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Join us this summer at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. Vanguard's athletes and coaches want to help you reach your basketball dreams. Learn the basics of the game or enhance the knowledge you already have about the game. This camp is designed for ages 5-14.

The basketball camps at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California offer basketball training for five weeks this summer. Vanguard coaches and staff work to motivate the athletes to not only be a better player but a better person on and off the court. This camp is best suited for the younger or beginning camper.

Highlights Include
  • Ball handling and effective passing
  • Defense intensity
  • Shooting fundamentals and how to Correct Common Shooting Errors
  • Comprehensive skill development
  • High energy and fun environment to learn
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Camp Coaches

  • Rhett Soliday Nbccamps

    Camp Director Rhett Soliday

    Rhett Soliday was named the 2013-2014 NAIA National Coach of the Year after leading the Vanguard Lions to the 2014 NAIA National Championship. Soliday has been Head Coach of the Vanguard Basketball program since 2010. Prior to Vanguard, Soliday had served as an assistant coach at University of California, Irvine for four years and at Concordia University for four years.

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  • Taylor Kelly

    Co-Director Taylor Kelly

    Former VU men's basketball starter Taylor Kelly returned to his alma matter in the Summer of 2014 to take on top assistant coaching duties under head coach Rhett Soliday.  After his playing career with the Lions, Kelly was hired as a graduate assistant at Cal State University Dominguez Hills. 

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Camp Details

Come have a blast at basketball camps at Vanguard University while you elevate your game and change your life. Click below to find out more specific camp details and sample daily schedule. 

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2018  BASKETBALL CAMP INFORMATION COMING SOON
 

Complete Skills Junior Basketball Day Camp
Dates: June 25 - June 29 
Age Group: Boys and Girls 5 – 14 years old
Check-in Time: 8:30pm on June 25
Parent/Camper Orientation: 9:00am
Closing Program: 11:00am - 12:00pm on June 29 

Complete Skills Junior Basketball Day Camp
Dates: July 9 - 13
Age Group: Boys and Girls 5 – 14 years old
Check-in Time: 8:30pm on July 9
Parent/Camper Orientation: 9:00am
Closing Program: 11:00am - 12:00pm on July 13

Complete Skills Junior Basketball Day Camp
Dates: July 23 - 27
Age Group: Boys and Girls 5 – 14 years old
Check-in Time: 8:30pm on July 23
Parent/Camper Orientation: 9:00am
Closing Program: 11:00am - 12:00pm on July 27

Complete Skills Junior Basketball Day Camp
Dates: July 30 - August 3
Age Group: Boys and Girls 5 – 14 years old
Check-in Time: 8:30pm on July 30
Parent/Camper Orientation: 9:00am
Closing Program: 11:00am - 12:00pm on August 3

 

CAMP DESCRIPTION

Complete Skills Junior Day Camp: These camps offer comprehensive skill training, motivation, and leadership training, and intensity station all within a 9:00am to 4:00pm time frame. These day camps are a perfect introduction for athletes into the NBC Camp program and offer a taste of NBC excellence at a pace and intensity more suitable for younger or more beginning athletes.

NBC HOOPGEAR

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 $149. 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 $179. 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

  • 9:00am Welcome and warm ups
  • 9:20am AM Session: Shooting, Dribbling, Effective Passing, Defense Intensity Drills (drills designed for age appropriate)
  • 12:00pm Lunch - lunch is provided
  • 12:45pm PM Session: Afternoon Program with NBC Theme and skits, discussion groups
  • 1:30pm 3v3, 5v5 Competitions and games
  • 4:00pm Camper pick-up

ABOUT THE CAMPUS 

The Vanguard University has a beautiful campus located  just off the Costa Mesa freeway in Costa Mesa, just five miles north of Newport Beach, about 60 minutes south of Los Angeles and 90 minutes north of San Diego.  

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.57 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Amazing camp

    It was a tremendous experience being a part of the NBC Camp.  This camp will have a lasting impact on everyone that is involved!  

    — Mike Wilks WAC Player of the Year 8 Yr NBA Veteran Coach

    • 5/5.
    Worked hard

    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, hopefully some of the staff will too!!  

    — Bridget L. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Best camp

    At this camp you not only learn about your goals in your sport, you learn about your goals in life.   

    — Linsey C. Camper

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    • 5/5.
    Learned so much

    This is the best camp I've ever been to. The staff is great, the coaches are first rate. It is just an amazing environment! The life lessons they teach you will stick forever. The life lessons are by far more important than anything they could have taught me basketball wise. 

    — Ben W. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Very Encouraging!

    I really loved how it was much more than basketball skills training. I loved how we were encouraged to focus on life skills and behaviors.

    — AJ S. Camper Complete Player

    • 5/5.
    More than basketball

    I appreciated the overall philosophy and the vision that was shared with the kids, particularly the idea of finding their "true north." I liked that there was an emphasis on goal-setting and being thankful and applying these ideas not just on the basketball court but also in life.  I feel like the camp is about more than just basketball, which I really like.  So, with regard to awards that are given at the end of the week, I think it's important to base awards on who met the tenets of the philosophy rather than who the best players happen to be.

    — Joey B.

    • 5/5.
    Fundamentals

    There was no AC in the gym and kids had to play outside in the heat of the day. Coaching staff could be more engaging and at least provide some written down end-of-week evaluation and words of encouragement. There was a focus on learning to listen and fundamental drills.

    — Sam L.

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NBC Basketball Camp at Vanguard University

Rhett Soliday, Camp Director
55 Fair Drive

Costa Mesa, California 92626

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Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills Junior Day Camp
Age Group: 5 - 14
Gender: Co-Ed
Camp hours are 9:00am - 4:00pm daily. Lunch is provided. Please bring: water bottle for breaks, basketball and Medical Release Waiver. PLEASE NOTE: Camp ends at noon on last day.
Day $285.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills Junior Day Camp
Age Group: 5 - 14
Gender: Co-Ed
Camp hours are 9:00am - 4:00pm daily. Lunch is provided. Please bring: water bottle for breaks, basketball and Medical Release Waiver. PLEASE NOTE: Camp ends at noon on last day.
Day $285.00
Availability: Yes

* 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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