CAMBERWELL BASKETBALL

Holiday Camps

As head coach of Victoria Metropolitan’s National Intensive Training Program (NITP) between 2001-13, State Director of Coaching and Basketball Victoria Operations Manager, Ross Wignell worked with many junior players who went on to enjoy successful basketball careers. Ross designs our holiday camps to assist player development and to cover the important fundamentals of the sport, providing each individual with the foundations required to improve their game.

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JULY 2024 SCHOOL HOLIDAY CAMP SCHEDULE
To register for one or more of our Camps, please click  HERE.

Improve your game with Camberwell Dragons coaches at one or more of Camberwell Basketball’s July School Holiday Camps. Here’s what we’re dishing up from July 1-12:

July 1-2
Rep Winter Central Camp for boys and girls born 2011-2015. 9.30am-3pm at Camberwell Grammar School. For representative players only. Head Coaches: Fraser Kennedy, Danni Fidge, Cara Jeffers, Mark Jeffers

July 5
Domestic Development Camp for boys and girls born 2010-2016. 9.30am-3pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: Liam O’Hoy

July 8
Under 12 Rep Development Camp for boys and girls born 2013-2015. 9.30am-3pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: Michael Dimattina

July 9
Development Squad – Future Stars Camp for boys and girls born 2013-2016. 9.30am-3pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: Michael Dimattina

July 10
Under 14 and bottom-age Under 16 Rep Camp for boys and girls born 2010-2012. 9.30am-3pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: Conor Mathews

July 11
Domestic Shooting and Defence Camp for Boys and Girls born 2010-16. 9.30am-3pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: Liam O’Hoy

July 12
Girls Representative Camp for girls born 2009-2012 and playing representative basketball. 9.30am-12pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: Hannah Lowe

July 12
Boys Under 16 and Under 18 Representative Scrimmage Camp for born born 2007-2010 and playing representative basketball. 12.30pm-2.30pm at Kew High School. Head Coach: TBA

For more details about all eight camps and/or to register, please click HERE.

For more information, contact:  [email protected]

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APRIL 2024 SCHOOL HOLIDAY CAMP SCHEDULE

Camberwell Basketball offers a wide range of camps for various age groups and abilities, including domestic and representative-level players, during school holiday breaks.

Our April program at a glance:

April 2 – Domestic Development Camp @ Camberwell Grammar School
April 4 – Under 12 Representative Half-Day Development Camp @ BSC
April 4 – Under 14 Representative Half-Day Development Camp @ BSC
April 8 – Domestic Shooting and Defence Camp @ Kew High School
April 9 – Under 12 Representative Development Camp @ BSC
April 9 – Half-Day Aussie Hoops Camp for children aged 4-7 @ Kew High School
April 9 – Half-Day Aussie Hoops Camp for children aged 8-10 @ Kew High School
April 10 – Domestic Shooting and Individual Offence Camp @ Kew High School
April 11 – Domestic Development Camp @ Camberwell Grammar School
April 12 – Under 14 Representative Development Camp @ Camberwell Grammar School

Our April program in detail:

April 2 – Domestic Development Camp
Head Coach: Fraser Kennedy

–  Fraser Kennedy is head coach of Camberwell Dragons Big V Youth League Men’s team and the Dragons 18.1 Boys

–  One-day camp for all junior domestic players born 2010 to 2016

–  Fun and positive environment

–  Camp will educate and assist development in shooting, ball-handling, defensive and passing technique, and feature game-like situation drills

–  Games will be played, allowing coaches to provide feedback and tips to players on areas for improvement

WHERE: Camberwell Grammar School
WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 – 9.30am-3pm
COST: $85
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on March 26, 2024. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 4 – Under 12 Representative Half-Day Development Camp
Head Coach: Michael Dimattina

–  Michael Dimattina is Camberwell Dragons Girls Director of Coaching, former head coach of the Dragons
Big V Women’s team (2022 and 2023) and has built a wealth of knowledge during a great playing and coaching career

–  Half-day camp for all representative players born 2013 to 2015 playing in the VJBL

–  Will cover the most important fundamentals of the game in a competitive environment and provide individual players with teachings required for them to improve their game

–  Features drills to develop ball handling, passing, offence, defence, shooting, rebounding and overall team play

–  Teaching points covered in drills will be practised and executed in game situations

WHERE: Boroondara Sports Complex
WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2024 – 9.30am-12pm
COST: $45
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on March 28, 2024. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 4 – Under 14 Representative Half-Day Development Camp
Head Coach: Michael Dimattina

– Michael Dimattina is Camberwell Dragons Girls Director of Coaching, former head coach of the Dragons
Big V Women’s team (2022 and 2023) and has built a wealth of knowledge during a great playing and coaching career

– Half-day camp for all representative players born 2011-2012 playing in the VJBL

– With a focus on individual skill development, camp will cover the important fundaments of the game in a competitive and expected high-intensity environment

–  Features drills to develop ball handling, passing, offence, defence, shooting, rebounding and overall team play

– Teaching points covered in drills will be practised and executed in game situations

WHERE: Boroondara Sports Complex
WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2024 – 12.30pm-3pm
COST: $45
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on March 28, 2024. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 8 – Domestic Shooting and Defence Camp
Head Coach: Matt Power

– Matt Power coaches Camberwell Dragons 14.1 Girls Victorian Championship (VC) team and is head coach of Camberwell Basketball’s Aussie Hoops program. He’s coached at a number of levels in the Camberwell program and regularly coaches at these camps. Matt developed as a player in the Dragons system, represented Victoria in 2021 and plays for Camberwell’s Big V Championship Men’s team

– Full day camp for domestic players born from 2010 to 2016

– All things shooting will be covered, including precise feet positioning, bending of knees, fingers and hand placement on the ball, follow-through, shooting the ball off the pass and off the dribble

– Defence will also be a major focus, with correct footwork and hand-positioning, on-ball, denial and more than one-pass-away defence taught and drilled

WHERE: Kew High School
WHEN: Monday, April 8, 2024 – 9.30am-3pm
COST: $85
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on April 2, 2024. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 9 – Under 12 Representative Full-Day Development Camp
Head Coach: Jaden Lai

Jaden Lai was Camberwell Dragons Boys Program coach of the year in 2022 and is head coach of the 12.1 Boys and Under 12 age group head coach. A current member of the Dragons’ Big V Youth League Men’s team, he had coached in the Pre-Dragons Academy and Dragons Development Squad for many years

Full day camp for all representative basketball players born from 2013 to 2015 and playing in the VJBL

– Will cover important fundamentals of the game in a competitive environment and provide players with teachings required for them to improve their game

– Features drills to develop ball handling, passing, offence, defensive, shooting, rebounding and overall team play

– Teaching points covered in drills will be practised and executed in game situations

WHERE: Boroondara Sports Complex
WHEN: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – 9.30am-3pm
COST: $85
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on April 4, 2024. Please note this camp is for representative players only. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 10 – Domestic Shooting and Individual Offence Camp
Head Coach: Liam O’Hoy

– Liam O’Hoy coaches in Camberwell Dragons Under 16 Boys program, is a member of the club’s Youth League squad and an experienced camp coach and junior domestic coach. He is also CDBA’s Basketball Development Co ordinator, conducts school clinics and is head coach of the association’s Elevate program

– All things shooting will be covered, including precise feet positioning, bending of knees, fingers and hand placement on the ball, follow-through, shooting the ball off the pass and off the dribble

– Individual offence will also be a major focus, with preparing to receive the ball to the players’ advantage, various fakes, precise footwork and finishing taught and drilled

WHERE: Kew High School
WHEN: Wednesday, April 10, 2024 – 9.30am-3pm
COST: $85
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on April 3, 2024. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 11 – Domestic Development Camp
Head Coach: Ben Crowe

– Ben Crowe is Camberwell Basketball’s Community Development officer and regularly conducts clinics for schools and basketball clubs in the local area. He also plays for Camberwell Dragons Big V Championship Men’s team

– Full day camp for domestic players born from 2010 to 2016

– Camp will cover correct shooting, ball-handling, defensive and passing technique

– Drills will be executed in game-like situations and games will be played, enabling coaches to provide feedback to individual players

– Designed to help players improve their all-round game in a fun environment

WHERE: Camberwell Grammar School
WHEN: Thursday, April 11
COST: $85
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on April 4, 2024. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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April 12 – Under 14 Representative Development Camp
Head Coach: Conor Mathews

– Conor Mathews is head coach of Camberwell Dragons Under 14 Boys program and the club’s coach of the year in 2021. He’s an exceptionally good young coach who relates well with the players he works with and persists at helping them develop their game. He is also assistant coach of the Dragons Youth League Men’s team

– This full day camp is for Under 14 representative girls and boys born from 2011 to 2012

– With an emphasis on individual skill development, this high-intensity camp will provide participants with what they need to know to advance their game

– Teaching points covered in drill format will be practised and executed in various game situations

WHERE: Camberwell Grammar School
WHEN: Friday, April 12, 2024 – 9.30am-3pm
COST: $85
TO REGISTER: Click HERE

Registration for this camp closes on April 8, 2024. Please note this camp is for representative players only. When registering, please ensure you select the correct camp/camps for your child/children. For more information, contact: [email protected]

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JANUARY 2024 SCHOOL HOLIDAY CAMP SCHEDULE

January 18  – Domestic Development Camp (SOLD OUT)
January 18 – Representative Shooting Camp
January 19 – Domestic Shooting Camp (SOLD OUT)
January 19 – Representative Development Camp
January 22-23 Rep Summer Central Camp (SOLD OUT)

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Fast Facts

•  Camberwell Basketball hosted five holiday camps for 251 young athletes in January 2024

•  Camberwell Basketball hosted 19 holiday camps for 805 young athletes in 2023

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JULY 2024 HOLIDAY CAMP PROGRAM

Date Gender Camp Year born Times Venue
July 1-2 Boys & Girls Rep Winter Central Camp 2011-15 9.30am-3pm Camberwell Grammar
July 5 Boys & Girls Domestic Development Camp 2010-16 9.30am-3pm Kew High School
July 8 Boys & Girls Under 12 Rep Development – half day 2013-15 9.30am-12pm BSC
July 9 Boys & Girls Under 14 Rep Development – half day 2011-12 12.30pm-3pm BSC
July 10 Boys & Girls Domestic Shooting and Defence 2010-16 9.30am-3pm Kew High School
July 11 Boys & Girls Under 12 Rep Development 2013-15 9.30am-3pm BSC
July 12 Boys & Girls Domestic Shooting and Individual Offence 2010-16 9.30am-3pm Kew High School
July 12 Boys & Girls Domestic Development 2010-16 9.30am-3pm Camberwell Grammar

April 2024 Holiday Camp Details

Date

July 1-12 inclusive

Time

Various

Where

Kew High School and Camberwell Grammar School

COST

Various

For more information regarding our July Holiday Camp program, please contact Mandy Mathews at [email protected]