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NOVI CAMP SCREAMS ENERGY AND ENTHUSIASM

07/23/2014

CLICK HEADLINE FOR FULL STORY… Day three of the Pistons Academy Basketball Camp at Novi High School is in the books and from what the coaches saw, it was the most energetic day so far.  “The kids were juiced from the start today,” said camp director Aaron Smith, “They were into every game and every…

NOVI CAMP HAS TERRIFIC TUESDAY!

07/22/2014

Click headline for full story! The Pistons Academy Camp had a fantastic Tuesday as players and teams moved full steam into the regular season.  Many of the contests are close, especially in the Free Throw contest where Kaan Jovic has a narrow lead over his competitors.  Jovic has scored an impressive 23 points while both Kalel…

ROCHESTER ROARS AS FLIGHT CREW SOARS!

07/16/2014

The Pistons Academy Camp at Van Hoosen Middle School roared through Wednesday as the camp was packed with drills, skills, contests and the long awaited FLIGHT CREW Performance. One of the playoff events that started on Wednesday was the Free-Throw Contest.  In the South bracket, #5 seed Madison Kesman, featured in Tuesday’s Camp Video, did…

ROCHESTER CAMP HEATING UP!

07/15/2014

The Polar Vortex may be cooling things off on the outside but the 50+ players at the Rochester Camp are heating things up inside Van Hoosen this week! “Many of our competitions are so close right now, ” says Camp Director Aaron Smith, “I can’t wait to see what happens next.  So many fun games…

ROCHESTER CAMP LEADERSHIP IS UNMATCHED

07/14/2014

(click the headline to read fiull story)  The Pistons Academy soared into Rochester Monday and the camp staff was blown away by the enthusiasm and leadership displayed by the campers.  “I have never seen campers take such an active role in leading and supporting their teams.  It was an amazing thing to watch,” said Camp…

FRANKLIN STRONG WITH 108 CAMPERS!

07/8/2014

The Pistons Academy is enjoying its second largest camp of 2014 as 108 campers are attending this week at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. “This is our southern branch of Pistons Academy,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas after camp Tuesday, “With Dan Thomas managing the Academy programs at Franklin, we have seen a 25%…

SOUTH LYON STRONG!

06/30/2014

The Pistons Academy Camp returned to South Lyon today with a 3-day mini-camp at Centennial Middle School.  And as expected, the campers went right to work. “One of the best things I like about this camp is the dedication the kids show each and every day,” says Camp Director Aaron Smith, “The kids really work…

HUNTINGTON WOODS CAMP WORKIN’ HARD!

06/25/2014

86 Campers have converged in the great community that is Huntington Woods for a week of basketball instruction. The enrollment of 86 kids set an all-time record for the Huntington Woods Rec Center.  “You really filled the gym this year,” said HW Program Manager Mary Gustafson, “Its great to see so many kids in the gym!”…

BIRMINGHAM CAMP IS 111 STRONG!

06/18/2014

The 2014 Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour has tipped off is strong fashion this week with 111 campers working hard at Seahlom High School in Birmingham. Camp Director Geo Thomas could not be more pleased with how the camp has been progressing.  “All the kids at camp this week have been outstanding and they have…

SUMMER CAMPS START NEXT WEEK!

06/10/2014

The Detroit Pistons announced today the summer schedule for “Pistons Academy” youth premier basketball camps and specialty skills camps which begin next Monday, June 16 at Seaholm High School in Birmingham, MI. The camp tour will visit 11 Metro Detroit locations over 10 weeks ending August 22. A full schedule of dates and locations is below….