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Empower basketball Academy Mission: Provide local girls with a quality experience that will focus on teaching the fundamentals of basketball while being taught by a staff of invested college coaches and players. This Academy is designed for players of all skill levels and promotes a high-energy environment of games, drills and competition emphasizing confidence, teamwork and fun with friends.

Empower Basketball Academy seeks to make an impact by effectively developing our young girls leadership skills through the vehicle of sport. Athletics provides a training ground for team building, risk taking, empathy, communication and listening skills and celebrating each other's successes. The Academy aims to put these skills into practice through competitive team play in basketball and breakout sessions with specific leadership challenges & reflection.






What to bring:

What to expect:

 Session One: June 25-27th, 2024
Session Two: July 30-August 1, 2024

$250.00 - Per session
$450.00 - For both Sessions 1 & 2

Smith College; Ainsworth Gym.
102 Lower College Lane Northampton, MA
Facilities include 3 full courts, film room and strength & conditioning studio.

Girls 1st to 10th Grade; Participants will be divided into age appropriate groups.

9:00am to 4:00pm; Schedule found below

Please bring sneakers, water bottle, swimsuit, towel and lunch.

You'll receive daily instruction, drills and games focused on Basketball Skill Development. Leadership skills will be implemented and practiced daily during Academy team events. Teaching and mentorship from an all female staff of coaches. Finally, an afternoon snack provided by the Academy each day and an Empower Basketball Academy T-Shirt.


2024 Summer Academies

July 30-August 1, 2024

Season Dates: 07/30/2024 to 08/01/2024
8:30 am: 
 9:00 am: 
 9:30 am: 
 10:00 am: 
 10:45 am: 
 11:15 am: 
 11:45 pm: 
 12:00 pm: 
 1:00 pm: 
 1:30 pm: 
 3:00 pm: 
 3:45 pm: 
 4:00 pm: 

 Open Gym
 Academy Warm-Up Game
 Dynamic Stretching
 Basketball Skill Stations
 Demo - Setting & Using Screens
 5 v 5 Team Play
 Knock-Out game to music
 Skill Contest basketball obstacle course
 5 v 5 Team Play
 Academy Leadership Team Challenge
 Positional Skill Breakdown
 Team Money Ball Shooting Contest


Ainsworth Gym; 102 Lower College Lane Northampton, MA

Refund policy:
A full refund minus a $100 administrative fee will be provided for all refund requests made up to ten days prior to the start of the camp. Please note, we will not be able to fulfill refunds within ten days prior to camp. 


Empower Basketball at Smith College

102 Lower College Lane 
Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

Phone: 508-360-5540
Email: [email protected]

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