BasketNews.lt basketball camp in Lithuania

Fifth annual BasketNews.lt basketball camp for youth will be held in June and July of 2017 in Raseiniai, Lithuania. It is open for international kids and has had players from Ireland, UK, Germany, Latvia and Estonia in the past few years.

The camp is divided into 4 age groups:

  • 10-12 years old (born 2005-2007) - held from 18th of June until 25th of June
  • 13-15 years old (born 2002-2004) - held from 25th of June until 2nd of July
  • 16-18 years old (born 1999-2001) - held from 9th of July until 16th of July
  • 10-16 years old (born 2001-2007) - held from 16th of July until 23rd of July

Practices will be ran by professional Lithuanian, Italian and American coaches. Some high profile players and coaches will visit the camp and share their knowledge with kids.

Camp is ran by Povilas Butkevičius, professional player who played for various Lithuanian and Italian teams, including Žalgiris Kaunas.

Practices will be held in a modern gym, that hosts local NKL (second Lithuanian division) team Raseinių Rasai. There are two practices a day, each lasts 1,5 hour. Campers are allowed to use the gym anytime at daytime when it is free from practices.

Campers will live in a hotel rooms or bungalows, 2-3 children per room. Each room has it's own shower and toilet. 

Food is served 4 times a day in a local restaurant.

Camp's territory offers lots of outdoor and indoor activities - beach volleyball and football, swimming pool (both inside and outside), bowling. Campers are not allowed to swim without supervision of coaches.

Camp is held in a closed territory, wherefore campers cannot leave its premises without supervision of coaches. A shopping centre in a nearby town of Raseiniai is approx. 4-5 kilometres from camp and campers can be transported there if needed.

If needed, transportation from Vilnius or Kaunas airports can be arranged. 

Come to BasketNews.lt basketball camp and start off your summer on high note!

For more information please contact Povilas Butkevičius:

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