Yellow Jackets Summer Baseball Camp (Ages 8-12)

Ages 8-12

Location: AIC Park-Springfield, MA

Monday, July 14, 2014 to Thursday, July 17, 2014

Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 3:30pm

Camp Cost: $225.00

Camp Description

 

Be a part of the fourth annual Yellow Jackets Summer Baseball Camp. Our camp is designed to teach kids the fundamentals, philosophies and strategies of the game of baseball. At the same time, it is set up so the campers have fun playing the game that they love.

The day is broken up into two sessions, with the morning consisting of primarily defensive work and the afternoon focusing on the offensive side. We will take the campers through many of the same routines and drills that our college players go through. The campers will receive technical instruction at each position followed by drills to emphasize and practice the points that were just discussed. There will also be two different instructional games throughout the course of the day.

The first game, stickball, is played toward the end of the morning. Stickball is a fun throwback type game that is played with a skinnier wood bat and a tennis ball. It teaches the players to "square up" the ball while letting them have that fun playground type atmosphere. The second game is a regular game that finishes the day. We use this game as an instructional opportunity to teach players the appropriate plays in each situation. Coaches are instructed to take time between plays to make sure players know the situation that is in front of them.

This camp is an opportunity for kids to develop their baseball knowledge and skills. It is also an opportunity to make new friends, increase social interaction and have a great time.

General Information

 

Daily Schedule:
08:30 Registration
09:00 Welcome
09:10 PPR\S
09:30 Catch Play
10:00 Infield Play
10:30 Outfield Play
11:00 Stick Ball
11:30 Lunch
12:10 Swing Mechanics
12:30 Hitting Circuit
01:30 Fundamentals
02:00 Team Defense
02:30 Games
03:15 Review

*Referral Program*
Take advantage of our referral program offered in 2014. The camp has grown each year thus far and we want to make sure it stays that way. Refer a new camper to our camp and receive $25 off of your childs registration!

Things to Bring to Camp:
Glove
Bat
Cleats
Hat
Lunch
Water Bottle
Sunscreen
All campers will receive a camp t-shirt upon arrival

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of Health.

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

Camp Check-in

 

Players should check in about 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

Camp Waiver Information

 

Waiver form will be attached to your e-mailed receipt and are available on-line. Please print fill out and bring to camp. Note: You must have a physical from within the last year.

Download Waiver Form

Accommodations

 

This is not an "overnight" camp. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own accommodations.

Miscellaneous Information

 

Refund Policy
We do not offer refunds on cancelled campers, just a future camp credit if you decide to cancel, but we do have what is called "Cancellation Protection". We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

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