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Girls Wheelchair Basketball

UW-Whitewater Women's Wheelchair Basketball Camp

To ensure the safety of campers and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has made the difficult decision to cancel all overnight summer camps.  But don’t despair: #WarhawkCamps will go on!  We are hosting a series of online events to keep your campers active.  Check them out here:  More camps are being added daily!  Be sure to check back often.  In the meantime, stay safe and please direct your questions to

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This camp is available to women of ALL ages, who have an interest in improving their wheelchair basketball skills. Attendees will gain a unique experience of working closely with other female athletes and coaches. All levels of basketball experience are encouraged to attend. Camp staff will include Paralympians, current and former student-athletes from UW-Whitewater, and other highly qualified individuals. All attendees should have the desire to learn, play hard, and have FUN!

Date: Sunday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Limited to the first 30 registrants.


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Register Online Closed

Registrations accepted online until noon on 6/24/20. Contact to see if we can accept registrations on the day of the event.

Resident Camper: $420

Resident campers will be housed in one of the residence halls located on the UW-Whitewater campus. The residence hall has a secured entrance and the campers are monitored by the residence hall directors, assistants, and by our own camp counseling staff. Roommate requests made by online registration closing date will be honored when possible; otherwise campers are paired by age and gender. Developing new friends is encouraged. Rooms are double occupancy only. Please note that our residence halls are not air conditioned. We strongly advise campers to bring a fan if possible. The bathrooms and showers offer clean, individual stalls for privacy. Resident campers will have three well-balanced meals each full day. Meals are included in the registration fee.

Commuter Camper: $350

Commuters are campers who elect not to stay overnight in the residence halls. Commuters will not receive a room key for the residence hall but are welcome to socialize in the residence hall with camp friends during breaks. Commuters do not eat breakfast on campus but will be provided with lunch and dinner. Commuters will be able to go to the residence halls between sessions with camp friends if they choose. The authorized driver can pick up the commuter camper at the conclusion of camp each day after checking out with staff.

Resident Attendant Fee : $210

Attendant will be housed in one of the residence halls located on UW-Whitewater campus.  Rooms are double occupancy only.  Roommate requests will be honored when possible; otherwise attendants will be paired with other attendants by gender.  Resident Attendant will have three well-balanced meals each full day.  Meals are included in the registration fee.

Commuter Attendant Fee: $100

Commuter attendants have the option to eat lunch and dinner with camper.  

Group Discount:

Receive $30 off each registration when five (5) or more register to attend this event from the same school. Make sure to check "Group Discount" in the registration if you believe you qualify.  Discounts cannot be applied after you register and pay. You will be charged $30 if less than five (5) do not attend this event from your school.

Fee Includes

The resident camper fee covers lodging, meals, instructional materials, a camp  clothing*and insurance. The commuter camper fee includes noon and evening meals, instructional materials, a camp clothing* and insurance.  The attendant fee covers lodging and meals.  Resident attendant fee includes meals and lodging.  Commuter attendant fee includes meals.

*Clothing is guaranteed if registered by 6/5/20.


All registrant accounts must be paid in full three weeks (21 days) prior to the start of the event.  Registrants with outstanding balances after payment is due in full are subject to being removed from the event roster without refund. Please contact Continuing Education Services at prior to this deadline if extenuating circumstances prevent you from completing a payment.

In the event of a cancellation, Continuing Education Services should be notified no later than 21 days before the start date of the event session in order to receive a refund, less the $100 non-refundable deposit. Cancellation requests received less than 21 days from the start of the event will receive a refund minus a 50% late cancellation fee of event cost. Cancellations due to medical reasons will receive a full refund, less the $100 non-refundable deposit, if the cancellation is requested and medical documentation is provided prior to the start of the event. Valid medical cancellations must include a signed letter from a licensed physician to qualify. NO REFUNDS will be given for withdrawal due to early departures, disciplinary reasons or no show after the event has started.

All cancellation requests must be submitted to; provide registrant's name, event title and medical documentation, if applicable. Refunds will be returned to name and address of payer.

We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in such a case, all fees paid will be refunded or the registrant can choose to apply fees to a different summer event.

Received an Award, Sponsorship or Discount?

For those participants who will be receiving a sponsorship to attend this event: Register and use the promo code your sponsor gave you. The sponsorship will be deducted from your invoice.  Any remaining balance remains the participant's responsibility. Any cancellations will result in the sponsorship funds being returned to the supporting organization.

Any qualifying discounts given by the event will not be applied after you have paid in full. Be sure to use the promo code at check out to receive your discount. You will be charged if you do not qualify for requested discount at the start of event.

A processing fee will be assessed if a refund is issued due to overpayment on your account.

Questions, received an award/scholarship without a promo code or want to use two promo codes? Please call Continuing Education Services at 262-472-3165 or email

Want to Sponsor a Registrant?

You can sponsor a registrant and cover all or partial fees. We have received requests in the past from schools, companies, organizations, friends and family members that would like to send their chosen registrant to a specific event. If you would like to sponsor a registrant, you can request a promo code that you may give to your chosen registrant. Click here for more details.

Confirmation Emails

Once you register a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically email accounts used from and are blocked from receiving notifications from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.

Info Packet

Pre camp information will be available on this website three weeks prior to the start of camp. Pre camp information includes medication requirements (complete only if taking meds at this event), parking details, check-in and out times with locations, confirmed daily schedule, mailing address for camper mail, what to bring and other important information you will need to know before attending camp. If any medical information changes, it is your responsibility to notify Continuing Education Services at

Info Packet Available 3 weeks prior to event

Check in and Orientation

Resident and commuter campers must check in at the location mentioned in the Info Packet. Parents/guardians are invited to visit with staff members and ask any last minute questions. Please note that there are no structured activities during the check-in period, but residential staff will be in the residence hall to help campers get settled in their rooms and encourage campers to begin getting to know one another in an informal setting. Commuter campers can socialize at the dorms and go with the group to first session.

Arrival/Departure Outside the Event Scheduled Time

If your schedule results in you arriving after the designated check-in or before check-out time, please indicate in your registration the time you will arrive/depart in the “Special Need/Comments” field or email, if changes happened after you registered. On the day of arrival to campus, check the schedule in the Info Packet to see where the group will be at the time of your arrival. Please call the staff number listed in the Info Packet if you have any questions the day you arrive. If there are questions prior to camp, please contact

Frequently Asked Questions

We receive many questions from registrants and guardians.  Click here to review our frequently asked questions about summer camps.

Airport Pickup

Please label all of your wheels, chairs, bags, etc. very distinctly. We will be picking up more than 30 people and taking all the chairs apart. If you do not label them properly, it will be a nightmare putting them back together when we get to Whitewater from the airport. Please label everything clearly! Perhaps with some sort of color code or fun markings that make your things stick out. Please call us or email me with your flight information including airline, flight number, and times at or 262-472-3169.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here. Campus building addresses can be found here.


Parking details will be available in the Info Packet.  Notice: All campus parking lots require a parking permit.  Failure to follow parking regulations will result in a fine.  More information is available on the Visitor Center website.

Terms & Conditions

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. UW-Whitewater will hold all registrants responsible for their conduct.  Serious misconduct or disruption will lead to immediate dismissal from event.  Registrants dismissed from the event will not receive a refund.  Please review the Terms and Conditions for more details.

Be aware that we recommend that all portable electronic devices be left at home, but ultimately it is your decision. We know that parents and children value the ability to be able to call each other at a moment's notice.  For that reason, we do not prohibit cell phones at camp, but ask that cell phone use does not interfere with the event and other participants.  Parents are responsible for setting clear guidelines for cell use with their child.  We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Athletes planning to attend this camp should be extremely independent and have a strong interest in honing their skills in wheelchair basketball. Athletes will participate in a variety of training sessions focusing on both individual and team concepts, and will be instructed by some of the best wheelchair basketball players in the world.

Campers should be prepared for at least seven hours of basketball per day and able to take care of themselves in a university setting. Participation will be limited to 30 athletes.

The over-arching goal of this camp is to offer participants the opportunity to have fun, gain greater awareness of their abilities, and building self-confidence through the game of basketball. Participants will also have the opportunity to spend a week on a completely accessible campus, experiencing university life, and gaining the experience of being away from home. All campers are under the supervision of professional and highly trained staff.

Typical Day One Schedule

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Check In (including Commuters)
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Open Gym/Chair prep/equipment check
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Open Gym/ Camper Introducations
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Skills Test/Instruction
9:00 p.m. Commuters Leave
9:45 - 10:00 p.m. Free Time
10:00 p.m. All students in residence hall

*All times are subject to change, the info packet will have the accurate schedule

Typical Day Two - Three Schedule

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Wakeup/Cleanup
7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Commuters Arrive
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Instruction
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Instruction/Games
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Instruction/Games
9:00 p.m. Commuters Leave
9:00- 10:00 p.m. Free Time
10:15 p.m. All students in residence hall

*All times are subject to change, the info packet will have the accurate schedule

Typical Final Day Schedule

7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Wakeup/Cleanup
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast in residence hall
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Check out of residence hall

*All times are subject to change, the info packet will have the accurate schedule


All facilities, including gymnasiums, tennis courts, track, and University Fitness Center, are completely accessible. Our facilities feature the latest in Nautilus strength training equipment and aerobic training machines. All areas are accessible and checked well in advance to verify their appropriateness.

Camp Staff

Christina Schwab, Camp Director

Christina Schwab
Christina Schwab is the second head coach in the history of the UW-Whitewater women's wheelchair basketball team. She has played at all levels in the sport of wheelchair basketball including the US National Team, competing in five Paralympic Games and winning gold medals at the 2004, 2008 and 2016 games. Her coaching experience spans from coaching at numerous UW-Whitewater & USA developmental camps to the junior level with the Denver Rolling Nuggets as well as the collegiate level with her alma mater.

Jeremy Lade, Assistant Camp Director

Jeremy Lade

Jeremy Lade will lead a very talented and knowledgeable staff of national, intercollegiate, and community-based players and coaches. Jeremy has been a member of the USA National team program since 2001 and has won several gold, silver, and bronze medals at various competitions throughout the world. He was the captain of Warhawk National Championship Wheelchair Basketball teams in 2003 and 2004 and was named National Player of the Year in 2005. Jeremy is the only individual to earn Intercollegiate National Championships in wheelchair basketball as both a player and a coach.

Additional Staff

  • Desiree Miller
  • Becca Murry
  • Patty Cisneros Prevo


Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

By registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.  Any media shared with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on social media or use of its hashtags grants the University use to media for any purpose.