FUTURE STARS CAMP
This camp is designed for the beginning baseball star. We will focus on the basic fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, base running and hitting in a positive, safe and fun environment. The coaching staff will teach the proper way to hold a ball and bat along with proper throwing and swing techniques in a simplistic way that your son or daughter will understand and enjoy. We will incorporate the use of "softie" baseballs in all our drills and games. This camp is only a half day and will run from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon Monday through Thursday.Ages: 5-6. Dates: June 10-13, July 22-25. Day Camp Only. Cost: $150
Fundamentals of throwing, catching, hitting and baserunning will be taught and two games a day will be played. Coaches will be current or former Gopher players that will relate well to this age group. If you want your young player to learn the right way to play the game in a fun-filled environment, then this is the positive experience you are looking for. Camp runs from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. Each day will consist of a morning and afternoon session with lunch served from 11:45-12:45 in the dormitory cafeteria. Ages: 7-9. Dates: June 10-13, June 17-20, June 24-27, July 22-25. Day Camp Only. Cost: $300
SKILLS & GAMES CAMP
This camp will be divided into two different sessions. The morning session will be teaching and development time for learning the fundamental skills of hitting, throwing, fielding, bunting and baserunning. The afternoon session will be our games session where we will put into game situations the skills we learned in the morning. Half of this session will be playing games and the other half working on hitting in the cages and drill area. Ages: 10-12. Dates: June 10-13, June 17-20, June 24-27, July 22-25. Day Camp Only. Cost: $400
PITCH, CATCH AND HIT CAMP
This is an intensive learning experience for the camper that has a sincere desire to concentrate on developing their skills as a pitcher or catcher. Campers will be instructed on the fundamentals in all areas that relate to being a pitcher or catcher, with extensive teaching and training on the skill of hitting. Examples of some areas to be covered: Pitchers: mechanics, grips, drills to improve delivery, pick-offs, pitch selection and developing a game plan, a daily throwing routine and the use of the bullpen between starts. Catchers: stance, framing, blocking, throwing, fielding, tags, pop-ups and developing a relationship with the pitching staff. Ages: 9-18. Dates: June 10-13 (ages 13-18), June 17-20 (ages 9-12). Day Camp Cost: $400.
For those who have attended one of our Fundamental Camps or are either 13 or 14 years old and has a sincere desire to advance their skill development at a young age. The intent of this experience is to spend more time on the fundamental skills of the game in more advanced instruction and drills. We will also incorporate more components of team offensive and defensive strategies into the games we play. If you are serious about the game of baseball, this camp is for you. Ages: 13-14. Dates: June 17-20. Day Camp Cost: $400.
This camp is designed for the baseball player that wants to improve his swing mechanics and mental awareness at the plate. The coaching staff will not only teach sound fundamental swing mechanics but will teach you the tools necessary to develop a mental plan at the plate. We will teach zone hitting that will help you develop the swing necessary to hit to all fields and increase your batting average. This camp is only a half day and will run from 9:00 am - 11:00 am for 9 to 12 year old players and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm for 13 to 18 year old players Monday through Thursday. Ages: 9-18. Dates: June 24-27, 9:00 am - 11:00 am (ages 9-12) and June 24-27, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (ages 13-18). Day Camp Cost: $150.