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Built in memory of former Rhode Island baseball and football coach, Bill Beck Field originally opened in 1966 and has since served as the home of the Rams.read more

July 2018

Rhody Youth Summer Baseball Camp: Week 2

07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 ~ Monday - Friday Registration Ends: 07/30/2018$275.00 | Bill Beck Field, URI- Kingston Campus 3 Keaney Rd. Kingston, RI

Description

The Rhody Summer Baseball clinic will focus on the fundamentals of hitting, pitching, fielding, and catching. Campers will be divided into groups according to age and skill level. Each individual will receive extensive instruction in all areas of the game. The daily program consists of morning drills and training, followed by afternoon games. Players will learn from members of the URI coaching staff, as well as area coaches, and current and former Ram players. All aspects of baseball will be covered during the course of the week including simulated games! We suggest that all participants sign up early in order to ensure a place in camp!

 

Equipment: Players are expected to bring a glove, baseball pants, cleats AND sneakers, a bat, batting gloves and helmet if they have one. Please also bring sunscreen.

 

Facility
Built in memory of former Rhode Island baseball and football coach, Bill Beck Field originally opened in 1966 and has since served as the home of the Rams. In November of 2007, an anonymous donor pledged $1-million to the Rhody baseball program, initiating facility renovations designed to equip the Rams with one of the finest ballparks in all of New England. Seventeen months and $1.4-million dollars later, the 2009 Rhode Island baseball team has a completely resurfaced field consisting of the same artificial FieldTurf used by the Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays. Also included in the renovation project were a new backstop, scoreboard, fencing and bullpens. Aside from providing URI with an outstanding competitive advantage, the improved facility also requires significantly less maintenance which, in turn, allows the team to spend more time on the field throughout the year. After additional fundraising goals are met, the Rams plan to install lighting and construct stadium style seating.

 

Camp Cost
$215.00 BEFORE June 7th 
$275.00 AFTER June 7th

 

URI Employee Discount: $50.00 ... Contact RIramsbaseball@gmail.com or 614 403 8002 for your discount code.

Military Discount: $50.00 ... Contact RIramsbaseball@gmail.com or 614 403 8002 for your discount code.

 

Times
Monday-Thursday.... 9:00am-3:00pm
Friday.... 9:00am-1:00pm

 

Check-in 

Registration begins at 8:30am, located at the Hitting Barn on right field side of field.

 

Waiver Information

Medical forms will be attached to your e-mailed receipt and are available on-line. Please print fill out and bring to camp.  Download Waiver Form

 

Directions

Bill Beck Field (URI Kingston Campus)
75 Keaney Rd

Kingston, RI 02881

 

Meals 

Water is provided. Campers may bring their own lunch OR there is an option to purchase a slice of pizza and Gatorade each day during registration for $5.00. There is also a concession stand set up during lunch that offers snacks, drinks, and candy (prices vary).

 

Accommodations

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

 
Click here for info regarding the Hampton Inn - South Kingstown, RI

Click here for info regarding the Courtyard Marriott - Newport, RI/ Middletown, RI

Click here for info regarding the Newport Harbor Hotel Marina - Newport, RI

 

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information

Rhody Baseball Camp does not provide airport transportation.

 

Merchandise 

We will be selling Rhode Island Baseball Merchandise at this event.Check-in 

Registration begins at 8:30am, located at the Hitting Barn on right field side of field.

 

Miscellaneous Information 

What if I have to cancel a camp?
We do not offer refunds on canceled 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.

 

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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