Each year, Four County Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) offers all-expense-paid summer basketball camp scholarships for middle school students (rising sixth and seventh graders). Young men who will be in 6th or 7th grade during the 2023-2024 school year can apply for a scholarship through their local electric cooperative to attend the Carolina Basketball School June 17-21, 2023 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Young ladies who will be in 6th or 7th grade during the 2023-2024 school year can apply for a scholarship through their local electric cooperative to attend the Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp in June at N.C. State University in Raleigh. Final dates will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
2023 Camp Dates
- Male Camp at Chapel Hill: June 17-21, 2023
- Female Camp at N.C. State: camp dates announced in the coming weeks
Students can download an application beginning January 1, 2023. Four County EMC will select one student for each camp in a competitive process based on academics, extracurricular activities, and a short essay. Rising sixth and seventh graders are eligible to apply and the final deadline is March 31.
Not only does the program allow North Carolina middle school students to spend time on a college campus, but it also gives them the opportunity to receive individual and group instruction from two successful collegiate coaches to enhance their basketball skills.
The Touchstone Energy Sports Camps program provides a unique educational and athletic opportunity for outstanding students across our state and is yet another way cooperatives are demonstrating their commitment to North Carolina communities.