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 9th. 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
Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

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.

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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.

Learn more about Chatham - Behn Basketball Community Camp - Coed

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 the Behn Basketball website.  To register, complete the form below.

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
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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.

* Fields are required.