OJC Press Release ID: 2803

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


OJC Basketball Program to Host Three Camps
 

The OJC basketball program will once again host there three annual camps. On June 1 – 2 they will host the Boy’s Team Camp, June 5 – 7 they will host the Kids Camp, and June 8 – 9 they will host the Girls Team Camp. Details for each camp can be found on the athletic website at https://www.ojc.edu/athletics/athleticcamps.aspx. The games played at the team camps are open to the public. Camp Director Taylor Shaffer encourages everyone to come watch the teams compete and grow during the camps.

The boy’s team camp is scheduled for June 1 – 2. The camp will take place in OJC’s McDivitt Center Gym and La Junta High School Gym. The camp is anticipated to run from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday. The games will be officiated by current/former OJC basketball players and former high school players from the local area. Teams from southeast Colorado, Nebraska, and Denver will be in attendance. Registration for the Boy’s Camp has closed.

The Kid’s Camp is open to ages 6 – 16. The camp will run June 5 – 7, from 8 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. all three days. Register by contacting Shaffer at 719-384-6828 or from 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. in OJC’s McDivitt Center Gym on June 5, 2018. According to Shaffer, during this time, participants will receive instructions from college coaches and basketball players on the fundamentals of the game, participate in daily competitions, and get the opportunity to hear exciting lectures from coaches and college athletes. The three-day camp costs $90. Each camper will receive a camp shirt and basketball. Each camper is asked to provide their own gym shoes, t-shirt, and gym shorts. The concession stand will be open during camp.

The Girl’s team camp is scheduled for June 8 – 9. The camp will take place in OJC’s McDivitt Center Gym and La Junta High School Gym. The camp is anticipated to run from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday. The games will be officiated by current/former OJC basketball players and former high school players from the local area. This is a high school camp containing varsity and junior varsity teams. In previous years teams from southeast Colorado, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Denver have participated. Teams interested in participating need to mail the checks & release forms to Taylor Shaffer by June 4, 2018.

For more information on any of the camps being offered at OJC contact Taylor Shaffer at 719-384-6828 or at Taylor.Shaffer@ojc.edu.

 

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The OJC basketball program will once again host there three annual camps. On June 1 – 2 they will host the Boy’s Team Camp, June 5 – 7 they will host the Kids Camp, and June 8 – 9 they will host the Girls Team Camp.