The Washington Baseball School

The Washington Baseball School provides some of the finest youth and high school baseball camps in the country. Whether you are a young beginner just learning the game, a middle school player ready to take your game up a notch, or a high school player with aspirations of playing at the next level, Washington baseball school has a camp to suit your needs. Coach Meggs, head coach at the University of Washington and his staff are present for all camps and take great pride in the quality of instruction, providing a 1 to 8 coach to camper ratio. All camps and clinics are high energy with great attention to detail and safety. This is a baseball opportunity that we feel confident will exceed your expectations. We look forward to seeing you on our campus!

 

If you’re looking for Softball instruction, please visit www.collegesoftballcamps.com/uwsoftball

Our baseball camps and showcases in Seattle, Wa are a great opportunity to take your game to the next level. Each camp is hosted by our staff here at the University of Washington.

Questions regarding Washington Baseball School? Please e-mail¬†washingtonbaseballschool@gmail.com or 206 931-4807. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this amazing Pac 12 Conference Baseball Camp!

Washington Baseball School
PO Box 1533
Bellevue, WA 98009-1533

 

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January 2018

Jr Dawg Hitting Class ... 2 Spots Remain!

01/23/2018 - 02/20/2018 ~ Tuesday - Tuesday Registration Ends: 01/23/2018$250.00 | Husky Ballpark Walla Walla Rd, Seattle, WA 98195Ages: 7-12 | Times: Tuesdays from 6:00pm-7:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This WBS Hitting Class is designed to cover various hitting drills and techniques in-depth.  In this 5 session clinic you will learn advanced swing fundamentals along with the approach professional's use in developing a complete hitting stroke. Let the hitting coaches from Washington Baseball work this fall to improve your "JR Dawgs" swing!  Each Session is limited to 25 players. This small group setting maximizes the amount of instruction for players.  Each session will be on Tuesday evenings. Take advantage of this opportunity for personalized instruction from the WBS staff!

 

Dates Tuesday - Jan 23rd, 30th & Feb 6th, 13th & 20th, 2018

 

Cost: $250.00 for all 5 sessions

 

Facilities: Our new 9,000 square foot indoor training center is located down the right field line.

 

Equipment
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring running shoes or turf shoes, hat, helmet, bat, batting gloves and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Please mark camper's names on all items. The camp is not responsible for lost belongings.

 

"Open to All Entrants within the age range"

 

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

Camp check-in takes place 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

 

Waiver Information

Please bring all signed forms to registration check in.  Download Waiver Form

 

Accommodations

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

 

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 at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

High School Hitting Class ..... 4 Spots Remain!

01/23/2018 - 02/20/2018 ~ Tuesday - Tuesday Registration Ends: 01/23/2018$250.00 | Husky Ballpark Walla Walla Rd, Seattle, WA 98195Ages: 14-18 | Times: Tuesdays from 7:00pm-8:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This WBS Hitting Class is designed to cover various hitting drills and techniques in-depth.  In this 5 session clinic you will learn advanced swing fundamentals along with the approach professional's use in developing a complete hitting stroke. Let the hitting coaches from Washington Baseball work this fall to improve your "JR Dawgs" swing!  Each Session is limited to 25 players. This small group setting maximizes the amount of instruction for players.  Each session will be on Tuesday evenings. Take advantage of this opportunity for personalized instruction from the WBS staff!

 

Dates: Tuesday - Jan 23rd, 30th & Feb 6th, 13th & 20th, 2018

 

Cost: $250.00 for all 5 sessions

 

Facilities: Our new 9,000 square foot indoor training center is located down the right field line.

 

Equipment
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring running shoes or turf shoes, hat, helmet, bat, batting gloves and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Please mark camper's names on all items. The camp is not responsible for lost belongings.

 

"Open to All Entrants within the age range"

 

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

Camp check-in takes place 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

 

Waiver Information

Please bring all signed forms to registration check in.  Download Waiver Form

 

Accommodations

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

 

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 at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Jr Dawg Pitching Class

01/23/2018 - 02/06/2018 ~ Tuesday - Tuesday Registration Ends: 01/23/2018$150.00 | Husky Ball Park Walla Walla Rd, Seattle, WA 98105Ages 10-14 | Starts: 7:00pm / Ends: 8:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description 

This camp is designed for youth pitchers looking to take their pitching skills to the next level. Join Husky players and coaches at Husky Ballpark on three consecutive Tuesday evenings to enhance every facet of your pitching development. Participants will learn how to prepare their arm for the demands of pitching at an elite level as well as the fundamental movement patterns necessary for good arm health. This class is designed to enhance arm strength & stamina, pitching mechanics & efficiency, strategy & pitch effectiveness, and more...

 

Dates: Tuesday - Jan 23rd, 30th & Feb 6th 2018

 

Cost: 150.00

 

Pitching Program includes
Crossover Symmetry Arm Development System
Iron Scap & Shoulder Strengthening Program
Body Weight & Core Strength Training
Husky Arm Care Development
Advanced Long Toss & Pull Down Program
Overload & Underload Throwing Routine
Progressive Cardiovascular Conditioning Program
Weekly Mechanical Assessment & Prescriptive Drill Routines
Flat Ground, Grips, Picks, Holding Runners, Weekly Bullpens, & More

 

Equipment
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring running shoes or turf shoes, hat, helmet, bat, batting gloves and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Please mark camper's names on all items. The camp is not responsible for lost belongings.

 

Check-in 

Camp check-in takes place 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

 

Waiver Information 

Please bring all signed forms to registration check in. Download Waiver Form

 

Accommodations 

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

 

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 at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

 

"Open to All Entrants within the age range"

 

February 2018

High School Pitching Class

02/13/2018 - 02/20/2018 ~ Tuesday - Tuesday Registration Ends: 02/13/2018$100.00 | Husky Ballpark Walla Walla Rd, Seattle, WA 98195Ages: 14-18 | Times: 6:00pm-7:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

This camp is designed for high school pitchers looking to take their pitching skills to the next level.  Join Husky players and coaches at Husky Ballpark on five consecutive Tuesday evenings to enhance every facet of your pitching development.  Participants will learn how to prepare their arm for the demands of pitching at an elite level as well as the fundamental movement patterns necessary for good arm health. This class is designed to enhance arm strength & stamina, pitching mechanics & efficiency, strategy & pitch effectiveness, and more...

 

Dates: Tuesday -  Feb 13th & 20th, 2018

 

Pitching Program includes
Crossover Symmetry Arm Development System
Iron Scap & Shoulder Strengthening Program
Body Weight & Core Strength Training 
Husky Arm Care Development 
Advanced Long Toss & Pull Down Program 
Overload & Underload Throwing Routine
Progressive Cardiovascular Conditioning Program
Weekly Mechanical Assessment & Prescriptive Drill Routines 
Flat Ground, Grips, Picks, Holding Runners, Weekly Bullpens, & More

 

Equipment
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring running shoes or turf shoes, hat, helmet, bat, batting gloves and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Please mark camper's names on all items. The camp is not responsible for lost belongings.

 

"Open to All Entrants within the age range"

 

Check-in

Camp check-in takes place 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

 

Waiver Information

Please bring all signed forms to registration check in. Download Waiver Form

 

Accommodations

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

 

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 at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

 

 

June 2018

Washington Baseball Diamond Dawg Hitting Experience I

06/25/2018 ~ Monday Registration Ends: 06/25/2018$95.00 | Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052Ages: 8-18 | Starts: 11:00am Ends: 3:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Introduction

America's Baseball Camps is proud to announce an outstanding opportunity for any baseball player wanting to make a commitment toward the next level of the game. Come work with an outstanding group of instructors striving to advance your knowledge and skill in the art of hitting.  Our staff of former and current professional players, coaches and scouts are extremely experienced and have one common goal: to provide you with the tools necessary to produce a more effective and efficient swing.

 

Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have their swing broken down by a Professional Instructor. Professional Instructors will provide an evaluation of feedback, changes and recommend drills to help fix or improve your swing.  Players will be separated into training groups by age. They will rotate through numerous stations designed to improve all aspects of the offensive part of the game of baseball.

 

Interested in adding the Video Analysis Evaluation Package?  The cost of package is $60.00 and is a valuable tool to have to increase your knowledge and continued improvement of your swing.

 

Staff
Instructors will be comprised of a variety of current and or former professional players, college coaches and professional scouts.

 

Note: America's Baseball Camps welcomes all parents and family members to attend, observe, follow player to stations, take notes, ask questions, video tape as well as take pictures. Please feel free to enjoy the experience along with your player.

 

Players Receive
4 hours of elite, professional instruction
Drill work for the development of a more effecient and effective swing
Opportunity to meet and learn from former professional players
Mid-camp snack
Camp T-shirt

 

Here is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Foundation and Balance
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination
Proper weight transfer
Opposite field hitting
Hitting with two strikes
Swing Plane
Off speed pitch hitting
Hitting stations including Soft toss, live, tee work, hitting disk and more
Situational hitting including bunting

 

Location

Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Ball Fields #1 and #2 - turf fields (no metal cleats allowed)

 

What to bring
Players should bring Baseball Pants or Athletic Clothing, Baseball Bat, Batting gloves, Baseball cap, Baseball glove, Helmet if you have one, Water Bottle and any additional items that you feel necessary to compete with.

 

Checking-In

All Campers should check in at the main baseball diamond at Marymoor Park (Fields 1 & 2) by 10:30am on the morning of June 25th.

 

Contact Information

For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.

 

About Us

America's Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. After 18 years and with over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we've got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!

Washington Baseball Diamond Dawg Experience I

06/26/2018 - 06/29/2018 ~ Tuesday - Friday Registration Ends: 06/29/2018$415.00 | Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052Ages: 8-18

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Introduction

Join the close to 90 players, that attended last year, for our 16th Annual Seattle Summer Baseball Camp.  This camp is designed to provide the players with pro instruction in all aspects of the game. Players will spend up to 20 hours practicing drills and playing in games while receiving verbal assessment of their skills throughout the week.  Our daily formats are written by directors with years of Professional baseball backgrounds and mirror a Spring Training type day. Huge reps and teaching all day long with live games mixed in.  Campers will have the opportunity to receive instruction from some of the top coaches from the region.

 

America's Baseball Camps are known nationally for a "non-standing around" approach meaning players get the maximum amount of work in daily and have a blast doing it. Eat, live and breathe the game with us while we train daily at the Marymoor Park turf fields in Redmond, just several miles east of Seattle.

 

Download Welcome Packet

 

Age Divisions

Campers will be broken into groups by age and ability levels.  General age divisions are: 8-11, 12-13, 14-16 and 16+.

 

Additional Options

Professional Pitching Mechanics, Swing Video Analysis or Fielding Analysis
Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have their swing and/or their pitching mechanics and/or fielding techniques broken down by a Professional Instructor. Professional Instructors will provide an evaluation of feedback, changes and recommend drills to help fix or improve your swing, pitching mechanics or fielding techniques.

 

Check out our One Day Hitting Camp!
We will be conducting an extensive Hitting Camp on June 25th from 11:00am-3:00pm. This camp will cover every aspect of hitting and is a great way to "kick off" the week.

 

All options are available on the Registration Page.

 

Location, Dates and Times

Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Ball Fields #1 and #2 - turf fields (no metal cleats allowed)

 

June 25: Optional Hitting Camp 11:00am - 3:00pm
June 26: 9:00am - 2:30pm
June 27: 9:00am - 2:30pm
June 28: 9:00am - 2:30pm
June 29: 9:00am - 2:00pm

 

*Please note if you choose to pay the Deposit, the balance will be charged automatically 2 weeks prior to the start of the camp on June 12.

 

2017 Staff members included the following Instructors:

Ben Boulware: Former Pro Player Chicago White Sox Organization
Billy Boyer: Former Pro Player Los Angeles Angels Organization
RG Smithson: Former Pro Player Los Angeles Angels Organization
Dave Wainhouse: Former MLB Player 7 Different Organizations
Tanner Swanson: Assistant Coach University of Washington
Rick Teegarden: Assistant Coach Shoreline Community College
Levi Lacey: Head Coach Everett Community College
Kevin Higginbotham: Current Assistant Baseball Coach Everett Community College
Dave Smart: Infield Director National Infield Camps
Ryan Smart: Hitting & Infield Instructor Rock Creek Training Center
Brett Brunner: Current Head Baseball Coach Yamhill Carlton High School
Tyler Lalack: Current Assistant Baseball Coach Dallas High School
Scot McDonald: Current Head Baseball Coach Dallas High School

 

Checking-In

All Campers should check in at the main baseball diamond at Marymoor Park by 8:30am on the morning of the 26th (hitting campers check in at Marymoor Park by 10:30am on the 25th).

 

Daily Schedule Breakdown

Typical Day at Camp
09:00am: Roll call
09:10am: Break into groups/teams
09:20am: Warm up/Stretch
09:40am: Throwing
10:00am: Station work... (Infield, Outfield, Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Baserunning)
12:00pm: Lunch
12:30pm: Games
02:15pm: Review
02:30pm: End

 

As a player you will be evaluated by a professional eye and receive hands on, intense baseball training. Our goal as a staff is to provide you with the tools to better your game, increase your knowledge, skill and confidence and assist in getting you to the next level of play and beyond.

 

This is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Stance, Balance, Mechanics, Situational Hitting & Swing Path for hitting
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination drills for all aspects of the game
Opposite field hitting (staying inside the baseball)
Hitting with two strikes - Hitting Off-speed pitches
Situational hitting including Bunting
Base Running with Leads, Steals, etc.
Infield play-corner play & middle infield play
Infield mechanics, huge reps, tweaks, turns, feeds
Outfield play - including throwing from the outfield
Outfield play- routes, positions, jumps, footwork
Pitchers throw during daily scrimmages
Pitching - balance, delivery, pitches, grips & more
Pitching mechanics with fixes all weeklong
Catcher Skills - receiving, blocking, throwing & more
Daily scrimmage games to put all together!

Note: All players will also have the option to train in multiple positions and specific areas of their choice.

 

What to bring

Remember to label all equipment, equipment bags and belongings with your name and contact info
Baseball Pants
Baseball T-shirts or jerseys
Baseball socks and sliding (compression) shorts
Cleats
Baseball bat and batting gloves
Helmet (if you have one)
Baseball glove (mitt for catchers)
Catchers gear (catchers only)
Long sleeve shirts or pullover jacket
Refillable water bottle

 

Additional items to bring
IMPORTANT! Photo copy of the front and back of your health insurance card
Signed Health & Release forms
Calling Card or Cell Phone
Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)

 

Meals / Snacks

We will provide lunch at the fields each day for all campers.

 

Local Areas of Interest

Seattle summers are among the best in the country and attract visitors from far and wide who come to see the famous Space Needle and Pike Place Market. You'll find fantastic dining, art and northwest culture at every turn. If you are a fan of spectator sports, you can always find an event within the city. Catch the Seattle Mariners this season at Safeco Field -- rain or shine! or Seattle's newest professional team, the Seattle Sounders FC, at Qwest Field -- the official home turf for the Seattle Seahawks.

 

Things to do and see:

Pike Place Market
Seattle Center (home of the Space Needle)
Olympic Sculpture Park
Seattle Art Museum
Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
Woodland Park Zoo

 

Contact Information

For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.

 

About Us

America's Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. After 18 years and with over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we've got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!

August 2018

Washington Baseball Diamond Dawg Hitting Experience II

08/06/2018 ~ Monday Registration Ends: 08/06/2018$95.00 | Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052Ages: 8-18 | Starts: 11:00am Ends: 3:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Introduction

America's Baseball Camps is proud to announce an outstanding opportunity for any baseball player wanting to make a commitment toward the next level of the game. Come work with an outstanding group of instructors striving to advance your knowledge and skill in the art of hitting.  Our staff of former and current professional players, coaches and scouts are extremely experienced and have one common goal: to provide you with the tools necessary to produce a more effective and efficient swing.

 

Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have their swing broken down by a Professional Instructor. Professional Instructors will provide an evaluation of feedback, changes and recommend drills to help fix or improve your swing.  Players will be separated into training groups by age. They will rotate through numerous stations designed to improve all aspects of the offensive part of the game of baseball.

 

Interested in adding the Video Analysis Evaluation Package?  The cost of package is $60.00 and is a valuable tool to have to increase your knowledge and continued improvement of your swing.

 

Staff
Instructors will be comprised of a variety of current and or former professional players, college coaches and professional scouts.

 

Note: America's Baseball Camps welcomes all parents and family members to attend, observe, follow player to stations, take notes, ask questions, video tape as well as take pictures. Please feel free to enjoy the experience along with your player.

 

Players Receive
4 hours of elite, professional instruction
Drill work for the development of a more effecient and effective swing
Opportunity to meet and learn from former professional players
Mid-camp snack
Camp T-shirt

 

Here is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Foundation and Balance
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination
Proper weight transfer
Opposite field hitting
Hitting with two strikes
Swing Plane
Off speed pitch hitting
Hitting stations including Soft toss, live, tee work, hitting disk and more
Situational hitting including bunting

 

Location

Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Ball Fields #1 and #2 - turf fields (no metal cleats allowed)

 

What to bring
Players should bring Baseball Pants or Athletic Clothing, Baseball Bat, Batting gloves, Baseball cap, Baseball glove, Helmet if you have one, Water Bottle and any additional items that you feel necessary to compete with.

 

Checking-In

All Campers should check in at the main baseball diamond at Marymoor Park (Fields 1 & 2) by 10:30am on the morning of August 6th.

 

Contact Information

For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.

 

About Us

America's Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. After 18 years and with over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we've got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!

Washington Baseball Diamond Dawg Experience II

08/07/2018 - 08/10/2018 ~ Tuesday - Friday Registration Ends: 08/10/2018$415.00 | Marymoor Park 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98052Ages: 8-18

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Introduction

Join the close to 90 players, that attended last year, for our 16th Annual Seattle Summer Baseball Camp.  This camp is designed to provide the players with pro instruction in all aspects of the game. Players will spend up to 20 hours practicing drills and playing in games while receiving verbal assessment of their skills throughout the week.  Our daily formats are written by directors with years of Professional baseball backgrounds and mirror a Spring Training type day. Huge reps and teaching all day long with live games mixed in.  Campers will have the opportunity to receive instruction from some of the top coaches from the region.

 

America's Baseball Camps are known nationally for a "non-standing around" approach meaning players get the maximum amount of work in daily and have a blast doing it. Eat, live and breathe the game with us while we train daily at the Marymoor Park turf fields in Redmond, just several miles east of Seattle.

 

Download Welcome Packet

 

Age Divisions

Campers will be broken into groups by age and ability levels.  General age divisions are: 8-11, 12-13, 14-16 and 16+.

 

Additional Options

Professional Pitching Mechanics, Swing Video Analysis or Fielding Analysis
Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have their swing and/or their pitching mechanics and/or fielding techniques broken down by a Professional Instructor. Professional Instructors will provide an evaluation of feedback, changes and recommend drills to help fix or improve your swing, pitching mechanics or fielding techniques.

 

Check out our One Day Hitting Camp!
We will be conducting an extensive Hitting Camp on August 6th from 11:00am-3:00pm. This camp will cover every aspect of hitting and is a great way to "kick off" the week.

 

All options are available on the Registration Page.

 

Location, Dates and Times

Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Ball Fields #1 and #2 - turf fields (no metal cleats allowed)

 

August 6: Optional Hitting Camp 11:00am - 3:00pm
August 7: 9:00am - 2:30pm
August 8: 9:00am - 2:30pm
August 9: 9:00am - 2:30pm
August 10: 9:00am - 2:00pm

 

*Please note if you choose to pay the Deposit, the balance will be charged automatically 2 weeks prior to the start of the camp on July 24.

 

2017 Staff members included the following Instructors:

Ben Boulware: Former Pro Player Chicago White Sox Organization
Billy Boyer: Former Pro Player Los Angeles Angels Organization
RG Smithson: Former Pro Player Los Angeles Angels Organization
Dave Wainhouse: Former MLB Player 7 Different Organizations
Tanner Swanson: Assistant Coach University of Washington
Rick Teegarden: Assistant Coach Shoreline Community College
Levi Lacey: Head Coach Everett Community College
Kevin Higginbotham: Current Assistant Baseball Coach Everett Community College
Dave Smart: Infield Director National Infield Camps
Ryan Smart: Hitting & Infield Instructor Rock Creek Training Center
Brett Brunner: Current Head Baseball Coach Yamhill Carlton High School
Tyler Lalack: Current Assistant Baseball Coach Dallas High School
Scot McDonald: Current Head Baseball Coach Dallas High School

 

Checking-In

All Campers should check in at the main baseball diamond at Marymoor Park by 8:30am on the morning of the 26th (hitting campers check in at Marymoor Park by 10:30am on the 25th).

 

Daily Schedule Breakdown

Typical Day at Camp
09:00am: Roll call
09:10am: Break into groups/teams
09:20am: Warm up/Stretch
09:40am: Throwing
10:00am: Station work... (Infield, Outfield, Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Baserunning)
12:00pm: Lunch
12:30pm: Games
02:15pm: Review
02:30pm: End

 

As a player you will be evaluated by a professional eye and receive hands on, intense baseball training. Our goal as a staff is to provide you with the tools to better your game, increase your knowledge, skill and confidence and assist in getting you to the next level of play and beyond.

 

This is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Stance, Balance, Mechanics, Situational Hitting & Swing Path for hitting
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination drills for all aspects of the game
Opposite field hitting (staying inside the baseball)
Hitting with two strikes - Hitting Off-speed pitches
Situational hitting including Bunting
Base Running with Leads, Steals, etc.
Infield play-corner play & middle infield play
Infield mechanics, huge reps, tweaks, turns, feeds
Outfield play - including throwing from the outfield
Outfield play- routes, positions, jumps, footwork
Pitchers throw during daily scrimmages
Pitching - balance, delivery, pitches, grips & more
Pitching mechanics with fixes all weeklong
Catcher Skills - receiving, blocking, throwing & more
Daily scrimmage games to put all together!

Note: All players will also have the option to train in multiple positions and specific areas of their choice.

 

What to bring

Remember to label all equipment, equipment bags and belongings with your name and contact info
Baseball Pants
Baseball T-shirts or jerseys
Baseball socks and sliding (compression) shorts
Cleats
Baseball bat and batting gloves
Helmet (if you have one)
Baseball glove (mitt for catchers)
Catchers gear (catchers only)
Long sleeve shirts or pullover jacket
Refillable water bottle

 

Additional items to bring
IMPORTANT! Photo copy of the front and back of your health insurance card
Signed Health & Release forms
Calling Card or Cell Phone
Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)

 

Meals / Snacks

We will provide lunch at the fields each day for all campers.

 

Local Areas of Interest

Seattle summers are among the best in the country and attract visitors from far and wide who come to see the famous Space Needle and Pike Place Market. You'll find fantastic dining, art and northwest culture at every turn. If you are a fan of spectator sports, you can always find an event within the city. Catch the Seattle Mariners this season at Safeco Field -- rain or shine! or Seattle's newest professional team, the Seattle Sounders FC, at Qwest Field -- the official home turf for the Seattle Seahawks.

 

Things to do and see:

Pike Place Market
Seattle Center (home of the Space Needle)
Olympic Sculpture Park
Seattle Art Museum
Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
Woodland Park Zoo

 

Contact Information

For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.

 

About Us

America's Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. After 18 years and with over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we've got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!

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