Camps, Clinics and Tournaments

Boys’ Basketball: Development—Grades 6–8

 

Registration for this camp is closed.

June 16-18, 2019

What could be better than three days spent learning basketball moves from head coaches at Michigan Tech? Our boys’ basketball Development Camp is what comes after the basics; you’ll learn ways to improve your game, both as an individual and in a team, and put your skills to the test in games and competitions held in the SDC Varsity Gym and Multipurpose Room. Plus, you’ll get a preview of college life while you stay on campus at Michigan Tech.

What to Expect

Players will put their knowledge of ball handling, shooting, team play, and defensive play to the test, learning strategies for improvement.

Special Requirements

This camp is for players entering grades 6-8 as of Fall 2019. A packet of required forms will be sent to participants via email once their application is processed. The required forms must be submitted prior to the start of camp.

Cost

Live-In $274.50; Commuter $176.50

Registration for this camp is CLOSED.

Payment in full is due at time of registration. Refunds, less a $50 cancellation fee are available until June 2. After June 2, refunds less the cancellation fee will be issued for medical reasons only.

Important Information regarding Participant Meals

In general, the residence hall cafeteria provides live-in participants breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. Commuter participants are provided lunch and dinner depending on the duration of camp. Please refer to individual camp schedules for differences in meal options and locations. Special dietary needs and allergies will be asked for on the confirmation packet that participants receive after being accepted into camp. You can always call our office in advance to discuss your participant's situation, and we can put you in touch with our Dining Services Team for a proactive approach to ensure a great experience at our camp.

Important Information for Live-In Participants

Residence Hall for Live-In Participants

Live-in participants stay in Wadsworth Hall on Michigan Tech's campus, just a short walk from the Student Development Complex (SDC), where Michigan Tech Sports Camps are held. Rooms in the residence hall are furnished with bunk beds, dressers, and desks.Dorm rooms are not air-conditioned, so students are encouraged to bring a fan. Linens, pillows, and blankets are provided. Students must bring two to three towels. Restrooms and showers are conveniently located on each floor. The residence hall has lounges, cable TV, and a recreation room. Laundry facilities are available. Students must bring their own laundry supplies. Participants receive round-the-clock supervision. Note: Lost key $75.

Room Occupancy Policy for Live-In Participants

Participants living in the residence hall will room with members of their own age group. Rooms are equipped for two people. We do not take requests for 3-person rooms. Participants also do not room alone. Roommate requests must be made by both participants and will be asked for on the confirmation packets that participants receive after being accepted into camp (not at time of registration). Participants not requesting a specific roommate will be paired up with another person in their age group. All roommate assignments are prepared ahead of time and do not happen at time of check-in.

Check-In Procedure for Live-In Participants

All live-in participants will first check in for camp at Wadsworth Hall. (DO NOT GO TO THE SDC!) See individual camp schedule for specific check-in time. Upon arrival, park in Lot 15W at the front of Wadsworth Hall and come in through the main entrance. There will be directional signs to follow for check-in which will take place on the basement level. Please leave all personal belongings in your vehicle until after the check-in process has been finished. Photo IDs, handbooks, room assignments, keys, medicine check-in, etc. are just a few items that will be taken care of during the live-in check-in process. Once participants are settled in their rooms, welcome meetings with counselors will take place on-floor. Again, see individual camp schedule for further details. Lunch in the cafeteria on the first day of camp is not included in your camp fees, but is available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Family members are welcome to purchase meal passes at the Wadsworth Hall front desk.

Check-Out Procedure for Live-In Participants

At the end of camp, parents should communicate with their participants to arrange when and where they would like to meet after check-out. Parents should park in Lot 15W at the front of Wadsworth Hall and wait for your participant in the lobby of Wadsworth Hall. Participants will be checking out on-floor with their counselor first (packing up/cleaning, turning in keys, etc.) and can then bring their luggage down to the lobby when they are done. Staff will be available to answer questions. Lunch in the cafeteria on the last day of camp is not included in your camp fees, but is available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Family members are welcome to purchase meal passes at the Wadsworth Hall front desk.

Late Arrival Procedure for Live-In Participants

When our participants are set to arrive late (arrangements MUST be pre-approved or an emergency delay must be called in to the Summer Youth Programs 24 Hour Emergency Line, 906-483-7651. Parents and participants first must report to the front desk at Wadsworth Hall to check in and meet with a head counselor who will have materials ready for them when they arrive. The parent and participant will go through signing in and dropping off their stuff to their assigned room. Once this is taken care of, a counselor will escort the participant to wherever it is they need to be.

Additional Information for Live-In Participants

2019 SYA Participant Handbook
Handbook Essentials for Live-In Participants

Who Can Live-In Participants talk to About...
FAQ's for Live-In Participants
End of the Week Reminders for Live-In Participants
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Contact Information

Residence Hall Summer Youth Programs Front Desk 906-483-7650
Residence Hall Summer Youth Programs 24 Hour Emergency Line 906-483-7651
Residence Hall Coordinators 906-483-7652
 

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Kevin Luke

Kevin Luke, the winningest coach in Michigan Tech basketball history begins his 24th season leading the Huskies in 2017-18. He has earned a plethora of accolades since his appointment as the program’s 11th head coach in 1994. Luke has guided the Huskies to five Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles, earned eight NCAA Tournament berths and won his 300th game in a 74-72 victory over Grand Valley State in 2011.

Josh Buettner

Josh Buettner begins his 10th season as assistant men’s basketball coach at Michigan Tech in 2017-18. The Shawano, Wis., native starred for the Huskies from 2001-05. He was a two-time All-American and earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors as both a junior and senior. Buettner played professionally in Europe for three years. He played in leagues in Denmark, Switzerland and Iceland, and was named the Danish Elite League Player of the Year in his second pro campaign.  


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