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CIC is for serious basketball players that have plans to play basketball at a high level. This intense basketball training will challenge players both physically and mentally. Campers from around the world fly into camp.
NBC Camp's CIC Camp in Spokane, Washington is designed to train serious high school athletes. CIC stands for Crowell's Intensity Camp after NBC founder and President Fred Crowell and his son Jay. CIC basketball training camp aims to be the country’s most comprehensive and advanced basketball training program. This camp is structured to help athletes excel in all areas of the game and off the court aspects as well. Our instruction centers on skill development, speed and strength improvement, along with specialized position training. We provide in-depth focus on shooting & scoring, attacking the basket & ball handling, learning to maximize your athletic potential, leadership training, building confidence and insight on how to compete at your highest ability.
- Position Specific Training: to better understand and master your position
- Expert Knowledge: Gain the edge on your competition
- A Better Understanding: Learn more about the game of basketball through positive chalk talks and breakdown of game.
- Personal Excellence: CIC trains you not only to be a better player but to be mentally tough and confident. We train tomorrow's basketball leaders.
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Camp Director Justin Downer
Coach Justin Downer is the director for CIC. Coach Downer is considered on the best camp coaches in the country. Coach Downer coaches varsity basketball and teaches at Riverside Poly High School in Riverside, CA. Originally from North Bend, WA, Downer played for...View Justin Downer's Bio ⟩
...Mount Si High School. Following his High School career he played at Skagit Valley College for two years in Mount Vernon, WA where he finished 2nd all time in 3pt FG made and 3pt % in school history. Downer finished his playing career at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA. Downer has spent more than half of his life with NBC Camps. He was a camper for 8 years, including attending College Prep Camp for 5 years. He has worked NBC Camps for the past 6 summers, including spending 3 summers assisting NBC Camps’ Senior Vice President Danny Beard at sites all over the west coast.
Co-Director Jay Crowell
Son of NBC Camps founder Fred Crowell, Jay and Fred work together to run CIC-College Prep Camp which is part of this ultimate camp package.
Girls Team Camp Coaching Specialist 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.
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.View Rhett Soliday's Bio ⟩
Soliday's first experience with the Golden State Athletic Conference came as a player when he transferred to Concordia from Big Bend Community College. He joined the coaching ranks immediately after a successful two-year playing career for the Eagles, where he earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and GSAC Player of the Week, among other awards. Becoming one of the youngest head assistants in the country at the time (22 years old), Soliday helped Head Coach Ken Ammann and the staff turn the Concordia men's basketball program into a national champion. He was the lead recruiter for the Eagles as well as carrying offensive and defensive duties on the court, scouting and game strategy, academic monitoring and mentoring, and strength and conditioning duties off the court. In his four-year term at CUI, the Eagles were the 2003 NAIA Champions, 2004 NAIA Runner-ups, 2005 GSAC Tournament Champions and 2005 NAIA Tournament participants.
Soliday moved on to the NCAA Division I level to join the staff of Head Coach Pat Douglass at UC Irvine, where he served as an assistant coach for the next four years. His recruiting efforts paid off once again as the Anteaters made it to the Big West Conference Tournament Championship game in 2008, for only the second time in school history. UCI was a BWC Tournament semifinalist in 2007 and a BWC Tournament participant in 2010, while finishing fourth in the BWC in 2009. In addition to recruiting, Soliday was active in every area of practice and instruction, as well as scouting opponents and game day preparation, and monitoring and mentoring players off the court.
Camp Director R-Jay Barsh
Coach Barsh has been a part of NBC Camps for 20 years, attending his first camp at age 12. He credits Fred Crowell (NBC Founder) as his coaching mentor and friend.View R-Jay Barsh's Bio ⟩
Coach Barsh has won at every level, Final Four WIAA High School with the Lincoln ABES of Tacoma, Washington, Elite 8 NCAA III at University of Puget Sound and Junior College Championship (NWAACC) with Tacoma Community College. In his second year of coaching at Southeastern University, a Division 2 institution located in Lakeland, FL , he has the Fire basketball team playing at a high level. Coach Barsh prides himself as a player’s coach, he is nationally known for his skill development and motivational coaching approach.
Assign Position Matt Logie
Head Coach Whitworth University. Finalist for the Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award.View Matt Logie's Bio ⟩
Head Coach Whitworth University. Finalist for the Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award.
This camp provides in-depth focus on shooting & scoring, attacking the basket & ball handling, learning to maximize your athletic potential, leadership training, building confidence, and team play. Click on "More Details" below to find out how you can apply to attend CIC at Whitworth University.Show Less See More Camp Details
NBC WASHINGTON 2018 BASKETBALL CAMP INFORMATION
Dates: August 1-6
Daily Times: Overnight
Age Group: Contact for Details
How to Attend CIC
Step 1. Download this application form and register for camp with your $300 deposit. This is completely refundable if you are not accepted. You do not have to complete this form if you have attended CIC before.
Step 2. Email your application form. Our staff will review your application. We will either send you a notification you have been accepted or we will schedule an interview with our staff to have a personal interview. The process will take two weeks. Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: CIC will be at Whitworth University located in Spokane.
Airport transportation: For those arriving for camp from the airport, there will be a shuttle leaving at 11am from the Spokane airport to the camp location. (Cost will be $20 one way, round trip $40. Payment must be made two weeks before camp.)
Western Washington Transportaion: We arrange a bus for campers coming from Western, WA. Contact for details.
What if I need to fly to camp a day early?
We do have athletes flying from back East or from out of the country who need to arrive a day early based on flight schedules. Please contact CIC if you need to fly in a day early. Contact email@example.com or call Michelle Maguire at 800-406-3926 ext. 304. Extra fees apply.
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 Program
- 10:00 pm Lights Out
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure environment. Campers will be staying in the university dorms. Each room has 2 beds available with nearby private shower facilities. These rooms are not air-conditioned and we suggest you bring a fan. The quality cafeteria facility provides an all-you-can-eat salad bar with fresh fruit, hot entrees with beverage, sandwich and cereal stations. Campers alternate being bussed to nearby local gyms to provide maximum competition. Whitworth is located seven miles north of downtown Spokane, Washington.
Roommates for this site need to be requested before camp begins. If you have no preference we will match you with a camper of same gender and similar age. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to add a roommate request.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
It was a good experience with good competition. It pushed me to become a better player.
— Ty S. Camper CIC
The skill development was second to none. Also I love scrimmaging. The coach was very helpful and gave great advice.
— Anthony S.
Didn't really like some of the meetings we had and some workouts were too tough.
— Willie T. Camper CIC
Camp really helps you step up your game. It was really fun and I improved my game all around.
— Grant B. Camper CIC
Everything what a great experience my son's had! I loved that kids were responsible for their self all week.
— Luke R. Parent CIC
EVERYTHING WAS WONDERFUL BEST TIME IN MY LIFE !!!!! A TRUE BLESSING THANK YOU SO MUCH LOVE COACH FRED AND JAY!!!!!!!
— Zach R. Camper