Basketball camp gives youngsters the chance to learn, create friendships

May 24, 2013

Lisle, 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.-3:30 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, June 10-13 in the newly renovated Dan and Ada Rice Center.

The Eagle Basketball Camp creates 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 men's basketball coach and Benedictine Hall of Fame inductee Keith Bunkenburg. Current and former coaches and college athletes serve as staff.

The camp fee is $195. All proceeds benefit the men's and women's basketball programs at Benedictine. Each camper receives a free lunch every day and a T-shirt. For information, call (630) 829-6146.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Ill. and Mesa, Ariz. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors, 14 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America’s Top Colleges" for the second consecutive year in 2012. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.

Marketing and Communications

Gary Kohn
Assoc. Vice President of Marketing and Communications
(630) 829-6095