Higher learning

Tucson,AZ (6-3-13) - A premier basketball camp has evolved through the efforts ofJoseph Blair, who for fourteen years has conducted a free camp forTucson's youth.  This camp is free for youth twelve- to eighteen whoare  clients of various local charities!

Tucson Parks & Recreation's Donna Liggins Center (formerly Northwest) ishosting this year's camp on Monday, June 2nd, through Friday, June 6 th from2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The staff consists of current and former University of Arizona basketballplayers who instruct individual drills and team play with a 1-to-10counselor-to-camper ratio.  Additionally, attendees receive vitalinformation on nutrition, social skills, and choosing academic courses. Mayor Jonathan Rothchild is Monday's featured speaker.

Enhancing the structured curriculum is a post-camp, evening pizza party, plusanother evening skating party.

Blair,a European "Player of the Year"  and  a Wildcatfrom 1992-1996 is currently a Graduate Assistant Coach with the U of Ateam.

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