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NBC Camps high school basketball travel team will travel from Seattle, WA to Rome, Italy for a once in a lifetime leadership and sports training tour. Have fun with new teammates and friends as you see the world and play the sport you love!

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.


Highlights Include
  • Experience Italian cities such as Rome, Vatican, and Venice
  • Develop your leadership skills through team training and journals
  • Compete alongside awesome teammates from the US and Canada
  • Three day intensive and fun Training Camp at the beginning of tour
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Camp Details


Boys Basketball Travel Team to Italy
Dates: July 10-21, 2024
Age Group: Boys ages 15-18
Total Cost: $6,500 USD



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 14 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? 800-406-3926 ext 135 or email at travelteams@nbccamps.com

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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, breakfast and dinner on tour, 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 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 Team Meeting and Breakfast at hotel
  • 9:00AM Vatican visit- Museums and St. Peter's
  • 1:30PM Team lunch, Rome sightseeing
  • 4:00PM Board bus for evening game
  • 5:00PM Basketball game against local club team
  • 7:30PM Dinner and then gelato at the Trevi Fountain
  • 9:30PM Return to the hotel, team meeting, check in with family
  • 11:00PM Lights out

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Camp Questions & Answers


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 4 practices throughout 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!


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 travelteams@nbccamps.com for ideas and more information if finances are a concern for your athlete to participate on a travel team.

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.83 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Historical Architecture

    Touring the architecture was my favorite part. The Vatican, Roman temples, churches and all the other great designs and architecture was absoltuley amazing.

    — Karter D.

    • 5/5.
    Amazing Sightseeing

    Sightseeing was amazing, to be able to see what other countries have to offer.

    — Dawson M

    • 5/5.

    Loved it!

    — Jake F

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    • 5/5.
    Strengthened family

    It was a great family project. My parents and I grew closer as we worked hard to do projects to raise money for the tour.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Better Leader

    I became a stronger leader. I learned how to encourage and inspire others.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    Great coach, calm and easy to learn from.

    — John N

Camp Coaches

  • Travel Team Director Breanna Lyons

    For questions on this tour please contact Breanna at travelteams@nbccamps.com or 1-800-406-3926 ext. 135

NBC Boys Basketball Travel Team Tour to Italy

Breanna Lyons, Travel Team Director
Piazza del Colosseo, 1
Rome, Italy 00184
Camp Phone: 1-509-466-4690
Questions? Call 1-800-406-3926

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: International Tour - Italy
Age Group: 14 - 60
Gender: Boys
PLEASE NOTE: Athletes must apply, interview, and be selected in order to register for a travel team. All balances are due by 6/1/2024.
Deposit $1,500.00
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

Tuition $6,500.00
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

*Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
Programs: International Tour - Italy
Age Group: 14 - 60
Gender: Co-Ed
PLEASE NOTE: Athletes must apply, interview, and be selected in order to register for a travel team. All balances are due by 6/1/2024.
Deposit $1,500.00
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

Tuition $6,500.00
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

*Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-406-3926 we would be happy to help you.
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