Men's basketball holds successfull camp in Everest

A portion of camp proceeds were donated to the Angelman Syndrome Foundation

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Benedictine College men’s basketball program had a turnout of over 65 kids for the Benedictine College Basketball Camp held at Everest Middle School in Everest.

The camp ran Monday though Friday June 10-14 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. with campers ranging from third to eighth. The camp review the fundamentals of basketball with daily contest.

Keith Olsen from Horton organized the camp and a portion of the proceeds were donated to the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. 

Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care.