Special Big Blue Day offers fun, fundamentals

Special Big Blue Day offers fun, fundamentals

A 45-minute basketball clinic, BBC Defenders and Lady Defenders games, and pizza mixed with fun are part of Big Blue Day on Saturday, December 8.

Taking its name from BBC's targeted summer sports camps for youth, the special event invites campers and other students in Grades 2-8 to watch the BBC Defenders basketball teams play Cabrini College at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

BBC&SFollowing the two games will be a basketball clinic led by Head Coaches Mike Show and Amber Jacobs. The clinic provides basketball fundamentals, games, and fun. Pizza will be served for students and their families.

Students wearing a Big Blue T-shirt receive free admission to the day's events, along with one adult. Admission for others is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

"We do this to show our appreciation for the students who come to Big Blue in the summer," Coach Show said. "We also do it to build relationships in our community and to invite people here to enjoy the games and the atmosphere."

For details call 570.585.9384 or email

Five Weeks of Sports Camps
Special sports camps are held each summer on the BBC campus. Students develop spiritual character as they gain skills in basketball and soccer.

Big Blue camps and Defender sports camps give young athletes focused attention to help improve their abilities. Big Blue day camps teach sport fundamentals to local children up to eighth grade. Defender camps for Grades 8 -12 allow students to spend a week living on campus.

The 2013 schedule is:
Defender Basketball Camp: June 22 - 28
Lady Defender Basketball Camp: July 7 - 13
Big Blue Basketball Camp: July 1 - 5
Defender and Lady Defender Soccer Camp: August 4 - 9
Big Blue Soccer Camp: August 12 - 16

For details on camps, call 570.585.9384 or email

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Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers outstanding Christian higher education through on-campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students go beyond the ordinary, learning to serve and lead with excellence as they gain critical life skills.

To learn more, go to or call 570.586.2400.

Posted on: 11/30/2012 12:52:57 PM

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