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Finlandia Youth Basketball Camp May 4 to 7

April 7, 2009

Download the basketball camp registration form

HANCOCK, MI - A four-day youth basketball camp will be held May 4 to 7, 2009, at the Finlandia University Paavo Nurmi Center.

Finlandia basketball coaches Charlie Kemppainen and Curtis Wittenberg, along with members of the university's men's and women's basketball teams, will direct the camp.

The camp will teach basketball fundamentals, including ball handling, passing, shooting, setting and using screens, and defense.

Grades 3 and 4 will meet each evening from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.; grades 5 and 6 will meet from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.; and grades 7, 8, and 9 will meet from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.

The cost of the basketball camp is $35.00 per basketball player. Each camper will receive a gift.

Pre-registration is encouraged by April 17, 2009, to be guaranteed a gift.  Registrations will also be accepted at the door prior to the camp, but same-day registrants cannot be guaranteed a gift.

To register, download a registration form at, and mail the completed form along with payment to the address indicated on the form.

For additional information, please contact Coach Wittenberg at 906-487-7214, or Coach Kemppainen at 906-487-7238.