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University of Maryland Camps Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I get to a Rob Vaughn Baseball Camp?
All camps are held at Shipley Field at Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium on the University of Maryland – College Park campus. Shipley Field is located on Fieldhouse Drive, directly behind the Adele H. Stamp Student Union.
Will there be medical staff on site?
A University of Maryland certified athletic trainer will be on site at camp.
What should I bring?
All attendees must bring their own equipment to camp. This includes bats, gloves, helmets, batting gloves, and catcher’s gear for catchers. Shipley Field at Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium has a turf infield, so remember to bring either rubber spikes or track shoes in addition to metal spikes. Pitchers are permitted to wear metal spikes on the pitcher’s mound.
Non-baseball items to bring include a jacket/windbreaker, sunscreen and spending money for University of Maryland Baseball Merchandise.
What is the nearest airport to the University of Maryland – College Park Campus?
If you are flying to camp, the closest airports to campus are BWI, which is located in Baltimore, MD, or Reagan International, which is located in Washington, D.C. Both airports are approximately a 30-minute drive to campus.
What type of ground transportation is available?
Ground transportation is available to campus through Super Shuttle:Phone Number: 1-800-258-3826
Will you offer camp merchandise for purchase at your camp?
Yes, merchandise will be available for purchase while at camp.
How old do I have to be to attend a Rob Vaughn Baseball Camp?
The Fall Prospect Camp is designed for the advanced high school student-athlete in grades 9-12 who is striving to reach their full potential and eventually compete at the college level. All players will have an opportunity to meet, learn and be evaluated by current University of Maryland Baseball coaches. Other prospect camps, youth camps, showcases or specific training camps will become available and should be able to accommodate most age groups.
How do I prepare for a Rob Vaughn Baseball Camp?
Be in good physical and mental shape. As always you should be eating well with a proper diet for an athlete. Make sure that your arm is in shape and that you come into camp with a positive attitude. Attending a Rob Vaughn Baseball Camp is a terrific opportunity to be evaluated by a college coaching staff.
What hotels are closest to camp?
There are multiple hotels close to the University of Maryland – College Park campus:
What do I do with the camp waiver?
Should be filled out online.
Is there a refund/Cancellation policy?
Rob Vaughn Baseball Camps, LLC does not offer refunds of any kind. However, if you are unable to attend a camp that you have registered for, a credit can be applied to the cost of a future camp.