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Head to upstate New York in summer 2024 and receive collegiate-style instruction from Head Coaches Jim Bechtel and Brittany Cohen! Learn life skills that you can apply both on and off the court such as developing friendships, playing your best, and being a good teammate at this coed summer basketball camp.

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
  • Train at Maxcy Hall, SUNY Potsdam's premier athletic facility
  • Work with a great teaching staff to help you become a more skillful player
  • Learn life skills including developing friendships, playing your best, and being a good teammate
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Camp Coaches

  • Jim Bechtel Suny Potsdam

    Co-Director Jim Bechtel

    Jim Bechtel enters his seventh season as SUNY Potsdam's head men's basketball coach. He is the 10th head coach in program history. Bechtel comes to SUNY Potsdam after building a strong program at SUNY Canton. He has NCAA Division I, II and III experience.

    View Jim's Bio
  • Brittany Cohen

    Co-Director Brittany Cohen

    Brittany Cohen enters her seventh season as SUNY Potsdam head women's basketball coach. Cohen, a Fayetteville native, was a two-time SUNYAC Player of the Year and a WBCA Honorable Mention All-American with the Red Dragons. She averaged over 15 points-per-game and nearly six assists-per-game.

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Camp Details

JULY 15-18, 2024

Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 3:30pm
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4PM


Nike Versa Tack Basketballs can be purchased during registration for $30. Players can choose between a size 6 (28.5", standard girls) or size 7 (29.5", standard boys) ball, which will be passed out on the last day of camp. Please note that it is not required to bring a basketball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction.


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.


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

  • 9:05 AM Opening remarks and group warm-up/stretch
  • 9:20 AM Stations
  • 10:25 AM Team practice
  • 11:30 AM Shooting Series/Scrimmages
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM 5v5 Scrimmages
  • 2:00 PM 9v9 Scrimmages
  • 4:00 PM Campers Depart

SUNY Potsdam is located in Potsdam, NY, a quaint college town in beautiful northern New York. Ottawa and Montreal are about 80 and 100 miles away. Syracuse is approximately 150 miles from Potsdam. SUNY Potsdam’ outstanding facilities include 10 indoor and outdoor courts, modern resident halls, and a wonderful dining facility.

Basketball instruction and play will take place in the Maxcy Hall athletic complex on the SUNY Potsdam campus. Facilities are on-site and consist of 4 outdoor courts and 6 indoor courts. If off-campus facilities are needed, campers are transported in the morning by school bus and will return to SUNY Potsdam for lunch and the end of the day closing meeting at 4:30.

Camp Reviews

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

    July 13, 2023: Our daughter has loved going to camp every day. Our main goal of this camp was to help on her fundamentals -- which this camp has a great reputation of handling that aspect

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Sadie really enjoyed camp, her coaches and worked hard

    — Anonymous

SUNY Potsdam Summer Basketball Camp

Jim Bechtel, Co-Director
Maxcy Hall
Tupper Lake Dr.

Potsdam, New York 13676
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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

New York
SUNY Potsdam Summer Basketball Camp
SUNY Potsdam Summer Basketball Camp
Jul 15-Jul 18, 2024
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 17
Gender: Co-Ed
Full Day 9am-4pm $345.00 USD
Availability: Yes

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