Player Pledge

We commit to:

  • Improve you as a basketball player – you will be on the court every day!
  • Give you a set of tools that will enhance your life beyond the court
  • Challenge you physically and mentally
  • Provide you opportunities to meet others from different parts of the world
  • Encourage you to be the very best version of yourself

 

Parent Pledge

Thank you for trusting us with your son or daughter – we promise to:

  • Deliver an outstanding and immersive basketball experience
  • Plant seeds for personal growth – challenging every young person to be a better basketball player and a better person
  • Care, support and encourage every young person who attends NBC
  • Provide a safe, organised and positive environment for every young person

About The Venue

NBC Camps are open to boys and girls aged 11-18.  Occasionally we will make an exception for 10 year olds.  Our two weeks of NBC UK Basketball Camps in the UK  are held at Uppingham School in the Midlands. The town of Uppingham has excellent access from all over the UK and is a perfect safe location to hold an NBC Camp.

Click here for an aerial view of the location

About the campus

Located in the heart of rural England, Uppingham School is a beautiful setting for camp. Campers will be staying in modern residential dormitory style rooms. Rooms vary from single, twin and triple with nearby bathroom facilities.

When you register for camp, you can select a single room or if you have a preferred roommate(s) with you and we will endeavour to room you together. If you have no preference, we will match you with someone of the same gender and similar age. The cafeteria and food service provides nutritious meals, with an all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet.

Click here for information on where you can stay in Uppingham

Whats Included

Basketball camp:

Residential camp:

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • all meals for the duration of camp
  • coaching
  • a camp T-shirt

Non-residential camp:

  • lunch for the duration of camp
  • coaching
  • a camp T-shirt

Speed Explosion Camp:

  • 2 full days of coaching expertise in plyometric training
  • 1 night accommodation (Saturday)
  • All meals for duration of camp
  • Notebook and pen

A Typical day at Camp

Basketball Camp:

  • 06:40 Wake up
  • 07:00 Roll Call and Ball Handling
  • 07:30 Breakfast
  • 08:45 Announcements for day ahead
  • 09:00 Leagues depart for sports facility
  • 09:15 Warm up and Individual Skills Stations begin
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:50 3v3/ 5v5 Teaching begins
  • 2:00 Games begin
  • 4:30 NBC Swimtime
  • 5:30 Warm down and Announcements
  • 6:00 Dinner
  • 6:55 Evening activities – games, competitions and stations.
  • 8:15 NBC Evening Programme
  • 9:30 Discussion Groups
  • 10:20 Lights OUT!

Speed Explosion Camp:

  • 09:00 Registration
  • 09:30 Camp orientation in Quad
  • 09:40 Speed Explosion Begins in the DOME
    Principles of Speed Training
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:55 Stations begin – SPORTS HALL
    Powermetrics
  • 2:30 Classroom Session
    Eating healthy, staying healthy
  • 4:00 Ladders Session
  • 4:30 Stretching
  • 5:30 End of Training
  • 6:00 Photos in the Quad
  • 7:00 Dinner
  • 7:45 Games in the Dome
  • 8:45 Evening Programme
  • 9:20 Team Discussions
  • 10:20 Lights OUT!

Camp Registration

Registration on Mondays for Basketball Camp is between 1:30pm and 2:30pm.

Go ahead and park at the Sports Centre car park and walk to the Western Quad where you will be met by NBC staff.

Registration on Saturday for Speed Explosion is 9am.

This allows for you to get to our camp in plenty of time.

At registration, we will allocate you a room and give you a brief orientation of the campus.  We operate a cashless system at camp so you can deposit any cash into our ‘virtual bank’ and anything you buy at camp will be deducted from this amount.  Anything remaining at the end of the week will be returned to you.

As a guide, an average spend per week is around £40 including a team photo, extra pizza and snacks and something from the camp store.

The venue of our camp is Uppingham School, Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire, LE15 9Q

Parents are welcome to attend any aspect of camp. We would particularly like to encourage parents join us for the Tournament finals and closing Award Ceremony on the final day at camp. As we understand that many parents will be travelling to Uppingham from various parts of the country we would like to offer the option to join us for lunch on the last day. This will give you a great opportunity to get a feel for the experience your child has had this week.  Games typically run from 12-3pm with our closing ceremony beginning at 3pm.  Lunch is between 12 and 1pm for parents – you may not be able to have lunch with your son/daughter dependent on their games schedule!  Please enquire about purchasing a lunch voucher – £10. They will need to be pre-booked and will be issued at registration.

Travel

Campers will need to make their own way to the camp. Travel connections are great!

Directions by road

Directions by rail: Oakham Train Station is very closely to the school and with prior arrangement, we can collect campers arriving.

Airport information: Birmingham International Airport, East Midlands Airport is about an hour and a half away with London airports just over 2 hours away.

Our Coaches

Celebrating 20 years of NBC Camps in the UK back in 2019.  Our amazing coaching staff are a family – all having significant NBC experience.  All our staff are subject to the most rigorous safer-recruitment checks including criminal background checks for the safety of all our children.

 

NBC Camps Director – Jeremy Mannino

Jeremy has led NBC UK for 25 years, helping impact thousands of young people who have chosen to come to NBC Basketball Camps.  Jeremy has worked as a senior leader in Secondary education for his whole career and now is a Head of Schools Standards, Safeguarding and Inclusion for a local authority.  He is passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people and his vision for NBC is that each young person who attends has a life-enhancing experience.

How Can I pay

NBC Camps UK try and help parents as much as possible when booking camp for their Child.

Deposits Available

When you make a booking through our website, you will be provided with the option to pay a deposit or pay the full amount. We have a fixed deposit amount of 25% on all package options including the Camp Package builder.

Once you have made a booking you will be able to login to Your Account and see the remaining balance outstanding owed. You will receive an automated reminder email which will be sent to the email address used during the booking. This will remind you about your remaining balance left with us.

Full Payment

If required, you still have the option to pay the full balance of your Camp Package at the checkout. Nothing else needs to be done.

NBC Uppingham Camps

 

Camp Registration Camp Begins Parent Programme

Closing Ceremony

Camp Finish
WEEK 1

BASKETBALL

Monday

1:30-2:30pm

Monday at 3pm Friday at 3pm Friday at 4pm
SPEED

EXPLOSION

Saturday 9am Saturday at 9:30 am Sunday at 4pm Sunday at 4:30pm
WEEK  2

BASKETBALL

Monday 1:30-2:30pm Monday at 3pm Friday at 3pm Friday at 4pm

 

Camp Address – Uppingham School, Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire LE15 9QE United Kingdom.

Upon Arrival Park directly in the car-park next to the Sports Centre on the Leicester Road.  Walk directly to the Western Quad where NBC Camps is located.  See the map for further details

Camp Store – We will have a fully stocked store on camp selling all kinds of basketball gear – shorts, NBC T-shirts,NBC hoodies, balls, sweatbands, water bottles etc.  Much of this is imported from the US. All of it is of a great quality and reasonably priced!

Parent Programme Closing Ceremony – All parents/guardians, grandparents, siblings and friends are invited to attend our Closing Programme at 3pm on the last day of camp.  This is our closing ceremony and includes drill demonstrations, all-star awards, tournament awards, voted awards, enthusiasm and lots of fun.

Parent Lunch

We would like to offer you and guests the opportunity to join us for lunch on the last day before the Award Program at a cost of £10 per person.  Lunch vouchers can be bought on the first day of camp at registration.  Polite warning – you may or may not be able to eat with your son/daughter depending on their schedule!

Accommodation

There are three separate Uppingham Houses that we use – your son/daughter will be allocated a House and room prior to arrival.  A number of room configurations are available at camp, ranging from single rooms, twin rooms and a few dorms of 3/4 beds.  You will have already requested a preference on the registration form.  We will do our best to meet this request, but it is not guaranteed!  Don’t worry if they are not at camp with friends!  We will make sure they are allocated a room/area with campers in the same age group!

Kit List

Please bring plenty of basketball clothing for the duration of camp.  Bedding will be provided. You will also need a ball. We sell a wide range of balls in our camp store, priced between £10 and £35.  Some additionalessentials are a sun hat, sun cream, towel, pen/paper, swimming stuff, hand sanitiser and alarm clock.

 

Camp Store

For security reasons, We operate a cashless system at camp and NBC provides a bank service.Every camper upon arrival deposits their cash into our ‘bank’ at Registration – this can be used for purchase in our store, tuck shop, camp photo and pizza.   During a typical one week stay, an average of £40-£60 has been spent by each camper depending on what they buy!

Whatever they do not spend will be returned at the end of the week. All other valuables are brought at your ownrisk.  Please have the money to be paid into the bank ready in a named envelope when registering.

At registration all campers will receive an NBC E-card and lanyard to gain access around the school and their own accommodation building.  A £5 deposit is retained until the card is returned at the end of the week.

Optional Extras

Campers tend to spend their money on the following optional extras:

  • Framed Team Photographs – £6
  • Late Night Pizza – £9 (based on a shared Dominos pizza) – as treat on last In addition to eveningmeal
  • Items from our store
  • Tuck snack shop items

Technology

To encourage campers to fully immerse themselves in the camp experience, without distractions, westrongly discourage them from bringing mobile phones, tablets etc. We thank you for your co- operation in this matter.  For those who are travelling from a distance and prefer they have their phones, there will be a permitted time in the early evening for the students to access their phones.  We can provide a safe place for the storage of mobile phones during the day.

 

COVID-19 Arrangements

You should not attend camp if you have confirmed COVID-19.  Check NHS website for full details on symptoms.  NBC will follow national guidelines and update you prior to camp of any significant requirements.

 

 

Parent Pledge

Thank you for trusting us with your son or daughter – we promise to:

  • Deliver an outstanding and immersive basketball experience

  • Plant seeds for personal growth – challenging every young person to be a better basketball player and a better person

  • Care, support and encourage every young person who attends NBC

  • Provide a safe, organised and positive environment for every young person

 

Contact Information – In an emergency only parents can contact us by calling +44 7713 256854 (Jeremy) or +44 7979 501298 (Jane)

 

We look forward to making your son/daughter’s week at camp one to remember! Please don’t hesitate if you have any questions!