Tiger camp set for June

12 years ago

    FORT FAIRFIELD — The dates for this year’s “Tiger” Basketball Camp have been set for June 18-22 for the boys and June 25-29 for the girls.

    The camp, under the direction of Larry Gardner, is open to boys and girls presently in grades one through eight.


    The boys and girls camps will be limited to the first 150 applicants and will be held at the Fort Fairfield High School gyms.

    The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, Monday through Friday.

    The camp will include breakfast and lunch each day with each participant also receiving a “Tiger” Basketball Camp T-shirt and camp basketball. The camp also includes the instruction, meals, awards, camp T-shirt and a free basketball, as well as the ending “Family Barbecue” awards night.

    Players will be grouped by age and ability into three divisions: High School, College and NBA/WNBA and will have eight indoor and outdoor courts available to use. The High School division will use shorter baskets and smaller balls while the College and NBA/WNBA divisions will use regulation baskets and balls.

    The camp provides each player with an opportunity to develop his or her basketball skills through drills, games, films and lectures while offering a competitive and fun atmosphere. Each team will play two games a day with all championship competition to be decided on Friday.

    Awards will be given on Friday afternoon after the “Family Barbecue.” The barbecue is free to parents and family of camp participants.

    Registration forms are available online at www.msad20.org as well as at area recreation centers or  contact coach Gardner at 472-3271 or 473-4055 for more information.