Basketball camp gives youngsters the chance to learn, create friendships

April 18, 2012

Bunkenburg, keithLisle, Illinois ~ Boys in grades 3-8 who want to learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of basketball should attend Benedictine University's Eagle Basketball Camp from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 14 in the newly-renovated Dan and Ada Rice Center.

The goal of the Eagle Basketball Camp is to create an entertaining environment for learning the game of basketball. The camp focuses on excellent instruction in the fundamentals of offensive and defensive basketball to make each camper a better basketball player while placing them in a setting where they can develop lasting friendships with their fellow campers and coaches.

The clinics are conducted by Benedictine University men's basketball coach and Hall of Fame inductee Keith Bunkenburg. Current and former coaches and college athletes serve as staff.

The camp fee is $189. All proceeds benefit the men's and women's basketball programs at Benedictine. Each camper receives a free lunch every day and a T-shirt. For information, call (630) 829-6146.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.

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