Nike Basketball Camp at Hal Welsh East Area Family YMCA
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Join former overseas professional basketball player and Syracuse's 14th all-time highest scorer, Eric Devendorf, and staff in spring 2023 just outside of Syracuse, NY! Whether you are new to the game or want to refine your skillset, this is an ideal camp to hone your strengths, improve your weak points, and build confidence in your game by working through technical skills, drills, and scrimmages.
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 emphasis on fundamental development, team play skills and basketball IQ
- Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
- All campers receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Director Eric Devendorf
Eric Devendorf played three seasons at Syracuse University where he ranks 14th on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,680 points. He spent the next seven years playing professionally overseas in the NBA D-League in Ukraine, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Australia and New Zealand. In October 2016, he returned to Syracuse where he spent two seasons in a player development role. After two seasons, Eric joined Detroit Mercy University for one year as assistant to the head coach. Eric now has his own basketball training/development business called ED23HOOPS where he helps youth/high school/college/pro athletes.View Eric's Bio ⟩
Eric also has various charity events he holds throughout the year in Syracuse including shoe and coat drives as well as back to school events in the community of Syracuse.
Eric Michael Devendorf (born April 21, 1987) Devendorf played at the prestigious Oak Hill academy with the likes of Kevin Durant and Tyson Lawson. That team would go on to be ranked number 1 nationally his senior year. Devendorf was also recognized as one of the top players in the country earning Parade and McDonald All American honors. After Oak Hill Devendorf played 3 seasons at Syracuse. He averaged 15.7 points per game in his final season at Syracuse.
APRIL 3-6, 2023
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 12:30PM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-1PM
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
For general questions about our basketball camps please see our FAQ page.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Campers Arrive
- 9:15 AM Stretch/ Warmup
- 9:35 AM Skill Development/Performance Training
- 12:00 PM Lunch/Extra Shooting
- 12:45 PM Individual Improvement Drills
- 1:05 PM Lecture/Skill Competitions
- 1:30 PM Competitive Team Games - 3x3, 4x4, 5x5
- 2:00 PM Campers Depart
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Eric and his staff did an amazing job
August 24, 2021: Eric and his staff did an amazing job teaching not just basketball skills, but Life skills. Also the staff at the community center camp was held at were friendly to the kids and parents (super clean facility). Look forward to the next camp.
— Brian C., Parent
The coaches are amazing!
August 24, 2021: The coaches are amazing! They taught life skills as well as basketball skills. Jacob had a great time and learned skills he didn’t have and improved on the ones he already had. Jacob will definitely return next year.
— Tina M., Parent
Nike camp was the best
August 22, 2021: Evan has learned a lot in a few short days. He was player of the day, MVP of the mini tournament and defensive player of the week. He really liked all of the coaches. Nike camp was the best.
— Joe D., Parent
See you next year!
August 23, 2021: The coaches are amazing! They taught life skills as well as basketball skills. Jacob had a great time and learned skills he didn’t have and improved on the ones he already had. I cannot stress how great the coaching staff was with the kids. To have the guys who are amazing athletes, also be so patient and so encouraging, was everything! Worth every single penny!!!!
— Jacob K., Parent
August 23, 2021: Eric and his staff did an amazing job teaching not just basketball skills, but Life skills. Also, the staff at the community center camp was held at were friendly to the kids and parents (super clean facility). Look forward to the next camp!
— Brian C., Parent
August 21, 2021: He really enjoyed the camp and looking forward to attending next year.
— Sushma S., Parent
August 21, 2021: Brady had a great time at camp and he loved that there were some former Cuse players there.
— Jessica D., Parent
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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.
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