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Girls basketball summer camp registration open

Summer basketball camps for girls in grades K-8 are accepting registrations.

The camps will be held in early June at both the middle school and high school gymnasiums.

Grade levels are for the 2018-2019 school year.

Players are not expected to be at camp each day, as the structure is flexible.

Grades K-8 camp will be held June 4-8 at the middle school with Coaches Keith Eckhoff, Markus Okeson and Tom Vagle.

There is no camp scheduled for Wednesday, June 6.

Times for each grade group are:

  • K-2 8-9:15 a.m.
  • 3-5 9:15-10:45 a.m.
  • 6-8 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

The camp will feature individual shooting instruction; drawings for prizes; ball handling; drills to practice at home; defensive fundamentals; contests and games.

Students can join the day of the camp if needed, but early registration is appreciated.

In the interest of keeping costs down, the camp is not offering T-shirts or basketballs.

Vagle is coaching the second youth camp at the high school in a weekly sessions held on Tuesdays from June 12-July 24.

Skills featured will be: shooting; dribbling; passing; footwork; rebounding; defense; layups and pivoting.

Times for each grade group are:

  • 6-8 9-10 a.m.
  • 3-5 10-11 a.m.
  • K-2 11 a.m.-noon

Cost: for either camp is $25 if payment is received by May 18. $30 after May 18.

To register, send Student name, address, school, phone number and 2018-19 grade level.

Designate which camp or both and make check payable to DL Travel Basketball. Mail to: Keith Eckhoff, 557 Pelican River Road, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501.

To get an official registration form direct inquiries to Eckhoff at keckhoff@detlakes.k12.mn.us or 218-849-7363.

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