The Graceland University Yellowjackets Women’s Basketball Day Camp is a single-day event that will run from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM on the 20th of July. It is inviting all girls entering grade 8 up to grade 12 at any skills level. The training program is designed for those who are serious about taking their game to the next level. Moreover, this basketball day camp is going to take place at the beautiful Graceland University campus in Lamoni, Iowa. In addition, this basketball training program will focus on improving proper techniques and fundamental skills like shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding, and footwork. The camp will cover both the offensive and defensive facets of the game. The camp registration cost is $30 per player. Available camper spots are limited so registration is first come first serve.
10:00 AM – Camp Start
12:00 PM – Lunch Break
3:00 PM – Camp End
Running this basketball camp is the Graceland University Yellowjackets women’s basketball coaching staff. All the camp instructions and groupings are in accordance with the participant’s age and skill level.
What to Bring to Graceland University Yellowjackets Women’s Basketball Day Camp
- Basketball shoes, tennis shoes, several pairs of shorts, T-shirts, socks, and supporters for practices.
- Spending money for snacks and various camp store items.
About Graceland University
Graceland University, formerly Graceland College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Lamoni, Iowa. It also has another campus in Independence, Missouri which is Missouri’s fifth largest university. Graceland University is an affiliation of Community of Christ. As a whole, the university has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Currently, Graceland University is serving around 1,500 undergraduate students. 41 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 59 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 48 percent. Correspondingly, Graceland University’s student to faculty ratio is 14:1. The university is also serving nearly 800 postgraduate students. Graceland University is also a top-performing institution for higher learning. In fact, it is ranked in between 126th and 165th in the Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university’s present president is John Sellars. Moreover, in sports, Graceland University features intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams. These teams are mainly campaigning in the Heart of America Athletic Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). They are the Yellowjackets and blue and gold are their identity colors.
Graceland University Yellowjackets Women’s Basketball Day Camp Organizers
The Head Coach of the Graceland University Yellowjackets women’s basketball team is Frank Howell, a native of Perry, Iowa. He is entering his third season at the reins of the Graceland Yellowjackets women’s basketball program. Coach Frank Howell is a Bachelors of Arts in History and Political Science graduate from William Penn College. Then, he earned his Master’s Degree in Pre-K through 12th grade administration at the University of Northern Iowa. Additionally, Coach Howell is a four-time conference and metro coach of the year awardee. He is also the 1999 AP Class 2-A Coach of the Year.