Lake Norman's Higher Level Basketball Camp

J.V. Washam Elementary School
9611 Westmoreland Road
Cornelius, NC 28031

*July 22-July 25 Boys & Girls ages 11-14 (6:00pm-8:30pm) $75.00
*July 29-Aug 1 Boys & Girls ages 7-10 (6:00pm-8:00pm) $65.00 (NO LONGER ALLOWING SIGN UPS FOR 7-10 CAMP)

*Campers all receive a camp t-shirt
*Deadline for sign ups July 15 (registration will close after we reach 30 camper maximum per camp)

What We Do

*Lake Norman's Higher Level Basketball Camp features teaching the basic skills and fundamentals of the game with individual attention given to each camper.

*Our coaches want to make the most of every day and will instruct all campers with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.

*Camp Breakdown
Learning proper fundamentals
-ball handling
-playing without the ball

*The coaches expect the campers to display great sportsmanship and it is our goal for each individual to have fun while gaining valuable knowledge about the game of basketball.

Camp Director (Don LaRotonda)


Don began working at basketball camps in 1990. He was able to learn from some outstanding coaches at camps like Niagara University's Purple Eagles Camp, Seton Hall University's Pirate Camp, and Syracuse University's Big Orange Camp. After 12 years of coaching at these various camps Don set out to develop a camp that would be fun for kids and would teach them the skills necessary to be successful in the game of basketball.

Don LaRotonda's coaching career (19years)

Don began his coaching career as an Assistant coach at the State University at Brockport College. From there he returned home to Buffalo and became the Junior Varsity and Head Assistant Varsity basketball coach at renowned St. Joes Collegiate High School. Don relocated to Charlotte in 1996 and has enjoyed success at West Mecklenburg High School, Coulwood Middle School, Hough High School and is presently coaching at Bailey Middle School.