Free camp featuers volunteeers from JDHS state champion boys basketball team

    JUNEAU, Alaska (KINY) - "I Did. You Can." will host a free basketball camp along with Juneau-Douglas High School that's open to all athletes located outside the spectrum of the conventional mainstream camp participation.

    Those with epilepsy, autism, ADD, and other neurological conditions are encouraged to attend.

    The camp is taking place from Saturday, September 3rd, through Monday, September 5th, beginning at 9 a.m. and running through noon. The recommended age is 10-years-old and above, although 8 and 9 year olds who are higher functioning are welcome.

    According to a press release, with a ratio of one coach per three athletes, "I Did. You Can." aims to provide opportunity for all participants to develop self-esteem, fundamental movement patterns, balance, body control, spatial awareness, eye-hand and eye-foot coordination, socialization, confidence and, of course, basketball skills.

    Volunteers will include members of the JDHS state champion boys basketball team.

    For more information and to pre-register, contact either Jannette Gagnon at 907-321-5321, or Greg Brittenham at 203-969-5235.

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