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The Tradition Continues at Snow Valley Basketball Schools

Snow Valley Iowa Basketball Schools is acknowledged by Sports Illustrated as one of the nation's top basketball camps! Receive the highest level of instruction to help improve your basketball game from the professional SV Iowa staff.

Snow Valley Iowa Basketball Schools is committed to helping campers improve their individual basketball skills in all areas of the game. Train with dedicated, highly-qualified basketball professionals from across the globe.

Highlights Include
  • A minimum of 19 individual and team fundamental clinics per week
  • High-level instruction, daily scrimmages, discussions, and more
  • Receive a camp t-shirt, personal evaluation, and report card
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Camp Coaches

  • Don Showalter

    Co-Director Don Showalter

    Eight-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach Don Showalter, who was hired by the USA Basketball Youth Division as the Director of Coach Development in May 2016, most recently led the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s U17 National Team to a gold medal and 7-0 record at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain.

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  • Jerry Slykhuis

    Co-Director Jerry Slykhuis (1943-2016)

    For 40 years, Jerry Slykhuis coached through a philosophy based on fundamental development and individual growth. He instilled values of hard work and dedication and transformed the lives of players from all over the world. After the tragic loss of Jerry, we dedicate this 2017 camp season to him, a dear friend and one of Iowa's greatest coaches.

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  • Dick Peth Snow Valley Iowa

    regular_coach Dick Peth

    Dick Peth is the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Wartburg College. He has received distinguished recognition as 2005 IIAC Coach of the Year and Iowa Basketball Coaches Association's Paul...

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Camp Details


Boys Session I: July 7th-11th
Boys Session II: July 14th-18th
Boys Session III: July 19th-23rd
Girls Session: July 24th-27th


Check-in: First day at 9:30AM in the Cardinal Commons, between Grossman and Lohe Residence Halls
Closing Ceremony: Last day at 11:30AM

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Campers attending both Boys Session II and Boys Session III have the option to stay the night between sessions (July 18th) for a fee of $15. This fee includes supervision and lodging. By purchasing the extra night stayover, it is not required for parents/guardians to attend the Boys Session II check-out on July 18th or the Boys Session III check-in on July 19th.


At Snow Valley Iowa, we expect each and every camper to arrive prepared and bring a positive attitude. A Personal Player Profile Report Card will be kept on each camper throughout the week and given to him or her on the last day of camp. This Report Card will note particular strengths and weaknesses and offer suggestions for individual improvement once your son or daughter has left Snow Valley.


A minimum of nineteen clinics concerning individual and team fundamentals will be presented during the week long session, with drills being part of each clinic. Daily game competition against campers of the same age and ability level will be scheduled. Every participant will play a minimum of one half of every game. We design our program to have a ratio of eight players to each coach. We guarantee and excellent week of basketball involvement.


Campers will reside in the dorms on campus. Campers stay 2 per room in suites with 2-4 double rooms and a common living area. Campers are assigned by age or roommate request. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!

Bathrooms: Shared
Linens: Not provided
Air-conditioning: Yes
Pool: No
Suggested Spending Money: $50


Campers can purchase camp shorts and various camp shirts at check-in, during one night at camp and at check-out. Pizza is sold in the evenings. We also suggest that you do not bring anything to camp of high value.


Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

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Sample Daily Schedule

  • 6:30AM Report to gym Clinic # 1
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM Breakfast
  • 8:15AM-9:00AM On the floor warm ups
  • 9:00AM-11:00AM Clinics
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM Team practice or position work
  • 11:30AM-12:30PM Lunch
  • 1:15PM Back on the floor
  • 1:30PM-4:00PM Clinics
  • 4:00PM-4:45PM Team practice or position work
  • 4:45PM-5:45PM Dinner
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM Back on the floor (warm ups)
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM Clinics
  • 8:15PM-10:30PM Games

Snow Valley Iowa Basketball Camps Wartburg College Facility

Wartburg College is centrally located between most of the major metropolitan areas of the Midwest in Waverly, Iowa. Located on “The Avenue of the Saints” (Highway 27/218) that connects Minneapolis/St. Paul to St. Louis, Waverly is easily accessible.


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Snow Valley Iowa Basketball Schools Wartburg College

Don Showalter, Co-Director
100 Wartburg Blvd.
Waverly, Iowa 50677


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