This instructional camp is for players entering 1st through the 8th grade. Campers will be grouped by age and ability. All aspects of the game of basketball will be covered including 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games for friends and family to see. Campers will receive a T-shirt, MSU basketball, and camp photo, which is included in the camp fee. Lunch will also be provided each day of the camp. A camp store will also be available where campers can buy snacks and drinks. If there is any money that is not used by the camper at the end of the week, it will be returned. On one afternoon, each camper will have the opportunity to go swimming supervised by trained lifeguards at the new Foster Recreation Center on MSU’s campus. MSU players and coaches will be present throughout the camp.
Come visit the campus of Missouri State University for a weekend shootout on June 17-18. There will be three separate divisions for large school varsity, small school varsity and JV teams. These competitive sessions will allow your teams to work together and strive for a great season ahead. All games will be played on the campus of Missouri State University. The Bears coaching staff and players will be present throughout the weekend. Teams are guaranteed 7-9 games and will be officiated by certified referees.
Check In (June 17): 10 a.m.- Noon Check Out (June 18): 4 p.m. Camp Cost: For commuter teams, the cost will be $500 for 1 team, $450/team for 2 commuter teams, or $400/team for 3+teams. No meals or rooms are provided for commuter teams. For For teams staying in the residence halls, the cost is $125/player, which includes 3 meals and 1 night stay.
*Camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade and/or gender)
LOCATION: The 2016 Missouri State Basketball Camps will be held on the MSU campus in Springfield. Housing will be in air-conditioned residence halls. All activity will be held at air conditioned Hammons Student Center, JQH Arena, Foster Recreation Center, McDonald Arena, and Greenwood High School. Residence halls will be well supervised with counselors, and campers will not be permitted to leave without permission.
CAMP HOURS: Shootouts will begin immediately after check in. This could vary slightly depending on the number of teams. They will conclude in the evening with the conclusion of each team's last game.
REGISTRATION: Check in hours are listed on the brochure and will take place in the South Court of Hammons Student Center.
MEALS: For those campers staying in the residence halls, unlimited food is offered in the Missouri State University dining centers. Meals for the Shootout will begin with dinner the first day of camp.
WHAT TO BRING: Each overnight camper will be expected to bring their own linens (twin size bed), pillow, toiletry items, towels, etc., gym shoes, t shirts, shorts, and several pairs of socks. Small coolers, fans and alarm clocks are allowed in the dorms. Leave valuables at home as the camp is not responsible for lost items.
CANCELLATIONS: Your $100 deposit less a $25 administration fee will be refunded if your enrollment is cancelled prior to May 17, 2015. After May 17, refunds will be given only for medical reasons when accompanied by a letter from your physician. If a camper must leave during the week, the refund will be prorated. No refunds will be given to campers who leave the camp voluntarily during the week.
EXAM & HEALTH PHYSICAL CARE: We require a physical examination with your application. The physician ensures us that each camper is in top physical condition and the form (obtain from your physician or school) must be signed within the current year. School physicals are acceptable if they have been dated within the current school year. We recommend that each camper be in excellent condition. This not only prevents injuries, but also makes the learning process much easier.
INSURANCE: The Missouri State Basketball Camps have acquired insurance to provide expenses incurred as a direct result of camp participation up to $10,000. This coverage is secondary coverage paying medical expenses incurred up to $10,000 after your insurance has paid its limits.
STAFFING: Missouri State coaches and players will be present throughout the camps as counselors and camp assistants.