Friday, November 19, 2010

Diamond Dog Winter Camp set for December 4 featuring Chicago Cubs minor leaguer Blake Lalli

Please read the following information carefully.

The Gardner-Webb baseball program will conduct a one-day skills camp on Saturday, December 4 at Moss Stadium on the GWU campus. The camp will last from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will cost $40 per participant. PLEASE DO NOT PAY IN ADVANCE. (If camp is cancelled due to weather, refunds wouldn't be available.)To reserve a spot at camp, simply email Coach Stroupe at and indicate the camper's name and age and he will be registered.
D-Dog Staff will include Head Coach Rusty Stroupe, Assistant Coach Adam Brown, and former GWU and current Chicago Cubs minor league star Blake Lalli, as well as current GWU players. Lalli will be available for autographs and pictures with campers throughout the day.
Camp is open to first graders through eighth graders and you are welcomed to invite others to participate, including travel teams and friends. Just inform us of the number of participants so we can properly prepare for facilities and staffing.

CAMPERS WILL BE DIVIDED INTO AGE APPROPRIATE GROUPS DURING CAMP. For those who are in middle school, you will mainly be with other players your age.

Campers should bring baseball shoes as well as flat turf shoes or tennis shoes, for use in the indoor batting cages. Bring a glove and a hat and wear what you would normally wear for a baseball game. If you bring a bat, please have it clearly marked with your name on it to prevent confusion. Water will be available but campers are welcomed to bring water bottles and gatorade, etc. if they wish.

The schedule for December 4 is as follows:

9:00- Registration (Checks can be made payable to Diamond Dog Baseball)

9:15- Flexibility and Stretching Routine

9:45- Hitting Instruction and Drills

Noon- Break for lunch- Campers can bring bag lunches or walk to nearby fast
food restaurants within easy walking distance of the field. Coaches will
be at each restaurant to supervise. Parents are welcomed to take campers
for lunch.

1:00- Defensive position instruction
Pitching, Catching, Infield, Outfield instruction
Players can choose more than one position throughout the afternoon

4:00- Camp ends

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