NBC Girls Basketball Travel Team Tour to Italy
EXPLORE ITALY, PLAY BASKETBALL, AND IMPROVE AS A LEADER AND ATHLETE!
NBC Travel Teams is now accepting applications for athletes to be a part of the NBC Girls Basketball team headed to Italy. Experience Italian culture, improve your basketball and leadership skills, and have one of the greatest experiences of your life!
Athlete highlights on this tour often include exploring the famous sites of Italy, such as The Colosseum, The Vatican, Trevi Fountain, and the canals of Venice, as well as competing against local teams in cities around Rome and Venice!
Travel on this team is by application only and is based on athlete's talent and character. If you would like to apply for this tour, you can complete the 2024 NBC Travel Team Application Packet below.
- Develop your leadership skills through a team leadership journal
- 3 day intensive training camp at the beginning of tour
- Experience Italian cities such as Rome, Venice and the Vatican
- Compete with amazing teammates from all over the US and Canada
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2024 TOUR INFORMATION
Girls Basketball Travel Team to Italy
Dates: Early to Mid July 2024
Age Group: Girls ages 16 - 18
Total Cost: TBA
TRAVEL TEAM SELECTION
Every year NBC selects athletes who demonstrate exceptional skill and outstanding character to represent NBC Camps playing basketball on an NBC Travel Team. Athletes that are nominated by their NBC coaches at a camp will be invited to apply for tour. High school coaches and club team coaches may also submit a nomination for an athlete based on ability and attitude. You must be 15 years or older by June 1, 2024 to participate in 2024 Travel Teams.
In order to apply, athletes must complete the 2024 Travel Team Application Packet which includes: Athlete Application form, 2 completed Confidential Reference forms, Parent/Guardian Recommendation form, and schedule/complete a phone interview with the NBC Travel Team Director. The $1,500 non-refundable deposit is due once an athlete is accepted onto an NBC Travel Team.
This packet contains all forms needed to apply for a 2024 NBC Travel Team.
QUESTIONS? 1-800-406-3926 ext 135 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgShow Less See More Camp Details
The tour begins with training camp which is held before the team leaves for Italy. Training camp is located near Seattle, WA and is required for all travel team athletes as it is an important time for teammates to get to know each other and prepare to compete overseas. Included in the cost for tour is all lodging, two meals per day, sightseeing, local guide/coordinator, ground transportation, uniforms, and a travel bag with athlete journal. You will have the opportunity to meet peers from around the world and to grow as a person and athlete. This is a great opportunity to study history first hand and gain a global perspective while playing the sport you love.
NBC TRAVEL TEAMS MISSION
NBC Travel Teams have been sending out teams from our camps for over forty years, in over 20 countries. NBC Travel Teams aim to give athletes a transformative experience with good mentorship and friendships, new cultural experiences, and international competition. Travel teams strive to:
- Provide an environment for athletes to grow in life, faith, and leadership skills
- Improve athletic skills through a broad level of competition
- Promote international goodwill and perspective
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:00AM Breakfast and Team Meeting at the hotel
- 9:00AM Vatican Visit- Museums and St. Peter's
- 1:00PM Team lunch, Rome sightseeing
- 4:30PM Board bus for evening game
- 5:30PM Basketball game against local team
- 8:00PM Dinner and then gelato at the Trevi Fountain
- 10:00PM Evening team meeting and check in family
- 11:00PM Lights out
Camp Questions & Answers
WHAT IS TRAINING CAMP?
Training camp takes place at the start of tour and is most often hosted at Black Diamond Camps in Auburn, WA. Training camp is an opportunity for the team to practice and prepare for their time playing together overseas. The team will be challenged through high ropes elements, group development activities, and around four practices during camp. Think summer camp meets NBC - campfires, high ropes course, team games, and basketball. NBC staff and travel team coaches will provide travel safety training and leadership training as well. Training camp starts on the first day of the listed tour dates and is an intensive 2-3 day experience before the team departs for the trip!
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE COST OF TOURS?
The tuition for an NBC Travel Team includes: Training Camp, team transportation to the airport, team international flights, all lodging and international transportation, 2 meals/day, sightseeing activities, a local guide, game/tournament fee’s, and an athlete gear pack which includes a uniform, sweats, a sweatshirt, t-shirts and NBC Travel Team leadership workbook. Not included in tuition: transportation to/from Seattle, WA for tour, passport application fee’s, travel insurance. NBC has lot’s of fundraising ideas, please email the director at email@example.com for ideas and more information if finances are a concern for your athlete to participate on a travel team.
Travel Team Director Breanna Lyons
For questions on this tour please contact Breanna at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-406-3926 ext. 135
Camp Dates & Prices
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