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at NBC Basketball Camps

The NBC Camps atmosphere is something you have to experience to understand. Intensity, enthusiasm and encouragement personify what happens at NBC where growth and development happen, kids get better, and have a blast while they're at it. NBC will help improve your basketball skills, mental toughness, confidence and leadership.

For over 30 years NBC Camps at Olds College has trained thousands of athletes from all over Alberta and throughout Western Canada. Olds College is located 45 minutes north of Calgary. NBC teaches basic basketball fundamentals to less experienced kids and challenges advanced players with instruction to match their skills. With overnight camp dates most of July and August, in Olds, Calgary, Three Hills and Edmonton you are sure to find a date that works into your schedule. Whether you're a beginner or an elite athlete, NBC is the perfect summer basketball camp to fit your needs. There is a reason NBC Camps is one of the most popular basketball camps in the world. Register today and discover the NBC difference for yourself.  

Highlights Include
  • Premier basketball instruction by some of the best coaches in Alberta
  • Wonderful facilities for basketball games, activities and skill development
  • Competition at every level. Whether you are an elite player or a beginner there are always several other kids who are right where you're at.
  • Atmosphere of enthusiasm, Christian values and hard work
  • Personal Coaching evaluation, all meals and lodging, careful supervision, six to ten hours per day of basketball skill work, fundamentals, games, tournaments, events and leadership training
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Camp Coaches

  • Camp Director Mark Boston

    Mark Boston got his education degree at the University of Alberta and now helps run Sportball in the Edmonton area. He is also the owner and teacher of the Active Kids Academy in Sherwood Park.

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    Camp Director Shawn Stetson

    Shawn works full time at NBC Camps as the Canada Director. He has run NBC Olds since 2001, and now oversees several NBC locations throughout North America. A former basketball player at the University of Calgary, he is passionate about creating an amazing camp experience for kids who come to NBC.

  • 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 Camps offers four outstanding basketball skill camps at Olds College for summer 2018. Find the best week to help you make big changes. Click the button below "more details" to find out camp descriptions, dates, check-in times and more.

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Complete Player Basketball Camps
Complete Player Camps focus on total skill development from offense to defense, team skills, and athleticism. Complete Player camps train the beginner to advanced basketball player to become excellent. Camps include Intensity Night, games and tournaments, personal skill and athletic assessment. Training includes comprehensive basketball skill instruction, goal setting, leadership, and mental toughness. 

Position Specific Camps - Point Guard, Wing and Post/Forward Training
Position Specific Camps focus on advanced training for the post, and guard positions during morning sessions. Afternoons are dedicated to putting what you learn into game situations and interacting with other positions.

Complete Player - Competition Emphasis Basketball Camps
These camps are the next step for players who have done the standard Complete Player camps and want a little more. These camps feature a little faster pace, better competition and are generally a good choice for those who want more advanced training.  


Complete Player Basketball Camp 
Dates: July 29 - August 2
Daily Times: Overnight | Extended Day 8:30am- 9:30pm
Age Group: Boys and Girls 9-16 years old 

Complete Player Basketball  Camp - Competitive Emphasis
Dates: August 7-10 
Daily Times: Overnight | Extended Day 8:30am- 9:30pm
Age Group: Boys and Girls 11-18 years old

Pure Shooting & Offensive Skills Basketball Camp 
Dates: August 7 - 10
Daily Times: Overnight | Extended Day 8:30am- 9:30pm
Age Group: Boys and Girls 11-18 years old

Complete Player Basketball Camp 
Dates: August 12 - 16
Daily Times: Overnight | Extended Day 8:30am- 9:30pm
Age Group: Boys and Girls 9-18 years old


Get amazing gear at a discounted cost and pick it up at camp when you arrive. Sweatshirt, reversible performance jersey, and super cool basketball backpack for $189. 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 $230. Call 1-800-406-3926 to order your gear or select it when you register online. For more information visit www.nbccamps.com/store.

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 Event
  • 10:00 pm Lights Out


Olds College is located in the quiet and tranquil town of Olds, Alberta. Evening programs are held in the modern alumni centre. The new Ralph Klein Centre is home to a 3 court gym allowing campers to stay almost exclusively on site. Campers will be staying in a new residential dorm which has one double bed, a shower, toilet and sink. If you would like your child to share a room with a friend we will put them in a room with a cot placed at the end of the bed, or if you prefer they share the bed we can do that too. These rooms do not have linen and bedding provided and are not air-conditioned and we suggest you bring a fan. The college food service is very good and provides a good variety of all-you-can-eat entrees for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Olds College Dorms

Built in 2015, Olds College now boasts immaculate new facilities with hotel-like accommodations which include a private shower, toilet, and sink for each room. All dorm rooms have one double bed, therefore, when you register for the camp you will have three options to chose from for your dorm room request.

Your three Dorm Room options are:

  1. Single room - $40 upgrade
  2. Share a double bed
  3. Share a room. One roommate sleeps on a cot. (rock/paper/scissors)

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.81 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Parents Welcomed!

    My son loved that you would teach through games instead of running regular drills. Amazing engagement and participation, love how you guys are up beat and through it make your players, coaches, parents all feel welcomed and comfortable.

    — Andon K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Getting Better!

    Coaches gave encouragement in being a better person, as well as a better player

    — Melanie M. Camper

    • 5/5.

    Meals were great, the intensity was great and most of all they cared about everyone.

    — Dustin D. Camper

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    • 5/5.
    Camp Helped.

    Camp helped improve my attitude and intensity. The coaches modeled this. My game improved because of this.

    — Sam D. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Very Positive!

    I liked how the coaches were very positive with the kids.

    — Tevaugn A. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Fun Time

    Very fun time and lots of opportunities to improve as a basketball player and as a person

    — Callum L. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Most Fun!

    Camp was the most fun I've had playing basketball ever. 

    — Josh L. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    The coaches, facilities, and other campers are great. 

    — Charlotte J. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    Camp made me realize that it is not just about basketball but the people around you. 

    — Quinn S. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    All of the coaches were so supportive it was awesome. 

    — Myla A. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    The coaches were amazing, and everything was pretty organized.

    — McKenna P. Camper Complete Player Intensive

    • 5/5.

    The coaches were wonderful! Very inspiring and teach good morals.  NBC did a wonderful job with things like timing (there was no wasted time, meal time was good)

    — JacquelineT. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    So impressed

    I have never been more impressed at any camp as I was when I attended the demonstration at the end of the camp for parents. Other sports organizations should really consider adopting the leadership and direction this camp has; emphasizing the importance of off-court leadership, friendships, social pressures, and dedication. I was impressed how the girls responded to the coaches, who commanded a great amount of respect and attention at all times. Well done NBC!

    — Avery K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Second Year.

    This was my second year attending and I absolutely loved it. I stayed in dorm this year and it was great.

    — Brian B. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.

    I liked how they built a sense of community and also how they pushed us hard enough that we wanted to fight back but not enough that we hated them. We knew our limits and pushed past them and I haven't had that at any other camp

    — Lucas d. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Loved Camp!

    Wow, where to start. The coaching was amazing. The staff seemed fantastic.  NBC does a great job of hiring. The level of discipline was commendable. If this is what NBC Camps does to children like my son, then I commend you for doing such a great job of influencing the basketball players of tomorrow.

    — Kaeden B. Parent Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    I Loved Camp!

    Amazing focus on life skills, lessons, and values. Team unity, comfortable environment. Positive attitude and effort in all aspects of life. My daughter had an amazing time at camp!

    — Anna M. Parent Jr. Camp

    • 5/5.
    I Loved Camp!

    We love the passion the coaches and leadership have for the game and for our kids!

    — Ben G. Parent Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Best Camp!

    Coaches were very engaged with the campers and really wanted us to get better. NBC goes the extra mile and teaches us how to be a better person in our community and no other camp does that! Best camp I have been to hands down!

    — Ryan N. Camper Total

    • 5/5.
    I Loved Camp!

    The food was delicious! The structure of the day was extremely well planned. We had lots of fun, but at the same time, they ensured we had worked hard!

    — Kyla L. Camper Total

    • 5/5.
    Liked Coaches!

    We liked the food and coaches. Need to add, that it's better to bring cash for the camp store.  It's not a great credit card set up.

    — Josiah C. Parent Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    I Liked Camp!

    Felt encouraged and had personal growth. 

    — Keegan S. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Character and Leadership!

    Builds character and leadership. New dorms are being built, hopefully they will have A/C. Was really hot.

    — Evelien B. Parent Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Camp Was Awesome!

    We liked the leaders and the program in the intensive camp.

    — Barbara-Siu J. Parent Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    Really impressed

    Having attended intensity night, I left stunned at how engaged the kids were at participating in such hard work. The attitude of the coaches and all the kids was very impressive. 

    — Tony L. Parent

    • 5/5.

    I cannot believe the energy of everyone there! It was an amazing experience and I was able to learn so much.  

    — Dawson F. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Loved it

    The coaches are great! They know their stuff and make it not only a great basketball experience but a great life experience as well. It was so much fun I was sorry the week was over! 

    — Addison M. Camper

    • 5/5.

    The instructors are very skilled and helpful with the campers. They created a positive atmosphere and helped my son with his confidence. He was inspired and will definitely come to future camps.

    — Glenda H. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Still talking

    Both my daughters are still talking about their experience at the Olds camp this summer and are looking forward to next summer's camps (we are having to work our trip to Hawaii around next years positions camp).

    — Debbie M. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Genuine Commitment

    This was my sons first time at an NBC camp and he had a wonderful experience. The caliber of instruction and character building was second to none and he will definitely be back next year and plans to attend the VA in Edmonton throughout the year. I was so moved by the closing parent program and the genuine commitment to our children and their families was evident. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all of you who make these life giving experiences for our children possible.

    — Isleta R. Parent

    • 5/5.
    well informed

    Never have I felt so informed regarding a sporting activity for my child,- and I have 6 children so this says alot.

    — Cindy K. Parent


NBC Basketball Camp at Olds College

Mark Boston, Camp Director
4500 - 50th
Olds, Alberta T4H-1R6


Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Player Camp

Age Group: 9 - 16
Gender: Boys and Girls

Overnight: $635.00 CAD

Extended Day: $585.00 CAD

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.

Programs: Complete Player Camp - Competition Emphasis

Age Group: 11 - 18
Gender: Boys and Girls

Overnight: $550.00 CAD

Extended Day: $500.00 CAD

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.

Programs: Pure Shooting & Offensive Skills 

Age Group: 11 - 18
Gender: Boys and Girls

Overnight: $550.00 CAD

Extended Day: $500.00 CAD

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.

Programs: Complete Player Camp

Age Group: 9 - 18
Gender: Boys and Girls

Overnight: $635.00 CAD

Extended Day: $585.00 CAD

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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