Country / Holiday Camps
Written by Jaylee Ismay
1 June, 2022

Basketball NSW will once again be offering numerous school holiday events with a number of  NSW Country Development Program (CDP) Day Camps on offer across regional NSW.

This year Basketball NSW  in conjunction with the BNSW Country Committee would like to formally recognise NSW Life Member Leeanne Palmer with the school holiday activation now be known as the “The Leanne Palmer NSW Country Development Program”. Palmer has given a lifetime of service to basketball in NSW, especially in our Country communities. 

Palmer was a tennis player when she was younger but was drawn into basketball in 1988 when her son Daniel started playing for Newcastle. She was on the Newcastle junior representative committee for many years, long after her son had finished playing. She was the manager for numerous NSW Country junior teams at Australian Junior Championships, has been involved with Country Tour to Albury for more than 30 years and on the Country Committee for 30 years.

Leeanne is Life Member of Newcastle Basketball and her enthusiasm to help in all areas of basketball ensures organisation, structure and development is instrumental. 

Basketball New South Wales and the BNSW Country Committee would like to congratulate Leeanne on this achievement and thank her for her exceptional dedication to our great game.

About CDP:

These day camps are to assist players and coaches from Country NSW to further their skill and development as an athlete during the school holiday period or as a standalone session throughout the basketball season. 

The camps are focused around individual skill development, specifically designed shooting sessions, how to play fast and introduction to the exciting game of 3X3 basketball. These camps are suited for anyone from beginners to the elite who want to further develop their basketball skills. CLICK HERE to be redirected to CDP webpage.

Upcoming Camps:

Age: Camps are open for any child born in 2010,09,08,07,06,05 or play in under 14s, under 16s or under 18s. 
Times: All camps will run from 9:30am-3:00pm (breaks included with a total of three sessions)
Cost: $75
Registration: Registrations are now open CLICK HERE

Date Location Head Coach
9th July Gosford – Niagara Park (Girls only) Jacinta Govind
9th July Tamworth Adam Marjoram
13th July Moss Vale Eric Hackett
16th July Albury Adam Marjoram
17th July Dubbo – Dubbo Christian School TBC
23rd July Port Macquarie Adam Marjoram


Coaches are also encouraged to submit their Expressions of Interest by CLICKING HERE.

Along with our CDP Camps, Basketball NSW are also facliliating other school holiday events such as our U12 Skills Days & I AM A GIRL & BNSW x IBA Legacy Program free activations.

To visit our calendar for the full list of events CLICK HERE.

Please email if you have any further questions.