K-State to host Elite Camp on June 9-10

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State men’s basketball program will host its first-ever Elite Camp for high school players from June 9-10 on the university campus.

 

The Elite Camp is designed for the best players in the state of Kansas and top players throughout the country.  It is for players entering the ninth through 12th grades in the fall of 2007 and is especially recommended for those who are college-bound.  Camp is limited in enrollment to 40 campers. Registration begins at 9 a.m. on June 9 at Derby Dining Center with a camp meeting at 11 a.m.  All meals and lodging will be provided.  The cost is $45 for each camper.

 

In addition to the Elite Camp, first-year head coach Frank Martin and his staff will offer four other camps this summer, including the Day Camp on June 4-7, the High School Team Camp on June 11-14, the Father-Son Camp on June 15-16 and the Overnight Individual Camp on June 24-27.

 

The Day Camp kicks off the summer camp season, as it runs from June 4-7 for kids and kindergarten through eighth grade.  The primary emphasis will be basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, 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 $175 for each camper.

 

The Father-Son Camp offers a father and son (ages kindergarten through eighth grade) a great opportunity to spend a special weekend together on the K-State campus June 15-16.  Emphasis will be on teaching fundamentals to the fathers, who in turn teach them to their son.  The camp features a Friday evening barbeque, guest speakers, instructional stations and scrimmages with and against current Wildcat players.  Space is limited to the first 100 Father and Son pairs who sign up.  The cost is $200 per pair and $60 for each additional child.

 

The final camp will be the Overnight Individual Camp, which runs from June 24-27 for kids age 8-18.  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 $300 per person for overnight campers.

     

Martin and his staff will instruct and direct each of the camps, while K-State players, college and high school coaches will also work with the campers.

 

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.kstatesports.com.