Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Diamond Dog Camp for Summer 2013

Scoreboard after GWU's upset victory over South Carolina

Players celebrate victory over South Carolina after last out recorded
The dates for Diamond Dog Baseball Camp for the summer of 2013 will be Tuesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 20. Camp will be $40 per day and campers are welcomed to attend both days. The June 18 session will emphasize hitting and will mainly include hitting drills, stations, and situations throughout the day but will also include proper warm up and throwing skills. The June 20 session will emphasize throwing and fielding mechanics as well as specific defensive positions (pitchers, catchers, infielders, and outfielders). Participants will be able to rotate to different defensive positions to learn more than one. In the afternoon, there will be game situations and hitting stations as well.

Diamond Dog camp will take place on the Gardner-Webb campus at John Henry Moss Stadium/Bill Masters Field.

Cost: $40 for each day
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Break for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.)
*Parents can take camper to lunch or leave money for fast food nearby- coaches will accompany
Ages: those who have completed 1st grade up to those who have completed 8th grade
Staff will include Gardner-Webb coaches and local high school and middle school coaches

Hats and T-shirts will be available for purchase at each of the sessions but are not included in the price.

There is no pre-registration form or pre-payment necessary for camp this year. However, you must notify us by email (rstroupe@gardner-webb.edu) or by phone (704-406-4421) in advance in order to participate. Please indicate name and grade completed and the dates you are planning to attend. 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. 

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