2014 UCSB Gaucho Summer Prospect Camp II (Overnight Option)

Grades 9-12 & JC Athletes

Location: Caesar Uyesaka Baseball Stadium-UCSB Campus

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 to Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

Camp Description


Our prospect camps are under the direction of Andrew Checketts and the UCSB Baseball staff.

They present a great opportunity for prospective student-athletes to showcase their abilities and receive professional instruction from the UCSB Baseball Staff, current and former Gaucho players as well as college and high school coaches from around the area.

Day 1:Players will go through a pro style workout during the evening on the first day. The workout includes defensive and offensive evaluations, as well as timed 60 yard dashes. During evaluations, campers will be split into groups for position specific defensive instruction.

Day 2: Players will receive position specific training with UCSB coaches in the morning. The afternoon is dedicated to a competitive scrimmage rotation, which includes two teams playing each other on the field, cage work, defensive skill work, and "chalk talks" about various baseball and college topics. The coaches are there to coach the campers through in-game situations offensively and defensively as well as giving hitting or defensive instruction in the cages. Players who are "pitcher only" will receive pitching instruction during position training and also during the scrimmage as we have a coach dedicated to work with the "pitcher only" group. "Pitcher only" players will also be able to throw in games both days if they wish.

Day 3: Campers participate in offensive rotations in the morning. Rotations typically include on field hitting, bunting, baserunning, cage work, mental training, chalk talk, and more. In the afternoon we will go through scrimmage rotations similar to day 2.

General Information


Day Campers cost is $350, check in on Tuesday at 4:30pm at the field.

Overnight Campers cost is $495, check into housing at 3:00pm on Tuesday. Campers will stay at the Tropicana (Tropicana Housing). The Tropicana is where a lot of our athletes live during the year and is located right next to the stadium. All meals will be provided. Linens are not provided - campers should bring a pillow, towel, and either sheets or a sleeping bag. There is a pool on site at the Tropicana that campers will be able to use after camp. Campers will pack up Saturday morning and bring their personal items with them to the field on Saturday. Please check email as camp approaches for more specifics.

Starts TUESDAY at 5:00pm- 8:00pm
Wednesday- Thursday 9:00am- 3:00pm

Players Receive

  • Elite, professional instruction
  • Compete in live baseball games watched and evaluated by UCSB staff and other college coaches
  • A written evaluation (upon request)
  • Camp T-shirt (Sizes available L-XL)

Video Sales:
Video sales is the newest component of the Gaucho Baseball Academy. We take video of you performing during our camp and host it online (on a password protected site not viewable by anyone but you and those you send it to) for you to access with one click of a button. You have the ability to view and share the video with one click as many times as you want to with no additional cost.

There are two video packages available for purchase: skills and coach analysis. Your skills video is footage from camp of you performing a skill, either pitching or hitting, that you can view or send to other college coaches. Coach analysis video includes selected clips of your swing or pitching footage put together with a coach analyzing it as if you were having a one-on-one session with a college coach. The coach will use slow motion, telestrations, and audio comments to break down your skill/mechanics while screen recording it all. Note: the coach analysis package includes the coach's audio; it is not a separate purchase.

Skills Video $50
Coach Analysis $75
Skills Video and Coach Analysis $105
Video must be purchased at time of camp registration.

** You need to indicate on your registration which skill you want us to take video of. You have the option to add another skill for an extra charge.

Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should be properly equipped; a glove, hat, bat, cleats, running shoes, baseball pants, belt, and socks. Helmets will be provided. Overnight campers need to bring toiletries, street clothes, swim shorts, whatever else may be necessary to stay overnight.

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.

Parents are welcome to stay and watch the camp from the stands.

The camp is open to any and all entrants. Limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Camp Check-in


Starts TUESDAY at 5:00pm- 8:00pm

Camp Waiver Information


All students must provide proof of insurance coverage for any injury or sickness while attending this session. A waiver form is available on line at the camp web site.

Download Waiver Form



Camp will be conducted at:
UCSB Baseball Stadium
On the campus of UCSB

If you are coming South on 101:
Take exit 104 - Patterson Ave
Turn left onto N Paterson
Turn left to take CA 217 toward campus
Turn right at roundabout onto Mesa Rd
Turn left onto Stadium Rd

Coming North on 101:
Take exit 104B/CA 217 toward UCSB
Turn right at roundabout onto Mesa Rd
Turn left onto Stadium Rd

Parking Information


Parking is not free. If you are staying make sure you purchase a ticket through one of the automated machines.



Lunch will be provided.



See FAQ page for detailed hotel information.

Miscellaneous Information


What if I have to cancel a camp?
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. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Contact Information


For general questions or for more information, please contact us at baseball@athletics.ucsb.edu or 805-893-2376.

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