Southern women's basketball to host four summer camps in June

Joplin, Mo. - After hosting over 500 campers last summer, the Missouri Southern women's basketball team is set to host four summer camps in June on the campus of Missouri Southern. With head coach Ronda Hubbard and her staff along with players instructing the camp, the Lions will host Young Players Camp, Shooting Camp, High School Individual Camp and Team Camp.

The Lions will host the extremely popular Young Players Camp on June 16-18 for girls entering grades 4-8 in the fall. An overnight camp, sessions will focus on the fundamentals and basic concepts of defense, offense and team orientation while evening sessions will consist of game play. Resident campers cost $230 while commuter campers will be $180.

The second camp Southern will host will be Shooting Camp on June 19 for girls entering grades 4-12. A one-day camp running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. campers will receive a day of shooting instruction focusing their attention on the six steps to shooting, lay-up and free throw technique, reading defenders on screens, and 1-on-1 play. Lunch will be provided and will cost $80.

After Shooting Camp, Southern will host High School Individual Day Camp on June 22 for girls entering grades 9-12 in the fall. A very intense and competitive camp, campers will have an opportunity to advance their skills on both the high school and collegiate levels and is the perfect camp to prepare for varsity playing time or to pursue a college career. Those campers staying for the Team Camp will cost $50 while campers who are commuting will be $40. The camp will run from 1-6 p.m.

Following the High School Day Camp, the Lions will host Team Camp on June 23-25. An overnight camp, any high school varsity, junior varsity, freshman and junior high teams are invited to attend. This camp is designed to give teams the chance to compete as a team during the off-season in an organized and competitive situation. Each team is guaranteed a minimun of 9 games. Teams should send in their registrations together with registration forms, copy of physicals and payments in one packet. If your team needs a coach, members of the Lion staff and team are available to you. Campers staying on campus with a meal plan will be $150 while commuter campers are $100. A commuter team with no meals is $700.

To register for any of the above camps, please visit www.mssuwomensbasketballcamps.com. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Ronda Hubbard at 417-625-9753 or email her at hubbard-r@mssu.edu.