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Join UC Santa Cruz Women's Basketball Head Coach Monica Armstrong and staff for drills, skills, and a whole lot of fun this summer of 2024! Work on all aspects of the game, set yourself apart from the competition, and make long-lasting friendships.

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
  • 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

  • Monica armstrong

    Camp Director Monica Armstrong

    Coach Armstrong joins the Banana Slugs from the University of Colorado. She worked for six years for the women's basketball program first as an academic mentor and then as the Recruiting Coordinator and Special Assistant.

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Camp Details

July 21-25, 2024

All Campers Check-in: Sunday 3-5 PM at Stevenson Res Hall
All Campers Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 11:30AM. Check-out following at 12PM

Overnight Camperss

Housing & Roommates

Campers will reside in the Stevenson Residence Hall dorms on campus and 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!

Bathrooms: Shared
Linens: Not provided
Air-conditioning: No
Pool: No
Room Key Deposit: $75
Meal Card: $10
Suggested Spending Money: $50

Supervision

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.

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.

Sunday:
♦ Extended Day Campers stay until 9PM.
♦ Dinner is provided.

Monday-Wednesday:
♦ Extended Day Camper Hours are 9AM-9PM.
♦ Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner provided.

Thursday:
♦ Extended Day Camper Hours are 9AM-11AM.
♦ Breakfast is provided.
♦ Check-out immediately follows closing ceremony.

Daily Schedule: SUN 10AM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12:30PM

PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

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!

PACKING LIST

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
● Toiletries
● Personal items & medications
● Washcloth and bath towel
● Fan (optional)
● Pillow, pillowcase, bed sheets, comforter, or sleeping bag

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.

MEDICAL PROTOCOL

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

TRANSPORTATION

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.

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Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 AM Wake-up, shower
  • 7:45 AM Breakfast (Overnight campers only)
  • 9:00 AM Extended Day Campers arrive; stretching and conditioning
  • 9:15 AM Instructional stations
  • 10:30 AM Lecture
  • 11:00 AM Full-court games
  • 11:45 PM Lunch, rest
  • 1:00 PM Team practice
  • 2:00 PM Full-court games
  • 3:00 PM Drills, stations
  • 4:00 PM Skill contests
  • 4:30 PM Free time
  • 5:15 PM Dinner
  • 6:30 PM Back to gym, league games
  • 9:00 PM Extended Day Campers depart
  • 10:00 PM Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights Out!

Just 27 miles south of San Jose and 65 miles south of San Francisco, resting on a 2,000-acre redwood forest overlooking the Pacific Ocean, U.C. Santa Cruz is a magnificent setting for camp. Campers will practice and play in the West Field House Gym, the home facility of the U.C. Santa Cruz Slugs. The west gym features a hardwood basketball court (94' x 50') with 6 adjustable hoops and court lining. Bleacher seating for up to 350 people.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    August 6, 2023: Jadie's camp experience highlight was playing basketball all day and experiencing the college life of eating in cafeteria and spending the night at the dorms.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    August 16, 2022: Getting to know and talk to all the coaches and them actually caring about my daughter and not just her as a basketball player and all of the coaches learning her name.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    August 8, 2022: We really liked the environment that the director and head coach, Todd Kent, provided. It was phenomenal.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    August 7, 2022: My daughter thoroughly enjoyed the players from UC Santa Cruz that coached them.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    This is a great camp!

    — Anonymous

Nike Girls Basketball Camp UC Santa Cruz

Monica Armstrong, Camp Director
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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

Nike
Basketball
California
Santa Cruz
https://www.ussportscamps.com/basketball/nike/nike-girls-basketball-camp-uc-santa-cruz
Nike Girls Basketball Camp UC Santa Cruz
USD
69565
Nike Girls Basketball Camp at UC Santa Cruz
Girls
8-18
Jul 21-Jul 25, 2024
745.00
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 18
Gender: Girls
Camp will run Sunday-Thursday.
Extended Day 9am-9pm $745.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Overnight $995.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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