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DFAC 2021 Summer Camps Guidelines

With the current guidelines in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our summer camps may have a different look this year.  Health and safety will always be a top priority and our camps will be structured towards individual skill development, lower numbers of participants, reduced physical contact and regular water/hand sanitizing breaks.

Players will need to bring the following to camps
• Bring your own basketball, DFAC will not provide basketballs for individual use
• Bring your own water, drinking fountains will be off limits
• Bring your own hand sanitizer and towel if desired

Parents will not be able to stay for camps due to the limit of people allowed in the gym.

Drop off players no more then 10 minutes before the start of camp each day.  Players will be released at the scheduled end time each day.

If a summer camp is cancelled for any reason, you can get a full refund or get a full credit to transfer to another camp or league registration.  DFAC has 6 different camps scheduled for the summer, as well as the DFAC Summer Basketball League. 

Camp Schedule

DFAC Summer Camps 2021

Hoop Skills Camp – June 7-10
Shooting Camp – June 14-17
Point Guard Camp – June – 21-24
Tournament Madness Camp – July 5-8
Falcon Elite Camp – July 12-15
Advanced Camp Week 1 – July 19-22
Advanced Camp Week 2 – July 26-29

All Summer Camps for 2021 are 4-Day Camps, Monday through Thursday

Hoop Skills, Shooting, Point Guard and Tournament Madness Camps each have 2 sessions.
Session 1 – 1:00pm – 2:50pm Daily for Boys and Girls Entering Grades 3-5
Session 2 – 3:00pm – 4:50pm Daily for Boys and Girls Entering Grades 6-8

Falcons Elite Camp Runs 9:00am – 3:30pm daily for Boys entering Grades 3-9

Advanced Camps are in the evenings and have 2 Sessions
Session 1 – 5:30pm – 6:45pm Daily for Boys and Girls Entering Grades 3-5
Session 2 – 7:00pm – 8:15pm Daily for Boys and Girls Entering Grades 6-8

Camp Descriptions

DFAC Basketball Hoops Skills Camp ♦ June 7-10 ♦ $100 each session

The DFAC Hoops Skills camp is an all-around skill development camp for boys and girls entering grades 3-8.  This unique camp utilizes developmental and advanced drills to help players improve their ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding, defense and all-around offensive skills.  This camp is challenging yet fun for all skill levels.

DFAC Basketball Shooting Camp ♦ June 14-17 ♦ $100 each session

The DFAC Basketball Shooting Camp will help you improve shooting technique, confidence, release, range and consistency, your overall shooting percentage.  Players will learn our unique BEEF-Plus training system to learn proper shooting form and emphasize consistency in each camper’s technique.  Learn how to work at home and other intangibles to become a great shooter.  This camp is designed for all skill levels.

Point Guard Camp ♦ June 21-24 ♦ $100 each session

The DFAC Point Guard camp will cover ALL aspects of playing Point Guard – Ball Handling, Passing, Scoring, Shooting, Leadership, Mentality and 1-on-1 offense and defense.  We will introduce players to advanced Point Guard Skills like Reading the Defense, Attacking the Basket and Play-Making Ability.

Tournament Madness Camp ♦ July 5-8 ♦ $100 each session

Everything about the Tournament Madness Camp will be in a tournament style format including 1 v 1, 2 v 2, 3 v 3, 4 v 4 and 5 v 5 Tournaments, Bump Out, Hot Shot Contest, H-O-R-S-E, 3-Point Shootout, Dribble War, Sharks & Minnows, Watermelon and other competitive style games and contests.  

Falcon Elite Camp ♦ July 12-15 ♦ $275 per player

The Falcon Elite Camp is run by Desert Elite  coaches and current Cactus Shadows High School Boys Coaches and Players.

The camp is for boys entering grades 3-9 and players will be challenged in a variety of individual and team drills.  Their skills will be put to the test while having fun in a positive learning environment.  Players will also play team games and compete in a Thursday tournament to crown a Falcon Elite Camp champion team.

Advance Scoring - Shooting – Passing - Ball Handling
Basketball IQ - Offensive and Defensive Fundamentals
Team Play - Team Building – Games - Hot Shot Competition

Advance Camp ♦ $75 Each Week or $125 Both Weeks
Week 1 - July 19-22, Week 2 - July 26-29

The DFAC Basketball Advanced Camp is an intensive training camp specifically designed for developmental and competitive basketball players entering grades 3 – 8.  This camp will expose players to our professional basketball training and teach basic skills, while being introduced to more advanced skills.  This camp is designed for basketball players who are serious about improving their overall game.  Receive instruction on improving footwork, shooting technique, ball handling, passing, and rebounding.  This is a great way to prepare for tryouts. 

Desert Elite Pre Tryouts – August 14

Desert Elite Tryouts – August 21

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Gym Locations

Desert Arroyo (now Bella Vista)
33401 N. 56th Street
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Map Link - Desert Arroyo Gym

Cactus Shadows High School (CSHS)
5802 East Dove Valley Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85331
Map Link - Cactus Shadows Gym

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