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Kobe Bryant Basketball Academy July 10th to July 14th, 2013 at UC Santa Barbara, California
$600 Enrollment Fee for Day Camp Registration
$725 Enrollment Fee for Night Camp Registration

Kobe Bryant Basketball Academy Introduction

Designed and led by Kobe Bryant and his experienced coaching staff, learn the fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, rebounding, passing and defense at this summer basketball camp in Santa Barbara, CA. Learn more below.



All Kobe Basketball Academy Campers must be between the ages of 8 and 18 years old. Boys and girls welcome. Campers may not be high school graduates.


Check-in: 2:30pm - 4:00pm on July 9th.

For detailed instructions and times, registered campers should login and download the Welcome Package (PDF).

Day Campers participate in all of the activities of the camp at a reduced rate. Day campers commute to the camp each day and should bring all the necessary gear and apparel each day in an athletic bag. All Day Campers will be required to report to camp at 8:45am each day and should be picked up around 9:00pm. Day Campers have the right to eat breakfast daily if they choose to and are required to eat lunch and dinner at the dining hall with Overnight Campers. If the camper chooses to eat breakfast with Overnight Campers, drop off time at the cafeteria should be such that the camper has sufficient time for breakfast. Day campers should not bring watches, radios, MP3 players, telecommunications devices, automobiles and other items. The Kobe Basketball Academy will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.


Check-in: 1:00pm - 4:00pm on July 9th.

For detailed instructions and times, registered campers should login and download the Welcome Package (PDF).

Overnight Campers must bring the following to camp: towels, washcloths, personal hygiene items, sheets, blankets, sleeping bags, pillows, basketball footwear, socks, shorts, t-shirts, warm clothing (Sweat suit, hooded sweatshirt, etc.) athletic bag and alarm clock. Overnight Campers should also bring a change of clothes for each day and/or detergent for washing clothes. It is recommended that each camper’s apparel is marked with the person’s name to avoid confusion over items. Overnight campers should not bring watches, radios, MP3 players, televisions, telecommunications devices, automobiles, computers and/or other items. The Kobe Basketball Academy will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.


For cancellation before June 9th, the camper will receive a partial refund with a $200 administration fee deducted from original cost. There will be no refunds for cancellations after June 9th.


For questions or support please visit our updated FAQ page.


All roommate requests MUST be made on or before June 9th. Any requests made after June 20th will not be guaranteed. Kobe Basketball Academy will make every effort to accommodate camper roommate requests. However, there will be no roommate request granted on registration day.


Violations of camp regulations such as willful damage to UCSB property and inappropriate behavior deemed detrimental to the camp and campers will result in immediate dismissal from the Kobe Basketball Academy. There will be no refund of registration fees should a camper be dismissed from camp.


Kobe Basketball Academy will be conducted on the beautiful campus of UC Santa Barbara. Located in Santa Barbara, California near the beach communities of Goleta and Isla Vista.

UCSB has the finest gyms and recreation centers. Games will be played indoors and outdoors. To learn more about UCSB, please visit the campus website at www.ucsb.edu.

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Campers must provide their own medical insurance. Professional medical trainers are on duty at all times. Doctors are on constant call and hospital facilities are readily accessible. Because of the rigorous daily schedule, each camper should come to camp in excellent condition. Every conceivable effort is made to protect the camper’s health and safety through the extensive training of our medical staff, constant inspection of equipment, and supervision. Cost of treatment of injuries and hospitalization for illness or injuries while attending the Kobe Basketball Academy will be the responsibility of the parent or guardian of the participant. Any Insurance carried by the parent or guardian may be used to defray such medical and hospital costs. The camp staff assumes no responsibility for accidents or illness. We will not accept a camper with pre-existing medical problems unless we have been notified prior to registration. Please fill in the proper information on the application. The camper will not be admitted to the camp without the proper insurance information and signature of parent or guardian. Should he/she require any special medical attention or is required to take any special medicine; the camp director requires that you document such needs. Please attach such information to your camp application.

Kobe Bryant will be on-site conducting lectures, instructing, interacting with campers and demonstrating basketball drills. Each camper will receive a team photo with Kobe and one signed personal autograph from Kobe. No non-NBA licensed Adidas items will be signed. Kobe Basketball Academy will not be responsible for lost or stolen signed or unsigned items and paraphernalia..