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IU Northwest to host 2012 RedHawks' Summer Basketball Camp for Kids July 16-19

Current and former RedHawk players, coaches to make guest appearances

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2011 RedHawks Basketball Camp

Indiana University Northwest and the Office of Student Life and Athletics will host its third annual 2012 RedHawks' Summer Basketball Camp for Kids the week of July 16. The four-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 Gymnasium, located just one-half mile south of I-80/94 at 3400 Broadway in Gary, Ind.

2012 RedHawk Basketball Camp registration form

The camp's daily program will feature skill work, team-building exercises and drills, league games, skill competitions and a special guest speaker. The back-to-back (2010, 2011) 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.

The camp will be directed by Indiana University Northwest Head Women’s Basketball Coach Ryan Shelton. Shelton has led the RedHawks to four consecutive winning seasons averaging 21 wins per season, two NAIA National Tournament Appearances and two A.I.I. Championships. He has twice been named A.I.I. Coach of the Year.

Registration is $45 per child. Each camp participant will receive a RedHawks Camp t-shirt.

Registration forms may be mailed to: Ryan Shelton, Indiana University Northwest Sycamore Hall 210, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408 or submitted in person at the Savannah Center Gymnasium. Payments must be made online at:

Please note, reservations cannot be held until registration form has been submitted and payment has been received.

Limited space remains; the camp has sold out the past two years.

For more information, please call (219) 981-4279 or (219) 980-6944, or email


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