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If you are looking to improve your basketball skills and your confidence in the game, come join us at NBC Basketball Camps in Anchorage, Alaska. Our coaches want to help you become the player you've always wanted to be.

Located at the beautiful Alaska Pacific University, NBC Camps has trained many of Alaska's most successful players. For more than 30 years, our coaches have been working to help players improve their skills in offense and defense, and build their confidence on and off the court. If you want to take your game to the next level, NBC Camps is the place for you.

Highlights Include
  • 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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Camp Coaches

  • Camp Director Brad Lauwers

    NBC Camps is glad to welcome back Brad Lauwers into the position of NBC Alaska Director.  Brad has been a site director at NBC Camps for many years.  He is a multiple time state championship wininng coach with great basketball and leadership insight.

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    Camp Director Fred Crowell

    Fred Crowell, founder and president of NBC Camps. Fred was the former men's head coach at University Alaska Fairbanks and has coached 4th grade AAU through Division 1 basketball teams.  He founded NBC Camps in 1971 and has built the organization to one of the largest and most successful sports camps in the world.  Fred is an accomplished author, speaker, and basketball coach.

  • Danny Beard

    Co-Director Danny Beard

    Coach Danny Beard is a Senior Vice President of NBC Basketball Camps and a former stand-out player at Kansas State.

  • Staff NBC Coaching Staff

    We select outstanding people we believe are of high integrity and character, work ethic and willingness to pour their lives into helping athletes be their best. We work hard to hire college players

    View NBC Coaching Staff's Bio

Camp Details

NBC Alaska Basketball Camps train athletes from all around the state and have become a summer highlight. Find out more about NBC Camps at Alaska Pacific University for summer 2017 including check-in times, camp descriptions and more by clicking on the button below, "more details."

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Complete Player Basketball Camps
These 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. 

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 honing 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 shot through evaluation, drills, and video work.


Pure Shooting & Offensive Skills Basketball Camp
Dates: May 30-June 3
Age Group: Boys and Girls 11 – 18 years old
Check-in Time: 12:30 pm on May 30
Parent Orientation: 12:45 pm and 1:00 pm
Intensity Night:Third night at 8:30 pm
Closing Program: 3:00 – 4:00 pm on June 3

Complete Player Basketball Camp
Dates: June 5-9
Age Group: Boys and Girls 11 – 18 years old
Check-in Time: 12:30pm on June 5
Parent Orientation: 12:45 pm and 1:00 pm
Intensity Night: Third night at 8:30 pm
Closing Program: 3:00 – 4:00 pm on June 9

Complete Player Basketball Camp
Dates: June 12-16
Age Group: Boys and Girls 9 – 16 years old
Check-in Time: 12:30 pm on June 12
Parent Orientation: 12:45 pm and 1:00 pm
Intensity Night: Third night at 8:30 pm
Closing Program: 3:00 – 4:00 pm on June 16


Places multiple week campers/parents can stay
Anchorage Clarion Suites www.anchorage-hotel.com/
Anchorage Hotels Directory www.anchorage.hotelguide.net/
Transportation Information
Due to the increased volume of out-of-town campers for this camp location, NBC Camps has arranged an NBC Camps Shuttle with Shuttleman Transportation.  If you are arriving by plane to the Anchorage Airport, a Shuttleman Transportation Representative will be waiting at the airport to greet you at the "Commercial Sidewalk".  Camper must be responsible enough to grab his/her own luggage and walk outside to the shuttle to meet the Shuttleman Transportation Representative. The shuttle is a low cost of $10 each way.  A shuttle reservation MUST be made prior to flying into camp.  All shuttle arrangements and correspondence will be made through Shuttleman Transportation.
  • Shuttle schedule:
Please note the check-in and check-out times for camp when arranging your shuttle.  Check-in the first day is at 12:30 pm.  Camp ends the last day at 4:00 pm.
  • Steps to take to use the shuttle service:
  1. ONLINE - To reserve a seat on the shuttle online please visit shuttleman.net/reservations. When reserving a seat from the website please indicate your drop off location is “NBC Camp” and your service is “NBC Camp Transportation $10 each, one way”.
  2. PHONE - You may call 907-677-8537 at any time to speak to a Shuttleman Transportation Customer Service Representative.
*Please note: NBC CAMPS does not assume responsibility for the actual transportation to and from the airport.
Driving Directions
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

Nbc Basketball Alaska Camps Anchorage


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 Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.59 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Great experience!

    My son has never worked so hard at a camp, and I thought for sure he would not want to repeat it, but on the contrary he would have lived there. The coaching staff was a perfect blend of intense, kind, strong, dedicated, and tough. He thoroughly enjoyed his experience and we will definitely be back next year!!

    — Bridget L. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Useful Ideas!

    They taught me useful ideas and plays for basketball. They helped me become a better player.

    — Kate L. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Loved Camp!

    I liked the encouragement, the staff, and the dorms we got to stay in.

    — Tobi D. Camper Complete Player

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    • 5/5.

    They encouraged us to work hard, and I liked that!

    — Kaila S. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    Camp made her feel valid! I think camp was great. 

    — Faith S. Parent Day Camp

    • 5/5.
    Lots of fun.

    It was fun making new friends and learning new skills.

    — Zaine M. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    Camp was way too long.

    — Trevor M. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    I loved NBC Alaska because it strengthened my relationship with God and made me a better basketball player.

    — Elisha W Camper Pure Shooting

    • 5/5.
    Skills & Drills

    Camp has taught me a lot of skills and drills and helped me work.

    — Ben B. Camper Pure Shooting

    • 5/5.

    NBC Alaska had great coaches and taught a lot of great information. I loved it!

    — Ben B. Pure Shooting Camper

    • 5/5.
    Get Better.

    I loved the camp because the coaches push you to the limit so you can get better and they were funny.

    — Lily B. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Long Sessions

    Three to four hour basketball sessions are too long. Playing 10 hours a day is too much.

    — Cassity M. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Fun and Challenging.

    NBC Alaska is fun and challenging but some of the rules I do not like.

    — Leon T. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    I liked camp. It was overall pretty good. I want to come back. Everything about the camp was great.

    — Fredrick W. Pure Shooting Camper

    • 5/5.
    So much fun

    I had a lot of fun while learning from my mistakes.

    — Trinity W. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    More Skills

    Some things were hard to do but it was still great.

    — Emmaly B. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    I had a great time and everyone was supportive.

    — Michal W. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Great Experience.

    Camp was a great experience and the coaches made me better.

    — Michael S. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    I learned a lot and I want to be more intense. I like how the camp pushes you.

    — Cody T Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    Camp was perfect because I got better at the skills I was not good at.

    — Kevin S. Camper Pure Shooting

    • 5/5.

    Camp was okay. I got homesick.

    — Daniel K. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Great coaches

    The coaches learned every camper's name and really interacted with them.

    — Joe A.

    • 5/5.
    Positive staff

    My son Logan really connected with Coach Thomas - he really liked him and said he helped him with many parts of the game. My son is pretty shy, so it was really neat to hear him talk about someone with as much respect and admiration as he had/has for Coach Thomas.I really liked how encouraging the coaches were - it was very genuine, coming from a place of caring. They were very positive as well - I felt like the coaching staff were very positive role models.

    — Logan Z. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Can't wait to come back

    Great food. Plenty of time to play ball.

    — Samuel F. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Get it right

    My coach was a great teacher of the game. I liked how if I did something wrong, the coaches would work with me to get it right. 

    — Mistelle T. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Great coaches

    I loved how Coach Haley and Coach Paige were cheering us on every second of what we were doing. All of the campers were as well!  Both coaches were very enthusiastic, always helpful, happy, exciting, encouraging, and helping us engage in what we were doing! 

    — Cali S. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Can't wait to come back.

    I liked the experience of being with others, and NBC did well with working with the players.

    — Travis M. Camper


NBC Basketball Camp at Alaska Pacific University

Brad Lauwers, Camp Director
4101 University Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508


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