Men's basketball to offer five camp opportunities

May 17, 2012

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State basketball will offer five boys basketball camp opportunities on the University Park campus this summer beginning June 1-3 with the Father/Son Camp.

Head coach Patrick Chambers, the Nittany Lion coaching staff and several current Nittany Lion players will be joined by former Nittany Lion players and regional coaches as they conduct a variety of camp opportunities covering several skill levels through the month of June.

Coach Patrick Chambers' Nittany Lion team quickly gained a reputation for all-out hustle, toughness, energy and passion on the floor in his first season at the helm of the program.

"The play extremely hard; they battle; they go after it," Indiana coach Tom Crean said after his No. 12 ranked Hoosiers narrowly escaped the Bryce Jordan Center with a victory in January. "(Coach Chambers) has taken some good players that were here and made them a lot better."

For more information or to register for any of the five boys basketball camp opportunities please visit or call (814-865-0561) or e-mail ( the Penn State Sports Camps office located in the Multi-Sport Facility on the University Park campus. All Penn State boys basketball camps will be conducted on the University Park campus and utilize Penn State's top-notch facilities.

The five boys basketball camp opportunities offered through the month of June are:

Father/Son Camp, June 1-3: The camp provides a unique bonding experience between fathers and sons focusing on basketball fundamentals, games and fun competitions. The camp is targeted to students entering grades 2-12 and fathers or guardians.

Team Camp, June 16-17: The premier team camp in Pennsylvania provides and opportunity for campers to improve their skills while playing in organized games against great competition. The camp is targeted to high school varsity, junior varsity and club teams.

Instructional Camp, June 17-20: The camp emphasizes individual skill development and organized team play so campers can apply their individual skill development to a team concept. The camp is targeted to students entering grades 6-12.

Day Camp, June 25-28: The camp focuses on fun and fundamentals, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday; and from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Campers will be divided by age to provide an appropriate learning environment. The camp is targeted to students entering grades 1-8.

Advanced Skills Camp, June 29-30: The camp is a two-day competitive practice camp specifically designed for more advanced skill players serious about raising their game and playing at the collegiate level. The camp is targeted to students entering grades 9-12.

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Last Updated May 18, 2012