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Summer Sports Camp for Boys & Girls


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Director of Basketball

Mike Evans

Coach Mike Evans’ reputation and experience in the world of youth basketball are deeper than a full-court buzzer-beater. He’s a former collegiate standout at Hamilton College, a Varsity Coach at New Canaan High School & Stamford Academy in Connecticut, a private shooting instructor, and an author and philanthropist.

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Mike’s basketball trajectory began as a player at Weston High School in Connecticut before starring for the Hamilton College Men’s Team. After graduating from Hamilton, Mike launched a professional career, playing and coaching internationally in Belfast, Ireland. He then earned his Master’s in Education at Harvard University, where he was a member of the Harvard Men’s Basketball Staff. Coach Mike is one of the most sought-after private shooting instructors boys & girls in the Northeast. His company, Right Angle Shooting’s client list includes NBA players, European pros, D1 players, and middle and high school athletes.

Mike is the Founder and Executive Director of Full Court Peace, an international not-for-profit organization that uses basketball to bring diverse groups of kids together to repair courts in low-income neighborhoods from Norwalk to New York to Havana. Mike is also the author of a recently released book, The Belfast Blazers: The Journey of an American Basketball Coach in Ireland.

Mike and his wife, Alexandra, will welcome their first child this year.

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The summer months are when youth basketball players should be developing and improving their skills. At Academy Camps, skill progression is at the forefront of what we do.

Our campers improve and refine all facets of their basketball game in a positive, progressive and challenging environment. Every day.

Our high-performance coaching staff lead individual and group sessions, position-specific skill work, competitive scenarios and various forms of game-play that cover every position on the court.

Among the skills your child will develop and hone within Academy Camps Basketball are:

  • Dribbling
  • Shooting
  • Finishing
  • Defense
  • Rebounding
  • Floor Spacing
  • Fast Breaks
  • Play Execution
  • Decision Making
  • Game IQ
  • Speed & Agility
  • Team Building
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Kinne Court, Perry Gym & The Tisch Field House

Academy Camps Basketball takes place at Kinne Court, Perry Gym and The Tisch Field House, housing 8 full-courts and an extensive athletic training room.

2024 Sessions

Session Length Dates Fee
Session 1 Two Weeks Sunday, June 23 - Friday, July 5 $4,750
One Week* Sunday, June 23 - Saturday, June 29 $2,900
Session 2 Two Weeks Sunday, July 7 - Friday, July 19 $4,750
One Week* Sunday, July 7 - Saturday, July 13 $2,900
Session 3 Two Weeks Sunday, July 21 - Friday, August 2 $4,750
One Week* Sunday, July 21 - Saturday, July 27 $2,900

*PLEASE NOTE: One Week Sessions are ONLY available for athletes that have completed 5th or 6th grade

Prior to March 1, a $750 deposit is due upon enrollment. After March 1, 50% of tuition is due upon enrollment. The balance is due on May 1.

Additional charges include a $175 “AC Gear Pack” fee and camp transportation based on origin/destination.