Cal Basketball

Girls Basketball Camp in Berkeley California

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ELEVATE YOUR GAME at Cal Basketball Camps

Choose from a variety of camp sessions at UC Berkeley to help you reach your basketball goals! Train with the Cal Women's Basketball staff and players at Haas Pavilion for an unforgettable summer camp experience. 

Highlights Include
  • Small group instruction led by a Cal Women's Basketball player or staff member
  • Improve foundational skills and learn advanced offensive and defensive techniques
  • Each camper receives a Cal camp t-shirt and additional prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Lindsay Gottlieb

    Head Coach - Women's Basketball Lindsay Gottlieb

    In eight years as the head coach at California, Lindsay Gottlieb has shown the ability to find the perfect balance in Berkeley by taking the program to unprecedented heights since being hired on April 25, 2011.

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  • Charmin Smith

    Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball Charmin Smith

    Charmin is the longest-tenured coach on the California bench and has been instrumental in turning the Golden Bears into one of the premier programs in the country. The 2018-19 season will mark Smith's 12th season in Berkeley. 

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  • Kai Felton

    Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball Kai Felton

    In her seven seasons with the Golden Bears, Felton has been instrumental in the development of Cal’s guards, including WNBA draft first-round picks Layshia Clarendon and Brittany Boyd.

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  • Wendale Farrow Cal Womens Basketball

    Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball Wendale Farrow

    Wendale Farrow, a highly regarded up-and-coming coach with experience in both the Pac-12 and SEC, joined the Golden Bears as an assistant coach on June 1, 2016. Farrow joined the Bears after stints at UCLA and Vanderbilt, where he served in a variety of roles before rising to assistant coach for the Commodores. 

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  • Jill Culbertson

    Director of Operations - Women's Basketball Jill Culbertson

    Jill Culbertson is the Director of Basketball Operations. She enjoyed a successful career in various roles in the WNBA before joining the California Golden Bears program.

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Facilities

State of the art facilities

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Haas Pavilion and Recreation Athletic Center

The Walter A. Haas, Jr. Pavilion is  a state-of-the-art multipurpose sports facility and home of the University of California Golden Bears men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, and men's and women's gymnastics teams.  The Haas Pavilion now stands on what was once the Harmon Gym. Renovati ...

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Cal Berkeley's Recreational Sports Facility

Cal Berkeley's Recreational Sports Facility (RSF) is the University of California's largest fitness center.   The facility has over 100,000 square feet of activity space, including seven basketball courts, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, seven racquetball/handball courts, six squash courts, treadmil ...

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Camp Details

CAL GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMPS

Cal Girls Basketball Camps were created with every camper in mind. We offer camps for individual players, teams, beginners, advanced players, and every girl in between! Work on the fundamentals, fine-tune your positional skills, learn the technique of 3-point shooting, and play daily scrimmages in an encouraging yet challenging environment. The Cal Women's Basketball staff and players are here to help you take your game to the next level! Join us on the UC Berkeley campus for an experience you won't forget!

Click on the 'More Details' tab below for 2019 tentative camp session dates, details, and more.

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2019 DATES (Tentative)

Bear For A Day Camp: June 8 (Entering grades 7-12)
Jam Fest Team Camp: June 9 (Open to JV, Varsity, and Club teams)
Kids Camp: June 24-27 (Entering Grades 2-11) 


BEAR FOR A DAY CAMP (ENTERING GRADES 7-12)

Location: Haas Pavilion (115 Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA 94720) and the Recreational Sports Facility's Gold Gym (2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720)
Check-in: Saturday at 9:15AM
Hours: Saturday 10AM-4PM
Meals: Lunch is available for purchase ($5 - multiple options)

Bear for a Day is our most intensive Cal Girls Basketball Camp geared toward the most serious basketball players. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the day. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. Campers will receive a camp t-shirt!


JAM FEST TEAM CAMP (JUNIOR VARSITY, VARSITY, AND CLUB TEAMS)

Location: Haas Pavilion (115 Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA 94720) and the Recreational Sports Facility's Gold Gym and Fieldhouse (2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720)
Check-in: Sunday at 8:30AM for teams playing at 9AM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

One day team camp for high school varsity, junior varsity and club teams. High intensity competitive team games that begin at 9am, length of day is dependent on the number of teams enrolled. Three game guarantee, certified officials, and skill instruction from Cal coaches. A skill session will take place during the last hour of camp, broken up by position with offensive skill building and defensive concepts. In addition, coaches will be providing skill instruction throughout the day. First come, first serve basis. Make sure to register your team before the slots are filled! Each Team Coach will register for his/her team. Coaches registering 2+ teams are eligible for a discounted price of $350 per team. Please contact US Sports Camps at 1-800-645-3226 to register multiple teams. Each coach will be asked to fill out a team registration form and each team member must complete and bring health forms to camp. These forms will be emailed to the coaches upon completion of registration. 

 

CAL KIDS CAMP (ENTERING GRADES 2-11)

Location: Haas Pavilion (115 Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA 94720)
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4PM. Extended Care available from 4PM-5PM (see details below).
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.

Designed for young girls who want to learn the fundamentals in a fun environment. Our staff and players will teach shooting, passing, ball handling and team play to girls, ages 7-16. Normal camp will run from 9am-4pm. Extended Care available from 4-5pm for an additional fee of $50 (for all 4 days). 


CAMPER EVALUATION 

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony! Departure immediately following.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.

REGISTRATION PACKET

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp. 

SCHOLARSHIPS

We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

Sample Daily Schedule
  • 10:00 am Welcome
  • 10:15 am Dynamic Warm-up
  • 10:30 am Demo Cal Transition Series
  • 10:40 am Transition Series
  • 11:05 am Team Practice - Learn and Run Cal's Offenses
  • 11:30 am Game Time
  • 12:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm Demo Cal Guard/Post Breakdowns
  • 1:10 pm Guard/Post Breakdowns
  • 1:45 pm Basketball Discussion and Film Session
  • 2:15 pm Warm-up
  • 3:00 pm Skill Breakdown Drills and Competitions - Defense, Passing, and Shooting
  • 3:30 pm Game Time
  • 4:45 pm Awards and Closing
  • 4:00 pm Departure
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Girls Basketball Camp

Lindsay Gottlieb, Head Coach - Women's Basketball
UC Berkeley Berkeley, California 94720

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