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UPDATE: Hoops camp deadline extended

 

Students at the Hawaii Island Hoops camp 2008. (Photo courtesy of Hawaii Island Hoops)

Students at the Hawaii Island Hoops camp 2008. (Photo courtesy of Hawaii Island Hoops)

UPDATE: April 21, 2:08 a.m. –  The deadline to register for the College Prep Basketball Camp has been extended through Tuesday, April 28. A limited number of slots still are available.

April 19, 10:56 p.m. – Deadline to sign up for the College Prep Basketball Camp is Monday, April 20.

Hawaii Island Hoops is hosting the week-long college prep camp June 8-12 at Kekuaokalani Gym in Kailua-Kona.

Now in its fourth year, the camp is open to boys basketball players ages 13 – 20 who what to learn about the college game, experience and what they need to prepare for academically and athletically. 

“We’re excited about this year’s college prep camp because of the quality of coaches that are attending” said Andy Smith, director of Hawaii Island Hoops. “We have invited college coaches from the NCAA, NAIA and Junior College level to attend and provide top notch instruction, academic information, and encourage our youth to consider all the different options of getting a college education. It’s a great way to start your college recruiting process.”

The College Prep Basketball Camp will provide college level instruction on individual fundamental development through shooting, ball handling, passing, offense and defense. There will also be 5-on-5 team games, individual skills competition, along with the week ending with a championship and all-star game. 

Hawaii Island Hoops College Prep Basketball Camp is limited to 50 participants. 

The camp fee is $400 and will provide each camper with team uniform, camp T-shirt, basketball, water bottle, includes three meals a day, team and individual awards. An athletic trainer will be on site. 

Every evening will feature a guest lecture on preparing for college athletics and education, meeting high school requirements, and former players who are now playing on the college level will share their experiences.

To reserve your spot, you must register and provide a $150 deposit ($50 of which is refundable) by April 20. The remaining $250 is due by May 8.

— Find out more:

Hawaii Island Hoops: www.hawaiiislandhoops.com

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