*NEW* Skill Development Camp (Ages 13-16)

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13-16 (Experienced Players)

August 5 – August 7, 2019 (Monday - Wednesday)
9am – 4:00pm


Add-On: Speed and Agility Training
August 5 – August 7, 2019 (Monday - Wednesday)
4pm – 5:30pm
Cost: $50

Camp Limit
100 Campers

Camp Description 
Stanford Baseball’s Skill Development Camp is designed for the player, age 13-16, that is looking to improve their skills on the 90 ft diamond. This camp is not a showcase or a recruiting camp, but an instructional and development camp that will be limited to 100 participants. Players will be put through three phases of camp on a daily basis. The morning will consist of a defensive circuit as well as a hitting circuit. All instruction will be held at Stanford’s Sunken Diamond and adjacent turf fields. The afternoon session will consist of station work that will include a simulated game scrimmage on the main diamond. Coach Esquer believes that the transition to the 90 ft diamond is an important time in the development of baseball skills. This is the perfect camp for players looking for things to work on and develop as they advance through club, travel and high school baseball.

Add-On: Speed and Agility Training
Speed and Agility Training will consist of instruction in the areas of stretching, warmup, speed and agility. How this translates into the game of baseball will be introduced and discussed. 

Drills may include:
Form Running
Agility and Change of Direction Work
Baserunning and Base Stealing Technique
Foot Speed Drills

Sample Daily Schedule
9:00am: Opening Address and Remarks by Stanford Coaches

9:20am: Stretch

9:40am-10:30am: Defensive Skill Work (campers will choose to train at either infield, outfield, catching or pitching stations but can change daily)

10:45am-12:15pm: Hitting Circuit (90 minutes)
1. Main Field Hitting
2. Tee Work
3. Soft Toss Drills
4. Bunting
5. Machine Work/Breaking Ball Work
6. Hitting Mechanics Discussion
7. Shag

12:30pm – 1pm: Lunch

1:15pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Segment (165 minutes/40 minutes per rotation)
1. Main Field-Simulated Game Scrimmage
2. Cage Work
3. Outfield/Infield Work
4. Baserunning

Camp begins at 9am and ends at 4pm each day of camp. Campers will be required to check-in daily at the main entrance to Stanford Baseball’s Sunken Diamond. Check-in will be open starting at 8am every day of camp.

Each camper must bring his/her own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, shoes (metal spikes are allowed on the field), hat, helmet, and wear suitable baseball attire (either baseball pants or sweats/long pants). We ask that you bring turf shoes or athletic shoes to use during the hitting segment as metal spikes are not allowed in the batting cages. There will be a limited supply of bats and helmets that can be provided upon request. Stanford Baseball camps request each camper place their name and phone number on all equipment and items; including shoes, hats, and clothing. 

Medical Staff/Insurance
There will be a certified athletic trainer at Sunken Diamond at all times to attend to care for minor injuries and illness. If a camper gets sick or injured while at camp, they will assess the situation and make the decision of what needs to be done. Parents or guardians will be contacted immediately if there is a serious injury or if a camper needs to leave camp early for a medical reason. Please make a notation on the medical portion of your registration if there is any medical condition we should be aware of in advance of the camper’s attendance at camp. Our athletic trainer will be available for questions on the first day of each camp and throughout the week.

Insurance information provided on the Medical Waiver Form MUST be accurate. All campers must have their own medical insurance. 

Camp Medical Wavier Form
Each camper must have a completed and signed Medical Wavier Form in order to attend camp. If you register for camp online, the Medical Wavier Form can be completed online as well. If you are mailing in a registration form, you will receive a printable version of the Medical Wavier Form when you receive your registration confirmation email.  

Parking Information
On the first day of camp, you can pick up a special parking pass (to be placed on your dashboard) that will allow you to park in the C sticker parking lot outside of Sunken Diamond from 8:30am-9am and again from 3:30pm-4:30pm each day of camp. Each parking pass is good for that entire week of camp. 

Lunch is not included in the purchase of Stanford Baseball camp. If you would like to purchase lunch at camp, this can be done the week leading up to camp or at check-in the day of camp. As camp gets closer, you will receive an email with specific instructions on how to arrange for and pay lunch in advance.

Snack Shack
Each day of camp there will be a snack shack open where campers can purchase a variety of snacks and drinks throughout the day. A “bank” can be set-up for so that campers do not have to worry about having cash with them. This can be done the week leading up to camp or at check-in each day of camp. As camp gets closer, you will receive an email with specific instructions on how to arrange for and pay a “bank” in advance. Please Note: If a camper has a balance due at the end of camp on the last, it is the campers’ responsibility to go to the snack shack and cash out before leaving camp. 

Refund and Cancellation Policy
Refunds are no problem. Kids get sick, vacations come up, and unfortunately, you may need to cancel. Please contact the Stanford Baseball Office at baseballoffice@stanford.edu to request a cancellation. Refunds are available until 5pm the Friday before camp. There is a $75 cancellation fee. Registration fees from Active (our online registration company) will not be refunded.