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International Basketball Camp

Worcester Wolves and Valencia Basket have joined forces to deliver a unique summer residential experience for talented and aspiring young players.

Please note registrations have now closed for 2017        

The coaching team for the duration of the camp will include the senior coaching staff and players from the Worcester Wolves (led by Wolves and England Head Coach, Paul James) and senior coaches from Valencia Basket of the ACB league.

The camp will run from 20-26 August 2017 in the beautiful city of Worcester with training at the iconic University of Worcester Arena, one of the finest basketball training venues in Europe.

The Worcester Wolves and Valencia Basket international camp experience will include:

Intensive daily programme

The daily programme runs from 9 am – 9 pm and will include skill stations, drills, individual workouts and analysis, competitions and a minimum of two games per day. 

Campers are grouped by age and ability level to provide a challenging, yet positive Worcester/Valencia Basket camp experience.

High quality kit for players

Each camper will receive official Valencia clothing that includes hoodie, t-shirt, reversible vest, playing uniform (shorts and vest) and a large official club player’s kit bag.

Excellent basketball facilities

The University of Worcester Arena is an iconic and inclusive 2,000 seat venue with three competition basketball playing courts, courtside teaching facilities, corporate area and extended changing rooms with ice baths.

The Arena has been the training base for GB Men and Women in preparation for Eurobasket 2015 Championships. It is the home of GB Men and Women Wheelchair Basketball teams and hosted the 2015 European Wheelchair Basketball Championships.

There are an additional two basketball courts with adjoining fitness facilities at the University’s St. John’s Sports Centre.

 

Key Information    

Contact: Jessica Harford, 01905 544018 or email j.harford@worc.ac.uk

Accommodation

Accommodation

The University of Worcester facilities are based on a campus that has large, open and green spaces and is secure without being restrictive. Single and spacious bedrooms.  Each flat has six bedrooms and a lounge area with comfortable seating.

Close to the city centre and perfect for an afternoon sightseeing or shopping (supervised). The City of Worcester is a beautiful 12th century cathedral city within easy reach of Birmingham, Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Cardiff and London. Situated on the River Severn in a rural county that is surrounded by picturesque views including the Malvern Hills.

The whole team at the University of Worcester are committed to health and safety, the safeguarding of young people (with relevant accreditation), and to ensuring that all those who stay with us have a safe and enjoyable experience.


Worcester Wolves

Worcester Wolves

Worcester Wolves are a successful professional British Basketball League (BBL) club.  Since Wolves were formed in 2000 the club has gained a national reputation for excellence both on and off the court.  Worcester Wolves currently play at the 2,000 seat University of Worcester Arena. 

The Wolves consistently finish in the top four places in the BBL and the 2014 season saw the Wolves enjoy their most notable success to date, securing the BBL National Trophy at the Emirates Arena and the BBL Play-Off Championships at Wembley Arena.

The club has a well established development programme and fields additional men’s, women’s, junior and wheelchair basketball teams.  In partnership with the University of Worcester, the club have engaged in a wide range of international, educational, player development and research initiatives that include the MSc in European Basketball, the European Basketball Research Centre and will soon host the National Basketball Heritage and Study Centre


Valencia Basket

Valencia Basket

Valencia Basket logoFounded in 1986, Valencia Basket is one of the most powerful basketball clubs in Spain & Europe. The team has played in the Spanish Elite League (ACB) for 27 of their 30 seasons and have reached the play-off finals once and have been semi-finalists on four occasions.

In 1998 the club enjoyed huge success, winning the Spanish Cup on their first year of entry.  Valencia Basket have a remarkable  European history, as the first team to win three Eurocup titles 2003, 2010 and 2014 which enabled them to play for three years in the prestigious Euroleague.

Valencia Basket currently has 7,500 ticket holders and ‘sell out’ for most of the home games. The ACB´s team currently plays at Pabellón Fuente San Luis, with a total capacity of 8,500 seats.

The youth teams are an integral part of the club´s structure. More than 450 boys and girls train and enjoy basketball with Valencia Basket.  This number will be doubled following the completion of the new project “La Alqueria del Basket”. La Alqueria del Basket will be a 13 basketball courts built just behind the Pabellon Fuente San Luis. This project will enable Valencia Basket to have one of the biggest youth basketball academies in Europe for 2017.

Valencia Basket have 25 years of experience of organising  Basketball Camps for  youth players, and are continuously searching for new ways to grow and develop as a club.