2020 Basketball Camps

Hoops Care & Virtual Camps open for Summer!

Hoops Care Camps

Our Hoop Care Camps are designed to get kids out of the house and active in basketball, providing parents with time to work. These camps will follow the operational & social distancing guidelines established in CCC Health Order HO-COVID19-09 (sect. 16.F.XXVI), and also some of our own & more strict health & safety procedures. Our goal is to allow kids to participate in non-contact basketball drills, while limiting the risk of exposure through proper screening, sanitation, and social distancing procedures.

  • Grades: 3-9
  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Time: 9am- 11:30 am
  • One player per basket, Strict Social Distancing Protocols
  • Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced

Virtual Camps

Our online Virtual Camps, for boys and girls, grades 3 and up of all skill levels, focus on individual skill development. There are multiple formats including Dribbling/Ballhandling Camp, Guard Camp, Shooting Camp & All Skills Camp. Each Camp is conducted as follows:

  • Grades: 3 and up
  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Pacific Time)
  • Skill Levels: Beginner & Intermediate
  • Online using Zoom

2020 Basketball Camps

Our typical Day, Junior & Shooting Camps have been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Our new Hoop Care & Virtual Camp Formats (see above) are open.

Day Camp

**NOTICE: Day Camps have been cancelled for the summer of 2020. Please see our Hoop Care & Virtual Camp formats as those are available. Winter Day Camps are still expected to happen.** Our week long Day Camps are our most popular format and have been running since 1981!

  • Grades: 3-9
  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Time: 9am- 2pm
  • Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
  • Summer, Winter & Spring Sessions

Junior Camp

**NOTICE: Junior Camps have been cancelled/postponed for the summer of 2020.** Our four day Junior Camps are a great introduction to the “Excel Experience”. Filled with skill development in shorter hours with junior sized balls and lowered hoops.

  • Grades: K-3
  • Days: Monday through Thursday
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm
  • Skill Levels: Beginner & Intermediate
  • Summer & Spring Sessions

Shooting Camp

Our Shooting Camp is a skill-specific camp designed for help players develop perfect shooting technique.

  • Grades: 3-12
  • Days: Saturday & Sunday
  • Time: 8:30am – 11:45am
  • Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
  • Summer, Fall & Spring Sessions

About Excel Basketball Camp

“Excel is part of my foundation as a player and as a coach, one of the most influential experiences in my life. The coaches of Excel have been like family to me since I was 10 years old! After working in the NBA, it’s never been more evident: Excel is the best basketball Camp in the country, run by the most passionate coaches in the world. With an emphasis on fundamentals and creating habits, Excel gives you the tools to be successful as a basketball player, and as a person.”

– Greg St. Jean
Assistant Coach for Los Angeles Lakers

Featured Alumni: Marcus Lee

Marcus attended Excel through junior high school where he followed in his brother Bryan's footsteps. Marcus went on to Deer Valley High School where he blossomed as a 2013 McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand All-American. Lee signed with Kentucky University and has played for Coach John Calipari.

Excel Basketball Camp Alumni Registration

Despite graduating Excel Camp, you can remain part of the tradition as an alum. By registering as an Excel Alum you can:

  • Receive a Retro Excel Shirt
  • Stay Connected with Excel Staff and Alums
  • Receive the Quarterly Excel Email Update
  • Receive Info & Invites to Alumni Events

Excel Media Vault

Established in 1981, Excel has created a lot of memory's for ten's of thousands of campers over the years. Take a peak in the Excel Vault to see some vintage pictures and videos from the good old days!