HSBCAMPS Teams Up with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale to Support Local Programs and Award Camp Scholarships

Scottsdale, AZ, May 02, 2010 --( HSBCAMPS, America’s fastest growing youth basketball program bringing players face-to-face with the pros, has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale to donate a portion of all camp proceeds to support the local non-profit’s youth programs and services. In addition, HSBCAMPS will award two camp scholarships in the Club’s name for the Morning Clinic and Day Camp from July 19 to July 22 at Saguaro High School.

The HSBCAMPS Morning Clinic and Day Camp are geared towards teaching and developing the fundamentals of basketball for boys and girls in elementary, middle and high school grades. The Morning Clinic is open to youth in grades kindergarten through three. The Day Camp is open to youth in grades four through 12. From team competitions to individual contests, players will participate in fun, instructional work under the direction of the HSBCAMPS staff, comprised of collegiate and professional coaches and players.

“Like many of our partners, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale shares our passion for creating great opportunities for young athletes, while providing for the less fortunate,” explained Carson Sofro, founder and director, HSBCAMPS. HSBCAMPS prides itself as a youth basketball program that gives back, donating a portion of every programs proceeds to schools and non-profits within each of the communities they serve. With more than $30,000 raised to date, HSBCAMPS stands firm in its commitment to provide every child, regardless of age or income, with an opportunity to attend. Families interested in obtaining one of the two scholarships for the HSBCAMPS youth basketball sessions in Scottsdale are invited to fill out an application, available online at

In addition to Scottsdale, the nationally expanding youth basketball camp will also be serving up high scoring experiences in Chula Vista, Calif.; Boise, Idaho; Hailey, Idaho; Sun Valley, Idaho; Bend, Ore.; Portland, Ore.; Park City, Utah; and Seattle, Wash. To register for the Scottsdale youth basketball camp, visit

Hot Shot Basketball Camps (HSBCAMPS, LLC.) is committed to becoming America's leader in bringing young basketball players of all ages face-to-face with the pros. Founded in the summer of 2007 by Director Carson Sofro, HSBCAMPS is now gearing up for its fourth campaign and operations throughout the western United States. Sofro, joined by a cast of Collegiate and Professional coaches and players, delivers an exceptionally high level of instruction to kids (Grades K-12) for a fraction of the price of similar programs. HSBCAMPS is committed to giving back, donating a portion of proceeds to schools and non-profits, and a portion to the HSBCARES fund. Through the HSBCARES fund, HSBCAMPS is able to award camp scholarships, support basketball programs for disabled and underprivileged children, and provide public schools and youth programs with vital basketball equipment. For more information and to register, visit

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Since 1954, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale has provided more than 100,000 Northeast Valley youth with a positive, supervised environment to explore the power of their potential. Today we serve 16,000 children and teens through the organization's nine branches and 12 outreach sites located in Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Hualapai Indian Community and other Northeast Valley neighborhoods. The Club offers more than 100 youth development programs emphasizing five core areas: the arts; character & leadership development; education & career development; health & life skills; and sports, fitness & recreation. For more information visit

Caroline Callaway
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