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Improve your form, technique, and knowledge of the game with former Bowie State University player Kenny Trader and former WNBA player Sonia Chase! This 2019 summer basketball camp in Laurel, MD offers a unique opportunity for you to train with former professional players and skilled college, high school, and AAU coaches in a fun yet competitive environment.

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.

Highlights Include
  • All coaches have professional, college, high school, or AAU experience
  • Highly structured daily schedule with skill stations, fundamental development, and team play
  • Daily discussions about the importance of developing strong work habits on and off the court
  • Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Kenny Trader

    Co-Director Kenny Trader

    Kenny Trader is a former Bowie State University player and the founder of Trader Elite Basketball, LLC which specializes in sports management, basketball camps and clinics for kids, physical training and health/nutrition. Kenny has a very extensive background in the sport of basketball and was a four-year Letterman at BSU and junior-college all-star at Mississippi Delta Community College. His collegiate teams amassed an impressive 72% winning percentage while achieving NCAA tournament bids and conference championships.

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  • Sonia Chase

    Co-Director Sonia Chase

    Sonia Chase, former WNBA player, is the President and CEO of Chase Your Dreams, Inc. whose mission is to help players develop elite basketball skills and prepare for next level opportunities. Chase oversees general camp operations for the Nike Basketball Camps while her highly qualified staff of high school, collegiate and professional coaches run the day-to-day activities. Sonia Chase will be on-site for at least two-three days of each camp session this year.

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Camp Details

2019 DATES

Girls: June 17-21
Coed: June 24-28
Boys: July 15-19

CAMP HOURS

Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 3:30pm
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-FRI 9am-4pm

*Before and after camp care is available at an additional cost. See below for details.

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Camp Philosophy

We believe that teaching basketball is more than setting up cones and blowing a whistle; we believe the "why" behind a philosophy or technique is just as important as the "how" and players deserve to know both! Our elite staff members will provide a clear, progressive and detailed approach, in an effort to promote the maximum development of each and every player. Our daily commitment to excellence will be achieved by creating a POSITIVE atmosphere that fosters success!

Before and After Care

Before and after camp care includes supervision and activities provided by Sonia Chase's staff. Before camp care is available Monday-Friday from 7am-9am for $100/week or $20/day. After camp care is available Monday-Friday from 4pm-6pm for $100/week or $20/day. You can sign-up for the full week of before/after care during registration. If you would only like to sign-up for select days, please register with Sonia Chase: 410-812-7670.

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! Departure immediately following.

Transportation

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.

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.

Scholarships

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 meeting, discuss agenda for the day
  • 9:15 AM Offensive/defensive skill stations
  • 10:30 AM Lecture and technique demonstrations
  • 11:30 AM Games/contests/shooting
  • 12:15 PM Lunch
  • 1:15 PM Offensive sets discussion
  • 1:30 PM Offensive/defensive skill stations
  • 2:15 PM Team practice
  • 3:00 PM League games
  • 4:00 PM Departure

Sport Fit Laurel Gym

Sport Fit Laurel Racquet has a 33,000 square foot facility including a newly resurfaced basketball gymnasium, locker room, and more. The gym will be air conditioned. The facility will also have adjustable hoops that will be utilized for younger players.

Nike Basketball Camp Sport Fit Laurel Racquet

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Kenny Trader, Co-Director
204 Fort Meade Rd.
Laurel, Maryland 20707
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 17
Gender: Girls
Day 9am-4pm $295.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 6 - 11
Gender: Co-Ed
Day 9am-4pm $295.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 12 - 17
Gender: Boys
Day 9am-4pm $295.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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