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Train, compete and improve your game with Head Men's Basketball Coach D.P Harris at Saint Vincent College this summer southeast of Pittsburgh, PA. Train in the state-of-the-art Carey Center and participate in drills and activities to help you improve your fundamentals, your understanding of team concepts, and how to succeed as top student athlete.

The Saint Vincent College 'D It Up' Basketball Camp provides each camper with a great opportunity for growth and success. Each camper will learn the fundamentals of the game including ball-handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, defense, perimeter offensive moves and post moves.

Highlights Include
  • Daily emphasis is placed on fundamental development, team play skills and basketball IQ
  • Train with enthusiastic, hard-working coaches and members of the SVC men's basketball team
  • Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Dp Harris

    Camp Director D.P. Harris

    D.P. Harris is the Head Men's Basketball Coach and Associate Athletic Director/Athletic Development Officer at Saint Vincent College. A native of West Virginia, Coach Harris has made Saint Vincent College his home. Before his arrival to Saint Vincent, Coach Harris coached at Wheeling Park High School and a season of college basketball at Ohio University Eastern.

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  • Jesse Reed

    Assistant Coach Jesse Reed

    Jesse is entering his second season with the men's basketball coaching staff for the 2018-19 season. Reed enjoyed a stellar four-year career with Division I American University, where he was a three-time All-Patriot League selection, totaling 1,405 points during his career.

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Camp Details

JULY 21-25, 2019

All Campers Check-in: Sunday between 12pm-2pm
All Campers Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 12:30pm

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Overnight Campers

Housing & Roommates

Campers will reside in the Aurelius Residence Hall on campus. The dorms will house 2 per room and roommates will be assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!

Bathrooms: Shared
Linens: Not provided
Air-conditioning: Yes
Pool: Yes
Suggested Spending Money: $40


The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.


There will be optional swim time Sunday-Wednesday from 8:30pm-9:30pm for extended day and overnight campers. Please pack accordingly (bathing suit and pool towel).

Extended Day Campers

On the first day of camp, all extended day campers should arrive dressed and ready to play. Drop off and pick up locations will be given out at registration.

♦ Extended Day Campers stay until 8:30pm*.
♦ Optional Swimming, pack accordingly.
♦ Dinner is provided.

♦ Extended Day Camper Hours are 9am-8:30pm*
♦ Optional Swimming, pack accordingly.
♦ Lunch and dinner provided.

♦ Extended Day Camper Hours are 9am-1pm.
♦ Lunch is not provided.
♦ Check-out immediately follows closing ceremony.

Daily Schedule: SUN 12pm-8:30pm*, MON-WED 9am-8:30pm*, THURS 9am-1pm


There will be optional swim time Sunday-Wednesday from 8:30pm-9:30pm for extended day and overnight campers. Extended day campers are welcome to stay and swim or leave at 8:30pm. Please pack accordingly (bathing suit and pool towel).

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.


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

  • 7:30 AM Wake-up, shower
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM Supervised open gym
  • 9:00 AM Extended Day Campers arrive; The Bearcat Warmup
  • 9:15 AM Individual instruction from Bearcat basketball players
  • 10:30 AM Contests
  • 11:30 AM Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Guest speaker
  • 1:00 PM League games
  • 3:00 PM Swimming/Steeler experience
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:00 PM Supervised open gym
  • 6:30 PM 3 on 3 shark tank/games & instruction
  • 8:30 PM Late night with D/Movie night, free swim, free time
  • 10:00 PM Lights out

Saint Vincent College

Campers will utilizie the gymnasium in the Robert S. Carey Student Center for basketball instruction. The Carey Center is the home of Saint Vincent Basketball and Volleyball. First opened as Sportsman's Hall in 1952, the building was later renamed Kennedy Hall. An extensive reconstruction project took place in 2002-03, including the addition of a new wing for athletic offices, new locker rooms, weight room, gym floor, seating and more.

During check-in, parents will be able to unload campers at parking lot D. There will also be overflow parking at parking lot A. The Nike Basketball Camp Staff will assist parents and direct them to where they need to go.

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.75 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    My son loved the competition!

    July 27, 2018: My son really enjoyed the games each day and having an opportunity to play against some bigger kids that provided some better competition.

    — Thomas R. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved meeting new people!

    July 27, 2018: My son got lots of actual playing time and loved meeting new people. He also had the chance to speak with and learn from college players!

    — Adrienne I. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Staff was well organized

    July 28, 2018: Coaching staff was well organized and did a excellent job in running skill sessions and games. Camp Director (Jesse) ran a tight program!!

    — Bob. B Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Food was great!

    July 27, 2018: 5:5 was fun, enjoyed free-throw games, food was great!

    — Ed L. Parent

Nike Boys Basketball Camp Saint Vincent College

D.P. Harris, Camp Director
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 17
Gender: Boys
Extended Day (9am-8:30pm) $475.00
Availability: Yes

Overnight $595.00
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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