2017 Bears Basketball Camp
One-week day camp for boys and girls, ages 9-15, of all skill levels.
Session I: June 12-16 • Session II: July 10-14
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (No extended care available)
Fees: $225 per session, per child
Contact: Mark Edwards, (314) 935-5168
Bears Basketball Camp is grouped by gender, age, and skill level. All activities will be conducted inside the beautiful air-conditioned facilities of the Washington University in St. Louis Athletic Complex and the new Sumers Recreations Center.
Members of the Washington University Basketball staff will provide fundamental teaching while college players and high school coaches will serve as camp counselors. To assure the best possible teaching environment, only a limited number of participants are accepted.
Full session fees, per child, are prior to enrollment. Limited enrollment – programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration and Payment
Registration will be done online by credit card payment. Those desiring to pay by check should contact the camp office at (314) 935-5168.
Refunds will be made for cancellations prior to the start of the camp. There will be a refund fee charged based upon the date of the request: $20 prior to June 1 (both sessions), $60 before June 29 (Session I) & June 26 (Session II) and $80 after those dates. There will be no refunds once the camp has started.
Check-In for all enrolled campers will take place on the Monday of each session, between 8:30 - 9 am. Once a camper reports for camp, they will be expected to spend the entire day at camp unless arrangements are made by a parent or guardian.
Location and Facilities
Bears Basketball Camp is located in the Athletic Complex at the west end of the Danforth campus of Washington University in St. Louis, off of Big Bend Boulevard and Forsyth Boulevard.
Parking, Drop-Off and Pick Up Map
Specific areas are designated for parking and another for drop-off and pick-up. Download the Parking, Pick-Up and Drop of Map. Directions will also be sent to enrolled campers by email.
What to Bring
• water bottle
• money for snacks and twice weekly pizza lunches
• swimsuit and towel (swimming is offered as an option)
Instructors and counselors will be present daily from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., but will not serve in a supervisory capacity before 9 a.m. or after dismissal.
On Friday, the campers will be dismissed at 4 pm, following the Awards Ceremony. We invite you to join us for any of the camp activities.
|9 a.m.||Camp Assembly|
|9:20 a.m.||Defensive Instruction|
|9:40 a.m.||Team Practice|
|10 a.m.||Skill Instruction|
|10:30 a.m.||Shooting Instruction|
|11 a.m.||League Games|
Campers may choose to bring a snack lunch, go home with a parent, or eat at a campus dining facility. On-site lunch hour supervision will be provided.
|1 p.m.||Camp Assembly|
|1:20 p.m.||Skill Stations|
|2:20 p.m.||League games|
|3:30 p.m.||Swim or film (optional)|
We invite you to join us at 3 p.m. on Friday for the camp Awards Ceremony. Please park in the garage located off of Big Bend Blvd off Snow Way. See parking map.
Optional Swimming and Film Session
An hour of swimming is offered for two days of each camp session. Campers who choose to go swimming should bring swimsuits and towels. Those who do not swim will be given an alternate activity.