ECCC Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp set

Area young female athletes will have an opportunity to sharpen their basketball skills by attending the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp scheduled June 3-6 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Activities will be held in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building. The four-day instructional clinic is designed for girls in grades four through eight, said Bill Smith, ECCC women’s head basketball coach who serves as camp coordinator. Smith said the purpose of the annual activity is “to provide an instructional camp in the fundamental skills of basketball and promote an enjoyment for the game.” Registration is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, followed by practice sessions from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Three practice sessions will be held Monday and Tuesday, June 4-5, from 8 to 11 a.m., 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A final session is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 6. Cost is $155 for full-time campers and $120 for day campers. All checks should be made payable to ECCC Women’s Basketball Camp.

Fees include meals (day campers will be provided the noon and evening meals only), dormitory room for full-time campers, accident insurance and camp T-shirt.

Full-time campers must provide linens, blankets and pillows.

A camp bank will be provided for concessions, pizza and snacks.

A deposit of $40 may be made in advance to satisfy registration with the balance due at the beginning of camp.

Parents and friends are welcome to attend any and all sessions.

For more information contact Coach Bill Smith at ECCC, 601-635-6243 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 243. His e-mail address is


Bubby Johnston Vice President for Public Information East Central Community College P. O. Box 129 Decatur, MS 39327 Phone 601-635-6242 Fax 601-635-4398