2020 N.O.D. Summer Youth Basketball Camp - Online!

Event Details
15th Annual N.O.D. Summer Basketball Camp


What: One Week of Camp / Five Weeks of Follow-up Instruction

When: June 22-25, 2020, from 10am - 1:15pm Mountain Time

Who: Anyone entering 2nd through 12th grade this fall

Where: Online through livestream video and prerecorded skill instruction

Cost: Donation*

*Normally this camp costs $120.  However, we understand many people have been affected by the pandemic and don't want cost to prohibit kids from attending camp.  Upon registration, you can choose any amount to donate to the causes this camp supports:  youth athletics programs including Eagle Valley High School, Seton Catholic High School, and Fort Lewis College; and the N.O.D. Everest Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students. We appreciate any amount you can give as these programs count on our camps for funding.

Then, for 5 weeks starting the week after our Virtual Camp:  Every Monday and Wednesday we will release exclusive post-camp content through email and social media, which will keep your kids busy all summer long!


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About the Camp

Continuing our tradition of many years of great summer basketball camps, the largest and longest running basketball camp returns this summer in an online format starting on Monday, June 22 for grades 2-12.

While the coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted all our lives, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, we want to provide some sense of normalcy for our youth.  With so many leagues, practices, and competitions on hold or cancelled, we know it’s tough on young athletes.

But rather than focus on what we are missing, the coaches at N.O.D., Seton Catholic High School, and Fort Lewis College see this as a unique opportunity for kids to really focus on getting better at the fundamentals of their sport.  We are NOT cancelling our summer basketball camps; we are just modifying how we will run them.

All your child will need is a basketball and if possible a hoop (we can make some adjustments for those without a hoop).

Every 30 min coaches will be checking in live with the players through video. We’ll provide the campers live instruction and give them 15-20 minutes to practice on their own.

We will be sending out daily emails during camp to provide the content and will use Zoom and/or Instagram Live to share live content!!!

Camp content will be on a website and sent to the email address you register with.

Skills we will work on:
*Shooting – Form shooting, post shooting, game shots, triple threat shooting 

*Dribbling – stationary and on the move 

*Defense – Stance, quickness, communication

*Passing – stationary and on the move 

*Footwork – how to pivot in various scenarios (post moves, boxing out, screening) 

*Strength and agility exercises 

*Shooting and ball handling contests 

*Life skills – confidence, mental toughness, nutrition, and leadership

At the end of each day, we’ll allow the kids time to ask questions about anything from the day, or what they want to know about the coaches.

We accept campers of all basketball abilities, from beginner to experienced.  We’ll make as much effort as we can to connect to each camper despite the social distancing required.

All campers will receive access to exclusive skills videos, a camp t-shirt, and post-camp workout handouts.

We hope we get the chance to be a bright spot in your child’s summer this year. Also, since we won't be in a gym, you are welcome to forward this email on to friends and family around the country who have kids who are interested.  Contact us if you have questions!

Coach Jon - dr.jonked@gmail.com
Coach Aaron - JennigesAaronJ@gmail.com

We greatly appreciate any amount you can give to support our partners, which benefit youth through a variety of different service projects:

1) The Everest Scholarship Fund (Scholarship(s) awarded each year to high school seniors who are pursuing higher education).

2) Direct in-kind donations to youth athletics programs in the local community, including high schools and community club teams.

Posted by Jon Kedrowski