Girls Basketball Academy - Overnight Grades 4-12 (2017)

Basic information

  • Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 26-29
  • Times: Check in Monday at 9:00am - Thursday 12:00pm
  • Cost: Varies. Please see section descriptions
  • Location: Van Noord Arena Van Noord Arena (Map)
  • Director(s):
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A girls overnight camp providing professional skill development instruction.


  • 3.5 days of expert individual and team instruction
  • Each camper will receive a video analysis of their shooting form and a written evaluation with suggestions for improvement.
  • Develop or improve the ability to create their own shot.
  • Learn how to shoot off the pass and dribble effectively.
  • Learn how to effectively come off screens to get shots.
  • Develop increased range and a quicker release.

Notes for packing

  • Bring your own linens or sleeping bag and a pillow
  • Socks – Please try to bring 10 pairs of socks, dry socks for each session
  • Flip flops – extra shoes – please change socks and don’t wear bb shoes between sessions
  • Please bring a fan, they can be rented for $1 a day, plus $5.00 deposit
  • Swimming will be available during breaks 
  • Bring plenty of socks, shorts, t shirts for sessions
  • 2 pairs of basketball shoes, especially if you are bringing a new pair
  • Water Bottle
  • Washer and Dryers are available at no charge in the basement of the dorms

Every camper will receive a t-shirt

Monday Check-in begins at 9:00am – 1st meal served will be lunch
Camp ends Thursday at 12:00pm Noon – last meal served will be breakfast

Tuesday through Thursday tentative schedule:

7:00am                      Wake Up
7:45-8:45am               Breakfast – Meals at Knollcrest
9:00-9:30am               Classroom Session
9:30-11:30am              Skill Development Session
11:30am-1:00pm         Lunch
1:00-1:30pm               Classroom Session
1:30-3:30pm               Skill Development Session
3:30-4:30pm               Competitions/Contests
4:30-5:30pm               Free Time                              
5:30-7:00pm               Dinner
7:00-9:00pm               Team Games
9:30pm                       In Your Room
10:30pm                     Lights Out

Session information


All Nights Resident (includes all meals and lodging): $310.00 (Deposit required: $100.00)

If you have a roommate preference, please indicate that person on the registration form.


Commuter with meals (with lunch and dinner provided): $240.00  (Deposit required: $100)


Commuter (with meals on your own): $200.00  (Deposit required: $100)


The registration deadline has passed. Spaces may still be available on a limited basis; see contact information below to inquire.

Registration details

Camp Registration & Payments

Mail-in registration will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017.  Any registrations postmarked prior to Friday, March 31, 2017, will go the end of the week’s registrations and will not be processed until Monday, April 10. 

If you wish to register by mail-in registration, payments may only be made by check.  No credit cards are accepted.

Please make all checks payable to Calvin College (specific camp)

Please make a separate check for EACH camp
(ex.: Calvin College Swimming, Calvin College Soccer, etc.)

Mail to: Kinesiology Department, Calvin College, 3195 Knight Way SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4406

All balances are due on the first day of camp.

Online registration will be available beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, at 9:00am EDT.  At this site, you may only pay electronically and the full payment is due with registration. 

Walk-in registrations will not be accepted until Monday, April 10, 2017.  Payments may be made by check or cash (exact change) ONLY.  Credit cards are not accepted in person.

Deposits/refund policy

There will be NO REFUNDS once your session of camp has begun.

There will be NO FULL refunds after Friday, June 9, 2017.

Registration convenience fees from online registrations are non-refundable.

If you transfer your child’s camp after registering, regardless of whether it is before or after Friday, June 9, 2017, you will be charged the online fee for registration as this is considered a separate registration by the registration service.

DEPOSITS, as indicated in the brochure, WILL NOT be refunded, transferred to another camp/section/time slot or transferred to another child after Friday, June 9, 2017, regardless of date of registration.

Location details

Please check in at the Welcome Desk in the lobby of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex.
  • Calvin College, Van Noord Arena Van Noord Arena | Map
  • 3195 Knight Way SE
  • Grand Rapids
  • Michigan, 49546-4402
  • USA

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