Nike Basketball Camp RiverWinds Community Center
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Stay on top of your basketball skills in West Deptford Township at one of New Jersey's top Nike Basketball Camp locations. Coach Joel Green provides a challenging basketball training program packed with one-of-a-kind drills and classroom activities to help you succeed both on and off the court.
Pro Level Training Nike Basketball Camps' mission is to provide players with the skills and mental approach they need to become a better and more explosive player. The Complete Skills camp places emphasis on fundamentals, footwork, balance, and conditioning. The Shooting Camp emphasizes technique, footwork, shooting drills and post/perimeter shooting.
- In-depth and personal conditioning and footwork analysis
- The teaching of foundational athletic skills and work habits
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Camp Director Joel Green
Joel Green, former professional player, founded Pro Level Training after realizing his undeniable passion for teaching and coaching. His goal is to help enhance player performance both physically and mentally by providing them uniquely designed skills and mental approaches they need to get a leg up on the competition.View Joel Green's Bio ⟩
Joel Green was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and was an All-City basketball player for all four years of high school. After graduating from high school, he attended the well known Hargrave Military Academy for prep school to exercise more college options. While there, he helped lead Hargrave to a #1 national ranking by USA Today and became top 30 players in the country.
Upon leaving Hargrave he began his collegiate career at Siena College where he was the top recruit. After an injury sidelined him, he was forced to sit out and red shirt his freshman year. To seek better opportunity, Joel transferred from Siena into the JUCO rankings to avoid sitting out yet another year by going to another 4 year school, which is NCAA regulation for transfers. While spending time in Junior College, Joel was able to win back-to-back National Titles making his way back to Division 1 basketball by signing with Rider University. After winning a Regular Season Title his senior season with the Broncs, he graduated with honors earning his BA in psychology. Joel began his professional career by playing in Ireland’s Superleague, which was followed by playing in both Spain and Venezuela while receiving a D-League contact along the way. A recent highlight for Joel was when he was invited to spend a few weeks with the 76ers during their preseason training.
Over the years Joel has been featured in multiple commercials, print ads and also on a national TV show. Joel is the 2017 face of Cheez-It Crackers' latest national basketball campaign. This feature was a dream come true and gave him the opportunity to play in the Celebrity Crunch Classic, coached by Magic Johnson, playing against Charles Barkley's team of celebrities. In addition to all of this, Joel also travels to speak to many organizations, schools, and programs to help motivate & inspire others to maximize on their talents, skills and untapped potential.
Staff Pro Level Training
Pro Level Training’s concept is very simple: cover all grounds with everyone that we work with. In addition to skills training, we place major emphasis on the strength, conditioning and performance sides of the game.View Pro Level Training's Bio ⟩
The idea of Pro Level Training was conceived from Founder Joel Green’s desire to bring the “Pro” style of training and preparation to youth athletes. He saw that there was a need for athletes to learn how to properly prepare their minds and bodies for the game of basketball.
Our goal is to improve the quality of individual on court performance by providing clients with the physical & mental tools needed to get to the next level of their career. We enjoy both training and educating players to get the most out of each session.
Boys Complete Skills: July 16-20
Boys Shooting: July 23-27
Girls Complete Skills: July 23-27
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30AM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM FRI 9AM-12PM
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! Departure immediately following.
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 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.
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.
If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $20 discount. If 10 or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $40 discount. Teams can register online or via mail/fax.
- To register your team online: Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.
- To register your team via mail/fax: Click "Get Brochure" above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing.
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
- 9:10 AM Stretch/warm-up
- 9:20 AM Offensive/Defensive skill stations
- 11:30 AM Agility Drills
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 12:45 PM Lecture
- 1:25 PM Offensive/Defensive skill stations
- 1:30 PM Individual skill competitions
- 2:35 PM Competitive team games (3x3, 4x4, 5x5)
- 3:00 PM Campers Depart
RiverWinds Community Center is a 2 gym, 20 basket facility; boys and girls will be placed in separate gyms. The center is owned by the Township of West Deptford and operated for the benefit of its residents and Nike Basketball Camps.
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Made new friends and gained confidence!
July 31, 2017: My daughter made new friends and gained more confidence in her basketball skills!
— Nicole E. Parent
Enjoyed going to camp every single day!
July 30, 2017: Katelyn had a great time working on her game. She enjoyed going to camp every single day!
— Ed C. Parent
My daughter had a great time at camp!
July 29, 2017: My daughter had a great time at camp! She really enjoyed playing basketball, but also being around other girls who love to play as much as she does.
— Susan L. Parent
She is already asking about next year's camp!
July 28, 2017: My daughter could not stop talking about how much fun she had!! Every day that I picked her up she told me about the positive (and constructive) recommendations that Coach Janelle had for her. My daughter's confidence and skills were definitely helped in this camp. She is already asking about next year's camp!
— Mariellen K. Parent
They pushed the girls to work hard.
July 28, 2017: They pushed the girls to work hard. Every day I picked her up from camp she was drenched in sweat! Would love to see this camp offered more than just Summer.
— Shirley J. Parent
This was truly a positive experience for us both!
July 22, 2017: The biggest highlight for my son was playing the 5on5 games and the coaches vs campers game. It was my son's first year attending the camp and I've never witnessed him so anxious about waking up in the morning, making sure he's on time, excited about learning new skills and improving his existing ones. This was truly a positive experience for us both! We'll definitely return next year.
— April H. Parent
Being the best you can at what your trying to accomplish was outstanding!
July 22, 2017: The emphasis put on setting goals, working hard and being the best you can at what your trying to accomplish was outstanding! I would recommend encouraging the kids to exchange numbers with each other in order for them to stay in contact after camp.
— Lenorah S. Parent
The conditioning parts were challenging but rewarding.
July 22, 2017: Running with parachutes on the back was a highlight for my son! He found the conditioning parts challenging but rewarding after he was able to do them. That was something he talked about after each day and I could see helped boost his self esteem.
— Tyler E. Parent
My son wants to return next year!
July 21, 2017: My son enjoyed the way the workout stations were conducted. He stated that he had fun and that he wants to return next year!
— Angel J. Parent
July 21, 2017: Amazing! The camp was fun but still helped me on my game. My camp director (Joel Green) inspired me so much!!!
— Nick W. Camper
My son thoroughly enjoyed the camp.
July 21, 2017: My son enjoyed the training drills to help improve his stamina. He has been to other camps in the area and this is by far his favorite!
— Beth H. Parent
My son loved the intensity of the drills!
July 18, 2017: My son loved the intensity of the drills! My son could not stop talking about what a great time he had at camp!
— Lucille H. Parent
My boys said this was the most fun camp they've been to.
January 18, 2017: The boys loved every minute of it! They were excited to get there each day and asked to go back in the summer before this camp was even over for the week! Every staff member and the Camp Director were excellent. They cared for the kids while being firm but fun.
— Amy C. Parent
Very intense workouts.
January 3, 2017: Very intense workouts (burpees, ropes, ladder drills). Campers vs Staff was a lot of fun to watch!
— Melissa W. Parent
My daughter learned how to work in a team.
August 21, 2016: The staff was awesome with the kids! Overall, a great experience. My daughter learned how to work in a team and learned that you can only reach your goal by pushing yourself and working hard. It didn't like, however, that the bathrooms were right near the exits.
— Jesse H. Parent
This camp helped my daughter through a tough time.
August 8, 2016: My daughter's grandmother passed away right before camp and she was really impacted by her death. This camp was an inspiration to her. It helped uplift her spirits and made her happy.
— Jeffrey L. Parent
My daughter's coach exceeded our expectations.
July 29, 2016: My daughter's coach, Sutton, exceed our expectations. She was absolutely outstanding.
— David A. Parent
My daughter's confidence has improved.
July 29, 2016: Very good staff, my daughter enjoyed the week and her confidence has improved.
— Mark S. Parent
Our son is now more confident and focused.
July 29, 2016: Always professional and very well organized. The staff members were top notch; they always had good energy and smils. They also seemed to know the kids names and interacted well with them. Thank you for the professional and fun camp. Our son is now more confident and focused in developing his skills.
— Jenifer R. Parent
Singing "Jinging Bell Rock" was a memorable moment.
July 29, 2016: I really love the way the coaches at the camp always pushed us to get better. One of the most memorable moments was when our group broke into "Jingle Bell Rock" at break time. Sometimes a couple other girls and I would join in the bigger girl games, and they gave us really good advice. My favorite part was when the girls were split into groups with a coach. One of the girls on each team made a layup, one made a foul shot, and the coach with them made a half court shot. We were all part of a great competition! For next summer, I think the camp would get even better if we had maybe another competition we could do. Everything else was great.
— Maddy K. Camper
Hope to see you next summer!
July 18, 2016: Staff and campers were upbeat and I had fun. Hope to see you next summer!
— Kevin K. Camper
The staff vs campers game was memorable.
July 18, 2016: The staff versus campers game was a memorable event for the campers. They had a great time during this event.
— Andrea S. Parent
He can't wait to come back!
My son's camp highlights were the afternoon games and making new friends. He can't wait to come back again next summer!
— Stacie B. Parent
My kids enjoyed all the activities.
My kids enjoyed all the activities but especially learning from men and women who are obviously so talented at basketball.
— Elba L. Parent