Gold Glove Fielding Summer Camp 2023 | NC Baseball Academy
Gold Glove Fielding Camp at the North Carolina Baseball Academy is a more specific camp designed to make each camper a better fielder and thrower of the baseball for players 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.
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 will work daily with a dedicated staff of instructors to make this camp fun, safe and highly instructional to all ages and ability levels. 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. Tuition includes all instruction and a camp tee shirt.
AGES: 8-12 & 13-18
DATES: July 10-12
All camps are non-refundable.
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 work stations and work on 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
- 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 Glove
- Sun Screen
- Drink is optional. Water will be provided.
- 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 stay safe at all times. Stay fully behind a fence and enjoy the excitement of watching your ballplayer perform.
Directions to NC Baseball Academy
NC Baseball Academy
1137 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409
How to Register for Summer Camp | NC Baseball Academy
Go to NC Baseball to register online or call us 336-931-1118