USA Basketball Gold Camps are designed to emphasize basketball fundamentals and progressive development through station work, group drills and competition for 7th and 8th grade boys and girls. Gold Camps utilize the USA Basketball Player Development Model which consists of four levels of development: Introductory, Foundational, Advanced and Performance. Gold Camps are designed for athletes that demonstrate skills in line with the Advanced level and who are interested in pursuing higher levels of competition. USA Basketball representatives attend camp to evaluate the development level of all athletes.
Registration for USA Basketball Gold Camps is application-based. Athletes who wish to participate in Gold Camp must submit an application after reviewing the application process outlined below. USA Basketball staff will review all submitted applications and reply with formal acceptance or denial for each submission. Athletes who are not selected, or those who would like to register for an open registration camp, should consider a USA Basketball Regional Camp: USA BASKETBALL REGIONAL CAMPS
Athletes interested in registering for the Gold Camp must submit an application containing material that is consistent the Advanced level of development. USA Basketball staff will review all submitted applications and reply with formal acceptance or denial for each submission.
Participation is limited to current 7th and 8th grade athletes based on the eligibility criteria below: