Basketball was invented in the 1800s as an activity for people who didn't want to play volleyball but did want to bat around something about the size of a human head. Have old-fashioned fun with this Groupon.
- $145 for registration to Eric Bledsoe's basketball camp for one child ($275 value)
The camp, which runs from August 4 to 6 includes expert instruction, stations, drills, skills contests, and live games, as well as a player evaluation, camp T-shirt and basketball, and end-of-camp awards. In addition, participants meet NBA star Eric Bledsoe.
The National Basketball Academy
The National Basketball Academy's instructors host clinics, training sessions, and tournaments for various age groups. Their coaching helps participants improve all aspects of their performance on the court, from shooting to defense, and their youth programs nurture sports skills in children as young as kindergarten. They also set up teams and leagues that allow players to compete in a supportive, friendly environment.