Defender Youth Summer Sports Camps Cancelled: 4.22.2020
Big Blue Sports Camps - CANCELLED for 2020
Give your child a week full of fun, physical activity and memory-making moments under guided instruction by caring coaches at Big Blue Sports Camp!
Fundamental, focused, and fun, Big Blue Sports Camp is designed to improve your child’s athletic skills as well as grow their personal character. This sports camp is not your average day-camp experience; the skill development, enthusiastic approach to sport and life lessons learned will impact your child well beyond the camp experience!
Big Blue Basketball
(Cancelled for 2020)
Big Blue Basketball Camp is a four-day camp for girls and boys entering first grade through eighth grade. Students are divided into age groups to learn in the best environment. Big Blue Basketball Camp is held in Clarks Summit University’s Recreation Center.
1st–4th grade: 9 a.m.–noon
5th–8th grade: 1:30–4:30 p.m.
Camp Director: Coach Brian Deschaine
Before coming to Clarks Summit University as head men’s basketball coach, Brian Deschaine spent six years leading the men’s basketball team at Grace Christian Academy in Waldorf, Maryland. Under his leadership, the Knights won numerous regular season conference and tournament championships. Coach Deschaine’s teams have fared well outside of their conference, winning the Mid-East Regional Christian Schools Tournament in 2017 and earning Runner-up in the 2015 Division I Maryland Christian State Tournament.
A father of three young boys, Coach Deschaine got his coaching start at Harmony Christian School, where he led a successful high school boy’s program for four years. He also spent a year in Bangladesh at the William Carey Academy developing both boys’ and girls’ basketball programs. For three years, Clinton Christian School saw Deschaine at the helm of their boys’ basketball program, where they were ranked in the state and were both regular season and tournament champions.
As a four-year letter winner and a three-year starter, Deschaine played college basketball at Eastern Nazarene College, where he was a member of the 1996-97 ECAC Championship Team. Coach Deschaine graduated from Eastern Nazarene College with a B.A. in Psychology and earned his B.S and M.A. in Health and Physical Education from CSU.
Deschaine has worked beyond coaching as athletic director, director of student affairs, physical education teacher and secondary principal. He also spent 2001-2005 in the United States Army Reserves.
Cost and Registration
Registration deadline for Big Blue camp is June 10.
Registration after deadline increases to $140.
$5 Discount for multiple campers from the same family.
Make checks payable to: Clarks Summit University
In the memo line, please put the camper name and camp.
Send check to:
Big Blue Sports Camps
Clarks Summit University
538 Venard Road
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Call 570.585.9322 or email sportscamps@ClarksSummitU.edu
What to bring: Water bottle, basketball, shoes