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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. 

Highlights Include
  • 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 Coaches

  • 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... 

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  • 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.

  • Fred Crowell

    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.

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    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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    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.  

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  • Assign Position Matt Logie

    Head Coach Whitworth University.  Finalist for the Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award.

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Camp Details

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.

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CIC Camp 
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: cic@nbccamps.com

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 cic@nbccamps.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


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 nbc@nbccamps.com if you need to add a roommate request.


Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.67 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Good job!

    NBC did a good job keeping everyone under control and making them go to bed.

    — Mason L. Parent

    • 5/5.

    I learned a ton of new moves and ways to be mentally stronger. I want to come back because it is highly motivating. I always feel refreshed and ready to fight during season. 

    — Christian W. Camper

    • 5/5.
    How to be a leader

    I learned how to be a leader and what it takes to be a good point guard. 

    — Jaiden R. Camper

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    • 5/5.

    It was a good experience with good competition.  It pushed me to become a better player.

    — Ty S. Camper CIC

    • 5/5.
    Better Player.

    The skill development was second to none.  Also I love scrimmaging.  The coach was very helpful and gave great advice.

    — Anthony S.

    • 5/5.
    Didn't Like!

    Didn't really like some of the meetings we had and some workouts were too tough.

    — Willie T. Camper CIC

    • 5/5.

    Camp really helps you step up your game.  It was really fun and I improved my game all around.

    — Grant B. Camper CIC

    • 5/5.
    Great Experience!

    Everything what a great experience my son's had!  I loved that kids were responsible for their self all week.

    — Luke R. Parent CIC

    • 5/5.
    Best Camp


    — Zach R. Camper


NBC Basketball Camp College Prep Camp - CIC Boys

Justin Downer, Camp Director
Whitworth University

300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, WA

Spokane, Washington 99251


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