Albion College - Softball

Summer Camps | Defensive Camp | June 18th

Location Albion, MI
Event Date(s) Jun 18, 2019
Ages 13 to 18
Grades 8th to 12th
This event has been cancelled.

Event Description

Summer Camps | 2019

Summer Camps
Grades: 8th - 12th
Cost: $50 per camp before deadline
$60 per camp after deadline
$135 for all 3 camps before deadline
$165 for all 3 camps after deadline
Check-in: Begins at 8:00am

LOCATION: Dempsey Field, Albion College


  • Camp registration/check-in begins at 8:00am, Dempsey Field
  • Cost before deadline - $50 each camp; or $135 for all three camps (same date).
  • Cost after deadline - $60 each camp; or $165 for all three camps (same date)
  • Campers must bring tennis shoes/turf shoes and cleats incase weather forces us to go indoors.
  • Save-the-date Tues. June 25 as a possible make-up date if inclement weather on Tues. June. 18. You will be notified in advance of any changes to camp schedule.
  • All campers must download and complete the release of liability form.  Camper must bring the release of liability form with them to camp along with a copy of the camper’s insurance card.
  • Each pitcher must supply her own catcher.  Catcher also must sign release of liability form and bring copy of insurance card with them. 

June Deadline: Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Defensive Camp
Time: 10:15am - 11:45am
Cost: $50
Limit of 40 participants
Tuesday, June 18th

Schedule for the day

8:30am - 10:00am
Offensive Camps
These camps provide offensive knowledge and fundamentals.  Sessions include an individual evaluation of offensive skills, mental approach, short game, and situational hitting.  A lecture will be provided on baserunning.
10:15am - 11:45am
Defensive Specialty Camps
These camps develop the fundamentals of fastpitch softball.  Guided instruction and drill work assists the players in development of throwing technique and positional play for infield, outfield, and catcher. The camp’s focus is defense, and will not include offensive components.
11:45am - 12:15pm
Lunch on your own/no lunch provided by Albion Softball
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Pitching Camps
Pitching camps will include thorough instruction of the fastball mechanics in addition to off-speed and movement pitches.  Lecture, individual instruction, and drill work will assist the player in her progress.  Campers will be grouped according to age and skill level.  Velocity and rate of spins also will be determined.
Pitchers attending any session must bring their own softball.  Pitchers must provide their own catchers.  All pitchers and catchers must have a release form on file to participate.  Please make copies of the release form so parents and guardians of catchers under the age of 18 can read and sign the participation release.  Adults who are catching can complete a release form on site.