NH Hoop Skills Basketball Camp will follow CDC and NH Sports Center COVID-19 guidelines.  

Our camp provides fun-filled instruction and emphasis on the fundamentals of basketball. Beginning players will receive instruction in the basic fundamentals, rules and sportsmanship. The more experienced players will be challenged in skill development and competitive opportunities.



A New Hampshire native and 15th year SNHU women's basketball head coach, Pinkos brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to NH Hoop Skills.


Coach Pinkos has over 30 years of camp experience as a player, camp counselor, assistant director, and current 14th year director at NH Hoop Skills.


Her 16 years as a division I assistant coach and fifteen years as a head coach provides this camp with great leadership.


NH Hoop Skills has tripled in numbers over the past 14 years! We are thrilled to have the opportunity to share our expertise while developing the future basketball talent in the NH area.




Grades 2 - 9


New England Sports Center

7 A St, Derry, NH 03038

Derry, NH


Session One 

June 21-24, 2021


Sessions Run

Mon - Thurs, 9AM - 3PM



$100 deposit due before

June 1 for first session  

*All money is due by first day of camp

Checks payable to NH Hoop Skills, LLC

still mail to SNHU 

2500 North River Rd,

Manchester, NH 03106

Contact me directly for Venmo

Paypal does charge a fee for credit cards, to avoid fee, you can pay by check.

Why NH 

Hoop Skills?

 Footwork and balance skills

Fundamental skills: ball handeling, shooting, defensive concepts, passing techniques

Basketball concepts: 1 on 1, 2 on 2, 3 on 3, and 5 on 5

Team practice and games

Daily lectures

Breakdown drills focusing on offensive and defensive concepts

Skill stations

Low camper to staff ratio

SNHU strength and conditioning introduction 

Frequently asked questions

What does a typical camp day consist of?

A typical NH Hoop Skills Camp Day looks like this: 9:00 am - Attendance, warmup 10:00 am - Skill stations 10:45 am - Break 11:00 am - 5 v 5 games 12:00 pm - Lunch 12:30 pm - Sorry, no pool this year! 1:00 pm - Lecture 1:30 pm - Daily contest (3v3, free-throw, 1v1, etc.) 2:00 pm - Daily activity 2:15 pm - 5v5 games 2:45 pm - Camp wrap-up 3:00 pm - Camp adjourns

When can I make my final payment?

If you have already paid your deposit, your final balance will be payable at registration. Cash, checks, and bank checks are all accepted at this time. You can also pay online on the Register page. Please contact me if you would like to use Venmo.

Can I register the day of camp?

Although we strongly recommend campers to be registered and signed up before the start of camp, campers are able to register on the day of. Registration begins at 8:30 am in the lobby of the Sports Center on the first day of camp.

Are there any special drop-off/pick-up instructions?

Camp will begin promptly at 9:00 am every morning, and will end at 3:00 pm every evening. Campers can be dropped off as early as 8:30 am, and can be picked up until 3:15 pm. NH Hoop Skills LLC is not responsible for supervision of any camper other than hours listed.

Who are the best contacts in case of an emergency?

In case of an emergency, please contact: Karen Pinkos, Head Women's Basketball Coach SNHU 603-645-9662 The New England Sports Center number is 603-537-9663 for urgent calls.

What type of gear/equipment should I come prepared with?

Campers should wear athletic socks, cool and comfortable clothing, and preferably basketball sneakers. Running sneakers are not recommended due to the likelihood of ankle injuries. A water bottle labeled with the campers name is also recommended. We do have optional theme days to add a little camp fun! We will post on Facebook for Tuesday, Weds and Thursday. The camp store will also be opened and available at various times throughout the day. The store consists of water, Powerade, and snacks. Campers must bring extra money in order to make purchases from the store.

Will lunch be provided?

No! Lunch is NOT provided, and each camper is responsible for bringing her own. We are looking into pizza options this summer otherwise, please be prepared to bring your own. Help session, extra time after lunch will be allotted for extra help and camp games.

Will any basketball be played outdoors?

No, not this year at the NE Sports Center.