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 locations in Lisle, La Grange, and Glen Ellyn, as well as off-site locations throughout Chicagoland.

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!


BASKETBALL TRAVEL TEAMS

The Bulls/Sox Academy offers competitive basketball teams for boys and girls in grades 4th-12th. If you have any questions please contact Larry Stewart at (630) 324-8236. Click here for additional information.

In-House

Winter - Tryouts will run 11/16-11/18 for Boys in grades 4th-8th and girls in grades 5th-8th.
Spring - Tryouts will run 3/7-3/10 for Boys in grades 4th-H.S. and girls in grades 5th-H.S.

Elite Girls

Spring/Summer - Tryouts will run 2/15 - 3/6 for girls in grades 4th-11th.

Premier Boys

Spring/Summer - Tryouts will run 2/15 - 3/13 for girls in grades 4th-11th.


CHICAGO BULLS/SOX ACADEMY TOURNAMENTS & SHOOT-OUTS

Bulls/Sox Academy features three solid maple, high school courts with the Championship Court built as a replica of the United Center -- complete with the six Bulls World Championship banners hanging from the rafters. Our tournaments attract the best teams from Club, Travel and Feeder programs, because of our top quality facility and tournament features. Our, three courts, easy access and proximity to world-class accommodations makes our tournaments the best in the Midwest! Click here for additional information.

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

  • Certified Referees
  • Awards for 1st Place Teams
  • Paid Scorekeepers are provided
  • Concessions and Media Center for between games
  • Professionally organized with Tournament Managers on-site
  • Admission Fee at the door

UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

  • 11/13-11/15 Fall Tournament
  • 12/4-12/6: Winter Tournament
  • 12/19-12/20: Winter 1 Day Shoot-Out
  • 3/4-3/6: Spring Tournament
  • 4/23-4/24: Spring 1 Day Shoot-Out

If you have any questions please contact Austin Peebles at (630) 324-8236 or email him.


CHICAGO BULLS BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Check out Bulls competitive leagues for boys and girls, consisting of some of the premier athletes from the Chicagoland area. Our league format is professionally organized for teams at all levels including: 10 game guarantee, IHSA officials, scorekeepers, plus team and individual awards. All games will be played at the Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle. League play will be Friday nights, Saturday afternoons or evenings, and or all day Sundays. If you have any questions please contact Austin Peebles at (630) 324-8236. Click here for additional information.

UPCOMING LEAGUES

  • WINTER LEAGUE: January 8th-February 28th
  • SPRING LEAGUE: April 29th-June 12th

WINTER BASKETBALL PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE

Chicago Bulls Thanksgiving Camp

Hey Moms...while you are out taking advantage of all the "Day-After-Thanksgiving-Sales," drop off your son or daughter to spend the afternoon with us! With shooting, ball handling and defensive work, this camp is designed to get players ready for their season! Players will be grouped by age and ability level. This is a terrific camp and a great way to get valuable skill training, while working off some of those Thanksgiving calories. Make sure to check out our Bulls/Sox Academy Thanksgiving Combo Camp!

Start Dates: Begins 11/27 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

Chicago Bulls Holiday Camp

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 also great holiday presents! Make sure to check out our Bulls/Sox Academy Holiday Combo Camp!

Start Dates: Begins 12/28 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

Chicago Bulls Ball Handling Camp

The Chicago Bulls 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. Controlling the basketball is one of the most important skills of basketball. This camp will equip every player with the tools he or she must have to shake a defender, create space, lead a fast break or go to the “hole.” Camp sessions are separated by age level.

Start Dates: Begins 11/30 & 12/1 in Lisle and Orland Park, and 2/3 in LaGrange.

Chicago Bulls Shooting Camp

During each session of 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.

Start Dates: Begins 1/5 & 1/7 in Lisle, 1/5 in Orland Park, and 1/5 in Glen Ellyn.

Chicago Bulls Power Moves Camp

Our Power Moves camp is designed to teach players how to become more productive offensive players in the paint and the most effective player on the court when driving to the basket. You will learn how to score a “three-pointer” the old-fashioned way; draw a foul, count the basket and make the free throw! Power Moves is for centers, guards and forwards. Groups will be divided by age and ability level during each session.

Start Dates: Begins 12/1 in Glen Ellyn and Orland Park.

Chicago Bulls Father/Son Daddy/Daughter Camp

This unique family experience camp provides two family members (father-son, mother-daughter, mother-son, father-daughter, uncle-nephew, etc.) the chance to play basketball together in a fun environment while creating memories that will last forever. Each pair will learn basic fundamentals- shooting, ball handling, passing, defense and more. This exciting opportunity is open to one adult and one child ages 5 & up.

Start Dates: Begins 11/21 in Lisle.

Chicago Bulls Developmental League/White Sox Little Sluggers Combo

The Developmental League is a program for boys and girls ages 14-18 who are looking for a highly competitive 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).

Start Dates: Begins 1/9 in Lisle.

Chicago Bulls MLK Day Camp

You need to go to work and your kids have the day off from school so bring them to us! This day camp will cover all things basket¬ball, such as shooting, ball handling, post moves and defense. After discovering the correct way to play basketball, players will also participate in fun games to put their new skills to the test. *Look for our MLK 2-Sport Combo Camp!

Start Dates: Begins 1/18 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

Chicago Bulls President's Day Camp

You need to go to work and your kids have the day off from school so bring them to us! This day camp will cover all things basket¬ball, such as shooting, ball handling, post moves and defense. After discovering the correct way to play basketball, players will also participate in fun games to put their new skills to the test. *Look for our MLK 2-Sport Combo Camp!

Start Dates: Begins 2/15 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

Chicago Bulls Power Moves

Our Power Moves camp is designed to teach players how to become more productive offensive players in the paint and the most effective player on the court when driving to the basket. You will learn how to score a “three-pointer” the old-fashioned way; draw a foul, count the basket and make the free throw! Power Moves is for centers, guards and forwards. Groups will be divided by age and ability level during each session.

Start Dates: Begins 12/1 in Orland Park and Glen Ellyn, and 2/29 & 3/3 in Lisle.

Chicago Bulls Fundamentals Camp

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 play. This is the camp every young player should start with to build strong fundamental skills.

Start Dates: Begins 1/6 in LaGrange, 2/2 & 2/4 in Lisle, and 2/2 in Orland Park and Glen Ellyn.


BASKETBALL PRIVATE LESSON MEMBERSHIPS

If you’re preparing for a Travel Team or School Tryout, or if you’re looking for that extra edge for your upcoming season, then it’s time to go One-On-One with Private Lessons from a Bulls Academy Coach. Our coaches come with years of high school, collegiate, and professional experience with the knowledge to take your game to the next level!

Our most valuable tool for delivering championship quality instruction to young athletes is our team of expert instructors. The Bulls/Sox Academy has assembled one of the finest coaching staffs in the country.

There are a variety of private lesson memberships for all ages and skill levels. Click here for additional information.

To book your private lesson, call 630-324-8237.


BIRTHDAY PARTIES

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! Don't forget to ask about our Combo-Parties! Choose from basketball, baseball, dodgeball, the Vault, and more!

For more information call 630-324-8251.


Winter Brochure

Click photo to download a copy of the full Winter Academy Brochure.