Hoop Mountain Midwest Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are summer camps overnight or for day campers?

A: Both! Our Illinois summer boys basketball camps are for both overnight and day campers. 

Q: Where do the overnight campers stay?

A: Overnight campers stay in a universities dormitories. The dorm is used just by us and is monitored around the clock by our staff. Campers can request a roommate or will be placed in a room with another camper of the same age. 

Q: Do day campers get to participate in all the same basketball activity as overnight campers?

A: Yes, day campers get to participate in all basketball camp activity. The only things they do not receive is a dorm room and breakfast. 

Q: What is the supervision like in the dorms?

A: All of our coaches and staff members stay in dormitories with the campers. Each floor will have several coaches staying on it and camp directors monitor the dorm throughout the night. There is no non-camp members allowed in the dormitories. Each of the dorm floors is broken down by age. In addition the university has campus security that monitor the area. 

Q:  Are there athletic trainers at your camps and other events?

A: Every Hoop Mountain Midwest event have a certified athletic trainer present.

Q: Are parents allowed to watch summer camp sessions?

A: Yes, parents are more than welcome to watch camp. Please just check-in with our staff in the gym so we know who is present at the camp.

Q: What do campers get for meals?

A: Campers get 3 all you can eat meals a day from the university cafe. Commuter campers get only 2 meals, as breakfast is the one thing that takes place before commuter campers arrive. The meals include a wide variety of food options including; grill station, full salad bar, rotating hot entree station, pizza and pasta station, and more. 

Q: Can campers pick their roommate?

A: Yes, campers can pick their own roommate, please email us at hoopmountain.dgibbs@gmail.com or put your request on the registration form. Campers who do not request a roommate will be placed with someone their own age.

Q: How will campers be grouped during camp?

A: Campers will be divided by age and talent to ensure they are playing against players of similar skill level. We have plenty of courts and coaches so all campers will be with players of similar age and talent level. Our basketball camps are suited for players of all skill level. 


Q: Are campers able to attend multiple camp sessions?

A: Yes! We have our camps run back to back so campers can attend both without missing any of the action. 

Q: What is your refund policy for summer camps?

A: If you withdraw from camp more than 15 or more days away you will get a refund minus the $150 deposit. Less than 15 days there will be no refunds given. The $150 camp deposit is not refundable at all. 


Q: What is a showcase?

A: A Showcase is an event to gain exposure to college coaches as well as scouting and media services. At our showcases player will play in the 3 games and drills all in front of college coaches and scouting services. 


Q: What is your refund policy for showcases?

A: There are no refunds for showcases. More than 10 days out a player can get a credit for a future showcase or camp. 


Q: Are parents and family allowed to attend the showcase? 

A: Yes! And there is no admission charge. 


Q: What does an exposure showcase event consist of?

A: A showcase consist of games, drills, and warmups to maximize exposure.

More questions? Please contact us at hoopmountain.dgibbs@gmail.com or call or text us at 630-539-2100.