The 9th annual Pistons Academy Rookie Camp for kids in grades 2-4 returns to Bingham Farms School August 10-14.
“This is always one of our most energetic weeks,” says Camp Director Geo Thomas, “The kids are loud, engaged and really passionate about learning the game of basketball.”
The focus for the week is for kids to be introduced to not only the fundamentals but the rules that govern the game as well. Kids will learn the “Ten Secrets of Basketball” which will help them as they begin to play on a more competitive level.
“We also teach how to win and lose with class,” adds C0-Director Aaron Smith, “It is really important that young players understand that losing is a part of the game and winning should always be done with sportsmanship in mind.”
The Camp is held at the Bingham Farms Elementary School, located at 23400 West 13 Mile Road (Between Lahser and Telegraph). The camp runs from 9am-1pm with a brief awards ceremony on Friday at 12:30pm. Parents can register their child at www.communityed.net or by calling Birmingham Community Ed at 248-203-3800.