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Work with one of the most prominent high school basketball coaches in the US at this original Nike Basketball Camp location! Coach Terri Bamford has created a top-notch program in La Jolla filled with all of the drills and strategies you need to enhance your shooting technique, footwork, post/perimeter skills and overall game.

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.

Highlights Include
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental shooting development, team play and more
  • In depth discussions of basketball situational play, including time and game management
  • Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Terri Bamford

    Camp Director Terri Bamford

    Head Coach Terri Bamford has run Nike Basketball Camps at LJCDS since 1997. La Jolla Country Day School’s Women’s Basketball program is recognized as a national perennial power. During her coaching tenure at LJCDS, Coach Bamford’s teams have won 14 league titles, 13 San Diego Section CIF titles, eight Southern Regional Championship titles and four State Championship titles.

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Camp Details

2019 DATES

Shooting: June 17-19
Complete Skills: June 24-28


Check-in: Monday at 3:15PM
Closing Ceremony: Wednesday at 7:30PM
Daily Hours: MON-WED 4PM-8PM


Check-in: Monday at 8:15AM
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 12PM
Half Day Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-12PM FRI 9AM-1PM
Full Day Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM FRI 9AM-1PM

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Camp Meals

Shooting: Dinner is not provided. A concession stand will be available for food purchase.

Complete Skills: Meals are not provided. Half day campers are encouraged to eat prior to arrival. Lunch will be available for purchase for full day campers.

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 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.


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 Stretching and conditioning
  • 9:15 AM Instructional stations
  • 10:30 AM Lecture
  • 11:00 AM 1 on 1 games
  • 12:00 PM Lunch, Rest
  • 1:00 PM 3 on 3 game
  • 2:00 PM Full-court games, Drills, Stations
  • 3:00 PM Day Campers depart

Ljcds Campus

Located in beautiful La Jolla, La Jolla Country Day School is just minutes from the ocean and many wonderful attractions. La Jolla's safe, clean, and top-notch gym facilities offer an ideal place to fine tune your basketball game, all while having fun!

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.67 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Loved camp!

    July 2, 2018: Tamya was excited every single day and received feedback on your progress everyday. She loved the entire experience and is already talking about next summer.

    — Bev K. Parent

    • 4/5.
    Great time

    June 21, 2018: Aasha had a great experience. She was eager to go to camp each day to learn new skills.

    — Chuck B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    The atmosphere at this camp was electric

    August 17, 2017: The atmosphere at this camp was electric, friendly and fun. This helped my child relax and enjoy herself. The positive motivation was extremely helpful and encouraging. She really enjoyed the competitions.

    — Reneemarie D. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Liked being coached by the different coaches

    July 02, 2017: My daughter liked being coached by the different coaches.

    — Samantha T. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Best camp!

    July 24, 2016: This is Erin's favorite camp the past two years. She didn't know anyone this year, but made several new friends; thank you!

    — Mary Elizabeth S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    My daughter loved it

    July 27, 2016: I found the camp to be perfect with the level of intensity. Everyone clearly loved basketball, but playing music and watching the assistant coaches dance or laugh made it seem also fun and enjoyable to be out there playing the camp.

    — Phoebe K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great, quality camp

    July 28, 2016: The experience for my little lady was amazing. She had many friends attending and really learned a lot. The music and dancing was provided a fun working, learning atmosphere for the campers. Having a girls coaching staff/ players was also a plus for the other girls to see. Thanks to Coach Bamford and her staff for conducting a quality camp.

    — Alex D. Parent

    • 5/5.
    It was amazing

    June 24, 2015: Thank you for being so positive & the asst. Coaches were all amazing. Each of them were so accomplished & inspiring. Most camps coaches are hourly teens with limited training. Learning how the coaches achieved their success was great for Christie!

    — Kelley H. Parent

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2015: This was the best camp my daughter ever attended. She loved it!

    — Mary S. Parent

Nike Basketball Camp La Jolla Country Day School

Terri Bamford, Camp Director
9490 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, California 92037
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Shooting
Age Group: 6 - 17
Gender: Co-Ed
Evening 4pm-8pm $215.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 6 - 17
Gender: Girls
Half Day 9am-12pm $195.00
Availability: Yes

Full Day 9am-3pm $315.00
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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