2016 Vanderbilt Baseball Camps

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Vanderbilt University provides some of the finest youth and high school baseball camps in the country. Whether you are a young beginner just learning the game, a middle school player ready to take your game up a notch, or a high school player with aspirations of playing at the next level, Vanderbilt baseball has a camp to suit your needs.

Coach Corbin and his staff are present for all camps and take great pride in the quality of instruction, providing a 1 to 8 coach to camper ratio. All camps and clinics are high energy with great attention to detail and safety. This is a baseball opportunity that we feel confident will exceed your expectations. We look forward to seeing you on our campus!



2016 VANDERBILT BASEBALL SUMMER YOUTH CLINICS 1 AND 2
1st-8th Graders (Current Kindergarten-7th Graders)
Saturday, August 27 and/or Sunday, August 28


COST: $125 per clinic

DATES AND TIMES: Saturday, August 27 from 9am-12 noon and/or Sunday, August 28 from 12 noon-3 p.m.

CLINIC FOCUS: The focus of this clinic is to provide instruction to each camper in a circuit-style. This camp will be run by the Vanderbilt Baseball team and coaching staff. Open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

CHECK-IN: Check-in will take place on the morning of the Saturday clinic between 8:15-8:45 a.m. and the morning of the Sunday clinic between 11:15-11:45 a.m. at the front entrance of Charles Hawkins Field. You will be required to check your child in and out each day via signature. The camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

PARKING: Because these clinics fall on the weekend, free parking is available in the Medical Center Parking Lot (N Lot), located between Natchez Trace and Vanderbilt Place.

ORIENTATION: A small orientation will take place the morning of the clinic (9 a.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m. on Sunday) in the baseball stadium bleachers of Charles Hawkins Field. Parents are welcome.

CLINIC CONCLUSION: The clinic will end at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Coach will then address the campers in the baseball stadium bleachers of Charles Hawkins Field. Parents are welcome.

WHAT TO BRING: Vanderbilt is not liable for theft of loss of camper's personal property so please label all gear!
o Bat
o Glove
o Tennis Shoes/Sneakers--Metal cleats WILL NOT be allowed!

PARENTS/COACHES VISITATION: Parents and coaches are welcome to visit the baseball clinic at any time. We request that you stay off the playing field while camp is in session.

TENTATIVE DAILY SCHEDULE SATURDAY/SUNDAY:
8:15-8:45am/11:15-11:45 a.m.: Check In
9:00-9:30am/12:00-12:30 p.m.: Orientation
9:30am-12:00pm/12:30-3:00 p.m.: Baseball Clinic
12:00-12:30pm/3:00-3:30 p.m.: Clinic Conclusion

CONTACT INFORMATION: If you have any additional questions regarding the camp, please contact Keri Richardson (keri.m.richardson@vanderbilt.edu) or Drew Fann (drew.fann@vanderbilt.edu) or call the Vanderbilt Baseball Office at 615-322-3716.

GOALS: The goal of the Vanderbilt Baseball Youth Clinic is to teach baseball fundamentals in a fun and energetic atmosphere. All campers play an active role in camp and are continually involved in drills of all aspects. This will be an all-encompassing clinic, as it will focus on hitting, pitching, defensive positions, agilities, and more.



2016 VANDERBILT BASEBALL DAY CAMP
Fall 2016 1st-8th Graders (Current Kindergarten-7th Graders)
Tuesday, July 5 to Friday, July 8
The Vanderbilt Baseball Day Camp is SOLD OUT as of 3/29/16. Please click "register now" and sign up for the wait list if you still wish to attend. 4/27/16 Update: Please note the wait list is very long and we do not foresee there will be a high chance of attending at this point. You will be contacted by us if a spot opens up for your son.


COST: $260 per camper, per session

TIMES: Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 12 noon each day. If you are dropping off your child at camp, a coach will be on hand to meet your child in front of the stadium. Camp will begin promptly at 9 a.m. each day - campers should plan to be at the stadium between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. Camp will conclude at 12 noon each day. You will be required to sign your child out with his coach at the end of each day. Sign out will take place in the outfield of Hawkins Field.

VANDERBILT EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT: Full Time Vanderbilt employees receive 15% off of the registration cost. When registering, you must add the Summer Camp you wish to register for and the "Vanderbilt Employee Discount" to your cart in order to receive the discount. You must enter a valid Vanderbilt ID.

CHECK-IN: Check-in will take place on Tuesday, July 5 between 8:15-8:45 a.m. at the front entrance of Charles Hawkins Field. You will be required to check your child in and out each day. The camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

PARKING: Whether you are staying for the duration or only dropping off/picking up, you must park in the 25th Avenue Garage. You will have to use the pay machine to pay for your parking space. We cannot guarantee your car is OK if parked anywhere else on campus. We do not hold the authority to have parking tickets dropped.

ORIENTATION: A small orientation will take place at 9 a.m. on the initial day of camp in the baseball stadium bleachers of Charles Hawkins Field. Parents are welcome.

DAILY FOCUS: The Vanderbilt Baseball Camp focuses on fundamentals in a fun and energetic atmosphere. The early part of camp is typically defensive and offensive station work with competitive games following at the end of the morning session.

CAMP CONCLUSION: Camp will end at 12 noon on Friday, July 8 with an awards ceremony at Charles Hawkins Field - parents are invited.

PARENTS VISITATION: Parents are welcome to visit the baseball camp at any time. We request that you stay off the playing field while camp is in session.

WHAT TO BRING: Vanderbilt is not liable for theft of loss of camper's personal property so please label all gear!
o Bat
o Glove
o Only Molded Cleats/Tennis Shoes/Sneakers are allowed
o Metal Cleats are NOT allowed

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE:
9:00-10:00 AM - Defensive Instruction
10:00-11:00 AM - Offensive Instruction
11:00-12:00 PM - Game Play
*Parents should plan to sign out on Hawkins Field at 12 p.m. each day

GOALS: The goal of the Vanderbilt Day Camp for the younger players (grades 1-6) is to teach baseball fundamentals in a fun and energetic atmosphere. All players play an active role in camp and are continually involved in drills of all aspects. Participants will generally play in their own age group or grade level. However, we reserve the right to move a camper up in age groups, depending on his ability and skill. The older players in camp (grades 7-8) will focus on baseball fundamentals to help the player prepare for the transition to high school baseball. Emphasis will be on individual position play, hitting fundamentals and game play experience.

REFUND POLICY: If you are unable to attend camp, a refund can be provided less a $50 processing fee when a request is submitted up to 6 days prior to camp. Refunds requested within 5 days of the start of camp, or after camp has ended, will not be granted. The camp is staffed based on the number of registered campers and staff changes cannot be made last minute. Please ensure you can attend camp before registering.

CONTACT INFORMATION: If you have any additional questions regarding the camp, please contact Keri Richardson (keri.m.richardson@vanderbilt.edu) or Drew Fann (drew.fann@vanderbilt.edu) or call the Vanderbilt Baseball Office at 615-322-3716.



2016 VANDERBILT BASEBALL HIGH SCHOOL PROSPECT CAMP
Fall 2016 9th-12th Graders (Current 8th-11th Graders)
Sunday, July 10 to Thursday, July 14
The High School Prospect Camp is SOLD OUT as of 2/29/16. Please click "register now" and sign up for the wait list if you still wish to attend. 3/29/16 Update: Please note the wait list is very long and we do not foresee there will be a high chance of attending at this point. You will be contacted by us if a spot opens up for your son.


COST: $475 for commuters and $575 for overnighters

DATES: Camp will begin on Sunday, July 10th and conclude on Thursday, July 14

VANDERBILT EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT: Full Time Vanderbilt employees receive 15% off of the registration cost. When registering, you must add the Summer Camp you wish to register for and the "Vanderbilt Employee Discount" to your cart in order to receive the discount. You must enter a valid Vanderbilt ID.

CHECK-IN: Check-in will take place on Sunday from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. at the front entrance of Charles Hawkins Field. After you check in, you will be directed to the residence hall where all overnight campers will be staying. All campers will be asked to meet in the stands by 2:45 p.m. for camp orientation. The camp is open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

ORIENTATION: Orientation will take place at 3:00 p.m. Sunday in the baseball stadium bleachers of Charles Hawkins Field. Parents are invited. Following orientation, camp will proceed into the evening.

CAMP CONCLUSION: Camp will end at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday with an awards ceremony at Charles Hawkins Field - parents are invited. You will check out of the residence hall after the ceremony - this is the conclusion of camp. All campers will be provided with a take away lunch (this lunch is for campers only).

HOUSING: All overnight campers will be staying on the Vanderbilt University campus. The accommodations will be located in Branscomb Quad, just 200 yards from Hawkins Field.

FACILITIES - MEALS: Hawkins Field will be the site of the High School Prospect Camp. We will also use adjacent fields on the Vanderbilt campus for instruction and game activity. Dinner will be served on Sunday; breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served Monday through Wednesday; and breakfast and lunch will be served on Thursday. Meals will be served by our dining services. Commuters will receive all meals other than breakfast. Please alert us of any food allergies at least two weeks prior to the start of camp so the cafeteria can be prepared.

WHAT TO BRING: Vanderbilt is not liable for theft of loss of camper's personal property so please label all gear!
o Pillow, Bedding, Sheets (Standard Twin Bedding) and Towels - Overnight Camper Only
o Alarm Clock, Toiletries and Snacks - Overnight Camper Only
o Bat, Glove, Baseball Pants, Shorts and T-Shirts
o Only Molded Cleats/Tennis Shoes/Sneakers are allowed
o Metal Cleats are NOT allowed
o Catchers Gear - Catchers Only

OVERNIGHT CAMPER FAQ ANSWERS: Yes, there is AC in the dorm rooms. No, there is not a refrigerator in the room. The campers typically order pizza at night and may want to bring cash to cover this. You may bring anything into the dorm (fan, refrigerator, cooler, etc.) but please note that move in/move out will be hectic and you will not want to be bogged down. You are responsible for moving everything in and out on your own.

ROOMMATE PREFERENCE: Roommate assignments will be made one week prior to the start of camp. Changes or new requests made after that time cannot be guaranteed. Please list your rooming preference in the "roommate request" field on the registration form. There are two beds per room. We will do our best to accommodate additional friends nearby.

PARENTS/COACHES VISITATION: Parents and coaches are welcome to visit the baseball camp at any time. We request that you stay off the playing field while camp is in session.

CAMPER CARS: Campers who drive to the Vanderbilt Baseball Camp must park in a designated area (25th Avenue Garage next to Hawkins Field) and turn in their keys to the camp director at registration. Keys will be returned at check out. Campers must pay for parking.

PARKING: Campers and parents must park in 25th Avenue Garage. You will have to use the pay machine to pay for your parking space. We cannot guarantee your car is OK if parked anywhere else on campus. We do not hold the authority to have parking tickets dropped.

LOST KEYS: If a camper loses his key or access card while at camp, he will be required to pay a fee at check-out to cover the cost. The fee is $50.00 for replacing the key and $35.00 for replacing the access card. The fee is imposed by the Vanderbilt University Housing Department. Lanyards will be provided for the campers to secure their room key and access cards.

LOST OR STOLEN PERSONAL ITEMS: Vanderbilt is not liable for theft or loss of camper's personal property. It is the responsibility of the individual to keep his doors locked when away from his room. Campers are encouraged not to bring a lot of money or valuable items (TV, speakers, etc.) to camp.

HOTEL INFORMATION: The Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt is recommended for parents and/or friends of our campers. The hotel is located on West End Avenue and just 100 yards from Hawkins Field. Call reservations at 615-327-4707 and reference the block code VBH to receive the group rate of $139/night. This block is first come first serve so we encourage you to book early. In the event that the block does not fill, it will expire on Friday, June 10, 2016.

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE:
7:30-8:30 AM - Breakfast
9:00-12:00 PM - Individual Position Play
12:00-2:00 PM - Lunch
2:00-5:00 PM - Instruction and Game Play
6:00-6:00 PM - Dinner
6:00-8:00 PM - Instruction and Game Play
8:30-10:00 PM - Game of the Night
*On Thursday, camp will end at 12:00 p.m. with an award ceremony following.

GOALS: The Prospect Camp offers a unique baseball learning opportunity for the high school player who has aspirations of playing baseball at the highest level (college or Pro). The five-day format is very intense with instruction and will have a large emphasis on individual position play, hitting fundamentals and game experience. Players will also have instruction in strength training and baseball agility exercise.

INSTRUCTION: Instruction will be directed and conducted by the Vanderbilt coaching staff, headed by Tim Corbin, head coach of the Gold Medal 2006 Team USA, the 2007, 2011 & 2013 SEC Champions, the 2014 National Champions, and the 2015 National Runners-Up. Other instructors at the camp include college coaches, professional players, scouts and top area high school coaches.

FACILITIES: Hawkins Field is the site of Vanderbilt Baseball Camp and serves as the home to the Commodores. Hawkins Field features a classic baseball park atmosphere coupled with a modern design that includes more than 4,000 seats and a state of the art turf field installed during the summer of 2012. Alongside Hawkins Field sits the Vanderbilt Baseball field House (left field line), a hitting/training facility (outside the left field fence) and an indoor pitching lab (3rd base concourse). The Field House includes coaches' offices, an equipment room, classroom and locker rooms for current players, coaches and professional (alumni) players.

REFUND POLICY: If you are unable to attend camp, a refund can be provided less a $50 processing fee when a request is submitted up to 6 days prior to camp. Refunds requested within 5 days of the start of camp, or after camp has ended, will not be granted. The camp is staffed based on the number of registered campers and staff changes cannot be made last minute. Please ensure you can attend camp before registering.




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