Camps & Clinics
Halloween HitTrax Clinic
He is back! Baltimore Orioles coach Teegan Leader kicks off his return to the Academy with a 2-hour hitting clinic right before Halloween! Teegan will work with baseball players (ages 8-14) by running participants through a gauntlet of drills used by pro players! Participants will be split into age and skill-specific groups to maximize training efforts. Each player will receive personal feedback on strengths and weaknesses as well as a hitting report after working on our HitTrax simulator.
Saturday, October 30th
Cost: $75.00 (non-members), $65.00 (members)
Refuse to Lose Softball Camp
Refuse to Lose Softball Camp is a two-day camp hosted by sisters Cassidy and Caitlyn Pinchorski. The Pinchorski sisters headline the softball camp focused on hitting, fielding, throwing, sliding, and mental game management. Refuse to lose is a mindset that participants will adapt during the duration of the two-day camp. The camp will prepare players for their transition from rec to travel ball or for players to get meaningful reps in prior to the start of their upcoming season.
Saturday, November 6th & Sunday, November 7th
Holiday Catching Camp
Millersville University standout catcher, John Seibert, returns to the Academy to host his popular catching camp over the holiday break! Don't miss out on your opportunity to work with John before he returns to school to train for the upcoming season. John will work with catchers on blocking, framing, pop times, exchange times, proper footwork, proper throwing techniques, and even hitting! Each catcher will leave camp with a detailed HitTrax report highlighting their catching AND hitting strengths and weaknesses with areas to improve on over the winter!
Wednesday, December 29th and Thursday, December 30th
Kutztown Softball Clinic
Don't miss out on a golden opportunity to meet and train with the Golden Bears of Kutztown University Softball! 7-time PSAC East Coach of the Year (1989, 1994, 2000, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017) Judy Lawes headlines a Softball Player's Clinic for softball players interested in training with Coach Lawes and her Golden Bear softball players. Coach Lawes holds an overall record of 992-564-2 (.637) in 33+ years with Kutztown University. Coach Lawes is 6th among active Division II coaches in victories and won the first ever PSAC Championship for Kutztown in 2013. Coach Lawes will be splitting players up to work with hitters, catchers, pitchers, and fielding in various drills used at the collegiate level while also talking to players about what it takes to excel at the collegiate level and what coaches look for in prospective student-athletes.
Monday, December 20th
6-7:30pm (ages 7-11), 7:30-9pm (ages 12-16)
Winter Baseball Camp
Join 2-time NCAA Division II All-American, Jeff Evans, as he headlines our 3-day Winter Baseball Camp focused on hitting, infield/outfield, pitching, catching, and baserunning! Campers will learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of these important areas of baseball.
Campers will also perform various drills to improve their skill sets and leave the camp better players. Campers will learn fun drills and participate in competitions each day of camp.
Our Winter Baseball Camp will strive to achieve two major goals:
1. Each player has FUN
2. Each player returns home a BETTER player
Monday, December 27th, Tuesday, December 28th, and Wednesday, December 29th
Fall FUNdamentals Baseball Camp
Former MLB player, Pedro Swann, joins the Academy's long list of former professional baseball players to visit the facility to host a camp or clinic for youth baseball players! Pedro played 17 years of professional baseball (1991-2007) with 3 stints in the MLB with the Atlanta Braves, Toronto Blue Jays, and Baltimore Orioles. Pedro's 2-day Fall FUNdamentals camp will focus on what players love to do the most: hitting! Pedro will utilize hitting drills used by the pros to make every swing count!
Saturday, November 27th & Sunday, November 28th
10am-12pm (ages 9-12)
12:30-2:30pm (ages 13-16)
Cost: $135.00 (non-members), $125.00 (members)
Saturday Sluggers is 4 weeks of hitting drills and techniques with Academy Director & Coach, Brenton Bender. Coach Bender will focus on improving eye-hand coordination with your young slugger while improving bat speed, increasing contact, and setting up young baseball players to succeed at the plate. This camp meets for 2 hours every Saturday in November. Players will also work on fielding, throwing, and other areas to improve their game. Saturday Sluggers is designed to make YOUR little slugger feel more confident at the plate and produce results!
November 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th
9-11am every Saturday!
Cost: $135.00 (non-members), $125 (members)
Deon Stafford's Clutch Hitting & Catching Camp
Stafford's Clutch Hitting & Catching Camp is headlined by Pittsburgh Pirates 5th round draft pick and top 30 prospect, Deon Stafford. Stafford was PIAA 1st Team All-State Catcher for Lower Dauphin in 2014 and 2-time All-American and A10 Player of the Year for St. Joseph's University. Stafford's Cluth Hitting & Catching Camp will touch on many aspects of what it takes to be a successful catcher and slugger in the box. Stafford's camp will help players improve receiving and most importantly, your athleticism and versatility behind the dish. The hitting portion of camp will center around improving timing and increasing exit velocity and hard hit contact. Camp is for players ages 10-17, but players will be split into age and skill-specific groups. There will be fun competitions and one winner for each age group (10-13 & 14-17) will win a personal bat from Deon!
December 18th & 19th
10am-1pm both days
Ages 10-17 (players will be split into age groups 10-13 & 14-17)
Cost: $165.00 (non-members), $150 (members)