The GSU women's basketball staff is preparing for a busy summer, including summer camps for youth, as well as the individual conditioning work for the 2012-13 GSU team.

The GSU basketball team reports for summer school on June 4 and will be here working with the strength and conditioning coaches, as well as individual skill sessions with the coaches. All but two of the members of the team will be able to attend.

Five different camps for the public will be organized by the GSU staff during the summer.

The first team camp begins at the GSU Sports Arena on Friday and Saturday, June 8-9. Team camps feature challenging competition from around the southeast. Each participating team is guaranteed at least seven games officiated by certified referees. Varsity, junior varsity and AAU teams will compete. The games are conducted utilizing Georgia high school rules and regulations to ensure quality of play and improvement of the teams. The second team camp follows Friday and Saturday, June 22-23. Click here for the registration form.

Individual day camps will be held away from Georgia State. The GSU coaches will instruct at the Smyrna Rec Center in Coach Sharon Baldwin-Tener's hometown in suburban Atlanta on Monday and Tuesday, June 11 and 12. The 9 a.m.-3 p.m. sessions are for girls between grades 1 through 12.  The second Individual camp will take place in Cartersville on Monday and Tuesday, June 18-19. Click here for the registration form.

The fifth event organized by GSU coaches is an Elite Position Camp on Sunday, August 5 at the GSU Sports Arena. The Elite Position Camp will offer specific tips on enhanced ball handling, sharper shooting, improved decision making, stronger post moves, develop better passing skills and work on communication skills among teammates. Intense, individualized instruction from Georgia State coaching staff in the player's preferred position is given.

Discounts of $10 off each camper can be allowed for groups of 5 or more if arranged in advanced with Coach Wyatt. ( Athletes in grades 8-12 are welcome to attend the intense four-hour session from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Click here for the registration form.

As always, the summer is full of planning meetings for the league, for the team's strategic basketball plan, for the hectic July recruiting for the 2013-14 assignements and recruits to watch and the usual day-to-day projects.