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 and LaGrange 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!


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BULLS BALL HANDLING CAMPS

Our Ball Handling Camp is designed to teach players how to handle the basketball with control and confidence. Players learn ball handling and dribbling techniques such as crossover, between the legs, behind the back and how to improve their hand speed and quickness. This camp equips every player with the tools he or she must have to shake a defender and get to the basket. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-8
Location(s): Lisle

BULLS ADVANCED BALL HANDLING CAMP

Our Ball Handling Camp is designed to teach players how to handle the basketball with control and confidence. Players learn more advanced ball handling and dribbling techniques such as retreat dribble, hesitations, and more. This camp equips every player with the tools he or she must have to shake a defender and get to the basket. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 9-14
Location(s): Lisle

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During each session of Shooting Camp, all players are taught the necessary skills to become a better and more effective shooter. Players will learn a quick and accurate release that will make you the go to shooter. Academy coaches will teach the basic shooting principals; balance, elbow, eyes, and follow through. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-18
Location(s):Lisle

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This camp teaches the latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, rebounding and offensive and defensive team play. Players will be divided by age and ability level.
Age: 5-18
Location(s): Lisle, Clarendon Hills, Hinsdale, Homewood-Flossmoor, Orland Park and Riverside

BULLS POINT GUARD CAMP

Our Point Guard Camp is designed to teach players specific techniques at the guard positions including ball handling, using screens, passing and so much more. Players will learn how to be effective at the guard position. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-18
Location(s): Lisle

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CHICAGO BULLS COLUMBUS DAY CLINIC

You need to go to work and your kids have the day off from school so bring them to us! This day clinic will cover all things basketball, 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.
Age: 5-14
Location(s): Lisle

CHICAGO BULLS COLUMBUS DAY COMBO CLINIC

This clinic 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 clinic! Players will be grouped by age and ability level. An hour for lunch will be given. Bring a sack lunch.
Age: 5-14
Location(s): Lisle

CHICAGO BULLS THANKSGIVING CAMP

With shooting, ball handling and defensive work, this two-day camp is designed to get players ready for their upcoming season! This is a terrific camp and a great way to get valuable skill training, while working off some of those Thanksgiving calories. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-14
Location(s): Lisle

CHICAGO BULLS THANKSGIVING COMBO CAMP

This full-day 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. Bring a sack lunch. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-14
Location(s): Lisle

BULLS HOLIDAY CAMP

At the Bulls Youth Academy, we offer players of all skill levels the chance to participate in a camp that is designed to develop all the basic fundamentals while enjoying some time away from school. This fun three-day camp will give athletes the opportunity to work shooting, ball handling and much more. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-14
Location(s): Lisle

BULLS/WHITE SOX HOLIDAY COMBO CAMP

This full-day 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. Bring a sack lunch. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Age: 5-14
Location(s): Lisle

CHICAGO BULLS/SOX ACADEMY TOURNAMENTS & SHOOTOUTS

There are currently no tournaments scheduled.

Please check back soon for more info.

BASKETBALL TRAVEL TEAMS

The Chicago Bulls Youth Academy offers travel basketball teams for boys and girls at all ability levels. Our teams are instructed and mentored by professional coaches who are passionate about developing the fundamental skills needed to be successful at any level. Players selected for our teams compete in shootout and tournament play against the top youth basketball programs around the Chicago area. All team practices are held at Bulls/Sox Academy and games will all be played in the Chicagoland area, including shootouts at the Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle!

WINTER TRYOUTS will be held at Lisle Academy on November 12-14 for boys in grades 4th-8th and girls in grades 5th-8th. Pre-Register online now and $15 tryout fee will be waived! $15 Tryout Fee Required for all day of tryout walk -ups. If you’re selected for one of our travel teams, the following fees apply: Player Fee: $675; Equipment Cost: $130 (includes practice uniforms, game uniforms, and Academy shooting shirt-all mandatory). You have the option of purchasing a backpack for an additional $40.

Any returning players within 12 months will receive a 10% discount on player fee only.

If you have any questions please contact Kyle Cummings at (630) 324-8239. Click here for additional information.


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.

Brochure

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