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Summer Softball Camps  Softball

Season:
Summer 2018

Summer Camps: (Online registration links at the bottom of this page)

  • Week 1 - June 4th - 8th
  • Week 2 - June 11th - 15th
  • Week 3 - June 18th - 22nd
  • Week 4 - June 25th - 29th
  • Week 5 - July 9th - 13th
  • Week 6 - July 16th - 20th
  • Week 7 - July 23rd - 27th
  • Week 8 - July 30th - August 3rd

Traction's Softball camps provide all children, ages 5-11 the opportunity to learn the game while having fun. Our camps are welcome to the first time player as well as the experienced travel ball player. We form our training groups and teams according to age level and skill level of each camper. Our state of the art facility has 12 fields (10 of them artificial turf) and 12 covered batting cages.

At the beginning of each day, all campers will go through an abbreviated Traction workout to teach the fundamentals of speed/agility & power. OUR CAMP IS DIVIDED INTO 3 SEPARATE ACTIVITIES:

  • FUNDAMENTAL TRAINING: During this segment of training, the campers rotate through a series of training stations that cover skills that are required by all players regardless of the defensive positions in which they play. Some examples of fundamental training groups are: base running, sliding, bunting, cut offs & relays, run down plays and many more.
  • POSITION INSTRUCTION: During this segment of training, the campers will be given the opportunity to train at the following positions: Pitching, Infield and Outfield. Campers will also participate in a hitting class during this segment.
  • TEAM GAMES: We play team games with some modifications to increase the learning aspect of the game of softball. The coaches are instructed to stop the games when mistakes are made so that our team games become a learning experience.

Below is an example of a typical day of camp:

  • 8:00 am to 9:00 am - This early drop off time "Pre Camp Wiffle Ball" is not mandatory
  • 9:00 am to 9:40 am - Stretch & Dynamic Warm Up
  • 9:40 am to 10:00 am - Throwing Program
  • 10:00 am to 10:15 am - Snack Break
  • 10:15 am to 11:15 am - Fundamental Training or Position Instruction
  • 11:15 am to 12:00 pm - Team Games
  • 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm - Dismissal for Half Day Campers & Lunch for Full Day Campers
  • 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm - Wiffle Ball World Series
  • 1:45 pm to 2:00 pm - Hitting Lecture
  • 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Position Instruction or Fundamental Training
  • 3:00 pm to 3:15 pm - Snack Break
  • 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm - Team Games

Things you need to know before the first day of camp:

  • Campers need to wear either softball pants or athletic shorts and a hat & tennis shoes (Shirts provided by Traction)
  • Please have your child bring their glove along with the rest of their equipment. Make sure your campers name is on their glove.
  • Give your child some cash for our snack breaks. We have one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
  • Lunch is free for Full Day Campers and includes a hot meal from our caterer and a bottle of water
  • We form our training groups at the beginning of each camp based on the ages of our campers. We will move players up or down based on their skill level to ensure they are in a group that best fits their needs for development.

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