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Summer basketball camp to be offered for boys and girls in Lyons

Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 10:58 p.m. CST

LYONS – The Athlete Within Basketball School will hold a summer basketball camp for boys and girls at Return to Heaven Gymnastion in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7930 W. Ogden Ave. in Lyons.

Sessions will be held on the Tuesdays of June 18 and 25, July 9, 16, 23 and 30; and Aug. 6 for youths in third through sixth grades. For boys and girls in seventh grade through high school, sessions will be held on the Thursdays of June 20 and 27; July 11, 18 and 25; and Aug. 1 and 8.

The camp will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for third- and fourth-grade boys and girls; from noon to 1:30 p.m. for fifth- and sixth-grade boys; and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for fifth- and sixth-grade girls. The Thursday camps will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for seventh- and eighth-grade boys; from noon to 1:30 p.m. for seventh- and eighth-grade girls; and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for high school boys and girls.

Each camp will cover ball handling, shooting, rebounding, offensive moves and defensive concepts. Campers also will participate in various games. The cost is $195 for the seven-week session.

The camp will be run by Chris Jenkins, head basketball coach for The Athlete Within.

Register at Click on "Register" and fill out the form. Contact Jennifer Bozzi at for more information.

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