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Summer basketball camps announced

By Derek Helling | May 13, 2014

Several opportunities for area boys and girls who are interested in improving their basketball skills are approaching.
The Southeast Iowa Girls’ Basketball Camp, for girls in grades 3 to 8 will be held June 3-6 at Washington High School from 1 to 4 p.m. This camp is designed to work on fundamentals of the game and will also include several skill competitions as well as playing full-court games.
The Washington Basketball Skills Development Camp, held at Washington High School, is for girls in grades 3 to 8. Girls sign up for one-hour time slots. The camp is Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting June 9 and ending July 2.  This camp is designed to get a basketball in the hands of players for an extended period of time and is set up to work on basic and/or advanced skills, depending on the skillset of the player.   
The “You’re Never Too Small To Ball” Kids’ Camp, for girls in kindergarten-second grade, will be held at Washington High School June 4 & 5 from 9-10:30 A.M. This camp is designed to introduce basic basketball skills such as ball-handling, shooting form, defense, rebounding and passing.
Questions regarding any of the Washington camps can be directed to Washington girls’ basketball head coach Jay Zieglowsky at (319) 461-8325 or via school e-mail.
The Iowa Mennonite School will also be running camps during the summer for boys and girls. From June 9 to 12 there will be a camp for girls entering Grades 9 to 12, running from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m and for grades 5-8 which runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
On June 16-17, IMS will have a camp for boys and girls entering Grades 1 to 2 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Also on June 16 to 18, IMS will hold a camp for boys and girls entering Grades 3 to 4  from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Finally, July 21 to 25 IMS will run a camp for boys entering grades 8 to 10 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. and for boys entering Grades 5 to 7 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more on the IMS camps, go to www.iowamennonite.org. You may also call the school at (319) 683-2586.

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