Gold Glove Camp
Gold Glove Fielding Camp | June 26-28 Tuition $180
The NC Baseball Academy Gold Glove Fielding Camp is a more specific camp designed to make each camper a better fielder and thrower of the baseball for ages 8-18. This highly instructional camp focuses on proper throwing techniques relative to position played. Fielding ground balls and fly balls with proper footwork and form, learning position specific drills for individual practice at home and team practice, working daily to improve arm strength and throwing accuracy plus daily competitive skill development games to improve focus and concentration. The Gold Glove Fielding Camp Staff is headlined by former 10 year Major League Pitcher and recent 2x USA Baseball National Team Head Pitching Coach Scott Bankhead plus NC Baseball Academy Assistant Director Jeff Guerrie. Scott and Jeff work the camp daily with a dedicated staff of instructors to make this camp fun, safe and highly instructional to all ages and ability levels. The Gold Glove Fielding Camp is structured to allow each camper time with a multitude of coaches as they rotate around our camp stations to learn the finer points of fielding and team defense.
Camps begin at 9:00 am and concludes at 12:00 each day except for the All Day Summer Camp which ends at 3:00 each day. Tuition includes all instruction and a camp tee shirt.
Typical Daily Camp Schedule
9:00 – 9:05 Daily Welcome of Campers and Agenda for the Day
9:05 – 9:25 Campers Break into Age-Appropriate Groups. Functional Warm Up and Stretch
9:25 – 9:40 Loosen Arms. Work on Proper Throwing Mechanics and Footwork Techniques
9:40 – 9:45 Water Break
9:45- 11:55 Station Work. Campers move to all workstations and work on fielding skill development. Infield play, OF play, Cut Off/Relay, Double Plays, Team Defense, Situational Baseball.
*Water Breaks are given on every rotation to keep campers hydrated and cool.
11:55 – 12:00 Closing Remarks by Staff. Camp is dismissed.
Camper Safety and Rules
- NO HAZING of other campers
- NO HORSE PLAY or Fighting Allowed
- Respect other campers equipment and gear
- NO TEASING of others
- Be on Time
- Wear Batting Helmets when hitting at all times.
- Put YOUR Equipment in your BAG
- When Throwing- eye contact is a must!
- Only throw balls and swing bats when instructed
- Have FUN, Listen and Work Hard! Most important Rule
What to Bring to Camp
- Comfortable Dress. Shorts or Baseball Pants
- Tennis Shoes and Baseball Cleats
- Baseball Hat
- Baseball Bat and Glove.( Depends on the camp )
- Drink is optional. Water will be served.
- Any Snack you may need.
- Batting Gloves if necessary
- Any medicine you may need. See Camp Director if special directions are needed.
Watching the Camp
NC Baseball Academy welcomes parents, grandparents and friends to all our camps to watch your child participate. Our baseball fields have bleachers and plenty of protective fencing to keep you safe. Warning: Sometimes batted balls or thrown balls make their way over these fences so extreme caution should be taken to always stay safe. Stay fully behind a fence and enjoy the excitement of watching your ballplayer perform.
Directions to NC Baseball Academy
The NC Baseball Academy is near Greensboro, Winston Salem, High Point, Summerfield, Kernersville, Colfax, Summerfield and Oak Ridge. We are located just off I-40 and HWY 68 in Greensboro, NC.
NC Baseball Academy
1137 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409