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    HOUSTON - Spots are still available for the final round of head coach Todd Buchanan's University of Houston Women's Basketball Summer Camps.

    Elite Camp takes place on Sat., Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for girls in grades 9-12, while the final individual day camp runs from Aug 6-9.

    Campers will receive expert instruction from Buchanan, the 2011 Conference USA Coach of the Year, and his staff, including Houston legend and WNBA Top-10 draft pick Chandi Jones, along with some of the top high school and AAU coaches from the area.

    For the fastest and easiest way to register, visit the camp website. A $50 non-refundable deposit is due for Individual Day Camp. The remaining balance is due at the time of registration. The Elite Camp is paid in full. Walk-ups are also welcome for camps.

    Payment can be made by credit card through online registration while acceptable payments for mailing in registration include checks or money orders. For more information, please contact Rusty Laverentz at 713-743-9269 or by email at


    Individual Day Camp
    Dates: Session 2 (August 6-9)
    Cost: $150 (Price is discounted to $125 if registered online a week prior)
    Participants: Girls ages 6 to high school seniors
    Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., except for final day, which runs from 9 a.m. - noon
    Final Registration/Check-in: 8-9 a.m., on first day of camp

    General Information: Camp focuses on basketball fundamentals needed to become a better player. Campers will receive a camp T-shirt and a camp basketball and individual awards will be provided for contest winners. Morning and afternoon sessions will concentrate on the fundamentals of the game through station work and full court drills. The final portion of each afternoon will consist of 5-on-5 games to put skills learned into game situations.



    Elite Camp
    Date: August 4
    Cost: $50
    Participants: Girls grades 9-12
    Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Final Registration/Check-in: 8-9 a.m., on first day of camp

    General Information: Camp is designed for elite players. Campers will take part in the same drills used at the University of Houston to go along with full court drills and 5-on-5 games.


    The easiest way to register for any of the three summer camps is to visit the camp website. If mailing in registration, please contact Rusty Laverentz at 713-743-9269 or by email at

    Health and Safety
    Full-time counselors will be available to help insure the safety of each camper during each camp. A qualified trainer will be on staff at all times to asses any injuries and determine if assistance from a physician is needed. Professional medical care is five minutes away at Texas Medical Center.

    Camp Store
    Snacks and drinks will be sold from the concession stand located in the Athletics/Alumni Center. Campers will need to bring a lunch each day.

    What to Bring
    Campers must wear gym shoes, shorts and a t-shirt. In addition, it is asked that campers do not bring personal articles, including basketballs, to camp to ensure that they are not stolen or misplaced. The camp will be not responsible for any lost or stolen articles.

    For Additional Information call or e-mail the following:
    Rusty Laverentz: 713-743-9269,
    Chandi Jones: 713-743-9463,

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