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Patrick Crarey’s Summer Basketball Skills Clinic For Ages 6-16 Scheduled for June 19-23 at WAU

Takoma Park, Md. (April 10, 2017) Patrick Crarey’s Basketball Skills Clinic for ages 6-16 will again be held at Washington Adventist University (WAU) in June. This year, the basketball camp will be held the week of June 19-23.

Patrick E. Crarey II is the WAU Director of Athletics, and he also serves as the head coach for the University’s Shock Men’s Basketball team. This year, he was awarded a plaque that recognizes him for his leadership and 100th win. The WAU Shock Men’s Basketball team finished this year’s season with a 22-7 record and the title of 2017 AII (Association of Independent Institutions) Division II Men’s Basketball Champions.

This will be the seventh basketball camp that Coach Crarey has conducted at Washington Adventist University for local children. During the camp, participants learn and practice basketball skills and the importance of team work, all while having fun.

Participants in last year’s camp numbered 46, and 40 children participated the year before. For more information, contact Coach Crarey at or 301-512-7591. To register, go to

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Washington Adventist University is Montgomery County’s only four-year private college. Part of the Seventh-day Adventist system of higher education, Washington Adventist University has been educating college students since 1904 on a 19-acre campus in suburban Takoma Park, close to the nation’s capital. Approximately 1,100 students of all faiths participate in the university’s nine graduate and 42 undergraduate programs. The 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked Washington Adventist University among the best regional colleges in the north.

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