Illinois Wheelchair Basketball Camp

2022 Illinois Wheelchair Sport Camps

 

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The University of Illinois is once again hosting its summer camp and excited to again be in state-of-the-art dormitories across the street from the gym! This summer the Illini will be offering 3 Wheelchair Sport Camps.  At the University of Illinois, our goal for these summer camps is to continue to develop wheelchair sports. We would love to assist in the development and improvement of your wheelchair sport programs. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel free to contact the Wheelchair Athletics Office at sportscamp@illinois.edu or call (217) 244-6083.

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Illinois Wheelchair Basketball: Individual Skills Camp

  • When: June 29th to July 3rd
  • Cost: $400
  • Check-in: June 29th 1-4pm
  • Check-out: July 3rd at 8am

This is our original and flagship camp. It is a great camp for beginners and/or athletes who want to fine tune their foundational wheelchair basketball skills. Instruction at this camp will be provided by the U of I coaching staff and student-athletes. This will provide the best hands-on experience for your developing athletes. Athletes attending are expected to be physically and mentally prepared for the 8 hours a day training that this type of camp presents. For males and females of ages 12-19.

Individual Skills Camp Coaches Clinic

  • When: June 29th to July 3rd
  • Cost: $350
  • Check-in: June 29th 1-4pm
  • Check-out: July 3rd at 8am

In conjunction with Individual Camp, our Coaches Clinic will review the basic skills of wheelchair basketball and move forward with more intermediate concepts. Coaches will also have an opportunity to coach their own team at Individual Camp. Again, if you have 5 or more athletes from your team attend any Illinois sports camp, the camp fee for the clinic will be waived.

 

Illinois Wheelchair Basketball: Illini Premier Camp

  • When: July 5th-9th
  • Cost: $500
  • Check-in: July 5th 1-4pm
  • Check-out: July 9th at 8am

Once called "Elite Camp", Illinois Wheelchair Basketball is excited to present a unique training environment for those athletes who have collegiate and national team aspirations. This will be a small group, high-intensity training program that will go deeper into game strategy and technique, push athlete's physical and mental toughness and provide them with an uncommon competitive environment to take their game to the next level.  Are you Ready? (Must be at least a Sophomore in high school to age 23 and has previously attended our individual skills camp)

Illini Premier Camp Coaches Clinic

  • When: July 5th-9th
  • Cost: $400
  • Check-in: July 5th 1-4pm
  • Check-out: July 9th at 8am

In conjunction with Premier Camp, our Coaches Clinic will teach the advanced skills and concepts of wheelchair basketball. You’ll benefit from daily interactions with the camp coaches and other like-minded coaches through in-session huddles, post-session debriefs, and meals together.

Registration opens on Friday, February 4th at 9:00am CST. Click HERE to start the registration process

 

Camp Coaches:

Adam Bleakney, Head Coach of Wheelchair Track & Field

Matt Buchi, Head Coach of Men's Wheelchair Basketball

Stephanie Wheeler, Head Coach of Women's Wheelchair Basketball

Housing Information:

Do I need to provide a roommate preference in advance?
It is not necessary to contact the camps office in advance with a roommate preference. All roommate preferences are handled by the housing staff and honored at check-in.

How many beds are in a room?
All info about the Dorms can be found following this website: https://housing.illinois.edu/Living-Options/Residence-Halls/Undergraduat...

Covid Protocols from the University

There are no COVID-19 vaccination/testing requirements for visitors. However, visitors from outside the campus community are encouraged to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 if they are able to do so. If visitors are unvaccinated, they are welcome to utilize the SHIELD CU testing program. For more information, go to: https://covid19.illinois.edu/on-campus/visitors/

Visiting Champaign?

For hotel, shopping and restaurant options visit the Champain County Visitors Bureau website!

 

Once you have completed your registration, you must complete this 2022 Summer Camp Medical Form and send it to us with hand-written signatures by mail or scanned and sent via email to sportscamp@illinois.edu.

Mail to:

Illinois Wheelchair Basketball Camp

1207 S Oak St.

Champaign, IL 61820

 

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