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June 2018

Eagle Baseball Youth Skills Camp I

06/18/2018 - 06/21/2018 ~ Monday - Thursday Registration Ends: 06/21/2018$180.00 - $260.00 | Swanson Stadium 10501 FGCU Lake Pkwy E, Fort Myers, FL 33965

Description 

This youth camp is intended for any and all participants in the grades K-8.  The participants will be instructed in four phases of the game: Hitting, Pitching, Catching, and Fielding. Campers will also enjoy games that will be played during the camp. This camp is designed for kids to learn the game as well as develop their skills.  We educate our campers on a variety of topics covered by our coaching staff.

 

Times:
Registration: 8:00am
Starts: 9:00am
Ends: 4:00pm

 

Camp will begin at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm Monday through Thursday.  Half day campers will be dismissed at 12:30pm

 

Camp Discounts:
FGCU Faculty & Staff - 20% OFF
Multi Campers (2+ Kids) - 25% OFF
*Please contact Matt Reid  at Mreid@fgcu.edu or (239) 590-7059 for discount code.

 

Equipment
Each Player must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, cleats, running shoes/turf shoes, hat, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Catchers must bring their own gear. Helmets will be provided. 

 

Spectators Attendance:
Parents, families and friends are welcome to watch the daily activities in the stands or down the fence lines. Observers may not enter the field or cage area at any time. We kindly ask that you not give personal instruction to campers during camp to eliminate confusion.

 

Check-in

Please check in between 8:00am-9:00am in front of the stadium.

 

Waiver Information 

Please fill out medical waiver and return by email to Matt Reid at Mreid@fgcu.edu with copy of your insurance card, prior to the first day of camp.  Waiver will be attached to your confirmation receipt.

 

Directions

The camp will use Swanson Stadium located of FGCUs main campus.

 

The campus is serviced by I-75 and is just east of the highway between exits 123 from the south and 128 from the north.

From south: Exit 123 - turn right (east) onto Corkscrew Road. Go mile and turn left onto Ben Hill Griffith Road. Go 2 miles to the stop light and turn right into campus.

From north: Exit 128 - turn left (east) onto Alico Road. Go mile and turn right onto Ben Hill Griffith Road. Go 2 miles to stop light and turn left into campus.

Once on campus turn left at the first stop sign. Go mile and turn left at the next stop sign. Go 1-block and turn right at the next stop sign. Road end at Alico Arena and Swanson Stadium

 

Meals

We will not provide lunch for the week, please make sure to pack a lunch. We will have water coolers located around the field.

 

Miscellaneous Information

For general questions or for more information, please contact Matt Reid  at Mreid@fgcu.edu or (239) 590-7059.

 

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.

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