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USA Basketball Gold Camp Details
USA Basketball Gold Camps

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

APPLICATION PROCESS
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.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Official documentation of athlete’s birth certificate
  • Official documentation of athlete’s most recent report card
  • Letter of recommendation from an adult coach or teacher describing athlete’s character traits, athletic ability, commitment to academics and any additional information
  • Link to athlete’s game footage that demonstrates advanced skills
  • $230 camp registration fee (refunded if not selected for camp)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Participation is limited to current 7th and 8th grade athletes based on the eligibility criteria below:

  • Athlete must be a U.S. citizen AND
  • Athlete must be enrolled in the 7th or 8th grade (as of October 1, 2018) and CANNOT turn 16 prior to September 1, 2019.
  • *Note: Athletes in 6th grade and below are not eligible for Gold Camps, but may register for a USA Basketball Regional Camp HERE

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