NBC Basketball Camp at Alaska Pacific University
Join NBC Basketball this summer for NBC Basketball Camps in Anchorage, Alaska for campers from Alaska and beyond to make improvements to your game!
NBC Camps returns to Anchorage at Alaska Pacific University for several weeks of basketball skill training in 2024. For the past few years, this camp location has been the training ground for some of the best basketball players in Alaska. We aim to help each athlete expand their knowledge of basketball fundamentals and become a better player and a better person.
- 6-10 hours per day of basketball skill work, fundamentals, games and tournaments, and leadership training
- Total basketball skill development with coaches who invest in your game and life
- Leadership training and basketball tools on ways to master key basketball skills
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Co-Camp Director Dr. Jones
Dr. Jones will be helping with event management at NBC Camps including scheduling, assisting parents, and overall supervision and operations. Dr. Jones is a very qualified leader of youth events and NBC Camps is thankful to have his professionalism and excellence in helping create a fantastic summer camp experience.View James's Bio ⟩
James L. Jones is currently a Senior Manager with the State of Alaska and retired active-duty Air Force member. Dr. Jones leads the day-to-day operations of a nationally recognized, successful accredited education program for 16-18 year old young men and women. Dr. Jones also serves as the Chairperson of the National Training Committee for the National Guard Youth Challenge Program and advises leaders at the 39 sites located in 29 states, D.C., and Commonwealth of Puerto Rico on organizational culture, and staff efficacy. His additional areas of focus include understanding and developing the mental complex, mentoring principles and reconciliation.
Dr. Jones has walked in his calling of family and youth development in various capacities dating back to July 1986. He served as a Youth Pastor in Littlerock, CA and Anchorage , AK before establishing Embassy Christian Center in Eagle River, Alaska. He holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Friends International Christian University and along with his wife Princella have a blended family of eight children. The Jones Family has made Eagle River their home for nearly 30 years.
Staff NBC Coaching Staff
NBC Camps selects outstanding coaches of high integrity and character, work ethic and willingness to pour their lives into helping athletes be their best. NBC works hard to hire college players and coaches, along with high school coaches who are dynamic and competent teachers of the game.View NBC Coaching Staff's Bio ⟩
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 & intentionality
• Be smart by seeking out wisdom
• Finish strong, never give up
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 necessary.
2024 NBC ALASKA BASKETBALL CAMPS
Overnight and extended day camp offerings at APU:
Complete Player INTENSIVE Basketball Camp
Dates: May 28 - June 1, 2024
Age Group: Boys and Girls 12-18 years old
Pure Shooting & Offensive Skills Basketball Camp
Dates: June 3-7, 2024
Age Group: Boys and Girls 11-18 years old
Complete Player Basketball Camp
Dates: June 24-28, 2024
Age Group: Boys and Girls 10-16 years old
If the camp is sold out, please add the camper to the waitlist by following the same registration link. If a spot becomes available, NBC will contact you. All camps sold out early in 2022 and 2023.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.
All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated.
DAILY TIMES & CAMP INFORMATION
OVERNIGHT CAMP SCHEDULE
First-day check-in begins at 12:30pm for overnight and extended day campers. Camp begins at 2pm.
Last-day check-out at 4:00pm.
Intensity Night: Third night at 8:30pm
EXTENDED DAY CAMP SCHEDULE
First day: 12:30 pm-9:00 pm. Dinner provided.
Middle days: 9:00 am-9:00 pm. Lunch and dinner are provided.
Last day: 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Lunch provided.
Extended-day campers DO NOT sleep on campus or eat breakfast on campus.
Pure Shooting & Offensive Skills Camp: 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 hone offensive moves. The focus of this camp is to become an offensive threat on the court. All athletes learn how to correct and improve their shots through evaluation, drills, and video work.
Complete Player Basketball Camps offer 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.
Complete Player Intensive Basketball Camps are the same as our Complete Player Basketball Camps but with an increase in the teaching pace, intensity, and expectation of the players. Athletes will be expected to progress faster through the drills.
ROOMMATES & HOUSING
Roommates for this site need to be requested at least two weeks before camp begins. If you have no preference, we will match you with a camper of the same gender and similar age. Contact [email protected] if you need to add a roommate request.
Housing - The information below is subject to change each year.
Air conditioning: No - campers are encouraged to bring a fan.
Lost Key Fee: Yes
Campers per room: 2-3
Bathrooms: Campers share a common bathroom
Supervision: boys and girls are separated into different dorms or different floors with coaches of the same gender staying in the dorms for supervision.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & OTHER
Ratio: approximately 1:10 staff to camper ratio
Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, skill, and experience.
Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own athletic equipment and have at least one pair of well-broken-in basketball (court) shoes. Campers do need to bring their own ball (clearly labeled with their name). Visit our Camp Packing List for a full list of what to bring. NBC Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.
Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
Allergies/Dietary Restrictions/Medical Concerns: please include this in your registration so campus and camp staff can be prepared for your camper's arrival and meals. The NBC Central needs to be notified of any changes at least 2 weeks prior to the camp start date.
Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.
CANCELLATION, REFUND & PAYMENT POLICIES
Review the NBC policies here.
MORE GENERAL OVERNIGHT CAMP INFORMATION
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NBC BASKETBALL GEAR
Get NBC gear at a discounted cost and pick it up at camp when you arrive. Essential Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt, “GRIT” performance blend shirt, and cotton/poly fleece joggers - $125. Hoopgear price includes shipping, handling and tax. Add the custom NBC Baden Pure Shooting Crowell basketball or purchase separately - $45. Add gear during your online registration or call 800-406-3926 to add gear to your existing registration. To find out more about NBC Hoopgear visit the Hoopgear Page.
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ACCOMMODATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION
From North, West or South: Take 36th Avenue East, past Lake Otis (36th becomes Providence Drive, then University Drive). Remain on Providence Drive past Providence Hospital - cross Bragaw Street (3 way stop) and you are on University Drive and the APU campus. Take a left into the parking lot. Registration is located on the steps in front of the fountain of Atwood Center. From Northeast (Eagle River) or Southeast: Take Tudor Road to Bragaw Street. Head North on Bragaw Street approx 3/4 mile 'til road ends at 3 way stop; turn right and you are on the APU campus. Take a left into the parking lot. Registration is located on the steps in front of the fountain of Atwood Center.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 am Wake Up
- 7:30 am Breakfast
- 8:00 am Ball Handling
- 9:00 am AM Session: intensive fundamentals, 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 Event
- 10:00-10:30 pm Lights Out
ABOUT THE FACILITY
The campus is a world unto itself, with no through roads. The Alaska Pacific University campus in Anchorage is one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States, with the Chugach Mountains rising up behind nearly 200 acres of lawns, woods, and University Lake.
Campers will be staying in nice dorms at Alaska Pacific University. Each room has 2-6 beds available with individual private shower facilities. These rooms are not air-conditioned and we suggest you bring a fan. The cafeteria facility provides an all-you-can-eat salad bar with fresh fruit, hot entrees with beverage, sandwich and cereal stations.
Camp Questions & Answers
Where is the closing ceremony for NBC Basketball Camp at Alaska Pacific University?
Closing Ceremony is located at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex at the University of Alaska Anchorage located on Spirit Way.
Where do I find more FAQ questions about NBC Alaska Basketball Camps?
Have even more questions about NBC Alaska Camp such as, what to bring, and registration/cancellation policies? Visit general camp FAQs (https://www.nbccamps.com/faq). For specific questions about the basketball training at camp, please visit basketball FAQs (https://www.nbccamps.com/faq/basketball)
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Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.