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Duke Baseball Camps

Duke Baseball Camps, hosted on the campus of Duke University in beautiful Durham, North Carolina, provide some of the finest youth and high school baseball camps in the country. We offer a wide range of camps: prospects camps, specialty clinics focusing on specific areas of the game, and traditional summer camps. Whether you are a young player just learning the game, a middle school player ready to take your game up a notch, or a high school player with aspirations of playing at the next level, Duke baseball has a camp to suit your needs.

 

Head Coach Chris Pollard and his staff are present for all camps and take great pride in the quality of instruction, always ensuring a 1 to 8 coach to camper ratio. Each of the camps and/or clinics that are offered at Duke are specifically designed and structured to help build the fundamentals and confidence of the individual player. All Duke Baseball Camps and Clinics are high energy with great attention to detail and safety. We want your experience at Duke baseball camps to exceed your expectations. We look forward to seeing you on our campus.

 

All Duke Baseball Camps are hosted at historic Coombs Field on the campus of Duke University. With a field-turf playing surface, a 6,000 square foot indoor facility(featuring batting cages and indoor mounds), and a covered grandstand with seating capacity for up to 2,000 people, Coombs Field is an ideal venue to host a great baseball camp experience.

 

Our camps range in ages and we should have a program to fit your needs. For questions regarding Duke Baseball Camps contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu or 423-736-6591. Do not miss the opportunity to attend an upcoming Duke Baseball Camp!

 


October 2019

Duke Fall Prospect Camp

10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019 ~ Saturday - Sunday Registration Ends: 10/26/2019$345.00 | Jack Coombs Field 101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

Grades 8-12


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description 

The Duke Baseball Prospect Camp represents a great opportunity for prospective student-athletes, who are committed to playing at the next level to showcase their abilities to top academic college programs, in a camp setting that provides an opportunity to improve and refine their talents. This camp is designed for the high school player who has aspirations of playing baseball at the highest level (College or Pro).

 

We hire other college/high school coaches to work our camps in addition to our Duke Coaches. Other coaches that have worked previous camps have come from the following schools: Harvard, Dartmouth, Columbia, Bucknell, Swarthmore, Davidson, UNCW, Gardner-Webb, Milligan, E. Tennessee St, Bard, Catawba, Pfeiffer, and Belmont Abbey.

 

The intensive two-day format will emphasize individual position play, hitting fundamentals, and live game experience. If you are a prospective student-athlete who wants to play college baseball at a highly academic institution, this is the camp for you! Enrollment is limited to ensure personal attention in each and every aspect of the game, so sign up soon! Previous Prospect Camps have sold out in advance!

 

Schedule
Sat. 9:00am-4:00pm
Sun. 8:00am-4:00pm

 

Players Receive
Quality instruction from some of the top college coaches in the country
2 games 
Baseball performance evaluations
Sports performance lecture and written evaluation
Academic enhancement lectures and Tour of Campus

Camp T-shirt
Meals will be provided as follows: Sat-Lunch/Dinner, Sun-Lunch

 

What to bring
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, cleats/spikes, running shoes or turf shoes, hat, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Catchers must bring their own gear. Helmets will be provided. Every camper in attendance will be given a camp T-Shirt.

 

Discount Opportunity: Duke University Employee Discount (Save 10% Off Camp Price). Contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu or 423-736-6591 for your Duke Employee Discount Code.

 

Waiver Information 

Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available below.  Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form.Download Waiver

 

Directions 

Camp will be conducted at: Jack Coombs Field-101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

 

From RDU Airport (and Points East)
1. Exit the Airport on Westbound I-40
2. After 4 miles, merge on to NC-147N towards 
Durham/Downtown. Exit No. 279B
3. After 8.5 miles, exit Chapel Hill Street. Exit No. 13
4. Chapel Hill Street becomes Duke University Road
5. Proceed to dead end, turn right on HW 751
6. At next stop light (Science Drive), turn right.
7. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points north traveling on S I-85
1. Exit 15-501 Bypass South
2. On 15-501, Exit at HW 751, turn left at the light.
3. Proceed to third light (Science Dr.) and turn left.
4 . Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points south traveling on N I-85
1. Exit on HW 751, Exit No. 170
2. Turn right at first light.
3. Go three miles and at the fourth light, turn left on Science Drive.
4. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information 

For a cost of $30.00 we can provide transportation in either direction to or from the RDU airport. Please contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu or 423-736-6591 to request transportation at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of camp.

 

Merchandise

Duke University Baseball merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

Miscellaneous Information

Refund Policy
After receipt of application, refund for cancellation will be given only if written notification is provided seven or more days prior to the start of camp. The refund will be in full with the exception of a $75.00 processing fee, which is needed to cover costs. Additionally, players have the option to transfer the entire balance towards a future camp if they prefer. If the refund is requested within 7 days of the camp the player will only be offered credit towards a future camp. Without written request prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be processed. All camp credits are good for one year.

 

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

November 2019

Pitching 360

11/22/2019 - 11/24/2019 ~ Friday - Sunday Registration Ends: 11/18/2019$295.00 - $425.00 | Jack Coombs Field 101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

Grades: 6-12


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

This clinic will be instructed by some of the top teachers and instructors in the country:

  • Current MLB and MiLB Players and Coaches
  • Randy Sullivan- Florida Baseball Ranch
  • Russ Orr -Vice President of Performance at EXOS
  • Ciara Burgi Duke Physical Therapist
  • Duke Coaches and Staff

 

Each participant will receive the following:

  • High-speed video analysisof your throwing/ pitch pattern (mechanics).
  • Trackman data report, which will measure velocity, spin rate, tilt, extension, release height, total horizontal & vertical movement of each pitch, visual shape of pitch path.
  • Classroom sessions with P360 manual & hands on training for: Effective Velocity, warmup, arm-care, training all energy systems, long toss, creating movement patterns, identifying throwing inefficiencies, nutrition, recovery, neuromuscular blending, myelination, and elite mindset training.
  • Hands-on instruction with mobility corrective exercises, pitch pattern corrective exercises, throwing drills, power developing movements.
  • Hyper-individualized training plan using the P360 pitching manual designed to maintain arm-health and improve your velocity, command, and development of off-speed pitches.

 

Choose your Session:

 

Attend 2 Day Option:

$295.00 | Early Bird Registration (Ends November 3rd)

$355.00 | Late Registration (November 4th-17th)

 

Attend 3 Day Option:

$365.00 | Early Bird Registration (Ends November 3rd)

$425.00 | Late Registration (November 4th-17th)

 

Schedule:

Registration begins at 5:15 on Friday

Fri. 6:00pm-9:00pm

Sat. 8:30am-4:00pm (1-hour lunch break)

Sun. 8:30am-11:30pm

 

Enrollment:  This camp is exclusive and built for instruction that teaches individualized development. Enrollment is limited to the first 50 who sign-up to maintain a learning enriched training environment.

  

What to bring
Bring glove, sneakers/turfs, baseball cleats, hat, and base-ball pants/sweats

 

Discount Opportunity: Duke University Employee Discount (Save 10% Off Camp Price). Contact Dusty Blake at dusty.blake@duke.edu for your Duke Employee Discount Code.

 

Lunch/ Concessions:There will be a 1 hour lunch break on Saturday. Lunch will be available for purchase on site.

 

Waiver Information

Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available below.  Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form. Download Waiver

 

Directions 

Camp will be conducted at: Jack Coombs Field-101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

 

From RDU Airport (and Points East)
1. Exit the Airport on Westbound I-40
2. After 4 miles, merge on to NC-147N towards 
Durham/Downtown. Exit No. 279B
3. After 8.5 miles, exit Chapel Hill Street. Exit No. 13
4. Chapel Hill Street becomes Duke University Road
5. Proceed to dead end, turn right on HW 751
6. At next stop light (Science Drive), turn right.
7. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points north traveling on S I-85
1. Exit 15-501 Bypass South
2. On 15-501, Exit at HW 751, turn left at the light.
3. Proceed to third light (Science Dr.) and turn left.
4 . Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points south traveling on N I-85
1. Exit on HW 751, Exit No. 170
2. Turn right at first light.
3. Go three miles and at the fourth light, turn left on Science Drive.
4. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information 

For a cost of $30.00 we can provide transportation in either direction to or from the RDU airport. Please contact Dusty Blake at dusty.blake@duke.eduto request transportation at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of camp.

 

Merchandise

Duke University Baseball merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

Miscellaneous Information

After receipt of application, refund for cancellation will be given only if written notification is provided seven or more days prior to the start of camp. The refund will be in full with the exception of a $75.00 processing fee, which is needed to cover costs. Additionally, players have the option to transfer the entire balance towards a future camp if they prefer. If the refund is requested within 7 days of the camp the player will only be offered credit towards a future camp. Without written request prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be processed. All camp credits are good for one year.

 

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

 

 

Pitching 360 - Coaches Clinic

11/22/2019 - 11/24/2019 ~ Friday - Sunday Registration Ends: 11/18/2019$249.00 | Jack Coombs Field 101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

This clinic will be instructed by some of the top teachers and instructors in the country:

  • Randy Sullivan- Florida Baseball Ranch
  • Russ Orr -Vice President of Performance at EXOS
  • Fred Corral Pitching Coach: University of Missouri
  • Drew Thomas Pitching Coach: Coastal Carolina
  • Chris Gordon Director of Operations and Data Analyst: Duke University
  • Chad Sobotka MLB Pitcher: Atlanta Braves
  • Skylar Meade Pitching Coach University of South Carolina
  • Ciara Burgi Physical Therapist: Duke University
  • Dusty Blake Pitching Coach: Duke University

 

This clinic will be instructed by some of the top teachers in the country who will cover topics with information related to:

  • Pitch Data and How to Use It
  • Daily Recovery and Arm-care Routines Based on Workload
  • Acute vs Chronic Workload
  • Pitch Shape Development
  • Pitch Effectiveness
  • Sport Performance Training for Pitchers
  • Individualizing Throwing Programs for Your Pitchers
  • Differential Learning and Constraint Based Practices
  • Dealing With Failure at the Highest Level
  • Hitters Cheat to Gain a Competitive Advantage Over Pitchers
  • How to Give Movement Assessments and Correctives that Can Maximize Performance
  • Q & A

 

Cost: 

$249.00 | Early Bird Registration (Ends November 3rd)

$299.00 | Late Registration (November 4th-18th)

 

Schedule:

Registration begins at 6:15 on Friday

Fri. 7:00pm-9:30pm

Sat. 8:30am-4:30pm (1-hour lunch break)

Sun. 9:30am-12:30pm

  

What to bring
Notebook and pen will be provided

 

Discount Opportunity: Duke University Employee Discount (Save 10% Off Camp Price). Contact Dusty Blake at dusty.blake@duke.edufor your Duke Employee Discount Code.

 

Waiver Information 

Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available below.  Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form. Download Waiver

 

Directions: The P360 Coachs Clinic  will be conducted at: Duke University - 101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

 

From RDU Airport (and Points East)
1. Exit the Airport on Westbound I-40
2. After 4 miles, merge on to NC-147N towards 
Durham/Downtown. Exit No. 279B
3. After 8.5 miles, exit Chapel Hill Street. Exit No. 13
4. Chapel Hill Street becomes Duke University Road
5. Proceed to dead end, turn right on HW 751
6. At next stop light (Science Drive), turn right.
7. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points north traveling on S I-85
1. Exit 15-501 Bypass South
2. On 15-501, Exit at HW 751, turn left at the light.
3. Proceed to third light (Science Dr.) and turn left.
4 . Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points south traveling on N I-85
1. Exit on HW 751, Exit No. 170
2. Turn right at first light.
3. Go three miles and at the fourth light, turn left on Science Drive.
4. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information 

For a cost of $30.00 we can provide transportation in either direction to or from the RDU airport. Please contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu or 423-736-6591 to request transportation at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of camp.

 

Merchandise

Duke University Baseball and P360 merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

Miscellaneous Information

Refund Policy

After receipt of application, refund for cancellation will be given only if written notification is provided seven or more days prior to the start of camp. The refund will be in full with the exception of a $75.00 processing fee, which is needed to cover costs. Additionally, participants can have the option to transfer the entire balance towards a future clinic if they prefer. If the refund is requested within 7 days of the camp the participant will only be offered credit towards a future P360 clinic. Without written request prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be processed. All camp credits are good for one year.

 

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

December 2019

Duke Pitcher-Catcher Academy

12/14/2019 ~ Saturday Registration Ends: 12/14/2019$125.00 | Jack Coombs Field 101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

Ages: 7-17 | Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 4:00pm
Sign up for both camps to take advantage of a $60.00 discount: Attend both days for just $190.00.  Sign up soon, space is limited!


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This specialized camp is for pitchers and catchers who are serious about their future in baseball. Campers will go through eight sessions of intense training during the clinic day.  A routine is established for the camper that focuses on specific areas needed for success in high school, college, and professional baseball. Each camper will be working with top collegiate coaches from Duke, current Blue Devil players, and others.  Each area of the academy will be tailored to specific age groups; focusing on in-depth review of each camper's individual mechanics. Video analysis will be used with each player to determine specific drills and workout routines that best fit that player's development. Roster size for the pitcher-catcher-hitter academy is extremely limited so that each camper receives a maximum amount of individual attention.

 

Note: Add the Duke Baseball Hitting Camp and save $60.00!

 

Discount Opportunity: Duke University Employee Discount (Save 10% Off Camp Price). Contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu or 919-668-0255 for your Promo Code.

 

Equipment
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, cleats/spikes, running shoes or turf shoes, hat, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Catchers must bring their own gear. Helmets will be provided. Every camper in attendance will be given a camp T-Shirt.

 

Staff
We hire other college/high school coaches to work our camps in addition to our Duke Coaches. Other coaches that have worked previous camps have come from the following schools: Columbia, Harvard, Bucknell, Swarthmore, Davidson, UNCW, Gardner-Webb, Milligan, E. Tennessee St, Bard, Catawba, Pfeiffer, and Belmont Abbey. 

 

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

 

Check-in

Check-In will be from 8:00am-9:00am

 

Waiver Information

Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available below.  Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form. Download Waiver

 

Directions

Camp will be conducted at: Jack Coombs Field

 

From RDU Airport (and Points East)
1. Exit the Airport on Westbound I-40
2. After 4 miles, merge on to NC-147N towards 
Durham/Downtown. Exit No. 279B
3. After 8.5 miles, exit Chapel Hill Street. Exit No. 13
4. Chapel Hill Street becomes Duke University Road
5. Proceed to dead end, turn right on HW 751
6. At next stop light (Science Drive), turn right.
7. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points north traveling on S I-85
1. Exit 15-501 Bypass South
2. On 15-501, Exit at HW 751, turn left at the light.
3. Proceed to third light (Science Dr.) and turn left.
4 . Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points south traveling on N I-85

1. Exit on HW 751, Exit No. 170
2. Turn right at first light.
3. Go three miles and at the fourth light, turn left on Science Drive.
4. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

Meals

Lunch will be provided at this event.

 

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information

For a cost of $30.00 we can provide transportation in either direction to or from the RDU airport. Please contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu to request transportation at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of camp.

 

Merchandise

Duke University Baseball merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

Miscellaneous Information

Refund Policy
After receipt of application, refund for cancellation will be given only if written notification is provided seven or more days prior to the start of camp. The refund will be in full with the exception of a $75 processing fee, which is needed to cover costs. Additionally, players have the option to transfer the entire balance towards a future camp if they prefer. If the refund is requested within 7 days of the camp the player will only be offered credit towards a future camp. Without written request prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be processed. All camp credits are good for one year.

Duke Baseball Hitting Camp

12/15/2019 ~ Sunday Registration Ends: 12/15/2019$125.00 | Jack Coombs Field 101 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC 27708

Ages: 7-17 | Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 4:00pm
Sign up for both camps to take advantage of a $60.00 discount: Attend both days for just $190.00.  Sign up soon, space is limited!


OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This specialized camp is for hitters who are serious about their future in baseball. Campers will go through eight sessions of intense training during the clinic day.  A routine is established for the camper that focuses on specific areas needed for success in high school, college, and professional baseball. Each camper will be working with top collegiate coaches from Duke, current Blue Devil players, and others.  Each area of the academy will be tailored to specific age groups; focusing on in-depth review of each camper's individual mechanics. Video analysis will be used with each player to determine specific drills and workout routines that best fit that player's development. Roster size for the pitcher-catcher-hitter academy is extremely limited so that each camper receives a maximum amount of individual attention.

 

Note: Add the Duke Pitcher-Catcher Camp and save $60.00!

 

Discount Opportunity: Duke University Employee Discount (Save 10% Off Camp Price). Contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu or 919-668-0255 for your Promo Code.

 

Equipment

Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, cleats/spikes, running shoes or turf shoes, hat, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete.  Helmets will be provided.  Enrollment is limited to ensure personal attention in each and every aspect of the game, so sign up now!

 

Staff
We hire other college/high school coaches to work our camps in addition to our Duke Coaches. Other coaches that have worked previous camps have come from the following schools: Columbia, Harvard, Bucknell, Swarthmore, Davidson, UNCW, Gardner-Webb, Milligan, E. Tennessee St, Bard, Catawba, Pfeiffer, and Belmont Abbey. 

 

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

 

Check-in

Check-In will be from 8:00am-9:00am

 

Camp Waiver Information

Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available below.  Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form. Download Waiver

 

Directions

Camp will be conducted at: Jack Coombs Field

 

From RDU Airport (and Points East)
1. Exit the Airport on Westbound I-40
2. After 4 miles, merge on to NC-147N towards 
Durham/Downtown. Exit No. 279B
3. After 8.5 miles, exit Chapel Hill Street. Exit No. 13
4. Chapel Hill Street becomes Duke University Road
5. Proceed to dead end, turn right on HW 751
6. At next stop light (Science Drive), turn right.
7. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points north traveling on S I-85
1. Exit 15-501 Bypass South
2. On 15-501, Exit at HW 751, turn left at the light.
3. Proceed to third light (Science Dr.) and turn left.
4 . Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

From points south traveling on N I-85

1. Exit on HW 751, Exit No. 170
2. Turn right at first light.
3. Go three miles and at the fourth light, turn left on Science Drive.
4. Turn right on Whitford Drive (Jack Coombs Field ahead on left).

 

Meals

Lunch will be provided at this event.

 

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information

For a cost of $30.00 we can provide transportation in either direction to or from the RDU airport. Please contact Chris Gordon at christopher.gordon@duke.edu to request transportation at least 2 weeks prior to the start date of camp.

 

Merchandise

Duke University Baseball merchandise will be available for purchase at this event.

 

Miscellaneous Information

Refund Policy
After receipt of application, refund for cancellation will be given only if written notification is provided seven or more days prior to the start of camp. The refund will be in full with the exception of a $75 processing fee, which is needed to cover costs. Additionally, players have the option to transfer the entire balance towards a future camp if they prefer. If the refund is requested within 7 days of the camp the player will only be offered credit towards a future camp. Without written request prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be processed. All camp credits are good for one year.

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