Summer Camp Program Sponsored by Inova Health System

MYSTICS LAUNCH CAMPS + CLINICS INITIATIVE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Mystics is launching its new Camps + Clinics initiative. The Camps + Clinics initiative, sponsored by Inova Health System, will host the Mystics first annual youth basketball summer camp program. The camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and will focus on basketball fundamentals with direct instruction from professionals including former University of Maryland standout, Christy Winters-Scott and former WNBA players Monique Ambers and Jessie Hicks. In addition, campers will receive instructions from current Washington Mystics coaches and players.

“We are extremely excited about introducing a youth basketball camp program this summer. Our roster is comprised of elite, world-class athletes and the camp program gives the area’s youth participants the only local opportunity to enhance their skill sets, from beginner to advanced, with direction from professional players and staff,” said David Deal, Senior Director of Business Development. “We have 20 camps scheduled for the inaugural summer with locations throughout the Greater Washington area and will look to build upon the program with various clinics and camps throughout the calendar year.”

Every camper will receive an official camp T-shirt, camp photo, voucher to 2010 Mystics Camper Appreciation Night on Friday, August 20, drawstring backpack, and certificate of participation. For more information on the Camps + Clinic initiative, visit www.washingtonmystics.com/camps.

The following is a list of the 20 camps that will take place this summer:

Dates Location
June 21-25 Oakland Terrace Elementary School
June 28 – July 2 McClean School of Maryland
June 28 – July 9 Congressional School of Virginia – AM*
June 28 – July 9 Congressional School of Virginia – PM*
July 5-9 Marshall Middle School
July 12-16 Gibbs Elementary School
July 12-16 Heritage High School
July 12-16 William Ramsay Recreation Center
July 19-23 Kenmore Middle School
July 19-23 North Bethesda Middle School
July 26-30 Banneker Middle School
July 26-30 Sandy Spring Friends School
August 2-6 Capital Sports Complex
August 2-6 Fairfax High School
August 9-13 The Show Place Arena
August 9-13 Discovery Sports Center – Girls Only*
August 16-20 Kenmore Middle School
August 16-20 Manassas Park Community Center
August 23-27 Falls Church Community Center
August 23-27 Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center

*Operation hours and pricing varies from camp norm

Washington Mystics season and group tickets for the 2010 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com.

The Washington Mystics organization is dedicated to providing affordable entertainment, serving as an impactful community partner and maintaining accessibility to positive female role models. Supported by passionate fans, the Mystics are elite, hardworking athletes continually striving to win a Championship.