Mateen Cleaves “One Goal, One Passion" Basketball Camp presented by Meijer
“One Goal One Passion”
Summer Basketball Camp presented
Partnered with Meijer, Coca Cola and Boys & Girls Clubs, the Summer Basketball camps all for kids ages 8 – 17.
Each of the 3 camps run for 3 days (Tuesday through Thursday) with two daily sessions and only cost $1 per youth.
For questions or information: email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 810-553-9219.
SPACE STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE LANSING CAMP REGISTER ONSITE ONLY JULY 23RD AT AIM HIGH SPORTS!
Lansing, MI; July 23 – 25th, 2013
Benton Harbor; July 30 – August 1st, 2013
Flint, MI ; August 6 – 8th, 2013
Two Sessions Daily
Session I: Ages 8-12; 9am to 12pm
Session II: Ages 13-17; 1pm to 4pm
On Site Registrations
Tuesday, July 23rd starting at 9am!
The Summit Sports and Ice Complex 9410 Davis Hwy Dimondale, MI 48821
Benton Harbor, MI
Tuesday, July 30th starting at 9am!
The Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor 190 W. Empire,, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Tuesday, August 6th starting at 9am!
Flint Northern High School 3284 Mackin Rd Flint Township, MI 48504
Please note registering on eventbrite does NOT guarantee your spot. It is a first-come, first-served situation and you will be sent a confirmation email when your spot is reserved.
Born in Flint, Michigan, Mateen Cleaves is a natural leader with lots of determination, talent and discipline; qualities that helped define a nine-year professional basketball career. Cleaves is most remembered for his brilliant career at Michigan State where he led the Spartans to a National Championship victory in 2000. Mateen, the school's only 3-time All-American, was also named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Cleaves' No. 12 jersey was officially retired at Michigan State University on February 3, 2007.
Drafted fourteenth pick by the Detroit Pistons in 2000, Cleaves has played for NBA/NBDL teams such as the Sacramento Kings, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics Cleveland Cavaliers, Huntsville Kings, and Bakersfield Jam. He has also, played overseas in Greece and Russia. Moving off the court, Cleaves has provided on-air camera commentary for outlets like NBA TV, Big Ten Network, Channel 12/24 News, Flint, MI, and Sacramento News 10
Believing charity begins at home, in 2003, Cleaves began organizing and operating a free basketball camp (reaching over 500 kids in his hometown), Flint, Michigan. Emphasizing education, hard work ethics, and positive attitudes and dreaming big. In the 2008 presidential campaign, Cleaves was instrumental in encouraging young voters to get involved, including providing the keynote speech at Michigan State University election rally. In addition, 2008, he launched the Mateen Cleaves Community Outreach Foundation as a tribute to his late mother Frances Cleaves.