Nike Boys Basketball Camp New Hampton School New Hampton, New Hampshire

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Improve your game this summer with Brendan Smith and the ASA staff. Just 100 miles from Boston, the New Hampton School is located in the center of the small village of New Hampton.

A Step Ahead (ASA) Basketball camps are designed for the player looking to improve his or her game. Our camp schedule is a healthy balance of learning and enjoyment while always maintaining a competitive environment. Coaches will push and motivate campers throughout the week to improve their skills and basketball IQ. While we do recognize the value of scrimmaging as well as free time, we also pride ourselves in teaching the game of basketball. Drill stations, full court drills, offensive/defensive technique, and positional moves are all important points of emphasis with the ASA staff. Campers are expected to work hard and be receptive to coaching. For those looking to stay “A Step Ahead” on the basketball court this is the perfect camp for you.

Highlights Include

  • Superior instruction
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play, and more
  • Fundamental instruction, lectures and team games
  • Official NIKE Camp T-shirt
  • NIKE Camp workbook and other great NIKE prizes!

Nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains in New Hampshire's Lakes Region, the New Hampton School provides a picturesque location for summer camp. Campers will reside on campus in the dormitories where staff act as resident advisors and supervise campers at night. Players will practice each day in the New Hampton School gymnasium. 

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Brendan Smith

Long time Director Brendan Smith returns to host our program. Coach Smith is the Boys' Varsity Basketball coach at Boston Latin School as well as the Owner and Director of A Step Ahead Incorporated. 

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During his first six years as coach, Smith has lead the Wolfpack to almost 80 victories, two DCL Championships, and five tournament births. This past season Smith guided Latin school to a 17-6 record that included 10 straight wins. In the winter of 2009, Smith was named the Head Coach for the Boys Metro 11/12th grade team in the Bay State Games. In his two years as Head Coach for team Metro Smith went 8-3 in the Tournaments and won the gold in 2009. Smith has previously coached men's college basketball at Mt. Ida College, and high school basketball at Newton North High School. Most recently, Smith successfully completed both the written and floor exams of referee school to join the referee fraternity and became a member of Board 27. He earned his undergraduate degree in Human Performance & Fitness at Umass Boston and received his Masters of Education degree from Cambridge College.


Tom Levett

Now in his 9th year, Tom Levett brings a wealth of basketball knowledge, skill development and coaching to his position as Co-Director of A Step Ahead Basketball Incorporated. Levett’s previous coaching experience was head coach of the Hingham High School girls' basketball, women’s basketball team at Wheelock College and head coach of Quabbin Regional High School. Off the court, Levett teaches physical education & wellness with Boston Public Schools and instructs private pitching lessons at the South Shore Baseball Club in Hingham, MA. He earned his Bachelor's degree in elementary education/sociology from Fitchburg State College where he played both basketball and baseball.

Learn more about Nike Boys Basketball Camp New Hampton School

Camp Code: BKBRNH  

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.

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.  

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 am Wake up
  • 7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 10:00 Warm-up, stretch, half court drills
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Lecture
  • 10:30 - 11:15 3 on 3
  • 11: 15 - 12:00 Full Court Games
  • 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 - 1:30 Foul Shooting
  • 1:30 - 2:30 1 on 1 / 2 ball / shooting games
  • 2:30 - 3:00 Team Practice Offense
  • 3:00 - 3:15 Break (water, snack)
  • 3:15 - 3:45 Team Practice Defense
  • 3:45 - 5:00 Full Court Games (camper of the day recognition)
  • 5:00 - 6:00 Dinner
  • 6:00 - 7:00 Rest Hour / Dorm rooms / Common areas
  • 7:00 - 8:00 Full Court Games
  • 8:00 - 8:30 Individual or small group skill work upon request
  • 8:00 - 10:00 Free time in dorm room
  • 10:30pm Lights out!
Check-in Times
Boys Session check-in Sunday, July 27th at 1PM-2PM
Extended Day Camp hours: SUN 1PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-2PM 
Check-out Times
Boys Session closing ceremony: Thursday, July 31st at 1PM
Parents are invited to attend!  Departure is immediately following the closing ceremony. 
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. 
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  • 5/5.
Camp gave me the courage to try out for my basketball team at school

The camp gave me the courage to go out for the basketball team at my school this year. 


  • 5/5.
This camp is the best basketball camp so far

Compared to other camps I’ve been to, this was the best one so far. And I liked the camp this year even better than last year!!

Camper Parent

  • 5/5.
My son was shy but the staff made him feel welcome

My son was the youngest camper and the smallest camper so I worried about his being accepted and he was easily immersed into the games/drills by all. The kids were great and he had a wonderful time


  • 5/5.
My first sleepover camp was definitely a great experience

This was my first sleepover camp. It was a great experience. I met lots of new friends and was able to improve my skills in basketball. I can't wait until next year. Thanks to my coaches for the help they gave me. 

Nike Boys Basketball Camp New Hampton School Brendan Smith, Camp Director 70 Main Street New Hampton, New Hampshire 03256


Nike Boys Basketball Camp New Hampton School
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Camp Schedule & Fees

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