Nike Basketball Camp Hyannis Youth & Community Center
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Sharpen your footwork and ball-handling skills over the summer 2024 vacation in Cape Cod, MA with Coach Elizabeth Gilmore, former semi-pro player. A mix of high-energy drills and competitive scrimmages make the HYCC in Barnstable a go-to day camp location for families on the Cape and state coastline.
A Step Ahead (ASA) Nike Basketball Camps are designed for the player looking to improve their game and basketball IQ. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offense/defense, team play, and more.
- Fundamental instruction, individual development, and team play
- Off-court discussions and activities to enhance on-court game
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Elizabeth Gilmore
Coach Elizabeth (Liz) Gilmore was a former point guard at Dartmouth University and played semi-pro in Germany. She now teaches physical education in Weymouth and spends summers coaching basketball with ASA Hoops at various camps.View Elizabeth's Bio ⟩
Gilmore was named Ivy League Player of the Year and led Dartmouth to the 1993-94 and 1994-95 Ivy Championships along with an NCAA Tournament bid. She led the Big Green in assists and steals and ranks first all-time in career steals per game and season as well as second in all-time career assists.
Staff ASA Hoops
The ASA Hoops coaching staff is made up of some of the most talented and seasoned coaches in New England! All of the ASA coaches are trained and registered to ensure all campers receive high-quality instruction in a fun and safe environment.View ASA Hoops's Bio ⟩
Now in our 28th year, A Step Ahead Inc. (ASA Hoops) has become a year-round operation offering clinics, classes, camps and AAU. In 2023, over 6000 participants have entered our programs. This up-coming year will be our biggest yet, with over 65 camps scheduled and the expansion of our AAU program ASA Hoops will be one of the biggest basketball operations in New England. Participants, boys and girls, range in age from 7-18 and have come from communities throughout New England and across the globe.
Session I: July 8-12
Session II: July 15-19
Session III: July 22-26
All Campers Check-in: Monday at 8:45AM-9AM
All Campers Closing Ceremony: Friday at 1PM
Half Day Hours: MON-FRI 9AM-12PM
Full Day Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM FRI 9AM-1:30PM
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
● Athletic, on-court clothing
● Athletic shoes
● Water bottle
● Packed lunch and snacks (Half Day Campers Depart prior to lunch)
● Small gym bag/backpack
Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability.
Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.
NIKE BASKETBALL CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our basketball camps, please see our FAQ page.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Stretch / Warm Up
- 9:15 AM Form Shooting
- 9:25 AM Dribble Series
- 9:45 AM Drill Stations
- 10:15 AM Water Break / Free Shoot
- 10:20 AM Full Court Drills / Partner Drills
- 10:35 AM 3 on 3 Games
- 11:10 AM Water Break / 10 Free Throws
- 11:20 AM Full Court Scrimmages
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 12:30 PM 10 Free Throws / Free Shoot
- 12:45 PM Shooting Games
- 1:05 PM 1 on 1 Drills
- 1:20 PM 1 on 1 Games
- 1:55 PM Water Break / Free Shoot
- 2:00 PM Full Court Scrimmages
- 2:45 PM Camper of the day / Summary
- 3:00 PM Dismissal
The HYCC is a 105,000 sq. ft. full service community center that primarily services the youth of the Town of Barnstable which includes the school district’s athletic departments, after-school programs, hockey and figure skating competitive organizations and community groups, and the estimated 2,500 children whose families reside within a one-mile radius of the facility. The gymnasium includes a full-size, air-conditioned competition basketball court with two full cross courts and portable seating for 500 spectators along with an elevated three lane walking track.
July 16, 2022: My two kids are wanting to do another week. Also, Coach Deb really spent time to improve skills. Coach Taylor is a great mentor and all around fun coach!
July 18, 2022: We love the coaches, Coach Elizabeth and Coach Taylor. The staff is excellent and the kids have so much fun. We looked forward to every day of camp.
July 15, 2022: The coaches were so kind and warm to my son who was playing basketball for the very first time. He had such a fun, supported experience.
July 29, 2022: I can't thank the coaches enough! Each and everyone throughout the three weeks - they were awesome!
July 22, 2022: Our son Luke absolutely loved this camp. He had a blast and truly learned skills to improve his game!
July 22, 2022: Coaches Deb, Ryan, and Gilmore put effort into making corrections and focused on great sportsmanship.
July 18, 2022: Both of my kids asking to do the next week, which they are, because they had fun and learned a lot.
The best camp he has been to!
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.