Mercersburg Boys’ Basketball Camp is designed to challenge young men to improve their skills on and off the court.
By combining on-court station work with in classroom film breakdown and lectures, players will learn skills and concepts that will help them reach their goals on the court, no matter how small or large they may be. The program will be coached by college and high school coaches and will include an overview of the college recruiting process for the players who are interested in playing basketball after high school.
Team Rates Available
Mercersburg graduates have gone on to compete at all three NCAA collegiate levels and in overseas professional leagues. Over the years, the college list has included the Ivy League, Pac-12, ACC, SEC, and the Patriot League, as well the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and the Centennial Conference. Ugonna Onyekwe ’99 (a two-time Ivy League player of the year), Stephane Pelle ’99, and Adam Chubb ’00 all competed on the professional level in the Euroleague, and Kareem Wright ’99 played for the Harlem Globetrotters. Recent alumni have played for schools at the NCAA Division I, II, and III, as well as NAIA levels: the University of Vermont, Vanderbilt University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Bard College, St. Mary’s College (Md.), and Dickinson College.
A Day at Camp
No two days are alike, but a typical day at Boys' Basketball Camp looks like this:
Living at Camp
This is overnight camping?
Attendees live in a modern, air-conditioned dormitory with with 2-4 participants per room. Carpeted hallways lead to tiled bathrooms, with showers that have privacy curtains.
Bring your trunk and personal necessities, and you are set for dorm life, Mercersburg style.
Counselors live in adjacent rooms and our open-door policy ensures comfort and safety for every attendee. An emphasis on respect, courtesy, cooperation, and consideration enables campers to live and thrive with others to make dorm life enjoyable for all.
Mercersburg’s basketball program trains and competes on the Plantz Courts, a 10,000 square foot facility that houses three full-sized courts. Off-court training takes place in the McDowell Fitness Center, which features contemporary equipment and programming geared for athletic development.
Our financial assistance provides students displaying strong desire, high merit, and financial need the opportunity to attend our programs. Download the Financial Assistance Checklist and Application along with your registration. Contact our office if you have any questions via email or phone.