King’s Schools will host the inaugural Quincy Pondexter hoops camp, the school announced Tuesday.
Here is the press release:
Shoreline, Wash. (July 19, 2011) – King’s Schools has announced it will host the inaugural Quincy Pondexter Basketball Camp at its Shoreline campus on August 2-5, 2011. The former University of Washington star and current member of the New Orleans Hornets is holding his instructional camp for boys and girls between the ages of 6-16. The camp will take place each day from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on the home court of the King’s Knights, Mike Martin Gymnasium (19303 Fremont Ave. North in Shoreline).
In addition to teaching basketball fundamentals, the camp learning experience will encourage team participation and personal development for each camper.
“This camp is going to be non-stop fun over the course of these four days,” Pondexter said. “I am excited to be back in Seattle to hold my inaugural camp, and I would like to thank King’s Schools for welcoming all of these kids as we get ready to hit the court August 2.”
“On behalf of King’s Schools and CRISTA Ministries, we are excited to host Quincy’s first-ever camp on our campus,” King’s superintendent Eric Rasmussen said. “We look forward to opening our doors to hundreds of youth basketball players as they learn from a rising NBA star.”
Scheduled guest speakers during the week of camp include Pondexter’s former Washington Husky teammates Spencer Hawes, currently of the Philadelphia 76ers, and Jon Brockman of the Milwaukee Bucks, as well as former Seattle SuperSonics player Nick Collison. The cost of the four-day camp is $225, and includes a reversible camp jersey, autographs, snacks and prizes. Campers can register at www.athletefoundations.com.