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!



Bulls Summer Camp Information

This summer, learn from the best and let the Chicago Bulls Youth Academy teach your child how to play like a Champion! The rookie camp, for ages 5-8, is for beginners focused on understanding and improving their game through fun drills. For basketball players, ages 9-12, coaches work on the "team" concept and advancing their skills in ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and footwork.

Campers also receive an exclusive United Center Experience (which includes a Q&A session with a current or former Bulls player or personality), (4) Chicago Bulls pre-season tickets, (2) Windy City Bulls tickets, (4) White Sox ticket vouchers, a Chicago Bulls duffel bag, an indoor/outdoor basketball and a summer camp t-shirt.


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 reverse pivot. 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. All camp attendees will receive a Bulls replica jersey.
Age: 5-8
Please check back for additional camp dates in the fall.

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 crossover, between the legs, behind the back and reverse pivot. 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. All camp attendees will receive a Bulls replica jersey.
Age: 9-14
Location(s) Available: Lisle
Please check back for additional camp dates in the fall.

BULLS SHOOTING 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 reverse pivot. 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. All camp attendees will receive a Bulls replica jersey.
Age: 5-18
Location(s) Available:Park Ridge


BULLS FUNDAMENTALS 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 reverse pivot. 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. All camp attendees will receive a Bulls replica jersey.
Age: 5-14
Location(s) Available: Aurora and Geneva.

BULLS POINT GUARD CAMP

Our Point Guard Camp is designed to teach players specific techniques at the guard positions. The on court relationship between guards and the big post players is one of the most important on the court. Learn how to make the inside-outside game work for you. Players will be grouped by age and ability level. All campers a Bulls replica jersey; and a co-branded Bulls & White Sox basketball (While supplies last).
Age: 5-18
Location(s) Available: Lisle only - starting May 8th



There are currently no Holiday Camps scheduled.

Please check back for additional camp dates in the fall.

CHICAGO BULLS/SOX ACADEMY TOURNAMENTS & SHOOTOUTS

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

If you have any questions please contact Kyle Cummings at (630) 324-8239 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 Kyle Cummings at (630) 324-8239 or email.

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UPCOMING LEAGUES

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BASKETBALL TRAVEL TEAMS

The Chicago Bulls Youth Academy offers basketball teams for boys and girls at all ability levels in grades 4th-12th. 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 league and tournament play against the top youth basketball programs around the Chicago area. Teams practice and play a majority of the games at the Bulls/Sox Youth Academy in Lisle. All tryout attendees will receive a Bulls replica jersey provided by Point 3 Basketball as well as two ticket vouchers to a 2017-18 Windy City Bulls, G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, regular season home game.

Any Bulls Youth Academy travel team players that return to play, within a 12 month period, will receive a 10% discount on player fee only; Excludes uniform fees.

SPRING TRYOUTS will be held at Lisle Academy on March 12-15 for boys in grades 4th-HS and girls in grades 5th-HS. Note: PRE-REGISTER ONLINE for basketball tryouts and the $15 tryout fee will be waived.

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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