City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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Harlem Globetrotter Basketball Camp



DATE:  June 13, 2012


SUBJECT:  Harlem Globetrotter Basketball Camp


CONTACT:  Kimberly Radcliff, Parks and Recreation Administrative Assistant, (563) 344-4011 PH, (563) 344-4131 FX or


BETTENDORF: We are super excited to welcome back to Bettendorf, former Harlem Globetrotter Star, Elbert "Tree" Gordon!!  His 3-Day Global Legends Basketball Camp will be held at the Bettendorf Community Center July 5th - 7th!!  Registration includes a camp t-shirt, certificate, and personal photo with Tree!!  So get ready, tie up your shoes, and let's have some fun! Register TODAY for this awesome camp at!


HOT NEWS!!  Meet Tree Gordon in person at Bettendorf's 4th of July Event!

Shoot some hoops and have some fun before camp starts!  You can find Tree in the Middle School yard next to the rides!


Thursday, July 5th, Friday, July 6th, and Saturday, July 7th 9am to 3pm EACH DAY Campers must bring their own lunch, but Tree will provide them with a snack each day.

Boys and Girls Ages 7-17

Registration Fee $90.00




The Global Legends will provide you with obtaining all the right shots, backcourt, post-development, and defense mechanisms needed to help strengthen your game and condition your mind. To reach these goals, here are some of the things we will focus on: shooting, one-on-one moves, pick-and-roll, passing, ball handling, feeding the post, footwork, man-to-man defense, and help-and-recover just to name a few. If you are looking for a fun, family-friendly learning environment that will expose you to drills pertaining to the fundamentals of basketball, acting as a team player, and participating in competitive games, then the Global Legends is for you!


This program is for boys and girls ages 7-17 years old and is based on utilizing the format of competition and teaching. Elbert "Tree" Gordon's mission is to develop mediocre players into solid players. Global Legends Basketball Camp is where you can begin your development. We give players the skills and preparation for the next level. These skills include but are not limited to: shooting fundamentals and proper positioning, offensive moves, passing, footwork, shell drill, help and recover, pick and roll, man-to-man, pressure defense, rebounding, blocking out, and post defense.


REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.BETTENDORF.ORG/REGISTER.  For more information, please contact Kim Radcliff, Bettendorf Parks & Recreation (563) 344-4011


Global Legends Elbert "Tree" Gordon

"Teamwork Makes Dreams Work"