OFFICIAL YOUTH SPORT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF THE WHITE SOX & CHICAGO BULLS

The Bulls/Sox Academy provides year-round camps, clinics, private lessons and training to thousands of children every year. We offer beginner through advanced basketball, baseball, and fastpitch softball programs for boys and girls ages 5-18. Year-round programs are available at our location in Lisle, as well as off-site locations throughout Chicagoland.

UNPARALLELED QUALITY INSTRUCTION

Our professional coaching staff of former collegiate, professional players and coaches has learned directly from the Chicago Bulls and White Sox coaching staff. If you want to be the best, you have to train with the best!


SPRING BASKETBALL PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE

Spring Break Camp

Just because the season ended doesn't mean it's time to take a break, in fact, this is the perfect time to begin training! Start getting ready for next season with us a our Spring Break Camp! Includes camp t-shirt.

Start Dates: Begins 3/27 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.


Bulls/Sox Academy Spring Break Combo Camp

This camp gives the two-sport athlete the ability to improve their offensive and defensive game in both basketball and baseball. Quality instruction in two sports… this truly is a one-of-a-kind camp! Half of each day will be spent on the courts working on your basketball game with an outstanding coaching staff. The other half of the day will be spent fine-tuning your baseball skills with our expert baseball coaches. An hour for lunch will be given each day.

Start Dates: Begins 3/27 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.


SPECIALTY CAMPS

Chicago Bulls Shooting Camp

During each session of Shooting Camp, all players will be taught the necessary skills to become a better and more effective shooter. Players will learn the quick, accurate release that will make you the “go to” shooter.

Start Dates: Begins 4/11 and 4/13 in Lisle


Chicago Bulls Fundamentals Camp

Have FUN and improve your game! This FUNdamentals basketball camp for boys and girls teaches the latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, rebounding, and offensive and defensive play. This is the camp every young player should start with to build strong fundamental skills.

Start Dates: Begins this Spring at camp locations throughout Chicagoland!
Click here to see a list of additional locations!


Chicago Bulls Ball Handling Camp

The Chicago Bulls Ball Handling camp is designed to teach players to handle the basketball with control and confidence. Players learn ball handling and dribbling techniques such as cross-over, between the legs, behind the back and reverse pivot. Controlling the basketball is one of the most important skills of basketball. This camp will equip every player with the tools he or she must have to shake a defender, create space, lead a fast break or go to the “hole.” Camp sessions are separated by age level.

Start Dates: Begins 4/4 in Glen Ellyn.


CHICAGO BULLS BASKETBALL SUMMER CAMPS

5-DAY (1/2 DAY) Chicago Bulls Summer Camp for 5-12 year olds is ONLY $215

5-DAY Bulls and White Sox Combination Camp for 5-12 year olds is ONLY $385

Chicago Bulls Summer Camp Now Online! (Ages 5-12)

No one can teach basketball better than the Chicago Bulls! This summer, learn from the best and let the Chicago Bulls teach you how to play like a Champion! Since 1999, the Chicago Bulls have brought quality basketball camps to boys and girls throughout Chicagoland. More than 45,000 youth basketball players have developed essential basketball fundamentals including: ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, individual moves, footwork, and team concepts. High school and college courts across the country are home to graduates of a Chicago Bulls Basketball Summer Camp. We work on every part of your child’s game. On the final day all participants will receive an evaluation form and graduation certificate. Student to instructor ratio will be 10:1 or less.

Every Chicago Bulls summer camp participant receives an EXCLUSIVE UNITED CENTER EXPERIENCE!! Each camp participant, along with one guest, will be invited to the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, for a Q&A session with a Bulls personality and a current and or former Bulls player! During the camp each player will compete in the Bulls Skills Competition Sponsored by Illinois Eye and Ear. At the end of the summer, the top three contestants from each age group will compete in the finals on the floor of the United Center (date TBD). Each camper will receive a Chicago Bulls duffel bag, Bulls indoor/outdoor basketball, t-shirt, evaluation report and graduation certificate.

The Chicago Bulls Summer Camp is offered to two age groups. The rookie camp for children ages 6-8 is a beginner camp focused on building fundamentals and fun drills to get the kids to understand the game and improve their play. For the older kids, ages 9-12, coaches work on the “team” concept and refining and advancing the skills for the serious or soon-to-be serious player. You are sure to improve your ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and footwork!
*Restrictions apply to ticket vouchers. Experience dates are to be determined, premium items subject to change.


Sponsored By:

- Point 3 Basketball (Summer Camps)

- Illinois Eye and Ear (Skills Competition and Champions Day)


CHICAGO BULLS/SOX ACADEMY TOURNAMENTS & SHOOT-OUTS

Bulls/Sox Academy features three solid maple, high school courts with the Championship Court built as a replica of the United Center -- complete with the six Bulls World Championship banners hanging from the rafters. Our tournaments attract the best teams from Club, Travel and Feeder programs, because of our top quality facility and tournament features. Our, three courts, easy access and proximity to world-class accommodations makes our tournaments the best in the Midwest! Click here for additional information.

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

  • Certified Referees
  • Awards for 1st Place Teams
  • Paid Scorekeepers are provided
  • Concessions and Media Center for between games
  • Professionally organized with Tournament Managers on-site
  • Admission Fee at the door

UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

  • 6/24-6/25: Spring 1 Day Shoot-Out

If you have any questions please contact Daryl Thomas at (630) 324-8235 or email him at DThomas@BullsSoxAcademy.com.

CHICAGO BULLS BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Check out Bulls competitive leagues for boys and girls, consisting of some of the premier athletes from the Chicagoland area. Our league format is professionally organized for teams at all levels including: 10 game guarantee, IHSA officials, scorekeepers, plus team and individual awards. All games will be played at the Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle. League play will be Friday nights, Saturday afternoons or evenings, and or all day Sundays. If you have any questions please contact Larry Stewart at (630) 324-8236.Click here for additional information. Open to boys in grades 4th-12th and girls in grades 5th-12th.

UPCOMING LEAGUES

  • SPRING LEAGUE: April 28th-June 18th

BASKETBALL TRAVEL TEAMS

The Bulls/Sox Academy offers competitive basketball teams for boys in grades 4th-12th and girls in grades 5th-12th. If you have any questions please contact Larry Stewart at (630) 324-8236. Click here for additional information.


BASKETBALL PRIVATE LESSON MEMBERSHIPS

If you’re preparing for a Travel Team or School Tryout, or if you’re looking for that extra edge for your upcoming season, then it’s time to go One-On-One with Private Lessons from a Bulls Academy Coach. Our coaches come with years of high school, collegiate, and professional experience with the knowledge to take your game to the next level!

Our most valuable tool for delivering championship quality instruction to young athletes is our team of expert instructors. The Bulls/Sox Academy has assembled one of the finest coaching staffs in the country.

There are a variety of private lesson memberships for all ages and skill levels. Click here for additional information and to book your lesson online.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Let the Bulls/Sox Academy host your NEXT BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

Kids love video games, so why not combine some exercise? The third floor of the in Lisle, IL has been transformed into the most innovative gaming experience in the country. A high-tech, cool, arcade atmosphere provides your party goers with a unique experience in the latest trend called "Exergaming" - where video games meet movement. Fitness can be fun for all ages! Don't forget to ask about our Combo-Parties! Choose from basketball, baseball, dodgeball, the Vault, and more!

For more information call 630-324-8251.

Summer Brochure

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