Hilltopper basketball announces summer camp schedule

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU Hilltopper Basketball announced its full schedule of summer camps Wednesday, with options available for a variety of ages of youth campers.

WKU will host its High School Team Camp on June 8-10, its Overnight Camp on June 18-21 and its Day Camp on June 26-29. All will take place at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

Those interested can register now at

The Overnight Camp and Day Camp include WKU gear, instruction by current and former WKU players, individual competition contests, 3 on 3 competition, 5 on 5 competition, individual skill development sessions, a certificate and trophy of participation, an autograph session, an award ceremony and faculty/staff discounts.

The Overnight Camp is open to boys in grades 7-12 and costs $290 per camper. A commuter rate is available for $250 that includes dinner on June 18, as well as lunch and dinner on June 19-20. Parents will drop off commuters at 8:15 a.m. and pick them up at 9:15 p.m.

Day-of registration is June 18 from 2-4 p.m., while checkout is at noon June 21. Dinner is included on the 18th, as are all meals on the 19-20th and breakfast on the 21st.

All meals for each camp are buffet style in the newly renovated Downing Student Union across from Diddle Arena.

The Day Camp is open to boys in grades 1-6 and costs $225 per camper. Lunch is included each day. The camp runs 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. each day from June 26-29, with day-of registration at 8 a.m. June 26.

The High School Team Camp includes a six-game minimum, varsity and junior varsity tournaments, a situational tournament, a T-shirt for each camper and coach, polos for each coach a coaches’ social and prizes for each championship winning team.

The team fee is $100, and the cost per camper is $60 for commuting without meals, $105 for commuting with meals and $150 for overnight with meals.

Each overnight team is allowed one coach to attend free per every eight kids, while any extra individuals will be charged half price of the regular player free. Each overnight participant should bring their own linens.

The High School Team Camp is open to any and all varsity and JV teams, and the schedule will be made according to competition level and school size. It will feature competition from Kentucky and all surrounding states.

For more information on any of WKU’s camps, please contact Martin Cross at 270-745-5101 or at

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