The Emerald Gems Foundation will be conducting its inaugural instructional and development camp and coaching seminar held August 6-8, at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School in St. Thomas, USVI.
A total of 80 campers from the U.S.V.I, both boys and girls, will work on proper skill techniques and drills designed to improve their game and basketball knowledge. Campers will compete in 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games, as well as, shooting and skill competitions. U.S.V.I. basketball coaches and NBA personnel will instruct the campers.
Hall of Fame Coach, Larry Brown, will be the featured speaker of the inaugural Emerald Gems Basketball Camp coaches seminar.
In addition to receiving two full days of basketball instructions and development, campers and coaches will be outﬁtted with Nike apparel and footwear. Campers will also receive Timberwolves and other NBA giveaways.
Selection Process of the Youth Camp Program Participants
Emerald Gems Foundation will be promoting the camp through various USVI youth basketball leagues and media outlets to gather a total of 80 campers ages 8-17.
For ages 8-13, the ﬁrst 40 Registration Forms received will be awarded a spot in the camp.
For ages 14-17, USVI youth league coaches will assist in the selection of 40 players based upon their skill level. All interested participants must complete and submit a Registration Form to be considered.
- SITE: Ivanna Eudora Kean High School
- Campers Cost: FREE
- Tentative Schedule:
Thursday, August 6th
– Coaching Seminar- Time: 9-12 noon
Friday, August 7th
– Recreation Park Dedication Ceremony at Estate Bordeaux
– Time: 6pm
- Camp Date by Age:
– Ages 14-17: Friday, August 7th
– Ages 8-13: Saturday, August 8th- Camp from 9am – 3pm
– Lunch to be provided – TBD
If you have registered for this camp and/or have general questions please contact us today and we’ll help clear up any concerns!
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