In 1891, James Naismith mounted two peach baskets on opposite walls of a gym, inventing the rudimentary version of what we know today as “shelving.” Take your basketball off this grand innovation with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $60 for a four-day basketball camp, held June 18–21 (a $125 value)
- $60 for a four-day basketball camp, held June 25–28 (a $125 value)
Open to youths entering first grade through eighth grade, basketball camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily at Discovery Middle School. Instructors with high-level athletic or coaching experience walk campers through skill-building drills, scrimmages, and a lecture by a guest speaker before giving personalized player evaluations and a free T-shirt to each child. See the class page for further details.
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.