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NVU-Lyndon Hornets Basketball Camp

NVU-Lyndon Hornets Basketball Camp

Fast Facts...

Dates:  July 22-26, 2019

Times:  Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. (Early dropoff and late pickup available)

Age Group:  Boys and girls, ages 8–15

Cost:  $260 (early registration rate of $230 if paid by 6/15/19)

Lunch:  Included in the registration fee.

Cancellation Policy:  All refund requests will be subject to a $25 administrative fee.  No refunds can be issued once camp has begun.

To Register:  CLICK HERE 

Camp Brochure (PDF)

For More Information:  Contact David Pasiak, Camp Director, at (802) 427-1320 or


About the Camp...

Location:  All camp activities will be held at Northern Vermont University’s Lyndon campus.  The campus is home to first rate facilities including Standard and Bole Gymnasiums.

Content:  The camp will emphasize basketball basics, which will be developed and sharpened through daily sessions. Fundamentals will include shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding, individual moves, movement without the ball, defensive skills, and conditioning. Game situations each day will provide practice of fundamentals in a competitive atmosphere.

Hours:  Camp will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day. All session run Monday through Friday.  Campers should check in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of camp on Monday.  To facilitate early drop-off and/or late pickup, the gym will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. each day.  There is no extra charge for early drop-off or late pickup.

Fee:  $260 per camper per session. All registrations received by June 15, 2019, may deduct $30 from the total registration fee.

Refund Policy:  No refunds will be issued after camp has begun. All refunds will be subject to a $25 administrative fee.

Employee Discount:  Children of Northern Vermont University employees may deduct an additional $20 from the total registration fee.

Lunch:  All you can eat lunch in Stevens Dining Hall is included with the camp fee.  Accommodations can be made for food allergies and other diet restrictions.

Equipment:  Each camper will need sneakers, shorts, a t-shirt, socks, and a towel.  Locker facilities will be available, however campers must provide their own locks.

T-Shirt & Basketball:  Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt and basketball, as well as a workout program.  Campers are discouraged from bringing their own basketballs from home.

Swimming:  Campers will have the option of going swimming in the college pool on each of the first four days of camp.  Campers who desire to swim should bring appropriate swimwear and a towel.

Awards Ceremony:  All parents are invited to attend an awards ceremony, which will conclude camp on the final afternoon at 2:30 pm.


A Typical Day at Camp...

8:00 Gym Opens
9:00 Attendance & Stretch
9:15 Skill Development
10:15 Team Practice
10:45 Games
11:30 Free Throws
11:45 Daily Contest
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Speaker
1:15 Three on Three Tournament
1:45 Fundamental Instruction
2:15 Games
3:00 Swimming/Individual Instruction
4:00 Gym Open for late pickup until 5:00


The Staff...

Dave Pasiak - Camp Director:   Coach Pasiak is entering his 3rd season as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at NVU-Lyndon, and his 21st season as a collegiate head coach.  In his previous head coaching stop before Lyndon he served for 16 seasons as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY.  He guided the Lazers to a 264-198 record, and most wins by any coach ever at Onondaga.  His 2006-07 team finished with an overall record of 23-8 and captured Onondaga’s first Mid-State Athletic Conference championship since 1992. In 2002-03, Coach Pasiak was named NJCAA Region III Coach of the Year as he guided Onondaga to a 23-7 record and ranking in the NJCAA national poll.  He was also named Mid-State Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2001-02, 2002-03, and 2007-08. Coach Pasiak’s teams have regularly ranked in the top ten nationally in scoring.  He has coached 2 All-Americans and 19 All-Region players.  Coach Pasiak has 34 years of experience in coaching basketball at the college and high school levels.  He has earned a reputation as an outstanding teacher of basketball fundamentals.

Coaching Staff:  The staff will be made up of several outstanding area basketball coaches and college players.  The camp is committed to maintaining a camper to coach ratio of 6:1 or better, the lowest of any college sponsored camp in New England.  This provides each camper with the opportunity for a great deal of individual attention and instruction.  In addition, members of the coaching staff will be available during early drop-off and late pickup to provide individual instruction to those early arriving and late departing campers desiring it.

Guest Speakers:  The camp features several outstanding guest speakers.  Each speaker will instruct the campers on a specific aspect of the game of basketball.