Calipari Announces Rookie of the Year Camp Featuring Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl Antony-Towns talks to ESPN's Shannon Spake. (Clay Jackson/cjackson@amnews.com)

Karl Antony-Towns talks to ESPN’s Shannon Spake. (Clay Jackson/cjackson@amnews.com)

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Head coach John Calipari and Karl-Anthony Towns are excited to announce their Rookie of the Year Camp slated for Aug. 3 in Lexington.

The duo will team up for a camp broken up into two sessions. The first session begins at 8:30 a.m. and will last for 3.5 hours. The second session is slated to start at 1:30 p.m. for the same 3.5 hour duration. Boys and girls ages 7-17 are eligible for the camp.

Calipari and Towns will touch on all aspects of the game, including passing, shooting, dribbling, defense and additional skill work. Towns will personally work and interact with each and every camper.

Campers are to set to be pre-assigned to appropriate age/grade level divisions. Skill work will be directed by UK coaches and staff, along with current and former Wildcats. Extensive details including gym schedules, registration location and information and itineraries will be directed in the confirmation email.

This is the second camp set to feature a member of the 2016 All-Rookie Team. Devin Booker will join Calipari for the Shooting Camp on July 30.

Campers can register at  https://campscui.active.com/orgs/UniversityofKentuckyMensBasketball0#/selectSessions/1506902.

If you are having difficulties with the registration link, please send an email to ukmbbcamps@uky.edu. A limited number of spots are available for both sessions and are based on a first-come, first-served basis, with online registration recommended as the fastest and most efficient form of registering campers.

Cancellation policy: The $80 deposit is non-refundable except in the case of injury, illness or mandatory school event. If a cancellation is made for any other reason, tuition will be refunded less the $80 deposit if the cancellation is made before the first day of camp. Once the camp session has begun there will be no refunds, except in the case of injury or illness. This includes the cancellation of practices due to severe weather. The convenience fee associated with online registration is non-refundable.

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