Chatham - Behn Basketball Community Camp - Coed Chatham, Massachusetts

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Behn Basketball Camp is coming back to Chatham in 2018! In coordination with the Chatham Recreation Department, Behn Basketball Camp will be at the Chatham Community Center in Chatham starting Monday, July 16th. Our camp will run from 2:00 - 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday. This camp is for boys and girls, grades K-8.

The largest and most successful basketball camp in New England, Behn Basketball has grown throughout Eastern Massachusetts for the past 24 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!

Highlights Include

  • 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

Registration will be done through Chatham Recreation Department.  To register, please call directly at 508-945-517.

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Abbie Tonello

Coach Abbie Tonello has played basketball from a young age including several seasons of travel and AAU. She attended a small, private high school in Plymouth, MA, The New Testament, where she was a starter all four years and was MVP during her junior and senior season averaging a double double through both seasons.

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After graduating high school in 2010, she attended and played all four seasons at DIII Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA. While playing at ENC, she was part of one of the program's greatest turnaround seasons during her sophomore year and the best record the program had posted since the 1999-2000 season. As a starter during her junior and senior season she led the team and was top 5 in the conference in offensive rebounding and shooting percentage, with career highs of 22 points and 14 rebounds.

After graduating from college in 2014, Abbie continued her basketball career as a coach. She spent two years coaching AAU for the 6th and 7th grade girls teams of the Cape Cod Waves. She was the head coach of the junior varsity girls basketball team at Barnstable High School for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 season. She is currently in her second season of college basketball as an assistant coach at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI. She is also entering her second year as a head AAU coach for the Boston Bobcats, coaching 4th-7th grade boys teams in the spring and fall.

This will be Coach Abbie’s third summer directing camps Behn Camps.

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Check-in: Monday morning 1:30 - 2:00 PM. Any outstanding medical forms are due at this time.

Hours: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. There is a brief awards ceremony on Friday at 4:30.

Camp Store: We sell beverages and snacks. We also sell Behn Camp clothing.

What to Bring: Campers should wear comfortable clothing (shorts & a T-shirt), socks, and sneakers. You should bring a water bottle but we will provide coolers as well.

Gender:  Girls and Boys

Ages: 6-12

Registration will be done through Chatham Recreation Department.  To register, please call directly at 508-945-517.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 2:00-2:15 Stretching and two laps
  • 2:15-2:30 Agility stations
  • 2:30-2:45 Skills stations
  • 2:45-3:00 Defense principles: Introduction to Shell Drill
  • 3:00-3:15 Full Court Drills
  • 3:15-3:30 Break
  • 3:30-3:45 One-on-one tournament
  • 3:45-4:00 Defensive boxing out and rebounding
  • 4:00-4:20 Position drills
  • 4:20-4:30 Steal the bacon drill
  • 4:30-4:40 Free throw tournament
  • 4:40-4:50 Dribble knock out
  • 4:50-4:55 Full court sprints
  • 4:55-5 PM End of day quiz for prizes

Registration will be done through Chatham Recreation Department.  To register, please call directly at 508-945-517.

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  • 5/5.

We are looking forward to next year already - she's out in the driveway as we speak keeping up with what she learned! Enjoy the rest of the summer and we'll definitely see you next July - no doubt about it!

Chatham - Behn Basketball Community Camp - Coed

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Camp Schedule, Fees & Registration

Registration will be done through Chatham Recreation Department.  To register, please call directly at 508-945-517.

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