Bulls/Sox Academy

Bulls/Sox Academy

The official youth sport development program of the White Sox & Chicago Bulls

The Bulls/Sox Academy provides year-round camps, clinics, private lessons and training to thousands of children every year. We offer beginner through advanced basketball, baseball, and fastpitch softball programs for boys and girls ages 5-18. Year-round programs are available at our satellite locations in Lisle, La Grange, and Glen Ellyn, and in select park districts throughout the Chicagoland area.

Unparalleled quality instruction

Our professional coaching staff of former collegiate, professional players and coaches has learned directly from the Chicago Bulls and White Sox coaching staff. If you want to be the best, you have to train with the best!


Chicago Bulls Thanksgiving & Holiday Camps

(Thanksgiving: Ages 5-12, Holiday: Ages 5-14)

The holiday season is not too far away! At the Bulls/Sox Academy, we want to remind you that while you’re at home taking a break, the competition is practicing! Will you be ready for the season? Start getting ready with one of our Holiday Camps. These camps are great holiday presents!

11/28-11/29 & 12/29-12/30

Bulls/Sox Academy camper running drills

Bulls/Sox Academy Thanksgiving & Holiday Combo Camps

(Thanksgiving: Ages 5-12, Holiday: Ages 5-14)

This camp gives the two-sport athlete the ability to improve their offensive and defensive game in both basketball and baseball. Quality instruction in two sports... this truly is a one-of-a-kind camp! Half of each day will be spent on the courts working on your basketball game with an outstanding coaching staff. The other half of the day will be spent fine-tuning your baseball skills with our expert baseball coaches. An hour for lunch will be given each day. Hot dogs and popcorn will be available for sale or bring a sack lunch. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.

11/28-11/29 & 12/29-12/30

Chicago Bulls Ball Handling Camp

(Ages 5-14)

Ball handling camp is designed to teach players to handle the basketball with control and confidence! Players learn ball handling and dribbling techniques such as cross-over, between the legs, behind the back and reverse pivot.

12/1-12/22 & 3/3-3/24, & 3/5-3/26

Bulls/Sox Academy campers at the FUNdamentals session

Chicago Bulls Shooting Camp

(Ages 5-18)

During each session of the Shooting Camp, all players will be taught the necessary skills to become a better and more effective shooter. Players will learn the quick, accurate release that will make you the "go to" shooter.

1/6-1/27, 1/8-1/29, 4/14-5/5, & 4/16-5/7

Chicago Bulls Developmental League

(Ages 5-10)

The Developmental League is a program for boys and girls ages 5-10 who are looking for a positive and instructional environment for skill development. Enrollment can be done individually or as an entire team (if a team doesn't have a coach, the Academy will provide one). An Academy coach who will also provide professional instruction controls D-League games. Includes league t-shirt.


Chicago Bulls FUNdamentals Camp

(Ages 5-14)

Have fun and improve your game! This fundamentals basketball camp for boys and girls teaches the latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, rebounding, and offensive- and defensive team play. This is the camp every young player should start with to build strong fundamental skills.

2/3-2/24 & 2/5-2/26

Bulls/Sox Academy camper shooting a basket


Let the Bulls/Sox Academy host your next birthday celebration

Kids love video games, so why not combine some exercise? The third floor of the in Lisle, IL has been transformed into the most innovative gaming experience in the country. A high-tech, cool, arcade atmosphere provides your party goers with a unique experience in the latest trend called "Exergaming" - where video games meet movement! Fitness can be fun for all ages!

For more information call 630-324-8251.

Winter brochure

Download a copy of the full Winter Academy Brochure.