Total Basketball Camp - Canada’s Elite Basketball Camp

Total Basketball Camp - Canada’s Elite Basketball Camp
Total Basketball Camp - Canada’s Elite Basketball Camp

NBC TOTAL, hosted at Prairie College, in Three Hills, Alberta is for serious athletes with their goals of playing college basketball. Join other elite high school players from all over Western Canada who are committed to being their best.

This 6-day premier basketball camp is the choice for talented, older players who have been to other camps and are ready for a greater challenge. NBC TOTAL coaches are all former or current post-secondary players as well as top NBC Camp coaches with great experience, energy and skill. Campers receive training in leadership, strength and conditioning, nutrition, sports psychology and advanced basketball coaching. The camp closes with college coaches visiting the camp, looking to recruit and a tournament where NBC TOTAL athletes play against college teams. Last year we hosted coaches and/or teams from Mount Royal University, Olds College, St. Mary's University, The University of Calgary, Briercrest College, Prairie College, Red Deer College and Ambrose University; and the number of schools continues to grow each year.  

Highlights Include

  • NBC Total shorts and jersey, T-shirt, basketball training book, coach's personal evaluation
  • Premier basketball instruction by some of the best coaches in Alberta
  • Leadership training
  • Sports nutrition and weight training
  • An atmosphere of enthusiasm, encouragement, hard work, Christian values and intensity
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Camp Director

Shawn Stetson

Shawn works full time at NBC Camps in Spokane, Washington as the Canadian Director. 

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He has run NBC in Olds since 2001, and now oversees several NBC locations throughout the world. A former basketball player at the University of Calgary, he is passionate about creating an amazing camp experience for athletes who come to NBC.

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NBC Coaching Staff

Because TOTAL is our premier camp, only our premier coaches are invited to coach.  These are coaches who have played at a high level and/or coach elite basketball. We select...

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Because TOTAL is our premier camp, only our premier coaches are invited to coach.  These are coaches who have played at a high level and/or coach elite basketball.

We select outstanding people we believe are of high integrity and character, work ethic and willingness to pour their lives into helping athletes be their best. We work hard to hire college players and coaches, along with high school coaches who are dynamic and competent teachers of the game.

The NBC Difference
Unlike other camp programs where skills training falls under the expertise of the camp director, NBC Camps has built a program of training to help each camper walk out of camp a better player and person.  Our site directors work as event managers helping to run a great week of camp and facilitating the implementation of our specific camp expectations.   Our basketball instruction is based on skill curriculum and talent development we believe are essential to take your game to the next level.   Though coaching styles and drills may change, our master teachers receive DVDs, lesson plans, and detailed training on how to maximize this week of camp.  Coaching at camp is much different than coaching a team.  With over 40 years experience, our goal is to give you the best basketball and life skills instruction possible.


Coach the game at a world class level.  FAB 4
• Protect the ball
• Play with quickness and intensity
• Play Smart
• Finish the play


Teach by living valuable skills for life.   LIFE 4
• Guard your heart
• Live with love & intensity
• Be smart by seeking out wisdom
• Finish strong, never give up

TEC Method
The ability to know, understand and apply is the heart of NBC’s Teach, Encourage, Correct method.  True teaching takes place when the student knows how to reproduce the skill and self-correct the skill when it is wrong.

Camp Details

Find out more about NBC TOTAL at Prairie College in Three Hills, Alberta including sample schedule and more for the summer.

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NBC TOTAL Basketball Camp
Dates:  August 20 - 25
Daily Times: Overnight | Extended Day 8:30am - 10:00pm
Age Group: Boys and Girls 15 - 19 years of age

Maximum 30 Boys and 30 Girls 

TOTAL is NBC Camps' premier camp for serious athletes who want to succeed in post-secondary basketball.  

  • College Style Practices
  • Seminars in Leadership, Sports Psychology, Getting Recruited and more
  • Weight Training, Nutrition, and Plyometrics
  • Evaluation of where each athlete currently stands
  • Detailed game plan for each athlete to play college basketball
  • Swimming
  • Team Uniforms
  • Games versus college athletes

Basketball Hoopgear


Get amazing gear at a discounted cost and pick it up at camp when you arrive.  Sweatshirt, reversible performance jersey, and super cool basketball backpack for $189. Hoopgear price includes shipping and tax. Plus add the one-of-a-kind Crowell Pure Shooting Ball designed by NBC Founder Fred Crowell as a great tool to improve shooting for $230. Call 1-800-406-3926 to order your gear or select it when you register online.



Rick Down Athletic Centre (RDAC) The RDAC as a hub of sports and recreation. This multi-purpose facility is the home of Prairie Pilots Athletics, Prairie's intramural program and health and wellness facilities. It includes a centre feature court as well as three individual courts that can be configured for basketball, volleyball, futsal (indoor soccer), racquet sports, and a variety of other court-based sports. It also houses a rock climbing wall, fitness equipment, flexible seating for 1000 spectators, concessions, and full change room facilities. 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 am Morning Individual Workouts
  • 8:00 am Breakfast
  • 9:00 am AM Session: Weight Training, Speed Explosion, Position Work, Shooting Development,
  • 12:00 am Lunch
  • 1:00 pm Classroom: Video breakdown, leadership development, sports psychology, getting recruited
  • 1:30 pm PM Session: Team Time focused on university style practices: Full court transition games, motion offense and team concepts
  • 5:00 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Evening Program and Leadership Groups
  • 8:00 pm Night Basketball Event
  • 10:30 pm Lights Out

Camper Reviews

Angela H Camper

  • 5/5.
Great Program!

Real confidence builder. Great program all around!

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Elyott C Camper

  • 5/5.
Unique Camp!

Very unique camp, had tons of fun meeting people, playing good basketball, getting tons of useful and wise expertise from a wide variety of speakers and coaches

  • 5/5.
Level of Intensity!

I really liked the level of intensity- it was challenging, it made me a better player, I learned a lot and it was a lot of fun.

Jennifer K.Parent

  • 5/5.
Loved it!

We knew that this was your top camp in Canada so we knew it would be a good experience based on our other NBC experiences. This camp so far exceeded anything we could have hoped for. I cannot thank you enough for what you have given my son! Based on what we saw and why Alex shared I could write a small book! 

J. GilbertParent

  • 5/5.
Great Experience

Our son had a great experience at camp and came home full of enthusiasm and energy. Thank you again to you and your coaching staff for providing a truly wonderful experience, and we look forward to seeing you again next year.

E. ChangCamper

  • 4/5.
So much fun!

I just got home from TOTAL last week and it was so much fun!  I had a really great experience!  Thanks so much again. 

K. WoodruffParent

  • 5/5.
Loved Camp

My son has been to NBC for 4 years and just attended your TOTAL college prep camp.  H loves your camps and all that he has learned and the great atmosphere there. 

Clinic Dates & Prices

Programs: NBC TOTAL Camp

Age Group: 15 - 19
Gender: Boys and Girls


Overnight: $975.00 CAD

Extended Day: $925.00 CAD

* Please note dates, times, and availability are subject to change.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-406-3926 we would be happy to help you.