MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State men’s basketball program will host
its first-ever Elite Camp for high school players from June 9-10 on the
The Elite Camp is designed for the best players in the state of Kansas
and top players throughout the country. It is for players entering the
ninth through 12th grades in the fall of 2007 and is especially
recommended for those who are college-bound. Camp is limited in
enrollment to 40 campers. Registration begins at 9 a.m. on June 9 at
Derby Dining Center with a camp meeting at 11 a.m. All meals and
lodging will be provided. The cost is $45 for each camper.
In addition to the Elite Camp, first-year head coach Frank Martin and
his staff will offer four other camps this summer, including the Day
Camp on June 4-7, the High School Team Camp on June 11-14, the
Father-Son Camp on June 15-16 and the Overnight Individual Camp on June
The Day Camp kicks off the summer camp season, as it runs from June 4-7
for kids and kindergarten through eighth grade. The primary emphasis
will be basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding
and defense. Skills will be taught through instructional stations,
3-on-3 games and 5-on-5 games. The camp also features daily skills
competition, dunk contests and instruction by K-State coaches and
players. The cost is $175 for each camper.
The Father-Son Camp offers a father and son (ages kindergarten through
eighth grade) a great opportunity to spend a special weekend together
on the K-State campus June 15-16. Emphasis will be on teaching
fundamentals to the fathers, who in turn teach them to their son. The
camp features a Friday evening barbeque, guest speakers, instructional
stations and scrimmages with and against current Wildcat players.
Space is limited to the first 100 Father and Son pairs who sign up.
The cost is $200 per person and $60 for each additional child.
The final camp will be the Overnight Individual Camp, which runs from
June 24-27 for kids age 8-18. The primary emphasis will be on
developing fundamental skills in shooting, passing, dribbling,
rebounding and defense. Skills will be taught through instructional
stations, 3-on-3 games and 5-on-5 games. The camp also features daily
skills competition, dunk contests and instruction by K-State coaches
and players. The cost is $300 per person for overnight campers.
Martin and his staff will instruct and direct each of the camps, while
K-State players, college and high school coaches will also work with
Individuals can register for any of these camps by calling the men’s
basketball office at 785.532.6531 or toll free at 1.800.651.4667.
Individuals may also download a camp brochure as well as register
online at www.kstatesports.com.
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