Detroit Pistons Announce 'Pistons Academy' Youth Basketball Summer Camp Schedule
16 Youth Camps Throughout Metro Detroit Area Highlight Summer Schedule
AUBURN HILLS, MI – The Detroit Pistons announced today the summer schedule for “Pistons Academy” youth premier basketball camps and specialty skills camps which begin Monday, June 16 at Seaholm High School in Birmingham, MI. The camp tour will visit 11 Metro Detroit locations over 10 weeks ending August 22. A full schedule of dates and locations is below.
“We are very excited about this year’s Pistons Academy youth basketball camp schedule,” said Geo Thomas, Director of Basketball Fan Development for Palace Sports & Entertainment. “With the addition of new cities such as Rochester, Novi and Grand Rapids, our outstanding staff is looking forward to bringing a dynamic week of basketball fun and instruction to kids throughout Michigan.”
Premier Basketball Camps are available for boys and girls entering grades 3-9. Each session is limited to the first 140 participants. Each day will consist of professional instruction and fundamental work during the morning hours followed by full court games and contests in the afternoon. All youngsters participating will receive an exclusive Pistons Academy jersey, a personalized skill-evaluation report card, a complimentary ticket to a 2014-15 Detroit Pistons home game, along with visits by Detroit Pistons’ personalities. All campers will have an opportunity to win awards at the completion of each camp day.
Specialty Skill camps are new to “Pistons Academy” this year and are also available for boys and girls entering grades 3-9. Each session is limited to the first 140 participants. These camps place more of an emphasis on specific skills such as offensive improvement or defensive skill sets. There is also an all-girls camp as well as an elite skills camp for youngsters with intermediate to advanced skills. All participants receive a complimentary ticket to a 2014-15 Detroit Pistons home game.
Parents can follow the daily progress of camp and view live updates by visiting www.pistonsacademy.com on the web or on the Pistons Academy Facebook page at Pistons Academy.