Be A Ram Camp

Grades 9-12

Location: Hitting Barn/Tootell West-Kingston, RI

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Starts: 10:00am / Ends: 4:00pm

Camp Description


The Be A Ram Camp is specifically for high school baseball players who have interest in playing baseball at the college level, specifically at the University of Rhode Island.

A number of our former and current URI players made a name for themselves at one of our high school clinics.

The Morning Session will consist of of a pro style work out (60-Yard Dash, fielding and throws from a position, and batting practice in the hitting barn).

The Afternoon Session will include Pitching instruction as well as Live Bullpens in the Hitting Barn.

We suggest you sign up early as there is a limit to the number of participants.

General Information


Check the appropriate box on the registration page.

Position Players only: $100.00
Pitchers only: $100.00
Two way players (Position player & Pitcher): $125.00

Players Receive:
1 day of professional evaluation
Pro Style workout
Athletic facility and campus tour
Opportunity to meet and learn from the URI coaching staff

Please be sure to include primary and secondary positions as well as graduation year in the registration questions.

Players are expected to bring a glove, baseball pants, sneakers, cleats, a bat and helmet if they have one, catchers gear for catchers, and sunscreen.

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 construct a hitting barn as well as improve the grandstand/bleacher/pressbox setup.

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


Position Players/Catchers - 9:30am at Mackal Fieldhouse
Pitchers - 12:30pm at Mackal Fieldhouse
Note: we will need the catchers to stay and catch bullpens in the afternoon session.

Camp 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



Clinic will be conducted at:
Bill Beck Field, URI-Kingston Campus



Campers are responsible for bringing their own lunch.



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

Take advantage of July 4th week by renting a house in the beautiful beach community of Narragansett, RI. 60% of current baseball players live off campus in Narragansett. A family can save anywhere from $3,000 - $6,000 by living off campus at URI. Their houses are anywhere from 10-20 minutes away from campus. Please view for rental properties.

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


Jim Foster Baseball Camps will NOT offer airport transportation to this session.



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

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.

Contact Information


Questions regarding Jim Foster Baseball Camps at University of Rhode Island ? Contact the URI Baseball Office at or 401-874-4888.

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