Summer camps are the best way to give kids a taste of freedom without having them lick the Liberty Bell. Ring in summertime with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
$42 for a five-day basketball camp at Markham Woods Middle School July 9–13 (a $125 value)
$75 for five-day basketball camp at Central Florida Christian Academy July 9–13 (a $150 value)
A team of counselors, including collegiate and professional basketball players, guides boys and girls in grades 1–8 at Markham Woods or 1–12 at CFCA through the fundamentals of the sport, as well as scrimmage games and drills. Guest speakers, which have included former NBA, WNBA, and collegiate players, also unload their athletic wisdom at each weekly camp. The camp runs 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Markham Woods or until 3 p.m. at CFCA Monday–Friday. Snacks are available for purchase if campers do not bring their own, and lunch is available to purchase at the CFCA camp.
L.A.B. Sports, was founded to help local youths realize the benefits of team sports such as the character-building nature of working with a team to achieve a common goal and the ability of sports scholarships to change lives. The organization trains athletes aged 4–18 in football, basketball, and soccer. Through a combination of camps, league play, and personal training, instructors—armed with collegiate or professional sporting experience rather than just the ability to note what letters are not in _team_—hone their charges’ hand-eye coordination, strength, and agility. Training also sharpens life skills including discipline, teamwork, and perseverance to prepare youngsters for future challenges outside the sporting world.