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IU Northwest to host 2010 RedHawks' Summer Basketball Camp for Kids this month!

Current and former RedHawk players, coaches to make guest appearances

Indiana University Northwest and the Office of Student Life and Athletics will host its 2010 RedHawks' Summer Basketball Camp for Kids the week of July 19. The five-day camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-13, and will meet each day from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the IU Northwest Savannah Center, located just one-half mile south of I-80/94 at 3400 Broadway in Gary, Ind.

The camp's daily program will feature skill work, team-building exercises and drills, league games, and skill competitions. The 2010 A.I.I. Champion Lady RedHawks basketball players and coaches will host the camp's daily activities.

The camp's final day will feature a team tournament and an awards ceremony, and parents are welcome to attend. Throughout the program, instructors will address such topics as teamwork, how to set and achieve goals, the importance of education, and good nutrition.

There will be guest appearances by local players and coaches of note, including: new RedHawk men's coach Shawn Chism; former IU Northwest coach and IHSAA and NCAA Champion Pete Trgovich; former University of Iowa and WNBA star Angela Hamblin; Lady RedHawks Head Coach and 2010 A.I.I. Coach of the Year Ryan Shelton; Lady RedHawks assistant coach and international gold medalist Loretta Soria (Australian Pro League); NAIA All-American Sharon Houston; NAIA scoring leader and all-time IU Northwest leading scorer Pete Trgovich III; IU Northwest All-Conference guards Nina Wills and Juliette Keller; and many more!

Registration is $40 for signups before July 15 and $50 thereafter. The cost for a second child from the same family is $35 before July 15 and $45 thereafter. Each camp participant will receive a RedHawks Camp T-shirt and pennant.

For more information, or to register, please call (219) 981-4279 or (219) 980-6944, or email at Or, register in person at the IU Northwest Savannah Center Gymnasium. Space is limited.



Media Contact:

Christopher Sheid

Emily Banas

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