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Basketball Training Camps in & Around Pittsburgh

Basketball is one of the world’s most popular sports for boys and girls of all ages and abilities. Things are no different in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s second-largest city. This can be evidenced by the array of basketball camps in and around the city, all of which give players and coaches the ability to register online.

University of Pittsburgh Camps

The University of Pittsburgh holds weeklong day camps for both individuals and basketball teams at different times during the summer, usually late June through all of July. The camps are held on campus and include instruction from the Panthers head men’s coach and some members of the Panthers basketball team, along with area college and high school coaches.

University of Pittsburgh Men’s Summer Basketball Camps P.O. Box 7436 Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-648-8350

Basketball Stars of America

Basketball Stars of America is a Pittsburgh camp that is sponsored by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and Nike. It stages camps both boys and girls all over the Pittsburgh area, from Robert Morris University to North Allegheny High School to the Monroeville Sports Center. Basketball Stars of America also consists of 12 coaches, including former NBA player Chris Taft. It runs throughout July and into the early part of August.

Basketball Stars of America c/o Coach Daryn Freedman 547 Burkes Drive Coraopolis, PA 15108 412-375-7420

Robert Morris University

Robert Morris University is located in the Pittsburgh suburb of Moon Township and offers camps for both boys and girls ages 10-17. It features day camps as well as overnight camps, and instruction from Colonials coaches and players. Like most other basketball camps, Robert Morris also offers team camps. All camps are held in June and July.

Robert Morris University 6001 University Blvd. Moon Township, PA 15108 412-397-2402

Duquesne University

Duquesne University, located in the center of downtown Pittsburgh, offers basketball camps for both boys and girls most summers. The camps are held in June and July, and typically are scheduled to not coincide with those held at the nearby University of Pittsburgh. Duquesne offers individual and team camps, and instruction from Dukes coaches and players.

Duquesne University 600 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15282 412-396-6000

California University of Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania is located about 40 minutes south of Pittsburgh, and offers boys and girls camps for students entering first through 12th grade. Camps are available for both individuals and teams in July, with various costs for overnighters and commuters.

California University of PA Athletics Department 250 University Ave. California, PA 15419 724-938-4360

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About the Author

Sam Amico is a reporter for and worked as a writer and editor at daily newspapers for more than a decade, covering everything from rock concerts to college football to courts and crime. He attended Kent State University and is the author of the book, "A Basketball Summer." He also is the co-host of a nationally-syndicated television show, "The Wine & Gold Zone."

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