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Messiah College Softball 2019 August Elite ID Camp II

Grades 10-12
Location: Messiah College-Starry Field
Friday August 9, 2019 to Saturday, August 10, 2019
Camp Cost: $250.00

Camp Description

 

Our camp is modeled after our own very successful Messiah Softball program. We have been providing a quality camp learning experience for over 25 years.

This camp is an ID camp for Messiah College Softball.   You must play on a travel team at a high elite level to attend.    Our camp is run like a college program and will put you thru the rigors of college softball as well as taking time to provide fundamental skill instruction in a highly elite softball atmosphere. 

Our camp will give you a two day college elite level experience as you also get to stay in our dorms,  work with our coaching staff and players and experience college softball for two days with our program.   .

General Information

 

Note: Elite Camp is for advanced elite athletes only entering grades 10-12 by Fall of 2019 (these are the 2020, 2021 and 2022 H.S. graduation years). This camp will challenge the elite athlete and expose them to college level training.

What to Bring:
Softball cool practice clothes
Softball glove, batting gloves/helmet
Softball bat (if you have one - labeled)
Sneakers and cleats 
Catchers (bring your gear if you have it)
Sun screen
Swimsuit for pool 
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, Brad Brubaker, and Dana Randall 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 4 conference championships, three regional championships and one National championship.  Last season the team finished second in the country.  The team holds itself to a high standard of excellence on and off the field.

Any camper driving themselves to the camp will be asked to register their car for public safety reasons. They will be required to turn in their keys when they arrive on campus. Their keys will be returned to them when they leave. They will not be allowed to use their cars while at the camp.

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

 

Check in the morning of Aug. 9th.   Registration location and details will be emailed to you closer to camp.  Please register early if you wish to participate in campus tours and college informational sessions before camp begins.   This gives you time to get all your things into your dorm. Campus tours will begin early.   (Eat before you come!!!)
Check out the afternoon of Aug. 11th.
Meals

 

Dinner on August 9th and Breakfast on August 10th will be provided here on campus.   Please eat or pack a Lunch for Friday.   All other meals are 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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