University of Portland basketball summer camps are open for registration and filling up fast. The popular Pilot Day Camp for kids grades 3-9 is scheduled for June 24-28 and offers some of the most entertaining and educational activities for kids, while three Pilot Skills Camps are available for more individualized instruction.
The Pilot Day Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $250 per camper which includes a Nike Pilot Basketball T-Shirt, a Pilot basketball, and a free ticket to a future Portland home game. Members of the Pilot coaching staff, current and former Pilot players, and other local coaches will be on hand to coordinate the camp, which includes skill development stations, individual skills contests, competitive 5-on-5 games, and lectures and demonstrations.
Pilot Skills Camp for kids grades 6-12 will be held on July 1-2. Kids grades 3-6 will have two chances for Pilot Skills Camps: July 29-30 or July 31-Aug. 1. The specialized camps cost $150 per camper per session and will focus on essential drills and professional instruction for ball handling skills, offensive dribble moves, moving without the ball, reading screens & scoring, and much more.