LEXINGTON - University of Kentucky senior and National Champion Eloy Vargas will conduct a youth basketball camp at Perry County Central High School on Thursday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Vargas, who helped the University of Kentucky men's basketball program capture its eighth national championship last month, will hold the Nation of Blue Championship Camp at PCC.
The Wildcat-led fundamental basketball camp is for boys and girls ages 5-15. Cost of each camp is $70 per participant. Each camper will also need to bring an additional $5 for lunch, which will be held from Noon-1 p.m.
Camp participants will have an opportunity to interact with the national champion throughout the camp. Fundamentals will be covered. Competitions will include Free Throw, Three-Point, 5-on-5 and 1-on-1 vs. Eloy Vargas.
Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt. The camp will also include awards and Kentucky Wildcat merchandise giveaways.
Checks or money orders for the camp should be made payable to Nation of Blue. For more information on the camp, call 606-339-5948.
Eloy will also be doing autograph signings in the area and you can find Eloy at the businesses below.
Monday May 14: South Side Mall in South Williamson, KY 4:30-5:30pm
Tuesday May 15: Billy Ray's Restaurant in Prestonsburg, KY 4:30-5:30pm
Wednesday May 16: Wildcat Wearhouse in Ashland, KY 6-7:30pm
Thursday May 17: Wildcat Wearhouse in Hazard, KY 6-7:30pm
Friday May 18: Wildcat Wearhouse in Pikeville, KY 6-7:30
Saturday May 19: Chrysler on Nicholasville 12-2pm (Free hotdogs and hamburgers)
Saturday May 19 Elizabethtown Town Mall 4:30-6pm
All other players autographed items will also be available while supplies last.
Prices of autograph vary at each location.
Pictures will be available for purchase.