Three-day competitive residential camp geared towards the exceptionally motivated who is going into their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school.
July 16-18, 2018 (check in 11am-1pm on Monday, July 16, and check out at 1pm on Wednesday, July 18)
Bears Showcase Basketball Camp is a competitive basketball program geared towards experienced players with solid fundamental skills who want a rigorous basketball training with one of the nation's top basketball programs. Skill development and assessment, team competition, individual development and an orientation to Washington University's campus life are the focuses of this three-day residential program.
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I an effort to provide as personal an experience as possible, enrollment will be limited to around fifty campers. Applications will be processed on a “first come” basis. A deposit of $200 is required upon submission of the application and the balance is due by July 1, 2017. Tuition includes a double room, linens, meals and a reversible jersey.
Cancellations will be accepted prior to July 1 and only medical cancellations after July 1. A $75 handling fee and housing cancellation fee will be assessed on all cancellations.
Travel and Accommodations
Transportation shuttles will be provided to and from the airport on Monday and Wednesday afternoon. More information and specific directions will be provided with your enrollment confirmation.
All campers will be housed in Wheeler House, a nationally acclaimed Washington University dorm situated in the beautiful South Forty campus dorm area. If you have a roommate preference, please indicate their name on your application. Room assignments are made prior to the camp session and no changes will be made at check-in.
All meals will be served by WUSTL's award-winning university food service, Bon Appétit. A wide selection of entrees and other foods will be served in our on-campus dining facilities.
Check-In and Departure
Registration and dorm check-in will be from 11am-1pm on Monday, July 17, in the lobby of Wheeler House in the South Forty residence area on the campus of Washington University. Lunch will follow at 1pm. The first camp session will begin after lunch. The camp will be dismissed after lunch on Wednesday, July 19.
Location and Facilities
The camp sessions will be held in the Field House of the Athletic Complex at the west end of the Danforth campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Access is off of Forsyth Boulevard, one block east of Big Bend Boulevard. More detailed directions will be sent prior to the start of camp.
What to Bring
• multiple t-shirts and gym shorts
• sweat socks
• basketball sneakers
• water bottle
• alarm clock
• cell phone
Campers will be given a reversible jersey that will be washed daily. Each camper will also be provided bedding and towels at check-in.
Rules and Regulations
The rules and regulations are designed to provide the best and safest learning environment for all campers. They will be reviewed during orientation on the first night of camp. Each camper is expected to follow the rules of camp. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action or expulsion.
The camp is conducted by the Washington University basketball coaches. The camp staff includes members of the Washington University men's basketball team.
In Case of Emergencies
In case of emergencies, campers can be reached through campus security at (314) 935-5555. There will be no phones in the dorm rooms.
Each camper must provide their own medical insurance for emergency medical care. Please check with your provider to make sure your son/daughter is covered for this activity. Insurance information and parental consent signatures must be completed on the application.
An athletic trainer is on duty during all activity periods. There will be access to a medical doctor and emergency medical facilities in case of emergencies. The athletic trainer will determine whether to seek emergency treatment.