Governor’s Academy - Behn Basketball Camp Byfield, Massachusetts
Behn Basketball Camp is back at the Governor's Academy in Byfield. This four day camp coincides with our overnight program at the same and is always one of our best weeks. We are excited to begin our 20th season and hope we can help you reach your goals this summer.
The largest and most successful basketball camp in New England, Behn Basketball has grown throughout Eastern Massachusetts for the past 19 years with a reputation of excellent teaching focused on fundamentals. Our experienced coaches create an intense yet comfortable atmosphere that encourages learning and development. The goal is for each player to leave camp with improved skills, increased confidence, and acquired knowledge on how to practice and succeed. And of course we have fun too!
- Emphasis on fundamentals
- Focus on proper shooting technique
- Learning team play on both offense and defense
- Appreciation of competition and good sportsmanship
- Official Behn Camp T-shirt
- Making friends and having fun
The Governor's Academy has hosted us for in their beautiful facility for several years. The campus includes a large field house with four full courts plus an additional gym with two full courts.Meet your coaching staff
Behn Coaching Staff
Since 1993 Sarah has grown Behn Basketball to be the largest and most successful camp in New England. Over the past 18 years she has cultivated an expert group of directors, some of which have been with her for all 18 years, to help teach her curriculum at our various locations. Her passion for teaching, attention to fundamentals, and love of basketball has helped develop a unique group of loyal coaches who return to camp summer after summer.Read Full Bio
Sarah's basketball career began at Foxboro High School where she was an All-America selection in basketball and soccer. Sarah set the Massachusetts state scoring record in 1989 with 2,562 points for her High School career. She was named the Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior.
At Boston College, Sarah was the first BC woman in school history to surpass the 2,000 point plateau. She set a Big East freshman scoring record (428 points) and was the league's "Rookie of the Year." Sarah was the first Boston College player ever to earn All-America honors as a freshman. She is the only four-time All-America basketball player in Boston College history.
As a senior at BC, Sarah became women's basketball all-time leading scorer in the Big East, men or women with 2,523 career points.
Sarah was inducted into the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998. In 2003, Boston College retired Sarah's jersey, the only female athlete at Boston College to have her jersey retired. Sarah has been Named One of Top Ten Athletes in BC History by Sports Illustrated.
Prior to starting camp, Sarah played professional basketball in Ettlebruck, Luxembourg, where she was the leading scorer in central Europe with 35 points per game.
Currently, Sarah is in her first year as Head Women's Basketball Coach for the University of Massachusetts in Lowell.
Check-in: Monday morning 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM. Any outstanding medical forms are due at this time.
Hours: Full-day camp run from 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. The half-day program runs from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon, Monday through Thursday. There is a brief awards ceremony on Thursday at 2:30.
Lunch: The camp tuition includes lunch. Lunch will be provided by the Governor’s Academy Dining Hall.
Camp Store: We sell beverages, snacks, and Behn Camp clothing.
What to Bring: Campers should wear comfortable clothing (shorts & a T-shirt), socks, and sneakers. You should bring a water bottle.
Coed: This camp is for girls and boys. Competition will be separated by age and gender.
Pricing and Ages:
Full Day $359 (ages 6-15)
Half Day $186 (ages 6-8)
The tuition at Byfield includes a fee for lunch that is provided by the wonderful Governor’s Academy cafeteria for all of our full-day campers.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00-9:10 Roll Call
- 9:10-9:25 Agility Stations
- 9:25-9:50 Hot Shot
- 9:50-10:20 Drill Stations
- 10:30-11:10 Team Practice
- 11:20-12:00 Games
- 12:00-1:00 Lunch/Staff Camper Game
- 1:00-1:30 Lecture
- 1:30-1:45 Free Throws
- 1:45-2:00 1 on 1
- 2:00-2:20 Full Court Drills
- 2:20-2:50 Games
- 3:00 Dismissal
A registration packet with complete details will be emailed to you after you complete registration. If you do not receive the document or have any additional questions, please call our office anytime at 1-877-BEHNCAMP.Read camper reviews