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Warriors to offer boys basketball summer camps

Brainerd Warriors boys basketball coaches will be hosting three camps in June.

The 9th-12th grade basketball camp will be 2-4 p.m. June 6-9 at Brainerd High School. The cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt.

Goal of this camp is to prepare young men for varsity basketball. The camp will cover Warrior team concepts, with offensive and defensive philosophies discussed. Players will be coached on dribbling, shooting and passing. Players will be exposed to the varsity strength and plymetric conditioning program. This camp will build the foundation for the 2011-2012 season.

• The summer Warrior conditioning camp for students entering grades 9-12 will be 21 sessions long beginning June 13 and ending Aug. 5. Sessions will be from 7-10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the BHS weight room and gym. The cost is $55.

This camp offers the unique concept of combining speed, agility and quickness (SAQ), balance and strength. Plus, individual basketball skill development will be included during the morning workouts. This camp is appealing to the aspiring athlete interested in reaching total body conditioning during the off-season.

• The 6th-8th grade camp is scheduled 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 6-9 at BHS. Cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt.

Goal of this camp is to expand the fundamentals of playing basketball, while improving the knowledge of the game. The camp will cover basic dribbling, shooting and passing skills. There will be drills, a contests, plus and 5-on-5 games during the week.

• The 3rd-5th grade camp is scheduled 8:30-10 a.m. June 6-9 at Riverside Elementary School. The cost, which includes a T-shirt, is $30.

Goal of this camp is to teach future Warriors how to have fun playing basketball. There will be a variety of games, work skills and multiple contests were every player experiences success.

Registration for all camps can be done by calling Brainerd Community Education at (218) 454-6924 or register on-line at (click on community education banner).

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.