Berkshire, UK

Basketball Camp - Bradfield College

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age icon 13-17 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 30

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Join our Basketball Summer Camp at Bradfield College Campus, nestled in the stunning Berkshire countryside near London, for an unforgettable 13-night experience.

  • Tailored for boys and girls aged 13-17, this camp merges top-tier basketball training with a vibrant residential life.
  • Spearheaded by Eric Boateng, a renowned figure with NCAA, NBA, and GB Olympic credentials, our unique coaching program promises to elevate your game.
  • Whether you're looking to immerse yourself completely in the sport through our Total Basketball program or enhance your English skills alongside training, our camp caters to your ambitions.
  • Embrace this chance to develop basketball prowess, forge lifelong friendships, and create memories in an idyllic setting.
  • Perfect for students seeking a blend of sports excellence and educational enrichment.

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  • Prime location in Berkshire countryside, 45 minutes from London Heathrow.

  • Prestigious private school, Bradfield College, known for academic and sporting prowess.

  • State-of-the-art sporting facilities: double-sized sports hall with two full-sized basketball courts.

  • Ideal for players of all levels to enhance basketball skills in a fun, engaging setting.

The second week of the session 5 Aug - 18 Aug 2024 takes place at Radley College, near Oxford.

What's Included

  • Up to 24 hrs a week of coaching and games

  • Up to 8 hrs a week of basketball workshops (If Total Basketball program is selected)

  • Up to 13 hrs a week of English language lessons (If Basketball+English program is selected)

  • On-site accommodation

  • 3 meals a day and an evening snack

  • Evening activities program & players’ lounge

  • Exclusive gift pack

  • Individual coaching review

  • English report to take home (If Basketball+English program is chosen)

  • 24/7 welfare support staff

  • Excursions to famous cities and landmarks

An airport shuttle service can be purchased for London Heathrow and Gatwick airports on arrival and departure dates.


All camps include evening activities and players’ lounge, giving players a taste of the college life.


  • Mix of single and shared bedrooms

  • 2 full-sized indoor basketball courts

  • Indoor sports center

  • Strength and conditioning suite

  • Players’ lounge with TV, table football and games consoles

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Laundry facilities

  • On-site camp shop

  • 3 nutritionally balanced meals a day and an evening snacks, including vegetarian options.


Oxford Tour:

  • Dates: Starts 1 July, 15 July, 29 July, 12 August.
  • Experience: Explore Oxford's historic university city with rich academic history and stunning architecture.

Theme Park:

  • Dates: Starts 8 July, 22 July, 5 August.
  • Activities: Over 30 rides for all preferences, from high-speed rollercoasters to gentle fairground attractions.

London Excursion (13-night campers):

  • Exclusive for 13-night camp participants.
  • Highlights: Visit iconic landmarks like Buckingham Palace and The Houses of Parliament, plus afternoon shopping in the capital.


  • Airport Transfer Service: Available for children arriving/departing at Heathrow or Gatwick during specified times. Must be booked in advance.

  • Parent Airport Drop-off/Collection: Specific times for drop-off and collection at Heathrow or Gatwick. Book this service if an adult is handling child's airport transfer.

  • Arrival: For flights arriving 08:00 - 16:00 on Monday. Staff meet children in arrivals hall. Supervised transfer to camp venue, with potential short wait for other arrivals.

  • Departure: For flights departing 11:00 - 18:00 on Sunday. Staff assist with airport check-in and coordinate with airline’s unaccompanied minor service if needed.

Lesson Plan

Players can choose from either Total Basketball or Basketball + English sessions.

Option 1: Total Basketball

  • Up to 24 hours a week of basketball coaching and game play
  • Up to 8 hours a week of sports-related workshops. Workshop topics:
    • Nutrition: Importance of diet and hydration in sports performance.
    • Diversity & Inclusion: Promoting equality and embracing diversity in sports.
    • Elite Performance: Insights into achieving top-level athletic success.
    • Yoga: Focused on injury prevention and enhancing flexibility.
    • Wellness: Education on physical and mental health habits.
  • Recovery Activities: Yoga and other exercises to manage daily training intensity.
  • Suitable for all English language abilities except beginners

Option 2: Basketball + English

  • Up to 24 hours a week of basketball coaching and game play
  • Up to 13 hours a week of English Language lessons using an accelerated model of English learning
  • 1:12 teacher to student ratio (average).
  • Individual take-home report.
  • Suitable for all English language abilities
  • Sport-themed classes using CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) for engaging and interactive English learning.
  • Activities include sports-based projects, discussions, and exercises like player interviews and match commentaries.
  • Emphasis on improving verbal communication in English.
  • English teachers live on-site, ensuring English is spoken throughout the camp.
  • Based on age and ability, with an online assessment pre-camp and teacher evaluation on arrival for accurate placement.
  • Players receive a written report and advice for continued learning at home.

Program Highlights

  • Coaches inspire players to achieve their full potential.
  • 1:8 coach-to-player ratio ensures focused attention.
  • Daily sessions on offensive/defensive skills, 5v5 games, and overall athlete development.
  • Energy and intensity central to the program, crafted by the former professional player Eric Boateng.
  • Sessions designed to challenge players of different ages and skill levels to advance their game.

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Sample Tutors

Eric Boateng - Basketball Director:

  • Extensive experience in high-level basketball.

  • 4 years in NCAA Division 1 basketball on scholarship.

  • Participated in the 2010 NBA draft; joined New York Knicks for NBA Summer League.

  • Professional career in NBA's second tier, Greece, Germany, Argentina, and France.

  • Competed for British basketball team, debuted in 2012 London Olympics.

  • Role at Camp: Trains, oversees, and supports head coaches, leveraging his professional expertise.


  • Pocket Money Advice: Regarding pocket money, while everything is covered in the camp, players can bring around £50 - £200 in cash or a UK-activated credit/debit card for optional snacks on-camp and souvenirs during trips. The cash will be kept in the camp bank, except for small amounts for on-site snacks. Bringing spending money is optional.

  • Extra nights: £250 not available at any venue before the first camp start date or after the final camp end date.

  • London Heathrow Airport transfer: £120.00 each way

  • London Gatwick Airport transfer: £120.00 each way


  • 24/7 Pastoral Care Team: On-site team dedicated to ensuring children's safety, well-being, and adherence to camp schedules, including sufficient sleep.

  • Carefully chosen, well-trained staff with enhanced DBS checks and child safeguarding training. Senior staff have significant experience in child care settings.

  • Mandatory Insurance: Participants must have travel and medical insurance covering medical treatment costs, additional accommodation, travel, transport, and repatriation expenses.

  • Post-Brexit Healthcare Consideration: European citizens should note changes in healthcare access in the UK post-Brexit, requiring comprehensive insurance coverage.

  • Children must bring and present medical insurance policy documents at camp registration.


Total Basketball Session is suitable for all English language abilities except beginners


  • Boys and girls aged 13-17

  • Players that play regularly for school or club


Watch the video to have a sneak peek for your child’s adventures!

Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

July - Basketball

Start 7/29/2024
End 8/11/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,800

July - Basketball+English

Start 7/29/2024
End 8/11/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,800

August - Basketball

Start 8/5/2024
End 8/18/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,800

August - Basketball+English

Start 8/5/2024
End 8/18/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,800

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