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Sunday, 07 August 2005

Basketball Camp

will resume in 2011

Camp Facts

The camp is for boys ages 9-14

June 23-26, 2008 -- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony on June 26 at 2:30 p.m. - Parents are welcome to attend.

Limited Enrollment
Please reserve your spot by June 13, 2008.


What to wear and bring
Athletic attire consisting of basketball shoes, shorts, or sweat pants, and a T-shirt. We will be on our feet the majority of the time, staying active, so please wear something that is comfortable and in accordance with the weather.

Campers can purchase a hot lunch or bring a bag lunch. Lunch will be held at 12:00 everyday. During lunch, basketball films will be shown.

Bloomfield Hills Lahser High School, 3456 Lahser Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302.

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A Typical Day

  • Flexibility
  • Quickness Drills
  • Individual Offensive Skills
  • Footwork/moving without the ball
  • Ball handling
  • Shooting
  • Passing and receiving
  • Using screens effectively
  • Triple threat position
  • Creativity with the basketball
  • Individual Defensive Skills
  • Footwork
  • On the ball/ball side/helpside
  • Boxing out and rebounding
  • Team Offense and Defense
  • Combining the above in a team concept
  • Daily Skill Contests Involving All Players
  • Daily Team Games Involving All Players
  • Guest Speakers
  • Past Guest Speakers:
     Shane Battier (Duke/Memphis Grizzles)
     LaVelle Blanchard (University of Michigan)
     Chris Young (University of Michigan)
     Al Anagonye (Michigan State University)
     Adam Ballinger (Michigan State University)
     Matt Ishbia (Michigan State University)
     Jon Borovich (Central Michigan University)
     Courtney Scott (Oakland University)

Camp Features

  • Individual and group instruction, drills designed to improve fundamental basketball skills and help each player gain confidence in his own abilities.
  • 24 hours of professional basketball instruction
  • Player-to-staff ratio of 10 to 1
  • A shot analysis arc plot using the state-of-the-art Noah Basketball Shooting System.  Lahser was the first high school in Michigan to train with Noah.  For more information visit www.noahbasketball.com
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Awards Program and Prizes
  • Availability of staff before and after camp each day for additional individual instruction
  • A Fun and Educational Experience!

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Camp Staff

Directing the camp will be Lahser's Varsity Boy's Basketball Coach, Paul Galbenski.  Coach Galbenski led the Knights to an Oakland Activities Association Division IV League Championship during the 2006-2007 season.  Coach Galbenski has also won back to back O.A.A. Division III League Championships in 1999 and 2000 and has received several "Coach of the Year" awards during his tenure in the O.A.A.

Various other Lahser and area basketball coaches who excel at teaching the different aspects of the game will serve as the camp's staff. Working with the staff will be various varsity players from Lahser who will assist in demonstration and drill instruction.

To register and for further information call:

Recreation Community Services Office:
5329 Wing Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
(248) 433-0885
Register on the web: Bloomfield Hills Recreation
Walk-in registration: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Phone registration: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 
(248) 506-4373

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Camp Philosophy

Dear Player and Parents,

The focus of the Knights Boy's Basketball Camp is to provide an opportunity for each young man to improve his individual basketball skills and learn new basketball concepts, while making new friends and having an enjoyable week.

The camp is designed to provide an educational, competitive environment while allowing the players to enjoy themselves and have fun while working on improving their own basketball skills through group and individual participation.

Our experienced staff, with a player to coach ratio of 10 to 1 guarantees quality group instruction and individual player attention as needed.


Paul Galbenski
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Printable Registration Form

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