Young basketball players can raise their game on the hardcourt this month by working out with top college-level programs. Vancouver Island University’s athletics department is getting ready to host its annual basketball summer camps at the VIU gym.
Camp for girls goes all next week (Aug. 14-18). Next week’s girls’ camp is for ages 11-17 and will be in the mornings from 9 a.m.-noon. New VIU women’s basketball coach Tony Bryce will lead the camp, assisted by VIU players.
Boys’ basketball camps will be Aug. 21-25 and youths 10-18 can participate. Boys up to age 14 will take the court from 9 a.m.-noon, with teens 15-18 to follow from 1-4 p.m.
For information about boys’ basketball camps, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for any VIU camps, visit www.gomariners.ca.