Softball Skills Camp
Open to: Girls, Rising Grades 3-8
Date: May 26-29, 2020
Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $125 per camper
This camp is open to any girl in rising grades 3-8 who desire to learn how to play the game of softball. Campers will learn how to throw, catch, run bases, and hit, as well as the rules and mechanics of how to play the game. While learning to throw, they will learn the correct technique, including how to hold a softball. For hitting, they will learn how to hold a bat and the correct way to swing it. With catching, we will focus on teaching them how to catch the ball inside the glove. Lastly, they will learn the correct way to run the bases. Campers will receive instruction in grounders, pop-ups, catching, throwing, hitting, and running.
What to Bring: a glove, either tennis shoes or softball cleats, a softball hat or a visor, a ball, and a bat. (Campers must label their equipment with their name.)
Location: St. Martin’s softball field and batting cages. (Rain location: St. Martin's Adkerson Gymnasium)
Camp Director: St. Martin's Varsity Softball Head Coach Tiffany Laird
Laird has 7 years of high school softball coaching experience and is currently in her third year as head coach at St. Martin’s. Members of the 2020 St. Martin’s softball team will be assisting with the camp.