Nike Girls Basketball Camp McDaniel College
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Head to McDaniel College Basketball Camp in summer 2023 and receive instruction from the Women's Basketball staff. You will get the opportunity to work on skill developmental drills, shooting technique, footwork, and fun activities in a focused 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.
- Participate in off-court discussions and activities to help enhance your on-court game
- Discussions on basketball situational play, including time and game management
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Christin Gowan
Gowan took over the reins of the Green Terror women's basketball program for the 2019-20 season after spending the previous two seasons as the head coach at Southern Vermont College.View Christin's Bio ⟩
In her first season with McDaniel, she won her opening two games on the sideline en route to 10 victories.
Gowan improved her Mountaineers team each season at the helm, culminating with the team’s first conference tournament appearance in four years in 2019. She successfully recruited on a national level with athletes representing seven states on the 2018-19 roster.
While at Southern Vermont, she also served as associate director of athletics, serving as senior woman’s administrator and overseeing compliance and game-day management. She was also tabbed interim director of athletics last summer.
Prior to her arrival in Bennington, she was an assistant coach at Occidental College in Los Angeles from 2015-17.
Before her time with the Tigers, she served as an assistant coach at Division II California State University-Stanislaus, where she earned her bachelor of arts in psychology in 2011.
While a student at Stanislaus, Gowan was a four-year member of the women’s basketball team and was named the institution’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior. She also earned a spot on the California Collegiate Athletic Association’s All-Academic Team three times. She was a CoSIDA Academic All-District second team selection in 2011.
As a player, she was the team leader in 3-pointers as a junior and a senior and led the team in assists with 114 as a senior. She still holds the Warriors’ record for best free-throw percentage in a single season, hitting 70 of 80 attempts (87.5 percent) in 2007-08. She also holds the career free-throw percentage record at 79.5 percent (267 of 336).
Gowan earned her master of arts in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia-Irvine in 2013.
JULY 14-17, 2023
All Campers Check-in: Friday between 4pm-6pm in Gill Center Lobby
All Campers Closing Ceremony: Monday at 2:30pm
Campers will reside in the Daniel MacLea Hall dorms on campus and stay 2-4 campers per room. Roommate assignments are finalized the day prior to the first day of each camp session. Campers are 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! You will be contacted in advance should we have any questions regarding roommate requests.
Linens: Not provided
Room Key Deposit: $25
Suggested Spending Money: $50
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.
♦ Dinner is provided.
♦ Extended Day Camper Hours are 9am-8:30pm.
♦ Lunch and dinner provided.
♦ Extended Day Camper Hours are 9am-3pm.
♦ Lunch is provided.
♦ Campers will depart immediately following the closing ceremony.
Daily Schedule: FRI 4pm-8:30pm, SAT-SUN 8:45am-8:30pm, MON 9am-3pm
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
● Small gym bag/backpack
OVERNIGHT CAMPERS ONLY:
● Athletic clothing mentioned above
● Comfortable off-court clothing
● Flip flops
● Personal items & medications
● Washcloth and bath towel
● Fan (optional)
● Pillow, pillowcase, bed sheets, comforter, or sleeping bag
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
- 7:00 AM Overnight campers wake up, shower
- 8:00 AM Overnight campers eat breakfast
- 9:00 AM Extended day campers arrive - Ball Handling Skills & Drills
- 9:20 AM Skill Development
- 10:15 AM 1st Set of Games
- 11:15 AM 2nd Set of Games/Film Session
- 12:30 PM Lunch
- 1:40 PM Line-up/Camp Lecture
- 2:15 PM 3rd Set of Games/Film Session
- 3:00 PM Skills contests
- 5:00 PM Free time
- 6:00 PM Dinner
- 7:00 PM Back to gym, league games/evening activities
- 8:30 PM Extended day campers depart
- 9:00 PM Overnight campers to dorm rooms
Campers will utilize the Gill Center on the campus of McDaniel College. The Gill Center features 4 full-sized courts (3 in the main gym and 1 in the auxiliary gym).
July 26, 2023: It was our girls first sleep away camp and they got to spend 12 hours a day playing ball and having great role models to aspire to. The camp was awesome, we are planning to go next year as well.
July 26, 2023: Amazing staff, Amazing coach, local -- The energy was invigorating, the team coach was inspiring, the support staff rocked. I didn't want my daughter to leave!!
July 18, 2023: First sleepaway camp experience for my girl and it could not have left a better impression. She can't wait for next year
July 18, 2023: Having my daughter connect with amazing role models and believing her dreams of playing in college are possible!
July 26, 2023: My daughter loved her whole experience and is already begging to return next year.
All coaches were interactive
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.