Mark Scalf Seahawk Specialty Camp
Location: Brooks Field - UNC Wilmington Campus
Saturday, December 1, 2012 to Sunday, December 2, 2012
Starts: 11:30am / Ends: 5:00pm
This camp will provide players a wide variety of skill sets to work on during the course of the weekend.
The first day will be specifically for Pitchers and Catchers; focusing on mechanics, routines, arm care philosophies and strength training.
The second day will be specifically geared for hitters. It will also cover mechanics and mental approaches for game situations as well as a strength gaining program for players to elevate their game.
We have great, experienced coaches. This camp will teach players how to coach themselves and learn daily routines that will allow their game to progress. Finely tuning their game on a daily basis is the best foundation to learning how to compete at the next level.
December 1st Pitcher/Catcher Session $125.00
December 2nd Hitting Session $125.00
Both Sessions December 1st and December 2nd $200.00
Purpose of the Camp
To gather players who have the potential to play at the collegiate level, and finely tune their mechanics as well as educate them on how to continue to evolve their game.
To improve players' skills and fundamentals through practice, drills, and instruction.
To expose student-athletes to the rules and regulations required by the NCAA and the proper and ethical way to choose a college or university that fits their needs.
o Tools to develop mental and physical strength
o About mechanics, pitch location, and stamina
o Using proper mechanics to eliminate arm stress and throw effortlessly with velocity
o Learn command of all pitches
o Defensive Drills
o The art of calling a game behind the plate
o How to receive pitches in a manner to make pitcher more confident
o Proper Blocking & Throwing techniques
o The right way to defend home plate, such as fielding bunts, catching a popup, and blocking the plate on a play at home.
o Cover basics from the ground up
o Stance- working from a balanced base or striding to a balance point
o Lower Half-hitting against a stiff front leg and letting the backside come through
o Hip Rotation-having a good lower half and using your hips to the fullest
o Bat Path- being level through the zone and extending the hands
o How to drive the baseball with authority to all fields
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.
Check-In is on the day of camp, Saturday and/or Sunday at 11:30am
Camp Waiver Information
Please read, fill out and bring signed form to the registration check in.
Download Waiver Form
Location: Brooks Field
Located in the heart of campus, Brooks Field is a top-flight baseball facility nestled four miles from Wilmington's beautiful down town river front and four miles from exclusive Wrightsville Beach.
Named in honor of former head coach and athletic director William J. Brooks, the facility has a trio of regulation fields for games, practice and summer camps.
The main field has a natural playing surface surrounded by an eight-foot wall with dimensions of 340 down the lines, 360 in the power alleys and 380 in center. Seating capacity is 3,000 for the stadium, which has an irrigation system to insure ideal conditions.
The field has also served as the home field for two professional teams. During the 1995 and 1996 seasons, Seattle's AA affiliate, the Port City Roosters, played at UNCW. The Wilmington Waves, a A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, played at the facility in the summer of 2001.
If Traveling To Wilmington Via I-40: I-40 becomes US 132/S. College Road once the interstate ends. Continue traveling south on College Road approximately 3 miles. Turn left onto Hurst Drive (The 3rd entrance to campus). Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.
If Traveling To Wilmington Via US 74/76: After crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, US 74/76 is also called Dawson Street. Continue on Dawson Street approximately 1.5 miles. Dawson Street (US 76E) will bear right and become Oleander Drive. Continue on Oleander Drive approximately 2.5 miles until it intersects with US 132N/College Road. Turn left onto College Road. Travel approximately 1 mile north, and then turn right onto Hurst Drive at the traffic light. You are now on the UNCW campus. Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.
If Traveling From The North Of Wilmington Via US 17: US 17 becomes Market Street in Wilmington. Continue traveling south on Market Street. Go under the overpass at the junction of US 117S/132S, and immediately turn left at the traffic light onto South College Road. Continue traveling on College Road approximately 1 mile. Turn left onto Hurst Drive (The 3rd entrance to campus). Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.
If Traveling From Wilmington International Airport: As you exit the airport, turn left onto 23rd Street. Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Continue to the US 132/College Road intersection, and turn right onto College Road. Travel approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Hurst Drive (The 3rd entrance to campus). Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.
Meals will not be provided. Campers will be on their own for lunch each day.
Campers will not be able to stay on campus for this camp. All hotel arrangements must be made on your own.
Call Robbie Monday at 910-962-2528 or e-mail email@example.com.
Seahawk Baseball merchandise will be available at this event.
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 at any of our camps.
Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.
Mark Scalf Baseball Camps are open and accessible to individuals with disabilities while balancing the risk of physical injury to the individual and others. Participation in any program or camp by individuals with disabilities is subject to prior and ongoing review by UNCW. In accommodation, the camp must receive notice of the individual's desire to participate no later than 60 days prior to the commencement of the applicable camp. Inquires may be directed to Mark Scalf at (910) 962-3570.
These camps are not supported, controlled, or supervised by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, but rather are under the sole supervision, control, and sponsorship of Mark Scalf Baseball Camps
Questions regarding Mark Scalf Baseball Camps at the University of North Carolina Wilmington? Call Robbie Monday at 910-962-2528 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.