Still time to sign youth up for upcoming Calipari Camp at RCHS

Time is running out for local youth to sign up for the Russell County stop on University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari’s satellite camp tour.

The camp will take place this coming Saturday, June 3rd, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Russell County High School.

Registration is now open for the camp with online registration (or visit recommended as the fastest and most efficient form of registering campers.

The camps offer the unique opportunity for Kentucky basketball fans to learn from and interact with Calipari, the UK coaching staff and available Kentucky players on the 2023-24 roster. The camps allow participants to learn the game of basketball through a fundamental, intensive learning environment. They will also give individuals the chance to learn more about the game, including introducing drills that can be used at home.

All camps are open to both boys and girls ages 7 to 17. A limited number of spots are available for all camps and are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

The cost for each camp is $99 per camper and includes a camp T-shirt, three hours of instruction with Coach Calipari and the Kentucky basketball staff and players, competitions, autograph sessions, along with question and answer sessions with Coach Cal.

All camps will open sites one hour before check-in.

Once a camper’s registration is complete, the camper will receive a confirmation email with details of necessary paperwork needed (physical, insurance), along with a list of items campers will need to bring for camp. Any camp-related questions can be called into the men’s basketball camp line at 859-257-9457 or 859-257-1916 or by email at [email protected].

Full-time athletic trainers will be stationed at each site throughout the tour along with UK basketball staff members to accommodate any questions or concerns.

This season’s tour includes eight stops throughout the state. Camp dates are as follows:

June 3
Campbellsville, Kentucky
Taylor County High School
9 a.m. – Noon

Russell Springs, Kentucky
Russell County High School
3-6 p.m.

June 4
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Elizabethtown High School
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Brandenburg, Kentucky
Meade County High School
3-6 p.m.

June 5
Alexandria, Kentucky
Campbell County High School
3-6 p.m.

June 6
Jackson, Kentucky
Jackson City High School
3-6 p.m.

June 7
Crestwood, Kentucky
South Oldham High School
3-6 p.m.

June 8
Vanceburg, Kentucky
Lewis County High School
3-6 p.m.

Cancellation Policy: The $99 registration fee is non-refundable except in the case of injury, illness or mandatory school event. Once the camp session has begun there will be no refunds, except in the case of injury or illness. This includes cancellation due to severe weather. The convenience fee associated with online registration is non-refundable.