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Summer Team Camp

Messiah College Softball 2016 Team Camp

Ages 14U and 16U teams

Location: Messiah College-Starry Field/East Winding Hill Fields

Friday June 3 – Sunday June 5

Camp Cost: $255.00 per player

Camp Description

 

This is a team camp for 14 U teams and 16 U teams.  You will be able to play in a tournament style weekend while also getting some hands on coaching with Messiah College coaches and players as well as a coaches clinic and player interaction in the evenings.  You can’t find this unique tournament experience anywhere but at Messiah College.   We offer you our championship coaching staff to assist you with practice and instruction, team building opportunities as well as a weekend tournament.  

****Coaches - please email aweaver@messiah.edu to reserve your teams place in team camp.  Coach Weaver will also set the registration page with a choice of your particular team so that your players can register on the registration page.  Players will NOT be able to register until the coach reserves the teams spot in team camp with Coach Amy Weaver.  If a coach wishes to collect registrations and payments and mail in all at once  - please email aweaver@messiah.edu to get that information.  

Cost Includes: 

4 Games (within age bracket)
All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Housing in on-campus dorm rooms (2 players per room)
Umpires & game balls
(2) One hour instruction sessions by the Messiah College Softball Staff and Messiah College players
Guaranteed at least one game on Messiah softball field, also using Winding Hills East Park Fields
Includes 1 Coach – FREE lodging and meals
*Up to (2) Additional coaches FREE lodging, but meal tickets for the weekend are $50 per coach
Team interaction with Messiah College Softball Players in the evenings
Coaches Clinic on Friday Night

 

Daily Schedule Includes:

Game competition

Team Defensive/Offensive Workouts with the Messiah College Coaching Staff & Players

Pitching instruction

 

Team Responsibilities:

Team Mom -Each Team must have a team mom in the dorms with the team -  One team mom is free for lodging but must pay for meals if eating in dining hall.   Any Additional team moms must pay for lodging and meals at the discounted price  of $155/person for weekend

Each team will need to handle all transportation for their team to all camp activities off campus. ** rental vans are available that you can rent thru us if you wish – please inquire if needed. 

Players are responsible for all personal softball gear needed: bats, helmets, gloves, catcher’s gear, etc.

Players and coaches are responsible for personal toiletries.   Bed linens, one blanket, towels are provided.  We recommend an extra blanket as the dorms are air conditioned and can get cold at night.  

       

Coaches check in is Fri. night 2:30-6:00pm  - Registration and Pick up Packets   (Coaches will be able to pick up packets and register early on Th. Night between 6-8pm if so desired) 

If you have any questions, please call Amy Weaver at 717-766-2511 ext 2160 or email her at aweaver@messiah.edu  

 General Information

 

Note: Team camp is for 14 U and 16 U teams only.    

What to Bring:
All personal softball gear
Softball cool practice clothes
Sneakers and cleats 
Sun screen
Great Attitude
Water bottle 
Personal items - toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
Extra Blanket
Snacks 
Spending Money

Facilities:
Starry Field is the home of the Messiah College softball team. It features the same infield mix as the infield at the beautiful Orioles' ballpark Camden Yards, along with enclosed brick dugouts, electronic scoreboard, a press box, audio system, outdoor batting cages, and a fully enclosed playing field.

About the staff:
Coach Weaver has a 29 year tradition at Messiah, as a player, assistant coach and now head coach for the last 18 years. Assistant coaches Alex Quigley, Dana Randall and Jen Thuma all have over 18 years experience each and have their own specialty areas that they help instruct all week. The Messiah College Softball players are a vital part of our staff. We also employee several grads from our program who are now teachers and coaches in the area. All of our staff are committed to great instruction and high standards while looking after the wellbeing of each camper.

Softball at Messiah:
The Messiah College Softball team has a winning tradition and a tradition of excellence. During the last 4 seasons the team record is 155-30 as well as winning 3 conference championships in a row, two regional championships and one National championship. The team holds itself to a high standard of excellence on and off the field.

Alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, tobacco products of any kind and illegal drugs or substances will not be permitted. Any prescription drugs must be checked in with the camp trainer upon arrival. Each camper will be responsible to take their own prescriptions and keep them in their rooms - but camp trainer must be aware that any prescription drugs are on campus.

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.

Camp Check-in

 

Coaches check in is Fri. night 2:30-6:00pm  - Registration and Pick up Packets   (Coaches will be able to pick up packets and register early on Th. Night between 6-8pm if so desired) 

 Meals

 

Pizza will be provided on Fri. night as well as Dining Hall meals of Breakfast Lunch and Dinner on Saturday as well as Breakfast again on Sunday will be provided.  . There are soda and snack machines also. You may bring your own snacks if you like. There is a snack shop on campus that is open as well as chances to order out for pizza in the evenings.

Miscellaneous Information

 

Refund Policy:
In case of emergency only refunds will be given minus a non-refundable $50 registration fee.   

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