Maine Red Claws Traveling Summer Youth Camp Stops in Brewer 

”Healthy living while learning basketball” That was the message today as the Maine Red Claws brought their traveling summer youth camp to the Dunkin Donuts on Shilling Street in Brewer.Kids of all ages learned basketball basics from Red Claws head coach Austin Ainge.With the Bangor-Brewer area being a hotbed for high school basketball, it only made sense for the Red Claws to make a visit to the area. It’s all part of the Red Claws plan to give back to the community of young fans that support them all year long. Prescott Rossi has more.While there was plenty of fun in the sun for the kids at today’s clinic, red claws head coach austin ainge did make them work hard.Austin Ainge – Maine Red Claws Head Coach”We had a whole range of skill levels and ages. We had some good players. It’s good to learn that it takes hard work and hopefully they got a little better today.”Even though they are only kids, they understand the importance of hard work and it doens’t hurt their love of basketball.Garrett Mullen – Hermon”I liked it because you could run around and play basketball.”Nick Lakeman – Holden”I love the game becase it’s fun and it helps me exercise and all that stuff.”For Austin Ainge, the hope is that the kids use the discipline gained at the camp and apply that to their everyday life.”A healthy living is a habit that’s best started young and it’s hard to have success in many other areas of life if you’re not physically healthy so it’s good for these kids to start young.”Brewer is just the 3rd stop in a 13 location statewide tour for the Red Claws. Tomorrow they’ll be at the Dunkin Donuts on North Street in Houlton.