Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Summer
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Girls’ Basketball Camp

Girls entering kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to hone their basketball skills at Darlington this summer. Our camp, led by girls' varsity head coach Samantha Rush assisted by high school and college players, will teach and reinforce fundamental skills—shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, defending, and setting and using screens.

Campers are given individual attention in station drills stressing critical fundamentals and competitive advantages. Compete daily in shooting and team play. Learn how to work hard and encourage teammates, while enjoying competition—a winning combination that enhances your self-esteem and makes you a successful player.

  • Fundamentals of dribbling, passing, and shooting
  • Proper positioning for defensive play
  • The importance of player positioning on the basketball court
  • Breakdown of guard and post play offensively and defensively

About the director
Samantha Rush
 is head coach of the girls' varsity basketball team at Darlington. She has taught history at Darlington since 2016 and led the middle school basketball team to three consecutive area championships in 2019, 2020, and 2021. A graduate of Armuchee High School, Rush played basketball at Shorter College from 1995 to 1999, while earning her B.S. in Education. She was All Conference 1996-1997, All Conference 1998-1999, and team captain in 1998-1999. After college, she coached basketball at Oglethorpe University, Cedartown High School and Pepperell Middle School before being hired at Darlington. 


Samantha Rush
(706) 314-3682


May 28 – 31
9 a.m.–noon




Van Es Arena - Huffman
1014 Cave Spring Rd
Rome, GA 30161