Next Up Training Inc. will host an Elite 40 Basketball Camp on Saturday at William R. Davie S.T.E.M. Academy.
Local student athletes from Halifax, Northampton, Hertford counties, Kipp Pride, and Weldon City Schools as well as others from Rocky Mount, Winston-Salem, Wilson and West Virginia will be training and then competing against each other.
The athletes will have an opportunity to undergo skills training with athletic trainers from different areas and showcase their skills in front of college coaches for the next level of playing basketball.
Next Up Training, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving the youth in the Roanoke Valley and across the world to help them to reach to the next level.
Its mission is to teach, develop and offer youth athletes the opportunity to gain knowledge and athletic skills to achieve success on the court and in life.
Next Up Training Inc. was founded by Troy Garris Jr., and President Joshua Hawkins both of Halifax County.
Troy and Joshua both have many years of playing sports and competing on various AAU basketball teams.
Their passion for the game of basketball is what has led them to train other athletes and to share their skills and talents.
Check In/Individual Pictures 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Overview of the Day 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Stretches 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Skills Training 10 a.m. to noon.
Lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
Fan Admission 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Admission $5)
Games 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information please visit http://www.nextuptraininginc.com