WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Former Purdue Boilermaker Carl Landry is in West Lafayette this week hosting his 5th annual Carl Landry basketball camp at West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School.
Basic life skills and basketball fundamentals are taught each day to campers. Carl Landry and his camp staff use skill training methods used in high level basketball programs nationwide.
"It gives them something to do, you know different then going to the swimming pool or going to the movies. It's a way of them staying out of trouble and a lot of kids in this area like basketball. Sometimes they can't get to camps for whatever reason and this camp gives kids the opportunity to come develop and learn," said Carl Landry.
The Landry basketball camp is designed for as many as 100 campers. Landry believes the bigger the camp, the less one on one interaction the campers get from his staff.
"You have some camps that are 200, 300, 400 kids so we try to keep it intimate where we can focus on learning who the kids are and what they need help in and what there weaknesses are as well as develop fundamental skills to the game," said Landry.
Each camper this week received :
Autographed Photo with Carl
Camp Gift Bag
Lunch Provided Daily
Basketball and Life Enriching Lessons
The overall goal of the Carl Landry basketball camp is to give children the opportunity to interact with positive role models while learning the skills to become a better basketball player.
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