2015 Men's Basketball Overnight and Father/Son Camps

March 11, 2015

Register for 2015 Father/Son Camps | Register for 2015 Overnight Camps

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Registration for two of John Calipari's most popular camps - the Father/Son Camps and the Overnight Camps - opened on Wednesday.

Both camps will be split into separate sessions in 2015 to accommodate for their recent popularity. The Father/Son Camps will feature three separate opportunities (June 5-6, June 12-13 and June 19-20) and the Overnight Camps will have two separate sessions (June 14-17 and June 28-July 1).

A limited number of spots are available for all camps and are based on a first-come, first-serve basis, with online registration recommended as the fastest and most efficient form of registering campers. All of the camps listed were sold out the last three summers, so early registration is encouraged to secure a spot.

All camps will be held on the University of Kentucky campus. Buses will be provided to transport campers to all of the basketball facilities. Full-time athletic trainers will be stationed at each site throughout the duration of the camp, along with UK basketball staff members in all dorms to accommodate any questions or concerns campers may have. It is UK's goal to ensure a safe and fun environment, which provides all campers the opportunity to maximize their Kentucky basketball experience.

Once your camp registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with details of necessary paper work needed (physical, insurance and consent), along with a list of items campers will need to bring for camp. Any camp-related questions can be called into the men's basketball camp line at 859-257-9457 or 859-257-1916 or by e-mail at ukmbbcamps@uky.edu.

2015 FATHER/SON CAMPS

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The first John Calipari Father/Son Camp is scheduled for June 5-6, the second session will be the following Friday and Saturday, June 12-13, and the third session will be June 19-20 (Father's Day weekend).

Traditionally UK's most popular camp, this year's father and son participants will be treated to instruction from the Kentucky coaches and staff, along with current and former Wildcat players through detailed skill work and competitions in the Joe Craft Center and Memorial Coliseum. Father and son teams will compete with fellow campers of appropriate age groups (based on son's age/grade level) in competitions that incorporate skills learned throughout the camp. The skill work is designed to give both father and son drills and techniques to take home and continue working on together.

The Father/Son Camp is open to all fathers and sons ages 6-17, regardless of previous basketball experience. The commuter cost of the camp is $165 per individual and includes:

  • Three meals (including dinner on Friday during registration)
  • Camp T-shirt
  • Three sessions of instruction and competition
  • Photo and autograph opportunities with Coach Calipari, UK staff and players
  • The overnight cost of the camp is $185 per individual and includes all the items listed above plus the supervised dorm room for one night

Check-in for the Father/Son Camps will run from 2-5 p.m. on the Friday of each session on the third floor of the Common's Market, located within the Kirwan-Blanding Dorm Complex. All camp facilities, including dorms, dining, parking, camp store and gyms, will be clearly marked with signs once parents and campers enter any of the University of Kentucky campus entrances. For those who may miss the scheduled registration, UK will have staff members available after camp activities begin to complete your check-in at the Kirwan-Blanding Dorm Complex.

Camp activities are set to begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and conclude at the awards ceremony on Saturday at 4 p.m. Both the opening and closing of the Father/Son Camps will be held in the Seaton Center, located on Complex Drive.

Checkout for those campers staying in dorm rooms will be immediately following the awards ceremony. Early checkout will also be available during the lunch break on Saturday for those campers who wish to check out of their rooms prior to the conclusion of camp at 4 p.m. Complete camp itineraries will be e-mailed to parents prior to the start of camp.

Cancelation policy: The $100 deposit is non-refundable except in the case of injury, illness or mandatory school event. If a cancelation is made for any other reason, tuition will be refunded less the $100 deposit if the cancellation is made before the first day of camp. Once the camp session has begun there will be no refunds, except in the case of injury or illness. This includes the cancelation of practices due to severe weather. The convenience fee associated with online registration is non-refundable.

2015 OVERNIGHT CAMPS

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The first John Calipari Overnight Camp is scheduled for June 14-17 and the second session will be June 28-July 1. Both camps are open to boys ages 7-17.

The Overnight Camp offers four days of skills training, team games, individual competitions and a division tournament. Campers will be pre-assigned to appropriate age/grade level divisions in which all skills work, competitions and games will take place. Skills work will be taught by UK coaches and staff, along with current and former Wildcat players. Each camper will be assigned a team within their respective age groups. Complete camp itineraries, gym schedules, and day camper drop-off and pick-up information will be included in the confirmation email sent to parents prior to the start of camp. Parents are encouraged to visit any of the gym sites to watch their children participate in camp activities.

The cost of the camp is $450 for overnight campers and $350 for day campers.

To register as an overnight camper and stay in a dorm room for this year's Overnight Camp, participants must be 12 years of age prior to the first day of camp (June 15 for Session 1 and June 29 for Session 2). Campers below the age of 12 must register and participate as a day camper/commuter. No exceptions, per University of Kentucky Athletics Department policy.

Overnight Camp cost includes:

  • Dinner during registration Sunday, three meals on Monday and Tuesday, and breakfast and lunch on Wednesday
  • Supervised dorm room for three nights (Sunday to Wednesday)
  • Four days of instruction, competitions and team play
  • Camp T-shirt
  • Photo and autograph opportunities with Coach Calipari, UK staff and players

Day Camp cost includes:

  • Dinner during registration Sunday, three meals on Monday and Tuesday, and breakfast and lunch on Wednesday
  • Supervised drop-off (8:30 a.m.) and pick-up (8:30 p.m.) every day of camp
  • Four days of instruction, competitions, and team play
  • Camp T-shirt
  • Photo and autograph opportunities with Coach Calipari, UK staff and players

Registration for both sessions will take place on the third floor of the Common's Market, located within the Kirwan-Blanding Dorm Complex on UK's campus. Registration for overnight campers will be from 1-4 p.m. Registration for day campers will be held from 2-4 p.m.

All camp facilities, including dorms, dining, parking, camp store and gyms, will be clearly marked with signs once parents and campers enter any of the University of Kentucky campus entrances. For those who may miss the scheduled registration, there will be staff members available after camp activities begin to complete your check-in at the Kirwan-Blanding Dorm Complex.

The dinner for campers only will take place from 3-5 p.m. on the first floor of the Common's Market, and camp activities will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Seaton Center located directly across the street. Campers will be escorted by UK camp staff to the Seaton Center for the beginning of camp activities. Camp for both sessions will conclude with the awards ceremony on Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Seaton Center. Dorm checkout for campers 12 years old and above will be immediately following the awards ceremony. Parents and campers will check out of their room by returning keys to the front desk located on the first floor of their dorm building, and will then receive a checkout slip to be presented to the camp checkout on the third floor of the Common's Market to receive their original key deposit.

Cancelation policy: The $200 deposit is non-refundable except in the case of injury, illness or mandatory school event. If a cancelation is made for any other reason, tuition will be refunded less the $200 deposit if the cancelation is made before the first day of camp. Once the camp session has begun there will be no refunds, except in the case of injury or illness. This includes the cancellation of practices due to severe weather. The convenience fee associated with online registration is non-refundable.