The West Linn great will lead the camp in four sessions during June and August.
West Linn is home to NBA star Payton Pritchard, and Pritchard is West Linn boys basketball.
Pritchard — now a member of the Boston Celtics — will be back in town to help run the annual Payton Pritchard Basketball Camp at West Linn High School at the end of June and start of August.
The Payton Pritchard Basketball Camp will focus on ball handling, shooting, footwork skill development, scrimmaging and games.
Pritchard will help run the camp along with his father, Terry Pritchard.
The event costs $350 per camper. Camp date are set from: June 27-29, with players in grades 3-6 due from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and players in grades 7-10 due from noon to 3 p.m.; and Aug. 1-3, with players in grades 3-6 due from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and players in grades 7-10 due from noon to 3 p.m.
Campers should bring a basketball (each camper should make sure their name is on the ball) and a water bottle. Space is limited so campers are encouraged to sign up early by clicking here.
Camp directors are: Terry Pritchard, the founder of AAU Club Team FAST. Terry Pritchard has coached numerous male and female athletes who have earned D1 scholarships. He played football at the University of Oklahoma and has deep experience with performance training, fundamental skill development and team coaching experience.
Payton Pritchard won four consecutive state titles with West Linn High School and was named 2014 and 2015 Todd Pratt Player of the Year, Oregon Class 6A Player of the Year, 2015 Gatorade Oregon Player of the Year and was a four-star recruit in the ESPN rankings.
As a senior at the University of Oregon, Pritchard was one of the best players in collegiate basketball. He eventually became Oregon’s all-time assists leader and was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year. Pritchard was also a consensus All-American selection and was awarded the Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard. Pritchard was selected with the 26th pick in the first round of the 2020 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics.