Nike Boys Basketball Camp Lewis & Clark College
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Lewis & Clark College offers collegiate-style drills, scrimmages and basketball-related activities to help players of all abilities take their skills to the next level. Train with Head Men's Coach, Tim McCrory and the L&C Men's Basketball staff and players at this always popular day camp in Portland, OR in winter 2023.
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.
- Daily schedule featuring games, skill stations, classroom work and full court play
- Handwritten evaluation and certificate upon completion of camp
- All summer campers receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt!
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Co-Director Tim McCrory
Tim McCrory will enter his third year as Head Men's Basketball Coach at Lewis & Clark College in the 2020-21 season. McCrory brings a decade of coaching experience to the Pioneers, most recently as the associate head coach for Oberlin where he has spent the last seven years. There, the Yeomen saw a nine-win improvement in his last season. In two of the last three years, Oberlin finished with double-digit wins.View Tim's Bio ⟩
McCrory is a former men's basketball student-athlete at Vermont where he played over 100 games. After a couple of years as a graduate assistant at Missouri, McCrory joined the staff at Oberlin in 2011, where he has been since. He was promoted to associate head coach before the start of last season.
At Vermont, McCrory was selected to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll four times. He earned his master's degree in public administration from Missouri in May of 2010.
Co-Director Pamela Rush
Pamela Rush joined the coaching staff in 2019. The former Lewis & Clark women’s basketball head coach, Rush led the biggest wins turnaround in NCAA Division III during her first season.View Pamela's Bio ⟩
Prior to her time at Lewis & Clark, Rush had a four-year tenure as an assistant at Washington and Lee in Lexington, Va. She coached two seasons for the Pioneers, the last of which was 2017-18 when she was hired at Macalester in Minnesota.
In her first season with the Pioneers, Rush led Lewis & Clark back to the Northwest Conference tournament after a three-year hiatus. The team finished with 16 wins after a 3-22 record the season before Rush arrived, elevating the Pios to the best year-over-year turnaround in all of NCAA Division III.
From 2012-16, Rush was an assistant coach on the staff that led Washington and Lee to increased victories and playoff progression. In that time, the Generals went from single-digit win totals to 16 and 17 victories in each of her last two seasons. During the 2016 season, Washington and Lee made the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament semifinals, with two of Rush’s prior three teams making the quarterfinals.
Prior to Washington and Lee, Rush was a member of the women’s basketball staff at Bemidji State in Minnesota as a graduate assistant coach. There, she earned a Master of Science degree in sports studies.
Rush competed at guard for the United States Air Force Academy where she was a four-year letter winner. Her senior season, she was an All-Mountain West Conference Honorable Mention selection after averaging 10.7 points per game and serving as team captain. A four-time Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete and two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree, she ranks 16th on the school’s all-time scoring list with 955 points.
Rush is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
SECURE YOU SPOT
Winter Camp Registration Closes on 12/11/2023. You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
DECEMBER 27-29, 2023
Check-in: Wednesday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30am
Meals: Food is not provided.
Hours: WED-FRI 9AM-12PM
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
● Athletic, on-court clothing
● Athletic shoes
● Water bottle
● Packed lunch and snacks
● Small gym bag/backpack
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.
Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
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.
NIKE BASKETBALL CAMP FAQ
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*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Morning Stretch/Attendance
- 9:30 AM Dribble Series
- 10:30 AM Instructional Drills
- 10:45 AM 3 on 3
- 11:15 AM Full Court Games
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 1:00 PM 3v3 Scrimmages
- 1:30 PM Instructional Drills
- 2:00 Scrimmages
- 3:00 PM Campers Depart
Camp will take place at Lewis & Clark College's Pamplin Sports Center, a 2,300 seat basketball arena which serves home to the Lewis & Clark Men's and Women's Basketball teams. The floor’s finger jointed matched MFMA Norther Hard Maple is installed over a plywood subfloor and pad system designed to reduce the likelihood of impact injuries and damage to the joints and provide a uniform playing surface. It is finished with 2 coard Hillyard seal and 2 coats finish. A brand new state of the art Daktronics color smart scoreboard system was installed in the summer of 2009. The scoreboards are located on the wall of both baselines, with one board featuring player stat panels. Shot clocks are placed on the backboard of both baskets.
July 21, 2023: My sons very hard on himself but this camp built his confidence in playing basketball and to continue building his skills.
July 14, 2022: My son liked it and never asked not to go or be picked up early, which is a first. I also appreciated the length of it.
July 28, 2022: My son said he couldn't wait to do it again next year. He loved going every day and said the coach was nice to him.
July 31, 2022: My son said he enjoyed working with different coaches on different skills each day.
July 20, 2022: Just having an overall good experience ... keeping active and making new friends
July 31, 2022: My son enjoyed his experience and is eager to return for future camps!
June 29, 2023: I loved seeing my son excitedly showing off his new skills
July 13, 2023: It was my sons first sports camp and he loved it!
June 29, 2023: The staff and coaches were fantastic
Y'all are doing awesome
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.
Camp Dates & Prices
Winter Camp Registration closes on 12/11/2023. Be sure to sign up early, camps sell out!