Wolf Pack offers hoops, soccer camps

The University of Nevada will host basketball and soccer camps this summer, the school announced this week.

The 2013 Boys Basketball Summer Camps will be conducted by Pack head coach David Carter and his staff. The camps will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, 2680 E. Ninth St. in Reno.

The camps are for boys entering grades three through eight. The first camp will take place on June 24-27, and the second is July 29-Aug. 1. They run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day with supervision provided from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Cost for the camp is $170 per camper.

The Pack summer camps feature individual instruction including techniques and fundamentals, offensive and defensive instruction and competitive games and drills. Participants will enjoy the positive atmosphere that comes from learning and playing basketball at the University of Nevada. Participants will receive a camp T-shirt.

All camps will have excellent supervision and will be staffed with an athletic trainer. Camps are designed to enhance each player and provide instruction based on ability and skill level. Campers will be separated by age and skill level.

Guest speakers and clinics will also be a part of the camp experience.

For information about Wolf Pack Summer 2013 Basketball Camps, contact Extended Studies at the University of Nevada 775-784-4062 or 1-800-233-8928. Information packets are available online at http://www.unr.edu/sportscamps/. To register, return the registration form by mail or fax to 775-784-4801.

Girls soccer camp kicks off in July

The Nevada soccer program will hold an advanced team clinic from July 30-Aug. 1, head coach Dr. Melissa Price announced Wednesday.

The clinic is limited in registration to three girl’s high school teams and will be held at Mackay Stadium on the Nevada campus at a cost of $1,200 per team.

The camp runs from July 30 through Aug. 1 from 5-8 p.m. nightly. Teams may consist of 16-22 players and athletes must bring a ball, cleats, shin guards, water and a snack.

Teams will be coached by the Nevada soccer staff with sessions throughout the clinic and a nightly game between the teams. In addition to the general training and discussions, a goalkeeper-specific training session will also be offered.

The Nevada staff will also hold team “chalk talks” and strategy sessions as a part of the event.

Coaches interested in registration or for more information must contact assistant coach Kirk Nelson at knelson@unr.edu or 775-682-6934.

A non-refundable $200 deposit is required and due by July 1. No refunds will be given after the clinic has begun.


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