K-State to Host Several Basketball Camps This Summer

Head coach Frank Martin and his staff will host five camps this summer.

May 13, 2011

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State men’s basketball program will offer five camps this summer for area youths on the university campus.


Fifth-year head coach Frank Martin and his staff will direct these camps, which include the Overnight Camp on June 12-15, two Father-Son Camps on June 17-18 and July 16-17, Team Camp on June 24-26 and Future Wildcat and Powercat Camps on July 18-21.  These camps are open to any and all entrants.


The Overnight Camp kicks off the summer season, as it runs from June 12-15 for kids in grades 4-12.  The primary emphasis will be on developing fundamental skills in shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and defense.  Skills will be taught through instructional stations, 3-on-3 games and 5-on-5 games.  The camp also features daily skills competition, dunk contests and instruction by K-State coaches and players.  The cost is $375 per person for overnight campers and $275 for commuters.


Due to popularity, Martin will offer two Father-Son Camps this summer, first on June 17-18 then again on July 16-17.  The camp offers fathers and sons (ages kindergarten through sixth grade) a great opportunity to spend a special weekend together.  Emphasis will be on teaching fundamentals to the fathers, who in turn teach them to their son.  Space is limited to the first 100 Father and Son pairs who sign up.  The cost is $200 per pair and $75 for each additional child.


Team camp is scheduled for June 24-26 and includes all kids in grades 9-12.  The cost is $180 per camper. 


There will be two day camps on July 18-21 for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade.  The Future Wildcat Day Camp, which is designed for youngsters in kindergarten through third grade, runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon.  The Powercat Day Camp, which is intended for kids in fourth through sixth grade, runs from 1 to 5 p.m.  The primary emphasis will be basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense.  The cost is $80.


Individuals can register for any of these camps by calling the men’s basketball office at 785.532.6531 or toll free at 1.800.651.4667.  Individuals may also download a camp brochure as well as register online at www.ksuhoops.com.