Kentucky basketball sets summer youth camp schedule

May 11, 2011 

UK head coach John Calipari during a public practice session for the men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Friday, April 1, 2011, in Houston. Butler plays VCU Saturday. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff

MARK CORNELISON | STAFF

University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari and his staff will conduct a series of instructional youth camps across the state this summer, UK announced Tuesday.

The 10 three-hour camps will be held June 20-24 in nine Kentucky cities.

The sessions for boys and girls entering kindergarten through sixth grade promise instruction in fundamentals and drills that players can use on their own at home.

Participants will receive a Kentucky basketball T-shirt, as well as opportunities for autographs and photos.

The fee for each camp is $75 per child. Online registration, insurance and medical information is available at UKathletics.com/camps. Contact the UK basketball office at 1-800-852-2875 for more information.

Camp schedule

June 20

■ Bowling Green High School (9 a.m.-noon)

■ Nelson County High School in Bardstown (2-5 p.m.)

June 21

■ Newport Central Catholic High School (9 a.m.-noon)

■ Twenhofel Middle School in Independence (1-4 p.m.)

June 22

■ North Laurel High School in London (9 a.m.-noon)

■ Danville High School (2-5 p.m.)

June 23

■ Louisville Christian Academy (9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.)

June 24

■ Pikeville High School (9 a.m.-noon)

■ Perry Central High School in Hazard (2-5 p.m.)

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