The Red Auerbach Basketball School will be conducted from Sunday July 2nd to Friday July 7th, 2017 Registration is between 11:30Noon and 12:30PM and campers should report to the Gym by 1:00PM, ready to play. We will have our welcome, our orientation and expectations as well as our staff introductions. As soon as we finish, parents start their week's vacation and we go to work with our evaluation process for team play.
The Red Auerbach Basketball School offers young men 12 to 18 a unique opportunity to hone their skills over the course of the week long session. In this our exciting 57th season! Right from the beginning, our staff gets down to what we do best. We provide an exceptional learning experience through our challenging and fun program. Please take a look at our entire site and find out about our school and why so many players return year after year. We have a limited enrollment for our overnight camp basketball experience,so sign up today and be prepared to improve your game this summer!
The Red Auerbach Basketball School is committed to continuing our basketball program in the spirit that Red himself would have expected. His teachings and influences will forever be a part of our school.
Maintaining our level of excellence will bring pride and honor to the legacy of his name.
This is a special year as we celebrate the 100th birthday of our co-founder, Red Auerbach. His influence and his teachings, as well as his philosophies about basketball and life, are the cornerstone of our school. His greatness as a coach and administrator is well documented. But this year, with the help of some special guests, we will take time to learn about Red, the man. Former players and associates will be with us to talk about Red and join us in celebrating his greatness. Opening day will feature a special session and a giant birthday cake for all our players and parents.
Last year we had a number of players from Iceland, Italy, England Austria and Lithuania!
All of New England was represented and many other states reaching all the way to Dallas, TX!
The Red Auerbach Basketball School for boys was established in 1960. Jerry Volk, whose son would later become the Celtics General Manager under Red, had operated a summer camp in Marshfield, Massachusetts for several years. Red met Jerry at the camp and, with a handshake, the basketball school was born.
In the early days, it was as much a training facility for the Celtics as it was a camp for kids.The camp has evolved from those early years of hot-top courts, 18 kids, rustic cabins and cold showers to world-class facilities featuring indoor courts, lighted outdoor courts, a fantastic dining hall and comfortable AIR CONDITIONED dorm living.
After our 50th year celebration in 2010, we are even more committed to starting a new tradition of campers that are better determined to work hard, play hard and do what it takes to become a better basketball player!
If you'd like to know more about Red Auerbach, click HERE and see what some of Basketball's greats have to say about him.
We believe that good basketball players are made, not born. We also know that A for Academics comes before the B for Basketball. We request that every camper with a final report card showing Honor Roll status for the academic year, bring their card to camp so that we can honor their achievement during the awards presentation on the final day.
School starts right after registration of the first day. Every player is immediately divided by age and graded by ability, then assigned to teams for equal balance. "Fundamentals" stations are presented daily by our professional coaching staff. Our stations are tough! Clinics and Stations are an important part of the learning process. Every player plays an equal share of every game, and there are four full games every day. Competition is very challenging but having fun is always the object of our efforts.