Lions Baseball to host Summer Camp for All Ages

Lions Baseball to host Summer Camp for All Ages

Thu, May 11, 2017 - [Baseball]

Matt Barker, Sports Information Director

HENDERSON, Tenn. - The Freed-Hardeman Lion baseball coaching staff has been hard at work making preparations for their annual Summer Camps set to take place throughout the month of June.

The Lion Baseball Cub Camp, designed for boys and girls between the ages of four and eight years old, will be held June 5-8 at Carnes Field. The Cub Camp is designed to emphasize the basic fundamental skills involved in the sport of baseball, which include throwing, fielding, base running, hitting and general physical fitness. Instructors will place a large emphasis on having fun and getting involved.

The Cub Camp will run from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM June 5-8. The pre-registration cost for the camp is $65, which includes a T-Shirt and camp insurance. Late registration will be $75 June 5th at 8:30 AM at Carnes Field.

The Lion Baseball Skills Camp will also be held June 5-8 and will be geared toward Boys 9-12 years old. The camp is designed to be an extension of the Cub Camp for older players. Emphasis on the fundamental skills of throwing, defense, base running and hitting will be combined with daily mini-games.

The Baseball Skills Camp will run from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM June 5-8. Pre-Registration for the camp is $65, which includes a camp T-Shirt and insurance while late registration on June 5 at 12:30 PM will be $75.

The final camps offered this summer by the Lion baseball program will be the Advanced Development Camp, which is geared toward Ages 13-18. The camp is designed be an advanced development camp with a high level of instruction. The primary goal is to instruct all players on proper mechanics and skills, which will maximize performance. All players will be instructed on proper dynamic warm-up and pre-game routines as well as baseball-specific speed, agility and strength training.

The First Session of the Advanced Development Camp will be June 19-20 with a second session running from June 20-22. Both sessions will run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Boarding Camp cost is $150 per session or $250 for both sessions. The cost of the camp includes a camp T-Shirt, camp insurance, camp booklet, housing and daily meals.

The Day Camp cost for the Advanced Development Camp is $115 per session or $200 for both sessions, which includes a camp T-Shirt, insurance, booklet and daily lunch.

For more information regarding the Baseball Summer Camps, contact Jonathan Estes by email at [email protected] or by phone at 731-989-6994. You can also click here for a 2017 Baseball Camp Brochure, which will provide you with all the information.