March Break Camp

2024 MARCH BREAK CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN! LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE!

2024 MARCH BREAK CAMP REGISTRATION COMING SOON!!

2020 March Break Camp

Monday March 16 to Friday March 20, 2020

All rep players and experienced house league players (grade 4 to grade 9, girls and boys) wishing to improve their individual basketball skills during the upcoming March Break, now have the chance to take part in a unique training opportunity.  Silver Knights Basketball Club will be holding a week-long camp featuring skills clinics, transition drills, small-sided games, game situation drills and tournament play (Monday March 16 to Friday March 20, 2020).

The program has been developed by Silver Knights Basketball Club with the assistance of this year’s instructor, Coach Clinton Cybulski, President of Educated Baller and Director of Point Guard College Camps.

Parents and Coaches, don’t miss out on the opportunity to bring your young rising stars to Jean Vanier CHS in Richmond Hill during this upcoming March Break. All registrations must be done online, spaces are limited.

2024 Co-ed March Break Camps (Two Options Available)

Monday March 11 to Friday March 15, 2024
St Augustine Catholic High School
2188 Rodick Rd, Markham (Woodbine and 16th Ave)

 

2024 Co-ed “Fun & Fundamentals” March Break Camp (Grades 4 to 9)
9:00am to 3:20pm daily (early supervised drop-off 8:30am)

All house league and rep players (grade 4 to grade 9, girls and boys, born 2009 to 2014) wishing to improve their individual basketball skills during the upcoming March Break, now have the chance to take part in a unique training opportunity. The Silver Knights Basketball Club is excited to offer our annual “Fun & Fundamentals” March Break Camp instructed by our President and Director of Silver Knights Camps: Coach Raoul Baumgartner.

No previous basketball experience is necessary!!

More than 30+ hours of  basketball in one week!  Don’t delay, spaces are limited.  All registrations must be done online.

Our camps have a fun-filled agenda/itinerary prepared daily.

 

+ NEW Co-ed “Future Star” Basketball Camp (Grades 1 to 3)
9:00am to 11:00am daily (early supervised drop-off 8:30am)

Introducing our NEW “Future Star” Basketball Camp (grade 1 to grade 3, girls and boys, born 2015 to 2017) for our young “hoopsters”!!  This 5-day morning camp offers a few hours of “FUN” daily physical activity while focusing on early development of proper basketball techniques: correct shooting, progressive drippling skills, and multiple passing skills (to name a few).  Early mental memory development of techniques is the key!  The Silver Knights Basketball Club will focus upon Body and Mind connectivity through movement, balance, strength and flexibility, listening skills and application (ie: Skipping, dynamic stretching, hopscotch, quick decision making games etc).  This NEW “Future Star” March Break Camp is instructed by Coach Zoe Appleton:

  • Coach Zoe recently completed the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program
  • She played YSSK house league for 5 years and used her skills learned to then play YSSK rep for 3 years
  • Coach Zoe is currently a Convenor for our Girls Got Court programs (JK to grade 9 girls in Markham on Sundays)

Co-ed “Fun & Fundamentals” Camp (Grades 4 to 9)

St. Augustine CHS – 2188 Rodick Road, Markham (Woodbine Ave and 16th Ave)

Program Age Date Cost
MARKHAM:
“Fun & Fundamentals” Camp
(Boys & Girls) – 5 days
St. Augustine CHS
Grades 4-9
(Born 2009-2014)
Monday to Friday
March 11 to 15, 2024
9am to 3:20pm *
(5 days)

Price = $350 ***

* Supervised drop-off starting at 8:30am (no charge), pick-up time is 3:30pm SHARP

*** Add $30 if your child needs to purchase a Silver Knights reversible jersey.  Most campers will already own their own Silver Knights reversible jersey from a previous YSSK camp or YSSK house league program (must be worn daily at March Break Camp).

 

*NEW Co-ed “Future Star” Basketball Camp (Grades 1 to 3)

St. Augustine CHS – 2188 Rodick Road, Markham (Woodbine Ave and 16th Ave)

Program Age Date Cost
MARKHAM:
“Future Star”
Basketball Camp
(Boys & Girls) – 5 mornings
St. Augustine CHS
Grades 1-3
(Born 2015-2017)
Monday to Friday
March 11 to 15, 2024
9am to 11am **
(5 mornings)

Price = $165 ***

** Supervised drop-off starting at 8:30am (no charge), pick-up time is 11:00am SHARP

*** Add $30 if your child needs to purchase a Silver Knights reversible jersey.  Most campers will already own their own Silver Knights reversible jersey from a previous YSSK camp or YSSK house league program (must be worn daily at March Break Camp).

Additional Details:
  1. All participants must bring and wear daily their Silver Knights reversible jersey.
  2. All participants must bring their own appropriate sized basketball (labelled with their name on it).
    Grade 1-6: Size 27.5 ( size 5)
    Grade 7/8.: Size 28.5 (size 6) ( including high school girls)
    Grades 9 and up boys: NBA Size 29.5. (Size 7)
  3. Please wear indoor running shoes or basketball shoes and proper athletic attire.
  4. All participants should also pack a water bottle (labelled with their name on it), small towel, extra socks and an extra t-shirt.
  5. Lunch and snacks are not provided – Participants must bring a PEANUT-FREE lunch and PEANUT-FREE snacks each day.
  6. No extended before or after care hours.
  7. “Fun & Fundamentals” Camp (grade 4 to 9): Program starts at 9:00am sharp and ends at 3:20pm.  Participates can arrive no earlier than 8:30am (supervision start time) and must be picked up no later than 3:30pm SHARP (no exceptions).
  8. “Future Star” Basketball Camp (grade 1 to 3): Program starts at 9:00am sharp and ends at 11:00am.  Participates can arrive no earlier than 8:30am (supervision start time) and must be picked up no later than 11:00am SHARP (no exceptions).
  9. Participants must commit to all 5 days (no pro-rated days).

 

Location Address:

St Augustine CHS, 2188 Rodick Road, Markham

Coach Raoul Baumgartner

  • President and one of 3 founding Partners of York South Silver Knights Basketball Club (YSSK).
  • Retired Educator, with an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Education Degree, and Masters Degree in Language and Learning Disabilities.
  • Coached basketball at both the elementary school level and at the Rep Competitive Team level for 35+ years, winning 5 Board Championships and 10+ Area Championships for the YCDSB, plus placed 2nd in the Intermediate (grade 7/8) GTA Championships.
  • Successfully coached players who later obtained NCAA Division #1 Scholarships in the USA, and players who later played on the Canadian Jr. National Team and the Sr. National Team.
  • Level 3 NCCP Certified Technical Basketball Instructor with Ethics qualifications.
  • Mentored/facilitated YSSK camp counselors who later took on such roles as High Profile Elite Basketball Coaches or York Region Officials.
  • Father of two children, Ross and Bianca.  Ross is currently at U of Ottawa pursuing Computer Engineering.  He played 7 years of Rep Basketball with YSSK, and was a House League Coach. Bianca is currently attending the Athletic High School, Bill Crothers.  She is a shooting guard for her Silver Knights Rep Competitive Team.
  • Personal Philosophy: Always attempting to make a difference in every basketball player, and teach them all life-long lessons that go well beyond the game itself.
  • “It’s not the cards that you are given in life, but how you play them that matters.”
  • March Break “Fun & Fundamentals” Camp
    LOCATION: St Augustine CHS (2188 Rodick Road, Markham)

 

5 Days – Monday March 11 to Friday March 15, 2024

Time: 9:00am to 3:20pm Daily

Cost: $TBD***

*** Add $30 if your child needs to purchase a Silver Knights reversible jersey.
Most campers will already own and need to wear at camp daily their own Silver Knights reversible jersey from a previous YSSK camp or YSSK house league program.

Girls and Boys Basketball Players (Grade 4 to Grade 9, see criteria below)**
St Augustine CHS (2188 Rodick Road, Markham:   Woodbine and 16th Ave area, very close to Hwy 404)

Criteria to attend:**
  • Must be currently in grade 4 to grade 9, girls and boys (born 2009 to 2014), and
  • Must possess a passion for the game, a strong desire to “get better” and a willingness to work hard in order to improve.
Refund/Cancellation Policy: March Break Camp
  • Refunds/Cancellations will only be accepted if notified in writing to the Registrar by e-mail (ysskprograms@silverknightsbasketball.com), on or before Sunday March 3, 2024.
  • NO REFUNDS will be given starting Monday March 4, 2024.
  • No verbal communication of cancellation will be accepted.
  • All refund requests are subject to a $50 administration cost.
  • Dishonoured payments will incur a $40 service charge.

 

If you have any questions, please direct them to our Registrar, Diane Bastien.

Diane Bastien
Registrar – York South Silver Knights Basketball Club
silverknightsregistrar@gmail.com
647-699-9932