Camp Information

 

Welcome to Schaefer

Baseball & Softball Camps

Drop off is between 8:45 and 9:00am each day

Pick up at 3:00pm for full day and 12pm for half day

 

Camp Format:
• Players will be grouped by age and skill level at all times.
• Station work with skill appropriate instruction and live game play 
• Tee work and swing breakdown
• Live batting practice
• Infield defense drills
• Pitching and throwing instruction
• Catching instruction
• Base Running Instruction
• Fun tactical small sided games and competitions
• Modified and full game play at the end of each day
• Video analysis of the swing and throwing/pitching mechanics is available for an additional cost.

 

Instructors:
Former coaches, collegiate and high school baseball players that have worked with Coach Schaefer.
 

Equipment & What to bring:
Players should bring their gloves, bats, helmets (if they prefer their own), cap, sunblock, baseball attire, cleats, sneakers (in the event we have to use the blacktop during unexpected weather), catchers gear if you want to work on catching and sports drink/water. Baseball/Softball pants are recommended but athletic shorts are okay for very hot weather.  A complimentary T-shirt will be given to each player and should be worn daily to camp.  Additional shirts can be purchased for $15 at checkout or during the week of camp.  Sizes are: Youth M or L and  Adult S, M, L, or  XL

 

Camp Check-in:

Players should check in about 15 minutes prior to the start of the first day. You will receive a reminder email a couple of days prior to the camp. Our goal is to begin promptly at 9am daily so we ask that you please allow extra time for travel to camp.

 

Camp Waiver Information/Medical Concerns:

A release form will be part of the registration process. It is also available here Download Waiver Form 
Please print, fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form. Copies will be available as well.  If your child has any allergies or other medical concerns, please make our staff aware and provide the proper directions and equipment necessary in the event of an emergency.

Lunch:

Players should pack a lunch each day.  We typically break for about 30 minutes around 12pm daily.  Ice water will be provided throughout the day for players to refill bottles.  It is encouraged that players bring a bottle for water.

 

Slip and Slide Day:

As long as we have permission and the facility has water access, one of our stations on the Wednesday of each camp week is a slip and slide station!  Players are NOT required to participate but most cannot wait for this day!  Players should bring a bathing suit, towel and any other necessary clothing to participate.  Players are NOT permitted to run onto the tarp and are encouraged to slide head first.  We cover the art of the slide and the proper way to execute it safely.  We will discuss this and remind players the first two days of the camp week.

 

Wiffle Ball Tournament:

On the first day of camp players are randomly placed in a small group of 6-8 players and given a team name (one of the teams in the College World Series).  This team competes in various challenges and competitions throughout the week including a wiffle ball tournament that happens every day after lunch.  On the last day of camp all teams compete in a skills challenge that tests what they have learned throughout the week.  The team that scores the most total points wins CAMP CHAMPS and is awarded and recognized at the closing ceremonies.

 

Miscellaneous Information:

We do not offer refunds on cancelled campers within 7 days of a camp,  however  you will receive a credit to be used for a future camp or private lesson should you decide to cancel.  Every effort will be made to get each full camp day completed.  In the event a full day is cancelled we will use the Friday of the camp week as a make up day.

 

Contact Information/Other:

For questions regarding Schaefer Baseball & Softball Instructional Camps contact coachschaefer@gmail.com or call 267-772-0272.  We offer family discounts (sending 2 or more players from the same household) to our summer camps.  Please reach out to Coach Schaefer for a coupon code to use at checkout (coupons may not be combined or used with other promotions offered).

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.

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