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Summer Camps and Playing Opportunities


Basketball Camp - Grades K-2: Youth Fun Basics - This camp will be a positive introduction to the game of basketball. Coach Critchley and his players will use fun games and activities to teach correct shooting form, dribbling, and passing. Register Here

Basketball Camp - Grades 3-8: Join head coach Tom Critchley, along with current and former players for an unforgettable basketball learning experience at the Hornet Big Lake Basketball Camp. Our mission is to provide a complete, in-depth basketball experience emphasizing fundamentals in order to help boys in grades 3-8 to reach their full potential. Coach Critchley will teach drills that players can use throughout the year to improve. The remainder of the camp will consist of games, contests, and other fun activities to strengthen the basketball skills of future Hornets. Register Here

Basketball Camp - Grades 9-12: Register Here

Summer Hoops School - Grades 3-12: The Summer Hoop School narrows its focus from an overall skills camp and specifically teaches the individual skills needed to be a successful player in today's game. Coach Critchley will lead this session and the following skills will be emphasized. Register Here


Grades K -3 and 4-6 Youth Camps: Come learn some new skills and have fun just playing at our youth camps this summer! 4 days of direct coaching with current girls varsity players! We can't wait to see you in the gym! 

Grades 7-12 Camp: We will work on fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, ball handling, rebounding and defense!

Basketball Camp - Grades K-3, Grades 4-6 and Grades 7-12: Register Here

Basketball Skills Girls - Grades 7-12: Register Here

If you have any questions at all, please reach out to Varsity Boys Coach Critchley at or Varsity Girls Coach Rey Robinson at


Midwest 3 on 3

Check out the Midwest 3 on 3 website for more information on their leagues and tournaments!

MYAS 3 on 3 League

Check out the MYAS 3 on 3 website for more information on their leagues and tournaments!

Elk River Summer Basketball League

Elk River has a basketball league open to anyone in the area that would like to participate! This league is for players entering 4th-8th grade this Fall. Players will be placed on teams with other players from the area, not on a town specific team. It is open to all skill levels. Games are during the day. Please visit their website for more information, dates, times, rules etc...

Elk River Summer Basketball League

More information for the Elk River Summer Basketball League.

Summer Camps Out of Town

Linked below, are camps around the state that people have recommended. There are so many different offerings, if you are curious, you can find summer camps at most colleges and throughout the state. Some are day camps and some are overnight. Camps can be a great way for players to take their game to another level, but they each offer a different experience and the cost can really vary. 

St. Cloud State Men's Camps

St. Cloud State Men's Basketball camps, overnight and day camps

St. Cloud State Women's Camps

St. Cloud State Women's Basketball camps, both overnight and day camps offered

Big Lake Fall Skills Clinics

Fall Skills Clinic will be offered again this season for any travel player that registers before the first clinic. For 2021 Clinic dates are not available yet. Check back often for dates and times!

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