Basketball Camps


Cougar Basketball Camp

July 29 – August 2
rising 2nd – 9th GradeRs


Cougar Basketball Camp is a great way for players to improve their skills. It is designed to teach individual and team basketball concepts to both beginning and intermediate players. Campers participate in skill development and competitions, as well as learn offensive and defensive concepts while hearing from guest speakers. The Chatham basketball team staff and players instruct campers on techniques such as passing, ball handling, footwork, shooting, and defense.

Camper outcomes:

  • Understand the basic elements of basketball

  • Develop team oriented skills to achieve a group goal

  • Develop an appreciation of sports and the role sports can play in all lives

  • Develop a desire to practice the skills introduced at camp, outside camp hours

What equipment is needed for camp?

  • A Basketball

Example Schedule

9:15 – 9:30am

Roll Call & Stretching

9:30 – 10:40am

  1. Ball Handling

  2. Passing/Pivoting

  3. Lay ups

  4. Form Shooting

  5. Defense – Zone Concepts

  6. Rebound/Outlet

  7. Ladders and quickness

  8. Track – Run/Stretch/bathroom

  9. Break

10:40 – 11:00am

Free Shoot/Snack Time

11:00 11:15am

Counselor Games
*Take little kids down to the pool around 11:15am

11:30am – 12:15pm

Littles - Swim
Middles - Hot Shot Round #1, Shell D, and Games Round 1
Bigs - Hot Shot Round #1, Shell D, and Games Round 2

12:15 – 1:00pm


1:00 – 1:45pm

Littles - Block to Block, Ball Handling Routine, and Mass Defense Middles - Swim
Bigs - Advanced skills w/ Liz

1:45 – 2:00pm

Free Shoot and Snack

2:00 – 2:45pm

Littles - Outside if weather permits
Middles - Game #2 & Game #3
Bigs - Game #2 & Game #3

2:55 – 3:15pm

Money Ball & All Camp Game

3:15 – 3:25pm

Camp Meeting/Acknowledgements and Prize Table