2011 News Articles
Basketball camp gives youngsters the chance to learn, make friendships

Basketball camp gives youngsters the chance to learn, make friendships
June 20, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Bunkenburg, keithLisle, Illinois ~ Boys in grades 3-8 who want to learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of basketball should attend Benedictine University's Eagle Basketball Camp from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1 in the Dan and Ada Rice Center on the University campus.

The goal of the Eagle Basketball Camp is to create an entertaining environment for learning the game of basketball. The camp focuses on excellent instruction in the fundamentals of offensive and defensive basketball to make each camper a better basketball player while placing them in a setting where they can develop lasting friendships with their fellow campers and coaches.

The clinics are conducted by Benedictine University men's basketball coach and Hall of Fame inductee Keith Bunkenburg and women's coach Paul Nelson. Serving as staff members are current and former coaches and collegiate athletes.

The camp fee is $185. All money goes directly to the men's and women's basketball programs at Benedictine. Each camper receives a T-shirt and free lunch every day. For information, call (630) 829-6146 or (630) 829-6144.                                          

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.