VIU basketball will hold camps for boys and girls

Vancouver Island University is getting ready to host its basketball summer camps at the VIU gym

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 avneet850@gmail.com. To register for any VIU camps, visit www.gomariners.ca.