st hand around the world, Joel has collected a wealth of knowledge when it comes to training and preparing players for the game of basketball.

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Joel Green was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and was an All-City basketball player for all four years of high school. After graduating from high school, he attended the well known Hargrave Military Academy for prep school to exercise more college options. While there, he helped lead Hargrave to a #1 national ranking by USA Today and became top 30 players in the country.

Upon leaving Hargrave he began his collegiate career at Siena College where he was the top recruit. After an injury sidelined him, he was forced to sit out and red shirt his freshman year. To seek better opportunity, Joel transferred from Siena into the JUCO rankings to avoid sitting out yet another year by going to another 4 year school, which is NCAA regulation for transfers. While spending time in Junior College, Joel was able to win back-to-back National Titles making his way back to Division 1 basketball by signing with Rider University. After winning a Regular Season Title his senior season with the Broncs, he graduated with honors earning his BA in psychology. Joel began his professional career by playing in Ireland’s Superleague, which was followed by playing in both Spain and Venezuela while receiving a D-League contact along the way. A recent highlight for Joel was when he was invited to spend a few weeks with the 76ers during their preseason training.

Joel Green’s goal is to help enhance the performance of basketball players both physically as well as mentally. He provides players with the skills and mental approaches they need to get a leg up on the competition. Each Pro Level Training session is uniquely designed to incorporate the highest level of training methods done by some of today’s top professional athletes.  

Camp Details

Complete Skills

This program is intended to help players develop athletically. The individual camp is a great opportunity for young basketball players looking to develop and refine their fundamental basketball skills. This program also includes a curriculum for intermediate/ advanced players looking to enhance their skill set at the post, wing, or guard position. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, team play, and more.

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Camp Philosophy

Coach Green's mission is to help enhance the performance of basketball players both physically as well as mentally. The goal of camp will be the same as that of Pro Level Training: to provide players with the skills and mental approach they need to get a leg up on the competition. A major emphasis of camp will be movement and working on the fundamentals of footwork, balance and conditioning to become a better and more explosive player. Additionally, Coach Green will discuss the importance of a good nutritional balance for every developing player!

Camp Hours


Check-in

Girls Session check-in: Monday, July 27th at 8:30AM
Boys Session check-in: Monday, August 3rd at 8:30AM
Camp Hours are: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM and FRI 9AM-12PM

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. 

Check-out

Girls Session closing ceremony: Friday, July 31st at 11:30AM 
Boys Session closing cermony: Friday, August 7th at 11:30AM

Parents are invited to attend! Departure: 12PM Immediately following the closing ceremony. 

Camp Meals

Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch. We will also have a concession stand open for lunch and drink purchases.

Transportation

Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.

Registration Packet

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.   

Scholarships

We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

Group Discounts

If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $20 discount. If 10 or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $40 discount. Click "Get Brochure" above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

Facilities

Princeton Day School is a private coeducational day school located in Princeton, New Jersey, serving students in grades pre kindergarten - 12.

*Please note, there is no AC in the gym, while we do our best to keep the temperature relatively cool with fans, the gyms can get hot - we make sure camper saftey is always our number 1 priority.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
  • 9:15 AM Stretch/Floor Length Open Up
  • 9:30 AM Skill Development Work
  • 11:15 AM Agility Drills
  • 12:00 PM Lunch/extra shooting
  • 1:00 PM Individual Improvement Drills
  • 1:30 PM Lecture (Guest Speaker, nutrition/conditioning discussions)
  • 2:15 PM Games - 5 on 5 or 3 on 3
  • 3:00 PM Campers Depart

Camper Reviews

ParentCamper

  • 5/5.
Awesome Camp!

If you are truly interested in getting better as a player this Nike Camp is for you. The instructors were professional and eager to teach. I learned so much and would not hesitate to attend again, I learned so much from the experience. I told all of my friends about the camp and the most memorable moment was meeting the NBA player

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  • 5/5.
Fun!

This camp was a lot fun, I had a lot of fun, and I learned a lot at this camp.

  • 4/5.
Thank you

The counselors were professional, courteous, understanding and really knowledgeable about the game. Made it fun for kids of all ages, will do again in 2014. 

  • 5/5.
Great Director

Great Director, coaches and made the kids feel confident where size was not an issue.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 17
Gender: Girls
DAY 9AM-3PM $245.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 17
Gender: Boys
DAY 9AM-3PM $245.00
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.