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Join the ASA Hoops staff in Buzzards Bay this summer for one, two or three weeks of competitive basketball training. Attend as an overnight camper to receive the full camp experience on the MMA campus or just come for the day for basketball skills, contests and scrimmaging.

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. 

Highlights Include
  • 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 Coaches

  • Elizabeth Gilmore

    Co-Director Elizabeth (Liz) Gilmore

    Coach 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.

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  • Eric Adams

    Co-Director Eric Adams

    Eric Adams has served as the Operations Manager for the Dana Barros Basketball Camp for 15 years and is a graduate of Mount Ida College. He is the founder and director of the New England Breakaway Basketball Camp and has been affiliated with the Bay State Summer Games for over 10 years.

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    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.

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Camp Details

2018 DATES

Session I: June 25-28
Session II: July 9-12
Session III: August 6-9

Camp Hours

Overnight Campers Check-in: Monday at 8AM at Alumni Gymnasium 
Day Campers Check-in: Monday between 8:30AM-9AM at Alumni Gymnasium
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 12PM. Departure immediately following.

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Overnight Campers

Housing & Roommates

Campers will reside in the Sixth Company Dorms on campus. Campers stay two per room, assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!

Bathrooms: Shared
Linens: Not provided
Air-conditioning: No
Pool: No
Suggested Spending Money: $50


The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.


Day Campers

On the first day of camp, day campers should arrive dressed and ready to play. Drop off and pick up locations will be given out at registration.

♦ Day Camper Hours are 9AM-4PM.
♦ Lunch is provided.

♦ Day Camper Hours are 9AM-12PM. 
♦ Closing ceremony will begin at 12PM. Check-out will immediately follow, concluding before 1PM.
♦ Lunch is not provided. 

Daily Schedule: MON-WED 9AM-4PM THURS 9AM-12PM


Camper Evaluation

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.Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony! Camp ends before 1PM.


Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using Boston Preferred Car Service. For more information and to book a Boston Preferred Car Service, please call 781-816-3851 or email info@bostonpreferred.com. 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.

Registration Packet

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp. The State of Massachusetts requires a copy of camp participants’ most recent physical and record of immunizations, shots, etc., in addition to the US Sports Camps health and release form.  


We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 AM Wake Up
  • 7:30 AM Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM Day Campers arrive
  • 9:05 AM Warm up / Stretch / Half Court Drills
  • 9:30 AM Dribble Series
  • 9:45 AM Drill Stations
  • 10:15 AM 3 on 3
  • 11:00 AM Full Court Games
  • 11:45 AM Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Free Throws / Two Ball / 1 on 1
  • 1:15 PM Offense Team Drills
  • 1:45 PM Defense Team Drills
  • 2:15 PM 3 on 3
  • 3:00 PM Full Court Games
  • 4:00 PM Day Campers Depart
  • 4:05 PM Foul Shooting
  • 4:30 PM Full Court Drills
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:00 PM Rest Hour
  • 7:00 PM Full Court Games
  • 8:00 PM Individual or Small Group work
  • 9:00 PM Free time in dorm room
  • 10:30 PM Lights out

Mass Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is a regionally accredited, coeducational, state college offering undergraduate degrees in maritime-related fields, as well as graduate degrees and professional studies.Campers will utilize the Alumni Gymnasium on campus for basketball instruction. This facility includes two basketball courts, extensive Nautilus and modern cardiovascular area, three racquetball courts, a rifle range, a 25-yard, six-lane pool, a newly refurbished women's locker room and a multi-purpose floor which allows MMA to host a variety of different events.

Please note that if extra space is needed, the outside courts may be utilized; the majority of instruction will be inside.


Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.43 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Thank you!​

    July 17, 2017: Colin loved his time at Nike Basketball Camp! It was well run and we plan to send both Colin and his sister next year. Thank you!

    — Colin H. Parent

    • 5/5.
    ​Very well organized

    July 14, 2017: Very well organized. Everything flowed throughout the day. Kept the kids busy and ensured that they were learning while having fun. My son said the food was very good!

    — Colin R. Parent

    • 4/5.
    Shooting greatly improved

    June 30, 2017: The drills were extremely useful. Mason's shooting greatly improved during his time at camp.

    — Mason K. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Everything was excellent.

    July 6, 2016: He loved it so much we signed him up for an additional week along with his little brother!

    — Kevin D. Parent

    • 5/5.
    A great experience.

    July 6, 2015: I liked meeting new friends! I can't wait until next year! 

    — Joseph C. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Overall a wonderful experience and I would highly recommend it.

    July 6, 2015: The all star game with the counselors vs campers was great. Overall a wonderful experience and I would highly recommend it. My daughter came with 5 friends from North Andover and if Tom is running it again, I can guarantee probably 5 or 6 more campers from North Andover.

    — Janine C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    He loved the competition.

    July 7, 2015: As a parent, I was happy that the kids were divided based on their skill the first day of camp so they could get the most out of their experience!

    — James F. Parents


Nike Basketball Camp Mass Maritime Academy

Elizabeth (Liz) Gilmore, Co-Director
Alumni Gymnasium
101 Academy Drive

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 02532


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