Camp Highlights from past years, HERE
12th Annual PA / MD Camp
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Shooting and Individual Skill Improvement
9-18 are eligible.
In the past, our events have been
attended by players from not only Pennsylvania and Maryland, but also from
Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, North Carolina, Canada, the District of
Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Michigan, Florida and Ohio.
|***Special Emphasis On***
-Individual Improvement and Growth
AIR-CONDITONED: the Gym and the Dorm Suites
Last year the campers lived in 2 and 3 bedroom campus apartments with a full kitchen and living room which included a refrigerator!! Our facilities are by far and away the best in the nation!
All campers will be supervised 24/7 by our
camp staff in the gym, cafeteria and dorm suites!!
Campers will be grouped according to age for all games, fundamental stations and competitions!
EACH CAMPER WILL:
-Receive Fundamental Instruction as well as play 3 games per day!
-Have the opportunity for private instruction after each meal.
- At least 4 coaches are stationed on each floor of the dorms
- At least 2 room checks each night performed by the coaches on each floor at 10:00 and 11:00pm
- The room list (attendance sheets) are turned into Coach Gaffey each night before any coaches can go to bed.
-Receive a reversible numbered jersey.
-Have all you can eat meals in the air conditioned cafeteria
-Receive over 15 hours of Fundamental Instruction from High School and College Coaches.
-Live in air conditioned dormitory two room suites, eat in air conditioned (all you can eat and drink) cafeteria and play in an air conditioned gym!
-Be provided the opportunity to improve by playing against top notch competition.
-Participate in our camp "one on one" contest
-Play in "March Madness" style tourney at the end of the week!
-Participate in our camp "free throw and "hot shot" contests
-Participate in our camp "3 on 3" League
-Receive a two page Individual Instruction packet to take home and use to workout
-Have the opportunity to use our unique "shooting strap" at our shooting station to get the thumb out of your shot to improve accuracy
-Participate in “Hot Shot Contest”
-Participate in “1 minute “speed” Shooting Contest”
-Have the opportunity to be nominated for Defensive and Hustle Awards
-Provide Unprecedented Living Quarters with a Private Bathroom
-Feature College Coaches teaching at some of the stations!
|The One-on-One Challenge Board is always very popular with both the NBA (high school) and the NCAA (junior high). Each player has his name on a card on the board and challenges those above him in an attempt to reach the top. As players win and lose they change positions on the rungs on the board. This competition is on-going throughout the week.|
Mike Gaffey: Head Basketball Coach at Penn State Harrisburg
Chris Sherwood: Head Basketball Coach at Manheim Central High School
Earl Hazel: Hempfield Basketball Program and Spooky Nook AAU Administrator
PAST GUEST SPEAKERS and CAMP STAFF
Danny Walck :Hempfield High School
Pete Conrad : Head Basketball Coach at Palmyra High School
Tim Bean : Current East Pennsboro Head Coach and former PSU Harrisburg Asst.
Earl Hazel: Hempfield Youth Basketball
Justin Edwards: Elizabethtown College Asst. Coach
Wes Soto : Warwick High School
Pat McGlynn: Director of Yorkballers AAU program
Emery Cook : Former Carlisle High School Coach
John Achille : Lampeter Strasburg High School
Mike Williams : BCIT Tech, New Jersey
Mark Linebaugh: Asst. Men's Basketball Coach atColgate
John Marczak : Former Illinois State Asst. Coach
David Archer : Pine Grove High School
Mike Miller : Alvernia University
Chris Franklin: Harlem Globetrotters
Lenny Groft: Former Hempfield Coach
Scott Duncan: Penn State Harrisburg Asst. Coach
Rahsaan Carlton: Penn State Harrisburg Athletic Director
Jason O'Connell: Asst. Men's Coach at Eastern Kentucky
Jon Showers: Asst. Men's Coach Marywood College
Coach Mike Gaffey, is the former Penn State Harrisburg Head Coach (5 years). His 2011-12 team set a school record for wins at PSU Harrisburg with 20. Two years ago his 2011-12 PSU Harrisburg team made it to a second straight NEAC Conference title game and was awarded the NCAA trophy for being the number one ranked team in the country for steals while also finishing 2nd in the country in turnover margin and 4th in the country in assists per game! Gaffey was also named NEAC Conference "Coach of the Year" for the programs quick turn around in the 2010-2011 (last place to first in 3 years) season and has also mentored 5 NEAC All-Conference selections in Kenton Alston, David Reisinger, Nick Liddell Steve Jones and Lancaster Lebanon League grad Jordan Gatchall in his five seasons at the division 3 school. PSU Harrisburg also led the league in scoring at 80 plus per game in 2010-11 and 2011-12. His Annville-Cleona team made school history by producing two 1,000 point scorers in the same season (2006-2007). In addition, he was named the Lancaster-Lebanon League 2006-07 "Coach of the Year". He has also served as a Head Boys Basketball Coach at Susquenita, Palmyra and Steelton Highspire High Schools before going to Alvernia College as the Head J.V. Coach in 2002-03. His 1996 Palmyra team won the last school Boys District Championship in 53 years by upsetting Susquehanna Township (in the AAA title) 44-40 at Hershey Park Arena.In addition, at Palmyra his teams won three "Sportsmanship Awards" from the Central PA Chapter of Officials. His Alvernia College J.V. team set a school record by scoring 60 points in one half vs. LCCC on January 28, 2003. In addition, Gaffey has worked the Individual Instruction station for coach Jim Boeheim at the Syracuse University Basketball Camp since 1991. This 2013-14 season he is working as a Varsity Asst. for Harrisburg Christian. His son Scott had 62 3 point field goals in his Junior season using the camp "Individual Workout" program.
Coach Chris Sherwood: is currently the Head Basketball Coach at Manheim Central High School. His team was off to yet another strong 5-0 start in 2012-13 and he is known as one of the most influential coaches in the LL league. Previous to his current assignment, he was the Asst. Men's Basketball Coach at Penn State Harrisburg where he helped guide the 2009-2010 team to a school record 16 wins. In addition, he guided Manheim Central to a school record for wins before he came to PSU Harrisburg in 2007-2008. Sherwood's teams have made back to back District 3 playoff appearances upon his return to Manheim Central.
Our week of camp is unique for aspiring young players because we have you train and compete at a high level of competition. We have numerous AAU players that will come to us at the end of their summer schedule to stay sharp and learn the game for the next level. The player development with an emphasis on citizenship and sportsmanship have helped the camp sell out the past two years!
Some of our more popular alumni include: Seattle Seahawks Lineman....Jordan Hill who attended camp for 5 years from 7th grade through 12th grade and Tristan Crawford (2,000 point scorer) from AAA Steel-High. In addition, Ryan Hill (attended from 5th grade through 12th grade) who signed with Division 1 Bucknell University was the MVP in 2008. The camp had players attend from the following programs: Hempfield, Central Dauphin, Central Dauphin East, Steel High, Susquehanna Twp, Lampeter Strasburg, Cedar Crest, Lebanon, ELCO, Lebanon Catholic, Bishop McDevitt, Susquenita, Upper Dauphin, Dallastown, York Catholic, York Suburban, Holy Ghost Prep, Harrisburg High, Hazleton,Wyoming Valley West, Berks Catholic, Governor Mifflin, Wilson, Wyomissing, Allentown Central Catholic, Parkland, Easton, Simon Gratz, Philadelphia GAMP, Oxford, Hatboro Horsham, St. Mary's, Palmyra, Hershey, Harrisburg Christian and West York!
That gives you an idea of the competition level at our camp. In addition, we will provide you with the "workout routine" that you need to perfect your game for next year's season! The PA vs. Maryland Camp provides extra help after every meal in addition to the intense and intelligent instruction that is received during the course of a normal camp day.
Yours in Hoops,
Here are some of the Instruction items included:
Establishing Post Position
Low Post Moves
High Post Moves
Post Defense (Front, side and anticipating left shoulder spin)
Talking/Defending Screens (Including the 4 types of ball screen defense0
Help and Recover vs. Penetration
"Beef" Shooting Instruction
Backcourt moves for guards to get around your defender
Dribble Drive motion offensive concepts
How to defend inbound under the basket
Game speed shooting off the catch, off the bounce, off the curl, off the fade
step back jumpers
daily dozen lay ups
intro to the euro step move
basketball weight training daily
speed and agility training daily
2014 CAMP ENROLLMENT OPTIONS:
$365 by Jan 28th
$375.00 by Feb 1st
$380 by March 1st
$385.00 by April 1st
$390.00 by May 1st
$395.00 by June 25th
$399.00 between June 26th and July 25th
-$245.00 if received by Feb 1st
-$255.00 if received by March 1st
-$265.00 if received by April 1st
-$270.00 if received by May 1st
-$275.00 if received by June 25th
-$280.00 if received between June 26th and July 22nd
GROUP DISCOUNT OPTIONS:
Four or more players from the same school who send in their registrations together will receive a $10.00 discount off of the camp fee. Six or more players from the same school or team receive a $15.00 discount off the camp fee.
A $ 115.00 non-refundable deposit must accompany your application and the balance of your camp fee is to be paid on or before the first day of camp. If you need to cancel, you must do so in writing 14 days prior to the start of camp. You will have the choice of a refund (minus the deposit) or a full credit good for the next year. However, no refunds or credits will be issued if you cancel after 14 days prior to camp.
NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED AFTER JULY 15th 2014!
MAKE CHECK OR MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO:
MAIL WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO:
204 Spruce Ct.
Annville, PA 17003
City, State, Zip_____________________________________________________________
Date of Birth ________________________________
Shirt Size________________________Grade in Sept. 2014____________________
School Attending in Sept. 2014__________________________________________________
email@example.com (or call Mike Gaffey at 717-903-0732)
firstname.lastname@example.org or cell phone 717-903-0732 weekdays during the day
Registration is from 3:30 to 6:15 p.m. at the Physical Education Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014. The camp will start promptly at 7:00 pm with an orientation meeting. Please call ahead and let us know if you will be arriving after 7pm on July 27th. Camp will dismiss at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 31st 2014.
*****Call ahead for transportation from the Reading Airport and the Reading Bus Station to the campus*****