Nike Boys Basketball Camp Riverdale High School
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Work on your shooting and fundamental basketball skills with Coach Joe Schaumburg in Portland, OR. This popular camp location will provide you with the physical and mental tools you need to become a complete player in a fun and encouraging environment.
The Shooting Camp emphasizes technique, footwork, shooting drills, shooting off the dribble, shooting off the pass, shooting games, free throw shooting, and post/perimeter shooting.
The Complete Skills Camp helps players of all abilities develop athletically, refine fundamental basketball skills and enhance their skill set at the post, wing or guard position.
- Emphasis on fundamental development, situational play, basketball IQ and film study
- Positive Coaching Alliance Triple-Impact Competitor and Mental Skills Training sessions
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Joe Schaumburg
Joe Schaumburg is a long time Nike Basketball Camp Director and is in his first season as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Pacific University. The veteran basketball coach joins the Boxers after spending the last few seasons at fellow Northwest Conference member, Lewis & Clark College.View Joe Schaumburg's Bio ⟩
He has coached basketball for over 20 years with experience ranging from the youth through collegiate level. He is a skilled teacher of the fundamentals and has a passion for using basketball to develop the mind, body, and spirit of players. Schaumburg has a bachelor's and master's degree, both from the University of San Francisco.
Prior to joining the Pioneers, he spent two seasons as an assistant at Western Oregon University. He also has extensive experience ranging from the youth through the collegiate level. He has coached both men’s and women’s teams to high school league championships in San Francisco, Calif.
He also has spent time working summer camps all over the West Coast and traveling to the Caribbean with Adonal Foyle’s Kerosene Lamp Foundation to work their Athletics and Academics Island Youth Camps. These camps target at-risk youth and include both reading and AIDS awareness components in addition to basketball skills training.
Coach Joe has worked at numerous camps and clinics all over the West Coast and also traveled to the Caribbean with the Kerosene Lamp Foundation to work their Academics and Athletics Island Youth Camps which target at-risk youth. He has also studied under and worked extensively with Graham Betchart, Director of Mental Training at Lucid (formerly Play Present). Campers will get to experience some of the same teaching about the mental side of the game as elite NBA players.
Shooting I: June 25-28
Complete Skills I: July 9-12
Complete Skills II: July 30-August 2
Shooting II: August 6-9
Some campers attending Complete Skills II will check-in at and utilize Riverdale Grade School for camp instruction. Those campers will be contacted by the Camp Director in the weeks leading up to camp. Shooting I, Complete Skills I and Shooting II will take place at Riverdale High School only. Refer to the 'Facilities' section below for addresses and gym details.Show Less See More Camp Details
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 3:30PM
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4PM
Lunch is provided however, it is recommended that you bring a packed lunch if your child has specific nutritional needs or food allergies.
TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR WORKSHOP
Created by the Positive Coaching Alliance, this workshop covers the concepts of bettering one's own self, teammates and the game. This workshop will be broken into three segments:
- Making self better: ELM tree of mastery. Redefining winning from a scoreboard definition into a mastery definition. Campers will focus on effort, learning, and making mistakes.
- Make teammates better: Filling teammates emotional tanks with positivity.
- Making the game better: Honoring the game through respect for the ROOTS of the game - Rules, Opponents, Officials, Teammates, and Self.
Mental Skills Training Sessions
Mental Skills sessions will teach kids how to be mindful of what they can and can't control, different levels of confidence (shaky, stable and supreme), and the levels of competitive spirit (vs opponent, vs themselves, and as a collaboration with their strengths and weaknesses). The overall goal of these training sessions is to expose campers to the history of the game, a way to approach the game with more positivity and the importance and impact of mental toughness.
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.
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.
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 prior to the start of camp. 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.
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
- 9:00 AM Camp Lines & Warm up
- 9:10 AM Fundamental shooting drill
- 9:20 AM Stations (6 stations/10 min each)
- 10:20 AM Water break
- 10:25 AM Shooting games
- 10:45 AM Stations (6 stations/10 min each)
- 11:30 AM Water break
- 11:35 AM Shooting games
- 12:00 PM Camp Lines & Lunch
- 12:30 PM Free shooting
- 1:00 PM Fundamental shooting drill
- 1:15 PM Stations
- 2:15 PM Water break
- 2:20 PM Shooting games
- 2:50 PM Stations
- 3:30 PM Shooting games
- 3:55 PM Closing remarks
- 4:00 PM Dismissal
Riverdale High School: 9727 Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard, Portland, OR 97219. Minutes away from Lewis & Clark College. The Riverdale HS gym is air-conditioned and houses six baskets plus two portable baskets.
Riverdale Grade School: 11733 SW Breyman St, Portland, OR 97219. Riverdale Grade School is located minutes from Riverdale High School. The gym is not air-conditioned and houses six baskets plus four adjustable baskets for younger players.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
My athlete learned something new each day
July 17, 2017: This camp encouraged strong teamwork and good citizenship. My athlete learned something new each day and was excited to return the following day. Camp leadership was knowledgeable and worked well with the age group.
— Marisa W. Parent0
Good focus on skill development
July 16, 2017: Good focus on skill development through repetition of specific plays. My son came out of the camp with a much better grasp of good passing and dribbling with his head up...which has clearly improved his game. Thumbs up to the coordinators, director and coaches. Well done!
— Anthony M. Parent0
Great team building
July 15, 2017: I like that the staff seemed really excited to be with the kids. There was a lot of positive energy and that was very encouraging to see. I really appreciate the fact that staff gave the kids a lot of breaks in order to stay hydrated. There wasn't a time when I walked in, where I didn't feel like the atmosphere was very supportive. Overall, this was a really wonderful experience. Thank you to everybody who put it together, kept things organized, and kept the kids safe.
— Tonya S. Parent0
The coaches were positive and encouraging
July 15, 2017: My boys had big smiles on their faces everyday I picked them up. The coaches were super positive and encouraging. I can't believe how much they improved in four days!
— Natalie M. Parent
Thank you Devon
July 14, 2017: Devon was awesome! He gave positive and constructive feedback and made the camp fun. My son has never enjoyed a camp or coach more than this one! Thank you Devon!
— Kassie C. Parent
August 18, 2016: Thank you for a great experience! Both of my boys enjoyed camp and came home enthusiastic to keep playing!
— Christopher C. Parent
Our son was safe and having fun.
August 14, 2016: Coaches were great. We felt our son was safe and having fun. A suggestion would be to have some music in the gym, to start the day and get the kids fired up upon entering camp.
— Erin G.
My son really felt the camaraderie.
August 11, 2016: My son's favorite part of camp was honing his shooting skills with immediate, positive, and encouraging feedback. He really felt the camaraderie between the staff members and the campers, it was a very positive experience that made him love basketball even more than before.
— Onessia E. Parent
It was awesome!
August 10, 2016: It seemed very well organized. It kept my son very engaged and interested. My son came home every day telling me "It was awesome!"
— Traci P.
Offer more meal options.
August 11, 2016: My son enjoyed working on his shooting skills for four days straight. Our only suggestion is to offer more meal options.
— Michael M. Parent
Really liked the Riverdale HS gym
August 1, 2016: Camp was great. Really liked the Riverdale HS gym, smaller and made camp feel less scattered and more tight. Son/myself liked this session the best.
— Michelle S.
July 18, 2016: My son's coach was an excellent, attentive and supportive coach. My son felt supported and learned a great deal. He loved the team camaraderie. The head coach was super also. Strong, clear and garnered respect from all. Very nice that he asked the boys to thank their parents for giving them the opportunity to go to this wonderful camp. Much appreciated comment from him.
— Rick H.
July 15, 2016: This was my son's second year. He liked being remembered by the coaching staff. He was physically exhausted but not emotionally - perfect combo.
— Laura W.
My son felt supported and learned a great deal.
July 15, 2016: Trev was an excellent, attentive and supportive coach. My son felt supported and learned a great deal. He loved the team camaraderie. The head coach was super also. Strong, clear and garnered respect from all. Very nice that he asked the boys to thank their parents for giving them the opportunity to go to this wonderful camp. Much appreciated comment from him.
— Rick H.
This is the first camp my son wants to go back to.
June 25, 2016: My son does not like "camps," because he usually doesn't find them "fun" (He has attended various soccer, lacrosse, basketball, football, track, and swimming camps). This is the first camp where he has asked if he can go back again. Active and organized, the two best traits of any sports camp. Good energy and fun. My son liked all of the competitions, especially working on individual skills that led to scrimmages. A very positive overall experience. Kudos to the camp.
— Kjersten D.
Trying the shooting camp next!
June 24, 2016: Great camp! Loved that the kids played basketball the whole time! Trying shooting camp this year also!
— Leorval I.
My son was excited to go to camp every day.
June 24, 2016: My son loved playing basketball and learning more with his friends. He loved the coaching staff and was excited to go every day. It was great! He is on the wait list for the shooting camp!
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