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NOC girls’ basketball camp announced

Applications are now being accepted for the Lady Mavs girls’ summer basketball camps at Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa, according to Coach Greg Krause, camp director.

“Summer is the best time to work on individual skills and fundamentals,” he advises. “Basketball teaches the value of improving as an individual, as well as committing to what’s best for the team.”

Advance registration for the camps is requested since enrollment is limited. A brochure, schedule and application form are available on the NOC website at the following link Camp Brochure .

Camp dates are June 27-29 for girls entering Grades K-3 next fall; July 10-14 for girls entering Grades 7-12; and July 24-28, for girls entering grades 3-6.

Grades’ K-3 camp is a day camp from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for commuters only. Two lowered goals will be used for teaching offensive skills. Basics such as dribbling, passing, defensive and varied offensive skills will be introduced.

Grades 3-6 and Grades 7-12 camps are overnight camps, and commuters are accepted. The training includes mass drills, station drills and team transition offense skills, such as floor balance, filling lanes, court spacing, advancing the ball and proper shot selection. Competitions in one-on-one, two-on-two and three-on-three drills, a free throw contest and league games are part of the daily schedule.

Camp amenities include two gyms, the larger of which is air-conditioned and meals provided by the college cafeteria. Campers are supervised at all times by camp staff.

Each girl will receive two T-shirts and a regulation size camp basketball. Resident campers will be housed in Easterling Hall.

Girls entering Grade 3 may register for either Grades K-3 camp, Grades 3-6 camp or both, Krause says. After he receives the application and deposit fee, he will send an acceptance letter and detailed information to the camper.

Krause is the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at NOC Tonkawa and has posted more than 600 wins.

For more information contact him at 580.628.6733 or

Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public two-year community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services.

NOC serves nearly 4,000 students through the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, and NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater.  Of these students about 80% receive financial aid and/or scholarships. 75% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science; the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; and the Accreditation Commission for Education and Nursing.

For more information about Northern Oklahoma College please call (580) 628-6208 or visit the NOC website at