VIU hoops camp about to tip off

The Vancouver Island University Mariners basketball program will share its knowledge with the next generation of players. VIU athletics is hosting basketball camps for boys 8-18 and girls 8-17 this month at the university gym.

The Vancouver Island University Mariners basketball program will share its knowledge with the next generation of players.

VIU athletics is hosting basketball camps for boys 8-18 and girls 8-17 this month at the university gym, starting with a co-ed day camp for kids 8-13. The $160 camp runs Monday (Aug. 8) through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and consists of a half day of basketball drills and games and a half day of other sports, games and activities each day.

From Aug. 15-18 the Mariners will hold camps for girls 13-17, boys 12-14 and boys 15-18. The half-day camps cost $100 and the M’s promise “top-quality instruction and coaching in a fun and competitive environment.”

Click here for more information. There will be on-site registration Monday morning.