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UK basketball coach heads basketball camps in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY (FOX19) - University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari and his staff will travel around Kentucky in June and August to teach basketball to students in basketball day camps.

The tour will include 10 sessions in five cities, beginning June 14 in London, KY at North Laurel HS and Williamsburg, KY at Whitley County HS.

The 2010 camp tour will end on Aug. 5 in Mason County at Mason County HS and in the Tri-State in Newport at Newport Central Catholic HS.

The camps will allow participants to learn the game of basketball in an intense learning environment. Participants will also learn basketball drills that they can use at home.

The camps are open to children entering kindergarten through sixth grades. The sessions will help the participants develop positive attitudes as well as gain more confidence on and off the court.

The youth will also receive as Kentucky Basketball t-shirt and get opportunities to get autographs and photos.

The fee for each camp is $75 per child. Online registration is available. All camps will open at sites one hour before check-in. For more information, please contact the Kentucky Basketball office at (800) 852-2875.

Camp dates are as follows:

June 14

  • London, Kentucky- North Laurel High School (9:00 a.m. to Noon)  Boys and Girls K-6th Grades 
  • Williamsburg, Kentucky- Whitley County High School (4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades

 June 15

  • Somerset , Kentucky- Southwestern High School (9:00 a.m. to Noon) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades
  • Danville, Kentucky- Danville High School (4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Boys and Girls K-6 6th Grades

June 16

  • Elizabethtown, Kentucky- Elizabethtown High School (9:00 a.m. to Noon) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades
  • Bardstown , Kentucky- Bardstown High School (4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades 

June 25

  • Louisville, Kentucky- St. Xavier High School (9:00 a.m. to Noon) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades
  • Louisville, Kentucky- Christian Academy of Louisville (4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades

August 5

  • Maysville, Kentucky- Mason County High School (9:00 a.m. to Noon) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades
  • Newport, Kentucky- Newport Central Catholic High School (4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Boys and Girls K-6th Grades

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