HARDWOOD HUSTLE SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMPS

Dive into our Hardwood Hustle Summer Camp experience! We prioritize specialized basketball skills training, player development, teamwork, leadership and the value of community. We offer unparalleled coaching and mentoring from coaches with collegiate playing experience or current coaching roles. Our camps are designed for individuals entering grades 3-9, our camps cater to all skill levels, creating a fun and nurturing environment for every participant.

Join us for 5 action-packed weeks, kicking off on Monday, July 15th, and running through August 22nd. Choose our full-day camp experience from 9:00am to 3:00pm or one of our half-day camps from 9:00am to 12:00pm, or 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Due to the large demand for our camps, we recommend registering as soon as possible to guarantee your spot!

HALF OR FULL-DAY OPTIONS FROM MONDAY - THURSDAY

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the town of Peabody Board of Health.

WHAT SETS US APART

  • Campers are grouped by age, skill, and experience

  • Approximately a 10:1 camper to coach ratio

  • Hardwood Hustle camp t-shirt

  • Hustler of the Day awards

  • Fun and competitive atmosphere

  • Emphasis on building the holistic athlete

  • Skill-specific opportunities

  • Player development focus

  • Skills, drills, competitions & game experience

5 UPCOMING CAMPS

Apex Athletics, 45 Tremont St. Peabody, MA

SHARP-SHOOTING

& MECHANICS CAMP

JULY 15TH - JULY 18TH

MONDAY - THURSDAY

  • Develop proper shooting mechanics

  • Improve overall technique, balance, and stance

  • Accurate hand placement on the ball and lower body positioning

  • Improve followthrough and release

  • Self-correction by cultivating self awareness

ALL IN SHOOTING CAMP

JULY 22ND - JULY 25TH

MONDAY - THURSDAY

  • Accuracy and shooting precision

  • Shooting under pressure

  • Understanding shot selection and range

  • Creating space with the dribble

  • Mental tips to grow confidence as a shooter

FINISHING &

SCORING CAMP

JULY 29TH - AUGUST 1ST

MONDAY - THURSDAY

  • Improve scoring angles and finishing through contact

  • Finish creatively around the rim

  • First step development on the perimeter

  • Attacking in transition offense

  • Read and attack ball screens

BALL HANDLING

& SCORING CAMP

AUGUST 5TH - AUGUST 8TH

MONDAY - THURSDAY

  • Enhance your dribbling and passing skills

  • Handling the ball under pressure

  • Adding signature moves to your toolbox

  • Beating your defender off the dribble

  • Develop your control and speed dribble

COMPLETE

PLAYMAKER CAMP

AUGUST 19TH - AUGUST 22ND

MONDAY - THURSDAY

  • Creating opportunities to score for yourself and teammates

  • Mastering passing angles and decision making

  • Movement without the ball

  • One-on-one and team defensive concepts

  • Speed, strength, explosiveness & agility

CAMP PRICING

Half-Day: $240

Full-Day: $430

CAMP SCHEDULE

Half-Day: 9:00am - 12:00pm & 12:00pm-3:00pm

Full-Day: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Half-Day Session:

Skills, drills, scrimmages, friendly competitions and player development activities are offered in both morning and afternoon sessions.

Full-Day Session:

The full-day schedule maintains a focus on the same skill theme as the morning but offers a different experience to enhance overall development.

SAMPLE CAMP AGENDA

  • 8:30am-9:00am:

  • Campers arrive at Apex Athletics for check-in with our staff

  • 9:00am - 9:30am:

  • Daily check-in, stretching, running, and introduction of the skill and player development themes of the week

  • 9:30am - 10:30am:

  • Morning drill activities, mini lectures, and introduction of the "Move of the Day"

  • 10:30am - 10:45am:

  • Off-court player development activities.

  • 10:45am- 11:15am:

  • Snack/lunch

  • 11:15am - 12:00pm:

  • Drill activities, competitions, and scrimmages

  • 12:00 PM:

  • Dismissal and pick up!

STAFF & COACHES

At Hardwood Hustle, our staff is a combination of passionate, experienced and knowledgeable individuals who find joy in working with children of all ages and teaching them the game. Committed to compliance, our camp adheres to the regulations set by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local board of health. All participants and their families will receive camp safety policies and guidelines before the first day of camp.

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JENNA OLSON

Jenna is our 2024 summer camp site director and skills coach! Jenna brings not only her passion for basketball but also her years of experience as a former collegiate student-athlete at Gordon College and coach at Lexington Christian Academy. She's excited to share her knowledge, skills, and contagious energy with campers like you!

"I'm Coach Jenna! I have played and loved the game of basketball since I was little. My favorite part about the sport is the thrill and anticipation I feel before a big game alongside my teammates. I can't wait for camps this summer!"

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JACKIE LYONS

At the heart of Jackie's coaching philosophy is her commitment to making a positive impact on aspiring athletes. With a wealth of coaching expertise, including her role as Head Coach of the Regional Gatorade Performance Academy in 2019 and her involvement with the USA Basketball Girls Regional Camps, and Co-Director of One-On-One Basketball Camps, Jackie has dedicated herself to empowering athletes to reach their full potential.

"What truly excites me is the opportunity to meet new athletes, to reconnect with those who've been part of our camps before, and to bring everyone together as one community. Our camp isn't just a place to improve your game; it's a place where bonds are formed, where friendships are made, and where every participant is seen. We deliberately select coaches who share this vision, who are passionate about connecting with each and every kid who walks through our doors. That's what sets Hardwood Hustle apart."

LEAD COACHES

Cate Mcdonald: Dartmouth College

Dominique Camp: Syracuse University

PAST COACHES/STAFF

Tyalie Campbell - Massasoit College

Autumn Ceppi - Bucknell University

Asia Dingle - Fordham University

Claire Finney - Springfield College

Cate Mcdonald - Dartmouth College

Hope Nardone - Tufts University

Oluchi Okananwa - Duke University

Lucy Palmer - Trinity College

Abby Streeter - URI/Rutgers

FAQs

Where are the 2024 Hardwood Hustle Summer Camps located?

All five of our summer camps for grades 3-9 are located at Apex Athletics in Peabody, MA. There are clinic opportunities for our grades K-2 group at Hardwood Hustle all summer long. Please look at our website for availability or email us!

What is the cancellation policy?

If your child can’t attend the camp for any reason, including schedule conflicts, last-minute injuries, a concussion, an unexpected illness, or a family emergency, you will receive a 100% credit for camp fees paid that can be applied to a future camp, transferred to a friend, or donated to an another family.

Will my child be safe?

Committed to compliance, our camp adheres to the regulations set by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local board of health. We've implemented strict sign-in and pick-up policies. All participants and their families will receive camp safety policies and guidelines before the first day of camp.

Does the clinic provide snacks or lunch?

Participants are encouraged to bring their own snacks and lunch each day. We will have allocated time during the camp for a lunch and recovery period. During the recovery period of each camp, participants will have the opportunity to purchase snacks and drinks to enjoy.

Can parents watch throughout the day?

Parents are allowed to watch their children at any point during the day.

Are participants placed in groups based on age and skill level?

We divide participants into groups based on age first. Then, participants are evaluated by the coaching staff throughout the week. Participants who would benefit from being moved to a higher group will be asked if they would like to move. Hardwood Hustle coaches will always try to honor the requests of the participant/family while maintaining what is best for the clinic.

What if we can’t afford the tuition fee?

If you find yourself in need of financial assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out. We are here to support you every step of the way. Our team is dedicated to helping numerous players each year, particularly those who have demonstrated their commitment by attending a Hardwood Hustle camp.

What medical information will I need to submit?

It is necessary for Hardwood Hustle to adhere to the regulations set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the PeabodyBoard of Health. As part of this compliance, we kindly request that all campers provide us with a copy of their most recent Physician’s Report, including Immunization Records. This helps us maintain a healthy environment and ensures that our facilities meet all necessary standards. The report should be dated and signed within the last 18 months.

FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JUNE 15, 2024 – forms can be emailed to info@hardwood-hustle.com

Is there a Health Care Supervisor available?

We have a dedicated Health Care Supervisor available full-time. In the event of any injuries, they will promptly report and administer treatment according to our established procedures tailored for specific injuries.

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